Beavers and Rizzuto wedding announcement
Amy Breanne Beavers of Kingsport, Tenn., and Matthew Victor Rizzuto of Wilmington, N.C., plan to be married at 5 p.m. Oct. 16, 2010 at Rumbling Bald Resort, Lake Lure, N.C.The bride-elect is the daughter of Randy and Ann Beavers of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of the late Gordon and Merle Beavers, and the late Margett Jewette Horne and Worley Horne of Dungannon, Va. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and Gardner-Webb University, where she was a member of the women's varsity tennis team. She is employed as director of marketing and adult tennis at Centre Court, Chatham, N.J.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Victor and Susan Rizzuto of Wilmington, N.C., and the grandson of the late Melchiore and Catherine Rizzuto, and Richard and Janice Anderson of Ponte Vedre Beach, Fla. He graduated from John T. Hoggard High School and Gardner-Webb University, where he was a member of the men's varsity baseball team. He is employed as director of operations at Centre Court, Chatham, N.J.
Simmons and Murr wedding announcement
Becky Simmons of Jasper, Tenn., and Jason Murr of Kingsport, plan to be married Oct. 16, 2010, at Second Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga.The bride-elect is the daughter of Jack and Larinda Simmons of Jasper, and the granddaughter of Roger and Patricia Goetz of Carthage, Ill., and the late Sam and Reba Simmons, formerly of Jasper. She graduated from Marion County High School and Miller-Motte Technical College. She is employed as a certified surgical technologist at Grandview Medical Center.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Roger and Mary Ann Reed of Kingsport, and the grandson of the late Dr. Henry S. and Irene Burem, and the late Bill and Jean Murr, all formerly of Kingsport. He graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He is employed as a supervisor at United Parcel Service.
Georgia Ruth Osborne Nickels 90th birthday
Georgia Ruth (Osborne) Nickels recently celebrated her 90th birthday at home with her husband, children, grandchildren and their spouses.Georgia was born Sept. 18, 1920, in Scott County, Va. She is the daughter of the late Samuel Isaac and Ella Gertrude (Greer) Osborne.The picture of her is when she was 1 year old.
Agnes Hendry Brown 100th birthday
Agnes Hendry Brown celebrated her 100th birthday Sept. 14, 2010, and began her second century of life surrounded by 50 friends and family. She was very surprised to see everyone who arrived from seven different states to share her special day.Agnes is one of 12 children born in Greene County, to Florence Dodd and Alvin Hendry. She has lived in Kingsport, for the past 76 years with her husband Luna Brown until his death in 1996. Her only son was Nelson Brown. Her daughter, Geneva Spaulding lives in Kingsport.Agnes has always been, and still is, the family historian and encyclopedia.If you ask her to what she credits her longevity she says, "God gave me the good genes and health, and Dr. George Booze kept it running very well the past 33 years."When asked what she would change if possible she says, "Teach the government to stop the spending."What is the most exciting recent happening she says, "I just got my drivers license renewed for five years. Whew!"
Broome 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Dallas (Judy) Broome Jr. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 3 to 5 p.m., Oct. 9, 2010 at Rock Heritage Baptist Church, where the couple attends. They also plan to celebrate with a cruise to the Bahamas.The reception is being hosted by their children. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.The couple was married Oct. 12, 1960, at Gate City Baptist Church with the Rev. Lester Ferguson officiating.They are the parents of Cathy Broome, and Jason and Amy Broome, all of Kingsport. They have two grandsons, Andrew and Aaron, who are the apples of their eye.Dallas retired from Eastman Chemical Co. Judy retired from Birdwell Builders. They both are retired from Broome Builders.