Brittany Sher Sarvadi and Danny Lee Silvers were married Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Maple Lane Farm, Johnson City.
Pastor Greg Doebler officiated the 1 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Ellen Pollock, vocalist, with accompaniment by her husband Matt Pollock on guitar; and Martha Painter, harpist.
The bride is a daughter of Priscilla Estes Sarvadi, Johnson City; and the late Joseph John Sarvadi.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ned L. Silvers, Erwin. He is a grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey Haney; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harley Silvers.
Given in marriage by her mother, the bride wore a strapless soft A-line draped gown of chiffon featuring a black satin sash at the waist.
Matron of honor was Dr. Ellen Nave.
Bridesmaid was Sharon Michele Pettigrew, sister of the groom.
Flower girl was Bella Pettigrew, niece of the groom.
Ned L. Silvers, father of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsman was Drew McInturff, nephew of the groom.
Bride’s book attendant was Julie Gray.
Following a reception at Maple Lane Farm Pavilion, the couple took a wedding trip to Savannah, Ga.
Randy and Melanie Hensley, 403 E. Holston Ave., Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Elise, to Christopher Gordon Patton, son of Viola Patton, 1701 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City; and Richard Collins, Nashville.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Science Hill High School and has attended Northeast State Community College and East Tennessee State University. She is employed by Coalition for Kids Inc., Johnson City, as assistant programs director.
She is a granddaughter of Jim and Sue Hensley, Mountain City; Sarah Lee “Sue” Denton of Johnson City and the late Rex Carl Denton Sr.
Her fiancé is a 2004 graduate of Science Hill High School and a 2009 graduate of Carson Newman College. He is employed by Freewill Baptist Family Ministries, Camp Creek, as a behavioral specialist.
He is a grandson of Naomi Ruth Patton, Johnson City, and the late William “Bill” Patton.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Rose Hill Wedding Chapel, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Scott A. Simpson, 251 Wheelock Road, Jonesbor-ough, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Lynn, to Matthew Allen Gentry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny M. Gentry, 504 Stuffle St., Kingsport.
The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Daniel Boone High School and is a student at Northeast State Community College. She is employed by Wellmont Health System.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. O.A. Simpson, Gray; and Florence Thornburg, Limestone, and the late James A. Thornburg.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Gate City High School. He is employed by Brock Services and is a volunteer firefighter at Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department.
He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lane, Kingsport; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Chester Gentry.
The couple plan a private wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, March 17, 2012, at DoubleTree Hotel, Johnson City.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Tonya Poteet and Mikey Amburgey.
The bride-elect is a daughter of James Lester Poteet, Blackwater, Va.; and Sue Poteet, Duffield, Va.
She is a 2000 graduate of Rye Cove High School; a 2004 graduate of Alice Lloyd College, where she received a bachelor’s degree in social sciences; and a 2008 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a master’s degree in education.
She is a granddaughter of Elmer Bledsoe, Duffield, Va.; the late Edna Bledsoe; and the late Lester and Mary Essa Poteet.
Her fiancé is a son of Marcia Burton, Whitesburg, Ky.; and Mike Amburgey, Whitesburg, Ky.
He is a 2001 graduate of Whitesburg High School; a 2005 graduate of Alice Lloyd College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in history; and is a student at Appalachian School of Law, where he is pursuing a juris doctorate.
He is a grandson of Homer and Irene Amburgey, Cave Run, Ky.; and the late Fred and Geraldine Terry.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:15 p.m., Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Chateau Selah, Blountville.
Mr. and Mrs. Gray
Mr. and Mrs. Gale L. Gray, 306 E. Main St., Jonesborough, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, March 11, 2012, at a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, Jonesborough.
The couple were married on March 10, 1962, at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, Jonesborough, by the Rev. Frank Lethcoe.
Mr. Gray retired from Eastman and is employed part-time at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, Jonesborough.
Mrs. Gray is the former Lula Hammitt. She is a registered nurse and is employed by Mountain States Health Alliance as coordinator of the parish nurse program.
The couple have two children, Richard Gray and Jeff Gray, both of Gray; and six grandchildren.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.