Huston and Hill
Dickie and Robin Hill of Kingsport, Tenn., would like to announce the engagement of their son, Dustin Hill to Stephanie Huston, daughter of Bryan and Doreen Huston of Langhorne, Pa.Dustin graduated from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing. He is a marketing manager for FSAStore Inc., in New York City.Stephanie graduated cum laude from Messiah College in Pennsylvania with a bachelor of arts degree in communication. She is a Rich Media campaign manager for Flashtalking Inc., in New York CityThey reside in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City.A wedding is planned for May 26, 2012, in Green Pond, N.J.
Marie L. Honeycutt 90th birthday
Marie L. Honeycutt will celebrate her 90th birthday May 1, 2012.Mrs. Honeycutt was born May 1, 1922, in Sullivan County. She was married to Harry L. Honeycutt for more than 61 years.She is the mother of Connie Hamilton of Kingsport.She retired from Eastman Kodak in 1976, after 32 years of service.She is a member of Sullivan Baptist Church and attends Orebank Baptist Church.Marie has always considered it a pleasure doing things for others and putting their needs first always.She will enjoy a nice 90th birthday breakfast with her immediate family, which consists of two sisters, Madeline Depew and Betty Morelock, and two brothers, Ralph Littleton and Ray Littleton. She is always a fun person to be with.
Maggard 60th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse L. (Geraldine Price) Maggard of Kingsport, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception held in their honor on April 14, 2012, in the fellowship hall at First Apostolic Christian Church.The event was hosted by Mrs. Maggard's nieces and nephews, Shirley Copas Metzler and husband Henny; Doug Copas, wife Martha and son Ron, all of Baltimore, Md.; Patricia Copas Croyle of Delaware; Janice Copas and Barry Peters of York, Pa.; Craig Copas of Indiana, and Mike Copas and wife Tyra of Kingsport.The couple was married April 12, 1952, in Baltimore, Md.They are the parents of the late Jesse L. Maggard Jr., formerly of Phoenix, Ariz., and Wayne Maggard and wife Cathy of Janesville, Calif.They have three grandchildren, Jessica of Wickenburg, Ariz.; Megan of Kingsport, and Carlos Garcia of Indiana.The couple made their home in Phoenix from 1953 until 2006, when they relocated to Kingsport.Mr. Maggard was a Marine and retired as general building inspector for the City of Glendale, Ariz. Mrs. Maggard is a homemaker.
James Arnott 98th birthday
James Arnott of Surgoinsville celebrated his 98th birthday with a party held in his honor on April 6, 2012 at Asbury Place at Steadman Hill, Kingsport.Mr. Arnott was born April 6, 1914.Family members who attended the celebration included Gregory and Becky Arnott of Columbia; Danny Arnott and Cristy DiMartino of Clayton, N.C.; Michael and Betty Arnott of Asheville, N.C.; and David and Peggy Horton of Johnson City.Cake and ice cream were served, and Mr. Arnott enjoyed the company of his family.For many years, Mr. Arnott was a community leader in Surgoinsville, serving as mayor and chairman of the Surgoinsville Water District.
Smith and Fincannon
Ms. Heather Lynn Fincannon of Wilmington, N.C., and Dr. Joseph Andrew Smith, formerly of Kingsport, Tenn., were married on Feb. 18, 2012, at Doubletree O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont, Ill. The Rev. John Everett officiated at the 5 p.m., wedding service.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Lee Fincannon of Elmhurst, Ill., and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Phillips of Kingsport, and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Fincannon of Wilmington. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Vaden Smith of Kingsport, and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Leslie Johnson Sr., formerly of Camden, Ala.; Mrs. Verda Vaden Smith of Mount Airy, N.C., and the late Mr. Howard Albert Smith.The bride's attendants included Crystal Fincannon Rosen, sister of the bride, matron of honor, and Sienna Lea Brooks, daughter of the bride, and Ava Grace Rosen, niece of the bride, serving as flower girls.The groomsmen included Joseph Vaden Smith, father of the groom, best man, and ring bearers Evan Mitchell Rosen, nephew of the bride, and Jackson Thomas Barth, nephew of the bridegroom.A reading was given by Dr. Justin Gregory, formerly of Kingsport. Program attendant was Benjamin Adam Rosen, nephew of the bride.Following the ceremony, wedding guests enjoyed a cocktail reception and dinner hosted by the parents of the bride at the Embassy Suites O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont.The bride attended East Carolina University, and received an associate degree in nursing from Brunswick Community College, Wilmington. She is employed as a registered nurse practicing in-home health care with New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington.The bridegroom received a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry: cellular and molecular biology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a doctor of medicine degree from the University of Tennessee School of Medicine at Memphis. Currently in his fourth year of surgical residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, Dr. Smith plans to complete his residency in general surgery in June 2013.The couple currently resides in Wilmington.