Geisler and Fields
Nakeisha Danielle Geisler of Piney Flats, Tenn., and Joshua John Fields of Honaker, Va., plan to be married Oct. 22, 2011, at The Centre, Bristol, Tenn.The bride-elect is the daughter of Danny and Gina Geisler of Piney Flats, and the granddaughter of Bob and Barbara Wilmoth of Kingsport, Billy Geisler of Piney Flats, and the late Ilene Geisler, formerly of Piney Flats. She graduated from Sullivan Central High School and received a bachelor's degree in education from East Tennessee State University. She is employed at Cuban Elementary School, Phoenix, Ariz.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of John and Ginger Fields of Honaker, Va., and the grandson of Gene and Delores Gile of Phoenix, Ariz., and the late Otis and Ruth Fields, formerly of Honaker, Va. He graduated from Honaker High School, received a bachelor's degree in athletic training from Emory and Henry College, and received a master's degree in sports and wellness nutrition from the University of Kentucky. He is employed by the Los Angeles Angels baseball team in Phoenix.
Baker and Gossett
Holly Michelle Gossett of Kingsport, Tenn., and Anthony Dain Baker of Maryville, Tenn., were married July 30, 2011 at the Knoxville Marriott. The Rev. Daniel Ogle officiated at the 4 p.m., ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Steve and Michele Gossett of Gray, Tenn., and Greg and Tracey Kiser of Kingsport. She is the granddaughter of June Gossett of High Point, N.C.; and the late Lawrence Gossett; Barbara Schaeffer of Cary, N.C.; the late Howard Schaeffer; Jackie and Wayne Turner of Johnson City, Tenn.; Ruth Trimble of Kingsport; James Gee of St. Petersburg, Fla., and the late Joyce and Allen Kiser. The bridegroom is son of Dain and Vicki Baker of Maryville, and the grandson of Ron and Betty McKinnon of Maryville, and the late Fred and Wanda Baker.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father, Steve.Rachel Gossett was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Hannah Gossett and Kristy Holmes.Dain Baker served as best man. Groomsmen were Steve Spinosa, Reysheid Mata, and Travis Gossett. Ethan Holmes was ring bearer.The bride graduated from the University of Tennessee where she earned a bachelor's degree in ecology and evolutionary biology in 2008. She has now returned to UT, working on a master's degree in secondary education. The bridegroom also graduated from the University of Tennessee where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and was a member of the rugby team. He works as a staff accountant at Ruby Tuesday Inc., Maryville.Following a honeymoon to Jamaica, the couple resides in Knoxville.
Nottingham 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Wade (Phyllis Ann Osborne) Nottingham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 17, 2011, at Chop House in Kingsport.The event was hosted by their family.The couple was married Sept. 20, 1961, at Bloomingdale Baptist Church with Rev. Joe W. Byrd officiating.Mr. and Mrs. Nottingham are the parents of Wade and wife Tina of Spartanburg, S.C., and Ken and wife Cindy of Germantown, Tenn. They are the grandparents of Cassidy, Kennady, Duncan and Will Nottingham.Mr. Nottingham retired from East Tennessee State University. Mrs. Nottingham retired from Sullivan County School System.
Steagall and McCrary
Megan Steagall of Florence, S.C., and Drew McCrary of Kingsport, Tenn., plan to be married Oct. 15, 2011 at First Baptist Church, Kingsport.The bride-elect is the daughter of Paul and Linda Steagall of Florence, and the granddaughter of Paul and Glenna Steagall of Harrisonburg, Va., Charlotte M. Kibler of Harrisonburg, and the late John W. Kibler, formerly of Harrisonburg. She graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education and is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority. She is employed with Kingsport City Schools at Roosevelt Elementary School.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of James and Vicki McCrary of Kingsport, and the grandson of the late James L. and Sally McCrary, formerly of Kingsport, G.W. Gott of Kingsport and the late Elizabeth Gott, formerly of Kingsport. He graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a bachelor's degree and is a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon. He is pursuing a master's degree in agriculture and natural resources systems management at the University of Tennessee at Martin. He is employed with Kingsport City Schools.
Vicars 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Allen (Claris Ann Dykes) Vicars of Kingsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 9, 2011 with a private celebration.The couple was married Oct. 9, 1961, in Gate City, Va.They are the parents of Michael A. Vicars and wife Jennifer R. Vicars of Kingsport. They are the grandparents of Micah "Chase" Vicars and Isaac Kallen Vicars.Mr. Vicars retired from Mason Dixon Tank Lines and is employed at Professional Welding Company Inc., Bays View.