Mr. and Mrs. Bailey
Roy Lee and Hontas Bailey, Jonesborough, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, with a reception at their home.
The couple were married on Dec. 22, 1951, in Rossville, Ga.
Mr. Bailey owns and operates Bailey Manufacturing Company in Chuckey and is retired from C-E Minerals in Erwin.
Mrs. Bailey is the former Hontas Ruble. She is retired from Nuclear Fuel Services in Erwin.
The couple have three children, Jennifer Henley and husband Steve of Jonesborough, Robin Beals and husband Bob of Jonesborough, and Candace Kelley and husband Jeff of McKinney, Texas; and six grandchildren, Dustin Henley; Savannah, Sawyer and Saxton Beals; and Tyler and Conner Kelley.
Abbigale Elaine Mucha and Rhett Nichols Byrne were married Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at The Oak’s Castle, Johnson City.
Father Hal Hutchinson of St. John’s Episcopal Church officiated the 5 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Jay Wilkinson, cousin of the groom.
Ceremony music was accompanied by Jay Wilkinson.
The bride is a daughter of Jimmy and Marsha Mucha, Johnson City. She is a granddaughter of the late Ben and Isedall Mucha; and the late August and Hilda Krueger.
The groom is a son of Charles and Betsy Byrne, Johnson City. He is a grandson of Jay and Bernice Stephens, Oak Ridge; and the late Tommy and Mary Sue Byrne.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a fitted, ivory gown with cascading floral appliqués shaping the chapel train.
Matron of honor was Jinnah Cox, sister of the bride.
Maid of honor was Casey Mucha, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Dr. DeAnna Brown and Tara Byrne, sister of the groom.
Flower girl was Quinn Cox, niece of the bride.
Ring bearer was Calvin Cox, nephew of the bride.
Shane Byrne and Chas Byrne, both brothers of the groom, served as best men.
Groomsmen were Scott Brown and Taylor Pugh.
Bride’s book attendants were Lucy Adkins and Katie Yockel.
Following a reception at The Oak’s Castle, the couple took a wedding trip to Asheville, N.C., with a trip to St. Lucia planned for a later date.
Mr. and Mrs. Manning
Ron and Bonnie Manning, 1151 Cliffview Circle, Gray, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at a celebration and renewal of vows at Boones Creek Christian Church.
The couple were married on Nov. 24, 1961, in Baltimore, Md., by Dick Morris.
Mr. Manning retired from Western Electric/AT&T after 32 years of service.
Mrs. Manning is the former Bonnie Ivarson. She is the former owner of the copy shop, Qualitee Shoppe, in Lexington Park, Md.
The couple have three children, Debora Lynch of Jonesborough, James Manning of Gray, and Trudi Cook of Mechanicsville, Md.; two grandchildren, Martin Everle and Kyle Kemp, both of Mechanicsville, Md.; and three great-grandchildren, Martin, Matthew and Myiah Everle.
Megan Lorraine Masch and Ward Phillip “Cody” Wilson, were married Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at The Box Place on Coffee Ridge, Erwin.
David Christian, minister, officiated the 1 p.m. exchange of vows.
Music was provided by Bobby Whitson, instrumentalist.
The bride is a daughter of William and Brenda Masch, Virginia Beach, Va.
She is the granddaughter of Arthur and Virginia Masch, Saranac, Mich., Marie White, Iona, Mich., and the late Pirl White.
The groom is the son of Phillip and Letha Wilson, Erwin.
He is the grandson of JoAnn Wilson, Erwin, and the late Ward G. Wilson, and Judy Sparks and the late Jim Sparks.
Given in marriage and escorted by her parents, the bride wore a floor-length, sleeveless dress featuring a V-neckline and scalloped hemline and a full lace overlay, which was originally purchased in 1976 and worn by her mother.
Maid of honor was Stacy Masch.
Bridesmaid was Jennifer Gee.
Flower girls were Loyla and Lori Gee.
Ring bearer was Dawson Silvers.
Phillip Wilson served as best man.
Groomsman was Chris Hemphill.
The couple took a wedding trip to the Grove Park Inn and the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Garland
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin B. Garland, 1608 Hickory Court, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family after the first of the year.
The couple were married on Dec. 29, 1951, by the Rev. W.L. Gilton.
Mr. Garland is professor emeritus of East Tennessee State University. He retired from the Department of Health Education after 25 years of service.
Mrs. Garland is the former Kathleen Davis. She retired from the Johnson City School System after 25 years as a teacher in the elementary grades.
The couple have one child, Donna Garland Robbins and husband Stephen of Limestone.