GREENEVILLE — Stan and Kay Puckett, 310 Grapevine Trail, announce the engagement of their daughter, Carling Michelle, to Nicholas Todd Achberger, son of Todd and Rhonda Achberger, 101 Meilland Drive, Greenville, S.C.
The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Carson-Newman College, where she received a degree in early childhood education. She is employed in Greenville, S.C., as a kindergarten teacher.
She is a granddaughter of Norman and June Baker, Kingsport; and Rayton and Faith Puckett, Hillsville, Va.
Her fiancé is a 2008 graduate of Carson-Newman College, where he received a degree in business administration. He is employed by AFL, Duncan, S.C., as a distribution manager.
He is a grandson of Betty Morgan, Pickens, S.C.; the late Dennis Morgan; Richard and Betty Thomas, Whispering Pines, N.C.; and the late Richard Achberger.
The couple plan a wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Hyatt
WATAUGA — Richard and Nancy Hyatt, 320 W. 4th Ave., celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Hawthorne Church of the Brethren.
The couple were married on July 11, 1986, at Hawthorne Church of the Brethren by the Rev. Hollace Ford.
Mr. Hyatt is self-employed.
Mrs. Hyatt is the former Nancy Hill. She is employed by the Johnson City Medical Center.
The couple have six children, Shatel, Chris, Alexis, Joshua, Morgan and Hailey Hyatt; and one grandchild, Zoe Hyatt.
Mike and Beverly McCloud, 1825 Highway 81 N., Jonesborough, announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Kathleen, to Kelly Russell Powers Jr., son of Kelly and Greta Powers, 29122 Rhea Valley Road, Meadowview, Va.
The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Daniel Boone High School and a 2008 graduate of East Tennessee State University. She is employed by Men’s Wearhouse, Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of Cliff and Alice McCloud, Jonesborough; Charlotte Simmons, Elizabethton; and the late Harry Simmons.
Her fiancé is a 1999 graduate of Holston High School. He is employed by Auto Zone.
He is a grandson of Lawrence and Jessie Blevins, Damascus, Va.; and Ken and Joanne Powers, Independence, Va.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 7 p.m., Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Sinking Creek Baptist Church, Johnson City.
Angela Marie Ryals and Richard Wesley Lauderback were married Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Will Lauderback, brother of the groom, officiated the 4 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Jenny Darden, vocalist; and Jane LaPella, pianist.
The bride is a daughter of Jim and Rosellen Ryals of Johnson City.
She is a granddaughter of Bob and Marlene Becker of Johnson City and the late Jimmie and Dorris Ryals.
The groom is a son of Eddie and Sandy Lauderback of Johnson City.
He is a grandson of Jarvis Klyne and Cora Lee Lauderback of Kingsport, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Arlen Daugherty.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of satin featuring opulent folds and draping with a lace-up back and a skirt that extended into a chapel-length train.
Matron of honor was Jessica Ryals Fanick, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Kate Ryals and Sara Ryals, sisters of the bride.
Flower girls were Kaitlyn Becker and Ella Lauderback. Ring bearer was Brennan Lauderback.
Jay Lauderback, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Chris Collins and Craig Broadbent.
Scripture reader was Rachel Gentry.
Following a reception at the Johnson City Country Club, the couple took a wedding trip to Jamaica.
Mr. and Mrs. Shell
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Shell, Limestone Cove, Unicoi, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary surrounded by friends and family at a reception hosted by their niece, Emily Fletcher and family, and nephew, Mark Gage and family.
The couple were married July 1, 1961, by the Rev. Wrightly Salling.
Mr. Shell retired from CSX Railroad and Unicoi County School System.
Mrs. Shell is the former Alma Davis. She is retired from Sprint Telephone Company and Telamon Corp.
They are active members of Redeemed Baptist Church.