Depew 88th birthday
Happy birthday to Roy Depew on Jan. 15, 2015, from his lovely wife of 64 years, Mary Depew of Mount Carmel, and his children, Barbara Grizzel of Mount Carmel and Jerry Depew of Kingsport.
Roy loves to go to church and be with his family. He retired from Holston Defense after 38 years of service. Roy and Mary spent over 20 years going to Florida in the wintertime, which Roy really enjoyed.
Kincheloe and Wilson
On Jan. 25, 2015, the Wilson and Kincheloe families will celebrate the first anniversary of their children's wedding day.
Two hearts became one on Jan. 25, 2014, as Molly Lynn Wilson and Mark Anthony Kincheloe II became husband and wife in a 2 p.m. ceremony at Grace Meadows Farm, Jonesborough.
The Rev. Matthew Cloyd, friend of the bride, officiated the ceremony. Music was provided by Jennifer LaFollette and by the Alexander Creek Band.
Molly was given in marriage by her parents, and escorted to the altar by her dad.
The bride wore a strapless ivory taffeta gown, with a crystal and bead embellished bodice, ruching at the waist gathered to a crystal brooch at the hip, and a sweeping train. Her bouquet was baby's breath and twine, with lace ribbon.
Matron of honor was Whitney Brown Cloyd, lifelong friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Rebekah Littleton Wilson, precious sister-in-law of the bride, and Jessica Depew Coates and Julia Depew Moore, sisters-in-heart of the bride. Sign attendant was Madison Morelock, niece of the groom. Quilt attendant was Denise Johnson, special friend of the bride and family. Wedding directors were Kim Hyder and Autumn Strickler, special friends of the bride.
Best man was Anthony Gilliam, friend of the groom. Junior best men were Riley and Tucker Sandidge, nephews of the groom. Groomsmen were Adam Wilson, twin brother of the bride, and Nicklaus Jones, special cousin of the bride.
The reception was held immediately following the wedding. The snow and icy roads kept many guests from attending, but there was lots of love and laughter shared as this wonderful day was celebrated.
Molly is the daughter of Scott and Cheryl Wilson of Fall Branch, and the granddaughter of Nancy Wilson and the late Billy Joe Wilson, and the late Robert C. Jones Sr. and Johnette Jones. She is a graduate of Daniel Boone High School and Milligan College, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Youth Development, and a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. Molly is employed as an occupational therapist with Physical Therapy Services of Johnson City, and also with HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Kingsport.
Mark is the son of Mark and Melanie Kincheloe of Church Hill, and the grandson of Betty Kincheloe and the late Van Kincheloe, and Jewell Clark and the late Gene Clark. He is a graduate of Volunteer High School and of Northeast State Technical Community College, with an Associate's Degree in Business Management. Mark is employed by American Environmental of Kingsport.
After a wedding trip to St. Maarten, Mark and Molly reside in Church Hill.
Two hearts become one, two souls joined in love,
Marriage is ordained by our God above;
On this precious day, with your hand in mine,
Our future is ahead, and you are mine for all time.
Mark and Molly
January 25, 2014
Henry and Fritz
Annie Elizabeth Fritz of Gate City, Va., and Michael Heath Henry of Gate City were united in marriage Oct. 18, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Weber City, Va. The Rev. Andy Barnes officiated at the 3:30 p.m. ceremony. Music was provided by Joel Jenkins and the bride's father, Dennis Fritz.
The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Alice Fritz of Gate City. Her grandparents are Rose Fritz of Kingsport, the late Audna Fritz, Shizuko Asbury of Kingsport and the late Paul Asbury Sr. The bridegroom is the son of Michael and Bonnie Henry of Gate City. His grandparents are the late Tommy and Velma Henry and the late Ed and Pauline White.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore an off-the-shoulder Oleg Cassini trumpet gown featuring layers of lace with beadwork throughout. Fabric-covered buttons accented the back of the gown, continuing the full length of the sweeping train. She wore an elbow-length veil edged with crystals.
Audra Fritz Light, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Alexandra Fritz, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Chloe Davis was flower girl. The bride's book was kept by Olivia Asbury, cousin of the bride. Lindsey Thacker was wedding program attendant.
Jarrod Henry, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. John Lane, brother of the bridegroom, served as groomsman. Avery White was ring bearer.
A reception immediately followed the ceremony at the home of Mike and Bonnie Henry. The wedding was directed by Alyssa Henry.
The bride graduated from Gate City High school and the University of Virginia's College at Wise. She is employed as a teacher by Scott County Schools.
The bridegroom graduated from Twin Springs High School and Virginia Highland Community College. He is employed by Scott County Telephone Cooperative.
Following a wedding trip to Disney World, the couple resides in Gate City.
Bailey and Bailey
Jenna Ann Bailey of Gastonia, N.C., and Ben Bailey of Mount Carmel, plan to be married at 11 a.m., June 21, 2015, at Allandale Mansion.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Joseph Bailey of Gastonia, and Phyllis Hasian of Bessemer City, N.C. She is the granddaughter of the Rev. A.A. Bailey and the late Kathleen Bailey of Gastonia. She graduated from Forestview High School and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is employed at Hibriten High School, Lenoir, N.C.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Beth and Jerry Bailey of Mount Carmel. He graduated from Volunteer High School, East Tennessee State University, and Spalding University. He is employed at Hibriten High School.
Atkinson and Zachrich
Kathryn Goodwin Atkinson of Kingsport and Michael Robert Zachrich of East Amherst, N.Y., plan to be married May 2, 2015, at Harbour Town in the Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
The bride-elect is the daughter of David and Miggie Atkinson of Kingsport. She is the granddaughter of the late Walter and Jeanne Atkinson of Kingsport, and Alvin and Caroline Johnson of Waynesboro, Va. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 2002, received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Elon University in 2006 and is now employed as a talent sourcing business partner for SPX Corp., headquartered in Charlotte, N.C.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Robert and Mary Zachrich of Alpharetta, Ga. He is the grandson of the late Al and Roberta Zachrich of Defiance, Ohio, and Leo and Frances Alperovitz of Escanaba, Mich. He graduated from Williamsville East High School in East Amherst, N.Y., in 2002, received both his bachelor's and master's degrees in sports and entertainment management from the University of South Carolina in 2006 and 2009, and is now employed as an account manager for Signature Consultants, headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
The couple resides in Miami, Fla.