Announcement is made of the engagement of Kelsey Brooke Kind and Tyler Jordan DeVault.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Dr. Rick Kind, 806 Mullins St., Johnson City; and Lisa Kind, 1024 Estate Drive, Johnson City.
She is a 2008 graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a senior at Milligan College, where she will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed by Mountain States Health Alliance.
She is a granddaughter of the late David and Helen Adams; and Earlean Kind, Johnson City, and the late William R. Kind.
Her fiancé is a son Tony and Deanna DeVault, 120 Red Leaf Lane, Blountville.
He is a 2009 graduate of Central High School; a 2013 graduate of Milligan College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science; and a 2014 graduate of Milligan College, where he received a master’s degree in education. He is employed by Washington County Schools as a physical education teacher and coach.
He is a grandson of Ralph and Betty Webb; Brenda DeVault; and Bob DeVault, all of Kingsport.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Meredith Valley Farm, Elizabethton.
Jerry and Teresa Fagan, Elizabethton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsey Amber, to Austin Carrell Jenkins, son of Dolores Arnold Johnson, Johnson City, and the late Maynard Jenkins.
The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Elizabethton High School, and a 2013 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
She is a granddaughter of the late Ray and Violet Richardson; and the late John and Dorothy Fagan.
Her fiancé is a 2006 graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a 2014 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics.
He is a grandson of Herb William Arnold, Mountain City, and the late Edel Arnold; and the late Opal and RC Jenkins.
The couple plan a wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at the Johnson City Country Club.
Kyle and Kim Birchfield, Elizabethton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylee M., to Kody D. Lauderback, son of Kenneth Lauderback, Locust Grove, Ga.; and Sylvia Fierro, Huntersville, N.C .
The bride-elect is a student of Northeast State Community College.
She is a granddaughter of Leonard and Rebecca Davis, Piney Flats; and the late Dudley and Marie Birchfield.
Her fiancé is a 2015 graduate of Tennessee Technology Center. He is employed by NCI Building Systems, Elizabethton.
He is a grandson of Linda Messer, Huntersville, N.C.; and Charles and Inadell Lauderback, McDonough, Ga.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Rose Hill Chapel, Johnson City.
Mackenzie Murphy Breeding and Alexander Alan Thorpe were married Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Chateau Selah, Blountville.
Tim Wallingford, minister of First Christian Church, officiated the 4:30 p.m. exchange of vows.
Music was provided by Carl McCoy, violinist; Kris Carlson, guitarist; and the band, Groove Collection.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Breeding, Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.O. “Buzzy” Breeding, Kingsport; the late Dr. E. Kent Carter, and Pamela Carter, Naples, Fla., and Kingsport.
The groom is a son of Dr. JoAnn Lamphere, Denver, Colo.; and Ken Thorpe, Roswell, Ga.
He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Thorpe, Ft. Myers, Fla.; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Alton Joseph Lamphere.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.
Maid of honor was Casey Carringer, cousin of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Andrea Tinn, Sydney Federer, Brittney Macomber, Sabrina Smith, Leigh Dance, Nikki Cruny, Whitney Adams and Sara Boller.
Zack Thorpe, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Landon Breeding, Wyatt Breeding, Stefan Perazich, Jamie Donovan, Joe Douglas, Hank Murphy, Chris Butsavage and Evan Eastman.
A reception was held at Chateau Selah.
The couple will take a wedding trip to Africa in July.
Mr. and Mrs. Nave
Albert and Virginia Nave, 648 Nave Hollow Loop, Elizabethton, celebrated their 60th anniversary Thursday, March 26, 2015.
The couple were married on March 26, 1955, in Elizabethton, by Rev. Ward.
Mrs. Nave is the former Virginia Hamilton.
The couple have four children, Michael Nave of Elizabethton, Robin Markland of Elizabethton, the late Jeffrey Nave and the late Steven Nave; five grandchildren, Rachel Lewis, Sarah Reedy, Jenna Markland, Laura Nave and the late Michael Lee Nave; and two great-grandchildren, Deaken Nave and Keilon Reedy.
The couple attend Caldwell Spring Baptist Church, Elizabethton.