Hills and Fitzgerald marriage announcement
Lauren Hope Fitzgerald and Patrick Dean Hills were married Nov. 11, 2010, at Couples Resort, Negril, Jamaica. The Rev. Lloyd Francis officiated during the sunset exchange of vows. The bride is a daughter of Larry and Teresa Fitzgerald, 1169 Old Boones Creek Road, Jonesborough. She is a granddaughter of Harold Cochran, Jonesborough; the late Jean Cochran; and the late Jesse and Winona Fitzgerald. The bridegroom is a son of Robert and Diane Hills, 1300 Belmeade Drive, Kingsport. He is a grandson of Jean Hills, Lexington, Va.; the late Stanley Hills; the late Dean and Marie Knick.Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless, fitted gown from the Allure Collection featuring all-over lace, a fitted waistline and a V-shaped back. Linsey Fitzgerald, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Crystal Hornsby was bridesmaid.Robert Hills, father of the bridegroom, served as best man. Chad Brown was groomsman.Following a reception at Couples Resort, the couple remained in Jamaica for their wedding trip.
Smith 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy L. (Thelma Spencer) Smith celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by taking a cruise to the Eastern Caribbean Islands. Their wedding ceremony was performed by the Rev. Willie Jennings, in Gate City, Va., on July 25, 1960.They are the parents of Stephen Smith, and Allison Roberts Arrington and husband Brian. They are the proud grandparents of Kristen Roberts, and Dustin and Samantha Arrington.Jim retired from Eastman Chemical Co. and Thelma is employed by the Nathan Vaughn Agency, State Farm Insurance. Leisure time includes golf for Jim and travel for both. They are active members of Indian Springs Baptist Church.God game them a special love to share ... because He knew how much they would cherish it.
Misciagna and Crawford marriage announcement
Lauren Beth Crawford of Fall Branch, and Joseph Richard Misciagna of Kingsport, were married Oct. 9, 2010, at The Oaks Castle, Johnson City. The Rev. Jeff Strong officiated at the 5 p.m. outdoor ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Gale and Carol Crawford of Fall Branch, and the granddaughter of Juanita Sams and the late James Sams, and Bill Crawford and the late Juanita Crawford. The bridegroom is the son of Mike and Enza Misciagna of Kingsport, and the the grandson of Joseph and Dora Misciagna, and the late Joseph and Angela Mattera. The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father. Sonya Whetsel, cousin of the bride, directed the wedding. Shannon Barnett served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Colleen Barnett; Leslie Crawford, sister-in-law of the bride; Stacie Hughes; Katie Sams and Shelley Sams, cousins of the bride. Flower girls were Grace Misciagna and Emilia Monno, cousins of the bridegroom. Savanna Misciagna, cousin of the bridegroom, kept the bride's book.Andrew Begley served as best man. Groomsmen were Ryan Begley; Evan Crawford, brother of the bride; Joseph Mattera, cousin of the bridegroom; and Daniel and Michael Misciagna, brothers of the bridegroom. Giovanni Misciagna, cousin of the bridegroom, was ring bearer. The bride graduated from Sullivan South High School and Northeast State Community College. She attended King College.The bridegroom graduated from Sullivan South High School, attended East Tennessee State College and is serving in the U.S. Air Force.
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.