Mr. and Mrs. Presnell
Mr. and Mrs. McArthur D. Presnell, 1906 E. Fairview Ave., Johnson City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at a reception from 2-4 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Harmony Baptist Church, 130 Keenburg Road, Elizabethton.
The couple were married on Jan. 29, 1965, at Assembly of God Church, Johnson City, by the Rev. J.H. Honeycutt.
Mr. Presnell is partially retired from Weal Story and Son, Johnson City, after 51 years of service as a roofer/sheet metal worker.
Mrs. Presnell is the former Edna M. Hammitt. She retired from St. John’s Episcopal Church as a financial clerk.
The couple have one child, Dwight Presnell and wife Angela of Johnson City; and two grandchildren.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
Martin and Carol McCool, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cailyn, to Blake Davidson, son of Eddie and Dale Davidson, Hixson, Tenn.
The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Science Hill High School; and a 2013 graduate of University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where she received a bachelor’s degree in communication.
She is employed by Asheland Advertising, Charlotte, North Carolina, as an account executive.
She is a granddaughter of Ruth McCool, Johnson City, and the late Ed McCool; and Ellis and Janice Townsend, Lakeland, Tenn.
Her fiancé is a 2009 graduate of Chattanooga Christian High School; and a 2013 graduate of University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration in marketing. He is employed by Metlife, Charlotte.
He is a grandson of Betty Davidson, and the late Jackie Davidson; and Pat Buffaloe, and the late Bobby Buffaloe.
The couple plan a spring wedding at Munsey Methodist Church, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Paul and JoAnn Smith, Greenbriar Drive, Hampton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.
Mrs. Smith is the former JoAnn Radford.
The couple have two children, Brian P. Smith and wife Karen of Elizabethton, and the late Anthony P. Smith; and two grandchildren, Andrea Lauren and Taylor Smith of Hampton.
The couple are members of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Garrison
Lowell and Ruby Garrison, 119 Thomas Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
The couple were married on Jan. 16, 1965, in Weaverville, North Carolina, by The Rev. James Lackey.
Mr. Garrison retired from Sprint after 35 years of service.
Mrs. Garrison retired from Wal-Mart after 21 years of service.
The couple have one son, Randy Garrison and wife, Vanessa, of Morristown.
Amanda Phyllis Oyler and Ashton Connelly Hayse were married Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Greenville Club Lake, Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Lawrence Nees, uncle of the bride, and Rev. Thomas Oyler, father of the bride, officiated the 11 a.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Open Classical Strings.
The bride is a daughter of Thomas and Leslie Oyler, Johnson City. She is a granddaughter of the late Richard and Phyllis Oyler; and the late Dr. Robert and Phyllis Murphy.
The groom is a son of Roger and Barbara Hayse, Austin, Texas. He is a grandson of Henry and Eunice Hayse, Morris, Illinois; and Dorothy Kealey, Hinsdale, Illinois, and the late James Kealey.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory Judd Waddell lace sheath-style gown featuring a sweetheart neckline with eyelash lace, a deep back with button closure detail, lace straps, and a skirt that extended into a court-length train.
Matron of honor was Ruth Oyler. Maid of honor was Amanda Batson. Bridesmaids were Lindsay Welsh, Marisha Gomez, Julie Sasse and Britney Moore.
Flower girl was Elise Crumpton. Ring bearer was Houston Moore.
Roger Hayse, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Josh Mainord; Jason Armstrong; Ian Hayse, brother of the groom; Josh Hayse, brother of the groom; and Rich Oyler, brother of the bride.
Following a reception at Greenville Club Lake, the couple took a wedding trip to Celestia Grand Villas, Santorini, Greece.
The couple reside in Addison, Texas.