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Hill-Burlee wed in Richmond

Published 11:21am Tuesday, April 24, 2012

RICHMOND, VA – The marriage of Gibson Lee Hill of Richmond, VA, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Lassiter Hill of Murfreesboro, to Matthew Dennison Burlee, also of Richmond, son of Dr. And Mrs. Charles Edward Hutcheson of Richmond, and the late Mr. William John Burlee, Jr., took place on April 14 at The Jefferson Hotel. The Reverend Christopher Leonard Canipe officiated.

The bride is the granddaughter of the late Daphine Gibson Tilley and Eric Lee Tilley, Jr. both of Durham, and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Freeman Hill of Murfreesboro. The groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Redwood Christian, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. William John Burlee.

Jennifer Jenkins Chao of Winston-Salem served as her cousin’s Matron of Honor and Ann Mariah Lee, also of Winston-Salem, was the Maid of Honor. Josie Jenkins Cimini of Providence, Rhode Island, cousin of the bride, and Kimberly Clay Wilkerson of Nags Head, sister of the groom, were bridesmaids.

Charles Gregory McKenney of Nags Head served as the groom’s best man. Joseph Benjamin Brown of Nags Head and Michael Christian Brown of Richmond, brothers of the groom, and Derek Thaxton Springer of Richmond were the groomsmen.

Carrie Sterling Douglas of Richmond was the guest book attendant and Stephanie Parady McDonough of Richmond served as the program attendant. Mary Hopkins Cockrell of Wicomico Church, VA served as the Mistress of Ceremonies.

The rehearsal dinner, hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Hutcheson, was held at The Jefferson Hotel. The wedding reception, hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Lassiter Hill, was held in the Ballroom of The Jefferson Hotel.

The bride, who was presented by the Terpsicorean Club at the 1999 North Carolina Debutante Ball, graduated from The Ashville School, Randolph Macon College, and the Bon Secours School of Nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital. The groom graduated from St. Christopher’s School and Hampden – Sydney College. Mr. Burlee is self employed.

Following a honeymoon to Aruba in May, the couple will reside in Richmond.

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