Dugger and Roberts engagement announcement
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dugger announce the engagement of their daughter, Cherith Ann Dugger, to Preston Douglas Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Roberts.The bride-elect graduated from Virginia High School. She received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from King College, a master's degree in educational leadership from East Tennessee State University, and is pursuing a doctorate in school leadership at East Tennessee State University. She is employed by the Bristol Tennessee City Schools.The bridegroom-to-be graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Brevard College, where he was a member of the varsity baseball team. He received a master's degree in education from Milligan College, and an educational specialist's degree in administration from Lincoln Memorial University. He is employed by the Bristol Tennessee City Schools.Cherith and Preston will be married at 4 p.m., Nov. 20, 2010 at Eastern Heights Presbyterian Church, Bristol, Tenn., with a reception to follow at The Virginian.
Womack and Houser wedding announcement
Kimberly Ann Womack of Beatrice, Ala., and James Blake Houser of Kingsport, plan to be married at 4 p.m., Dec. 11, 2010, at First Baptist Church, Opelika, Ala.The bride-elect is the daughter of Larry and Beth Womack of Beatrice, and the granddaughter of James and Nell Black of Beatrice, and Raymond and Ralphine Womack of Camden, Ala. She graduated from Auburn University and is employed at Auburn Junior High School.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mark and Melissa Houser of Kingsport, and the grandson of Bill and Verlia Wheeler of Kingsport, and Allen and Wanda Houser of Kingsport. He graduated from Carson-Newman College, where he was a member of the men's golf team. He is employed at The Robins & Morton Group.
Begley and Foxworth wedding announcement
Tamara Vanessa Begley of Kingsport, and Christopher David Foxworth of Orangeburg, S.C., plan to be married at 4 p.m., Nov. 7, 2010, at Warriors' Path State Park. The bride-elect is the daughter of Floyd and Shauna Begley of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Floyd and Maude Begley of Mount Carmel, Juanita Hartford of Cookeville, Tenn., and Frank and Sally Grimes of Gray. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, where she was a member of the National Forensics League and the National Honor Society.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Kathleen and Bart McConnell of Gate City, Va., and the grandson of George and Hazel Foxworth of Orangeburg, and George and Laura Jean Edenfield of Hampton, S.C. He graduated from Spaulding High School, Griffin, Ga., where he was a member of the Spaulding Jaguars.
Davis and McCreary marriage announcement
Ashton Brooke McCreary of Fall Branch, and Landon Willis Davis of Jonesborough, were married May 22, 2010, at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center, Kingsport. Ministers Hobbie McCreary, father of the bride, and Greg Davis, father of the bridegroom, officiated at the 4 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Hobbie and Kathy McCreary of Fall Branch, and the granddaughter of Leonard and Christine Gardner of Fall Branch, and Hobert and Thelma McCreary of Jacksboro, Tenn. The bridegroom is the son of Greg and Rhonda Davis of Jonesborough, and the grandson of Louis and Marie Deakins of Jonesborough, and Paul and Lou Davis of Johnson City.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.Heather Nicole McCreary, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Morgan Davis McCray, sister of the bridegroom; Natasha Walker Auguliar; Emily Prewett; Lindsey Teague and Chelsea Ross. Samantha Arn, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.Best men were Justin Davis and Brandon Davis, brothers of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Derek McCray, brother-in-law of the bridegroom; Corey Lawson and Scott Lubell, cousin of the bridegroom. Machlan McCray, nephew of the bridegroom, was ring bearer.Assisting with the wedding was Sandra Gardner, great aunt of the bride.A dinner reception was held in the MeadowView Ballroom with Steve Bailey of DJ Express providing music for the event.The bride graduated with honors from Daniel Boone High School in 2007, and magna cum laude from Northeast State Community College with an associate of science degree in teaching in May 2009. She will receive a degree in elementary education from East Tennessee State University in May 2011. She is employed with TJ Maxx.The bridegroom graduated with honors from Daniel Boone High School in 2006, and summa cum laude from Northeast State Community College with an associate's degree in 2008. He will receive an accounting degree from East Tennessee State University in May 2011. He is employed with Lowe's. Following a wedding cruise to the Western Caribbean, the couple resides in Jonesborough.
Cooper and Andes marriage announcement
Ashley Janelle Andes of Kingsport, and Michael Devlin Cooper of Milledgeville, Ga., were married June 19, 2010 at Mountain View United Methodist Church. The Rev. Robert Countiss officiated at the 6 p.m., ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Gary C. Andes of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Gerald D. Andes of Kingsport, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earl Wilson, formerly of Big Stone Gap, Va. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ross D. Cooper of Milledgeville, and the grandson of Mrs. Ruth N. Davis of Warner Robins, Ga.; the late Carl F. Davis, formerly of Warner Robins; and Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Cooper of Eatonton, Ga.Given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore a designer gown by Demetrios of ivory-colored satin, embellished with seed pearls and Swarovski crystals.Matrons of honor were Mrs. Emily W. Clayton of Birmingham, Ala., and Mrs. Sarah P. Parker of Johnson City, Tenn. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Laura F. Dudney of New York, N.Y.; Mrs. Melody N. Johnson of Savannah, Ga.; and Miss Caroline M. Rice, cousin of the bride, of Kingsport. Flower girls were Miss Lilly Mason and Miss Isabella Mason, both of Knoxville.Mr. Ivy N. Cadle of Macon, Ga., served as best man. Groomsmen and ushers were Mr. Alexander W. Andes, brother of the bride, of Kingsport; Mr. Chris E. Miranda of Macon, Ga.; Mr. Rhett E. Petcher of Arlington, Va.; and Mr. Dean A. Rice, cousin of the bride, of Kingsport.A reception was held at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center.In May 2010, to celebrate the couple's upcoming nuptials, friends of the bride honored the couple with an engagement cocktail party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Isaacs, Watauga Street, Kingsport.The bride graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, East Tennessee State University and Appalachian School of Law. She was a member of Sigma Kappa sorority. She is employed as a special assistant district attorney in Macon, Ga., and is a member of the Junior League of Macon, Ga.The bridegroom graduated as valedictorian of Baldwin High School in 1999 and graduated summa cum laude from Georgia College and State University. He received a juris doctor from George Mason University School of Law, where he was the Sen. Bendheim Scholarship recipient, and the Scott Whitney Writing Prize recipient. Following law school, he clerked with the Hon. Lamar W. Sizemore Jr., and the Hon. Tilman E. Self III of the Superior Courts of Georgia. He is employed as a litigation associate at Sell & Melton, L.L.P., Macon.