Cotton Ball Set For Aug. 2

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The 80th Chattanooga Cotton Ball will take place Saturday, Aug. 2, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention and Trade Center.  The presentation will begin at 7 p.m.  Once the presentation is completed, there will be a dinner dance. 

The Scepter Society, made up of former Kings and Queens of the Cotton Ball, will host its annual cocktail party at the home of the 2013 King, Dr. Wayne Tipps, 902 West Brow Road, Lookout Mountain, on Thursday, July 31, from 6:30-8 p.m.

The Mother/Daughter Luncheon will take place on Friday, Aug. 1, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. 

A party for the Belles and their escorts will take place Friday evening, Aug. 1, beginning at 7 p.m. at Lindsay Street Hall.

Ladies of the Court:

Molly Dean Glascock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Moore Glascock
Taylor Elizabeth Brock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ellet Brock
Victoria Corryne Lavender, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Blake Lavender

Following is a list of the 2014 Belles, with their parents’ names:

Miss Jacqueline Nicole Adams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Leo Adams

Miss Brianna Christine Avitabile, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Anthony George Avitabile

Miss Catherine Counts Bolding, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Stanley Duckett

Miss Bailee Michele Clausen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Donald Clausen

Miss Sarah Elizabeth Cobble, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Crockett Cobble

Miss Colleen Elizabeth Conner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Douglas Conner

Miss Shelby Annette Dooley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Douglas Dooley

Miss Caitlin Jeanette Duggan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Crandal Duggan

Miss Lindsey Marie Garland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Joseph Garland III

Miss Olivia Margaret Graves, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jason Troy Graves

Miss Hagan Elizabeth Harman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Zan Guerry and Mr. Mark Cornelius Harman

Miss Carley Wilson Hawkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Carl Hawkins

Miss Julie Beth Hawkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lynn Hawkins

Miss Betsy Crisp Henson, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. P. Edward Henson III

Miss Rachel Elizabeth Hughes, daughter of Ms. Kimberly Anne Hughes and Mr. William James Hughes, Jr.

Miss Elizabeth LeeAnn Jackson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Bradley Curtis Jackson

Miss Sarah Nevin Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walker Livingston Jones

Miss Adelaide Louise Kilbride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Bryan Kilbride

Miss Margaret Lee McBrayer, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Lander McBrayer, Jr.

Miss Emma Frances McCallie, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jack Bass McCallie

Miss Hannah Rae McKamey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Scott McKamey

Miss Alexandra Jean McNeel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wilkson McNeel III

Miss Mary Austin Morgan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Karl Morgan

Miss Cailey Elizabeth Mullinix, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Christian Mullinix

Miss Macall Alexis Nabors, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Price Nabors

Miss Lindsay Taylor Nation, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Weston Nation

Miss Jordan Faith Norris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darren Glenn Norris

Miss Paige Michelle Partrick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Ray Partrick

Miss Gracey Lee Prater, daughter of Ms. Cari Holder Prater and Mr. John Joseph Prater

Miss Anna Lee Richardson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Eugene Richardson

Miss Rebecca Kaye Rose, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Walter Burr Rose

Miss MaryKathleen Healy Ryan, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Healy Ryan

Miss Ryann Ealy Satterfield daughter, of Captain and Mrs. Lex Alan Oren and Mr. Jeffrey Ryan Satterfield

Miss Hannah Caroline Simpson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Ashley Simpson

Miss Elizabeth Ann Smith, daughter of Dr. Samuel Morgan Smith and Dr. Lisa Lowery-Smith

Miss Shelby Diane Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry William Smith III

Miss Mary Claire Spann, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Allen Spann

Miss Lia Rachel Stamey, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Archie Eugene Stamey, Jr.

Miss Laura Grace Stewart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Wayne Stewart

Miss Mary Landress Stewart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ray Stewart

Miss Melanie Hudson Weldon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowling Weldon

Miss AnnaLyssa Marian Youngblood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy James Youngblood

Miss Alyssa Jean Zellner, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James Lawrence Zellner


 


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