The Lauderdale County Circuit Clerk’s Office issued the following marriage licenses in the past two weeks:

• Jonathan Evans Ellis, 27, and Melissa Leann Pennington, 23

• Shaun Cody Parten, 22, and Lindsey Ann Graf, 20

• Thomas Ivan Hester, 50, and Vickie Ann Smith, 45

• Leslie Deon Burton, 27, and Brenda Lee Sillimon, 26

• Marshall Dewane Rivers, 26, and Carey Beth Hayes, 24

• James David Harwell, 47, and Elizabeth Regan Velotas, 41

• Earl William Hissam, 23, and Ami Lynn Parten, 29

• Tyler Lamar Neal, 21, and Leia Melissa Bigelow, 22

• Jamie Campbell, 25, and Audreka Shunta Bell, 22

Applicants seeking a marriage license must first obtain a blood test and file for the license within 30 days of the blood test. Applicants also must produce a form of identification, parental consent if under age 21 and $22 before a marriage license will be issued. Licenses issued in Mississippi can only be used in Mississippi.


The Lauderdale County Chancery Court recorded the following divorces last week:

• Polly Dean Crocker and Shannon Crocker

• Rose Rodriguez McCormick and John McCormick

• Tracy Michele Adams Hosey and Shannon Antwan Hosey

• Connie Moore Dean and Roger Dean

• Norine M. Phillips Winters and Steven Anthony Winters

• Robin Delaina Floyd Murphy and Robert Mitchell Murphy

• Kimberly Ridinger Pate and Richard Shane Pate

• John Matthew Maxey and Danielle Laree Maxey

• Alfonso J. Jordan and Evette M. Jordan

• Ana Simpson Hobden and Bruce Hobden

• Belinda G. Dailey and Keith Wayne Dailey

• David Barney and Lori Barney

• Katherine Marie Feltman Holcomb and Jason Michael Holcomb

• Claude Thomas Bailey and Barbara Glaze Bailey

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