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.
Fleming and Kendrick announcement
Tiffany Leanne Fleming of Bristol, Va., and Shawn Eric Kendrick of Bristol, Va., plan to be married at 6:30 p.m., July 24, 2010, at Maple Lane Farm, Johnson City.The bride-elect is the daughter of Deborah Rose-Goodman of Kingsport, and the late Richard Lynn Fleming, formerly of Clintwood, Va. She graduated from Powell Valley High School, Big Stone Gap, Va. She is employed as a professional dog groomer.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Kendrick of Grundy, Va. He graduated from Grundy High School, where he was a member of the wrestling team, winning state championship titles for three consecutive years. He is employed at Gasco Drilling, a natural gas drilling company.
Vavalides and Fleming announcement
Christen Marie Vavalides of Knoxville, and Colby Lewis Fleming of Kingsport, plan to be married at 5 p.m., Aug. 21, 2010, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Knoxville. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Vavalides of Knoxville. She graduated from Red Bank High School, Chattanooga, and received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Tennessee with a double major in finance and enterprise management. She is enrolled in her third year of medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Deborah Rose-Goodman of Kingsport, and the late Richard Lynn Fleming, formerly of Clintwood, Va. He graduated from Powell Valley High School, Big Stone Gap, Va., and received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Emory & Henry College. He received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee. He is employed at PricewaterhouseCoopers and is currently studying for his CPA certification.