Engagement Announcements

Posted on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 7:18 pm


Allen Bible and Jayne and Robbie Martin of Talbott announce the engagement of their daughter, Claudia Layney Bible, to James Austin Cole, son of Charles Cole and Nikki Cole of Morristown.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fern and Clarence Bible of White Pine and the late Mrs. Claudia Adams and Mr. George Adams of Morristown. She is a 2011 graduate of Jefferson County High School.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Col. JE and Becke Vesely (USMC Ret.) of Morristown and Mack and Delores Cole of Morristown and Col. WC and Judy Dishman (USMC Ret.) of Rixeyville, Va. He is the great-grandson of Rebecca Patrick of Morristown.

He is a 2009 graduate of Morristown-Hamblen High School West and a 2011 graduate of Walters State Community College. He is employed as a Lance Cpl. With the U.S. Marine Corps stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

The wedding ceremony is planned for Feb. 21, 2014.


Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Duck of Jefferson City announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Denise Duck, to Nicholas Shaun Darnell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earlin Darnell of Greeneville.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Jefferson County High School and a 2010 and 2011 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, where she earned her Bachelor’s in Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction. She is currently employed at Morristown-Hamblen High School East. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Johnny Myers and the late Mary Myers and Mrs. Laverne Duck and the late Bruce and Alma Duck.

The groom-elect is a 2002 graduate of South Greene High School, a 2006 graduate of Tusculum College, where he earned his Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, and a 2010 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he earned his Master’s in Administration and Supervision. He is currently employed at East Ridge Middle School in Whitesburg. He is the grandson of Mr. Doyle McMillian, the late Eugene and Irene Darnell and the late Alex and Minnie McCamey.

The wedding is planned for March 22, 2014 in Morristown. Invitations are being sent.

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