Snapp and Comer wedding announcement
Erika Lynne Snapp of Kingsport, and Courtland Caine Comer of Kingsport, plan to be married June 18, 2011.The bride-elect is the daughter of Tommy and Kathy Snapp of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Ethel Busick of Kingsport, the late Hobart Busick, Barbara Snapp of Kingsport, and the late Vincent Snapp. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and King College.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Clay and Deborah Sue Comer of Kingsport, and the grandson of Janice Comer of Maryland, the late Carl Comer, and Fred and Thelma Butterfield of Kingsport. He graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School. He is serving in the U.S. Navy.
Houser and Finn wedding announcement
Heather Houser of Kingsport, and Derek Andrew Finn of Portland, Tenn., plan to be married at 4:30 p.m., June 25, 2011, at First Baptist Church, Kingsport.The bride-elect is the daughter of Mark and Melissa Houser, and the grandson of Bill and Verlia Wheeler of Kingsport, and Allen and Wanda Houser of Kingsport. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and plans to graduate with a degree in elementary education in December 2011.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Darrell and Diane Finn of Portland, and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Finn of Portland. He graduated from Portland High School and Tennessee Tech University. He is employed as a special education teacher at Portland High School.
Hamilton and Noe wedding announcement
Cara Michelle Hamilton and Charles Aaron Noe, both of Gate City, Va., plan to be married at 4 p.m., June 25, 2011, at First Baptist Church, Weber City, Va.The bride-elect is the daughter of Jeff and Carolyn Hamilton of Gate City, and the granddaughter of Jack and Nancy Hamilton of Hiltons, Va., Dorothy Gilliam of Manville, Va., and the late Pat Gilliam. She graduated from Gate City High School and received a bachelor's degree in physical education and history from the University of Virginia's College at Wise. She is employed with Scott County School System and is a member of First Baptist Church, Weber City.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Charles and Kathie Noe of Gate City, and the grandson of Pauline Noe of Duffield, Va., the late Charlie Noe, and the late Pete and Thelma Russell, formerly of Hiltons. He graduated from Gate City High School and received an associate's degree from Mountain Empire Community College. He is pursuing a bachelor's degree in theology from Liberty University. He is employed as youth director at First Baptist Church, Weber City.
Salyer and Begley marriage announcement
Jamie McConnell Begley of Fort Blackmore, Va., and William Wesley Salyer of Hansonville, Va., were married May 13, 2011 at Keith Memorial Park, Nickelsville, Va. The Rev. Terry Begley, a close friend of the bride and bridegroom, officiated at the 7 p.m., double-ring ceremony.The candlelit log cabin, in which the ceremony was held, was decorated by Janet McNew of Kingsport. The flower of choice was hydrangeas. Colors used were lilac, periwinkle and sage.The bride wore a strapless, floor-length, ivory-colored, corset-style gown with fabric roses accented in silver beads and rhinestones.A reception was held for their guests immediately following the announcement of the bride and bridegroom. The couple was joined by their children on this special day.The daughter of the bride, Camryn Begley, served as a bridal attendant. She carried an ivory-colored kissing ball accented in lilac flowers and sage-colored rhinestones.
Harless 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Eugene "Gene" (Shirley Jean) Harless celebrated God blessing them with 50 years of marriage on June 11, 2011, at Oakwood Forest Christian Church with family and cherished friends. The event was hosted by their children and grandsons.The couple was married on June 12, 1961, in Gate City, Va., with the Rev. Quillen officiating. The ceremony took place in a clothing store in front of a three-way mirror that had a sign that read: "No Refunds or Exchanges." The couple has lived in Sullivan County, Tenn., their entire marriage.Gene is a retired mechanic from Mason & Dixon Lines. Shirley is a retired beautician from her own salon Hair Artistry.They are now full-time, proud and doting grandparents of three wonderful grandsons: Brandon Harless, 24, of Amelia Island, Fla.; Jordan Harless, 21, of Knoxville, Tenn.; and Will Miller, 5, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.Gene and Shirley are the parents of Dewey Phillip "Phil" Harless and Virginia Lea "Jeannie" Miller, both UT engineers. Phil and his wife, Tammy, live in Knoxville, and Jeannie and her husband, Jim, live in Oak Ridge.