Joseph Bates and Sydney Medeiros

Joseph Bates, of Rutledge, and Sydney Medeiros, of Morristown, were united in holy matrimony by Rev. Henry Greer Saturday, May 8 in a ceremony at Farm at Bentley Fields in Newport. The groom is the son of Tammy and Eddie Bates, of Rutledge. The bride is the daughter of Tammy and Roger Jones, of Blaine, and Tim Medeiros, of Bean Station. The maid of honor was Shelby Medeiros, of Morristown. The best man was Jarod Bates, of Rutledge. The bridesmaids were Mattie Vaughn, of Morristown, Kianna Collins, of Rutledge, Parris Spears, of Blaine, Hannah Williams, of Morristown, and Haley Collins, of Morristown. The groomsmen were Mason Johnson, of Rutledge, Nick Jefferson, of White Pine, Caleb Foster, of Rutledge, Zach Sutton, of Blaine, and A.J. Newman, of Morristown. The ring bearer was Easton Jefferson. Music was provided by Amplified Mobile DJ. A reception was held after the ceremony in Newport.