Mr. and Mrs. Serviente
Michael Anthony and Arlene Serviente, 511 Headtown Road, Jonesborough, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Grove Park Inn, Asheville.
The couple were married on May 12, 1962, in Berwyn, Ill., by the Rev. Milan Swasko.
Mr. Serviente is a retired printer.
Mrs. Serviente is the former Arlene Henderson. She is a retired executive secretary.
The couple have three children, Michael Alan Serviente of Jonesborough; Sherry McCormick of Johnson City; and Glenn Serviente of Hurst, Texas; and four grandchildren.
Lauren Lynne Davis and Bradley York Smalling were married Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Wetherington Golf and Country Club, West Chester, Ohio.
The Rev. Kenneth Liu officiated the 6 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Gary Appleton, pianist; and William Slusser, violinist.
The bride is a daughter of Mark and Lynne Davis, Centerville, Ohio.
She is a granddaughter of Maxine Hohbach, Plankinton, S.D.; and Marion Davis, Urbandale, Iowa.
The groom is a son of John and Lisa Smalling, Johnson City.
He is a grandson of York Trivette, Johnson City.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.
Matron of honor was Marsha Hook.
Bridesmaids were Jessica Kumar and Hope Davis, cousin of the bride.
Todd Smalling, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Hunter Johnson and Matt Hill.
Usher was Drew Davis, brother of the bride.
Program attendants were Hannah and Logan Searcy.
Following a reception at Wetherington Golf and Country Club hosted by Sandra and Warren Sieg, aunt and uncle of the bride, the couple took a wedding trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
The couple reside in Charlotte, N.C.
Dr. Aubrey D. and Karen J. McElroy, 304 Fleetwood Court, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karyn Alys, to Jesse Gordon Garland II, son of William R. Spooner and Sherry Garland, and the late David Garland III.
The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Science Hill High School; and a 2011 graduate of Milligan College, where she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is a student at Milligan College, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in occupational therapy.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey McElroy, Longview, Texas; and the late Tinnie Bryant.
Her fiancé is a 2007 graduate of Science Hill High School; and a 2012 graduate of Milligan College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in nursing. He is employed by Johnson City Medical Center.
He is a grandson of Jane Garland, Johnson City, and the late David Garland II; and the late Beulah Love.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Price Place, Jonesborough.
Sara Brittany Curtis and David Lewis Hartman were married Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the home of the groom’s parents.
Pastor Craig Ponder officiated the 11 a.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Curtis Jr., Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of Mary Lee Meadows, Johnson City, and the late Carrell J. “Buddy” Meadows; the late Robert “Bob” and Ella Mae Curtis.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Cloyd, Limestone.
He is a grandson of Wanda Broyles, Greeneville, and the late James “Jim” Broyles.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a tea-length dress of ivory lace featuring and an A-line skirt and a purple satin ribbon belt.
Maid of honor was Kacy Cody.
Michael Hartman, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Following a reception at the home of the groom’s parents, the couple took a wedding trip to Gatlinburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Gouge
Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Gouge, 110 Willow Oak Drive, Johnson City, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 19, 2012, at a family dinner at the Peerless Restaurant.
The couple were married on May 16, 1942, in Spartanburg, S.C.
Mr. Gouge retired as owner of Harry Gouge Construction.
Mrs. Gouge is the former Vista Garland. She is a homemaker.
The couple have one child, Pat Livingston and husband Mike of Unicoi; two grandchildren, Lisa Powell and husband Jay of Birmingham, Ala., and Jeff Burleson and wife Debbie of Alpharetta, Ga.; and two great-grandchildren, Sean and Sara Burleson.