Melinda Hathaway and Harrison Lee Farthing were married Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Rose Hill Wedding Chapel, Johnson City.
Susan Arnold, minister, officiated the 5 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Juanita Hathaway, Elizabethton, and the late Jack R. Hathaway.
She is a granddaughter of the late Hobart and Elizabeth Hathaway; and the late James and Floy Deloach.
The groom is a son of Harry and Sue Farthing, Elizabethton.
He is a grandson of the late Homer and Teenie Farthing; and the late George and Laura Peters.
Given in marriage by her family and escorted by Michael Zebrowski, her brother-in-law, the bride wore a chapel-length Maggie Sottero gown of ivory lace.
Matron of honor was Ann Shurgin.
Maid of honor was Sue Zebrowski.
Duran Williams served as best man.
Groomsman was Duane Taylor.
Groom’s escorts were Keely Brock and Sydney Farthing.
Following a reception at Rose Hill Reception Hall, the couple took a wedding trip to the Hawaiian Islands.
Jerry and Shaune Eberhart, 200 Glen Oaks Drive, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Elizabeth Eberhart, to James Daniel Lynch, son of Rick and Rebecca Lynch, 580 Carson Road, Pilot Mountain, N.C.; and Randy and Annette Harden, 1305 Blue Hollow Road, Mt. Airy, N.C.
The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education (K-6); and is a 2011 graduate of Tusculum College, where she received a master’s degree in education.
She is employed by Sulphur Springs School as a kindergarten teacher.
She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Holland; and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Gilbert Eberhart.
Her fiancé is a 2005 graduate of Catawba College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics; and is a 2008 graduate of Norwich University, where he received a master’s degree in civil engineering.
He is employed by Jimmy R. Lynch & Sons Inc., Pilot Mountain, N.C., as a civil engineer.
He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy R. Lynch, Pinnacle, N.C.; and Mr. R.J. Atkins, and the late Mrs. R.J. Atkins.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church in Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Whaley
Paul and Marty Whaley, 806 Polk Ave., Johnson City, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 20, 2015.
The couple were married on June 20, 1960, at the Washington County Courthouse by Justice of the Peace Ira Shoun.
Mr. Whaley retired from Pharmaseal.
Mrs. Whaley is the former Marty Ward. She retired from Sub Station II.
The couple have two children, Paula Hobbs of Johnson City, and Sherrie Frontz and husband Rusty of Johnson City; and three grandchildren, Brett, Lyndsay and Lauren.
Larry and Linda Smith, Piney Flats, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Jessica, to Jonathan Edward King, son of Steve and Teresa King, Piney Flats.
The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Science Hill High School; a 2011 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, where she received a degree in communication disorders; and a 2014 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a degree in speech-language pathology. She is employed by Deborah Curlee Communication Consultants as a speech-language pathologist. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
She is a granddaughter of Graham and Peggy Hodges, Piney Flats; and Lillian Smith, Athens, Tenn., and the late Robert Smith.
Her fiancé is a 2009 graduate of Sullivan East High School; and is a 2011 graduate of Tennessee College of Applied Technology, where he received a certification in welding. He is employed by King Dairy Farms, Piney Flats. He is a member of the Tennessee Dairy Producers Association, the Farm Bureau Board of Directors, the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association, the Turkey Federation of America and Ducks Unlimited.
He is a grandson of Georgia King, Piney Flats, and the late Lynn King; and Doris Whitson, Gray, and the late Ed Whitson.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015, at New Bethel Presbyterian Church, Piney Flats.
Mr. and Mrs. Hyder
Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Gene Hyder Sr. celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at a family dinner hosted by their children.
The couple were married on March 3, 1951, at East Watauga Presbyterian Church, Johnson City, by the Rev. Charles G. McKaraher of Valle Crucis, N.C.
Mr. Hyder is self-employed and retired from Yamaha Cycle Center, Kingsport.
Mrs. Hyder is the former Pansy Mae Barry. She retired from Sullivan County Schools.
The couple have four children, Martha Hyder Hall, Daryl Gene Hyder Jr., Rebecca Smith, all of Kingsport, and Mary Hyder, Gray; five grandchildren, Summer, Seth, Brett and Brittany Hyder, and Paul Smith; and three great-grandchildren, Keller and Avery Hyder and Ben Foerster.