Morelock 50th wedding anniversary
Carson Clay and Irene May (Crawford) Morelock of Fall Branch, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at Cornerstone Fellowship of Fall Branch.The event is being hosted by their family.The couple was married Jan. 6, 1962, in Gate City, Va.They are the parents of Sharon "Sis" Arnold of Kingsport, Karen Stanley-Eaton of Fall Branch, and Rev. Harold R. Morelock of Fall Branch. They are the grandparents of Seth Austin Stanley and Megan Hope Morelock.Mr. Morelock retired from P.C. Cooper Construction Co. Mrs. Morelock retired from Eastman Chemical Co.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Sisler and Nickels
Michael and Sheila Sisler of Dubuque, Iowa, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Katherine Sisler to John Mark Nickels, son of Mark and Paula Nickels, of Kingsport, Tenn.
Mary Kay graduated from the University of Iowa and is a marketing strategist for several nonprofit firms.
John Mark graduated from Northwestern University and works as a proprietary trader for GETCO.
The couple will celebrate their wedding on Dec. 31, 2011 at St. Michael's Church, Chicago, followed by a reception at the Elysian Hotel.
After honeymooning in Argentina, the couple will reside in Chicago.
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.