Gott and Hill marriage announcement
Ms. Ashleigh Lauren Broome Hill and Dr. Travis Matthew Gott were married Nov. 5, 2010, at The River Road House, Columbia, S.C. The Rev. Charlton Bozard officiated at the 7 p.m. ceremony. A reception immediately followed at the Jasmine House. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred J. Hutto Jr., of Lexington, S.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny L. Broome of St. Stephen, S.C. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John and Katie Wannamaker of Cayce; Mrs. Martha Broome of St. Stephen; the late Mr. Mitchell Fleming, the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred J. Hutto Sr., and the late Rev. Harold Broome. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Leroy Gott of Kingsport, and the grandson of Mrs. Jo Evelyn Wagner of Kingsport, the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel and Helen Gott, and the late Mr. James Donald "J.D." Wagner.Mrs. Shari Danyel Stepanov, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Miss Christina "Tina" Marie Murrah, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.Best men were Mr. Samuel Leroy Gott, father of the bridegroom, and Mr. Thomas Gary Peterson, friend of the bridegroom. Ushers were Dr. Charles William James, and Mr. Christopher Keith Welder.The bride received a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish from The University of South Carolina and is an accountant with Commercial Metals Company. The bridegroom received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee and received a master of engineering degree and a doctorate in chemical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He will be employed as a senior research engineer for Invista in Beaumont, Texas. The couple honeymooned in the western Caribbean. They will reside in Beaumont, Texas.
Houser and Womack marriage announcement
Kimberly Ann Womack of Beatrice, Ala., and James Blake Houser of Kingsport, were married Dec. 11, 2010, at First Baptist Church, Opelika, Ala. The Rev. Steve Scoggins officiated at the 4 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Larry Womack Sr. of Beatrice, and the granddaughter of James Alvin Black Jr. of Beatrice, the late Mrs. James Alvin Black Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Elwood Womack of Camden, Ala. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Jeffrey Houser of Kingsport, and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Marshall Wheeler Sr., of Kingsport, and Mr. and Mrs. Allen Louis Houser of Kingsport.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father.Noelle Bradley was matron of honor. Brittany Lea was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Catherine Black, cousin of the bride; Heather Houser, sister of the bridegroom, and Emily Layfield, friend of the bride. Kharigan Womack, niece of the bride was flower girl.Mark Houser served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Tanner Davis, friend of the bridegroom; William Womack, brother of the bride; Travis Bauguess, friend of the bridegroom and Brett Summar, friend of the bridegroom. Ring bearers were Tyler Womack, nephew of the bride, and Luke Hale, friend of the bridegroom.The bride graduated from Auburn University. She is employed at Auburn Junior High School.The bridegroom graduated from Carson-Newman College, where he was a member of the men's varsity golf team. He is employed at Bradley Plumbing & Heating. Following a wedding trip to the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, the couple resides in Opelika.
Manis and Garretson wedding announcement
Ashley Lynn Manis of Rogersville and Rodney Lee Garretson of Morristown plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 4 p.m., Jan. 8, 2011 at Howe's Chapel Baptist Church, 148 Howe's Chapel Road, Rogersville.The bride-elect is the daughter of the Rev. Tommy and Lisa Manis of Rogersville, and the granddaughter of Calvin and Jean Mauk of Surgoinsville, Betty Manis of Rogersville, and the late Rev. Hugh E Manis Jr. She graduated from Cherokee High School in 2005 and from Kingsport School of Beauty. She is attending Walters State Community College and is employed with Mastercuts in Morristown. The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Herbert Garretson of Morristown and Karen (David) Reed of Rutledge. He is the grandson of Opal Davis (Ed Childress) of Rutledge, the late R.B. Davis, and Robert and Bessie Pearl Garretson of Morristown. He graduated from Morristown East High School in 2006 and is attending King College. He is the owner/operator of Lakeside Lawncare & Tree Trimming and is employed at Howmet Castings.
Eula Armstrong 85th birthday
Eula Armstrong of Surgoinsville will turn 85 years old Jan. 4, 2011.She celebrated her birthday with her family earlier with a picnic and hay ride at a cabin on the Neil Miller farm, where she lived as a child.
Wilson 50th wedding anniversary
Harry and Pat (Harrison) Wilson recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, with their children. They reside on Moody Drive in Kingsport.The couple was married in Trenton, Ga., on Nov. 28, 1960, and have two children, Pam Wilson of Kingsport, and Jeff Wilson of Gray.Harry retired from Mead Paper in 1995 after 33 years of service. Pat retired from City Finance in 1999 after 20 years of service.They are members of Gunnings Baptist Church.