First Posted: 8/15/2009
Kelly LuAnne Marion and William Tobey Mitchell were united in marriage on June 13 in a 5 p.m. ceremony at Dobson First Baptist Church, Dobson. The Rev. Dr. Maner Tyson of Waterbury, Conn., officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Brenda Marion of Mount Airy. Her grandparents are Gertrude Marion and the late Arlys Marion of Mount Airy and the late Grady and Alice Bingman of Mount Airy. She graduated from Surry Central High School in 2004 and Surry Community College in 2009 with an associate degree in nursing. She is employed by Forsyth Medical Center as a registered nurse in labor and delivery.
The bridegroom is the son of Rex and Kathryn Mitchell of Dobson. His grandparents are Joyce Tobey and the late George Tobey of Statesville and Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Mitchell of Sparta. He graduated from Surry Central High School in 2001 and Appalachian State University in 2005 with a bachelor degree in elementary education. He is employed by Surry County Schools, where he teaches fifth grade at Mountain Park Elementary School.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She wore a strapless full A-line organza corset gown with beaded metallic lace on the bodice, skirt and chapel train. Her fingertip headpiece of double illusion was edged with satin and adorned by a crystal tiara. She wore a matching crystal and silver necklace and earrings. Her bouquet consisted of hand-tied calla lilies with the stems wrapped and tied with satin ribbon.
The maid of honor was the brides sister, Candice Marion, of Mount Airy. She wore a pool blue, satin, contoured, Mori Lee formal gown which featured spaghetti straps and a bodice with asymmetrical draping from the empire waist, cascading onto the overskirt of the A-line gown.
The bridal attendants were Evelisse Diaz of Dobson, Shelley Nicholson of Elkin and Angela Wyatt of State Road. They wore pool blue, satin Mori Lee formal gowns with wide, scooped halter necklines. The narrow A-line skirts featured a shirred midriff sash with long, back streamers trimmed with a rhinestone ring at the center. The bridal attendants carried lavender roses and misty.
The junior bridesmaid was Madison Cockerham of Mount Airy. She wore a pool blue, satin Mori Lee dress with ballgown skirt with cinched satin at the waistline and trimmed with rhinestone buttons.
The flower girl was Rebecca Bolick, of Fredericksburg, Va. She wore a white satin sleeveless bodice with tulle skirt. A pool blue sash accompanied the dress at the waistline. Her hair was adorned with a headpiece of intricately woven white flowers. The ring bearer was Christian Brown of Denver.
The best man was the grooms brother, Bennett Mitchell, of Dobson. Groomsmen were Zach Russ of Albemarle and Jamin Weagraff and John Wolfe, both of Mount Airy. Junior groomsmen was Brandon Bolick of Fredericksburg, Va.
The pianist was Bonnie Brown of Denver. The guest registry attendant was Brittany Bolick, of Fredericksburg. Greeters were Caleb Brown and Colby Brown of Denver and Philip Bolick of Fredericksburg.
The reception, held in the Fellowship Center of Dobson First Baptist Church, was hosted by the parents of the bride.
Reception greeters were Kelly Hemmings and Michaela Wall.
Ray Hall, of Dobson, was the sound technician. Wanda Marion, aunt of the bride, created the wedding cake, which was cut and served by Charlotte and Johna Hughes.
Tanya Hall, of Dobson, was the wedding director.
The couple later departed on a wedding trip to the Isle of Palms, S.C. They will reside in Dobson.
A rehearsal dinner was held at the Harvest Grill at Shelton Vineyards and was hosted by the parents of the bridegroom.