McCord and Collins
Jeff and CeeGee McCord of Kingsport announce the engagement of their daughter, Grace Owen O’Neill McCord, to Sean McNeil Collins, son of Larry and Chris Collins of Johnson City.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mike and Betty O’Neill of Kingsport, and Scott and Nancy McCord of Sandy Springs, Ga. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, earned a degree in human services from East Tennessee State University, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public health from ETSU.
The bridegroom-to-be is the grandson of Robert and Jane LaPella of Johnson City, and J.L. and Edna Collins of Elizabethton. He graduated from University High School, received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from ETSU, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in sustainable design and construction at Appalachian State University.
The couple will marry Aug. 10, 2013, in Johnson City, Tenn.
Moreland 90th birthday
Kathaleen Moreland marked her 90th birthday with a celebration on Mother’s Day, May 11, 2013.
Mrs. Moreland was born May 25, 1923. She was married to Forest Reed Moreland.
She has four children, eight grandchildren and five and one-half great-grandchildren.
She has always loved arts and crafts but has found a new interest in whittling with friends at Renaissance Senior Group.
Wolfe 85th birthday
Odell D. Wolfe of Kingsport, observed his 85th birthday on May 23, 2013. A celebration was held in his honor May 24, 2013, at Mama’s House Restaurant.
The event was hosted by his wife Beatrice Willis Wolfe and his children, Linda (Michael) McCloud, Donna Federico and Joe (Erin) Wolfe, all of Kingsport; Doyle Wolfe of Key Largo, Fla., and Larry (Maria) Wolfe of Houston, Texas.
Mr. Wolfe was born on May 23, 1928, in Turkey, Texas. He has been married to Beatrice Willis Wolfe for 59 years.
Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe have nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe owned and operated Wolfe’s Saw & Fix-It Shop in downtown Kingsport, for 30 years, retiring in 1993.
They have been members of Bloomingdale Baptist Church for 58 years.
Miller 70th wedding anniversary
Miss Doris Elizabeth Baird and Ensign Robert Witherspoon Miller were married on Saturday, May 22, 1943, at the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Lake Wales, Fla. The Rev. R.T. Nelson officiated.
The couple honeymooned at Daytona Beach, Fla..
The Millers are the parents of four children, Betty Anne and husband Henry Smith of Florence, S.C., Robin Miller of Richmond, Va., Henry Miller and wife Terry of Vienna, Va., and Nancy Pollard and husband Ed of Corona del Mar, Calif. In addition there are 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A reception for family and friends was held at Asbury Place, Baysmont Campus on Saturday afternoon, May 25, 2013.
Newton 60th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Roy (Ruth Bishop) Newton of Kingsport., will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 5 p.m., May 25, 2013, at the Crown Center Room on the second floor of the Crown Point Shopping Center, Kingsport.
The event is being hosted by their children.
The couple was married May 30, 1953, in Gate City, Va., with the Rev. French E. Lynch officiating.
They are the parents of Diane Newton of Kingsport; Alan Newton of Mount Carmel, and Sarah Brown of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
They have six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Newton retired from Tennessee Eastman Company and his own locksmith business. Mrs. Newton is a retired homemaker.
Your memories of the couple are the only gift requested.