Announcement is made of the engagement of Brittainy Roberts and Brian McMenamin.
The bride-elect is a daughter of D.J. and Tom Jessee, 217 W. Holston Ave., Johnson City; and Tom and Ann Roberts, Knoxville.
She is a graduate of Science Hill High School; and a graduate of Emerson College, Boston, Mass. She is employed by Fox Broadcasting Network, Los Angeles, Calif., as a casting executive.
Her fiancé is a son of John and Caren McMenamin, Napa, Calif.
He is a graduate of Vintage High School, Napa; and a graduate of Sacramento State College, Sacramento, Calif. He is employed by Walt Disney Studios, Burbank, Calif., in film development.
The couple plan a wedding for October 2012, in Sonoma, Calif.
Mr. and Mrs. Davidson
Mr. and Mrs. Joe James Davidson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 3, 2012, at home with family and friends.
The couple were married on June 4, 1962, in Johnson City.
Mr. Davidson retired from Preston Construction Co.
Mrs. Davidson is the former Carolyn Hall. She retired from the Johnson City School System.
The couple have three children, Robin Lynn of Jonesborough, Bobbie Jo of Johnson City, and James Todd of Johnson City; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The couple request no gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Casteel
Gilbert and Dorothy Jane Casteel, 184 Bill Bennett Road, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 2, 2012.
The couple were married on June 2, 1962, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ingram by The Rev. D.C. Byrd.
Mr. Casteel retired as co-owner from Casteel Brothers Construction.
Mrs. Casteel is the former Dorothy Jane Ingram. She worked at Mayes Tool Company and is a homemaker.
The couple have two children, Linda Kay Ford and husband Terry Ray Ford, Johnson City; and Gilbert Randy Casteel, Johnson City. They also have three grandchildren, Nathan Ray Ford, Laura Jane Ford and Megan Casteel.
Patricia Jewell Wilson and Tim Beverly were married Sunday, April 1, 2012, in Newport News, Va.
Patricia Burrest officiated the 3 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Clyde and Elsie Payne of Sulphur Springs.
She is a granddaughter of Ruby Payne of Jonesborough, and the late Elmer Payne; and the late Paul and Joda Ball.
The groom is a son of Catherine Beverly of Greeneville, and the late T.W. Beverly.
He is a grandson of the late Hershel and Annabelle Kenner, and the late Eva Beverly.
The couple reside at 12 Fawn Lane, Newport News, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Coggins
Vestal and Norma Jean Coggins, 1608 Highway 81 South, Jonesborough, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 9, 2012, at a reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at their residence.
The couple were married on June 9, 1962, by the Rev. James Cambron.
Mr. Coggins is retired.
Mrs. Coggins is the former Norma Jean Kyker. She is employed by Washington County School Food Service.
The couple have two children, Jeff Coggins and wife Janet, Jonesborough; and Tina Reaves and husband Dave, Jonesborough. They have three grandchildren, Brandi Heath Taylor, Ashlea Reaves and Emily Reaves, and two great-grandchildren, Mason and Hadley Taylor.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.