Vermillion and Reber engagement
Diane Michelle Vermillion of Kingsport, and Michael Wayne Reber of Sunbright, Tenn., plan to be married at 5 p.m., Aug. 7, 2010, at Corey Ippolito Vineyard.The bride-elect is the daughter of Danny and Heather Vermillion of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Mary Berry of LaFollette, Tenn., the late James Berry, the late Kelly Vermillion and the late Mary Vermillion. She graduated from Sullivan South High School, where she was a member of the Lady Rebel's soccer team and the band. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from East Tennessee State University. She is employed at Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Wayne and Toni Reber of Sunbright, and the grandson of Beatrice Smith of West Robbins, Tenn., the late Ben Smith, James Reber of Belgium, and the late Harriet Reber. He graduated from Scott High School, where he was a member of the football, basketball, soccer and track teams. He received a bachelor of business administration degree with a concentration in accounting from ETSU, where he was a member of the track team. He is employed at the Treasury Department, Knoxville. Following their honeymoon, the couple plans to reside in Knoxville.
Maricle and Fulkerson engagement
Dr. Kristin M. Maricle and Capt. David W. Fulkerson, USAF, both of Omaha, Neb., would like to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Keith and Mary Ann Maricle of Albion, Neb., and the granddaughter of Irene Maricle of Albion, the late Gordon Maricle, Mary Lundak of Lincoln, Neb., and the late Edward Lundak. Kristin graduated from Albion High School, Nebraska Wesleyan University, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She will complete her family medicine residency at UNMC in June and will be employed at the Methodist Physicians Clinic in Glenwood, Iowa.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Wayne Fulkerson of Deville, La., and the grandson of the late Bob and Jean Fulkerson, who lived in Kingsport prior to their passing. David graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, and the University of Minnesota, Crookston, Minn. He is a pilot in the United States Air Force stationed at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. The couple met at Rockbrook United Methodist Church in Omaha, Neb., where they will be married July 10, 2010.
Taylor and McInturff engagement
Brittani Nicole Taylor of Mount Carmel, and Trey Austin McInturff of Church Hill, plan to be married at 6 p.m., June 26, 2010, at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Larry and Nell Taylor of Mount Carmel. She graduated from Volunteer High School and magna cum laude from Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tenn., with a bachelor of music degree in music education. She is employed as a band director at Twin Springs High School and as a choir director at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Rocky and Terri McInturff of Church Hill, and the grandson of Charles McInturff of Church Hill, the late Ann McInturff, and Buck Jones of Peoria, Ill. He is the great-grandson of Juanita Catron of Mount Carmel. He graduated from Volunteer High School and is pursuing a doctorate in pharmacy at East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy. He is a member of the Mount Carmel United Methodist Church choir.
Dice 50th wedding anniversary
God has blessed Pastor Richard K. Dice and Rose M. (Pomroy) Dice with " wonderful years of marriage. The couple was married June 20, 1960 in Hardin, Ark., and then relocated to southern California in 1962.In 1967 they moved to Kingsport, Tenn., to assume the position of assistant pastor at the King's Highway Temple, recently renamed Christ Church, Kingsport. In 1972, Richard was elected pastor and continues to serve in this position today. Richard and Rose have one son, Franklin Dice and wife, Robin; one grandson, Jonathan Dice and wife, Lezlee; and one great-grandson, Caleb Lee Dice.To celebrate this very special time, an open reception will be given in their honor by their family and friends at Christ Church, Kingsport, 926 Lynn Garden Drive, from 3 to 6 p.m., June 20, 2010.
Lane 70th wedding anniversary / 90th birthdays
James "Earl" Lane and Zada "Ruth" Stapleton Lane of Kingsport will celebrate their platinum (70th) wedding anniversary, and their 90th birthdays this summer.Earl was born on June 23, 1920, in Kingsport, and Ruth was born on June 27, 1920, in Big Moccasin, Va. They were wed July 7, 1940.Mr. and Mrs. Lane are the parents of Jim Lane and wife, Barbara, of Kingsport; Kay Lane Porter and husband, Ron Porter, of Blountville; and the late Judy Arlene Lane.They are the grandparents of Terri Lane Allen Templeton, Sonya Lane Hensley, Teronya Porter Holmes, Tiffany Porter Smelser, all of Kingsport; and Brandon Porter of Franklin, Tenn. They are also the proud great-grandparents of seven boys: Seth Hensley, Hunter Allen, Porter Smelser, Aaron Holmes, Silas Porter, William Holmes and "one soon to be born"; and six girls: Shea Hensley, Hannah Smelser, Nevan Smelser, Delaney Porter, Cassidy Porter and Sadie Porter.Earl and Ruth continue to live in their home of nearly 50 years in the Bloomingdale section of Kingsport. Earl, who served in the United States Army during World War II, is retired from Mead Corp. He still enjoys taking care of his yard, gardening, and visiting with family and friends. Ruth, who is known far and wide as one of the best cooks and homemakers of all time, still enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and loved ones. Their family and friends have been the happy beneficiaries of many tomatoes, cucumbers, Sunday suppers, caramel cakes, and chocolate pies over the years! Earl and Ruth are dearly loved by their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many others. The Lord has blessed them and their loved ones with many years of happiness and good health, and their family is truly thankful for the long, wonderful lives they continue to lead!