Sumrall — Stogner

Published 12:13 am Sunday, January 19, 2014

Raven Lynn Sumrall and Clinton Jody James Stogner were married in a private ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.

The couple exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony, officiated by Pastor Buddy Kemner, at Deer Ridge Mountain Resort, which overlooks the Great Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Stephanie Sumrall of Franklinton. She is the granddaughter of Eula Sumrall of Franklinton and the late Zander Sumrall and Charline Knight, also of Franklinton.

She is a 2013 graduate of Franklinton High School. In the fall, she will be attending Aveda Institute in Covington, pursuing a career in cosmetology.

The groom is the son of Kim Gerald of Pine and Tim Stogner of Varnado. He is the grandson of Kenneth and Sue Gerald of Pine and Jean Stogner of Bogalusa and the late Doneis Stogner.

A 2011 graduate of Pine High School, he currently is pursuing a degree in nursing at Delgado Community College in Covington.

Page Grace, the bride’s aunt, served as matron of honor, and Tabitha Crain, also her aunt, served as the bridesmaid. The groom’s cousin, Vischaen Perrin, and the bride’s sister, Sophie-Rae Sumrall, as well as Arabella Gerald, the groom’s niece, served as flower girls.

The best man was Casey Gerald, the groom’s brother. Cousin of the groom, Jacob Dykes, was the ring bearer.

Other family members in attendance were the bride’s cousin, Willie Chauvin, and Pam Dykes and Lauren Gerald, the groom’s aunt and cousin.

After a brief honeymoon in Gatlinburg, the couple enjoyed a reception with family and friends at the Pine Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall the following weekend.

Clint and Raven have made their home in Pine.

Smoky Mountain Weddings was in charge of arrangements.