Lois Goodine, Elizabethton, and Sonny Benfield, Minneapolis, N.C., were married during a double-ring ceremony at River Gate Mountain Lodge Wedding Chapel in Pigeon Forge on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012.
The bride has a daughter and son-in-law, Jodi and Jack Buckles, Elizabethton, and a son and daughter-in-law, James and Shawna Goodine, Washburn, Maine.
Her grandchildren are Madison, Brayden, Jackson and Carson Buckles, all of Elizabethton, and Olivia and Hannah Goodine, Washburn, Maine.
She is employed at Mountain States Medical Group with Dr. James Shipley.
The groom has a son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Choy Benfield, Newland, N.C., and daughters, Shanda Dellinger and Rose Carpenter, both of Morganton, N.C.
His grandchildren are Bradley Benfield, Newland N.C., Oliver, Bethany and Hannah Dellinger, Morganton, N.C., and Sunni and Sadie Carpenter, also of Morganton, N.C.
He is employed at Mayland Community College in North Carolina as a teacher of masonry.
The couple enjoyed a honeymoon with a Carnival Cruise to the Bahamas, Grand Turks and Half Moon Cay.
Following the honeymoon, a reception for the couple was held at Hunter First Baptist Church with family and friends.