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.
Arnold 60th anniversary
Elmer and Willie (Wallen) Arnold of Kingsport, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a private dinner held in their honor.
The couple was married March 18, 1954.
They have four children, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Arnold retired from Citizens Supply Corp. after 43 years of service. Mrs. Arnold has been a dedicated helpmate and mother.
They enjoy gardening, woodworking, spending time with family and friends and attending their church, Victory Apostolic.
Shulman and Kappa
Sarah Shulman, of Atlanta, Ga., and Jason Kappa, of Kingsport, Tenn., will be married on Aug. 23, 2014 at the Swann House, Atlanta.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeanne and Robert Shulman of Atlanta, and the granddaughter of the late Victor and Mary Catherine Fontana; and the late Isadore and Ruth Shulman. Sarah graduated from high school at the Galloway School in Atlanta. She graduated magna cum laude from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry and cell biology and a minor in political science. She performed research at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and is a third-year medical student at the Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta. She plans to do a residency in pediatrics following graduation.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Drs. Jeffrey and Rosanne Kappa of Kingsport and the grandson of Dr. Laura Pollack of Dayton, Ohio; Berlina Kappa of Kingsport; and the late William G. and Mary Ann Kappa. Jason graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and from Yale University with a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering, with distinction in the major. He is a third-year medical student at the Emory School of Medicine. He plans to do a residency in orthopedic surgery following graduation.
Miller and Lady
Jessica Renee Miller of Kingsport and Travis Delaney Lady of Kingsport plan to be married April 19, 2014.
The bride-elect is the daughter of John David and Vicki Miller of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Garland and Lorraine Ruth of Kingsport, and the late John Thomas and Thelma Miller, formerly of Kingsport. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and is employed at the Kingsport Times-News.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Larry Bell of Gray, Barbara Ann Bell of Lakeworth, Fla., and Thomas D. Lady of Rock Springs, Tenn. He is the grandson of the late James "Cotton" and Mary Johnson, the late Alan and Doris Bell, Vertil Lady, and the late Frances Lady. He graduated from Sullivan Central High School. He is self-employed.
Levine and Hunter
Kristin Elizabeth Levine of Blountville, and Johnathan David Hunter of Church Hill, plan to be married at 4 p.m., Jan. 24, 2015, in downtown Johnson City.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Dr. Jeffrey and Anita Levine of Blountville, and the granddaughter of the late Laverne Perez.
She received a bachelor of arts degree in theatre from the University of Tennessee, and a master of arts in teaching degree in secondary English education from the University of the Cumberlands. She is employed at Sullivan Central High School and is a member of Celebration Church.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Doug and Dreama Hunter of Church Hill, and the grandson of Carolyn Bellamy of Church Hill, and Della Jo Conant of Kingsport. He received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Milligan College. He is employed in financial services and loans. He is a member of Celebration Church.