Amanda Ronee Shelton of Unicoi, TN. and Paul James Osborne, Jr. of Elizabethton, TN. were married on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at The Wedding Barn at Beck Mountain. Rev. Eugene Penland officiated at the 4:00 p.m. ceremony. Music was provided by Randall Shelton on guitar and Tom Eure on guitar and fiddle.
The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Robin Shelton of Unicoi. She is the granddaughter of the late Hoy and Edith Shelton and Hank and Laurene Powers.
The groom is the son of Paul and Becky Osborne of Elizabethton. He is the grandson of the late Rev. Carl Osborne and Myrtle Osborne and Rev. Clyde Floyd and Elinor Floyd.
The bride is employed at Mountain States Health Alliance. The groom is employed at Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department.
The decoration theme was rustic/country featuring blue mason jars with baby’s breath and an arch handmade by the bride’s father.
Given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a Oleg Cassini lace tea-length wedding gown featuring cap sleeves, a boatneck and beautiful ivory beaded lace appliques. She wore a small satin flower with a crystal center and pearl spray as her headdress. She carried a springtime mixture of light pink roses and baby’s breath as her wedding bouquet.
Matron of honor was Jennifer McCloud and maid of honor was Patricia White. They wore turquoise lace dresses. Donna Powers was a bridesmaid and she wore a turquoise lace dress. Chloe Gladden was also a bridesmaid and she wore a light pink dress. Stephanie and Rachel McCurry were flower girls. Braydon Alderson and Ryland Shelton were ring bearers.
Justin Pierce served as best man and Austin Osborne as right-hand man. Shawn Sluder and Alex Gladden served as groomsmen and Kevin McCloud as usher.
Following the ceremony, guests enjoyed a reception at The Wedding Barn at Beck Mountain.
Following their wedding trip to Charleston, S.C., the couple will reside in Unicoi, TN.