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Couples announcements November 19, 2016




J.D. & Sharon (Lawson) Cleavinger were married on November 19, 1966 in Baldwin City, KS, they were high school sweethearts. Sharon re­ tired in 2011 after 42 years of providing in­ home daycare to many Lawrence families. J.D. taught PE and coached football at West Jr. High until retiring in 1991. He is currently a real estate appraiser. Family and friends will gather for a celebration on Sunday, November 20, 2016 hos­ted by their children and grandchildren. Rob and Amy Cleavinger ofBaldwin City, KS, Jenne and Matt McWilliams of Basehor, KS, Rob and Becke Farha of Lawrence, KS, Garrett & Grant Cleavinger, Kaiden & Sadie McWil­liams, Colin & Camille Farha.


Robinson and Whitehurst

Dr. Scott and Linda Robinson of Lawrence, Kansas, are thrilled to announce the engage­ment of their daughter, Erin Robinson, to Des­ tin Whitehurst, son of Ken and Susan White­ hurst of Shreveport, Louisiana. Ms. Robin­ son graduated with highest distinction from the University of Kansas, worked three years at Deloitte Con­sulting in Kansas City, and currently pursues her MBA at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. Mr. Whitehurst graduated from the University of Notre Dame, worked three years at Deloitte Consulting in Phil­adelphia and Houston, and currently pursues his MBA from the Uni­versity of Texas Mc­ Combs School of Business. The couple plans to marry on November 18, 2017, in Austin, Texas, where they plan to live.


Kresky and Kempke

Stephen and Debra Kresky, McPherson, KS announce the engage­ ment of Courtney Kresky to Zachary Kempke, son of Larry and Cynthia Kempke, Lewisville, TX. Grand­ parents of the couple are Laurel Hunsinger and the late Claris Hunsinger of Lawrence, KS; Earl and Fern Kempke of Ellsworth, KS; Jean Ecklund and the late EugeneEcklund of Herington, KS; and Ella Kresky and the late Robert Kresky Jr. of Salina, KS.


Wilson and Williamson

Amy and Mark Wilson are pleased to announce the engage­ment of their daughter Kensley Wilson to Mar­cus Williamson, son of Marvel and Paul Willi­amson. All are from Lawrence. Kensley is a graduate of the Uni­versity of Kansas, and is currently a Montessori teacher in Prairie Village. Marcus is a Ph.D candidate in the Political Science Department at the University of Kansas. An April 2017 wedding is planned.

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