Miss Katherine Anthony Sasser and Mr. Theodore DuBose Bratton Jr. were married on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at six o’clock in the evening at First United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Dr. James Gorman Houston III officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Ms. Mildred Vance Houston of Montgomery, AL and Mr. James Theodore Sasser of Birmingham, AL. She is the granddaughter of Justice and Mrs. James Gorman Houston Jr. of Montgomery, AL, and the late Mr. James Gilliard Sasser of Ozark, AL and the late Mrs. Katherine Johnston Sasser of Ozark, AL.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore DuBose Bratton of Raleigh, NC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. David Wendel Foerster of Jacksonville, FL, the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Judson Williams III of Jacksonville, FL, and Mrs. John Bratton, Jr. and the late Mr. John Bratton, Jr. of Raleigh, NC.
The bride was given in marriage by her family. Miss Martha Houston Sasser, sister of the bride, of Montgomery, AL served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Brooke Sullivan Bishop of Montgomery, AL, Miss Gabrielle Palmer Bratton, sister of the groom, of Raleigh, NC, Miss Margaret Foerster Bratton, sister of the groom, of Raleigh, NC, Miss Jean Elizabeth Damrich of North Wilkesboro, NC, Mrs. Sarah Simpler Glover of Birmingham, AL, Mrs. Lacy Williams Lavender of Tuscaloosa, AL, Miss Elizabeth Arrington McDonald of Atlanta, GA, Mrs. Emilie Reid Parker of Atlanta, GA, Mrs. Maury Jefferson Poole of Raleigh, NC, Mrs. Cameron Wolf Riley of Mobile, AL, Miss Ann Carter Sasser, sister of the bride, of Fairhope, AL, Miss Polly Gwendolyn Smith of Charlottesville, VA, Mrs. Amelia O’Neal Stevens of Birmingham, AL and Mrs. Blakely Bowron Taylor of Birmingham, AL. Miss Jane Gaston Hollowell and Miss Mary Neil Hollowell served as flower girls.
Mr. Theodore DuBose Bratton, father of the groom, of Raleigh, NC, served as Best Man. Groomsmen were Mr. Cameron Andrews Arnett of Washington D.C., Mr. John Hunter Bratton of Raleigh, NC, Dr. Matthew Tyrrell Burrus of Charlottesville, VA, Mr. Kenneth Cameron Coley of Wilmington, DE, Mr. John Bratton Doak of Raleigh, NC, Mr. Andrew Alan Ferguson of Santa Monica, CA, Dr. Kyle Michael Harvey of Jacksonville, FL, Mr. Fred Stafford Kelly of Charlotte, NC, Mr. Tim Joseph Manson IV of Washington D.C., LTJG William Tyler Martin of Greenville, NC, Mr. Lee Massey McLaughlin III of Richmond, VA and Mr. Charles Lee Smith IV of Richmond, VA. Mr. Malone Parham Bratton served as ring bearer.
Mr. James Gorman Houston IV of Tuscaloosa, AL and Mr. Alexander Christopher Bean of Raleigh, NC were readers. Mr. Samuel Telfair Bratton Jr. greeted the guests.
The bride is a graduate of The Montgomery Academy in Montgomery, AL and Auburn University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences. Following her graduation from Auburn University, the bride attended Samford University Cumberland School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor degree. The bride is currently employed with Cisco Systems, Inc. in the Research Triangle Park, NC. The groom is a graduate of Woodberry Forest School and Washington and Lee University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Business Administration from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Prior to starting at Kenan-Flagler in June, he was employed with Wake Stone Corporation in Raleigh, NC.
Following a honeymoon trip to Croatia, the couple will reside in Chapel Hill, NC.