Amber Crawford & Rusty Rosenbalm were married May 4th, 2019 at Gate City United Pentecostal Church. Pastor Danny Grizzle officiated the 2pm ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of the late Danny & Theresa Crawford. She is the granddaughter of the late Charles & Iva Stapleton and of the late Ralph & Joy Marie Crawford.
The bridegroom is the son of the late Raymond & Joyce Rosenbalm. He is the grandson of the late Erette & Clora McClellan and of the late Earl & Cora Rosenbalm.
The bride was escorted to the altar by her brother-in-law, Brian Ketron, and given in marriage by him in honor of her grandfather, Charles Stapleton. She wore a classic A-line lace gown adorned with ornate crystal pearl, and silver beading at the bodice and hip. The gown was embellished with sheer illusion at the neckline, embroidered lace accented with pearl beads around the shoulders, and three-quarter inch sheer lace sleeves trimmed in embroidered lace accented with pearl beads. It featured side gathering, split skirt detail with delicate scalloped edge, corseted back accented by beading, and a chapel length train with delicate scalloped edge. She wore a fingertip veil of ivory beading and crowned with a silver and rhinestone tiara. The bride carried a bouquet of pink & white roses with blue hydrangeas, purple lilac, and accents of eucalyptus. The bouquet was wrapped in white satin and accented with white lace trimmed in pearls.
Heather Ketron, sister of the bride, served as Matron of Honor. The bridesmaids were Brittany Ketron, niece of the bride & Tabitha Rosenbalm, friend of the bride & cousin of the groom. Grace Ketron, niece of the bride was flower girl and Emmaline Evans, cousin of the groom, was heraldor.
Doug Rosenbalm served his nephew as best man and Steve Crawford & Jamie Rosenbalm, cousins of the groom were groomsmen. Ushers were Dan & Jimmy Rush, cousins of the groom. Michael Ketron, nephew of the bride was Bible Boy & Ryker Evans, cousin of the groom was ring bearer. Tiffany Evans, cousin of the groom attended the guestbook and Jessica Carr, friend of the bride, attended favors. The wedding was directed by Lora Southerland, friend of the couple. Music, lighting, sound, & multimedia was provided by their church family at Gate City United Pentecostal Church.
The bride graduated with honors from Sullivan Central High School & received an Associate's degree from Northeast State Community College. She is employed by Hamrick's as the Supervisor of the Southern Lady Department.
The groom graduated from Tennessee High School. He is employed at Food City as an Assistant Store Manager. Both bride & groom are members of Gate City United Pentecostal Church. Following a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, TN, the couple will reside in Bristol, TN.