Wendell and Debbie Snapp, 3424 Berkshire Circle, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelley Paige, to Gary “Keith” Mannering, son of Gary and Teresa Mannering, 218 Hunt Road, Jonesborough.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Science Hill High School, and a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed by Johnson City Medical Center as a registered nurse.
She is a granddaughter of Mary Nell and Albert Spaller, Johnson City; and Lurlia Snapp, Johnson City, and the late Wendell Snapp.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Daniel Boone High School. He is employed by Krispy Kreme as a route salesman.
He is a grandson of Phyllis Thompson, Jonesborough, and the late Sgt. Paul Mooneyham; and the late Junior and Lois Mannering.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Faith Fellowship Church, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Humphreys
Mr. and Mrs. Galen Humphreys Jr., Kernersville, N.C., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Harper’s Restaurant, Greensboro, N.C., with their daughters and their families.
The couple were married on July 17, 1964, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Piney Flats.
Mr. Humphreys served in the U.S. Army and retired from AT&T, Greensboro, N.C.
Mrs. Humphreys is the former Linda Ward. She retired from the Children’s Home Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., as a home economist.
The couple have two children, Sherri Claes and husband Mike, Morrisville, N.C., and Ami Hendrix, Graham, N.C.; and five grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Walser
Mr. and Mrs. Alan J. Walser, 108 Sunnyview Court, Johnson City, will celebrate their 50th golden wedding anniversary Sunday, July 20, 2014, at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at East Side Freewill Baptist Fellowship Hall, 704 Siam Road, Elizabethton.
The couple were married on July 25, 1964, by the late Rev. B. Mack Canup at his home on West G Street, Elizabethton.
Mr. Walser is a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from IBEW Local 934, Kingsport, as an electrician after 42 years of service.
Mrs. Walser is the former Lana Ruth Fair. She is a homemaker.
The couple have three children, Randy Walser and wife Bethany of Nashville, Cindy Crowe and husband Brian of Johnson City, and infant son (deceased) Mark Alan Walser; and two grandchildren, Alana “Loni” Walser of Nashville and Whitney Lanea Crowe of Johnson City.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.
Jonathan F. and Barbara Lau, 2 Wentworth Court, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Charlena, to Geoffrey Adam Ward, son of Jeffrey and Janet Ward, 606 John Green Road, Jonesborough.
The bride-elect is a graduate of East Tennessee State University. She is employed by TalkBack, Johnson City, as a speech-language pathologist.
She is a granddaughter of the late J. Francis and Myrtle F. Lau; and the late Carl and JoAnn Curtis.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Walters State Community College. He is employed as a physical therapist assistant in the Tri-Cities.
He is a grandson of the late Robert and Addie Jean Ward; and the late J.L. and Peggy Mashburn.
The couple plan a private wedding for 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Johnson City.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Catherine Tucker Bolton and Charles David Park.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Susan R. Bolton, Jonesborough; and Matthew B. Bolton Sr., Johnson City.
She attended Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., and Northeast State Community College, Blountville.
She is a granddaughter of the late Reuben Luckie Rockwell; the late Susan Tucker Rockwell Garrett; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lynn Bolton Sr.
Her fiancé is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Park, Central, S.C.
He is a graduate of College of Charleston, Charleston, S.C.; and the Criminal Justice Academy, Columbia, S.C. He served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He is a grandson of Beatrice Lewis, Chest Springs, Pa., and the late William Lewis; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles David Park.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Edisto Island, S.C.