Mr. and Mrs. McKeehan
Mr. and Mrs. Tony G. McKeehan, 2271 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 23, 2012, with a trip to the Pacific Northwest.
The couple were married on June 23, 1962, at Central Church of Christ, Central Community, by Minister Noble Tester.
Mr. McKeehan retired from Nuclear Fuel Services, Erwin, as plant superintendent manager.
Mrs. McKeehan is the former Patsy Jane Hendrix. She is a retired child care provider.
The couple have four children, Tonya McKinney and husband David, Brad McKeehan and wife Stephanie, and Wade McKeehan, all of Johnson City, and the late Todd McKeehan; and five grandchildren, Andrew and Alison McKinney, and Camille, Colby and Carlie McKeehan.
Sam and Pat Brackins, 161 Brandonwood Drive, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Norma Jean, to Matthew C. Britt, son of Michael and Delores Britt, 143 Short Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton.
The bride is a granddaughter of the late Frank and Juanita Taylor; and the late Gladys and Sam Brackins Sr.
Her fiancé is a grandson of the late Clarence and Mary Edens; and the late Clifford and Jessie Britt.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 2 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Gravel Hill Baptist Church, Gray.
Sharon and John Yatsko Jr., Dunkirk, Md., announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina, to Sgt. Mikel Hensley of the Marine Corps, son of Allen and Sharon Hensley, Jonesborough.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Northern High School, Dunkirk, Md.; and is a student at East Tennessee State University.
She is a granddaughter of Patricia and John Yatsko Sr., Judith Brown, and Rosemary and James Curtin Jr., all of Dunkirk, Md.
Her fiancé is a 2006 graduate of David Crockett High School; and a 2012 graduate of East Tennessee State University. He is a member of the Marine Corps Reserves.
He is a grandson of Dock and Betty Hensley, Jonesborough; the late Faye Hensley; and the late Rex and Helen Webster.
The couple plan a wedding for July 2012 at Poplar Ridge Christian Church, Piney Flats.
Rick and Angela Hawkins, 3715 Bluefield Drive, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Brooke, to Matthew Stephen Montgomery, son of the late Mike Montgomery; and Brenda and Terry Miller, 380 Old Mountain Road, Bluff City.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Science Hill High School; she completed pharmacy tech school in 2011 at East Tennessee State University; and is a student at Northeast State, where she is pursuing a nursing career.
She is a granddaughter of Glen and Wanda Tipton of Johnson City; the late Charles Leroy Hawkins; and the late Wanda Louise Hawkins. She is a great-granddaughter of Agnes L. Jones.
Her fiancé is a 2009 graduate of Daniel Boone High School. He is employed by American Water Heater, and is a preacher in the gospel of Jesus Christ.
He is a grandson of John and Norma Montgomery of Johnson City; and M.D. and Maggie Hyatt of Jonesborough.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 2 p.m., Saturday, July 14, 2012, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Hall
James and Olive Hall, 1159 First Street, Gray, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at a dinner with family at The Peerless, followed by a vacation in Colorado.
The couple were married on May 29, 1962, in Colorado Springs by the Rev. H.K. Underwood.
Mr. Hall retired from the City of Colorado Springs Utilities.
Mrs. Hall is the former Olive Elizabeth Speidel. She is a retired piano teacher and was a member of the National Guild of Piano Teachers.
The couple have two children, Bonnie Stewart and husband Brian of Liberty, N.C., and Barbara Gemar and husband David of Johnson City; and six grandchildren, Paul, Laurel, James and Derek Stewart, and Grace and Kathleen Gemar.