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Allen and Loftis wedding

Published May 13th, 2010 3:47 pm

Cynthia Renee Loftis of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Matthew Thomas Allen of Kingsport, were married Oct. 10, 2009, at Bluegrass Baptist Church, Hendersonville. The Rev. Matt Tullos, pastor of Bluegrass Baptist Church, officiated at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Sharon Lingerfelt and husband Jim Lingerfelt, and Teddy Loftis and wife Teresa Loftis, all of Hendersonville. She is the granddaughter of the late Betty Ann Loftis, the late Henry and Margie Phelps, and the late Jake and Dorothy Warden. The bridegroom is the son of Tom and Sandy Allen of Kingsport, and the grandson of the late Ira and Ruth Allen, and the late Walter and Elizabeth Peugeot.The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father.Christy Loftis, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Ashley Loftis, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid. Jessica McMurry, niece of the bride, was flower girl.Andrew Allen served his brother as best man. Wes Thaller, cousin of the bridegroom, was groomsman. Ushers were Michael Alexander, Chris Poole, Teddy Loftis Jr., brother of the bride, and Mike Royston, brother-in-law of the bridegroom. Caleb Royston, nephew of the bridegroom, was ring bearer.The bride graduated from Beech High School, Hendersonville, and received a degree in early childhood development/education from Carson Newman College, Jefferson City, Tenn. She is employed as a Pre-K teacher with Robertson County Public Schools.The bridegroom graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and received a degree in marketing from Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tenn. He is owner of Avallo Humidors, Nashville.Following a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, the couple resides in Hendersonville.