Final wedding plans set for Miss Pope, Betts
Posted: Friday, July 31, 2009 8:01 pm
Final wedding plans for the upcoming marriage of Laura Lynn Pope and William Barrett Betts, both of Union City, are being announced today.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Karen Pope of Chattanooga. She is the granddaughter of the late Glen and Helen Pope of Ripley.
The groom-elect is the son of Pamela King Betts and the late Donnie Earl Betts of Rives. His grandparents are Doris Betts and the late James Betts and the late Willard and Nelda King, all of Union City.
The couple will exchange vows Saturday at 7 p.m. in an outdoor wedding ceremony, with a reception to be held immediately following at the home of the groom’s mother, located at 4030 Mount Pelia Road near Rives. The Rev. Andy Blackwell of Union City will officiate.
Katie Pope of Chattanooga will serve her sister as maid of honor. Bridesmaids will be friends of the bride-elect, Harley Forrester of Rives, Amanda McClure of Union City and Jessica Jones and Savannah Jones, both of Obion; and childhood friends of the bride-elect, Alyssa Lane and Krystal Menees, both of Union City.
The bride-elect’s niece, Kaitlyn Pope of Chattanooga, will serve as flower girl.
The groom-elect’s twin brother, James Byron Betts of Rives, will be the best man. Groomsmen will be childhood friends of the groom-elect, Jason Allen, Jeremy Barnes, Jace Porter and Andrew Worrell, all of Union City, and Blaze Minton of Martin; and his friend, Brandon Orr of Martin.
Colby Gray and Bethany Walker, both of Union City, will attend the registry.
Ushers will be childhood friends of the groom-elect, Tyler Barker and Seth Ursery, both of Union City; friends of the groom-elect, Matthew Gray, Ron Parks and Don Parks, all of Union City; and his cousin, Jonathan McAdams of Greenfield.
Transportation coordinators will be cousins of the groom-elect, Paul Allman and Trent Allman, both of Union City; and his friends, Sam Howard of Rives, Aaron Cary of Hornbeak and Adam Cary of Woodland Mills.
Published in The Messenger 7.31.09