Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014

Lowe and McCoy

Published January 17th, 2014 10:52 am

Kelly Shea McCoy of Johnson City and David Kitt Lowe of Elizabethton, Tenn., were married May 11, 2013, at First Baptist Church, Kingsport, Tenn. Dr. Marvin Cameron officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of William and Sue McCoy of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of Norma Ellis of Kingsport, the late Jesse J. Cummins of Kingsport, and the late William and Nancy McCoy of Kingsport. She is the step-granddaughter of the late James P. Ellis of Indian Shores, Fla.

She graduated from the University of Tennessee and received a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law. At UT, she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She has been employed for 10 years as an assistant district attorney by the Tennessee First Judicial District Attorney General’s Office.

The bridegroom is the son of the late Harry and Fumiko Lowe of Elizabethton, Tenn. He is the grandson of the late Charles and Lula Lowe of Elizabethton, Tenn., and the late Kama and Kama Agena of Okinawa, Japan.

He graduated from East Tennessee State University, where he was a member of the Army ROTC and served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve for eight years. He has been employed for 25 years with the Johnson City Police Department, where he is currently a patrol platoon sergeant.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an Oleg Cassini one-shoulder ball gown with a sweetheart neckline. Ornate beaded lace appliqués adorned the bodice and full tulle skirt with chapel length train. The fingertip veil was trimmed with a beaded stitched edge.

Attached to her bouquet of pink roses and calla lilies was tulle from her mother’s veil worn on her wedding day.

The bride’s attendants were Laura Lowe, sister of the groom, Dr. Jamie Hilton Whitinger, Rebecca Berry Whitaker, Beth Dotson Messersmith, and Erin McArdle. Karen McCoy Honeycutt, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Ansley and Reagan Honeycutt, nieces of the bride, served as junior bridesmaids.

The bridegroom’s attendants were Jeff Jenkins, Eric Dougherty, Aaron Ensor, Adam Williams, and Jeff Wilson. Jason Abernathy, friend of the groom, served as best man.

Scripture readings were given by Lisa Witherspoon, Leslie Dalton, Stana Donnelly and Aimee Morton. Music was provided by Susan Hoover.
Following the ceremony, a reception was given by the parents of the bride at Ridgefields Country Club. Music was provided by Michael Hawkins, DJ. Lisa Tolliver, Posh Productions, directed the festivities.

Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple resides in Johnson City, Tenn.