Marley and Trotter wedding announcement
Laura Susan Marley of Ferguson, N.C., and Benjamin Neal Trotter of Kingsport, plan to be married Nov. 6, 2010, in Ferguson.The bride-elect is the daughter of Stanley and Reba Marley of Ferguson, and the granddaughter of the late Martin and Neaty Moretz, formerly of Boone, N.C., and the late Charlie and Mozelle Marley, formerly of Ferguson. She is a 2002 graduate of West Wilkes High School and in 2008 received a bachelor of science degree in animal science from North Carolina A&T State University. She is employed as a direct sales consultant.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Jim and Sara Trotter of Kingsport, and the grandson of the late Oliver and Opal Trotter, and the late W.H. and Theresa Caldwell, all formerly of Jasper, Ala. He graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 1996 and from Middle Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in mass communications. He is employed at the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and is a member of the Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club, and Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
Noe and Rose wedding announcement
Cassandra Leigh Noe of Surgoinsville, and Joshua William Jasper Rose of Norton, Va., plan to be married at 2 p.m., Oct. 2, 2010, at the New Canton Plantation, Church Hill.The bride-elect is the daughter of Wayne and Barbara Noe of Surgoinsville, and the granddaughter of Myrtle Barrett, the late Ernest Barrett, Mae Noe and the late Robert Noe, all of Surgoinsville. She is a 2002 graduate of Volunteer High School and a 2006 summa cum laude graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor of science degree in digital media and a minor in art.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Randall Rose of Norton, Va., and Katherine Rose of Coeburn. He is the grandson of Sereptha Hill of Coeburn, the late Preston Hill formerly of Coeburn, and the late Jasper and London Rose, formerly of Clinchco, Va. He is a 2000 graduate of Clintwood High School, a 2003 graduate of Mountain Empire Community College, and a 2006 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in digital media and a minor in art. He is employed at Logisticare, Norton.
Morris and Manning wedding announcement
Austin John Manning would like to announce the marriage of his father, Jaime Keith Manning, to Nikki Lynn Morris. Family and friends are invited to attend the open-church wedding ceremony at 2 p.m., Oct. 2, 2010 at Caney Creek Baptist Church, Rogersville, Tenn.The bride-elect is the daughter of Stephen and Teresa Morris of Rogersville. She is a graduate of Appalachia High School and Radford University. Nikki is working on a doctorate in education from East Tennessee State University. She teaches second grade at Mooresburg Elementary School, Mooresburg, Tenn.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of John and Charlene Manning of Rogersville. Jaime graduated from Berean Christian School, West Palm Beach, Fla. He is a member of the Bulls Gap Fire Department and is employed by Martin's Greenhouse, Rogersville.Jaime and Nikki are both members of Caney Creek Baptist Church. Visit http://jaimeandnikki.ourwedding.com
Julia Francisco 90th birthday
Julia Francisco celebrated her 90th birthday on Sept. 11, 2010, with a party with family and friends at Emeritus at Kingsport.The event was hosted by her daughters, Brenda Wilson and husband Cal, and Frances Dryden and husband Allen.Special entertainment was provided by Tammy Marshall of Knoxville, Tenn., who revisited the '50s with music, song and dance.Mrs. Francisco has six grandchildren, Allen Dryden of Greenville, S.C.; Nick Dryden of Nashville, Tenn.; Angela Lovin of Jacksonville, Fla.; Brandon Linton and Cortny Eorgan of Johnson City, Tenn.; Ben Wilson of Smyrna, Ga.; and Heath Wilson of Marietta, Ga. She also has 14 great-grandchildren.Julia was married to H.L. Francisco, now deceased, for 62 wonderful years. She has numerous cousins, nieces and nephews who came to enjoy the happy occasion and to celebrate and revisit her life through photos.The outpouring of love, the many who had traveled for miles, the special entertainment of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and residents all made it a special day to remember for Julia.She is most grateful for the 90 special years she has enjoyed with the love and friendship from family and friends, and the staff at Emeritus.
Barnes 55th wedding anniversary
Robert and Lena (Rogers) Barnes of Kingsport, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary the first week of September.The couple was married Sept. 4, 1955, at Belvue Christian Church with the Rev. Stuart K. Widner officiating.Robert retired from Kroger Co. and then worked nine years part-time for Christian and Co. Food Brokerage.Lena was employed at United Inter-Mountain Telephone Co.Robert and Lena are members of Belvue Christian Church.