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Congratulations, John & Paul!

John Marshall Watson and Paul Sidney Sparks were married on September 12th at Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church in Bridgehampton, New York. Marshall is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Etheridge Watson, Jr., and Paul is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Paul Sparks. The evening prior, Marshall and Paul hosted a rehearsal dinner at their beautiful home in East Hampton. Following the ceremony, Marshall and Paul hosted a lovely wedding reception at the East Hampton Point Restaurant. Susan Kelly and Joanne Brown were the matrons of honor, and Joe Billone and Ray Kennedy served as the best men. Michael Watson, Marshall’s nephew; Adam Carr, Paul’s nephew; and Michael Goldstein were ushers. Marshall is president of Marshall Watson Interiors, and Paul is an executive producer for corporate meetings and events. The happy couple is at home in New York City.

Michael, Marshall, Beth
Michael Watson, Marshall Watson and Beth Watson
Mr. John Marshall Watson and Mr. Paul Sidney Sparks
Michael Watson, usher; the grooms and Susan Kelly, matron of honor
Leigh Jones-Bamman and Marshall Watson
Watson c. Richard Lewin (95)
Melissa Powell and Alissa Deane

Additional photos also featured in the October 31, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: Noel Sutherland and Richard Lewin



Congratulations, Maggie & Zach!

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jerome Kopp of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Kopp, to Zachary Wayne Bourquin, the son of Mr. and…

Congratulations, Shannon & Tom!

Dr. Annie Yiu-Chu Law of Atlanta, Georgia, and Mr. and Mrs. Philip King Huen Ma of Hong Kong are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Chi-Yan Ma,…

Congratulations, Kathleen & Marshall!

Dr. Kathleen Victoria Kilway and Marshall Verne Miller will be united in matrimony at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 30th. The…

Congratulations, Alyssa & Gregory!

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Robert Klee of Lenexa, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Rachel Klee, to Gregory Michael Graves, Jr., the son of Mr.…