Judy Huddleston Francisco and Gregory Wynn Francisco, both of Kingsport, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jillian Gaye, to Joseph Allen Earhart, son of Patty Rutter Earhart of Bristol, Tenn., and William Allen Earhart of Bluff City, Tenn.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lynn and Carol Francisco of Kingsport, and the late Ward and Gaynell Huddleston, formerly of Kingsport. Jillian graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and cum laude from Northeast State Community College. She works as legal assistant at Francisco and Harr, Attorneys-At-Law, Kingsport.
The bridegroom-to-be is the grandson of the late William and Jamie Earhart, and the late Olin and Gloria Rutter, all formerly of Bristol, Tenn. Joseph graduated from Tennessee High School and Northeast State Community College. He works as an operator at Ball Corporation, Bristol, Va.
Jillian and Joseph will exchange wedding vows on Sept. 28, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church, Kingsport. The couple will reside in Bluff City.