Mr. and Mrs. Williams
James and Janice Williams celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 15, 2014, with family at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and with a dinner cruise on the General Jackson in Nashville.
The couple were married on May 15, 1964, at the Calloway Heights Baptist Church, Beckley, W.Va., by the Rev. Robert Coburn.
The couple have two children, Beverly Kanetzke and husband Mike of Asheville, N.C., and Alan Williams and wife Stephanie of Arlington Heights, Ill.; and five grandchildren, Courtney and Cameron Kanetzke, and Quinn, Owen and Greer Williams.
Mr. and Mrs. Davis
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Davis, Unicoi, celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
The couple were married on June 25, 1960, in Unicoi County by Henderson Woodby.
Mr. Davis retired from Snap-On Tools, Elizabethton.
Mrs. Davis is the former Goldie Chambers. She is a homemaker.
The couple have three children, Jimmy Davis, Julie White, Janie Davis, all of Unicoi County; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Makalah Dae Miller and Travis Haskel Garland were married Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Jonesborough United Methodist Church.
Dr. Kenneth Grindstaff officiated the 2 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Roddy Bird, pianist.
The bride is a daughter of Louis and Danette Miller, 1167 Mill Springs Road, Jonesborough.
She is a granddaughter of R.C. and Brenda Bennett, and Dawson and Dean Miller, all of Johnson City.
The groom is a son of Randy and Ann Garland, 145 Woodlyn Road, Johnson City.
He is a grandson of Mary Garland, Johnson City, and the late Haskel Garland; and Almar Self, Johnson City, and the late Robert Self.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless A-line David Tutera gown of embroidered lace featuring hand-beaded accents and tulle, a jeweled inverted empire waist and a skirt that extended into a chapel-length train.
Maid of honor was Makenzie Miller, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Whitney Story, Anna Croghan, Marina Murdock and Sydney Grindstaff.
Flower girl was Abigail Decker.
Ring bearer was Robert Holtsclaw.
Cody Garland, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Randy Garland, Cory Hughes, Dana Shoun and Brennan Ricker.
Following a reception at the church fellowship hall, the couple took a wedding trip to Charleston, S.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Milhorn
James Arnold and Mary Lucille Milhorn, 1201 Old Stage Road, Gray, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 29, 2014, at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at their home.
The couple were married on June 29, 1939, by Sam Jenkins at his home.
Mr. Milhorn retired from Holston Defense.
Mrs. Milhorn is the former Mary Lucille Hawkins. She is a homemaker.
The couple have six children, Darryle and wife Jessie of Gray, Dwight and wife Barbara of Johnson City, Gary and wife Thelma of Jonesborough, Danny and wife Helen of Jonesborough, Jane and husband Robert of Jonesborough, and Beth and husband Grayling of Jonesborough; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
The drop-in celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request that in lieu of gifts attendees donate to their favorite charities.
Mr. and Mrs. Holton
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Holton, 160 Bart Green Drive, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th anniversary Friday, June 6, 2014, at the MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center, Kingsport.
The couple were married on June 9, 1964, at the home of Charles Lee Johnson by the Rev. Jake Honeycutt.
Mr. Holton is a retired medical technologist. He worked in Erwin.
Mrs. Holton is the former Frances Ayers. She retired from Johnson City Medical Center, as a licensed practical nurse.
The couple have three children, Colleen Padgett and husband Johnny, Franklin Holton and wife Susan, and Sherry Brandon and husband John, all of Gray; six grandchildren, Joshua and Austin Padgett, Riley and Bryson Brandon, and Addison and Ethan Holton; one step-grandson, Jeffrey Barber; and one step-great-granddaughter, Harriet Barber.