Westmoreland and White
Alicia Faith Westmoreland of Kingsport, TN, formerly of Dyersburg, TN, and Zachary Ray White of Kingsport, TN formerly of Valparaiso, IN, plan to be married in a private ceremony Aug. 2, 2014. Bishop Randall Spence of Portage, IN will officiate.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Ronald "Bo" Jr. and Christi Westmoreland of Kingsport, TN formerly of Dyersburg, TN. She is the granddaughter of Ronnie Sr. and Elisa Westmoreland of Dyersburg, TN. Ms. Shirley Coffey of Kingsport, TN and the late Wayne Coffey. She is a 2014 graduate of New Hope Academy and is currently enrolled at Northeast State Community College. She is employed by Dr. David Pond, DDS, MDS, PC.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Steve-o and Donna White of Valparaiso, IN and the grandson of Steve and Dawn White of Portage, IN and the late Mrs. Barbara McGehee of Valparaiso, IN. Jerry Cantrell of Shannon, MS, and Ms. Barbara Spain of Dyersburg, TN. He is a 2009 graduate of Wheeler High School, Valparaiso, IN. He is employed at Tennessee Electric Co.
They are both very active members of The Church of Jesus Christ, 479 Gravely Road, Kingsport.
Walden and Owens
Emily Mikayla Walden of Kingsport and Charles Nathaniel Wayne Owens of Norton, Va., plan to be married May 10, 2014 at Allandale Mansion in Kingsport with Pastor Glenn Ritchie officiating.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scott and Wanda Walden of Kingsport and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert and Leona Walden of Church Hill, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Warren and June Grindstaff, formerly of Elizabethton. She graduated from Sullivan South High School in 2012 and recently graduated from Northeast State Community College with a major in accounting. She plans on enrolling at East Tennessee State University in the fall of 2014 with plans of receiving a bachelor's degree in accounting.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey and Janie Church, both of Norton, and the late Billy Owens, formerly of Appalachia, Va. He is the grandson of Mr. Neal Franklin of Norton, the late Beatrice Franklin, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Deborah Owens of Appalachia. He graduated from John I. Burton High School in 2010 and graduated from Mountain Empire Community College in 2012 with a degree in general studies. He will continue his studies in the fall of 2014 at East Tennessee State University with plans of receiving a bachelor's degree in history and minor in political science.
Dickenson 50th anniversary
Ronald George and Lillie DeBord Dickenson of Kingsport celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family April 19, 2014.
The event was hosted by their children.
The couple was married May 2, 1964.
They are the parents of Travis Dickenson and wife Sherri Dickenson of Chuckey, Tenn.; Jennifer Dickenson Richardson and husband Col. Mitchell Richardson of Prospect, Ky., and Darby Dickenson and wife Tanya Dickenson of Piney Flats, Tenn.
They are the grandparents of Matthew Dickenson, Zachary Richardson, Logan Dickenson, Hannah Richardson, Corbin Dickenson and Cannon Dickenson.
Mr. Dickenson retired from Eastman Chemical Co. Mrs. Dickenson retired from the Sherwood Plant of the Kingsport Press.
Roller 90th birthday
The Rev. Homer C. Roller will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception to be held in his honor from 2 to 4 p.m., April 26, 2014, in the fellowship hall at Vermont United Methodist Church.
The event is being hosted by his daughters Linda Childress and Karen Hensley.
The Rev. Roller was born April 28, 1924, in Scott County, Va. He is married to Doshia Baker Roller, and they recently celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary. They have five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
No gifts please, just bring a special memory of Homer to be included in a memory book.
Edmonson and Rodriguez
Emily Ann Marie Edmonson of Church Hill, Tenn., and Francois Dennis Rodriguez of Smithtown, N.Y.. plan to be married during a private beach ceremony at 5:30 p.m., June 14, 2014 at Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Steve and Melissa Harris of Church Hill, and the granddaughter of Tom and Joy Parker of Church Hill. She graduated from Volunteer High School and East Tennessee State University. She is employed at Merrill Lynch, Jacksonville.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Dr. Eduardo and Ginette Rodriguez of Bluffton, S.C. He graduated from Smithtown High School and Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Fla. He is employed at Merrill Lynch, Jacksonville.