Bird and Phillips wedding announcement
Brittany Rebekah Bird of Jonesborough, Tenn., and Eric Daniel Phillips of Oneida, Tenn., plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 3 p.m., Oct, 9, 2010, at Sulphur Springs United Methodist Campshed.The bride-elect is the daughter of David and Ramona Bird of Jonesborough, and the granddaughter of John William and Alma Lee Squibb of Jonesborough, and the late Taylor O. and Virginia Bird, formerly of Staunton, Va. She graduated in 2005 from Daniel Boone High School and in 2009 from Tennessee Technological University, where she was a member of the Wesley Foundation. She is employed as a wildlife biologist at Cherokee National Forest and is a member of Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Floyd and Debbie Phillips of Oneida, and the grandson of Gereda Phillips, the late Crawford Phillips, Wilma Laxton of Knoxville, and Charles and Karen Boyer of Frazee, Minn. He graduated from Scott County High School in 2003. He was deployed from March 2009 until March 2010, serving as a Spc. 4 in the U.S. Army Reserves. He is a student at East Tennessee State University and is a member of Paint Rock Independent Baptist Church.
Winstead and Boyd wedding announcement
Kristen Danielle Winstead of Surgoinsville, Tenn., and Wallace McClure Boyd III of Kingsport, Tenn., plan to be married at 3 p.m., Oct. 2, 2010 at Cornerstone Church, Johnson City, Tenn.The bride-elect is the daughter of Dan and Sharon Winstead of Surgoinsville, and the granddaughter of Kenneth and Evelyn Henderson of Surgoinsville, and Virginia Winstead of Rogersville, Tenn. She graduated in 2007 from Volunteer High School, where she was a member of Key Club, Beta Club and the softball team. She will graduate in December 2010 from East Tennessee State University with a degree in elementary education. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi National Honors Society in Education and STEA. She also is a member of Cornerstone Church.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Wallace, Jr. and Jan Boyd of Kingsport, and the grandson of Patrick and Mildred Miller of Kingsport, and the late Wallace, Sr. and Nettie Boyd. He graduated in 2002 from Dobyns-Bennett High School, where he was a member of the band and basketball team as well as the drummer for the local band North Fork Switchgrass. He graduated from James Madison University in 2006 with a degree in history. He is employed by Eastman Credit Union and is a member of Cornerstone Church, where he plays drums for the praise team.
Rust and Partin marriage announcement
Jennifer "Jenny" Frey Partin of Kingsport, and Allen Matthew Rust of California, Ky., were married May 15, 2010, at St. Dominic Catholic Church. The Rev. Charles Burton officiated at the 3:30 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mary and Lee Partin of Kingsport. The bridegroom is the son of Stephen and Mary Beth Rust of California, Ky.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father.Stephanie Brown of Cincinnati, Ohio, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lindsay Dagenhart of Knoxville; Danielle Rust of Cleveland, Ohio, and Lisa Rust of California, Ky. Hadley Polk of Dallas, Texas, was flower girl.Scott Rust of California, Ky., served as best man. Groomsmen were Stefan Partin of Kingsport; Daniel Caldwell of California, Ky.; and Stephen Rust Jr. of California, Ky. Jackson Reis was junior groomsman. Casey Rust was ring bearer.A reception was held at St. Dominic Parish Life Center.The bride graduated from Sullivan South High School and the University of Kentucky College of Nursing. She is employed at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.The bridegroom graduated from Bishop Brossart High School and the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. He is employed by the State of Kentucky.Following a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple resides in Lexington, Ky.
Ferrell and Johnson marriage announcement
Cheyenne Signey Johnson of Kingsport, and Christopher Brian Ferrell of Blountville, were married May 22, 2010, at the Carnegie Hotel, Johnson City. The Rev. David Salley officiated at the 3 p.m., outdoor ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Shawna Smith of Kingsport, and Randy Johnson of Kingsport. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Barbara Wilmoth of Kingsport, and Hershel and Brenda Kerney of Kingsport. The bridegroom is the son of Debbie Tolbert of Blountville, and Chris Ferrell of Church Hill. He is the grandson of Bill and Brenda Turner of Kingsport, and the late Jim and Evelyn Ferrell.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father.Anabeth Grizzle, best friend of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kylee Tolbert, sister of the bridegroom; Chelsie West and Tasha Harris. Brandon Ferrell, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Michael Tolbert, brother of the bridegroom; Jason Miles and Tyler Bailey. Ushers were Seth Williams and Curtis Crawford.The bride graduated from Sullivan North High School and is attending East Tennessee State University, pursuing a degree in nursing. She is employed at Tomoko Restaurant, Kingsport.The bridegroom graduated from Sullivan Central High School and attends Northeast State Community College, pursuing a degree in cardiovascular technology. He is employed at Tomoko Restaurant, Kingsport.Following a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple resides in Blountville.
Jones and Babel engagement announcement
Kirk and Donna Jones announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista Marie, to Andrew John "A.J." Babel, son of John and Sandy Babel, and Dwight and Gwen Scott.The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Sullivan South High School and a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor of business administration degree in accountancy. She was a member of Campus Crusade for Christ ministry, Alpha Delta Pi sorority, and the honor societies Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Gamma Sigma. She is pursuing a master of accountancy degree at ETSU. She is the granddaughter of Donald and Patricia Wolford of Kingsport, Glenn and Tonette Jones of Erwin, and the late Betty Jones.Her fiance is a 2006 graduate of Science Hill High School and 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor of business administration degree in accountancy. He also was a member of Campus Crusade for Christ ministry, and the honor societies Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Gamma Sigma. He is employed by State of Franklin Healthcare Associates. He is the grandson of Billie Mays of Franklin, Ind.; the late Robert Mays; and the late Chester and Betty Babel, formerly of Akron, N.Y.A.J. and Krista are members of Christ Community Church, Johnson City. They plan to be married in a private wedding ceremony in Johnson City on Sept. 25, 2010.