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.
Edna Wagner 90th birthday
Edna Wagner will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception to be held in her honor from noon to 2 p.m., Oct. 22, 2011, in the fellowship hall at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 311 Cypress St., Mount Carmel.The event is being hosted by her family.Mrs. Wagner was born Oct. 25, 1921. She was married to Virgil Wagner for 54 years.She is the mother of Kay (Bob) Grimes of Mount Carmel; Doug (Yvonne) Wagner of Kingsport, and Marty (Rhonda) Wagner of Mount Carmel. She has six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.Mrs. Wagner is a homemaker. She has been a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church for 79 years. She volunteered at the Community Clothes Closet and Emergency Food Services, both in Church Hill, and was a member of the Homemakers Club for 50 years.
Land and Sizemore
Sarah Katherine Sizemore and Seth Michael Land were married June 4, 2011 at the Heron Dome at historic Allandale Mansion. The Rev. Terry Jones officiated at the evening ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Rick and Melissa Sizemore, and the granddaughter of Margaret Sizemore of Kingsport, the late Ballard D. Sizemore, and Bob and Sue Sublett of Kingsport. The bridegroom is the son of Parke and Sue Land of Richmond, Va., and the grandson of Lucille Young of Fairfax, Va., the late Robert Young, and the late Norman and Dorothy Land, formerly of Richmond.The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents..Nora Bryant, sister of the bridegroom, offered a reading, and Christopher Sizemore, brother of the bride, sang. A reception and dinner followed in the mansion gardens. The bride graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a doctor of pharmacy degree. She is completing a pharmacy practice residency in ambulatory care at Moses Cone Health Systems, Greensboro, N.C.The bridegroom received a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a juris doctorate from the University of Richmond. He is an associate attorney with Clement and Wheatley law firm, Danville, Va.Following a wedding trip to Paris, the couple resides in Reidsville, N.C.