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.
Tharp and Antle wedding announcement
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Tharp of Knoxville, are pleased to announce the forthcoming wedding of their daughter Ashley Kristine to Darren Antle of Columbus, Ind.Ashley is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and is enrolled in a graduate program at Lincoln Memorial University. Darren graduated from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. He is a civil engineer.The ceremony will be held May 20, 2011, in Knoxville.
Leona Quillen Hill 90th birthday
Leona Quillen Hill, widow of Elmer Hill Sr., of Gate City, Va., celebrated her 90th birthday March 27, 2011, at her residence with family and friends.She was born March, 29, 1921, in Scott County, Va.She is the mother of E.C. Hill and wife, Nelda; B.J. Hill and wife, Vickie; and Dovie Gillenwater and husband, Terry.She has six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.Leona enjoys gardening, canning and freezing, reading, and working crossword puzzles.
Sluss and Baker wedding announcement
Ashley Renea Sluss of Blountville, and Matthew Lloyd Baker of Kingsport, plan to be married in June 2011, in Bristol, Tenn.The bride is the daughter of Randall and Tammy Sluss of Blountville, and the granddaughter of Don and Della Parsons of Kingsport, Linda Sluss of Blountville, and the late Kinnie Sluss, formerly of Bristol, Tenn. She will graduate with a degree in interior design from East Tennessee State University in May 2011.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Lloyd and Connie Baker of Kingsport, and the grandson of Violeta Blankenship of Kingsport; the late Walter Blankenship, formerly of Kingsport; and the late Vincent and Barbara Baker, formerly of Kingsport. He graduated with a degree in engineering technology from East Tennessee State University. He is employed at Powell Companies, Johnson City.