Lindsay Anne Pickler, of Jonesborough, Tenn., and Christopher Thomas Greer, of Bristol, Tenn., were married at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Acorn Ridge Baptist Church in Robbins. Dr. John Williamson officiated at the ceremony.
The reception, hosted by the bride’s parents, was held in the church fellowship building.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Craig Pickler, of Robbins, and the granddaughter of Sarah Pickler, of Albemarle, and the late R.C. Pickler, and Earl Garner, of Robbins, and the late Vila Garner. The bride graduated from Campbell University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and from East Tennessee State University with a master’s degree in speech pathology. She is employed as a clinical supervisor in the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology at East Tennessee State University.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Chad Greer, of Columbia, S.C., and the late Deborah Knoll Greer, and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Knoll, of Bristol, Tenn., and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Greer, of Johnson City, Tenn. The groom graduated from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. He is employed as a personal trainer at Anytime Fitness in Bristol, Va. The bride was escorted by her father, Craig Pickler. She wore an ivory gown with sweetheart neckline, princess bodice and chapel length train. A matching beaded shrug and an overlay of champagne embroidery, seeded pearls and crystals completed the gown. The finger tip veil of illusion was accented with a beaded scalloped embroidered edge. She carried a white hand tied bouquet of roses, lilies and orchids with accents of purple statice and berries. The groom’s mother’s ring and the bride’s grandmother’s ring were attached to the bouquet.
Jana Ritter, of Greensboro, was the maid of honor. Amanda Arnold, of Chattanooga, Tenn., Whitney Boyd, of Hueyville, Ky., and Ashley Quillen, of Bristol, Tenn., were bridesmaids. They wore floor-length, one-shoulder amethyst satin dresses accented with a rouched band at the waist and carried hand-tied bouquets of green hydrangeas, cymbidium orchids, purple roses, lizianthias, purple statice, berries and assorted foliage.
Natalie Key, of Robbins, was a junior bridesmaid. Addison Phillips, cousin of the bride, of Johnson City, Tenn., was the flower girl. They wore floor-length clover green satin dresses with ivory accents.
Chad Greer, father of the groom, of Columbia, S.C., was the best man. Aaron Greer, brother of the groom, of Bristol, Tenn., Matt Smith, of Bristol, Tenn., and Brent Davis, of Elizabethton, Tenn., were groomsmen.
Eddie Brown was reader. Carrie Ritter kept the guest register and Nathan Key was the program attendant. The music was provided by Joyce Garner, pianist, and Tracy Bates, vocalist.
Ray McDaniel, of Laurinburg, directed the wedding.
Following a wedding trip to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, the couple reside in Jonesborough, Tenn.
The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents at the Weymouth Center in Southern Pines.
A household shower was hosted by the ladies’ fellowship of Acorn Ridge Baptist Church in the fellowship building. A bridal luncheon was hosted by the bride’s co-workers at Café Lola in Johnson City, Tenn. A couple’s shower was hosted by the groom’s family at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Greer in Johnson City, Tenn. A bridesmaids’ breakfast was hosted by the bride’s mother, aunt and friends at the Spring Hill Suites in Pinehurst.
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