KINGSPORT — Dennis and Rebecca Hall, 4517 Old Stage Road, announce the engagement of their daughter, Debra Denise, to Bryan Isaac Sambat, son of Lorraine Sambat of Murfreesboro; and the late Dr. Ricardo Sambat.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School; a graduate of East Tennessee State University; and a graduate of University of Tennessee, where she received a master’s degree in accountancy.
She is employed by Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, as a certified public accountant.
She is a granddaughter of the late William C. and Lydia Hunt; and the late Leonard and Mary Hall.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Sullivan South High School; and a graduate of University of Tennessee, where he received a master’s degree in accountancy.
He also is employed by Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, as a certified public accountant.
He is a grandson of Bessie Briggs, Erwin; and the late Ike Briggs.
The couple plan a private wedding for Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at First Baptist Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Hensley
Mr. and Mrs. T. Claude Hensley, 1051 Old Boones Creek Road, Jonesborough, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Bays Mountain Park.
The couple were married on Oct. 14, 1961, at First Christian Church, Kingsport, by the Rev. L. Palmer Young.
Mr. Hensley retired from Eastman.
Mrs. Hensley is the former Betty Jo McAninch. She is a homemaker.
The couple have two children, Alan Hensley and wife Connie of Holden Beach, N.C., and Deborah Hensley of Jonesborough; and two grandchildren, Greg and Kyle Hensley.
Mr. and Mrs. Hoffman
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hoffman, Johnson City, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Grandview Christian Church, Johnson City.
The couple were married on Oct. 19, 1946, at East Point Christian Church, East Point, Ga.
Mrs. Hoffman is the former Eva Mae Goen.
The couple have three children, Ross Hoffman of West Point, Ga., Carla Forbes of Johnson City, and Jill Shoop of Watkinsville, Ga; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The celebration is open to family and friends. The couple request no gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Cable
HAMPTON — Hollis and Joyce Cable will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011.
The couple were married on Oct. 19, 1946.
Mrs. Cable is the former Sylvia Joyce Storie.
The couple have two children, Valerie McKinney of Johnson City and Tim Cable of Jonesborough; and six grandchildren.
Heather Diane Williams and Joshua Karl Armentrout were married Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Armentrout Farms.
The Rev. Jeff Monicer officiated the 7:30 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Mark and Patricia Williams, 101 Keeview Court, Gray.
She is a granddaughter of Bennett and Jimmie Spratlin, Piney Flats; Jean Brickey, Gray; and the late Sam Williams.
The groom is a son of Opie K. Armentrout Jr. and Denise Armentrout, 122 Armentrout Lane, Jonesborough.
He is a grandson of William Paul “Jake” and Sarah Gilliam, Gate City, Va.; and the late Opie K. Armentrout Sr. and Marjorie Armentrout.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a trumpet-style gown featuring a strapless sweetheart neackline and lace and pearl embroidery.
Maids of honor were Sophia Zachery and Jordan Childers.
Bridesmaids were Erin Brant, Ashley Peer, Brittney Caraway, Morgan Armentrout, Jenifer Horton and Sherry Williams.
Flower girls were Presley Gross and Kaitlyn Spratlin.
Ring bearers were Pacey Gilliam and Jaden Church.
Daniel Armentrout, twin brother of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Isaac Mitchell, Cameron Shelton, Hudson Pereira, Todd Perkins, Drew Williams, Kyle Gerke, Tyler Adams and Johnathan Morris.
Honorary groomsmen were Opie Armentrout Jr. and Russell “Buddy” Broyles.
Following a reception at Armentrout Farms, the couple took a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico.