Kemble - Cottle
Katherine Elizabeth Cottle and Charles David Kemble of Rockingham exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 10 at 5 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Andrew Ross Clark officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Terry Davis and Susan Whitford Cottle of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Elizabeth Barfield Whitford, the late Milton Gray Whitford and James Graham Cottle of Goldsboro and the late Betty Jean Cottle of Beulaville.
She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Social Work degree and East Carolina University with a Master of Social Work degree. She is employed as a foster care and adoption social worker with the Department of Social Services in Beaufort County.
The groom is the son of John Neal Kemble of Lafayette, Ind., and Marlene White Kemble of Rockingham and the grandson of the late Charles Edward and Marilyn L. Danley Kemble of Lafayette and the late Gratten Lee White Sr. and Loree Harris White of Hamlet.
He graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology and a Master of Arts in physical activity promotion. He is employed as an instructor with East Carolina University’s department of exercise and sport science.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.
She wore a formal gown of diamond white silk taffeta with a modified sweetheart neckline with spaghetti straps. The ruching on the bodice was enhanced with a Swarovski crystal encrusted broach. The A-line skirt featured box pleats on the side and back with hand beaded covered buttons down the back of the bodice and chapel-length train.
Her headpiece was a cathedral veil of silk illusion.
The bride carried a bouquet of hydrangeas, yellow roses, cabbage roses and rosemary.
Elizabeth Allyson Overby was maid of honor.
Bridesmaids were Amanda Ingram Deaton and Christine Caitlin Whitford, cousins of the bride, Stefanie Marie White, Brooke Cecelia Bambrick, Beth Kendra Spray and Katherine Parker Morton.
Barry Evan Kemble was his cousin’s best man.
Groomsmen were Terry Davis Cottle Jr., brother of the bride, Sydney Robert Mullis, Van Jennings Covington, Brad Edward Denson and Myers Westin Chandler.
Abbygayle Grace Lee was flower girl. Parker Moyana was ringbearer.
Zachery Gray Taber was the junior groomsman.
Isabelle Doss directed the wedding. Ashlyn Moreland and Sydney West distributed programs.
Scripture readers were Carol Garrett Lane and Kenneth Lawrence Engeldrum.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gwatney greeted guests.
A program of wedding music was provided by Barry Evan Kemble, vocalist, and Dr. Jeremy Thompson, organist.
Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at Lane Tree Golf Club.
After a wedding cruise to the Bahamas the couple reside in Greenville.
Events held before the wedding included a bachelor party hosted by the attendants; a bachelorette party hosted by the attendants; a tail-gate shower hosted by friends of the groom; a miscellaneous shower hosted by co-workers of the bride; a lingerie shower hosted by Helen and Hannah Jernigan, Terry Ray and Becky Mayo; a Christmas shower hosted by Susana and Mariana Garcia, Denise Barnett and Candy Whitley; a home and garden shower hosted by Carol and Morgan Lane; and a bridesmaids’ luncheon at The Royal Tearoom hosted by Elizabeth Whitford and Sally Ingram, grandmother and aunt of the bride.
The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Pupetta’s Bar and Grill.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on May 11, 2008 3:30 AM