Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Michael and Melisse M. Ray, Johnson City, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The couple were married on June 30, 1989, at Morning Star Independent Baptist Church, Limestone, by the Rev. William Hylton.
Mr. Ray is employed by Walmart Supercenter, Elizabethton, as a third-shift stocker.
Mrs. Ray is the former Melisse Milhorn. She is employed by Johnson City School System, as a crossing guard at Cherokee Elementary School.
The couple have three children, Sarah D., Sissy K. and Michael Christopher “Chris” Ray, all of the home.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Beverly Diane Fender Murray and Larry Grant Marshall.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Nancy Louise Fender, Jonesborough, and the late Harley Fender.
Her fiancé is a son of Larry R. and My Marshall, Bedford, Pa.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Enon Baptist Church, Jonesborough.
Gary and Regina Nuckols, Chuckey, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Dawn, to Jacob Alan Hopson, son of Tim and Leisa Hopson, Afton.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Chuckey Doak High School; a 2009 graduate of Walters State Community College; and a 2012 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She is employed by School Age Child Care of Washington County Schools.
She is a granddaughter of the late Edgar and Lucille Nuckols; and Edith Haney, Limestone, and the late Don Haney.
Her fiancé is a 2005 graduate of Chuckey Doak High School; a 2009 graduate of Walters State Community College; and a 2011 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in English education. He is employed by Greene and Sullivan County school systems as a substitute teacher.
He is a grandson of the late Johnny and Lucille Holt; and Sandy Hopson, Greeneville, and the late Lynn Hopson.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 2 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Union Chapel FreeWill Baptist Church, Chuckey.
Mr. and Mrs. Williams
James and Janice Williams celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 15, 2014, with family at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and with a dinner cruise on the General Jackson in Nashville.
The couple were married on May 15, 1964, at the Calloway Heights Baptist Church, Beckley, W.Va., by the Rev. Robert Coburn.
The couple have two children, Beverly Kanetzke and husband Mike of Asheville, N.C., and Alan Williams and wife Stephanie of Arlington Heights, Ill.; and five grandchildren, Courtney and Cameron Kanetzke, and Quinn, Owen and Greer Williams.
Mr. and Mrs. Davis
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Davis, Unicoi, celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
The couple were married on June 25, 1960, in Unicoi County by Henderson Woodby.
Mr. Davis retired from Snap-On Tools, Elizabethton.
Mrs. Davis is the former Goldie Chambers. She is a homemaker.
The couple have three children, Jimmy Davis, Julie White, Janie Davis, all of Unicoi County; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.