Caryn Amanda Carter and Adam Blair Fuller were united in marriage during a double-ring ceremony at First Christian Church in Elizabethton on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at 5 p.m. Winston E. Oxendine Jr. officiated the exchange of vows.
The bride is the daughter of Susan Brumit Carter, Elizabethton, and the late Micheal Truman Carter. She is the granddaughter of the late Vaughn and Marilyn Brumit and the late Truman and Mable Carter.
The groom is the son of Anthony and Pat Fuller, Knoxville. He is the grandson of Lucy Fuller, Camden, and the late Blair Fuller, and Theleste Bohannon, Knoxville, and the late Tom Bohannon.
A selection of classical music and hymns was performed on the organ by Gene Estep.
Given in marriage by her mother, Susan Carter, the bride wore a slim, strapless A-line satin gown in light ivory with a slight train featuring a jeweled bridal sash.
Instead of a veil, the bride wore her hair in a cascading waterfall braid with snippets of fresh rosemary tucked in, styled by Lisa Morrow.
She carried a mélange of purple hydrangea, tulips and white peonies accented with violet feathers.
Lydia Morrow attended the bride as maid of honor. She wore a knee-length satin royal purple gown with a scoop neckline, handmade by the bride’s mother.
Erin Dula was bridesmaid. She was attired identically to the maid of honor.
Mike George served the groom as best man, with Eric Dobbs as groomsman.
Ushers were Jeff and Josh Carter, brothers of the bride, and Nathan Fuller, brother of the groom.
A dessert reception, featuring cupcakes and blackberry ice cream made by the bride, among other delicacies, followed the ceremony. The reception was held in the fellowship hall inside First Christian.
After a honeymoon in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, the couple are residing in Tuscaloosa, Ala.