CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Donna Furlong and Jack B. Stallings Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Smith, to Travis Austin Nevels, son of Travis S. and Debra Sells Nevels, Charlotte.
The bride-elect is a graduate of East Carolina University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English; and UNC-Charlotte, where she received a paralegal certification.
She is employed by Colonial Properties Trust as a property manager.
She is a granddaughter of Jack. B. Stallings of Rock Hill, S.C.; the late Minnie Tolbert Stallings; John Carter Furlong of Charlotte; and Joyce Smith Moore of Charlotte.
Her fiancé is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where he received a bachelor’s degree in English, and he received a paralegal certification from Duke University.
He is employed by Womble Carlyle law offices as a project manager.
He is a grandson of Travis L. and Patricia Z. Nevels of Johnson City, Tenn.; the late James H. Sells; and the late Imogene King Sells.
The couple plan a private wedding for 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at St. Mary’s Chapel, Charlotte.
Barry C. and Marybeth S. Elswick, Richlands, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Elizabeth, to Nathan Samuel King, son of Gary W. and Robin G. King, Unicoi.
The bride-elect is a graduate of King College, where she received bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
She is employed by Cumberland Consulting Group, Franklin.
She is a granddaughter of Franklin D. Short, Cedar Bluff, Va.; the late Elizabeth W. Short; and Raymond C. and Gaynelle K. Elswick, Pounding Mill, Va.
Her fiancé is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree. He is a student at Belmont University College of Law.
He is a grandson of Lloyd C. Garland, Unicoi; the late Mary H. Garland; Pauline F. King, Erwin; and the late Clarence E. King.
The couple plan an open church wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at First Presbyterian Church, Bristol.
Miriam Story, Johnson City, and Calvin Robinson, Candler, N.C., were married Saturday, July 2, 2011, at First United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Tim Bracken and Rev. Dr. William McElveen officiated the 5 p.m. exchange of vows.
Music was provided by Jeff Kleven, vocalist; Susan Fields, pianist; Lisa Kleven and Carrie Denny, flutes; Karl Kapoor, Jeff Kleven, Lorie McCorkle, Donna Wilkinson, Kathy Feagins, Carol McElveen, Tamara McElveen, Carie McElveen and Greg McElveen, ensemble.
Scripture readers and message givers were The Rev. Khette Cox, Linda Osborne and Ginny Tobiassen.
Attendants were the couple’s children, Rachel and Joe Story, Sierra, Meredith and Mackenzie Robinson.
Ushers were the bride’s nephews, Scott, Nathan, Mason and Saxon McElveen.
Following a reception at their home, the couple took a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge.
Mr. and Mrs. George Rutledge McClellan of Bristol announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Elizabeth McClellan, to Ned Stanley Zeiler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dean Zeiler of Watauga.
The bride-elect is a graduate of East Tennessee State University where she received a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing and a master of business administration degree. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority.
She is a granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Hugh Emerson McClellan, the late James Roy Ramey, and Elizabeth Leake Ramey of Prestonsburg, Ky.
Her fiancé is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in finance and was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. He is also a graduate of The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth with a master of business administration.
He is grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ned Singleton Zeiler, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Young.
The couple plan a private wedding for 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at First Presbyterian Church, Bristol.
George and Helen Hardeman, Guatemala City, Guatemala, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Ruth, to Grant David Taylor, son of David and Debbie Taylor, Johnson City.
The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Christian Academy of Guatemala; a 2002 graduate of Anderson College, Anderson, S.C., where she received a bachelor’s degree; and a 2010 graduate of Southeastern Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C., where she received a master’s degree. She was a member of the International Mission Board serving Spain and Guatemala from 2003-2008.
She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Broughton Dalton, the late Ann Hardeman and George Hardeman of Georgia.
Her fiancé is a 2000 graduate of Science Hill High School, Johnson City; a 2004 graduate of Union University, Jackson; and a 2008 graduate of Besson Divinity School, Birmingham, Ala., where he received a master of divinity degree. He is a student at Southeastern Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C., where he is pursuing a doctorate in biblical studies.
He is a grandson of the late Wilbur Taylor; Freda Taylor Rogers, Jackson; the late Harry McDougald; and Elizabeth “Lib” McDougald, Johnson City.
The couple plan a private wedding for Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at 7 p.m. at The Grove, Maysville, Ga.