Perdue and Campbell marriage announcement
Dr. Kelly Amanda Perdue and Mr. Johnathon Kyle Campbell were united in marriage on April 11, 2011, in the Hawaiian Islands. The bride was escorted by her father to the sunset, beach ceremony on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.The bride is the daughter of Larry and Kathy Perdue of Kingsport. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, received a bachelor of science degree in animal science from Berry College, Rome, Ga., and in 2009 finished a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the University of Tennessee School of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville. Dr. Perdue is employed as a small animal veterinarian in Wasilla, Alaska.The bridegroom is the son of Lloyd and Debbie Campbell of Wichita, Kan. He graduated from Rose Hill High School, Rose Hill, Kan., received a bachelor of science degree in biology and a master of science degree in fisheries biology from Emporia State University, Emporia, Kan., finishing in 2005. Mr. Campbell is employed as a wildlife biologist for the National Park Service, currently working in the Katmai National Park in King Salmon, Alaska.Following the wedding trip to the Hawaiian Islands, the couple resides in Wasilla, Alaska.
Veron and Holloway marriage announcement
Heather Anne Holloway of Gray, and Adam Wagner Veron of Chattanooga, were married May 22, 2010, at Gray United Methodist Church. The Rev. Mike Hubble, Abingdon District United Methodist superintendent, officiated at the 2 p.m. double-ring ceremony. Immediately following the ceremony, a reception was held at The Ridges Golf and Country Club. Prior to the wedding, Mr. and Mrs. Zeke Veron hosted a wedding party at the Peerless Restaurant, Johnson City.The bride is the daughter of Hope Hall of Gray, and the granddaughter of the late J.B. and Dorothy Hall. The bridegroom is the son of Zeke and Jill Veron of Chattanooga, and the grandson of Gale Veron, the late Frank Veron, Joi Wagner and the late Rev. Gerald Wagner.Given in marriage by her mother and escorted to the altar by her brother, Heath Holloway, the bride wore an ivory-colored designer, all-over antique lace empire waistline gown. The bodice featured a v-shaped neckline and was detailed with scalloped edging and a crystal encrusted satin band. The lace skirt extended into a chapel-length train. She carried a bouquet of pink garden roses accented with rice flowers.Sara Cribbins, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Casey Bellner, sister of the bridegroom; Caroline Kelley and Ashley Kirby. They were attired in strapless ivory-colored and pink satin tea-length dresses. They carried matching bouquets of pink, white, and green-accented spring flowers.Zeke Veron served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Chris Mabee, Zach Steele, Chris Acuff and David Bellner, brother-in-law of the bridegroom. The bride graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a degree in biological sciences from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.The bridegroom graduated from Chattanooga School for Arts and Sciences and received a degree in transportation and logistics from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, U.S. Virgin Islands, the couple resides in Chattanooga.
Gardner and Fletcher wedding announcement
Joan Margaret Gardner of Kingsport, and Mack Donovan Fletcher of Church Hill, plan to be married at 5 p.m., June 18, 2011, at The Oaks Castle, Johnson City.The bride-elect is the daughter of Wilma Egan Gardner of Kingsport, and the late Fain D. Gardner. She is the granddaughter of the late Charles and Dovie Egan, and the late Perry Hugh and Bertie Gardner. She graduated from Sullivan North High School and received a bachelor of science degree in early childhood development from East Tennessee State University. She is employed as a kindergarten teacher at Church Hill Elementary School and is a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Edna Blanche Fletcher of Surgoinsville, and the late Donald Mack Fletcher. He is the grandson of the late Dow and Eva Simpson. He graduated from Volunteer High School and is employed at Eastman Chemical Co. He is a member of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Mount Carmel.
Elma Ruth Sluss 90th birthday
Elma Ruth Sluss will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception to be held in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m., May 29, 2011, at the Senior and Community Building, Keith Memorial Park, Nickelsville, Va.The event is being hosted by her children.Mrs. Sluss was born May 29, 1921, in Scott County, Va. She was married to Willard Sluss, now deceased, for 45 years.She is the mother of Kay Fields (Gene) of Kingsport; Roger Sluss (Dorothy) of Stephens City, Va.; Ronald Sluss (Margie) of Castlewood, Va.; Kathy Tiller (Mike) of Bristol, Tenn.; and the late Russell Sluss. She is the grandmother of James Sluss (Amy); Chet Sluss (Brandi); Stephen Fields (Abigail), and Ben and Kacy Tiller. She is the great-grandmother of Maddy, Jay and Jacob Sluss.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Mattie Bailey Moffitt 90th birthday
Mattie Bailey Moffitt, widow of James Howard Moffitt, celebrated her 90th birthday at her residence in Church Hill.She was born April 2, 1921, in Hawkins County.She is the mother of Judy Lee Moffitt, James Moffitt, the late Buddy Moffitt and the late Ilene Moffitt.She has five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.She is a member of Ross Camp Ground Methodist Church.