Dr. and Mrs. Hall
Dr. Robert B. and Mrs. Velma J. Hall, Johnson City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary
Thursday, April 24, 2014.
The couple were married on April 24, 1954, in Scottsburg, Ind., by Dr. C. Dixon Hall.
Dr. Hall retired from Milligan College as a professor.
Mrs. Hall is the former Velma Jones. She retired from Milligan College as a secretary.
The couple have three children, Katherine Hall of Elizabethton, Bob Hall and wife Lisa of Elizabethton, and John Hall of Swannanoa, N.C.; and three grandchildren, Kylie, Colby and Anna Kate Hall.
Mr. and Mrs. James Arnold
Mr. and Mrs. James and Gloria Arnold, Johnson City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 12, 2014.
The couple were married on April 17, 1954, in Richmond, Va.
Mr. Arnold retired from Covington, Ky., public school system where he was a teacher.
Mrs. Arnold is the former Gloria Eubanks. She is retired from the Cincinnati, Ohio, public school system where she was a teacher.
The couple have two children, Mary Long and husband Richard of Charleston, S.C., and Laura Hodge and husband Tim of Johnson City; five grandchildren, Carrie Roe, Chelsea Long, Caitlin Long, Garnet Budd and wife Cindy, and Andrew Hodge; and five great-grandchildren, Celeste Roe, Kaleb Long, Brantley Long, Kendall Meyer and the late Lylie Budd.
Jim and Tina Powell, Gray, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany, to Cory Dillon, son of Diane and David Thompson, Sevierville, and Robert Dillon, Independence, Va.
The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Daniel Boone High School and is a student at Northeast State Community College. She is employed by Clothesline, Johnson City, as an assistant manager.
She is a granddaughter of Jim Powell, Johnson City, and the late Betty Powell; and Fred Eggleston, Johnson City, and the late Josephine Eggleston.
Her fiancé is a 2006 graduate of David Crockett High School. He is employed by OmniSource, Johnson City, as a maintenance welder.
He is a grandson of Clarence and Lucille Gregg, Joneborough; and Lorraine Dillon, Independence, Va., and the late Bob Dillon.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, June 14, 2014, at The Barn at Boone Falls, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Kyker
Mr. and Mrs. Dickie L. Kyker, 266 Roy Green Road, Telford, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, April 18, 2014, with a family dinner and bed and breakfast getaway to Sautee-Nacoochee, Ga.
The couple were married on April 18, 1964 at Central Freewill Baptist Church, Johnson City, by the Rev. Robert Tickle.
Mr. Kyker retired from Quebecor World, Kingsport. He is owner of Triple “K” Ranch, Telford.
Mrs. Kyker is the former Lois Ayers. She is a homemaker and co-owner of Triple “K” Ranch.
The couple have one son, Richard Kyker and wife Elizabeth of Telford; and one granddaughter, Yvelyn Kyker.
Anna Wesley Coghill and Joshua Travis Mallett were married Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter, Charlotte, N.C.
The Rev. Amanda Kucik officiated the 5 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Patrick Pope, organist; and Tadd Hoffman, trumpeter.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Wesley Coghill III, Charlotte.
She is a granddaughter of Mrs. Cornelius Wesley Coghill Jr., Crofton, Md. and the late retired Col. Wesley Coghill Jr.; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edwin Lynch Jr.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alfred Mallett III, Jonesborough; and the late Julie Heck Mallett.
He is a grandson of Mrs. Barbara Garner, Roanoke, Va., and the late Mr. Bill Garner; the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alfred Mallett Jr.; and Mrs. Erma Heck, Roanoke, Va., and the late Mr. Julian Heck.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.
Matron of honor was Sarah Jenkins, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Bridget Barry, Austin Kristoff and Elizabeth Steel.
Flower girl was Caroline Jenkins, niece of the bride.
Ring bearer was Charlie Jenkins, nephew of the bride.
Devin McGraw served as best man.
Groomsmen were Ashish Arya, Richard Bryan and John Wyant.
Readers were Andrew Jenkins and Sarah Pember.
Following a reception at the Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, the couple took a wedding trip to Kauai and O’ahu, Hawaii.