Allison Nicole Schlather of Kingsport, Tenn., and Dieter James Smith of Kingsport, Tenn., were married on March 29, 2014 at First Broad Street United Methodist Church. The Rev. Will Lauderback officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Carol Schlather of Kingsport, Tenn. The bridegroom is the son of Brad and Shari Smith of Talbott, Tenn.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father.
Laura Hickman, best friend of the bride, served as matron of honor, and Brad Smith, father of the groom, served as best man.
The intimate, family only service was followed by a dinner at Hale Springs Inn in Rogersville, Tenn. The couple celebrated later with extended family and friends.
The bride graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 2005 and East Tennessee State University in 2008 with a degree in construction management. Prior to the wedding, she worked at RA-LIN and Associates in Carrollton, Ga.
The groom graduated from Morristown-Hamblen High School West in 2002 and East Tennessee State University in 2006 with a degree in computer science. He currently works at Eastman Credit Union.
The couple honeymooned in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and currently resides in Kingsport, Tenn.