The forthcoming marriage is announced by the parents of the bride-elect, David and Pam Earnest and Ron and Tracy Plank, all of Cleveland. The future bridegroom is the son of Denny Deakins of Jonesorough and Mike and Judy Barry of Johnson City.
Miss Plank is the granddaughter of Ed and Brenda Allison of Cleveland, the late Mary Allison, Jean Rogers of Riceville and the late Scott and Virginia Plank. She is the sister of Edwin Plank and Courtney Betancourt, both of Cleveland.
A graduate of Walker Valley High School, she is currently in the nursing program at Cleveland State Community College. she is a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.
Mr. Deakins is the grandson of Betty Deakins of Jonesborough and the late Robert Deakins and the late Sarah Stevens. He is the brother of Steven Barry of Johnson City.
He graduated in 2007 from East Tennessee State University in marketing and is employed by Verizon Wireless. He is a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Johnson City.