Mr. and Mrs. Garrison
Lowell and Ruby Garrison, 119 Thomas Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
The couple were married on Jan. 16, 1965, in Weaverville, North Carolina, by The Rev. James Lackey.
Mr. Garrison retired from Sprint after 35 years of service.
Mrs. Garrison retired from Wal-Mart after 21 years of service.
The couple have one son, Randy Garrison and wife, Vanessa, of Morristown.
Amanda Phyllis Oyler and Ashton Connelly Hayse were married Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Greenville Club Lake, Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Lawrence Nees, uncle of the bride, and Rev. Thomas Oyler, father of the bride, officiated the 11 a.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Open Classical Strings.
The bride is a daughter of Thomas and Leslie Oyler, Johnson City. She is a granddaughter of the late Richard and Phyllis Oyler; and the late Dr. Robert and Phyllis Murphy.
The groom is a son of Roger and Barbara Hayse, Austin, Texas. He is a grandson of Henry and Eunice Hayse, Morris, Illinois; and Dorothy Kealey, Hinsdale, Illinois, and the late James Kealey.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory Judd Waddell lace sheath-style gown featuring a sweetheart neckline with eyelash lace, a deep back with button closure detail, lace straps, and a skirt that extended into a court-length train.
Matron of honor was Ruth Oyler. Maid of honor was Amanda Batson. Bridesmaids were Lindsay Welsh, Marisha Gomez, Julie Sasse and Britney Moore.
Flower girl was Elise Crumpton. Ring bearer was Houston Moore.
Roger Hayse, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Josh Mainord; Jason Armstrong; Ian Hayse, brother of the groom; Josh Hayse, brother of the groom; and Rich Oyler, brother of the bride.
Following a reception at Greenville Club Lake, the couple took a wedding trip to Celestia Grand Villas, Santorini, Greece.
The couple reside in Addison, Texas.
Jordan Rebecca Eades and Patrick Daniel Brown were married Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Central Baptist Church, Johnson City.
Dr. Ronald F. Murray officiated the 4 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Kayla Wilson, vocalist; Erin Carder, pianist; and the Central Baptist handbell choir.
The bride is a daughter of Mark and Linda Eades, Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of George Granger, Johnson City, and the late Betty Granger; and Tenna Eades, Johnson City, and the late Clarence Eades.
The groom is a son of Tom Brown, Simpsonville, South Carolina; and Sharon Brown, Knoxville. He is a grandson of Joe and Joan Massey, Atoka; and the late Paul and Mary Brown.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless A-line ivory gown of soft tulle featuring a sweetheart neckline, floral lace appliqués and a gathered skirt that extended into a chapel-length train.
Maid of honor was Meredith Eades, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Alice Brading, Amy Poland, Katherine Parker, AnDe Summitt and Meghan Walls.
Ryan Brown, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Matt Garretson, Drew Erali, James Etter, Connor Gilbert and Chris Russell.
Scripture readers were John Robert and Danielle Yates.
Following a reception at Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, the couple took a wedding trip to the Excellence Resort, Dominican Republic.
Macy Brantlee Garland and Chasen Andrew Thomas were married Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Jonesborough United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Brian Taylor officiated the 5 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Signature Strings.
The bride is a daughter of Ronnie and Kathy Garland, 2 Spring Knoll Court, Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of Pat Brantly, Johnson City; the late Augustus Brantly; and the late DL and Mary Garland.
The groom is a son of Paul and Julie Thomas, Bristol, Virginia.
He is a grandson of Clyde and Mary Elizabeth Hopper; and the late James David and Carolyn Clark Thomas.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a ball gown of silk taffeta featuring a sweetheart neckline and a skirt with pick-ups with fly-away pleats and pockets.
Matron of honor was Marah Katharine Garland Newell.
Bridesmaids were Lauren Huddleston, Channing Thomas, Katie Lee Windham, Carrick McKinney and Brittney Herron Ferguson.
Flower girls were Lula Mae Johnston and Skylar Ann Oakley.
Paul Thomas, father of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Justin Schilling, Kurt Schmissrauter, TC Baker, Nathan Borghi and Andrew Hetzter.
Bride’s book attendant was Bailey Grey Townsend.
Following a reception at the Johnson City Country Club, the couple took a wedding trip to Little Dix Bay, British Virgin Islands.
The couple reside in Chattanooga.
Mr. and Mrs. Cole
Wayne and Sharon Cole, Gray, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Douglas Chapel Fellowship hall.
The couple were married on Dec. 23, 1964, at by the late Frank Humphrey, minister.
Mr. Cole is the pastor of Douglas Chapel Union Church.
Mrs. Cole is the former Sharon Sexton.
The couple have two children, Lisa Tucker of Johnson City and Jeff Cole of McDonough, Georgia; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.