Deal and Anderson marriage announcement
Teresa Durham Anderson and Dennis W. Deal were married Feb. 11, 2011, at Lynn Garden Evangelical Methodist Church. Pastor Robert "Buddy" Legg officiated at the 1 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Carl and Opal Durham of Kingsport. The bridegroom is the son of Dorothy Deal of Kingsport, and the late Jack Deal.The bride was escorted to the altar by her father.The bride is employed at First Tennessee Bank as vice president of retail banking.The bridegroom is the mayor of the City of Church Hill, and is employed at Sun Chemical Corp.The couple resides in Church Hill.
Schlather and Klein engagement announcement
Jerry and Carol Schlather of Kingsport, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth, to Hendrik Klein, son of Klaus-Dieter and Ursula Klein of Eckental Brand, Germany.Lauren and Hendrik will be married on May 21, 2011 at the International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, Tenn. Lauren graduated in 2002 from Dobyns-Bennett High School and in 2007 from Virginia Tech with a degree in architecture. She is an architect with Cooper Carry Inc., Alexandria, Va. Hendrik graduated in 2001 from Marie-Therese-Gymnasium, Erlangen, Germany, and in 2007 from Technische Universitat Dresden in Dresden, Germany, with a degree in architecture. He is an architect with demian\wilbur\architects, Washington, D.C.
Nell H. Echerd 90th birthday
On March 17, 2011, Nell H. Echerd will celebrate her 90th birthday.Born Mary Nell Holloway in Fuqua-Varina, N.C., on March 17, 1921, she worked in Raleigh, N.C., where she met her future husband, Pat Echerd. They were married in June 1941, and moved to Kingsport in 1947. Before his death in 2003, they enjoyed more than 61 years of marriage.Mrs. Echerd was an avid golfer and tennis player until age 87. Currently, she loves reading, gardening, playing bridge and being with friends and family. She has been an active member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church since 1947.She is the mother of David Echerd of Kingsport, and Diane Echerd of Murfreesboro. She has three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.A celebration party will be given by David and Caroline Echerd.Happy birthday, Mom! We love you!
Owens 50th anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Danny (Barbara Pullon) Owens of Blountville, Tenn., celebrated their 50th anniversary on March 10, 2011.The couple was married March 10, 1961 at Indian Springs Baptist Church, Kingsport Tenn.They are the parents of Rick Owens and wife Patty of Kingsport, and Tina Seaver and husband Brian of Blountville.They are the grandparents of Chelsey and Tanner Owens, and Brandon and Brittany Seaver.Mr. Owens retired from Eastman Chemical Co.Mrs. Owens retired from Mitchell Powers Hardware Co.They are both members of Gunnings Baptist Church.
Stephens 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs Harris (Barbara Burks) Stephens Jr. of Kingsport will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 14, 2011.The couple was married on March 14, 1961.They are the parents of Bruce (Cathy) Stephens of Greer, S.C.; Robyn (Marc) Budine of Coral Springs, Fla.; and Scott (Lacey) Stephens of Orange Park, Fla.They are the grandparents of Luke Stephens, Laney Stephens, Leah Stephens, Taylor Budine, Ansley Stephens and Ryan Stephens.Mr. Stephens retired from Eastman Chemical Co. after more than 30 years of service with Tennessee Eastman, a division of Kodak, and Eastman Chemical Co. His final seven years of service took him and his wife to Japan and Singapore where they enjoyed extensive travel to all parts of the world.Mr. and Mrs. Stephens attend First Broad Street United Methodist Church in Kingsport.Their children will host a celebration on June 11, 2011, that will be open to friends and family.