Makalah Dae Miller and Travis Haskel Garland were married Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Jonesborough United Methodist Church.
Dr. Kenneth Grindstaff officiated the 2 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Roddy Bird, pianist.
The bride is a daughter of Louis and Danette Miller, 1167 Mill Springs Road, Jonesborough.
She is a granddaughter of R.C. and Brenda Bennett, and Dawson and Dean Miller, all of Johnson City.
The groom is a son of Randy and Ann Garland, 145 Woodlyn Road, Johnson City.
He is a grandson of Mary Garland, Johnson City, and the late Haskel Garland; and Almar Self, Johnson City, and the late Robert Self.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless A-line David Tutera gown of embroidered lace featuring hand-beaded accents and tulle, a jeweled inverted empire waist and a skirt that extended into a chapel-length train.
Maid of honor was Makenzie Miller, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Whitney Story, Anna Croghan, Marina Murdock and Sydney Grindstaff.
Flower girl was Abigail Decker.
Ring bearer was Robert Holtsclaw.
Cody Garland, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Randy Garland, Cory Hughes, Dana Shoun and Brennan Ricker.
Following a reception at the church fellowship hall, the couple took a wedding trip to Charleston, S.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Milhorn
James Arnold and Mary Lucille Milhorn, 1201 Old Stage Road, Gray, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 29, 2014, at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at their home.
The couple were married on June 29, 1939, by Sam Jenkins at his home.
Mr. Milhorn retired from Holston Defense.
Mrs. Milhorn is the former Mary Lucille Hawkins. She is a homemaker.
The couple have six children, Darryle and wife Jessie of Gray, Dwight and wife Barbara of Johnson City, Gary and wife Thelma of Jonesborough, Danny and wife Helen of Jonesborough, Jane and husband Robert of Jonesborough, and Beth and husband Grayling of Jonesborough; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
The drop-in celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request that in lieu of gifts attendees donate to their favorite charities.
Mr. and Mrs. Holton
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Holton, 160 Bart Green Drive, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th anniversary Friday, June 6, 2014, at the MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center, Kingsport.
The couple were married on June 9, 1964, at the home of Charles Lee Johnson by the Rev. Jake Honeycutt.
Mr. Holton is a retired medical technologist. He worked in Erwin.
Mrs. Holton is the former Frances Ayers. She retired from Johnson City Medical Center, as a licensed practical nurse.
The couple have three children, Colleen Padgett and husband Johnny, Franklin Holton and wife Susan, and Sherry Brandon and husband John, all of Gray; six grandchildren, Joshua and Austin Padgett, Riley and Bryson Brandon, and Addison and Ethan Holton; one step-grandson, Jeffrey Barber; and one step-great-granddaughter, Harriet Barber.
Mr. and Mrs. Austin
Bob and Alice Austin, 2101 Christian Lane 8E, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Appalachian Christian Village by renewing their vows.
The couple were married on June 20, 1964, in Mayfield, Ohio, by The Rev. Allan Blackman, father of the bride.
Mr. Austin retired from Akron Public Schools, Ohio, as a teacher.
Mrs. Austin is the former Alice Blackman. She worked for Akron Public Schools and retired from Manchester Public Schools, Ohio, as a teacher.
The couple have two children, Allan Austin and wife Vicki of Dallas, Pa., and Phillip Austin and wife Paula of Sarasota, Fla.; and four grandchildren, Bobby and Hope, and Julianna and Noah.
The celebration was open to family and friends.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Jessica Leigh Burris and Joshua Reese Bartlam.
The bride-elect is a daughter of the late Robert “Jack” Burris and Jim and Jackie Livingston, 109 Fairridge Road, Johnson City.
She is a 2009 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in nursing and was vice president of membership of Kappa Delta Sorority; and a 2012 graduate of ETSU, where she received a master’s degree in nursing, family nurse practitioner.
She is employed by Richmond Nephrology Associates, Richmond, Va., as a nurse practitioner.
She is a granddaughter of Roy and Audrey Newton, Johnson City; and the late Harold and Ruby Burris.
Her fiancé is a son Keith and Melanie Bartlam, 3605 Stoney Ridge Trail, Midlothian, Va.
He is a 2006 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a degree in digital media and was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. He is employed as the production manager and editor of “Red Arrow TV” on the Outdoor Channel, out of Richmond, Va.
He is a grandson of Audrey Bartlam, Powhatan, Va., and the late Durwood Bartlam; and Patricia Wheeler, Oviedo, Fla., and the late Luther Warren.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Adam’s International School, Maidens, Va.