Couples announcements for March 2012

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Baker and McGowan

The engagement of Teisha M. Baker and Jarvarus McGowan is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of the Rev. Darnell and Emily Baker. Parents of the future bridegroom are J.R. McGowan and Jacqueline Jennings McGowan. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 7, in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Ms. Baker received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Mr. McGowan received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Middle Tennessee State University.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Cross and Smedema

The engagement of Caitlin A. Cross and Robert J. Smedema II is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Ancel and Anne Cross of Ripley, Miss. Parents of the future bridegroom are Amy and Harvey Williams of Ringgold, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, March 24, in Memphis. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gaddis, Mrs. Quay Hurt Cross of Falkner, Miss., and the late Ancel “Cub” Cross. Miss Cross is a graduate of Ripley High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Mississipppi State University, where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. She received a master’s degree in occupational therapy from Tennessee State University. She is an occupational therapist at Signature Health Care in Memphis, and is a member of Ripley First Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Craig of LaFayette, Ga., Jim Smedema of Biloxi, Miss., and the late Hilda Brown Smedema. Mr. Smedema is a graduate of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. He received bachelor’s degrees in economics and Spanish from Mercer University, where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. He is a western-zone key account manager for Michelin in Denver, and is a member of Boynton United Methodist Church.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Farr and Stennett

The engagement of Kathleen Blair Farr and Tyler Bishton Stinnett is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Farris Farr Jr. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sidney Stinnett. The wedding is planned for Sunday, May 27, at Baylor School chapel. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Farris Farr, the late Daphne Choate Blair and the late Kenneth Everett Blair. Miss Farr is a graduate of Baylor School. She received a bachelor’s degree in economics, cum laude, from Vanderbilt University. She is a member of White Oak United Methodist Church, and is an investment banker with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey in Atlanta. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Joseph Stinnett and the late Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Reece Woolard. Mr. Stinnett is a graduate of Baylor School. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in sports management from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He is an account representative with Collegiate Licensing Co., a subsidiary of IMG College in Atlanta.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Harrison and Steele

Charles and Stefanie Harrison announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Nicole Harrison to Craig Daniel Steele, son of Steve and Rachelle Steele. The wedding will be held at Lindsay Street Hall on Saturday, Sept. 8. The future bride is the granddaughter of Janet and Neil Long and Lois Harrison.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Hart and Cash

The engagement of Rebecca Marie Hart and Matthew Joseph Cash is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Jim and Vicki Hart of Oxford, Ohio. Parents of the future bridegroom are Harry and Leaba Cash. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 18. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bob and Judy Hart of Oxford. Miss Hart received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Furman University and a master’s degree in gerontological studies from Miami University. She is life enrichment director at The Terrace at Mountain Creek, and is a member of Oxford United Methodist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Betty Cash. Mr. Cash received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson University, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He is a field engineer for KBR in Birmingham, Ala., and is a member of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Hegwood and Eaton

The engagement of Nancy Hegwood and Steve Eaton is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Sonny and Joyce Hegwood of Trion, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Charlie and Norma Jean Eaton of LaFayette, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Louie and Mildred Hegwood and the late Jack and Gladys Bivens. Miss Hegwood is a graduate of Ridgeland High School. She is a member of Second Baptist Church in LaFayette, and is employed by Hegwood Auto Parts. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Woody and Grace Eaton and the late George and Alice P. Dunn. Mr. Eaton is a graduate of LaFayette High School. He is a member of Oakwood Baptist Church in Chickamauga, Ga., and is an electrician.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Kerley and Engdahl

The engagement of Caitlin Alyse Kerley and Sean Markus Engdahl is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Raymond and Cathy Kerley of Ringgold, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mark and Joy Engdahl of Jasper, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 21, at Trevitt Hall in Dalton, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Edith Haggard of South Pittsburg, Tenn., the late James D. Haggard, Lula Kerley of Rossville and the late Raymond Kerley Sr. Miss Kerley is a graduate of Ringgold High School. She received an associate’s degree in nursing from Dalton State College and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Western Governors University. She is a registered nurse at Parkridge Medical Center. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Don and Donna Engdahl of Olympia, Wash., Jewell and Ed Godfrey of Cleveland, Tenn., and the late John Acuff Sr. Mr. Engdahl graduated from Baylor School and attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is a contractor with Engdahl Construction.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

McNeil and Guin

The engagement of Vanessa Lee McNeil and Samuel Timothy Guin is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Doug and Becky McNeil. Parents of the future bridegroom are Tim and Kim Guin. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 28, at Signal Crest United Methodist Church, where the future bridegroom is a member. The bride-elect is the granddaughter Eula Baker, the late Leon Gann, Ray and Dee McNeil, Faye Newby and the late Bill Newby, all of Knoxville. Miss McNeil received a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is Eastern Tennessee director of marketing at SunTrust Bank, and a member of Brainerd Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Virginia Richeson, the late Dean Richeson, Stella Camp of Kennesaw, Ga., and the late Howard Camp. Mr. Guin received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UTC. He is a firefighter with the Signal Mountain Fire Department, and is assistant director of youth ministries at Signal Crest United Methodist Church.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Merritt and Paulsen

The engagement of Natalie Taylor Merritt and Andrew Clayton Paulsen is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of John and Karren Merritt. Parents of the future bridegroom are Bruce and Janey Paulsen. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 26, at Walnut Hill Farm in Dalton, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bruce and Sallie Vaughn and John and Wanda Merritt. Miss Merritt is pursuing a degree in human ecology, merchandising and design from Tennessee Technological University, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She is a member of Grace Bridge Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Thomas Green, the late Cynthia Green and Beverly Paulsen of Sebastopol, Calif. Mr. Paulsen is pursuing a degree in exercise science at Tennessee Tech University. He is a member of Grace Bridge Church.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Murray and McClure

The engagement of Rachel Katherine Murray and Jonathan Andrew McClure is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Stephen and Ruth Murray of Yorktown, Va. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mitchell and Sherri McClure. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 14, in Maryville, Tenn. Miss Murray received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Carson-Newman College. She is a surgical assistant with Pariser Dermatology Associates. Mr. McClure received a bachelor’s degree in history from Carson-Newman College. He is a 2nd Leutenant in the U.S. Army, stationed in Fort Eustis, Va.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Wagner and Owen

The engagement of Mary Wagner and Thomas Owen is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of John and Barbara Wagner of Germantown, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Thomas and Marbeth Owen. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 2, at Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin McCullough of Collierville, Tenn., the late Margaret McCullough and Mr. and Mrs. John O. Wagner of Germantown. Miss Wagner is a graduate of Houston High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Colorado, and a juris doctor from the University of Memphis School of Law. She is an attorney for Rice Amundsen and Caperton PLLC in Memphis. The future bridegroom is the grandson of of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Owen and the late Mr. and Mrs. David L’heureux. Mr. Owen is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He is pursuing a master’s degree in education at the University of Memphis. He is a teacher for Immaculate Conception Middle School in Memphis.

March 4, 2012

Wedding

Higdon and Cline

Courtney Rae Higdon became the bride of Eric Daniel Cline in a ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 1, at Brookhill Baptist Church. The Rev. Ray Fowler performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary R. Higdon of Etowah, Tenn. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Bobby K. Cline. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Ashleigh Cline was the bride’s honor attendant and Alan Cline served as best man. A reception was held at the church. The couple plan a wedding trip to the beach in the summer. They reside in Smithville, Tenn. Curtis - Anderson

March 4, 2012

Wedding

Anderson and Curtis

Tiffany Danielle Anderson became the bride of Joshua Dewayne Curtis in a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Tennessee RiverPlace. The Rev. Alan Crider and the Rev. Terri Crider performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rod Anderson and Elaine Byers of Flintstone, Ga. Parents of the bridegroom are DeWayne and Betty Curtis of Lubboch, Texas. Bridesmaids were Brandi Samuelson, Sarah Beach, Danielle Ellis, Malerie Ashmore and Liz Raleigh. Emma Kate Lewis and Grace Crider were junior bridesmaids. Kayleigh Huff and Teagan Fleming were flower girls. Joel Curtis served his brother as best man. Goomsmen were Zack Sullivan, Matt Sullivan, Jeremy Scheurer and Daniel Anderson. Josh Clayton was ring bearer. A reception was held at Tennessee RiverPlace. After a wedding trip to Aruba, the couple resides in this city.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Hill and Ingle

The engagement of Megan Elizabeth Hill and Joshua Clayton Ingle is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Harry and Donna Hill. Parents of the future bridegroom are Clay and Caroline Ingle. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 12, in Patten Chapel on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jane Hill, the late Larry Hill Jr. and the late Kenneth and Gertrude Jessen. Miss Hill received a bachelor’s degree in business marketing from Berry College. She is a marketing specialist at Lonza, and is a member of John’s Creek United Methodist Church in Johnscreek, Ga. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Clyde “Shot” Ingle, the late Rose Marie Ingle, the late Charles Jackson Bryner and the late Frances Lorraine Brymer. Mr. Ingle received an associate’s degree in chemistry from Chattanooga State Community College. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

March 4, 2012

Engagement

Thompson and Thomas

The engagement of Mary Ann Kenner Thompson and Paul Bryan Thomas is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Keith and Angie Young and John Kenner. Parents of the future bridegroom are Paul and Shelia Thomas and Terry and Darla Hathcock. The wedding is planned for Thursday, April 19, at The Grandview on Lookout Mountain. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Harry and Ruby Stowe, the late Ralph Kenner Sr. and the late Jhonnie Kenner. Miss Thompson is a graduate of Lookout Valley High School. She is a fleet manager at Covenant Transport. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Katherine Smith of Rossville, the late James Henry Smith, Lillian Thomas of Whitwell, Tenn., the late James B. Thomas, and Burl and Margret Hall. Mr. Thomas is a graduate of Red Bank High School.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Brock and Cooke

The engagement of Alisha Brock and Joey Cooke is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Randy Brock and Sondra Rogers, both of Ringgold, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Libby Cooke and Mike Cooke of Ringgold. The wedding is planned for Saturday, March 31, at The Renaissance Center. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of David Carlock and Marie Brock, both of Ringgold. Miss Brock is a graduate of Ringgold High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Reinhardt College. She is a Head Start teacher. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Lamar Stone and Ann Cooke, both of Ringgold. Mr. Cooke is a graduate of Ringgold High School. He a computer tech with Catoosa County schools.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Crouse and DeBolt

The engagement of Amber Lynn Crouse and Marcus Lee DeBolt is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Glenn and Dava Crouse. Parents of the future bridegroom are Victor and Nancy DeBolt of Midlothian, Va. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 20, in Wildwood, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charlotte McCollum, the late Johnny Pitman and the late Norman and Ann Crouse. Miss Crouse is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. She is a student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, majoring in interior design. She is a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Robert and Faye Myers and Larry and Mabel DeBolt. Mr. DeBolt is a graduate of Chattanooga Christian School. He received a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship from UTC. He is a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church and is a financial services specialist.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Eason and Harr

The engagement of Brittany Anne Eason and Christopher Thomas Harr is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Rick and Annette Eason. Parents of the future bridegroom are John and Tina Harr. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 16, at Tennessee RiverPlace. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of John R. Eason of Jackson, Tenn., the late Wilma Eason, Margaret Brown of Louisville, Miss., and the late Roy Brown. Miss Eason is a graduate of Boyd-Buchanan School. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a learning development representative at TVA, and is a member of Christ United Methodist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Charles and Ida Horr and the late Thomas and Beverly Nolan. Mr. Harr is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in exercise science at UTC. He is employed by Vega Corp. of Tennessee, and is a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Hegwood and Eaton

The engagement of Nancy Hegwood and Steve Eaton is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Sonny and Joyce Hegwood of Trion, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Charlie and Norma Jean Eaton of LaFayette, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 23, at Second Baptist Church in LaFayette. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Louie and Mildred Hegwood and the late Jack and Gladys Bivens. Miss Hegwood is a graduate of Ridgeland High School. She is a member of Second Baptist Church in LaFayette, and is employed by Hegwood Auto Parts. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Woody and Grace Eaton and the late George and Alice P. Dunn. Mr. Eaton is a graduate of LaFayette High School. He is a member of Oakwood Baptist Church in Chickamauga, Ga., and is an electrician.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Hill and Ingle

The engagement of Megan Elizabeth Hill and Joshua Clayton Ingle is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Harry and Donna Hill. Parents of the future bridegroom are Clay and Caroline Ingle. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 12, in Patten Chapel on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jane Hill, the late Harry Hill Jr. and the late Kenneth and Gertrude Jessen. Miss Hill received a bachelor’s degree in business marketing from Berry College. She is a marketing specialist at Lonza, and is a member of John’s Creek United Methodist Church in Johns Creek, Ga. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Clyde “Shot” Ingle, the late Rose Marie Ingle, the late Charles Jackson Brymer and the late Frances Lorraine Brymer. Mr. Ingle received an associate’s degree in chemistry from Chattanooga State Community College. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Phifer and Clark

The engagement of Patricia Lynne Phifer and William Grant Clark is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Ray and Joni Phifer. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dan and Donna Clark. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 19. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bill and Fay Phifer of Lewisburg, Tenn., and Charles Gammill of Shelbyvile, Tenn. Miss Phifer is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She received a bachelor’s degee in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is an administrative assistant at a local CPA firm, and is a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Uma Clark. Mr. Clark is a graduate of Hixson High School. He received emergency medical technician certification from Chattanooga State Community College. He is employed by Academy Sports & Outdoors, and is a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Reeves and Ragghianti

The engagement of Lauren Elizabeth Reeves and Matthew Joseph Ragghianti is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Robert and Melanie Reeves of Johnson City, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Gene and Ginny Ragghianti. The wedding is planned for Monday, April 16, in Grayton Beach, Fla. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Don and Beth Morgan, and Bernice Reeves. Miss Reeves received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Mr. Ragghianti received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Martin.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Thompson and Thomas

The engagement of Mary Ann Kenner Thompson and Paul Bryan Thomas is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Keith and Angie Young and John Kenner. Parents of the future bridegroom are Paul and Shelia Thomas and Terry and Darla Hathcock. The wedding is planned for Thursday, April 19, at The Grandview on Lookout Mountain. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Barry and Ruby Stowe, the late Ralph Kenner Sr. and the late Jhonnie Kenner. Miss Thompson is a graduate of Lookout Valley High School. She is a fleet manager at Covenant Transport. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Katherine Smith of Rossville, the late James Henry Smith, Lillian Thomas of Whitwell, Tenn., the late James B. Thomas, and Burl and Margret Hall. Mr. Thomas is a graduate of Red Bank High School.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Tucker and Clinard

The engagement of Catie Tucker and Jon Clinard is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Michael and Laurie Toth and Mark and Virna Tucker of Dalton, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Fred Clinard of Loudon, Tenn., and Philip and Lecia Guill of Cleveland, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 23, in Patten Chapel on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mary Tucker, Ann Tucker of Dalton, and George Lowe. Miss Tucker received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Austin Peay State University. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in experimental psychology at UTC. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Clinard of Gallatin, Tenn., William Aaron and Rosanne Whitson, both of Cleveland. Mr. Clinard is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mathematics at Austin Peay State University.

March 11, 2012

Wedding

Hill and Cross

Misty Brooke Hill became the bride of Mason Ray Cross in a ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 14, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Cleveland, Tenn. The bridegroom’s father performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Harold Hill Sr. and Regina Hill of LaFayette, La. Parents of the bridegroom are Marty and Jeni Cross of Cleveland. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Holly Unkel and Lyndsey Burr were the bride’s honor attendants. Lydia Cross was the flower girl. Drew Owens served as best man and Shawn Heintz was the groomsman. Noah Cross was ring bearer. Ushers were Avery Cross, Tyler Colbaugh and Jason Heintz. A reception was held at the Bradley Square Conference Hall. After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple resides in Cleveland.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

King and Crim

The engagement of Danielle Erin King and the Rev. Jeffery Paul Crim is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald King. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Crim. Miss King received a bachelor¹s degree in elementary education from the University of Delaware. She is a teacher and a member of Christ United Methodist Church. The Rev. Crim received a bachelor¹s degree in philosophy and religion from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a master of divinity from the School of Religion at Earlham College. He is pastor of Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension.

March 11, 2012

Engagement

Amick and Parks

The engagement of Lindsey Nicole Amick and Robert Mebane Parks is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Ray Amick of Vestavia Hills, Ala. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Larry Stephen Parks. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 18, in Birmingham, Ala. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Baker, the late Gladys N. Baker, Allie B. Amick and the late Buford Ray Amick, all of Birmingham. Miss Amick is a graduate of Vestavia Hills High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Auburn University, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She is a staff accountant at BBVA-Compass Bank in Birmingham, and is a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood, Ala. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Aubrey Parks and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jesse Mebane. Mr. Parks is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in building science from Auburn University. He is employed as assistant project manager for T.U. Parks Construction Co., and is a member of Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church.

March 18, 2012

Engagement

Freeman and Hunter

The engagement of Alicia Therese Freeman and David Alan Hunter is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Sandy Freeman. Parents of the future bridegroom are Roger and Sharon Bryson. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 13, at Greenway Farms in Hixson. Miss Freeman is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She is pursuing a medical assisting degree at Virginia College. She is employed as a receptionist-technician for Sequoyah Animal Hospital, and is a member of Dividing Ridge Church of God. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Barbara Sedman. Mr. Hunter is a graduate of Central High School. He is employed by Ryder and is a member of Dividing Ridge Church of God.

March 18, 2012

Engagement

Phifer and Clark

The engagement of Patricia Lynne Phifer and William Grant Clark is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Ray and Joni Phifer. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dan and Donna Clark. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 19. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bill and Fay Phifer of Lewisburg, Tenn., and Charles Gammill of Shelbyville, Tenn. Miss Phifer is a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She received a bachelor’s degee in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is an administrative assistant at a local CPA firm, and is a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Uma Clark. Mr. Clark is a graduate of Hixson High School. He received emergency medical technician certification from Chattanooga State Community College. He is employed by Academy Sports & Outdoors, and is a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church.

March 18, 2012

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Prince and Bates

The engagement of Sarah Elizabeth Prince and Jeremy Morgan Bates is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Michael Thornton and Linda Boehm of Hendersonville, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Laurie Bates and Bob Bates of Homestead, Fla. The wedding is planned for Friday, Oct. 12. Ms. Prince is a graduate of Hendersonville High School. She is a student in the professional actors training program at Chattanooga State Community College. She is an intern at Chattanooga State Reparatory Theatre. Mr. Bates is a graduate of Hixson High School. He received an associate’s degree in computer networking from Chattanooga State Community College. He is a network administrator for FSG Bank.

March 18, 2012

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Shaw and Raines

The engagement of TraNika Shaw and Stephaun Raines is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Tonikia Brown and Tracy Shaw. Parents of the future bridegroom are Darliscia Raines and Steven Raines. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 18, 2013. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Wanda and Lamar Threat. Miss Shaw received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is a member of St. Elmo Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Francis Raines of Tampa, Fla. Mr. Raines received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UTK. He is a member of Community Fellowship Church in Dalton, Ga.

March 18, 2012

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Walker and Brotton

The engagement of Beverly Annette Walker and Glen Michael Brotton is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Joe and Diane Walker. Parents of the future bridegroom are Glen and Lynn Brotton. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 1, at Heritage House. Miss Walker received a bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a master’s degree in instructional leadership from Tennessee Technological University. She is an educator and a member of Sequoyah Church of God. Mr. Brotton is employed by Amazon of Cleveland, Tenn., and is a member of Sequoyah Church of God.

March 18, 2012

Wedding

Collawn and Carter

Kelley Collawn became the bride of Lance Brandon Carter in a ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 20, at Full Gospel Church in Woodford, Va. The Rev. Thomas Carter Sr. performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Karl Collawn of Bumpass, Va. and Debra Rawlings of Littleton, N.C. Parents of the bridegroom are Mark and Michelle Carter of Montpelier, Va. After a honeymoon in Luray, Va., the couple resides in Glen Allen, Va.

March 18, 2012

Wedding

Myers and Morgan

Katherine Elizabeth Myers became the bride of Jonathan David Morgan in a ceremony on Saturday, July 23, at Grace Episcopal Church. The Rev. Susan J. Butler performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Mickey and Beth Myers. Parents of the bridegroom are Brenda and Joseph Viola of Henagar, Ala., and David Morgan of San Antonio, Texas. Rebecca Layne was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Laurie Lynn, Kat Brown and Annalea Malone. Sophie Vita was the flower girl. Tim Vita served as best man. Groomsmen were Jason Pruett, Jonathan Turner and Casey Curtis. A reception was held at the church. After a wedding trip to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, the couple resides in this city.

March 18, 2012

Wedding

Del Rosario-Onate and Woodward

Beverly Del Rosario-Onate became the bride of Lt. Andrew Lake Woodward in a ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17, in Immaculata Parish at the University of San Diego. The Rev. Benjamin Bachmeier performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Elizabeth Onate of San Diego, Calif. Parents of the bridegroom are Terry and Sally Woodward. Julieanne Legaspi-Mera and Ashley Agapay were the bride’s honor attendants. Sara Woodward was the bridesmaid and Kailani Borneman was the flower girl. Lt. j.g. Jacob Beckelhymer served as best man. Groomsmen were Capt. Larell Atkins and Clint Lewis. Logan Emmanuel Onate was ring bearer. The couple took a wedding trip to Tahit. They reside in Yokosuka, Japan.

March 18, 2012

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Clark and Harris

The engagement of Anne Patton Clark and Alexander Scott Harris is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Pollard Clark Jr. of Huntsville, Ala. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. William Orgain Harris IV. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 16, at Church of the Nativity, Episcopal, in Huntsville, where the bride-elect is a member. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Cruse Patton Clark of Huntsville, the late Rev. James Pollard Clark, and Cmdr. and Mrs. V.C. Whitmire of Pensacola, Fla. Miss Clark is a graduate of Virgil 1 Grissom High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Emory University, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. She is a management consultant in Atlanta. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Carroll Anne Harris of Annapolis, Md., Lt. Col. and Mrs. William Orgain Harris III of Virginia Beach, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Alan Miller of Phoenix, Ariz. Mr. Harris is a graduate of McCallie School. He received bachelor’s degrees in economics and Spanish, magna cum laude, from the University of the South, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Mr. Harris is an investment banker in Atlanta, and is a member of Christ United Methodist Church.

March 25, 2012

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Cooper and Poythress

The engagement of Kristina Blair Cooper and Matthew Henry Poythress is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Gary and Susan Cooper. Parents of the future bridegroom are Michael Poythress and Katie Hawkins. The wedding is planned for Sunday, April 22, at Welcome Valley Village in Benton, Tenn. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jeff and Diane Clevenger of Talladega, Ala., and the late Bill and Peggy Browning of Guild, Tenn. Miss Cooper is a graduate of Central High School. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Dr. Harry Hawkins, the late Edie Hawkins, the late Frank Poythress and the late Reba Poythress. Mr. Poythress is employed through Ironworkers Local 704.

March 25, 2012

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Davis and Weiss

The engagement of Arwen Davis and Michael Weiss is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Grant and Tamara Davis. Parents of the future bridegroom are Glenn and Virginia Weiss of Coral Springs, Fla. The wedding is planned for spring 2013. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late John and Angelyn Davis, Joe Grooms of Jackson, Tenn., the late Maxine Grooms, and the late Edward Karaba. Miss Davis is a graduate of Webster University. She is employed in marketing. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Joyce Weiss of Plainview, N.Y., the late Joe Weiss and the late Fred and Geraldine Catalano. Mr. Weiss is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University. He is employed in public relations.

March 25, 2012

Engagement

Smith and Turpen

The engagement of Lauren Elizabeth Smith and Kenneth Michael Turpen Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Jim and Cindy Smith. Parents of the future bridegroom are Ken Turpen of College Station, Texas, and Lisa Turpen of Hagerstown, Md. The wedding is planned for Sunday, May 20, at The Grandview on Lookout Mountain. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Evelyn Rogers. Miss Smith received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is employed in retail management, and is a member of Ooltewah United Methodist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Bill and Karen Starr of Madisonville, Ind., and Adelle Turpen of Wimberly, Texas. Mr. Turpen received a bachelor’s degree in physical education, health and wellness from Southern Adventist University. He is a resident instructor at Bethel Bible Villlage, and is a member of Collegedale Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

March 25, 2012

Engagement

Baggett and Coxey

The engagement of Rachael Lauren Baggett and Jacob Levi Coxey is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Greg and Becky Baggett. Parents of the future bridegroom are Jerry and Cindy Coxey of Dayton, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 21, at New Union Baptist Church, where the future bridegroom is a member. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Paul and Lila Cromwell and the late Charles and Sandra Baggett. Miss Baggett is a graduate of Central High School. She is pursuing a degree in interdisciplinary studies at Lee University. She is a member of Bayside Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Frances Travis of Dayton, Tenn., Gordon and Alene Smith of Pikeville, Tenn., and the late James Paul and Wilma Coxey. Mr. Coxey is a graduate of Rhea County High School. He received a degree in applied chemistry from Tennessee Technological University. He is employed as an analytical chemist for W.R. Grace.

March 25, 2012

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