Katherine Read Barber and Samuel Carson Gentry of Raleigh were united in marriage on June 29, 2013 at Crenshaw Hall Plantation in Wake Forest, NC. The Reverend Lee Barnes, cousin to the groom, officiated the wedding.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Perry Newton Barber of Raleigh. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Barbara Randall & the late Mr. Bob Randall of Edmond, OK and Mr. James P. Barber & the late Mrs. Sallie Barber of Raleigh.
The groom is the son of Mr. & Mrs. John A. Gentry III of Raleigh. He is the grandson of Mrs. Marian Sheffield & the late Mr. Emerson Sheffield of Blackstone, VA and Mrs. Joyce Gentry & the late Mr. John A. Gentry Jr. of Raleigh.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. Kristina Ryan Barber of Charlotte, sister of the bride, served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Lauren Gentry of Charlotte, sister of the groom; Bree Daystar of Portland, OR, cousin of the bride and friends of the bride, Valerie Kuhar and Whitney Kabel both of Raleigh. John Emerson Gentry of Raleigh, brother of the groom, served as Best Man. Groomsmen were; Trey Donellan of Charleston, SC, Michael Banner, Corey Kuhar, and Andrew Mobley all of Raleigh. The bride’s cousin, Beth Schafers of Mulvane, KS and the groom’s second cousin Parker Barnes of Apex served as readers. The Rehearsal Dinner was hosted by the parents of the groom at the Angus Barn in Raleigh.
After a honeymoon in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic the couple will reside in Raleigh.