Mr. and Mrs. Hyder
Larry and Mitzi Hyder, Johnson City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sinking Creek Baptist Church.
The couple were married on Oct. 31, 1961, in Burnsville, N.C.
Mr. Hyder retired from Alemite and Raytheon.
Mrs. Hyder is the former Mitzi White. She is employed by Morrison’s Cafeteria in the doctors lounge at Johnson City Medical Center.
The couple have three children, Felisa Townsend and husband Jeff, Kim Williams, and Larry Joe Hyder and wife Renee; six grandchildren, Kari Townsend Masters, Brandon Townsend, Jared Williams, Elijah Hyder, Hannah Hyder, Ethan Hyder; and one great-grandchild, Colton Masters.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
Lisa Ann Simmons and Johnnie E. Quinn were married Thursday, March 17, 2011, at the home of the bride’s grandparents.
The Rev. James Lyndsey officiated the 7 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by William Baumann, and Sam and Ginger Dalton, vocalists.
The bride is a granddaughter of Nicholas F. Michael; and the late Dorothy E. Bowling-Michael.
The bride was given in marriage by her grandfather, Nicholas F. Michael, and her uncle, Thomas W. Michael, and escorted by her nephews, William and Michael Baumann.
Maid of honor was Teresa Jo Baumann, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Charlotte Taylor and Karen Heaton.
Ring bearer was Nicholas Baumann.
Thomas W. Michael served as best man.
The couple reside in Sarasota, Fla.
ELIZABETHTON — Carrie Dale Culver and William Gregory Coleman were married Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at First Baptist Church.
Dr. James L. Street officiated the 5 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by David Arney, organist.
The bride is a daughter of Richard and Becky Culver, 743 Fairway Drive, Elizabethton.
She is a granddaughter of the late Joseph and Mary Vaught; and the late Carl and Maude Culver.
The groom is a son of Col. Robert and Cheryl Coleman, 688 Ternberry Forest Drive, The Villages, Fla.
He is a grandson of Lt. Col. Everett G. Walker, Pensacola, Fla.; the late Jane L. Walker; the late Col. Robert G. Coleman and Dorothy S. Coleman.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless gown of ivory chiffon featuring a beaded empire waist.
Matrons of honor were Ashley Birchfield Blevins and Amber Street Wilkinson.
Bridesmaids were Marla Mills Mazzarella, Meg Mills Michaud and Linda Mattson Myers.
Junior bridesmaid was McCall Coleman.
Flower girl was Bella Wilkinson.
Ring bearer was Andrew Blevins.
Rob Coleman served as best man.
Groomsmen were Lt. Col. Nathan Gray, Burt Hayes, Mark Manning, Michael O’Neal and Mark Snider.
Junior groomsman was Landry Coleman.
Ushers were Matt Culver and Drew Culver.
Bride’s book attendant was Lindsay Robbins.
Program attendants were Ella and Lucy Maupin.
Following a reception at the Carnegie Hotel, Johnson City, the couple took a wedding trip to St. Lucia.
Emmalea Elizabeth Griffith and Dr. Chambless Rand Johnston were married Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Venue at the King Centre.
Ann Burns, minister, officiated the 6:30 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Carl W. Griffith, 2814 Steven Drive, Johnson City; and the late Sandra E. Griffith.
She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Griffith; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Buck Bayne
The groom is a son of Conley and Carolyn Shope, Maryville; Ann and Cham Johnston Jr., Nashville.
He is a grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cunningham; and the late Dr. and Mrs. Chambless Johnston.
The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her father.
Bridesmaids were Kristin McGahey, Hayley Poland, Caylor Harrison and Caroline Lowe.
Flower girl was Jaydyn Johnston, the couple’s daughter.
Ring bearer was Maggie, the couple’s golden retriever.
Cham Johnston Jr., father of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Rand Thomas, Mark Padgett, Jamie Cobb and Paul Jenkins.
Ushers were the groomsmen.
Bride’s book attendant was Laura Evans.
Following a reception at Venue at the King Centre, the couple took a wedding trip to Walt Disney World with their daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan
Dewey “Eddie” and Jean Ryan, Jonesborough, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at 3 p.m. at their home with a vow renewal and celebration.
The couple were married on Oct. 23, 1961, in Kingsport by the Rev. Kenneth Jennings.
Mr. Ryan retired from Raytheon and ITT North Electric.
Mrs. Ryan is the former Imogene Spears. She is a homemaker.
The couple have three children, Kathy Crawford and husband John of Jonesborough, Amy Dyer and husband Robbie of Jonesborough, and Jamie Ryan and wife Sally of Kingsport; and two grandchildren, Sarah Taylor-Norton and husband Josh of Norfolk, Va., and Matthew Dyer of Jonesborough.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.