Brooks 80th birthday
Don Brooks will celebrate his 80th birthday with a reception to be held in his honor at 1 p.m., Sunday, May 31, 2015, at the Ross Campground United Methodist Church cabin.
The event is being hosted by his family.
Don was born May 29, 1935, in Kingsport.
He is the father of Donna Shipley and husband Joe, and Tina Henderson and husband Keith. He is the grandfather of Jodi Shipley.
He was employed at AFG for 34 years, retiring in 1998, and is a member of Ross Campground United Methodist Church.
The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Isaacs and Stram
Rachael L. Isaacs of Kingsport and Eric C. Stram of Church Hill plan to be married at 3 p.m., May 30, 2015.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Jim and Brenda Isaacs of Kingsport and the granddaughter of Mary and George Isaacs of Nickelsville, Va., where George was former mayor.
She is employed at Nova Health & Rehabilitation.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Marie Stram of Church Hill and Melvin Stram of Church Hill.
He is employed at American Water Heaters.
Webb 50th anniversary
Billy (Bill) and Janice Honaker Webb of Church Hill celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 15, 2015, at their residence with family, followed by a romantic trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn.
The couple was married May 15, 1965, at Greenvale Baptist Church, West Carters Valley, with the Rev. Jack Campbell officiating.
They are the parents of sons Jeffrey W. Webb of Mount Carmel and Otis C. Webb and wife Cherry Lynn of Blountville. They are the grandparents of Hunter Brice Webb.
Mr. Webb is retired from the U.S. Army and is employed by the Hawkins County Education Department. Mrs. Webb is also employed by the Hawkins County Education Department.
Hyder 64th anniversary
Daryl Gene Hyder Sr. and Pansy Mae (Barry) Hyder of Kingsport celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary March 3, 2015, with a reception held in their honor in Kingsport.
The event was hosted by their children.
The couple was married March 3, 1951, at East Watauga Presbyterian Church, Johnson City, with the Rev. Charles G. McKaraker officiating.
They are the parents of Martha Hyder Hall of Kingsport; Daryl Gene Hyder Jr. of Kingsport; Mary Hyder of Gray; and Rebecca Smith of Kingsport.
They are the grandparents of Summer Hyder, Seth Hyder, Brett Hyder, Brittany Hyder and Paul Smith. They are the great-grandparents of Keller Hyder, Avery Hyder and Ben Foerester.
Mr. Hyder was self-employed and retired from Yamaha Cycle Center. Mrs. Hyder retired from Sullivan County Schools.
Wheelock 65th anniversary
Nat and Beulah Wheelock recently enjoyed a party with their family celebrating 65 years of marriage.
They are the parents of Yvonne Rakes of Atlanta, Ga., Polly LePorte and Jennifer Wheelock of Los Angeles, Calif. They are the grandparents of Natalie Barrett of Jupiter, Fla., Taylor Rakes of Columbus, Ohio, and Tennessee and Isabella LePorte of Los Angeles.