Sara Elizabeth Hames and Robert Houston Core Jr. were married Friday, April 24, 2015, at Summerfield Farms, Summerfield, N.C.
Jimmy Renslow, minister at Church of the Redeemer, officiated the 6 p.m. exchange of vows.
Music was provided by Lowland Hum.
The bride is a daughter of John and Vicky Hames, Gray.
She is a granddaughter of Velma Norton, and the late William A. Norton Jr.; and the late Lewis Hames and Juanita Cannon.
The groom is a son of Robert Houston Core and Ann Thomsson, both of Greensboro, N.C.
He is a grandson of Helen Gunter Core, Greensboro, N.C., and the late Delmas Houston Core; and Margaret Hartman Reilly, Greensboro, N.C., and the late John Francis Reilly.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.
Matron of honor was Rachel Goans Lynam. Maid of honor was Elspeth Glasgow.
Bridesmaids were LeNeé DeMotte; Alison Core Dyer, sister of the groom; Arielle Faith; Megan Gilchrist; Taylor Logan and Katie Parrott.
Ring bearers were Alden, Marshall and Miles Dyer, nephews of the groom.
Robert Core, father of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Matthew Dyer, Leo Freitas, Daniel Goans, Luke Logan, Chad Lynam, Charles Miller, Scott Phillips, K.T. Powell and Stephen Thomsson.
Following a reception at Summerfield Farms, the couple took a wedding trip to Whitby Beach, North Caicos Island.
The couple will reside in Greensboro, N.C.
Carter and Terri Blevins, 139 Lexington Ave., Elizabethton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Leanne, to Steven Michael Putland, son of Danny and Terry Putland, 122 Camelot Court, Elizabethton.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Happy Valley High School, and is a 2013 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood development.
She is employed by the Carter County School System.
She is a granddaughter of Ted and Ruth Barnett, Elizabethton; and Louise Blevins, Elizabethton, and the late Clarence Blevins.
Her fiancé is a 2006 graduate of Denbigh High School, and he is a student at Northeast State Community College.
He is employed by Ingles Markets.
He is a grandson of Valerie Scalf, Elizabethton, and the late Randy Scalf; and the late Ruth Hanes and Robert Putland.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015, at First Baptist Church, Elizabethton.
Mr. and Mrs. Simerly
Jimmie Ralph and Mary Kathie Simerly, 1614 Pinoak Court, Jonesborough, will celebrate their 57th wedding with a formal anniversary dinner at a future date.
The couple were married on June 28, 1958, at the Unicoi County Courthouse, Erwin, by Justice of the Peace Jim Gouge.
Mr. Simerly retired from the U.S. Military.
Mrs. Simerly is the former Mary Kathie Ayers. She is a retired cosmetologist.
The couple have two children, Evangelist Jimmie Robert Simerly, and Mary Colleen Holt and husband Greg; and two grandchildren, Katie Alease Holt and Daniel Holt.
The celebration will be open to family.
The couple request no gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Percell
Jerry and Lou Percell, Jonesborough, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 20, 2015, at New Hope Church of the Brethren.
The couple were married on June 19, 1965, in Gate City, Va., by Pastor Kenneth Williams.
Mr. Percell was employed by Burlington Industries, and was a carpenter and brick mason, from which he retired.
Mrs. Percell is the former Lou Clardy.
She was employed by Johnson City Medical Center and James H. and Cecil C. Quillen Rehabilitation Hospital. She retired from Mountain States Health Alliance.
The couple have two children, Sherry Garst and husband Eddie, and Angela Nease and husband Jimmy; and one grandson, Dale Garst and fiancée Deanna Muskrat, all of Jonesborough.
Cailyn Lindsey McCool and Blake Andrew Davidson were married Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Munsey United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Doug DeJarnett officiated the p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by vocalist Madeline McCool, sister of the bride; and Matthew Brickey, pianist.
The bride is a daughter of Martin and Carol McCool, Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of Ruth McCool, Johnson City, and the late Edd McCool; and Ellis and Janice Townsend, Lakeland, Tenn.
The groom is a son of Eddie and Dale Davidson, Chattanooga.
He is a grandson of Pat Buffaloe, Chattanooga, and the late Bob Buffaloe; and Betty Davidson, Chattanooga, and the late Jackie Davidson.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an A-line gown featuring a beaded bodice, beaded sleeves and tulle overlay with a train.
Maid of honor was Madeline McCool, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Nicole Davidson, Chelsea McCord, Megan McCord, Natalie Davidson, Adrienne Boler, Leah Giles, Maddie Pace, Emily Kitts and Jessica DiTammaso.
Flower girls were Anna and Elizabeth Buffaloe.
Eddie Davidson served as best man.
Groomsmen were Rob Buffaloe, David McKenna, Derrick Rende, Tyler Hollister, Will Reynolds, Preston Vandergriff, Michael Gephart, Brett McClure and Nick Carden.
Following a reception at the Johnson City Country Club, the couple took a wedding trip to the Florida Keys.