CHURCH HILL — Danielle Marie Erickson and Daniel Benjamin Thornburg were married Saturday, May 21, 2011, at New Canton Plantation.
Father Patrick Bone officiated the 6 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Sophisticated Strings.
The bride is the daughter of Donna Erickson, Gray; and the late Raymond Erickson Jr.
She is the granddaughter of the late Roland and Janet Aisthorpe; and the late Raymond and Lila Erickson Sr.
The groom is the son of Jeff and Brenda Thornburg, Fall Branch.
He is a grandson of Lola Owens, Fall Branch; the late Benjamin Jones Jr.; Pauline Thornburg, Greeneville; and the late Maynard Thornburg.
Given in marriage by her mother and brothers and escorted by her godfather, James Gaudet, the bride wore a Maggie Sottero couturier silk gown embellished with Swarovski crystals and lace, featuring a skirt that extended into a cathedral-length train.
Matron of honor was Kristi Chaput. Maid of honor was Allison Wallace.
Bridesmaids were Andrea Sweeney and Anna Huffman. Junior bridesmaid was Makenna Chaput
Josh Huffman served as best man.
Groomsmen were Ken Erickson, Steven Erickson and Michael Erickson.
Bride’s book and program attendants were Lynn Bertsch, Marie Lamp, Jean Gaudet and Amanda Phillips.
Following a reception at New Canton Plantation, the couple took a wedding trip to Disney World.
Randy and Sissy Tapp, 255 Maple Swamp Road, Chuckey, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brenda Jean, to Dustin James Thompson, son of James and Roberta Thompson, 331 Skyline Drive, Beaver, W.Va.
The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of David Crockett High School, Jonesborough.
She is a granddaughter of the late Vernon Hill; the late Mary Hill; and the late Bill and Katie Langston.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Shady Springs High School, West Virginia.
He is a grandson of Buford and Lola Stump, West Virginia; the late Raymond Upchurch; and Lila Upchurch, West Virginia.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Pine Haven Lodge, Beaver, W.Va.
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.