Couples announcements for March 2011



Vlahopoulos and Bartoli

Mark and Jan Bartoli of Payson have announced the engagement of their daughter, Lauren, to Alex Vlahopoulos, the son of Barb Dales of Des Moines, Iowa and Tony Vlahopoulos of Payson. The bride-elect and prospect groom both graduated from Payson High School in 2004. Miss Bartoli is attended the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and graduated in 2011. Mr. Vlahopoulos is attending the Des Moines University College of Medicine and will graduate in 2014. The couple reside in Des Moines, Iowa and plan the marry in June 2011 on Saint Croix in the Virgin Islands.


Cook and Ornelas

Alexander Cook, the grandson of Charles and Patricia Brewer of Strawberry and the son of Perry and Christa Cook of Altus, Okla., will marry Rosetta Ornelas April 7, 2011 at the 1st Methodist Church of Altus, Okla. The bride-elect is the daughter of Johnny and Cathy Ornelas of Altus, Okla. and currently resides there, as does the prospective groom. Cook is a maintenance supervisor with Jackson City Hospital in Oklahoma. He attended London Central High School, High Wycombe, England and Western Oklahoma State College. The bride-elect works as a title clerk with Putnam Toyota and attended Altus High School and Western Oklahoma State College. A reception for the couple will be held April 8 at the home of the groom’s parents.


Brown and Davis

Shawna Davis, the daughter of Kenny and Sophie Davis, will marry Mark Brown, all of Payson, Ariz., April 9, 2011 in Payson. The prospective groom is the son of Kenneth and Gladys Brown of Page, Ariz. Both Miss Davis and Mr. Brown are employed by the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino. Mr. Brown attended Interface Technical Training in Phoenix, Ariz. The couple will be attended by Kyle Schuster and Michelle Dean. Following the ceremony, a reception will be held at the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino. The couple will honeymoon in Hawaii and make their home in Payson.


Mennen and Lacey

Kira M. Lacey, Star Valley, Ariz., and David W. Mennen, formerly of Payson, Ariz., will marry April 21, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of John and Beth Lacey of Glendale, Ariz. She attended Payson High School and is employed by Pizza Factory. The prospective groom is the son of William and Marie Mennen of Star Valley, Ariz. and attended Payson High School and is now serving with the U.S. Air Force as an Airman First Class. The wedding will take place at the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino, with a reception at the Rim Country Health and Retirement Community apartments April 23.