Dr. Tom and Sharon Gossett of Payson will celebrate their 50th anniversary Dec. 30, 2009. The Gossetts founded and directed Indian Trails Missions and Outreach Services for more than 16 years at the “Totem Pole” building on West Main Street in Payson. Their children and grandchildren are planning a spring open house to celebrate the couple’s anniversary. Courtesy photos
Wortley and Brooks
Danielle Brooks and Brian Wortley were married in Black Forest, Colo. Aug. 22, 2009 in an outdoor ceremony at the groom’s parents’ estate. The bride was born in Payson, graduated from high school in 1995 and earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Northern Arizona University. She worked in foster care while earning her master’s degree in counseling at Colorado Christian University. The couple met two years ago in a Bible study. The groom was born in Colorado Springs, where the couple now resides. He attended Southwest Baptist University in Missouri, graduating with a degree in business. He now works as a computer technician. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Judy Brooks of Payson. Dave and Sandy Wortley of Black Forest, Colo. are the groom’s parents. The couple honeymooned on Whidbey Island in Washington.