Weddings and Anniversaries for 10/19
Published: Friday, October 17th, 2003
WEDDINGS Ford Rebekah Brackman of Stillwater, Okla., and Jon Ford of Clovis were joined in marriage on April 11, 2003, in Eureka Springs, Ark. The Rev. Matthew Brackman performed the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Terry and Rosetta Brackman of Van Buren, Ark., and Dan and Kimberly Murphy of Kearney, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Gene and Shirley Brackman and Bob and Geralyn Lough, all of Kansas City, Mo. The bridegroom is the son of Edwin and Doris Ford of Clovis. He is the grandson of Lola Fern Ford of Clovis. Kathryn Brackman, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Tio Ford, brother of the groom, was the best man. Matthew Lansford, brother-in-law of the groom, and Seth Brackman, brother of the bride, were ushers. Tatum Robbs, niece of the groom, and Abby and Ally Merrill, nieces of the bride, were flower girls. Cade Robbs, nephew of the groom, was the ring bearer. Seth Brackman, brother of the bride, was the candle lighter. The couple will reside in Clovis. The bride is a 2003 graduate of Oklahoma State University where she is attending veterinary school. The groom is employed at Southern Draw Dairy as the calf ranch manager. He is a 2002 graduate of Oklahoma State University. Harville Jennifer Lea Sturges and Aaron Locke Harville, both of Las Vegas, Nev., were joined in marriage on May 24, 2003, at Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe. The Honorable Judge Jonathan Sutin performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Frank and Nita Sturges of Roswell, formerly of Clovis. She is the granddaughter of Jane and the late “Sarge” Severn of Alamogordo, Charley Sturges of La Luz and the late Jean Sturges. The bridegroom is the son of Dr. Donald Harville and Heidi Long and Jerry and Beverley Smith, all of Albuquerque. Paige Sapp was the matron of honor. Dr. Kendra S. Schmidt, Dr. Deborah Yee and Natalie Nuttall, cousin of the bride, were bridesmaids. Britt Harville, brother of the groom, was the best man. Scott Sturges, brother of the bride, was groomsman. Doug Schellstede and Tristan Durand were ushers. MaKalee Todd was the flower girl. The couple will reside in Las Vegas, Nev. The bride is a registered pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy in Las Vegas. The groom is doing surgical residency at University Medical center in Las Vegas. ANNIVERSARIES Ford Max and Annabel Ford of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Clovis Carver Library, North Annex. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Steve and Pam Ford, Dianna Hunt and Douglas and Jane Ford. The couple was married on Oct. 24, 1953, in Clovis. They have three children; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He is a retired car salesman. She is a retired school teacher.
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