Mr. and Mrs. Crain
Harvey C. and Madge Crain, Telford, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Sunday, May 3, 2015, at a come-and-go reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bowmantown Ruritan Club building.
The couple were married on May 17, 1945.
Mr. Crain retired from Warren Michigan Fire Department as a master mechanic after 27 years of service.
Mrs. Crain is the former Lena Madge Ramsey. She is a lifelong homemaker.
The couple have one child, Joy Boudreau and husband Greg, Telford; three grandchildren, Kyler Boudreau and wife Sandi of California, Kory Boudreau and wife Sonshine of Telford, Katie Boudreau Denton and husband Michael of California; and six great-grandchildren, Journey and Haven Boudreau, and Michaela, Madison, Kade and Megan Denton.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Donald Houston and Glenda Faye Smith, Gray, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, on a Western Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Magic.
The couple were married on Feb. 12, 1965, in Johnson City, by The Rev. Vestal Bennett.
Mr. Smith retired from Eastman Chemical Co.
Mrs. Smith is the former Glenda Faye Little. She is employed as a registered nurse at Indian Path Medical Center, Kingsport.
The couple have two children, Dr. Melissa Cooley of Morristown and Andrea “Beth” Smith of Johnson City; and one grandchild, Kathryn Noelle.
Mr. and Mrs. Rutledge
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Rutledge, Blountville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at a dinner hosted by Austyn and C.J. Rhea at Greenwood Farm.
Mr. Rutledge retired from Tennessee Eastman.
Mrs. Rutledge retired from Citi Group.
The couple have two children, Charolette Rhea and Charmane Goforth; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Mr. and Mrs. Phillips
Charles and Phyllis Phillips celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Monday, March 23, 2015.
The couple were married on March 23, 1965, at the home of Mr. Phillips brother, Roy, Johnson City, by their father, Ed.
Mr. Phillips served in the U.S. Army in Germany and he retired from VA Mountain Home.
Mrs. Phillips is the former Phyllis Stamper. She retired from Siemens.
The couple have five children, Michelle Lloyd of Telford, Shawn Hodge of Elizabethton, Charlie Phillips of Elizabethton, Brandon Phillips of Bluff City and Shannon Phillips of Fletcher, N.C.; nine grandchildren, Kyle Bowling, Forrest Bowling, Caleb Loyd, Jake Hodge, Meagan Hodge, Katie Hodge, Jesse Phillips, Emily Phillips, Garrett Phillips; and two great-grandchildren, Ashlyn Bowling and Olivia Hodge.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Kelsey Brooke Kind and Tyler Jordan DeVault.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Dr. Rick Kind, 806 Mullins St., Johnson City; and Lisa Kind, 1024 Estate Drive, Johnson City.
She is a 2008 graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a senior at Milligan College, where she will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed by Mountain States Health Alliance.
She is a granddaughter of the late David and Helen Adams; and Earlean Kind, Johnson City, and the late William R. Kind.
Her fiancé is a son Tony and Deanna DeVault, 120 Red Leaf Lane, Blountville.
He is a 2009 graduate of Central High School; a 2013 graduate of Milligan College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science; and a 2014 graduate of Milligan College, where he received a master’s degree in education. He is employed by Washington County Schools as a physical education teacher and coach.
He is a grandson of Ralph and Betty Webb; Brenda DeVault; and Bob DeVault, all of Kingsport.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Meredith Valley Farm, Elizabethton.