Micah Carrington (’02) announces
the birth of son Gunter Mack
Carrington on May 31.
Geoffrey Hawthorne (’03 & ’05)
andValerie Brewer Hawthorne
(’03 & ’05) announce the birth
of daughter Sydney Brooke. The
Hawthornes will also be celebrating
their 10 year wedding anniversary
LisaWaltman Dickens (’04 & ’08)
and husband Matthew announce
the birth of their second child,
Aaron Matthew Dickens, born
on August 29, 2011. He was
welcomed home by his big sister,
Cadence Marie Dickens.
Matthew (’05 & ’09) and Sarah
Pittman (’06 & ’09) Robinson
announce the birth of their son,
Samuel Doyle Robinson, on July 1,
2011. Matthew serves as associate
pastor at Improve Baptist Church
and attends NewOrleans Baptist
Theological Seminary. Sarah
teaches at Jefferson Middle School
and is working toward the Specialist
in Higher Education Administration
at Carey. The family lives in
LisaWatts (07’) and Rev. Herby
Mabire, III, were married on March
24, 2012, at First Baptist Church in
Ponchatoula, La. Herby’s daughter,
Audrey Lucille, lit the Unity Candle
with the couple. Lisa is a stay at
home mom and wife, and Herby
works as chaplain and counselor at
Waterfront Rescue Mission in Gulf
Breeze, Fla. The couple has recently
surrendered to the call of church
planting in NewOrleans through
the North American Mission Board.
Nicole Griffin (’08) recently
received the Master of Science in
Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner
from Loyola University of New
Sonya Bridges (’01 & ’09) recently
published her first book, A Snail’s
Erica Croy (’09) and Brandon
Stephens were married on April 21,
2012, at Big Level Baptist Church
inWiggins, Miss. Erica is working
toward the Master of Education at
Richard Brett Sutherland (’09)
and Hilary Beaty were married
on August 4, 2012, at Carterville
Baptist Church in Petal, Miss.
Brett serves as minister of music at
Macedonia Baptist Church in Petal.
Clay Combel (’10) and Melissa
Shearer (’12) were married on
October 6, 2012, at 38th Avenue
Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, with
Dr. Kevin Shearer (’80) officiating.
Clay serves as youth pastor at Evans
Baptist Church in Pearl River, La.,
and Melissa works as a production
sales assistant for Regions Bank.
Kristen A. Person (’10) and Roderick
D. Gatlin were married on July
7, 2012, at Truelight Missionary
Baptist Church in Hattiesburg.
Heather Elmore Smith (‘11) and
husband Matthew are proud
to announce the birth of their
first child, Madison Elizabeth
Smith, born on May 21, 2012.
Grandparents are Keith and Kay
(’89) Elmore and Carlton and Sherry
Joseph Jones (’12) has been
accepted into the University of
Mississippi School of Law.
Erik Shows (’12) and Allison Beasely
were married on June 23, 2012, at
Dixie Baptist Church in Hattiesburg.
| Carey Magazine