Mr. and Mrs. Frank David McDaniel announce the engagement of their daughter, Logan Breanna, to Tyler Engle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Paul Farnor Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Shannon Engle, all of Erwin.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Carson-Newman College, and is a graduate of University of Tennessee, where she received a master’s degree in public policy and administration.
She is a granddaughter of Mrs. Carmon Hipshire and the late Mr. V.A. Hipshire; and Mrs. Sue McDaniel and the late Mr. Elmer McDaniel Jr.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Carson-Newman College. He is employed by a clothing manufacturing firm as vice-president.
He is a grandson of Mrs. Betty Strickland and the late Mr. William C. Strickland Jr.; and Mrs. Mary Engle and the late Edwin Engle.
The couple plan a private wedding for April 2014.
Mr. and Mrs. Gray
James Leonard and Joan Gray, Johnson City, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at a dinner buffet with family and friends at The Blue Ridge Dining Room, Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa, Asheville, N.C.
The couple were married on Aug. 19, 1953, at Boones Creek Baptist Church, Johnson City, by the Rev. Gillis Partin.
Mr. Gray retired from the Plastics Division, Tennessee Eastman Corporation, Kingsport.
Mrs. Gray is the former Joan Hamilton. She retired from the Bookkeeping and Operations Center, First Tennessee Bank, Johnson City.
They have two children, Kathryn Gray Holsclaw and husband Robert of Johnson City, and Steven Gray and wife Rita of Knoxville.
They have four grandchildren, Brandon of Johnson City, Katie of Elizabethton, Ryan and wife Kristen of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Chad of Knoxville.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lewis will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
The couple were married on Feb. 25, 1949, at Central Baptist Church, Johnson City, by Dr. William Riggell.
Mrs. Lewis is the former Charlotte Sparks.
The couple have three children, Pattie Mathis of Johnson City, Don Lewis and wife Marian of Knoxville, and Anndria “Ann” Miller and husband
Jess of Gray; and one grandchild, Andrew and wife Laura of Knoxville.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis
Joseph Raymond and Mary Florence Willis, 1430 Whispering Pines Road, Johnson City, will celebrate their 52nd wedding anniversary Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at a private reception at 2 p.m. at the home of their daughter, Donna Smith.
The couple were married on Feb. 24, 1962, in Gate City, Va., by Rev. H.J. Former.
Mr. Willis retired from Willis Battery and Auto Sales.
Mrs. Willis is the former Mary Florence McInturff. She is a homemaker and was employed by Wiseman’s Store.
The couple have nine children, Ray, Ronnie, Dennis, Steve and Mike Willis, all of Johnson City, Connie Greenwell, of Kentucky,
Donna Smith, of Elizabethton, Debbie Kelley, of Texas, Anita France, of Johnson City; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Gouge
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Gouge, 806 Hiwasse Heights Drive, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, with a surprise brunch given by their children at the Johnson City Country Club.
The couple were married on Feb. 2, 1954, at Valley Forge United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ed Bishop.
Mr. Gouge retired from Earl’s Men’s Shop clothing store as owner.
Mrs. Gouge is the former Betty Jane Saylor. She is retired from Snelling & Snelling Personnel as an administrative secretary.
The couple have four children, Jerry Gouge and wife Misty of Knoxville, Kevin Gouge of Jacksonville, Fla., Kim Gouge Minutolo and husband Joe of Maryville, and Andy Gouge and fiancée Beth Ragaglia of Johnson City; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.