The Rev. and Mrs. Tydings
The Rev. and Mrs. David Tydings, 1905 Knob Creek Road, Unit 7, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 24, 2012.
The couple were married on May 24, 1952, at Ninth & O Baptist Church, Louisville, Ky., by pastor Dr. Roy C. McClung.
The Rev. Tydings pastored churches in Kentucky and the Holston Baptist Association. He retired from Grainger Baptist Association, Rutledge, as director of missions, and was later employed for five years with Amedysis, Elizabethton, as hospice chaplain. He also has served churches in the area as interim and supply pastor.
Mrs. Tydings is the former Sarah Gash. She has served as secretary to the president of Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, and was a receptionist in the office of the Holston Baptist Association. She retired from Grainger Baptist Association as an administrative assistant.
The couple have one child, Brenda Peterson and husband Steve, Kingsport; and one grandchild, Breanna Peterson.
Hillary Claire Davis and Matthew Shane Lambert were married Friday, May 27, 2011, at The Charles, Johnson City. Curtis Booher, minister, officiated the 6:45 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is a daughter of Jay and Kathy Davis, Gray.
She is a granddaughter of the late H.M. Owen Jr. and the late Evelyn Claire Owen; and Lillian Davis, Gray, and the late Chester Davis.
The groom is a son of Charles and Theresa Lambert, Gray.
He is a grandson of Walter and Ann Maupin of Gray; and Geneva Lambert of Bloomingdale, and the late Calvin Lambert.
Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless floor-length Roman A-line ball gown of ivory tulle featuring an empire waist, lace appliqués and a skirt that extended into a chapel-length train.
Matron of honor was Jordan Childers.
Bridesmaids were Tessa Smith, Paige Childers, Mackenzie Buttrey and Corintha Lambe.
Flower girl was Mallory Muse. Ring bearer was Colin Lambert.
Chris Lambert, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Kyle Norris, cousin of the bride; Marc Buttrey; Corey Lamson; and Seth Righi.
Usher was Gary Owen, uncle of the bride.
Following a reception at The Charles, the couple took a wedding trip to Sandals La Toc, St. Lucia.
Jacqueline Ann Hughes and Joseph Daniel Montileone were married Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, Johnson City.
The Rev. Doug Grove-DeJarnett officiated the 6:30 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Trisha Taylor, vocalist; Jane LaPella, organist; and Olivia Anderson, flautist.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Hughes, 1506 Woodland Ave., Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis E. Hawkins, Johnson City; and Mrs. Sarah W. Hughes, Johnson City.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph J. Montileone, 9314 Chesapeake Drive, Brentwood.
He is a grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Glennon D. Geile; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph J. Montileone.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of ivory Lovelle taffeta trimmed with handmade organza rosettes beaded with miniature seed pearls and Swarovski crystals, featuring an asymmetrical bodice with a sweetheart neckline and an A-line ball gown skirt that draped into a full train.
Matron of honor was Whitney Hughes Ricker, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Ann Louise Ellis, cousin of the bride; Haley Ellis, cousin of the bride; McKenzie Calhoun; Amy Holbrook Turk; Leslie Lahti Thompson and Holly Clark.
Anthony Michael Montileone, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Stone, Andrew Whittenburg, Eric Smetana, David Scarpace, Stewart Easter and Kyle Lovell.
Ushers were Heath Fagan, Robbie Pritchet, Brandon Stooksberry, Brad Williams and Tim Wilhoit. Bride’s book attendants were Amanda Hawkins and Anna Grace Hawkins, cousins of the bride.
Following a reception at the Johnson City Country Club, the couple took a wedding trip to St. Lucia, Virgin Islands.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Porsha Brooke Adams to Nathan Daniel White.
The bride-elect is a daughter of James Adams and Renee Adams, both of Johnson City.
She is the mother of Cameron Simpson.
She is a 2001 graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a student at Northeast State Community College.
She is a granddaughter of Gary and Linda Pittman of Johnson City, and Robert and Juanita Adams of Johnson City.
Her fiancé is a son of Artie and Tammy White, Telford, and Kandi White-Beaver, Johnson City.
He is the father of Madison and Natalie White.
He is a 2001 graduate of Science Hill High School.
He is a grandson of Frank and Judy Arthur of Jonesborough, the late Rosetta Keister, the late Bernie Keister, the late Henrietta White and the late Gene White.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Grace Free Will Baptist Church, Johnson City.
Tom and Sandy Mills, Blountville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Ann, to Travis Lee Patton, son of George and Marcia Patton, Salem, Va., and Trish Hogge, Lansdowne, Va.
The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a master’s degree in nursing, was captain of the Buccaneer Cheering Squad and a member of Kappa Delta Sorority.
She is employed by Medical Care, PLLC, as a nurse practitioner.
She is a granddaughter of the late Bob and Mildred Potts and the late Milburn and Elizabeth Mills.
Her fiancé is a 2009 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a master’s degree in exercise physiology and was a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Buccaneer Sports.
He is a student at Lincoln Memorial University, where he is completing the physician’s assistant program.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, June 9, 2012, at First Baptist Church, Blountville.