Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements


Atwell and Carbrey

Angela Atwell and Jerry Carbrey, both formerly of Lawrence, are happy to announce their engagement. The wedding will take place on December 12, 2012 at The London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.



Bobbie and Clint Bostick

Clint & Bobbie Bostick married October 26th, 1952. A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, and partnership. It is a time to say thanks to God for His gift of love. Happy 60th from your, kids, grandkids, great grandkids, and great-great grandkids!


Purvis and Purvis

Frank and Rachel Purvis

Frank and Rachel Purvis, Lawrence, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in June with their sons and their families: Mark and Shannon, Novato, California; Dwight and Kimberly, Neal and Jenny of Lawrence.
They have six grandchildren, Michael, Joshua, Aria, Alison, Kate and Courtney.
They were married on November, 1, 1952, in the Methodist Church in Kanorado, Kansas by the Reverend B.R. Harris. Frank is a retired teacher of choral and band music in Kansas
public schools and Rachel retired from twenty-four years of employment at the University of Kansas.
They have resided in Douglas County for fifty- five years.



Bruce and Joan Snodgrass

Bruce and Joan Snodgrass recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
Bruce Snodgrass and Joan Elliott were married October 4, 1952, in Humboldt, where they both graduated from Humboldt High School in 1951.
Bruce served in the Army from 1953 to 1955, then graduated from Chanute Junior College. He was a building inspector for the Kansas State Architect’s Office for eight years in Topeka, then an inspector at the University of Kansas for two years. Since then, he has been self-employed and farming.
Joan was formerly employed at Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. and the Monarch Cement Co. She is a housewife and helps run the family business.
They have four children and twelve grandchildren. Their children are David and Cindy Snodgrass of Lansing, Rick and Julie Miller, Bill and Karla Fleming and Dennis and Denise Snodgrass, all of Lawrence.


Robertson and Gudde

Katie and Dustin Gudde

Katie Robertson, Lawrence, and Dustin Gudde, Parsons, were married March 24, 2012, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Baldwin City, with Pastor Keith Schubert officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mark and Rosie Robertson, Lawrence.
The groom is the son of Steve and Shelley Gudde, Parsons.
Maid of honor was Paige Pippin. Best man was Josh Gray. Bridesmaids were Laura Windheuser, Chelsey Gudde (Sister of Groom), Shannon Wanna, Abby Findley, and Emma Lee. Groomsmen were Schuyler Smith, John Gray, Weston Tallman, Jack Robertson (Brother of Bride), and Thomas Gudde. Ushers were Matt Ysusi and Kevin Gudde. Flower girl was Madison Gudde. Ring Bearer was Benjamin Robertson. Candle Lighters were Sara Osborn and Janet Sherman.
A reception was given at Abe & Jake’s Landing.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Lawrence High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Bethel College in 2009. She is currently working on a Master of Science degree in counseling at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, AR, and is a Graduate Assistant at the CARE Clinic in Siloam Springs.
The groom is a 2004 graduate of Parsons High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education in 2009 from Bethel College and is a Mental Health Paraprofessional at Ozark Guidance, Springdale, AR.
The couple reside in Siloam Springs.


Green and Ness

Levi Walker Ness and Shelby Lyn Green

Judy A. Green and the late Jon T. Green, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter Shelby Lyn, to Levi Walker Ness, both of Portland, Oregon.
The future bride is a 1999 graduate of Lawrence High School, earned a BA in English from the University of Kansas in 2004, and a BA in Spanish from Portland State in 2012.
The future groom is the son of Richard and Pam Ness of Valley View, Texas. He is a 1997 graduate of Pilot Point High School, earned a BA in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas-Arlington in 2002, and an Associates Degree from the Dallas Art Institute in 2003. He is the owner of a web and graphic design company.
Shelby and Levi will be taking a 4 month, pre-wedding trip to South America. A July 2013 wedding is planned in Portland.