Campbell and Hager
Robyn Lynn Hager and Tyler Steven Campbell were united in marriage on June 11, 2011, at Mountain View United Methodist Church, Kingsport, Tenn. The Rev. Brian Taylor and the Rev. Jerry Everley officiated at the 5 p.m., wedding ceremony. A reception followed the ceremony at the MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Hager Jr., of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Mrs. Erma Lane of Gate City, Va., and the late Rev. Claude Lane, formerly of Gate City; and the late Mr. Robert F. and Mrs. Frances Hager, formerly of Kingsport. The bridegroom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Steven R. Campbell of Jonesborough, Tenn., and the grandson of Mrs. Elizabeth Stykes of Gray, Tenn., and the late Mr. Frederick "Dean" Stykes, formerly of Gray; and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Campbell of Jonesborough.Escorted to the altar by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a Maggie Sottero gown in Rhapsody taffeta, which featured an A-line silhouette with a sweetheart neckline. Glistening beaded motifs with Swarovski crystals accented the side hip and corset back. A fingertip-length crystal-edged veil accompanied the dress. Mrs. Jessica Barnett of Maryville, Tenn., served her cousin as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Ms. Mallory Lane and Mrs. Meghan Grant, cousins of the bride, of Wilmington, N.C.; Mrs. Rachel Squibb, sister of the bridegroom, of Limestone, Tenn.; Mrs. Rachel Bennett, friend of the bride, of Greenville, S.C.; Mrs. Ashley Scott, friend of the bride, of Charlotte, N.C.; Mrs. Jessica Gregory, friend of the bride, of Johnson City, Tenn.; Mrs. Kate Schuler, friend of the bride, of Kansas City, Mo.; Ms. Lauren Turner, friend of the bride, of Washington, D.C.; and Mrs. Lauren Musick, friend of the bride, of Kingsport. Jorja Coleman, cousin of the bride, of Charlotte, was flower girl.Dr. Steven Campbell served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Wesley Squibb, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, of Limestone; Mr. Bart Stykes, cousin of the bridegroom, of Perrysburg, Ohio; Mr. David Modzelewski, Mr. Aaron Modzelewski, Mr. Brandon Cox, and Mr. Justin Miller, friends of the bridegroom, all of Jonesborough; Mr. Josh Gibson, friend of the bridegroom, of Limestone; Mr. Lucas Gregory, friend of the bridegroom, of Johnson City; and Mr. JD Sizemore, friend of the bridegroom, of Knoxville, Tenn. Serving as ushers were Mr. John Dudney, friend of the bride, of Nashville, Tenn.; Mr. Robert Witt, friend of the bride, of Houston, Texas; Mr. Wyeth Lawson, friend of the bridegroom, of Atlanta, Ga.; and Mr. John Redmond, friend of the bridegroom, of Abingdon, Va. Weston Squibb, nephew of the bridegroom, of Limestone, was ring bearer. The bride is a 2005 graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School and graduated magna cum laude in 2009 from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a major in accounting. At the University of South Carolina, she served as president of Epsilon Sigma Alpha service sorority. She is a CPA working as a senior accountant with Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P., Greenville, S.C. The bridegroom is a 2002 graduate of Daniel Boone High School and graduated from East Tennessee State University in 2007 with a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a major in business management. At ETSU, he was involved in the Wesley Foundation and served as a resident advisor. He is a commercial sales representative with Batteries Plus, Greenville, S.C.After a honeymoon trip to St. Lucia, the couple resides in Greenville, S.C.
Gladys Paladino 100th birthday
Gladys Paladino celebrated her 100th birthday with a barbecue dinner held in her honor Sept. 4, 2011 at Allandale Picnic Pavilion. The event was hosted by her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Chuck McCort.Mrs. Paladino was born Sept. 14, 1911 in Frostburg, Md. She was married to Benjamin Paladino, now deceased, for 59 years.She is the mother of Jean McCort of Kingsport. She is the grandmother of Jennifer McCort Reosti of Hampton, Va.; Suzanne McCort Midha of Raleigh, N.C.; Holly McCort of San Diego, Calif.; and Mary McCort Reed of Matthews, N.C.She is the great-grandmother of Sophia, Olivia, Anna, Jack and Therese Reosti; Grace and Madeline Midha; Raleigh and Owen Reed; and the late Benjamin Reosti.
Kerlin and Jackson
Rachel Lee Jackson of Blountville, and Christopher Stephen Kerlin of Jasper, Tenn., were married April 23, 2011, at Dara's Garden, Knoxville. The Rev. David Hendrix officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Maurice and Nancy Jackson of Blountville, and the granddaughter of Thelma Carico of Blountville, the late Paul Carico, and the late Howard and Nell Jackson. The bridegroom is the son of Terry and Linda Kerlin of Jasper, and the grandson of James and Sarah Cooper of Soddy Daisy, Tenn., and the late James C. and Geraldine Kerlin.Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an Anjolique Bridal gown with a classic silhouette with modern touches. Its fitted bodice was draped in an ivory-colored, Italian satin and featured a fit and flare skirt and cathedral-length train. The designer chose a beautiful pattern of "cut out" beaded lace to form the tiny cap sleeves and open key-hole back. The V-back, finished with satin covered buttons and loops, complemented the soft sweetheart neckline. To complete the gown, the designer used the lace pattern again, adding it to the cathedral-length train. Rachel wore her mother's veil, which was updated with a comb and accessories from Everything Angelic. A freshwater pearl and Swarovski crystal headband and matching necklace and earrings were the finishing touches on the ensemble.Matrons of honor were Jennifer Jackson Zasio of Roswell, Ga., and Stacie Vertal Jurado of Houston, Texas. Bridesmaids were Kristen Hall of Knoxville; Mandy Mullins Linkous of Rockville, Md.; Erica Rodefer Winters of Charleston, S.C., and Katie Egan of Barrow, Alaska. Laine Carson of Kingsport, was junior bridesmaid.Best men were Kasey Decker of Hixson, Tenn., and Victor Foster of Chipley, Fla. Groomsmen were Will Boulware of Hixson; John Price of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Jarod Michaels of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Joshua Baggett of Portsmouth, Va. Harper Houk of Knoxville, was junior groomsman. Dylan Zasio served as honorary ring bearer and was carried down the aisle by his father Terry Zasio.A reception was held at the Knoxville Marriott.The bride graduated from Sullivan Central High School and the University of Tennessee. She is employed as human resources manager at AESSEAL Inc.The bridegroom graduated from Marion County High School and the University of Tennessee. He is employed as a mechanical engineer at Bechtel Power Corp.Following a wedding trip to St. Maarten, the couple resides in Knoxville.
Lillian Price Robbins 90th birthday
Lillian Price Robbins of Kingsport, will celebrate her 90th birthday Sept. 26, 2011.The Robbins family would like to invite extended family and friends of Lillian to celebrate this occasion with her. A walk-in celebration will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Oct. 1, 2011, at Bloomingdale Ruritan building, 3232 Van Horn St., off Bloomingdale Road, beside Bloomingdale Baptist Church. Your presence is all that is requested.Lillian is thankful for the many years God has given her to serve him in teaching Bible Clubs and Sunday school; for her great husband, Walter, of 71 years; for precious family and for many wonderful friends.
Clark and Call
Selina Elizabeth Call and William Paul Clark were united in marriage on July 23, 2011 at Surgoinsville United Methodist Church, Surgoinsville, Tenn. The Rev. Randy Lantz officiated at the 4 p.m., ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Kimberly Mitchell Call of North Wilkesboro, N.C., and Dennis Call of Wilkesboro, N.C. She is the granddaughter of Kay Mitchell of North Wilkesboro, the late Kenneth Mitchell, Kathleen Call of Wilkesboro, and the late Julius Call. The bridegroom is the son of Paul C. Clark Jr. and Alice Clark of Kingsport, Tenn., and the grandson of the late Haskell and Lucile Skelton, and Paul and Doris Clark of Surgoinsville.Emily Call, sister of the bride, of North Wilkesboro, was maid of honor. Jenna Mitchell, cousin of the bride, of North Wilkesboro, was bridesmaid. Alexandra Adams, cousin of the bride, of Millers Creek, N.C., was flower girl.Matt Clark, brother of the bridegroom, of Kingsport, served as best man. Graylen Mitchell, cousin of the bride, of North Wilkesboro, served as usher. Ring bearers were Hayden Shipwash, cousin of the bridegroom, of Kingsport, and Mitchell Adams, cousin of the bride, of Millers Creek.Wedding music was provided by Jonathan Meo of Kingsport.The wedding reception was held at Cafe Jubilee, Surgoinsville.Selina is a 2005 honor graduate of North Wilkes High School and earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Milligan College in 2009. She is a graduate research assistant at East Tennessee State University, pursuing a master of public health degree in health services administration. William is a Dobyns-Bennett High School graduate and received an associate's degree from Northeast State Community College. He received a bachelor's degree in social work from East Tennessee State University in 2011. He is employed by State Farm Insurance, Kingsport.Following a wedding trip to Disney World, the couple resides in Johnson City.