Boyd and Robbins
Jim and Debbie Bledsoe, and Dale and Lisa Boyd would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Nicole Boyd to Cody Matthew Robbins, son of Dennis and Terri Robbins of Gray.Cody and Katelyn plan to be married in a private ceremony on Sept. 3, 2011, at Harvest Acres Farm.Katelyn graduated from Sullivan South High School in 2008, and from Northeast State Community College in August 2011, after finishing the invasive cardiovascular program.Cody graduated from Daniel Boone High School in 2006, and is employed at Eastman Chemical Co.Cody and Katelyn both attend Christ Fellowship Church.
Vance 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur A. (Regina Carroll) Vance Sr., of Knoxville, formerly of Kingsport, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 31, 2011.They were married on July 31, 1961 in Weber City, Va.They have four children, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.Arthur retired from engineering design and sales. Regina retired from BWXT-Y-12, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Hillhouse and Lewis
Tamara Gail Hillhouse and Daniel Gregory Lewis plan to be married on May 19, 2012 in Knoxville, Tenn.Tami is the daughter of Charles and Jane Hillhouse of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Mary Hillhouse of Kingsport; the late David L. Hillhouse, formerly of Kingsport; and Richard and Aileen Luehrman of Warrensburg, Mo. She graduated from Sullivan South High School in 2005 and from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 2009 with a degree in child and family studies. After graduation, she was employed with Helen Ross McNabb Center in Knoxville as a therapeutic preschool teacher. She is now pursuing a master's degree in school counseling at UT-Knoxville.Daniel is the son of Greg and Sallie Lewis of Brentwood, Tenn., and the grandson of Lucille Lewis of Alexandria, Tenn.; the late Robert Earl Lewis; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ewin Summers, formerly of Smithville, Tenn. He graduated from Brentwood Academy in 2006 and from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 2010 with a degree in history. He plans to complete a master's degree in communications at UT-Knoxville in December 2011. He is employed with CBS Sports as an online media correspondent.
Pugh and Noe
Steve and Debbie Pugh of Gray, Tenn., and Jerry and Wanda Noe of Talbott, Tenn., are proud to announcement the engagement of their children, Jennifer Danielle Pugh and Scott Lee Noe.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Tom and Charlotte Pugh of Kingsport, and the late Roy Lee and Doris Runyan, formerly of Cleveland Tenn. She graduated from Daniel Boone High School in 2005 and in 2011, received a degree in agricultural education from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.The bridegroom-to-be is the grandson of Omega Noe of Morristown; the late James Noe, formerly of Morristown; and the late Glenn and Lorine Hopkins, formerly of White Pine, Tenn. He graduated from Morristown West High School in 2002, and in 2006 received a degree in agricultural sciences from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.The couple plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 5 p.m., Sept. 3, 2011, at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, White Pine.
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.