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.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Whitney Dione Jeffers and Kevin Douglas Stanton.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Gary and Dottie Jeffers and Troy and Connie Griffith, all of Limestone.
She is a 2006 graduate of David Crockett High School and a student at Walters State Community College. She is employed by Caris Healthcare, Greeneville.
She is a granddaughter of Mary Ruth Jeffers, Limestone; the late James Howard Jeffers; and Hoyle and Judy Kyker, Limestone.
Her fiancé is a son of Ralph and Joy Stanton, Limestone.
He is a 2001 graduate of Chuckey-Doak High School. He is employed by the state of Tennessee East Tennessee Regional, Gateway Ford/ Lincoln/Mazda in Greene-ville, and is a self-employed farrier.
He is a grandson of the late Pete and Mildred “Maw” Stanton and the late Ray and Lois Lamb.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at the home of the bride’s grandmother, Mary Ruth Jeffers, in Limestone.
Mr. and Mrs. Day
Mr. and Mrs. James Day of Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, July 29, 2011, at Peerless Restaurant.
Mr. Day retired from Bama Inc.
Mrs. Day is the former Sara Jane Anderson.
She retired from Mountain States Health Alliance.
The couple have three children, Robin Day, Winston-Salem, N.C.; Beth Good, Huntsville, Ala.; and Emily Whynot, Johnson City.; and three grandchildren.
KNOXVILLE — Dr. Stephen and Helen Prinz announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Allison Marie Prinz, to Charles Wesley Burk, son of Donald and Carolyn Burk of Mars, Pa..
The bride-elect is a graduate of Furman University, Greenville, S.C., and a graduate of University of Tennessee Medical School, Memphis.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Gannon University, Erie, Pa., and a graduate of Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ky.
The couple plan a September wedding.
Mr. and Mrs. Chapman
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Chapman of Johnson City will celebrate their 50th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at a reception at 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, Johnson City.
The couple were married on Aug. 6, 1961, in Latonia, Ky., by the Rev. Earl Ashley, grandfather of the bride.
Mr. Chapman is owner of and retired from Preston’s Auto Repair.
Mrs. Chapman is the former Betty Ashley. She is retired from the Johnson City Medical Center.
The couple have three children, Teri Hurt and husband the Rev. Curtis Hurt of Johnson City, Scott Chapman and wife Sarah of Jonesborough, and Dustin Chapman and wife C. Ann of Jonesborough; six grandchildren, Ashley, Brittney, McKenzi, Tyler, Zoe and Suzanna; and four great-grandchildren, Landrie, Chapman, Brody and Olivia.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.