Sarah Katherine Grater and Mark Stephen Hardee, both of Raleigh, N.C., were united in marriage on Aug. 23, 2014.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Grater, of Boone, N.C., and she is the granddaughter of Mrs. Betty Grater, of Athens, and Rita and Tony Satterly, of Lexington, Ky.
She earned her bachelors of science degree in health promotions from Appalachian State University. She is employed as a wellness coordinator at Family Health and Wellness Center.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Hardee, of Greenville, N.C., and he is the grandson of Mrs. Mary Leggett, of Greenville, N.C.
He earned his bachelors of science in construction management at East Carolina University. He is employed as a sales estimator with Precision Walls Inc.
The ceremony was held at the Church of the Holy Cross in Valle Crucis, N.C., with the Rev. Randall Morgan officiating. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Music for the ceremony was provided by organist, Elaine Kallested.
Emily Grater, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor, and Megan Hardee, Suzanne Hardee, Lizzy Grater, Julie Schenker, and Sydney Trew served as bridesmaids. Mallory and Avery Cannon were the flower girls.
Randy Hardee, father of the groom, was the best man, and Matt Hardee, Hunter Buck, Jeremy Tucker, and Eric Gilmore served as groomsmen.
A reception was held at The Apple Barn in Valle Crucis, N.C.
After a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple is back at home in Raleigh, N.C.
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