Robinson 40th anniversary
Franklin and Vickie Robinson of Kingsport will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 1 to 3 p.m., April 19, 2014, in the family center at Oak Drive Baptist Church, 1020 Oak Drive Circle, in the Lynn Garden community of Kingsport.
The event is being hosted by family and friends.
The couple was married April 8, 1974.
They are the parents of Hank Robinson and wife Susie of Omaha, Neb; Emmett "Buck" Robinson and wife Kirsten of Santa Monica, Calif.; Rebecca Sanor and husband Kevin of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, De Emigh and husband Jay of Omaha, Neb.; Rachel Roark and husband Robbie of Morristown, and Matthew Robinson and wife Tabitha of Bristol, Tenn.
They are the grandparents of Jacob Robinson, Spencer Robinson, Lucy June Robinson, Jack Sanor, Cooper Sanor, Effie Mae Emigh, Landry Emigh, Bethany Moore, Isaac Roark, Naomi Roark, Lydia Roark, Abigail Robinson and Jeremiah Robinson.
Mr. Robinson was a college professor for 40 years with the last 25 of those years at Mountain Empire Community College, from which he retired in 2000.
Mrs. Robinson retired from the Sullivan County Department of Education in 2003.
God has blessed us with a wonderful family and friends. We hope you will come and join us in this celebration.
Cooper and Mott
Scott and Lorrie Cooper of Blountville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amory Carroll, to Robert Lee Mott III of Roanoke, Va.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Geraldine Cooper of Fredericksburg, Va., and the late Scott Cooper Sr., formerly of Washington, D.C.; and the late Charles and Anne Quinn, formerly of Hampton, Va. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 2002 and received a degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech in 2007.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Robert and Cathleen Mott Jr. of Liberty Township, Ohio. He is the grandson of Robert and Marge Mott Sr. of Dayton, Ohio, and Philip and Martha Bear of Miamisburg, Ohio. He graduated from Broad Run High School, Ashburn, Va., in 2001 and received a degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech in 2005.
The couple will marry in June 2014 at First Presbyterian Church in Kingsport.
Mays 90th birthday
The children of Edith Mays are hosting a 90th birthday reception for their mother from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Nickelsville Town House, Nickelsville, Va.
Friends and family are invited to join them for this milestone in Mrs. Mays' life. Your presence is the only gift requested.
Salyer 50th anniversary
Jimmy and Stella (Skeen) Salyer of Mount Carmel, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception to be held in their honor at 1 p.m., April 12, 2014, at Kingsport Renaissance Center.
The event is being hosted by their children.
The couple was married April 11, 1964, in Gate City, Va.
They are the parents of Kim Salyer Davis and husband Allen of Mount Carmel, and Tim Salyer and wife Tabitha of Kingsport.
They are the grandparents of Kyonna Salyer and Dierra Salyer.
Jimmy Salyer retired from Grand Piano Furnishings in Kingsport and worked for many years at Giant Food Stores. Stella Salyer retired from Dairy Hart on Silver Lake Road in Church Hill.
Olinger 81st birthday
James Earling Olinger celebrated his 81st birthday on Oct. 24, 2013. He also received a certificate and pin in appreciation of 50 years of service in the Masonic Lodge. We are so proud of him.