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Milestones

  • Mr. & Mrs. Townsend 60th

    Mr. and Mrs. John W. Townsend Jr. of Lenoir City, formerly of the Midway community in Roane County, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 17.

    A reception in their honor will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 11 in Stone Crossing Subdivision Clubhouse on Hwy. 70, Lenoir City. All relatives and friends are invited to stop by at any time during the reception.

    Townsend and the former Faye Branson were married on Dec. 17, 1950.

    He is retired from Maremont Corp., and she is a nurse at Sweetwater Medical Clinic.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Pair 50th

    John and Wanda Pair will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 24.

    A reception in their honor will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 20 in North Rockwood Baptist Church fellowship hall.

    The Pairs were married on Nov. 24, 1960, in Eagle Furnace Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bob Farner officiating.

    The couple has a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Janet Pair; and a daughter, Patty Isham.

    There are four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • McPherson-Cooley

    John and Charlotte McPherson of Harriman announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsay Ann McPherson, to Jeremiah Matthew Cooley.

    He is the son of Mark and Bonnie Cooley of Oliver Springs.

    The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 20 in Harriman Baptist Tabernacle. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.

    All relatives and friends of the couple are invited to attend.

  • Braxton Olivia Fritz

    Braxton Olivia Fritz celebrated her fifth birthday on Oct. 11 with family and friends at Tataru’s Gymnastics in West Knoxville.

    She is the daughter of Matt and Angie Thomas Fritz of Kingston.

    Grandparents are Jim and Becky Moates Thomas of Kingston and Ernie and Cynthia Fritz of Harrison.

    Great-grandmothers are Madeline Moates of Rockwood and Betty Pratt of Urbana, Ohio.

    Braxton has a 7-year-old sister, Avery Elise.

  • Deanna Nicole Stooksbury

    Deanna Nicole Stooksbury was born on Sept. 29 in Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge.

    She weighed 8 pounds and was 20.5 inches long.

    She is the daughter of Freddy and Terry Stooksbury of Rockwood.

    Grandparents are Don and Donna Fickey and Tim and Wanda Martin.

  • Hardin-Hendrickson

    Kay Seaton of Kingston and Gene and Darlene Jones of Harriman announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Angi Jones Hardin, to Nathan Hendrickson.

    He is the son of Fillmore and Brenda Hendrickson of Harriman.

    The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 30 in Swan Pond United Methodist Church, Harriman. A reception will follow at a family friend’s farm.

    Invitations have been sent.

  • Issac Lavern Blackman

    Issac Lavern Blackman celebrated his third birthday on Oct. 4 with a pizza party with relatives and friends.

    He is the son of Bertha Blackman and James Blackman.

    Grandparents are Tricia Allen and Henry Tarter, both of Harriman, and Louanna McCallan and Issac McCallan, both of Charlotte N.C.

    Great-grandmother is Cora Allen.

  • Duesler turns 90

    Ruby Lee Wilson Duesler celebrated her 90th birthday on Oct. 4 with family members at Spring City Care and Rehabilitation Center.

    Duesler is the daughter of the late Pat and Easter Stephens. She is the widow of the late Aught Wilson.

    Her children and spouses are Lee Delno and Sheena Wilson, Donald Monroe and Becky Wilson, the late David Adam and the late Joyce Wilson, Wanda M. and Jimmy Pelfrey and Glenda T. and the late Warren Bishop.

    There are several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Hallcox

    Clint Taylor Hallcox and Tara Lee Albright were married on May 15 in Luminary United Methodist Church, Ten Mile.

    The Rev. Louis Rouse officiated during the 1 p.m. ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Jim and Ingrid Albright of Philadelphia. She is a 2008 graduate of Midway High School.

  • Births

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:

    Aug. 19 — Sarah and Omar Zapata, Kingston. A boy, Isaac Aurelio, 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Siblings: Carlor and Omar Jr. Grandparents: Roger Davidson; Sharry Davidson; Jose Sandoval; Melisa Sandoval; Maria and Norberto Zapata.

    Aug. 20 — Stacey Nitz and Thomas Golliher, Rockwood. A girl, Henley Rose, 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Siblings: Devin and Makenzie. Grandparents: Sonya and Raymond Golliher; Gail Burnette; Tony Harvey.