Aubrey Blair Campbell and John Joseph Crowell Choate were united in marriage on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Calvary Baptist Church in Lexington, KY. Doctor Robert Baker officiated. The bride's parents hosted a reception of dinner and dancing following the ceremony at the Lexington Country Club.
Blair is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benton Howard Campbell of Lexington. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Henderson Campbell of Middlesboro, KY and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Chadwick Fife of Lexington, KY. She is a graduate of Sayre School and Wake Forest University and earned her Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest University. Blair is currently a Senior Project Manager with Compass Group.
John is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Merritt Choate of Charlotte, NC. He is the grandson of the late Mr. Joseph Leighton Choate III and Mrs. Betsy Merritt Sherard of Charlotte, NC and the late Dr. and Mrs. Jacob John Priester. John is a graduate of Charlotte Country Day School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his Master of Business Administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. John is currently an Associate of Capital Management with The Spectrum Companies.
Sarah Gay Barnett Boswell of Nashville, TN attended the bride as Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids were Jessica Martin Gwaltney and Kathryn Minton Campbell, sister-in-law of the bride, both of Lexington; Amanda Bunning Kelsey of Washington, DC; Margaret Elizabeth Fisher of Charlottesville, VA; Sarah Simmons Matthews of Greenville, SC; Elizabeth Simmons Sellers of Birmingham, AL; Lauren Cimino McCrory and Anne Carroll Ratcliffe, both of Charlotte, NC. Rachel Ball Albright of Nashville, TN read scripture. Megan Chaplin Beymer and Becky Wills Mustian, both of Lexington, served as Program Attendants.
The groom's father, William Merritt Choate of Charlotte, served as Best Man. Groomsmen included William Merritt Choate, Jr., brother of the groom, of Atlanta, GA; William Ecton Campbell, brother of the bride, of Lexington; Braxton Craven Wall, of Raleigh, NC; Roger Philip Heinz, of Windermere, FL; John Byron Richmond, II, of Nashville, TN; William Lee Cornwell, Charles Ivan Mothershead, IV, and Vance Robert Witman, all of Charlotte, NC.
On the eve of their wedding, the groom's parents honored the couple with a rehearsal dinner at The Apiary which was followed by a Welcome Party hosted by friends of the groom. Prior to the wedding weekend, the couple was honored with several cocktail parties and showers given by family and friends.
After a honeymoon trip to Italy, the couple will reside in Charlotte, NC.