Mr. and Mrs. Sifford
Don and Mary Sue Sifford, 403 Hales Chapel Road, Gray, celebrate their 51st wedding anniversary Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011.
The couple were married on Nov. 16, 1960, at Hales Chapel Church, Gray.
Mr. Sifford retired from the Johnson City Power Board.
Mrs. Sifford retired from Baxter and Pharmaseal.
The couple have one child, Mark Anthony Sifford; and one grandchild, Matthew Erick Sifford.
Mr. and Mrs. Campbell
Roy and Helen Campbell, Jonesborough, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, with a dinner at Chop House in Kingsport with their family.
The couple were married on Oct. 18, 1951, at Harmony Church by the Rev. Dana Hood.
Mr. Campbell retired from Tennessee Eastman after 37 years of service.
Mrs. Campbell is the former Helen Ferguson. She retired from Johnson City Medical Center after 25 years of service.
The couple have three children, Sherry Hale and husband Terry of Jonesborough, Steve Campbell and wife Becky of Jonesborough, and Tim Campbell and wife Kristy of Kingsport; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Amy Christine Davis and Maj. Richard M. Martin, USMC, were married Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie, La.
Todd C. Lee officiated the 7 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Nanetta Davis of Orlando, Fla.; and Jeff and Monie Davis of Grovetown, Ga.
She is a granddaughter of the late Jeff and Clessie Daugherty; and the late Harold and Dolores Davis.
The groom is a son of Theresa Billings of Johnson City; and Richard and Pat Martin of Tampa, Fla.
He is a grandson of Helen Billings of Johnson City; the late William Billings; the late Polly Maxwell; and the late Dr. and Mrs. Richard Martin.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a Casablanca gown of sleek satin in a fit and flare silhouette embellished with rhinestones, Swarovski crystals, crystal sequins, silver beadwork and embroidery and beaded buttons that ended at the train.
Matron of honor was Summer Patterson.
Brett Price served as best man.
The Marine Corps Ceremonial Military Sword Arch was provided by Maj. Nate Hill, Maj. Michael Nakonieczny, Capt. A.J. Goldberg, Maj. Richard Cushing, Maj. Eric Dill and Maj. John Marksbury.
A reception was held at Oak Alley Plantation.
Nicole Ashley Craiger and Airman 1st Class Phillip Anthony Campbell were married Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Harvest Acres Farm, Limestone.
The Rev. Tony Crossnoe officiated the 3 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Lori Payne, Limestone; and Roger Craiger, Bristol, Va.
She is a granddaughter of Elizabeth Taylor Payne, Telford; the late Russell Payne Sr.; the late Bonnie Minnix Shook; and the late Devon Shook.
The groom is a son of Susan and Tony Campbell, Fall Branch.
He is a grandson of Barbara and James Burton, St. Paul, Va.; Robert Campbell, Damascus, Va.; and the late Erma Campbell.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless, beaded ivory Oleg Cassini gown featuring a medium-length train.
Matron of honor was Kristina Tackett, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Tracy Martin, Stephanie Greenwell, Brandi Crawford and Laura Cole.
Flower girl was Janiya Mason.
Matt Salyers served as best man.
Groomsmen were Chad Campbell, Julian Mercadal, Brian Campbell and Jason Musser.
Bride’s book attendants were Samantha Tardy and Adam McCloud.
Following a reception at Harvest Acres Farm, the couple took a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge.
Kristen Denise Guinn and Daniel Abe Grindstaff were married Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at Borderview Christian Church, Elizabethton.
Minister Kirk Langston officiated the 2 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Patricia A. Guinn, Johnson City; and the late Burl H. Guinn.
She is a granddaughter of the late Alfred and Etta Grindstaff; the late Lester Guinn; and the late Helma Guinn.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Grindstaff, Elizabethton; and Linda Honeycutt, Elizabethton.
He is a grandson of Anita Bullock, Elizabethton; the late Hubert Grindstaff; and the late Floyd and Ludella Honeycutt.
Given in marriage by her mother and her uncle and escorted by her uncle, Dean Grindstaff, the bride wore a strapless mermaid style gown of radiant ivory taffeta featuring a sweetheart neckline, embroidery accents that cascaded across the bodice and around to the corset-tie back, as well as gentle ruching.
Matron of honor was Karrine Roberts.
Maid of honor was Aleshia Watson.
Bridesmaids were Rachel Bowman, Lacey Morton and Amy Ensor.
Derek Deakins served as best man.
Groomsmen were Jody Combs, Tyler Shaw, Dustin Morton and Zachary Ensor.
Bride’s book attendants were Bryana Grindstaff and Rachel Wagner
A reception was held at The Carnegie Hotel, Johnson City.