Mr. and Mrs. Poarch
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Edward Poarch, 2319 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 5, 2012.
The couple were married on May 5, 1962, in Watauga by the Rev. Holt Harrell.
Mr. Poarch is owner of Fast Delivery Service.
Mrs. Poarch is the former Opal Waldrop. She is librarian assistant at Jonesborough Elementary School.
The couple have three children, Tim Poarch and wife Michelle, Knoxville; Chris Poarch and wife Diane, Johnson City; and Deena Widener and husband Randal, Johnson City; and five grandchildren, Christopher, Amber, Chase and Coy Poarch and Matthew Widener.
Sally and Rick Pannell, Vance, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Charlsie, to Ryan Pritchett, son of Lisa Pritchett, Johnson City, and Don Pritchett, Chickasaw, Ala.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Tuscaloosa County High School, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and a 2011 graduate of Auburn University, with a master’s degree in accounting. She is employed at Bennett-Thrasher accounting firm in Atlanta.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Pannell, Jr., Appalachia, Va.; Marjorie Cann, Hockessin, Del., and the late William F. Cann Jr.
Her fiancé is a 2006 graduate of Science Hill High School, Johnson City; and a 2010 graduate of Auburn University, where he received a business management degree. He is employed by Technipower Inc. in Atlanta.
He is a grandson of the late Ivan and Elaine Pritchett, Chickasaw, Ala.; and the late Donald and Shirley Mayne, Pensacola, Fla.
The couple plan an open-church ceremony for 5 p.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012, at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, Auburn, Ala.
Charles and Judy Tipton, Erwin, announce the engagement of their daughter, Robin Elisabeth, to Timothy Gerald Hensley, son of Gerald and Diann Hensley, Erwin.
The bride-elect is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene.
She is employed by Erwin Dental Associates as a dental hygienist.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Northeast State Community College, where he received an associate degree in electrical technology.
He is employed by Nuclear Fuel Services as a supervisor.
He is a grandson of Dwight and Jessie Shelton.
The couple plan a private wedding for 2 p.m., Saturday, June 2, 2012, at The Range, Johnson City.
Darryl and Diana Foerster, 14638 E. County Road 1200, North Evanston, Ind., announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly, to Jason Oliver, son of Wayne and Sheila Oliver, 1895 Milligan Highway, Johnson City.
The bride-elect is employed by SonShine Early Learning Ministry, Evanston.
She is a granddaughter of Arcene and Ramona Foerster, Evanston; the late Ernest Gengelbach; and Lucille Gengelbach, Evanston.
Her fiancé is employed by Diversified Crop Insurance Services, Jacksonville, Ill.
He is a grandson of the late Jacob and Eva Oliver; the late Easton Shaffer; and Betty Shaffer, Elizabethton.
The couple plan a private wedding for 2 p.m., Saturday, May 12, 2012, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Evanston.
Robert and Ronda Curtis, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Brittany, to David Lewis Hartman, son of Gary and Connie Cloyd, Limestone.
The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Science Hill High School. She is employed by Food City Pharmacy.
She is a granddaughter of Mary Lee Meadows, Johnson City, and the late Carrell J. “Buddy” Meadows; and the late Robert “Bob” and Ella Mae Curtis.
Her fiancé is a 2006 graduate of Science Hill High School. He is employed by AT&T as a customer service representative.
He is a grandson of Wanda Broyles, Greeneville, and the late James “Jim” Broyles.
The couple plan a private wedding for 11 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the home of the bridegroom’s parents, Limestone.