Mike and Judy Jarrett, Jonesborough, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amie Nichole, to James Everette Briggs, son of James Briggs, Telford; and Darlene Briggs, Greeneville.
The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of David Crockett High School; a 2005 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in nursing; and 2011 cum laude graduate of ETSU, where she received a master’s degree in nursing. She is employed by Premier Pediatrics, Johnson City, as a family nurse practitioner.
She attends Trinity Baptist Church, Jonesborough.
She is a granddaughter of Betty Jarrett, Jonesborough, and the late Leon Jarrett; and the late Walter and Betty Williams.
Her fiancé is a 2000 graduate of David Crockett High School, and attended Northeast State Community College. He is employed by Borla Performance, Johnson City, as a research and development lead.
He also attends Trinity Baptist Church.
He is a grandson of Acena Shelton, Hinckley, Ohio, and the late Rex Shelton; and the late Floyd and Bonnie Briggs.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Jonesborough United Methodist Church.
Debra and Allen Guinn, Telford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sabrina Ann, to Jason Daniel Parcell, son of Tami and Richard Parcell, Asheville, N.C.
The bride-elect is a graduate of David Crockett High School, and is a graduate of Tennessee Tech, Elizabethton. She is employed by Johnson City Internal Medicine as a licensed practical nurse.
She is a granddaughter of Bernice Guinn, Elizabethton; the late Harold Cecil Guinn; the late Judy Howerly; and the late Jack Lightner.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Erwin High School, Asheville, and is a graduate of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, where he received a degree in computer science. He is employed by Christian Medical and Dental Association.
He is a grandson of Glenna Vance, W.Va.; Kenneth Vance, Asheville, N.C.; and the late William and Barbara Parcell.
The couple plan a private wedding for 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Best Western in Johnson City.
Dr. and Mrs. Brown
Elizabeth B. and Dr. Paul E. Brown Jr., Brown Oaks, 1911 Triangle Road, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
The couple were married on Aug. 1, 1964, at the chapel at Emory & Henry College, Emory, Va., by Dr. Paul E. Brown Sr. and the Rev. Robert S. Powers.
Mr. Brown served in the U.S. Army in Germany. He is employed by Johnson City Internal Medicine Associates as physician of internal medicine/noninvasive cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cardiology.
Mrs. Brown is the former Elizabeth Anne Bowie. She is an author for Fleming H. Revell/Baker Publishing and a partner in Bran Investments LLC.
The couple have four children the late Kim Degennaro and husband Greg Degennaro of Johnson City; Paul E. Brown III and wife Alicia Smith Brown of Albany, Ga., the late LeeAnne Brown, and Brad Brown and wife Anne Dunning Brown of Durham, N.C.; and six grandchildren, Lauren, Ashley, Michael and Keylee Degennaro, Paul E. Brown IV and Mara Kathryn Brown.
Mr. and Mrs. Woodby
Bill and Nellene Woodby, Unicoi, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, with family in Gatlinburg. The couple were married on Aug. 12, 1964, in Crown Point, Ind.
Mr. Woodby retired from the Unicoi County School System.
Mrs. Woodby is the former Nellene Hill.
The couple have two children, Sherry Hyder and husband Tommy, Connie Larimer and husband Brett, both of Unicoi; and two grandchildren, Kayla Hyder and Katie Larimer.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwards
Gerald and Jane Edwards, 813 Regency Drive, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, July 31, 2014, with family.
The couple were married on July 31, 1964, at First Baptist Church, Jonesborough, by the Rev. Joe Strother.
Mr. Edwards retired from Travelers/Citigroup Inc. after 31 years of service.
Mrs. Edwards is the former Jane Bacon. She was employed by Hampton Textile Printing.
The couple have two children, Rebecca Edwards and Deborah Johnson, both of Johnson City; and five grandchildren.