Couples announcements for May 2011

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Engagement

Blevins and Collins

The engagement of Alicia Ann Blevins and Mark Andrew Collins is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Austin and Judy Blevins of Jasper, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. John A. and Mary Collins of Henderson, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 21, at Concord Road Church of Christ in Brentwood, Tenn., where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late John W. and Ruth Blevins and the late Robert S. and Lorene Glover. Miss Blevins received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and a master’s degree in health informatics and information management from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. She is a senior practice leader at Hospital Corporation of America in Nashville. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Sid and Effie Collins and the late Carley and Electra Orick. Mr. Collins received a bachelor’s degree in business from Freed Hardeman University. He is a legislative auditor for the state of Tennessee.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Culbreath and Smith

The engagement of Elizabeth Claire Culbreath and Gordon Laidlaw Smith IV is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Molly Culbreath of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and the late Dr. George Lewis Culbreath Jr. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. Christine Smith and Gordon L. Smith III. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug.13, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church., The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dr. George Lewis Culbreath Sr. of Trenton, Tenn., the late Syble Vawter Culbreath, Florence Tipton Schultz of Dyersburg, Tenn., and the late Marvin Bernard Schultz Sr. Miss Culbreath is a graduate of Riverdale High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Middle Tennessee State University, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a nurse practitioner for Cardiovascular services at Erlanger Medical Center. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon L. Smith Jr., Alice Wilson Benz and the late William George Benz Jr. Mr. Smith is a graduate of McCallie School. He received a bachelor’s degree in building science from Auburn University. He is pursuing a master’s degree in engineering management at UTC.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Hale and Swansbrough

The engagement of Annie Eluned Hale and James Raymond Swansbrough is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wayne Hale. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. and Mrs. Robert Henry Swansbrough. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 28, at The Little Brown Church on Signal Mountain. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Paul Grayson Smith and the late Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Hale. Miss Hale is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She attends First Presbyterian Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Macris and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Swansbrough. Mr. Swansbrough is a graduate of Baylor School. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from Davidson College and a master’s degree in creative writing from the University of the South at Sewanee. He attends Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Hunt and Wild

The engagement of Jennifer Elizabeth Hunt and Matthew Stephen Wild is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Bonnie Sue Hunt and the late Jeffery Preston Hunt. Parents of the future bridegroom are Angie Ruth Wild and Michael Lebron Wild. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 14, at The Gallery in Red Bank. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Cleo Antle of Cocoa Beach, Fla., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Alexander Hunt. Miss Hunt is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. She received an associate’s degree in health information management from Chattanooga State Community College. She is a member of St. Jude Catholic Church and is a physician coder and auditor at Erlanger Medical Center. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Maxwell Brannan, Judy Wild of Panama City Beach, Fla., and the late Stephen Wild. Mr. Wild is a graduate of Red Bank High School. He is a member of White Oak Baptist Church and is employed by Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Knowles and Bass

The engagement of Chelsey Wren Knowles and Jeffrey James Bass is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Alan and Tina Knowles. Parents of the future bridegroom are Rodney and Susan Bass. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 21, at First Christian Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Knowles. Miss Knowles graduated from Ooltewah High School and attended Tennessee Temple University. She is a member of Eastwood Church, and is employed by Olive Garden. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Caroline Moore. Mr. Bass is a graduate of Ooltewah High School. He received an associate’s degree in business management from Chattanooga State Community College. He is a member of Eastwood Church and is a manager at Colony 13.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Morris and Megison

The engagement of Kelsey RaeAnn Morris and Andrew Philip Megison is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Tim Morris of Rayville, La., and Sheila Fletcher of Mangum, La. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. and Mrs. Philip Megison. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 28, at the home of the future bride’s grandparents. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orie Gene Morris of Rayville, and Eunice Clingan of Mangum. Miss Morris is a graduate of Riverfield Academy, and is a student at Louisiana State University, where she is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. She is a member of First Baptist Church of Rayville. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Robert Herndon Jr., the late Mrs. Herndon, Jodie Megison McLean and the late Dr. Megison, all of Shreveport, La. Mr. Megison is a graduate of Baylor School. He is a graduate of LSU, where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, and is a student at LSU School of Dentistry. He is a member of Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Nickols and Johnson

The engagement of Ashley Lynne Nickols and James Matthew Johnson is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Frank and Sheila Hilley, and Duane and Jeanette Nickols. Parents of the future bridegroom are Terry and Suzanne Johnson of Brentwood, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 9, at Riverwood Mansion in Nashville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Gladys Mitchell, the late Louis Mitchell, and the late Tom and Martha Nickols. Miss Nickols is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in human and organizational development from Vanderbilt University. She is a healthcare consultant for C3 Consulting in Brentwood. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Ruth Parkes, the late Edward Neeley Parkes Jr., Ann Johnson and the late James L. Johnson. Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Brentwood High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a law degree from Nashville School of Law. He is employed by Coventry Healthcare, and is an attorney for Baker Law Group, PLLC, of Nashville.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Russell and Kennedy

The engagement of Elizabeth Brooke Russell and John Robert Kennedy is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Russell of Maryville, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kennedy. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 28, at Tyner United Methodist Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Russell and the late Mr. and Mrs. Burl Whaley. Miss Russell is a graduate of Maryville High School. She is a student at Chattanooga State Community College. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Kennedy and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bill Massey. Mr. Kennedy is a graduate of Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences. He plans to receive a degree in applied mathematics in August from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Shelton and Woodward

The engagement of Sylvia Nycole Shelton and Sean Patrick Woodward is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Erik and Alina Earnshaw and Bill and Denise Shelton of McDonald, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Lydia Woodward and Patrick Woodward. The wedding is planned for Monday, Oct. 31, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of the late Hannelore Gries, Shirley Earnshaw, the late Edward Earnshaw, John C. Shelton of Rossville, and Corina Mendez of Burns Flats, Okla. Miss Shelton is a graduate of Lookout Valley High School, Chattanooga State Community College and Austin Peay State University. She is a teacher’s assistant. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Pam Still of Des Moines, Iowa, the late Ed Still, Jerry Woodward of Dayton, Tenn., Betty Troglin and the late Nolan Troglin. Mr. Woodward is a graduate of Hixson High School. He is a member of Cross of Christ Lutheran Church and is employed in sales.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Welch and DeLay

The engagement of Lauren Ann Welch and Jonathan Lee DeLay is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George T. Welch Jr. of Lavonia, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Phil DeLay of Ringgold, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 28, at South Seminole Baptist Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rome of Thomasville, Ga., Sandra Welch of Cartersville, Ga., and the late George Welch. Miss Welch plans to receive a bachelor’s degree in middle grades education in May from the University of Georgia. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Henry DeLay of Ringgold, Thomas Shelton of Graysville, Tenn., and the late Ina Shelton. Mr. DeLay received a bachelor’s degree in social science education from the University of Georgia. He is a teacher and coach at Franklin County High School in Carnesville, Ga.

May 1, 2011

Wedding

Stone and Bankston

Krystal Nichole Stone became the bride of William Paul Bankston in a ceremony on Saturday, March 5, at Hickory Valley Community Church. The bride’s father performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Duke and Shirlene Stone. Parents of the bridegroom are James and Jackie Bankston of Fort Oglethorpe. Amy Autry was matron of honor. Jennifer Smith and Ceren Stone were bridesmaids. Isabella Stone, daughter of the bride, and Brooklyn Stone, were flower girls. Josh Bankston served his father as best man. Groomsmen were Jamie Bankston and John Cate. A reception was held at the church. The couple took a wedding trip to Sapphire Valley, N.C. They reside in this city.

May 1, 2011

Wedding

Romans and Berarducci

Priscilla Elizabeth Romans became the bride of Jonathan Joseph Berarducci in a ceremony on Monday, Jan. 31, at the Chattanooga courthouse. Judge Clarence Shattuck performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Bill and Jeannie Romans. Parents of the bridegroom are John and Carol Berarducci of Erie, Pa. Mrs. Romans was her daughter’s matron of honor. Mr. Berarducci served his son as best man. The couple reside in Hendersonville, Tenn.

May 1, 2011

Wedding

Currie and Berry

Karen Leigh Currie became the bride of John Collis Berry Jr. in a ceremony on Saturday, April 9, at Crawfish Springs Masonic Lodge. The Rev. Billy Jacks performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Leslie and Cheryl Currie of Chickamauga, Ga. The bridegroom is the son of Molly Hamby of Crossville, Tenn. Heather Hunter, daughter of the bride, was maid of honor. Holli Currie, sister of the bride, was the bridesmaid. Jonathan Berry served as best man for his father. Cody Gass was the groomsman. A reception was held at Crawfish Springs Masonic Lodge. The couple took a wedding trip to Atlanta. They reside in Chickamauga.

May 1, 2011

Engagement

Bailey and Little

The engagement of Elizabeth Thomas Bailey and William Bradley Little Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Steve and Libby Bailey. Parents of the future bridegroom are Brad and Brenda Little of Memphis. The wedding is planned for Sunday, May 29, at Tennessee RiverPlace. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. Edward McKinney, the late Jean Land McKinney, Mary K. Bailey and the late T.E. Bailey. Miss Bailey is a graduate of Chattanooga Christian School. She received a bachelor’s degree in business organization behavior from Maryville College and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Central Arkansas. She is a member of Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, and is employed as an office administrator at West Virginia University. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Speights and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Little. Mr. Little is a graduate of Christian Brothers High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Maryville College and a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Central Arkansas. He is pursuing a Ph.D in counseling psychology at West Virginia University, and is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Bailey and Brooks

The engagement of LaChandra Bailey and Wendell Brooks is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Lolita and Keith Blackmon. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dorothy Wills and Weldon Brooks Jr. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 18.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Bray and Mastin

The engagement of Atesia Y. Bray and Adrian J. Mastin is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Larry and Aleta Bray. The future bridegroom is the son of Kayren Mitchell. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 23, at the Chattanooga Marriott. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Vernita Kirk and Mae Emma Bell. Miss Bray is a graduate of Chattanooga High School for the Padeia and Performing Arts. She received a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University, where she was a member of Alpha Kappa AlphaDelta Sorority, and a master’s degree in education from the University of California. She is a member of Berean Christian Church and is a teacher at Tri-Cities High School. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Beverly Norwood and Carolyn Moore of Memphis. Mr. Mastin is a graduate of Red Bank High School. He attended St. Katherine College, and received an associate’s degree in general studies from Southern Polytechnic State University. He is a member of Olivet Baptist Church and is a supervisor at Orange Grove Center.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Cummins and Askew

The engagement of Jennifer Christine Cummins and John Timothy Askew is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Richard and Linda Cummins. Parents of the future bridegroom are Paul and Charlotte Askew. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 28, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Pauline Linek of Talbott, Tenn., the late Casmir J. Linek, and the late Daniel Cummins and Janet Helbig. Miss Cummins received a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is employed as a graphic designer by McKee Foods. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Clifford and Nina Carden, the late Lexie Paul Askew Sr. and the late Lorene Askew. Mr. Askew received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Alabama. He is employed by Volkswagen Group of Chattanooga.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Davidson and Parton

The engagement of Olivia Renee Davidson and Mitchell Hayes Parton is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Tom and Dena Davidson of Maryville, Tenn. The future bridegroom is the son of Carolyn Parton of Maryville. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 16, at Monte Vista Baptist Church in Maryville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Marvin and Carol Davidson of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Sam and Barbara Tate of Knoxville. Miss Davidson is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in elementary education at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a member of Calvary Chapel aid is employed by St. John’s Meeting Place. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Homer and Wonda Parton. Mr. Parton is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychology at UTC. He is a member of Calvary Chapel and is employed by Lowe’s Home Improvement.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

DeBord and Randolph

The engagement of Beverly Joan DeBord and Christopher Elliott Randolph is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Stacey and Joan DeBord of Pikeville,Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are James and Cathy Randolph of Cleveland, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 4, at Central Church of Christ. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Virgiline Lotze of Crossville, Tenn., the late John Langley and the late Mitchell and Ellen DeBord. Her great-grandmother is Kathleen DeBord of Pikeville. Miss DeBord is pursuing a degree in early childhood education and special education at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a member of North Hamilton Church of Christ. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Laura Trewhitt, Gene Trewhitt, Velma Randolph and the late Clinton Randolph, all of Cleveland. Mr. Randolph received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from UTC. He is a member of North Hamilton Church of Christ and is employed by TVA as a chemistry technician at Sequoyah Nuclear Plant.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Downer and Youngs

The engagement of Anna Elizabeth Downer and Samuel Jacob Youngs is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Phil and Susy Downer. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dale and Kelly Youngs of Bradenton, Fla. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 23, in Patten Chapel on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Rena Olschner of Chester, Ill. Miss Downer received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Bryan College. She is a member of Calvary Chapel and is director of young women’s ministries at DNA Ministries. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Marjorie Cook and George Youngs, both of Palmetto, Fla. Mr. Youngs received an associate’s degree in film studies from Manatee Community College, a bachelor’s degree in religious studies and literature from the University of South Florida, and a master’s degree in religion from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is a member of Fellowship Alliance Church in Parrish, Fla., and is a professor.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Hixson and Duke

The engagement of Jennifer Caroline Hixson and Halston Taylor Duke is announced today. The future bride is the daughter Gary Hixson and Clifta Hixson. Parents of the future bridegroom are Jimmy and Sonja Duke. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 4, at Mile Straight Baptist Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Al and Cherry Goss. Miss Hixson is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Middle Tennessee State University, and a master’s degree in education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a teacher at East Hamilton Middle-High School. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Jim and Jewell Pollard. Mr. Duke is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. He attended Chattanooga State Community College and MTSU. He is employed by Hixson Post Office.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Hunt and Wild

The engagement of Jennifer Elizabeth Hunt and Matthew Stephen Wild is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Bonnie Sue Hunt and the late Jeffery Preston Hunt. Parents of the future bridegroom are Angie Ruth Wild and Michael Lebron Wild. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 14, at The Gallery in Red Bank. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Cleo Antle of Cocoa Beach, Fla., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Alexander Hunt. Miss Hunt is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. She received an associate’s degree in health information management from Chattanooga State Community College. She is a member of St. Jude Catholic Church and is a physician coder and auditor at Erlanger Medical Center. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Maxwell Brannan, Judy Hardegree of Panama City Beach, Fla., and the late Stephen Wild. Mr. Wild is a graduate of Red Bank High School. He is a member of White Oak Baptist Church and is employed by Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Kinder and Bible

The engagement of Laura Denise Kinder and Matthew Braden Bible is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Tony and Sheila Kinder of Cleveland, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Keith and Carolyn Bible of Knoxville. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 4, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Cleveland. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Patricia Kinder of McDonald, Tenn., John Kinder of Cleveland, Margaret Pierce of McDonald, and the late Patrick Pierce. Miss Kinder graduated from Bradley Central High School and received a bachelor’s degree in education from Lee University. She is a member of First Baptist Church in Cleveland, and is a teacher with the Bradley County schools system. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Glenn Bible of Newport, Tenn., Juanita Warwick of Knoxville, the late William Warwick, and the late Leonard and Joyce McFalls. Mr. Bible is a graduate of Knoxville Baptist Christian School. He received a bachelor’s degree in advertising from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He is a member of First Baptist Church in Cleveland and is employed by Shane’s Rib Shack.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Milligan and Suits

The engagement of Meredith Claire Milligan and Matthew Tyler Suits is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Thomas and Karen Milligan of Jefferson City, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Brian and Cheryl Suits of Rocky Face, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 25, at First Baptist Church in Jefferson City, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Dorothy Milligan, the late Thomas Milligan and Joe and Louise Little. Miss Milligan is a graduate of Jefferson County High School. She received a bachelor’s degree from Mercer University, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She is pursuing a master’s degree at Vanderbilt University. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Virgil and Inez Suits and the late Carl and Agnes Busby. Mr. Suits is a graduate of Dalton High School. He received a bachelor’s degree from Mercer University. He is a member of First Baptist Church in Dalton, and is employed as an account manager by Dell Computers in Nashville.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Stout and Grant

The engagement of Melanie Stout and William B. Grant Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Jim and Marie Stout. Parents of the future bridegroom are Brad and Sharon Grant. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 28, at Resurrection Lutheran Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eva Freeze of Marietta, Ga., and James Stout of Vancouver, Wash. Miss Stout graduated from East Ridge High School, and received an associate’s degree from Chattanooga State Community College. She attends Resurrection Lutheran Church and is employed by the state of Tennessee. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Marie Grant, the late Bill Grant, and the late Herbert and Ruby Carson. Mr. Grant is a graduate of East Ridge High School. He attends Morris Hill Baptist Church and is employed by A&B Foods.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Tipps and Dowlen

The engagement of Katelyn Michelle Tipps and Whitman Scott Dowlen is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Steven P. Tipps. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. and Mrs. Steven H. Dowlen. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 2, at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Tipps and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Lyons. Miss Tipps is a graduate of Baylor School. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Samford University, where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She is pursuing a master’s degree as a nurse practitioner at Vanderbilt University. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mrs. John Will Ayers of Nashville, the late Mr. Ayers, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Percy H. Dowlen Mr. Dowlen is a graduate of McCallie School. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity and he Honors College. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church and is attending medical school at the University of Tennessee at Memphis.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Tipton and Swafford

The engagement of Kassi Lee Tipton and Ryan Mitchell Swafford is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Stephen and Kimberly Tipton. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mitchell and Gwen Swafford. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 11, at The Grandview on Lookout Mountain. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bobbie Liner of Cleveland, Tenn., and Wilma Tipton of Tracy City, Tenn. Miss Tipton is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Tennessee Wesleyan College. She is a member of Woodland Park Baptist Church and is a teacher for Hamilton County Schools. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Shirley Swafford and Ollie Pierce. Mr. Swafford is a graduate of Central High School. He received an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Cleveland State Community College. He is a member of Woodland Park Baptist Church and is a Cherokee Hotshot wildland firefighter.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Wulf and Robbs

The engagement of Whitney Elizabeth Wulf and John Stanley Robbs II is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of John A. and Connie E. Wulf. Parents of the future bridegroom are John S. and Janna W. Robbs of Apison, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 4, at Apison Baptist Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Minnie C. Edwards, the late Henry A. Edwards, Juanita S. Eick and Emile J. Wulf. Miss Wulf is a graduate of Ooltewah High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgetown College. She is a customer service representative for American Display. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Nona Wheeler, the late John H. Wheeler, and the late William E. and Martha B. Robbs. Mr. Robbs is a graduate of Ooltewah High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in art from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

May 8, 2011

Wedding

Land and Gibbs

Mali Y. Land became the bride of Nicholas D. Gibbs in a ceremony on Saturday, April 16, in Piscataway, N.J. The Rev. Marti Robinson performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Irene Waynetta Dowdell. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Luther Gibbs Jr. of Charleston, S.C. A reception was held at Iberia Peninsula Restaurant in Newark, N.J.

May 8, 2011

Engagement

Stavrum and deMelo

The engagement of Leigh Ann Stavrum and Joseph Craig deMelo is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Art Stavrum. Parents of the future bridegroom are Lee deMelo and Joseph deMelo, both of Langely, British Columbia. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 9, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ann Harper of Cowan, Tenn., and Mr. and Mrs. Art Stavrum of Arlington, Tenn. Miss Stavrum received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Christian Brothers University, where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. She is a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Carol Henderson and Jim Henderson, both of Langely, British Columbia. Mr. deMelo received a bachelor’s degree in business education from Christian Brothers University. He is a member of Precious Blood Parish and is employed in banking.

May 8, 2011

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Ball and Jr.

The engagement of Tiffany S. Ball and Tyrone Lamb Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Karen W. Ashford and Gerald D. Ball. Parents of the future bridegroom are Robbin and Tyrone Lamb Sr. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 9, at New Covenant Fellowship Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter Andrea and Henry Williams and Barbara and James Ball Sr. Miss Ball is a graduate of Tyner High School. She is a certified phlebotomist, EKG technician, therapy assistant, and X-ray operator. She is pursuing a nursing degree at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and is employed as a medical assistant. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Dorothy and Charles Toran of Cincinnati, and Betty and Robert Lamb Sr. of Chicago. Mr. Lamb is a graduate of Brainerd High School. He received certification as a clinical nephrology technician and is a chief technician for Chattanooga Kidney Centers.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Caldwell and Cake

The engagement of Elizabeth Chandlee Caldwell and Benjamin James Cake II is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Hardwick Caldwell III. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. B. James Cake of Gwynedd Valley, Pa. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, at the home of the bride-elect’s parents. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Hardwick Caldwell Jr., the late Harriet Caldwell, the late Dr. Carl Stark and the late Katharine Stark. Miss Caldwell is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of the South at Sewanee and a master’s degree from Middlebury College. She is a member of Church of the Good Shepherd, and is employed as an educational consultant by Trius Educational Advisors in New York City. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Benjamin F. Cake of Blue Bell, Pa. Mr. Cake is a graduate of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia. He received a bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College. He is a member of Fifteenth Street Friend’s Meeting House in NYC, and is advertising editor for Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Daffron and Teem

The engagement of Jessica Bailey Daffron and Chase Teem is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Dr. Larry and Shari Stone of Ringgold, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Gary and April Teem of Ringold. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 11, at Spring Creek Road Baptist Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Harold and Pat McClure, Barbara Daffron of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Elizabeth Stone of Holly Grove, Ark. She is a student at Covenant College. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Miriam Stone, the late Bill Stone, and Harrell and Ruby Presley, all of Ringgold. Mr. Teem received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Kennesaw State University.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Guines and Daniels

The engagement of Stacie Yvette Guines and Demetrius Tamaray Daniels is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Guines IV. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Daniels. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 9, at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church, where the future bridegroom is a member. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ethel Daniel, the late T.W. Daniel, the late William M. Guines III and the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Elder. Miss Guines is a graduate of Ooltewah High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in human ecology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a member of New Covenant Fellowship Church and is a teacher in the Hamilton County school system. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Lula Edwards, the late Joseph Edwards and the late Mr. and Mrs. Steven Daniels. Mr. Daniels is a graduate of Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences. He received a bachelor’s degree in health and human performance and a master’s degree in sports administration from Austin Peay State University. He is olympic sports equipment manager for the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Harrison and Barham

The engagement of Emily Harrison and Brad Barham is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Greg and Lynn Harrison. Parents of the future bridegroom are Rick and Norma Barham of Calhoun, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 25, at Burks United Methodist Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bill and Ann Harrison, Pat Plunkett and Bob Plunkett of Ackworth, Ga. Miss Harrison is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in math from Tennessee Wesleyan University. She is a teacher at Lakeview Middle School, and is a member of First-Centenary United Methodist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Marvin and Margie Guffey of Athens, Tenn., Leona Barham of Calhoun, and the late Allen Barham. Mr. Barham is a graduate of McMinn County High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in finance and management from Tennessee Wesleyan University. He is a member of First-Centenary United Methodist Church and is a sales representative for Verizon.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Jones and Sweeny

The engagement of Millie Jones and Andrew Sweeny is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Belson Jones of Abbeville, S.C. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Pete Sweeny. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 25, at Hill House in Abbeville. Miss Jones is a graduate of Abbeville High School. She received a degree in English literature from Bryan College. She is a member of Lebanon Presbyterian Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Dot Moss, and Mrs. and Mrs. Harold Jones, all of Abbeville. Mr. Sweeny is a home - school graduate. He received a degree in exercise health science from Bryan College. He is a student at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Va., and a member of Oakwood Baptist Church.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Lamb and Keelen

The engagement of Susan Christine Lamb and Cory Reese Keelen is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Thomas and Elayne Lamb of Ellijay, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dennis and Cindy Keelen. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept.17, at East Brainerd Baptist Church, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Evelyn Paros of Albany, Ga. Miss Lamb is a graduate of Ringgold High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in math education from Kennesaw State University, and a master’s degree in math from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is a teacher at Northwest Whitfield High School. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Louise Keelen of Knoxville. Mr. Keelen is a graduate of Morristown Hamblen High School West. He received degrees in psychology and computer network administration from Chattanooga State Commuity College, and a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Tenneseee at Chattanooga. He is employed as an IT end-user analyst by TVA.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Millsaps and Hudson

The engagement of Amy Millsaps and Brian Daryl Hudson is announced today. The future bride is the son of Leland and Margaret Millsaps of Dunlap, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Charles and Olena Hudson of Graysville, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 28, at Brayton Baptist Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Granville and Irene Yother, and the late Jasper and Della Millsaps. Miss Millsaps is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She is a deputy clerk for Hamilton County Circuit Court. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Grover and Allie Hudson, and the late Warren and Marie Swanner. Mr. Hudson is a graduate of Bledsoe County High School. He is employed as a carpenter for Construction Consultants and Farmer.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Newsome and Nelson

The engagement of Kathryn Elizabeth Newsome and Jeffrey Todd Nelson Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mark and Beth Newsome. Parents of the future bridegroom are Jeff and Ann Nelson of Mentone, Ala. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 18, at the home of the bride-elect’s parents. The future bride is the granddaughter of Betty Wheeler of Winter Park, Fla., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Newsome. Miss Newsome is a graduate of Ooltewah High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Bryan College. She is a member of Rock Point Community Church, and is a teacher at Spring City Elementary School. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Joe Nelson of Birmingham, Ala., and Mr. and Mrs. Allen Mattox of Tuscaloosa, Ala. Mr. Nelson is a graduate of Fort Payne High School. He is pursuing a degree in Christian ministry and youth ministry at Bryan College. He is a member of Wills Valley Community Church.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Phillips and Thomas

The engagement of Ellis Elizabeth Phillips and Michael Stephen Thomas is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bomar Phillips Jr. Parents of the future bridegroom are Linda Sue Thomas, Stephen Paul Brown and Linwood White Bolles of Charlotte, N.C. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 18, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Miss Phillips is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Auburn University, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She is a teacher at Metropolitan Day School. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Michael Edward Thomas. Mr. Thomas is a graduate of Darlington School. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Auburn University, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He is vice president at Pritchard Capital Partners.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Sterchi and Bailey

The engagement of Mary Elisabeth Sterchi and Christopher Shane Bailey is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Drew and Peggy Sterchi of Cloudland, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Kevin and Annette Bailey of Atlanta. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 21, at The Grandview on Lookout Mountain. Miss Sterchi received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgia State University. She is the business manager for Sterchi Construction. Mr. Bailey is a graduate of Douglas County High School. He is a phlebotomist at Memorial Health Care.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Toombs and Wilson

The engagement of Christina Elizabeth Toombs and Christopher Chad Wilson is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Joe and Stephanie Toombs. Parents of the future bridegroom are Ward and Rhonda Wilson. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 28, at the Gordon-Lee Mansion in Chickamauga, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Christos Dimakos of Mineola, N.Y. Miss Toombs is a graduate of Silverdale Baptist Academy. She received a bachelor’s degree in family studies from Samford University. She is a member of Silverdale Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of George and Sharon Rayburn of Wiggins, Miss. Mr. Wilson is a graduate of Grace Baptist Academy. He received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Technological University. He is a member of Silverdale Baptist Church.

May 15, 2011

Engagement

Ankar and Shepperd

The engagement of Lona Marie Ankar and Bradley Michael Shepperd is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ankar. Parents of the future bridegroom are Catherine Nolte of Savanna, Ill., and Linwood Shepperd of Clovis, Calif. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 11, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, where the bride-elect is a member. Miss Ankar received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting at Mercer University, where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She is employed as an institutional specialist by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Shepperd is serving in the United States Army.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Arendale and Mehaffey

The engagement of Madison Kay Arendale and Jeremy Lee Mehaffey is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of David and Cindi Arendale. Parents of he future bridegroom are Donald and Elaine Mehaffey of Crawfordsville, Ind. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 4, at Camp Dixie. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Herman and Jo Arendale and Shirley Combs. Miss Arendale is a graduate of Boyd-Buchanan School. She received a nursing degree from Lipscomb University. She is a member of Mountain Creek Church of Christ. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Everett and Pat Scrimshire of San Antonio, Texas, Dorothy Mehaffey of West Palm Beach, Fla., and the late Robert Mehaffey. Mr. Mehaffey received a bachelor’s degree in information systems applications from Lipscomb University, where he was a member of Delta Nu Fraternity. He is a member of Tusculum Church of Christ and is owner of Mehaffey Technologies.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Baxter and Robinette

The engagement of Caroline Mae Baxter and Jordan Scott Robinette is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Charles and Cheryl Baxter of Spartanburg, S.C. Parents of the future bridegroom are Jamie and Kathy Lee. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 11, at East Brainerd Church of Christ, where the future bridegroom is a member. Miss Baxter is a graduate of Ooltewah High School. She is employed by Cracker Barrel and is a member of Bayside Baptist Church. Mr. Robinette is a graduate of Ooltewah High School. He is employed by Wal-mart.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Bowden and Callaway

The engagement of Bonnie Elysa Bowden and Lynn Harold Callaway Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Jim and Kathy Bowden. Parents of the future bridegroom are Lynn and Shaen Callaway. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 16, at Pilgrim Congregational Church, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Ayon of Azusa, Calif., the late Irvin J. Bowden and the late June Bowden. Miss Bowden is a graduate of Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences. She received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and is pursuing a master’s degree in counseling at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a graduate assistant at UTC. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Ida Pryor, the late Walter Pryor, the late Bea Venable and the late Ray Callaway. Mr. Callaway is a graduate of Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences. He received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from UTC. He is employed as a mechanical engineer.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Bradley and Massingill

The engagement of Katie Nichole Bradley and Randall Taylor Massingill is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mark and Susan Bradley of Ringgold, Ga., and Dan and Karen Sims of Chickamauga, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Randy and Pam Massingill. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 4, in Patten Chapel on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ron and Gloria Bradley of Rossville, Terry and Leona Rhinehart, Mike and Flonnie Sims, all of Ringgold, and Rubene Spencer. Miss Bradley is a graduate of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. She attended Dalton State College and is pursuing an associate’s degree in dental hygiene at Chattanooga State Community College. She is a member of Silverdale Baptist Church, and is employed as an accounting assistant by Mortgage South. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Grady and Nell Massingill of Ringgold, Rita Johnson, the late Ronnie Johnson, Christopher “Sonny” and Linda Thomas of Jasper, Tenn. Mr. Massingill is a graduate of McCallie School. He is pursuing a business degree at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is a member of Stuart Heights Baptist Church, and is employed at Industrial Boiler and Mechanical Co.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Caudle and Pitt

The engagement of MaLorie Jordan Caudle and Jeremy Lee Pitt is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Gary and Kim Caudle of Cullman, Ala. Parents of the future bridegroom are Jeff and Becky Pitt of Culllman. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 18, at Pleasant View Baptist Church in Holly Pond, Ala. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Pat and Nuel Caudle of Ringgold, Ga., and Becky and Steve Barbee of Holly Pond. Miss Caudle is a graduate of Fairview High School. She is pursuing a drafting degree at Wallace College. She is employed as a cashier at Marvin’s Building Supply in Cullman. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Velma Pitt, the late Mr. Pitt, Celton Horton and the late Mrs. Horton, all of Cullman. Mr. Pitt is a graduate of Fairview High School. He is employed by Family Market in Eva, Ala.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Carver and Dillon

The engagement of Lauren Lynne Carver and Donovan Ian Dillon is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Warren and Tracy Carver of Smithville, Texas. Parents of the future bridegroom are Brett and Dina Dillon of Seguin, Texas. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 25, at McKinney Roughs Nature Center in Bastrop, Texas. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of June Sorensen of Smithville, and Ellen Carver of Albuquerque, N.M. Miss Carver is a graduate of Smithville High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Texas Lutheran University. She is an athletic trainer. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Jim and Nelda Dillon, and Ralph and Diana Valencia of Banning, Calif. Mr. Dillon is a graduate of 21st Century Academy. He received a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Texas Lutheran University. He is an athletic trainer.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Cole and Powell

The engagement of Cari Alexandria Cole and Jeremy Scott Powell is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Rick Cole of Rossville and Darla Cole of Flintstone, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Robin and Scott Howard of Ringgold, Ga., and Stacey and Susan Powell. The wedding is planned for Friday, June 10, at Fairview Baptist Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jean Guess, the late Ernest Guess, and the late Rosemary and Thomas Cole. Miss Cole is pursuing a nursing degree at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. She is employed in retail. The future bridegroom is the grandson of David and Suzanne Holder of Flintstone. Mr. Powell is pursuing a business management degree at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. He is assistant manager at Aeropostale.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Davis and McCreary

The engagement of Shawna Mae Davis and James K. McCreary is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Geoff and Sharon Hammond of McConnesville, Ohio. Parents of the future bridegroom are the late Michael W. McCreary and the late Carolyn F. Wooten. An early fall wedding is planned. Miss Davis received a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Cincinnati. She is a member of Oakland Baptist Church in King George, Va. She is stationed at Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va. Mr. McCreary received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Tennessee Technological University. He is a member of Oakland Baptist Church, and is also stationed at Naval Surface Warfare Center.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Hilton and Johnson

The engagement of Ashley N. Hilton and Benjamin Tallon Johnson is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Donna and Edward Sykes of Hillsborough, N.C., and Mattie Hilton of Rougemont, N.C. Parents of the future bridegroom are John and Patricia Tallon Brinsfield and the late Alan Johnson. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 25, in Banner Elk, N.C. Miss Hilton received a bachelor’s degree in business management and furniture studies from Appalachian State University. She is employed as a customer service specialist at Beeson Hardware in High Point, N.C. Mr. Johnson is a graduate of McCallie School. He received a bachelor’s degree in business management and furniture studies, magna cum laude, from Appalachian State University. He is employed as a plant engineer at Stickley Fine Upholstery in High Point.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Millsaps and Hudson

The engagement of Amy Millsaps and Brian Daryl Hudson is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Leland and Margaret Millsaps of Dunlap, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Charles and Olena Hudson of Graysville, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 28, at Brayton Baptist Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Granville and Irene Yother, and the late Jasper and Della Millsaps. Miss Millsaps is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She is a deputy clerk for Hamilton County Circuit Court. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Grover and Allie Hudson, and the late Warren and Marie Swanner. Mr. Hudson is a graduate of Bledsoe County High School. He is employed as a carpenter for Construction Consultants and Farmer.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Mosgrove and Snyder

The engagement of Jennifer Leigh Mosgrove and Joseph Mark Snyder is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Anthony and Cindy Mosgrove of Sweetwater, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Doyle and Joyce Spangler and Michael and Sharon Gregg. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 11, in the Silver Ballroom of the Sherator Read House. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Clifford and Ruth Kirk, Jane Mosgrove and the late Oscar Mosgrove. She is a patient care specialist. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Bernice Rendleman and Joe Walden of Fort Oglethorpe. Mr. Snyder is a firefighter for Atlanta Fire and Rescue.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Weston and Anderson

The engagement of Jessica Weston and Alex Anderson is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Tim and Rosamma Weston of St. Louis, Mo.. Parents of the future bridegroom are Steve and Angie Anderson of St. Louis. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 24, in St. Louis. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Peter and JoAnn Weston of Birmingham, Ala. Miss Weston is a graduate of Covenant College. She is a member of Providence Reformed Presbyterian Church, and is an elementary schoolteacher. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Bill and Lois Linton of St. Louis. Mr. Anderson is a graduate of Covenant College. He is a member of Providence Reformed Presbyterian Church, and is employed as an accountant.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

White and vonWerssowetz

The engagement of Dena Marie White and Arthur Joseph “Von” vonWerssowetz is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Clayton and Diana Mitchell of Dyersburg, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. Arthur and Dena vonWerssowetz. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 4, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bruce and Dorothy Neunaber of Hot Springs, Ark. Miss White is a graduate of Dyersburg High School. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She is employed as a marketer for PepsiCo in Dallas, Texas.. Mr. vonWerssowetz is a graduate of McCallie School. He received a bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s degree in business administration from UTK, where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He is employed as a hospital implementation consultant for PerfectServe.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Wilson and Loga

The engagement of Amanda Michelle Wilson and Christopher Ryan Loga is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Barbara O’Leary of Apopka, Fla., and Tim Wilson of Hughes Springs, Texas. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mike and Janene Loga of Apison, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Sunday, May 29, at Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Leonore Mills of Staunton, Va., and Elwood and Phyllis Loga of Senoia, Ga. Miss Wilson is a graduate of Forest Lake Academy in Apopka. She attended Southern Adventist University and is pursuing degrees in elementary education and early childhood development at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is a member of Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church. Mr. Loga received a bachelor’s degree in math and an associate’s degree in engineering studies from Southern Adventist University. He is enrolled in the doctoral math program at UTK. He is a member of Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church, and is a teaching assistant.

May 22, 2011

Engagement

Bradbury and Salter

The engagement of Dr. Kristin Lee Bradbury and Dr. Sean Patrick Salter is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Dr. Thomas Bradbury and Dr. Kimber Bradbury of Knoxville. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas Salter of Foley, Ala. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 29, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles Lee Johnson of Alexandria, La., the late Bobby Hurley Johnson, James Thomas Bradbury III of Knoxville, and the late Mary Louise Bradbury. Dr. Bradbury received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, where she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, and a doctorate of medicine from Quillen College of Medicine. She is a member of the Junior League, and is a resident in obstetrics and gynecology at Erlanger Medical Center. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Patrick Lindsey and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ghale Thomas Salter. Dr. Salter received bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and a doctorate of finance from the University of Alabama, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. He is an associate professor of finance at Middle Tennessee State University.

May 29, 2011

Engagement

Cox and Roemer

The engagement of Catherine Elizabeth Cox and Christian Troy Roemer is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Bill and Beth Cox. Parents of the future bridegroom are Herbert and Ginger Roemer of Hampton, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 16, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mose and Martha Jane Payne and the late Ed and Mary Robinson Cox. Miss Cox received a bachelor’s degree in dance from the University of Georgia, where she was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. She is manager of Ribbons and Bows Oh My!, and is also a dance teacher. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Troy and Diane Douthit of Anniston, Ala., Ilse Roemer of Krickenbach, Germany, and the late Alfred Roemer. Mr. Roemer received a bachelor’s degree in religion from the University of Georgia. He is employed as a logistics coordinator by Access America.

May 29, 2011

Engagement

Freeman and Franklin

The engagement of Lindsey Michelle Freeman and Joshua Russell Franklin is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mike Freeman of Rock Spring, Ga., and Jan Gentry of Rossville. Parents of the future bridegroom are Russell and Teresa Franklin of Rossville. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 25, in Patten Chapel on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles and Wilma Dunn and Ancel and Euna Freeman, all of Rossville. Miss Freeman is a graduate of Ridgeland High School. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and special education at UTC. She is employed by Old Dominion Freight Line in Ringgold, Ga. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Wayne and Neva Franklin of Rossville, Mary L. Payne and the late Glenn Payne. Mr. Franklin is a graduate of Ridgeland High School. He received an associate’s degree in machine tool technology from Chattanooga State Community College. He is employed by Industrial Valve in Cleveland, Tenn.

May 29, 2011

Engagement

Holloway and Craig

The engagement of Brittani Holloway and Charles Debron Craig Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Cheryl Holloway and the late Charles Fleming. Parents of the future bridegroom are Agnes Silvels Langston and Charles Craig. The wedding is planned for Friday, July 15, at the Hamilton County courthouse. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Barbara and Frank Holloway. Miss Holloway is a graduate of Brainerd High School. She is a member of Olivet Missionary Baptist Church and is employed by Affiliated Computer Services. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Herbert and Elizabeth Silvels Mr. Craig is a graduate of Howard School of Academics and Technology. He is a member of Hamlet Chapel C.M.E. Church, and is employed by Pilgrim’s Pride.

May 29, 2011

Engagement

Mashburn and Reinsel

The engagement of Stacy Lynn Lorraine Mashburn and Chad Alan Reinsel is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Karen Lee of Jasper, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Alan and Kathy Reinsel of Lima, Ohio. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 2, at the Tennessee Riverpark. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Jack and Louise Mashburn. Miss Mashburn is pursuing a nursing degree at Chattanooga State Community College. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Albert and Louise Reinsel and the late Taylor and Nancy Hale. Mr. Reinsel attends Ohio State University.

May 29, 2011

Engagement

Mulkey and Matsinger

The engagement of Jana Suzette Mulkey and Scott Andrew Matsinger is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of James and Daisy Mulkey. Parents of the future bridegroom are Joanne Matsinger and George “Bud” and Freddie Matsinger of Kingston, Tenn. The couple will be married in Honolulu, Hawaii. The bride-elect is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. Miss Mulkey attends Rock Point Community Church, and is employed as a manager of business relationships by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. The future bridegroom is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Tulane University. Mr. Matsinger is a veteran of the U.S. Navy SeaBees. He attends Rock Point Community Church, and is employed by the city of Chattanooga.

May 29, 2011

Engagement

Pineda and Perry

The engagement of Jessica Lee Pineda and Glenn Meredith Perry Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Cynthia Goodson and the late Louis Pineda of Rossville. Parents of the future bridegroom are Glenn and Judy Perry. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 4, at Rossville Church of Christ. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jerry and Phyllis Langford of Rossville, the late Stella Ybarra and the late Fernando Ybarra. Miss Pineda is employed by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Joe and Lorna Perry, and the late Edward and Mildred Bork. Mr. Perry received a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He is a teacher at The Howard School.

May 29, 2011

Engagement

Ramsey and Tharp

The engagement of Julia Alison Ramsey and Andrew Donald Tharp is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of David Ramsey and Nanette and Stephen Brown. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. Stephen and Susan Tharp of Frankfort, Ind. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 15. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dick and Alice Ramsey, Joyce Patterson of New Bloomfield, Pa., and the late John J. Patterson IV. Miss Ramsey is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Indiana. She is a member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, and is director of retail operations at New Leaf in Nashville, Ind. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Lois Tharp of Frankfort, the late Dr. John Tharp, and Donald and Joan Barnes of Indianapolis. Mr. Tharp is a graduate of Frankfort Senior High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He is pursuing a doctor of jurisprudence at Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He is a senior fencing instructor at Indiana University, and is a member of St. Mathew United Methodist Church in Frankfort.

May 29, 2011

Engagement

Tucker and Nye

The engagement of Hannah Elizabeth Tucker and Karl William Nye is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Michael and Loretta Tucker of Mayfield, Ky. Parents of the future bridegroom are Billy and Beth Nye. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 25, at Graves County Chamber of Commerce. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late M.H. and Betty Tucker and the late Troy and Beulah Brandenburg. Miss Tucker received an associate’s degree in respiratory therapy from West Kentucky Community and Technical College. She is a member of Northside Church of Christ and is employed as a respiratory therapist. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Ted and Alice Fore, and the late Todd and Evelyn Nye. Mr. Nye is pursuing a degree in manufacturing and industrial technology from Tennessee Technological University. He is a member of Lake Hills Church of Christ.

May 29, 2011

Wedding

Kunz and Jones

Cara Cristen Worby Kunz became the bride of David Leighton Jones in a ceremony on Saturday, April 2, at Winchester First Baptist Church. The Rev. Rick Roberts performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Frederick Kunz of Tracy City, Tenn., and Beverly and Daniel Meaker of Decherd, Tenn. Parents of the bridegroom are Joyce and Ronnie Sons of Tullahoma, Tenn. Jade McBee Barry was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Sheila Hancock, Sara Sons, Courtney Walker and Rachael Scarbrough. Danielle Scarbrough and McKenzie Scarbrough were flower girls. Mr. Sons served as best man. Groomsmen were Joel Roler, Cameron Meaker and Andrew Taylor. Draven McCoy was ringbearer. A reception was held at Capital Hill Community Center. The couple took a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn. They reside in Manchester, Tenn.

May 29, 2011

Wedding

Windon and Kailing

Danielle Christine Windon became the bride of Benjamin Titus Kailing in a ceremony on Saturday, May 28, at River Inn Event Center. The bride’s father performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Mark Windon and Helen Windon. Parents of the bridegoom are Dr. Joel and Kimberly Kailing. Jessica Haddock Watkins was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Emilee Roberts, Nicole Fulton, and Destiny Schrimpsher. Josiah True Kailing served as best man. Groomsmen were Matthew Neidich and Lucas Brown. A reception was held at River Inn Event Center. The couple took an Alaskan cruise, and now reside in Johnson City, Tenn.

May 29, 2011

Wedding

Barrow and Ridley

Sarah Jean Barrow became the bride of Randall Scott Ridley in a ceremony on Saturday, April 23, at Greenway Farm. The Rev. Larry Dial performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Thomas A. Barrow III and Deborah G. Barrow. Parents of the bridegroom are the late Randall C. Ridley and the late Barbara A. Hegwood. Jennifer Nevin was matron of honor. Annabelle Field was the flower girl. Thurman Dean served as best man. Mize Parker and Braxton Nevin were ringbearers. A reception was held at Greenway Farm. The couple took a wedding trip to Cape San Blas, Fla. They reside in Chatsworth, Ga.

May 29, 2011

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