Chelsea Elizabeth Lawless Weds Cody Dylan Greene

Mr. and Mrs. Cody Dylan Greene

Chelsea Elizabeth Lawless, of Chuckey, and Cody Dylan Greene, of Greeneville, were married Saturday, June 23, 2018.

Pastor Scott Wakefield, of Greeneville, officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony at Still Hollow Century Farm.

The bride is the daughter of David and Margaret Lawless, of Greeneville.

She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. Bassett, of Greeneville; the late Mr. Stefan Turski, of Greeneville; and the late Mr. and Mrs. F.B. Lawless, of Johnson City, formerly of Greeneville.

The groom is the son of Nicki Greco, of Greeneville, and Mark and Sarah Greene, of Greeneville.

He is the grandson of Mrs. Joyce Mullen, of Woodbine, New Jersey, formerly of Greeneville; the late Mr. Ellis C. Mullen, of Greeneville; the late Mr. Robert V. Greco Sr., of California; Dr. and Mrs. John Tillman, of Johnson City; and Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Greene, of Salyersville, Kentucky.

He is the great-grandson of Mrs. Ralph Greene and Ms. Bertha Tuggle, both of Greeneville.

For the ceremony in the chapel by the creek in the meadows at Still Hollow Farm, the arch was decorated with dripping florals. Weeping willow garlands were joined by blush pink hydrangeas and blush and white garden roses cascading on the sides with streaming florets across the middle.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory tulle and lace mermaid-style gown featuring a sweetheart neckline adorned with crystals and pearl beading. Pearl and crystal buttons extended to the end of her chapel-length train, and her chapel-length veil was covered in crystals. She carried a freestyle bouquet of blush pink peonies, blush garden roses, white lisianthus, ruscus and silver dollar eucalyptus with sheer, blush chiffon streamers.

Matron of honor was Emily McCaslin Bailey, of Greeneville.

Maid of honor was Makenzi Bible, of Johnson City.

Bridesmaids were Mallory Bowers, Leah Thwing Johnson, Kendra Collins Norton and Abigail Woods, all of Greeneville; the bride’s cousins, Cara Turski Hall and Stephanie Turski, of Knoxville, and Caitlin Turski Watson, of Brooklyn, New York; and Madison Lynch, of Burns.

Junior bridesmaids were the groom’s sister, Ansley Shelton, of Greeneville; and Gabi Reynolds, of Greeneville.

Palmer Bailey, of Greeneville, was flower girl.

The attendants wore blush, chiffon, floor-length, strapless gowns with sweetheart necklines and soft, draping pleats and carried bouquets of fresh garden roses, white lisianthus and silver dollar eucalyptus. The flower girl wore a full ivory tulle gown accented with ivory roses and a halo of fresh greenery accented with blush sweetheart roses.

Best man was the groom’s father, Mark Greene, of Greeneville.

Groomsmen were Bryan Norton, of Chuckey; Austin Bailey, of Greeneville; the groom’s uncle, Christian Berney, of Greeneville; Codi Wright, of Greeneville; the groom’s stepbrother, Zak Fincher, of Mosheim; Jed Cutshall and Troy Cutshall, of Chuckey; and the groom’s uncle, Charles Mullen, of Woodbine, New Jersey.

Junior groomsmen were Bladyn Norton, of Chuckey, and Bryson Bird, of Greeneville.

The bride’s mother wore a floor-length, taupe gown covered in sequins and pearls. The groom’s mother work a petal pink, floor-length, off-the-shoulder gown with crystal beading. The groom’s stepmother wore a blush pink, chiffon, floor-length gown with black lace sequins and beading. All wore corsages of white lisianthus and eucalyptus.

Music was provided by Robbie Britton, of Greeneville; Jake Thwing, of Greeneville, on keyboard; and Greyson Bledsoe, of Jonesborough, on bagpipes.

Wedding directors were Julie Fannon, of Greeneville, and Lois Fannon Jost, of Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Wedding greeters were Cole and LuAnne Wells, Philip and LeAnne Thwing and Will and Tammy Magill, all of Greeneville.

Martha Wells, of Shenzhen, China, and Paulette Bright, of Chuckey, were bridal book attendants.

The reception at the Still Hollow Farm’s restored wedding barn featured dinner and dancing. The bridal party and family were seated at a long, continuous farm table adorned with blush and white peonie florals in a garland the length of the table. Accents included silver and crystal candelabras and mercury glass vases of fresh, matching florals. Vintage lanterns with fresh ruscus and eucalyptus and flameless candles decorated reception tables along with clear vintage vases of matching florals.

The five-layer bridal cake was draped with fresh blush mondial, blush sweetheart roses and ruscus greenery cascading from the cake topper to the bottom layer.

The groom’s cake was a two-layer strawberry cake iced in dripping chocolate with chocolate-dipped strawberries.

Out-of-town guests attended from Virginia, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Michigan and Shenzhen, China.

Prenuptial parties included a May 4 bridal dinner hosted by Katherine Helbert; a May 17 shower hosted by the bride’s co-workers at Forward Air; a May 19 bridal lunch hosted by Connie Walsh, LeAnne Thwing, LuAnne Wells, Sandi Blalock, Sharon O’Neal and Tammy Magill at St. James Episcopal Church; a June 1 “I Do BBQ” hosted by Paulette Bright, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Idell, Dr. and Mrs. Donnie Adkins and Mr. and Mrs. Jay Keith Cutshall at the Idell home; a June 2 bachelorette dinner and personal shower by Leah Thwing Johnson and Emily McCaslin Bailey at The Butcher’s Block and Johnson home; a June 8 bachelor cookout by Bryan Norton at the Norton home; a June 9 wedding shower hosted by Sarah Greene, Nicki Greco, Kathy Tillman and Trenda Berney at Brown Springs Baptist Church; a June 22 bridal luncheon by Martha Jane Fannon, Julie Fannon and Lois Fannon Jost at the General Morgan Inn; and a June 22 rehearsal dinner hosted by Mark and Sarah Greene at Link Hills Country Club.

After a wedding trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple are living in Greeneville.

She is a 2014 graduate of Greeneville High School and a 2017 graduate of East Tennessee State University, earning degrees in accounting and management. She is employed as an accountant at Forward Air in Greeneville.

He is a 2012 graduate of Greeneville High School. He is employed at Korner Pawn and the Greeneville Police Department.