Kingsport Times News Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Blackwell and Marcum

Published March 6th, 2014 2:12 pm

Hannah Elizabeth Marcum of Gate City, Va., formerly of Kingsport, and Bradley Allen Blackwell of Kingsport, were married Sept. 14, 2013, at First Broad Street United Methodist Church. The Rev. Randy Frye officiated at the 5:30 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Gregory (Laura D.) Marcum of Gate City, Va., formerly of Kingsport. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Charles B. (Betty Nelle) Duke of Kingsport, the late Charles B. “Boots” Duke, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Marcum of Kingsport. The bridegroom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Gerald (Cindy) Blackwell of Kingsport, and the grandson of Mrs. Mary Blackwell of Kingsport, the late Dr. Lyle Blackwell, and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Chambers of Huntington, W.Va.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore a homemade, trumpet-style gown of Spanish lace with a sweetheart neckline.

Miss Gina Sarli of Knoxville, formerly of Kingsport, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Catherine Marcum, sister-in-law of the bride, of Gate City; Miss Anne Tumlin, cousin of the bride, of Kingsport; Mrs. Holly T. Smalley, cousin of the bride of Charleston, S.C.; Miss Julia Barber of Kingsport; Miss Ashley McClusky of San Francisco, Calif.; Miss Mary-Carter Kniffen of Knoxville; Miss Taylor Hensley of Kingsport, and Miss Rebekah Tompkins of Atlanta, Ga. Miss Charlsie Marcum, niece of the bride, was flower girl.

Dr. Gerald Blackwell served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Joey Blackwell, brother of the bridegroom of Charlotte, N.C.; Mr. Ryan Blackwell, brother of the bridegroom, of Rogersville; Mr. Colton Marcum, brother of the bride, of Gate City; Mr. Andy Mosser, cousin of the bridegroom, of Huntington; Mr. John Mark Bouchillon of Memphis; Mr. Lane Taylor of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Mr. Zach Kramer of Atlanta, Ga., and Mr. Andy Rogers of Los Angeles, Calif. Ushers were Mr. Lane Dukart of Kingsport; Mr. Clayton Kilgore of Kingsport, and Mr. Reed King of Memphis.

A reception was held at River’s Bend Farm, home of the bride.

The bride graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, attended the University of Tennessee and plans to graduate with a doctor of pharmacy degree in May 2014. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. She is a member of First Broad Street United Methodist Church.

The bridegroom graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a degree in advertising from UT in 2012. He is a musician and will pursue his master’s degree in the fall. He is a member of First Broad Street United Methodist Church.

Following a wedding trip to Great Exuma, Bahamas, the couple resides in Knoxville.