Spina and Salyer
Tancy Salyer of Church Hill, Tenn., and Jason Spina of Bristol, Tenn., were united in marriage at 6 p.m., July 27, 2013, at The Charles in Johnson City, Tenn. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Rick Light.
A buffet-style dinner was held at The Charles following the ceremony.
Music for the evening was provided by Sound Revue DJ, Larry Brooks. On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner in a private loft provided by the Battery in Johnson City.
The bride is the daughter of Jack and Sue Pierson of Church Hill, and Gary and Cheri Salyer of Johnson City. She is the granddaughter of Janie Crawford of Mount Carmel, the late Shack Crawford, Loretta Salyer of Church Hill, and the late Robert “Jack” Salyer. The bridegroom is the son of Jill Spina, and Jim and Mary Spina. He is the grandson of the late Andrew and Mildred Panneck, formerly of Country Club Hills, Ill., and the late Philip and Barbara Spina, formerly of Lagrange, Ill.
Given in marriage by her parents, brother Robbie Salyer and nephew Parker Salyer of Church Hill, and escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore a trumpet-style Vera Wang gown of ivory lace with a train. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of ivory and blush flowers.
Autumn Lewis of Johnson City, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Rebecca Kilgore of Telford, Tenn.; April Bowser of Church Hill; Jessica Al-Ameri of Johnson City, and Rhonda Salyer of Church Hill. The maid of honor and bridesmaids wore cocktail length gowns of mint green chiffon and each carried a hand-tied bouquet of ivory and blush flowers.
The bridegroom wore a Jeanyves Moda suit and vest in heather grey and a hand-tied boutonniere with an ivory rose and greenery.
Justin Spina, brother of the bridegroom, of Johnson City, served as best man. Groomsmen included Matthew Harris of Reidsville, N.C.; Eli Harris of Canton, Ga.; Joseph Praseguet of Johnson City, and Adam Morgan of Bristol. The best man and groomsmen wore suits of heather grey, mint green vests and had hand-tied boutonnieres with an ivory rose.
The bride is a graduate of Volunteer High School, Church Hill, holds a bachelor of science degree in allied health from East Tennessee State University, and a bachelor of science degree in nursing from King College. She now works as a registered nurse in the emergency department at Johnson City Medical Center.
The bridegroom graduated from Tennessee High School, Bristol, Tenn., and holds a bachelor of science degree in business marketing from Virginia Intermont College. He now works as a sales representative for LaFerney Commercial Roofing, Kingsport.
Following a honeymoon on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, Tancy and Jason reside in Johnson City.
Salyer 50th anniversary
Donald and Gaye (Taylor) Salyer of Nickelsville, Va., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their wedding vows beginning at 2 p.m., Dec. 28, 2013 at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Nickelsville. A reception will follow.
The event is being hosted by their children and grandchildren.
The couple was married Dec. 28, 1963, at Pleasant View Baptist Church with the Rev. Banner Taylor officiating.
They are the parents of Donna Darnell of Nickelsville; Angela White of Nickelsville, Wes Salyer of Fort Blackmore, Va., and Tim Salyer of Nickelsville. They have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Salyer retired from the Coeburn Police Department and is employed as a bus driver for Scott County School System. Mrs. Salyer retired from Scott County School System as a teacher’s aide.
The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.
Webster 50th anniversary
Bobbie Howard and Geneva Ann (Marcum) Webster of Mooresburg, Tenn., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 25, 2013, Christmas Day.
The couple was married Dec. 25, 1963, at the home of the bride’s sister and brother-in-law, Hazel and Wandell Cradic of Surgoinsville.
They are the parents of Eric Webster and wife Lorinda of Cartersville, Ga., and Kathy Coleman and husband Don of Kingsport. They are the grandparents of Kaleb Aaron Webster, 4, and Arabella Ruth Webster, 2.
Mr. Webster retired from WSJK Channel 2 Public TV.
Mrs. Webster retired from the Hawkins County School System.
Alley 72nd anniversary
James Edgar and Elsie (Fields) Alley of Church Hill, Tenn., will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary with a reception to be held in their honor Dec. 22, 2013, at Golden Corral.
The event is being hosted by their family.
The couple was married Dec. 19, 1941.
They are parents of Ronald Alley and wife Carol of Surgoinsville, and Linda Bruner and husband J.T. of Church Hill. They are the grandparents of Tonya Overbay, Julie Hensley and Kishon Agee. They are the great-grandparents of Kara Gillis, Cailyn Gillis, Lauren Hamm, Griffin Hensley and Dalen Hensley.
Mr. Alley retired from Tennessee Eastman Company after 40 years of service. He loves to work in his basement.
Mrs. Alley is a housewife and makes mats out of plastic bags for the homeless.
Fuller 50th anniversary
Junior and Susie Fuller will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 28, 2013.
They are the parents of Teresa Winegar (husband David). They are the grandparents of Brad and Bruce Winegar.
They were married on Dec. 28, 1963 in Gate City with the Rev. Lucian Lane officiating.
Junior retired from Eastman after 33 years of service. Susie is a homemaker.
A reception will be held in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Dec. 28, 2013 at the Yuma Ruritan. To get the site, turn at the red light at Holston View Cemetery in Weber City and go approximately four miles.
We would like to ask that family and friends come help them celebrate this joyous occasion. Your presence is the only gift requested.