|Miss Patterson, Childs to wed |
|The engagement and forthcoming marriage of Ashley Ann Patterson to Seth Tilghman Childs is being announced to-day. |
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Patterson of Rutherford. She is the granddaughter of Dorothy Patterson of Rutherford, the late Joe Patterson Jr. and the late Sonny and Carol Watkins of Kenton. She is the great-granddaughter of Helen Sawyer of Milan.
She graduated Valedictorian in 2003 from Gibson County High School. She attended the University of Tennessee at Martin for one year where she was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority. In August 2007, she graduated magna cum laude from Jackson State Community College with an associate’s degree in radiology. She is employed with Regional Hospital of Jackson as a cardiology technologist.
The groom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gaylon Childs of Kenton. He is the grandson of Al and Carmencita Pendergrass of Martin, Carolyn Childs of Bartlett and Robert Childs of Naturita, Colo. He is the great-grandson of Kenson and Estelle Williams of Hornbeak and the late Ralph and Mai Tilghman of Kenton.
He is a 2003 honors graduate of GCHS. He joined the National Guard and served his country in Iraq from March 2005 until June 2006. He is a member of the 1171st Transportation Unit in Tiptonville. He is also employed full-time by the National Guard and works in Union City as a diesel mechanic.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at First United Methodist Church in Kenton. Music will begin at 3:30 p.m.
A reception will follow at First Baptist Church in Kenton.
All friends and family are invited to attend.
Only out of town invitations will be sent.
Published in The Messenger on 10.03.07