Kingsport Times News Friday, September 19, 2014

Allen 50th anniversary

Published August 23rd, 2013 7:50 am

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ray (Glenna Pearl Riner) Allen of Gray, Tenn., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Riner’s Tabernacle Independent Baptist Church.

The event was hosted by Pastor Ray Allen and family.

The couple was married Aug. 24, 1963, in Greenville, S.C.

They are the parents of Pastor Ray Allen and wife, Gail, of Kingsport. They are the grandparents of Stephanie Allen, April Allen, John Allen and Heather Allen, all of Kingsport, and twin grandsons in heaven, William Andrew and Timothy Ray Allen.

Mr. Allen retired from CSX Railroad after more than 35 years of service. Mrs. Allen retired from East Tennessee State University and Northeast State Community College.

Both are charter members and faithful members of Riner’s Tabernacle Independent Baptist Church.