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Milestones

  • Mr. & Mrs. Butler 65th

    Mr. and Mrs. Bill Butler of Rockwood will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 15.

    Butler and the former Louise Carter were married on Aug. 15, 1948.

    He is retired from Rockwood Water Department, and she is retired from Roane County Schools.

    They have two sons, Dennis and Mike of Rockwood; and two daughters, Linda Stooksbury and Karen Wilson of Rockwood.

    There are 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

  • Munsey-Foster

    Jim and Linda Munsey of Kingston announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Lynn Munsey, to Clint Anthony Fos-
    ter.

    He is the son of Bryan and Lana Foster of Oakdale.

    The ceremony will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at Whitestone Country Inn.

    The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Roane County High School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a degree in communication studies.

    The prospective groom studied music business at Middle Tennessee State University. He is employed with Munsey Pharmacy.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Cantrell

    Mary Renfro and Ray Cantrell were married on July 2 in Liberty Baptist Church, Kingston, with the Rev. Randy Griffis officiating.

    The attendants were their children. Marcia Hayes served as maid of honor, with Kimberly Cantrell as bridesmaid. Gregory Cantrell was best man, and Rodney Renfro was groomsman.

    The bride wore a floor-length cream-colored organza off-the-shoulder dress with ruching on the bodice.

    She wore it with a sheer lace and sequin bolero long-sleeved jacket.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Saltsman

    Alexanderia Elizabeth Honeycutt-Saltsman and John Bruce “Chip” Saltsman Jr. were married on Feb. 17 in Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville.

    Father Joseph McMahon of Nashville’s Christ the King Church officiated the small ceremony, consisting of only immediate family members.

    The bride is the daughter of Ralph and Betty Honeycutt of Kingston. Her grandparents are Edward L. Johnson of Kingston and the late Margaret Johnson.

    The groom is the son of Bruce and Elaine Saltsman of Nashville.

  • Skylar Roxanne Bruneel

    Skylar Roxanne Bruneel was born on May 21 in the U.S. Naval Hospital Bremerton in Bremerton, Wash.

    She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

    She is the daughter of Scott and Tausha Bruneel.

    Grandparents are Jackie and Jan Hill, Joni Haley and Bob Bruneel.

    Great-grandparents are Hazel McCullough and John and Ruth Birgy.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Isham 50th

    Jerry and Brenda Isham of Rockwood will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 12.

    They were married on July 12, 1963, in South Harriman, with the Rev. Jim Jenkins officiating.

    She graduated from South Harriman High School in 1963, and he attended Roane County High School.

    He worked at the paper mill in Harriman, and the couple owned Jerry’s Boat Sales in Midtown.

    They have three children, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • Helton-Harris

    Courtney Helton and Bryce Harris, both of Harriman, announce their forthcoming marriage.

    The ceremony will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Helton family creek.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Dale and Joyce Helton of Rockwood.  

    Her grandparents are Helen Willis and the late Ernest Willis, the late, Mary Cordts, the late Donald Grant, and Tony Helton.

    She is employed with The Eye Center.

    The prospective groom is the son of Rick and Kim Harris of Kingston.

  • Sammye Bean turns 101
  • Uselton-Dearman

    Keith and Penelope Uselton of Kingston announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Lauren, to James Robert Dearman.

    He is the son of Jim and Carol Dearman of Madison, Ala.

    The ceremony will be July 14 at Ruby Nashville.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Edward and Laura Uselton, and Bobby Hickman of Lynnville and the late Mary Ann Hickman.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Roane County High School and a 2013 graduate of Lipscomb University with a major in English.

  • Austin-Parsons

    Ashley Elizabeth Austin and Matthew Craig Parsons, both of Harriman, announce their forthcoming marriage.

    The ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 on the beach in Destin, Fla.

    The bride-elect’s parents are Tommy Austin (father), Deni Milburn (mother), Jennifer Austin (stepmother) and Bill Milburn (stepfather).

    Her grandparents are the late Carl and Alva Austin and the late Ruby Smythe. Her stepgrandparents are Jane and Frank Venable.

    The prospective groom is the son of Steve and Connie Parsons of Kingston.