James Allen Thompson, Cookeville, and Leslie Ann Morgan, Hilham.
Anthony Lee Coffee and Margie Dawn Neely, both of Livingston.
Matthan Chandler Houser, Livingston, and Stephanie Nicole Morgan,
Chad Edward Peek and Kristy Michele Lawson, both of Livingston.
Daniel Hicks and Stephanie Nicole Smith, both of Clarkrange.
Miss Kase and Mr. Templeton exchange June wedding vows
Miss Megan Brooke Kase, of Livingston, given in marriage by her
father, became the bride of Mr. Christapher Tralane Templeton, of
Cookeville, on June 17 in an evening ceremony at Northeast Church
of Christ in Cookeville. Officiating the ceremony was Joseph A.
Kase, brother of the bride.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Kase of Livingston.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Ray Templeton of Lawrence,
The auditorium was decorated with a white arch covered in tulle
with white lights. White columns with ferns were placed on each
side of the arch. The pews were decorated with lilac organza sashes.
The bride wore a white floor-length gown featuring a portrait neckline
and fitted satin bodice and a full tulle skirt scattered with pearl
and glass beads gathered on a band of beading at the waist.
She also wore a tiara with a cathedral-length veil trimmed with
beading to match her dress.
Her bouquet, made by her mother, consisted of blue curiosa roses
wrapped in lavender satin.
Serving as matron of honor was the bride's sister-in-law, Elizabeth
Kase, of Cookeville. Bridesmaids were the groom's sisters, Tamara
Templeton and Jessica Templeton, both of Lawrence.
All wore a two-piece black satin ensemble with a tea-length skirt
trimmed with pleated lilac tulle. Their bouquets were a smaller
version of the bride's.
Attending the guest book was Mallory Hill, friend of the bride.
The groom's brother, Josiah Templeton, of Lawrence, served as
best man. The groomsman was Jason Gann of McMinnville. Friends of
the groom Mark Day, of Indianapolis, IN, and Mike Cronin, of Princess
Ann, MD, served as ushers for the event.
The men in the wedding party were attired in black tuxedoes with
wisteria wing-tipped shirts and black long ties.
The groom wore a single rose that matched the bride's bouquet.
The bride's mother wore a light rose floor-length skirt with matching
The groom's mother wore a periwinkle tea-length dress with a matching
A dessert reception was held in the church's fellowship hall following
Hostesses were Carolyn Gilbert, Judy Ramsey, Sarah Crawford, Mallory
Hill, and Tammi Hill.
The bride had a four-tiered chocolate cake with the couple's monogram
written in chocolate icing.
The groom's cake was a cheesecake with cherry topping.
The tables were decorated with white table cloths, candles, and
silver "just married" confetti.
The couple was showered with confetti as they departed for their
honeymoon trip to Gatlinburg. They now reside in Hendersonville.
.Miss Bilbrey and Mr. Stephens to unite in matrimony September
Ashley Michelle Bilbrey of Rickman and Chad Eric Stephens of Monterey
proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Jack and Annette Bilbrey of
Rickman and the granddaughter of Melvin and Golda Brown of Rickman,
Geneva Henry of Monterey, the late R.L. Henry, and Harlon Bilbrey.
She is a 2002 graduate of Monterey High School and a 2003 graduate
of Tennessee Technology Center, where she earned her degree in Business
Systems Technology. She is employed at Kids Kare Pediatrics and
The future groom is the son of Earl and Beverly Stephens of Monterey
and the grandson of Tom and Bonnie Pierce of Monterey and Chesley
and Lola Stephens of Grimsley.
He is a 1999 graduate of Monterey High School and a 2000 graduate
of Tennessee Technology Center, where he received his degree in
Industrial Maintenance. He is employed with East Fork Utility District.
The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Monterey
Freewill Baptist Church.
All friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend.
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