Joseph and Bowlin wedding
Arminda Jane Bowlin of Johnson City, and Brian Adam Joseph of Johnson City, were married May 15, 2010, at First Broad Street United Methodist Church. The Rev. Andrew Amodei officiated at the 4:30 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of James and Jane Bowlin of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of the late Audley and Wave Fraley, formerly of Duffield, Va., and the late Robert and Bonnie Bowlin, formerly of Morristown, Tenn. The bridegroom is the son of Phyllis and Colin Brelsford of Clarksville, Tenn., and John Joseph and Lynne Berry of Nashville. He is the grandson of George and Eleanor Joseph of Port Charlotte, Fla.Given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore an ivory-colored satin gown featuring a gathered sweetheart neckline and bodice adorned with Swarovski crystals and sequins. The waist was embellished with a pleated champagne-colored silk band, while delicate embroidery covered the soft netting of the skirt that extended into a chapel-length train. The bride carried a bouquet of small creamy orchids, Esckimo roses and yellow freesia. Maids of honor were Georgia L. Sinko of Kingsport, and Stephanie E. Carriger of Kingsport. Bridesmaids were Audrey C. Capps of Johnson City; Elizabeth C. Miller of Gray, and Jennifer O. Shelton of Knoxville. Flower girls were Emily J. Clark and Olivia J. Clark, cousins of the bridegroom, of Powell, Tenn.Best men were Benjamin S. Joseph, brother of the bridegroom, of Tulsa, Okla., and Charles L. Norris of Crossville, Tenn., Groomsmen were Michael C. Overton of Johnson City; Joshua Maples of Knoxville, and Bryan J. Norkus of Johnson City. Ushers were Justin A. Barnhill of Spruce Pine, N.C.; Ian R. Steidle of Johnson City, and Steven L. Widner of Johnson City. Josiah E. Susong, cousin of the bride, of Russellville, Tenn., was ring bearer.A reception was held at BANQ following the ceremony.The bride graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a bachelor's degree in business administration from East Tennessee State University, where she was a member of Sigma Kappa sorority, Beta Alpha Psi and Pi Delta Phi. She is employed as an accountant at Ascendent Engineering and Safety Solutions L.L.C., Johnson City. She is a member of First Broad Street United Methodist Church.The bridegroom graduated from Clinton High School and received a master of accountancy degree from East Tennessee State University, where he was president of National Residence Hall Honorary and Hall Council of Powell-Panhellenic. He is employed as sales execution coordinator at Holston Distributing Company, Johnson City.Following a wedding trip to Aruba, the couple resides in Johnson City.
Rogers and Key wedding
Kassie Anne Key of Church Hill and Dustin David Rogers of Church Hill, were married June 5, 2010 at Old Quarters in Jonesborough, with the Rev. John Autry officiating.The bride is the daughter of Paul and Rebecca "Kay" Key of Church Hill and the granddaughter of the late Bill and Annie Key, formerly of Elm Park, Ark., and the late Sam and Nell Hunter, formerly of Witcherville, Ark. The bridegroom is the son of Dawn Rogers of Church Hill and the grandson of Elizabeth Morlock of Kingsport.Given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore an ivory-colored tulle ballgown with a beaded bodice and a chapel-length train covered in lace appliques.Kelly Black, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Maggie Spurgeon, best friend of the bride, was a bridesmaid.Devin Rogers, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Randy Holtzclaw, best friend of the bridegroom, was a groomsman. Ushers were Jordan Key, brother of the bride, and Tyler Waterfield, nephew of the bride. Michael Waterfield, nephew of the bride, sang a song in dedication to the couple prior to the ceremony.The bride graduated from Volunteer High School, Church Hill, and received a degree in business administration with a concentration in human resources management from East Tennessee State University. She is employed at A.O. Smith, Johnson City.The bridegroom graduated from Volunteer High School, Church Hill, and is pursuing a bachelor of science in physical education degree at East Tennessee State University. He is employed at Pitney Bowes, Kingsport and is co-owner of Smokin' Aces Barbeque and Catering.Following a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple resides in Church Hill.
Dowdle and Manning announcement
Maegan Elizabeth Dowdle of Nashville, Tenn., and Chase Everett Manning of Kingsport plan to be married at 7 p.m., Aug. 7, 2010 at the Croft House at Grassmere.The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glynn James Dowdle of Nashville, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Measells of Jackson, Tenn., Mrs. Martha J. Dowdle of Mosspoint, Miss., and the late James L. Dowdle. She graduated from Harpeth Hall School, Nashville, and will graduate in December from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she is an alumna of Sigma Kappa sorority and the University Honors Program.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of the Rev. Janet Batts of Kingsport, and Charles W. Manning of Mountain Home, Tenn. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John Marshall of Kingsport. He graduated in 2009 from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he is an alumnus of Lambda Chi fraternity and the Student Government Association. He is in the management training program at Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Peters and Roberts anouncement
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Peters of Jonesborough, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter Rebekah Carolyn Peters to Eric Thomas Roberts, son of Janet H. Roberts of Jonesborough, and the late Roy Thomas Roberts, formerly of Chucky.The bride-elect is a student at Pellissippi State Community College, and is employed as a real estate closing agent at Foothills Title Services. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William McDuff of Kingsport, the late Carl Rhoton, formerly of Kingsport, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Chapman Peters, formerly of Gray.Her fiance is a 2007 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor's degree in business administration. He is employed as a brand development manager in the beverage industry. He is the grandson of Naomi Hughes of Athens, Tenn., the late Chester Hughes, formerly of Athens, and the late Virgie Miller and Clifford Roberts, formerly of Niota, Tenn. The couple plan to be married in a private wedding ceremony at 6 p.m., Aug. 7, 2010, at Second United Methodist Church, Knoxville.
Ball and Queen announcement
Kristin Leigh Ball of Kingsport, and Christopher James Queen of Kingsport, plan to be married at 6 p.m., July 30, 2010, at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Kathy Ball of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Harley F. Ball of Kingsport, the late Willie AnnaKate Ball, the late Bonnie Hammonds MacLellan and the late Robert Clay Hammonds. She graduated from Sullivan North High School in 2003, and is a student at Northeast State Community College. The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Kim Stanley and Jim Queen, both of Kingsport. He is the grandson of Dana and Estelle Wilder of Kingsport, and the late James and Velma Queen. He graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 2001. He is employed as a house manager at RHA.