Couples announcements for May 2011



Jackman and Slayman

The parents of Michelle Slayman and Willy Jackman announce the upcoming marriage of their children. The bride is the daughter of Ken and Vicki Slayman. The groom is the son of Candee Randall and Chuck and Hallie Jackman. All are of Payson. The wedding will take place Saturday, May 7, with special guests Carter and Ryden, the children of Willy and Michelle in attendance.


Slayman and Bryant

Janine Rose Bryant, formerly of Scottsdale, and now a resident of Pine and the daughter of Grace Oltersdorf and the late Lester Oltersdorf, will marry Joseph Kenneth Slayman, also formerly of Scottsdale, and now a resident of Pine and the son of the late Don and Betty Slayman. The ceremony will be June 11, 2011 in Laughlin, Nev., where the couple will also honeymoon. They will continue to reside in Pine.


Griffith and Ross

Jane Ross of Pine and Herbert Ross of Mesa are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Jane Ross to Raymond Ross Griffith, the son of Connie Griffith of Phoenix, and the late Roger Griffith of Ohio. The couple married on Friday, April 1 at Green Valley Park in Payson. John Siler, the bride’s drama teacher at Payson High School, officiated. The reception was held at the Ponderosa Banquet Room at the Best Western Inn in Payson. The bride graduated from Payson High School in 2004 and is a student at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. The groom is an Iraqi veteran. The couple has moved to Dayton, Ohio to start their new life together.


Klima and Klima

Petr and Eva Klima of Pine will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 3, 2011. Eva and Petr were married June 3, 1961 in a Catholic church in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. The couple has one daughter and two grandchildren. The younger of the two grandsons attends Arizona State University, and their older grandson has just joined the U.S. Army and is now at Fort Bragg, N.C. Their family and friends extend congratulations to the couple.


Eckstein and Scott

Sam and Tracy Scott would like to announce the marriage of their daughter Hayley Scott to Dugan Silas Eckstein, the son of Gail Hodge and Craig Eckstein on April 20, 2011. The newlywed couple will be celebrating with an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, May 27 at the LDS Church in Pine.


Conway and Conway

Dave and Mary Conway will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 28. They were married in Prescott and moved to Payson 36 years ago. Dave and Mary have four children, Michael, Juanita, Christopher and Kathy; 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.