Johnson and Redmond
Azurae Kayla Johnson became the bride of Matthew Holt Redmond in a ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the Ritz Carlton, St. Thomas, in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The bride is the daughter of Corinne Edgar Johnson and the late Dr. Welburne Dewitt Johnson II. Parents of the bridegroom are Richard Carlton Redmond and Susan Jackson Redmond. The bride is a senior chemical engineering major at Tennessee Technological University. The bridegroom received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Tennessee Tech. He is employed by Mesa Associates Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Redmond are members of First Lutheran Church and reside in this city.
Baird and Ivey
The engagement of Hutton Speer Baird and Joseph Alexander “Pud” Ivey is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn David Baird Sr. of Signal Mountain. Parents of the future bridegroom are Elizabeth Smith DesChamps and Dr. George Thomas DesChamps Jr. of Pawleys Island, S.C., and the late Joseph Alexander “Alec” Ivey. The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 21, at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, where the future bride is a member. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lois Baird of Signal Mountain, the late Andrew Calvin Baird Sr., Dotsy Stuart and Dr. George Pickel, both of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Miss Baird will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in history from Wake Forest University, where she is a member of Chi Omega sorority. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Elizabeth Crutchfield Smith of Orangeburg, N.C., the late David William Smith Jr., the late Joe Cephus Ivey and the late Ruth Wilmoth Ivey. Mr. Ivey received a bachelor’s degree in religion from Wake Forest University. He is a student at the Medical University of South Carolina and is a member of Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church.