Couples announcements for August 2011

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Engagement

Baker and Cartwright

The engagement of Laura Elizabeth Baker and Nathaniel Collins Cartwright is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Eugene and Alyese Baker. The future bridegroom is the son of Jerry and Cathy Cartwright. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 13, at Mountain Oaks Wedding Chapel. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Eugene and Anne Baker and William and Nell Carpenter. Miss Baker is a graduate of Ooltewah High School and received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a member of Providence Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Wallace and Anna Mae Collins. Mr. Cartwright is a graduate of Central High School.

August 7, 2011

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Bishop and Magouirk

The engagement of Ashley Christina Bishop and Terrell Blake Magouirk is announced today. The bride-elect is the daughter of John and Betty Bishop. Terrell and Kim Magouirk of Gruetli-Laager, Tenn., are parents of the future bridegroom. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Car Barn. The future bride is the granddaughter of Edith Bishop. Miss Bishop is a graduate of Ooltewah High School and is pursuing a degree in nursing at Chattanooga State Community College. She is a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and is a merchandiser at Kraft. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Dubin Henry and Susie Phillips of Whitwell, Tenn., and Therman and Eleanor Magouirk. Mr. Magouirk is a graduate of Red Bank High School and is employed by Norfolk Southern as a fireman/oiler.

August 7, 2011

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Farrar and Hayes

The engagement of Katherine Teresa Farrar and Farrell Reed Hayes is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Teresa W. Farrar and the late Lawrance D. Farrar. Parents of the future bridegroom are Farrell and Susan Hayes. The wedding is planned for Sunday, Sept. 4, at The Grandview on Lookout Mountain. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Helen Gathright of Roanoke Rapids, N.C. Miss Farrar received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a juris doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law. She is a member of First Seventh-day Adventist Church, and is an attorney. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Joyce Davis of Ringgold, Ga., the late Duncan Davis, the late Joyce Fernandez and the late Gene and Bobbie Reed. Mr. Hayes received a bachelor’s degree in business education from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He is a member of Christ United Methodist Church and is employed by Volkswagen in Auburn Hills, Mich.

August 7, 2011

Engagement

Heath and Shrader

The engagement of Holly Ann Heath and Travis Lamar Shrader is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mark and Lori Heath. Parents of the future bridegroom are Lamar and Pam Shrader. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 10, at Red Bank United Methodist Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Agnes Hall, the late Thomas M. Hall, Helen Heath and the late Clark Heath. Miss Heath is a graduate of Ringgold High School. She received degrees in marketing and in business management from Dalton State College. She is a member of Christ United Methodist Church, and is employed as a leasing consultant with Bell Partners at The Elements of Chattanooga. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Charles and Barbara Barber of Ringgold, Ga., and the late Bill and Mildred Shrader. Mr. Shrader is a graduate of Ringgold High School. He received a degree in criminal justice from Georgia Northwestern Technical College. He is a member of Parkway Baptist Temple, and is employed by the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department.

August 7, 2011

Engagement

Heep and Ray

The engagement of Samantha Allison Heep and David Simpson Ray is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Lisa Heep of Long Beach, Calif., and Donald Heep of Pasadena, Calif. The future bridegroom is the son of Shirley Ray and Thomas Ray. The wedding is planned for Tuesday, Aug. 16, in Pasadena. Miss Heep is a graduate of Long Beach Polytechnic High School and received a bachelor’s degree in economics, cum laude, from Wellesley University. She is an economic consultant with Cornerstone Research in Menlo Park, Calif. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Patsy Simpson of Springfield, Va., the late Tyler Simpson, Nancy Ray of Knoxville and the late Dr. Thomas Ray. Mr. Ray is a graduate of McCallie School and received a bachelor’s degree in economics, cum laude, from Harvard University. He is a student at Columbia University Law School and is an intern with Simpson Thatcher in Palo Alto, Calif. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church.

August 7, 2011

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Holcomb and Smith

The engagement of LaTasha Holcomb and Todd Smith is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Jimmy and Carol Holcomb of Chickamauga, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Tim and Rochelle Smith of Chickamauga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 27, at Mountain Cove Farms. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Faydell Brown of Rossville.

August 7, 2011

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Johnson and Martin

The engagement of Courtney Mischelle Johnson and Christopher Alex Martin is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Alan Johnson and Carol “Missy” Johnson of Ringgold, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Christopher Martin and Jennifer Shipp, both of LaFayette, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 15, at Lee and Gordon’s Mills in Chickamauga, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Carol Arledge of Montgomery, Ala., and Bille Johnson. Miss Johnson is a graduate of Ringgold High School. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Kenneth and Charlonna Martin and Maxie and Ann Shipp, all of LaFayette. Mr. Martin is a graduate of Murray County High School.

August 7, 2011

Engagement

Kinard and Allen

The engagement of Katie Elizabeth Kinard and Joseph Russell Allen is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Jeff and Cindy Kinard of Rossville. Parents of the future bridegroom are Cindy Pritchett of Rossville and Clifford Allen. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 27, at McFarland United Methodist Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Paul and Shirley Warren of Rossville, and Murrell Gordon of Chickamauga, Ga. Miss Kinard received an associate’s degree in nursing from Georgia Northwestern Technical College. She is employed as a registered nurse at Erlanger. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Pauline Allen of Rossville. Mr. Allen obtained a certificate in air conditioning technology from Georgia Northwestern Technical College. He is an electrician apprentice with IBEW local 175.

August 7, 2011

Engagement

Lozano and Chacon

The engagement of Heather Rose Lozano and Christian Nathaniel Chacon is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mark and DeAnne Lozano of Chickamauga, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are John and Rachelle Chacon of Chesterfield, Mich., and Ruth and Charlie Noland of Colorado Springs, Colo. The wedding is planned for Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Gordon Lee Mansion. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Barbara Trapp of LaFayette, Ga., the late Charles Trapp, and Richard and Jillian Lozano of Henderson, Nev. Miss Lozano is a graduate of Fountain-Fort Carson High School in Fountain, Colo. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a member of Calvary Chapel and is a public relations specialist. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Crusita Martinez, the late Henry Martinez, and John and Helen Chacon, all of Denver, Colo. Mr. Chacon is a graduate of Fountain-Fort Carson High School. He is now a student after serving four years in the U.S. Army. He is a member of Calvary Chapel.

August 7, 2011

Engagement

Marty and Wolff

The engagement of Allison Renee Marty and Dr. Michael Alan Wolff Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of John and Vivian Marty. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. Michael and Karen Wolff. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 24, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Howard Smith of Pell City, Ala., the late Bernice Smith, and the late Louis and Faye Marty. Miss Marty is a graduate of Hixson High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She is a member of Hixson First Baptist Church, and is a registered nurse at Memorial Hospital. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Walter and Gerri Pettit Sr. of Quebeck, Tenn., the late Virginia Pettit, Betty Wolff and the late Carl Wolff. Dr. Wolff is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from UTC and a doctor of chiropractic degree from Life University. He is a member of Mile Straight Baptist Church, and is the chiropractic physician at Wolff Chiropractic Center.

August 7, 2011

Engagement

McCollum and Butler

The engagement of Laura June McCollum and Steven Clint Butler is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of John and June McCollum of Kensington, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Jim and Linda Butler of Rock Spring, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 10, at First Baptist Church of Chickamauga, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Julia Carlock, the late Harvey Carlock, and Clifford “Tip” and Edith McCollum. Miss McCollum is a graduate of Gordon Lee High School. She received an associate’s degree in occupational therapy from Northwestern Technical College. She is employed as an occupational therapist assistant at Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Herman and Betty Rains and Earl and Louise Butler. Mr. Butler is a graduate of Gordon Lee High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Pensacola Christian College. He is a member of Bible Way Baptist Church, and is owner of Contractors Choice Painting.

August 7, 2011

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Simmons and Billingsley

The engagement of Valerie Denise Simmons and Cleveland BillingsleyJr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of the late Robert McWhorter, the late Linda J. Simmons and Calvin Simmons. The future bridegroom is the son of the late Cleveland Billingsley Sr. and the late Virginia J. Billingsley. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 20, at Olivet Baptist Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Catherine Williams, and the late Charles and Mary Bell Simmons. Miss Simmons is a graduate of Howard School for Academics and Technology and Alternative Vision Hair and Nail Academy. She is employed by Heavenly Styles Salon. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Effie Walker and the late Thomas Walker. Mr. Billingsley is a graduate of Kirkman High School and Tennessee State University. He is employed by Mueller Co.

August 7, 2011

Engagement

Tolbert and Lett

The engagement of Charity Lynn Barchers Tolbert and James Chancey Lett Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Lloyd and Elizabeth Barchers of Statesville, N.C. Parents of the future bridegroom are James Lett of Knoxville and the late Mary Lett. The wedding is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 16. Ms. Tolbert is pursuing a bachelor’s degree at In Christ International Bible College. She is a member of Living Faith Church and is employed as an optician. Mr. Lett is a graduate of Southern College of Optometry. He is a member of Silverdale Baptist Church and is an optometrist at Thompson & Lett Eye Care.

August 7, 2011

Engagement

Williams and Falls

The engagement of Shelley Andrea Williams and Lester J. “L.J.” Falls is announced today. The future bride is the daugher of Robby and Angie Williams of Cleveland, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mary Jane and James Pierce of Cleveland. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 10, at Westmore Church of God, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ruth Williams of Cleveland, the late Bob Williams, and Chuck and Joyce Barker of Riceville, Tenn. Miss Williams is a graduate of Cleveland High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Tennessee Wesleyan College. She is a teacher at Lake Forest Middle School in Cleveland. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mary Francis Falls of Cleveland, the late J.D. Falls and the late Hubert and Sylva Haney. Mr. Falls is a graduate of Walker Valley High School. He received an associate’s degree in electrical and mechanical engineering from Cleveland State Community College. He is employed as an engineering supervisor at Flower’s Foods LLC.

August 7, 2011

Wedding

Barys and Evans

Maggie Barys became the bride of Darrin Evans in a ceremony on Saturday, May 14, at The Renaissance Center in Rossville. The Rev. Doug Bryant performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Paul and Sarah Barys. Parents of the bridegroom are Cheryl Evans and Dennis Evans of Cleveland, Tenn. Jamie Barys and Heather Hickey were honor attendants. Thein Cordero and Quinnlyn Cordero were flower girls. Mr. Evans served his son as best man. Nolan Cook and Luke Morgan were groomsmen. Nate Cordero was ring bearer. A reception was held at The Renaissance Center. The couple took a wedding trip to Jamaica. They reside in this city.

August 7, 2011

Wedding

Simmons and Hollister

Chauncey Alexandria Simmons became the bride of Tyler Scott Hollister in a ceremony on Saturday, July 9, at Stuart Heights Baptist Church. The Rev. Darrell Davenport performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Simmons. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey S. Hollister. Ashley Simmons, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashlyn Acuff, Courtney Hitchcock, Megan Hollister and Alexandra Yandell. Karli James was the flower girl. Blake Davidson served as best man. Groomsmen were Will Reynolds, Lee Wennerstrom, Preston Vandergriff and Isaac Davenport. Beau Simmons and Peyton Simmons were ushers. Kaleb James was ring bearer. A reception was held at Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. After a wedding trip to Destin, Fla., the couple resides in this city.

August 7, 2011

Wedding

Wilkes and Muller

Courtney Lane Wilkes became the bride of Stephen Denney Muller on Saturday, August 21, 2010, at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta. Dr. John Oldham performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest O.Wilkes Jr. of Atlanta. Parents of the bridegroom are Dr. and Mrs. John S. Muller Sr. Lindsay Elizabeth Adams was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Toniann Panetta Draper, Carrie Spence Nadeau, Dr. Sandra Joy Fleming, Erica Lynn Mahone and Marion Prince Ustica. Cullie Elizabeth Capecchi was the flower girl. Dr. John Scott Muller Jr. served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Dr. Blake William Tarr, Dr. Blane Lewallen Tarr, Brady Denney Tarr, Andrew Mark Lambert and Dr. Elizabeth Muller Capecchi. Brogan Capecchi was ring bearer. A reception was held at Callanwolde. The couple took a wedding trip to Switzerland and Italy. They reside in this city.

August 7, 2011

Wedding

Pike and Proctor

Renee Pike became the bride of Russell Proctor in a ceremony on Saturday, June 4, at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. David Burris in Trion, Ga. Mr. Burris performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Allen Pike of LaFayette, Ga., and Cindy Seals of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Parents of the bridegroom are Earl and Barbara Proctor of Dutton, Ala. Bonnie Pickard was matron of honor. Amanda Baker was the bridesmaid. Chris White seved as best man. Jared Pickard was the groomsman. A reception was held at the Burris home. The couple took a wedding trip to Wilmington, N.C. They reside in Trion.

August 7, 2011

Wedding

Linn and Stephens

Amy Lorraine Linn became the bride of Kelly David Stephens in a ceremony on Saturday, March 6, at Hotel Galvez in Galveston, Texas. The Rev. Larry Bertrand performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of David and Carol Linn. Parents of the bridegroom are Kelly and Karen Stephens of Houston, Texas. Perrin Langlois was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Susy Collins, Jolene Litzman, Elizabeth Campion, Michelle Campion and Heather Payne. Patrick Macaluso served as best man. Groomsmen were Erik Linn, Chase Luberger, Eric Nelsen, Tim Stephens and Will Stephens. A reception was held at Hotel Galvez. The couple took a wedding trip to the Bahamas. They reside in Hampstead, N.C,

August 7, 2011

Engagement

Dixon and Sexton

The engagement of Kelly Lee Dixon and William Shane Sexton is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Sandra Dixon and the late David Dixon. Parents of the future bridegroom are William Gerald Sexton and Donna Sexton of Sevierville, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Ga. Miss Dixon is a graduate of Hixson High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a member of Hixson United Methodist Church and is employed as an occupational therapist by Alexian Brothers PACE program. Mr. Sexton graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School and attended UTC. He is a member of Hixson United Methodist Church and is employed as a senior network engineer at the Electric Power Board.

August 14, 2011

Engagement

Gibson and Buckley

The engagement of Ashleigh Rachele Gibson and William Arthur Buckley III is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Russell and Rachele Gibson of Van Buren, Ark. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. William A. Buckley Jr. of Athens, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 10, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Memphis, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Shoemake of Pocola, Okla., Barbara Gibson of Fort Smith, Ark., and the late William J. Gibson. Miss Gibson is a graduate of Southside High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science and a juris doctorate from the University of Arkansas. She is an attorney. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Don Guthrie of Calhoun, Tenn., and the late Mr. and Mrs. William A. Buckley. Mr. Buckley is a graduate of McMinn High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from Xavier University and juris doctorate from the University of Arkansas. He is an attorney.

August 14, 2011

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Moorer and Lovelace

The engagement of Miranda Kay Moorer and Michael Anthony Lovelace is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Tina Goins and the late Hezekiah Moorer. Parents of the future bridegroom are Patricia Malone-Lovelace and James Lovelace. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 3, at First Christian Church. Miss Moorer is a graduate of Howard School of Academics and Technology. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is assistant property manager for Pennrose Property Management Co. Mr. Lovelace is a graduate of East Ridge High School. He received an associate’s degree in accounting from Chattanooga State Community College. He is a member of Rock Island Baptist Church and is employed as a service manager at Fedex.

August 14, 2011

Engagement

Nguyen and Goss

The engagement of Truc Nguyen and Lewis Leon Goss II is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Phan Nguyen and Hong Vo of Knoxville. Parents of the future bridegroom are Lewis and Sherrye Goss. The wedding is planned for Sunday, Sept. 4, at El Dorado Royale in Riviera Mayan, Mexico. Miss Nguyen received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she was a member of Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority, and a bachelor of fine arts degree from International Academy and Design Technology. She is a visual key holder with H&M Clothier in Dallas. Mr. Goss received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UTK and a doctorate of juris prudence from George Washington University. He is an attorney with Patton Boggs in Dallas.

August 14, 2011

Engagement

Schmissrauter and Green

The engagement of Blaes Marie Schmissrauter and Matthew Peter Green is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Kurt Albert and Julie Blaes Schmissrauter. Parents of the future bridegroom are Peter Mallette and Mary Matthias Green of Harrisonburg, Va. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 3, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of the late Joseph Albert and Virginia Milam Schmissrauter, Eugene John Blaes and the late Joan Carmen Blaes. Miss Schmissrauter is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree in English from Birmingham Southern College, where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, and a master’s degree in English from Tennessee Technological University. She is a teacher at St. Peter’s Episcopal School. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late George Edwin Matthias Jr., the late Dora Sleeper Matthias, the late Joseph Hugh Green Jr. and the late Leonora Combs Green. Mr. Green is a graduate of Cheltenham High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in arts history from Colgate University, where he was a member of Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity, and a master’s degree in athletic administration from James Madison University. He is owner and director of performance at Fury Performance Training.

August 14, 2011

Engagement

Turner and Haynes

The engagement of Dr. Keli M. Turner and Antonio M. Haynes is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben D. Turner. Parents of the future bridegroom are Brenda Haynes of Franklin, Tenn., and Gerald Newsom of Old Hickory, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 3, at Second Missionary Baptist Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Wyatt Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Turner Sr. Dr. Turner is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, magnum cum laude, from Vanderbilt University, where she was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Phi Beta Kappa. She received a medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She is a resident in general surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Dorothy A. Oden and Edward Haynes of Franklin, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Newsom of Dixon, Tenn. Mr. Haynes received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Vanderbilt University. He is employed with Brasfield and Gorrie General Contractors in Nashville.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Taylor and Anderson

April Lynn Taylor became the bride of George James Anderson IV in a ceremony on Saturday, May 21, at Westside Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Timothy Careathers performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Sharon Taylor. The bridegroom is the son of Janice McCauley. Le’Tatia Taylor was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Raven Cooper, Katishia Perry, Terrica Anderson and Monique Barksdale. Jalah Taylor was the flower girl. Aleric Hewitt served as best man. Jeramie Taylor was ring bearer. A reception was held at the Bethlehem Center. The couple took a wedding trip to Welcome Valley Village. They reside in Georgia.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Phillips and Cogdill

Courtney Sloane Phillips became the bride of James Richard Cogdill in a ceremony on Saturday, May 28, in Destin, Fla. Dr. Joel Huffstetler performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Phillips of Cleveland, Tenn. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cogdill of Cleveland. Tiffany Taylor was maid of honor. Mr. Cogdill served his son as best man. A reception was held at Bayside at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. After a wedding trip to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, the couple resides in Knoxville.

August 28, 2011

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Roberts and Collier

April Dyan Roberts became the bride of Robert Caleb Collier in a ceremony on Saturday, June 18, at 3 Hills Farm in Pikeville, Tenn. The bridegroom’s father performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Tom and Peggy Roberts of Pikeville. Parents of the bridegroom are the Rev. Bobby and Debby Collier of Pikeville. Jenny Parnell was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Melissa Harrington, Laura Greene, Katie Sharp, Sheena Cotten and Erica Campbell. Kris Hall served as best man. Groomsmen were Hubert Roberson, Weston Perry, Cody Mitchell, Casey Hertwig and Josh Mercer. A reception was held at the farm. After a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple resides in this city.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Smartt and Cook

Susan Kennedy Smartt became the bride of Philip Joshua Cook in a ceremony on Sunday, July 3, at The Grandview on Lookout Mountain. The Rev. John Render Caines performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Read Smartt Jr. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Philip Richard Cook of Franklin, Tenn. Mary Smartt Caines, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Eleanor Caines and Louisa Caines were flower girls. Jonathan Charles Cook served his brother as best man. Miles Caines and Townes Caines were ring bearers. A reception was held at The Grandview. The couple took a wedding trip to the Smoky Mountains. They reside in this city.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Manes and Cooper

Pamela Christine Manes became the bride of Douglas Tyson Cooper in a ceremony on Saturday, May 28, at Apison United Methodist Church. The Rev. Todd Chancey performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Donald and Elizabeth Manes. Parents of the bridegroom are Ronald D. Cooper and Brenda F. Cooper. Tiffany Maxon was matron of honor. Alyson Parris was the bridesmaid. Piper Brock and Heidi Brock were flower girls. Mr. Cooper served his son as best man. Ronan Johnston was ring bearer. Lochlyn Johnston and McKellan Creamer were ushers. A reception was held at the church. The couple took a wedding to to Mexico, Belize, Roatan and Grand Cayman Islands. They reside in this city.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Smith and Hall

Jennifer Elise Smith became the bride of Tyler Drew Hall in a ceremony on Friday, June 24, at Opal Beach in Pensacola Beach, Fla. Dr. Larry L. Smith performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Gloria Smith. Parents of the bridegroom are Pam Benton of Flintstone, Ga., and Colonel Hall of Crossville, Tenn. Julie Grier was matron of honor. Lahna Buckner was the flower girl. Nick Hall served as best man. Ashton Grier was ring bearer. A reception was held at Opal Beach. After a honeymoon in Pensacola, the couple resides in this city.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Barker and Kington

Daniella Marie Barker became the bride of John Michael Kington in a ceremony on Friday, June 17, at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Monsignor Leo Herbert performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of William and Sally Barker of Kernersville, N.C. Parents of the bridegroom are Dianne Kington of Memphis,and Dr. John Kington. Tara Catherine Barker was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Liana Alvarez, Jessica Bush, Sarah Genet, Alix Grimley, Jennifer Kington, Ashley Lininger, Desiree Pappas, Alyssa Peyton and Caroline Smith. Parker Moss, Peyton Moss and Paige Moss were flower girls. Gary Henry served as best man. Groomsmen were Brett Bares, William Barker Jr., Elliot Dement, Justin Gardner, John Kington, Scott Knittle, Derek Lemoine, Don Sayasan and Anthony Zucchero. James Koledo was ring bearer. A reception was held at Fairyland Club on Lookout Mountain. A wedding trip is planned for December. The couple resides in Johnson City, Tenn.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Rector and LaGraff

Melissa Ivy Rector became the bride of Michael Alexander LaGraff in a ceremony on Saturday, June 4, at Riverdale School in Knoxville. The Rev. Lee Leadbetter performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Debbie Rector and Richard Rector. Parents of the bridegroom are Karen and Dan LaGraff. Rebecca Rector, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kate Keegan and Gordon Haight. Devin Mathis served as best man. Groomsmen were Luke LaGraff, brother of the bridegroom, Mitchell Naylor and Brandon Staggs. A reception was held at The Emporium Center in Knoxville. The couple took a wedding trip to England and Italy. They reside in Greeneville, Tenn.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Gray and Patton

Amanda Marie Gray became the bride of Nicholas Truman Patton in a ceremony on Sunday, July 31, at Fairyland Club on Lookout Mountain. The Rev. Brendan White performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Linda Gray of Ringgold, Ga. Parents of the bridegroom are Daniel and Diane Patton of Ellicott City, Md. Megan Gray and Melanie Gray were maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Lynne Patton, Aubrey Henderson, Stephanie DiBartolomeo, Amanda Powell, Adrienne Greene and Erica Mosher. Emily Beatty was the flower girl. Trevor Jones served as best man. Groomsmen were Luke Patton, Jamie Timon, Steven Mack, Tyler Jones, Christopher Beers, Michael Gray and Paul Patton. Luke Meadows was the Bible bearer. A reception was held at Fairyland Club. The couple resides in Florida.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Fitzgerald and Setterlund

Meaghan Elizabeth Fitzgerald became the bride of Daniel Eric Setterlund in a ceremony on Saturday, May 14, at Lindsay Street Hall. The Rev. Buckley Robbins performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Donna and David Fitzgerald. Parents of the bridegroom are Diane and Tim Setterlund of Collierville, Tenn. Abigail Setterlund was the flower girl and Joshua Davis was ring bearer. A reception was held at Lindsay Street Hall. The couple took a wedding trip to Miami, and now resides in Memphis.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Herron and Slaven

Melissa Marie Herron became the bride of Brandon Allen Slaven in a ceremony on Saturday, May 28, at the Chattanooga Church. The Rev. Morty Lloyd performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rick and Beverly Herron. Parents of the bridegroom are Allen and Linda Slaven. Rebecca Suter was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Gabbrielle Conover, Brittany Schaefer and Miranda Pugh. Rory Suter was the flower girl. The bridegroom’s attendants were Wayne Baker, Craig Chadwick, Travis Wright and Josh Weyler. Aaron Conover was ring bearer. A reception was held at the Doubletree Hotel. The couple plan a wedding trip to Mexico in October. They reside in this city.

August 14, 2011

Wedding

Cline and Wiles

Samantha Patrice Cline became the bride of Michael Todd Wiles in a ceremony on Friday, April 22, at Fairyland Club on Lookout Mountain. The Rev. Michael Thomas performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of the late Sam and Diane Tucker. Parents of the bridegroom are Ronald and Lannie Wiles of Orlando, Fla. Chelsea Cline was maid of honor. Callie Atkinson was the flower girl. Mr. Wiles served his son as best man. Ella Atkinson was ring bearer. A reception was held at Fairyland Club. The couple took a wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica. They reside in Chickamauga, Ga.

August 14, 2011

Engagement

Cauthorn and Aiken

The engagement of Amie Rena Cauthorn and John Robert Gaither Aiken is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Cauthorn and Avena Lewis. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. and Mrs. Robert Aiken. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 10, at Rivermont Presbyterian Church, where the future bridegroom is a member. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Cauthorn of Dothan, Ala. and Avena Dupree of Enterprise, Ala. Miss Cauthorn is pursuing a pre-dental degreeat Chattanooga State Community College. She is employed at Imax 3D Theater. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Lorraine Aiken and Mary Gaither. Mr. Aiken attended Chattanooga State Community College.

August 21, 2011

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Hixon and Pribble

The engagement of Brooke Allison Hixon and Jonathan Hugh Pribble is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Wayne and Holly Hixon, and Judy and Larry James. Parents of the future bridegroom are Randy and Barbara Pribble of Woolrich, Pa. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct.1, at Walnut Hill Farm in Dalton, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Howard Phillips, the late Bertha Brandon, and the late John and Kathleen Hixon. Miss Hixon is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Augusta State University. She is a member of Woodland Park Baptist Church and employed in human resources by MAU Workforce Solutions. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Chester and Ellen Pribble, and the late George and Anne Finney. Mr. Pribble is a graduate of Central Mountain High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Lycoming College. He is a member of Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church, and is a consultant for Total Comfort Solutions.

August 21, 2011

Engagement

Lomenick and Ellinor

The engagement of Laura Caroline Lomenick and Mark Robert Ellinor is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Kathy Ryan and Loren Lomenick. The future bridegroom is the son of Karen Griffiths of Plymouth, England. The wedding is planned for Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Spirit of Aloha Oceanfront Botanical Gardens in Maui, Hawaii. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dr. Eugene Ryan of South Pittsburg, Tenn., the late Juanita Ryan, Marion Lomenick and the late Stanley Lomenick. Miss Lomenick received a bachelor’s degree in organismal biology, summa cum laude, from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a zookeeper at the Chattanooga Zoo. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Janet Powell and Harry Lenihan, both of England. Mr. Ellinor received a degree in electrical engineering from Plymouth College. He is a property developer.

August 21, 2011

Engagement

Moorer and Lovelace

The engagement of Miranda Kay Moorer and Michael Anthony Lovelace is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Tina Goins and the late Hezekiah Moorer. Parents of the future bridegroom are Patricia Malone-Lovelace and James Lovelace. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 3, at First Christian Church. Miss Moorer is a graduate of Howard School of Academics and Technology. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is assistant property manager for Pennrose Property Management Co. Mr. Lovelace is a graduate of East Ridge High School. He received an associate’s degree in accounting from Chattanooga State Community College and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is a member of Rock Island Baptist Church and is employed as a service manager at FedEx.

August 21, 2011

Engagement

Morton and Doak

The engagement of Elizabeth Cahill Morton and Alan Joseph Morris Doak is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Morton. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. L. Jason Morris III, and the late Steven Lee Doak. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 15, at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hugh A. Brown, A.O. “Bill” Morton and the late Geraldine Gilley Morton. Miss Morton is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree in middle school education from the University of Georgia, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She teaches school in Atlanta. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Decosimo, Mr. and Mrs. William L. Doak of Atlanta, Mrs. L.J. Morris Jr. and the late Mr. Morris. Mr. Doak is a graduate of McCallie School. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from the University of Georgia, where he was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He is a member of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Athens, Ga., and is employed as an accountant with Elliott Davis LLC in Charleston, S.C.

August 21, 2011

Engagement

Smith and Dicorato

The engagement of Brittany Nichole Smith and Ryan Keith Dicorato is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Sherri and Mike Perdue of Ringgold, Ga., and Kevin and Mary Smith of Murfreesboro,Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Scott and Sharon Dicorato of Dayton, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, at The Barn Event Center of the Smokies in Townsend, Tenn. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Frankie and Carl Hoornaert and Burt and Pat Hyma. Miss Smith is a graduate of Ringgold High School. She received a degree in dental assisting from Miller - Motte Technical School. She is a guest services representative at Wingate by Wyndham. Mr. Dicorato is a graduate of Central High School. He is employed by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.

August 21, 2011

Engagement

Swafford and Watts

The engagement of Amanda Noel Swafford and Nathan Michael Watts is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Becky Smith of Athens, Tenn., and the late Max Smith. Parents of the future bridegroom are George and Trease Keortge, Bob Watts and Carol Green of Etowah, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 10, at Keith Memorial United Methodist Church in Athens, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Frances Henderson and Delia Watts, both of Englewood, Tenn. Mr. Watts is a member of Silverdale Baptist Church.

August 21, 2011

Engagement

VanHooser and Young

The engagement of Candice Cheri VanHooser and Darrell Eugene Young is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Nathan VanHooser of Dalton, Ga., and Vickie McHarge. Parents of the bridegroom are Madeline Young and Dwight Young. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 24. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of JoAnn Rockholt, the late Rex Rockholt and Nell Sullivan. Miss VanHooser is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She received an associate’s degree in graphic design from Chattanooga State Community College. She is a member of City Church of Chattanooga. Mr. Young is a graduate of Red Bank High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry from Lee University, and a master of divinity from Pentecostal Theological Seminary. He is a member of City Church of Chattanooga.

August 21, 2011

Wedding

Swayne and Brown

Jennifer Lynn Swayne became the bride of Robert C. Brown III in a ceremony on Saturday, May 7, at North Etowah Baptist Church. Dr. Harold Curtis and Dr. Nathan Trentham performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Ann Swayne of Etowah, Tenn. Parents of the bridegroom are Robert and Connie Brown of McDonald, Tenn. Sara Mooneyham was maid of honor. Lynnsey Metcalf was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Cayci Cathey, Holly Brown, Cayci Jordan, Hailey Rayburn, Emma Barnett and Amy Krahl. Taylor Wilson was the junior bridesmaid. Sorya Meyer and Addyson Swayne were flower girls. Cody Jordan and Heath Green were best men. Groomsmen were Mark Swayne, Nick Cross, David Morrison, Grant Morrison, Caleb Watson, Bryan Duggan and Matt Begley. Samuel Swayne was the junior groomsman. Keagan England was ring bearer. A reception was held at Spring Brook Golf and Country Club in Niota, Tenn. The couple took a wedding trip to Daytona Beach, Fla. They reside in this city.

August 21, 2011

Wedding

Neighbors and Wright

Stephanie Lynn Neighbors became the bride of Matthew Ted Wright Cooper in a ceremony on Saturday, April 16, at Peavine Baptist Church in Rock Spring, Ga. The Rev. Josh Rochester performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Neighbors. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. H. Durward Cooper. Staci Neighbors Rochester, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kara Champion Bowman, Christi Renner Groce, Kristen Newsome Davis, Jennifer Prince Clements, Jenn Rose Liotta and LeighAnn Cooper. Madison Marie Rochester was the flower girl. Mr. Cooper served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Derrick Deems, Carlan Bowers, Colby Wood, David Pierce, Paul Miller and Sam Talley. Brock Harrison Rochester was ring bearer. A reception was held at the Gordon Lee Mansion. The couple took a wedding trip to Jamaica.

August 21, 2011

Wedding

Tipps and Dowlen

Katelyn Michelle Tipps became the bride of Whitman Scott Dowlen in a ceremony on Saturday, July 2, at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church. Dr. William Edwin Dudley performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Steven Phillip Tipps. Parents of the bridegroom are Dr. and Mrs. Steven Harris Dowlen. Elizabeth Abigail Tipps, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Dowlen Whatley, sister of the bridegroom, Rebekah Elise Beaty, Allison Geyer Dowlen, Sarah Jean Fort, Halley Morris Hancock, Lauren Michelle Lunceford, Jean Anne Tipps, Kimberli Grace Tipps and Jennifer Griffith Van Dyke. Julia Bandy Surface was the flower girl. Dr. Dowlen served his son as best man. Groomsmen were John Harris Dowlen, Hugh Thomas Dowlen and Samuel Wallace Dowlen, brothers of the bridegroom; Christian Hudspeth Barnes, William Drake Kennedy, Mark Robinson Melvin, Matthew Kurtis Stein, Raymond Heath Viner and Edward Alexander Whatley. Jackson Elliott Tipps was ring bearer. A reception was held at the Sheraton Read House. After a wedding trip to WaterColor, Fla., the couple resides in Memphis.

August 21, 2011

Wedding

Hague and Langston

Amanda Miaka Hague became the bride of Daniel Allen Langston in a ceremony on Saturday, May 7, at Dietz Farms in Ringgold, Ga. The Rev. Lamar Dietz performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Tim and Anna Lyons and Chris and Carrie Hague, all of Chickamauga, Ga. Parents of the bridegroom are William and Linda Langston of Ringgold. Mandy Langston was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kristin Hague and Joni Borger. Ellie Heinsman was the flower girl. Alex Fincher served as best man. Groomsmen were Ryan Hague and Justin Stevens. Trevor Rhudy was ring bearer. A reception was held at the farm. The couple took a wedding trip to Tybee Island, Ga. They reside in Flintstone, Ga.

August 21, 2011

Wedding

Height and Ledford

Lindsey Faye Height became the bride of Shannon Bryce Ledford in a ceremony on Saturday, June 25, at a private home in Ooltewah. Dr. James Knox Yeary performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Craig Height and Suzette Height. Parents of the bridegroom are Dr. Archie Ledford and Sharon Ledford.. Amy Hatchett was maid of honor. Brennan Ledford served his brother as best man. A reception was held following the ceremony. After a wedding trip to the Mayan Riviera, the couple resides in this city.

August 21, 2011

Wedding

Bradley and Massingill

Katie Nichole Bradley became the bride of Randall Taylor Massingill in a ceremony on Saturday, June 4, in Patten Chapel on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The Rev. Tony Walliser performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dan and Karen Sims and Mark and Susan Bradley. Parents of the bridegroom are Randy and Pam Massingill. Laura Shrader was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Brooke Norris, Merdina Mustedanagic, Abbey Grant, Haley Shrader and Rachel Sims. Lilly Blacksher was the flower girl. Mr. Massingill served his son as best man. The bridegroom’s attendants were Will Bible, Alex Burd, Jack Williamson, Katie Kibble and Laura Plaster. Cayden Grant was ring bearer. A reception was held at Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. The couple took a wedding trip to Sandals Resort. They reside in this city.

August 21, 2011

Wedding

Green and Newman

Erica Green became the bride of Brandon Newman in a ceremony on Sunday, May 29, in Lookout Mountain, Ga. The Rev. Matt Hampton and Rabbi Steven Lebow performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Ken and Christine Green of Boston, Mass. Parents of the bridegroom are Dr. Glenn and Cindy Newman.

August 21, 2011

Wedding

Toombs and Wilson

Christina Elizabeth Toombs became the bride of Christopher Chad Wilson in a ceremony on Saturday, May 28, at the Gordon Lee Mansion in Chickamauga, Ga. The Rev. Chuck Patrick performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Joe and Stephanie Toombs. She is the granddaughter of Christos Dimakos of Mineola, N.Y., the late Sohia Dimakos, the late Lt. Col. Marshall A. Toombs Jr. and the late Sara Toombs. The bridegroom is the son of Ward and Rhonda Wilson. He is the grandson of George and Sherion Rayburn and Paul and Linda Weaver. Sophia Toombs Heath, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Alli Wilson, sister of the bridegroom, Meaghan Jones and Kayley Spurr. Haven Toombs was the flower girl. John Shelhamer served as best man. Groomsmen were Joey Toombs, brother of the bride, Brinton Hester and Mark Snyder. Jake Grimm was ring bearer. Joseph Grimm was the Bible bearer and Matthew Grimm was keeper of the Stefana. A reception was held at the Gordon Lee Mansion. After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple resides in this city.

August 21, 2011

Wedding

Burroughs and Wood

Chelsea Burroughs became the bride of Brady Wood in a ceremony on Saturday, June 18, at Hixson First Baptist Church. The bridegroom’s father performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rob and Margaret Burroughs. Parents of the bridegroom are the Rev. Joel and Diane Wood. Shannon Burroughs, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Kalyn Wood and Claire Massengale were flower girls. Andy Wood served his brother as best man. Mason Wood was ring bearer. A reception was held at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. The couple took a wedding trip to Mexico. They reside in this city.

August 21, 2011

Engagement

Boran and Simerley

The engagement of Tiffany Nicole Boran and Patrick Jerome Simerley is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Rebecca Molnar of Houston, Terxas, and the late Robert D. Boran. Parents of the future bridegroom are Debbie and Troy Simerley Jr. of Chickamauga, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 10, at Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jim and Linda Molnar of Wellsburg, W.Va., and Paul and Carolyn Boran of Ringgold, Ga Miss Boran is a graduate of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. She received an associate’s degree in nursing from Northwestern Technical College. She is a registered nurse at Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Thelma and Troy Simerley Sr. and Jerry and Pat Bowman, all of Chickamauga. Mr. Simerley is a graduate of Ridgeland High School. He is employed by Walker County Water.

August 28, 2011

Engagement

Dawson and McAnally

The engagement of Kellee Dawson and Casey McAnally is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Raymond and Nancy Carol Dawson of Dunlap, Tenn. The future bridegroom is the son of David and Janice McAnally of Dunlap. A September wedding is planned at the home of the future bride’s parents. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Campbell and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jim Dawson. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. McNabb of Dunlap and the late Mr. and Mrs. R.V. McAnally.

August 28, 2011

Engagement

Hood and Rains

The engagement of Alyson Marie Hood and Scott Lamar Rains is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Steve and Karen Bovell and James and Annette Hood. Parents of the future bridegroom are Lamar and Martha Rains. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, at Hilton Sandestin in Destin, Fla. Miss Hood is a graduate of Baylor School. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Birmingham Southern College and a juris doctorate from Cumberland School of law. She is a member of Christ United Methodist Church and is employed with Crew and Howell, P.C., in Birmingham, Ala. Mr. Rains is a graduate of Baylor School. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Auburn University, and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church and is a certified public accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Birmingham.

August 28, 2011

Engagement

Johnstone and Lowe

The engagement of Marguerite Mary “Meg” Johnstone and David Edward Lowe is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Michael and Carol Johnstone of Charlotte, N.C. Parents of the future bridegroom are John and Kaye Lowe. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 29, in Fort Mill, S.C. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Marguerite Johnstone of Leesburg, Fla., the late Thomas Johnstone, Richard Leavitt of Cheshire, Conn., and the late Mary Leavitt. Miss Johnstone is a graduate of Charlotte Catholic High School. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a master’s degree from the University of Virginia. She is content director at Hanover Research. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Dorothy Epperson of Arkadelphia, Ariz., the late Woodrow Epperson, and the late Guy and Jean Lowe. Mr. Lowe is a graduate of Red Bank High School. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of the South. He is pursuing a PhD at the University of Virginia in the department of microbiology, immunology and cancer biology.

August 28, 2011

Engagement

Ledford and Bishop

The engagement of Rebecca Elizabeth Ledford and Bradley Joseph Bishop is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Michael and Vickie Ledford. Parents of the future bridegroom are Les and Judy Bishop of Jackson, Wyo. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, at Tennessee RiverPlace. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Winford and Betty Donaldson of Decatur, Tenn., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ledford. Miss Ledford is a graduate of Chattanooga Christian School. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Montana. She is a member of Brainerd Baptist Church and is employed by State Farm Insurance Co. in Jackson. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Bernard and Mary Warren of Helena, Mont., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bishop. Mr. Bishop graduated from Jackson Hole High School, and attended Montana State University. He is a journeyman electrician with Mountain Electrical Co. in Jackson.

August 28, 2011

Engagement

Paul and Worland

The engagement of Taylor Nichole Paul and Craig Thomas Worland is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Ronnie and Dianne Paul of Thomaston, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are David M. and Sally T. Worland of Chickamauga, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 17, at Lakeshore Manor in High Falls, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of David and Martha Roberson, Lois Paul, the late David Paul and the late Sammy Brackett, all of Thomaston, and the late Larry Downs. Miss Paul is a graduate of Upson-Lee High School. She received a bachelor’s degree from Berry College, and a master’s degree in sensory early intervention for the deaf and blind from Utah State University. She is a member of Silvertown Baptist Church in Thomaston, and is a deaf - blind specialist. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Heatwole and Bonny Jean Thomas of Chickamauga, Paul Worland and the late Sylvia Lee Worland. Mr. Worland is a graduate of Silverdale Baptist Academy. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia. He is a member of Rock Creek Fellowship Church, and is a 2nd Lt. in the United States Marine Corps.

August 28, 2011

Engagement

Ragsdale and Patterson

The engagement of Brittany LeAnn Ragsdale and Shaun Michael Patterson is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mike and Babs Ragsdale. Parents of the future bridegroom are Ron and Rita Patterson. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 17, at Lookout Lake Bed and Breakfast. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Ragsdale, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Danks and the late Robert L. Brock. Miss Ragsdale is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a nursing degree from Chattanooga State Community College. She is a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and is a registered nurse at Life Care Center of America. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Robert Bruce Willis of Springhill, Fla., the late Dale Willis, the late Mariam Jean and Chuck Presta, the late Jack Wallace Patterson and the late Wilma May Patterson. Mr. Patterson graduated from Ooltewah High School and attended UTC. He is employed as an account manager by Air Power of Chattanooga.

August 28, 2011

Engagement

Raulston and Smith

The engagement of Alisha Danielle Raulston and Ray Jonathan Smith is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of David and Kathy Raulston of Flintstone, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Craig and Joyce Smith of LaFayette, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 24, at Rossville Church of Christ, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Katherine Parham of Flintstone, the late Ernest Parham, and David and Lucy Raulston of Rossville. Miss Raulston is a graduate of Ridgeland High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in health information management from the Medical College of Georgia. She is employed as a reimbursement and coding specialist at Erlanger. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Robert and Claudia Gunther, the late Ray Smith and Frances Buchanan. Mr. Smith is a graduate of Ringgold High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of West Georgia. He is operations manager at Mid-Atlantic Group Landscaping and Irrigation in Rock Spring, Ga.

August 28, 2011

Engagement

Smith and Dicorato

The engagement of Brittany Nichole Smith and Ryan Keith Dicorato is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Sherri and Mike Perdue of Ringgold, Ga., and Kevin and Mary Smith of Murfreesboro,Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Scott and Sharon Dicorato of Dayton, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, at The Barn Event Center of the Smokies in Townsend, Tenn. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Frankie and Carl Hoornaert and Burt and Pat Hyma. Miss Smith is a graduate of Ringgold High School. She received a degree in dental assisting from Miller - Motte Technical School. She is a guest services representative at Wingate by Wyndham. Mr. Dicorato is a graduate of Central High School in Champaign, Ill. He is employed by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.

August 28, 2011

Engagement

Trewhella and Schultz

The engagement of Jacqueline Suzanne Trewhella and Justin Michael Schultz is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of John S. and Teresa Trewhella. Parents of the future bridegroom are Donna and John Hyder of Crossville, Tenn., and Ed Schultz of Hersey, Mich. The wedding is planned for Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Jamaica. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lorene Goodner, the late Gordon Goodner, the late Charles Westbrook and the late John Howard and Myrtle Lucy Trewhella. Miss Trewhella received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she was a member of Alpha Phi Sigma honor society. She is employed by the Department of Children’s Services. The future bridegroom is the granddaughter of Clifford and Francis Wyatt of Pikeville, Tenn., the late Juanita Wyatt, Bonnie Schultz of Lake City, Mich., and the late Roland Schultz. Mr. Schultz attended Ferris State University. He is an electrician.

August 28, 2011

Wedding

Roberson and Carden

Alisha LeeAnn Roberson became the bride of Bobby Eugene Carden in a ceremony on Saturday, April 23, at Camp Dixie. The Rev. Shane Mills performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Kimberly Post and Donald and Faye Roberson. Parents of the bridegroom are Raymond and Patricia Carden. Emily Johnson was matron of honor. Bridesmaids wee Alisha Stewart and Katie Henley. Kylee Johnson was the flower girl. Chad Uren served as best man. Groomsmen were Trey Thomas and L.J. Church. Ayden Jenkins was ring bearer. A reception was held at Camp Dixie. The couple took a wedding trip to the Dominican Republic.

August 28, 2011

Wedding

Durand and McGuigan

Sarah Whitney Durand became the bride of Peter Harrison McGuigan in a ceremony on Saturday, June 18, at Eldred Preserve in Eldred, New York. The Rev. Bret Witter performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Sally and Whitney Durand. Parents of the bridegroom are Jacqueline and Bill Tinken of Richmond, Va., and Ron and Linda McGuigan of Worcester, Maine. Erin Heidenreich was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Meredith Bergman, Liz Thorpe and Cassie Tagert. Penny Tagert was the flower girl. Lindsay Hunt served as best man. Groomsmen were Matt McGuigan, Ian Christe and Tim Donovan. Michael Durand was ring bearer. A reception was held at Eldred Preserve. After a wedding trip to Croatia, the couple resides in Brooklyn, N.Y.

August 28, 2011

Wedding

Brown and Ramsay

Amanda Lee Brown became the bride of Charles Fulton Ramsay Jr. in a ceremony on Saturday, April 16, at First Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The Rev. John Austin Hinkle Jr. performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of David Douglas and Laurie Cadman Brown of Ontario, Canada. Parents of the bridegroom are Charles Fulton “Chuck” and Kit Woodfin Ramsay of Murfreesboro. Nicolle Lee-Ann Brown, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kristin Stephens Chamberlain, Emma Elizabeth Fleury, Ashley Marie Murdock, Mary Katherine “Kati” Ramsay, sister of the bridegroom, and Chelsea Rae Williams. Holden Victoria Cornelia Taylor was the flower girl. Mr. Ramsay served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Thomas Brock, James Armstrong Hazard, Michael Anthony Hayes, Spencer Michael Heflin and William Henry Taylor IV. John Willmott Backer III was ring bearer. Jordon Patrick Thomas was an usher. A reception was held at the home of John B. “Bubba” and Kay Woodfin, grandparents of the bridegroom. After a wedding trip to Florida, the couple reside in this city.

August 28, 2011

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