Sykes and Lanham engagement announcement
Gatha Sykes of Rogersville, and Don Lanham of Danville, Ky., plan to be married in an open-church ceremony.
King/Flamm and Patton wedding announcement
Leslie Ann King/Flamm of Kingsport, and Harry S. "Sonny" Patton Jr. of Sugar Grove, Va., plan to be married at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 18, 2010, at Maple Hill Farm, Etowah, Tenn.The bride-elect is the daughter of Paul and Gwen Flamm of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Robert and Thela Mae Burns of Etowah, and the late Paul Sr. and Viola Flamm, formerly of Kingsport. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 2002 and received a bachelor of science degree in psychology in 2008 followed by a master of arts degree in psychology in 2010 from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Joy Patton of Sugar Grove, Va., and the late Harry Patton Sr., formerly of Sugar Grove, and the grandson of Betty Roupe of Sparta, N.C.; the late Fred Roupe, formerly of Sparta, and the late Edgar and Lilly Mae Patton, formerly of Rural Retreat, Va. He graduated from Marion Senior High School in 2002 and received a bachelor of science degree in geomatics in 2008 from East Tennessee State University. He is employed as a land surveyor in Roanoke, Va.
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.