James B. Nix 100th birthday
James B. Nix, who also is known as Jim, Jay and J.B., will celebrate his 100th birthday with a reception to be held in his honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Dec. 12, 2010 at Asbury Place at Baysmont, 100 Netherland Lane, Kingsport.Light refreshments will be served.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Coffey and Hyatt marriage announcement
Annette Maria Hyatt of Jonesborough, Tenn., and Joel Kenneth Coffey of Kingsport, Tenn., were married Oct. 10, 2010, at Vernon Heights Baptist Church. The Rev. Mike Anslin officiated at the 2 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Gary and Ruth Hyatt of Jonesborough, and the granddaughter of the late Raymond and Marie Mitchell and the late Tom and Pearl Hyatt, all formerly of Jonesborough. The bridegroom is the son of Vester and Shirley Coffey of Kingsport, and the grandson of the late Early Coffey, formerly of Globe, N.C.; Paul and Margie Cox of Kingsport, and the late Lester and Julia Grass, formerly of Collettsville, N.C.The bride was escorted to the altar by her son, Dakota Francis.The bride is employed at State of Franklin Healthcare. The bridegroom is employed at Tele-Optics.Following a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., the couple resides in Jonesborough.
Price 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Henry L. (Pearly Clemons) Price of Kingsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 5 p.m., Dec. 18, 2010, at Bloomingdale Baptist Church.The event is being hosted by their daughters and family. The joy of your presence is the only gift requested.The couple was married Dec. 30, 1960, in Gate City, Va.They are the parents of Judy David and Barbara Adams. They are the grandparents of D.J. Stacy and Ricky Curran.Mr. Price retired from Eastman Chemical Co. and has been a Sullivan County constable for 40 years.Mrs. Price retired from Montgomery Ward.
Gammon and Starnes engagement announcement
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gammon announce the engagement of their daughter Brandi Nicole "Nikki" Gammon to Christopher Harold Starnes, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Starnes.The bride-elect graduated from Sullivan Central High School and the University of Tennessee with a degree in political science. She is pursuing a doctorate in pharmacy at East Tennessee State University. She is employed by CVS pharmacy.The bridegroom-to-be graduated from Sullivan Central High School and Northeast State Technical Community College, with a degree in electrical technology. He is employed by Line Power.Nikki and Chris will be married at 4 p.m., Dec. 12, 2010, at Blountville United Methodist Church, Blountville, Tenn., with a reception to follow at the Bristol Train Station.
Alley 40th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Carl "Shorty" (Patty Gilreath) Alley of Church Hill, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Nov. 28, 2010.The couple was married Nov. 28, 1970, at First Freewill Baptist Church, Church Hill.They are the parents of Megan Vannoy and Will Alley of Church Hill. They are the grandparents of Lucas Vannoy.Mr. Alley retired from Alley & Associates. Mrs. Alley is employed by Eastman Credit Union.