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Gibson and Marsh

Published September 12th, 2013 1:34 pm

Katherine Dolvin Marsh and Jeremiah Christopher Gibson, of Knoxville, Tenn., were married June 8, 2013, at Waverly Road Presbyterian Church, Kingsport, Tenn. The Rev. Dr. Daniel S. Clark officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kendrick Marsh Jr., of Kingsport. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kendrick Marsh Sr. of Kingsport and the late Mr. and Mrs. Claude Walker Hart Jr. of Johnston, S.C. She is a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she received a bachelor of arts degree, summa cum laude, in political science. She received a doctor of jurisprudence degree from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law and a master of information science degree from the University of Tennessee. She is employed at the Duncan School of Law, Lincoln Memorial University, Knoxville, as a law librarian and professor.

The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Thomas Gibson of Kingsport. He is the grandson of Mrs. Ezra Laughlin of Kingsport; the late Mr. Ezra Laughlin; Mr. and Mrs. Randy Sensabaugh (the former Mrs. Edward Gibson) of Clinton, Tenn.; and the late Mr. Edward Gibson. He is an honors graduate of Sullivan Central High School and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he received a bachelor of music degree. He received a master of education degree from Grand Canyon University, Phoenix. He is employed as the director of music at the L&N STEM Academy of Knoxville, where he teaches band, orchestra, and chorus.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless gown of layers of ivory organza over ivory satin with a pleated organza waistband. The bodice was embroidered with silver and white beads. The cathedral-length organza veil was trimmed with a satin ribbon edge.

The bride wore her mother’s pearl necklace and carried a bouquet of white hydrangea, yellow roses, delphinium, Queen Anne’s lace, white wax flower, and pink heirloom roses from her late grandmother’s rose garden. The stems of the bouquet were wrapped with ivory satin ribbon, her mother’s Brussels lace wedding handkerchief, and antique pearls worn by her mother and grandmother on their wedding days. Also attached was her grandmother’s antique blue and white Wedgwood cameo pin. The bride wore a sixpence in her shoe for good luck.

The bride’s attendants were Elizabeth Hart Tisdale, cousin of the bride, of Asheville, N.C., who served as matron of honor; Elizabeth Wortman Revans of Rockford, Tenn.; and John Tolbert Eskew of Clarksville, Tenn.

The bridegroom’s attendants were his brother, Aaron Thomas Gibson of Kingsport, who served as best man; and Nathan Daniel Mitchell of Kingsport, and Paul Vincent Scannell of Atlanta, groomsmen.

Readings were given by Edward Dolvin Marsh, uncle of the bride. Music was provided by Charles Herron III, trumpeter; Matthew Richmond, marimbist; Dr. David Runner, organist; and Dr. Thomas Smith, vocalist.

Guest book attendant was Laura King Feagins. Program attendants were Marissa Annette Mitchell and Madilyn Rose Morelock.

Following the ceremony, the reception was given by the parents of the bride at MeadowView. Master of ceremonies was Robert Higgs Feagins. Music was provided by the Kyle Bothof Jazz Quartet of Knoxville.

The rehearsal dinner was given by the bridegroom’s parents at the Domtar Cabin on Friday, June 7, 2013.

Following a wedding trip to Europe, the couple resides in Knoxville.