Mr. and Mrs. Duncan
William and Carolyn Duncan, 2928 Watauga Road, Johnson City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, June 19, 2014.
The couple were married on June 19, 1964, by a justice of the peace when they eloped to Boone, N.C.
Mr. Duncan received a doctorate degree and is pastor at Bluff City Baptist Church.
Mrs. Duncan is the former Carolyn Veach. She retired from the Washington County Trustee’s Office.
The couple have three children, Angie Marshall and husband Russell of Johnson City, Billy Duncan of Johnson City and Becky Duncan of Apex, N.C.; and four grandchildren, Amber Lewis, Aleigh Wise, Abigail Marshall and Noah Marshall.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Berger, Murfreesboro, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Ann, to Robert Allen Moore III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moore Jr.
The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Siegel High School; and is a 2013 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a degree in nursing.
She is employed by Johnson City Medical Center.
She is a granddaughter of Clay and Martha Berger of Middle Tennessee, and the late Hale and Margaret Meachum.
Her fiancé is a 2005 graduate of Science Hill High School; and a 2013 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a master’s degree in public health.
He is a student at Wingate University in North Carolina.
He is a grandson of the late Robert and Gladys Moore, the late Brenda Whaley, and Charles Lynn Johnson of Johnson City.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at The Wild Turkey Ranch, Lebanon, Tenn.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Johnson Sr. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 21, 2014, with a special ceremony at 7 p.m. at Piney Flats First Baptist Church, 100 Cherry St., Piney Flats. Dinner will follow at the Christian Life Center at the church, hosted by their son, Marvin Johnson Jr.
The couple were married on June 27, 1064, at New Bethel Presbyterian Church, Piney Flats.
Mr. Johnson retired from the Sullivan County School System as assistant principal.
Mrs. Johnson is the former Betty Osborne. She is retired from the Sullivan County School System as a business teacher.
The couple have one son, Marvin Johnson Jr. of Piney Flats.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. William R. Smith, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Johnson City Country Club with family, hosted by their daughters.
The couple were married on June 5, 1964, at Spring City Baptist Church, Lebanon, Va., by the Rev. W.L. Odom.
Mr. Smith retired from Eastman Chemical Co.
Mrs. Smith is the former Rebecca Fuller. She retired from Gordon, Ruffin, Hillman and Miller Clinic.
The couple have two children, Stephanie Ledford and husband Rick, and Jennifer Colyar and husband Allan, all of Johnson City; and four grandchildren, Garrick and Gavin Ledford, and Grace and Allison Colyar.
Mr. and Mrs. Whiston
Harold and Dorothy Whiston, 412 Arnold Road, Jonesborough, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 7, 2014, at a reception at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Community Church, Watauga.
The couple were married on June 5, 1954, in Rossville, Ga.
Mr. Whiston retired from the City of Johnson City in the street department.
Mrs. Whiston is the former Dorothy Miller. She is retired from Sears Telemarketing.
The couple have four children, Greg Whiston and wife Maria of Jonesborough, Gary Whiston and wife Kari of Canton, Ohio, Larry Whiston of Jonesborough, and David Whiston and wife Sandy of Johnson City; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The celebration was open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.