Kingsport Times News Saturday, August 29, 2015

Jones and Cook engagement announcement

Published November 19th, 2010 2:03 pm

Heather Nicole Jones of Elizabethton, and John Lafe Cook of Kingsport, plan to be married in December 2010, in Kingsport.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Shirley and Earl Grindstaff of Elizabethton, and the daughter of Bob and Becky Jones of Gray. She is pursuing a doctorate of education at East Tennessee State University, where she was a member of the first graduating class of Roan Scholars. She is a graduate assistant for ETSU's Center for Appalachian Studies and Services.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Dr. John E. Cook of Page, Ariz., and Marjorie Cook of Cortez, Colo. He is the director of Dobyns-Bennett High School Band. He is a past president of the Tennessee Bandmasters Association, on the board of directors of the National Band Association, state band chair for Tennessee Music Educators Association, and the youngest elected member of the American Bandmasters Association.