Bartell, Bass unite in marriage

Published 4:43 pm Friday, July 27, 2012

Kathryn Marie Bartell and Wayne Bass, Jr. were united in marriage at an 11 a.m. Nuptial Mass on June 2, 2012, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Farragut, Tenn.

The ceremony was performed by Monsignor Patrick Garrity of Farragut, Tenn.

Nuptial music was provided by Jared Cotter and Bill Wicke, both of Farragut, Tenn.

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The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Eric Bartell of Farragut, Tenn., formerly of Fairfax, Va. She is the granddaughter of Mr. John Philip Bartell and the late Margaret Bartell of Midlothian, Va., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Francis Clark of Melbourne, Fla.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bass, Sr. and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Burl Mixon, Jr. and Mrs. Barbara Bass, all of Georgiana, Ala.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a candlelight gown of silk organza elegantly accented with a hand-beaded alencon lace overlay, a sweetheart neckline, sweep train, and a long dupioni silk sash tied into a bow in the back. Her veil was a waltz length candlelight organza accented with small crystals and a ribbon edge. She carried a hand-tied garden style bouquet of ivory peonies and garden roses with green hypericum berries, seeded eucalyptus and lemon leaves.

Jennifer Marie Bartell, sister of the bride, of Fairfax, Va., served as Maid of Honor.

Bridesmaid attendants were Margaret Christine Carre, Allesandra Carina Vellucci and Andge Lauren Belcher, all of Fairfax, Va.

The bridesmaids wore navy blue sateen cocktail-length dresses with a halter neckline and a keyhole front bodice with a pleated cummerbund at the waist. The dresses had an A-line skirt with a self-band border. They carried hand-tied bouquets of ivory peonies and roses with green hypericum berries, seeded eucalyptus and lemon leaves.

The flower girl was Alexandra Rose Newton, cousin of the bride, of Woodbridge, Va. She wore white heirloom dress, by Strasberg, accented with ivory embroidery, lace inserts and satin ribbon. She carried a kissing ball of white roses, hypericum berries and greenery.

The Best Man was Wayne Bass, Sr., father of the groom, of Georgiana.

The groomsmen were Hunter Jones Winters of Pineapple, Ala., Michael Christopher Bentley of Decatur, Ala., and Steven Patrick Dooling of Dothan, Ala.

The ring bearer was Levi Hebert of Knoxville, Tenn.

The programs were presented by Miss Kayla Linsey Hayes of Georgiana, Ala.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Gettysvue Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn., hosted by the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Eric Bartell.

A rehearsal dinner hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bass, Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Mixon, Jr. was held at the Lakeside Tavern in Knoxville, Tenn.

Prenuptial parties included a Bridal Tea at the home of Becky Manning in Chapman, Ala. Co-hostesses were Jimmy Lou Burkett, Tammi Edwards, Debbie Grimes, Brenda Gruenewald, Jan Hayes, Nancy Hulick, Rita Youngblood Mixon and Betty Sims.

A bridesmaid’s luncheon at The Paris Apartment in Sweetwater, Tenn., was hosted by Mrs. Susan Bartell, mother of the bride.

Following the honeymoon, the couple will reside in Tuscaloosa, Ala.