Morris and Strutner wedding announcement
Amanda Marie Strutner of Gate City, Va., and John Howard Morris Jr. of Salem, Va., were married May 29, 2010, at College Lutheran Church, Salem. The Rev. Paul Henrickson officiated at the 1 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of John and Linda Strutner of Gate City, and the granddaughter of Dr. Marvin and Mrs. LaVey Phillips, and the late Mr. Robert and Mrs. Frances Strutner. The bridegroom is the son of John and Debbie Morris of Salem, and the grandson of Mrs. Julia Manning, the late Mr. Melvin Manning, Mrs. Jane Morris and the late Mr. Clyde Morris.The bride was given in marriage by her father.Ms. Emily Phipps was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Stephanie Strutner, Mrs. Becky Horton, Mrs. Amy Morris, Ms. Brittany Hartgrove and Mrs. Kate Farmer.Mr. Dustin Morris served as best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Matt Strutner, Mr. Mike Farmer, Mr. Steven D'Antonio, Mr. Will Weeks and Mr. John Guidi.The bride graduated from Gate City High School and Roanoke College. She will graduate from East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, after finishing her rotations this year.The bridegroom graduated from Salem High School, Roanoke College, Virginia Western Community College and Virginia Tech in May 2010.Following a wedding trip to Cherry Grove, S.C., the couple resides in Elizabethton.
Ramsey and Goforth engagement announcement
Lt. Governor Ron and Sindy Ramsey of Blountville, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter Tiffany Brooke Ramsey to Dustin Heath Goforth, son of Jeff and Charmane Goforth, and Kevin and Anita Bowers. Tiffany is a 1999 graduate of Tennessee High School, and a 2003 graduate of East Tennessee State University. She is employed by the Bristol Chamber of Commerce, Bristol. She is the granddaughter of Elizabeth Ramsey, the late Lynn Ramsey, and the late Merle and Vennie Parker.Dustin is a 2001 graduate of Sullivan Central High School, and a 2006 graduate of East Tennessee State University. He is employed by Farrar & Bates LLP, Nashville. He is the grandson of Bobby and Jean Goforth, Randy and Linda Hoskins, and Kathy and Charles Rutledge.The couple plans to be married in a private wedding ceremony on Aug. 28, 2010.
Hammitt 25th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Eugene (Angela Renee McCall) Hammitt celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 11, 2010.The couple was married Aug. 11, 1985, at French Broad Church of Brethren, Dandridge, Tenn., with Rev. Spires officiating.They are the parents of Landon and Hayden Hammitt of Kingsport.Mr. Hammitt is employed at Food City, Gray. Mrs. Hammitt is employed at Food City, Eastman Road, Kingsport.
Suits and Wilson wedding announcement
Allison Leigh Wilson of Kingsport, and John Ryan Suits of Cleveland, Tenn., were married Dec. 19, 2009, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Johnson City. The Rev. Jim Richter officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Roger and Vickie Wilson of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Lorraine Moody of Kingsport, the late Milburn Moody, Jean Wilson of Blountville, and the late Ralph Wilson. The bridegroom is the son of Alvin and Connie Suits of Cleveland, and the grandson of the late Johnny and Linda Wallace, formerly of Orlando, Fla., and the late Odell and Joyce Suits, formerly of Cleveland. The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father.Shelley Thompson was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Suits, Michelle Merrick and K.C. Ogbonnaya. Tiana Berkel was flower girl.James Suits served as best man. Groomsmen were Jarrod Suits, Joe Suits and Colin Spaulding. Ushers were Trevor Wilson and Andy Ladd. A reception was held at the Holiday Inn following the ceremony.The bride graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a bachelor's degree in exercise science from East Tennessee State University, where she was a member of Wesley Foundation and Reformed University Fellowship. She is currently enrolled in the physical therapy doctoral program at East Tennessee State University and plans to graduate in December 2011. She is a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Johnson City.The bridegroom graduated from Walker Valley High School, Cleveland, and received a bachelor's degree in speech communication from East Tennessee State University, where he was a member of Wesley Foundation and served as preview and orientation leader for the university. He is employed as an admissions representative at King College, and is a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, where he is also employed as worship leader.Following a wedding trip to Atlanta, the couple resides in Johnson City.
Coffman and Garrison engagement annoucement
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Lee Coffman of Gray, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Ericha Marie to Thomas Christopher Garrison, son of Stephen and Carol Garrison of Johnson City. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Daniel Boone High School and will receive a degree in cardiovascular technology from Northeast State Community College in August. She is the granddaughter of Lou Egger of Johnson City, and Mr. and Mrs. Niles Lee Coffman of Kingsport.Her fiance is a 2003 graduate of Science Hill High School and holds a degree in aviation science from Utah Valley State College. He is employed by the City of Johnson City. He is the grandson of Mary Collins of Johnson City, the late Tom Collins and the late David and Dottie Garrison.An open-church wedding is planned for 2 p.m., Aug. 21, 2010, at Tri-Cities Baptist Church, 171 Promise Land Drive, Gray.