Baker 50th anniversary
Wayne Morris Baker Sr. and Bonnie Elizabeth Barber Baker of Kingsport will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor at 5 p.m., June 13, 2015, in the fellowship hall at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Kingsport.
The event is being hosted by their children.
The couple was married June 12, 1965, at Community Methodist Church, Kingsport, with the Rev. C.N. Potts officiating.
They are the parents of Morris (Angie) Baker, Stephen (Michelle) Baker and Shanna (Eric) Hensley. They are the grandparents of Mackenzie (Melissa) Baker, Michala Baker, Gunner Hensley and Emma Baker; and the great-grandparents of Emery Baker.
Mr. Baker is pastor of Pleasant View Baptist Church. He retired from Eastman. Mrs. Baker is employed with Kingsport/?Sullivan County Adult Ed. She retired from Kingsport City Schools.
The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Taylor 50th anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. E. Wayne Taylor (Phyllis Pierce) will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 13, 2015.
The couple was married at Lovelace Baptist Church in Fall Branch with the Rev. Wesley Long officiating.
The couple has one daughter, Kimberly Taylor Doran of Kingsport.
Mr. Taylor retired from Eastman Chemical Co. Mrs. Taylor retired from the office of Dr. David Franzus.
Much love and congratulations to you, Mother and Dad. May God bless you with many more wonderful years together.
Hensley 50th anniversary
James (Jimmy) and Darlene Hensley of Sullivan Gardens celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 4, 2015, with a supper at Amis Mill Eatery with family and friends.
The couple was married June 4, 1965, at Mill Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Clyde Griffen officiating.
They are the parents of son Scott Hensley and wife Katrina of Hawkins County and daughter Sonia Hensley of Kingsport. They are the grandparents of Timothy and Hunter Hensley.
Mr. Hensley retired from HVAC after 45 years of service. Mrs. Hensley is a homemaker.
Lawson and Linkous
Katie Ann Lawson and J.A. Tyler Linkous, both of Rogersville, plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 2 p.m., June 13, 2015, at East Rogersville Baptist Church.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Cindy Lawson of Rogersville, and the granddaughter of Wayne and Shirley Lawson of Rogersville, and the late George and Laura Ann Lawson. She graduated from East Tennessee State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and is employed at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kingsport.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Eddie and Randi Linkous of Rogersville, and the grandson of Ruth Miller of Rogersville, the late George Miller and the late Charles and Zella Owens. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from ETSU in 2014. He is employed at Davey Resource Group.
Popper and Berkheimer
Nadia Kristiana Popper of Kingsport and Ryan Alan Berkheimer of Chardon, Ohio, plan to be married at 1 p.m., June 20, 2015, at Geneva United Methodist Church, Geneva, Ohio.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Dr. John Robert Popper and Christiana Popper of Kingsport. She graduated from East Tennessee State University and is employed as a freelance graphic designer.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of the late Thomas Alan Berkheimer and LuAnn Berkheimer of Geneva, Ohio. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi. He is a privately employed physicist and is a member of the American Physical Society.
Following a wedding trip to California and Alaska, the couple will reside in Asheville, N.C.