Fields 50th wedding anniversary
Dr. Jim and Mary Fields will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 31, 2010. Jim is the son of Flora (Bates) Fields and the late Hubert Fields. Mary is the daughter of the late Estil and Monnie (Sanders) Rogers.They are the parents of Kimberla Stewart and Katina Ferguson. They are the grandparents of Nichole, Dylan, Joshua and Nicklaus.Jim has pastored Cedar View Independent Methodist Church since 1971. He is the founder of Cedar View Christian School, where he was the principal and Mary the kindergarten teacher. The school grew from K-4 through 12 grades. The school was founded in the fall of 1971, and many students have graduated with honors in almost 40 years. Due to the recent serious illness of our mother a celebration will be held accordingly. Call Gwen Fields Pope at 247-3651 for information concerning the plans.
Huffman 60th wedding anniversary
Clarence and Katherine (East) Huffman of Kingsport, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary July 1, 2010.Mr. and Mrs. Huffman are the parents of Karen Krantz of Kingsport, and the late Gregory Huffman.Their anniversary was celebrated with family members including their three great-grandchildren, Lauren, Landon and Ben, at a cabin in the mountains.Mr. Huffman is a retired insurance agent and Baptist minister. Mrs. Huffman is a retired bookkeeper.The couple was married July 1, 1950, at Gardner's Chapel Church, Bristol, Va.
McNeely and Beach wedding
Dr. Elizabeth Anne Beach of Rogersville, Tenn., and Dr. David Eugene McNeely III of Elizabethton, Tenn., were married June 5, 2010, at Rogersville Presbyterian Church, Rogersville. The Rev. Mr. Robert G. White officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Allan Beach, of Rogersville, and the granddaughter of the late Beatrice Price Dykes and Walter L. Miner, and the late Paul and Joanne Beach. The bridegroom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. David Eugene McNeely Jr., of Elizabethton, and the grandson of Dolores Hart and the late Richard Hart, and David Eugene McNeely and the late Marie McNeely.Harpist, Kayla Neikirk, performed during the prelude music and the procession of the bride was "Highland Cathedral" played by piper, Jon Shell.Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a lace and organdy designer gown. The ballgown featured a lace sweetheart neckline and an organdy skirt with a matching lace scallop hem. The skirt extended into a chapel-length train. The fingertip-length veil was trimmed with matching lace. Whitney Beach Pinkston, sister of the bride, of Rogersville, was matron of honor. Heather Camille Reasons, close friend of the bride, of Alamo, Tenn., was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Erin Edwards Barry of Washington D.C., and Christina Bass Elrod, of Knoxville, Tenn. Honorary bridesmaids were Brooke Barker of Raleigh, N.C.; Katie Lawson of Saint Simons Island, Ga.; Megan Price Barnard of Talbott, Tenn.; and Jessica Lee of Rogersville. The bridesmaids' dresses were floor-length gowns in marine blue with sweetheart necklines.Wilton Hart McNeely of Memphis, Tenn., served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Philip Ryan Miller of Raleigh; Scott Matthew Castle of Miami, Fla.; and Collins Walker Rainey of Memphis. Ushers were Jarrod Ellis of Elizabethton; Vikram Saini of New Orleans, La.; and Dillon Barker of Nashville, Tenn. The bridegroom, along with his grandfather, father and brother, wore vests and cummerbunds made of the MacNeil of Barra family Scottish tartan.Following the ceremony, the bride and bridegroom were driven to the reception at The General Morgan Inn in Greeneville, Tenn., in a 1964 Austin London Taxi. A 10-piece band, The Atlanta Showstoppers, provided entertainment while guests enjoyed a sit-down dinner and danced the night away. The bride graduated from Cherokee High School in 2001, received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Virginia Tech in 2005, and graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with a doctorate of pharmacy in 2009. Elizabeth is completing a fellowship in heart failure research at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC.The bridegroom graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1999, received a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering in 2004 from the University of Tennessee, and received a master's of science degree in biomedical engineering from Virginia Tech in 2006. David graduated in May 2010 from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with a doctorate of medicine and is an internal medicine resident at University of North Carolina Health Care in Chapel Hill.The couple celebrated their marriage with a honeymoon to Providenciales in the Turk and Caicos Islands and returned to Durham, N.C., where they now reside.
Mullins and Cassell wedding
Leslie Anne Cassell of Kingsport, and Hunter Blake Mullins of Kingsport, were married June 17, 2010, in St. Lucia. The Rev. Leslie Burch officiated at the 11 a.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Michael and Karen Cassell of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Phyllis Cassell of Gate City, Va., the late Tommy Cassell, Robert and Sharron Fraysier of Kingsport, and the late Jay Burchette. The bridegroom is the son of Bruce and Donna Mullins of Kingsport, and the grandson of Fred and Patricia Mullins of Rogersville, Helen Parris of Kingsport, and Buster Parris of Tallahasee, Fla.The bride graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and East Tennessee State University. She will graduate from East Tennessee State University with a master's degree in English in December 2010. She is employed at East Tennessee State University as a graduate assistant.The bridegroom graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and East Tennessee State University. He received a master's degree in education from Milligan College in July 2009. He is employed at John Sevier Middle School as director of bands.The couple will reside in Kingsport.
Harville and Nottingham wedding
Dr. Jennifer Leigh Nottingham of Kingsport and Joshua Stephen Harville of Kingsport, were married May 29, 2010, at Colleton River Plantation, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Dr. Marvin Cameron and the Rev. David Graves officiated at the 6 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Nottingham III of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Randolph of Kingsport, and Mr. and Mrs. P.T. Nottingham Jr. of Kingsport. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Harville of Kingsport, and the grandson of Mrs. Irene Harville of Kingsport, the late Mr. Jay E. Harville, the late Mr. and Mrs. James G. Pickens Jr. and Mr. Horace Nathaniel McKay of Greenville, S.C.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.Maids of honor were Kimberly Nottingham and Alexandra Nottingham, sisters of the bride. Bridesmaids were Alyssa Harville, sister of the bridegroom, Anna Marie Smith, Jordan Durnin Glover, Meghan Masters, Erika Hawley, Cecily Hawkins, Ann Woodford and Kendra Hatcher. Flower girls were McKenzie Holbert, Ava Burris, Hagan Dietrich and Hannah Smith.Stephen Harville served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Jordan Harville and Jaron Harville, brothers of the bridegroom; Matthew Spivey, cousin of the bridegroom; Drew Holbert, Nicholas Vaughn, Rashid Dunn, Wes Argabrite, Eric Whipple, Matthew Smith and Michael Diaopolo. Ushers were Robbie Carrico, Justin Feit and Brad Mosier. William Ford was ring bearer.The bride graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a bachelor's degree in human nutrition from the University of Kentucky, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry with a doctor of dental medicine degree and will continue her education at New York University, where she will specialize in orthodontics.The bridegroom graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and attended Emory & Henry University where he was a member of the football team. He completed his education in Charleston, S.C., and will continue his education in New York, specializing in physical therapy.Following a wedding trip to Turks and Caicos Islands, the couple resides in Manhattan, N.Y.