Light and Harper
Janet Sue Light of Kingsport, and Eugene Harper of Hiltons, Va., plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 1 p.m., March 8, 2014, at Lynn Garden Evangelical Methodist Church, where both attend.
Now semi-retired Ms. Light has worked over 40 years in the insurance fields, the last 20 years with Bill Yates Insurance Agency.
Mr. Harper retired from Eastman Chemical Co. after 31 years of service, and was employed the past nine years by Colonial Funeral Home, Weber City. He is now retired.
Clendenin and Nelms
Elizabeth “Beth” Ashley Nelms and Rusty Lee Clendenin were married Nov. 16, 2013, at Freedom Baptist Church. Pastor Andy Sensabaugh officiated the ceremony.
Beth is the daughter of Sandy and Wes Fields, and the late James Nelms. She is the granddaughter of Mabel Ramey, Nancy Fields, and the late Ralph and Helen Nelms, and Garland Fields, all of Kingsport.
Rusty is the son of Roger and Ruthie Clendenin of Church Hill, and the grandson of Mary and Chester Clendenin, Charlotte Joyner and the late Leroy Joyner, all of Kingsport.
Beth is employed at Holston Valley Medical Center.
Rusty is self-employed at his father’s business, Roger Clendenin Racing.
The couple make their home in the Tri-Cities.
Trivett and Peters
Haley McGuire Trivett of Johnson City and Jacob Ryan Peters of Elizabethton plan to be married Sept. 13, 2014.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scott and Engie Trivett of Johnson City, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman and Jean Browder of Blountville; Mr. and Mrs. Patrick and Wanda Freet of Huntsville, Ala.; Mr. Vernon Trivett of Pensacola, Fla., and the late June Trivett. She graduated from Milligan College in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health Sciences, and is a Doctor of Pharmacy candidate in the Class of 2015 at East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C.J. and Debbie Peters of Elizabethton, and the grandson of Mrs. Reba Peters of Elizabethton, the late Estel Peters, Mrs. Dorothy Mitchell of Elizabethton and the late Verdell Garland. He graduated from Milligan College in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health Sciences, and is a Doctor of Pharmacy candidate in the Class of 2015 at East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy.
Sullivan 50th anniversary
Ed and Peggy Sullivan of Rogersville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 21, 2014.
They are the parents of Rob and Jimmy (Laura), and grandparents of Logan.
A reception will be held in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Feb. 23, 2014, at Holston Electric.
Thacker and Anderson
Julie Amanda Anderson and Michael Andrue Thacker were married Oct. 12, 2013 at Historic Ramsey House, Knoxville, Tenn. Minister John Fletcher officiated the marriage and unity sand ceremonies.
Pictures were taken by photographer Tammy Gaylon of Knoxville.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James (Blenda) Anderson of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Charles E. Farmer of Kingsport, the late Lois Slagle Farmer, and Gwen Anderson and the late Mack Anderson. Mrs. Thacker is a graduate of Sullivan North High School and the University of Tennessee. She is a Realtor/property manager for Tennessee Valley Realty Associates.
The bridegroom is the son of Robert M. and Diane Thacker of Chattanooga, Tenn., and the grandson of Robert V. Thacker of Livingston, Tenn., the late Laura S. Thacker, and the late Roy T. and Edith M. Padgett. Mr. Thacker is a graduate of Notre Dame High School, Chattanooga. He attended the University of Tennessee and served in the United States Navy. Mr. Thacker is employed by Terminix International.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father, the bride carried a bouquet of variegated green with her grandparents’ wedding bands. The bouquet was created by Brandy Sink of Brandysink Designs.
The bride’s attendants were her mother, who served as matron of honor; cousins Natalie Donaldson and Nikki Pirvu of Johnson City, and Tosha Banks of Kingsport. Lily Pirvu and Larissa Mullenix served as flower girls. Aunt Jan Sparrow served as guest book attendant.
The bridegroom’s attendants were his father Robert M. Thacker, who served as best man; and sons Michael G. Thacker of Union County; and Andrue T. and Nathanial J. Thacker of Knoxville.
Following the ceremony, the reception was dedicated by the parents on the grounds of Historic Ramsey House.