Announcement is made of the engagement of Gracie Ann Onks and Shawn Lee Howell.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Debbie Onks, Jonesborough; and Marvin Onks, Beaufort, S.C.
She is a graduate of University School, and a graduate of East Tennessee State University. She is employed by CenturyLink as a Trainer II.
She is a granddaughter of the late Grace Rambo.
Her fiancé is a son of Howard and Barbara Herzig, Toano, Va.
He is a graduate of Holston High School. He is employed by Tribles, Inc., as a certified diesel tech.
He is a grandson of James Davidson, Rich Valley, Va.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Fairhaven United Methodist Church, Johnson City.
Mr. and Mrs. Street
Marshall and Janice Street, Bakersville, N.C., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Middle District Baptist Church, Buladean, N.C.
Mr. Street is a lumberman.
Mrs. Street is the former Janice Ledford. She is a nurse.
The couple have two children, Marsha Shultz and husband Kurt, and Milan Street; and two grandchildren, Sydney and Suzanna Schultz.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.
Arigle and Debbie Jenkins, Bluff City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Ann, to John Brandon White, son of Roger and Linda White, Jonesborough.
The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Sullivan East High School; and a 2007 graduate of East Tennessee State University. She is employed by Bank of Tennessee.
She is a granddaughter of J.C. Carr, Bluff City, and the late Evelyn Carr; and the late Jeston and Frank Jenkins.
Her fiancé is a 1999 graduate of Science Hill High School; and a 2004 graduate East Tennessee State University. He is employed by White Construction Co. as the manager.
He is a grandson of Francis Lawson and Junior Stapleton; and Marvin and Charlotte White.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Avoca Christian Church, Bristol.
Mr. and Mrs. Wise
Charles A. and H. Elois Wise, 168 Shannon View Road, Gray, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently at a private celebration with close family.
The couple were married on Aug. 23, 1963, in Glade Spring, Va.
Mr. Wise retired from Holston Defense Corp. and BAE Systems as a chemical operator.
Mrs. Wise is the former H. Elois Miller. She retired from Johnson City Medical Center Hospital as a nursing supervisor.
The couple have two children, Blair Wise of Gray, and Craig Wise of Apex, N.C.; and one grandchild, Aleigh Wise.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Brooke Alexandra Dunn and Landon Heath Gray.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Betty Bishop Stout of Telford, and David Dunn of Piney Flats.
She is a graduate of Daniel Boone High School; and is a student at Milligan College where she is studying nursing. She is employed by Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Johnson City, and is a member of Harmony Baptist Church.
She is a granddaughter of Linda S. Morris, Telford, and the late Joel K. Bishop Sr.; JoEtta Dunn, Piney Flats, and the late Jimmie L. Dunn Sr.; and Homer Stout, Piney Flats, and the late Jane Stout.
Her fiancé is a son of Lisa and George Gray Jr. of Jonesborough.
He is a graduate of Daniel Boone High School, and is a student at Northeast State Community College, where he is studying is welding. He is employed by Jacobs Field Service, Kingsport, and is a member of Harmony Baptist Church.
He is a grandson of Jewel Richardson, Jonesborough, and the late Bruce Richardson; Betty Gray, Jonesborough, and the late George L. Gray Sr.; and the late David Bright.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Grace Meadows Farm, Jonesborough.