Edwards 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dixon (Eloise Mayes) Edwards of Rogersville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m., March 19, 2011, at Price Public School, Rogersville.The event was hosted by their children.They are the parents of Carman Edwards of Rogersville, and Stacy Christian of Rogersville. They are the grandparents of Ty.Mr. Edwards retired from TRW. Mrs. Edwards retired from Hawkins County Circuit Court Clerks Office.
Deal and Anderson marriage announcement
Teresa Durham Anderson and Dennis W. Deal were married Feb. 11, 2011, at Lynn Garden Evangelical Methodist Church. Pastor Robert "Buddy" Legg officiated at the 1 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Carl and Opal Durham of Kingsport. The bridegroom is the son of Dorothy Deal of Kingsport, and the late Jack Deal.The bride was escorted to the altar by her father.The bride is employed at First Tennessee Bank as vice president of retail banking.The bridegroom is the mayor of the City of Church Hill, and is employed at Sun Chemical Corp.The couple resides in Church Hill.
Schlather and Klein engagement announcement
Jerry and Carol Schlather of Kingsport, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth, to Hendrik Klein, son of Klaus-Dieter and Ursula Klein of Eckental Brand, Germany.Lauren and Hendrik will be married on May 21, 2011 at the International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, Tenn. Lauren graduated in 2002 from Dobyns-Bennett High School and in 2007 from Virginia Tech with a degree in architecture. She is an architect with Cooper Carry Inc., Alexandria, Va. Hendrik graduated in 2001 from Marie-Therese-Gymnasium, Erlangen, Germany, and in 2007 from Technische Universitat Dresden in Dresden, Germany, with a degree in architecture. He is an architect with demian\wilbur\architects, Washington, D.C.
Nell H. Echerd 90th birthday
On March 17, 2011, Nell H. Echerd will celebrate her 90th birthday.Born Mary Nell Holloway in Fuqua-Varina, N.C., on March 17, 1921, she worked in Raleigh, N.C., where she met her future husband, Pat Echerd. They were married in June 1941, and moved to Kingsport in 1947. Before his death in 2003, they enjoyed more than 61 years of marriage.Mrs. Echerd was an avid golfer and tennis player until age 87. Currently, she loves reading, gardening, playing bridge and being with friends and family. She has been an active member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church since 1947.She is the mother of David Echerd of Kingsport, and Diane Echerd of Murfreesboro. She has three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.A celebration party will be given by David and Caroline Echerd.Happy birthday, Mom! We love you!
Owens 50th anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Danny (Barbara Pullon) Owens of Blountville, Tenn., celebrated their 50th anniversary on March 10, 2011.The couple was married March 10, 1961 at Indian Springs Baptist Church, Kingsport Tenn.They are the parents of Rick Owens and wife Patty of Kingsport, and Tina Seaver and husband Brian of Blountville.They are the grandparents of Chelsey and Tanner Owens, and Brandon and Brittany Seaver.Mr. Owens retired from Eastman Chemical Co.Mrs. Owens retired from Mitchell Powers Hardware Co.They are both members of Gunnings Baptist Church.