Latham and Holt wedding announcement
Katherine Lake Latham of Kingsport, Tenn., and Michael Graham Holt of Kingsport, plan to be married at 4:30 p.m., June 4, 2011, at First Broad Street United Methodist Church, Kingsport.The bride-elect is the daughter of Edward Earl Latham Jr. of Kingsport, and Margaret Owens Yates of Mountain City, Tenn. She is the granddaughter of the late Bertha Henry and Edward Earl Latham Sr., formerly of Port Gibson, Miss., and the late Jack Addison and Richard Jones Yates, formerly of Grenada, Miss. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she was a member of Delta Gamma fraternity. She is a graduate student in the master of arts in teaching program at East Tennessee State University. She is a member of Junior League of Kingsport and First Broad Street United Methodist Church.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Rebecca and Allen Wright of Kingsport, and Michael and Cynthia Holt of Kingsport. He is the grandson of the late Katherine and Ben M. Brown Jr., formerly of Kingsport, Jean Holt of Kingsport, the late Jack Holt, Marge Erwin of Kingsport, the late Gene Erwin, and Lila Wright of Nashville, and the late Harold Wright. He graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a bachelor's degree in rhetoric and writing and a master's degree in English education from UT at Knoxville. He is employed as an English teacher and football coach at Dobyns-Bennett High School. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church, Kingsport.
Horton 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Bill (Ella Sue Davidson) Horton of Mount Carmel, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 4, 2011, spending the day with their family in Pigeon Forge.The couple was married March 4, 1961, at Salley's Chapel Baptist Church, Weber City, Va., with the Rev. Claude Taylor officiating.They are the parents of Andrea Vaughn and husband Jim of Mount Carmel.Mr. Horton retired from AFG, Greenland Plant.Mrs. Horton retired from Janalena Beauty Salon.
Suggs and Quillin wedding announcement
Amanda Lauren Suggs of Kingsport, and Christopher Adam Quillin of Kingsport, plan to be married at 3 p.m., April 9, 2011, at Gravelly Baptist Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Winn Suggs of Blountville, Katie Suggs of Kingsport. She is the granddaughter of and the late Leo and Elva Lee Suggs, formerly of Sanford, N.C., and Howard Crafton of Hickory, N.C., and the late Margie Crafton. She graduated from Sullivan South High School and is employed at First Tennessee Bank.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Buford and Judy Quillin of Kingsport, and the grandson of Irma Jean Quillin of Kingsport, the late J.B. Quillin, Ruth Fraysier of Yuma, Va., and the late Fletcher Fraysier. He graduated from Sullivan North High School and is employed at Eastman Chemical Co.
Herron 25th wedding anniversary
The Rev. and Mrs. Roger L. (Evelyn Rogers) Herron celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on March 1, 2011.They were married on March 1, 1986, with the Rev. Edgar Baltimore officiating at the 7 p.m., ceremony.The Rev. Herron graduated from Pennington High School and worked for Meyers Lumber Co., Pennington Gap, Va. In 1988, he was employed by Paty Lumber Co. and Builder's First Source.Mrs. Herron graduated from Sullivan North High School. In 1983, she became employed by Oakwood, where she worked until 1995. She then was employed with C&S Transit, where she still works. In 2002, she also was employed with McDonald's and is now a breakfast shift manager at McDonald's on East Stone Drive.Their children, Daniel and Michael Herron, will host an open reception in their honor on March 12, 2011 at the Kingsport Renaissance Center, Center Street, Kingsport.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Newton 65th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond (Nell Stokes) Newton of Weber City, Va., will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a dinner to be held in their honor.The couple was married March 9, 1946 at Gate City United Methodist Church with Dr. Haskell Miller officiating.They are the parents of Cynthia (Stephen) Haynes and Pam (Howard) Osborne of Kingsport. They are the grandparents of John Thomas, Rebecca Cox and Amanda Moody. They have nine great-grandchildren.Mr. Newton retired from the U.S. Army. Mrs. Newton retired from JC Penney. They are both members of Community Fellowship Baptist Church, Gate City.