Barcomb and Strickland
Caroline Elizabeth Barcomb of Sarasota, Fla., now residing in Los Angeles, Calif., and Alec Douglas Strickland of Kingsport, Tenn., also residing in Los Angeles, plan to be married at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 16, 2013, at Longboat Key Club, Sarasota.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Renata Barcomb, and Scott and Alexandra Barcomb, all of Sarasota. She is the granddaughter of Harry and Gaynor Hawks of Oregon, Virginia Barcomb of Massachusetts, and Wayne and Susan Barcomb of Sarasota. She is employed as a model at Elite Modeling Agency, Los Angeles.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Dr. Doug and Denise Strickland of Kingsport, and the grandson of Charlsie Lyle, the late Bob Lyle, Bonnie and Clay Marrs, and Jack and Joy Strickland, all of Johnson City. He received a bachelor’s degree in music business from Full Sail University, Winter Park, Fla., and is employed as head of digital marketing at Silva Artist Management, Los Angeles. He is a member of Colonial Heights Christian Church.
Steffen and Strange
Christine Gillis Steffen of Kingsport, Tenn., and Jonathan Cory Strange of Dandridge, Tenn., plan to be married at 6 p.m., Sept. 21, 2013 at Still Hallow Farms, Greeneville, Tenn.
The bride-elect is the daughter of James and Michele Steffen of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of the late Aaron and Christine Elmore, formerly of Hampton, Va.; and the late James and Hilda Steffen, formerly of Yagertown, Pa. She received a bachelor of science degree in food, nutrition and dietetics from Carson-Newman University, where she was a member of the Carson-Newman Dance Team. She is employed as a registered dietitian at Uplands Retirement Village in Pleasant Hill, Tenn.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Kimberly and Timothy McCoig of Dandridge, and Anthony Strange of Newport, Tenn. He is the grandson of Vonda Blackwell of Newport, the late Johnny Blackwell, and Charles Ray and Alta McCoig of Dandridge. He received a bachelor of arts degree in biology from Carson-Newman University, where he was a member of the Carson-Newman Army ROTC. He is serving in the United States Army and holds the rank of second lieutenant.
Fulwiler and Bean
Whitney Paige Fulwiler of Kingsport, Tenn., and Brandon Thomas Bean of Surgoinsville, Tenn., plan to be married at 6 p.m., Oct. 5, 2013, at Hunter Valley Farm, Knoxville, Tenn.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Susan Fulwiler of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Jerry and Ruth Yates of Kingsport, and the late Gerald Owens, formerly of Kingsport. She graduated from Sullivan South High School, received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She is employed at Leconte Women’s Healthcare Associates.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Lowell and Lynda Bean of Surgoinsville, and the grandson of the late Sam and Lucille Stewart, formerly of Sneedville, and the late Ben and Dorothy Bean, formerly of Surgoinsville. He graduated from Volunteer High School and received bachelor’s degree in finance from East Tennessee State University, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He is employed at the Sevier County Sheriff’s Department.
Francisco and Earhart
Judy Huddleston Francisco and Gregory Wynn Francisco, both of Kingsport, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jillian Gaye, to Joseph Allen Earhart, son of Patty Rutter Earhart of Bristol, Tenn., and William Allen Earhart of Bluff City, Tenn.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lynn and Carol Francisco of Kingsport, and the late Ward and Gaynell Huddleston, formerly of Kingsport. Jillian graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and cum laude from Northeast State Community College. She works as legal assistant at Francisco and Harr, Attorneys-At-Law, Kingsport.
The bridegroom-to-be is the grandson of the late William and Jamie Earhart, and the late Olin and Gloria Rutter, all formerly of Bristol, Tenn. Joseph graduated from Tennessee High School and Northeast State Community College. He works as an operator at Ball Corporation, Bristol, Va.
Jillian and Joseph will exchange wedding vows on Sept. 28, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church, Kingsport. The couple will reside in Bluff City.
Starnes and Cole
Brittany Leigh Ann Starnes of Kingsport, Tenn., and Robert Cody Cole of Damascus, Va., plan to be married at 2 p.m., Oct. 12, 2013, at Mafair United Methodist Church.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Zane Starnes of Gate City, Va., and the granddaughter of Jewell Grizzle of Gate City, the late Harold Grizzle, and the late C.E. and June Starnes, formerly of Slant, Va. She graduated from Gate City High School and received a bachelor’s degree in business and public administration from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. She is employed as a polysomography technician at Holston Valley Hospital.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Joy Cole and Jimmy Cole of Damascus, and the grandson of Bob and Jean Cole of Damascus, Mona Garrett of Damascus, and the late Ralph Garrett. He graduated from Holston High School and is employed as a senior service representative at Lincare, Bristol, Tenn.