Lorrie Hale and Joshua Wayne Olinger were married Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Boones Creek Christian Church, Johnson City.
The Rev. David Clark officiated the 3:30 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Rachel Olinger Stone and Rachael Barnett, vocalists; Martha Painter, harpist; and Susanna Hauk, violinist.
The bride is a daughter of Karen Hubbs Hale of Jonesborough; and Darrell and Kay Hale of Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of June Hubbs Boatman of Knoxville, and the late James A. Hubbs; and the late Charles “Pete” and Lola Hale.
The groom is a son of Wayne and Jennifer Olinger of Kingsport.
He is a grandson of Annabell Kitzmiller, Kingsport, and the late Charles “Buck” Kitzmiller; and the late Marshal and Rosie Olinger.
Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless slim A-line gown of Alençon lace adorned with sparkling sequins and beading featuring a corset closure, scalloped edging at the neckline and a satin ribbon with a brooch to accent the waistline.
Matron of honor was Karen H. Hale, mother of the bride.
Flower girls were Lauren Stone and Shelby Jean Emery.
Ring bearers were Jaxon Hale and Hudson Stone.
Wayne Olinger, father of the groom, served as best man.
Ushers were James Hale, Charles Hale, Jason Olinger and Brian Stone.
Following a reception at the church fellowship hall, the couple took a wedding trip to the Dominican Republic.
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ragaglia, Greenville, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Beth Anita Nicole, to Andrew Marshall Gouge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Gouge, Johnson City.
The bride-elect is a graduate of East Carolina University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in radiography. She is employed by Appalachian Orthopaedics, Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lux, Waterloo, N.Y.; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Buck.
Her fiancé is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in communication with a minor in sociology. He is owner/operator of Air Filtration Management Systems.
He is a grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jeter Gouge; and the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Saylor.
The couple plan a private wedding for Aug. 12, 2014, in Antigua, Caribbean Islands.
Wendell and Debbie Snapp, 3424 Berkshire Circle, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelley Paige, to Gary “Keith” Mannering, son of Gary and Teresa Mannering, 218 Hunt Road, Jonesborough.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Science Hill High School, and a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed by Johnson City Medical Center as a registered nurse.
She is a granddaughter of Mary Nell and Albert Spaller, Johnson City; and Lurlia Snapp, Johnson City, and the late Wendell Snapp.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Daniel Boone High School. He is employed by Krispy Kreme as a route salesman.
He is a grandson of Phyllis Thompson, Jonesborough, and the late Sgt. Paul Mooneyham; and the late Junior and Lois Mannering.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Faith Fellowship Church, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Humphreys
Mr. and Mrs. Galen Humphreys Jr., Kernersville, N.C., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Harper’s Restaurant, Greensboro, N.C., with their daughters and their families.
The couple were married on July 17, 1964, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Piney Flats.
Mr. Humphreys served in the U.S. Army and retired from AT&T, Greensboro, N.C.
Mrs. Humphreys is the former Linda Ward. She retired from the Children’s Home Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., as a home economist.
The couple have two children, Sherri Claes and husband Mike, Morrisville, N.C., and Ami Hendrix, Graham, N.C.; and five grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Walser
Mr. and Mrs. Alan J. Walser, 108 Sunnyview Court, Johnson City, will celebrate their 50th golden wedding anniversary Sunday, July 20, 2014, at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at East Side Freewill Baptist Fellowship Hall, 704 Siam Road, Elizabethton.
The couple were married on July 25, 1964, by the late Rev. B. Mack Canup at his home on West G Street, Elizabethton.
Mr. Walser is a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from IBEW Local 934, Kingsport, as an electrician after 42 years of service.
Mrs. Walser is the former Lana Ruth Fair. She is a homemaker.
The couple have three children, Randy Walser and wife Bethany of Nashville, Cindy Crowe and husband Brian of Johnson City, and infant son (deceased) Mark Alan Walser; and two grandchildren, Alana “Loni” Walser of Nashville and Whitney Lanea Crowe of Johnson City.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.