Blair 50th wedding anniversary
Pat and Charlotte Blair will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Dec. 23, 2011, at the home of Joe and Fonda Brice, 2175 Carters Valley Road, Surgoinsville. The couple was married Dec. 23, 1961, in Surgoinsville.They are the parents of Fonda and husband Joe Brice, and Patty and husband Johnny Carr.They are the grandparents of Hollie, Sumer, Beth, Patrick and Emily. They are the great-grandparents of Cole, Alec, Kenner and Cadence.
Five generations of the Fugate family
The five generations of the Fugate family are Willellen Fugate, great-great-grandmother; Joan Peck, great-grandmother; James Davis, grandfather; Brittany Davis, mother, and Braxton Jaydon Casey.
Happy 50th wedding anniversary
Happy 50th wedding anniversary to the best parents/grandparents that anybody could ever ask for. May God bless you for many more wonderful years.Love, your family.
Coffey and Beard
Whitney Leigh Beard of Kingsport, and Justin Andrew Coffey of Knoxville, were married July 23, 2011, at The Foundry at World's Fair Park, Knoxville. The Rev. Jason Gatti officiated at the 5:30 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Bill and Linda Beard of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John William Beard, formerly of Watertown, Tenn. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Coffey of Clinton, Tenn., and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Coffey of Hartford, Wis., Mr. William Beitz of Brookfield, Wis., and the late Mrs. Beitz.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.Matrons of honor were Mrs. Jennifer Beard Hyers and Mrs. Kirsten Bremer Steves. Miss Danielle Caperton was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Tiffany Beard Sharp, Mrs. Krissy Beard Turner and Mrs. Brandelyn Spivey Salyers. Junior bridesmaids were Miss Hannah Brynn Sharp and Miss Molly Anne Turner, nieces of the bride. Flower girls were Miss Lily Kate Turner, niece of the bride, and Miss Lilly Elizabeth Coffey, niece of the bridegroom.Mr. Scott Hewitt served as best man. Groomsmen and ushers were Mr. Terry Coffey and Mr. Corey Coffey, brothers of the bridegroom; Mr. Eric Bishop; Mr. Michael Hopper and Mr. Nicky Gadd. Ring bearers were Mr. Weston Christopher Sharp and Mr. William Ewing Turner, nephews of the bride.The bride received a bachelor of science degree from East Tennessee State University, and a master's degree in elementary education from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. She is employed as a kindergarten teacher with Knox County School System. She is a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church.The bridegroom received a bachelor's degree in forestry from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He is employed by the National Park Service. He is a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church.Following a wedding trip to Punta Cana, The Dominican Republic, the couple resides in Knoxville.
Sanders and Hite
Megan Nichole Sanders of Johnson City, and Brandon Ray Hite of Jonesborough, plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 2 p.m., Dec. 10, 2011, at Eastern Star Freewill Baptist Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Greg and Angie Sanders of Johnson City, and the granddaughter of the late Lee Roy "Bud" Henley, Mary Henley of Johnson City, William "Bill" Sanders of Johnson City, and the late Pearl Sanders. She graduated from Science Hill High School in 2008, and attends Northeast State Community College. She is employed at Kinder Care and is a member of Eastern Star Freewill Baptist Church.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Dennis R. Hite and Patricia Hite of Jonesborough, and the grandson of the late W.T. Hite Jr. and Pauline B. Hite, formerly of Jonesborough, and Nora McCray of Jonesborough. He graduated from Daniel Boone High School in 2003, and from Walters State Community College in 2008 with an associate's degree in agriculture business. He is employed at the Washington County Soil Conservation Office and is a member of Eastern Star Freewill Baptist Church.