Gatlin — Howard
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Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gatlin
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gatlin
The wedding of April Howard and Chris Gatlin, both of Cleveland, was on Sept. 3, 2011, at the Fellowship of Praise.

The bride is the daughter of Donnie and Kim Howard of Cleveland. She is the granddaughter of the late Floyd Howard, the late Cecil Howard, the late Paul Webb and the late Jean Webb.

The bridegroom is the son of Layne and Brenda Carter of Cleveland. He is the grandson of the late Munro Carter, the late Leona Carter, the late Arthur Gatlin and the late Stella Gatlin.

The noon wedding was officiated by Pastor Sam Hall of the Fellowship of Praise. Nuptial music was presented by Victoria Ricks.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride had Shelli Hartness of Cleveland as honor attendant. Bridesmaids were Tori Hudson, Shay Starnes, Cheyenne Watson and Ashley Gatlin, all of Cleveland. Others in the bride’s wedding party were Becky Torbett and Wilma Gatlin, both of Cleveland.

Destiny Lewallen and Tristain Gatlin, both of Cleveland, were flower girl and ring bearer.

Ricky Gatlin of Cleveland was best man to the bridegroom. Groomsmen were D.J. Brown, Dakota Gatlin and Ethan Lewallen, all of Cleveland. Others in the bridegroom’s party were Joseph Estep Gatlin and Dewayne Lewallen, both of Cleveland. Chris Holder of Cleveland was a special guest.

The reception was given by Shelli Hartness at Fellowship of Praise. Others who served and assisted included Sarah Gatlin, Glenda Seaborn and Victoria Ricks.

After a wedding trip to the Smoky Mountains, the newlywed couple is at home in Cleveland.