Kappa and Shulman
Sarah Catherine Shulman of Atlanta, Ga., and Jason Edward Kappa of Kingsport were married Aug. 23, 2014, at the Swan House at the Atlanta History Center, Atlanta. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Dan Clark of Waverly Road Presbyterian Church, Kingsport, and Rabbi Bill Rothschild of Atlanta.
The bride is the daughter of Bob and Jeanne Shulman of Atlanta, and the granddaughter of the late Victor and Mary Catherine Fontana and the late Isadore and Ruth Shulman. The bridegroom is the son of Drs. Jeff and Rosanne Kappa of Kingsport, and the grandson of Dr. Laura Pollack of Dayton, Ohio; Berlina Kappa of Kingsport, and the late Bill and Mary Ann Kappa.
The bride was attended by her maids of honor, Mallory Ward and Claire Rigsby. Bridesmaids were Linda Blakely, Laura Kappa, Mary Gilbert, Melissa Hodge, Rachel Bulmer and Katie Williamson. Lauren Weil was flower girl.
The bridegroom was attended by his best men and brothers Stephen Kappa and David Kappa. Groomsmen were Andrew Shulman, Andrew Butler, Ian Snow, Tom Rose, Deb Gangopadhyay and Vincent Guidi-Louviere.
The reception was held at the Atlanta History Center, and the wedding trip was to Belize. The couple will reside in Washington, D.C.
The bride graduated from the Galloway School, Atlanta, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology with a minor in Political Science, magna cum laude, from Bucknell University. She will receive a Doctor of Medicine degree from Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, in May. She will complete her residency in pediatrics at the Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
The bridegroom graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering, with distinction in the major, from Yale University. He will also receive a Doctor of Medicine degree from Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, in May. He will complete his residency in orthopedic surgery at George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Cox 90th birthday
Edith Haynes Cox will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception to be held in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m., April 18, 2015, at Gate City United Methodist Church, 255 Walnut St., Gate City, Va.
The event is being hosted by her children and grandchildren.
Mrs. Cox was born April 18, 1925 on Clinch Mountain in Moccasin Gap (Weber City), Va.
She was married to John H. Cox, now deceased, for 27 years.
She is the mother of James Glen Cox of Gate City, the late Michael H. Cox (1949-1998), Sandra Greenwell of Gray and Patti Kestner of Kingsport, and the stepmother of the late Sue C. Cox (1941-2006).
She has nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Cox retired from the Moccasin Gap Sanitation District after 13 years of service. She is a member of Gate City United Methodist Church and Rebekah Lodge #86.
The presence of family and friends or a note or card is the only gift requested.
Crawford 50th anniversary
Jimmy and Elsie (Christian) Crawford of Church Hill will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 5 p.m., April 25, 2015, at the Food City Press Room, Roller Street, Kingsport.
The event is being hosted by their daughters.
The couple was married April 23, 1965, at Westside Christian Church, Kingsport, with Stuart K. Widner officiating.
They are the parents of Janice (David) Alley of Knoxville and Susan Crawford of Kingsport. They are the grandparents of Matthew Blake Alley and Aaron Douglas Alley.
Mr. Crawford retired from AFG’s Greenland Plant. Mrs. Crawford is owner/operater of Elsie’s Beauty Shop.
The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Reed and Prakaikaewkaosakul
Kanokkarn “Bee” Prakaikaewkaosakul of Satun Province, Thailand, and Brent Douglas Reed of Kingsport were married Jan. 23, 2015 at The Little Log Cabin Wedding Chapel in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The Rev. Travis Tatum officiated at the 3 p.m. ceremony.
The bride wore a long Private Collection ivory gown with a beaded ivory belt, veil and a silver tiara.
The bride is the daughter of Thongthai and Kittipa Prakaikaewkaosakul and the granddaughter of the late Fatima Prakaikaewkaosakul, all of Satun Province. The bridegroom is the son of Jimmy and Linda Reed of Sullivan Gardens. He is the grandson of Lowanda Brown of Fall Branch, the late Glenn Brown and the late Roy and Anna Lee Reed.
The bride graduated from Kampangwittaya High School in Satun Province, and received a degree in Mass Communications from Ramkamheang University in Bangkok, Thailand.
The bridegroom graduated from Sullivan South High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from East Tennessee State University in 1999. He is employed as a chemist at BAE Systems.
Following a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, the couple resides in Blountville with their cat Bella.
Floyd and Doane
Katherine Louise Floyd and Richard Brendan Doane, both of Greenville, S.C., plan to be married at 5 p.m., April 18, 2015 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Charleston, S.C.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Constance Todd Floyd of the Isle of Palms, S.C., and Charles Thomas Floyd of Fort Mill, S.C. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Craig Todd of Kingstree, S.C., Vina Vaught Floyd of Surfside Beach, S.C., and the late A. Earl Floyd of Manning, S.C. She graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry with Calhoun Honors and will graduate from the University of South Carolina Medical School on May 8, 2015.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lynn Doane of Kingsport, and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Owen Norris of Johnson City and the late Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Doane of Kingsport. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University and a master’s degree in Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina. He is employed as a senior consultant at Premier Inc.