CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Heidi Rebecca Schneider and James Pratt Lathrop were married Saturday, July 2, 2011, at St. Pius X Catholic Church.
The Rev. Richard Gonzales officiated the 2 p.m. exchange of vows. Music was provided by Brandon Lutz, Garrett Cox, Reagan Johnson, Robbie Johnson and Frank Newell, vocalists.
The bride is a daughter of Kent and Coleen Schneider, 416 W. Pine St.
She is a granddaughter of the late E.V. Schneider; the late Nancy Schneider; and Eugene and Ethel Berger, San Angelo, Texas.
The groom is a son of James and Marie Lathrop, 301 N. Morningside, Corpus Christi.
He is a grandson of the late Frank Pratt Lathrop; the late Naomi Lathrop; Dr. O’Neill Pollingue, New Orleans, La.; and the late Marie Pollingue.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of ivory satin fitted to the knees, featuring an overlay of heirloom lace, a bodice of ruched lace and a skirt that extended into a chapel-length train.
Maid of honor was Trudy Schneider, sister of the bride. Bridesmaid was Marie Elise Kimbrough, sister of the groom.
Samuel Lathrop served as best man. Groomsman was Eric Schneider, brother of the bride.
Ushers were Jon Carter and James Kollaja.
Gift bearers at Mass were Theresa Arismendi, Lisa Newell and Celeste Lutz.
Readers at Mass were Leonard and Jackie Lee, and James Kollaja.
Following a reception at The Courtyard at Gaslight Square, the couple took a wedding trip to Fredericksburg.
Russell P. and Mary Lee Rogers, Erwin, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tina Denise, to Sherell “Wayne” Presnell, son of James “Sherell” and Teresa L. Presnell, Erwin.
The bride-elect is a graduate of David Crockett High School. She is a state-certified 911 communications officer and employed by the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department.
She is the granddaughter of Roxie Wilson, Erwin; the late John Wilson; and Charlie and Carrie Rogers, Erwin.
Her fiance is a graduate of Unicoi County High School and is employed by Personnel Placements LLC of Jackson, as a contractor at Nuclear Fuel Services, Erwin.
He is the grandson of the late Howard and Leva Presnell and Hubert and Lulu Adkins, Erwin.
The couple plan an open-church ceremony for 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Pentecostal Holiness Church, Erwin.
Gary L. and Dawn M. Hill, 133 Joe Green Road, Jonesborough, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Dawn, to Jonah George Nickles, son of Joseph P. and Cheryl W. Nickles, 1305 Lake Drive Ext., Johnson City.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of David Crockett High School and is a senior at East Tennessee State University, where she will graduate in December with a bachelor’s degree in public health and nutrition. She attends Liberty Fellowship Church and is a youth leader.
She is a granddaughter of Phyllis J. Hill, Jonesborough; the late Jack E. Hill; and the late John F. and Helen S. Jenkins.
Her fiancé is a 2007 graduate of University School; and is a student at East Tennessee State University, where he is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in education. He also attends Liberty Fellowship Church and is a youth leader.
He is a grandson of Carolyn M. Whaley, Johnson City; the late Herman R. Whaley; the late Wiley P. Nickles; and the late Maggie J. Martin.
The couple plan a private wedding for 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Rich Acres Free Will Baptist Church.
Dr. and Mrs. Edwards
Dr. Charles and DeLores Edwards celebrated their 60th wedding recently with a trip to Macinaw City, Mich.
The couple were married on June 3, 1951, at the Methodist Episcopal Church, Milford, Iowa.
Dr. Marc Alan Aiken and Mrs. Laura Aiken, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Laura, to Brett Matthew Anderson, son of Nancy Anderson, Cincinnati, Ohio, and the late Kent Anderson.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Science Hill High School, where she was Student Government Association president and cross country team captain; a 2010 graduate of Samford University, Birmingham, Ala., where she received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and was senior class president; and a 2011 graduate of Kanakuk Institute, Branson Mo.
She is attending Wake Forest University Physician Assistant School.
She is a granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. James E. Moak, Starkville, Miss.; and Dr. and Mrs. Charles Aiken, Johnson City.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Cincinnati, where he was golf team captain; and a 2011 graduate of Samford University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in athletic training.
He is employed by Wake Forest Baptist Health as an athletic trainer at Davie County High School, Winston-Salem, N.C.
He is a grandson of Carole Anderson, Dayton, Ohio; the late John Anderson; Joyce Staples, Austin, Minn.; and the late Warren Staples.
The couple plan a private wedding for Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at Central Baptist Church, Johnson City.