Hoskins and Larkin engagement
Allen and Teresa Larkin are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Matthew Allen, to Chara Dawn Hoskins, June 12, 2010, at Cherry Hills Community Church, Highlands Ranch, Colo.The bride-elect is the daughter of Larry and Janet Hoskins of Aurora, Colo. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Hoskins of Flower Mound, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Matelich of Irving, Texas. She graduated from Biola University in California, with a bachelor's degree in intercultural studies and missions. She is employed as a teaching assistant in the Denver School System. The bridegroom-to-be graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 2003. In 2007, he received an associate's degree in information technology from Northeast State Community College and in 2010, he received a bachelor's degree in missions and evangelism from Clear Creek Bible College, Pineville, Ky. He is employed by Citi. He is the grandson of Mrs. Sue Morelock of Kingsport, the late Bill Morelock and the late Carl and Pauline Larkin.A reception for the couple will be held later in the summer in Kingsport.
Stapleton and Stiltner engagement
Kristin Lindsey Stapleton of Gray, Tenn., and Jason Andrew Stiltner of Gray, Tenn., are engaged to be married in June 2010, at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Mount Carmel, Tenn.Kristin is the daughter of Rodney and Karen Stapleton of Mount Carmel, and the granddaughter of Louise Dennis of Gallipolis, Ohio, the late Wilbur Dennis, Carl Stapleton of Crown City, Ohio, and the late Leslie Stapleton, She is a 2002 graduate of Volunteer High School and a 2006 graduate of East Tennessee State University where she earned a degree in accounting. In 2007, she graduated summa cum laude with a master's degree in accounting. In 2009, she pursued and achieved CPA licensing. Kristin is employed with PricewaterhouseCoopers.Jason is the son of Kathy and Terry Jordan of Kingsport, and Rick and Mary Beth Stiltner, of Grundy, Va. He is the grandson of Lowell Hagy of Vansant, Va., the late Dorla Hagy, Gail and Thelma Stiltner of Grundy, the late John and Mag Merricks, David Jordan of Jackson, Tenn., and the late Margaret Jordan. He is a 1999 graduate of Sullivan South High School and a 2007 graduate of East Tennessee State University where he earned a degree in finance. Jason is employed at The Olde Farm.
Renz and Hale engagement
Emily Elizabeth Renz of Raleigh, N.C., and Mark David Hale of Apex, N.C., plan to be married July 17, 2010, in Midland, Mich.The bride-elect is the daughter of Mary Ann Renz of Mount Pleasant, Mich., and Byron Renz of Fort Collins, Colo. She is the granddaughter of the late Florence and Ben Renz, and the late Orel and Everett Grambort. A graduate of Mount Pleasant High School, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and German, and a master of arts degree in elementary education. She is employed by the Wake County Public School System.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Jerry and Nancy Hale of Gray, Tenn., and the grandson of Gordon and Alta Hale of Vansant, Va., Kathryn Walker of Madison, W.Va., and the late Ribel Walker. A graduate of Central High School, he graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee with a doctorate in electrical engineering. He is employed by Cadence in Cary, N.C.
Kenner and Hubbard engagement
Johnny Robert Hubbard Jr. of Kingsport, would like to announce his engagement to Amanda Ellen Kenner of Kingsport. The couple plans to be married June 8, 2010, in a private beach ceremony in Destin, Fla., in the presence of God and the son of the bridegroom-to-be, Austyn Hubbard.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Robert Hubbard Sr., of Kingsport. He graduated from Sullivan South High School and is pursuing a degree in electrical technology at Northeast State Community College. He is employed as a job site supervisor for IES inside Domtar.The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lynn Kenner Sr., of Kingsport. She graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and will graduate with a degree in early childhood education from East Tennessee State University in December She is employed as a fraud analyst for Citi Bank.
Duncan and Porter engagement
Lauren Olivia Duncan of Church Hill, and Michael Corey Porter of Mount Carmel, plan to be married in an open-church ceremony at 2 p.m., Sept. 18, 2010, at First Baptist Church, Church Hill.The bride-elect is the daughter of Diane Hall and husband Steve Hall of Kingsport, and Michael Duncan and wife Barbara Duncan of Church Hill. She is the granddaughter of the late Clark Christian, Patricia Christian of Church Hill, and J.C. and Ann Duncan of Church Hill. She graduated from Sullivan South High School in 2004 and received an associate's degree from Northeast State Community College in 2008. She is employed as a surgical tech at Dermatology Associates of Kingsport.The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Eddie and Patricia Porter of Mount Carmel, and the grandson of Craft and Viola Adams of Church Hill, and the late John and Jeanette Isenberg. He graduated from Volunteer High School in 2004 and received an associate's degree from Walters State Community College in 2009. He is employed as a registered nurse at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.Olivia and Michael attend Power Point Ministries Church.