Rod and Janet Barnes, 121 Starway Lane, Greeneville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara E., to L. Ben Andies, son of Loyal and Becky Andies, 190 Elm Lane, Bluff City.
The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Greeneville High School; a 2004 graduate of East Tennessee State University College of Nursing, where she received a bachelor’s degree; and a 2011 graduate of Liberty University, where she received a master’s degree in nursing. She is employed by University of Tennessee Medical Center emergency room as an advanced practice nurse.
She is a granddaughter of Fred Johnson, Johnson City; the late Berdie Johnson; Lloyd Barnes, Nashville; and the late Frances Barnes.
Her fiancé is a 1997 graduate of Science Hill High School, and a 2010 graduate of King College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is employed by Simplex Grinnell as a customer care representative.
He is a grandson of the late Loyal and Louise Andies.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct.14, 2011, at The Gazebo at Mill Spring Park, Historic Jonesborough.
Amy Olinger and James “Jamie” Holmes were married Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Trinity Baptist Church.
Dr. Mark Harrod officiated the exchange of vows. Music was provided by Lynn Hixson, vocalist; and Hope Schmidt, pianist.
The bride is a daughter of James and Janice Olinger, Jonesborough.
The groom is a son of James and Donna Holmes, Abingdon, Va.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white dress featuring an empire waist, flutter sleeves, a gathered bodice and sweetheart neckline with tonal sequins and bugle bead trim.
A reception was held at the church chapel.
The couple resides in Johnson City.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Jessica Nicole Hopson and Benjamin Huff Bacon.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Greg Hopson, 1564 Harmony Road, Jonesborough; and the late Rita Hopson.
She is a 2001 graduate of Daniel Boone High School; and a 2004 graduate of Northeast State Community College. She is employed by James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center as a registered dental assistant.
She is a granddaughter of Speedy and Harriet Hopson, Unicoi.
Her fiancé is a son of Bruce and Debbie Bacon, 260 Bacon Road, Jonesborough.
He is a 2002 graduate of Daniel Boone High School. He is employed by United Parcel Service and is a member of Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department.
He is a grandson of John and Mary Huff, Jonesborough; and the late Bruce and Ann Bacon.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, Jonesborough.
Mr. and Mrs. Judy
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Judy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception at Old Quarters, Jonesborough.
The couple were married on Aug. 31, 1961, at St. Paul’s Church, Elizabethtontown, Pa.
Mr. Judy is retired, having been a teacher and coach for 40 years in Georgia and at Science Hill High School, Johnson City.
Mrs. Judy is the former Miriam Espenshade. She also is retired after teaching school for 26 years at Lamar in Washington County.
The couple have one child, Todd R. Judy, Charlotte, N.C.
OUTER BANKS, N.C. — Tracy Garside and James Robert Dobes were married Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Kill Devil Hills.
The Rev. Jay Bowman officiated the 4 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of William and Barbara Garside, 5 Meadow Green Court, Johnson City, Tenn.
She is a granddaughter of the late Thomas Garside; Elsie Garside, Milllville, N.J.; and the late Carl and Marie Harris.
The groom is a son of James and Patricia Dobes, 1122 Powder Branch Road, Elizabethton, Tenn.
He is a grandson of Joseph and Beatrice Dobes, Crown Point, Ind.; and the late Robert and Carol Thomen.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a slightly A-line formal gown of ivory satin featuring an ivory chiffon overlay, a strapless, fitted bodice and shirred top, diagonal chiffon pleats and dropped waist, a band of crystal beadwork, rhinestones and silver embroidered trim on the bust and hip and a skirt that extended into a chapel-length train.
Matron of honor was Tara Ezell, sister of the bride.Bridesmaid was Holly Shick.
Edgar Duffy served as best man. Groomsman was Larry Kraus.
Following a reception at The Pearl, the couple took a wedding trip to Dominican Republic.