Mr. and Mrs. Johnathan David Turner

Mr. and Mrs. Johnathan David Turner

Emily Louise McAtee and Johnathan David Turner were married Saturday, July 21, at the Elkins Family Worship Center in Elkins by Pastor Jamie Estep.

The bride is the daughter of Paul and Louise McAtee of Beverly and the granddaughter of Janet Shears of Elkins, the late Richard Shears and the late Loy C McAtee and Katheryn McAtee of Huttonsville.

The bridegroom is the son of Tim and Melissa Turner of Bowden, grandson of Clarence and Carolyn Turner of Whitmer and John and Terry Teter of Bowden and the great-grandson of Charles and Hilda Sponaugle of Bowden.

The bride was escorted to the alter by her father. She wore a long, white gown made by Dottie Price, friend of the family.

Attendants were maid of honor Paula McAtee, sister of the bride, matron of honor Neena Walls, sister of the bride, bridesmaid, Summer Turner, sister of the bridegroom. Flower girls Katheryn Elmore, niece of the bride, and Paisley Warner, cousin of the groom, wore dresses designed and made by Dottie Price of Elkins.

The best man was Shayne Turner, brother of the groom, and groomsmen were Mason Kimbleton, cousin of the groom, Noah Kimbleton, cousin of the groom, and Michael McAtee, brother of the bride. The ring bearer Blake Walls, nephew of the bride, and Bentley Walls carried a sign stating “Our Story Begins.”

Flowers were made by Melissa Turner, mother of the groom.

As a special surprise for the new couple, there was a live butterfly release.

The reception was at the Tygart Valley Fire Hall. The three-tiered wedding cake and red velvet grooms cake was made by Maxine Cunningham, friend of both families.

After a honeymoon to the Florida Keys, the couple will reside on Middle Mountain in Bowden.


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