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Williams and Trinkle engagement

Published June 12th, 2010 2:03 pm

Melissa Ann Williams of Nickelsville, Va., and Brett Aaron Trinkle of Jonesville, Va., plan to be married at 7 p.m., June 21, 2010 on Folly Beach in Charleston, S.C.The bride-elect is the daughter of Jerry and Donna Fields of Nickelsville, and the granddaughter of Landon and Loretta Vance of Cleveland, Va., the late Alma Jean Vance, and late J.P. and Nellie Mae Fields. She graduated from Twin Springs High School and earned a bachelor of science degree in interdisciplinary studies in education from East Tennessee State University in 2003 and a master of education in curriculum and instruction degree from Lincoln Memorial University in 2009. Melissa is employed by Scott County Schools.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Stanley and Sherry Trinkle of Jonesville, and the grandson of Samuel and Sylvia Zirkle of Big Stone Gap, Va., and the late Oakley and Helen Trinkle. He graduated from Lee High School and is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in interdisciplinary studies in education with a minor in military science at East Tennessee State University. He served as the recruiting and retention non-commissioned officer for Wise and Dickenson counties for the Army National Guard from 2003-2009 and is a prospective Army ROTC cadet at East Tennessee State University. Upon graduation, Brett plans to work as an elementary school teacher.