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Happy Valentine’s Day from Fort Sanders Regional

Posted on February 14, 2019 in Employee Feature

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today, we are highlighting a few of our Fort Sanders Regional couples. These lovebirds share what it’s like to work alongside their spouse and a few tips for a happy and long-lasting love.

Reba and Robert Laney

What do each of you do at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center?

Robert Laney: I am the safety program officer. 

Reba Laney: I am an office assistant in the surgery lounge.

How long have you worked together at FSR?

3 years

When did you get married?

We got married October 14, 1979

Where did you meet?

We met at Trent Valley Baptist Church in Sneedville, Tennessee.

What is it like working at the same place as your spouse?

Reba: I love it. I love riding to and from work together.

Robert: It’s very convenient. We get to spend more time with each other.

Any advice for a newly married couple?

Reba: Spend as much time together as you can.

Robert: Have fun, because life is too short. Put each other first.

Favorite romantic movie to watch together?

Robert: Reba likes chick flicks. Her favorite movie is Night and Day.

 

Randy Tingle and Wendy Callahan Tingle

What do each of you do at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center?

Randy Tingle: I am the chaplain at Fort Sanders Regional.

Wendy Callahan Tingle: I am a speech pathologist at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center.

How long have you worked together at FSR?

We have worked together since 2011.

When did you get married?

We got married May 26, 2018.

Where did you meet?

Randy: We met here at the hospital. We started dating in 2016 after I prayed at one of Wendy’s events. I asked her out for a cup of coffee.

Wendy: We both don’t even like coffee and now joke about our “cup of something”.

What is it like working at the same place as your spouse?

Randy: We don’t see each other a whole lot during the day since we are both so busy. We have to be very intentional when we do. We try and have lunch together when we can.

Wendy: As a treating therapist, I often consult with Randy and refer patients to him to worship together.

Any advice for a newly married couple?

Wendy: Wait on the Lord to provide.

Randy: Do what makes one another happy. Serve each other and talk about any relationship pitfalls beforehand.

Favorite romantic movie to watch together?

Wendy: I like Notting Hill, but we’ve never watched it together.

Randy: I know what we can do tonight!