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Stapleton-Lee

Published September 6th, 2013 10:37 am

Chelsea Lieren-Cary Lee and Benjamin Luke Stapleton were married Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Allandale Mansion, Kingsport.
The Rev. Randall Stapleton officiated the 6 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Brittany Angello, vocalist; and Science Hill High School String Quartet: Grace Belt, viola; Meredith Caveney, violin; Abeer Chaudhary, violin; and Ellen LaPrade, cello.
The bride is a daughter of Drs. Ernest and Debra Bentley, Johnson City; and David and Gina Lee, Big Stone Gap, Va.
She is a granddaughter of the late Obie and Helen Ray; and the late David and Janet Lee.
The groom is a son of Randall and Michelle Stapleton, Church Hill.
He is a grandson of the late Rev. and Mrs. Eugene Todd; Shirley Stapleton, and the late James Stapleton.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a fitted gown of natural white silk shantung taffeta with a portrait neckline draped off-shoulder featuring a crystal beaded sash and a skirt that extended into a cathedral-length train.
Matron of honor was Julie Gentry.
Bridesmaids were Cara Noe, Terri Anne Funk, Jill Scott and Deana Minier.
Flower girls were Arabella Barker and Emma Stapleton.
Ring bearer was Gabe Walker.
Alex Rogers served as best man.
Groomsmen were Jon Stapleton, Jeff Goode, Dustin Nelson and Dustin Jackson.
Ushers were Brad Gentry and Aaron Sturgill.
Following a reception at the Allandale Mansion, the couple took a wedding trip to Hawaii.