Couples announcements for April 2009

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Chipman and Smith

Jeffrey and Valerie Chipman of Lisbon, Maine, announce the engagement of their daughter, Larissa Marie Chipman, to Charles Walton Smith II, son of Charles Walton Smith of Ringgold, Ga., and Maurice and Jo-an Turgeon of Sabattus, Maine. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 13, in Harpswell, Maine. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mary L. Staab of Jefferson, Maine, and Merwin and Joanne Chipman of Harpswell. Ms. Chipman graduated from Vineyard Christian School in Lewiston, Maine, and received a degree from St. Stephen’s University in Canada. She is pursuing a degree from Hesser College in Concord, N.H. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Nell E. Smith of Ringgold, Ga. Mr. Smith graduated from Lisbon High School in Lewiston. He is a member of the management team at Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant in Concord.

April 5, 2009

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Glover and Sahm

Jerry and Carol Glover of Knoxville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristina Carole Glover, to Charles David Sahm, son of Charles and Betty Sahm of Chattanooga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 27, at Central Baptist of Bearden in Knoxville. Ms. Glover graduated from Ooltewah High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Tennessee at Martin and a master’s degree in education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is an elementary school teacher with Hamilton County Schools. Mr. Sahm graduated from Ooltewah High School and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Auburn University. He is employed as an accountant and a part-time manager at Cheeburger Cheeburger.

April 5, 2009

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Greenwell and Cheek

Scott and Laura Greenwell of Chattanooga announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Brooke Greenwell, to Jon Porter Cheek, son of Ron and Celia Anderson of Chapel Hill, Tenn., and the late Mark Cheek. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 9, at St. Thaddaeus Episcopal Church, where the future bride is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Harold and Betty Greenwell, Martha Cummings, and Robert and Janet Clark. Ms. Greenwell received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Middle Tennessee State University. She is an event coordinator with Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants in Brentwood, Tenn. The future bridegroom is the grandson of James and Vivian Connelly, the late Lorane Connelly, Margie Cheek and the late Earl Cheek. Mr. Cheek received a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from MTSU. He is a staff auditor with Rayburn Bates and Fitzgerald in Brentwood and is a member of Holts Corner Baptist Church.

April 5, 2009

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Jackson and Henderson

Tony and Kathy Jackson of Rye, N.H., announce the engagement of their daughter, Katrina Lee Jackson, to James Andrew Henderson, son of Mike and Judy Henderson of Calhoun, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Thursday, June 18, in Grand Teton National Park, in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The future bride is the granddaughter of Agnes Patricia Jackson of Watertown, Mass. Ms. Jackson received a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Boston College and a doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of Colorado in Boulder. She is pursuing a Mary Fieser postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Estel and Marie Cody, James A. Henderson and Jean Henderson, all of Cleveland, Tenn. Mr. Henderson graduated from Bradley Central High School. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biochemistry from Tennessee Technological Institute. He received a doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of Colorado in Boulder. He is a postdoctoral research scientist at Harvard University and is a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Cleveland.

April 5, 2009

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Johnson and Wright

Coral and Kim Johnson of Clive, Iowa, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Nicole Marie Johnson, to Brandon Edward Wright, son of Doug and Sue Wright of Hixson. The wedding is planned for Friday, June 5, at Grand Cayman Island. The future bride is the granddaughter of Jerry Hampton, the late Helen Hampton, Donna Johnson and the late Ralph Johnson. Ms. Johnson received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Graceland University and a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Des Moines University. She is an emergency medicine resident and is a member of Community of Christ Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of James and Kathryn Isom, Sue Wright and the late James Wright. Mr. Wright received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Carson-Newman College. He is a training instructor with Tract-Manager and is a member of Soddy Church of Christ.

April 5, 2009

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Kernea and Bobbin

Charles and Daisy Cox of Rossville announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Nicole Kernea, to Ahron Michael Bobbin, son of Robert and Susan Bobbin of Chattanooga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 20, in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Ms. Kernea graduated from Ridgeland High School. Mr. Bobbin graduated from Red Bank High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Maryville College. He is employed as a manager.

April 5, 2009

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Keyser and Davis

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Keyser of Soddy-Daisy announce the engagement of their daughter, April Michelle Keyser, to Ryan Paterson Davis, son of Steve and Darlene Davis of Huntsville, Ala. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 25, in Chattanooga. Ms. Keyser is a graduated of Vanderbilt University. She is employed as a nurse practitioner in Wartrace, Tenn. Mr. Davis is a graduate of the University of Alabama. He is employed as a pharmaceutical sales representative with Lilly, USA.

April 5, 2009

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Ledford and Eves

Gene and Deborah Ledford of Ringgold, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Audrey Blair Ledford, to Christopher Shawn Eves, son of Jeff and Dawna Hight of East Ridge. The wedding is planned for this month at the home of the bride’s parents. The future bride is the granddaughter of Louise Ledford, the late Howard Ledford, and Henley and Bettye Cawood. Ms. Ledford graduated from Ringgold High School and Aveda Institute in Atlanta. She is employed as a hair stylist. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Ted and Melva Rowland and Jim Eves. Mr. Eves graduated from Ringgold High School and attended Dalton State College. He is employed as a meter reader.

April 5, 2009

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Reynolds and Wynne

The Rev. and Mrs. Daniel C. Reynolds of Ringgold, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Reynolds, to David Ryan Wynne, son of David Wynne of Rossville and Marilyn Wynne of Chattanooga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 18, on Lookout Mountain. The future bride is the granddaughter of Margaret Taylor, the late Harvey Taylor, Jean Reynolds and the late William Reynolds. Ms. Reynolds graduated from Boyd-Buchanan High School and Belmont School of Nursing in Nashville. She is employed by Erlanger and is a member of Oakwood Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lowe of Jasper, Tenn., Sanford Wynne of Kimball, Tenn., and the late Mary Wynne. Mr. Wynne graduated from Richland High School. He is employed by Wells Fargo Bank and is a member of Oakwood Baptist Church.

April 5, 2009

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Richardson and Farmer

The engagement of Jennifer Erin Richardson and Michael Brian Farmer is announced today. Ms. Richardson is the daughter of Timothy D. Richardson of East Ridge and Sherry L. Richardson of Ringgold, Ga. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Roger and Shirley Farmer of Summerville, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 18, at the Chapel in the Park in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The future bride is the granddaughter of Alvin and Betty Lasley, Nancy Sivley Richardson and the late Joe D. Richardson, all of Ringgold. Ms. Richardson graduated from Ringgold High School. She is pursuing a degree in management and supervisory development from Northwestern Technical College. She is employed by Cohutta Banking Company and attends Ridgeway Baptist Church in LaFayette, Ga. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Billy and Mary Niell Mull of Summerville, the late Douglas B. Farmer and the late Polly Bowman Bandy. Mr. Farmer graduated from Chattanooga High School and received a degree in industrial maintenance from Coosa Valley Technical School. He is employed by Roper Corp. and is a member of Ridgeway Baptist Church.

April 5, 2009

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Worley and Knauth

The engagement of Lauren Elizabeth Worley and Tanner Daniel Knauth is announced today. Ms. Worley is the daughter of Benny and Margaret Ann Rollins of Chattanooga and the late Bruce A. Worley. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Tommy and Lila Knauth of Georgetown, Texas. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 15, at First Presbyterian Church. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Paul Braden of South Pittsburg, Tenn., the late Mr. Braden, the late Mr. and Mrs. James A. Worley of Chattanooga and the late Mable Rollins of Savannah, Ga. Ms. Worley graduated from Girls Preparatory School and received a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. She received a master’s degree in communication from Abilene Christian University and is a member of First Presbyterian Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Charles and Janice Anderson and the late James Edmund and Maxine Knauth, all of Georgetown, Texas. Mr. Knauth graduated from Georgetown High School. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Abilene Christian University.

April 5, 2009

Wedding

Glover

Emily Katherine Eiselstein became the bride of Richard Trapnell Glover on Saturday, Sept. 20, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Samuel Payne. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Frederick Eiselstein of Chattanooga. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Howard Clarke Glover III of Lookout Mountain, Tenn. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Robin Michelle Eiselstein and Karah Eve Nazor were honor attendants. Bridesmaids were Sarah Lowthian Glover, Kacee Leigh Nazor-Comer and Melissa Bennett Dorn. The flower girls were Lilah Dorn, Tilliegh Nazor-Comer, Sophia Glover and Amellia Glover. Howard C. Glover III served as best man. Groomsmen were Nelson Rick Bowers, Dan Overton Simms Paty, Scott Frederick Eiselstein and Howard Clarke Glover IV. The ring bearer was William Ozburn. A reception was held at Lookout Mountain Golf Club. The couple took a wedding trip to Sea Island, Ga., and Sowe, Vt. They reside in Chattanooga.

April 5, 2009

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Land

Stephanie Ann Scott became the bride of F. Michael Land II on Saturday, March 28, at Chattanooga First Seventhday Adventist Church. The ceremony was performed by Ralph LaFave, grandfather of the bridegroom. The bride is the daughter of Dean A. Scott and Zoe M. Scott of Ooltewah. Parents of the bridegroom are Fred M. Land, Georgia Land, Christie Jennings and Dr. Tim Jennings. Sharayah Scott attended her sister as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Tamara Scott, sister of the bride, Brooks Thomas, Allison Zollman and Jessica Breetzke. The flower girl was Zoe Thomas. Ricky Naus served as best man. Groomsmen were John Munnoch, James Fedusenko, Elliot Brown and Jon Michael Brown, brothers of the bridegroom. A reception was held at the church. The couple took a wedding trip to Jamaica. They reside in Chattanooga.

April 5, 2009

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Smith

Amanda Lynn Hale became the bride of Devin Alexander Smith on Saturday, Dec. 27, at Community Freewill Baptist Church in Pikeville, Tenn. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Jimmy Jewell. The bride is the daughter of Douglas Lynn Hale and Rhonda Gail Hale of Sale Creek. Parents of the bridegroom are Greg and Kim Smith of Cleveland, Tenn. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Misty Martin was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Angela Lyon, Heather Rhea, Heather Hale, Peyton Price and Taylor Price. The flower girl was Reba Joe Britt. Shane Unsworth served as best man. Groomsmen were Mike Nicks, Jonathan Moore, Rex Price and Justin Long. The ring bearer was Noah Britt. A reception was held at Walden’s Ridge Community Center. The couple took a wedding trip to Panama City Beach, Fla. They reside in Soddy-Daisy.

April 5, 2009

Engagement

Bookout and Hall

David and Kimberly Humphreys of Chattanooga announce the engagement of their daughter, Carmen Alisha Bookout, to Kristopher Cam Hall, son of Jim and Mary Hall of Pikeville, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Sunday, April 19, in Patten Chapel on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The future bride is the granddaughter of William and Phyllis Edwards. Ms. Bookout received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UTC. She is a member of Christ United Methodist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of A.F. and Agnes George. Mr. Hall received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Technological University. He is a member of Wheeler Hill Church of Christ.

April 12, 2009

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Flanagan and Webb

Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Flanagan of Chattanooga announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Barbara Elizabeth Flanagan, to Dr. Brian Jeffrey Webb, son of Kenneth and Sandra Webb of Clarksville, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 2, in Chattanooga. The future bride is the granddaughter of Geraldine Flanagan of Smyrna, Ga., the late Delbert Flanagan, and the late Stephen and Barbara Eady of Chattanooga. Dr. Flanagan graduated from Baylor School and received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Vanderbilt University, where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and is a member of First-Centenary United Methodist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Madeline Rawlins of Hopkinsville, Ky., the late Edward Rawlins, S.B. Webb of Clarksville and the late Agnes Webb. Dr. Webb received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. He graduated from the UT College of Dentistry and is completing an orthodontic residency at LSU College of Dentistry. Dr Webb is a member of St. Johns Methodist Church in Hopkinsville, Ky.

April 12, 2009

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Hawthorne and Towe

The engagement of Cassi Dianne Hawthorne and Jon-William Kolby Towe is announced today. Miss Hawthorne is the daughter of John and Diane Watson of Ringgold, Ga., and Mike and Stacy Hawthorne of Ooltewah. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Trudy Towe of Ooltewah and the late Steven Towe of East Ridge. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 16, at Canyon Ridge Club on Lookout Mountain, Ga. The future bride is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Hawthorne of Harrison, Tenn., Reba Robinson and Mr. and Mrs. David Robinson, all of Ooltewah. Ms. Hawthorne graduated from Ooltewah High School and Alternative Visions Hair Academy. She is a hair stylist with E’lan Hair and Nail Studio. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Dorothy Doss of Chattanooga, the late John A. Doss, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brooks of East Ridge and the late William Towe of Chattanooga. Mr. Towe graduated from Ooltewah High School and is pursuing a degree in business management. He is employed by McKee Foods and is a member of City Church.

April 12, 2009

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Stephens and Smithson

Mike and Kim Stephens of Chickamauga, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassidy Stephens, to Andy Smithson, son of Bill and Maria Smithson of Soddy-Daisy. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 9, at Flintstone Baptist Church, where the future bride is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of the late Willard and Mary Ruth Thompson, David Stephens and the late Judy Stephens. Ms. Stephens graduated from Ridgeland High School. She is pursuing a degree in education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is employed by Chattanooga Valley Baptist Daycare. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Helen Macy, the late Daniel Macy, Donald Smithson and the late Betty Smithson. Mr. Smithson graduated from Rhea County High School and received a degree in environmental science from UTC. He is employed by FedEx Ground and is a member of Christian Bible Fellowship.

April 12, 2009

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Vance and Randolph

Drs. Daniel Vance and Janet Snoddy of Cleveland, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Ann Vance, to James Warren Randolph, son of James and Aimee Randolph of Harrison, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 18, at Second Presbyterian Church. The future bride is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Claude Snoddy of Tullahoma, Tenn., Dr. Minnie Vance of Chattanooga and the late Daniel Vance III. Ms. Vance graduated from Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She is pursuing a medical degree from UVA. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Elizabeth Randolph of Birchwood, Tenn., the late Warren Bernard Randolph, Sonja Donald of Jacksonville, Fla., and the late James R. and Lora P. Donald. Mr. Randolph graduated from Baylor School and received a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University. He is a legislative associate with Appalachian Voices in Washington, D.C.

April 12, 2009

Wedding

Ferguson

Susannah Jill Noll became the bride of Matthew David Ferguson on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Red Bank Baptist Church. The ceremony was performed by Bill Harvey. The bride is the daughter of Roddy and Jill Noll of Chattanooga. Parents of the bridegroom are David and Maryellen Ferguson of Oradell, N.J. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Amanda Brooks was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jessica Ferguson, sister of the bridegroom, Kimmi Edwards, Ginny Land, Jessica Bowe, Heather Elliott and Laura DeVilbiss. Thomas Skinner served as best man. Groomsmen were Chris Brooks, Josh Estes, Jonathan Evans, Bryan Harvey, Michael Mahaffey and Daniel Sutherland. A reception was held at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. The couple took a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. They reside in Hixson.

April 12, 2009

Wedding

Griscom

Rebecca Nicole Carroll became the bride of William Norris Griscom on Saturday, April 11, at Heritage Park. The ceremony was performed by Judge Jeff Hollingsworth. The bride is the daughter of Robert Carroll and Karen Carroll of Chattanooga. Parents of the bridegroom are Tom and Marion Griscom, also of Chattanooga. Megan Reseigh and Holly Carroll were honor attendants. Bridesmaids were Lindsey Clarke, Patti Griscom and Stephanie Nolan. The flower girls were Jolie McGann and Eliza McGann. Mr. Griscom served as best man for his son. Groomsmen were Adam Reseigh, Brian Lloyd, William Godsey and Spears Wilson. The ring bearer was Baker Reseigh. A reception was held at Heritage Park. The couple are taking a wedding trip to Walt Disney World and St. Petersburg, Fla. They will reside in Chattanooga.

April 12, 2009

Wedding

Jolley and Jolley

Sheri Lee Nichols became the bride of Jeffrey Brandon Jolley on Saturday, March 14, at Chattanooga Church. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Morty Lloyd. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Marty Nichols of Cleveland, Tenn. Parents of the bridegroom are Randall and Deborah Jolley of Chattanooga. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Trena Lawson was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashley Brady and Ruby Vaughn. The flower girl was Anna Lawson. Randall Jolley served as best man. Groomsmen were Fred Hackney and Justin Shepherd. The ring bearer was Noah Brady. A reception was held at the church. The couple took a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. They reside in East Ridge.

April 12, 2009

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Meadows

Tara Shea Bennett became the bride of Joseph Elias Meadows on Friday, Jan. 23, in Romano Chapel at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. The ceremony was performed the Rev. Brian Ross. The bride is the daughter of Al and Charlotte Bennett of Chattanooga. Parents of the bridegroom are Phil and Patti Meadows of Chattanooga. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. A reception was held at the Hyakumi Japanese Restaurant in Caesar’s Palace. The couple honeymooned in Las Vegas. They reside in Chattanooga.

April 12, 2009

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Melhorn

Erin Pemberton became the bride of William Joshua Melhorn on Friday, Jan. 16, at Aventura Spa Palace in Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Lisa Pemberton of Cleveland, Tenn. Parents of the bridegroom are Bill and Vicki Melhorn of Chattanooga. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Ashley Folkner was maid of honor. Bill Melhorn was best man. A reception was held at La Hacienda Restaurant in Mexico. The couple honeymooned in Mexico. The reside in Chattanooga.

April 12, 2009

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Boryla and Brandel

Ronald and Patricia Boryla of Soddy-Daisy announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Michelle Boryla, to Sean Marc Brandel, son of Judy Brandel of Milwaukie, Ore., and the late Gary Brandel. The wedding is planned for Friday, May 8, at Chapel at the Park in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The future bride is the granddaughter of Lillian Boryla of Sheridan, Texas, the late John Boryla, Raymond Houle of Cranston, R.I., and the late Barbara Silva of Attleboro, Mass. Ms. Boryla graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School and received an associate degree in computer science from Chattanooga State Technical Community College. She is employed as a provider dispute specialist and is a member of Covenant Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Eddie and Vera Linnum and the late Edwin and Florence Brandel, all of Portland, Ore. Mr. Brandel graduated from Rex Putnam High School and received a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from Northern Arizona University. He is a customs and border protection officer.

April 19, 2009

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Byram and Blakemore

The engagement of Sonya Irene Byram and Donnie Wayne Blakemore is announced today. The bride is the daughter of Syble Byram of Chattanooga and the late Kenneth E. Byram of South Pittsburg, Tenn. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Ronnie Blakemore of Rossville and Karen Walker of Chattanooga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 29. The future bride is the granddaughter of the late Mitchell and Ruby Smith of New Hope, Tenn. Ms. Byram graduated from South Pittsburg High School. She received certification in licensed practical nursing and an associate degree in business from Chattanooga State Technical Community College. She is a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Harold and Juanita Blakemore of Chickamauga, Ga. Mr. Blakemore graduated from Ridgeland High School and received a degree in flooring from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is owner of Superior Flooring and is a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.

April 19, 2009

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Cirlot and Ozborn

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Cirlot Jr. of Ringgold, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Jerrine Cirlot, to Samuel Bratis Ozborn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Smith of Lucedale, Miss., and Dr. and Mrs. Michael Ozborn of Hixson. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 16, at Brainerd Baptist Church, where the future bride is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earle Taylor of Ocean Springs, Miss. Ms. Cirlot graduated from Ringgold High School and attended Mercer University. She is a corporate trainer with Convergys Corp. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Athelone Churchwell of Lucedale. Mr. Ozborn graduated from Notre Dame High School and received a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is a supervisor with Convergys Corp.

April 19, 2009

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Feldman and Mishkin

Ron and Dana Feldman of Chattanooga announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Robbins Feldman, to Benjamin Joseph Mishkin, son of Dr. Fredric and Susie Mishkin of Kingsport, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 16, at Laurelwood on Signal Mountain. The future bride is the granddaughter of Martine Kendall of Nashville, the late William Kendall, and the late Harry and Doris Feldman of Chattanooga. Ms. Feldman graduated from Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences and received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. She is a fundraiser for College Mentors for Kids and attends Fairview Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Gertrude Mishkin of Tamarac, Fla., the late Lawrence Mishkin, and Jack and Audree Altekruse of Seminole, Fla. Mr. Mishkin graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport, Tenn., and received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Dartmouth College. He received a master’s degree in computer science from Brown University in Providence, R.I. He is owner of Sagebit.

April 19, 2009

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Hoskins and Akers

The engagement of Tiffany Elizabeth Hoskins and Michael Chadwick Akers is announced today. Ms. Hoskins is the daughter of Bobby and Sherry Baxter and Michael and Linda Hoskins, all of Ooltewah. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Gayle Whitley of Westfield, Mass., and Mike Akers of Ooltewah. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 20, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Ms. Hoskins is pusuing a degree at Chattanooga State Technical Community College. She is employed by SunTrust Bank. Mr. Akers is employed by Pyramid Mouldings.

April 19, 2009

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Wagner and Nelms

Robert and Melissa Jones of Vancouver, Wash., announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather J.M. Wagner, to William Joshua Nelms, son of William and Janice Nelms of Hixson. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 16, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Ms. Wagner received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Washington State University. She is pursuing a master’s degree in public health from the University of Massachusetts and is a research analyst at a behavioral health organization. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Doris Brown of Hixson. Mr. Nelms received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Middle Tennessee State University. He is an actuarial analyst with Direct General Corp.

April 19, 2009

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Whitehead and Jones

Mr. and Mrs. Jon Ellis Whitehead of Dalton, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Anne Whitehead, to Jason Bryan Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gilbert Jones of Chattanooga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 12, in Chattanooga and a second ceremony in Positano, Italy, on Sept. 19. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ellis Whitehead of Dalton, Ga., the late Mr. Whitehead, and the late Bessiphene Day of Chattanooga. Ms. Whitehead graduated from Girls Preparatory School. She graduated magna cum laude, from Savannah College of Art and Design and attended Parson’s School of Design in New York City. She is a designer with Shaw Industries and is a member of the Color Marketing Group. She is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Dalton. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Michael Jones and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Edgar Potts Sr., all of Chattanooga. Mr. Jones graduated from Baylor School and received a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He received certifications from D.E.L.I. Scuola Leonardo da Vinci in Florence, Italy, Duke University’s Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome, Italy and Villa Vergiliana in Naples, Italy. He is a teacher at McCallie School and is a member of St. Jude Catholic Church.

April 19, 2009

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Garrison and Waldron

The engagement of Lindsay Jordan Garrison and Denis Graham “Gray” Waldron is announced today. Ms. Garrison is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Danny K. Daniel of Chattanooga and James R. Garrison of Dayton, Tenn. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Denis F. Waldron of Waleska, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 11, at Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood, Tenn., where the future bride is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Felix Garrison of Dayton, the late Mr. Garrison, the late Mr. and Mrs. Guthrie Watson of Spring City, Tenn., and Mr. and Mrs. Julian Daniel of Ooltewah. Ms. Garrison graduated from Boyd Buchanan High School and was presented in the 2002 Cotton Ball. She received a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Auburn University, where she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa honor society. She is employed in public relations at First Bank in Nashville. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John W. Waldron of Mountain Lakes, N.J., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Ramage of Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Waldron graduated from Lassiter High School in Marietta, Ga., and received a bachelor’s degree in criminology and business from Auburn University, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He is pursuing a law degree from Nashville School of Law and is employed as a paralegal with Rothschild, Nave and Ausbrooks in Nashville.

April 26, 2009

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Hill and Edlund

Dr. and Mrs. John Roy Hill of Memphis announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Anne Hill, to Alexander Edward Edlund, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anders Edward Edlund of Ljunghusen, Sweden. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 2, in Memphis. The future bride is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Julius Frank, Mrs. Gilbert Madison Roberts Jr. and the late John Hill. Ms. Hill graduated from White Station High School in Memphis and received a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in communication from the University of Pennsylvania. She received a master’s degree in business administration from Erasmus University’s Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands. She is employed as the president’s associate with Harrah’s Entertainment and the World Series of Poker. Mr. Edlund received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in marketing from Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden. He is employed as an independent marketing consultant.

April 26, 2009

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Lanier and Baker

The engagement of Bridget Michelle Lanier and Chad Wayne Baker is announced today. Ms. Lanier is the daughter of Donald Lanier of Chattanooga and the late Debbie Lanier. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Connie Web of Crandall, Texas. The wedding is planned for Monday, Oct. 12, in Jamaica. The future bride is the granddaughter of Max and Vivian Putnam and Dolas Lanier. Ms. Lanier graduated from East Ridge High School. She is a provider corporate recruiter in Dallas and is a member of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Dan and Gail Waszak, Oleta Baker and the late Johnny Baker. Mr. Baker graduated from Rowlett High School in Dallas. He is employed as a firefighter/paramedic and is a member of Fellowship Church.

April 26, 2009

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McAloon and Flessner

The engagement of Chelsea Glenn McAloon and Michael Luke Flessner is announced today. Ms. McAloon is the daughter of Julie Davidson and Scott Warren of Chattanooga and Stephen McAloon of St. Augustine, Fla. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. David Flessner of Chattanooga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 16, in Chattanooga. The future bride is the granddaughter of Nancy Davidson of Chattanooga, the late Robert H. Davidson, and the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Owen McAloon of St. Augustine. Ms. McAloon graduated from Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a staffing specialist with A-1 Employment Inc. in Opelika, Ala., and is a member of Northshore Fellowship. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Baumgardner of Winter Haven, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Flessner of Lakeland, Fla. Mr. Flessner graduated from Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences and received a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in plant sciences from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He is pursuing a master’s degree in agronomy and soils from Auburn University and is a member of Hixson United Methodist Church.

April 26, 2009

Engagement

Miller and Beckett

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Smith of Soddy-Daisy announce the engagement of their daughter, Deborah Tia Marie Miller, to Dagan West Beckett, son of Ronald Beckett of Chattanooga and Clara Beckett of Hixson. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 2, at Burks United Methodist Church, where the couple are members. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sloan of Chattanooga and Ann Blalock of Huntsville, Tenn. Ms. Miller received a bachelor’s degree in human ecology and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is employed as a price analyst with Mohawk Industries. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Millard Vincent of Athens, Tenn., Anita Beckett of Ooltewah and the late Thomas Beckett. Mr. Beckett is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in music from UTC. He is director of contemporary worship at Burks United Methodist Church.

April 26, 2009

Engagement

Neves and Thomas

Tony and Nancy Neves of Cleveland, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan LeAnne Neves, to Taylor Joseph Benjamin Thomas, son of Lee and Judy Thomas of Chattanooga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 17. Ms. Neves graduated from Cleveland High School and received a bachelor’s degree in human ecology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is an Exceptional Education teacher with the Hamilton County Department of Education. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Joseph and Wanda Thomas of Norris, Tenn., and Peggy Blankenship of Milan, Tenn. Mr. Thomas graduated from Central High School.

April 26, 2009

Engagement

Wade and Smalley

The engagement of Lauren Reid Wade and Brett Matthew Smalley is announced today. Ms. Wade is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Wade and Mr. and Mrs. Bruce H. Barker, all of South Fulton, Tenn. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Charles “Bill” Smalley and Marketa Shuford, both of Chattanooga. The wedding is planned for Friday, July 17, at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin, Fla. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon G. Elliott and Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Wade, all of South Fulton, Tenn. Ms. Wade graduated from South Fulton High School. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Middle Tennessee State University, where she is a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She is a member of New Vision Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The future bridegroom is the grandson of William R. Judge and Martha “Jody” Judge, both of Chattanooga, the late Charles W. Smalley Sr. of Norcross, Ga., and the late Virginia Sosebee Smalley of Tocoa, Ga. Mr. Smalley graduated from Hixson High School. He is pursuing a master’s degree, magna cum laude, in business administration from MTSU. He will be a marketing representative with Federated Insurance in Owatonna, Minn., and is a member of New Vision Baptist Church.

April 26, 2009

Wedding

Schenberg

Barbara Meredith Winer became the bride of Scott Lewis Schenberg on Sunday, March 22, at B’nai Zion Synagogue. The ceremony was performed by Rabbi Richard Sherwin. The bride is the daughter of Sanford and Elaine Winer of Chattanooga. She is the granddaughter of Ruth Waxman of Chattanooga, the late Irvin Brukner, and the late Myer and Rose Winer. Parents of the bridegroom are Elaine Schenberg of Washington, D.C., and the late Michael Schenberg. He is the grandson of Fannie Zacks of Rockville, Md., the late Archie Zacks, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schenberg. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Mallory McCreary was matron of honor. Barry Schenberg served as best man for his brother. Ushers were Stacey Gagne, Pat Lombardo, Keith Yellin and Arthur Winer. A reception was held at the Walden Club. The couple took a wedding trip to the Dominican Republic. They reside in Tampa, Fla.

April 26, 2009

Wedding

Taylor

Sonya Leigh Dillard became the bride of William H. Taylor on Friday, March 27, at The Wedding Chapel. The ceremony was performed by Don Glenn. The bride is the daughter of Martin and Geri Dider of Collegedale. Parents of the bridegroom are the late William H. and Elsie Mae Taylor of Collegedale. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Krista Dillard was maid of honor, and the bridesmaid was Scarlett Taylor. The flower girl was Emalyn Prescott. Houston Taylor served at best man, and the groomsman was Andy Lechler. The ring bearer was Emory Castillo, and the usher was Marty Dider. A reception was held in the chapel. The couple took a wedding trip to South Beach, Fla. They reside in Ooltewah.

April 26, 2009

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