Announcement is made of the engagement of Porsha Brooke Adams to Nathan Daniel White.
The bride-elect is a daughter of James Adams and Renee Adams, both of Johnson City.
She is the mother of Cameron Simpson.
She is a 2001 graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a student at Northeast State Community College.
She is a granddaughter of Gary and Linda Pittman of Johnson City, and Robert and Juanita Adams of Johnson City.
Her fiancé is a son of Artie and Tammy White, Telford, and Kandi White-Beaver, Johnson City.
He is the father of Madison and Natalie White.
He is a 2001 graduate of Science Hill High School.
He is a grandson of Frank and Judy Arthur of Jonesborough, the late Rosetta Keister, the late Bernie Keister, the late Henrietta White and the late Gene White.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Grace Free Will Baptist Church, Johnson City.
Tom and Sandy Mills, Blountville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Ann, to Travis Lee Patton, son of George and Marcia Patton, Salem, Va., and Trish Hogge, Lansdowne, Va.
The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a master’s degree in nursing, was captain of the Buccaneer Cheering Squad and a member of Kappa Delta Sorority.
She is employed by Medical Care, PLLC, as a nurse practitioner.
She is a granddaughter of the late Bob and Mildred Potts and the late Milburn and Elizabeth Mills.
Her fiancé is a 2009 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a master’s degree in exercise physiology and was a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Buccaneer Sports.
He is a student at Lincoln Memorial University, where he is completing the physician’s assistant program.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, June 9, 2012, at First Baptist Church, Blountville.
Mr. and Mrs. Serviente
Michael Anthony and Arlene Serviente, 511 Headtown Road, Jonesborough, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Grove Park Inn, Asheville.
The couple were married on May 12, 1962, in Berwyn, Ill., by the Rev. Milan Swasko.
Mr. Serviente is a retired printer.
Mrs. Serviente is the former Arlene Henderson. She is a retired executive secretary.
The couple have three children, Michael Alan Serviente of Jonesborough; Sherry McCormick of Johnson City; and Glenn Serviente of Hurst, Texas; and four grandchildren.
Lauren Lynne Davis and Bradley York Smalling were married Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Wetherington Golf and Country Club, West Chester, Ohio.
The Rev. Kenneth Liu officiated the 6 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Gary Appleton, pianist; and William Slusser, violinist.
The bride is a daughter of Mark and Lynne Davis, Centerville, Ohio.
She is a granddaughter of Maxine Hohbach, Plankinton, S.D.; and Marion Davis, Urbandale, Iowa.
The groom is a son of John and Lisa Smalling, Johnson City.
He is a grandson of York Trivette, Johnson City.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.
Matron of honor was Marsha Hook.
Bridesmaids were Jessica Kumar and Hope Davis, cousin of the bride.
Todd Smalling, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Hunter Johnson and Matt Hill.
Usher was Drew Davis, brother of the bride.
Program attendants were Hannah and Logan Searcy.
Following a reception at Wetherington Golf and Country Club hosted by Sandra and Warren Sieg, aunt and uncle of the bride, the couple took a wedding trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
The couple reside in Charlotte, N.C.
Dr. Aubrey D. and Karen J. McElroy, 304 Fleetwood Court, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karyn Alys, to Jesse Gordon Garland II, son of William R. Spooner and Sherry Garland, and the late David Garland III.
The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Science Hill High School; and a 2011 graduate of Milligan College, where she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is a student at Milligan College, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in occupational therapy.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey McElroy, Longview, Texas; and the late Tinnie Bryant.
Her fiancé is a 2007 graduate of Science Hill High School; and a 2012 graduate of Milligan College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in nursing. He is employed by Johnson City Medical Center.
He is a grandson of Jane Garland, Johnson City, and the late David Garland II; and the late Beulah Love.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Price Place, Jonesborough.