McMurray 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Eddie (Billie Ann Carter) McMurray of Kingsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Sept. 4, 2011, in the fellowship hall at Arcadia Presbyterian Church.The event is being hosted by Billie's family.The couple was married Sept. 2, 1961, at Arcadia Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. James E. Jackson officiating.Mr. McMurray retired from Palace Vending Co. Mrs. McMurray retired from Kingsport Press/Arcata Graphics.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Warner 50th wedding anniversary
Perry and Dana Warner of Kingsport celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26, 2011. Their children are hosting a private luncheon with friends and family in their honor followed by a weekend getaway to the beach.The couple was married on Aug. 26, 1961 at Spring City Baptist Church, Cleveland, Va., with the Rev. W.L. Odum, now deceased, officiating.They are the parents of Michael Warner and wife Stephanie of Kingsport, and Mark Warner and wife Tonya of Gray. They are the grandparents of Benjamin Warner, and David and Morgan Smith.Mr. Warner retired from the Kingsport Press in 2004 with 40 years of service. Mrs. Warner worked for Tennessee Eastman until 1968 when she left to raise her children.They now enjoy their retirement spending time with friends and family.
Smith 40th Anniversary
Happy 40th Anniversary,Ron and Nola SmithAug. 28, 1971 to Aug. 28, 2011Love, Amber, Ben, and Caleb and Jared.To: RonGod Gave Me a Treasure In YouBy Emily MatthewsGod gave me a great treasure of immense and untold worth, And brought a touch of Heaven to my lifetime here on earth, For he sent me someone wonderful, an angel from above, When He blessed me with the gift of you, My friend, my joy, my love.Love, Nola.
Anderson 50th wedding anniversary
R.C. "Carl" and Roberta Anderson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception to be held in their honor from noon to 2 p.m., Sept. 4, 2011, in the fellowship hall at Rogersville First Methodist Church. Light refreshments will be served. No gifts please. Come and enjoy and join the celebration. The event will be hosted by their sons, Charles T. and wife Tara, and Dale A. and wife Kelly, and their grandchildren, Matt, Gabe, Katie, Dustin and Hunter. The Andersons were married on Sept. 5, 1961, in the Surgoinsville Methodist Circuit Parsonage, with the Rev. J.T. Ratledge officiating. R.C. "Carl" retired from Hawkins County Sheriff's Department as the D.A.R.E. officer.Roberta is a housewife and spends her time spoiling grandkids.
Pearcy 50th wedding anniversary
The Lord has blessed Igeary and Lois (Steffey) Pearcy with 50 years of marriage. The couple was married on Aug. 29, 1961, in Gate City, Va., with the Rev. Herman Quillen officiating. They now reside at 307 Lane St., Church Hill, and attend Mountain View Church. They are wonderful parents to their sons, Gary Pearcy and wife Angela, and Barry Pearcy and wife Sherry. They are also devoted grandparents to Amber Linkous and husband Steve, Ethan, Eric, Hannah and Cierra and great-granddaughter Paige Linkous. Igeary, son of Curtis and Maggie (Sutherland) Pearcy, worked for Blue Ridge Glass for 10 years and retired from Mead Paper/Willamette after 29 years of service. His favorite hobby is music. He loves to play and teach his music, especially to his grandchildren and great-grandchild. He is a supporting, encouraging and loving husband, father, papaw, brother and friend. Lois Jane, daughter of Alfred D. and Verna Steffey, has been a dedicated mother and homemaker for the past 50 years. Her hobbies are fishing, softball and bowling. She is also a loving, supportive and encouraging wife, mother, nani, sister and friend. They are a blessing to everyone they meet. Due to health issues, congratulations may be made by phone or e-mail to email@example.com. Such congratulations will be gratefully received, appreciated and acknowledged.