Douglas and Susan Grove-DeJarnett, 3419 Linkwood Drive, announce the engagement of their daughter, Gretchen, to Ryan Bealman Frankenberry, son of Robert and Barbara Frankenberry, 75 Ye Olde McDonald Orchard Lane, Inwood, W.Va.
The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Science Hill High Sc hool; and is a 2008 graduate of Presbyterian College, Clinton, S.C. She is employed by Early Childhood Advisory Council of West Virginia, Charleston, W.Va., as executive manager.
She is a granddaughter of Bishop and Mrs. William Boyd Grove, Charleston, W. Va.; and Mr. and Mrs. Lindell Eugene DeJarnett, Marietta, Ga.
Her fiancé is a 1996 graduate of Musselman High School, Inwood, W.Va.; and a 2000 graduate of West Virginia University. He is employed by Federal Emergency Management Agency as an external affairs specialist. He is a grandson of the late Harold and the late Louise Frankenberry; Betty Bealman, Inwood, W.Va., and the late Harold “Mike Bealman; Peggy “June” McDonald, Inwood, and the late William McDonald.
The couple plan a private wedding for 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston, W.Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Rogers
Jim and Carolyn Rogers will celebrate their 53rd wedding anniversary Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011.
The couple were married on Oct. 13, 1958, in Gray by the Rev. Mack Hilton.
Mr. Rogers retired from Holston Defense.
Mrs. Rogers is the former Carolyn Waddell. She is a homemaker.
The couple have three children, Patricia Segrest, Debbie Rogers and Jimmy Rogers; and one grandchild, Cody Segrest.
John and Kristn Fry announce the engagement of their daughter, Amelia Grace, to Andrew Patrick McCormick, son of Gary and Debra McCormick, Unicoi.
The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Science Hill High School; and is a 2002 graduate of University of South Carolina, where she received a bachelor’s degree in media art and film production.
She is employed by Southern Appalachian International Film Festival as executive director. She is also employed by Gourmet & Co.
She is a granddaughter of Dr. Winifred B. Clark, Johnson City; the late Dr. James Wesley Clark; Helen Fry, Knoxville; and the late George W. Fry.
Her fiancé is a 2000 graduate of Unicoi County High School; a 2006 graduate of University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where he received a bachelor’s degree in German and English; and a 2011 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in computer science.
He is employed by Siemens as a research and development software engineer.
He is a grandson of David and Sue Grubbs, Murfreesboro; Billie Ruth Sanders, Dayton, Ohio; and the late Jessie Arnold McCormick.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Banner Elk Winery, Banner Elk, N.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Miller
Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Miller, Jonesborough, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at New Hope Church of the Brethren, Jonesborough.
The couple were married on Oct. 14, 1961, at New Hope Church of the Brethren, Jonesborough, by Frank Isenberg.
Mr. Miller was employed for several years at Leon-Ferenbach, and retired from EZ Painter. He is now employed part-time by Washington County Solid Waste.
Mrs. Miller is the former Barbara McCracken. She was previously employed by Watauga Apparel, and has served 23 years with Washington County Food Service.
The couple have two children, Joey Miller and wife Debbie, Johnson City, and Marcia Hall and husband Randy, Limestone; and four grandchildren.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Jennifer Nicole Washington and Britton Jiles Brumitt.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Mary B. Barnett and Lawson Burrow; and James D. and Becky Washington.
She is a 2002 graduate of Happy Valley High School. She is employed by Sprint.
She is a granddaughter of the late Christine and Joseph Barnett; and the late Jean and Alton Washington.
Her fiancé is a son of James Eddie and Trudy K. Brumitt, 390 Rockhouse Road, Johnson City.
He is a 2003 graduate of Happy Valley High School. He is employed by the City of Johnson City.
He is a grandson of the late Martha S. and Bill Brumitt; Armida Loveless; and the late Herbert H. Sartain.
The couple plan a private wedding for 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Gatlinburg, followed by an open reception.