McMurray and Ball wedding announcement
Kala Lynn McMurray of Hiltons, Va., and Andrew Cody Ball of Church Hill plan to be married at 2 p.m., May 7, 2011 at Morrison City Mission Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Terry and Betty McMurray of Hiltons, and the granddaughter of Ward and Jean Wright of Hiltons, Geraldine McMurray of Kingsport, and Fred and Joyce McMurray of Hiltons. She graduated from Gate City High School in 2007 and is a senior at East Tennessee State University majoring in criminal justice. She is employed at Pal's.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Andria Ball of Church Hill, and the grandson of Claudio and Maria Carlin of Kingsport. He graduated from Volunteer High School in 2007 and is a junior at East Tennessee State University majoring in criminal justice. He is employed at Food City.
Frances Patterson Compton 90th birthday
Frances Patterson Compton celebrated her 90th birthday with a reception held in her honor April 30, 2011, in the fellowship hall at Fall Branch United Methodist Church.The event was hosted by her children.Frances was born April 26, 1921, to Lee K. and Pearl H. Patterson, now deceased.She was married to Cecil Compton, now deceased. She is the mother of Wiladean Vaughn of Winter Springs, Fla.; Mackie Anderson (Ken) of Kingsport; Robert L. Compton (Debra) of Kingsport, and Betty Anderson (Tommy) of Kingsport.She has six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Ernest Clay 90th birthday
Ernest Clay of Kingsport celebrated his 90th birthday on April 19, 2011. A surprise party was held in his honor April 17, 2011.He retired from Appalachian Electric Power after 38 years of service. He is a long-time member of First Baptist Church.He is much loved by his family and friends.
Ketron 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Radford (Linda Sue Wright) Ketron of Kingsport, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 23, 2011, with a celebration at Kingsport Community Church of God. The event was hosted by their children and grandchildren.The couple was married April 26, 1961, in Gate City, Va.They are the parents of Donnie Allen Ketron and wife, Connie of Kingsport; Tammy Ketron of Kingsport, and Lisa Price and husband, Larry of Kingsport.They are the grandparents of Jessica Roark and husband, Brian; Rebekah Ricketts and husband, Brian; Matthew Ketron and wife, Ashley; Jared Ketron; Megan Duty; Morgan Duty; Hunter Duty; Dusty Price and wife, Anya; and Derek Price.They are the great-grandparents of Brian Roark, Noah Ricketts, Liam Ricketts, Mattalie Ketron, Magdalynn Ketron, Leland Ketron, Gracie Price and Lilly Price.
Galloway 50th wedding anniversary
Carl and Patricia Galloway celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 15, 2011.They are the parents of Mindy Davis and the late Rochelle Moore.They are the grandparents of Jordan Davis.The golden couple were given a surprise party at the Renaissance Center.The event was hosted by family and attended by many dear friends.