Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Church
Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Church, Johnson City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, with family.
The couple were married on Jan. 9, 1954, by the Rev. James Cambron.
Mr. Church is a Korean War, U.S. Navy veteran. He is a retired carpenter.
Mrs. Church is the former Joyce Neal. She is a homemaker.
The couple have two children, Penny Church and Sheila Pinkston, both of Johnson City; and twin grandchildren, Jessica and Jason Flach.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwards
Hartsell and Edith Edwards, 104 Willshire Drive, Elizabethton, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at East River Park Christian Church, Elizabethton.
The couple were married on Dec. 25, 1953, at the residence of Mayfra and Leonard Barnett, Erwin, by the Rev. Richmond Barnett.
Mr. Edwards retired from Standard Coffee Service as vice president of sales. He is an active member of East River Park Christian Church.
Mrs. Edwards is the former Edith Wallin. She is a homemaker. She is active in East River Park Christian Church.
The couple have three children, Marcia Barton and husband Chet of Baton Rouge, La., Vince Edwards and wife Lili of Slidell, La., and L’Jon Papillon of Knoxville; five grandchildren, Damon Edwards and wife Jenn, Amye Edwards, Adrienne Barton, Garrett Barton and James Edwards; and two great-grandchildren, Brycen and Brynn Edwards.
Anthony W. and Joyce C. Pieleck, Lynchburg, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Jane, to Brian Keith Guinn, son of F. Keith and Linda J. Guinn, Johnson City.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Brookville High School, Lynchburg, Va.; a graduate of Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon, Va., where she received an associate degree of applied science in nursing; and is a graduate of Virginia Appalachian Tri-College of Nursing, Abingdon, Va.
She is a granddaughter of Frances M. Pieleck, Hillsborough, N.J., and the late Walter S. Pieleck; and the late Herbert D. and Orcie S. Cecil.
Her fiancé is a graduate of David Crockett High School, Jonesborough; and a graduate of East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, where he received a bachelor of business administration degree in corporate finance and investments. He is employed by Nuclear Fuel Services, Erwin.
He is a grandson of the late Frank D. and Mildred M. Guinn; the late Tenia L. Guinn, step-grandmother; and the late Jack and Bertie L. Justice.
The couple plan a private wedding for noon, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Gatlinburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Rowe
Daryl and Sandra Rowe, Washington College Community, Limestone, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this summer with a family vacation in Jamaica and a barbecue hosted by their family.
The couple were married on Aug. 23, 1963, at Central Christian Church, Jonesborough, by the late Dr. Robert O. Fife.
Mr. Rowe is owner and dairy farmer at Rowe Farm, Limestone.
The couple attend Mount Wesley United Methodist Church.
The couple have four children, Darrin Rowe and wife Leigh Ann of Limestone, Eric Rowe and wife Betsy of Kingsport, Leslie Tatum and husband Bo of Kingsport, and Lauren Summar and husband Brett of Fall Branch; and nine grandchildren, Logan Rowe, Colton Rowe, Addisyn Rowe, Gunnar Rowe, Nick Rowe, Trent Tatum, Cal Tatum, Tate Summar and Arianna Mitchell.
Mr. and Mrs. Bray
Ronda F. and Mary A. Bray, 112 Scenic Drive, Gray, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at a reception at 7:30 p.m. at Boones Creek Baptist Church.
The couple were married on Dec. 20, 1963, in Bristol by A.R. Baumgardner.
Mr. Bray is a United States Navy and Gulf War veteran. He was employed by Sperry Univac, and he retired from Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Johnson City.
Mrs. Bray is the former Mary A. Baumgardner. She is retired from Comcast Communications.
The couple have one son, John Bray and wife Becky of Johnson City; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Emily Bray.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.