Hill and West
Kara Luana West, formerly of Cleveland, Tenn., and Matthew David Hill, formerly of Kingsport, were married May 14, 2011. The couple resides in Chattanooga.
Dykes 50th wedding anniversary
Elton Charles 'Jack" and Judy Ann (Crawford) Dykes of Kingsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor at 2 p.m., Aug. 20, 2011, in the fellowship hall at Solomon's Temple Baptist Church.The event is being hosted by family and friends.The couple was married Aug. 17, 1961, in Gate City, Va., with Samual W. Tatem officiating.They are the parents of Frank Ron Dykes and wife Sherrie of Shawee, Okla., Robert Dykes of Dover, Pa., and Wayland Dykes of the home.They have two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.Mr. Dykes retired from Kingsport Press. Mrs. Dykes retired from Magnavox of Greeneville.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Spitzer and Pounders
Monika Rochelle Spitzer and Billy Joe Pounders Jr., of Church Hill, Tenn., plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 4 p.m., Aug. 20, 2011 at Mountain View Baptist Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Ritchie and Christy Evans of Surgoinsville, Tenn., and the granddaughter of the late Lon Evans and the late David Spitzer, both formerly of Church Hill; Margret Evans and Minnie Evans, both of Church Hill; and Guy and Trudy Hazlett of Louisville, Texas. She graduated from Volunteer High School in 2010. She attends East Tennessee State University and is employed at Arby's.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Bill and Rhonda Pounders of Church Hill, and the grandson of the late J.E. and Vona Walters, and the late James S. Mullins, all formerly of Church Hill; Barbara Mullins of Church Hill, and Inez Pounders of Russellville, Ala. He graduated from Volunteer High School in 2011. He attends Northeast State Community College and is employed at Pounders Masonry.
Ralph K. Satterfield 80th birthday
Ralph K. Satterfield will celebrate his 80th birthday with a drop-in reception to be held in his honor from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 20, 2011, at Eastman Recreation Area, shelter 8.Mr. Satterfield was born Aug. 22, 1931, in Lee County, Va. He was married to Nettie Johnson, now deceased. He has two daughters, Becky and Betsy, and four grandchildren.Mr. Satterfield served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and worked at Kingsport Press/Arcadia Graphics for 38 years.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Jones 60th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. James "J.C." (Katie Cupp) Jones of Surgoinsville, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Aug. 27, 2011, in the fellowship hall at First Baptist Church, Surgoinsville.The event is being hosted by their children and grandchildren. The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.Growing up, Katie lived towards Persia and then moved to Surgoinsville with her family when she was 14. J.C. would pass by Katie's brother's house almost daily on his tractor going to work on his father's farm. One day when we passed by, Katie was there and they met. Their courtship began shortly thereafter, with J.C. bringing Katie candy and Juicy Fruit chewing gum.They decided to get married, but the courthouses in Tennessee were closed. They went to Gate City, Va., and got their marriage license that day. When they went to the preacher to get married, he told them they would have to get married in Virginia, since that was where the license was obtained. On that day, Aug. 18, 1951, there was no waiting, so J.C., Katie, the preacher and Katie's father headed to Virginia. They crossed the state line and married on the side of the road.They are the parents of Marie Rich and husband Randy; Mary Ann Winegar and husband Doyle; Betty Brown and husband David; Jimmy Jones, Bill Jones and wife Joann, and Roscoe Jones and wife Sara, all of Surgoinsville.They have nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.Mr. Jones is a retired farmer. Mrs. Jones is a homemaker.