Stringer 90th birthday
Trixie Bowlin Stringer of Kingsport will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open reception to be held in her honor on from 2 to 4 p.m., June 21, 2014 at First Broad Street United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 100 E. Church Circle, Kingsport.
The event is being hosted by Claire and Jim Rivera
Mrs. Stringer was born June 21, 1924, in Greene County, Tenn., She was married to Charles D. Stringer, now deceased, for 29 years.
She is the stepmother of Hal Stringer of Plano, Texas; Patricia Anne Stringer of Savannah, Ga., and Claire Stringer Rivera of Canton, Ga.
She is the grandmother of Jeff Stringer of Huntley, Ill.; Chris Stringer, of Frisco, Texas; Gabriel Leonard of Savannah, Ga.; Todd Costanzo of Marietta, Ga.; and Holly Costanzo of Atlanta, Ga.; and the great-grandmother of Jordan, Madison and Ethan Stringer, Logan and Collin Stringer, and Ethan Leonard.
She was employed at the City of Kingsport Water Department as billing and customer service supervisor for 44years and retired in 1988.
She is a member of First Broad Street United Methodist Church and its many outreach ministries, serving in many capacities, among them, singing in the Sanctuary Choir, Sounds of Joy Choir, visiting new members and visitors, UMW, children's Sunday school teacher (at First Methodist) and volunteering for 15 years with Holston Valley Community Hospital as Pink Lady in practically every capacity.
Trixie resides at Preston Place No. 114, 2001 N. John B. Dennis Hwy., Kingsport 37660 and would love for friends to visit, write or call her at 246-2467.
The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Sawyer 90th birthday
William R. Sawyer Jr. will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception to be held in his honor at 5 p.m., June 17, 2014 in the fellowship hall at Goshen Valley Freewill Baptist Church.
Bill was born on June 17, 1924, in Bar Harbor, Maine. He moved to Tennessee in 1978.
Bill is a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from Abernathy Construction in 1986. Bill attends Goshen Valley Freewill Baptist Church.
May God bless you, Bill, on your 90th birthday.
Marshall 50th anniversary
Gayton M. "Bud" and Gail K. (Hefner) Marshall of Kingsport celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception held in their honor June 14, 2014, at the Indian Springs campus of Glenwood Baptist Church.
The event was hosted by their daughters.
The couple was married June 14, 1964.
They are the parents of Kimberly Marshall of Lithia Springs, Ga.; Jada Bolden of Kingsport, and Deana Marshall of Kingsport.
Mr. Marshall retired from Eastman Chemical Co.
Price 50th anniversary
Mack and Linda Price will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 4 to 6 p.m., June 14, 2014, in the fellowship hall at Oak Glen Baptist Church, Yuma, Va.
Mack and Linda were married June 13, 1964, at Mack's parents' house in the Speers Ferry community with Preacher D.B. McConnell officiating.
They are the parents of Tina Hartsock and husband Henry of Hiltons, Va., and Tracy Ely and husband Joe of Pennington Gap, Va. They are the proud grandparents of Amanda Smith, and Chris Hartsock and wife Justine. They are the great-grandparents of Ashlyn Smith.
Your presence is the only gift requested.
Jones and DeGeorge
Amber Nicole Jones of Kingsport, and James Christopher DeGeorge of Portland, Tenn., plan to be married at 4 p.m., June 14, 2014, at Rose Hill Wedding Cathedral.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Shane and Lisa Jones of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Roberta Jones of Hampton, Tenn., the late Wayne Jones, Barbara Porter of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Luther Porter of Tuscaloosa. She graduated from Sullivan Central High School, where she was a member of the volleyball team, and received a bachelor's degree from King University, where she also was a member of the volleyball team. She received an M.Ed. degree from Middle Tennessee State University. She is employed as a school counselor with the Rutherford County School System.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Dick and Beverly DeGeorge of Portland, and the grandson of Bobby and Ruth Gregory of Hendersonville, Tenn., Margaret DeGeorge of Nashville, and the late Vincent DeGeorge. He graduated from Portland High School, where he was a member of the football team, and received a bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University, where he also was a member of the football team. He is employed at EHR director at Dermatology Solutions Group.