Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements


Mozingo and Martin

Sarah and Drew Martin

Sarah Catherine Mozingo and Drew Anthony Martin, both of Hutchinson, were married Oct. 29, 2011, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, with The Rev. Robert Baldwin officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mary Sloan Mozingo, Lawrence.
The groom is the son of Paul and Joann Martin, Hutchinson.
Maid of honor was Kim Taylor. Best man was Tim Patrick. Bridesmaids were Michelle Mahaffey and Tonia Freeman. Junior bridesmaid was Olivia Taylor. Groomsmen were Derek Martin and Justin Freeman. Ringbearer was Joey Taylor. Flower girl was Madeline Taylor. Ushers were Chris Taylor and Chris Bailey.
A reception was given at Lawrence Country Club.
The bride is a graduate of Ursuline Academy of Dallas and Kansas University. She is a district human resource coordinator for Dillons Food Stores.
The groom is a graduate of Nickerson High School and attended Hutchinson Community College.
The couple reside in Hutchinson.


Hoisington and Matthews

Jana and Greg Matthews

Jana Hoisington, Denver, and Greg Matthews, Boulder, Colo., were married March 31, 2012, at Free Methodist Church in Lawrence, with the Rev. Rick Ostrander and Mike Jordahl officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Thomas Hoisington and Susan Hoisington, both of Lawrence.
The groom is the son of Matt Matthews and Diana Matthews, both of Lawrence.
Bridesmaids were Hilary Eastman, Staci Root and Ashley Cumings. Groomsmen were Zak Weis and Cory Hadl. Candlelighter was Charis Cumings. Scripture reader was Barb Bradley Hagerty.
A reception followed at the church.
The bride is a 1996 graduate of Lawrence High School and a 2000 graduate of Taylor University in Upland, Ind. She earned a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Denver Seminary in 2011 and is employed with the Foundation for Excellence in Learning and Education.
The groom is a 1988 graduate of Lawrence High and a 1993 graduate of Kansas State University. He earned a master’s certificate in geographic information systems from the University of Colorado at Denver and is employed with the U.S. Geological Survey.
The couple reside in Boulder.


Warren and Burr

Misty and Dustin Burr

Misty Dawn Warren, Lawrence, and Dustin Dallam Burr, Baldwin City, were married June 30, 2012, at Community Bible Church in Lawrence, with The Rev. Shaun LePage officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Donald and Maria Cumpton, Liberty, Mo.
The groom is the son of Lance Burr and Johnita Burr, both of Lawrence.
Vocalists and guitarists were Beth LePage and Nate Morsches.
A reception was given at Famous Dave’s in Lawrence.
The bride is a 1993 graduate of Interlochen (Mich.) Arts Academy and earned a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Arizona in 1997. She is a freelance harpist, harp teacher, member of local music group, Angel Road, and also does independent contract work with Black Top Tools, Inc. in Liberty.
The groom is a 1992 graduate of Lawrence High School, attended Kansas University, and is employed with Blue Collar Distro in Lawrence.
The couple reside in Lawrence.


Ellis and Freeman

Steven and Ashlee Freeman

Ashlee Nicole Ellis and Steven Joseph Freeman Jr., both of Lawrence, were married May 26, 2012, at Danforth Chapel at Kansas University with Judge Robert Fairchild officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Michael and Paula Ellis, Lawrence.
The groom is the son of Steven Sr. and Stephanie Freeman, Lawrence.
Man of honor was Ryan Ellis. Best man was Kendall Freeman. Ringbearers were Ryland Freeman, Mason Ellis and Brian Lewis.
A reception followed at Building 21 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
The bride is a 2007 graduate of Free State High School and is employed at Pizza Hut. She is studying for a bachelor’s degree in social welfare at KU and plans to graduate next May.
The groom is a 2006 graduate of Free State and is employed at Hallmark Cards Inc. in Lawrence.
The couple reside in Lawrence.


Caplan and Craig

Elizabeth and William Craig

Elizabeth Mackenzie Kaiser Caplan and William Rhett Craig IV, both of Columbia, S.C., were married May 19, 2012, at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Greenville, S.C., with The Rev. Buz Wilcoxon officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Nancy Caplan, Kansas City, Mo.
The groom is the son of Dr. William Craig III, Greer, S.C., and Cheryl Craig, Greenville.
Matron of honor was Sadie Cornelius. Best man was Tyler Gregg. Maid of honor was Laura Alliman. Bridesmaids were Laura Lebar and Jessica Portwood. Groomsmen were Kent Barber, Will Hamilton, Taylor Miller and Jeff Morris. Flower girls were Clara Gustafson and Ava Praeger. Ringbearer was Jakson Praeger. Ushers were Todd Bates and Matthew Cornelius. Program attendants were David Brice and Thomas Crawford.
A reception followed at Wyche Pavilion, Greenville.
The bride is a 2004 graduate of Free State High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a minor in Latin American studies from the University of South Carolina-Columbia and is employed by the South Carolina Immigrant Victim Network.
The groom is a 2004 graduate of Hyde School in Bath, Maine. He earned bachelor’s degrees in actuarial science and statistics from USC Columbia, and is employed by Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company.
The couple reside in Columbia.



David and Martha Murphy

Martha and David Murphy, McLouth, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 28 at the McLouth Baptist Church.
The couple were married July 26, 1962, in Long Beach, Calif.
David is retired from Berry Plastics and Martha is retired from Allen Press.
They have a daughter, Kellee Carder and husband Ron; two sons, Scott and wife Melissa, and Brian and wife Felecia; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The couple requests no gifts.



Jeanne and Fred Mills

Fred and Jeanne Mills, Shawnee, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip through France on a river cruise this spring. A small family dinner hosted by their daughter and her husband will be held in July.
Jeanne Doege and Fred Mills were married July 21, 1962, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie.
The couple have a daughter, Jan Carson and husband Tim, Topeka; a son, the late Jon Mills; and three grandchildren.



Eldon and Charlene Statler

Eldon and Charlene Statler, Lawrence, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family party at the home of their daughter, Carolyn.
Charlene Revey and Eldon Statler were married July 24, 1952, in Bentonville, Ark.
Eldon served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. He retired from Hercules, Inc. in 1994. Charlene retired from Mercantile Bank in 1994.
The couple have two daughters, Carolyn and Rick Durrant, Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Nancy Walker, Lawrence; five granddaughters; and two great-grandsons.


Taylor and Ortiz

Logan A. Ortiz and Courtney D. Taylor

Mark and Cheri Taylor, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney D. Taylor, to Logan A. Ortiz, both of Manhattan.
The future bride is a 2006 graduate of Free State High School. She is studying interior architecture at Kansas State University.
The future groom is the son of Luis and Stacey Ortiz, Fort Riley. He is a 2008 graduate of Leavenworth High School and is studying engineering at K-State.
The couple plan a June 22, 2013, wedding at Kansas State Gardens in Manhattan.


Eneihen and Hardison

Phillip Damien Hardison and Alaura Sharrai Eneihen

Edward and Sharrai Eneihen, Tecumseh, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alaura Sharrai Eneihen, rural Shawnee County, to Phillip Damien Hardison, Kansas City, Kan.
The future bride is a 2012 homeschool graduate and will attend Allen County Community College in the fall.
The future groom is the son of Russell Hardison Jr., Wellsville, and Valerie Waite, Kansas City, Kan. He is a 2011 graduate of Turner High School in Kansas City, Kan., and will attend Washburn Technical Institute in the fall.
The couple plan a Sept. 15, 2012, wedding at Mustard Seed Church in Lawrence.