Beale and Coggins married in Tennessee

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 28, 2004

GATLINBURG, Tenn. – Elizabeth Conner Beale of Jackson and Jeffrey Taylor Coggins of Conway exchanged vows in a private family ceremony on August 30, 2003, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Joseph Beale III of Jackson. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John H. Parker of Jackson, Mrs. Nell H. Gay of Seaboard and the late Mr. William Beale Jr. of Jackson.

The bridegroom is the son of David E. Coggins of Conway. He is the grandson of the late T. Carl Taylor of Faison Old Tavern, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Coggins of Conway.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an ivory matte satin A-line gown. The gown featured a halter top and a sweep train. The bride wore a crown of pearls with a fingertip length veil adorned with pearls. She carried a hand tied bouquet of wild flowers.

Ms. Jo Anne Lee Beale of Jackson, sister of the bride, served as the maid of honor.

Mr. David Coggins, father of the groom served as his son’s best man.

Immediate family members attended the ceremony at the Chapel by the Stream in Gatlinburg.

The bride is a graduate of Northeast Academy and Meredith College. She is employed with the State of North Carolina as a Child Nutrition Program Consultant.

The groom is a graduate of Northampton County High School East. He farms with his family.

The couple honeymooned in Gatlinburg and then on a cruise to the Bahamas. They now reside in Conway.

The bride’s parents hosted a dinner at the Park Vista Hotel in Gatlinburg following the ceremony. The couple cut their wedding cake at this time.

A dinner hosted by the grooms parents was given the night prior to the wedding at The Open Hearth Restaurant in Gatlinburg.


June 14 – A brunch was held at the home of Mary Brady given by Mary Brady, Debbie Gay and Carla Stephenson.

June 26 – A miscellaneous shower was given at Conway Baptist Church hosted by Kelly Blowe, Martha Barrett, Valerie Barrett, Meggan Coggins, Jo Ann Lee, Betty Ann Long, June 27 – A miscellaneous shower was given at the Episcopal Parrish House in Jackson hosted by Jeri Boone, Lou Bridgers, Pearl Dean Bryant, Nell Burgess, Mary Ann Crawley, Leta Coleman, Brenda Dickens, Dot Eason, Linda Geanes and Sarah Harrell.

A luncheon and surprise shower was hosted by the Northampton County Health Department employees.

September 12 – A dance was held at the Valley Pine Country Club to celebrate the couples marriage hosted by Ms. Ann Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bain, Ms. Caroline Bain, Mr. Jim Bain, Ms. Linda Barnes, Ms. Valerie Barrett, Mr. and Mrs. William Beale, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Boone, Mrs. Jean Boone, Mr. Terry Britton, Mr. and Mrs. John Boone, Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Bowers, Mr. and Mrs. David Bridgers, Ms. Paige Bridgers, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bryant, Mr. Shelton Butler, Mr. and Mrs. David Coggins, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Coggins, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cooley, Mrs. Margaret Cooley, Mr. and Mrs. Tillman Cooley, Mr. and Mrs. Rob Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Futrell, Mr. and Mrs. Wynn Futrell, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Glover, Mr. and Mrs. Hank Harrell, Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Howser, Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Howell, Ms. Sally Howell, Mr. David Jenkins, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Jenkins, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Lee, Mrs. Janie Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. James Long, Mr. and Mrs. John McKellar, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Outland, Mr. and Mrs. Lance Parbst, Mr. Jimmy Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Joel Stephenson, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Sumner, Mr. and Mrs. Heath Vann, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Vann, Mr. and Mrs. Russell White and Mr. and Mrs. Andy Woodard.