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Moody/Kwok Wedding Announcement





Miss Opal Wilsene Moody of Shelbyville, Tenn., and Dr. Jack Kwok of Delaware, Ohio, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage on Aug. 14, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the New Hope Chapel in Shelbyville, Tenn.
           
Miss Moody and Dr. Kwok are natives of Batesville, Ark., and graduated with honors together from Batesville High School in 1968. At the 2009 National Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration in Shelbyville, Tenn., they renewed their friendship after a 41-year interval.
           
Moody is the daughter of the late Lackey Ilson and Opal Cavernar Moody of Batesville, Ark. Her grandparents of Batesville, Ark., include the late Shadrack Elisha and Ida Martha Cox Cavenar and the late John and Angie Lackey Moody.
           
In 1972, Moody graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arkansas College, now Lyon College in Batesville, Ark. She graduated with honors in 1973 from the University of Central Arkansas with a Master of Science degree in education and has post-graduate hours to her credit.
           
Moody taught school and was an adoption specialist with the state of Arkansas. She has interests in the Citizens Bank o Batesville and maintains a home in Batesville, Ark., and in Shelbyville, Tenn.
           
Moody rides and shows Tennessee Walking Horses. In 2009 she won her first world grand championship with Moody Star, and two world championships with Moody Star and Foolish Dollar. Her other world champions include Blues and Escalade.
           
Dr. Kwok is the son of the late Edward and Iris Gould Kwok Millspaugh of Batesville, Ark., and the late Hink Yank Kwok of Hong Kong, China. His grandparents include the late Archie and Ollie Misspaugh and Otis Prior and Wahreta Barnes Gould of Batesville, Ark., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Yau Ting Kwok of Hong Kong, China.
           
In 1970, Dr. Kwok received his Associate of Arts degree from Southern Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, Ark. He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Park College in Parkville, Mo., in 1974. In 1978, Dr. Kwok received his Master of Divinity from the Mid-America Bapist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tenn., and his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tenn., in 1986.
           
Dr. Kwok is the Executive Director/Treasurer of the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio in Columbus, Ohio. He serves on the Board of Directors of Cefarville University in Cefarvill, Ohio.
           
Invitations to the wedding have been sent. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

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