Donald and Theresa Vance, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Ellen, to Spencer Street, son of Mike and Kathy Street, Jonesborough.
The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree. She is a Kappa Delta Sorority alumni. She works at Quillen College of Medicine and coaches girls high school basketball at University School.
She is a granddaughter of Elsie McFarland, Christianburg, Va., and the late Millard “Mac” McFarland; the late Mildred Vance and the late Hubert Vance Sr.
Her fiancé is a 2010 graduate of Milligan College, where he played baseball. He teaches physical education and coaches at Sulphur Springs Elementary School.
He is a grandson of Laura Good, Johnson City, and the late Robert J. “Bob” Good; and Ruthie “Bootie” Street, Johnson City, and the late Sam Street Jr.
The couple plan an open-church ceremony for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Sinking Creek Baptist Church, Johnson City.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Kayla Brooke Cash and Matthew Adam Wallace.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Charles “Toonie” Cash, Johnson City, and Judy Cash, Johnson City.
She is a graduate of Tri-Cities Christian School, Blountville. She is employed by Citibank, Gray.
She is a granddaughter of Emma Sue “Dolly” Cash, Gray, and the late William Odie Cash; and Lena Mae Strouth, Gray, and the Late Fred D. Strouth Sr.
Her fiancé is a son of Deborah Wallace, Blountville, and the late Herbert Wallace.
He is a graduate of Everett High School in Everett, Mass. He is employed by American Water Heater, Johnson City.
He is a grandson of William and Patricia Bates of Medford, Mass.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Rose Hill Weddings, Johnson City.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Deborah Nicole Rogers and Charles Richard Gray.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Larry Rogers of Johnson City, and the late Carolyn Rogers.
She is the mother of Chad Blankenship.
She is a 1985 graduate of David Crockett High School; a 1989 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a degree in social work/psychology; and a 1992 graduate of ETSU, where she earned a master’s degree in teaching. She is owner of Bear N Friends Toy Shoppe.
She is a granddaughter of the late Hughie and Jeanetta Rector, the late Hope Casteel, and the late Fred Rogers.
Her fiancé is a son Gale and Lula Gray of Jonesborough.
He is the father of Jordan, Zac and Ella Gray.
He is a 1982 graduate of Daniel Boone High School; and a 1987 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in communications. He is employed by Eastman Chemical Company.
The couple plan an open-church, casual attire wedding for 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Sulphur Springs United Methodist Campshed, Sulphur Springs. A reception will follow at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church.
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.