Mr. and Mrs. Buck
James Carroll and Doris Ann Buck, Johnson City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. A celebration with family and friends is planned for a later date.
The couple were married on Dec. 8, 1964, at Tacoma Church of God, Johnson City, by Rev. Dan Harmon.
Mr. Buck was employed by Texas Instruments for 16 years then retired from Snap-On Tools after 11 years. In 2009, he was inducted in the Happy Valley High School Hall of Fame for contributions on the basketball team of 1956 with Charlie Bayless.
Mrs. Buck is the former Doris Ann McInturff. She retired after 40 years in administration positions.
The couple have one daughter, Sherrie Greenwell and husband Kevin of Johnson City; and two granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Kaci Greenwell.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Lindsey Elise Shackelford and Samuel Evan Deitel.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Carolyn Shackelford and Stephen Shackelford, both of Knoxville.
She is a 2011 graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She is employed by Aurora Public Schools, Colorado.
She is a granddaughter of Helen Shackelford, Knoxville, and the late Arthur Shackelford; and Maxine Shuemaker, Knoxville, and the late Jack Shuemaker.
Her fiancé is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Deitel, Jonesborough.
He is a 2011 graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He is employed by Dish Network, Denver.
He is a grandson of Edwin Shuman, Safety Harbor, Florida, and the late Shirley Shuman; and the late Charles and Shirley Deitel.
The couple plan a private late afternoon wedding for Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Knoxville.
Tara Lynne Byrne and Jordan James Innes Findlay were married Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Bald Head Island Chapel, Bald Head Island, North Carolina.
Monsignor Michael Clay officiated the 4:30 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Jay Stephens, vocalist, uncle of the bride; Wanda Stephens, pianist, aunt of the bride; Peter McArthur, bagpiper; and Cindy Sellers, organist.
The bride is a daughter of Charles and Betsy Byrne, Johnson City. She is a granddaughter of the late Mary Susan and Thomas Byrne; and Bernice and Jay O. Stephens, Oak Ridge.
The groom is a son of Georgann and Ian Findlay, Fraserburgh, Scotland. He is a grandson of Kathleen and George Millard; and Elsie and Ian Findlay, all of Fraserburgh.
Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a Casablanca gown of ivory lace featuring a sweetheart neckline, a beaded lace overlay of pearls and embroidered lace appliqués and a trumpet skirt with a scalloped hemline.
Maid of honor was Allison O’Connor.
Bridesmaids were Abby Byrne, Alex Byrne, Tara Chadwell, Sandie Knight and Maria Vella.
Jonathan and Josh Findlay served as best men.
Groomsmen were Chas Byrne, Rhett Byrne, Shane Byrne, Fraser Milne and Kris Nicol.
Readers were John Byrne, Garry Millard and Donna Wilkinson.
Following a reception at the Bald Head Island Club the couple remained in Bald Head Island for a wedding trip.
William and Amy Bible, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Danielle, to Dylan Colt Snapp, son of Scott and Becky Snapp, Johnson City.
The bride-elect is a 2012 graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a student at East Tennessee State University College of Nursing. She is employed by Forever XXI.
She is a granddaughter of Albert and MaryNell Spaller, Johnson City; and the late Clarence and Fern Bible, White Pine.
Her fiancé is a 2011 graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a graduate of Northeast State Community College, where he received an associate degree in welding and metal fabrication. He is employed by Eastman Chemical Co. as a welder/fabricator trainee.
He is a grandson of Louise Street, Elizabethton; Jackie Stephens, Johnson City; and PC and Mary Anne Snapp, Johnson City.
The couple plan a private wedding for Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Rose Hill Chapel, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Whittington
Glen and Dot Whittington celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at a private family dinner.
The couple were married on Nov. 28, 1954, in Greenville, South Carolina, by the late Guy A. Gullick.
Mr. Whittington has served for 60 years as a building contractor.
Mrs. Whittington is the former Dorothy Clark. She is a semi-retired antique merchant of 40 years.
The couple have four children, Robbin Arnold and Stanley Botts Jr. of Big Stone Gap, Virginia, Keith Whittington and wife Lynda of Johnson City, Dennis Whittington and wife Carol of Johnson City, and Lorie Wood and husband Donald of Lake City, Florida; four grandchildren, Brandon Arnold of Franklin, Brian Whittington and wife Lindsay of Jonesborough, Adam Whittington and wife Pilar of Gray and Dillon Whittington of Gray; and two great-granddaughters, Allison and Lillian Whittington.