Buchanan and Keene wedding announcement
Amy Dee-Lyte Buchanan of Kingsport, Tenn., and Joshua Lee Keene of Richlands, Va., plan to be married on June 25, 2011, at Emory & Henry College.The bride-elect is the daughter of Greg and Shirley Buchanan of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Howard and Gloria Washburn of Greer, S.C., and Judy Beach of Winston-Salem, N.C. She graduated from Sullivan Central High School in 2002 and from Emory & Henry College in 2006. She will graduate from IAUPR Optometry School in June 2011.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Randy Keene of Richlands, and the late Mary Ann Keene. He is the grandson of Bob and Judy Keene of Pounding Mill, Va., and Hurley and Betty Blankenship of Cedar Bluff, Va. He graduated from Richlands High School in 2002 and from Emory & Henry College in 2006. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2009 and is employed at Tuck Chiropractic in Vinton, Va.
Stevens and Feather marriage announcement
Jaime Alison Feather and Robert Matthew Stevens were united in marriage on Aug. 28, 2010 at Covenant United Methodist Church, Greer, S.C. The Rev. Darren Hook and the Rev. Andrew Bullard officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony. The bride, who was escorted by her father, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brent Adair Feather of Greer, S.C. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reid Feather, Mrs. Mildred Edwards and the late Mr. Albert Edwards. She earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting and international business from the University of South Carolina, and a master's degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee. She is employed by Elliott Davis, L.L.C.The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Adams Stevens of Kingsport, Tenn. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Bedingfield, Mrs. M.H. Stevens, and the late Mr. M.H. Stevens. He earned a bachelor of science degree and a master's degree in accounting from Clemson University. He is employed by Elliott Davis, L.L.C.Mrs. Katherine Guthrie Cook, childhood friend of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Lauren Shockley Carpenter, Mrs. Megan Kocis Epps, Mrs. Shannon Mulligan Howard, Miss Christine Margaret LeGrand, Miss Nora Elizabeth Lynch, Mrs. Logan Lockett Myers and Miss Trista Anne Thielker, all friends of the bride; and Mrs. Cathryn Ann Stevens, sister of the bridegroom.The father of the bridegroom served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Steven Gordon Collins, Mr. Erik Kristofer Ching, Mr. Stephen Zachary Dennis, Mr. James Michael Frye Jr., Mr. Jay Barrett Gillespie, Mr. Mason Dane Morehead and Mr. Thomas Barak Tjader, all friends of the bridegroom; and Mr. Jason Albeck Feather, brother of the bride.Miss Laura Denise Robinson read scripture at the ceremony. Mrs. Megan Campbell Gleaton, Miss Kathryn Ann Harrell and Mrs. Kristine Frech Streibich greeted the guests at the church.Following a trip to Bermuda, the couple resides in Greenville, S.C.
Robert McNutt 90th birthday
Robert "Bob" McNutt of Kingsport, celebrated his 90th birthday on Jan. 15, 2011, with family and friends.In attendance was his wife Ruth, along with his two daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Alan Pairgin, and Gail and David Marshall.Bob is a World War II veteran and proudly served his country in the European theater.
Orval Lee Quisenberry 90th birthday
Orval Lee Quisenberry celebrated his 90th birthday Jan. 22, 2011, with a reception held in his honor at 6 p.m., at a Kingsport restaurant.The event was hosted by his two sons.Mr. Quisenberry was born Jan. 27, 1921, in Gary, W.Va. He was married to Helen (Peters) Quisenberry for nearly 66 years, until she passed away in June 2007.He is the father of Steve Quisenberry of Kingsport, and David Quisenberry and wife Pat of Kingsport. He is the grandfather of Amy Wilkinson and husband Shawn, Brian Quisenberry and wife Kristen, Andrew Quisenberry and Eric Quisenberry. He is the great-grandfather of Bella Wilkinson.Mr. Quisenberry was employed at Tennessee Eastman (Kodak) Co. for almost 47 years and retired in 1986 after serving 45 years in the engineering division, where he designed air conditioning systems.He is a member of Higher Ground Baptist Church, where he sings in the choir. He is an avid table tennis player, winning the Gold Medal National Championship for his age category in the 1990 Senior Olympics, as well as previously winning the Tri-City Championship once and the Tennessee Eastman Championship four times.
Owens and Taylor wedding announcement
Sierra Marilyn Owens of Church Hill, and Joshua Daniel Taylor of Abingdon, Va., plan to be married in a private ceremony Jan. 28, 2011, at First Baptist Church of Church Hill.The bride-elect is the daughter of Coy and Angie Owens of Church Hill, and the granddaughter of Wallace and Neville Ann Owens of Church Hill, and Phyllis Dean of Mount Carmel and the late Thomas Dean. She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology from East Tennessee State University, where she was a member of Baptist Collegiate Ministry and the American Society of Microbiology. She is employed as a lab technician at Eastman Chemical Co.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Sherry and Danny Taylor of Abingdon, and the grandson of Ron Taylor of Welch, W.Va., the late Ann Taylor, and Sue and Charles Patton of Gary, W.Va. He plans to graduate with a degree in biology from ETSU in May. He is employed as a retail parts manager at Advance Auto.