Mr. and Mrs. Crawford
Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Crawford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 26, 2012, at an open reception hosted by their children and grandchildren from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Colonial Heights Christian Church, 105 Meadow Lane, Kingsport.
The couple were married on May 4, 1962, in Johnson City.
Mrs. Crawford is the former Betty Privette.
The couple have two children, Sherry Blevins and Brian Crawford; two grandchildren, Josh Blevins and Maren Hudson; and two great-grandchildren, Scarlett Rain and Shaun Logan Blevins.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Ashley Mae Shearin and Rocky Lynn Lilly.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Valerie Shearin, Limestone, and Carl Shearin, Telford.
She is a 2002 graduate of David Crockett High School, and a 2008 graduate of University of Tennessee, where she received a degree in animal science. She is co-owner and operator of Shearin Dairy Farms, and is employed by Washington Farmers Co-op, Jonesborough, in sales.
She is a granddaughter of Barbara JoAnn Jones, Jonesborough, and the late Darrell Lee Jones; Mary O. Shearin, Telford, and the late John Daniel Shearin.
Her fiancé is a son of Randy and Robin Lilly, Telford.
He is a 2001 graduate of David Crockett High School. He is employed by West Hills Ford Tractor, Jonesborough.
He is a grandson of the late JoAnn and Ed Scott; Irene and James Foulks, Lakeland, Fla.; and the late Lynn Lilly.
The couple plan a wedding for 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2012, at Storybrook Farm, Jonesborough.
Andrew and Barbara Demski, 206 Sterling Springs Drive, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Hope, to Joseph Carl Williams, son of Larry and Paula Williams, Troy, Mich.
The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Science Hill High School; a 2004 summa cum laude graduate of University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where she received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega; and a 2005 summa cum laude graduate of UT-Knoxville, where she received a master’s degree in accounting.
She is employed by University of North Carolina-Charlotte as a compliance manager.
She is a granddaughter of Jayne Waller, Rome, N.Y., and the late John E. Waller; and Frank and Eleanor Demski, Rome, N.Y.
Her fiancé is a 2002 graduate of Bishop Foley Catholic High School, Troy; and a 2006 graduate of Western Michigan University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems.
He is employed by Price Waterhouse Coopers, Charlotte, N.C., as manager in advisory services.
He is a grandson of Delores Williams, Lexington, Ky., and the late Carl Williams; and the late Paul and Irene Ossenbeck.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, July 14, 2012, at the Mint Museum, Charlotte, N.C.
David and Edie Culberson, 5 Clarks Court, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine “Kit,” to Jeremy Jones, son of Kenneth and Ann Jones, Tulsa, Okla.
The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Science Hill High School; and a 2005 graduate of Clemson University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. She is employed by HukariAscendent as a technical recruiter.
She is a granddaughter of Dorothy Culberson, Emory, Va., and the late Connie Culberson; and Willie Rose Allen, Maryville, and the late Bill Allen.
Her fiancé is a 1996 graduate of Jenks High School, Tulsa; a 2001 graduate of University of Oklahoma, where he received a bachelor’s degree in finance and international business; and a 2009 graduate of Duke University, where he received a master’s degree in business administration. He is employed by JPMorgan as a private banker.
He is a grandson of Mavis Moor, Dallas, Texas, and the late Isaac Moor; and the late Waldo and Vesta Jones.
The couple plan a wedding for 4:30 p.m., Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, Johnson City.
Mrs. Roberta “Pat” McClintock announces the engagement of her granddaughter, Morgan Michelle Lee, to Lester Demetrius Lattany, son of the Rev. Lester D. and Stephanie G. Lattany.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School, Kingsport. She is employed at Wellmont Health Systems, and is a student in the nursing program at Northeast State Community College.
She is the daughter of James Lee and the late Bravonna Lee.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Science Hill High School; East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in corporate finance; and Milligan College, where he received a master’s degree in business administration.
He is employed in the Corporate Finance Department of Mountain States Health Alliance as a financial analyst.
He is the grandson of Jean Neal, Catherine Lattany and the late Charles Allen Lattany Jr.
The couple plan an open wedding for 2 p.m., Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Holiday Inn in Johnson City.