Freeman and Lovin wedding announcement
Jessica Renee Lovin of Kingsport, and Anthony Dewayne Freeman of Kingsport, were married July 24, 2010, at Gravelly Baptist Church. The Rev. David Salley officiated at the 2 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Jeffrey Lynn and Lisa Renee Lovin of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of George and Lisa Young, Lynda Buchanan and the late Dale Lovin. The bridegroom is the son of Dorothy Marie Freeman of Kingsport, and the late Dennis Avery Freeman, formerly of Kingsport. He is the grandson of Della Ruble of Winston-Salem, N.C., the late William Ruble, Betty Carson Freeman, and the late Mildred and Charlie Freeman.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father.Melissa Lovin, sister of the bride, of Kingsport, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Bethany Amos of Bluefield, Va.; Kimberly Doran of Kingsport, and Shea Sutherland of Kingsport. Flower girls were Morgan and Kaylynn Baker of Kingsport. Chris Verbal of Kingsport, served has best man. Groomsmen were Jeff Ramey of Kingsport, Jeff Miller of Kingsport, and Josh Quillen of Kingsport. Ushers were Nick and Wes Verbal of Kingsport, and MacKenzie Baker of Kingsport. Jaxon Frye of Morristown, was ring bearer.A reception was held at Americourt.The bride graduated from Sullivan North High School and is employed at IGA. She is a member of Gravelly Baptist Church.The bridegroom graduated from East Tennessee State University and is employed at CVS Pharmacy. He is a member of Gravelly Baptist Church.Following a wedding trip to Key West, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, the couple resides in Mount Carmel.
Cooper and Andrews wedding announcement
Annie Beth Cooper of Kingsport, and Benjamin Bonham Andrews of Leesburg, Fla., plan to be married in September at First Broad Street United Methodist Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Fred and Betsy Cooper of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of the late Jim and Joyce Cooper, formerly of Kingsport; Betty Moore of Kingsport, and the late Mack Moore, formerly of Kingsport. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and East Tennessee State University, where she was a Young Life leader and worked on the intramural staff.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mac and Becky Andrews of Leesburg, Fla., and the grandson of OraElena Bonham of Chilhowie, Va.; the late James Bonham, formerly of Chilhowie; Wilma Andrews of Ocala, Fla., and the late Daniel Andrews, formerly of Ocala. He graduated from East Tennessee State University, where he was a member of the baseball team. He is currently finishing a master's degree in sports management at ETSU. He is employed Club Car of Hilton Head.
Hope Moore 82nd birthday
Hope and Marion Moore enjoyed a beautiful day of sun and fun with family and friends at Hope's recent 82nd birthday celebration.
Margaret Powell Light 90th birthday
Margaret Powell Light will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open reception to be held in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Aug. 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2118 Bloomingdale Road, Kingsport.The celebration is being hosted by her daughters and grandchildren. All friends and family are invited to attend. Your presence is the only gift requested.Margaret was married to Joe K. Light for 43 years until his death in 1989. She worked at Eastman for seven years before leaving to become a homemaker.She is the mother of Sandra L. (the Rev. Billy) Gragg of Greeneville, Tenn., and Rita L. (the Rev. David) Powers of Kingsport. She is the grandmother of the Rev. Anthony M. (Lori) Gragg of Kingsport, Angela G. Anderson of Huntersville, N.C., and Sabrina P. (the Rev. Tim) Price of Church Hill. She is the great-grandmother of Kayla and Tyler Gragg; Lofton, Chloe and Emma Anderson; and Aaron Price.
Ruth Shelton 100th birthday
Ruth Shelton celebrated her 100th birthday with a reception held in her honor June 24, 2010, at Brookhaven Nursing Home.The event was hosted by her family.Mrs. Shelton was born June 24, 1910, in Twin Springs, Va. She was married to Hamilton Shelton, now deceased, for more than 40 years.She is the mother of Joe Shelton of Kingsport, and Hobert Shelton of Shallowater, Texas.She has six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.She was employed in the cafeteria at West View School. She is a member of West View Baptist Church.