Published 8:19 am Friday, September 17, 2010

Crystal Lynn Gunn and John Marshall Brownfield were married at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 31, 2010, at Rock Church in Franklin.

The Rev. William L. Cribb officiated the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Earl and Susan Gunn of Courtland. She is the maternal granddaughter of William and Virginia Bailey of Franklin, and paternal granddaughter of Lillian Gunn of Courtland and the late Marvin B. Gunn Sr.

The groom is the son of Kelly and Laura Brownfield of Ivor. He is the maternal grandson of Nancy Britton of Elwood City and the late Pete Britton, and paternal grandson of Lorraine Brownfield of Cottonwood and the late Marshall Brownfield.

Mary Jo Findley, friend of the bride, served as mistress of ceremonies.

April Carr, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor.

Lindsey Drake, friend of the bride, served as maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Kimberly Gray, friend of the bride, and Erin Gunn, sister-in-law of the bride.

Brandon Smith, friend of the groom, served as best man.

Groomsmen were James McGhee, Kevin Bradshaw and Will Haney, all friends of the groom.

Kevin Gunn, brother of the bride, and Jonathan Carr, brother-in-law of the bride, were responsible for lighting the candelabras and the aisle runner placement.

Logan Carr, nephew of the bride was ringbearer.

Jade Harrison, niece of the groom, was flower girl.

Guestbook and program attendants were Hillary Gunn, cousin of the bride, and Desiree Cantrell, friend of the bride.

Soloist Kelly Drake sang “Lost in This Moment” and “A Moment Like This.”

Hatfield Catering Service provided the meal for the reception at Sebrell Community Center.

Ashley Pearce was the photographer and Marshall and Sharon Taylor provided music.

The new Mrs. Brownfield graduated from Southampton High School in 2003 and received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Chowan University in 2007. She is employed at Meherrin Elementary School.

Her husband is a 2003 graduate of Southampton High School and received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 2008. He is employed by Canon.

After a honeymoon to Tennessee, the couple resides in Ivor.

The bride’s sister, April Carr, and friend, Lindsey Drake, hosted a Pampered Chef shower.

The bride’s mother, Susan Gunn, and grandmother, Virginia Bailey, hosted a miscellaneous shower.

A couple’s lawn and garden shower was given by the bride’s brother and sister-in-law, Kevin and Erin Gunn.

Mary Lee Butler and Lisa Moore, co-workers of the bride, honored her with a miscellaneous shower.

The bride’s mother hosted a bridal luncheon.