Announcement is made of the engagement of Kimberly Jill Keys and Chad Fredrick Harris.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Zora Keys Reed, Limestone, and the late James “Jimmy” Keys.
She is a graduate of Daniel Boone High School; and a graduate of Barton’s College of Cosmetology. She is the owner of Klassy Kuts.
She is a granddaughter of Ada Shelton, Limestone, and the late Raleigh Shelton; and the late Searle “Bill” and Mary Martin Keys.
Her fiancé is a son of Tim and Judy Harris of Jonesborough.
He is a graduate of David Crockett High School. He is the owner/operator of C&J Farms.
He is a grandson of Martha Archer of Jonesborough, and the late George Archer; and the late Don and Mary Ruth Harris.
The couple plan a private wedding for August 2012, on the beach of Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, Ga.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Mary Rebekah Lyle and Shawn Emanuel Brown.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Jerry and Deborah Gambrell, 101 Robbins Ave., Erwin; and David and Lisa Lyle, 613 Lyle Road, Erwin.
She is a 2007 honors graduate of Unicoi County High School; and a 2011 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in social work. She is a student at ETSU, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in social work. She is employed by Unicoi County Health Department as a social counselor.
She is a granddaughter of Sye and Mae Lyle, Erwin; Janie Glover, Erwin; the late Roger Laws; and the late Ralph Glover.
Her fiancé is a son of C.B. and Carolyn Buchanan, 2637 Suffolk Court, Kingsport.
He is a 2001 graduate of Sullivan East High School. He is employed by Grindstaff Kia of Johnson City as general manager.
He is a grandson of the late Bobby and Brenda Brown; and the late Jackson and Kentucky Stiltner.
The couple plan a private wedding for 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Maple Lane Farm, Johnson City.
Robin Elisabeth Tipton and Timothy Gerald Hensley were married Saturday, June 2, 2012, at The Range, Johnson City, in a 2 p.m. ceremony.
The bride is a daughter of Charlie and Judy Tipton, Erwin.
The groom is a son of Gerald and Diann Hensley, Erwin.
He is a grandson of Dwight and Jessie Shelton.
The couple took a wedding trip to the Caribbean and St. Lucia.
Mr. and Mrs. Stone
Mr. and Mrs. Willie W. Stone Jr., 149 Woodlawn Circle, Jonesborough, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 21, 2012.
The couple were married on July 21, 1962, at Andrew Chapel Methodist Church, Baltimore, Md., by the Rev. James W. Merchant.
Mr. Stone is employed by Domtar in Kingsport.
Mrs. Stone is the former Jenny Waltemyer. She is a homemaker and worked for many years in public service.
The couple have five children, Michael and wife Donna of Johnson City, Phillip of Johnson City, Lisa and husband Duane of Limestone, Kevin of Jonesborough, and Jason and wife Lisa of Limestone; seven grandchildren, Kenny, Shea, Justin, Darren, Alyssa, Charity and Jordan; and one great-grandchild, Sailor.
Dr. Jason and Mrs. Kathryn Hatijoannou announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth, to Scott Randall Snapp Jr., son of Scott and Rebecca Snapp.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Science Hill High School, and is a graduate of East Tennessee State University College of Nursing. She is employed by Holston Valley Hospital as a nurse in the Emergency Trauma Center.
She is a granddaughter of Alfred and Genene DiGregorio, Johnson City; Telemachus Hatjioannou, Tampa, Fla.; and Bessie Davenport, Tampa, Fla.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Science Hill High School; a graduate of Northeast State Community College, where he received an associate degree in science; and a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. He is employed by S&M Brands Tobacco Co. as a salesperson.
He is a grandson of Mrs. Louise Street, Elizabethton, the late Mr. John L. Street Sr.; Ms. Jackie Stephens, Johnson City; and Mr. and Mrs. P.C. Snapp, Johnson City.
The couple plan a private wedding for Sept. 8, 2012, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Johnson City.