Mr. and Mrs. Street
Garry and Brenda Street, Bakersville, N.C., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, April 30, 2015.
The couple were married on April 30, 1965, by Park Whitson.
Mr. Street retired from Henredon Furniture.
Mrs. Street is the former Brenda Renfro. She also retired from Henredon Furniture.
The couple have two children, Robin Briggs and Pam Geouge, both of Bakersville; and one grandchild, Reygan Briggs.
Mr. and Mrs. Thompson
Richard and Louise Thompson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 14, 2015, with dinner at The Peddler Steakhouse, Gatlinburg.
The couple were married on May 14, 1965, at Midway Baptist Church by the late Rev. Carl Roberts.
Mr. Thompson retired from Sprint Telephone after 38 years of service. He is employed at Lowe’s in Elizabethton.
Mrs. Thompson is the former Louise Maupin.
She is retired from Woods Piano Co. as secretary after 35 years of service.
The couple have one son, Jason Thompson and wife Chasity of Johnson City; and four grandchildren, Tyler and MacKenzie Thompson of Morristown, and Brooklyn and Graci Burkette of Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. David Parlier, 430 Bonnie Kate Blvd., Elizabethton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Michele, to Chris Lee Dugger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Dugger, 220 George Bowers Road, Elizabethton.
The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Elizabethton High School and a 2007 graduate of Northeast State.
She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. Earl Parlier, the late Mrs. Joyce Gilbert, the late Mr. Dillard E. Byrd and the late Mrs. Helen K. Byrd.
Her fiancé is a 2000 graduate of Unaka High School and a 2003 graduate of Tennessee Technology Center.
He is a grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dugger; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Rex Heaton.
The couple plan a private wedding for Friday, June 5, 2015, at 6 p.m. at Allandale Mansion, Kingsport.
George and Lonnie Hemphill, 108 Hasty Blvd., Erwin, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie, to Benjamin Barkley Wright, son of Greg and Nancy Wright, 1507 Conklin Road, Telford.
The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Unicoi County High School, and is a 2012 graduate of Northeast State Community College, where she received an associate degree in dental assisting.
She is a student at AB-Tech Community College, Asheville, N.C., where she is pursuing an associate degree in dental hygiene.
She is a granddaughter of the late George J. and Opal V. Hemphill; and the late Christine M. Liso.
Her fiancé is a 2007 graduate of David Crockett High School, and is a 2013 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in sports management.
He is employed by Murray Guard, Nuclear Fuel Services Inc., Erwin, as a security police officer.
He is a grandson of Jane G. Wright, Telford, and the late Samuel V. “S.V.” Wright Jr.; and Charles R. and Glenna M. Barkley, Limestone.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church, Erwin.
Dr. Keith and Michelle Ellis, Jonesborough, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Nicole, to Jason Allen Corn, son of Edward and Nina Corn, Erwin.
The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Science Hill High School; a 2006 graduate of Virginia Intermont College; and a 2012 graduate of King University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed by Medical Solutions as a traveling nurse.
She is a granddaughter of Vincent and Ruth Digregorio, Johnson City; the late Richard Ellis; James and Sharen Morain, Haven, Kan.; and the late Rae Jean Morain.
Her fiancé is a 2002 graduate of Unicoi County High School; and is a 2008 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in graphic design. He is employed by Red 7, Charleston, S.C., as an art director.
He is a grandson of Harry Corn, Erwin, and the late Dorethea Corn; and the late Franchard and Estelle Willis.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Avalon Farm, Jonesborough.