Brown — Swayne
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown III
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown III
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Jennifer Lynn Swayne of Etowah became the bride of Robert C. Brown III of McDonald in an afternoon ceremony on May 7, 2011, at North Etowah Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Jim and Ann Swayne of Etowah. She is the granddaughter of Rosa Phillips of Englewood, the late Fred Phillips, and Doug and Shirley Swayne of Etowah.

The bridegroom is the son of Robert and Connie Brown of McDonald. He is the grandson of Robert and Margret Brown of McDonald and Gene and Lavada Norwood of Gadsden.

The wedding was officiated by Dr. Harold Curtis and Dr. Nathan Trentham. Nuptial music was presented by pianist Kay Galloway with the father of the bride singing, “The Wedding Song: There is Love.” Karen Randolph played chimes.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Sara Mooneyham of McDonald as maid of honor. Lynnsey Metcalf of Knoxville was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Cayci Cathey of Knoxville, the bridegroom’s sister Holly Brown of McDonald, Cayci Jordan of Cleveland, Hailey Rayburn and Emma Barnett, both of Etowah and Amy Krahl of Murfreesboro.

Cody Jordan and Heath Green, both of Cleveland, were best men. Groomsmen were the bride’s brother Mark Swayne of Bristol, R.I. (U.S. Coast Guard), Nick Cross of McDonald, the bride’s cousins David Morrison and Grant Morrison, both of Athens, Caleb Watson of Gallatin, Bryan Duggan of Knoxville and Matt Begley of Etowah.

Children in the wedding party included the junior bride and groom, Taylor Wilson of Kingsland, Ga., and Samuel Swayne of Athens, the bride’s cousins; flower girls: the bride’s niece Addyson of Reading, Pa., and Sorya Meyer of Chattanooga; and Keagan England of Etowah, ring bearer.

The reception was given by the parents of the bride at Springbrook Golf and Country Club in Niota. Servers were Rita Slack and Debora Smith. The bride’s cousins, Makayla Phillips kept the guest book and Madison Phillips and Emily Phillips were program attendants, all of Englewood.

After a wedding trip to Daytona Beach, Fla., the couple is at home in Chattanooga.