Announcement is made of the engagement of Margit Loesel and Gregory R. Battles.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Matthias Loesel, California; and the late Bettina Loesel.
She is a lifelong employee of the U.S. Postal Service.
Her fiancé is a son of the late Leah M. Battles.
He is a U.S. Army veteran and an active member of various organizations, groups and clubs, currently serving as a volunteer peer counsellor.
The couple plan a private church wedding for May 2012 in Johnson City.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Brittany Shay Denton and Timothy Wayne Blevins.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Michael Denton and Robin Denton, both of Johnson City.
She is a 2008 graduate of Daniel Boone High School. She is employed by Cherokee Christian Learning Center of Johnson City as the lead teacher for the 13- to 24-month-old children’s class.
She is a granddaughter of Roy and Kathy Forbes, Johnson City; Betty Denton, Johnson City; the late Ethel Forbes; and the late Ernest “Ham” Denton.
Her fiancé is a son of Mike and Linda Blevins, Elizabethton.
He is a 1999 graduate of Unaka High School. He is employed with State of Tennessee Department of Transportation, Highway Maintenance Division.
He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Blevins, Elizabethton; Mary Price, Johnson City; and the late Bill Price.
The couple plan a private wedding for 2 p.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Johnson City Baptist Temple.
Ruth Elizabeth denHartog and Richard Link Oyler were married Saturday, July 9, 2011, at First United Methodist Church, Cleburne, Texas.
Dr. David denHartog, father of the bride, and the Rev. Thomas Oyler, father of the groom, officiated the 4 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Todd Bell, vocalist and guitarist; Don Anderson, pianist; and Konrad Johnson, violinist.
The bride is a daughter of David and Beth denHartog, Cleburne.
She is a granddaughter of Marion and Katherine denHartog, LeMars, Iowa; Vivian Lott, Hattiesburg, Miss.; and the late Dr. Theodore Lott.
The groom is a son of Thomas and Leslie Oyler, Johnson City.
He is a grandson of the late Richard and Phyllis Oyler; and the late Phyllis and Dr. Robert Murphy.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless gown of ivory taffeta featuring an A-line silhouette with bubble hem layers down a skirt that extended into a chapel-length train.
Maid of honor was Allison McMullen.
Bridesmaids were Amanda Oyler, sister of the groom; Rachel Mohrmann, sister of the bride; Amanda Sendgraff; Lauren Nabors and Rebecca Smith.
Flower girl was Audrey Mohrmann, niece of the bride.
Ring bearer was Jack denHartog, nephew of the bride.
Matthew Richardson served as best man.
Groomsmen were Seth Jensen; Joshua denHartog, brother of the bride; Adam Russell; John Labig and Michael Fortner.
Ushers were Matthew Lowe; Jay Taylor; Jason denHartog, brother of the bride; and Jonathan denHartog, brother of the bride.
House party attendants were Annika Johnson; April Hansford; Brittney Winkler; Danae Johnson; Erika Mohrmann, niece of the bride; Jennifer Copeland; Kristen Clark and Sierra Lamb
Following a reception at the Cleburne Conference Center, the couple took a wedding trip to Excellence Playa Mujeres, Mexico.
Kristin Laurien Cutshaw and Matthew Clayton Bennett were married Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Johnson City Church of God, 1908 Indian Ridge Road.
The Rev. Bobby Merritt officiated the 4 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Angela Baines Johnson, Jonesborough; and the late David Alan Cutshaw.
She is a granddaughter of Haskel A. Baines Jr., Jonesborough; Nancy E. DeVoti, Jonesborough; and Robert S. and E. Maude Ruble Cutshaw, Greeneville.
The groom is a son of Roger and Penny Bennett, Telford.
He is a grandson of the late Paris and Irene Cloyd; and the late William Paul and Joyce Maxine West.
Given in marriage by her mother, the bride wore a white cotton knee-length dress with a sequined bodice.
Matron of honor was Brianna Williams, sister of the bride.
Roger Bennett, father of the groom, served as best man.
A reception was held at the home of Brianna Williams.
Mr. and Mrs. Greg E. Slack, Knoxville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cynthia Nicole, to Garnet John Budd III, son of Tim and Laura Budd Hodge; and Garnet John Budd II, Johnson City.
The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Columbus Girls of Excellence High School, and she attended Pellissippi State Community College. She is the owner of LTB Designs, Asheville, N.C.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Slack, Knoxville; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert W. Smith.
Her fiancé is a 2003 graduate of Science Hill High School; and he attended Tri-Cities Christian School, where he was a member of the 2002 State Championship soccer team. He is employed by Dick’s Sporting Goods, Asheville, as an FFL.
He is a grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Duane C. Budd; Mr. and Mrs. James Arnold; and Mr. and Mrs. James Hodge, Johnson City.
The couple plan a private wedding for April 29, 2012, at Fontaine Vineyards, Asheville.