Mr. and Mrs. Rutledge
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Rutledge, Blountville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at a dinner hosted by Austyn and C.J. Rhea at Greenwood Farm.
Mr. Rutledge retired from Tennessee Eastman.
Mrs. Rutledge retired from Citi Group.
The couple have two children, Charolette Rhea and Charmane Goforth; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Mr. and Mrs. Phillips
Charles and Phyllis Phillips celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Monday, March 23, 2015.
The couple were married on March 23, 1965, at the home of Mr. Phillips brother, Roy, Johnson City, by their father, Ed.
Mr. Phillips served in the U.S. Army in Germany and he retired from VA Mountain Home.
Mrs. Phillips is the former Phyllis Stamper. She retired from Siemens.
The couple have five children, Michelle Lloyd of Telford, Shawn Hodge of Elizabethton, Charlie Phillips of Elizabethton, Brandon Phillips of Bluff City and Shannon Phillips of Fletcher, N.C.; nine grandchildren, Kyle Bowling, Forrest Bowling, Caleb Loyd, Jake Hodge, Meagan Hodge, Katie Hodge, Jesse Phillips, Emily Phillips, Garrett Phillips; and two great-grandchildren, Ashlyn Bowling and Olivia Hodge.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Kelsey Brooke Kind and Tyler Jordan DeVault.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Dr. Rick Kind, 806 Mullins St., Johnson City; and Lisa Kind, 1024 Estate Drive, Johnson City.
She is a 2008 graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a senior at Milligan College, where she will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed by Mountain States Health Alliance.
She is a granddaughter of the late David and Helen Adams; and Earlean Kind, Johnson City, and the late William R. Kind.
Her fiancé is a son Tony and Deanna DeVault, 120 Red Leaf Lane, Blountville.
He is a 2009 graduate of Central High School; a 2013 graduate of Milligan College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science; and a 2014 graduate of Milligan College, where he received a master’s degree in education. He is employed by Washington County Schools as a physical education teacher and coach.
He is a grandson of Ralph and Betty Webb; Brenda DeVault; and Bob DeVault, all of Kingsport.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Meredith Valley Farm, Elizabethton.
Jerry and Teresa Fagan, Elizabethton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsey Amber, to Austin Carrell Jenkins, son of Dolores Arnold Johnson, Johnson City, and the late Maynard Jenkins.
The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Elizabethton High School, and a 2013 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
She is a granddaughter of the late Ray and Violet Richardson; and the late John and Dorothy Fagan.
Her fiancé is a 2006 graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a 2014 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics.
He is a grandson of Herb William Arnold, Mountain City, and the late Edel Arnold; and the late Opal and RC Jenkins.
The couple plan a wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at the Johnson City Country Club.
Kyle and Kim Birchfield, Elizabethton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylee M., to Kody D. Lauderback, son of Kenneth Lauderback, Locust Grove, Ga.; and Sylvia Fierro, Huntersville, N.C .
The bride-elect is a student of Northeast State Community College.
She is a granddaughter of Leonard and Rebecca Davis, Piney Flats; and the late Dudley and Marie Birchfield.
Her fiancé is a 2015 graduate of Tennessee Technology Center. He is employed by NCI Building Systems, Elizabethton.
He is a grandson of Linda Messer, Huntersville, N.C.; and Charles and Inadell Lauderback, McDonough, Ga.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Rose Hill Chapel, Johnson City.