Hanor and Williams marriage announcement
Catherine Ruth Williams and Mark Steven Hanor were united in marriage on Dec. 18, 2010 at Duke University Chapel. The Rev. Steve Hoffman and The Rev. Jessie Larkins officiated at the 3 p.m., ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alan G. Williams of Durham, N.C. The bridegroom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Steve Hanor of Blountville, Tenn.Escorted by her father, the bride was attended by her maid of honor and sister, Elizabeth Williams. Bridesmaids were Angela Hanor, Rebecca Jones and J'aime Kollock. Flower girls were Victoria and Melanie Scarbrough.Christopher Hanor, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Groomsmen were David Hanor, Eric Jones and John Tenini. Ushers were Spencer Jones, Michael Rosenhagen and Shane Cortesi. Shaun Rosenhagen was ring bearer.Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a reception at the Washington Duke Inn. The bride graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Duke University. She is a nurse practitioner at Bristol Pediatrics Associates in Bristol, Tenn.The bridegroom graduated from Furman University and the Florida State University College of Law. He is an attorney at Wilson Worley Moore Gamble and Stout P.C.Following their honeymoon at St. Simons Island, Ga., the couple resides in Kingsport.
Kestner 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Leman (Charlotte Irene Forbis) Kestner will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2011, at the Holston Electric building, across the highway from Food Lion, Church Hill.The event is being hosted by their children, Terry and Pam Kestner of Rogersville, Sheila and Darrell Dillard of Church Hill, and Michael and Sandy Kestner of Rogersville.They are the grandparents of Chris and Cindy Dillard of Mount Carmel, Chase and Jaclyn Dillard of Rogersville, and Nikki, Dalton, Gabe and Karlie Kestner, all of Rogersville. They are the great-grandparents of Aaron, Ava and (Andi, who is expected to arrive in June) Dillard.Wayne retired from Quebecor Printing, Kingsport. Charlotte is a retired beautician.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
McMurray and Ball wedding announcement
Kala Lynn McMurray of Hiltons, Va., and Andrew Cody Ball of Church Hill plan to be married at 2 p.m., May 7, 2011 at Morrison City Mission Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Terry and Betty McMurray of Hiltons, and the granddaughter of Ward and Jean Wright of Hiltons, Geraldine McMurray of Kingsport, and Fred and Joyce McMurray of Hiltons. She graduated from Gate City High School in 2007 and is a senior at East Tennessee State University majoring in criminal justice. She is employed at Pal's.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Andria Ball of Church Hill, and the grandson of Claudio and Maria Carlin of Kingsport. He graduated from Volunteer High School in 2007 and is a junior at East Tennessee State University majoring in criminal justice. He is employed at Food City.
Frances Patterson Compton 90th birthday
Frances Patterson Compton celebrated her 90th birthday with a reception held in her honor April 30, 2011, in the fellowship hall at Fall Branch United Methodist Church.The event was hosted by her children.Frances was born April 26, 1921, to Lee K. and Pearl H. Patterson, now deceased.She was married to Cecil Compton, now deceased. She is the mother of Wiladean Vaughn of Winter Springs, Fla.; Mackie Anderson (Ken) of Kingsport; Robert L. Compton (Debra) of Kingsport, and Betty Anderson (Tommy) of Kingsport.She has six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Ernest Clay 90th birthday
Ernest Clay of Kingsport celebrated his 90th birthday on April 19, 2011. A surprise party was held in his honor April 17, 2011.He retired from Appalachian Electric Power after 38 years of service. He is a long-time member of First Baptist Church.He is much loved by his family and friends.