Starnes 50th anniversary
John Morris and Peggy Ann (Jessee) Starnes of Kingsport will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary March 30, 2014, with a family dinner with their children and grandchildren.
The couple was married March 26, 1964, at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Kingsport, with the Rev. Ralph Cook officiating.
They are the parents of John M. "Johnny" Starnes and wife Becky, and Carol Ann Starnes Herron and husband Brent, all of Gate City, Va.
They are the grandparents of Kellie Starnes, J.T. Starnes, Camryn Herron and Trevor Herron.
Mr. Starnes is a retired teacher from Kingsport City Schools. Mrs. Starnes is a retired substitute teacher from Kingsport City and Sullivan County schools.
Chismar 50th anniversary
Buddy and Dolly (Bugrin) Chismar of Kingsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 12, 2014. The celebration will begin with Mass at St. Dominic's Catholic Church followed by a dinner to be held in their honor with family and friends at a local restaurant.
The event is being hosted by their children.
The couple was married April 4, 1964, at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Pittsburgh, Pa., with Father Timothy McDonough officiating.
They are the parents of Greg, Tom, Ron and wife Regina, and Ray and wife Angie. They have four grandchildren.
Mr. Chismar retired from U.S. Airways.
Mrs. Chismar is employed part-time with Associated Neurologists.
Godsey and Llewellyn
Kristin Annette Llewellyn and Patrick Benjamin Godsey were married on Oct. 12, 2013 at World's Fair Park Amphitheater in Knoxville, Tenn.
The bride is the daughter of Daniel and Deborah Llewellyn of Knoxville, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Martin of Knoxville, and Ms. Joyce Cardy of Knoxville. The groom is the son of Gary and Patricia Godsey of Kingsport, Tenn., and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Junious Holloman of Aulander, N.C., and the late Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Godsey Sr. of Johnson City, Tenn.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an Alyne ivory lace gown by Rita Vinieris.
Katy Llewellyn, sister of the bride, of Knoxville, was maid of honor. Laura Johnson of Knoxville served as a bridesmaid.
Gary Godsey, father of the groom, and Joseph Godsey, brother of the groom, of Furth, Germany, served as best men.
The flower girls were Marley Brown of Loudon, Tenn., and Lily Johnson of Knoxville. The ring bearers were Noah Godsey and Jonah Godsey, nephews of the groom, of Furth, Germany.
The scripture was read by Dianne Brown of Loudon.
After the ceremony, a reception was held on the sixth floor of the World's Fair Park's Sunsphere with a panoramic 360-degree view of Knoxville. Music was provided by the couple's favorite local musician, Erick Baker.
The day and evening were amazing from the beginning to the end. It was filled with family, friends, love, laughter, dancing, and beautiful sunshine, sunset and moonlight.
The bride graduated from Farragut High School and received a degree in psychology and French, as well as completing a concentration of nursing courses from the University of Tennessee. She is currently enrolled in the nursing program at Walters State Community College in Morristown, Tenn.
The groom graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport, and received a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Tennessee. He is employed as a sales engineer for Precision Boilers in Morristown.
The couple honeymooned at the Turks and Caicos Islands. The couple now resides in Morristown.
Greer and Minor
Angel Alison Minor and Alan Greer were married Feb. 14, 2014, at The Church of Jesus Christ, Kingsport. Minister Paul Atkins, grandfather of the bride, officiated at the 6 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed in the fellowship hall.
The bride is the daughter of Muriel and Jerry Horne of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Paul Atkins of Kingsport, and the late Betty Atkins. The bridegroom is the son of the late Alice and Raymond Greer of Kingsport.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother and stepfather and escorted to the altar by her stepfather.
Christy Herbert served as matron of honor. Kristi Grindstaff, sister of the bride, served as bridesmaid. Flower girls were Kaitlyn Grindstaff and Aubree Puckett, nieces of the bride. Beverly Standifer, cousin of the bride, served as guestbook attendant.
Terry Larkins, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, served as best man. Lynn Greer, brother of the bridegroom, was groomsman. Ushers were Thomas Atkins, cousin of the bride, and Joey Casey.
The bride graduated from Sullivan North High School and is employed by Food City.
The bridegroom graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and is employed by Price-Less.
Following a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, the couple resides in Kingsport.
Alley 50th anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. James S. (Nancy D. Overbay) Alley Sr. of Kingsport celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception held in their honor March 21, 2014, at Rust Street, Stone Drive, Kingsport.
The event was hosted by their children.
The couple was married March 21, 1964, in Kingsport.
They are the parents of Delores Brickey and husband Dennis of Blountville; Jim Alley Jr. and wife Summer of Kingsport; Marlena Horne and husband Junior of Gray, and Christina Leedy and husband Chad of Kingsport.
They are the grandparents of Dennis Brickey II and wife Alex, Anthony Horne and Maggie Anderson, Ashley and Alexis Alley, David Brickey and fiance Madison Monroe, and Jacob and Jordan Bellamy.
They are the great-grandparents of Skyler Brickey and Norah Brickey.
Mr. Alley retired from Tri-City Transport Inc. Mrs. Alley retired from NCO, Blountville.