Brett Gwaltney, Daniel Bowie exchange marriage vows

Published 9:01 am Saturday, September 2, 2017


Brett Nichole Gwaltney and Daniel Corbin Bowie were married on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at half-past five o’clock in the afternoon on the lawn at Two Rivers Country Club at Governors Land in Williamsburg, Virginia.

The Rev. Samuel Askew of Windsor, Virginia, officiated the ceremony, and Cheryl Pearson of Chesapeake was the violinist.

A cocktail hour was followed by dinner and dancing in the River Room. A spectacular sunset on the James River completed the celebration.

The bride, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Gwaltney Jr. of Windsor, was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Dorothy G. Gwaltney and the late William A. Gwaltney of Windsor, and Mrs. Edith P. Whitfield of Franklin, Virginia; and the late John Carson Rose of Carrsville, Virginia. Brett is a graduate of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy and Virginia Tech. She is Registered Dietitian with Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Corbin G. Bowie of Bowling Green, Virginia.

He is the grandson of Mrs. Mary Bowie and the late Mr. Carlyle Bowie of Woodford, Virginia; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Allen Tignor of Tignor, Virginia.

Daniel is a graduate of Caroline High School and Virginia Tech. He is a Technology Technician with Carter Machinery in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

The matrons of honor were Ashley Gwaltney Smith and Hollis Gwaltney Bridges, sisters of the bride. Bridesmaids included Courtnie Bowie Ellis, sister of the groom, Katherine Nelson Fordney, Grace Anne Merinar and Brittany Chafin Rawls. Katherine Blair Smith, niece of the bride, was the Flower Girl.

The best man was Tyler Russell Daig. Groomsmen included Lucas Keith Catlett, Frank James Daig Jr., Taylor Blanton Doggett, Christopher Stevens Smith and William Randy Wright. Charles Alexander Smith Jr. nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

The couple was given a sparkler send-off by family and friends. After a honeymoon in St. Lucia, the newlyweds will reside in Hanover, Virginia.