The following couples were granted divorces in Shelby County from Jan. 4-11:

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 15, 2008

-William Russell Smith of Wilsonville and Sherry Ann Smith of Westover.

-Cassieopia L. Gay of Midfield and James S. Gay of Helena.

-Stacy Denise Leonard of Birmingham and Darren K. Leonard of Birmingham.

-Velvet L. Wood of Alabaster and James David Wood of Alabaster.

-Kimberly Renae Sheffield of Wilsonville and Michael Landon Sheffield of Wilsonville.

-Kevin D. Whitworth of Calera and Jennifer Rich Whitworth of Calera.

-Carol A. Bryan of Montevallo and Keith G. Bryan of Villa, N.C.

-Debora K. Pinkleton of Sterrett and Larry H. Pinkleton of Sterrett.

-Elizabeth A. Rippy of Trussville and William P. Rippy of Trussville.

-Kimberly W. Ransom of Helena and Tim Ransom of Helena.

-Wendy Waldrop Garmon of Homewood and Richard Alexander Garmon of Leeds