Rev. Thomas and Leslie Oyler, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Phyllis, to Ashton Connelly Hayse, son of Roger and Barbara Hayse, Austin, Texas.
The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Science Hill High School; and is a 2010 graduate of McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University, Birmingham, Ala., where she received a doctorate of pharmacy degree. She is employed by Dallas Children’s Hospital, Dallas, Texas, as an Intensive Care Unit pharmacist.
She is a granddaughter of the late Dr. Robert J. and Phyllis Murphy; and the late Richard and Phyllis Oyler.
Her fiancé is a 2002 graduate of Dallas Academy; and is a 2007 graduate of Texas Tech University, where he received degrees in finance, general business and economics. He is employed by Regency Energy Partners, Dallas, as a treasury manager.
He is a grandson of Henry and Eunice Hayse, Morris, Ill.; and Dorothy Connelly Kealey, Hinsdale, Ill., and the late James J. Kealey.
The couple plan a private wedding for 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Greenville Club Lake, Greenville, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. Leach
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Leach, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, July 17, 2014, with a family trip to Pigeon Forge, hosted by their children.
The couple were married July 17, 1964, in Carter County.
Mrs. Leach is the former Sally Sams.
The couple have two children, Shannon Leach and wife Heather, and Shanne Goines, all of Johnson City; and six grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Walton
Johnnie and Janice Walton, 207 Rockingham Road, Gray, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, July 27, 2014, at a drop-in reception from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at their residence.
The couple were married on July 28, 1964, in Greeneville.
Mr. Walton retired from Food City.
Mrs. Walton is the former Janice Seaton. She also retired from Food City.
The couple have two children, Teema Walton of Church Hill, and Melanie Able and husband Ross of Johnson City; and one grandchild, Luke Abel.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Couch
Mr. and Mrs. William “Bill” Couch, Jonesborough, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, July 31, 2014.
The couple were married on July 31, 1964, in Jonesborough.
Mr. Couch retired from Coolidge-Johnson as a construction specialist.
Mrs. Couch is the former Linda G. Hensley. She retired in 2013 as a CMA with Johnson City Internal Medicine.
The couple have two children, William “Randy” Couch and wife Melinda of Kingsville, Texas, and Ginger Newton and husband Johnny of Jonesborough; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Lisa and Eric Brackins, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Audra Alisa, to Lucas Dylan Woodward, son of Jim and Teresa Woodward, Unicoi.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Unicoi County High School, and is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood development. She is employed by Wesley Preschool.
She is a granddaughter of Harvey and Beatrice Bryant, Unicoi; and Russell and Ginger Brackins, Erwin.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Unicoi County High School, and is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting. He is employed by Pricewaterhouse-Coopers.
He is a grandson of Floyd Crawford, North Carolina; the late Pauline Crawford; and the late James and Dolores Woodward.
The couple plan a private wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Tipton-Haynes Historic Site, Johnson City.