Laura Denise Livesay of Kingsport, and Robert Vernon Williams of Lexington, Ill., were married May 11, 2013, in a private outdoor ceremony at the Heartland Little River Wedding Chapel, Townsend, Tenn. The Rev. Jan Proeber officiated at the 2 p.m. ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Teresa Livesay of Kingsport.
The bridegroom is the son of Wayne Williams of Lexington, Ill.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father.
A reception was held overlooking the Little River following the ceremony.
The bride graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Illinois State University. She is currently an AmeriCorps volunteer, serving with the Boys and Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley.
The bridegroom graduated from Lexington High School and Southern Illinois University. He is employed at Mortgage Services III.
Following a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, the couple resides in Maryville, Tenn.