Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lewis will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
The couple were married on Feb. 25, 1949, at Central Baptist Church, Johnson City, by Dr. William Riggell.
Mrs. Lewis is the former Charlotte Sparks.
The couple have three children, Pattie Mathis of Johnson City, Don Lewis and wife Marian of Knoxville, and Anndria “Ann” Miller and husband
Jess of Gray; and one grandchild, Andrew and wife Laura of Knoxville.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis
Joseph Raymond and Mary Florence Willis, 1430 Whispering Pines Road, Johnson City, will celebrate their 52nd wedding anniversary Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at a private reception at 2 p.m. at the home of their daughter, Donna Smith.
The couple were married on Feb. 24, 1962, in Gate City, Va., by Rev. H.J. Former.
Mr. Willis retired from Willis Battery and Auto Sales.
Mrs. Willis is the former Mary Florence McInturff. She is a homemaker and was employed by Wiseman’s Store.
The couple have nine children, Ray, Ronnie, Dennis, Steve and Mike Willis, all of Johnson City, Connie Greenwell, of Kentucky,
Donna Smith, of Elizabethton, Debbie Kelley, of Texas, Anita France, of Johnson City; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Gouge
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Gouge, 806 Hiwasse Heights Drive, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, with a surprise brunch given by their children at the Johnson City Country Club.
The couple were married on Feb. 2, 1954, at Valley Forge United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ed Bishop.
Mr. Gouge retired from Earl’s Men’s Shop clothing store as owner.
Mrs. Gouge is the former Betty Jane Saylor. She is retired from Snelling & Snelling Personnel as an administrative secretary.
The couple have four children, Jerry Gouge and wife Misty of Knoxville, Kevin Gouge of Jacksonville, Fla., Kim Gouge Minutolo and husband Joe of Maryville, and Andy Gouge and fiancée Beth Ragaglia of Johnson City; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Painter
Paul and Judy Painter, Chuckey, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.
The couple were married on Feb. 21, 1964, in Johnson City by the Rev. Richard Ratliff.
Mr. Painter retired from Phillips Corp., and from the U.S. Army Reserves, after serving in the Vietnam War and Desert Storm.
Mrs. Painter is the former Judy Hayes. She is retired from Washington County Schools Food Service.
The couple have three children, Vivian Gladwell and husband Lee of Chuckey, Myra Chambers and husband Patrick of Jonesborough, and Anthony Painter and wife Kelly of Chuckey; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Allie Elizabeth Scalf and Isaiah Burton Greer.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Trish Patterson and Michael Scalf, both of Piney Flats.
She is a 2013 cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University, where she received a degree in English and religious studies, was a member of the SEC championship cross country team and competed on the indoor and outdoor track teams.
She is a student at Emory University, Atlanta, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in theological studies.
She is employed by Emory University Communication Department.
She is a granddaughter of William R. Patterson, Johnson City, and the late Jeanette B. Patterson; and Mary E. Scalf, Johnson City, and the late James Cecil Scalf.
Her fiancé is a son of Tommy and Cay Greer, Johnson City.
He is a 2013 cum laude graduate of Lipscomb University, where he received a degree in engineering and mathematics and was captain of the Atlantic Sun Conference championship cross country and track teams.
He is employed by LeaZign, Nashville, as a mechanical engineer.
He is a grandson of Sam and Sally Greer, Johnson City; and the late Ralph and Carolyn Clemons.
The couple plan a private wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, Johnson City.