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.
Richard and Billie Hillenbrand, No. 4 Avondale Circle, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacqueline Gail, to Ryan Michael Katko, son of Michael and Susan Katko, 1001 Hillendale Road, Gray.
The bride-elect is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
She is employed by Mountain States Health Alliance at Woodridge.
She is a granddaughter of the late Beulah Bell-Smith, and the late John George and Martha Hillenbrand.
Her fiancé is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in information technology.
He is employed by Mountain States Health Alliance in IT.
The couple plan a wedding for 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at The Charles in downtown Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Peters, Shady Valley, announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Lea, to Matthew Edward Baird, son of Mr. Eddie Baird and Mrs. Lisa Estep, both of Elizabethton.
The bride-elect is a cum laude graduate of King College. She is employed by the Johnson County School System, Doe Elementary School, as a kindergarten teacher.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Junior Gentry, Shady Valley; Mr. Jerry Peters, Elizabethton; and Mrs. Wilma Hoffman, Hampton.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Unaka High School. He is employed by Easy Auto as a car technician, and Carter County Schools as a bus driver.
He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blevins, Elizabethton; Mrs. Geraldine Baird, Elizabethton; and the late Mr. Sterling Baird.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, June 2, 2012, in Shady Valley.