Childress 40th wedding anniversary
James and Linda Childress have celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.The couple enjoyed a cozy dinner and a visit to Barter Theatre.Wishing God's blessings to all the wonderful friends they have made during the past 40 years.
Bowery and Cabell
Caroline Lauren Bowery of Kingsport, and Tyler Graham Cabell of Kingsport, plan to be married at 4 p.m., Jan. 7, 2012, at St. Luke United Methodist Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Mark Bowery of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Ed Bowery, Mrs. Margaret Slemp, the late Michael G. Slemp and the late Ronald E. Lively. She received a bachelor of science degree from East Tennessee State University, and is employed as an insurance producer at J. Mark Bowery Insurance Inc.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry R. Cabell of Kingsport, and the grandson of Mrs. Charlotte Cabell, the late Sidney Cabell, and the late Mr. and Mrs. David M. Britt. He received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from King College. He is employed on the surgical trauma intensive care unit at Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital.
Tipton and Nash
Patty Ramey Tipton of Gate City, Va., and Odene Nash of Fort Blackmore, Va., plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 7 p.m., Dec. 23, 2011, at Hiltons Memorial United Methodist Church. Friends and family who would like to share our special day are invited to attend.The bride-elect is employed by Dr. David Pond, Kingsport. She is a member of Hiltons Memorial United Methodist Church.The bridegroom-to-be is employed by Scott County Schools and G.C. Welding, Fort Blackmore. He attends Hiltons Memorial United Methodist Church.
Dickenson and Morton
Lisa Renee Dickenson of Kingsport, and Kelly David Morton of Church Hill, plan to be married at 5 p.m., Jan. 14, 2012, at Oak Grove Baptist Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Kay Dickenson of Kingsport, and the late Okie Dickenson, formerly of Kingsport. She is the granddaughter of the late Chester and Evelyn Rollins, formerly of Kingsport, and the late Charlie and Maude Dickenson, formerly of Kingsport. She graduated from Sullivan North High School and Walters State Community College. She is employed at Dermatology Associates of Kingsport, and is a member of Gravelly Baptist Church.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David and Veronica Morton of Church Hill, and the grandson of the late Kelly and Mary Morton, formerly of Church Hill, Verdie Lee Christian of Mount Carmel, and the late Bill Christian, formerly of Mount Carmel. He graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and attends Northeast State Community College. He is employed by Kingsport Parks and Recreation and Premier Sports. He is a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Raymond Newton 90th birthday
Mr. Raymond Newton of Weber City, Va., will celebrate his 90th birthday on Dec. 24, 2011.He is the husband of Nell Stokes Newton. He is the father of Cynthia Haynes and Pamela Osborne and husband Howard. He is the grandfather of John Thomas and wife Miranda; Rebecca Cox and Amanda Moody. He has nine great-grandchildren.Mr. Newton is a veteran of World War II, serving during the landing of Normandy at Utah Beach and also at the Battle of the Bulge. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1964, after 20 years of active service.