Snow and Coates
Caroline James Snow became the bride of Richard Brandon Coates in a ceremony on Saturday, June 29, at The Lindsey Plantation in Greenville, S.C. Stuart Fuller performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas James Snow Jr. of Signal Mountain. Parents of the bridegroom are Cynthia Beall Coates of Candler, N.C., and the late Claude Richard Coates. Elizabeth Snow Caldwell was matron of honor. Charity Elizabeth Turner was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Joanna Elizabeth Frazier, Rachel Smalley Henne, Stephanie Lynne Knott, Whitney Blocker Mashburn, Melissa Anne Nestor and Melissa Pierson Odorisio. Olivia Grace Caldwell and Finley Sara Snow were the flower girls. Gabriel David McKee served as best man. Groomsmen were John Robert Ackerman, William Edward Ackerman, William Grayson Beall, Timothy Michael Sease and Samuel Chester Snow. Hudson Samuel Snow was ringbearer. A reception was held in Lindsey Plantation barn. After a wedding trip to Kauai and Oahu, Hawaii, the couple resides in Greenville.
Rutledge and McKim
Ashley Rutledge became the bride of Jacob Patrick McKim in a ceremony on Saturday, June 29, at the Fairyland Club on Lookout Mountain. Jeff Pelletier performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jack and Valerie Rutledge. Parents of the bridegroom are Rob and Amee McKim of Philadelphia, Pa. Kay Robinson was maid of honor. Brooke Bockelman, Jessica King, Matt Morrow and Marion Werner were the bride’s attendants. Valencia McKim, daughter of the bridegroom, was the flower girl. Jordan Neibarger served as best man. Groomsmen were Joe McKim, Josh McKim, Adrian Madland, Buddy Dowell and Kris Sunderli. A reception was held at Fairyland Club. The couple took a wedding trip to Portland, Ore. They reside in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Queen and Ballard
The engagement of Cary Elizabeth Queen and Timothy Brandon Ballard is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Queen Jr. of Signal Mountain. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dr. and Mrs. Tim Ballard and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Slater, all of Chattanooga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Tennessee RiverPlace. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John W. Queen Sr., Martha M. Miller of Versailles, Ky., and the late MacKenzie Miller. Miss Queen received a bachelor’s degree in communications studies from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She is a billing specialist at Colonial Life Insurance in Columbia, S.C., and attends First Presbyterian Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ballard of Spring Hill, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Byrd of Dallas. Mr. Ballard received a bachelor’s degree in political science from UTK, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha fraternity. He is pursuing a law degree at the University of South Carolina and is a member of Silverdale Baptist Church.
Swoopes and Burks
The engagement of LaToya Denise Swoopes and Michael Gerrod Burks is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Bernice Swoopes and Matthew Swoopes Sr. Parents of the future bridegroom are Albert and Hattie Burks. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Miss Swoopes received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a registered nurse at Memorial Hospital and is a member of Mount Canaan Baptist Church. Mr. Burks received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgia State University. He is employed at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and is a member of Mount Canaan Baptist Church.
Holder and Camp
Elizabeth Jordan Holder became the bride of Joshua Dewayne Camp in a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Stratton Hall. The Rev. Mickey Whittmire performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Buffy Patten Layne of Chattanooga and Randy Holder of Watercolor Beach, Fla. Parents of the bridegroom are Eddie and Teresa Camp. Hillary Brock Bowman was matron honor. Bridesmaids were Tracey Chaney Scott, Tara Camp Coleman and Sarah Crews-Rogers. Meg Ledford, daughter of the bride, was junior bridesmaid. Molly Scott and Payton Coleman were flower girls. Jeremy Miller served as best man. Groomsmen were Courtney Bowman, Wilton Holder and Brad Scott. Aron Miller was ringbearer. A reception was held at Stratton Hall. After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple resides on Signal Mountain.