Published 9:54 am Saturday, April 16, 2011

The marriage of Katelyn Victoria Williams of Richmond to Calvin Wayne Gray II of Franklin took place at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Northminster Baptist Church in Richmond.


The Rev. John Wagler officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Earl Williams of Glen Allen.

The groom is the son of Mary Kathryn Gray of Franklin and the late Calvin Wayne Gray.

The bride is the granddaughter of the late Mary Wickham Eubank, Marius William Eubank, William Edward Williams and Maggie Talley Williams, all formerly of Richmond.

The groom is the grandson of the late Exum Newby White Jr. and Rainey Virginia White, formerly of Franklin, and the late William Richard Gray and Virginia Lee Gray, formerly of Boykins.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.

Her matron of honor was her sister, Mrs. Blair Williams Lynn of Knoxville, Tenn.

Katie Allen of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Stephanie Vandenberg of Knoxville; Mrs. Jennifer Howe and Jac Bailey, both of Richmond; and Audra Sambar and Candace Seidensticker, both of San Diego and sisters of the groom, were bridesmaids.

Anna Grace Lynn of Knoxville and Ryn Sambar of San Diego were flower girls.

The best man was Nicholas Howe of Franklin, childhood and best friend of the groom.

Peter Olson, David Boyd, James Urquhart, Taylor Herbert and Eric Cox, all of Franklin, and Jason Frizzell of Norfolk were groomsmen.

The ring bearers were Harrison Lynn of Knoxville and Elijah Sambar, Joe Sambar and Joshua Seidensticker, all of San Diego.

The ushers were John Lynn, Chris Sambar and Dan Seidensticker.

The readers were the groom’s mother and Robin Lee.

Jill Baughan was organist and pianist, and Sonya Smalls was soloist.

The groom’s mother created the cake.

Flowers Make Scents was the floral designer.

The reception with dinner and dancing was held at The Renaissance Conference Center.

The new Mrs. Gray graduated in 2007 from Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing. She is a registered nurse at VCU Health System.

Her husband graduated with a bachelor of fine arts from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is employed by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

The couple will honeymoon in the Outer Banks of North Carolina and reside in Richmond.