Couples announcements for September 2013

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Engagement

Carroll and Taylor

The engagement of Laura Sibley Carroll and Jesse Carl Taylor II is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thomas Carroll Jr. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Carl Taylor. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 21, at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, where the future bride is a member. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eugene Sibley Arrowood of Shelby, N.C., the late Nancy Keller Arrowood, Mrs. Jack Thomas Carroll of Jackson, Tenn., and the late Mr. Carroll. Miss Carroll is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree with a double major in business administration and human resources from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. She is office manager at Home Comforts. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Edmund Bates and Anna Sue Taylor. Mr. Taylor is a graduate of McCallie School. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Mississippi College, where he was a member of the basketball team. He is a member of Bayside Baptist Church.

September 1, 2013

Engagement

Lawson and Pittman

The engagement of Emily Anah Lawson and Michael Owen Pittman is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Eddie and Debbie Lawson. Parents of the future bridegroom are Bill and Sue Pittman of Milan, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 26, at The Little Brown Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. R.A. Hoppe. Miss Lawson is a graduate of Red Bank High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a teacher at Normal Park Museum Magnet School, and is a member of Calvary Chapel Church. The future bridegroom is a graduate of Milan High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Tennessee Technological University. He is operations manager at Scenic Industries and is club co-director of Choo Choo City Volleyball of Chattanooga. He is a member of Calvary Chapel Church.

September 1, 2013

Engagement

Wahlne and Bland

The engagement of Sabrina Wahlne and Allen Bland is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Lennart and Beverly Wahlne of Cleveland, Tenn. The future bride groom is the son of Kimberly Bland of Thomasville, Ga. The wedding is planned for Sunday, Oct. 20, at Girl Scouts of America headquarters in San Diego. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lorraine Hudgins Olson of Hendersonvillle, N.C., the late Franklin Hudgins and the late Gunnar and Ingrid Wahlne. Miss Wahlne received a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from LaSierra University. The future bridegrom is the grandson of Louise Bland of Madison, Fla, the late Ed Bland and Allen and Myrtice Webb of Hamilton, Fla. Mr. Bland received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering while serving in the U.S. Navy. He is pursuing a degree in criminal justice at the University of Phoenix.

September 1, 2013

Wedding

Reynolds and Kehoe

Kailan Catherine Reynolds became the bride of Mason Russell Kehoe in a ceremony on Saturday, May 25, at Stratton Hall. The Rev. Doug Werth performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Phillip and Erin Reynolds. Parents of the bridegroom are Gayle and Sam Kehoe of Manchester, Tenn. Brienne Reynolds, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jade Ferguson, Kayley Young, Elizabeth Dmochowski, Chelsea Edmondson, Marianne Secrest and Sarah Orr. Sydney Shelton was the flower girl. Miles Kehoe served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Kellin Kierce, Trevor Soderholm, Jeremy Jernigan, Travis Cook, Michael Bowen and Bradley Drake. Ushers were Matt Reynolds and Brandon Robertson. A reception was held at Stratton Hall. After a wedding trip to New Orleans, the couple resides in this city.

September 1, 2013

Engagement

Connell and Daugherty

The engagement of Marion Anna Connell and Benjamin Harry Daugherty is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Gordon and Jan Connell. Parents of the future bridegroom are Doug and Sally Daugherty. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 19, at Tim Parkes home on Lake Chickamauga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late James and Eliza Lee, Sheila Connell and the late Jack Connell. Miss Connell is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She received a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is an English teacher and a coach at East Hamilton Middle-High School. She is a member of The Mission Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Harry and Thankful Daugherty and the late John and Ann Crabtree. Mr. Daugherty is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. He attended Emory and Henry University and UTC. He is a family medical leave specialist at Unum and is a member of The Mission Church.

September 8, 2013

Engagement

Powers and Bass

The engagement of Kelly Roxanne Powers and Ryan James Bass is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Steve and Sue Powers. Parents of the future bridegroom are Stan and Sandy Bass of Los Angeles. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Nov. 2, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Fred and Christine Powers and late Ed and Emma Haskew. Miss Powers is a graduate of Baylor School. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science and legal studies from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is employed by Unum and attends First Presbyterian Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of of Joy Lyons, the late James Lyons, Ann Bass and the late George Bass, all of Cincinnati. Mr. Bass received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Auburn University, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He is the southeast project manager for U.S. Shredder and Castings.

September 8, 2013

Engagement

Ridge and Harding

The engagement of Kristen Nicole Ridge and Jason Marshall Harding is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Bill and Cheryl Ridge of Knoxville. Parents of the future bridegroom are Ron and Bev Harding of Lebanon, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Sunday, Oct. 13, at Tennessee RiverPlace.

September 8, 2013

Engagement

Brazzle and Drucker

The engagement of Emily Nichole Brazzle and Jacob Daniel Drucker is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Alton and Sandra Brazzle. Parents of the future bridegroom are Grace and Mike Killian of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Jeff and Lisa Drucker of Torrance, Calif. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Nov. 9, at East Brainerd Church of Christ, where the future bride is a member. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of S.J. and Reva Brazzle of McEwen, Tenn., Mildred Beene and the late James H. Beene. Miss Brazzle received a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and food science from Middle Tennessee State University. She is a food technologist at Shenandoah Mills in Lebanon, Tenn. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Hal and Judy Drucker of Encino, Calif., and the late Donald and Patricia Mills. Mr. Drucker received a bachelor’s degree in business economics from the University of California in Santa Barbara and a master’s degree in business administration from MTSU. He is a senior financial analyst at Parallon Business Solutions in Cool Springs, Tenn.

September 15, 2013

Engagement

Parker and Patrick

The engagement of Cheryl Ann Parker and Darren Alexander Patrick is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Phyllis A. Parker of Chattanooga and James A. Parker Jr. of Dalton, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Anne Patrick of Rossville and Jack Patrick of Folkston, Ga. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 12, at Central Church of Christ, where both are members. Miss Parker received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is sales manager at SunOpta. Mr. Patrick received a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of North Texas. He is owner of Mountain Music.

September 15, 2013

Engagement

McCain and Patton

The engagement of Taryn Grace McCain and Troy Kirkpatrick Patton is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Terry and Betsy McCain of Marietta, Ga. Parents of the future bridegroom are Thomas L. and Peggy Patton. The wedding is planned for Sunday, Oct. 27, at Heritage Green in Sandy Springs, Ga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Russell and Nancy Handwerk of Marietta. Miss McCain received an associate’s degree from Chattahoochee Technical College. She is a horticulturist and designer for Twin Branch Nursery and Landscape, a potter and owner of Taryn Grace Designs. She is a member of Mount Paran Church in Atlanta. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Francis E. Williams and the late Mr. and Mrs. Troy D. Patton. Mr. Patton attended Chattanooga State Community College. He is owner of C.T.L Production and is a member of Rivermont Presbyterian Church.

September 15, 2013

Engagement

Griffiths and Mueller

The engagement of Karina Allison Griffiths and Christopher Jon Mueller is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Glen and Karen Griffiths. Parents of the future bridegroom are Dale Mueller and Mary Stark of Waukesha, Wis. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 12, at Sts. Peter and Paul Basilica, where the future bride is a member. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Marjorie Belsak of Harrisburg, Pa. Miss Griffiths received certification as a health coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and a massage therapy license from Chattanooga Massage Institute. She is a certified health coach and a licensed massage therapist. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Dick and Bernie Mueller of Watertown, Wis. Mr. Mueller received a degree in architecture from the University of Wisconsin and has been LEEDS certified by the United States Green Building Council. He is a LEEDS-certified architect and is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

September 15, 2013

Engagement

Herndon and Cooke

The engagement of Amy Nicole Herndon and Clinton Samuel Cooke is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Paula Carr and Mark Herndon. Parents of the future bridegroom are Teresa Cooke and Tom Cooke. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Lee University Chapel. Miss Herndon is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. Mr. Cooke is a graduate of Bradley Central High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in business from Lee University.

September 15, 2013

Engagement

Hill and Pollard

The engagement of Beatrice Lashun Hill and Thaddeus Pollard Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Rosa Jammeh and the late Rodney Hill. Parents of the future bridegroom are Angela and Thaddeus Pollard Sr. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 28, at Friendship Central Community Church. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Stella Smiley, Mary Eyers, the late Otis Watson and the late Charles Kitchen. Miss Hill received an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Chattanooga State Community College. She is employed by Durham School Services and attends Olivet Baptist Church. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Argentina Pollard. Mr. Pollard is a graduate of Brainerd High School and attends Olivet Baptist Church.

September 22, 2013

Wedding

Campbell and Wheeler

Kristen Campbell became the bride of Joshua Wheeler in a ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 11, at Blowing Rock, N.C. The bride is the daughter of Craig and Kim Campbell of Louisville, Ky. Parents of the bridegroom are Sugar Wheeler and Dawson and Stephanie Wheeler. Allie Duke was maid of honor and Jake Wheeler was best man. A reception was held at The Inn at Ragged Gardens in Blowing Rock. After a wedding trip to Telluride, Colo., the couple resides in Denver, Colo.

September 22, 2013

Wedding

Alexander and Craven

Abby Alexander became the bride of Dr. Robert Andrew Craven in a ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 1, at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet, S.C. The Rev. Robert A. Adams and the Rev. Dr. B. Mike Alexander Jr., father of the bride, performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. B. Mike Alexander Jr. of Murrells Inlet. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Douglas C. Craven. Elizabeth Lawson was maid of honor. Bryn Alexander was the flower girl. Sr. Stephen D. Craven, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. Groomsmen were Joshua D. Clark, Zachary J. Conway and Daniel L. Parker. Chad Alexander was usher and reader. A reception was held in Kimbles at Wachesaw Plantation in Murrells Inlet. After a wedding trip to Moorea and Bora Bora, the couple resides in Charlotte, N.C.

September 22, 2013

Engagement

Herman and Cavallaro

The engagement of Leslie Dawn Herman and Vincent Anthony Cavallaro is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Fred Lee Herman of Alvin, Texas, and Laurel Adel Herman of Soddy-Daisy. Parents of the future bridegroom are Wayne and Betty Cavallaro of Mount Juliet, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Sunday, Dec. 21. The bride- elect is the granddaughter of the late Tommy and Mildred Varner, Dorothy Ritter of Baton Rouge, La., and the late Fred Herman. Miss Herman is a graduate of Red Bank High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in physics and biology from Emory University and a doctor of medicine degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She is a doctor and is a member of Christ Family Church. Mr. Cavallaro received a bachelor’s degree in science computer engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a master’s degree in science automotive engineering from Lawrence Technological University. He is an engineer at Volkswagen and is a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

September 22, 2013

Engagement

Wolff and Edmondson

The engagement of Heather Patricia Wolff and Joshua William Edmondson is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Bob and Debby Reagan and Gary Wolff, all of Sevierville, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Carla Edmondson and Bobby Edmondson of East Ridge. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 5, in Patten Chapel on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Nora Wolff of Houston, Texas, the late Walter Wolff and the late Dean and Mona Sayre. Miss Wolf received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from UTC, where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. She is employed in sales and marketing for Southern Communications Services. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Effie Edmondson, the late Harley Edmondson, the late Virginia Thomas and the late Jimmie Williams. Mr. Edmondson is employed in sales for Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

September 22, 2013

Wedding

Ingram and Richardson

Lisa Ann Ingram and John Shannon Richardson were united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Little Brown Church on Signal Mountain. The Rev. Betsy R. Switzer was the officiant. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John “Dave” Duncan and the late Paul F. Ingram. The bridegroom is the son of Beverley Ambler Richardson and the late Dr. Charles Richardson. Aryl M. Hoats served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Olivia A. Richardson, Sherri G. Conway and Isabella Stall. The flower girls were Lucy Veal and Emma Veal. The bride wore an empire, vintage gown in champagne satin overlaid in fine mesh lace. Its off-shoulder design flowed into bell-shaped, three-quarter sleeves trimmed in champagne Brussels lace appliques. Matching lace appliques also bordered the chapel-length train. A silk, ivory, floral comb held her champagne blusher veil. The bridesmaids wore tea-length gowns in shades of sepia, light peach and moss trimmed in ecru lace in a vintage 1930s style. The flower girls wore long, ivory satin dresses with empire waistlines and a wide band of lace bordering the hemlines. They wore halos of aqua ribbons and peach silk flowers and carried ivory satin flower baskets. Wayne Richardson served as best man. Groomsmen were Monty Veal, Tom Moquin, Dale “Pete” Shofner and Joseph Romeo. Levi Campbell was the ring bearer. A reception was held at The Mayor’s Mansion. The couple’s ivory, four-tier wedding cake was decorated with champagne scrollwork on each tier and an R monogram. Guests were served a buffet of beef or pork tenderloin, with an array of salads, vegetables and breads. The Amabile string trio played Irish/folk ballads during cocktail hour, followed by Italian opera music during dinner. The couple departed on their wedding trip in a 1934 Chrysler Airflow. They reside in Olde Towne on Signal Mountain. All photos are available for viewing and purchase at the photographer’s website: gregconway.zenfolio.com. Pictured: Top - Mr. and Mrs. John Richardson Middle - The wedding party included, from left, groomsmen Joseph Romeo, Monty Veal and Dale Shofner, bride and groom Lisa and John Richardson, ring bearer Levi Campbell, best man Wayne Richardson and groomsman Tom Moquin. Bottom - In the wedding party are, front row, flower girls Emma and Lucy Veal, back row from left, personal assistant to the bride Katelyn Overton, bridesmaid Sherri Conway, maid of honor Aryl Hoats, bride and groom Lisa and John Richardson, bridesmaids Olivia Richardson and Isabella Stall and music coordinator Megan Phipps.

September 22, 2013

Wedding

McKown and Worthington

Erin McKown became the bride of Joshua Worthington in a ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 10, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. The Rev. D. Andrew Olivo performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Lane McKown and Melissa McKown, both of Ringgold, Ga. Parents of the bridegroom are Dr. and Mrs. J. Mack Worthington. Melissa McKown was her daughter’s honor attendant. Bridesmaids were Emily Day, Laura Day, Christy Darr, Lauren Ownbey and Dr. Julie Worthington. Dr. Matthew Hitchcock served as best man. Groomsmen were Dr. Robert Whittaker, Dr. Wes Angel, Chris Darr, Grant McKown and Jonathan McKown. A reception was held at Fairyland Club. After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple resides in this city.

September 29, 2013

Wedding

Bledsoe and Bayless

Alissa Renee Bledsoe became the bride of Charles Dillon Bayless in a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Camp Dixie. The Rev. Wilburn Hardyman performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Grant and Beth Bledsoe. Parents of the bridegroom are Tracy and Susan Bayless. Amanda Bledsoe was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashley Hodges, Hilary Deifenderfer, Codee Yaw, Brandi Cordell and Becca Kent. Adelaide Schrimpf was the flower girl. Mr. Bayless served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Adam Cagle, Chase Reynolds, Brandon Lane, Jared Yaw and Jose Vargas. Weston Hodges was ring bearer. A reception was held at Camp Dixie. After a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple resides in Hixson. The bride is the granddaughter of Jimmy and Edna Card. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in accounting and finance. She is an accounting clerk and a member of Greenpond Baptist Church. The bridegroom is the grandson of Charles and Carolyn Bayless and Fred and Linda Cagle. Mr. Bayless graduated from UTC with a degree in criminal justice. He is a bar manager and a member of Greenpond Baptist Church.

September 29, 2013

Wedding

Killebrew and Ashe

Amelia Anderson Killebrew became the bride of John Braxton Ashe in a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 28, in Sewanee, Tenn. The Rev. Gregory Eric Youngblood performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Frierson Killebrew. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Braxton Ware Ashe of Sheffield, Ala. Jane Killebrew Roberts was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Margaret Killebrew Griffin and Susan Elizabeth Ashe. Margaret Kruesi Griffin was the flower girl. Joseph Ruston Bishop served as best man. Groomsmen were William Allen DesPortes, John Hunter Hoskins and Justin Todd Leighton. Owen Anderson Roberts was ring bearer. A reception was held at The Hurst House in Sewanee. After a wedding trip to Central America, the couple will reside in Austin, Texas.

September 29, 2013

Engagement

Anderson and Thacker

The engagement of Julie Amanda Anderson and Michael Andrue Thacker is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of James and Belinda Anderson of Kingsport, Tenn. Parents of the future bridegroom are Michael and Diana Thacker. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 12, at the historic Ramsey House in Knoxville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles E. Farmer and Gwen Anderson of Kingsport. Miss Anderson is a graduate of Sullivan North High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in classic civilizations and political science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is a Realtor/property manager for Tennessee Valley Realty Associates and is a member of Smithwood Baptist Church in Knoxville. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Robert V. Thacker of Kingston, Tenn., the late Laura S. Thacker and the late Roy T. and Edith M. Padgett. Mr. Thacker is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. He attended UTK and served in the United States Navy. He is employed by Terminix Technology Department and is a member of Smithwood Baptist Church.

September 29, 2013

Engagement

Pratt and Banks

The engagement of Laura Elizabeth Pratt and Richard Bradley Banks is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Pratt of Neponset, Ill., and Dr. and Mrs. Rick Cernovich of Sheffield, Ill. Parents of the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Banks of Cleveland, Tenn. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 26, at First United Methodist Church of East Peoria in Peoria, Ill. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Genster of Sheffield and the late Mr. and Mrs. Allen Pratt. Miss Pratt received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Central Florida and a juris doctor from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Polly Banks of Manchester, Tenn., the late Lee Banks and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Allan Jones Sr. Mr. Banks is a graduate of McCallie School. He received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Auburn University and a juris doctor from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He is an attorney with Richard Banks and Associates in Cleveland.

September 29, 2013

Engagement

Ashton and Slocumb

The engagement of Claire Ashton and Michael H. Slocumb Jr. is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Michael and Dana Ashton of Odessa, Texas. Parents of the future bridegroom are Michael and Cathy Slocumb. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 12, at Cafe Amelie at The Princess of Monaco Courtyard in New Orleans’ French Quarter. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Edward and Jean Durrett. Miss Ashton is a graduate of Permian High School in Odessa. She received a bachelor’s degree in advertising from the University of Texas and certification in paralegal studies from Duke University. She is a project manager. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jinx Peterson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Guy Slocumb. Mr. Slocumb is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. He received a degree in illustration and graphic design from The Portfolio Center in Atlanta. He is a design director.

September 29, 2013

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