Beverly 100th birthday
Opal Beverly will celebrate her 100th birthday with a reception to be held in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Aug. 23, 2015, at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 2505 Nathan St., Kingsport.
The event is being hosted by her children.
Mrs. Beverly was born Aug. 18, 1915, in Coeburn, Va. She was married to the late Marshal Beverly for 68 years.
She is the mother of Roger Beverly of Kingsport, Barbara Jones of Kingsport, David Beverly of Luttrell, Tenn., and Jeff Beverly of Kingsport.
She is the grandmother of Becky Oaks, Mike Beverly, Beverly Smith, Amy Gentry, Boone Beverly, Blake Beverly and Ross Beverly, and the great-grandmother of Erica Tunnell, Logan Gentry, Landon Gentry, Levi Smith and Brooke Beverly.
Mrs. Beverly is a member of St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church.
The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Denny 50th anniversary
Kenneth and Margaret (Muncy) Denny of Kingsport recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
The couple was married Aug. 9, 1965.
They are the parents of Kenya Denny, and Wendy Denny Mays and husband Michael, all of Kingsport. They are the grandparents of Alex Mays, Austin Mays and Andrew Mays.
Mr. Denny retired from self-employment as a heating/cooling contractor. Mrs. Denny retired from Rental Uniform Co. and the Sullivan North High School cafeteria.
Jeter 50th anniversary
Ralph and Nancy (Nelson) Jeter of Church Hill will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 14, 2015.
The couple was married Aug. 14, 1965, at home in the Ross Campground community by Pastor Charlie Hite.
They are the parents of Barry Jeter and wife Mary, and Sabrina Thacker and husband Tim, all of Church Hill. They are the grandparents of Sarah Jeter and Leah Thacker.
Mr. Jeter retired from Dodge Reliance (now Baldor) in Rogersville. Mrs. Jeter retired from Hawkins County School Food Service.
Kilday 70th anniversary
Jack Harold and Louise Gaby Kilday of Kingsport celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 1, 2015, at Preston Place Suites.
The event was hosted by their granddaughter, Stephanie Kilday Blackiston.
The couple was married Aug. 3, 1945, in Greene County at the home of minister Ray Wine.
They are the parents of one son, the late Don Kilday, and daughter-in-law Lorine Kilday. They have two grandchildren, Stephanie Blackiston and Stacie Torbett, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Kilday retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Mrs. Kilday retired from Mason-Dixon Credit Union.
Kiser 73rd anniversary
Rawle Jackson Kiser and Ruby (Sword) Kiser of Kingsport celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary on Aug. 4, 2015.
The couple was married Aug. 4, 1942, in Bristol, Va.
They are the parents of Margaret Kiser Culbertson and husband Jamie E. Culbertson of Gate City, Va.
Mr. Kiser retired from Eastman Kodak Co. in 1984. Mrs. Kiser is a homemaker.