Mr. and Mrs. Rodney K. Metcalf, 186 Stockyard Road, Telford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Danielle, to Brian Matthew Gray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy K. Gray, Jonesborough.
The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of University High; and will graduate in December from East Tennessee State University, where she will receive a degree in early childhood development and is a member of the ETSU dance team and Alpha Omega. She is a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church, Jonesborough.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Clonce, Bean Station; Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Romine, Rutledge; and the late Doyle F. Metcalf.
Her fiancé is a 2001 graduate of David Crockett High School; and is a 2006 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a degree in construction engineering.
He is employed by Johnson City Power Board. He is a member of New Victory Baptist Church, Jonesborough.
He is a grandson of Monica Moon, Johnson City, and the late Harold Moon; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Gray.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at New Victory Baptist Church.
Melody Michelle Swartz and Tyler Keith Russell were married Friday, June 22, 2012, at Oak Grove Christian Church, Elizabethton.
The Rev. Mike Fritts officiated the 4 p.m. exchange of vows. Prayer was provided by the Rev. Dave Gibson. Music was provided by Sheila Woods, pianist.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wendel Swartz, Kingsport.
She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Swartz, Johnson City; and Mr. and Mrs. Glendon Snider, Louisville, Ky.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Russell, Elizabethton.
He is a grandson of the late Louis Russell; the late Ralph and Venia Coleman; and the Rev. Jack Lyons and Evelyn Lyons.
Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a floor-length, strapless, lace-covered gown featuring a beaded belt and a long bow in the back.
Maid of honor was M’Lisa Burrow.
Bridesmaids were Conwedee Peare and Carol Hensley.
Flower girl was Bella Shumate.
Ring bearer was Noah Rhinehart.
Micah Rhinehart served as best man.
Groomsmen were Keith Russell and Pedro Salinas.
Ushers were Jonah Rhinehart and Elijah Rhinehart.
Following a reception outside at the church, the couple took a wedding trip to Asheville Cottages, Asheville, N.C.
Eric and Emori Barnes, 357 Boonesboro Road, Gray, announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Nicole, to Cody Alan Brooks, son of Randy and Janet Brooks, 543 Pleasant Grove Road, Jonesborough.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Northeast State Community College, where she received degrees in psychology and office administration.
She is a granddaughter of Earnestine and Billy Grace Sr., Johnson City; and Ivan Barnes, Gray, and the late Amanda Barnes.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Northeast State Community College, where he received a degree in electromechanical engineering. He is employed by Eastman Chemical Co.
He is a grandson of Peggy Walker, Limestone, and the late Rand Walker; and the late William and Mary Brooks.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at Gray United Methodist Church.
Nancy Lorene Borst and Mark Raymond Gilley were married Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Love Me Tender Chapel in Gatlinburg.
The Rev. Ray V. Morris officiated the 3 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is the mother of Annie, Jennifer and Christopher.
The groom is a son of Pat and Ken Gilley, Johnson City.
The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her brother, Louie Siger-seth.
Ushers were Scott Gilley, brother of the groom, and Patrick Sigerseth, nephew of the bride.
A cake cutting was held at the home of the groom’s aunt and uncle, Ann and Jim Stagner, Johnson City, where the wedding party watched the fireworks display at Freedom Hall.
The couple will reside in Johnson City.
Hannah Rachelle Banks and David Vernon Johnson were married Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Lynnwood Christian Church, Johnson City.
Minister Tony Duncan Jr. officiated the 5 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Nikki Belcher, vocalist.
The bride is a daughter of Mark and Pam Banks, Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of Delores Duncan, Johnson City, and the late Tony Duncan Sr.; Oscar and Beverly Banks, Johnson City; and the late Inez Banks.
The groom is a son of Sandy Oliver, Elizabethton, and Dallas Johnson, Johnson City.
He is a grandson of Ray and Marie Buck, Gap Creek; and the late George Hoover Oliver.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an Allure white diamond gown featuring a one-shouldered neckline encrusted with a Swarovski crystal accents and satin ruches asymmetrically patterned throughout the gown.
Maid of honor was Haylee Carver.
Bridesmaids were Brandi Phillips, sister of the groom; Emily Hill; and Nikki Belcher, cousin of the bride.
Junior bridesmaid was Isabella Johnson, cousin of the bride.
Flower girls were Rylee Phillips, niece of the groom; and Violet Oliver, cousin of the groom.
Ring bearer was Maverick Harris, cousin of the bride.
Dustin Johnson, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Caleb Banks, brother of the bride; Cody Cornett and Mitch Cornett.
Junior groomsman was Deven Matherly, nephew of the groom.
Ushers were Danny Carver; Bub Martin, cousin of the bride; Jamison Evans and Markus Olds, cousins of the groom.
Bride’s book attendants were Kathy Martin, Amanda Caldwell and Jada Olds.
Following a reception at the VFW in Elizabethton, the couple took a wedding cruise to the Bahamas.
The couple will reside in Elizabethton.