Follow-Up: NZ independent confirmation of Oba & Marion

It took a Kiwi (or New Zealander) online version of a tv sports bulletin to relay info from Reuters (however a search on that site revealed nothing)about if Obadele and Marion Jones really tied the knot…

It was very homely, very quiet and simple,” the Rev. Vibert Tyrrel, pastor of the Union Hill African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilson’s Mills, told Reuters in a telephone interview from his home in New Bern, North Carolina.

Nothing elaborate, just a quiet, very small wedding,” added Tyrrel, a native of the South American nation of Guyana who said he was related to 30-year-old Thompson and had known the Barbados sprinter for a long time.

His comments were the first about the February 24 ceremony, which had been rumoured for days.

Now what remains to be seen is if the couple are indeed expecting an addition to their union as CBC TV-8 implied just late last month…

Stay in touch with the conversation, subscribe to the RSS feed for comments on this post.


add a comment

Some HTML is OK

or, reply to this post via trackback.