Sizemore and Land wedding announcement
Sarah Katherine Sizemore of Kingsport, and Seth Michael Land of Williamsburg, Va., plan to be married in a garden ceremony at Historic Allandale Mansion, the evening of June 4, 2011.The bride-elect is the daughter of Rick and Melissa Sizemore of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Bob and Sue Sublett of Kingsport, Margaret Sizemore of Kingsport, and the late Ballard Sizemore. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 2004, and received a bachelor's degree in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from which she will receive a doctor of pharmacy degree in May 2011. Following graduation, she will begin a pharmacy practice residency in ambulatory care at Moses Cone Health System, Greensboro, N.C.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Parke and Sue Land of Richmond, Va., and the grandson of Lucille Young of Fairfax, Va., the late Robert Young, Dorothy Land of Richmond, and the late Norman Land. He graduated from Jamestown High School, Williamsburg, in 1999, and received a bachelor's degree in economics and environmental sciences from the University of Virginia in 2003. He received a juris doctorate from the University of Richmond in 2007. He is an associate attorney at Clement and Wheatley, Danville, Va.
Melba Bennett Fox Biles 90th birthday
Melba Bennett Fox Biles celebrated her 90th birthday at a Hidden Mountain Villa in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Helping her celebrate were her children, Charlotte and Bill Honeycutt, and Jim and Judy Fox. Doing what she loves to do most, she enjoyed lots of fun and laughter. She was born April 19, 1921 in Jonesborough.She has also been richly blessed with a wonderful church, Homeland Baptist; four grandsons, Michael and Steven Honeycutt, and Jimmy and Jason Fox; and seven great-grandchildren, Cody, Jonathan, Tyler and Andrew Honeycutt, and Bradley, Greyson and Brittany Fox.
Jackson and Davis marriage announcement
Amanda Rose Davis and Hunter Lyons Jackson were married March 19, 2011. The Rev Ray V. Morris officiated at the 4:30 p.m., double-ring ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Teddy and Anna Sue Davis of Church Hill, Tenn., and the granddaughter of the late Dana Davis and Bertha (Amyx) Davis, formerly of Rogersville, Tenn., and the late Emory B. Kiser and Rosie (Mullins) Kiser, formerly of Kingsport. The bridegroom is the father of Mason Lyons Jackson of Church Hill. He is the son of Kerry and Nedra Jackson of Church Hill, and the grandson of Betty (McLimore) Jackson of Owensboro, Ky.; the late Paul Jackson, formerly of Owensboro; and the late George "Will" Lyons and Wilma (Poe) Lyons, formerly of Church Hill.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father. The son of the bridegroom accompanied the couple in a spiritual ceremony of unity.The bride is a 1996 graduate of Volunteer High School. She graduated from Wampler's Kingsport Beauty School and in 2002, received a bachelor of business administration degree from East Tennessee State University, where she was a member of Sigma Kappa sorority. In May 2011, she will obtain a bachelor of science-nursing degree from King College, where she plans to pursue a master's degree in nursing as a family nurse practitioner. She is employed by Shear Elegance Day Spa and Salon, and by Brookhaven Manor.The bridegroom is a 1998 graduate of Volunteer High School. He is employed with Norfolk Southern Railroad.The couple resides in Church Hill.
Creech and Holcomb marriage announcement
Kara Eden Holcomb of Knoxville, Tenn., and Matthew Ryan Creech of Kingsport were married Jan. 15, 2011 at First Baptist Church, Knoxville. The Rev. Robert Money officiated at the 5:30 p.m., ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Ron and Kim Holcomb of Knoxville, and the granddaughter of Ed and Carolyn Stansberry of Knoxville, Bob Holcomb of Knoxville, and the late Darliene Holcomb, formerly of Knoxville. The bridegroom is the son of Greg and Dory Creech of Kingsport, and the grandson of Herb and Barbara Creech of Kingsport; the late Carol Creech, formerly of Kingsport; Ruth Wetzel of Kingsport; and the late Don Wetzel, formerly of Kingsport.The bride was given in marriage by her family and escorted to the altar by her father.Maids of honor were Emily and Allie Holcomb. Bridesmaids were Lindsey Smith, Christy Free, Kristi Kelly, Erin Pate and Ashley Moneyhun.Jamie Creech served as best man. Groomsmen were Brandon Thompson, Daniel Bertuso, Casey Salyer, Andrew Kilgore, Josef Throp and Will Henry. Ushers were Corey Didier, Sean Panella, Jimmy Burleson and Lucas Henderson. Parker Free was ring bearer.The bride graduated from the University of Tennessee, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.The bridegroom graduated from the University of Tennessee. He is employed at Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America.Following a wedding trip to Ochos Rio, Jamaica, the couple resides in Minneapolis, Minn.
DeMange and Lane engagement announcement
Terry and Pam Lane of Blountville, Tenn., are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their youngest son, Mark Webster Lane. While living in Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee, Mark met and fell in love with Samantha DeMange, daughter of Diana DeMange and the late Robert F. DeMange, also in Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee.After a four-year courtship, the couple was engaged in October 2010, upon Mark's graduation from the City of Knoxville Firefighter Recruit program.Mark is a firefighter for the City of Knoxville, and Samantha works in admissions for King College's Graduate and Professional Studies programs in Knoxville. She also is completing a master of business administration degree at King College.The couple plans to be married April 22, 2011, at Dara's Garden, Knoxville. After the nuptials, Mark and Samantha hope to share a happy life together in Knoxville, with their two dogs, Lilly and Roxy, and their cat, Spiderman.