Aaron and Cindy Wymer, 1111 Ridgecrest Road, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Eller Wymer, to Nathan Alexander Hall, son of Jeff and Lisa Hall, 708 Rogan St., Kingsport.
The bride-elect is a senior at Milligan College and she will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in May 2014. She plans to begin a master’s degree program in occupational therapy at Milligan College in fall 2014.
She is a granddaughter of Dr. Barbara Leah, Naples, Fla.; Michael Connolly, Flushing, N.Y.; Elzie Wymer, Indianapolis, Ind., and the late Ruth Anne Wymer.
Her fiancé is a senior at Milligan College and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree Dec. 13, 2013. He is employed by Crossroads Christian Church, Gray, as worship minister.
He is a grandson of Raymond and Pearl Calhoun, Hampton; Clayton and Marilyn Hall, Kingsport; and Faye Beverly, Dunedin, Fla.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Seeger Memorial Chapel, Milligan College.
Keith and Kim Mashburn, 2302 Eagle Drive, Elizabethton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli, to Beau Hauldren, son of Tom and Cathy Hauldren, 114 Lindkaye Drive, Kingsport.
The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of King University and a 2013 graduate of East Tennessee State University. She is employed by Mountain States Health Alliance at a respiratory therapist.
She is a granddaughter of Dave and Joan Lackstrom, Cape Canaveral, Fla.; and the late Bob and Peggy Jo Mashburn.
Her fiancé is a 2012 graduate of East Tennessee State University. He is employed by Washington County Schools as a teacher.
He is a grandson of Helen Hauldren, Hamlin, W.Va., and the late Tom Hauldren; and Maxine and Prichard Wilson, Albany, Ga.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Carnegie Hotel, Johnson City.
The Rev. and Mrs. Smith
The Rev. Richard and Mrs. Wendy Smith, Limestone, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at a surprise celebration given by their children at Upper Room Family Worship Center, Johnson City.
The couple were married on Nov. 25, 1988, at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church, Johnson City, by the Rev. Terry Wright.
Mr. Smith is pastor of Upper Room Family Worship Center.
Mrs. Smith is the former Wendy Garland. She is owner of Richndy’s Snacks.
The couple have two children, Corey Smith of Limestone and Natasha Smith of Telford.
Mr. and Mrs. Looney
Robert and Virginia Looney, Elizabethton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.
The couple were married on Nov. 17, 1963, at Mount Vernon Methodist Church, Danville, Va., by The Rev. Dr. William Watkins.
The couple were involved in The Little Theater Danville before they married.
Mr. Looney worked for Dan River Mills, Danville, as a chemist; FMC Corp., Front Royal, Va., which later became Avtex Fibers Corp., as technical manager; North American Rayon Corp., Elizabethton, as vice president and technical manager; Columbus Electric, Johnson City, as president; and he retired from his own manufacturing consulting practice in 2003. He also owned a local American Roof-Brite franchise. He led the Elizabethton Chamber of Commerce and served as president of the Rotary Club.
Mrs. Looney worked at George Washington High School, Danville, as a mathematics and drama teacher; Warren County High School, Front Royal, where she taught mathematics, was creative director of the Front Royal Little Theater and was director of the WCHS drama program. She was a substitute teacher in the Tri-Cities for several years before teaching mathematics at Science Hill for 10 years, where she was involved in the drama program and retired in 2004.
The couple have two children, Mark Looney and wife Andrea, McLean, Va., and Brian Looney and wife Jeelna, Marina Del Rey, Calif.; and three grandchildren, Jake and Kendall Looney, McLean, Va., Davin Looney, Marian Del Rey, Calif.
Grace Owen O’Neill McCord and Sean McNeil Collins were married Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.
Pastor Tim Bowers officiated the exchange of vows. Music was provided by Sam and John McCord, brothers of the bride.
The bride is a daughter of Jeff and CeeGee McCord, Kingsport.
She is a granddaughter of Mike and Betty O’Neill, Kingsport; and Scott and Nancy McCord, Sandy Springs, Ga.
The groom is a son of Larry and Chris Collins, Johnson City.
He is a grandson of Robert and Jane LaPella, Johnson City; and JL and Edna Collins, Elizabethton.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.
Bridesmaids were Maddie McCord, cousin of the bride; Chrissy Idlette; Maddie McClelland; Amy Estepp; Kayla Bierbaum and Sarah Kenny.
Flower girls were Olivia and Anna Claire McCord, cousins of the bride.
Ring bearer was Joseph McCord.
Groomsmen were Ryan, Evan and Alden Collins, brothers of the groom; Sam Crockett; Daniel Foster and Jeb Edwards.
The couple took a wedding trip to Isle of Palms, S.C.
They reside in Valle Crucis, N.C.