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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, Abby & Cooper!

Abby Lynn Hale and Cooper Dean Heidebrecht were united in marriage on June 10th at Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City, Missouri. Abby is the daughter of Shirley and…

Crib Note –  William David Collins and Wesley Porter Collins

Double the pleasure, double the fun! Darling twin boys, William David Collins and Wesley Porter Collins, arrived on January 27th. Their proud parents are Monica and David Collins of Vero…

Congratulations, Adele & Blake!

Adele McConnell Royle and Blake Clemens McCartney were joined in matrimony on July 22nd at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Kansas City, Missouri. The bride is the daughter…

Congratulations, Emily & Peter!

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kent Hickerson of Overland Park, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Anne Hickerson, to Peter Bryant Milledge, the son of Mr.…