Tara Nichole Garland and James Andrew Pate were united in marriage during a double-ring ceremony at The Wedding Loft in Jonesborough on Saturday, October 8, 2011, at 6 p.m. Rev. Dennis Hamm officiated the exchange of vows.
The bride is the daughter of Larry and Brenda Garland of Elizabethton. She is the granddaughter of Novella Nidiffer of Elizabethton.
The groom is the son of Dannie Pate and Lynne Lampkins of Elizabethton. He is the grandson of Dee Grindstaff and Jack and Nellie Pate, all of Elizabethton.
Given in marriage by her parents, the bride was attired in a soft white strapless organza gown with a drop waist and floral appliqués.
She carried a bouquet of Crazy Daisies.
Seth Pate and Alex Musick served as ring bearers.
Following the ceremony a reception was held at The Wedding Loft.
The couple are residing in Elizabethton.