Kingsport Times News Friday, September 19, 2014

Hobbs and Wilson

Published August 8th, 2014 10:15 am

Elizabeth Leigh Wilson of Kingsport, and Christopher Robin Hobbs of Hernando, Miss., were married Feb. 1, 2014, at Warren-Wilson College Chapel, Asheville, N.C. The Rev. James Lindsay, grandfather of the bride, and the Rev. Danny Silvey officiated at the 3 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mark and Robyn Wilson of Kingsport, and the granddaughter of the Rev. and Mrs. James Lindsay of Elizabethton, and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Wilson of Charlotte, N.C. The bridegroom is the son of William and Glendis Hobbs of Hernando, and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Hobbs of Florence, Ala.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore a Maggie Sottero gown of ivory lace over satin featuring a strapless sweetheart neckline and a Swarovski crystal and satin belt. Her elbow-length veil had crystal edging and she carried a bouquet of white roses and hydrangeas.

Tina S. Howe of Kingsport was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Melissa Sneed Wilson, sister-in-law of the bride, of New York, N.Y., and Kathleen Hobbs, sister of the bridegroom of Hernando. Mariah Howe of Kingsport was flower girl.

Mackin Johnson of Jackson, Miss., served as best man. Groomsmen were Chris Wilson, brother of the bride, of New York, N.Y., Matthew Brooks of Charleston, S.C., and Dan Howard of Atlanta, Ga. Will Hobbs, brother of the bridegroom, of Hernando, Miss., was usher.

Music was provided by pianist Janie Belue; violinist Lindsay Williams, cousin of the bride; and soloist Rosemary Smith.

A reception was held at Yesterday Spaces, Asheville.

The bride graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management in 2006. She is employed at Farm Bureau Insurance, Asheville.

The bridegroom received a bachelor's degree, a Master of Education degree and a Master of Fine Arts degree in art education from Mississippi College. He is employed with Buncombe County Schools, Asheville.

Following a wedding trip to Boone, N.C., the couple resides in Asheville.