Mary Cameron Pritchard and Christopher Eric Chumley
The marriage of Miss Mary Cameron Pritchard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alwyn Wallace Bryant of Midlothian, Virginia, and Daniel Harris Pritchard, II of Athens to Christopher Eric Chumley, son of Mrs. Deborah Pugh Tschan of Newport, North Carolina and Mr. and Mrs. William Michael Chumley of Hampton, Virginia took place August 15, 2009 at the Spring House on the lawn of The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The Reverend W. Brent Sturm, pastor of Emmanuel Methodist Church in White Sulphur Springs, officiated at the double-ring ceremony.
Miss Pritchard is the granddaughter of Andrew Boyd Pritchard of Madison
and the late Mrs. Pritchard, and Barbara Kell Evans of Midlothian, Virginia and the late Davis Mahan Evans. Mr. Chumley is the grandson of the late George Young Chumley, Jr., formerly of Hampton, Virginia, the late Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hugh
Saunders, formerly of Hampton, Virginia, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Theodore Pugh, Jr., formerly of Engelhard, North Carolina.
The bride was escorted by her father to the ceremony in a horse drawn carriage and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a beaded ball gown with scalloped neckline and train and a handmade crystal headpiece with a cathedral length veil. Her bouquet of white mini calla lilies, snapdragons and lisianthus was accented with stargazer lilies.
Mrs. Jessica Whitt Dodge of Virginia Beach was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Ellen Monday Drake, Diana Kar Taylor and Abby Lena Pond all of Richmond. The flower girl was Ann Dickinson Jordon of Charleston, West Virginia, cousin of the bride.
William Michael Chumley, father of the groom, was the best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Boyd Pritchard, II of Midlothian, Virginia, brother of the bride; Chance Hyde Pugh of Newport, North Carolina, brother of the groom; and Alexander Fox Tschan of Blacksburg, Virginia, brother of the groom.
The scripture reading during the ceremony was presented by William Boyd Pritchard of Madison, uncle of the bride. Guests were greeted by Margaret Davenport Evans, aunt of the bride and Madison Rae Evans, cousin of the bride, both of Midlothian, Virginia. The ceremony music was provided by Windemere Strings and soloist Danah Dargon. Rob Garland of Charlottesville was the photographer. The bride and groom left the ceremony in a horse drawn carriage.
The rehearsal dinner was held on the lawn at Tavern 1785 in Lewisburg, West Virginia. The reception was held at The Greenbrier in the Cameo Ballroom with music provided by Trademark.
A ladies wedding day brunch was held at The Greenbrier on the Rhododendron Terrace hosted by Mrs. Andrew Buckle Jordon and her daughters. A dinner honoring the bride and groom was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. C. Richard Napier, and Mr. and Mrs. James Cannon Bonniwell, Sr. at the Napier’s home in Powhatan, Virginia. A bridesmaid’s luncheon was hosted by Mrs. James Douglas Jackson at Salisbury Country Club in Midlothian, Virginia. Ms. Marcia Craig Daniel, Mrs. James Robert Denny, III, Mrs. Abraham Frank Sanyour and Ms. Janet Miller Scott also hosted a bridesmaid’s luncheon at the home of Mrs. Denny in Richmond, Virginia.
The couple are captain and stewardess on a private yacht. After a honeymoon in Hatteras, North Carolina, the couple will reside in Long Boat Key, Florida.