Holt and Latham
Katherine Lake Latham of Kingsport, and Michael Graham Holt of Kingsport, were married June 4, 2011, at First Broad Street United Methodist Church. The Rev. Mickey Rainwater officiated at the 4:30 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Margaret Owens Yates of Mountain City, Tenn., and Edward Earl Latham Jr. of Kingsport. She is the granddaughter of the late Bertha Henry and Edwards Earl Latham Sr., formerly of Port Gibson, Miss., and the late Richard Jones and Jack Addison Yates, formerly of Grenada, Miss. The bridegroom is the son of Rebecca and Allen Wright of Kingsport, and Michael and Cynthia Holt of Kingsport. He is the grandson of the late Katherine and Ben M. Bowen Jr., formerly of Kingsport, Jean Holt of Kingsport, the late Jack Holt, Marge Erwin of Kingsport, the late Gene Erwin, Lila Wright of Nashville, and the late Harold Wright. The bride was given in marriage and escorted to the altar by her father.Leslie Danehy Webb was matron of honor. Katie McClanaham was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Sexton, Amber Sharman Connell and Julie Pierson. Flower girls were Kellan Good and Lleyton Good.Mike Holt served as best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Medukas, Sam King, Jonathan Shoemaker and David Massie. Tripp Dougherty was ring bearer.The bride graduated from the University of Tennessee, where she was a member of Delta Gamma fraternity. She is employed at Psychological Consultants, and is a member of Junior League of Kingsport, and First Broad Street United Methodist Church.The bridegroom graduated from the University of Tennessee. He is employed as an English teacher and football coach at Dobyns-Bennett High School. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church.The couple resides in Kingsport.
Newland and Gaylor
Jessica Ryan Gaylor of Roanoke, Va., and Mark Anthony Newland of Kingsport, were married Aug. 6, 2011, at The Corinthian Ballroom, Roanoke. The Rev. Barry Shaffer officiated at the 6 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of John R. Gaylor of Roanoke, Houston and Ellen Doss of Roanoke, and Bob and Sue Reese of Roanoke. She is the granddaughter of John and Betty Gaylor of Roanoke, and the late Clyde and Mildred Roland, formerly of Roanoke. The bridegroom is the son of Neal and Sonya Christian of Kingsport, and the late Joe Newland, formerly of Kingsport. He is the grandson of Arnold "Cotton" Russell of Church Hill, Barbara Fields of Kingsport, and the late James and June Newland, formerly of Kingsport.The bride was given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father.Cherise White was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jessica Hileman, Evelyn Fry and Christy Lunsford. Anna Leonne Salas was flower girl.Anthony Salas served as best man. Groomsmen were Nick Moller, John Conner and Matt Wheeler. Ushers were John Newland, Bob Reese and the groomsmen. Brick Salas was ring bearer.The bride graduated from William Fleming High School and received a bachelor's degree from Virginia Intermont College. She is completing a master's degree in social work at Radford University. She is employed by Kohl's.The bridegroom graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a bachelor's degree in mass communications from East Tennessee State University. He is employed at Bristol Broadcasting.Following a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple resides in Bristol.
Fultz 65th wedding anniversary
Robert and Elsie (Fugate) Fultz of Mount Carmel celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 22, 2011.The couple was married on Oct. 22, 1946, in Harlen, Ky. They are the parents of Linda Stidham and husband Eugene of Big Stone Gap, Va.; Kathy Franklin and Gale Bishop; Janie McMurray and husband Gary; Robert Fultz Jr. and wife Cheryl; Dennis Fultz and Tammy Liley; Alice Beeler and husband Jim; and Tammy Goins and husband Larry, all of the Kingsport area. They have 17 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren as well as two "in the oven."Robert and Elsie lived in the same house in Exeter, Va., for 54 years before moving to Mount Carmel, Tenn., in 2002.Life in Mount Carmel has been joyous for the couple as they live close to the majority of their children. They have been blessed to celebrate numerous special occasions and holidays with their children, extended family and friends since their move to Mount Carmel.Their address is 801 Redwood Drive, Mount Carmel, Tenn. 37645. Notes, cards, home visits and phone calls at (423) 246-6126 are always welcome.
Lane 40th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Mack (Glenda Byrd) Lane of Mount Carmel, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a surprise reception held in their honor Oct. 15, 2011, at Mama's House Buffet.The event was hosted by family and friends.The couple was married Oct. 15, 1971.Mr. Lane is employed at Johnson-Hilliard. Mrs. Lane is a homemaker.
Turner and Addington
Alice Nicole Turner and Michael Douglas Addington plan to be married in a fall, open-church ceremony at 3 p.m., Nov. 5, 2011, at Copper Creek Primitive Baptist Church, (Addington Frame), Nickelsville, Va.Nicole is the daughter of Alice and Randall Turner, and the granddaughter of the late Roy and Betty Hale, formerly of Lebanon, Va., and Harold and Shirley Turner of Lebanon, Va. She is a 2009 graduate of Twin Springs High School. She is a certified nursing assistant.Michael is the son of Timothy and Susan Addington of Nickelsville, and the grandson of Bruce and Janelle Addington of Nickelsville, Roy and Christine Fore of Rogersville, and Alice Fore of Johnson City. He is a 2008 graduate of Twin Springs High School. He is employed as a security officer.A reception will follow the ceremony at the Keith Memorial Building, Nickelsville.