Monday, 24 September 2012 by Keith Bahlmann
Katherine Helen Priebe, of Midland, Texas, and Thomas Howell Thornton, of Belton, Texas, were wed May 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Glass Memorial Chapel at First United Methodist Church in Midland in a double ring ceremony. Katherine is the daughter of Billy Priebe and Debbie Markley of Midland. Thomas is the son of Tommy and Kay Thornton of Belton.
The bride wore a white v-neck charmeuse gown with a beaded lace and pearl overlay.
Kayla Sayegh was Katherine's maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Meagan Willingham, Lori Beechem, Brittany Murphee, Lindsey Moore Garza and Katy Martin. Kevin Thornton was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Paul Hering, Charles Beechem and Lance Greeson. The flower girl was Abby Ellis was the flowergirl and Sam Ellis was the ring bearer.
Music for the ceremony was by Caleb Swaringen. The reception that followed was at the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum. They took a wedding trip to Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
Both Katherine and Thomas graduated from Texas Tech University. Katherine works for Occidental Petroleum and Thomas works for Conoco Phillips Company. They will reside in Houston, Texas.