Castle and Martinez
Kristin Castle and Ernesto J. Martinez are to be married March 16, 2012, at the Ancient Spanish Monastery in Miami, Fla.
Kristin, 30, is a teacher in Miami, at The Ransom Everglades School. She graduated from the University of Tennessee,
Knoxville and received a master'€™s degree in education. She is the daughter of Mary Castle-Nidiffer and Steve Nidiffer, and the granddaughter of the late Cecil Spivey and Juanita D. Spivey of Kingsport.
Ernesto, 39, is a system analyst at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami. He graduated from The Bicentenaria University and Nuevas Profesions in Valencia, Venezuela, and received a degree in business administration and international trading. He is the son of Ernesto Jose Martinez Sr. and Haydee Martinez of Miami.
Chase 70th wedding anniversary
Orlie M. and Athalee (Arnott) Chase will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m., March 3, 2012, in the fellowship hall at Eastern Star Free Will Baptist Church, located off Exit 10 on I-26.The event is celebrated in conjunction with Mr. Chase's 90th birthday and is being hosted by their family.The couple was married March 14, 1942, in Chatsworth, Ga., with the Rev. J.W. Dooley officiating.They are the parents of Wade and Peggy Cox of Gray. They are the grandparents of Robby and Sonja Crowe of Gray, and Miles and Tammy Cox of Gray. They are the great-grandparents of Gunnar Crowe of Gray, and Megan Crowe of Atlanta, Ga. They are the great-great-grandparents of London Hope of Atlanta, Ga.Mr. Chase retired from Tennessee Eastman Co. Mrs. Chase is a homemaker.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Eunice Edens Salyer 90th birthday
Eunice Edens Salyer will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception to be held in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Feb. 18, 2012, at Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church.The event is being hosted by her family.Mrs. Salyer was born Feb. 20, 1922, in Hawkins County, Tenn. She was married to Dallas Salyer for 64 years. She is the mother of Ronald W. Salyer and wife, Sherry of Kingsport; Tommy L. Salyer and wife, Joyce of Kingsport, and David C. Salyer and wife, Penny of Kingsport. She is the grandmother of Brian W. Salyer of Summerville, S.C.; Jennifer E. Campbell and husband, Jeff of Kingsport; Jeffrey L. Salyer and wife, Kristi of Kingsport; Kristin N. Carter and husband, Frank of Kingsport, and Matthew C. Salyer of Kingsport. She is the great-grandmother of Austin, Jonathan and Jordan Salyer; Samuel and Corey Carter, and Aaron Johnson.She is a member of Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested. Cards may be sent to her at The Village at Allandale, 100 Strickland Court, Kingsport, Tenn. 37660.
Comsa 60th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Traian (Janice Stahl) Comsa of Kingsport will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 16, 2012.The couple was married on Feb. 16, 1952 at Bethany Lutheran Church, Detroit, Mich.They are the parents of Coree Schmidt of Kingsport; Cris Hammonds of Bryn Mawr, Pa.; Craig Comsa of Colonial Heights; Carol Little of Kingsport; and Curtis Comsa of Hatboro Pa.They are the grandparents of Michael Hammonds, Michelle Hammonds, Melissa D'Antonio, Kirsten Schmidt, Lindsay Schmidt, Erin Cassel, Austin Little, Carrie Little, Christian Comsa and Carissa Comsa. They are the great-grandparents of Jasmine Schmidt, Bryant Schmidt, Damien D'Antonio, Cole D'Antonio, and Jayleb D'Antonio. Mr. Comsa retired as vice president of Westmoreland Coal Co.Mrs. Comsa owned and operated three Shade Shops in the Tri-Cities.
Winston 65th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Elmo (Sarah Edith Mullins) Winston celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Feb. 11, 2012.The couple was married Feb. 11, 1947, at the home of the Rev. Morgan Forbes, who officiated.They are the parents of Larry Winston and Tony Winston.They have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.Mr. Winston retired from Holston Army Ammunition Plant.