Martin and Carol McCool, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cailyn, to Blake Davidson, son of Eddie and Dale Davidson, Hixson, Tenn.
The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Science Hill High School; and a 2013 graduate of University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where she received a bachelor’s degree in communication.
She is employed by Asheland Advertising, Charlotte, North Carolina, as an account executive.
She is a granddaughter of Ruth McCool, Johnson City, and the late Ed McCool; and Ellis and Janice Townsend, Lakeland, Tenn.
Her fiancé is a 2009 graduate of Chattanooga Christian High School; and a 2013 graduate of University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration in marketing. He is employed by Metlife, Charlotte.
He is a grandson of Betty Davidson, and the late Jackie Davidson; and Pat Buffaloe, and the late Bobby Buffaloe.
The couple plan a spring wedding at Munsey Methodist Church, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Paul and JoAnn Smith, Greenbriar Drive, Hampton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.
Mrs. Smith is the former JoAnn Radford.
The couple have two children, Brian P. Smith and wife Karen of Elizabethton, and the late Anthony P. Smith; and two grandchildren, Andrea Lauren and Taylor Smith of Hampton.
The couple are members of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.
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.