Scott and Carol Gentry, 491 Rangewood Road, Piney Flats, announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Bryant, to William Joseph Freemon, son of David Freemon, 792 Lake Point Drive, Piney Flats; and Connie Slaughter, 248 Cross Anchor Place, Piney Flats.
The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Science Hill High School; a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology; and is a 2014 graduate of ETSU, where she received a master’s degree in social work and her LMSW certification.
She is employed as a child and adolescent therapist.
She is a granddaughter of the late Solon and Anne Gentry; the late Fred C. Holloway; and the late Phyllis S. Holloway.
Her fiancé is a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in history; and is a 2014 graduate of Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Va., where he received both juris master and juris doctor degrees.
He is a practicing attorney in Johnson City.
He is a grandson of Nelle Freemon, Franklin; the late Howard Freemon; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bennett.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, June 6, 2015, at Farmhouse Gallery and Gardens, Unicoi.
Brenna and Ronald Frankowski Sr., 1215 E. Holston Ave., Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Victoria, to Ryan Matthew Stansberry, son of Randy Calvin Stansberry and Rebecca Lay Stansberry, both of Knoxville.
The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Science Hill High School; a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in clinical and health services; and a 2014 graduate of ETSU, where she received a master’s degree in communicative disorders. She was a member of Kappa Delta sorority at ETSU and served as a past president of the group.
She is employed by Maryville City Schools as a speech and language pathologist.
She is a granddaughter of the late Lavora and David H. Vick Jr., Newport and the late Elvin F. and Stella Frankowski, Toledo, Ohio.
Her fiancé is a 2004 graduate of Powell High School, Knoxville; and is a student at University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where he is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.
He is employed by Air Tech Co., Knoxville.
He is a grandson of the late Homer Doyle and Bess Davis Lay, Knoxville; Betty Hellen Stansberry, Knoxville; and the late Bryant Stansberry Jr.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Butterfly Gap Retreat, Maryville.
Randy and April Blankenship announce the engagement of their daughter, Randa Nicole, to Tyler Davis Wilson, son of Jim and Leigh Anne Wilson.
The bride-elect is a senior at Milligan College, where she will graduate in May with a degree in child and youth development and will then seek licensure in K-6 grade education.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Milligan College. He is employed by Triad Packaging as assistant controller.
The couple plan a private wedding for Saturday, June 6, 2015.
Mr. and Mrs. Jones
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jones, 1622 Suncrest Drive, Gray, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, with their family.
The couple were married on Feb. 19, 1965, at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church by Rev. Victor Wallace.
Mr. Jones retired from Tennessee Eastman Co.
Mrs. Jones is the former Betty Good. She retired from Daniel Boone High School.
The couple have three children, Brad Jones, Doug Jones, and Beth Cunningham and husband Mike; and three grandchildren, Austin, Avery and Alex Cunningham.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis
Joseph Raymond and Mary Florence Willis, 1430 Whispering Pines Road, Johnson City, will celebrate their 53rd wedding anniversary Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at a reception at 2 p.m. at the home of Donna Smith.
The couple were married on Feb. 24, 1962, in Gate City, Va., by the Rev. H.J. Farmer.
Mr. Willis retired from Willis Battery Company.
Mrs. Willis is the former Mary Florence McInturff. She retired from Wiseman’s.
The couple have nine children, Ray, Dennis, Ronnie, Steve and Mike Willis of Johnson City, Connie Greenwell of Kentucky, Debbie Kelly of Texas, Anita France of Johnson City, Donna Smith of Elizabethton; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.