Fantin and Morrison engagement
April Heather Fantin of Kingsport, and Shane Chandler Morrison of Abingdon, Va., plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 1 p.m., July 24, 2010, at Grace Evangelical Free Church.The bride-elect is the daughter of Edward and Cindy Fantin of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Sally A. Stern of Waterford, Mich., the late Richard J. Stern, Edward and Sandy Fantin of Brookfield, Conn., and France Hamann of Carmel, N.Y. She graduated from Tri-Cities Christian Schools and King College. She is employed as a registered nurse at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Billy W. and Brendia M. Morrison of Abingdon, and the grandson of Roddy W. and C. Mae Reece of Blountville, and Curtis and Francis Morrison of Lebanon, Va.He graduated from Abingdon High School and King College. He is pursuing a graduate degree in engineering at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where he also is employed.
Prendergast and Holtzhower engagement
Ashley Davis Prendergast and Michael Charles Holtzhower, both of Chattanooga, Tenn., plan to be married at 6:30 p.m., June 19, 2010 at The Carnegie Hotel, Johnson City. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Carolyn Prendergast of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Betty Quimby of Johnson City; Cliff Quimby of Mooresville, N.C.; the late Nancy Paty Prendergast and the late William D. Prendergast. She graduated from Sullivan South High School in 2002. She received a bachelor's degree in English from East Tennessee State University and master's degree in secondary education from Milligan College. She is a member of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church and is a teacher at Northwest Whitfield High School, Tunnel Hill, Ga. The bridegroom-to-be is the grandson of Joyce Garland of Jonesborough, the late Arthur Garland, the late Edna Holtzhower Roberts, the late Arbalee Holtzhower, and the late Charles Roberts. He graduated from Soddy Daisy High School in 2002. He received a bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing from East Tennessee State University. He is a member of the United Church of God. He is employed in sales and service at Southeast Diesel Inc., Chattanooga.
Weaver and Whitaker engagment
Laura Beth Weaver of Piney Flats, and Wesley Allen Whitaker of Bluff City, plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 4:30 p.m., July 31, 2010, at Edgefield United Methodist Church, Piney Flats.The bride-elect is the daughter of John and Jan Weaver of Piney Flats, and the granddaughter of Rena Lewis of Piney Flats, Raymond and Elizabeth Lewis of Elizabethton, and the late Cecil and Nell Weaver. She graduated from Sullivan East High School in 2006, and attends Milligan College. She is employed at Mountain States Health Alliance.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Perry and Donna Whitaker of Blountville, and the grandson of Carlos and Aldie Whitaker of Blountville, Connie King of Blountville, and the late Keith King. He graduated from Sullivan Central High School in 2003, and attended Walters State Community College. He is employed by Sullivan County.
Patton and Ball engagement
Emily Katherine Patton of Kingsport, and Benjamin Joel Ball of Kingsport, plan to be married at 5 p.m., Aug. 14, 2010, at BANQ.The bride-elect is the daughter of Kenny and Vicki Patton of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Thelma Evans of Kingsport, the late Ralph Morrison, and the late Nick and Mabel Patton. She graduated from Clemson University and is employed at Eastman Credit Union.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Joe and Tammy Ball of Kingsport, and the grandson of John and Lois Alexander of Greeneville, and Cecil and Charlene Ball of Port Charlotte, Fla. He is employed at Sloopy's.
Ruby (Cole) Morgan 93rd birthday
Happy birthday, Mom of Indian Springs. June 8, 2010 marked the 93rd year of Ruby (Cole) Morgan, wife of George Morgan Sr., (now deceased) and mother of Kenneth "Hot Rod" of Blountville, and the late W.G. Jr.She is the grandmother of Amanda, Sonya, Donna and the late Cris. She is the great-grandmother of Gracie and the great-great-grandmother of Kayleigh Miller.She has many neighbors and friends.