Kristen Denise Guinn and Daniel Abe Grindstaff were married Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at Borderview Christian Church, Elizabethton.
Minister Kirk Langston officiated the 2 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Patricia A. Guinn, Johnson City; and the late Burl H. Guinn.
She is a granddaughter of the late Alfred and Etta Grindstaff; the late Lester Guinn; and the late Helma Guinn.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Grindstaff, Elizabethton; and Linda Honeycutt, Elizabethton.
He is a grandson of Anita Bullock, Elizabethton; the late Hubert Grindstaff; and the late Floyd and Ludella Honeycutt.
Given in marriage by her mother and her uncle and escorted by her uncle, Dean Grindstaff, the bride wore a strapless mermaid style gown of radiant ivory taffeta featuring a sweetheart neckline, embroidery accents that cascaded across the bodice and around to the corset-tie back, as well as gentle ruching.
Matron of honor was Karrine Roberts.
Maid of honor was Aleshia Watson.
Bridesmaids were Rachel Bowman, Lacey Morton and Amy Ensor.
Derek Deakins served as best man.
Groomsmen were Jody Combs, Tyler Shaw, Dustin Morton and Zachary Ensor.
Bride’s book attendants were Bryana Grindstaff and Rachel Wagner
A reception was held at The Carnegie Hotel, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher
Mr. and Mrs. Clint Fletcher, 193 Rockhouse Road, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011.
Mr. Fletcher retired from Pepsi Cola.
Mrs. Fletcher is the former Jane Bullock. She retired from Walmart.
The couple have one child, Kirsten Littleton and husband Jon; and two grandchildren, “Brye” Anne Adams and husband Joe, and KasSandra Savage and husband Alex.
Mr. and Mrs. Maden
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Maden, 531 Tavern Hill Road, Jonesborough, will celebrate their 50th anniversary Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church Community Ministry Center, Jonesborough.
The couple were married on Dec. 29, 1961, at Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church by The Rev. Marvin Gass.
Mr. Maden retired from Phillips Corporation, Greeneville.
Mrs. Maden is the former Carolyn Carder. She is a retired teacher from Washington County School System.
The couple have four children, Martha Renfro and husband Scott of Johnson City; Julie Griesen and husband Michael of Maryville, Suzanne Richards and husband Allen of Jonesborough; and Rachel Whitten and husband Neal of Johnson City; and seven grandchildren, Hannah and Sarah Renfro, Micaiah, Katriel and Janayah Griesen, Jacob Richards and Alexander Whitten.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.
Travis Austin Nevels IV and Catherine Smith Stallings were married Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at St. Mary’s Chapel, Charlotte, N.C.
The Rev. Patrick Maloy officiated the 4:30 p.m. exchange of vows.
Music was provided by a violinist from Queen City Ensemble.
The bride is a daughter of Donna Furlong and Jack B. Stallings Jr., Charlotte.
She is a granddaughter of Jack B. Stallings, Rock Hill, S.C.; the late Minnie Tolbert Stallings; John Carter Furlong, Charlotte; and Joyce Smith Moore, Charlotte.
The groom is a son of Travis S. and Debra Sells Nevels, Charlotte.
He is a grandson of Travis L. and Patricia Z. Nevels, Johnson City, Tenn.; and the late James H. and Imogene King Sells.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a San Patrick V-neck, mermaid-style gown of off-white lace featuring a gathered waist.
Maid of honor was Rebecca Slate.
Bridesmaids were Jessica Wynn and Lallie Jones.
Ring bearer was Dean Furlong.
David Ulloa served as best man.
Groomsmen were Nathan Choy, Staton Pollock and John Stallings.
Following a reception at Pewter Rose Bistro, the couple took a wedding trip to Mayan Riviera, Mexico, and Mayan ruins of Tulum.
Sara Ellen Barnes and Loyal Benjamin Andies III were married Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at The Gazebo at Mill Spring Park, Historic Jonesborough.
The Rev. Dennis Shumate officiated the 6:30 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Sage Greer, vocalist; Emory Carty, guitarist; and Caleb Coe, drummer.
The bride is a daughter of Dr. Rod and Janet Barnes, Greeneville.
She is a granddaughter of Fred Johnson, Johnson City; the late Berdie Johnson; Lloyd E. Barnes, Nashville; and the late Frances Barnes.
The groom is a son of Loyal and Becky Andies, Bluff City.
He is a grandson of Louise Andies, Jonesborough; the late Loyal Andies; Eddie Arnold, Bluff City; and the late Lois Arnold.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a Maggie Sottero gown of ivory demir stretch satin featuring beaded embellishments, a sweetheart-style neckline, a ruched, asymmetrically draped bodice, a lace-up coselette backline and a skirt with that extended into a chapel-length train.
Matrons of honor were Robin Morelock and Haven Duffy, sisters of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Caitlin Campbell; Brooke Dyer, sister of the groom; Michelle Martz; Marybeth Nickerson and Lindsay McKnight.
Flower girls were Maggie Morelock and Kamryn Wykle.
Ring bearer was Hunter Morelock.
Loyal Andies II and Timothy Andies served as best men.
Groomsmen were Tyler Baker, Josh Baker, Daniel Simpson, Sean Sherrill and Dustin Fleenor.
Ushers were the groomsmen and ring bearer.
Greeters were Mr. and Mrs. Rick Ealy.
Unity event special reading was given by Robin Morelock.
Following a reception at The Gazebo at Mill Spring Park, the couple took a wedding trip to Galley Bay, Antigua.