Mattie Breann Hall was born on Aug. 8 to Mandy Hall of LaFayette and Tyler Hall of Ring-gold. She weighed 8 pounds and 11 ounces. She is the sister of Lane Hall of LaFayette. She is the granddaughter of Roy and Lee Hogue of LaFayette and Ken and Sheila Hall of Ring-gold. She is the great-granddaughter of Beulah Hoyle of East Ridge, Tenn.
Crimson LeShae Hamby celebrated her first birthday on Aug. 16. She is the daughter of Shuntana Hamby of LaFayette. She is the granddaughter of Jess Hamby and Norma Jones of LaFayette, and the late Jo Hicks of Albertville, Ala. She is the great-granddaughter of the late Albert Lovett of LaFayette and Madilene Lovett of LaFayette.
Maisy Lee Price will celebrate her birthday Aug 20. Price is a member of the 2009 Georgia Girls Dizzy Dean 8 under champions, the Chickamauga ‘Her’ricanes. She attends Chicka-mauga Elementary as a fourth grader. Her parents are Joey and Patty Coppinger Price. She is the sister of Amy, and the grandaughter of S.B. and Atkins of Rainsville, Ala., Bille and the late Doyle Coppinger of Chickamauga, Ruby Sweeton and the late Olan Price of George-town, Tenn. She is the great granddaughter of Mary Barnes, the late William Kendrick of Fort Oglethorpe, Elza LeQuire, the late Horace LeQuire of Apison, Tenn. and the late Austin and Mary Ruth Coppinger of Chickamauga.
Mildred Capehart of Woodstation Community recently celebrated her 90th birthday at a party at Woodstation United Methodist Church. In attendance was a large number of family and friends. Capehart keeps busy with her garden, and she is also still selling AVON which she has done for the past 30+ years.
Caden Brice Pyper celebrated his first birthday on Aug. 2. He celebrated it with a birthday party in the theme of the Pixar movie “Cars.” He is the son of Chris and Amanda Pyper of LaFayette. He is the grandson of Roger L. and Cathy Johnson Bradley and Billy and Terra Coulter, all of LaFayette. He is the great-grandson of Billy Joe and Johna Jeffords of Crest-view, Fla., Norma Coulter of Rossville and the late William Coulter Sr., the late Will and Thelma Johnson, and the late Nealie L. and Ella Mae Bradley. He is the nephew of Michelle Bradley of LaFayette and Jeremy and Mandy Pyper of East Ridge, Tenn.
Megan, Joshua, and Morgan Guzman are celebrating their birthdays during the month of August. Joshua celebrated his sixth birthday on Aug. 4 and the twin girls will celebrate their 10th birthday on Aug. 23. They are the children of David and Liz Guzman of Dalton and James and Charity (Kidd) Lewis of Chickamauga. They are the grandchildren of Rita and Eddie Stanfield of Chickamauga, Bobby and Wanda Kidd of Calhoun, and Jesus and Josafina Guzman of Juan Aldama, Zac, Mexico. They are the great-grandchildren of Mary Hester of LaFayette, and Barbara Kilgore of Des Ark, Ark. All three children attend Cherokee Ridge Elementary in Chickamauga.
Brayden Reed Watkins, son of Angela Mullinax and Chad Watkins of LaFayette, was born at 3:17 p.m. April 1 at Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe. He weighed six pounds, eleven ounces and was 20 inches long. He is the grandson of Becky Mullinax and Jean Everett both of LaFayette.
Sammy “Cash” Lloyd was born in Ringgold to Tiffany and Sammy Lloyd on April 19 at 8:45 p.m. The baby weighed eight pounds, six ounces and was 21 inches long. His grandparents are Anthony and Tina Garner of Ringgold and Margaret Vaughn and Sam Lloyd of Dalton. Great grandparents are Brenda Jones and the late Wesley Jones of Ringgold and the late Dorothy Mullins Dalton. Great great grandparents are JR and Pearlie Fuller, great great great grandparents are Edna Stanley and the late Arnold Stanley all of Calhoun. Edna Stanley is 97 years old.
Landen Zain Bradley of Chickamauga celebrated his seventh birthday July 25. He is the brother of Kalen Bradley of Chickamauga. His grandparents are Richard and Charlotte Moore of Lafayette and George and Vickie Buchanan of LaFayette. He is the great-grandson of JC and Henrietta Hill of Chattanooga, the late George and Emma Buchanan and the late Myrvin and Iva Shore. Bradley’s parents are Jay and Amy Bradley.
Kaylei Ann Hinton was born to Cameron and Patricia Hinton June 25 at 11:14 a.m. The baby weighed 6 pounds and 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. She is the sister of Caden Hinton. The grandparents are Eddie and Teresa Suddeth of LaFayette and Mike and Tonyu Hinton of LaFayette. Great grandparents are Tommy and Brenda Young of LaFayette, Fran-ces Powell of LaFayette, Rosie Hagwood of LaFayette and William Hinton of Summerville. The new Hinton is the neice of Nicole Skates of Ringgold and Preston Harris of Trion.
Gabriel Christian Russell “Gabe” Cooper celebrated his eighth birthday June 18. He is the son of Rusty and Chastity Cooper of LaFayette. He is the brother of Peyton Cooper of LaFayette. He is the grandson of Donna Mills of LaFayette, Allan Cooper of LaFayette, Pennie McGaha of LaFayette, and Larry Fair of Summerville. He is the great-grandson of Doug and Frances Thompson of Chickamauga, Martha Cooper of LaFayette, and the late Dale and Linda White.
Beau Beavers, son of Johnathon and Lindsey Beavers of LaFayette will celebrate his sixth-birthday July 10. He is the brother of Bella Beavers. His paternal grandparents are John Beavers and Donna Weaver of Rossville. His maternal grandparents are Stan and Ann Oliver of Chattanooga Valley. Beau enjoys tractors, diesel trucks and playing baseball at Chattanooga Valley Rec.
Heather and Makinsey Reynolds celebrated their eighth birthdays June 26. They are the daughters of Ricky and Pam Reynolds of LaFayette. They are the sisters of Chris Reynolds and the sisters-in-law of Tiffany Reynolds, both of LaFayette. They are the granddaughters of Buddy and Rosetta Reynolds of LaFayette, and Marvin and Mary Cameron of LaFayette.
Autumn Rhyne Dean will celebrate her third birthday June 17. She is the daughter of Derek and Kayla Dean of Rock Spring. She is the sister of Sydney Dean of Rock Spring. She is the granddaughter of Danny and Annette Dean of Rock Spring, and Holbert and Diane Pell of LaFayette. She is the great-granddaughter of Lucy and Melvin Smith of Hixson, Tenn., Bobby and Linda Anderson of Fort Oglethorpe, Lou Hill of Rock Spring, the late George and Emma Buchanan, the late Levi and Sarah Pell, and the late A.B. Dean.
Connor Wyatt Gordy was born April 10 at 12:54 p.m. to Christopher and Charity Gordy of Kensington. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces. He is the brother of Allison and Breanna Gordy. He is the grandson of Chris and Denise Butler of Kensington, Scott and Rhonda Gay of Flintstone, and Bobby Gordy of Dalton. He is the great-grandson of Syble Brannon of LaFayette, Lester Butler of LaFayette, and William and Wilma Fowler of Flintstone.
Brylee Maher celebrated her first birthday on June 9. She is the daughter of Jason and Kayla Maher of Chickamauga. She is the sister of Austin Maher of Flanagan, Ill. She is the granddaughter of Wesley and Sonja Butler of Chickamauga, Gary and Lynn Jewell of La-Fayette, Gary and Connie Farmer of Flintstone, and Fred Maher of Galesburg, Ill. She is the great-granddaughter of Robert and Myrtle of Chickamauga, Syble Brannon of LaFayette, Dot Welch of LaFayette, and Harriett Anderson of Galesburg.
Ava Gabriella Cardozo, daughter of April and Jose Cardozo of LaFayette, was born at 9:28 a.m. on March 6 at Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 18¾ inches long. She is the sister of Jasmine Ann Juana and Antonio Jose Cardozo. She is the granddaughter of Anita and Brad Yother of LaFayette, and Juana Ar-royo Cambron and Dimas Cardozo. She is the niece of Erica Yother of Dalton, Jessica Shel-ton of Rock Spring, and Luisa, Mari, Diana, Hilda, Carolina, Mauricio, Dimas, Paco, Benan-cio, Fortino, all of Mexico.
Antonio Jose Cardozo, son of April and Jose Cardozo of LaFayette, celebrated his second birthday on March 31 with a Thomas the Train party. He is the brother of Jasmine and Ava Cardozo. He is the grandson of Anita and Brad Yother of LaFayette, and Juana Arroyo Cambron and Dimas Cardozo of Mexico. He enjoys watching “Thomas the Tank Engine”, playing with his trains, and running outside.
Gabriel “Gabe” Morgan was born Jan. 14, 2009 at 12:15 p.m. to Jonathan and Brandy Morgan of Gulf Shores, Ala. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He is the brother of Autumn. He is the grandson of Cliff and Donna Morgan of Chickamauga, and Tanya Braddock of Foley, Ala. He is the nephew of LaTisha Morgan of Chickamauga, Brittany Braddock of Mobile, Ala., and Jonathan Braddock of Pensacola, Fla. He is the great-grandson of Fred and Lynette Morgan of High Point, Joyce Blackstock of Chickamauga, and the late Billy Blackstock.
Jonathan Nathaniel Mitchell, son of Shannon and Kelley Mitchell of LaFayette, celebrated his 14th birthday on April 27. He is the grandson of Jackie and Don Duncan, and David and Linda Wilhoite of LaFayette. He is the great-grandson of Matelene Ridley of LaFayette and Katie Kelley of Chattanooga, Tenn.
Cathy Billington (right) recently celebrated her fiftieth birthday along with her mother, Mary Staples of Atlanta who turned 75. Also celebrating birthdays were her son, Christopher Jenkins of Jacksonville, Alabama who turned 25 and the newest member of the family, Makenzie Jenkins of Ringgold who was born in February.
Harley “Addison” Lane, daughter of Rickie and Deeann Lane of LaFayette, will turn 2 years old May 1. Her paternal grandparents are Paul and Eva Lane of Chattanooga, Tenn. Her maternal grandmother is Judy Bowman of Rock Spring.
Twins JaMiah Leigh and JaMarcus Tre’von Lewis, daughter and son of India Turner and Marcus Lewis of Chickamauga, turned 1 year old April 25. Their maternal grandparents are Virginia Turner and the late Dennis Wayne Turner, and their paternal grandparents are Sylvester Lewis Jr. and the late Rosie Lee Lewis. Their aunts are Missy and Tiffany Turner, and Bridgette Rollins.