THE VILLAGES, Fla. — Dr. and Mrs. David Stephenson announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth, to Matthew Brandon Kind, son of Randy and Debbie Kind, Johnson City, Tenn.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Science Hill High School; and a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in biology. She is a student at Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy.
She is a granddaughter of Robert and Eileen Hansel, Cincinnati, Ohio; Thelma Stephenson, Richmond, Va.; and the late T.D. Stephenson.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a student at East Tennessee State University. He is employed by Science Hill High School as head soccer coach and is a coach for East Tennessee Soccer Federation.
He is a grandson of Earlean L. Kind, Johnson City; the late William R. Kind Jr.; and the late Kenneth C. and Lydia R. Dunn.
The couple plan a wedding for summer 2012.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Jennifer Marie Edwards and Joseph Alfred DeMonaco.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Randy L. and Sandy Edwards, 125 Diana Ave., Erwin; and Susan M. Edwards, 3505 9th Ave. W., Apt. 216, Hibbing, Minn.
She is a 2009 graduate of Cloquet Senior High School, and is a nursing student at MedTech of Marietta, Ga., where she is pursuing a degree as a medical assistant and phlebotomist. She is employed by Westside Veterinary Hospital, Marietta, as a veterinary assistant.
She is a granddaughter of Richard E. and Mary L. Olson of Cloquet, Minn.; the late William Engels; Genevieve Edwards of Johnson City; and the late Ralph Edwards.
Her fiancé is a son of Charles F. and Robin E. DeMonaco, 313 Golf Course Road, Unicoi.
He is a 2009 graduate of Unicoi County High School.
He is a lance corporal in the United States Marine Corps, security forces, stationed at Kingsbay Naval Submarine Base, Kingsland, Ga.
He is a grandson of Carol I. DeMonaco of West Palm Beach, Fla.; the late Albert J. DeMonaco; and the late Alfred A. and Florence J. Malette.
Drs. Steven and Teresa Wright announce the engagement of their daughter, Vanessa Marie Wright, to Charles Patrick Lewis, son of Jeffrey and Donna Lewis, New Tazewell.
The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in biology. She is employed by Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium as a wildlife naturalist.
She is a granddaughter of Donald and Ellen Wright, Pennington, N.J.; the late Juan Alvarez; and the late Maria Dolores Alvarez.
Her fiancé is a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received bachelor’s degrees in biology and philosophy. He is employed by Eastman Chemical Co. as a laboratory technician.
He is a grandson of Eddie and Charlene Treece, Speedwell; Dot Lewis, New Tazewell; and the late Bill Lewis.
The couple plan a private wedding for 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Maple Lane Farm, Johnson City.
UNICOI — Janice Marie Legg and Anthony Wade Clark were married Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Unicoi United Methodist Church.
Judge Stan Widener officiated the 6 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Harold McNabb, vocalist.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Legg, 414 Leesburg Road, Telford.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Clark, 956 Marbleton Road, Unicoi.
He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William McNabb, Unicoi.
Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her brother, Steve Legg, the bride wore a soft A-line sweetheart gown of chiffon featuring a cascading side drape, an empire waist and a pleated back.
Bridesmaids were Lori Burchell and Chris Hale, both sisters of the bride.
Groomsmen were Brandon Dixon and Tyler Dixon, nephews of the groom.
Following a reception at the church fellowship hall, the couple took a wedding trip to Jamaica.
Eddie and Kim Good, Gray, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Whitney Grutsch, to Wesley Alan Bradley, son of Andy and Rhonda Bradley, Blountville.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Daniel Boone High School and a 2011 graduate of Northeast State Community College, where she received an associates of applied science degree in cardiovascular technology.
She is a granddaughter of Gordon and Anice Barnard, Bluff City; Jimmy and Linda Westmoreland, Johnson City; and Larry Good, Johnson City.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Twin Springs High School and Northeast State Community College. He is employed by Eastman Chemical Company.
He is a grandson of Sam and Clara Goins, Nickelsville, Va.; and Harold and Nancy Hunt, Kingsport.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct.1, 2011, at the Kaycliff Center on Boone Lake, Gray.