Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide for Reeves County, Trans-Pecos, Big Bend of West Texas
Monday, Feb. 23, 1998
Jackson, Bailey exchange wedding vows
Sharon Denise Jackson and William Lewis Bailey exchanged
wedding vows in a traditional wedding ceremony held at 2
p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, Valentine's Day at Mount Zion
Baptist Church, Reverend Aaron Johnson officiating.
The bride attended Permian High School in Odessa. She is the
daughter of Willie and Dora Jackson of Odessa.
The groom is the son Lillie Mae Bailey of Pecos and attended
Pecos High School. He is currently employed as a driver with
Smither's Test Track.
The bride wore a white lace on satin dress and carried a
bouquet of white and red roses.
Maid of honor was Neddie Allen of Pecos, with bridesmaids La
Quincia Bailey, niece of the groom, of Pecos, Bonnie Mosley,
niece of Pecos, Darlene and Daphene Jackson, sisters of the
bride, of Odessa.
Flower girls were Jasmine Jackson, niece of the bride, of
Seminole and D'Andrea Bailey, also a niece.
Bridesmaids wore dresses of brown crushed velvet.
Best man for the occasion was Gabe Bailey, Jr. of Pecos,
brother of the groom.
The bride was given away in marriage by her brother, Randy
Jackson, of Seminole.
Vera Mosely, sister-in-law, was an usher.
Other special attendants included family of the bride and
grom and friends, Mrs. June Wilson and Mr. Joe Hay.
The church was decorated with a white arch, trimmed with red
roses and green flowers.
Traditional wedding music was played during the special
ceremony, given by the family, and was attended by about 40
OC plans career and job fair
Odessa College is having a free career and job fair for
residents of the Permian Basin from 1-4 p.m., Wednesday,
March 4, in the OC Sports Center.
More than 60 employers are expected to attend the career and
job fair. Participants will be able to meet with these
employers to find out what jobs are available now and what
careers are possible in the future. The companies will be
able to advise students on the preparation needed for
employment in their firms. Some will interview people
looking for a job in the near future or students close to
graduation who soon will be available for employment.
Those attending the fair also will be able to get
information from OC employees about what credit or
non-credit are offered that help participants qualify for
future job opportunities.
Three workshops are scheduled during the fair that can help
people prepare to pursue job opportunities. The meeting
times and topics are: 1-1:30 p.m., Interviewing; 1:30-2
p.m., Resume Writing; and 2:30-3 p.m., Texas Department of
Transportation Employment Opportunities.
People who are looking for jobs are encouraged to bring
copies of their resumes for distribution to prospective
Door prizes and gift certificates for the OC bookstore will
be given away.
For more information, call 335-6433.
Roach named to Dean's List
Two hundred fifty-four West Texas A&M University students
were named to the President's List, and 840 students earned
mention on the Dean's List for the 1997 fall semester.
Students earning President's List recognition achieved a
semester grade point average (GPA) of 3.85 (of a possible
4.0) or better with a minimum class load of 12 undergraduate
Students on the Dean's List achieved GPAs of at least 3.25
with a minimum of 12 undergraduate hours.
Area honor students include Kimberly D. Roach, a junior
majoring in nursing.
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