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Grant & Brooks

• Mar 6, 2016 at 2:02 PM

Gretchen Lee Grant of Blountville, Tenn. and Charles Lawrence Brooks of Franklin, Tenn., were married October 10, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Blountville. Dr. Clay Austin officiated the 6:00 pm ceremony. A reception was held at Martha Washington Inn, Abingdon, VA.

The Bride is the daughter of Steve and Janet Grant of Blountville, and the granddaughter of Margie Begley Jennings of Blountville, the late Carson Begley and Lynn Jennings and the late Wayne and Alma Grant.

The Groom is the son of Larry and Penny Brooks of Franklin, Tenn. and the grandson of Charles and Pattye Brooks of Nashville, Wilodene Petway of Franklin and the late Garland Petway.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the alter by her father. Meredith Kitt Grant, sister of the bride of Blountville, Tenn. was maid of honor. Jennica Lyons Norman, college friend of the bride of Elizabethton, Tenn. & Corrie Anne Riethmiller, college friend of the bride of Peoria, IL were Matrons of Honor. Bridesmaids were Lauren Marie Brooks, sister of the groom of Franklin, Tenn. & Amy Kristine Aubrey, college friend of the bride of Elizabethton, Tenn. Flower girl was Caroline Bliss Todd, friend of the Bride and Groom of Brentwood, Tenn.

Christopher Lucas Brooks, brother of the groom of Franklin, TN served as best man. Groomsmen were Charles Lawrence Brooks Sr., father of the groom of Franklin, Tenn., Matthew Brooks Storey, cousin of the groom of Franklin, Tenn., Preston James Walls, friend of the groom of Franklin, Tenn., Matthew Thomas Proctor, friend of the groom of Franklin, Tenn. Ring Bearers were Adam Mathis Todd, friend of the Bride and Groom of Brentwood, Tenn., Judah Mark Norman, friend of the Bride and Groom of Elizabethton, Tenn., Michael Brooks Wilson, cousin of the Groom of Franklin, Tenn. The Organist was Jan Seabolt of Bristol, Tenn, the Pianist was Jane Sullivan of Blountville, Tenn., and the Vocalist was Shanna Elizabeth Henderson of Nashville, Tenn. Floral arrangements were provided by Rainbows End Florists, Kingsport, Tenn. Photography provided by Mary Katherine Photography, Bristol, Tenn.

The bride graduated in 2012 from Milligan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. She was a member of the Milligan swim team.

The groom graduated in 2011 from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa.

The bride and groom are both employed at Lee Company in Franklin and attend Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, Tenn.

Following a honeymoon to Punta Cana, the couple resides in Franklin, Tenn.

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