Thompson and Kuehnel
The engagement of Amy S. Thompson and John J. Kuehnel is announced today. Miss Thompson is the daughter of Gail Holland and Mike Thomason of Blairsville, Ga. Mr. Kuehnel is the son of John and Anna Kuehnel. A spring wedding is planned. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Roxy Holland, the late Roy Holland, and James and Judy Thomason, all of Calhoun, Ga. Miss Thompson received a bachelor¹s degree in education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. She is pursuing a master¹s degree in instructional leadership from Tennessee Technological University and is employed as a teacher with the Hamilton County school system. She is a member of Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Paul and Eleanor Bennett and the late Reno and Alice Jean Kuehnel. Mr. Kuehnel received a bachelor¹s degree in geology from UTC, where he was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He is employed as a geologist with Arcadis.
Taylor and Cissom
Gena Kay Taylor became the bride of John Robert Cissom Jr. in a private ceremony on Friday, Jan. 1. The Rev. Jeannie Cissom performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Raymond and Carolyn Lenderman of Decatur, Tenn., and Ernest and Brenda Taylor of Cleveland, Tenn. Parents of the bridegoom are Jimmie Cissom and the late John Cissom Sr. A reception will be held in the spring. DeSha - Rothberger Elisabeth Ann Rothberger became the bride of Nicholas Scott DeSha in a ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Wedding Chapel. The Rev. Cliff Hudson performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Glenn Smotherman and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller Rothberger Jr. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Randall Allen DeSha. Lisa Traviesa Rothberger was matron of honor. Tommy Swafford served as best man, and Chase Randall Rothberger was ring bearer. A reception was held at the Smotherman home.
Karah Eve Nazor and Benjamin Schiller Hayes Friberg were married in a ceremony on Friday, Aug. 28, underneath the Goldlen Gate Bridge in San Francisco. The Rev. Aaron Peskin performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Karen Nazor Hill and Hank Hill, and James Kevin Nazor. Parents of the bridegroom are Linda and Russell Friberg. A reception was held Saturday, Jan. 2, in Waterhouse Pavilion at Miller Plaza. The couple reside in Ringgold, Ga.
Jaime Page Dean became the bride of James Edward McLain in a ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 22, at The Grandview on Lookout Mountain. The Rev. Charles Rhodes performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Page and Greg Stoe of Ringgold, Ga. Parents of the bridegroom are Linda and Douglas McLain of Jasper, Tenn. Jessica Mabrey served as the bride¹s honor attendant. Angela Raines was the bridesmaid. Jonathan Shoemaker served as best man. Cliff Moore was the groomsman. A reception was held at The Grandview. The couple took a Caribbean cruise. They reside in this city.
Crystal Danielle Price became the bride of Dr. Jason Michael Tedesco in a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 26, in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. The Rev. Cliff Smith performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dan Price and Billie Price of Clarksville, Tenn. Parents of the bridegroom are Mike and Joie Tedesco. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Abbey Goins was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Emily Byard, Eryn Tedesco and Priscilla Wiseman. Scott Mueleners served as best man. Groomsmen were Dr. Chris Erickson, Dr. Jeff Jepson, John Price and Jason Maxwell. A reception was held at Highlands House Bed and Breakfast in Santa Rosa Beach. The couple took a wedding trip to Hawaii. They reside in Nashville.
Jordan Elizabeth Robinson became the bride of John Mark Yarbrough Jr. in a ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Lindsay Street Hall. The Rev. John Talbird performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lowndes Curtis Robinson. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. John Randolph Pierce of Rome, Ga., and John Mark Yarbrough of Newnan, Ga. Lowndes Curtis Robinson Jr. served as his sister¹s attendant. Coby Scott Nixon and Kap Martin Yarbrough served as the bridegroom¹s attendants. A reception was held at Lindsay Street Hall. After a wedding trip to the Turks and Caicos islands, they reside in Decatur, Ga.