C.E. Arnold 80th birthday
C.E. Arnold will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open reception to be held in his honor from 2 to 4 p.m., April 10, 2011, in the fellowship hall at McPheeters Bend Missionary Baptist Church.C.E. was born April 14, 1931, to Claude and Lena Belle Arnold, both now deceased. He has been a lifelong resident of Church Hill.The presence of friends and family is the only gift requested.
Jane Hughes 70th birthday
Jane Hughes will celebrate her 70th birthday with a reception to be held in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m., April 10, 2011, at Arcadia Presbyterian Church, 4616 Bloomingdale Road, Kingsport.The event is being hosted by family and friends.Ms. Hughes was born April 13, 1941, in Kingsport.She is the mother of Cindi McMurray of Blountville, Kathy Lowe of Elizabethton, and John Hughes of Blountville. She has seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.She has been employed at Hunter, Smith and Davis, L.L.P., for 27 years.She is a member of Arcadia Presbyterian Church.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Steffey 50th wedding anniversary
Pastor and Mrs. Earnest L. (Janice Hicks) Steffey of Blountville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 5 p.m., April 9, 2011, at The Red Room, Blountville.The event is being hosted by their children, grandchildren and other family members.The couple was married April 24, 1961, in Gate City, Va.They are the parents of Susan and husband Edwin Smith, Brian Steffey, Sammuel and wife Crystal Steffey, and Scott and wife April Steffey, all of Blountville.They are the grandparents of Joshua Smith, Jordan Smith, Justin Steffey, Savannah Steffey, Cheyenne Steffey, Dakota Steffey, A.J. Steffey, Samantha Steffey, Matthew Steffey, Caleb Steffey and McKenzie Steffey.Pastor Steffey serves Lighthouse Bible Church and is employed at East Lawn Funeral Home. He retired from Eastman Kodak Co.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Kincheloe 50th wedding anniversary
Van and Betty Kincheloe of Church Hill will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m., April 9, 2011 at Holston Electric, Church Hill.The event is being hosted by their children.The couple was married April 8, 1961, in Gate City, Va. They are the parents of Mark Kincheloe, Sharon Bellamy and Debbie Morelock. They have six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Pearl H. Fowler 100th birthday
Pearl H. Fowler celebrated her 100th birthday with a reception held in her honor on March 26, 2011, at East Stone Gap United Methodist Church.The event was hosted by Mary Faye Cole and Dorothy Bishop.Ms. Fowler was born March 29, 1911, in Imboden, Va. She was married to W.I. "Cotton" Fowler, now deceased, for 45 years.She is the mother of Mary Faye Cole of Big Stone Gap, Va., Dorothy Bishop of Duffield, Va., and Wendell Fowler of Big Stone Gap. She is the grandmother of Dawn Hoffman, Tracy Buckles, Jason Bishop, Michelle Stewart, Kevin Fowler, Jason Fowler and Aaron Fowler. She is the great-grandmother of Cole Stewart, Celia Stewart and Erin Fowler.She was employed at Monte Vista Hotel, Big Stone Gap. She loves to watch football, especially Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts.