Vavalides and Fleming announcement
Christen Marie Vavalides of Knoxville, and Colby Lewis Fleming of Kingsport, plan to be married at 5 p.m., Aug. 21, 2010, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Knoxville. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Vavalides of Knoxville. She graduated from Red Bank High School, Chattanooga, and received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Tennessee with a double major in finance and enterprise management. She is enrolled in her third year of medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Deborah Rose-Goodman of Kingsport, and the late Richard Lynn Fleming, formerly of Clintwood, Va. He graduated from Powell Valley High School, Big Stone Gap, Va., and received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Emory & Henry College. He received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee. He is employed at PricewaterhouseCoopers and is currently studying for his CPA certification.
Zurawick and Honeycutt announcement
Jennifer Jean Zurawick of Kingsport, and Brett Robert Honeycutt of Charlotte, N.C., plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 2:30 p.m., July 31, 2010, at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Charlotte, where they are members.The bride-elect is the daughter of George and Sara Zurawick, Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Jean and the late Herbert Thompson of Pineville, Ky., and the late Joseph and Ann Zurawick, formerly of Youngstown, Ohio. She graduated from Sullivan South High School and summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a degree in chemical engineering. She earned a doctor of medicine degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and completed residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Tennessee at Memphis. She was a member of Mortar Board Honor Society, president of AIChE, and treasurer of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She is employed at Gilead Road Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Huntersville, N.C. She is a member of the Christian Medical & Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American College of Physicians.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mary Honeycutt of Charlotte, N.C., and the late Paul Honeycutt. He is the grandson of the late Harry and Julia Honeycutt, formerly of Troutman, N.C., and the late William and Dora Troutman, formerly of Concord, N.C. He graduated from Northside Christian Academy, Charlotte, and received a degree in sports management from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va., where he was a member of the cross country and track teams. He is employed as managing editor at Sports Spectrum Magazine.
Greif and Gilliam announcement
Elizabeth Ashley Greif of Dade City, Fla., and Jonathan Seth Gilliam of Kingsport, plan to be married at 2 p.m., July 31, 2010, at Mill Spring Park Gazebo at The Wedding Loft, Historic Jonesborough.The bride-elect is the daughter of Lisa and David Bowen of Kingsport, and Edward and Wendy Greif of Hemmingway, S.C. She is the granddaughter of Andy and Nita Krig of Dade City, Betty Bowen of Kingsport, the late Charles Robert Bowen, the late John Greif and Tawana Greif of San Antonio, Fla. She graduated from Sullivan South High School, where she was a member of DECA. She is employed at Pal's Sudden Service.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Jon and Saundra Gilliam of Kingsport, and the grandson of Larry and Brenda Gilliam of Kingsport, Kathy Stratton of Kingsport, and Dudley Stratton of Rogersville. He graduated from Sullivan South High School. He serves with the U.S. Navy, based in Charleston S.C., and is a member of the Nuclear Field Program.
Blair 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph (Joyce Lipe) Blair Sr. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 24, 2010.The couple was married July 23, 1960, at Memorial Chapel in Pressman's Home, with the Rev. Cyril Simkins officiating.They have two sons, Ralph Blair Jr. and fiancee Angie, and Stanley Blair and wife Marty. The loves of their lives are their two grandsons Tanner Blair and Ethan Blair.Ralph is a retired truck driver. Joyce is retired from Rockwell Automation.A drop-in reception hosted by their family will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., July 24, 2010, in the fellowship hall at West View Church. The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Hartsock 50th wedding anniversary
Jay Dee and Rayaline (Dobson) Hartsock of Surgoinsville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 24, 2010.The couple was married June 24, 1960, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Emmett, Idaho.They are the parents of Tim Hartsock of Surgoinsville, Julie Hartsock of Front Royal, Va., and Leeta (Hartsock) Patterson and Danny of Church Hill.They have two grandchildren.Mr. Hartsock retired from Tennessee Eastman Co., Kingsport. Mrs. Hartsock retired from TRW, Rogersville.