Emily June Copp and Cory Richard Pearson were united in marriage during an outdoor wedding at the home of her parents in Johnson City on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at 7 p.m. The wedding ceremony was performed under an arch designed and made by the bride’s father. Jeffrey Campbell officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of John and Jennie Copp of Johnson City. Grandparents are Richard and June Cope of Ohio, and the late Bud and Mary Ellen Copp.
The groom is the son of Philip and Bobbie Massengill Pearson, both of Elizabethton. Cory is the grandson of the late Ed and Lucille Pearson, and the late Raymond and Mary Lou Massengill.
Music was provided by Catherine Roach, friend of the bride. A guitar solo was performed by Adam Copp, brother of the bride.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an ivory vintage style dress covered with lace featuring a key-hole back, lace cap-sleeves, a beaded satin sash and a long train. She wore a floor-length veil.
Margaret Roach, friend of the bride, served as maid of honor. Flower girls were Sophia, Brinn and June Copp, nieces of the bride. The flower girls’ gowns were made by their grandmother, Jennie Copp. Brinn read several verses from the Love Chapter of the Bible.
Curtis Edward Pearson, brother of the groom, served as best man. Kent, Nick and Adam Copp, the bride’s brothers, were groomsmen.
A reception followed the wedding.
The couple spent their honeymoon in Hilton Head, S.C. They are residing in Johnson City.
Emily is a 2005 graduate of Science Hill High School and a 2001 graduate of East Tennessee State University, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a major in accounting. She is currently employed by Packaging Services, Inc. in Greeneville.
Cory is a 2006 graduate of Elizabethton High School and a 2010 graduate of ETSU, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a major in accounting. He is employed at Snyder Signs.