Hurd 65th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Patrick (Louise Archer) Hurd of Kingsport, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with their family.The couple was married Nov. 24, 1946, in Greenville, S.C.They are the parents of Dana Ray Hurd of Kingsport, and Charles Patrick Hurd and wife Karen Kay of Mount Carmel.They are the grandparents of Ashley Nicole Hurd and Joshua Marcus Hutchison.Mr. Hurd retired from Lyle Construction Co. Mrs. Hurd retired from Eastman Chemical Co.
Robbins 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe (Sandra Kaye Greene) Robbins of Jonesborough, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 5 p.m., Dec. 3, 2011, in the fellowship hall at Double Springs Baptist Church.The event is being hosted by their children and grandchildren.The couple was married Dec. 21, 1961, in Gate City, Va., with the Rev. Ray P. Hargraves officiating.They are the parents of Greg and wife Sharon Robbins of Kingsport; Bryan Scott and wife Connie Robbins of Jonesborough, and Kim and husband Mike Masters of Jonesborough.They are the grandparents of Michael J. Masters, Mitchell A. Masters, Mikayla B. Masters, Morgan L. Robbins, Jesse S. Robbins and Jake Robbins.Mr. Robbins retired from Holston Defense Corp. in 1998. Mrs. Robbins retired from Eastman Chemical Co. in 1999.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Mash and Johnson
Candace Nicole Johnson of Jonesborough, Tenn., and Jonathan Robert Mash of Kingston Springs, Tenn., were married June 11, 2011 at the Opryland Resort, Nashville. The Rev. Richard K. Dice officiated at the 3:30 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Scott and Michele Johnson of Jonesborough, and the granddaughter of Doris Jean Herman of Kingsport, the late Lonnie "Bill" Smith, and Denver and Helen Johnson of Jonesborough. The bridegroom is the son of Ricky and Pamela Mash of Dickson, Tenn., and the grandson of Johnny and Alice Kimbro of Dickson.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.Erin Kubisiak was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Katie Powell, Stephanie Phelps and Dee Wingo Vasil.Adam Mash served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Bo Sanders, Joe Mcdowell and David Vasil.The bride graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts honors degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She is employed at The Atlantic Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as the catering events and wedding manager.The bridegroom graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He is employed at Justice & Security Strategies, Hallandale Beach, Fla., as a senior research associate.Following a honeymoon to Italy, the couple resides in Pompano Beach, Fla.
Owens 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald (Louise Stiltner) Owens of Kingsport celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 10, 2011, on a Caribbean cruise arranged by their sons.The couple was married Nov. 10, 1961, at Lynn Garden Baptist Church, with the Rev. J.L. Trent officiating.They are the parents of Jeff Owens, and Kevin Owens and wife Sabrina. They are the grandparents of Dustin, Heath, Joshua, Rebekah and Bradley.Mr. Owens retired from Eastman Chemical Co. Mrs. Owens retired from Sullivan County School System.
Dean and Markland
Sundae Renee Markland of Roan Mountain, Tenn., and David Lynn Patrick Dean of Mount Carmel, were married July 22, 2011, at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Mount Carmel. The Rev. Joe Hill officiated at the 6 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Kathy and Larry MacRae of Maryland, and Grady and Cathy Johnson of Roan Mountain. She is the granddaughter of Nellie Markland, the late Frank Markland, Margie Johnson of Roan Mountain, and the late Ern Johnson of Roan Mountain. The bridegroom is the son of Jim and Evelyn Dean of Mount Carmel, and the grandson of the late George and Ruth Davis, and the late Luther and Enis Dean.The bride was given in marriage by her mother and stepfather and escorted to the altar by her stepfather.Misty Guy was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Christina Dean and Christy Cox. Alexandra Stevens was junior bridesmaid. Atlee Grace Dean was flower girl.Jim Dean served as best man. Groomsmen were Dustin Dean and Travis Cox. Ethan Dean was junior groomsman. Ushers were Jeremiah Guy and Tom Moody. Music was provided by pianist Matthew Brickey. The wedding was directed by Cathy Dean and Jessie Rowland. A reception, given by Noonie Bennett, was held at Oak Grove Baptist Church.The couple resides in Mount Carmel.