2004 Archives

Best - Kirkland

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Mrs. Best

RALEIGH — Charissa June Kirkland of Raleigh became the bride of Richard Kanon Best of Raleigh on Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Scott Carpenter officiated at the double-ring ceremony at The Long View Center.

Parents of the bride are Richard Lee and June Kirkland of Swansea, S.C. Parents of the groom are Richard Dale and Olivia Best of Goldsboro. Best is the grandson of Ralph and Janice Gurley and J.D. and Faye Best and the late Ruth Best, all of Goldsboro.

Jean Watkins, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Kirkland, sister-in-law of the bride; Courtney Best Pickens, sister of the groom; Patricia Cunningham, Tonya Hick and Gayle Southerland, all college roommates of the bride; and Jody-Linn Pinkerton, friend.

Lydia Elliason, friend of the couple, was the flower girl.

Richard Dale Best was his son’s best man. Frankie Bunn, friend of the groom, was honorary best man. Groomsmen were Hunter Best, brother of the groom; Eric Kirkland, brother of the bride; and Shawn Chase, George Georgiou, Mike Enger, friends of the groom.

Lee Kirkland, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Music was provided by Risa Poniros, vocal soloist; Leslie Riley, cellist and Don Eagle, trumpet. Julie Best, sister-in-law of the groom, read scripture and Jennifer Kilpatrick, friend of the groom, rang the bell, tolling the hour.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Historical Hillsborough House. A rehearsal dinner hosted by the groom’s parents was held on Friday evening.

Several parties and showers were held in Raleigh, Goldsboro and Charleston, S.C., to honor the couple.

The bride is a graduate of Lander University with a degree in nursing. She is employed as a clinical research coordinator at Duke University Medical Center.

The groom attended Wayne Community College and is employed at European Performance of Raleigh.

After a honeymoon trip to Fiji, the couple will reside in Raleigh.

Kennedy - Vail

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Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy

Phyllis Lewis Vail, became the wife of Charles, (Chuck) Kennedy, on Nov. 20 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Dock Hobbs officiated the double-ring ceremony at Free Chapel Church of Patetown.

The bride is the daughter of Alma Lewis of Pikeville, and the late A. J. Lewis. She is the granddaughter of the late Nora Talton Lewis, Leon Lewis, and Irene Pate.

The groom is the son of Bill and Marie Kennedy of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Charlie and Nellie Kennedy.

Given in marriage and escorted by her brother, Jerry Lewis, the bride wore an ivory gown with lace appliqués, pearls, and sequins, featuring a cathedral-length train. She carried a bouquet of red silk roses, baby’s-breath, and ivy with ivy streamers tied in love knots, and pearl streamers.

Cathy Sasser, sister of the bride and Denise Lewis, sister-in-law, were matrons of honor.

Bill Kennedy, father of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Ethan Kennedy and Austin Kennedy, both sons of the groom.

Ashley Daniels and Jerrica Lewis, nieces of the bride presided at the register and distributed programs. Special music was provided by Jack Sasser and Jennifer Lancaster. Vickie Pate and Myra Brooks directed the wedding.

A cake cutting was held in the church fellowship hall after the ceremony. Marie Kennedy, stepmother of the groom served punch and Edie Wise, sister of the groom served the cake.

After a wedding trip to Niagara Falls, the couple will reside in Pikeville.

The bride is employed by Goldsboro Physical Therapy and the groom is employed with the Vacuum shop.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Madison’s on November 19th.

Simmons - Morrisey

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Mrs. Simmons

Gwendolyn Vanessa Morrisey became the bride of Apostle Norbert Emmanuel Simmons on Dec. 18 at 1 p.m.

Chief Celebrant Pastor Dwight Morrisey officiated the ceremony at the Deeper Life Celebrant Ministries, Inc. in Goldsboro.

The bride is the daughter of Jannie Fryar Morrisey and late Macon Lee Morrisey of Warsaw.

The groom is the son of Lena Jones Simmons and the late Elder Levancie Simmons of Mt. Olive.

Given in marriage by her mother, Jannie Fryar, and escorted by Colonel Romeo H. Morrisey, the bride wore a strapless satin gown accented with lace and pearls. The long sleeve, sheer lace coat adorned with pearls and sequins featured a long bell sleeve with scalloped lace edging matching the scalloped neckline of the gown. The dress and the coat flowed into a cathedral length train.

For her headpiece, she wore a tiara attached to a three-tiered veil, with one tier being of cathedral length. She carried a bouquet of roses, lilies, and baby’s breath.

Demeteria Staten, best friend of the bride was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Queenie Morrisey, sister of the bride, Nellie Lyons, best friend of the bride, Kathleen Simmons, sister-in-law of the groom, Laretta McCalop, Teresa McLean, Vivian Jones, Gwendolyn Devaughn, Audrey Williams, Patricia Murrary, and Delphine Whitfield, friends of the bride and groom.

Jackie Ashford and Guy Simmons was the best man. Ushers were Macon Monk, nephew of the bride, Michael Best, Larry Coley, Taheed Walls, Leonard Grantham, Derrick Wootson, Paul Farrior, Thomas Meachum, Michael Lofton and Robert Scott. Groomsmen were Pernell Simmons, brother of the bride, Ellis Wilson, Raymond Mills, Ronald Whitfield, Larry Artis, Mack Murray, Clyde Wilkins, Howard Williams and Victor Young, friends of the bride and groom.

Hostesses were Dinah Monk, sister of the bride; Vashti Johnson, niece of the bride; Shanti Johnson Franklin, niece of the bride; Josephine Best, Patricia Hardy, Pam Johnson, Mattie Mason, Sheryl Jackson and Charisee Johnson, friends of the bride and groom.

Vikki Marcell, Sheila Goodman and Delphine Whitfield directed the wedding, hostesses, a registered attendant and ushers distributed programs.

Music was provided by: pianist, Minister Abner J. Clark; organist, Tonya Simmons; vocalists, Tina Cooper, Devon Artis and Roland Suggs. Other music provided by the church’s DLCM Praise Team and DLCM Band.

After a wedding trip to Nassau, Bahamas, the couple will be residing in Goldsboro, N.C.

The bride is a graduate of James Kenan High School in Warsaw and North Carolina A & T University. She is employed as a math teacher for East Duplin High School.

The groom graduated from Carver High School. He is the founder, pastor & apostle for the Deeper Life Church Ministries.

A rehearsal dinner was held on Dec. 17 at the church.

On Dec. 3, a bachelor party was held at the Country Inns and Suites.

On Dec. 4, the special events committee of Deeper Life Church held a lingerie shower for the bride at Herman Park Center.

Chitty - Groseclose

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Mrs. Chitty

DUCK - Dana Lynn Groseclose of Raleigh and Glenwood Scott Chitty of Raleigh were wed Nov. 6 at 4 p.m.

Dr. Glenn Phillips officiated at the double-ring ceremony.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Larry Groseclose of Ivanhoe, Va., and Susan Groseclose of Raleigh. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Groseclose.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Glenwood Chitty of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Zeb Chitty and Johnnie Fornes of Ahoskie.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory silk halter dress with a champagne band around the midriff.

Tanya Groseclose Brockwell of New York, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kirstin Bourquin of Raleigh; Tonya Groseclose of Raleigh, sister-in-law of the bride; Emily Marco of New York; Melaine Pickle of Georgia, stepsister of the bride; Mary Kathryn Cato and Jamie Lunder of Raleigh; Sheree Moeller of Clayton, sister of the groom; and Jacqueline Reisland of Cary.

T. Glenn Chitty was his son’s best man. Ushers were Stewart Bryan of Goldsboro; Brad Groseclose of Raleigh, brother of the bride; Josh Hammond, Joseph Caprio and William Kesler of Raleigh; J.C. Moeller of Clayton, brother-in-law of the groom; Bradley Groseclose Jr. of Raleigh, nephew of the bride; and Jack Austin Moeller of Clayton, nephew of the groom.

Wyatt Moeller of Clayton, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Vickie Zimmerman directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Kelly Hardy of Raleigh. Beau Bourquin of Raleigh distributed programs.

Kelly Hardy and Beau Bourquin of Raleigh were readers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Sue Dean, violinist.

After a wedding trip to Punta Cana Resort, Dominican Republic, the couple is residing in Raleigh.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a major in communication studies and elementary education. She is a member of Phi Mu Sorority. The is employed as an account representative with IBM of Raleigh.

The groom graduated from Appalachian State University in 1998 with a BSBA and major in accounting and from East Carolina University in 2001 with a master’s degree in business administration. He is a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He is employed as a cost accountant with Cree Inc. of Research Triangle.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Sunset Retreat Wedding Cottage of Duck.

Family held a wedding breakfast Nov. 6 in Duck.

On Nov. 5, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Meridian 42 Restaurant of Southern Shores.

The bride’s sister held a bridesmaids’ luncheon Nov. 5.

On Nov. 4, family held a shrimp broil Nov. 4.

On Oct. 2, the groom’s family and friends held an engagement party.

Friends held a lingerie shower in Raleigh.

A tailgate shower was held in Raleigh.

Family held a Hawaiian luau in Raleigh.

Fahrni - Graham

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Mrs. Fahrni

BRONX, N.Y. — Amanda Joy Graham of Bronx and Jeremy Wade Fahrni of Allen Park, Mich., pledged their promises Dec. 18 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Joe Fletcher, uncle of the bride, officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Christian Bible Temple.

Randy and Barbara Graham of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Bobby Fletcher of Goldsboro, Donald and Elsie Graham of Grantham and the late Herman Fletcher.

Barry and Marilyn Fahrni of Charlotte, Mich., are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Jean Thomas of Clarksville, Mich., the late John and Nora Belle Leatherman and the late Wayne Fahrni.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a satin organza spaghetti strap gown with satin draping the skirt.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestones and pearls with a two-piece cathedral-length veil. She carried a bouquet of red roses, white stephanotis and Christmas berries.

Kimberly Fleck, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kaajal Patel, Cara Smith and Darla Spence, friends of the bride.

David Booth was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Don Graham, brother of the bride; David Booth and David Wears, friends of the groom; and Brian Fahrni and Rodney Fahrni, brothers of the groom. Groomsmen were David Booth and David Wears, friends of the groom; and Brian Fahrni and Rodney Fahrni, brothers of the groom.

Brianna Parks was flower girl. Marquel Hendricks was ring bearer.

April Hendricks directed the wedding. Christine Fletcher, aunt of the bride, was coordinator. Presiding at the register was Barbara Jean Fletcher, cousin of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Michelle Wears, sister of the groom, pianist, and Larry Hendricks and Angie Parks, vocalists.

After a wedding cruise to the western Caribbean, the couple will reside in Madison Heights, Mich.

The bride is a graduate of Bob Jones University of South Carolina. She is employed with Deloitte and Touche of Detroit.

The groom graduated from Bob Jones University. He is employed as youth pastor of Madison Heights Church and with Community Baptist Church.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

A rehearsal dinner was held Dec. 17 at Pelham Bay Diner of Bronx.

On Nov. 7, ladies of Bronx Bible Church held a shower.

Jennette - Grantham

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Mrs. Jennette

Brandy Ann Grantham became the bride of Brian Jay Jennette Dec. 18 at 6 p.m.

Pastor Jason Sherman officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Black Jack Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are James Randall Grantham and Marilyn Potter Grantham of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Vernell Grantham and the late James Grantham and J.R. and Gaynell Potter of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are B.J. and Linda Cooke Jennette of Mount Olive. He is the grandson of the late Joe and Emma Jennette and the late J.B. and Sudie Cooke of Mount Olive.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride a wore a white matte satin A-line gown with a halter-style neckline. It had an organza overlay accented with Venise lace, an empire waistline and a chapel-length train.

She carried a hand-tied bouquet of red roses.

Emily Daniels Jenkins was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Sharon Jennette Jackson, sister of the groom; Danielle Elizabeth St. Clair, friend of the bride; and Lisa Taylor Jennette, sister-in-law of the groom.

Joseph B. Jennette was best man. Groomsmen were Jerry Shannon Jackson, brother-in-law of the groom, and Corey Scott Beers and Gary Douglas Grantham, friends of the groom.

Cole William Grantham was ring bearer.

Renee Hinson directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Brenda Garner. Linda McCoy distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Pam Jones, pianist, and Steve Jones and Doug and Celena Smith, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., the couple will reside in Mount Olive.

The bride is a 2001 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and a 2004 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate of arts degree. She attends Lenoir Community College’s surgical technology program. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1997 and Wayne Community College with an associate’s degree in poultry and livestock management, agribusiness and automotive systems technology. He is employed as co-owner of Jennette Farms.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception dinner at the church fellowship hall. Margaret Spiron poured punch. Joanne Clark served the wedding cake. Judy Kennedy and Phyllis Joyner greeted guests.

On Dec. 17, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Western Sizzlin.

Lisa Jennette, Sharon Jackson and Linda Jennette held a miscellaneous bridal shower Dec. 5 at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church fellowship hall.

On Dec. 1, students in the surgical technology program held a miscellaneous bridal shower at Lenoir Community College.

A bachelor party was held Nov. 20 in Raleigh.

On Nov. 20, Lisa Jennette held a lingerie shower and bachelorette party at Logan’s Roadhouse.

Marilyn Grantham and Emily Jenkins held a miscellaneous bridal shower Nov. 14 at Black Jack Church fellowship hall.

On Oct. 28, Lisa Jennette and Sharon Jackson held a Pampered Chef party at the Jennette home.

Smith - Daniels

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Mrs. Smith

Dawnelle Evelyn Daniels and Robert Bryan Smith were united in holy matrimony Dec. 4 at 4:30 p.m.

Dr. Wynn officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Unity Church of the Triangle.

The bride is the daughter of Georgia A McWilliams of Goldsboro and Theodore B. Daniels of Ohio.

The groom is the son of Bob Smith of Raleigh and Mary Norwood of Maryland.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a two-piece organza designer gown. The strapless bodice and flared skirt were embellished with multi-colored embroidery and crystals. The gown extended into a chapel-length train inlaid with embroidery and crystals.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of multi-colored crystals. She carried a bouquet of red roses and lilies.

Diana Walker of Raleigh was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jenny McDonald of Orlando, Fla., and Wendy Ringenbach of Raleigh.

Bob Norwood of Maryland was best man. Ushers were Freddy Jones and Thomas Stone of Raleigh.

Emma Wilson-Smith was flower girl. Simon Wilson-Smith was ring bearer.

Debra Graham directed the wedding.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Raleigh.

The bride is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. She is employed as a corporate developer with Bev’s Fine Art.

The groom graduated from North Carolina State University. He is co-owner of Stone-Smith Leadership of Raleigh.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Wakefield Plantation Tournament Players Club of Raleigh.

Out-of-town guests were from Ohio, Florida, Raleigh, Mount Olive, Virginia and Maryland.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Second Empire of Raleigh.

Toler - Everett

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Mrs. Toler

Sharon Michelle Everett and Jamie Todd Toler said their wedding vows Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.

Jeff Toler officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Whitley Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Mark S. and Tammy James Everett of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Abner “Pete” and Barbara James and Bill and Miriam Sawrey of Goldsboro and the late Michael Everett I.

The groom is the son of George R. Jr. and Shirley Toler of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Thurman and Gladys Toler and the late George Ransom Sr. and Leona Toler of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin, organza and Venise lace. It had a portrait neckline and cap sleeves. The Basque bodice was embellished with pearls, sequins and lace. A full organza skirt enhanced with beaded lace appliqués added emphasis. The back bodice was interwoven with pearls, sequins and lace. Cascading pearl and sequin lace motifs defined the cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a cathedral-length veil of silk illusion.

Heather Thomas, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Karen Everett, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were April Holland, sister of the groom; Tonya Toler, sister-in-law of the groom; and Heather Sawrey, aunt of the bride.

George R. Toler Jr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Kirk Holland, brother-in-law of the groom; Mark Everett, brother of the bride; T. Thomas, brother-in-law of the bride; and Tommy Sawrey, uncle of the bride.

Chelsea Toler of Goldsboro, niece of the groom, and Jillian Thomas of Washington D.C., niece of the bride, were flower girls. Bobby Holland of Goldsboro, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Kirsten Stovall directed the wedding. Timothy Holland and J.C. Toler of Goldsboro, nephews of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Betty Grantham, pianist.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2001 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed as a secretary with Toler Construction Co. Inc.

The groom graduated from home school. He is employed as assistant vice president with Toler Construction Co. Inc.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church. Kathryn Forehand was coordinator. Miranda Bennett, Lola Boswell, Carol Pearce, Melissa Pearce and Glenda Rowe assisted. Jane Shattuck and Kirsten Stovall served the wedding cake.

A rehearsal dinner was held Dec. 3 at Whitley Pentecostal Holiness Church.

On Nov. 20, a lingerie shower was held at the home of the groom’s mother.

A miscellaneous shower was held Nov. 13 at Christian Care Academy II gymnasium.

Family and friends held showers.

Vannoske - Gonzales

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Mr. and Mrs. Vannoske

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Theresa Marie Gonzales and Christopher Robert Vannoske of Oak Harbor, Wash., said their marriage vows Sept. 30 in a double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Juan J. and Helen R. Gonzales of Oak Harbor.

Parents of the groom are Robert Thomas and Mary Anita Vannoske of Goldsboro.

The couple is residing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Bowie - Fields

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Mrs. Bowie

Elizabeth Erin Fields and Mark Stuart Bowie were married Dec. 11 at 4 p.m.

Pastor David Jackson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Freedom Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Warren Fields of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Sullivan of Pikeville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Fields of Fremont.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. James Stuart Bowie of Fremont. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Fulkerson of Fremont and the late Mr. and Mrs. Stuart C. Bowie of Oregon.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless A-line gown of white with corded lace all over beaded with sequins.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered elbow-length crystal edge veil.

Lisa Pate Gardner of Pikeville, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Wilkins of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, and Jenna Mentlewski of Farmville, sister of the groom.

James Bowie was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Bill Brown of Cary and Kris Pate of Pikeville, cousins of the groom, and Warren Fields of Apex, brother of the bride.

Christopher Fields, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Connie Sasser directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Jennifer Bull. Keri McCahan distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brad Collier, pianist, and Scott and Vida Batson, vocalists.

After a wedding trip, the couple will reside in Sanford.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School and East Carolina University with a bachelor of fine arts degree in art education, a concentration in painting and drawing and a minor in business administration.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School and North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. He is employed as a product manager with Zenith Pumps of Sanford, Colfax Corp.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall.

On Dec. 10, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Walnut Creek Country Club.

June, Charleen and Tiffany Thompson held a bridesmaids’ luncheon Nov. 27 at Billie’s on the Green.

On Nov. 26, Lisa Gardner held a lingerie party at her home.

Freedom Baptist Church held a floating wedding shower Nov. 14.

On Nov. 13, Charlotte, Debbie, Kim and Terrye Aycock held a bridal shower at Fremont Missionary Baptist Church.

Sawtelle - Gottshall

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Mrs. Sawtelle

Amy Lynn Gottshall became the bride of Shawn David Sawtelle of Beloit, Wisc., Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Chaplain Scott Gardner officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Chapel.

The bride is the daughter of Donald and Joy Gottshall of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Harry Gottshall and Ida Gottshall of South Williamsport, Pa., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Asby of Kingston, Pa.

The groom is the son of Leigh Sawtelle of Beloit and Rory Sawtelle of Algonquin, Ill. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Repine of Marion, Ohio, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sawtelle of Erie, Pa.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal white matte Italian satin A-line gown and coat. The gown was fashioned with a strapless neckline embellished with beaded floral embroidery. A princess satin A-line skirt added emphasis. Synthetic fur trimmed the satin coat with a chapel train. Floral embroidered motifs defined the coat and train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara with pearl and rhinestone accents attached to a two-tiered, silver-edged elbow-length veil. She carried a white fur muff to match the fur trim on her gown.

Candace Kieffer was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Wendy Mitchell and Gail Gottshall, sisters of the bride; Becky Sawtelle and Lora Sawtelle, sisters of the groom; and Jessica Bonney and Ann Krause, friends of the bride.

Rory Sawtelle was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Kai Almquist, Zack Jenkins, Justin Balch, Julian Delgadillo and Brad Mart, friends of the groom, and Chris Sawtelle, brother of the groom.

Emilee Almquist was flower girl. Ben Almquist was ring bearer.

Presiding at the register was June Joyner. Jean McKenrick distributed programs.

Holly Davis was the reader.

A program of wedding music was provided by Rebecca Tyndall, pianist and organist, and Kelly Little, Sarah Gardner and Don Coles Jr., vocalists.

After a wedding trip to the Poconos, the couple will reside in Anchorage, Alaska.

The bride is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School, Wayne Community College and North Carolina State University with an associate’s degree in science and a bachelor’s degree in zoology.

The groom graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in Wisconsin. He is serving in the Air Force as an aircraft electrician stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Quality Inn. Alice Farmer was coordinator. Sylvia Beard and Corinne Haynes served the wedding cake.

On Dec. 10, a rehearsal dinner was held at Boondoggles.

Friends of the bride held a bridal shower Dec. 4 at Texas Steakhouse.

On Nov. 21, Wendy Mitchell, sister of the bride, held a bridal shower at her home in Cary.

The bride’s mother and Gail Gottshall, sister of the bride, held a bridal shower Oct. 30 at their home.

Dixon-Williams

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Mr. and Mrs. Dixon

Sheila Williams and James Dixon said their vows Oct. 23 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. John Herrington officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Antioch Baptist Church.

Iris Doctor of Sharpsburg and Johnnie L. White of Kansas City and Johnnie L. White of Kansas City are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Alberta White and the late Leroy White of Goldsboro and the late Mr. and Mrs. Cora Lofton.

George I. Jr. and Hattie Dixon of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stevens and the late Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hargrove of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory designer off-the-shoulder gown of satin with a sweetheart necklace. The long sleeves and fitted bodice were adorned with beaded lace with a Basque waistline. Tapered pearls hung over the heart-shaped open back. The full satin skirt and chapel-length train had a back peplum with three rosettes and lace cutouts with a scalloped edge.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-layered veil with pearls. She carried a bouquet of ivory tiger lilies circled in a lace cup accented with gold pearls and love knots.

Blenda Garner, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Leticia Serrano, Melissa Cousin, Yolanda Moore and Blanche Docter, sisters of the bride, and Stephanie Sykes, friend of the groom.

George L. Dixon III was best man. Ushers were Johnny Parker and Allen Harris, friends of the groom. Groomsmen were Josue Serrano and Victor Cousin, brothers-in-law of the bride, and Derrick Lassiter, Eric Barfield and Julian Edwards, friends of the groom.

Tia Green and Keshounda Dixon were flower girls. Victor Cousin was ring bearer.

Nina Serrano, niece of the bride, was the miniature bride. Daunte Garner, nephew of the bride, was the miniature groom.

Thelma Smith directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Selena Wilkins. Thelma Mewborn and Sandra distributed programs.

Christian Sherrod, sister-in-law of the bride, and Thelma Mewborn, Sandra Williams and Selena Wilkins, friends of the bride, were hostesses.

A program of wedding music was provided by Cleveland Cody, pianist, and Antwanette Best, Pamela Wilder and Michelle Hobbs, vocalists.

After a wedding cruise to Grand Cayman Island and Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Goldsboro High School. She is employed as a health care technician at O’Berry Center.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School. He is employed as a truck driver with JJ Haines.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church dining room.

A private reception was held at Best Western.

On Oct. 22, Tine Bishop, friend of the bride, held a surprise lingerie shower at her home.

Mary Faison, friend of the bride, held a bridal shower Oct. 16 at her home.

On Oct. 9, Stephanie Sykes, co-worker of the bride, held a miscellaneous shower at her home.

George L. Dixon III, brother of the groom, held a bachelor party in Garner.

The groom’s mother held a rehearsal dinner at her home.

Pearce-Bryan

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Mr. and Mrs. Pearce

GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Melissa Frances Bryan and Roy Wayne Pearce were united in holy matrimony Nov. 8 at 1 p.m.

The Rev. Keith Leonard officiated at the double-ring ceremony at The Chapel at the Park of Gatlinburg Chapels.

The bride is the daughter of Cecilia Menley of Pikeville and Mike and Carol Bryan of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Bill Menley, Carol Menley and the late Troy and Sara Bryan of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of the late Roy Pearce and Carol Pearce of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Milton and Mary Pearce of Goldsboro, the late James Carter of Pikeville and Thelma Pate of Magnolia.

After a wedding trip to the Great Smoky Mountains, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

Terrell-Aycock

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Mrs. Terrell

CAMERON — Nancy Carroll Aycock of Sanford became the bride of Kenneth Donald Terrell of Sanford Nov. 27 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Jack Bowling officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Countryside Presbyterian Church.

Parents of the bride are Phillip B. Sr. and Nanette Aycock of Fremont. She is the granddaughter of the late Raymond C. Aycock and Lucille Aycock of Fremont and Jimmy and Carolyn Thompson of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Dan and Barbara Mayer of Cameron and William Kenneth Doak of Oklahoma City, Okla. He is the grandson of Lenuel Reynolds and the late Helen Reynolds of Cameron and the late Don Dyer and Bernice Dyer of Oklahoma City.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white and beaded Schiffli lace with a scalloped V-neckline, short sleeves and a full skirt. Pearls, sequins and lace motifs adorned the gown and chapel train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara attached to a two-tiered waist-length veil with a penciled edge. She carried a cascading bouquet of roses and baby’s breath accentuated with pearl sprays.

Veronica K. Aycock, sister-in-law of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer G. Wiggins, friend of the bride, and Lindsey Wilhoit, niece of the groom.

Keith Martin was his friend’s best man. Groomsmen were J. Ryan Aycock, brother of the bride, and Tyler Wilhoit, nephew of the groom.

Brett Kee, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Janet Johnson of Benson directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Suzanne Aycock, cousin of the bride. Kristi Aycock, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Molly Aycock, cousin of the bride, pianist; Phil Aycock, brother of the bride, vocalist; and Missy Braddy, cousin of the bride, cellist.

After a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple is residing in Sanford.

The bride is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and Wayne Community College. She is employed as a customer service representative with Frontier Spinning Mills of Sanford.

The groom graduated from Western Harnett High School. He is employed as a salesman with Chatlee Marine of Sanford.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Aycock, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests. Judy Smith, aunt of the bride, poured punch. Jan Aycock, aunt of the bride, cut the wedding cake.

On Nov. 26, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Rosie’s of Cameron.

Co-workers of the bride held a surprise shower Nov. 23.

On Nov. 14, family and friends of the groom held a bridal shower at Countryside Church.

Friends of the couple held a shower Nov. 13 at Buffalo Lake Clubhouse.

On Oct. 29, Veronica Aycock, Carma Brown, Judy Smith, Jan Aycock and MaryAnn Aycock held a bridal shower at the Aycock home.

An engagement party was held Sept. 11 at the home of the bride’s parents.

Braswell - Mann

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Mr. and Mrs. Braswell

RALEIGH - Bonnie Marie Mann and Robert Travis Braswell exchanged wedding vows Oct. 9 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Phil Curry officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Ephesus Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Mann of Apex. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Crissman of Cary and Inez H. Mann and the late William S. Mann of Raleigh.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Bobby S. Braswell of Princeton. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Leon A. Radford and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Braswell of Princeton.

After a wedding trip to Asheville, the couple is residing in Cary.

Davenport - Fordham

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Mrs. Davenport

SNOW HILL — Sarah Beth Fordham and James “Ryan” Davenport pledged their promises Nov. 14.

The Rev. Neal Salter officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

Parents of the bride are Victor and Claudia Fordham of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Betsy Reavis of Goldsboro, the late Robert Thompson and the late Victor Fordham Sr. of Jacksonville and Marie Fordham.

The groom is the son of Jim and Judy Davenport of Snow Hill. He is the grandson of Ervin and Christine Davenport of Robersonville and the late Alton and Nealy White of Hamilton.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory satin gown with a corset bodice and an off-the-shoulder neckline adorned with handmade satin roses. The straight A-line front of the skirt was offset by a French bustle in back that spread into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a three-layered fingertip ivory veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of champagne roses.

Jim Davenport was his son’s best man.

Amy Wallace, sister of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Elizabeth Wallace, niece of the bride.

Rob Sears, cousin of the bride, was greeter.

A program of wedding music was provided by Dr. Francis Sugg, organist, and Rebecca Fordham, sister of the bride, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Duck, the couple is residing in Emerald Isle.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2001 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of arts degree in art education. She is employed with Carteret County School as an art teacher at Beaufort Middle School.

The groom graduated from Greene Central High School in 1995 and North Carolina State University in 1999 with a bachelor of science degree in environmental science. He is employed as a coastal representative with Coastal Area Marine Act.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Colonial Inn of Farmville.

On Nov. 13, family and friends of the groom held a tropical wedding celebration at Davenport Oaks.

Bobbi Newton and co-workers held a miscellaneous shower Nov. 3 at Beaufort Middle School.

On Oct. 30, Gail Edmondson, Emily Baker, Triva Peacock, Kathy Dail and Debra Davis held a luncheon at the Edmondson home.

Lynette Overman, Beverly Keel and friends at Salem United Methodist Church held a miscellaneous shower Oct. 24.

On Oct. 23, Barney Byrd, Garianne Howell and Nancy Sauls held a lingerie shower at the Byrd home.

A cruise was held Oct. 2 from Southport to Bald Head Island.

On Sept. 26, Marie Fordham, grandmother of the bride, held a family shower at her home.

The groom’s parents held an engagement party Dec. 21 at their home.

Ide - McLean

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Mrs. Ide

DAKAR, Senegal — Janice Lavern McLean of Goldsboro and Yacouba Ide Niandou were wed Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Priestess Barbara Seck officiated at the single-ring ceremony at Diamalaye Beach.

The bride is the daughter of the late Donnie Sr. and Inez Dickerson McLean. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Brown McLean Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Dickerson Jr.

Parents of the groom are Ide Niandou and Mariama Zakou of Niamey, Niger. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Zakou Souna of Hamdallaye, Niger and the late Mr. and Mrs. Niandou Assimihou of Niger.

After a wedding trip to Niger and Dakar, bride is residing in Goldsboro and the groom is residing in Dakar.

Law - Kulers

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Mrs. Law

EMERALD ISLE - Kimberly Dawn Kulers of Greenville and Jeremy Weldon Law were united in holy matrimony Friday, Oct. 8, at 6:15 p.m.

The Rev. Catherine Smith officiated at the double-ring ceremony on the beach.

The bride is the daughter of John and Sharon Kulers of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Holland Martin of Mount Olive, Roy Kulers of Georgia and the late Estelle Kulers of Florida.

The groom is the son of Wes and Faith Law of Denver, Colo. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Law of Wyoming and Pauline Tremblay and the late Gerald Tremblay of Florida.

Murtha - Carder

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Mrs. Murtha

Becky Ann Carder of Pikeville and Patrick Joseph Murtha of Pikeville were married Nov. 6 at 4 p.m.

Rick Medlin officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Walnut Creek Country Club.

The bride is the daughter of William Raymond and Patricia Margaret Carder of Greensboro.

Raymond Joseph Sr. and Elizabeth Murtha of Lansdowne, Pa., are parents of the groom.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a scalloped strapless satin A-line dress with an asymmetrical waist and a satin apron overlaid with a lace inset skirt and matching detail on the cathedral train.

She carried a clutch of red roses, coffee berries, Italian ruscus and grasses wrapped with a white satin bow.

Bridesmaids were Connie Kendricks, Tonia Furniss-Roe and Lisa McEvoy.

Ushers were Chris McEvoy, Raymond Murtha Jr. and Glenn Cruickshank.

J.P. Gallagher was flower girl. Leon Coleman was ring bearer.

Kim Scrufari directed the wedding.

A program of wedding music was provided by Allen Moore and Jennifer Sexton, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Mexico and Playda Del Carmen, the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a graduate of Page High School of Greensboro. She is employed with Strickland Insurance Group.

The groom graduated from Penn Wood High School of Pennsylvania. He is serving in the Air Force stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base with the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

A shower was held in Greensboro.

A shower was held in Pennsylvania.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Nino’s Restaurant.

Phillips - Banzuela

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Mrs. Phillips

Jacqueline Banzuela of Goldsboro became the bride of Christopher Allen Phillips Nov. 27 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Vernon Braswell officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Rosewood First Baptist Church.

Robert J. Mitchell of Rockaway, N.J., and Fe B. Mitchell of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of James Mitchell and Nancy Mitchell of Little Egg Harbor, N.J., Pete Shandra and Barbara Shandra of Hopatcong, N.J., and Lourdes Banzuela and the late Felipe Banzuela of the Philippines.

Ronnie and Debbie M. Phillips of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Bobby Merritt, Brenda Merritt, Marie Phillips and the late Lebert Phillips of Goldsboro and Leonard and Ruby Hill of Dudley.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin strapless gown with a natural waistline and a chapel-length train. The bodice and hem were embellished with beaded Venise lace with a matching organza shawl.

For her headpiece, she chose an embroidered fingertip single-layer veil with Swarvoski crystals. She carried cascading calla lilies with lavender roses.

Katrina L. Whitaker was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Nikki Holloman of Dudley and Yolanda Wiggins and Maricel Dingman of Goldsboro, friends; Jennifer Phillips of Goldsboro, sister-in-law; and Katherine Erice of Maryland and Amanda Ruck of Pennsylvania, cousins.

Ronnie Phillips was his son’s best man. Ushers were Nathan Phillips of Goldsboro, brother; Robert J. Mitchell Jr. of Goldsboro, brother-in-law; Ray Potts of Pikeville, cousin; Bobby Merritt of Goldsboro, grandfather; and Jonathan Peterson of Washington and Ron Waters of Goldsboro, friends.

Angelica Rose Cecil was flower girl. George Anthony Cecil was ring bearer.

Janice Braswell directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Jason and Jessica Fields. Donna Banzuela, aunt, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Marshall Lewis, pianist and organist, and Le’Ann Keen, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to Key West and Cozumel, Mexico, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2001 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2004 graduate of Wayne Community College’s dental assisting program. She is employed as a certified dental assistant with Immediate Dental Care of Wilson.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School in 1996 and Wayne Community College in 2001 with an associate’s degree in forestry. He is employed as market manager with Winn Dixie of Rocky Mount.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a dinner and dance reception at Lane Tree Golf Club. Donna Reel and Natalie Francis of Raleigh greeted guests.

On Nov. 26, the groom’s parents held a pig picking rehearsal dinner.

Nikki Holloman and Yolanda Wiggins held a lingerie shower in November.

On Oct. 3, the groom’s grandmother and family held a bridal shower at the home of the groom’s grandmother.

The groom’s mother and Donna Grantham held a floating bridal shower Sept. 26 at Rosewood Church.

On Aug. 14, the bride’s mother and friend held a bridal shower at the home of the bride’s parents.

Friends of the bride held a bachelorette weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Pittman - Bachman

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Mr. and Mrs. Pittman

CHARLOTTE — Olivia Brooke Bachman of Charlotte and Adam Blake Pittman of Charlotte said their wedding vows Oct. 23 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Carlos Medina officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Patrick Cathedral.

James Brett and Paula Bachman of Wilmington are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Karl A. Kraft, Betty Kraft, the late Earl Francis and Sylvia Bachman of Buffalo, N.Y.

The groom is the son of Wane and Faye Pittman of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Carl and Minnie Mae Scott and the late Harvey and Annie Mae Pittman of Goldsboro.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

Jennifer Bachman, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Leah Pittman and Paige Pittman, sisters of the groom, and Kelly Cayer, Kelly Lusk, Andrea Curtis and Natalie Waites, friends of the bride.

Wayne Pittman was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Pittman, brother of the groom; Matt Bachman, brother of the bride; and Matt Rast, Brandon Wooten, Les Stewart and Adam Butler, friends of the groom.

Logan Scott was flower girl.

Lynda Cardo directed the wedding. Shana Scott, Patrick Sheehan and Kris Sheehan were Scripture readers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Larry Stratemeyer, organist, and Richard Horton, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to the Amalfi coast and Rome, Italy, the couple is residing in Charlotte.

The bride is a graduate of Millbrook High School of Raleigh and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in international studies and Spanish. She is employed as a real estate account executive with the Charlotte Observer.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School and North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering. He is employed as an engineer with Trus Joist, Weyerhauser.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Pewter Rose Bistro.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the Rheinland Haus.

Sutton - Southerland

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Mr. and Mrs. Sutton

Celena George Southerland of Goldsboro and Alonza DeLeak Sutton of Goldsboro exchanged promises Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.

Elder Thomas Raynor officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Quality Inn and Suites.

The bride is the daughter of Nathaniel Jr. and Evon George of Dudley. She is the granddaughter of Charlie and Helen Bell of Faison, Lula Mae George of Goldsboro and the late Nathaniel George Sr.

Parents of the groom are Charlie and Gloria Mitchell of Dudley and Roland and Terri Lathan of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Doreatha Sutton of Goldsboro, Lynwood and Beverly Sutton of Dudley and Charlie Sr. and Lillie Mitchell.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by Tony Swinson.

Temeaka Bannerman was matron of honor. Lillian V. Satchell was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Toria Sutton, Jackie Whitfield, Sebrina George and Myeshia Cox.

Tony Swinson was best man. Groomsmen were Robert Bright, David Quinn, Michael Cox and James Roach.

Imani George was flower girl. Ethan Barker was ring bearer.

Frances Hill directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Deonte George. Marcus Southerland distributed programs.

Hostesses were Kamiesha Southerland, Tiffany Hill, Lauren Blackmore and Amanda Hill.

A program of wedding music was provided by Curtis Mitchell, organist, and Veronica G. Thompson, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to Grand Cayman Islands and Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple is residing in Dudley.

The bride is a 1991 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and a 1993 graduate of Wayne Community College. She is employed as a health unit coordinator at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1991 and CR England Truck Driving School in 2003. He is employed as a professional truck driver for Anderson Trucking Service.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held.

On Oct. 14, Veronica G. Thompson held a dinner.

Barbara Sutton and Doreatha Sutton held a bridal shower Sept. 25 at Greenleaf Village.

On Sept. 4, Temeaka Bannerman held a dinner at Mayflower Seafood of Raleigh.

Lillian Satchell held a lunch Aug. 29 at Ryan’s Steakhouse.

Bogan - Whitley

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Mr. and Mrs. Bogan

Demetrius “Dee Dee” Whitley and Donnell Bogan pledged their promises Oct. 2 at 3:00pm

Bishop John Lawson, uncle of the groom, officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are James and Annie Whitley of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late James and Arie Whitley and the late Robert and Annie Barnes of Goldsboro.

Bernice B. King and Mr. and Mrs. Roland Lathan of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Author Blount, the late Leslie Cox and Annie M. Cox of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a matte satin strapless sheath grown with a bolero-length jacket accented with reembroidered Alencon lace appliqués with pearl Austrian crystal embellishments on the jacket, bodice and hemline. The backfeatured a full-length cathedral detachable train with stain roses at the waistline in circle with Alencon lace cutout with crystal and pearls.

She chose an elbow-length headpiece of white tulle and satin edged with pearls scattered accented with a crystal row edge crown. She carried purple and white roses accented with baby’s breath and pearl beads.

Sherica M. Mitchell of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Cindy Norman of Atlanta, Ga., friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Kim B. Edwards of Snow Hill, friend of the birde, was the bridesmaid.

Conrad Reid of Goldsboro was his cousin’s best man. Groomsmen were John Stackleford of LaGrange, godfather of the groom; Michael Cox of Goldsboro, uncle of the groom; and Nathaniel Walter of Parkstown, cousin of the groom. Ushers were DeMarquis Whitley, son of the bride; Christopher Williams of Goldsboro and DeMarcus Bogan of Mar Mac, nephews of the groom; and Megeal Kornegay of Parkstown, cousin of the groom.

De’Ja Broadhurst of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Geoffrey Whitley of Goldsboro, son of the bride, was ring-bearer.

Sandra Barnes of Dudley, cousin of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Leah Whitley of Goldsboro, daughter of the bride. Daria Whitley, niece of the bride and Ashley Lewis of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

Evangelist Patricia McKeithan of Washington D.C., aunt of the bride, and Pastor Wilbert B. Johnson of Raleigh, friend of the bride, were Scripture readers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Min. Jewel Lee, pianist, and Min. Jannis Scales and Sean Waters, vocalists.

The couple is residing in Clayton.

The bride is a 1983 graduate of Capital Christian Academy of Maryland. She attended the American College for the Applied Art of Georgia majoring in fashions design/fashions merchandise. She is employed as a processing assistance IV/customer service with the Department of Corrections Correction Enterprises of Raleigh.

The groom graduated from Goldsboro High School. He is employed with Prego Flooring of Gardner.

Following the ceremony, the couple held a reception at the Wayne County Museum. Hostesses were Sheila Gardner and Mrs. Kathy Kornegay of Parkstown, and Diana Jacobs of Dudley, aunts of the groom; Belinda Smith, aunt of the bride; Daria Whitley, niece of the bride; and Ashley Lewis of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride. Presiding at the gift table was Leah Whitley, daughter of bride. Kimberly N. Moses of Indian Head Md., sister of the bride, cut the wedding cake.

On Sept. 29, co-workers of the bride held a surprise shower.

Revised on Sunday, November 28, 2004

Cuddington - Smith

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Mrs. Cuddington

Melissa Dawn Smith became the wife of Scott Lloyd Cuddington of Goldsboro Nov. 20 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Billy Olsen and Joseph W. Franklin III, friend of the bride, officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Saint Paul United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Doug and Wanda Smith of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Christine W. Kornegay, the late William H. Kornegay and the late Currie and Lena Smith of Mount Olive.

Harold and Georgia Cuddington of Fremont are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Lloyd and Helen Bass and the late Frank and Smithy Cuddington of Fremont.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white silk A-line gown with a band at the strapless neckline and a rounded waistline defined by sewn pearls and beads. It had a plain skirt in the front and a split chapel train with an inset of organza layer beaded with complimenting to the bodice of pearls.

For her headpiece, she chose a comb of pearls and rhinestone in a floral design with a circle cut pencil-edged veil.

Stacy Surratt Belvin of Goldsboro was matron of honor. Ashley Kristina Smith of Greensboro, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Erin Brooks and Amanda Boykin of Wilson, Ginny Teachey of Fremont and Holly Cuddington of South Riding, Va.

Harold Cuddington was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Chris Cuddington of South Riding, Lee Grant of Wilmington, Jarman Howell of Goldsboro and Brad West of Fremont.

Honorary attendants were Jill Murray of Apex, Meghan Fields of Fremont, Robyne Caughon of Greenville, Crystal Barrow, Kim Bowden, Jennifer Draughon and Jerri Rae Pearson of Goldsboro, JoAnn Clark, Meadow Davis and Shannon Pipkin of Wilson and Lindsey Lewis of Athens, Ga.

Judy H. Gourley directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Brett Bond of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, and Clay Pittman of Fremont, cousin of the groom. Ryan Smith of Warsaw, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

Richard Torbert, cousin of the bride, was the crucifer. Colby Bond of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, distributed programs and was tintinnabulum bearer.

A program of wedding music was provided by Mark K. Gourley of Goldsboro, organist; Dennis de Jong of Raleigh, trumpeter; and Ron and Bobbi Ann Crawford of Goldsboro, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Maui, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Rosewood High School and a 2004 graduate of Barton College with a bachelor of science degree in gerontology. She is employed as activities director with the Wayne County Department of Aging.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1994 and East Carolina University in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a concentration in marketing. He is employed as a sales representative with Closetmaid North America.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a dinner and dance at Lane Tree Golf Club. Eddie and Debbie Lane and Steve and Cynthia Surratt greeted guests. Nancy Adams and Debbie Worley were directors.

On Nov. 19, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the Steak Barn.

Ashley Smith held a bridesmaids’ spa and luncheon retreat at Envy’s of Greenville. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On Nov. 6, the Kornegay family held a pig picking at the home of Christine Kornegay, grandmother of the bride.

Ladies of Pine Forest United Methodist Church held a miscellaneous shower Oct. 17.

On Oct. 2, Betty Franklin and Judy Tew held a Pampered Chef shower at the Franklin home.

George and Lisa Pettus, Sam and Vicky Parker and Charlie and Sue McClenny held a cookout Sept. 25 at the McClenny home.

On Sept. 19, Erin Brooks, Joanna Clark and Amanda Boykin of Wilson held a bridal shower at the Brooks home.

Jennifer Draughon and Pam Holt held a luau dinner and shower Sept. 18 at the home of Ed and Pam Holt.

On Sept. 12, the groom’s family held a miscellaneous shower at Fremont Free Will Baptist Church.

Friends of the bride held a luau Sept. 10 at the Steak Barn.

Aug. 20 through 22, Ginny Teachey and Ashley Smith held a bachelorette weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor weekend Aug. 20 through 22 in Baltimore, Md., and Atlantic City, N.J.

Gomulka - Wilson

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Mrs. Gomulka

MAUI, Hawaii — Deborah Lee Wilson and John Kevin Gomulka were united in marriage Friday, Oct. 8, at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Ron Winckler officiated at the ceremony at Wailea Seaside Chapel and Chapel Gardens.

The bride is a graduate of Meredith College. She is employed as an interior designer in Goldsboro.

The groom is employed as a trial lawyer in Goldsboro.

A reception was held Nov. 13 at the home of Marc and Katherine Winchester of Raleigh.

Grimes - Crouse

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Mrs. Grimes

Janet Marie Crouse of LaGrange and Ricky Christopher Grimes of LaGrange pledged their wedding vows Nov. 6 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Neal Wingfield officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Salem United Methodist Church.

Bradley J. and Bonnie S. Crouse of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Doris M. Eberlin and the late Ray R. Eberlin of Sayre, Pa., and Ted E. Crouse and the late Janet M. Crouse of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Phyllis Cavenaugh of Goldsboro and Ricky Grimes of Wilson. He is the stepson of Stephen Rhodes of Goldsboro and the grandson of Roy and Janice Cavenaugh of Fremont and David and Leila Grimes of Wilson.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her parents, the bride wore a white strapless gown with and embroidered and rhinestone bodice, an embroidered skirt and a train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of pearls and rhinestones with a veil of tulle with rhinestones. She carried a cascading bouquet of red roses and stephanotis with baby’s breath.

Sarah Crouse, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Diehl and Alicia Grant, friends of the bride.

Brook Rhodes was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Jeffrey Witmer and Ricky Fields, friends of the groom.

Melinda Buckner, friend of the bride, was flower girl.

Emily Peacock directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Kathleen Wurst. Leslie Cavenaugh distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Becky Tyndall, organist, and Debbie Johnson, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in LaGrange.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate’s degree in arts in early childhood development. She is employed as a preschool teacher at the Goldsboro YMCA.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School in 1991. He is employed as a truck driver with Pate Dawson Co.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Goldsboro Country Club.

A rehearsal dinner was held Nov. 5 in the church fellowship hall.

On Oct. 26, the bride’s sister and friend held a bridal shower at the home of the bride’s parents.

Kohnen - Woodard

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Mrs. Kohnen

PRINCETON — Lindsay Allison Woodard and David Brandon Kohnen were married Saturday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Lonnie Humphrey officiated at the ceremony at Bizzell Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Woodard of Princeton. She is the granddaughter of Hazel Woodard and the late Lonnie Woodard of Princeton and the late Robert and Elizabeth Linton of Kinston.

Mr. and Mrs. David Kohnen of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Snead of Stantonsburg are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Wilma Kohnen and the late Edward Kohnen of Dudley, Mary Tingen and the late George Tingen of LaGrange and Irene Worrell and the late Albert and Hazel Snead of Goldsboro.

The bride wore a white matte satin two-piece gown with a scalloped portrait neckline accented with crystal beading. The bodice was enhanced with beaded Schiffli lace and highlighted with metallic threading. The A-line skirt was embellished with matching Schiffli lace and flowed into a Castilian rain. The gown had satin-covered buttons.

For her headpiece, she chose a crystal tiara with a waist-length veil accented with pearls. She carried a bouquet of white roses.

Carrie Woodard of Princeton, sister-in-law of the bride, and Tiffany Aycock of Black Creek, friend ofthe bride were matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Hope Singleton of Goldsboro, Brooke Woodard of Princeton, Haley Kohnen of Dudley and Laura Rose of Pine Level.

David Kohnen was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Sammy Snead of Stantonsburg, Darren Woodard of Princeton, Josh Smith of Snow Hill and Michael Coor and Heath Kohnen of Goldsboro. Ushers were Rusty Winders of Goldsboro and Chris Venable of Grantham.

Kayla Woodard, niece of the bride, and Morgan Kohnen, sister of the groom, were flower girls.

Tyler Woodard, nephew of the bride, was the miniature groom.

Hope Ham of Goldsboro directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Stephanie Worrell of Goldsboro.

A program of wedding music was provided by Joel Howell, Teresa Kohnen and Charity Singleton.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Princeton.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Faith Christian Academy. She is employed with Gambro Healthcare.

The groom graduated from Wayne Community College in 2004 with a GED. He will attend Johnston Community College for a degree in radiology.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Oct. 22 at Holt’s Lake of Smithfield.

The groom’s mother and aunts held bridal showers in September.

The groom’s stepmother and sister held bridal shower in September.

Aunts of the bride and Hope Ham held bridal showers in August.

Lane - Cotton

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Mrs. Lane

Miranda Leanne Cotton and Jerry Thomas Lane of Mount Olive were wed Sept. 11 at 4 p.m.

Carl Bartlette officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Grantham Church of God.

James D. and Carol N. Cotton of Mount Olive are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Joyce Head Newcomb of Goldsboro, the late Ruffie Newcomb of Dudley, Verda Cotton of Mount Olive and the late L.N. Cotton.

Larry Lane of Dudley and the late Frances R. Lane are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Lillie Mae Lane of Dudley.

After a wedding trip to Nassau, Bahamas, the couple is residing in Grantham.

Rhodes - Holland

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Mrs. Rhodes

RALEIGH — Paula Gail Holland of Garner and Robby Lynn Rhodes said their marriage vows Nov. 20 at 3 p.m.

Joe Brothers officiated at he double-ring ceremony at Midway Baptist Church Sorrell banquet hall.

Parents of the bride are George Rand and Donna Morris Holland of Fremont. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Donovan Bagley Morris Sr. of Fremont and the late Mr. and Mrs. Aaron H. Holland of Kenly.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ernest Presley and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ryan Rhodes of Raleigh. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Truelove of Raleigh and the late Wilbur Rhodes and Annie Rhodes of Fuquay-Varina.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a satin gown with a strapless beaded lace corset bodice and a cathedral-length train appliquéd with cutout beaded lace.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-piece veil. She carried a bouquet of six white callas and a cluster of white roses accented with ruscus.

Misty Holland Coerver was matron of honor.

Jack Ryan Rhodes Jr. was best man. Ushers were Jack Ryan Rhodes Sr. and Richard Ernest Presley. Austin Robert Coerver was the groomsman.

Cassidy Randean Coerver was flower girl.

Jo Prince directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Holland.

Special helpers were Glenda Massengill, Karen Tidwell, Mary Alice Arvin, Barbara Pope and Rick Busse.

A program of wedding music was provided by Sue Crittenden, pianist, and Kim Thomas, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to the Tennessee mountains, the couple will reside in Raleigh.

The bride is employed as a storekeeper and field buyer with Progress Energy.

The groom is owner and operator of Robby’s Tree service.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church.

On Nov. 7, the Glenda Massengill Sunday school class held a floating miscellaneous shower at the church.

Donna Holland, Misty Coerver, Teresa Holland and Donna Archer, friends and family, held a floating miscellaneous shower Sept. 19 at Union Grove Church fellowship hall.

A rehearsal dinner was held a Lane’s Steak and Seafood of Benson.

Smith - Price

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Mrs. Smith

Melissa Ryan Price and Darian Neal Smith were united in holy matrimony Nov. 20 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Gary M. Bailey officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Price of Fremont. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Price of Goldsboro and the late Freeman Pelt and Beverly Pelt of Fremont.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Bobby R. Smith of Goldsboro and Erlinda T. Crawford of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. O’Neal Smith and the late Aida Midkiff of Goldsboro and the late Alton Renfrow and Hilda Renfrow of Kenly.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a two-piece candlelight wedding gown with a strapless top and a sheath bottom. She wore gloves.

For her headpiece, she chose a cathedral-length veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of Virginia roses.

Gail Evans of Fremont, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Beth Pelt of Fremont, cousin of the bride; Lisa Hatem and Ashley Smith of Goldsboro, sisters of the groom; and Ashly Turlington of Hope Mills, friend of the bride.

Bobby R. Smith was his son’s best man. Ushers were Chad Barnes of Goldsboro and Mike Register of Greenville, friends of the groom. Groomsmen were Gabe Brogden of Greenville and Trey Labrecque of Clayton, friends of the groom; Kevin Hatem of Goldsboro, brother-in-law of the groom; and Joshua Price of Fremont, brother of the bride.

Kayla Grant of Fremont and Alyssa Price, Lauren Price and Lily Register of Raleigh, cousins of the bride, were junior bridesmaids.

Kristen Price of Raleigh, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Lyle Register of Raleigh, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Dawn Gardner directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Lindsay Jessup of Greenville, friend of the couple. Alyssa Price distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kim Honeycutt, pianist; Kristie Bailey, organist; Shannon Prasad and Jimmy Wooten, vocalists; and Jimmy Wooten, trumpeter.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and Wayne Community College’s dental assisting program. She is employed as a dental assistant with Drs. Willard and Keith Hinnant.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed as a state trooper with North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception and dance at Goldsboro Country Club. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pelt, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests.

On Nov. 20, the groom’s father held a lawn and garden breakfast at Wilber’s.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Nov. 19 at Billie’s Restaurant.

Joan Price, grandmother of the bride, and Dean Smiley, friend, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On Nov. 11, co-workers of the bride held a lunch.

On Oct. 23, Lynn Price, Karen Price and Nancy Register, aunts of the bride, held a Christmas shower at the home of the bride’s grandparents.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor weekend Oct. 22 through 24 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

On Oct. 17, Janet Grant and Judy Pelt, aunts of the bride, held a bridal shower at Eureka Methodist Church.

Gail Evans and Beth Pelt held a lingerie shower and bachelorette party Oct. 15 at the home of the couple.

On Oct. 3, friends of the bride and relatives of the groom held a bridal shower at Stoney Creek Church.

Tanner - Olmstead

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Mrs. Tanner

BLOWING ROCK — Kelly Ann Olmstead of Raleigh became the bride of Scott Christian Tanner of Raleigh Oct. 2 at 4 p.m.

Michael Taylor officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Blowing Rock United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are John Michael and Marian Hayes Olmstead of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Paul and Mary Hayes of Newport News, Va., and the late Annarpy Olmstead of Winston-Salem.

Parents of the groom are Donna Tanner Pharr and Lorne Richard Tanner of Hampstead. He is the grandson of the late Richard Tanner and Reta Tanner of Ontario, Canada, and Charles and Irene Holley of Wilmington.

After a wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica, the couple is residing in Raleigh.

Anderson - Holland

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Mr. and Mrs. Anderson

Nichole Elise Holland and Jeffrey Scott Anderson exchanged promises Saturday, Oct. 16, at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. T.C. West Jr. officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Beston United Methodist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl C. Holland of Nashville and the late Elisabeth N. Holland are parents of the bride.

Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Anderson Jr. of LaGrange are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Addie Killette, the late Reece Killette and Mr. and Mrs. James Prentice Anderson of LaGrange.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless gown of silk mikado with a pleated draped bodice and a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a circlet of pearls and crystals with a fingertip veil. She carried a bouquet of Anna, Vogue and Eskimo roses.

Elizabeth Martinez of New London, Conn., was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Katie Semple of Rocky Mount, sister of the bride; Amy Faulkner of LaGrange, sister of the groom; and Kathryn Sims of Rocky Mount.

J.P. Anderson Jr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Dustin Holland of Rocky Mount, brother of the bride; Jerome Faulkner of LaGrange, brother-in-law of the groom; and Robert Cox of Grifton.

Penny Lewis, cousin of the groom, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Kerry Strupp of Kennesaw, Ga., stepsister of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Carol Ann Murphy.

After a wedding trip to Orlando, Fl., the couple is residing in Rocky Mount.

The bride is a graduate of Northern Nash Senior High School and East Carolina University. She is employed by Connect Inc.

The groom graduated from North Lenoir High School and East Carolina University. He is employed by Honeywell.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On Oct. 16, the bride’s family held a bridesmaids’ brunch at Walnut Creek Country Club. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Oct. 15 at Beston Church fellowship hall.

On Oct. 9, friends of the groom held a bachelor party in Rocky Mount.

Co-workers of the bride held a bridal shower Sept. 28.

On Sept. 19, members of Beston Church held a bridal shower.

Family held a bridal shower Sept. 12.

Barbato - Wilkerson

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Mr. and Mrs. Barbato

Jessica Vail Wilkerson became the wife of Joshua Caleb Nicholas Barbato Oct. 16 at noon.

The Rev. Jim Whitfield and the Rev. Bob Forehand officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the home of Almeta Forehand.

Michael Ray and Darlene Vail Wilkerson of Pikeville are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Clem and Inez Gray, Jimmy Vail, the late Bill Wilkerson and Janice Wilkerson of Goldsboro and the stepgranddaughter of Norma Wilkerson.

Parents of the groom are Richard Michael II and Terry Forehand Barbato of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Loyd Forehand and Almeta Forehand of Goldsboro, Donnie and Shirley Ellithorpe of Syracuse, N.Y., and the late Richard Michael Barbato I.

Given in marriage and escorted by her parents, the bride wore a gown with beaded lace on an illusion netting neckline and cap sleeves. The back had an overlapping low neckline in illusion netting with lace. A matching floral design of beaded lace was on the hem and chapel train.

For her headpiece, she chose a veil trimmed in satin. She carries daisies and roses.

Rebecca Wilkerson was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were April Vail, Jennifer McDonough and Elizabeth Barbato.

Richard Michael Barbato II was best man. Groomsmen were Richard Barbato III, Ryan Barbato, Zachary Wall, Jonathan Gaddis and Matthew Bartlett.

Hailey Anna Barbato was flower girl. Carson Barbato was ring bearer.

Special helpers were Kim Wall, Shelia Talton, Pam Hill, Kim Johnson, Melinda Spiron, Jan Spangler, Donnie Wilkerson, David Wilkerson, Keith Vail and Denise Barley.

Debbie Ross directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Phaedra Medus.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Nahunta Community Center.

The bride’s sister held a shower at the home of the groom.

Aunts of the groom held a shower at the home of Almeta Forehand.

Co-workers of the bride held a shower at Wayne Christian School.

The bride’s aunt and grandmother held a shower at the home of Inez Gray.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the home of Almeta Forehand.

Jackson - Kidd

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Mr. and Mrs. Jackson

Kathryn Rose Diane Kidd and Kevin Michael Jackson exchanged wedding vows Oct. 23 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Steve Singleton officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Grantham Church of God of Prophecy.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kidd of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Rose Everette and the late Cecil Everette of Goldsboro and Margaret Kidd and the late Thurman Kidd Sr. of Dudley.

Gene and Suzanne Jackson of Rosewood are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Ernest and Margaret Jackson and George and Jean Williams.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an off-the-shoulder dropped waist full skirt gown. The sleeves, bodice and hemline were adorned with seed pearls and lace that flowed onto the cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of white roses, pearls and lace with a waist-length veil of silk illusion. She carried a cascading bouquet of white roses and greenery with hints of claret roses and streamers of white and claret ribbons.

Jennifer Kidd, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Kelli Holland, friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

Gene Jackson was his son’s best man. Dana Hill, friend of the groom, was the groomsman. David Wise, friend of the couple, was the usher.

Christian Kidd, niece of the bride, and Shauna Schroeder, cousin of the groom, were flower girls. Hunter Tripp, friend of the couple, was ring bearer.

Tammy Wingard, friend of the couple, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Kristy Jackson, sister of the groom.

A program of wedding music was provided by Blake New, friend of the couple.

The couple will take a wedding cruise to the Bahamas. They are residing in Grantham.

The bride is a graduate of Wayne Community College with a high school diploma and a certificate in health unit coordinating. She is pursing a certificate in medical insurance billing and coding from Wayne Community College. She is employed with Hasty Mart.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School and Wayne Community College with an associate degree in pre-engineering. He attends North Carolina State University for a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He is employed with WalMart of Clayton.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s family held a reception at Woodman of the World building of Mount olive. Larry and Pat Woodard, uncle and aunt of the bride, and Pearlie Ann Smith, aunt of the bride, were servers. Melody Thomas and Tina, friends of the couple, served the four-section white satellite cake with multi-colored claret and white flowers.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Oct. 22 at Ryan’s of Smithfield.

On Oct. 9, Jennifer Kidd held a bachelorette party in Fayetteville.

David Wise held a bachelor party Oct. 9 in Raleigh.

On Sept. 9, the bride’s mother and Jennifer Kidd, sister of the bride, held a Mary Kay party.

The bride’s parents held a cookout and bridal shower Sept. 6 at their home.

Rand - McCann

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Mrs. Rand

BOLTON LANDING, N.Y. — Shannon Lynn McCann and Warren Patrick Rand said their marriage vows Oct. 8 at 5 p.m.

Frank Prezio officiated at the double-ring waterfront ceremony at Sagamore Hotel.

Parents of the bride are Cheryl McCann of Columbus, Ohio, and George R. McCann of Hillard, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of George M. and Frieda McCann of Springfield, Ohio, and Mary Stewart of Palm Harbor, Fla.

The groom is the son of Robert and Betty Rand of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Cecil and Nellie Best of Goldsboro and the late Arlo and Geraldine Rand of Quincy, Ill.

After a wedding trip to South Africa, the couple is residing in New York City.

The bride is a graduate of Cornell with a bachelor of science degree in nutrition. She received her registered dietitian certification at Massachusetts General Hospital.

The groom graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in political science and Gothenburg University of Sweden with a master’s degree in world economics and finance.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Sagamore Hotel’s shelving rock terrace.

The groom’s parents held an after-rehearsal dinner Oct. 7 at Sagamore Club grill room.

Taylor - Sprouse

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Mrs. Taylor

GREENVILLE — Stephanie Cartrette Sprouse and Christensen Michael Taylor were united in marriage Saturday, Nov. 13, at 4:30 p.m.

The Rev. David Brownlee officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Covenant Church.

The bride is the daughter of Jan Gray of Greenville, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sprouse of Chapel Hill and Mr. and Mrs. Clay Wright of Wilmington. She is the granddaughter of Rosa Nell Cartrette and the late Arthur Cartrette of Tabor City and Eunice Sprouse and the late Wilson Sprouse of Durham.

The groom is the son of Dr. Ray and Vickie Taylor of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Edna Taylor Hill and the late Clyde Taylor of Kinston and Dolly Turner and the late Jimmy Turner of Kinston.

Brooke Benton of Hampstead, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Caroline McDonald of Greenville was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Nicole Cartrette of Huntersville, Kimberly Hinson and Jordan Robertson of Greenville, Catharine Taylor of Wake Forest and Erin Taylor of Goldsboro.

Ray Taylor, father of the groom, and Bryan Taylor of Wake Forest, brother of the groom, were best men. Groomsmen were Michael Benton of Hampstead, Jeff Daniels and Justin Mullarkey of Greenville, Chip Herring of Raleigh and David Ridoutt of New York. Ushers were Brett Givens, Robert Strickland, Chad Sutton and Dave Walston.

Hannah Whaley of Durham was flower girl. Austin Cunningham of Kinston was ring bearer.

Laura Smith of Greenville directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs were Paige Clark, Rebecca Spadaccini and Lolly Williams. The Rev. Gary Bailey was Scripture reader.

A program of wedding music was provided by Lauren Claiborne, Jim Gilliam, Mary Price and Andrew Skinner.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of J.H. Rose High School of Greenville and a 2002 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a 2003 graduate with a master’s degree in business administration. She is employed at BB&T.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1997 and East Carolina University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He is employed at Wayne Country Day School.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Rock Springs Equestrian Center of Greenville.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Nov. 12 at the City Hotel and Bistro of Greenville.

Vandervort - Lancaster

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Mr. and Mrs. Vandervort

DUDLEY — Denise Ann Lancaster of Durham and Eric David Vandervort of Durham pledged their promises Oct. 9 at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. Blaine Smith officiated at the double-ring lakefront ceremony at Sleepy Creek.

The bride is the daughter of Norwood and Patricia Lancaster of Dudley.

Parents of the groom are David Vandervort of Huntsville, Texas, and the late Marilyn Supinski Nation of Brilliant, Ohio, and the stepson of Jean Vandervort of Huntsville.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory satin sheath dress with spaghetti straps and a corset bodice embroidered with flowers and pearls. It had a trumpet-style train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil attached to a crystal tiara. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of roses with hypercium berries and greenery.

Tiffany Barnes, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. B. Zeynep Savas, friend, was the bridesmaid.

David Vandervort was his son’s best man. Christopher Della-Mea, friend of the groom, was the groomsman.

A program of wedding music was provided by Danny and June Infantino, classical guitarist and flutist.

After a wedding trip to Universal Studios and Disney World, Fla., the couple is residing in Durham.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School and North Carolina State University with a degree in English. She is employed as a human resources facilitator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill neuroscience center.

The groom graduated from Buckeye Southwest High School of Ohio and ICM School of Business of Pennsylvania with a degree in computer programming. He is employed as an applications analyst programmer with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill information technology services.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Sleepy Creek Clubhouse. A chocolate wedding cake was served.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Sleepy Creek Clubhouse.

Woody - Kirkland

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Mrs. Woody

WASHINGTON D.C. — Elizabeth Jayne Kirkland of Washington D.C. became the bride of Michael Paul Woody of Washington D.C. Nov. 13 at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. James E. Martin III officiated at the double-ring ceremony at The Decatur House Museum.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Robert Parr of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Kirkland Jr. of Edina, Minn. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Russell Ernest Mullally of Lake Worth, Fla., the late Mr. Mullally, Mrs. Ronald William Record of Jaffrey, N.H., the late Mr. Record, the late Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Kirkland of Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs. Edward William Parr of Newark, Del., and the late Mr. Parr.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Yates Baker III of Raleigh and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Monroe Woody of Greenville, S.C. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Linwood Strickland, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Monroe Woody and the late Margaret Gardner Baker of Raleigh.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father and stepfather.

Amber Lineback of Charlotte was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Watts Sumner of Raleigh and Elizabeth Prim Formby of Washington D.C., friends of the bride; Anna Louise Kirkland of New York, N.Y., and Alice DeLaine Kirkland of Edina, sisters of the bride; and Meredith Brooke Baker of Chapel Hill, sister of the groom.

Michael Monroe Woody, father of the groom, and Thomas Yates Baker III, stepfather of the groom, were best men. Groomsmen were Neal Amos Caudle of Atlanta, Ga., Samuel Martin Cone of Charlotte, John Christopher Greenawalt of Baltimore, Md., and Donald Matthew Greenawalt of Charlottesville, Va., friends of the groom. Ushers were Stephen Christopher Collier of Atlanta and Glendon Mark Dunn of New York, friends of the groom; Bradley Monroe Woody of Savannah, Ga., Andrew Powell Woody of Spartanburg, S.C., and Thomas Yates Baker IV of Boone, brothers of the groom; and Thomas Andrew Kirkland of Las Cruces, N.M., brother of the bride.

After a wedding trip to Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, the couple will reside in Washington D.C.

The bride is a graduate of Wayne Country Day School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in political science. She is a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She is employed as a legislative assistant with U.S. Representative David Price.

The groom graduated from Ravenscroft School, Wake Forest University with a bachelor of arts degree in history and the University of Pittsburgh with a master’s degree in political science. He is employed as a policy advisor for U.S. Senator Tom Harkin.

On Nov. 12, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the Army and Navy Club.

The bride’s parents held an engagement party June 12 at their home.

Gambacorta-Fair

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Mr. and Mrs. Gambacorta

MONACA, Pa. — Dr. Torri Fair of Goldsboro and Dr. Michael Gambacorta of Goldsboro were married Oct. 2 at 4:30 p.m.

Father John McKenna officiated at the ceremony at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

The bride is the daughter of Les and Joene Fair of Pittsburg, Pa. She is the granddaughter of Les Fair and the late Martha Fair of Monaca and Hiawatha Karer of Philadelphia, Pa.

The groom is the son of Christine Gambacorta and Peter Gambacorta of Buffalo, N.Y. He is the grandson of Carmen and Rosemary Terranova and Louis and Clara of Buffalo.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a fairytale-inspired princess gown.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara. She carried a cascading bouquet of roses.

Kimberly Bobiak was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jenny Fair of Chippewa, Pa., Irene Shuster of Chicago, Ill., Megan Lock, formerly of Wilson, Erin van Iderstine of Erie, Pa., Rachel Carnahan of Beaver, Pa., and Katherine Wendt of Cleveland, Ohio.

Peter Gambacorta of Cleveland was best man. Ushers were John Foley of New York, N.Y., and Taylor Franko of Philadelphia. Groomsmen were Cameron Fair of Chippewa, Eric McGuire, Adam Burns and Micahel Boniello of Buffalo, Adam Meade of Chicago and Michael Danish of Corpus Christi, Texas.

Emily Terranova of Buffalo was the junior bridesmaid.

Alexandra Paladina was flower girl. Nicholas Paladina was ring bearer.

Maria Connelly directed the wedding.

A program of wedding music was provided by Dr. Emma Rocca of Beaver, organist, and Kristina Bias of Ohioville, Pa., vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Oahu and Maui, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Gannon University with a bachelor of science degree, Logan College of Chiropractic with a bachelor of science degree and a doctor of chiropractic, New York College of Chiropractic with a certification in physiologic therapeutics, International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association with a certification in Webster technique and a fellow in pediatrics and perinatal care. She is employed as a chiropractor at Goldsboro Spine Center.

The groom graduated from Canisius College with a bachelor science degree, Logan College of Chiropractic with a bachelor of science degree, a doctor of chiropractic and a certification in craniopathy and TMJ, New York College of Chiropractic with a certification in physiologic therapeutics and International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association with a certification in Webster technique. He is employed as a chiropractor at Goldsboro Spine Center.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Crowne Plaza Hotel of Pittsburg.

A shower was held at Shakespeares of Ellwood City, Pa.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Wooden Angel of Beaver.

Gardner-Pate

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Mrs. Gardner

MOUNT OLIVE — Lisa Marie Pate and Jonathan Brock Gardner pledged their promises Oct. 2 at 5 p.m.

Dr. Dennis Atwood officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Leland Kimble Pate of Fremont. She is the granddaughter of Marie Bass and the late Dick Bass of Eureka and Ladell Pate and the late Leland Pate of Fremont.

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Gardner of Dudley are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Gardner of Goldsboro and the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brock of Mount Olive.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a floor-length gown of organza and Schiffli embroidered lace over satin. The strapless bodice was embellished with beaded Schiffli lace motifs. The A-line floor-length skirt extended into a chapel train. Bridal buttons accented the back of the gown from the bodice to the hemline of the train. Schiffli embroidered lace motifs etched with pearls adorned the train. Scallops and lace bordered the hemline of the skirt of the train.

For her headpiece, she chose a layered veil of illusion with a hand-rolled edged that flowed from a wreath of pearls and crystals. She carried a nosegay of pink and white roses.

Nikki Foucht of Goldsboro was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Erin Fields and Shanna Newman of Pikeville and Chrissy Howell of Raleigh, friends of the bride.

Wayne Gardner was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Brandon Faucette of Goldsboro and Chris Wiley of Louisburg, friends of the groom, and Kris Pate of Pikeville, brother of the bride.

Honorary bridesmaids were Allison Newman and Lindsey Newman of Fremont, first cousins of the bride.

Haley Brown, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Alec Brown, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Alma Williams directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Jessica Pate. Ian Brown distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kathryn Whitley-Jordan, organist, and Keri McCahan and Kimble Pate, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Charleston, S.C., the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2002 graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s degree in English. She is employed as a sixth grade teacher at Wilson County Schools.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1998 and magna cum laude from Mount Olive College in 2002 with a bachelor of science degree in business management. He is employed as a social insurance specialist with the Social Security Administration.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the Wayne County Shrine Club.

On Oct. 1, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at First Baptist Church fellowship hall.

Co-workers of the groom held a tool and lawn shower Sept. 30.

On Sept. 25, the bride’s mother held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Billie’s on the Green.

Friends of the bride held a bachelorette party Sept. 25 at the home of Keri McCahan of Cary.

On Sept. 19, the groom’s aunts held a miscellaneous shower at the home of Marilyn Hollingsworth.

The bride’s family held a dinner Sept. 18 at Fremont Missionary Baptist Church.

On Sept. 16, co-workers of the bride held a pantry shower.

On Aug. 22, the bride’s family and friends held a bridal shower at Mt. Nelson Baptist Church of Eureka.

Deborah and Erin Fields held a pampered bride party Aug. 15 at the Fields home.

On July 16, Shanna Newman held a lingerie party at her home.

Hansen-Szalanski

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Mr. and Mrs. Hansen

Catina Lynn Szalanski became the wife of Bryan Patrick Hansen of Goldsboro Oct. 16 at 2:30 p.m.

Chaplain David W. Kelley officiated at the ceremony at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Chapel.

John Constatine Szalanski Jr. and Shirley Ann Szalanski of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Szalanski of Washington, Pa., and Mr. and mrs. Allen Olliver of Pace, Fla.

The groom is the son of Roger Victor Hansen and Carol Jane Hansen of Batesburg, S.C. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hansen of Township of Hansen, Wisc., and Mr. and Mrs. George Kuehl of Vesper, Wisc.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a halter-type dress with a cathedral train. The gown was eight layers with beading.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-piece veil. She carried a bouquet of white flowers with blue accents.

Catheryn M. Szalanski was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Audrey Flores and Lindsey Standford.

Richard G. Marshall was best man. Ushers were Jason Auistin, Byron Hogan and John Ross Holskey. Groomsmen were John Szalanski III and Dion Furgeson.

Brandi Bayless was flower girl. Brandon Hogan was ring bearer.

Marie Olsen directed the wedding. Raymond Szalanski Jr. distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Phil Eubanks, organist.

After a wedding cruise to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico, and Castaway Cay, Bahamas, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. She attended Wayne Community College. She is employed as a cook at Seymour Johnson AFB Bowling Center.

The groom graduated from Northland Pines High School in 1987. He is serving in the Air Force as an aircraft systems hydraulic technician.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Seymour Johnson AFB Officers’ Club.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the home of the bride’s parents.

Harrell-Herring

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Mrs. Harrell

GRANTHAM — April Michell Herring and Joseph Brian Harrell said their marriage vows Nov. 6 at 4 p.m.

Frank Purvis officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Eureka Christian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Jimmy and Sandra Herring of Grantham. She is the granddaughter of Colene Thompson and Chester and Nancy Thompson of Grantham, Lamont Herring of Dudley and the late Carol Herring.

Selby and Janice Harrell of Grantham are parents of the groom. He is the son of Joe and Merlene Cox of Grantham and the late Frances Harrell of Mount Olive.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white luster satin gown accented with an off-the-shoulder scalloped neckline enhanced with crystal beaded Schiffli lace. The bodice had a scalloped Basque waistline that flowed into an A-line skirt with matching Schiffli lace. The castillion train was decorated and completed with covered buttons to the hemline.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara accented with crystals and pearls with an elbow-length veil accented with star dust. She carried a bouquet of white and purple orchids, white daisies, white lilies, white roses and ivy.

Melissa Woodson, friend, was matron of honor. Carrie Herring, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jamie Harrell, sister of the groom; Cristyl Herring and Nikki Goins, cousins of the bride; and Keri Thornton, friend of the bride.

Selby Harrell was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Scott Williams and Micheal Hughes, cousins of the groom; and Chris Woodson, Dee Keen and Reggie Davis, friends of the couple.

Lagreta Parker, friend of the couple, was the honorary attendant.

Megan Goins and Lauren Grady, cousins of the bride, were junior bridesmaids.

Sarah Goins, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Jacob Grady, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Brenda Williams, aunt of the groom, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Phyllis Mozingo. Tyler Herring distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Gerald herring, pianist, and Jason Britt and Kelly Hughes, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Wrightsville Beach, the couple will reside in Grantham.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and a 2002 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate’s degree in applied science. She is employed as an optometric technician with Doctors Vision Center.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1995. He is a member of Grantham Rescue and Jordan’s Chapel Fire Department. He is employed in counter sales at Style Crest Products.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Edward and Brenda Williams, uncle and aunt of the groom, said hellos. Annette Grady, cousin of the bride, and Judy Grady, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake. Sara Herring and Brenda Thompson, aunts of the bride, poured punch. Molly Weaver, cousin of the g room, presided at the gift table. Samantha Woodson distributed scrolls. Aleeyah Parker distributed bubbles. Hannah Graham distributed streamers.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Nov. 5 in the church fellowship hall. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

On Oct. 30, friends of the groom held a bachelor party.

The bride’s mother held a bridesmaids’ luncheon Oct. 30 at Logans. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On Oct. 25, co-workers of the bride held a surprise shower.

Phyllis Mozingo, Frances worth, Linda Worth and Molly Weaver held a Christmas shower Oct. 24 at Grantham Rescue building.

On Oct. 22, Melissa Wooten held a lingerie shower at her home.

Family and friends of the groom held a miscellaneous shower Sept. 12 at Eureka Christian Church.

On Aug. 29, family and friends of the bride held a miscellaneous shower at Grantham Woodman of the World building.

Pearce-Rogers

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Mr. and Mrs. Pearce

Robbie LuAnne Rogers of Southport and Kimber Charles Pearce of Wilmington were united in holy matrimony Friday, Oct. 15, at 1 p.m.

The Rev. T.C. West officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Beston United Methodist Church.

The late Robert Stambry Rogers and the late Alice Humphries Rogers of Roxboro are parents of the bride.

The late Dr. Dan Mitchell Pearce and the late Jean Best Pearce of LaGrange are parents of the groom.

The bride wore an ivory gown with a portrait neckline and pleated, off-the-shoulder chiffon sleeves. The fitted, dropped V-waist bodice of imported lace was embellished with pearl clusters, sequin accents, satin buttons and ribbed piping. The flared taffeta skirt had a chiffon overlay with a scalloped hem. She wore an engraved gold cross pendant given to her by the groom.

She carried a hand-tied bouquet of 12 Virginia roses and 12 Anna roses accented with caspia, Italian ruscus and baby’s breath and a Bible covered with olive wood from Jerusalem.

Catherine C. Reagan of Knoxville, Tenn., daughter of the bride, was matron of honor. Lori A. Caudle of Knoxville, daughter of the bride, was maid of honor.

Jason C. Pearce of Washington D.C. was his brother’s best man.

Seth Walker Reagan of Knoxville, grandson of the bride, was ring bearer.

A program of wedding music was provided by Catherine C. Reagan, daughter of the bride, violinist.

After a wedding trip to the Smoky Mountains, the couple is residing in LaGrange and Southport.

The bride is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She received the Delilah B. Blanks Award for outstanding social work graduate of 2004.

The groom graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a doctor of philosophy degree in speech communication. He will attend East Carolina University’s School of Allied Health Sciences for a dual master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling and substance abuse and clinical counseling.

Following the ceremony, a reception luncheon was held at Billie’s on the Green.

Quigley-King

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Mrs. Quigley

RALEIGH — Martha Elizabeth King and Timothy Daniel Quigley were married Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. at Raleigh-Durham Airport Holiday Inn Hotel.

The bride is the daughter of Elaine Andrews of Chesapeake, Va., and Ben and Martha C. King of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Andrews Sr. of Pikeville, Martha McPhail King of Mount Olive and the late Eddice R. King.

The groom is the son of Ellen Bruning of Crystal Lake, Ill., and James Quigley of Fort Worth, Texas. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hasagawa of Seattle, Wash., and Phyllis Quigley of Villa Park, Ill.

After a wedding cruise to the Grand Caymans, Costa Maya, Belize and Cozumel, the couple is residing in Plainfield, Ill.

Searle-Crawford

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Mrs. Searle

RALEIGH — Lisa Michelle Crawford of Raleigh and Michael Edward Searle of Fuquay-Varina exchanged promises Oct. 16 at 2:30 p.m.

The Rev. Danny Smith officiated at the double-ring garden ceremony at Fred Fletcher Park.

Parents of the bride are Barbara McFatter of Raleigh and the late Earl Denning Crawford Jr. of Goldsboro and the stepdaughter of the late J.C. McFatter of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Corrine Lewis and the late J. Dallas Lewis of Dudley and the late Margaret Crawford and the late Earl Denning Crawford Sr. of Goldsboro and the stepgranddaughter of Pearl McFatter and Alex McFatter of Goldsboro.

Parents o the groom are Sharon Reynolds of Raleigh and David Searle of West Monroe, N.Y. He is the grandson of Mary Babikian and Robert Babikian of Pennellville, N.Y.

Given in marriage by her brother and escorted by Jonathan Crawford, the bride wore an ivory matte satin A-line gown with a portrait neckline. The bodice was decorated with a beaded sequin, crystal and rhinestone embroidery. The skirt had a Basque waistline and flowed into a semi-cathedral train.

She carried a bouquet of black baccara roses, Annabelle hydrangeas and hypericum berries.

Lori Jones, cousin of the bride, was matron of honor.

Bruce Henrion was his brother-in-law’s best man. Ushers were Jonathan Crawford, brother of the bride, and Scott Johnson, godbrother of the bride.

Honorary attendants were Colleen Jones, Angie Joyner, Leticia Lewis, Colleen Smith, Daylan Wiggs and Kelly Wiggs, cousins of the bride.

Olivia Henrion, niece of the groom, and Meredith Jones, cousin of the bride, were flower girls.

Monique Warmus, aunt of the groom, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Michelle Myers, friend of the bride. Austin Warmus, cousin of the groom, and Paige Warmus, cousin of the groom, distributed programs.

David Joyner, cousin of the bride, was Scripture reader.

A program of wedding music was provided by the North Carolina String.

After a wedding trip, the couple is residing in Fuquay-Varina.

The bride is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and Barton College with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is employed as labor and delivery nurse at Duke Health Raleigh Hospital.

The groom graduated from Baldwinsville High School of New York and Onondaga Community College of New York with a business degree. He is employed as an engineer at MCI.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Borden Building of Fred Fletcher Park. Eugene and Carolyn Lewis and Allen and Dale Lewis, uncles and aunts of the bride, greeted guests. Margey Smith, aunt of the bride, was wedding cake attendant. Daniel Smith, cousin of the bride, distributed favors.

Out-of-town guests were from Atlantic Beach, Clayton, Charlotte, Dudley, Mount Olive, Pikeville, Southern Pines, Townsville, Goldsboro and New York.

The groom’s mother; Margaret Searle and Mary Henrion, sisters of the groom; and Bruce Henrion, brother-in-law of the groom, held a rehearsal dinner Oct. 15 at Dakota Grill of Raleigh. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

On Oct. 9, Monique Warmus, aunt of the groom, held a bridal luncheon at her home in Raleigh. The bride chose this time to present gift to her attendants.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor weekend Oct. 2.

On Sept.. 25, Lori Jones, Angie Joyner, Leticia Lewis and Kelly Wiggs, cousins of the bride, and Carolyn Lewis and Dale Lewis, aunts of the bride, held a miscellaneous bridal shower at the home of Leticia Lewis of Goldsboro.

Jennifer Johnson, friend of the bride, held a get-away weekend Sept. 25 in Atlantic Beach.

On Sept. 11, Margey Smith, aunt of the bride, and Colleen Smith, cousin of the bride, held a miscellaneous bridal shower at their home in Goldsboro.

Tewes-Byrd

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Mrs. Tewes

Catherine Elizabeth Byrd became the bride of Michael Travis Tewes Saturday, Nov. 6, at 5 p.m.

Bill Garner officiated at the double-ring ceremony at New Hope Friends Church.

Parents of the bride are Gene T. Byrd and Catherine Bridgers Byrd of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. B.S. Bridgers and Ida Mae Byrd Hinson of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Michael Tewes and Cindy McCutheon Tewes of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Irene M. Scott of North Versailles, Pa.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

Tanya Hardy of Wilmington was maid of honor. Bridesmaid were Amber Chambley Byrd, April Davis, Shonda Drake, Mimi Bridgers, Nora Powell and Jennifer Perkins.

Michael Tewes was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Danny Tewes, Jamie Morgan, Shane Powell, Brooks Horne, Daniel Robinson and Tom Byrd.

Toni Walker directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Rebecca Sanders. James Fisher of Honolulu, Hawaii, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Travis Davis and Sylvia Overman, pianists; April Davis and D.J. Coles, vocalists; Jenny Heim, violinist; and Chester Davis, guitarist.

After a wedding trip to Oahu, Hawaii, the couple will reside in Honolulu.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree in English. She was a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Golden Key National Honor Society.

The groom served in the Air Force. He is stationed at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, in the civil engineering squadron.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church family life center.

On Nov. 6, Lillian Bridgers, grandmother of the bride, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Goldsboro Country Club.

Teresa Freeman and Faye Mooring held a bridal shower Oct. 3 at the Mooring home.

Thompson-Edwards

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Mrs. Thompson

RALEIGH — Lori Nichole Edwards and Matthew Aaron Thompson of Raleigh were wed Oct. 2 at 6 p.m.

Sam Caruthers officiated at the ceremony at Jones Chapel of Meredith College.

The bride is the daughter of Billie Duke Edwards of Raleigh and H.M. Edwards of Louisburg. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. an Mrs. William B. Duke, Lois Edwards and the late Billie M. Edwards of Louisburg.

Parents of the groom are retired Lt. Col. and Mrs. David H. Thompson of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burns of Fayetteville and the late Mr. and Mrs. David H. Thompson of Florida.

Mary Ellen Yarborough of Winston-Salem and Taryn Slozak of Raleigh were maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Laura Strickland of Kings Mountain, Jamie Neal of Boone, Junko Rasmussem of Goldsboro, Kristen Sandusky of Raleigh and Michelle Perry of Louisburg.

David H. Thompson III was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Stephen Lewis and David Byrd of Raleigh, William Weaver of Benson, William Fields of Washington D.C., John Burns of Fayetteville and Christopher Tarbutton of Charlotte.

Campbell Douglas of Raleigh was flower girl.

Jennifer Perry of Louisburg directed the wedding. Presiding at the guest register was Judy Chesson of Louisburg. Alexandria Baker of Goldsboro distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Janet Cherry of Cary, organist; Rene Todd of Raleigh, trumpeter; and Tom Shaw of Goldsboro, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to the Caribbean Islands, the couple is residing in Raleigh.

The bride is a graduate of Meredith College. She is employed by Johnston County Public School System.

The groom graduated from North Carolina State University. He is employed by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.

Following the ceremony, a dinner dance reception was held at Meredith College Amphitheater.

On Nov. 6, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Cafe Luna of Raleigh.

Bell - Worley

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Mrs. Bell

Cecilia Dawn Worley and Braxton Davin Bell were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Patrick Muston officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Saint Luke United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Claudia Gaye Best of Micro and David Dean Worley of Weaverville. She is the granddaughter of Norma M. Wilkerson of Goldsboro, the late Ira Lee Best, the late Billy Ray Wilkerson and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Worley of Marshall.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Bell of Warsaw. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Phillips and Lola Jones Bell of Warsaw and the late Braxton Danner Bell.

Presented in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory strapless gown with a stain lace-up bodice and a full organza skirt with a cathedral-length train accented with gold embroidery. It was highlighted by an ivory veil with rum satin piping adorned with crystals and half pearls.

For her headpiece, she wore a matching tiara of clustered ivory and champagne pearls with scattered rhinestones. She carried a cascading bouquet of whit cymbidian orchids, stephanotis and white roses with trailing Italian ruscus.

English Worley of Kenly, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Julie Worley of Micro, sister of the bride, and Christy Webster of New Bern, sister of the groom.

Phil Bell was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were David Webster of New Bern, brother-in-law of the groom, and Greg Allen of Warsaw, friend of the groom.

Honorary bridesmaids were Lyndi Mitchell, Gretchen Tucker and Jessica Swinson of Mount Olive and Crystal Thornton of Benson. Honorary ushers were Felix McCullen of Faison and Brent McCullen of Leland, cousins of the bride.

Morgan Worley of Kenly, niece of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid. Shaun McCullen of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, was the junior groom.

Emily Peacock of Goldsboro directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. David Wilkerson of LaGrange, uncle and aunt of the bride. Britney McCullen of Leland and Haley McCullen of Goldsboro, cousins of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Sherry Aycock and Rick Pridgen, vocalists; Scott Pagona, trumpeter; and Bess Edwards-Sawyer of Goldsboro.

After a wedding trip to Florida, the couple is residing in Warsaw.

The bride is a graduate of North Duplin High School. She attends James Sprunt Community College. She is employed at Friedman’s Jewelry of Clinton.

The groom graduated from James Kenan High School. He is employed at Berry Enterprises of Kenansville.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s family held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Phillips of Warsaw, uncle and aunt of the groom, and Mr. and Mrs. David Wilkerson of LaGrange greeted guests. Nyra Evans and Melinda Wilkerson, aunts of the bride, served the three-tiered white Renaissance wedding cake with cascading flowers shaped in a spiral design that flowed down. Jan Holt aunt of the groom, and Carrie Holt, cousin of the groom, poured punch. The groom’s father gave the toast.

On Oct. 22, the groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at the Gray Fox of Warsaw. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Jeanette Bell of Warsaw held a dinner Oct. 20 at Billie’s Backstreet Restaurant.

On Oct. 19, employees of Southern Bank of Warsaw held a supper at the Country Squire Restaurant of Warsaw.

English Worley and Julie Worley, sisters of the bride, held a bed, bath and lingerie shower Oct. 17 at the home of Norma Wilkerson, grandmother of the bride.

On Oct. 15, Shelby Heath of Clinton, aunt of the bride, held a dinner at the Oasis Restaurant of Clinton.

Gretchen Tucker, Jessica Swinson and Lyndi Mitchell of Mount Olive held a girls’ night out party Oct. 6 at Alltel Pavilion.

Christy Webster of New Bern, sister of the groom, held a miscellaneous bridal shower Sept.. 18 at the home of the groom’s parents.

Cashwell - Daw

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Mrs. Cashwell

SALEMBURG — Lindsey Carol Daw and Ronnie Graham Cashwell Jr. were united in holy matrimony Saturday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Ivan Byrd officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Freedom Baptist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Daw of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late James and Rossie Dixon of Mount Olive and the late Marvin Daw and Margaret Daw of Pikeville.

Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Cashwell Sr. of Raleigh and Dianne Cashwell of Roseboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Darius E. Sr. and Hilda S. Spell and the late Graham and Iula Cashwell of Clinton.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless A-line satin gown of pearls and bugle beads. It was adorned with pearls and bugle beads on a band top that flowed onto the back of the gown. The chapel-length train had a split back of satin, pearls and bugle beads.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestone and Austrian crystals with an elbow-length veil of silk illusion. She carried a cascading bouquet of white roses and greenery with hints of apple red, purple and baby’s breath.

Natalie Medlin, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Lacey Daw, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Smith of Dudley and Catrinia Edgerton of Clinton, friends of the bride, and Shannon Cashwell of Apex, sister of the groom.

Ronnie Graham Cashwell Sr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Chris Medlin, Chris Gainey, Dax Register and William Pope. Ushers were Ben Jones, Lynn Pope and Max Autry.

Jurney Lynn Rouse, niece of the bride, was flower girl.

Kaye Warwick and Jo Ann Herring directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Beth Gainey. Jennifer McDaniel distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Sue Fann, pianist; Janet Holliday-Cashwell, vocalist; and Gary Warwick.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Roseboro.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School and Wayne Community College with a degree in dental assisting. She is employed as a dental assistant with Dr. Deborah Broyles of Clinton.

The groom graduated from Midway High School and James Sprunt Community College with an associate of applied science degree. He is employed with Sprint of Fayetteville.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Bobby and Rhonda Spell, uncle and aunt of the groom, greeted guests. Butch and June Gayle Spell, uncle and aunt of the groom, said good-byes. Doris Darden, friend of the bride’s family, cut the wedding cake. Lori Dixon Goodman, cousin of the bride, poured punch.

On Oct. 3, aunts and cousins of the bride held a miscellaneous shower in Mount Olive.

Jennifer Smith, friend of the bride, held a lingerie shower Oct. 1 at her home in Dudley.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner in the church fellowship hall.

Furer - D'Elia

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MOREHEAD CITY — Rita Lauren D’Elia of Morehead City and Yuriy Sergey Furer were wed Sept. 18 at 1 p.m.

Terrell Glenn officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Glad Tidings Church.

Parents of the bride are Tonia Bryan Glasgow of Morehead City and Paul Charles D’Elia III of Richmond, Va. She is the stepdaughter of William Dennis Glasgow of Morehead City. She is the granddaughter of Elisha Lewis Bryan and Tonia Rowe Bryan of Beaufort.

Parents of the groom are Sergey and Yelena Furer of Chapel Hill. He is the grandson of Rafail Furer and Valentina Furer of Chapel Hill.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an off-white satin dress with sequined spaghetti straps and sequined roses. It had a four-foot train.

For her headpiece, she chose a veil of Brussels lace worn by her late grandmother, Marjorie Lewis Bryan.

Nancy Elizabeth D’Elia was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Debra Crosby, Samantha Shoeden, Becky Bryan and Shelly Wilson.

Ian Jewell was best man. Groomsmen were Stan Furer, Jay Carmine, Paul Emmet D’Elia IV and Mike Zmuda.

Matthew Bryan was ring bearer.

Kim Bennett directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Thomas Switzer. Justin Bryan distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Ted Willis, pianist, and Nancy Elizabeth D’Elia and Jamie Viera, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Turks and Cacos Islands, Bahamas, the couple is residing in Washington D.C.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of North Carolina State University with a double major in math and math education. She is employed as a statistician with the Federal Bureau of Census.

The groom graduated from North Carolina State University in 2004 with a degree in computer engineering and a minor in economics. He is employed as an IT consultant with Kensington Resources.

Following the ceremony, an outdoor reception was held at the home of the Lewis and Tonia Bryan of Beaufort, grandparents of the bride.

A shower was held at Dune’s Club of Atlantic Beach.

A shower was held at the home of Amy Berckman of Morehead City.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Finz Restaurant of Morehead City.

Steele - Hood

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Mrs. Steele

DUDLEY — Layla Ann Hood and Charles Lee Steele of Grantham said their marriage vows Oct. 1 at 7 p.m.

Johnny Sasser officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Emmaus Baptist Church.

Jeffrey Floyd and Jill Darden Hood of Grantham are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Floyd and Molly Hood of Grantham, Julia Darden of Dudley and the late Bobby Lee Darden Sr.

Parents of the groom are Mary Holst of Fredrick, Md., and Alston Steele of New Bern. He is the grandson of Evelyn Hood and Betty Steele of New Bern, the late Milton Hood and the late Leroy Steele.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless matte satin A-line gown. The bodice had sequin and pearl embroidery that trailed down to a split front. The insert was accented with matching sequin and pearl embroidery. Embroidered accented the top of the gown and covered buttons completed the semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil of French illusion attached to a Juliet cap covered in lace, sequins and pearls. She carried a bouquet of miniature sunflowers, daisies, purple statice and mixed flowers with streamers of white ribbon.

Marymichael Weaver, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.

D.J. Hood, brother of the bride, was best man. Tommy Oliver, friend of the couple, was the usher.

Emily Davis, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.

Kim Kennedy, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Claire Kennedy, cousin of the bride. Matthew Sasser, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Mollianne Kennedy, pianist, and Kim Kennedy, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Williamsburg, Va., the couple is residing in Grantham.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She attends Wayne Community College. She is employed as a child care provider with Christian Care Academy 3.

The groom graduated from Wayne Community College in 2000. He is employed as an auto parts salesman with Carquest Auto Parts.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church fellowship hall. Lucas Davis, cousin of the bride, distributed bubbles. Miranda Davis, cousin of the bride, poured punch. Melissa Ovalle, friend of the couple, cut the wedding cake.

The bride’s family held a rehearsal dinner Sept. 30 at Emmaus Church.

On Sept. 25, Kim Kennedy and Molly Hood held a bridal luncheon at the Kennedy home.

Don Jenkins Jr. held a bachelor party Sept. 24.

On Sept. 17, Marymichael Weaver held a bachelorette party.

Molly Hood, Julia Darden, April Sasser and Nora Sasser held a shower Aug. 21 at Emmaus Baptist Church.

Williamson - Cooper

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Mrs. Williamson

Amanda Lee Cooper of Charlotte and Kemple Lee Williamson of Charlotte pledge their wedding vows Saturday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Greg Biggs officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Elizabeth City Church of Christ.

The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Larry Cooper of Elizabeth City. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. T.R. Sawyer of Belhaven and Lola H. Cooper and the late Roswell Edward Cooper of Pantego.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. I.K. Williamson of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mae M. Freeman and the late Ottis C. Freeman of Goldsboro and the late LaFayette and Nora Kemple Williamson of Princeton.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

Lisa Cooper of Greenville, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Nickie Hurdle of Hertford, Julie Evans of Wilmington, Alison Miller and Pamela Smith of Elizabeth City, Heather Payne of Wake Forest, Sheree Pruett of Gastonia, Marie Sherrill of Newton, Tiffany Simmons of Bladenboro and Mary Beth Terry of Kinston, friends of the bride.

I.K. Williamson was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Woody Avant of Fuquay-Varina, Kevin Bridger of Jacksonville, John Couzelis of Charlotte, Paul Evans and Ron Russ of Wilminton, Jack Sherrill of Newton and David Simmons of Bladenboro, friends of the groom, and Clay and Ryan Cooper of Elizabeth City, brothers of the bride.

Carson Sawyer was the junior bridesmaid.

Evan Sherrill was flower girl. Jake Evans was ring bearer.

Michelle Avant , friend of the couple, and Harriette Woodard, friend of the bride’s family, were mistresses of ceremonies.

A program of wedding music was provided by Carolyn Craddock, pianist; Kasey Allen, flutist; and Nickie Hurdle and Barry Overman, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii the couple is residing in Charlotte.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Campbell University with a doctorate in pharmacy degree. She is employed as a pharmacist at Sam’s Club of Charlotte.

The groom graduated from North Carolina State University in 1988 with a degree in textile chemistry. He is employed as a financial advisor with Wachovia Securities Private Client Group of Charlotte.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the Pond House of Elizabeth City.

On Sept. 17, friends of the bride held a bridesmaids’ luncheon. The bride chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Sept. 17 at the Pond House Inn.

On Sept. 11, friends of the bride held a bridal shower in Fuquay-Varina.

Ladies of Elizabeth City Church of Christ held a bridal shower Aug. 22.

On Aug. 21, the bride’s parents held a luau at their home.

The groom’s parents held a dinner party Aug. 20.

Arbeau - Overby

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Mr. and Mrs. Arbeau

DILLON, S.C. — Jennifer Ryan Overby and Eric Joshua Arbeau pledged their promises Oct. 16 at 1:30 p.m.

Timmy Grimsley officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Dillon Marriage Chapel.

The bride is the daughter of Johnny and Debbie Overby of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Melvin Woodard of Goldsboro, Gladys Woodard of Nashville, Tenn., the late Claude Patrick and the late Maxine Patrick.

Parents of the groom are William and Tamela Arbeau of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of DeAnn White and the late Jerry White of Goldsboro and the late Rev. Willis Arbeau and Geneva Arbeau of Canada.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin A-line gown with a split back that flowed into a chapel-length train accented with handbeaded trim and spaghetti straps.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of Austrian crystals accented with a two-tiered fingertip veil dotted with pearls. She carried a clutch bouquet of pink roses and white daisies with the stems wrapped with periwinkle satin-edged ribbon.

Stephanie Overby, sister, was maid of honor.

William Arbeau was his son’s best man.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Rosewood.

The bride attended Rosewood High School. She graduated from home school.

The groom attended Rosewood High School. He is employed as a sales associate with Waynesborough Furniture.

A reception will be held Nov. 27 at Kirkwood dining room.

Radford - Heffner

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Mrs. Radford

Renee Elizabeth Heffner and Michael Allen Radford of Dudley said their wedding vows Oct. 16 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Catherine Smith officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Lane Tree Golf Club.

Parents of the bride are Glenn David and Barbara Lynn Heffner of Dudley. She is the granddaughter of the late Henry and Helen Heffner of Jersey City, N.J., and Richard and Sandrea Christen of Toms River, N.J.

Herman Jr. and Goldie Mae Radford of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Herman Sr. and Maggie Radford, John Henry “Pat” Sykes and Gladys Watson of LaGrange.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless dress of candlelight ivory and Italian matte satin with an organza overlay. It had a satin cuff at the top with matching satin trim along the hemline. It also had beaded lace work on the bodice and along the bottom of the gown in a flower pattern.

Jennifer Panashy Smith was matron of honor. Kathleen Lewis of Paterson, N.J., was the bridesmaid.

Herman Radford Jr. was best man. Groomsmen were Gregory Heffner and David Heffner, brothers of the bride.

The couple will take a wedding cruise to the Caribbean. They will reside in Dudley.

The bride, formerly of New Jersey, attends East Carolina University for a degree in chemistry. She is employed as a pharmacy technician at Wayne Pharmacy.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School. He is employed as a delivery extraordinaire with Wayne Pharmacy and Raper Drugs and is owner of Radford Photography.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club.

On Oct. 15, a rehearsal dinner was held at Ryan’s Steakhouse.

Richberg - Boyd

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Mr. and Mrs. Richberg

Nichole Renee Boyd of Goldsboro and Christopher Richberg II were wed July 24 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Mary Williams officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Greenleaf Christian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Jerome and Donna Vaughan of Goldsboro and Eddie and Joyce Moses Jr. of Dudley. She is the granddaughter of Margaret Piggatt, Vonnie Moses and the late Eddie Moses Sr. of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Charles and Hazel Richberg of Kinston. He is the grandson of the late Rev. Charles Richberg and Christine Richberg of Columbia, S.C., and Charles Lee Rivers and the late Ruth Rivers of Charleston, S.C.

After a wedding trip to Florida, the couple is residing in Denver, Colo.

Sewell - Cruse

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Mr. and Mrs. Sewell

Marsha Cruse and Johnny Sewell were married Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004.

Bishop Rex Howard officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Billie’s on the Green.

William Earl and Patty Davis of LaGrange are parents of the bride.

Rosa Lee Sewell and the late John R. L. Sewell of Pikeville are parents of the groom.

Given in marriage by their children, Cindy Whitley, Pam Sewell, John Sewell, Phillis Hair, Vivian Sewell, Paul Potter, Tennille Lewis and Dava Rae Cruse, and escorted by their grandchildren, Braxton Lewis, Austin Lewis and Holden Whitley, the bride wore an ankle-length ivory dress embellished with embroidered flowers.

Andrea Heekin was maid of honor.

Holden Whitley was his grandfather’s best man. Ricky Richardson was the groomsman.

Mary Wells directed the wedding.

Following the ceremony, friends and family held a reception at Billie’s. Troy Johnson and Andrea Heekin greeted guests.

Suddarth - Shaw

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Mrs. Suddarth

Margaret Claire Shaw of Wilmington and Thomas Henry Suddarth III of Wilmington were united in holy matrimony Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.

Dr. William L. Hufham officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Presbyterian Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hill Shaw of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lee Pullen of Rocky Mount and Mrs. Benjamin Love Shaw and the late Mr. Shaw of Durham.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Henry Suddarth Jr. of Chapel Hill. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Henry Suddarth Sr. of Hendersonville, Tenn., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Roache of Mullens, W. Va.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory silk mikado gown with a portrait neckline, beaded illusion cap sleeves, a beaded bodice of pearls and crystals and a cathedral-length train with a beaded pattern along the hemline.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of Swarovski crystals and pearls with a fingertip-length veil with satin ribbon edging. She carried a clutch bouquet of white and ivory Virginia roses, miniature calla lilies and stephanotis.

Emily Catherine Olson of Washington D.C. was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Madolyn Ann Harward of Apex, Julie Elizabeth McDaniel of Buies Creek, Angela Kay Skinner of Charlotte and Barbara Louise Worley of Orlando, Fla.

Kenneth Michael Rahn of Virginia Beach, Va., was best man. Groomsmen were Spencer Lee Eckard of Charlotte, Timothy Patrick O’Brien of Nashville, Tenn., Michael Peter Werrell of Portland, Maine, Thomas Sterling Suddarth of Kernersville and Mark Pullen Shaw of Mooresville.

Haley Laurinda Easthom and Emily Anne Easthom of Chapel Hill were flower girls.

Isabelle Doss directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Erin Rinn Jones. Jessi Lail and Katie Lail distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by William B. Hayes, organist; Emily Laurance, harpist; and Rosalyn Lomax and Thomas Hill Shaw, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple will reside in Wilmington.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2001 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology.

The groom graduated from Cape Fear Academy of Wilmington in 1996 and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000 with a bachelor of arts degree in economics. He attends the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for a master’s degree in business administration.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Walnut Creek Country Club. Phyllis Patterson assisted. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Slozak greeted guests.

On Oct. 23, Linda Perdue, Betty Jo Slozak, Candy Whitley and Sue Woodyard held a wedding day brunch at McChesney Hall at First Presbyterian Church.

The bride’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Oct. 22 at Goldsboro Country Club.

Delores Lail, Jessi Lail and Katie Lail held a scrapbook party Oct. 22 at the home of the bride.

On Oct. 22, Becky Ryals and Anna Ryals, cousins of the bride, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the home of the bride.

Friends of the bride held a kitchen shower Oct. 3 at McChesney Hall of First Presbyterian Church.

On Sept. 17, the groom’s attendants held a bachelor weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

The bride’s attendants held a bachelorette weekend Sept. 17 in Charleston, S.C.

On Aug. 7, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Pullen, uncle and aunt of the bride, and Ashley Pullen, cousin of the bride, held a pig picking in Rocky Mount.

The bridal party held a bridal shower and tea July 24 at Carolina Inn of Chapel Hill.

Nelda Shaw Triplett, aunt of the bride, held a bridal luncheon April 15 at Carolina Inn of Chapel Hill.

On Feb. 1, the groom’s parents held an engagement luncheon at Chapel Hill Country Club.

Zollo - King

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Mrs. Zollo

RALEIGH — Dana Maria King of Morrisville became the bride of Michael Charles Zollo of Morrisville Oct. 2 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Robert Wachs officiated at the double-ring ceremony, assisted by the Rev. Jerry Chiles.

Parents of the bride are Paul W. and Christine King of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mack and Georgia Mae King, Lillian Hammond and the late Chris Hammond of Chattanooga, Tenn.

The groom is the son of Douglas Zollo of Clearwater, Fla., and Patricia Zollo of Largo, Fla., and the stepson of Darlene Zollo. He is the grandson of the late Col. Charles and Olga Zollo and the late Bill and Ann Tripp of Clearwater.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a champagne A-line gown with a chapel-length train. It had a gathered waistline. The empire bodice was decorated with pearls and sequins.

For her headpiece, she chose a handmade gold comb decorated with pearls and Swarovski crystals with a double-tiered, cathedral-length veil with Swarovski crystals scattered throughout both layers. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of yellow and cream roses, purple and white lisianthus, green hydrangea, eucalyptus and a purple iris.

Suzanne Batchelor of Holly Springs was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Tammy Cornelius of Woodbridge, Va., Dr. Leigh Foushee of Fuquay-Varina and Wendy Mitchell of Cary.

Tony McArtor of St. Petersburg, Fla., was best man. Groomsmen were C. Corbin Zollo of Largo, Fla., cousin of the groom, and Jonathan Zollo of Oldsmar, Fla., and Jason Zollo of Dunedin, Fla., brothers of the groom.

Martha Goodson directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Janet Whitfield.

A program of wedding music was provided by Caroline Allen, pianist, and Elizabeth Chandler, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Las Vegas, Nev., Grand Canyon, Ariz., and San Francisco and Napa Valley, Calif., the couple is residing in Morrisville.

The bride is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School, Wayne Community College and Barton College.

The groom graduated from Ft. Sam Houston with an associate of science degree in radiologic science and 108th Drill Sergeant School with honors. He is employed as an X-ray technician with Durham Regional Hospital and is serving in the Army as a drill instructor.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s father held a reception at Homewood Suites of Cary.

Douglas and Darlene Zollo held a rehearsal dinner Oct. 1 at Carmen’s Cuban Cafe and Lounge of Morrisville.

On Oct. 1, Ann Futrell and Leigh Foushee held a bridal luncheon at Gold Leaf Tea Room of Fuquay-Varina.

Suzanne Batchelor and Janet Whitfield held a couple’s shower Sept. 12 at Forest Hills Baptist Church.

Aug. 21 and 22, a bachelorette weekend was held in Charlotte.

Wendy Mitchell held a lingerie shower Aug. 14.

On March 6, an engagement party was held at the home of Brant and Wendy Mitchell.

Carter - Borkowski

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Mr. and Mrs. Carter

ATLANTIC BEACH — Jody Ann Borkowski of Pikeville and Clifton Kevin Carter of Pikeville were wed Oct. 2 at 1 p.m.

Jeff Toler officiated at the private beach wedding.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Borkowski of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex McFatter of Goldsboro and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Borkowski of Erie, Pa.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Carter of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Howard West of Goldsboro and the late Carrie Carter Wagner of Pikeville.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a satin halter A-line gown with a s weep train.

She carried a bouquet of red roses adorned with her grandmother’s pearls.

Stephanie Thomas, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Madeline Thomas, niece of the bride, was maid of honor.

Clifton Carter was his son’s best man. Scott Carter, brother of the groom, was the groomsman.

Emily Madison Honn was flower girl. John Harrison Gainous was ring bearer.

Joanne Honn directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Jennifer Gainous.

After a wedding trip to the Outer Banks, the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a graduate of Goldsboro High School, Campbell University with a degree in business administration and North Carolina Wesleyan College with a bachelor of science degree in computer information systems. She is employed with Progress Energy.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed with Musgrave Auction Co.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a dinner and dance reception at Goldsboro Country Club. Peggy Kennedy and Linda Barlett, aunts of the groom, served the wedding cake. Rick and Allison Pridgen, friends of the bride’s family, greeted guests.

On Sept. 25, Peggy Kennedy held a bridal luncheon at Billie’s on the Green.

Anthony and Dede Sauls held a his-and-her lawn and garden shower Sept. 24 at their home.

On Sept. 23, co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous bridal shower and luncheon at Progress Energy of Raleigh.

Joyce Borkowski, Stephanie Thomas, Jennifer Gainous and Veronica Aycock held a miscellaneous bridal shower Sept. 19 at Rosewood Worship Center.

On Sept. 12, friends and family held a miscellaneous bridal shower at Salem United Methodist Church.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Sept. 11 at the Steak Barn. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Joanne Honn and Joy Overman held a Pampered Chef shower Aug. 21 at Pikeville Church.

A private reception was held at Royal Pavilion Hotel of Atlantic Beach.

Daughtry - Bunn

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Mrs. Daughtry

DEEP RUN — Vickie Ann Bunn of Pink Hill and Leslie Rohn Daughtry of Pink Hill were united in holy matrimony Oct. 16 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Bailey Elmore and the Rev. Norman Davis officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Deep Run First Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of the late Edward and Marie H. Bunn of Deep Run. She is the granddaughter of the late Preston and Estelle Harper of Deep Run and the late Loyace and Mae Bunn of Aiken, S.C..

The groom is the son of Lillian Mooring and the late James Mooring of Dudley. He is the grandson of the late Hampton and Mary Gentry of Spartanburg, S.C., and the late Ralph and Maggie Mooring of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her brother, Preston Bunn, the bride wore a white A-line gown of bridal satin. The top featured a scoop neckline and short sleeves. The bodice and neckline were embellished with lace appliquéd pearls. The bottom was trimmed with lace accented with pearls. The back featured a scoop back adorned with satin-covered buttons and fell to a chapel-length train. The top of the train had a satin bow that fell into an apron back accented with matching appliqués.

Miriam Ledford, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Linda Rouse, Molly Albertson, Pat Whaley and Angie Foster, friends of the bride.

Calvin Godwin was his friend’s best man. Groomsmen were Tim Ledford, brother-in-law of the bride; Keith Whaley and David Tollefson, friends of the bride; and Ash Daughtry, son of the groom.

Junior bridesmaids were Kristen Bunn, Courtney Bunn, Coley Ledford, Abby Ledford, Mallory Ledford and Kayla Whaley, nieces of the bride.

Katie Whaley, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Quinton Foster, friend of the bride, was ring bearer.

Marsha Whaley, sister of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Alice Bunn, sister-in-law of the bride. Jessica and Rebecca Daughtry, daughters of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Valeria Taylor, cousin of the bride, pianist, and Michelle Gray and Joy and Jarrett Wynne, friends of the bride, vocalists.

After a wedding cruise to the Bahamas, Freeport and Nassau, the couple will reside in Pink Hill.

The bride is a 1975 graduate of South Lenoir High School and a a1977 graduate of Lenoir Community College. She is employed as a supervisor with Caswell Center of Kinston.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1977 and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1997. He is employed as a social worker with Carolina East Home Care of Kenansville.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s family held a reception in the church fellowship hall.

On Oct. 12, co-workers of the groom held a honey-do shower at Carolina East Care.

Friends held a cookout Oct. 2 at the home of Linda Rouse of Pink Hill.

On Sept. 29, co-workers of the bride held a bridal shower at Caswell Center.

Family held a floating bridal shower Sept. 19 in the church fellowship hall.

On Aug. 10, friends held a pool party at the home of Nikki Tynall.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner in the church fellowship hall.

Fassnacht - McKinney

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Mrs. Fassnacht

BENSON — Alice Marie McKinney of Princeton and Dieter Fassnacht of Princeton were wed July 31 at 4 p.m.

Mary Mooney officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the Preston Woodall House.

Dale Ray and Peggy Bridgers McKinney of Pikeville are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Linwood and Joyce Bridgers of Pikeville, Eldon McKinney of Bakersfield, Calif., and Jeanetta Barnette of Charleston, W. Va.

Claus and Hannelore Fassnacht of Boeblingen, Germany are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Gertrud Scholz of Burscheid, Germany, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fassnacht of Hameln, Germany.

After a wedding trip to Costa Rica, the couple is residing in Princeton.

Uljua - Jernigan

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Mrs. Uljua

Jonna Katherine Jernigan of Charlotte and Steven John Uljua of Charlotte said their marriage vows Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Jimmy Whitfield and the Rev. Perry Shaw officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Parents of the bride are Hugh John Jernigan of Goldsboro and Donna Mullins of Lake Waccamaw. She is the granddaughter of the late Elma Westbrook Jernigan of Grantham and the late Rev. N. Doner Lucas Sr. and Katherine Louise Lucas of Falcon.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur William Uljua of Holden are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Grace Messier, the late William Uljua and Irene Uljua of Worcester, Mass.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a princess gown of ivory matte satin with a halter neckline and a natural waistline. The bodice was defined with satin pipe edging with Venise lace and pearl. It flowed from a waistline with an inverted pleat accented with matching appliqués of lace and pearl. Satin-covered buttons laid down the back and flowed into the chapel train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara fashioned with enameled floral petals, pearls and rhinestones with a satin rolled-edge veiling. She carried a bouquet of red tulips and roses.

Trista Bolenbaugh of Jacksonville, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Stacey Evans and Brittany Fitch of Charlotte and Dawn Barefoot of Greenville, friends of the bride.

Arthur Uljua was best man. Groomsmen were Jim Uljua of South Hero, Vermont, and Dan Uljua of Gloucester, Mass., brothers of the groom, and Jarrod Jernigan of Lake Waccamaw, brother of the bride.

Brooke Lucas of Harrisburg, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Blaire Lucas of Harrisburg, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Nicholas Kearney was ring bearer.

Lisa Taylor directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Brittany Lucas of Elizabethtown, cousin of the bride. Alexandria Lucas of Raleigh, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Carolyn Castania, pianist and vocalist, and Ed Manns of Charlotte, Marty Sexton of Monroe and Don Lucas of Harrisburg, uncle of the bride, vocalists.

After a wedding cruise to Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Cozumel, the couple is residing in Charlotte.

The bride is a1991 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She is employed as a return product specialist with Husqvama Forest and Garden.

The groom graduated from Worcester Vocational Technical High School. He is employed as LMS manager with Husqvama Forest and Garden.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church. Hostesses were Lisa Boyette, Janice Massingill, Sheila Talton, Dena Stephenson and Gena Wall.

A rehearsal dinner was held at McCall’s Seafood Restaurant.

Whipple - Cole

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Mrs. Whipple

FAYETTEVILLE — Jennifer Gail Cole of Goldsboro and Second Lt. Joseph Mark Whipple exchanged promises Sept. 25 at 4:30 p.m.

Dr. Ray Ammons officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are retired Lt. Col. and Mrs. James G. Cole of Hope Mills.

Parents of the groom are retired Lt. Col. and Mrs. Mark Whipple of Tobaccoville. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Whipple of Hilton, N.Y., and Mr. and Mrs. Dutch DeWaele of Boynton Beach, Fla.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

Jennifer Pate of Richmond, Va., was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Bittle of Fayetteville, Kellie Beam of Parkton, Amanda Lindsay and Laura Hunter of Durham, Andrea Bickel of Banner Elk and Stephanie Huston of Webster, N.Y.

Stephen Whipple of Tobaccoville was best man. Groomsmen were James G. Cole Jr. of Hope Mills, John Pryor of Boone, Jason Walker of Charlotte, Ethan McLaughlin of St. Louis, Mo., and retired Staff Sgt. Kenneth Whipple of Baltimore, Md.

Morgan Whipple was flower girl.

Anna McLean directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Heidi Daproza. Kellen Pagan distributed programs.

Bethany Venable was the sign language interpreter.

A program of wedding music was provided by Janice Simpson, pianist, Cathy Ammons, Willy Fisher and Susan Cole, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Ft. Lewis, Wash.

The bride is a graduate of South View High School of Hope Mills and a cum laude graduate of Appalachian State University with a bachelor’s degree in child development. She is employed as a program specialist for child care resource and referral with Wayne County Partnership for Children.

The groom graduated from South View High School and Appalachian State University with a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems with a minor in English. He is serving in the Army with the engineer corps.

Following the ceremony, an outdoor reception was held at the Woman’s Club of Fayetteville.

On Sept. 20, co-workers of the bride held a shower.

The bridesmaids held a lingerie shower Sept. 11 in Fayetteville.

On Aug. 14, Linda Fisher, aunt of the bride, Laura Fisher, cousin of the bride, and Amanda Lindsay held a bridal shower in Fayetteville.

Janet Huston and Karen Smith, aunts of the groom, held a bridal shower Aug. 7 in Webster.

On July 31, Diane Sullivan held a bridal shower in Alexandria, Va.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner in the church fellowship hall.

White - Herring

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Mrs. White

CHARLOTTE — Gina Marie Herring of Goldsboro became the bride of Walter Harvey White II Sept. 18 at 3:30 p.m.

Larry Duncan officiated at the single-ring ceremony at Steele Creek Presbyterian Church.

Parents of the bride are Sunee Herring of High Point and Mr. and Mrs. Joey Herring of Deep Run. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Herring of Kinston.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Walter White of Charlotte. He is the grandson of Anne Preslar of Charlotte, the late Gene Preslar, Frances Jackson of Goldsboro and the late George White.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless satin A-line dress with a draped front and a sweep train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara with white flowers and diamonds with a knee-length veil with random flower designs. She carried wine and white wilted roses.

Tara Hollifield was matron of honor. Samantha White was maid of honor. Melissa Gentry was the bridesmaid.

Walter White was best man. Groomsmen were Anthony Ravine and Chad Hollifield.

Alexandria Herring was the junior bridesmaid.

Sebastian White was ring bearer.

Marjorie Smith directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Valerie LaCoille.

A program of wedding music was provided by Patrick Pope, organist.

After a wedding trip to Crossville, Tenn., the couple is residing in Charlotte.

The bride is employed as an accounts payable specialist with Muzak.

The groom is self-employed as a trim carpenter.

Steers - Crawford

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Mrs. Steers

Kerrie Lynne Crawford and Michael Brandon Steers pledged their promises Saturday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Charles Renfrow officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Chapel.

Sherry Cooper and Robert Lee of Pikeville and Mr. and Mrs. William Crawford of Selma are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Tom and Sadie Cooper of Kenly and Major and Lynda Ivey of Fremont.

The groom is the son of Mike and Vangie Steers of Woodlake, Calif.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless A-line gown with a tulle overlay. A beaded design with sequins and pearls accented the neckline and scalloped train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestones and a two-tiered veil of tulle adorned with crystals and pearls. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of burgundy roses and white stephanotis accented with pearls in the middle.

Corrie Medlin, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Herndon and Miranda Wooten, friends of the bride.

Joe Michael was his friend’s best man. Cameron Crawford, brother of the bride, was the usher. Groomsmen were Jason Herndon and Kevin Plews, friends of the groom.

Hannah Lee, cousin of the bride, was the junior bride. Jonathan Lee, brother of the bride, was the junior groom.

Audrey steers, daughter of the groom, was flower girl. Garrett Steers, son of the groom, was ring bearer.

Stephanie Crawford, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Teresa McGreevy, friend of the couple. Tyler Crawford, cousin of the bride, and Justin Steers, son of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Wanita Pierce, pianist and vocalist, and Aaron Harrell, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to the Caribbean, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attends Wayne Community College.

The groom graduated from Foothill High School of California. He is serving in the Air Force, stationed at Seymour Johnson AFB.

Following the ceremony a dance reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Sept. 17 at Madison’s.

On Sept. 17, friends of the groom held a bachelor party.

Friends of the bride held a bachelorette party Sept. 17.

On July 25, Sadie Cooper, Cathy Baggett, Staphanie Crawford, Lynda Ivey and Sheila Jones held a bridal shower at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church fellowship hall.

Snowden - Pender

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Mr. and Mrs. Snowden

Tammy Lynn Pender became the wife of James Eugene Snowden Saturday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Daniel Freuler officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. John T. Pender of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Boston of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Clayton E. Snowden of Cookeville, Tenn.

Sarah Marie Snowden, daughter of the groom, was maid of honor.

Austin James Snowden was his father’s best man.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Pikeville.

Rouse - Weaver

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Mrs. Rouse

Kelly Frances Weaver and Nathaniel Timothy Rouse of Goldsboro exchanged promises Saturday, Oct. 9 at 3:30 p.m.

The Rev. Charles Moseley officiated at the ceremony at Saulston United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Bill Weaver of Indianapolis, Ind., and Deborah Weaver of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Martha McLaurin of Kinston, the late B.E. McLaurin of Dunn and the late Mr. and Mrs. William R. Weaver of Flovilla, Ga.

Parents of the groom are Benjamin and Jackie Rouse of Dover.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory brocade strapless gown with a fitted bodice and waist and a trailing tulip skirt beneath a matching full-length coat with a satin-lined collar and cuffs held at the waist with a jeweled button.

She chose a multi-stone headpiece encrusted with Swarovski crystals, varied crystals and pearls with a mid-back two-tiered veil. She carried a bouquet of purple roses, snapdragons and chrysanthemums wrapped with ivory satin ribbon.

Celia Moseley Kelly was matron of honor. Paula Sullivan was the bridesmaid.

Danny Rouse of Kinston was his brother’s best man. Victor Baker of Ohio was the groomsman SSgt. Thomas Litteer was the usher.

Vivian Kelly was flower girl. Jeremy Weaver, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Presiding at the register was Jewel Frazier, friend of the bride. Krista Posey, niece, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Bess Edwards-Sawyer, pianist; a brass ensemble of Doug Tart, trumpeter, Lou Ellen Wilson, French horn, and the Rev. Ron Fletcher of Kinston, trombonist and vocalist.

After a wedding trip to New Orleans, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1995 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 1998 graduate of Wayne Community College with a degree in drafting and design engineering technology. She is employed with APV Products.

The groom graduated from West Craven High School in 1990. He served in the Navy. He is employed by Firestone of Wilson.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Falling Creek Country Club of Kinston.

On Oct. 8, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner.

Celia Kelly held a bachelorette party Oct. 2 at her home.

On Sept. 16, Angie Smith and co-workers of the bride held a bridal shower.

Debbie Smith held a bridal shower brunch Aug. 21 at her home in Princeton.

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Roberts - Price

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Mrs. Roberts

SEVEN SPRINGS — Sarah Elizabeth Price and Tracy Lorenzo Roberts pledged their wedding vows Oct. 8 at 7 p.m.

Ashley G. Summerlin officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Seven Springs Baptist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy M. Price of Seven Springs are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mary Price and the late Bruce Price of Seven Springs and the late Lloyd and Viola Sutton of LaGrange.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. B.C. Roberts of Faison. He is the grandson of the late Lorenzo and Thelma Pate and the late Bertice and Annie Roberts of Faison.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of ivory satin with a strapless neckline. The fitted bodice was enhanced with a drop waistline adorned with a champagne sash. The full skirt cascaded into a semi-cathedral train accented with satin streamers embellished with gold bugle beads and crystal accents.

She carried a clutch bouquet of leonida, charlotte, skyline, Judy, terra cotta and Virginia roses with accents of hyperium berries.

Amanda Whaley of Dudley was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Carla Anderson of Faison, Jaime Cox and Cassie Grady of Goldsboro, Amy Grantham of Seven Springs and Jerri Lou Price of Mount Olive.

B.C. Roberts was best man. Groomsmen were Casey Anderson and John Anderson of Faison, Ralph Britt of Calypso, Dwayne Lee of Mount Olive and Joe Price of Seven Springs.

Sheri Jones and Paige Westbrook of Goldsboro and Julie Smith of Hypouluxo were honorary bridesmaids.

Annette Smith, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Davis Price, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Bruce Ann Smith, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Mary Kay Ward, cousin of the bride. Janna Price and Laura Balmer distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jason Cox, pianist, and the bride, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in Faison.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School and Mount Olive College. She is employed as a laboratory technician with Goldsboro Laboratories.

The groom graduated from North Duplin High School and Mount Olive College. He is self-employed as an electrician.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents. Annie Laura Casey and Linda Foss, aunts of the bride, served the wedding cake. Kathy Jones and Carolyn Odom, aunts of the groom, poured punch.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Oct. 7 at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On Oct. 2, Amanda Whaley, Carla Anderson, Jean Anderson, Olivia Whaley and Jewel Autry held a bridal shower at the home of Jean Anderson.

Bruce Ann Smith and Becky Price held a miscellaneous shower Sept. 19 at Seven Springs Baptist Church.

On Sept. 18, Annie Laura Casey and Linda Foss held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Billie’s on the Green.

Gibbie Creech, Kathleen Durham and Sue Sutton held a miscellaneous shower Aug. 29 at the Creech home.

On Aug. 28, friends of the couple held a bachelor/bachelorette weekend in Topsail Island.

Sheila Coats and Rose Coats held an engagement party Aug. 14.

Minchew - Riggs

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Mr. and Mrs. Minchew

Karrie Ann Riggs and Jeffery Scott Minchew said their marriage vows Sept. 3 at 7 p.m.

Pastor Rick Mondell, father of the bride, officiated at the double-ring ceremony at New Life Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Rick Mondell of Goldsboro.

Gail Minchew of Goldsboro and Marshall Minchew of Four Oaks are parents of the groom.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her son, Scotty Riggs, and daughter, Debra Riggs, the bride wore a sweetheart neckline dress with a lace overlay and a long flowing skirt.

She carried a clutch bouquet of Virginia roses with matching ribbon.

Her children were attendants.

A program of wedding music was provided by Freddie Stroud of LaGrange.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1988 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. She attended Wayne Community College. She is employed as Wayne County jury clerk and secretary to Clerk of Superior Court Marshall Minchew.

The groom graduated from Goldsboro Christian School in 1988. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed with Bill’s Golf Carts.

Following the ceremony, the groom’s family and friends held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Presiding at the register was Susie Johnson, co-worker of the bride. Kim Rogers, co-worker of the bride, served the wedding cake.

Lampron - Coltren

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Mrs. Lampron

MOUNT OLIVE — Amber Nicole Coltren and Robert Daniel “Danny” Lampron of Mount Olive were married Oct. 9 at 6 p.m.

Dr. Ray Warren officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Unity Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Dallas Ray Coltren and Carellen Maness Coltren of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of George and Reva Coltren of Mount Olive and Gaston and Lula Maness of Warsaw.

The groom is the son of Billy Joseph Tucker and Phyllis Kelly Tucker of Mount Olive and Robert Alan Lampron and Fran Lampron of Reidsville. He is the grandson of Bobby Ray Kelly and Shirley Patterson Kelly of Mount Olive and Tony and Carolyn Lampron of Saulisbury.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a couture gown of white Italian satin with a boat neckline. The bodice was embellished with silver beads, crystals and pearls. The A-line skirt cascaded into a chapel-length train adorned with silver beads, crystals and pearls.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of Austrian crystals accented with a two-tiered fingertip veil of silk illusion with a pencil edge. She carried white roses hand-tied with satin ribbon.

Tracy C. Barwick, sister, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Brenda C. Phillips and Sarah C. Kelly of Mount Olive, sisters of the bride, and Brittney M. Coltren of Mount Olive, niece of the bride.

Bobby R. Kelly was his grandson’s best man. Groomsmen were Allen Lampron of Reidsville, father of the groom; Phillip Lampron of Mount Olive, brother of the groom; Andrew Blackwell of Raleigh, friend of the couple; and Ricky Coltren of Mount Olive, brother of the bride.

Scarlet Kelly, niece of the bride, and Kelly Stroud and Kimberly Stroud, cousins of the groom, were flower girls. Dallas Coltren Barwick, nephew, was ring bearer.

Robin Boyd Webster directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Stroud. Brooke Swinson distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Deborah Kornegay, pianist; Bobby Boyd, vocalist; and Paul and Jon Kornegay, violinists.

After a wedding trip to the coast, the couple will reside in Mount Olive.

The bride is a 2001 honor graduate of North Duplin High School and a 2004 graduate with a nursing degree. She is employed as a registered nurse at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

The groom graduated with honors from North Duplin High School in 1999 and from North Carolina State University in 2003 with a degree in industrial engineering. He is employed as a logistic manager and systems analyst with Pate-Dawson Co.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Stroud greeted guests. Nancy Brock and Nelly Hall, aunt of the groom, cut the wedding cake. Della Swinson, friend of the couple, poured punch.

On Sept. 30, the bride’s sister held a bachelorette secrets party at her home.

Friends held a miscellaneous bridal shower Sept. 25 at Mrs. Robin’s Academy of Dance.

On Sept. 19, women of the church held a miscellaneous bridal shower.

Robin Webster held a lingerie shower Sept. 17 at her home.

On Sept. 17, a bachelorette night out was held in Raleigh.

A bachelor weekend was held Sept. 17 in Raleigh.

On Aug. 15, Tracy Barwick and Brenda Phillips held a miscellaneous bridal shower at the Barwick home.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at the church.

Holloman - Harris

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Mrs. Holloman

FARMVILLE — Ashley Brooke Harris and John Randall Holloman were united in marriage Sept. 18 at 3 p.m.

Walter Reynolds officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Friendship Free Will Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Willie Gray Jr. and Penny Lynn Harris of SnowHill. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willie G. Harris Sr. of Snow Hill, Louise Ginn of Pikeville and Bailey F. Shingleton.

The groom is the son of Tony R. and Rose T. Holloman of Walston-burg. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Holloman of Walstonburg, Kathryn Tyson of Farmville and the late Jo Ab Tyson.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a strapless neckline. The empire bodice was embellished with silver bugle beads, pearls and sequins. It flowed into an A-line skirt. The beaded bodice cascaded into a semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestones enhanced with a two-tiered veil of silk illusion trimmed with rhinestones. She carried a teardrop pave of white roses accented with peach calla lilies.

Dana Toole, friend, was matron of honor. Lindsey Harris, sister, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Amanda Holloman, sister of the groom; Renee Cobb and Robin Irby, friends; and Amber Harris, cousin of the bride.

Tony Holloman was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Kevin Holloman, brother of the groom; Craig Baucom, cousin of the groom; Michael Cobb and Claude Brock, friends; and Patrick Cobb, cousin.

Alexyss Yopp and Mackenzie Matthews were flower girls. Alex Urban was ring bearer.

Marguerite Everett directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Kristi Dunn. Sarah Peacock and Morgan Peacock distributed programs. Anna Peacock distributed scrolls.

A program of wedding music was provided by Susan Tyson, organist, and Greg Cook and Brooke Hall, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Wilmington and Kiawah Island, the couple is residing in Walstonburg.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Greene Central High School. She attended Lenoir Community College, Wayne Community College and Mount Olive College. She is employed as a dental assistant with Dr. Jasper Lewis and Associates.

The groom graduated from Greene Central High School in 2000. He attended Pitt Community College. He is co-owner of Jak-Moulding and Supply.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church gym. Directors were Donna Morgan, Betsy Lehmann and David Moore.

On Sept. 12, Louise Ginn, grandmother of the bride, and Cathy Walker, aunt of the bride, held a pantry shower at the Walker home in Pikeville.

Marguerite Everett and LeeAnn Rice of Snow Hill, friends of the bride’s mother, held a bridal luncheon Sept. 11 at Rock Springs Country Club of Greenville.

On Aug. 8, the couple’s mothers held a bridal shower at Friendship Church fellowship hall.

Renee Cobb of Farmville held a bride and bridesmaid get-away to Atlantic Beach Aug. 6.

On Jan. 4, LeeAnn Rice of Snow Hill held a Christmas shower.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Friendship Church fellowship hall.

Dixon - Rouse

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Mrs. Dixon

PINK HILL — Sandra Kay Rouse and Melvin Lee Dixon Jr. were united in holy matrimony Saturday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m.

Pastor Donald Craft officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Friendship Free Will Baptist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Willifred M. Rouse Sr. of Albertson are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Forrest and Dorothy Brock Rouse of Liddell and the late Milford Russell and Carrie Parrish Vinson of LaGrange.

Melvin Lee Dixon Sr. and the late Ruby Arlene Dixon of Wallace are parents of the groom.

Presented in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of gold bridal satin with a side draped A-line skirt with a beaded empire strapless bodice that flowed into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a fingertip veil of gold illusion with braided satin pencil edging attached to a tiara aodrned with miniature pearls and stardust crystals interspersed with petite rose leaves of gold. She carried a clutch bouquet of pink vogue roses hand-tied with pink sheer satin edged ribbon.

Linda Rouse Murphy of Albertson, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kayla Dixon of Wallace, daughter of the groom; Jennifer Murphy Sumner of Pink Hill, niece of the bride; and Vidette Rouse of Raleigh, cousin of the bride.

Melvin Lee Dixon Sr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Mike Dixon of Wallace, brother of the groom, and Milton Grady Jr. of Raleigh and Bill Cooper of Seven Springs, friends of the couple.

Mackenzie Faith Rouse, niece of the bride, was flower girl. She was escorted by her mother, Karen Rouse of Albertson, sister-in-law of the bride. Jakeb Addison Rouse, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer. He was escorted by his father, Steven Rouse, brother of the bride.

Glenda Whaley of Richlands and Sallie Harper of Albertson directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Harper. Trent Thigpen, nephew of the bride, and Jenna Pelletier, niece of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Bryan and Diane Rouse.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Albertson.

The bride is a graduate of East Duplin High School. She is employed in management at Guilford Inc. of Kenansville.

The groom graduated from Wallace-Rose Hill. He is employed as an electrician with Guilford Inc.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Albertson Ruritan Community building.

On Sept. 17, the couple held a rehearsal dinner at Albertson Ruritan Community building.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor weekend Sept. 11 and 12 in Raleigh.

Sept. 11 and 12, friends of the bride held a bachelorette weekend and lingerie shower at the home of Ernie and Linda Rouse of Surf City, uncle and aunt of the bride. Hostesses were Vidette Rouse and Penny Harper, cousins of the bride.

Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Harper, Vidette Rouse, Steve and Karen Rouse and Brandon and April Martin held a miscellaneous his-and-hers shower and cookout Aug. 21 at the Harper home.

Davis - Brock

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Mrs. Davis

Heather Michelle Brock and Daniel Edward Davis of Dudley exchanged wedding vows Oct. 9 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Jerry Jackson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Providence United Methodist Church.

Billy and Barbara Brock of Dudley are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Lois Pender of Dudley, Vonnie Brock of Grantham, the late Douglas Pender and the late John Brock.

Parents of the groom are Steve and Alison Mundy of Winchester, Va., Vicki Davis of Dudley and the late William Penn Davis Jr. He is the grandson of Col. and Mrs. Bernard E. Mckeever Jr. of Orlando, Fla., Salle Belle Davis of Mount Olive and the late William Penn Davis Sr.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white sculpted strapless bodice overlaid with embroidered tulle framed with intricate beading. The multi-layered tulle ballgown skirt featured asymmetrical front and back drapes decorated with scattered embroidery and a chapel-length tulle detachable train.

For her headpiece, she chose a bandeau of Swarovski crystal flowers and marquis rhinestone leaves with a two-tiered veil dotted with rhinestones and crystals on a hidden comb. She carried a clutch bouquet of Virginia roses and white Bouvardia with stems wrapped with sheer ribbon accented with black pearls.

Melissa Shaw of Goldsboro, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Melissa Brock of Goldsboro, sister-in-law of the bride, and Amy King of Kinston, Shannon Reynolds of Goldsboro, Leslie Vinson of Greenville, Jennifer Scott of Goldsboro and Stacy Pennington of Pikeville, friends of the bride.

Keever Davis of New Jersey was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Billy Brock Jr. of Goldsboro, brother of the bride; Marty Shaw of Goldsboro, brother-in-law of the bride; Wesley Head of Goldsboro and Kyle Reeves of Mount Olive, cousins of the groom; and Brodie White of Virginia and Josh Price of Wilmington, friends of the groom. Ushers were Ben Whetsell of Mount Olive, Brandon Surles of Cary and Tommy Jensen of Maryland, friends of the groom.

Kala Shaw of Goldsboro, niece of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid. Drake Shaw of Goldsboro, nephew of the bride, was the junior groomsman.

Alexis Pennington of Pikeville, friend of the couple, was flower girl. Tucker Reynolds of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was ring bearer.

Carol Price of Dudley directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Amanda Davis of Goldsboro, friend of the couple.

A program of wedding music was provided by Bob Kennedy of Dudley, uncle of the bride, and Meghann Flores of Goldsboro, vocalists, and Melissa Coutts, pianist.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She attended Wayne Community College. She is employed with the Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery as the surgery coordinator.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1997. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed with Remines Construction and will be employed with 84 Lumber Co. as a manager trainee.

Following the ceremony, a dance reception was held at Southern Wayne Country Club. Keith and Ginger Waller of Mount Olive, friends of the couple, greeted guests. Ruth Blizzard of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, cut the wedding cake. Hope Kennedy of Dudley, aunt of the bride, poured punch.

On Oct. 8, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Billie’s Restaurant. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Friends of the couple held a cookout Sept. 25 at the home of Wesley Head, cousin of the groom.

On Sept. 25, Verlie Reeves, Jane Head and Carol Price held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Southern Exposure Restaurant of Faison.

Billy and Missy Brock, Marty and Miss Shaw, Keith and Ginger Waller, Chris and Amanda Cwiakala, Matt Smith and Jennifer Scott held a lawn and garden shower Sept. 18 at the Brock home.

Aug. 26 through 29, friends of the bride held a bachelorette weekend in Myrtle Beach.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor weekend Aug. 25 through 28 in Las Vegas, Nev.

On Aug. 22, the bride’s family held a miscellaneous shower at Providence Church.

Missy Brock and Missy Shaw held a Christmas shower Jan. 17 at the Shaw home.

Daughtry - Paim

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Mrs. Daughtry

Shannon Rose Paim of Mount Olive and David Christopher Daughtry of Mount Olive pledged their marriage vows Oct. 9 at 2 p.m.

Shirley Acker Ward officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Brogden United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mihlon and Vickie Horne of Dudley and Frank and Sherry Paim of Seven Springs. She is the granddaughter of James Sharpe and the late Wilma Sharpe of Dudley, Marie Horne, the late George Horne and Ann Paim of Goldsboro and the late Donald Paim of Massachusetts.

Steve and Laura Daughtry of Dudley are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Amy Daughtry and the late Dewey Daughtry of Goldsboro and Bruce and Jean Tapscott of Beaufort.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her grandfather, James Sharpe, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a halter bodice embellished with embroidered pearls and crystal sequins. The back halter bodice was embellished with pearl and sequin flowers and cascaded into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil with crystals and pearls. She carried a handmade bouquet of purple hydrangeas and white roses with cascading ribbons.

Emily Jenkins was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Shelia Sharpe and Ashley Mitchell.

Steve Daughtry was best man. Ushers were Clay Jenkins and Anthony Henderson.

Tiffany Kearney was flower girl. Bryen Daughtry was ring bearer.

Marcia Raynor directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Jonathan Paim.

A program of wedding music was provided by Anita Lanier, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Disney World, Fla., the couple will reside in Mount Olive.

The bride is employed as manager with McDonald’s.

The groom is employed as an auto body technician with Craft Master’s of Kinston.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church.

On Sept. 12, Brogden United Methodist Women held a miscellaneous shower at the church.

Emily Jenkins held a lingerie shower Aug. 1 at the home of the bride.

On June 12, Shelia Sharpe, aunt of the bride, held a bridal shower at her home.

Brock - Albertson

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Mrs. Brock

Brettany Carol Albertson and Christopher Adam Brock were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Joe Ard officiated at the ceremony at Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Johnny and Tammi Albertson of Chinquapin. She is the granddaughter of Nancy Fountain Bryan of Chinquapin.

The groom is the son of Ronald and Lori Brock of Mount Olive. He is the grandson of Jean Holmes, Betty Brock and Ronald A. and Elaine Brock of Mount Olive.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

Mallory Albertson, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashley Schautzman of Goldsboro and Melissa Lucas of Greenville, friends of the bride.

Ronald Brock was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Michael Brock of Mount Olive, brother of the groom, and Freddy Southerland of Mount Olive, cousin of the groom. Tyler Fountain of Chinquapin, cousin of the bride, was the usher.

Honorary bridesmaids were Courtney Kilpatrick of Warsaw, Megan Brown of Chinquapin and Cassidy Brown of Richlands, cousins of the bride.

Megan Hood and Miriam Padrick were flower girls. Jennings Hood was ring bearer.

Rosa Craft of Richlands directed the wedding.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple is residing in Mount Olive.

The bride attends Mount Olive College for a degree in business. She was a member of the girl’s softball team. She is employed at Andy’s Cheesesteaks and Cheeseburgers of Mount Olive.

The groom graduated from North Duplin High School in 2000. He is employed as manager of Andy’s Cheesesteaks and Cheeseburgers of Mount Olive.

Following the ceremony, the couple’s families held a reception at Back Swamp Community Center. Vicki Brown of Richlands, aunt of the bride, was coordinator.

On Sept. 24, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Sidney’s Catering of Beulaville.

Judy Cavanaugh, aunt of the bride, held a bridal luncheon Sept. 24 at The Mustard Seed of Wallace.

On Sept. 18, Ronald and Michael Brock held a guy’s night out.

Aunts and cousins of the bride held a lingerie party Sept. 18.

On Aug. 22, Fountaintown held a shower.

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Mr. and Mrs. Artis

Shonda Michelle Mills and Curtis E. Artis Jr. said their promises in a private double-ring ceremony Oct. 8.

Parents of the bride are James G. Flanagan Sr. and Katherine G. Flanagan of Seven Springs. She is the granddaughter of the late Zelda Mae Flanagan and Bill Bowden of Charleston, S.C., and the late Horace and Edna Grey Copper Battle.

The groom is the son of Curtis E. Artis Sr. and Carolyn Mozingo Artis of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late James and Lucille Mozingo and the late Johnny and Pearlie Artis.

They were given in marriage by their children, Trey Mills, Curtis Howell and Tia Artis.

The couple will reside in Goldsboro.

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Mr. and Mrs. Alwahishi

Alesia Denise Braswell of Siler City and Abdrabo Nasser Alwahishi of Selma were wed Aug. 7 at 3 p.m.

Imman Mohammed and Charles McBride officiated at the single-ring ceremony at Quality Inn.

The bride is the daughter of Margaret Raynor Braswell of Goldsboro and the late George Herman Braswell. She is the granddaughter of the late Thomas Raynor, the late Pearl Cox Raynor and the late Ottis and Isabelle Braswell.

The groom is the son of Nasser and Faniah Alwahishi of Yemen. He is the grandson of the late Nasser Alwahishi.

After a wedding trip to Wilmington, the couple is residing in Selma.

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Mrs. Drake

Tracey Michelle Hux and Christopher James Drake exchanged wedding vows Oct. 2 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Billy Rose officiated at the double-ring garden ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Doyce Barnes and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Hux of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Babson of Delco, Reba Barnes of Goldsboro, the late Mr. and Mrs. Stedman Hux of Princeton and the late Gaines Barnes.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. James C. Drake Jr. of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. James C. Drake Sr. of Sedley, Va., the late Joseph W. Beale Jr. and Mary Louise Keen of Franklin, Va.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white chiffon with a sweetheart neckline accented with a sleeveless bodice. The fitted bodice was embellished with re-embroidered lace pearls and sequins. The A-line skirt was adorned with beaded lace and satin floral accents and cascaded into a cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestones and pearls accented with a two-tiered cathedral-length veil of silk illusion adorned with stardust crystals fashioned with a pencil edge. She carried a cascading bouquet of white lilies, miniature calla lilies and red roses with hypericum berries.

Christa M. Wright, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Crystal Case of Goldsboro, stepsister of the bride; Auleana Barnes of Goldsboro, sister-in-law of the bride; Heather Kearney of Raleigh, Amie Parrish of Goldsboro and Amy Faucette, friends of the bride; and Tammy Dawson of Goldsboro, sister of the groom.

James C. Drake was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Doyce Barnes of Goldsboro, stepfather of the bride; Stephen Barnes of Goldsboro, stepbrother of the bride; Jeff Medlin of Clayton and Bevo Weaver and Gary Hinton of Goldsboro, friends of the groom; and Kyle Karcher of Goldsboro, friend of the bride.

Junior bridesmaids were Ashleigh Robinson, niece of the groom, and Kayla Barnes of Rocky Mount, cousin of the bride.

Honorary bridesmaids were Beth McAlduff of Winterville, Dana Sutton of LaGrange and Caroline Karcher of New Bern, friends of the bride, and Heather Hawkins of Charleston, S.C., and Amy Babson of Wilmington, cousins of the bride.

Raegynn Wright, niece of the bride, was the miniature bride. Andrew Barnes, nephew of the bride, was the miniature groom.

Savannah Wright, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Andrew Dawson, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Phyllis Parrish and Anita Faucette directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. David Earl Williams. Cole and Andrew Lancaster distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Phil Huffman, pianist, and Meredith Karcher of Goldsboro and 1st Lt. Kenneth Karcher of New Bern, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2000 graduate of Wayne Community College’s dental assisting program. She is employed as a certified dental assistant with Dr. Kent S. Denton.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1990 and Wayne Community College in 1993 with an associate’s degree in business. He is employed with UPS and as an independent contractor with the Goldsboro News-Argus.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a dinner and dance reception.

On Oct. 1, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner and dance at Walnut Creek Country Club. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Sue Kearney and Phyllis Parrish held a bridal luncheon Sept. 25 at the home of the bride’s parents. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On Sept. 21, Brenda Karcher and Meredith Karcher held a Pampered Chef shower.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor weekend Sept. 10 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

On Sept. 11, Crystal Case, Auleana Barnes and Christa Wright held a lingerie shower at the Case home.

Co-workers of the bide held a shower luncheon Sept. 8 at Billie’s on the Green.

On Aug. 21, DeAnn Lear and Brenda Karcher held a miscellaneous shower at Eagle Heights Baptist Church.

Family and friends held a bachelorette weekend Aug. 13 in Wilmington.

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Mrs. Faircloth

SEVEN SPRINGS — Lawanda Lynn Strickland and Wade Faircloth III exchanged promises Sept. 18 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Ashley Summerlin officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Seven Springs Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Carl and Wanda Strickland of Seven Springs. She is the granddaughter of Sadie Price of Mount Olive, the late Lincoln Price and the late George and Cora Lee Strickland.

The groom is the son of David and Donna Faircloth of Jackson. He is the grandson of Doris Faircloth of Fayetteville, the late Wade Faircloth, Margaret Hall and the late Clarence Hall.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white Italian satin with an off-the-shoulder neckline, a fitted bodice and a dropped scalloped waistline. Alencon lace accented with seed pearls and sequins embellished the bodice. The full scalloped skirt flowed to semi-cathedral length.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara lined with pearls and stones with a cathedral-length veil. She carried yellow and orange roses with white and yellow daisies and orange and yellow Gerber daisies.

Barbara Ann Sullivan was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Della King and Cameron Sheffield.

David Faircloth was best man. Ushers were Nickie Brock and Robert Burkin. Groomsmen were Matthew Strickland and John Faircloth.

Courtney Brock was flower girl. Benjamen Justice was ring bearer.

Meg Jackson directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Amanda Alphin.

A program of wedding music was provided by Karen Strickland, pianist and vocalist, and Gary Strickland, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Vanceboro.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School and Lenoir Community College. She is a member of Associated Surgical Technologists. She is employed as a surgical technician at Craven Regional Medical Center.

The groom graduated from North Hampton East High School and Wayne Community College. He is a member of the turfgrass council and golf course superintendent association. He is employed as assistant superintendent with Taberna.

Following the ceremony, a dinner reception was held.

On Sept. 10, Meg Jackson held a pre-wedding dinner at her home.

The bride’s cousin held a lingerie shower Sept. 2 at Texas Steakhouse.

On Aug. 18, co-workers from Wayne Memorial Hospital’s operating room held a miscellaneous shower.

Family and friends held a miscellaneous shower Aug. 8 at Pricetown Volunteer Fire Department.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the Steak Barn.

Gregory - Wilkins

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Mrs. Gregory

Catherine English Wilkins and Andrew Jamieson Gregory Jr. of Charlotte were united in holy matrimony Oct. 2 at 5 p.m.

Dr. Homer Morris officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Paul United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. William Shelton Wilkins Jr. of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Shelton Wilkins of Mount Olive, Louise Price Butler of Goldsboro and the late Adron Gilbert Hollowell.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jamieson Gregory of Raleigh. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Mason Moody Gregory and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Hackney Adams of Wilson.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

Carrie Blair Gallo was matron of honor. Carolyn Elizabeth Wilkins was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Carolyn Elizabeth Wilkins of Goldsboro, sister of the bride; Carrie Blair Gallo of Morehead City, Katherine Leigh Bradner and Lindsay Claire Wiseman of Charleston, S.C., Katherine Brittain Hobbs of Washington D.C. and Corey Kraft Gildener of London, England, friends of the bride; and Katherine Gregory Fritter of Raleigh, sister-in-law of the bride.

Andrew Jamieson Gregory was best man. Groomsmen were Matthew Cary Fritter of Raleigh, brother-in-law of the groom, and Todd Webb Gaylord and Russell Scott Haislip of Charlotte, Thomas Edward Highsmith of Washington D.C., George Wrenn Ragsdale of Jameston and Charles Lyon Stubbs of Raleigh, friends of the groom.

Lynn Riley Kluttz was flower girl. William Parker Wilkins was ring bearer.

Sheila Warrick directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Mary Catherine Hollowell. Blair Hughes Wilkins distributed programs.

Readers were Matthew Spence Hedspeth and George Hackney Adams III.

A program of wedding music was provided by Mark K. Gourley, organist; Dennis de Jong, trumpeter; and Diane Finan, Christopher Lawing and BSA Gospel group, vocalists.

The couple will reside in Wilmington, Del.

The bride is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The groom graduated from North Carolina State University College of Management and Fuqua School of Business of Duke University. He is employed as vice president of Wachovia Bank.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Goldsboro Country Club.

Friends of the couple held engagement parties in Beaufort and Jamestown.

The bride’s family held an engagement party.

Co-workers of the groom held an engagement party in Charlotte.

Matt and Katherine Fritter held a shower.

Elizabeth Wilkins held a shower.

The bride’s family held a bridal luncheon.

Friends and family held a brunch and wedding party.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner and an after-rehearsal dance at Lane Tree Golf Club.

Grisette - Warren

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Mrs. Grisette

Ellen Ruth Warren and Benjamin Layton Grisette were married Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m.

Dr. William L. Hufham and the Rev. James E. Martin officiated at the ceremony at First Presbyterian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William L. Warren of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rudolph Warren Jr. of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Philip W. Rouse of LaGrange.

Mr. and Mrs. Julius Alfred Grisette Jr. of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Hettie Waff Wallace of Edenton, the late William Wallace and the late Mr. and Mrs. Julius Alfred Grisette of Valdese.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

Mollie Margaret Lynch of Atlanta, Ga., was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lindsay Michelle Beamer, Sarah Elizabeth Wicker and Natalie Ann Johnson of Charlotte, Emily Elizabeth Johnson of Chapel Hill, Kemper Hatfield LeCroy of Rochester, N.Y., Cecily Joyce Trawick, Jennifer Elisabeth Miller and Courtney Grey Swaim of Atlanta, Ga.

Julius Grisette Jr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Julius Alfred Grisette III, brother of the groom; William Bryan Warren of Raleigh, brother of the bride; Wylie Paul Warren of Wilmington, cousin of the bride; Douglas Craig Kelly and Adam Michael Easley of Raleigh, Lee Johnson Brashear of New York, James Davison Reynolds of Washington D.C. and James Clifton Loyd of Charlotte.

Lynda Cameron Malpass was Scripture reader.

Presiding at the register was Shannon Vaillancourt. Jennifer Warren, Chancey Rouse, Samantha Rouse, Ashley Rouse and Carson Rouse, nieces of the bride, and Kimberly Barr, niece of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Paul Cunningham, organist; Kemper LeCroy, vocalist; and Kathleen Stovall Warren, violinist.

After a wedding trip to British Virgin Islands, the couple will reside in Atlanta.

The bride is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of science degree in business. She is employed as a project coordinator for Cypress Equities.

The groom graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel hill with a bachelor of science degree in business. He is employed as an associate in the business valuation group of Deloitte and Touche LLP.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On Oct. 2, friends and family held a brunch at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wes Seegars.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Oct. 1 at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On Oct. 1, family and friends of the couple held a dance at the home of the groom.

Mrs. H.L. Whitley, Mrs. James Doss and Mrs. Wilson Stackhouse held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Stackhouse home.

On Aug. 7, Mrs. Bruce Malpass and Cameron Malpass held a floating shower at their home.

Friends of the couple held a cocktail party July 31 in Atlanta.

Friends held an engagement party May 22 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Franklin.

On March 27, Mollie Lynch held a surprise shower in Atlanta.

Memmelaar - Crawford

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Mr. and Mrs. Memmelaar

Kimberly Lynn Craw-ford became the wife of Joseph Duane Memmelaar Sept. 4 at 2 p.m.

Melvin Moore officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Grimsley Free Will Baptist Church.

H.C. and Della Crawford of Maury are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late George and Melva Crawford of Maury and the late Seth and Mattie Hawkins of Dover.

Parents of the groom are Quentin and Denise Memmelaar of Snow Hill. He is the grandson of the late Dr. Joseph and Evelyn Memmelaar of Goldsboro and Duane and Rose-Anne Blake of Holden, Maine.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless gown with a stain beaded bodice embroidered with white hearts and beads that continued around the train.

For her headpiece, she chose a crown tiara with beads and rhinestones with a two-tiered veil of tulle. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of white and pink roses with magnolias and greenery.

Ashley Daughtry, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Blair Grant, cousin of the bride, and Tare Memmelaar, sister of the groom.

Jesse Daughtry was his friend’s best man. Groomsmen were Gary Gurganus and Brandon Daughtry, friends of the groom. Ushers were Dennis Owens, brother of the bride, and Clay Owens, nephew of the bride.

Carolyn Grant directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs were P.J. Bellamy and Ashley Hochmuth.

A program of wedding music was provided by Joan Ginn, cousin of the bride.

After a wedding trip to Maine, the couple is residing in Maury.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Greene Central High School. She attends East Carolina University majoring in elementary education. She is employed at Kerr Drug of Snow Hill.

The groom graduated from Greene Central High School in 2003. He attends Ashworth College majoring in automotive technology. He is employed at Shepherd Electric of Kinston.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Vivian Boone and Phyllis Wainwright greeted guests. Gloria Elks cut the wedding cake. Angie Bullock poured punch.

On Sept. 3, the groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at Grimsley Church fellowship hall. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Tara Memmelaar, sister of the groom, held a surprise couple’s shower Aug. 7.

On July 17, women of Grimsley Church held a bridal luncheon in the fellowship hall.

The bride’s mother and Wanda Owens, sister-in-law of the bride, held a bridal shower July 10 at Grimsley Church fellowship hall.

On June 26, Carolyn and Blair Grant held a bridal party luncheon at Applebee’s of Greenville. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Parrish - Thompson

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Mrs. Parrish

LAGRANGE — April Suzanne Thompson and Gene Parrish were united in marriage Oct. 1 at 7 p.m.

Dr. Larry Withrow officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Walnut Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Willard Thompson of Dudley are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sloan and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Thompson of Mount Olive.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Parrish of LaGrange. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Emmitt Parrish, the late Sally Parrish, Alma Rhee Ham and the late Alton Lee Ham.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless A-line gown with metallic beaded embroidery and a low symmetrical back adorned with three rosettes.

Page Thompson Jones of Princeton, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Christel Perry of LaGrange, sister of the groom, was the bridesmaid.

Eugene Parrish was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jay Perry of LaGrange, brother-in-law of the groom, and Jared Jones of Princeton, nephew of the bride.

Madison Cottle, daughter of the bride, was the miniature bride.

Taylor Perry of LaGrange, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Trey Perry of LaGrange, nephew of the groom, was the aisle runner.

Janet and Laura Jackson, friends of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs were Jeff and Janet Lane, cousins of the groom.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jennifer Moye, friend of the groom, pianist, and Jason and Jamie Cox, friends of the couple, vocalists.

After a wedding cruise to the Caribbean, the couple will reside in LaGrange.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and a 2004 gradate of Mount Olive College with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. She is employed with Lenoir County Public Schools.

The groom graduated from North Lenoir High School in 1992 and Wayne Community College in 1994 with an associate’s degree in mechanical, drafting and design and engineering technology. He is employed as an operations leader/technical support for DuPont.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the Garden Club of LaGrange. Steve and Connie Cox, cousins of the bride, greeted guests. Faye Radford, aunt of the groom, served the wedding cake. Peggy Wiggins, aunt of the bride, poured punch.

On Sept. 30, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Village Steakhouse. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

The bride held a manicure and pedicure party Sept. 28.

On Sept. 26, family and friends of Walnut Creek Church held a miscellaneous shower at the church.

Page Jones and Roxie Kemmerlin held a lingerie shower and bachelorette party Sept. 24 at Oliver’s Railroad Grille.

On Aug. 21, an engagement party was held at Baron and Beef of Kinston.

Rackley - Ginn

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Mrs. Rackley

Miranda Rhea Ginn of Goldsboro became the bride of Jeremy Scott Rackley Oct. 2 at 5 p.m.

Pastor Rick Ward officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Saulston United Methodist Church.

Donald Garland and Pamela Carey Ginn of Pikeville are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Garland Jackson and Iris Tingen Ginn and Benjamin T. and Doris Rebecca Carey of Pikeville.

Robert Bennett and Vicky H. Rackley and the late Kaye Harrison Rackley of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Monroe Bennett and Maggie Sykes Rackley, the late Harry Lee Harrison and Martha Turnage Harrison of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a satin A-line gown of candlelight with a champagne cuffed bodice and hem with a lace up back.

For her headpiece, she chose an elbow-length two-tiered veil bordered with champagne satin. She carried a bouquet of red roses.

Elizabeth Hampton, friend, was matron of honor. Carey Ginn, sister, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Regan Roberts, cousin of the bride, and Jessica Pittman, Brooke Thompson and Julie Weitzel, friends of the bride.

Robert B. Rackley was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Stacey Rackley, brother of the groom; Jason Lewis, friend of the groom; Paul Mooring and Steven Mooring, cousins of the groom; and Kenneth Harrison, uncle of the groom.

Honorary bridesmaids were Kim Boullion, Stephanie Gamon, Erin Legrand, Amy Smith and Melanie Smith.

Peyton Herring, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Jacob Smith, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Rebecca Carey Hol-lingsworth directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Holly Lewis, friend of the couple. Melissa Rackley, sister-in-law of the groom, and Shannon Weeks, friend of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Camille Frederick, pi-anist, and Jill Suggs Howell, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1994 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 1998 graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in business administration and marketing. She is employed as a sales consultant with Holt Equipment Co.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1994 and Barton College in 1998 with a degree in finance. He is employed as a field adjuster with North Carolina Farm Bureau.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a dance reception at Lane Tree Golf Club. Andy and Melinda Steed greeted guests.

On Oct. 1, a bridesmaids’ luncheon was held at Billie’s on the Green. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Beth Hampton and Carey Ginn held a pig picking Sept. 18 at the home of the couple.

A bachelor party was held Sept. 11.

Sept. 10 through 12, a bachelorette weekend was held in Wilmington.

Lemuel and Gwen Bartlett and Glenn and Elaine Mason held a cookout party Aug. 28 at the Bartlett home.

On Aug. 22, friends and family held a miscellaneous shower at Saulston United Methodist Church.

Friends and family held a miscellaneous shower June 12 at Antioch Free Will Baptist Church.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner in the fellowship hall. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Smith - Lewis

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Mr. and Mrs. Smith

PIKEVILLE — Azure Dee Lewis of Goldsboro and Ronnie Dwayne Smith of Goldsboro said their promises Sept. 24.

The Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Cheryl Lewis Capps of Louisburg and Edward Leon Lewis of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Sandy Kelley and the late Reid Kelley of Goldsboro and Ruth Lewis and the late Rev. Leon Lewis of Pikeville.

William and Carolyn Dail of Chocowinity and the late Ronnie Smith are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Henreitta and Linwood Carter, J.B. Smith of Goldsboro and the late Ruby Smith.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin gown with a handbeaded top and bottom edge of pearls. The semi-cathedral train was handbeaded with a beaded edge.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver flowered headband with a two-tiered veil with a pencil edge. She carried white daisies and burgundy mums with ivy and lights with three handkerchiefs from her grandmothers.

Lucianna Cox, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Melissa Jones, cousin of the groom, was maid of honor.

Jordan Smith was his father’s best man. Eddie Smith, brother of the groom, was the groomsman. Ushers were Wesley Capps, cousin of the groom, and Justin Lewis, cousin of the bride.

Amber Belt, friend of the bride, and Natalie Capps, cousin of the groom, were flower girls.

Chase Smith, son of the groom, was the miniature groom.

Vickie Pate directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Kelly Mitchell and Frances Mandeville, friends of the bride. Ivy Beasley and Elizabeth Gainey, cousins of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jennifer Lane, friend of the bride, and Ryan Lewis, cousin of the bride, vocalists, and chimes of the church.

After a wedding trip to the beach, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed at McCalls Barbecue and Seafood.

The groom attended Eastern Wayne High School. He is employed as a truck driver for North Carolina Salvage.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church. Jean Wooten and Myra Brooks served the wedding cake. Elizabeth Womble poured punch. Sandy Kelly said good-byes.

On Sept. 18, friends held a lingerie shower at the home of Kelly Mitchell.

Friends held a miscellaneous shower Aug. 29 at Mount Carmel Church.

Spiron - Greeson

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Mrs. Spiron

PIKEVILLE — Vanessa Rai Greeson and Chip Spiron of Goldsboro pledged their wedding vows Oct. 2 at 3 p.m.

Howard Scott and the Rev. Bryan Huffman officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Joseph United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. C. Vance Greeson of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Byrd of Clinton, Mattie Greeson of Burlington and the late Paul Greeson.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Spiron Sr. of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. William R. Burton Jr. of Raleigh. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Spiron of Goldsboro, Patti Seago of Raleigh, the late James M. Seago and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Carter of Sparta, Tenn.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a strapless neckline trimmed with bugle beads, pearls and sequins. The fitted bodice was enhanced with a dropped beaded waistline. The A-line skirt cascaded into a semi-cathedral train enhanced with an inset of beaded crystal organza.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil of silk illusion with a rhinestone edge. She wore pearl earrings worn by her mother on her wedding day.

Heather Greeson, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashley Boulduc of Goldsboro, sister of the groom, and Marie-Michelle Casimir of Charleston, S.C., Regan Jones of Mocksville, Liza Nunnery of Raleigh and Amanda Talton of Norfolk, Va., friends of the bride.

Charles Spiron Sr. was best man. Groomsmen were William Burton of Raleigh, stepfather of the groom; Jonathan Greeson of Pikeville, brother of the bride; Jason Seago of Zebulon, cousin of the groom; and Jack Snyder of Goldsboro and Grady Stephenson of Fayetteville, friends of the groom.

Kriquette Davis directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Michelle Spiron, sister of the groom. Jennie Burton and Lauren Burton, sisters of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Randy Prosser, organist, and John Warren and Lori DuBose, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Cozumel, Mexico, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in microbiology. She is employed as WARM Hearts Mentor program director with Goldsboro Family YMCA.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School and Mount Olive College with a bachelor of science degree in sports management. He is employed as men’s and women’s golf coach at Mount Olive College.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Walnut Creek County Club. Mr. and Mrs. John Vause greeted guests.

On Sept. 11, co-workers of the bride held a couple’s shower at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Wiggins.

Judy Vause, Brenda Hooks and Judy Strickland held a bridal shower Aug. 15 at St. Joseph Church.

On Feb. 21, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brashear held an engagement party at Billie’s Backstreet.

Aunts of the bride held a rehearsal dinner at the home of the bride’s parents.

Bailey - Thompson

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Mrs. Bailey

Jennifer Renee Thompson and Joseph Edward Bailey Jr. were united in holy matrimony on Sept. 25 at 7 p.m.

Ray Smeltzer officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Adamsville Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Ronnie and Debbie Thompson of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Coats and the late Dr. James Coats, and Sue Thompson and Walter Thompson of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Joe and Debbie Bailey of Princeton. He is the grandson of George Pool and Jean Pool of Princeton and the late J.T. Bailey of Eureka.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal sleeveless gown of Milano satin and Alencon lace with a sweetheart neckline embellished with pearls, sequins and lace. A princess bodice accented with beaded lace added emphasis. Pearls, sequins and lace adorned the A-line skirt. The back bodice was interwoven with beaded lace. Pearls and sequins defined the court train.

For her headpiece, she chose a three-tiered veil of silk illusion attached to a halo with a spray of roses and pearls. She carried a bouquet of fresh cut pink Gerber daisies, white daisies, champagne roses and white lilies with white satin ribbon wrapped around the stems. She also carried her late grandfather’s handkerchief.

Amy Thompson, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Metcalf, Tiffany Williams and Amy DeVaughn, friends of the bride, and Emily Bailey, Linzy Bailey and Missy Bailey, sisters of the groom.

Joe Bailey was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Joseph Franklin, Nick Harris, Michael Crocker and Shane Ellis, friends of the groom; Derrieck Pool, uncle of the groom; and Browning Pool, cousin of the groom.

Caroline and Emily Coats, cousins of the bride, were flower girls.

Mary Dixon and Barbara Dobbins, friends of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Ashley Coats, cousin of the bride. Andrew and Joshua Coats, cousins of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jean Kirk, friend of the bride, organist; David Carawan, friend of the bride, guitarist; and Lisa Crocker, friend of the couple, Tim Owens, friend of the bride, and the bride’s mother, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Disney World, Fla., the couple will reside in Princeton.

The bride is a 2001 academic scholar graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. She attended Wayne Community College for a certificate for nurse assistant. She is employed as a unit secretary and nursing assistant technician with Wayne Memorial Hospital.

The groom graduated with honors from Rosewood High School in 1999 and Wayne Community College in 2002 with an associate degree in information systems/network maintenance and support. He is employed as a front end manager with Winn-Dixie.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held. Mr. and Mrs. Parrish, friends of the groom, said hellos. Mr. and Mrs. Carmichael, friends of the bride, said good-byes. Alice Coats and Lynn Aldrich, aunts of the bride, served the wedding cake. Cheryl Coats, aunt of the bride, and Michelle Barr, friend of the couple, poured punch.

On Sept. 22, the bride and her mother held a bridesmaids’ dinner at Texas Steakhouse and Saloon.

Amy Thompson held a lingerie party Sept. 3 at her home.

On Sept. 1, the Women and Infant Center of the hospital held a bridal shower.

Adamsville Baptist Church held a floating bridal shower Aug. 29 in the fellowship hall.

On Aug. 21, Spring Hill Free Will Baptist Church, Debbie Bailey, family and friends held a bridal shower in the fellowship hall.

Darrin and Amy DeVaughn held a Pampered Chef party Aug. 21 at the Thompson home.

On Aug. 17, Town and Country ECA Club held a surprise kitchen gadget shower at Adamsville Church.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Adamsville Church fellowship hall. Special helpers were Mr. and Mrs. Parrish and Mr. and Mrs. Neal.

Cox - Froehlich

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Mrs. Cox

Pamela Catherine Froehlich of Goldsboro became the bride of Randy Eugene Cox on Sept. 25 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Ron Varner officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Falling Creek Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Froehlich. She is the granddaughter of Irene Jackson of Newton Grove.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cox of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Rachel Cox of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory matte sheath gown with a sheer beaded neckline and back. It had a pleated back and a trumpet skirt with a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose beaded pearls and crystals. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of Anna roses.

Wanda West of Goldsboro was maid of honor.

Eugene Cox was best man. Ushers were John Froehlich of Goldsboro, brother of the bride; Russ Cox of Princeton, brother of the groom; and Jonathan Gurley and Ashton Cox of Grantham, cousins of the groom.

Samantha Froehlich, niece of the bride, and Charley Cox, niece of the groom, were flower girls. Hinton Cox, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Vivian Hall of Smithfield directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Barry and Constance Kornegay of Goldsboro. Crystal Gurley of Grantham distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Edythe Blanton of Dudley, organist, and Scott Boyette of Princeton, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to the Caribbean, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride attended Wayne Community College. She is employed with the North Carolina Department of Revenue in Greenville.

The groom graduated from Durham Community College with an associate degree in applied science of opticianary. He is co-owner of Eye 1 Optical.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Hostesses were Virginia Weeks and Ann Moore of Goldsboro and Debbie Jackson of Newton Grove. Debbie Jackson, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake. Brenda Gurley and Karen Cox of Grantham, aunts of the groom, poured punch. Tony and Theresa Coley of Grantham greeted guests.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Sept. 24 in the church fellowship hall.

On Sept. 18, family and friends held a bridal luncheon at Billie’s on the Green.

Friends of the family held a dinner party Sept. 17 at the Steak Barn.

On Sept. 11, Constance Kornegay and Donna Bryan held a bachelorette party in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor party Sept. 11 in Myrtle Beach.

On Aug. 21, friends of the couple held a home and garden/pool party.

The Homemakers Sunday School Class held a bridal shower Aug. 15 at Falling Creek Church.

On Aug. 7, the groom’s family held a luau at the home of Russ and Christy Cox of Princeton.

Merritt - Booth

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Mrs. Merritt

Rhonda Marie Booth and Ryan Allen Merritt were married on Sept. 25 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Neal Wingfield officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Salem United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. John Douglas Booth of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Elizabeth Sauls of Eureka and the late Ronald Earl Sauls and Virginia Booth of Pollocksville and the late John Merritt Booth.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Allen Merritt of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Jan Williams of Burgaw, the late Sonny Williams and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Jay Merritt.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of Italian satin with a strapless neckline. The fitted bodice was embellished with re-embroidered Alencon lace, pearls and sequins and ended in a Basque waistline. The A-line skirt was enhanced with box pleating in the back and at the waist with beaded lace and pearls cascading throughout the semi-cathedral train. For something old, she wore a swatch of her baby blanket sewn into her dress.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestones that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion adorned with stardust crystal with a pencil edge. She carried a clutch bouquet of white miniature calla lilies, lisianthus, roses, freesia and stephanotis accented with Italian ruscus entwined with English ivy and stems wrapped in a double-faced white satin ribbon.

Shannon Myers Booth, sister-in-law of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Dee Liverman, Jennifer Tillman of Chapel Hill and Kim Turner of Gulf Breeze, Fla.

Allen Merritt was his son’s best man. Brandon Merritt, brother of the groom, was the usher. Groomsmen were Jeff Booth, brother of the bride, Jarrett Lewis of Gulf Breeze and Will Ginn.

Judy Mallery and Cindy Jackson directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Kathy Harris. Davis Harris distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kim Honeycutt, pianist; Jill Howell and Jay Sauls, vocalists; and Doug Tart, trumpeter.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2001 graduate of Wayne Community College’s dental assisting program. She is employed as a surgical assistant with Drs. Lutcavage, Schaberg and Fidler.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1997. He is employed as manager of White’s Tire Service.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Goldsboro Country Club. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry S. Jackson, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests. Donna Enright and Linda Hayes, aunts of the groom, said good-byes.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Sept. 24 at Goldsboro Country Club.

On Sept. 18, a bridesmaids’ luncheon was held at Billie’s on the Green.

Dr. and Mrs. John Fidler and co-workers held a miscellaneous shower Sept. 15 at the Fidler home.

On Sept. 11, Jeff and Shannon Booth, brother and sister-in-law of the bride, held a lawn and garden shower at their home.

The groom’s mother and Wanda Cato held a stock-the-pantry/kitchen shower Sept. 9 at the home of the groom’s mother.

On Aug. 29, Gina Maxwell, Mary Long and Donna Rose held a bridal shower at Goldsboro Country Club.

The bride’s family and friends held a bridal shower Aug. 22 at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church.

On Aug. 6, co-workers held a bachelorette party in Raleigh.

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Mr. and Mrs. Rhodes

India Marie Vaughn and Anthony Jerome Rhodes exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m.

Bishop Alton A. Smith officiated at the double-ring, candlelight ceremony at St. Mark Church of Christ

The bride is the daughter of the late Eugene Vaughn, the late Cleopatra Vaughn Craig, and Chester William Craig Sr. of Goldsboro. Her paternal grandparents are the late James Raynor and the late Retha Kornegay and Richard Kornegay of Goldsboro. Her maternal grandparents are the late Clifton H. Sherard Sr. and Ethel P. Sherard of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Willie Rhodes Sr. of Mount Olive and the late Hattie Middleton Rhodes. He is the grandson of Mrs. Louvenia Rhodes of Dudley.

Given in marriage in honor of her deceased biological parents and escorted by her father, Chester Craig Sr., and her brother, Michael Vaughn, the bride wore a white and silver strapless A-line gown designed with a matte satin bodice and English netting overlay. Beads accented the top of the bodice and the waist and were sprinkled throughout the chapel train.

Her two-tiered scalloped veil flowed from a tiara adorned with diamonds. She carried a bouquet of red roses.

Shantel Hamilton Vaughn, sister-in-law, of the bride, was the matron of honor. Monica Talley of Raleigh, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Elesha Speight of Clayton, cousin of the bride, Dana Kerns Smith of Virginia Beach, Va., classmate of the bride, and LaShaundon Smith of Goldsboro, niece of the groom.

Timothy Johnson of Raleigh served as his friend’s best man. Groomsmen were Eric Pullen of Raleigh and Henry Parks and Dustiin Harrelson of Goldsboro, friends of the groom, Victor Shaw of Clayton, uncle of the bride, Michael Vaughn of Goldsboro, brother of the bride, and Thomas Rhodes Sr. of Goldsboro, brother of the groom.

Junior bridesmaids were Deetryce Vaughn of Memphis, Tenn., and Shauntoya Vaughn of Goldsboro, nieces of the bride.

The flower girl was Amber-Simone Ingram of Clayton. The ring bearer was Braylon Hardin of Memphis Tenn., nephew of the bride.

Melissa Pullen of Raleigh, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. The register was attended by Valaree Williams of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, Irma Casey of Kinston, friend of the bride, and Bianca Cogdell of Raleigh, classmate of the bride.

Following a wedding trip to the mountains of North Carolina and a cruise to Jamaica, the couple resides in Clayton.

The bride is a 1989 graduate of Goldsboro High School and a 1993 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree in rehabilitation studies. She is employed as a facility survey consultant with the North Carolina Division of Facility Services and Mental Health Licensure in Raleigh.

The groom is a 1980 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 1984 graduate of Mount Olive College with a bachelor of art’s degree in business administration. He is employed as senior quality process inspector with Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical in Clayton.

Following the wedding ceremony, the couple held a reception at Lane Tree Golf Club. Yutrina Mathis of Augusta, Ga., friend of the bride, Shelia Rhodes of Washington, D.C. and Patricia Sutton, sisters of the groom coordinated the reception. Milton Sherard of Fort Washington, Md., served as master of ceremonies. James Hall of Greensboro greeted guests. Keyosha Bynum of Baltimore, Md., daughter of the groom, sang to the couple. Hostesses were Shannon Hightower and Sharonda Melvin of Greensboro, Camelia Johnson of Charlotte, cousins of the bride, Joyce Rhodes of Goldsboro, cousin of the groom, Latonia Toms of Raleigh, Clifteene Shields, aunt of the bride, Allison Hunter-Evans, Alice Turnage and Charmaine Bell-Grantham of Goldsboro, friends of the bride. Mrs. Maurice Mial of Raleigh served the three-tiered wedding cake. A program of music was provided by Deonco Brewer of Kinston and Mr. and Mrs. Thurman (Larkeysha) Sheppard of Snow Hill and Rodney Davis of Kinston, vocalists and friends of the couple.

On Sept. 10 the bride’s brother and sister-in-law held a rehearsal dinner at St. Mark Church of Christ.

On June 4, co-workers of the bride held a lingerie shower at the 42nd Street Oyster Bar in Raleigh.

St. Amant - Williams

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Mrs. St Amant

Amy Michelle Williams and Jay Benjamin St. Amant pledged their wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m.

Dr. Glenn Phillips Jr. officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the First Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are A. Wayne and Brenda S. Williams of Goldsboro. Her grandparents are Mrs. John R. Williams of Everetts and the late Mr. Williams and Mrs. Henry H. Storey of Durham and the late Mr. Storey.

The groom is the son of Rita B. St. Amant of New Orleans, La., and the late Percy P. St. Amant Jr. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Percy P. St. Amant Sr. of Biloxi, Miss., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Owen E. Bennett of Memphis, Tenn.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white gown of matte satin. The V-neck halter had a drop-waist and the skirt was a modified A-line with a sweep train.

Her veil of silk illusion was accented with bits of crystals and flowed from a crystal tiara. She carried a bouquet of escimo and porcelina roses mixed with blush coffee beans and tree fern.

Wendy Hair was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Shannon Kunde, Jo Paul, Alison Pleasants, Sarah Ray and Susan Smith. Honorary bridesmaids were Crystal Boudy, Monica Frink, Lisa Hyatt, Natalie Smith, Denise Waller and Brittan Wheeler.

Owen St. Amant served as his brother’s best man. Ushers were Scott Hair, Mark Paul, Michael Smith and Bret Strickland. Groomsmen were Bryan St. Amant and Glen St. Amant, brothers of the groom, and Davisson Dunlap III, Chris Stakelum and Tyler Vann. Honorary groomsman was George R. Williams, uncle of the bride.

Junior bridesmaids were Samantha Lewis and Stephanie Lewis, cousins of the bride.

Flower girl was Bailey Howell. Ring bearer was Zachary St. Amant.

The wedding was directed by Lola Delbridge.

A program of wedding music was provided by John Warren, soloist, Mike Nault, pianist and organist, along with Krista Cala, violin, Katie Harper, flute, Danny Sellers, bass and Andrew Simpson, bagpipe.

Scripture reader was Patricia Warren.

Crystal Boudy and Denise Waller presided at the register, Monica Frink and Natalie Smith distributed programs. Lisa Hyatt and Brittan Wheeler were the gift table attendants.

The ceremony was followed by a reception at Billie’s Restaurant.

The couple took a wedding trip to New York and Williamsburg, Va.

The groom’s mother held a rehearsal dinner at The Steak Barn on Sept. 17.

A bridesmaid’s luncheon was given on Sept. 17 by Jenny Whitfield and Susan Smith at Billie’s on the Green. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

The groom honored his attendants at a luncheon in Raleigh on Sept. 17.

A bachelorette party was held on Sept. 11 at the home of Wendy Hair.

First Baptist Church friends gave a bridal shower on Aug. 15.

Friends of the couple gave a “round the clock” shower on July 10 at Walnut Creek Country Club.

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Mrs. Thompson

SNOW HILL — Elizabeth Ann Smith and Daniel Brookes Thompson were wed Aug. 7 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Greg Day officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Free Gospel Church.

The bride is the daughter of Buddy and Betty Head and Kenneath and Debbie Smith of Snow Hill. She is the granddaughter of Virginia Moody of Kinston and Clara Bell Smith of Snow Hill.

The groom is the son of Danny and Deborah Thompson of LaGrange.

After a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple is residing in Mount Olive.

Yandell - Radford

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Mrs. Yandell

ROCKY MOUNT — Amy Dawn Radford of Greenville and Capt. Scott Ryan Yandell of Richmond Hill, Ga., exchanged wedding vows Sept. 25 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Timothy Irwin officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Englewood Baptist Church.

Jeannetta E. Radford of Goldsboro and the late Raymond S. Radford are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Amy Lissie Edgerton of Nahunta, the late Windel F. Edgerton and the late Leslie L. and Pearl H. Radford.

Carl W. and Judy H. Yandell of Spring Valley, Calif., are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Ernest W. and Myrtle C. Hardy and the late Henry D. and Edna C. Yandell.

Given in marriage and escorted by her mother in memory of her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin and Chantilly lace. The princess bodice was fashioned with a bateau neckline embellished with Chantilly lace, pearls, silver sequins and beadwork. The back was pleated in a semi-circular pattern at the waist. The A-line skirt flowed into a semi-cathedral train accented with Chantilly lace motifs, pearls, silver sequins and beadwork.

For her headpiece, she chose a Swarovski princess tiara with crystals and pearls with a two-tiered elbow-length veil of tulle with a pencil trim. She wore matching Swarovski earrings, bracelet and necklace. She carried a pave bouquet of preserved rose blossoms accented with rice flowers and basil hydrangea framed in French ivy with a lace collar and white bridal ribbon in a tussie mussie.

Melissa Radford of Goldsboro, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Kirkland and Seslie Merritt Roughton of Rocky Mount, friends of the bride, and Jennifer Smith of Ft. Hood, Texas, friend of the groom.

Glenn Swiatek of San Mateo, Calif., was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Trey Cottrell of Prescott Valley, Ariz., and Eric Frankenberger of San Diego, Calif., friends of the groom, and Kirby Potter of Greenville, friend of the bride.

Honorary bridesmaids were Jennifer Thompson of Rocky Mount, friend of the bride, and Tina Williams-Cline of Greenville, friend of the couple. Honorary groomsmen were Lee Cline of Greenville, friend of the couple, and Kevin Roughton of Rocky Mount, friend ofthe bride.

Mallory and Peyton Roughton and Chloe Thompson of Rocky Mount were flower girls. Timon Thompson of Rocky Mount was ring bearer.

Mary Frances Wells of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Kathleen French and Jennifer Thompson of Rocky Mount, friends of the bride, distributed programs.

Fleming Lomax of Westminster, Colo., led the procession and danced.

Marcel Bellamy and Donna Massey of Rocky Mount, friends of the bride, were sign language interpreters.

Michael Hricko of San Diego, brother-in-law of the groom,; Paul Kayye of Angier and Ed Rim of Uncasville, Conn., friends of the bride; and John Cannon, Dan Hiestand and Geoff Whittenburg of Enterprise, Ala., friends of the groom; were sword bearers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Carolyn French of Rocky Mount, friend of the bride, and Joy Hricko of San Diego, sister of the groom, vocalists; Jordan Reese of Forney, Texas, and Scott Thompson of Rocky Mount, friends of the bride, vocalists and guitarists; and David Kirkland of Rocky Mount, friend of the bride, pianist.

After a wedding trip to Honolulu, Hawaii, and San Diego, the couple will reside in Richmond Hill.

The bride is a graduate of Rosewood High School and East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree in speech-language and auditory pathology and a master of science degree in audiology. She has been employed as an educational audiologist in various school systems with John E. Sexton and Associates.

The groom graduated from Monte Vista High School of California and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University of Florida with a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical science. He is serving in the Army as a helicopter pilot stationed at Hunter Army Airfield.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Officer’s Club.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Sept. 24 at Mario’s Restaurant of Rocky Mount.

On Sept. 24, Mary Wells held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Billie’s on the Green.

Family and friends held a wedding shower Aug. 29 at the Steak Barn.

On July 24, friends held an old-fashioned pounding at Englewood Baptist Church.

Adcock - Flaugher

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Mrs. Adcock

MOUNT OLIVE — Jennifer Ann Adcock and Shawn Michael Flaugher of Sanford pledged their marriage vows Aug. 13 at 8 p.m.

The Rev. Frank Sandy officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Southern Wayne Country Club.

Randolph Edwards and Deborah Colie Adcock of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Tom Colie of Kinston, Eva Jenner of Goldsboro and the late Fred and Lucy Adcock of Henderson.

The groom is the son of Michael Paul and Deborah Ann Flaugher of Coal Valley, Ill. He is the grandson of Jack and Gloria Bellack of Medina, N.Y. and the late Grant and Betty Flaugher of Dayton, Ohio.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a traditional strapless A-line ivory satin gown with a fitted bodice accented with beaded lace appliqués, crystals and satin-covered buttons down the back. The chapel train was accented with a cutout lace-appliqued hem with crystals and beads. She wore matching earrings and a necklace.

She chose a cathedral-length headpiece of ivory illusion. She carried a bouquet of cream roses, peonies and lavender stephanotis with hand-tied ivory satin ribbons.

Kelly Adcock of Goldsboro, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Tracy Adcock of Goldsboro, sister of the bride, and Samantha Freeman of Sanford, friend of the bride.

Joe Flaugher of Iowa was his brother’s best man. Ushers and groomsmen were Corey Wilson of California and Kevin Ortega of Sanford, friends of the groom.

Emily Hyatt was flower girl.

Brandi Perkins of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Amanda Freeman of Sanford, friend of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Linda Hawley.

The couple is residing in Clayton.

The bride is a graduate of Rosewood High School. She is employed as a loan processor with Advance America.

The groom is employed in security management with Duke University.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Southern Wayne Country Club.

On Aug. 12, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Madison’s Restaurant.

Best - Edwards

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Mrs. Best

PIKEVILLE — Mary Barnes Edwards of Goldsboro and James Rudolph Best exchanged wedding vows Sept. 18 at 5 p.m.

Pastor Kenneth Vaughn and Pastor William Barber officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Elm Grove Church of Christ.

The bride is the daughter of the late Elijah and Carrie Barnes Pitt of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of the late Ned and Alice Locus Barnes of Rocky Mount and the late Elder James Richard and Clara Wooten Pitt of Pikeville.

Parents of the groom are the late John William and Clara Fields Best of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late General and Pollie Best of Goldsboro and the late Mr. and Mrs. Amos Mumford of Jones County.

Given in marriage by her children and escorted by her sons, William O. and Julian Edwards, the bride wore a white satin long-sleeve off-the-shoulder gown with a full princess skirt and a heart neckline, a six-foot train with a tulle and lace mid train. On each side of bells are satin rosettes in a satin bow at the back of the waistline. The bodice was covered in pearls and lace.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of iridescent pearls and crystal attached to a double elbow-length veil of silk illusion edged with silk cording. She carried a keepsake bouquet of calla lilies accented with peach open roses and peach star bursts embedded in ivory leaves encircled in a lace cuff with silver leaves and peach, ivory and silver love knot streamers that formed a cascade.

Peggy Bryant of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Myrone Edwards of Goldsboro, daughter of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Keri Edwards of Dudley, granddaughter of the bride; Linda Edwards of Goldsboro, daughter-in-law of the bride; and Marsha Newsome of Goldsboro Joyce Bryant of Dudley and Marie Harris of Jacksonville, friends of the bride.

Grady Best of Goldsboro was his father’s best man. Ushers were Timmie Faison and Tago Edwards Jr. of Goldsboro, grandsons of the bride. Groomsmen were Sherwood Jackson of Goldsboro, godson of the bride; Donnell Best of Durham, nephew of the groom; Reggie Jackson of Greensboro and O’neal Best of Goldsboro, great-nephews of the groom; and James Dixon of Goldsboro, friend of the bride.

Shanisha Bryant of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was the miniature bride.

Mary Edwards, granddaughter of the bride, was flower girl. Quavoris Wellington Jr., great-grandson of the bride, was ring bearer.

Washondra Oliver directed the wedding. Coordinator was Julian Edwards.

Presiding at the register was Myra Brown. Karen Kornegay and Melody Summers distributed programs.

Special helpers were Elder Edna Vaughn, Marsha Newsome, Tracy Jones and Minister Mary Barnes.

A program of wedding music was provided by Cleveland Cody, pianist and organist; Pam Wilder and Shawn Best, vocalists; and Michelle Hobbs and Lisa Faison.

After a wedding trip to Williamsburg, Va., the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is retired from Wayne County Public Schools.

The groom is retired from Cherry Hospital.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Greenleaf Vision of Faith Community Center. Presiding at the gift table was Angelyn Taylor. Greeters were Karen Kornegay and Melody Summers. Hostesses were Pam Mitts, Linda Williams, Vivian Langston and Reginald Kornagy.

Out-of-town guests were from New Jersey, Colorado, Detroit, Mich., Florida, Washington D.C., Virginia, Jacksonville, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Durham.

On Sept. 17, Marie Harris Vivian Barnes held a breakfast at the home of the bride.

The best man held a family breakfast Aug. 21 at Crossroads Cafe.

A rehearsal dinner was held in the church fellowship hall.

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Mrs. Brock

MOUNT OLIVE — Kelly Erin Lewis and Brandon Douglas Brock were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Marty Gurganus and the Rev. Doug Bartlett officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Parents of the bride are Freddie and Susan Grady Lewis of Grantham. She is the granddaughter of Mattie Baker Grady of Grantham, the late James Henry Grady and the late Harold Frederick and Betty Kelly Lewis.

The groom is the son of Leona Byrd Brock and Alva Douglas Brock of Mount Olive. He is the grandson of Lola Potts Byrd, the late Alton Ray Byrd and Haddie Holmes Brock of Mount Olive and the late Garland Brock.

Presented in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless, A-line gown of ivory satin with an apron back and an organza inset embellished with metallic beaded embroidery.

For her headpiece, she chose an elbow-length veil edged with satin trim attached to a rhinestone tiara. She carried a bouquet of yellow roses and white dendrobium orchids.

Ashley Lewis of Mount Olive, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Jennifer Barwick of Mount Olive, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Meredith McClenny of Mount Olive, Jennifer Moore of Wilmington and Laura Beth Sutton of Seven Springs, friends of the bride, and Leslie Paszek of Greenville, sister of the groom.

Douglas Brock was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Ronald Barwick and Murray McClenny of Mount Olive and Jason Britt and Jeremy Price of Seven Springs, friends of the groom, and Brian Williamson of Hartsville, S.C., cousin of the groom.

Abby Sutton of Dudley, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid. Ethan Sutton of Dudley, cousin of the bride, was the junior groomsman.

Megan Langston of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, and Brooke Kornegay of Mount Olive, cousin of the groom, were flower girls. Jonathan Langston of Mount Olive, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Phyllis Wilbourne of Clinton, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Jamie and Dana Langston, cousins of the bide. Michael and Mitchell Langston and Taylor Mills, cousins of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Carol Herring, pianist; Tasi Matthews, violinist; and Tracy Richardson, Sean Melvin and Spencer Langston, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will reside in Mount Olive.

The bride is a 2001 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She attends Wayne Community College. She is employed with Duplin County EMS and part-time with Mt. Olive Pickle Co.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 2000 and Wayne Community College in 2003 with an associate’s degree in industrial systems technology. He is employed as an electronic technician with Carolina Turkeys.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Pam Barrow and Summer Barrow were directors. Lane and Renee Sutton, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests. Vickie Williams and Linda Langston, aunts of the bride, served the wedding cake. Janet Byrd and Susan Matthews, aunts of the groom, poured punch. Ralph and Ann Williamson, uncle and aunt of the groom, said good-byes.

On Sept. 17, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the Country Squire of Kenansville. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Co-workers of the bride held a luncheon Sept. 13 at Mt. Olive Pickle Co.

Family of the groom held a bridesmaids’ luncheon Sept. 11 at Oliver’s Railroad Grille of Mount Olive. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On Aug. 22, friends of the couple held a stock-the-shed party at the home of Ronald and Jennifer Barwick.

The groom’s mother held a bridal shower Aug. 15 at her home.

On Aug. 13, Ashley Lewis and Jennifer Moore held a lingerie shower at the Lewis home.

Family of the bride held a miscellaneous shower Aug. 1 at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

On July 3, Mike and Peggy Tyndall, godparents of the bride, held a dinner party in Morehead City.

Family and friends of the groom held an engagement party June 5 at the home of Keith and Dorothy Evans of Mount Olive.

On May 25, Jennifer Barwick and Meredith McClenny held a Tupperware party at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

DeBiase - Hine

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Mrs. DeBiase

Laura Porcher Hine and Vincent Albert DeBiase were wed Sept. 18 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. M. Eugene Carpenter officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.

Parents of the bride are John Charles and Ann Moore Hine of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Laura Lineback Hine of Goldsboro and Florence Porcher Moore of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

Vincent Joseph and Nina Grantmyre DeBiase of Greenville are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Irene Kerstitch Grantmyre of Greenville.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory and champagne A-line stain gown with a lace-up back with a flowing train.

For her headpiece, she chose an elbow-length veil with ivory tulle and champagne satin edging. She carried a bouquet of champagne roses with baby’s breath and greenery.

Shelly Daniels Willis of Goldsboro was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Brooke Elizabeth Archer, Haidee Martin Wood and Melissa May Schuessler of Charlotte, Melissa Wooten Eason of Goldsboro, Melinda Schuessler Harper of New Haven, Conn., Ann Mebane Hine of Fremont, sister-in-law of the bide, Natalie Blair Keen of Clayton, Jennifer Nicole Price of Belmont, Jamie DeBiase Stroud of Raleigh, sister of the groom.

Vincent Joseph DeBiase was his son’s best man. Ushers were Benjamin Clampitt Alpers of Austin, Texas, Michael Cooper Beland of California, Michael Allen Colombo Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif., Alexander Newsome Darden of Norwalk, Conn., Andrew Fate Everett of Greenville, Neil Moultrie Hine of Fremont, brother of the bride, and William Scott Stroud of Raleigh, brother-in-law of the groom.

Kay Cooke directed the wedding, assisted by Pat Setzer. Lisa Hamm Scott and Tina Louise Overbee distributed programs.

Elizabeth Wallis Campbell was lector. The Rev. Austin McIver Dennis was intercessor.

A program of wedding music was provided by Colin Andrews and ARAM, organists; Kathryne McCoy, vocalist; and Dr. Britton Theurer, trumpeter.

After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple will reside in Greenville.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Wayne Country Day School and a 2001 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in English. She is employed as a mortgage loan originator with New Century Bank.

The groom graduated from Rose High School of Greenville in 1993. He attended Pitt Community College and East Carolina University. He is employed as a manufacturing specialist with DSM Pharmaceuticals.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Goldsboro Country Club.

On April 17, the bride’s father’s law partners, Phillip A. Baddour Jr. and E.B. Borden Parker, held an announcement party at the home of Phil and Margaret Baddour.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Billie’s Backstreet Restaurant.

Friends and family of the couple held showers.

Co-workers of the bride held showers.

Friends of the couple held an after-rehearsal dance at Goldsboro Country Club.

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Mrs. Gainey

MOUNT OLIVE — Linda Marie Hill Carter and David Earl Gainey of Four Oaks said their promises July 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Thomas Hare officiated the double-ring ceremony at the home of Vicky Kelly.

Parents of the bride are Hilda Laws Hill of Mount Olive and the late A.T. Hill. She is the granddaughter of late W.G. and Inez Hill of Grantham and the late Luther and Eunice Laws of Mount Olive.

The groom is the son of Janet Pleasant Gainey of Four Oaks and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gainey of Barstow, Calif. He is the grandson of Margaret Griffin Gainey of Dunn, the late Percy and Eunice Pleasant and the late Johnny Earl Gainey.

The couple is residing in Mount Olive.

Hamm - Burroughs

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Mrs. Hamm

KENANSVILLE — Brandi Leigh Burroughs became the wife of Dalton Ray “Pee Dee” Hamm Jr. Saturday, Sept. 18 at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. Frank Harrison officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Duplin County Country Club.

The bride is the daughter of Durwood and Carolyn Burroughs of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of Steve and Lina Pate of Mount Olive, Elizabeth Burroughs of Dudley and the late D.T. Burroughs and the great-granddaughter of Carrie Davis of Mount Olive.

Pamela Hamm of Mount Olive and Dalton Hamm of Fuquay-Varina are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Edna Winders of Mount Olive, the late Albert Grady, Aileen Hamm of Rocky Mount and the late Robert Hamm.

Presented in marriage and escorted by her parents, the bride wore an ivory satin organza strapless gown accented with gold re-embroidered Alencon lace appliqués covering the bodice and full A-line skirt. The scalloped lace edge encircled the neckline and hemline of the gown. The back had a reverse pleated semi-cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a cathedral-length veil of silk illusion with a pencil edge hem attached to a comb. She carried a pave of pink miniature calla lilies.

Kelly Guy and Ashley Graham of Mount Olive, cousins of the bride, were matrons of honor.

Dalton Hamm was his son’s best man. Jonathan Hamm of Mount Olive, brother of the groom, was the groomsman.

Neal and Jessica Grady of Calypso, uncle and aunt of the groom, helped seat guests.

Gail Herring of Calypso, friend of the couple, directed the wedding, assisted by Bernice Davis of Mount Olive, aunt of the bride.

Presiding at the register were Mike Davis of Mount Olive, uncle of the bride, and Lance and Nolan Davis of Mount Olive, cousins of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Susan Edwards of Goldsboro, friend of the couple, pianist, and Zina Carr of Mount Olive, aunt of the groom, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, the couple will reside in Mount Olive.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of North Duplin High School and a 2002 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse with Wayne Memorial Hospital.

The groom graduated from North Duplin High School in 1995. He is employed with Cooper Standard Automotive.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a dinner reception at Duplin County Country Club. Elton and Teresa Davis of Mount Olive, uncle and aunt of the bride, said good-byes.

On Sept. 17, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner fiesta at Jones’ Grove Church of Mount Olive. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

The bride held a manicure and pedicure party Sept. 16.

On Sept. 14, co-workers of the bride held a bridal shower at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Paula Ivey, Stephanie Ivey and Sara Gregory, friends of the bride, held a lingerie shower Sept. 11 at the Ivey home.

On Sept. 4, Bernice Davis, aunt of the bride, held an afternoon tea at Lydia’s Linens and Tea Room of Kinston.

John, Cathy and Thomas Fonvielle and Stephen Grady, friends of the couple, held a stock-the-pantry cookout Aug. 29 at

the Fonvielle home.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor party Aug. 28 in Jacksonville.

Aug. 27 through 29, Kelly Guy and Ashley Graham, cousins of the bride, held a bachelorette weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

On Aug. 8, the groom’s family held a miscellaneous shower at Jones’ Grove Church fellowship hall.

Steve and Gail Herring, Vernon and Rose Carter and Steve and Debbie Jones, friends of the couple, held a garden cookout July 31 at the Herring home.

On July 17, family and friends of the bride held a breakfast and miscellaneous shower at the home of Steve and Lina Pate, grandparents of the bride.

Elizabeth Burroughs, grandmother of the bride, held a miscellaneous shower June 27 at her home.

On Jan. 11, the bride’s mother, Lina Pate, grandmother of the bride, and Kelly Guy and Ashley Graham, cousins of the bride, held a Christmas shower at the Guy home.

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Mrs. Jernigan

BURLINGTON — Tara Nicole Riley of Graham and John James Jernigan III of Burlington were united in holy matrimony Sept. 18 at 11 a.m.

The Rev. Terry Prichard and Steve Joyner officiated at the ceremony at Eastlawn Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Riley of Mebane.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Jernigan Jr. of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white A-line gown with a beaded bodice and a satin floor-length body and hem.

She chose a beaded headpiece with an elbow-length veil. She carried a bouquet of daisies.

Tracey VanSchaick, sister, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kim Dodson of Graham, sister of the bride; Caroline Dodson of Graham and Brooke VanSchaick of Mebane, nieces of the groom; Joan Jernigan of Pasadena, Md., sister of the groom; Tammy Gerringer of Elon; and Lori Wade of Mebane.

John Jernigan Jr. was his son’s best man. Ushers and groomsmen were Jeff Jernigan of Walkersville, Md., brother of the groom, Jeff King of Mooresville, Andy Gerringer of Elon, David Porter of Stoney Creek, Kyle Harper of Winterville and Matt Keene of Raleigh.

Joy Joyner directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Susan King. Wesley, Emily and Seth Jernigan distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kim Jernigan, pianist, and Jeff and Joan Jernigan, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Maui, Hawaii, the couple will reside in Burlington.

The bride is a 1990 graduate of Alamance Christian School and a 1992 graduate of Alamance Community College with an associate’s degree in commercial art. She is employed as an executive assistant with DeGe Inc.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School in 1988 and Wayne Community College in 1991 with an associate’s degree in business computer programming. He is employed as a senior programmer analyst with Gold Toe Brands Inc.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall. A three-tiered wedding cake surrounded by daisies was served. Pam Lawhon and Lawanda Porter cut the wedding cake. Sandra Smith and Tara Dill were hostesses.

On Sept 12., Jeff and Susan King, Hugh and Judy Jennings, Walt and Natalie Lotspiech and Don and Ruth Matkins, friends of the couple, held a wedding shower.

The bride’s mother and sisters held a bridal shower Aug. 22.

On Aug. 7, an Hawaiian luau was held at the home of Andy and Tammy Gerringer.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Western Steak House of Burlington.

Johnson - Wiseman

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Mrs. Johnson

Amanda Darlene Wiseman of Raleigh and Stephen Allen Johnson of Raleigh said their vows Sept. 18 at 3 p.m.

Scott Sauls officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pike’s Crossroads Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Douglas and Darlene Wiseman of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Billy and Beulah Howell of Goldsboro, the late Gene and Gaynell Wiseman and and the late Ella “Pete” Langston.

Parents of the groom are Keith and Kathy Johnson of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Melvin and Lela Price of Mount Olive and the Betty Stafford of Dudley.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white matte satin strapless gown accented with re-embroidered Alencon lace appliqués embellishing the bodice and the full A-line skirt. The scalloped lace edge encircled the neckline and hemline of the gown. The back featured a corset-style back and finished with a semi-cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a comb with white seed pearls accented with crystals detached from a two-tiered elbow-length veil with a rolled edge decorated with rhinestone flowers on the top tier. She carried a bouquet of purple and white roses enhanced with baby’s breath and pearl beads.

Heidi Wiseman, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kim Fortson, sister of the groom; Tara Rogers, friend of the bride; and Jackie Cruse and Crystal Haybarker, cousins of the bride.

Keith Johnson was his son’s best man. Ushers were Julian Fritz and Jamie Anderson, friends of the groom. Groomsmen were Michael Fortson, brother of the groom; Josh Wilder and Christopher Odum, friends of the groom; and Tyler Wiseman, brother of the bride.

Anna Wells was flower girl. Jacob Blankenship was ring bearer.

Sherry Rogers directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Michael Benfield.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kent Bizzell, pianist, and Brad Benson, vocalist.

Rick Nordman greeted guests.

After a wedding trip to Las Vegas, Nev., and Hawaii, the couple will reside in Raleigh.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and a graduate of Johnston Community College with an associate degree in science. She attended Pitt Community College for specialization in radiation therapy. She is employed as a radiation therapist with Duke Hospital.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 2001. He is co-owner of Sweep Away and is employed with the State Employee Credit Union of Raleigh.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church family life center. Kathy Mullis and Dolly Outlaw cut the wedding cake. Roma Wilder poured punch.

On Sept. 17, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner luau at Pike’s Crossoads Church.

Family and friends held a miscellaneous shower at the home of the groom’s parents.

Karen Hammon and Kim Sullivan held a basket shower at the Hammon home.

Tara and Sherry Rogers held a lingerie shower.

Co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower at Duke Hospital.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor party in Topsail Island.

Friends of the bride held a bachelorette party in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Raleigh.

Revised on Sunday, September 26, 2004

Owens - Anderson

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Mrs. Owens

Laura Leigh Anderson of Goldsboro became the bride of Sean Christopher Owens Saturday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m.

Bill Garner and Stewart Woodley officiated at the double-ring ceremony at New Hope Friends Meeting.

Linwood and Darla Anderson are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late David and Frances Giles of Chapel Hill and the late Roy and Ruby Anderson of Goldsboro.

Eugene and Nancy Owens of Greenville are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Ronder and Marilyn Barbee of Sunset Beach, the late Napoleon and Rosalie Owens of Wilmington and the late Edna Barbee of Charlotte.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white gown of matte satin. The scalloped top of the mock two-piece had a beaded bodice of pearls and lace. The A-line skirt had a matching scalloped border. Satin buttons streamed the length of the chapel-length train. She also wore elbow-length white gloves embellished with pearls and sequins.

For her headpiece, she chose a fingertip veil of white tulle with satin edging and a scattering of pearls and sequins.

Farrah Owens, sister-in-law of the groom, and Julie McClain, friend of the bride, were matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Melanie Anderson, sister-in-law of the bride, and Amanda Barbee, Tracey Davis and Heather Smingler, friends of the bride.

Eugene Owens was his son’s best man. Ushers were Robert Owens and Richard Owens, brothers of the groom; David Anderson, brother of the bride; and Thumper Brooks and Greg Tuten, friends of the groom.

Maya Owens, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Jonathan Anderson, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Beth Alexander, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Anna Giles, cousin of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Elaine Edwards, friend of the bride, and Beth Alexander, aunt of the bride, pianists, and Josh Alexander, cousin of the bride, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to the Caribbean, the couple will reside in Greenville.

The bride is a 1994 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School, a 1996 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate of arts degree in college transfer, a 1998 and 2000 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree in exercise and sports science and a master of arts degree in exercise and sports science and a 2004 graduate of Fayetteville Technical Community College with an associate of applied science degree in physical therapist assistant. She is employed as a physical therapist assistant with Goldsboro Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation.

The groom graduated from D. H. Conley High School in 1996 and East Carolina University in 2001 with a bachelor of science degree in construction management. He is employed as project manager with Baldwin and Associates.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church family life center.

A rehearsal dinner was held Sept. 17 at Lane Tree Golf Club.

Sept. 10 through 12, a bachelor weekend was held.

A bachelorette weekend was held Sept. 10 through 12.

On Sept. 10, a shower was held at Goldsboro Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation.

Farrah Owens held a lingerie shower Sept. 5.

On Aug. 22, a cookout was held at the home of the groom’s parents.

A miscellaneous shower was held Aug. 15 at University Church of Christ of Greenville.

On Aug. 7, a bridesmaids’ luncheon was held at Billie’s on the Green.

A miscellaneous shower was held Aug. 1 at New Hope Friends Meeting.

Ryan - Harry

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Mrs. Ryan

BALD HEAD ISLAND — Lauren Regina Harry of Raleigh and Thomas Watson Ryan of Raleigh exchanged promises Sept. 18 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Garrett E. Albertson officaited at the Village Chapel.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. George Guest Harry of Cary. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. B. Donald Harry of Cornelius, the late Mr. Harry, Kenneth L. Adams II of Fayetteville and the late Mr. Adams.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edward Ryan of Burlington. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Spicer of Goldsboro, Mrs. Jeremiah R. Ryan of Binghamton, N.Y., and the late Dr. Ryan.

The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her father.

Anna Harry and Sara Harry, sisters of the bride, were maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Mary Green Ryan, sister of the groom, Louise Wharton Hood, cousin of the groom, Alicia Terrell Woodcroft, Ginger Lea Poindexter and Lee Danise Rogerson.

Thomas Edward Ryan was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Brian Nelson Efland, Jason Michael Saylors, William Thomas Faucette, Adam Michael Brakenbury, Parker Thomas Cooper, Gary Brent Jacques and James Andrew Allred.

Martha Hayworth directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Dana Michelle Durbin. Katie Shearin Brown distributed progams.

A program of wedding music was provided by Concordia Strings Quartet.

After a wedding trip to Bald Head Island, the couple will reside in Raleigh.

The bride is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor of arts degree and George Washington Univesity with a master of arts degree. She is employed as assistant curator for exhibitions at the North Carolina Museum of Art.

The groom graduted from North Carolina State University with a bachelor of arts degree. He attends North Carolina State School of Architecture.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Harbour Pavilion.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Bald Head Island Club.

Sarro - Southerland

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Mrs. Sarro

WYE MILLS, Md. — Dana Michele Southerland of Annapolis, Md., and Matthew Montgomery Sarro of Annapolis were married Sept. 18 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Charles Osberger officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Old Wye Mills Episcopal Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Danny Southerland of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Exum Scott of Kenly and the late Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Southerland of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Francesco Giusseppi Antonio Sarro III of Chester, Md. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sarro Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Knox Jr. of Glen Burnie, Md.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal off-the-shoulder ivory satin A-line beaded gown with a lace-embellished waistline.

For her headpiece, she chose a fingertip illusion veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of white tulips.

Patrice Biagi Shelton of Annapolis, friend of the bride, and Ashley Langley Smith of Charlotte, college roommate of the bride, were matrons of honor. Meghan Claiborne Raffo of Virginia Beach, Va., friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

Matthew David Long of Annapolis, friend of the groom, and Christopher Scott Mergardt of New York City, N.Y., college roommate of the groom, were best men. Timothy James Ambrosino of Virginia Beach, friend, was the groomsman. Ushers were Scott Winfield Southerland, brother of the bride, and Andrew William Johns, Midshipman 2nd Class Christopher Joseph Biello and Midshipman 2nd Class Timothy Robert Jarratt of Annapolis.

Susan Marie Dwyer of Annapolis directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Nicole Stone Ridout of Apex, cousin of the bride.

Claire Victoria Ridout of Apex and Sarah Catherine Stone of Tallahassee, Fla., cousins of the bride, distributed programs. Greg Julian Cameron of Dayton, Ohio, friend of the groom, was lector.

A program of wedding music was provided by Amy Clithero of Annapolis, organist, and Kelsey Lynn Kocur of Annapolis, cousin of the groom, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Italy, the couple is residing in Annapolis.

The bride is a graduate of Wayne Country Day School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is employed as a sales representative with Idexx Laboratories.

The groom graduated from The Severn School and Franklin and Marshall College. He is co-owner and executive vice president of Bridgeborn.

Following the ceremony, a cocktail hour dinner reception and dance was held at the home of the groom’s parents. Colleen Kocur was director.

On Sept. 17, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Carroll’s Creek Restaurant of Annapolis.

The bride’s mother held a bridesmaids’ luncheon Sept. 17 at Reynold’s Tea Room. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On Aug. 28, Patrice Shelton held a miscellaneous shower at her home.

Family and friends held a dance Aug. 7 at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On Aug. 7, a barbecue bash was held at LaGrange Garden Club.

Faye Garner, godmother of the bride, and Terri Thompson held a miscellaneous shower Aug. 7 at New Hope Friends Church family life center.

On July 24, Colleen Kocur and Susan Dwyer held a miscellaneous shower at the home of the groom’s parents.

Aunts of the bride held a miscellaneous shower June 19 at the home of the bride’s parents.

On April 17, the groom’s parents held an engagement party at their home.

Alexander - Grady

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Mrs. Alexander

Shanel Renee Grady and Gregory M. Alexander exchanged promises Sept. 4 at 5 p.m.

Pastor Alton A. Smith officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Mark Church of Christ.

Parents of the bride are Cephus and Beverly Grady Faison of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Dorothy Ryals Grady of Goldsboro and Willie B. Grady of New Bern.

Parents of the groom are Deborah Blakney Johnson of Goldsboro and Garren Alexander of Monroe. He is the grandson of the late Mamie Blakney and John Blakney of Monroe.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a sleeveless white satin gown with a tulle overlay. The bodice was embellished with embroidered sheer lace with detailing of sequins and pearls.

For her headpiece, she chose a headband of diamonds and pearls with a white tulle veil dipped in red. She carried a bouquet of red roses.

Rochelle Robinson was matron of honor. Kesha Grantham was maid of honor. Temekia Warren was the bridesmaid.

Garren Alexander was best man. Ushers were Isaiah Grantham, Ronald Uzzell, Marissa Lane and Brittany McNeil. Groomsmen were Dimarci Davis and Brent Alexander.

Zaire and Niaja Alexander and TaTianni Ramsey were flower girls. Makario Burden was ring bearer.

Shykol Burden was the junior bride. Makario Burden was the junior groom.

Viola Ryals Figueroa directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Joseph Ryals. Ronald Uzzell and Isaiah Grantham distributed programs.

TiAnni Wooten and Amer Wooten were carpet and broom carriers. Moses Ramsey was bell ringer.

Special helpers were Elsie Ryals, Paulette Taylor, Thelma Rogers, Moses Ramsey and Viola, Aaron and Puppy Figueroa.

A program of wedding music was provided by Patrick Atkinson, pianist and Anjanette Ramsey and Percy Royall, vocalists.

After a wedding trip, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

On Aug. 28, Kesha Grantham held a shower at China Garden.

Makario and Shykol Burden held a bride and groom luncheon.

Viola and A. Figueroa held a rehearsal dinner.

Campbell - Smith

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Mrs. Campbell

Crystal Jean Smith became the bride of Robert Perry Campbell Jr. Sept. 11 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Daniel Freuler officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenwood R. Smith of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Morse and Mr. and Mrs. Elwood L. Smith of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Robert Perry Campbell Sr. of Goldsboro and the late Judith P. Campbell. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Campbell of Maryland, Doris Philyaw of Trenton and the late Myrl Philyaw.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless gown with a satin beaded bodice. The top had three inches of beads and sequins trim with a bass waistline with three inches of sequins. It had an organza overlay with sequins and beaded appliqués on the skirt. The train had a sequin and beadwork border.

For her headpiece, she chose a crown tiara with floral beads and rhinestones with a two-tiered veil of tulle with a white scalloped and pencil edge. She carried a cascading bouquet of Casablanca lilies, white roses and dendrobium orchids accented with coral roses.

Shannan Lee, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Shirley May, friend of the bride; Sharon Mills, sister of the groom; and Channing Mills, niece of the groom.

Robert P. Campbell Sr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Freddy Perry and Michael Hinnant, friends of the groom, and Dennis Morse, uncle of the bride.

Cierra Campbell, daughter of the groom, was the junior bridesmaid. Christian Mills, nephew of the groom, was the junior groomsman.

Cameron Campbell, daughter of the groom, was flower girl. Chase Smith was ring bearer.

Pat Kiewert directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Debbie Parrott. Jordan Smith and Justin Farrell distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Janice Sasser, pianist, and Jennifer Sexton and Melinda Moore, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Wayne Christian School and a graduate of Johnston Community College with a degree in cosmetic arts. She is owner of A Perfect Tan and Nails.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1988. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed as a sales representative with Southco Distributing Co.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Smith greeted guests. Tori Farrell distributed rose petals. Beverly Smith cut the wedding cake. Beverly Freeman poured punch.

On Sept. 10, the groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at Free Chapel Church fellowship hall.

A bridesmaids’ luncheon was held Aug. 28 at Boondoggles Restaurant. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On Aug. 21, Shannan Lee and Shirley May held a lingerie shower at the home of the bride’s mother.

Family and friends held a miscellaneous shower July 24 at Rosewood Worship Center fellowship hall.

On July 3, the bride’s parents held a cookout and lawn and garden shower at their home.

Cowley - Harris

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Mrs. Cowley

SOUTHPORT — Dana Michelle Harris and Matthew Aaron Cowley of Goldsboro were wed July 31 at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. Aaron Moss officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Southport Baptist Church.

Kyle and Bonnie Harris of Greensboro are parents of the bride.

Mary Ann Cowley of Goldsboro and Daniel and Elizabeth Cowley of Charleston, S.C., are parents of the groom.

The bride wore a strapless gown of princess satin with a Chantilly lace overlay and satin ribbon detail.

She carried a bouquet of white roses, lisianthus, calla lilies and Gloriosa lilies.

Jennifer McCray of Apex, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Cindy White of Hampshire, Ill., sister of the bride, and Jerillyn Jennings of Apex, Jennifer McLamb of Charlotte, Erin Parsons of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Sarah Blake of Newark, Del., and Erin Kavanagh of Greensboro, friends ofthe bride.

Daniel Cowley was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Allen and Dustin Anderson of Raleigh, Thomas Tuttle of Washington D.C., Michael Herring of Tallahassee, Fla., and Todd Basket of Nashville, Tenn., friends of the groom, and Chris Ryon of Washington D.C., cousin of the groom.

Honorary attendants were Cheryl Bruscino of Jamestown, cousin of the bride, and Carrie Moss of Charlotte, Joey Johnson of Wilmington and Andra Knight of Wrightsville Beach, friends of the bride.

Alex White of Hampshire, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Kathy Fogleman of Liberty, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Hanna Harris of Black Mountain, sister-in-law of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jane Reddick of Climax, family friend of the bride.

After a wedding trip to the Canary Islands and Spain, the couple is residing in Durham.

The bride is a graduate of Southeast Guilford High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and mass communication. She is employed as marketing and communication manger for Octagon Entertainment Inc. of Chapel Hill.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School. He attended East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He employed as a licensed broker for American Home Mortgage of Raleigh.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Southport Community Building.

Ingram - Stone

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Mrs. Ingram

Joy Renee Stone of Pikeville and William Allen Ingram II of Pikeville pledged their wedding promises Aug. 28 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Dock Hobbs officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Sandra Stone of Goldsboro and Benjamin F. Stone of Summersville, W. Va. She is the granddaughter of the late Robert Edwin Campbell and Mary Newcomber Campbell of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Julie Newsome Tillette and William Allen Ingram of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late D.N. Newsome and Alma Newsome of Goldsboro and the late Chester and Katherine Ingram.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her brother, Aaron Stone, the bride wore a white sheath gown of organza. The bodice had a bordered hemline and train accented with lace and hand-sewn pearls and sequins.

For her headpiece, she chose a cathedral-length two-tiered veil with pearls, rhinestones and pencil trim attached to a silver floral tiara of Austrian crystals with a matching necklace and earrings. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of white roses attached to a bride’s Bible handed down from her aunt.

Jennifer Cruse, sister of the groom, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Stone, sister-in-law of the bride; and Laura May, Haley Ginn, Brandi Tripplett, Stacie Vaughan and Tracey Abernathy, friends of the bride.

William Ingram was best man. Groomsmen were Tony Ginn, cousin of the groom, and Randy West, Brent West, Joey Stewart, Derek Williams and Dave Abernathy, friends of the groom.

Jadah and Adayah Ginn were flower girls. Andrew and Nathan Cruse were ring bearers.

LeAnn Keen directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Tonya Rodriguez. Amy Carter distributed programs.

Ben Stone, brother of the bride, and Johnnie Medlin, nephew of the groom, were candlelighters.

A program of wedding music was provided by Camelle Fredrick, pianist, and Sonja Ginn, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to Jamaica, the couple is residing in Pikeville.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club. Doug and Cheryl Howell, uncle and aunt of the groom, greeted guests. Meredith Osterud and Robert Campell, aunt and uncle of the bride, served the wedding cake. Tammy McCoy, sister of the groom, poured punch.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Aug. 27 at the Steak Barn.

On Aug. 15, Sandra Stone and Meredith Osterud held a lingerie shower at the home of Betty Sutton.

A bachelor limo party was held Aug. 7 in Raleigh.

Aug. 6 through 8, a bachelorette weekend was held in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

The groom’s mothers and sister held a miscellaneous shower July 24 at their home.

On July 18, the May family held a tool and garden shower.

Co-workers of the bride held a pantry shower June 8.

Mizeur - Heath

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Mrs. Mizeur

BENSON — Fran Heath of Smithfield became the wife of Luke Mizeur of Angier June 17 at 5:30 p.m.

Pastor Scott Carpenter officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the Preston Woodall House.

Don and Debbie Taylor of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Tommy and Frances Price of Goldsboro and the late Louis and Mary Heath of Grifton.

The groom is the son of Roger and Jane Mizeur of Princeton. He is the grandson of the late Orville Mizeur and Norma Mizeur of Pana, Ill., and the late Martin Vieback and Rachel Bolden of Taylorville, Ill.

After a wedding cruise to the Caribbean, the couple is residing in Angier.

Thompson - Lewis

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Mrs. Thompson

Emily Susan Lewis of Raleigh and James “Jay” Richard Thompson of Raleigh were married June 26 at 6 p.m.

Pastor Glenn Mills officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents.

Derek and Vandana Lewis of Goldsboro are parents of the bride.

Parents of the groom are Richard and Kay Thompson of Wilmington.

After a wedding trip to Europe, the couple is residing in Raleigh.

Williams - King

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Mr. and Mrs. Williams

SNOW HILL — Demetrice King and Rodney Levon Williams said their marriage vows July 25 at 4 p.m.

Bishop Zebedee officiated at the single-ring ceremony at Victory and Dominion World Outreach Center.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wiliam King of Kinston. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wiliam King and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Thomas of Kinston.

Parents of the groom are Pearline Williams-McCoy and George McCoy Jr. of Goldsboro and the late Milton R. Williams Sr.

The couple is residing in Goldsboro.

Bass - Post

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Mrs. Bass

Heather Rosalee Post of Goldsboro and Brandon Edward Bass of Goldsboro were wed Sunday, Aug. 29 at 4 p.m.

Chaplain Steward Smith officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Lane Tree Golf Club.

Given in marriage and escorted by her brother, the bride wore a white formal A-line gown with pearl beading throughout and a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil with beaded metallics. She carried a bouquet of white roses.

Jennifer Taylor Tingen of Snow Hill, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Renee Bass of Goldsboro, sister of the groom, was the bridesmaid.

Dwight Bass was his son’s best man. Clay Jones of Goldsboro, cousin of the groom, was the groomsman.

Amber Game, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Jacob Tingen was ring bearer.

Kaylee Bell, niece of the bride, was the junior bride.

Jenny Lou Bass of Goldsboro, aunt of the groom, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Becky Jones of Goldsboro, aunt of the groom.

The couple is residing in Goldsboro.

Following the ceremony, a dinner reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club.

Bui - Le

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Mr. and Mrs. Bui-Le

ATLANTA, Ga. — Thi T. Le and Duy D. Bui of Atlanta exchanged promises Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. in a double-ring ceremony at home.

The bride is the daughter of Sen T. Le.

Parents of the groom are Thuan D. Bui and Hoa T. Truong of Atlanta.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

Hieu T. Le, sister, was maid of honor.

The couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is employed as a manicurist at Tips N’ Toes.

The groom is employed as a manicurist at Tips N’ Toes.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Caaton Inn Restaurant of Atlanta.

Ellison - Helms

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Mrs. Ellison

CHAPEL HILL — Alison Faye Helms and Bradley Scott Ellison of Columbus, Ohio, were married June 19 at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. Alan Swartz officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Sanderford Marley of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. John David Helms of Hickory. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Thomas Kennedy and the late Mr. Kennedy of Wade, Mrs. Bill Marley and the late Mr. Marley of Cary and Mr. and Mrs. John Rogers Helms of Fayetteville and the great-granddaughter of Mildred Sanderford of Cary.

The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Carroll Wendell Ellison of Morganton. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Crutchfield of Sylvania, Ga., and Christine Ellison of Forsyth, Ga.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple is residing in Columbus.

Jernigan - Washam

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Mrs. Jernigan

PIKEVILLE — Jessica Leigh Washam of Fremont and Troy Edwin Jernigan Jr. of Pikeville were united in marriage July 31 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Dwight Dunning officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pikes Crossroads Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Washam of Fremont and Leigh Anne Sasser-Washam of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Sasser and Louise Owens Williams of Fremont, Betty J. Washam of Goldsboro, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Sutton of Apex, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Teachey of Lucama and the late Jimmy K. Washam and the great-granddaughter of Polly Gardner of Pikeville.

Mr. and Mrs. Troy Jernigan Sr. of Pikeville and Joyce Cocker-Jernigan of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Coker of Pikeville, Laura Sills of Saulston and the late Joseph Henry Sills.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white informal empire waist shimmering chiffon gown with a square neckline and a lace-up back. It was accented with sequins, rhinestones, satin roses and iridescent beading.

For her headpiece, she chose a fingertip-length shimmering chiffon veil accented with sequins, rhinestones and iridescent beading with a pencil edge hem. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of pink and white calla lilies and eucalyptus leaves.

Myra Gooding of Fremont, friend of the couple, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Stacie Bailey of Wilson, cousin of the bride; April Dunning of Selma, friend of the couple; and Tia Owens of Apex, stepsister of the bride.

Troy Jernigan Sr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Eric Jernigan of Pikeville, brother of the groom; and Leon Dunning of Selma and Jeffrey Bailey of Pikeville, friends of the couple.

Lisa Godwin directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Monica Rodriquez of Faro, friend of the bride. Tracy Owens and Trina Owens of Fremont, stepsisters of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Camille Fredrick of Goldsboro, pianist, and Mr. and Mrs. Tim Wells and Leon Dunning, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attends Wayne Community College. She is employed by First Baptist Daycare.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1996 and Wayne Community College in 1998 with an associate’s degree in applied science electronics and engineering. He is employed at Bell South as a service technician.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s family held a reception in the church family life center. Judy Taylor served the wedding cake. Renee Hollomon and Susie Teachey poured punch. Joy Sasser, Jean Hawley, Deana Spach and Dana Radford assisted.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner July 30 in the church fellowship hall. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On July 23, Tracy, Tia and Trina Owens held a lingerie shower at the home of the bride.

A miscellaneous shower was held July 18 at Pikes Crossroads Church family life center.

On June 24, the groom’s family held a miscellaneous shower at Free Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

Jones-Becerra

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Mr. and Mrs. Jones

MOUNT OLIVE — Jennifer Ann Becerra and Joel Timothy Jones were united in holy matrimony Aug. 5.

Dr. Dennis Atwood officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Geanie Tilley of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Parents of the groom are Shelia Collar of Rome, Maine, and R. Bruce Jones of Mount Olive.

The bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a sleeveless bodice embellished with embroidered lace adorned with pearls and crystals. The A-line skirt was embroidered with lace and pearls and cascaded into a semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil of silk illusion fashioned with crystal beading and pearls. She carried a bouquet of daisies and rubrum lilies.

Olivia Jones and Sydney Jones, sisters of the groom, were the bride’s attendants.

R. Bruce Jones was best man.

Ivy Becerra, daughter of the bride, and Rebecca Jones, sister of the groom, were flower girls.

Erma Jones directed the wedding.

A program of wedding music was provided by Isabelle Mallory .

After a wedding trip in North Carolina, the couple is residing in Chattanooga.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Mallory.

Kosalka - Howell

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Mr. and Mrs. Kosalka

Crystal Marie Howell became the wife of Jason Thomas Kosalka July 17 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Andy Stovall officiated at the ceremony at Whitley Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Pamela Lower of Goldsboro is the mother of the bride. She is the granddaughter of J.T. and Barbara Bedford of Kenly.

Sandy Sasser of Goldsboro and Tom Kosalka of Atlanta, Ga., are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Herman Grubbs and Lillan Grubbs of Goldsboro.

The couple is residing in Lynchburg, Va.

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Mrs. Lingle

GREENVILLE — Barbara Michelle Atkins of Winterville and Matthew Alan Lingle of Winterville said their marriage vows Saturday, July 31 at 6:30 p.m.

The Rev. Richard Bailey officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Memorial Baptist Church.

Dr. James Atkins and the late Sandra Glasgow of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Glasgow of Roanoke Rapids and Mr. and Mrs. William Atkins and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Adair Amherst of Amherst, Mass.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Lingle of Fairfax, Va. He is the grandson of the late Norman Smith and Frances Smith of Fairfax.

Given in marriage by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Glasgow, and escorted by her grandfather, Robert Glasgow, the bride wore a candlelight gown of matte satin with a bateau neckline. The sleeveless bodice was embellished with beaded crystal and re-embroidered lace accented with an asymmetrical waistline. The back bodice featured a deep V-back. The A-line skirt was beaded with re-embroidered lace and crystal and extended into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil of silk illusion with a bugle bead and crystals attached to a comb. She carried a bouquet of purple roses and ivy.

Carly Flora of Greenville was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Allyson Edmundson of Chapel Hill, Nicole Smith of Greensboro and Leanna Waters of Marietta, Ga.

Stephen Lingle was his son’s best man. Brad Smith of Winston-Salem, cousin of the bride, was the usher. Groomsmen were Scott Franquemont and Rodney Carter of Raleigh and Tyson Mahar of Greenville.

Candy Bunn of Greenville directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Stacy Campbell of Greenville. Debbie Flora of Winston-Salem distributed programs.

Donna Edmundson of Goldsboro was mistress of ceremonies.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brad Collier of Greenville, pianist and organist, and Carly Flora of Greenville, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Atlantis, Paradise Island and the Bahamas, the couple is residing in Winterville.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree in hearing and speech science. She attends East Carolina University for a graduate degree in speech language pathology. She is vice president of the sign language clue and a member of Intervarsity Christian Fellowship.

The groom graduated from East Carolina University in 1999 with a bachelor of science degree in rehab studies. He is employed as a health assessment specialist at Viquest Greenville.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Greenville Convention Center. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Edmundson of Goldsboro greeted guests and said good-byes.

On July 31, Ethel Glasgow, Robin Maxwell, Pam Waters and Charlotte Wallace held a champagne brunch at Christina’s of Greenville.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner July 30 at Courtyard Tavern of Greenville.

A party was held July 17 at the Flora home in Morehead City.

On July 16, Carly Flora and Allyson Edmundson held a bachelorette party at Stoccato’s of Greenville.

Marsha Hodson, Penny Zeimer, Pat Keim and Treva Inzerillo of Goldsboro held a bridal luncheon June 19.

On June 5, Debbie Flora and Carly Flora held a housewarming shower at the home of the bride.

A luncheon was held at the home of Marsha Hodson.

Tucker - Nolan

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Mr. and Mrs. Tucker

LaSauna P. Nolan and Pascal L. Tucker pledged their promises July 31 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Keith Spivey officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Chapel.

Parents of the bride are the late Roosevelt Nolan and Oliver and JoRuth Hughey of Texas City, Texas.

The groom is the son of the late Jasper Tucker and Bettie Tucker of Wilson.

Given in marriage by Larry Aikens, friend of the bride, the bride wore an A-line white, strapless gown adorned with a traditional beaded lace appliqué and crystal on the bodice and chapel train.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver tiara of diamond accents and pearls with matching earrings and necklace. She carried a cascading bouquet of white roses accented with baby’s breath and ivy.

Alethea Aikens of Goldsboro, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Tiffany Nolan of San Antonio, Texas, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kamilah Ballenger of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Diane Speas of Goldsboro and Tracey Thompson of Radcliff, Ky., sisters of the bride.

Ronald McKenzie of Raleigh was best man. Groomsmen were Arthur Braswell of Rocky Mount, Gordon Caviness of Raleigh, David Nickel of Mount Olive and Donald Sullivan of Hampton, Va. Ushers were Vernon Means of Fayetteville and Terence Evans of Goldsboro.

Destini Brooks, daughter of the bride, and Breonna Tucker, daughter of the groom, were junior bridesmaids.

Sylvia Swinson of Goldsboro directed the wedding.

Hostesses were Heather Page and Tamika Robinson.

A program of wedding music was provided by Arthur Braswell of Rocky Mount, vocalist.

Bartlett - Clark

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Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett

MOUNT OLIVE — Leigh Ann Clark and Matthew Douglas Bartlett of Pikeville were married Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.

Doug Bartlett officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

The bride is the daughter of Greg and Renae Clark of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Graham and Betsy Clark of Goldsboro and Tommy and Jean Hendrix of Hartwell, Ga.

The Rev. Doug and Anne Bartlett of Pikeville and Jim and Debbie Price of Seymour, Tenn., are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Newton and Marlene Bartlett of Pikeville and the late Woodrow Smith and Ella Mae Smith of Wilkesboro.

Given in marriage and escorted by Greg Clark, the bride wore a white satin gown beaded at the top with beads on the train and around the bottom.

She carried calla lilies.

Lindsey Clark was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Leann Piccard, Hannah Smith and Dana Creech.

Jonathan Edwards was best man. Ushers were Ryan Barbato and Devin Eubanks. Groomsmen were Ryan Barbato, Josh Barbato and Devin Eubanks.

Morgan Crutchfield was flower girl. Ian Eubanks was ring bearer.

Lisa Boyette directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Mike and Christy Klemiuk. Beth Miller distributed programs.

Special helpers were Martha Turner, Pam Barrow, Denise Barley, David Willoughby, Joann Bryan, Terry Ann Boyette, Anita Kornegay and Linda Sweet.

A program of wedding music was provided by Chad Clark, pianist, and Lauren Bartlett, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2001 home-schooled graduate. She is owner and manager of Personal Touch.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 2001 and Wayne Community College with an associate in fine arts music degree. He was SGA president. He will attend Mount Olive College. He is employed as associate pastor and afterschool worker at Bizzell Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church and Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

A shower was held at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Church.

A shower was held at Goldsboro First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

A shower was held at the home of Robin Hendrix of Dewy Rose, Ga.

A party was held at the home of Dana Creech of Goldsboro.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Oliver’s Railroad Grille.

Coker - Barnard

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Mr. and Mrs. Coker

Shirley Brantley Barnard and Christopher William Coker were wed July 17 at 2 p.m.

Larry Miller officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Goldsboro Worship Center.

Leroy and Mollie Ann Brantley of Bunn are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Robert and Mary Morgan and the late Graham and Ina Brantley of Bunn.

Parents of the groom are Jerry Harold and Trudy Gray Coker of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Noah William Gray, the late Leon and Doris Coker and MackSeane Gray Southerland of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by Albert Barnard and escorted by Albert Barnard and Ann Brantley, the bride wore an ivory satin A-line halter dress with a sweep train with covered buttons down the back. The train was in a French bustle for the reception.

For her headpiece, she chose baby’s breath in her hair. She carried 12 long-stemmed calla lilies with eucalyptus leaves.

Sharon Weaver was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Angel Griffin and Joye Brantley, sisters of the bride, and Hope Brantley and Mellisa Brantley, nieces of the bride.

The groom was escorted by his parents.

Jerry Coker was best man. Ushers were Wells Dilda and Ryan Griffin, friends of the groom; Ryan Coker, cousin of the groom; and Roy Brantley, brother of the bride. Groomsmen were David Hill and Denny Ashby, friends of the groom, and Doug Coker and Jamie Capps, cousins of the groom.

Emily Gray Bedford, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Hamilton Brantley, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Cathy Rhodes, aunt of the groom, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Priscilla and Lindsey Frederick. Hunter Brantley and Trish Capps distributed programs.

Joseph Leonard gave the invocation.

Special helpers were Wendy Rhodes, aunt of the groom, and Tracy Bedford, sister of the groom.

A dance team of Megan Hayne, Haley Kornegay, Katlyn Rogers, Tiffany Rogers and Yvonne Smith performed a spiritual dance.

A program of wedding music was provided by Danny Dupree, pianist and vocalist; Tony Bell, guitarist; and Jay Nesbit, bassist.

After a wedding trip to the Outer Banks, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride attended Bunn High School. She is a 1994 graduate of North Carolina State University. She is a praise team member with Potter’s Wheel Ministries. She is employed as an accountant with David M. Williams.

The groom attended Eastern Wayne High School. He attends Wayne Community College for turfgrass management and Lenoir Community College for landscape design. He is a musician with Potter’s Wheel Ministries. He is owner of Sonscapes Lawn Maintenance and Landscaping.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Charles and Katie Mitchell, Jean Capps and Lydia Capps served the food. Connie Coker and Donna Perry served the four-tiered wedding cake adorned with red silk roses and baby’s breath. Amy Peele, Lori Hill and Darcie Rhodes poured punch. Stan Southerland gave a toast.

Jerry Coker held a handyman tool party.

Sharon Weaver, Becky Smith, Lori Hill and the women’s alumni at Potter’s Wheel Ministries held a lingerie shower.

The groom’s family held a bridal shower at Goldsboro Worship Center.

The bride’s family held a bridal shower at Poplar Spring Baptist Church of Bunn.

A poolside rehearsal dinner was held at the home of MackSeane Gray Southerland, grandmother of the groom.

Dixon - Anderson

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Mr. and Mrs. Dixon

PRINCETON — Kelly Evelyn Albertson and David Earl Dixon of Goldsboro were united in holy matrimony July 31 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Dennis Pollock officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Riverside Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Robert and Donna Albertson of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Dan and Ruth Andrews of Goldsboro and Harold and Evelyn Albertson of North Charleston, S.C.

The groom is the son of Lee and Debbie Holbert of Mount Olive and Hubert and Barbara Dixon of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Frances Strickland of Mount Olive and Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Dixon of Dudley.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin and crystal organza with a square neckline accented with spaghetti straps. The fitted bodice was embellished with Schiffli lace, pearls and bugle beads and ended in a drop waistline. The full skirt of crystal organza was adorned with beaded lace motifs scattered throughout and cascaded into a cathedral train trimmed with a satin ribbon.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestone and pearls that extended into a veil of silk illusion adorned with flower motifs accented with crystal fashioned with a penciled edge. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of peach, white, yellow and pink roses tied with white ribbon and pearls.

Leigh Albertson was maid of honor.

Michael Albertson was best man. Ushers were Robert Albertson Jr. and James Albertson, brothers of the bride.

Gloria Henderson directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Melissa Albertson.

A program of wedding music was provided by Abegail Pollock, pianist; Tiffany Albertson, vocalist; and James Albertson.

After a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla., the couple is residing in Goldsboro. They will be stationed in El Paso, Texas.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Southern Wayne High School.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 2001. He is serving in the Army.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church. Gloria Henderson and Judy Griebenow, aunts of the bride, cut the wedding cake. Brenda Thompson, friend of the couple, poured punch. Celeste Henderson and Ruth Ann Byrd, cousins of the bride, J.W. and Cindy Creech, friends of the couple; Gloria Henderson and Judy Griedenow, aunts of the bride; and Brenda Thompson, friend of the bride; were servers. Michael Albertson, brother of the bride, gave the toast. Emily and Elizabeth Albertson, nieces of the bride, distributed wedding favors.

The bride’s mother and Ruth Andrews, grandmother of the bride, held a bridal shower July 17.

On June 26, Leigh Albertson, sister of the bride, held a lingerie shower.

Revised on Sunday, September 5, 2004

Francis - Hare

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Mr. and Mrs. Francis

RALEIGH — Natalie Marie Hare and Michael Joseph Francis exchanged promises Aug. 7 at 4 p.m. at Jones Chapel of Meredith College.

Parents of the bride are Donna Phillips Reel of Raleigh and Edward Hare of Fuquay-Varina. She is the granddaughter of Marie Phillips, the late Lebert Phillips and Esther Hobby of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Tim and Donna Francis of Raleigh. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Molica of Cape Cod, Mass., and Joseph Francis of Raleigh.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white gown of bridal satin with a halter top neckline. The fitted bodice was accented with bugle beads and iridescent sequins. The floor-length skirt was A-line with pleats draped across to the right side accented with covered buttons. The skirt featured a chapel train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of iridescent crystals and pearls attached to a double elbow-length veil of silk illusion edged with silk cording. She carried a cascading bouquet of white roses, orchids, blue hydrangea and white stephanotis.

Sherry Weaver of Melbourne, Fla., friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Reel of Greenville, stepsister of the bride, and Lisa Correll and Heather Frollo of Raleigh, friends of the bride.

Jeff Francis of Raleigh was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Jim Cartwright and Chris Pettit of Raleigh, friends of the groom, and Mark Francis of Raleigh, brother of the groom.

Camille Stell of Raleigh directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs were Lynn Hampton and Lauren Zingraff.

A program of wedding music was provided by Julie Florin of Raleigh, vocalist; Mary Fleming of Merriack, N.H., violinist; and Jordan Mericle of Raleigh and Tony Molica of Hudson, N.H.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Raleigh.

The bride is a 2004 cum laude graduate of Mount Olive College with a bachelor’s degree in business management and organizational development and Johnston Community College with a degree in paralegal technology. She is employed by Kennedy, Covington, Lobdell and Hickman LLP as a legal assistant.

The groom graduated from Elmira College in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in business management. He is employed by Simmons Irrigation Supply as a residential/commercial sales representative.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Wake Shrine Club of Raleigh.

On Aug. 6, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Cafe Luna. The couple chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower Aug. 3 at Kennedy, Covington, Lobdell and Hickman.

On June 20, the bride’s family and friends held a miscellaneous shower at the home of the bride’s mother.

The groom’s parents held an engagement party Oct. 11 at their home.

Revised on Sunday, September 5, 2004

Godwin - Howell

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Mr. and Mrs. Godwin

CLAYTON — Cynthia Gail Howell and Gary Glenn Godwin pledged their promises Aug. 13 at 7 p.m.

The Rev. Doug Seymour officiated at the outdoor double-ring ceremony at the Wagner House and interpreted for the couple.

Parents of the bride are Shirley Ann Howell and James F. Howell of Goldsboro.

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Godwin of Erwin are parents of the groom.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin A-line gown with a halter neckline with traditional beaded lace appliqués and crystals on the bodice. The chapel train was accented with a cutout lace appliquéd hem with beads and crystals.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver tiara of rhinestone and pearls with a fingertip-length veil accented with crystals and pearls. She carried a cascading bouquet of red and white roses with baby’s breath and greenery tied with red and white satin ribbons.

Valerie Howell, daughter, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Katrina Evans, sister of the bride, and Iris Childers.

Bryan Godwin and Tyler Godwin, sons, were best men. Mark Howell, son of the bride, was the groomsman.

Brenda Avent directed the wedding.

Kayla Seymour interpreted the ceremony.

A program of wedding music was provided by Pattie Godwin, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Poconos, Pa., the couple is residing in Erwin.

The bride attended Wilson NC School for the Deaf. She is a graduate of Morganton NC School for the Deaf.

The groom attended Wilson NC School for the Deaf. He graduated from Morganton NC School for the Deaf.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Wagner House.

On July 31, Gayle Dorman and Gloria Coleman, aunts of the groom, held a brunch at the Coleman home. Mr. and Mrs. George Coleman, uncle and aunt of the groom, said good-byes.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Morning Glory Bed and Breakfast of Clayton. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Revised on Sunday, September 5, 2004

Minnish - Hammond

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Mr. and Mrs. Minnish

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Christina Beatrice Hammond became the bride of Jeffery Scott Minnish of Columbia, S.C., June 20 at 6 p.m.

Mary Ann Henry officiated at the oceanside ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Charles and Stephanie Hammond of Canton, Ill.

Parents of the groom are Donald and Connie Minnish of Goldsboro.

After a wedding trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the couple is residing in Dudley.

Steele - Bryant

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Mrs. Steele

April Dashon Bryant became the wife of Reginald Dewayne Steele of Fayetteville Aug. 28 at 4 p.m.

Apostle Walter L. Barbour officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Enlisted Club.

Parents of the bride are Marion M. and Addie C. Bryant of Dudley. She is the granddaughter of Samuel and Lillie Bryant and Lillian Cain of Dudley.

The groom is the son of Earnestine Steele of Pearl, Miss., and Tobe and Sebrina Sayles of Jackson, Miss. He is the grandson of Jimmy Clark Sr. of Oakland, Calif.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a traditional strapless A-line gown of white matte satin embellished with embroidered designs of silver metallic threads, clear Swarovski crystals, sequins and iridescent beading adorned in an array of floret and star clusters around the top of the square neckline cascading onto the back and front bodice touching the princess waist and embellishments flowing down onto the edging of each side and the center front pleat of the flared skirt to the hemline. The satin-covered buttons started at the top of the back neckline and ran down to the end of the chapel train. The gown was accessorized with an organza shawl with the same embroidery and embellishments on each end.

For her headpiece, she chose a crown tiara of white with silver adorned in a scalloped arrangement of Austrian crystals and rhinestones. The detachable elbow-length veil of white shimmering illusion was edged with white seed pearls. She also wore earrings and a necklace. She carried a cascading silk bouquet of ivory gardenias tinted with touches of wine, sprays of white and gold calla lilies, baby’s breath, clusters of greenery and streamers of ivory.

Lowanda Shearod, sister of the bride, and Leah Wooten, friend of the bride, were matrons of honor. Shanitha Yelverton, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Felisha Cheadle of Texas, friend of the bride, and Tamika Deloatch of Fayetteville, sister of the bride.

Joshua Steele of Pearl, cousin of the groom, and Tobe Sayles of Pearl, brother of the groom, were best men. Ushers were Bennie Cain Jr. of Durham, uncle of the bride, and Christopher Simms of Norfolk, Va., cousin of the bride.

Kayruth Cain and Rochelle Williams, aunts of the bride, and Mary Wilson, Irene Banks and Mattie Thompson, aunts of the groom, were honorary bridesmaids.

Tyana Deloatch and Aniyah Yelverton of Brandon, Miss., nieces of the bride, were flower girls.

Shekinah Bryant was the junior bride. Erick Watson, cousin of the groom, was Bible carrier.

George Cain II, cousin of the bride was the junior groom.

Robin Armond, friend of the bride, and the bride’s mother directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Sandra Billups, aunt of the bride, and Katrina Daniels, cousin of the groom. Laverne Simms, aunt of the bride, and Ashley Harvey, cousin of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Octavia Armond and Tonya Barbour, friends of the bride, and Myra Raynor, aunt of the bride, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Virginia Beach, Va., the couple will reside in Fayetteville.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She attended Fayetteville State University. She is employed as a Army specialist training NCO with HHD 32nd Medlog Bn.

The groom graduated from Pearl High School. He attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University. He is employed as a medical supply specialist with HHD 32nd Medlog Bn.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Seymour Johnson AFB Enlisted Club. Robin Armond, friend of the bride, and Tonya Taylor, cousin of the groom, cut and served the wedding cake. Ebonie Steele and Anna Steele, cousins of the groom, presided at the gift table. Gwen Aultman, friend of the bride, was mistress of ceremonies. K-Sean Shearod and Kyrie Shearod, nephews of the bride, distributed souvenirs.

On Aug. 27, the bridesmaids held a bachelorette party at Jameson Inn.

The bridesmaids held a lingerie party Aug. 8 at Madison Restaurant.

Thigpen - Robinson

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Mrs. Thigpen

DILLON, S. C. — Brandi Jo Robinson and Corey Ray Thigpen said their wedding vows July 3.

The Rev. Timmy Grimesley officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the Marriage Chapel.

Sylvia D. Grady of Goldsboro and Joel “Joey” Robinson of Grantham are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Walter “Boot” Daniels of Snow Hill, the late Vonzella H. Daniels, Marjorie Britt of Goldsboro and the late Jolly Robinson.

Louise M. Thigpen of Fremont and the late Billy Ray Edmundson are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late George Thigpen, Katie Yelverton and Willie Ed Edmundson of Fremont and the late Helen Edmundson.

After a wedding trip to the coast, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

Ussery - Holland

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Mr. and Mrs. Ussery

Sandy Denise Holland and Adam Walter Ussery Jr. said their marriage vows Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.

Joseph Leonard officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Goldsboro Worship Center.

Bobby Glenn and Neta Kaye Holland of Pikeville are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Edna Harper Mitchell and Billy Mitchell of Goldsboro, Grace Mitchell and Annette Dudley.

The groom is the son of Adam Walter Sr. and Terry Lynn Ussery of Wilson. He is the grandson of Carol Keech of Washington, Relia William of St. George, S.C., and Mark Keech of Belhaven.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white flower embroidery with seed pearls off-the-shoulder A-line gown with an open back with satin buttons down the waistline and a chapel train trimmed in embroidered flowers.

For her headpiece, she chose a princess crown with accents of diamonds. She carried stems of lilies, rosebuds and lilac, white and pink geraniums.

Jamie Hall was maid of honor. Angel Sturkey was the bridesmaid.

David Brinkley was best man. Kevin Holland was the groomsman.

Samantha Howell was flower girl. Christopher Jones was ring bearer.

Marie O’Connor directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Loray Braxton.

Special helpers were Tammy Evans, Teresa Jones, Michelle Howell and Gene Smith.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a 2004 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School.

The groom graduated from Wilson Tech College. He is a volunteer with East Nash Fire Department of Wilson. He is employed as a shop supervisor with Retro Lube.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Tammy Evans of Pikeville, friend of the bride, served the three-tiered wedding cake trimmed in lilac rosebuds and white doves was served. Teresa Jones of Pikeville, aunt of the bride, and Michelle Howell of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, poured punch.

On Feb. 21, the bride’s parents held an engagement party.

Loray Braxton, aunt of the bride, held a room-to-room shower March 27.

Brewington-Weathersbe

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Mrs. Brewington

April Philita Lucille Weathersbe of Goldsboro became the bride of Willie Varnell Brewington Aug. 8 at 2 p.m.

Bishop Carlton Jackson Sr. and Pastor Jimmie A. Mumford officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Gospel Light Temple Church.

Parents of the bride are Wilbert Lee and Phyllis Elaine Rawlings of Princeton. She is the granddaughter of the late Bishop Allen Ruth and the late Overseer Lucille Ruth and Equillar Rawlings.

Parents of the groom are the late Walter Battle Sr. and Dorothy Mae Battle of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Isabell Mae Dowe and Robert Dowe.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a satin floor-length gown accented with pearls and sequins around the neckline and hemline with a detachable cathedral train accented with lace, pearls and sequins.

For her headpiece, she chose a rhinestone tiara with a veil. She carried white roses and irises.

Teresinia Canady and Maria Bell were matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Katisha Santos, Felicia Spruill, Alaina Brown and Samira Rawlings.

William Moore was best man. Ushers were Douglas Brewington, Carlos Santos and Elder Ronald Canady.

Tiara Washington, Tykeela Davis, Brionna Canady and Brionna Wilson were flower girls. Kenneth Brewington was ring bearer.

Gwendolyn Spruill directed the ceremony.

Special helpers were Gwendolyn Spruill, First Lady Aileen Jackson, Esther Drake and Ernestine Hinton.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tyrone Washington and the bride, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Virginia Beach, Va., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1994 graduate of Goldsboro High School. She attends Wayne Community College’s nursing program.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1984. He is director of greeters and stewards at Bible Faith Missionary Baptist Church. He is employed as a tractor trailer operator with Owner Operator.

A bridal shower was held at the home of the bride’s mother.

Bunch-Berry

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Mrs. Bunch

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Tynia Michelle Berry of Mount Olive and Charles Ray Bunch Jr. were wed June 12 at 2:30 p.m.

Dr. T.E. Grainger officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Wedding Chapels by the Sea.

Shirley Berry-Fenton of Mount Olive and Reginald R. Berry III of Roanoke, Va., are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter Elnora Stewart and Granger Pearsall of Mount Olive, Delores Berry-Norman of Miami, Fla., and Reginald R. Berry II of White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

Charles and Shirley Bunch of Fremont are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Johnny and Marth Bunch of Eureka and the late Nora Sasser and Matthew Isreal Reid of Fremont.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, the couple is residing in Clayton.

Hoover-Jarrett

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Mrs. Hoover

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Jennifer Moore Jarrett and Michael Shane Hoover of Charleston were married Aug. 21 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Joseph Cahill officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Saint Luke’s Chapel.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Willis Jarrett of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ben Johnston Thornton of Goldsboro, the late Mr. Thornton and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Neal Jarrett of Hayesville.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hugh Hoover of Cedar Grove. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hubert Hoover and Mrs. Charlie Edward Oakes of Danville, Va., and the late Mr. Oakes.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown and mantilla of Brussels lace worn by her mother.

Kathryn Cannon of Seattle, Wash., was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Caroline Vinson Carr of Raleigh, Marjorie Clark Fickling of Goldsboro, Artemis Helen Malekpour of Chapel Hill, Phelicia Cuthbertson Flanagan of Richmond, Va., Kate McNairy Pierce of Greensboro, Lee Worrell Taylor of Wilmington and Elizabeth Parker Ware of Newark, Del.

William Hugh Hoover was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Richard Willis Jarrett of Wilmington and Thomas Neal Jarrett of Kenansville, brothers of the bride, Franklin Lee Hollowell Jr. of Raleigh, Joshua Mitchell Hughes of Carrboro, Mark Robert Goldblatt and Philip Andrew Roehrs of Charleston, Joshua Chase Scott of Columbia, S.C., and Thomas Watson Parker of Cedar Grove.

Isabelle Williams Doss of Goldsboro directed the ceremony.

Helen Elizabeth Armstrong of Charlotte and Daniela Marie Marx of New Orleans, La., were readers.

Lyne Goodlett Scott of Columbia and Ann Cara Sumners of Manteo greeted guests.

Mary Kathryn Thornton and John Michael Thornton of Columbus, Ohio, cousins of the bride, were altar servers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Sally Dixon of Charleston, organist, Ben Johnston Thornton of Columbus, cousin of the bride, trumpeter.

After a wedding trip, the couple will reside in Charleston.

The bride is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of science degree and East Carolina University School of Medicine with a doctor of medicine degree. She completed residency in pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital. She is employed as a chief pediatric resident at the Medical University of South Carolina.

The groom graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of science degree and a doctor of medicine degree. He completed residency in pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital. He is completing a fellowship in neonatology at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the South Carolina Aquarium.

On Aug. 20, the groom’s parents held an after-rehearsal dinner at Hassell Hall of Charleston.

Friends and family of the couple held a harbor cruise Aug. 20 in Charleston.

Kasch-Bowden

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Mr. and Mrs. Kasch

KENANSVILLE — Holly Lucille Bowden and Niels Kasch of Goldsboro pledged their promises July 31 at 7 p.m.

The Rev. Scott Sauls officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Murray House Inn.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. John R. Bowden of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Shellie Hudson of Greenville and the late Dr. Beals Bowden and the late Bennie and Lillian Darden of Faison.

Mr. and Mrs. Klaus Kasch of Jena, Germany, are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Helmut Kahnt, the late Mr. and Mrs. Hellmut Kasch and the late Leopold Schumann of Germany.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless form-fitted white gown adorned with cascading embroidery flowers accented with a hem and train of scalloped embroidery.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver tiara adorned with crystals and a single elbow-tiered-length veil. She carried a bouquet of miniature white calla lilies, stephanotis and greenery.

Brenda Bowden of Goldsboro, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Nicole Summerlin of Goldsboro, friend of the couple, and Doris Bowden of Durham, sister of the bride.

Norbert Kasch of Jena was his brother’s best man. Ushers were Andre Kehn of Wilmington and Jaune Schutte of Raleigh, friends of the couple.

Rosemary Pruneau of Wilmington and Abby Patten of Winston-Salem, cousins of the bride, were flower girls. William Pruneau of Wilmington and Alex Patten of Winston-Salem, cousins of the bride, were ring bearers.

Brittany Bennett of Goldsboro, goddaughter of the couple, was the miniature bride. Skyler Summerlin of Goldsboro, friend of the couple, was the miniature groom.

Joyce Grice of Goldsboro directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Courtney Eaves of Clayton and Kristin Edwards of Clinton, cousins of the bride.

Tina Kasch of Jena, sister of the groom, was the translator.

A program of wedding music was provided by Meredith Karcher and Jaime Wiggins of LaGrange, friends of the couple, vocalists, and Chris Ellis of Greenville, violinist.

After a wedding trip to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Wayne Country Day School. She attends Wayne Community College’s dental hygiene program.

The groom graduated from Wayne Country Day School in 2000 as a German exchange student and mange cum laude from Mount Olive College in 2003 with a bachelor of science degrees in computer information systems and business. He is employed as a computer information systems technician with Mount Olive College.

Following the ceremony, a reception and dance were held in the garden. A cupcake cake with fresh flowers on each cupcake was served. Linda Casey of New York City, N.Y., aunt of the bride, assisted. Janice Edwards of Newton Grove, aunt of the bride, helped.

On July 31, Luicelle Baugham of Faison, Jeff and Sarah Patten of Winston-Salem and Chris and Janet Pruneau of Wilmington held a wedding luncheon.

A bachelor party was held July 29 in Raleigh.

On July 29, the bridesmaids held a bridesmaids’ supper at the home of Nicole Summerlin.

The bride’s family held a floating miscellaneous shower July 18 in Clinton.

On June 19, Joyce Grice and Nicole Summerlin held a lingerie shower.

Members of the dental hygiene program held a miscellaneous shower June 16.

On June 12, Star Baker and Janie McFatter held a floating shower.

A bachelorette weekend was held June 5 through 7 in Myrtle Beach.

A pig picking rehearsal dinner was held at the home of the bride’s parents.

Davis-Hines

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Mrs. Davis

Angela Nicole Hines and Jason Nicholas Davis of Fayetteville were married Aug. 7 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Andy Stovall officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Whitley Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Mel and Becky Hines of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Lannie and Minnie Hines of Warsaw and the late Leander Girtz and Hermine Girtz of Hinckley, Minn.

Parents of the groom are the late Deborah K. Davis and Russell and Marilyn Davis of Youngstown, Ohio. He is the grandson of the late Thomas Housteau and Janet Haslow of Lima, Ohio, and the late Robert Davis and Janet Davis of Austintown, Ohio.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory formal A-line gown with a strapless neckline, accented with ivory embroidery, crystal and silver beading throughout the bodice. The gown had a split skirt with a chapel-length train with beading and embroidery.

For her headpiece, she chose a single-tiered elbow-length veil of silk illusion. She carried a cascading bouquet of miniature calla lilies, roses and stephanotis.

Christina Pittman, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Shauna Morton and Alicia Cox, friends of the bride, and Heather Norred, sister of the bride.

Brian Davis was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Phillip Gill, Aaron Means and Trevor Laskaris, friends of the groom.

Emily Fields, friend of the bride, was flower girl.

Millie Hardison directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Katie Holcomb, friend of the bride,

A program of wedding music was provided by Becky Hines and Jody Bridgers, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to the Caribbean, the couple is residing in Fayetteville.

The bride is a 2001 honor graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2003 graduate of Wayne Community College.

The groom graduated from Austintown Fitch High School of Ohio. He is serving in the Air Force stationed at Pope Air Force Base.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church’s Carpenter’s House. Jennifer Parrish, friend of the bride, poured punch. Shelly McMonigal, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake.

On Aug. 6, a rehearsal dinner was held at the church fellowship hall. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

The groom’s family held a dinner Aug. 13 in Youngstown.

Friends of the bride held a lingerie shower July 24 at the home of the bride.

Janice Cox, friend of the bride, held a shower July 18 at Whitley Church.

Thompson-Stoddard

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Mr. and Mrs. Thompson

FAYETTEVILLE — Lisa Dawn Stoddard of Portland, Ore., and Darren Jerone Thompson of Goldsboro exchanged promises July 3 at 3:30 p.m.

The Rev. Christopher Aydlett officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Andrews United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Don and Nancy Stoddard of Tualatin, Ore.

Parents of the groom are Douglas Thompson of Newport and Shelia Collier of Pikeville. He is the stepson of Alice Thompson of Newport and Randy Collier of Pikeville, the grandson of the late Ronald Sasser Jr. and Doris Sasser of Goldsboro and the late Blaney Thompson and Mary Thompson of Grantham and the stepgrandson of Jean Collier of Goldsboro.

The bride was given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father.

Erinn Williams of Gainesville, Fla., was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Tiffany Lewton of Vancouver, Wash., and Melissa Paz of Beaverton, Ore., sisters.

Douglas Thompson was best man. Ushers were Dustin Sasser of Greenville and Derrick Sasser of Pikeville, cousins. Groomsmen were Dean Thompson of Greenville, brother, and Ron Sasser of Pikeville, cousin.

Ragan Peterson of Portland, daughter, was the junior bridesmaid. Tate Peterson of Portland, son of the bride, was the junior groomsman.

Shaylee Paz of Beaverton was flower girl.

Presiding at the register was Susan Fulgham.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brad Collier of Greenville, pianist.

After a wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica, the couple is residing in Fayetteville.

The bride attended Linfield School of Nursing in Oregon. She is employed as a national camps director with Cheer Ltd. Inc. of Fayetteville.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1992 and Methodist College with a bachelor of science degree in physical education and a concentration in sports management and sports medicine. He is employed as director of project development with Cheer Ltd.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Gates Four Golf and Country Club of Fayetteville.

On June 27, co-workers held a honeymoon shower at Ruby Tuesday of Fayetteville.

The groom’s stepmother and sisters held a wedding shower.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Hilltop House of Fayetteville.

Tillman-Thompson

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Mrs. Tillman

DUDLEY — Lindsay Carroll Thompson and William Jesse Tillman were united in holy matrimony Aug. 14 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Shirley Acker Ward officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Brogden United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Roy Carroll and Jennifer Maxwell Thompson of Dudley. She is the granddaughter of Allen Jay Maxwell III of Nimitz, W. Va., Susan Ziemer of Goldsboro and the late Lloyd Thompson and Patsy Thompson of Dudley.

The groom is the son of Arnold Tillman and Judy Tillman of Pikeville. He is the grandson of the late Bunny Lloyd Tilman and Doris Tillman of Pikeville and the late Jim Lane and Christine Lane of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin gown with a tulle overlay. The bodice was embellished with embroidered lace with silver metallic detailing of sequins and pearls. The A-line skirt was enhanced with a scalloped border of matching lace, pearls and sequins surrounding the chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a headband of rhinestones and crystal with a tulle veil with a pencil trim. She carried a bouquet of miniature calla lilies.

Emily Thompson, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Beth Creech, Megan Meacham, Allison Taylor and Angela Thornton, friends of the bride, and Brooke Thompson, cousin of the bride.

Lloyd Tillman was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Cody Tillman, brother of the groom; Blake Thompson, brother of the bride; Brent West and Brett West, friends of the groom; and Michael Melrose, cousin of the groom.

Carolyn Cox directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Angela Shaeffer. Jennifer Deans and April Melrose distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jeremy Owens, pianist, and Jeffrey Lane, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will reside in Pikeville.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She attends Wayne Community College. She is employed at Darwin’s Screenprinting and Photography.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1998. He is employed as a foreman with Interiors Unlimited of Hillsborough.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Sleepy Creek Clubhouse. Carol Long, friend of the bride’s family, and Wendy Hicks, cousin of the bride, served the wedding cake. Karla Fry, cousin of the bride, poured punch. Jean Sutton, friend of the bride’s family, was the director. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Flowers, friends of the bride’s family, greeted guests.

On Aug. 7, Cindy Creech and Denise Meacham, friends of the bride’s family, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Royal Tea Rooms. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Debbie Glisson, friend of the bride’s family, and Wendy Hicks held a Pier I shower Aug. 1 at the Glisson home.

On July 11, the bride’s family held a miscellaneous shower at the home of Mary Parker, great-aunt of the bride.

A miscellaneous shower was held June 13 at Brogden Church.

On June 12, a miscellaneous shower was held at the home of Carol Long, friend of the bride’s family.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner in the church fellowship hall. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Alfaro - Furin

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Mr. and Mrs. Alfaro

OAHU, Hawaii — Mary Anita Furin and Alman Maningas Alfaro of Goldsboro were united in holy matrimony June 25 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Neal H. McHenry officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Kapiolani Park of Honolulu.

Parents of the bride are Gray Franklin and Loretta Ann Autry of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Wilfredo and Felisa Maningas Alfaro of Mililani, Hawaii.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal full-length off-the-shoulder gown of white satin with a fitted bodice accented with beaded and sequin designs.

She chose a beaded headpiece accented with roses. She carried a French bouquet of lavender and white plumerias with lavender satin ribbon.

Imelda Alfaro, sister-in-law, was matron of honor.

Wilfredo Alfaro was his son’s best man.

Kristen and Alyssa, daughters, were flower girls.

A program of Hawaiian wedding music was provided.

After a wedding trip to Kahala Mandarin Oriental of Oahu, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate of science degree in medical administration. She is a homemaker.

The groom graduated cum laude from Mount Olive College in 1991 with a bachelor of applied science degree in business management and the Community College of the Air Force in 1991 with an associate of applied science degree in hospitality management. He served in the Air Force in Desert Storm. He is employed as a bar manager at the Cavern and Levels.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Willows Restaurant of Honolulu.

A reception was held July 10 at Levels of Greenville.

On June 26, the groom’s parents held an informal reception at their home.

Imelda Alfaro, sister-in-law of the groom, held a bridal shower June 23 at the home of the groom’s parents.

On May 8, Teresa Waters held a bridal shower at the home of the bride.

Boyle - Keen

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Mrs. Boyle

Kelly Denise Keen of Goldsboro and Glen Boyle were married Aug. 7 at 4 p.m.

Dr. Al Herrington officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Antioch Presbyterian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Buddy and Donna Keen. She is the granddaughter of the late James E. Hill, Ruth Hill and Julia Keen of Goldsboro and the late Lebern Keen.

Parents of the groom are Gordon Boyle of Goldsboro and the late Clare Boyle. He is the grandson of the late Peter and Sarah Taylor of England and the late James and Helen Boyle of Scotland.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a strapless sweetheart neckline. The fitted bodice was embellished with embroidery lace sequins enhanced with silver and blue bugle beads. The bodice had a corset back. Embroidery lace and sequins cascaded down the front and back of the skirt that flowed into a semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of Austrian crystals that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion edged with rhinestones. She carried a hand-tied clutch of red roses with a white rose in the center tied together with lily grass and white chiffon ribbon.

Krissy Keen, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Susan Hill, aunt of the bride, and Sarah Boyle, niece of the groom.

Gordon Boyle was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Joshua Boyle, nephew of the groom, and Ed Cianfarra and Arron Smith, friends of the couple.

Judy Pearce directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Abigail Boyle, niece ofthe groom. Caleb Boyle, nephew of the groom, distributed scrolls and white roses.

A program of wedding music was provided by Wanda Becton, vocalist and pianist.

After a wedding trip to Florida, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held a Goldsboro Country Club. Carol Gerencser, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake.

On Aug. 6, a rehearsal dinner was held at Antioch Church fellowship hall. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Co-workers of the bride held a bridal shower July 18 at the home of Susan Stade.

On July 11, the family held a bridal shower at Antioch Church.

Brown - Thomas

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Mrs. Brown

EUREKA — Rebecca Diane Thomas of Wilmington and Eric Paul Brown of Wilmington pledged their promises Aug. 7 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Robert Fletcher officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Eureka United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald B. Thomas of Fremont. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gus M. Cumbee of McClellanville, S.C., and the late Robert B. Thomas Sr. and Bertha P. Thomas of Fremont.

Mr. and Mrs. James W. Norton of Blackshear, Ga., and the late Aubrey Harlan Brown of Wallace are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Cecil Eubanks and Emma Eubanks of Wilmington, the late Charles Brown and Doris Brown of Wallace and the late Junior Norton and Virginia Norton of Holden Beach.

The bride was given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father.

Martha Langley of Fremont and Dorothy Thomas of Wilmington, sisters of the bride, were matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Dee Bartlett of Raleigh, friend of the bride; Amanda Gray, Amy Yelverton and Ashley Yelverton of Fremont, cousins of the bride; and Jennifer Norton of Blackshear, sister of the groom.

James Norton was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Tommy Eason and Dannel Lamm of Wilmington, friends of the groom; David Sellers of Wilmington and Phillip Brown of Greenville, cousins of the groom; and Mike Wilson of Wilmington and Jessie Langley of Fremont, brothers-in-law ofthe bride.

Sydney Langley of Fremont, niece of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Regan Kasulis, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Kendall Langley, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Jane Thomas directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Emily Brown.

A program of wedding music was provided by Becky Brock, pianist; and Bill Boyd and Candace Gainey, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple will reside in Wilmington.

The bride is a 2001 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attends the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for a degree in special education.

The room graduated from Laney High School in 1994. He is employed as a sheriff’s deputy with New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church. Edna Braswell, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake.

A rehearsal dinner was held Aug. 6 at Eureka Church.

On July 11, the bride’s family held a bridal shower at Eureka Church.

The groom’s family held a bridal shower July 9 at Pine Valley Church of God of Wilmington.

Edwards - Craig

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Mr. and Mrs. Edwards

Rita C. Craig of Goldsboro and Bronnie Edwards of Micro said their promises July 24 at 7 p.m.

Pastor Billy Rose officiated at the single-ring ceremony at First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

The bride is the daughter of James and Marie Davis of Laurnes.

The groom is the son of the late Onnie Edwards of Beulaville and Earnestine Apanaties of Clyde, Ohio.

The bride was given in marriage by Marjorie Allen and Lori Fields and escorted by the groom.

Marjorie Allen and Lori Fields were matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Pansy Holland and Theresa Burroughs.

Clint Edwards of Goldsboro was best man. Groomsmen were R.J. Allen and Ray Fields of Goldsboro, Mike Champion of Pikeville and Allen Worley of Selma.

Rionna Allen of Goldsboro was the junior bridesmaid.

Veronica Allen was flower girl. Cody Edwards was ring bearer.

Presiding at the register was Brook Turnage.

A program of wedding music was provided by Marjorie Allen and Mike Dubois, vocalists, and Bill Rose, sound technician.

After a wedding trip to Emerald Isle, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is employed as a title specialist with Frema Motors.

The groom is employed in transportation with AAA Cooper.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Billie’s.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the home of the bride.

Frederick - McClenny

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Mr. and Mrs. Frederick

Kathryn Lynn McClenny of Wilmington and Richard Neil Frederick of Wilmington exchanged promises June 26 at 4 p.m.

Dr. Hufham officiated at the single-ring ceremony at Madison Avenue Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Patricia McClenny of Jacksonville, Fla., and Bill McClenny of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Hattie McClenny of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Roxanne Holloman of Washington and Rick Frederick of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Al Arlin of Fresno, Ohio, and Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Frederick of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage and escorted by her parents, the bride wore a white formal A-line gown with a strapless neckline with pearl beading throughout and a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a comb of pearl clusters attached to a two-tiered veil. She carried a bundle of six white calla lilies tied with a white satin ribbon.

Cynthia McClenny, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Keri Birch and Misty Thomas, cousins of the bride, and Jennifer Hart and Sarah Ponzi, friends of the bride.

Ty Frederick was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were David Frederick, uncle of the groom; Jackson Frederick and Clint Winslow, cousins of the groom; and Rick Frederick, father of the groom. Ushers were Shawn Corbet and David Paul Flowers, friends of the couple.

Lindsay Pacheco, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Jacob Brady, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Beth Brady, cousin of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Natalie Winslow, cousin of the groom. Rachael Pacheco and Carolyn Elmore distributed programs.

Richard Farris, uncle of the bride, and Suzanne Pacheco, cousin of the bride, were Scripture readers.

A program of wedding music was provided by David Periconi, organist; Ty Frederick and Carolton Frederick, vocalists; David Frederick, bass guitarist; and Rick Frederick, lead guitarist.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Wilmington.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2002 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She is employed as a third grade teacher at Gregory Elementary School.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1994. He attended Pitt Community College. He is employed as a landscaper with Sea Coast Landscaping.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Southern Wayne Country Club.

On June 25, Jo Frederick, grandmother of the groom, held a bridal luncheon at the Royal Tea Rooms.

Co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower in May in Wilmington.

In April, the bride’s family held a shower at a relative’s home in Jacksonville.

Reita and Jennifer Hart, friends of the bride, held a miscellaneous shower March 13 at their home in Goldsboro.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Madison’s Prime Rib and Steak.

Gooding - Chriscoe

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Mrs. Gooding

Genna Kay Chriscoe of Goldsboro became the wife of Brad Edward Gooding of Goldsboro Aug. 7 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Billy Toler officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Free Chapel Church Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

Benjamin Martin and Emily Sue Lawrence of Goldsboro and James Boyce and Debbie Chriscoe of Siler City are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Troy Franklin and Emma Lee Trotter of Robbins, Merolin Oliver and Shirley Ann Lawrence of Goldsboro and the late Pauline Chriscoe and Harold Chriscoe of Seagrove.

The groom is the son of Terri Lynn Gooding and Robert Edward and Livvy Gooding of Wilson. He is the grandson of Evelyn Ingram and Ed Gooding of Goldsboro, the late Tom Ingram and the late Hilda Gooding.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father and stepfather, the bride wore a white chiffon split-front empire A-line gown with beaded lace trim and a sweep train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara and veil. She carried an arrangement of white and pink roses.

Christina Lynn Heckmann was matron of honor. Amber Dawn Lawrence was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Stacy Lynn David and Amy Sharon Capps.

Robert Gooding was best man. Groomsmen were Robert Heckmann, David Massengill and Jason Capps.

LeAnne Marie Broadwater and Ashley Underwood were flower girls. Jeremy Ryan Thompson was ring bearer.

Connie Duncan directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Tiffany Gooding. Alexis Zwerling distributed programs.

Lynn and Melinda Thompson, uncle and aunt of the bride, were the meet-and-greet couple.

A program of wedding music was provided by Linda Jones, pianist, and Kimberly Ann Mezza, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to the coast, the couple will reside in Smithfield.

The bride is a 2002 honor graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Vocational Honor Society. She attended Wayne Community College. She will attend Johnston Community college for the medical assisting program. She is employed as a server with McCall’s Barbecue and Seafood.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1997. He attended Wayne Community College. He will attend the BLET program.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s mother and grandmother and Kim Mezza and Melinda Thompson held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Brandy Hughes, cousin of the bride, poured punch. Jennifer Hansley, cousin of the groom, cut the wedding cake. Lynn and Melinda Thompson were helpers.

On July 11, the groom’s family held a shower at Free Chapel Church.

The bride’s family held a shower July 10 in Siler City.

On June 27, the bride’s family held a shower at Trinity Baptist Church.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Pizza Inn.

Gurley - Hood

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Mrs. Gurley

Shanna Lee Hood of Pikeville and Stephen Thomas Gurley exchanged wedding vows July 31 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Michael Williams officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Alvin Hood and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Allen Sasser of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Manfred Jennings Hood Sr. of Goldsboro and Dora W. Beavers of Seven Springs.

Parents of the groom are Ralph Gurley and Dorothy Gurley of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John David Gurley of Goldsboro, Thelma Cline of College Park, Md., and the late Marion Cline.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father and stepfather, the bride wore a formal gown with a scoop neck bodice with beaded embroidery. It had an organza skirt with a scalloped apron back and 3D floral accents.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara and an organza veil with beaded metallics. She carried a bouquet of hand-tied calla lilies.

Melissa Hood Hoskins of Pikeville, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Melissa Bryan of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Melissa Sasser of Goldsboro, sister of the groom, was the bridesmaid.

Ralph Gurley was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Dirk Leemkuil of Newport, William Spence of Goldsboro, David Gardner of Emerald Isle and John Stephens of New Bern, friends of the groom; Robert Hoskins of Pikeville, brother-in-law of the bride; and Timothy J. Sasser of Goldsboro, nephew of the groom.

Junior bridesmaids were Jenny Cox, Heather Finch and Taylor Cox of Pikeville, nieces of the bride, and Kayla Sasser of Goldsboro, niece of the groom.

Jordan Williams of Newport News, Va., was flower girl. Gabriel Renn, son of the bride, was ring bearer.

Wanda Becton of Goldsboro directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Candice Phillips of Goldsboro. Emma and Katie Hardy of New Bern distributed programs.

Special helpers were Donna Forehand and Cecilia Menley.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tommy Howell, pianist and vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Las Vegas, Nev., the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attends Wayne Community College. She is employed as an intake clerk with Home Health and Hospice.

The groom graduated from Faith Christian Academy and Wayne Community College with a degree in aviation. He is employed as an aircraft planner and estimator with Cherry Point Naval Base.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Holiday Inn Express’ magnolia room. Helpers were Gail Hood, aunt of the bride, and Tootsie Grimes, friend of the bride. Lou Sasser, aunt of the groom, served the wedding cake.

On July 18, friends and family of the couple held a shower in Free Chapel Church fellowship hall.

Co-workers of the bride held a bridal shower July 7 at Logan’s Steakhouse.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner in Free Chapel Church fellowship hall. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Hampton - Barnes

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Mrs. Hampton

Elizabeth Joy Barnes of Raleigh became the bride of Alan Brian Hampton of Raleigh Aug. 7 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Glenn Mason officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Saulston United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Howard Cecil Barnes Jr. of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Barnes of Wilson and the late Clifton Taylor and Joyce Taylor of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hayes of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hampton of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earl Hampton of Croyden, Pa., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Buford McCoy of Calypso.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of ivory silk satin. The strapless bodice was bordered with a cafe A silk satin. The floor-length princess-style skirt and chapel-length train were bordered in a cafe A silk satin.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered elbow-length veil of silk illusion with seed pearls and corded edge. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of white and confetti roses, red Gerber daisies, blue delphinium and peach stock.

Miranda Ginn of Goldsboro was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Shannon Weeks and Leslie Hunter of Goldsboro, Stephanie Garmon of Lakeland, Fla., Megan Varney of Key West, Fla., and Rhonda Roberts of Oriental, sister of the groom.

Robert Hampton of Goldsboro was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Andy Snead and Andrew Reed of Raleigh; Robby Combs of Charlotte; Chad Barnes of Goldsboro, brother of the bride; and Michael Hayes of Goldsboro, stepbrother of the groom.

Riley Roberts was flower girl. Joey Hampton was ring bearer.

Pam Ginn directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Megan Worrell. Allison Snead distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Camille Frederick, pianist, and Jay and Terry Kornegay, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to the Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in Raleigh.

The bride is a 1995 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She is employed as a child development specialist at the Tammy Lynn Center of Raleigh.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1994 and North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He is employed as a financial analyst with PPD Inc. of RTP.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club. Earline Strickland and Peggy Walston served the wedding cake. Delena Rosco poured punch.

On Aug. 6, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Officers’ Club.

Saulston Church family held a shower July 11.

On July 10, Kelly Barnes, aunt of the bride, held a luncheon at Willow Springs Country Club of Wilson.

On June 26, Miranda Ginn held a miscellaneous shower at the home of Jason and Holly Lewis.

Leslie Hunter, Shannon Weeks, Megan Worrell and Megan Varney held an around-the-clock shower June 19 at Raintree Clubhouse.

McCarter - Faulk

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Mrs. McCarter

Patricia Shumate Faulk and Arley Elbert McCarter were united in marriage Sunday, Aug. 1 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Johnny Sasser and the Rev. Joseph C. Leonard Jr. officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Emmaus Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mae Warrick Shumate of Dudley and the late Harry Jones Shumate Jr.

The groom is the son of the late Roney and Mae White McCarter.

Given in marriage by her mother, the bride wore a formal-length mauve dress with a flowing mermaid hem of georgette material and a sleeveless overlay top and a matching jacket. Embellishments of crystal beading were accented on top of the dress and jacket.

She carried a bouquet of white calla lilies.

Attendants were Wilson James Brown and Madison Snow Brown escorted by Suzanne Faulk Brown, Savannah Suzanne Brown escorted by Philip Shumate Faulk and Patricia Diane Faulk and Emma Ashley Faulk escorted by James Venable Faulk Jr.

Michael Morgan was his stepfather’s best man.

Mrs. Johnny Sasser directed the ceremony. Presiding at the guest register were Mr. and Mrs. Dexton Mozingo.

A program of wedding music was provided by Ila Strickland, pianist, and Ashley Kornegay Faulk and Richard W. Pridgen, vocalists.

The couple is residing in Dudley.

The bride is a graduate of Goldsboro High School and Rex Hospital School of Nursing. She is employed as vice president and funeral director at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory.

The groom graduated from Goldsboro High School. He is a retired assistant chief of Goldsboro Fire Department with 30 years service.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church E.L. Roberts fellowship hall.

On July 18, Goldsboro Worship Center held a celebration luncheon.

Emmaus Baptist Church held a luncheon July 4.

Miletto - Knight

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Mr. and Mrs. Miletto

BELHAVEN — Edith Ashton Knight of Goldsboro and Andrea Miletto were wed May 14 at 6:30 p.m.

The Rev. Patricia Tripp Cox officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Heekin River Front Garden.

Parents of the bride are Donna Jones Knight of Chapel Hill and A. Winfield Knight Jr. of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Haywood A. Jones III of Durham and Dorothy Arnold Knight of Goldsboro.

Vanna Neri and Gianluigi Miletto of Courmeyeur, Italy, are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Ida Bellini Neri of Mirandola, Italy.

After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, West Indies, the couple is residing in Gryon, Switzerland.

Mitchell - Teachey

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Mrs. Mitchell

Peggy Rochelle Teachey and Phillip Alan Mitchell said their marriage vows Saturday, Aug. 7 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. James Willie Teachey, father of the bride, and the Rev. Marty L. Massey, brother-in-law of the bride, officiated at the double-ring ceremony at El-Bethel Assembly.

James Willie and Peggy JoAnn Teachey of Pikeville are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Willie and Pauline Mozingo and the late S.J. and Viola Teachey of Pikeville.

The late W.A. Mitchell Jr. and Jessie C. Mitchell of Creedmoor are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late John Thomas and Rosie Dell Clayton and William Andrew Sr. and Lillie Mariah Mitchell of Durham.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a short sleeve V-neck white satin A-line floor-length gown with a fitted bodice and pearls, lace and sequins. It had a chapel-length train accented with pearls, lace and sequin accents to match the bodice.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver tiara of diamonds with illusion accented with scattered diamonds. She carried a cascading bouquet of white calla lilies, roses and stephanotis.

Lisa Massey of Pikeville, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Dawn Bizzell of Stem and Melva Henry and Wendy Hyde of Durham, friends of the bride, and Amy Teachey of Goldsboro, sister-in-law of the bride.

Gary Slaughter of Durham was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Alan Mitchell and Lance Mitchell of Creedmoor, sons of the groom; George Patton of Raleigh, friend of the groom; and Tim Teachey of Goldsboro, brother of the bride.

Tiffany Gillis of Stem, friend of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid. Jonathan Massey of Pikeville, nephew of the bride, was the junior usher.

Destiney Smith of Fremont, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Ben Massey of Pikeville, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Ashley Hyde of Durham, friend of the bride, was miniature bride. Will Massey of Pikeville, nephew of the bride, was miniature groom.

Jane Carpenter of Durham, friend of the bride’s family, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Kristy Albert of Durham, friend of the bride. Nathan Bizzell of Stem, friend of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Rich Holder of Pikeville, pianist; Chris Daly of Goldsboro, organist; and the Rev. Steve Holder and Sharon Holder of Pikeville, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple will reside in Pikeville.

The bride is a graduate of Wake Forest-Rolesville High School. She is employed as a legal assistant with Clayton, Myrick, McClanahan and Coulter Law Firm of Durham.

The groom graduated from South Granville High School of Creedmoor. He is employed as a staff specialist with Duke University Medical Center.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church family life center. Judy Strickland of Pikeville, friend of the bride’s family, poured punch. Faye Williams of Oxford and Jane Carpenter of Durham, friends of the bride’s family, served the wedding cake.

A rehearsal dinner was held Aug. 6 at Madison’s Steak house.

On July 31, Judy Strickland held a bridesmaids’ luncheon in El-Bethel Assembly’s family life center.

Chris Daly and Elaine Holder, friends of the bride’s family, and Terry Howell, Mendi Burnham and Lori Smith, cousins of the bride, held a miscellaneous shower July 17 in El-Bethel Assembly’s family life center.

On July 10, the couple’s church congregation held a celebration/miscellaneous shower in Lighthouse of God fellowship hall of Durham.

Co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower June 26 at the home of Jerry and Deborah Clayton of Rougemont.

Bass - Rogers

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Mr. and Mrs. Bass

EAU GALLE, Fla. — Sharon Ann Rogers of Melbourne, Fla., became the wife of James Dennis Bass Sr. of Melbourne June 19 at 6 p.m.

Kristine Yarbrough officiated at the double-ring ceremony American Legion Post 163.

The late Pearl Landvik and the late Leonard Landvik of Minneapolis, Minn. are parents of the bride.

The groom is the son of Martha Hellon Bass of Goldsboro and the late James Milton Bass of Fern Park, Fla.

Given in marriage and escorted by her son, Russel Rogers, the bride wore a full-length dress of silk with brocade pink and purple roses.

She carried a cascading bouquet of orchids with pink and white roses and baby’s breath.

Jeannine Rogers, daughter of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashley, Callie and Kenzee.

James Dennis Bass Jr. was his father’s best man. Groomsmen were Micah Bass and Darryl Yarbrough.

Katie Yarbrough was flower girl. Eric, son of the groom, was ring bearer.

Tami Barnett directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Crystal Bass.

Special helpers were Paula Moore, Steve Hall, Mark Kondracki and Danny Bass.

A program of wedding music was provided by a dj.

The couple is residing in Melbourne. They will take a wedding trip to Las Vegas, Nev., in November.

The bride attended Zigareli’s of Pittsburg. She is employed as a cosmetology salon manager.

The groom graduated from Goldsboro High School in 1967. He served in the Navy. He is employed in management and sales with Water Distributors of Brevard.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held.

Out-of-town guests were from Alabama, Minnesota and New York City.

Crawford - Standifer

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Mrs. Crawford

Thelma Broadhurst Standifer and William Herman Crawford were united in holy matrimony July 31 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Joe A. Jackson officiated at the ceremony at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are the late Ethelene H. Broadhurst of Goldsboro and the late Odell Broadhurst.

Parents of the groom are Rosa Crawford of Goldsboro and the late Andrew Crawford.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her son, Duante’ Standifer, the bride wore a formal sleeveless gown of ivory satin and Alencon lace with a scalloped V-neckline adorned with pearls, sequins and lace. Beaded lace accented the sheath skirt. The back bodice was enhanced with an open heart with strands of draped pearls. Pearls and sequin lace motifs cascaded to define the detachable semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil of silk illusion attached to a half band with pearls, sequins and flowerettes. She carried a bouquet of coral and white silk roses tied with sheer ribbon.

Cheryl Broadhurst of Durham, sister-in-law, was matron of honor. Deborah Jackson of Goldsboro, friend, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lisa Chester of Tampa, Fla., daughter of the groom; Mary Afterberry of Norfolk, Va., cousin of the bride; Gwendolyn Shearod of Goldsboro, niece of the bride; and Tonsia Evans of Goldsboro, friend of the bride.

Kirby McKiver of Goldsboro was his friend’s best man. Ushers were James Crawford of Goldsboro, brother of the groom, and Donald Rouse of Goldsboro, nephew of the groom. Groomsmen were Courtney Crawford of Washington D.C., son of the groom; Raymond Broadhurst of Durham and Jerry Broadhurst of Goldsboro, brothers of the bride; Henry King of Goldsboro, cousin of the groom; and Michael Williamson of Goldsboro, friend of the couple.

Jessica Jackson of Goldsboro, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Kaaylon Pamplin of Durham, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Helen C. Harris directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Cynthia Bass.

Special helpers were Ruthie Bruckram, Deborah Sinclair and Sharon Jenkins.

A program of wedding music was provided by Dr. Benjamin D. Johnson Jr., organist, and Retha Jones and Akela Shearod, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla., the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

On July 30, the couple held a rehearsal dinner at their home. They chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

The bride’s sisters held a surprise bridal brunch July 30 at Ryan’s Steakhouse.

The bride’s sisters held a miscellaneous shower at the home of the bride.

Everett - Rouse

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Mrs. Everett

PIKEVILLE — Natalie Marie Rouse and Michael E. Everett III said their marriage vows July 31 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Barry Stallings officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Frederick P. and Jane C. Rouse of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of the late John P. Creech and Carrie Marie Creech of Snow Hill and the late Jesse Willard Rouse and Daisy Rouse of Kinston.

The groom is the son of Michael Jr. and Daphne E. Everett of Princeton. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Sawrey Jr. of Goldsboro, the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Evans of Princeton and the late Michael Everett Sr.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white matte satin and organza gown accented with beaded spaghetti straps. The fitted bodice was embellished with beaded embroidery trimmed with a jeweled pattern along the waistline and neckline. The A-line skirt had a split front accented with a ribbon edging and beaded Venise lace and flowed into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver tiara of rhinestones and pearls with a fingertip-length veil accented with crystal and pearls. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of white and pink roses accented with gypsophila and tree fern tied with white satin ribbon.

Freda Rouse, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Subha Kolluru of Goldsboro, Kristen Audrey of Fremont and Corie Mellinger of High Point, friends of the bride, and Regina Everett of Princeton, sister of the groom.

David DeMaria was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Joseph Franklin III of Pikeville and Michael Rhodes of Garner, friends of the groom. Groomsmen were Mike Jones and Brian Holloman of Goldsboro and B.J. Sintay of Winston-Salem, friends of the groom, and Dan Stovall of Goldsboro, cousin of the groom.

Michael Everett Jr., father of the groom, was the honorary best man.

Beth Stovall, cousin of the groom, was flower girl. Ben Stovall, cousin of the groom, was ring bearer.

Paula Waters directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Patti Stovall and Shana Koegal. Nicholas and Brittney Creech distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Melanie Horton, pianist; Anna Lee Crumpton, harpist; Jane Shattuck, Willie Sawrey and Dana Sawrey, vocalists; and Brent Shattuck, sound technician.

After a wedding trip to Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York, the couple will reside in Princeton.

The bride is 2001 honor graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow at North Carolina State University for a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing education. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies. She is employed as a computer lab instructor at North Carolina State University.

The groom graduated in 1999 with honors from Rosewood High School and cum laude in 2003 from North Carolina State University with bachelor of science degrees in computer engineering and electrical engineering. He is employed as a networking and computer hardware instructor with Wayne Community College and is owner of Information Technology Service and Support Inc.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Herman and Martha Norris, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests. Tamra Renfrow and Cathy Best served the wedding cake. Amanda Barnes and Dawn Schappell poured punch. Brittney Creech, cousin of the bride, and Beth Stovall, cousin of the groom, distributed favors. Helpers were Lili Worley and Peggy Evans.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner July 30 at Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

On July 28, the bride’s mother held a bridesmaid’s luncheon at Mellow Mushroom of Raleigh.

Former JCPenney co-workers of the bride, held a bridal shower July 18 Olive Garden of Cary.

On June 27, friends and family of the groom held a floating shower at Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

Corie Mellinger and Subha Kolluru held a bachelorette slumber party and lingerie shower June 25 in Raleigh.

On May 16, members of Pleasant Grove Church Free Will Baptist Church held a miscellaneous shower in the fellowship hall.

Gildener - Kraft

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Mrs. Gildener

Corey Elizabeth Kraft of London, England, became the bride of Simon James Gildener of London Saturday, July 31 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. James E. Martin III and the Rev. Ryan D. Rasmussen officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Presbyterian Church.

Dr. and Mrs. Thurston Potter Greenwood of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Frederick Kraft of Mount Olive are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Tyler Simpson of Springfield, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Kraft Sr. of Mount Olive, Mr. and Mrs. L. Potter Greenwood of Cookeville, Tenn., and William T. Wooten of Blounts Creek.

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gildener of York, England, are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Phyllis Newstead of York, the late Dudley Francis Newstead and the late Dr. and Mrs. Julius Gildener.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

Carrie Roberts Griffin of Birmingham, Ala., was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Loving Hunter of Chapel Hill and Kathy Lin Meyer and Catherine English Wilkins of Charlotte.

Edward Franciszek Gdula of Bishops Stortford, England, was best man. Ushers were Andrew James Buisson and Benedict Ullyses Mayhew of London and Charles Jonathan Duncombe of Birmingham, England.

Emily Jane Evans and Laurie Helena Evans of Lichfield, England, nieces of the groom, were flower girls.

Phyllis S. Patterson directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Kymberly Kraft Camper and Jennifer Kraft Cool of Virginia Beach, Va.

Greeters were Lois B. Dail of Dunn and Dale H. Carpenter of Charlotte. Readers were Christopher Potter Greenwood of Goldsboro and Timothy John McNamara of London.

A program of wedding music was provided by Paul W. Cunningham, organist; Jessica Lee of Chapel Hill and Michelle Leigh Timmerman of Chattanooga, Tenn., vocalists; and Scott Pagona, trumpeter.

After a wedding trip to Zanzibar, the couple will reside in London.

The bride is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in business. She is employed as an investment banker at Bank of America of London.

The groom graduated from Nottingham University of England with a bachelor of laws degree. He is employed as a senior associate attorney with Robin Simon LLP of London.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club. Dr. and Mrs. Robert S. Meyer greeted guests. Stacy Delano of Lynchburg, Va., was director.

On Aug. 1, Dr. and Mrs. H.B. Edgerton Jr., friends of the family, held a brunch at the home of the bride’s mother.

Kay Greenwood and Melody Barackman held a bridesmaids’ luncheon July 30 at Goldsboro Country Club.

Friends and family of the bride held a pig picking July 29 at Sleepy Creek.

On July 10, Edward Gdula held a bachelor party in Cambridge, England.

Jacqueline Mayhew, friend of the bride, held a bachelorette party July 3 in London.

Friends held an engagement party May 29 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Keim of Goldsboro.

On May 30, Carrie Griffin held a lingerie shower and bachelorette party in Chapel Hill.

The couple held an after-rehearsal dinner at Walnut Creek County Club.

Griffin - Peek

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Mrs. Griffin

DURHAM — Pauline Ruth Peek of Boone and Ashton Thomas Griffin IV of Mount Olive were wed June 26 at noon.

The Rev. Jim Dannals and the Rev. Gloria Price officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Duke University Chapel.

The bride is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Joe Frank Peek of Sumter, S.C. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John C. Cooper of Sumter and the late Mr. and Mrs. Alvin S. Peek of Knoxville, Tenn.

Parents of the groom are Dr. and Mrs. Ashton T. Griffin III and the late Bennette Daughtry Griffin of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ashton T. Griffin Jr., Mrs. Benjamin James Daughtry Sr. and the late Mr. Daughtry of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of matte white satin with a sweetheart neckline and illusion fitted sleeves. The fitted bodice was embellished with lace, sequins and beaded embroidery. The A-line skirt flowed into a chapel-length train accented with scalloped lace at the hem.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of pearls and rhinestone with a two-tiered pencil-edged veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of stargazer lilies and miniature roses attached to the Bible her mother carried at her wedding.

DeAnn Henderson of Spartanburg, S.C., friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Margaret Bailey of Virginia Beach, Va., sister of the groom; Pam Light of Columbia, S.C., friend of the bride; Gale Peek of Summerville, S.C., Jill Peek of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Jill Peek of Rock Hill, S.C., sisters-in-law of the bride.

Dr. Ashton T. Griffin III was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Scott Bailey of Virginia Beach, brother-in-law of the groom; Kenny Patterson of Fallon, Nev., friend of the groom; Andrew Peek and Joshua Peek of St. Petersburg and Austin Peek of Rock Hill, nephews of the bride; and David Peek of St. Petersburg, John Peek of Summerville and Mike Peek of Rock Hill, brothers of the bride.

Megan Bailey and Allison Bailey of Virginia Beach, nieces of the groom, were junior bridesmaids.

Abigail Peek of St. Petersburg, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Jordan Peek of Rock Hill, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Taylor Shaw directed the ceremony. Brittany Heather of Virginia Beach, niece of the groom, and Lundon Dudley of Rock Hill, niece of the bride, distributed programs.

Jane Griffin, aunt of the groom, was a special helper.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jane Lynch, organist; Rick Pridgen, vocalist; and Marie Kindt, violist, accompanied by Dr. Allen Kindt.

After a wedding trip to Charleston, S.C., the couple is residing in Mount Olive.

The bride is a graduate of Furman University with a bachelor of arts degree in religion; Converse College with a master of education in elementary and early childhood education and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a master of divinity in pastoral care and counseling. She is employed as a human services clinical counselor at Eastpointe Mental Health.

The groom graduated from Davidson College with a bachelor of science degree and special attainments in chemistry; Duke University with a master of arts degree in analytical chemistry and a master of education in education administration; and Montana State University with a master of science education. He received a national teaching certification in adolescence and young adulthood science from the national board for professional teaching standards. He is employed as a science teacher at Spring Creek High School and Wayne Community College.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the atrium of North Pavilion at Duke University Medical Center.

Friends and family will hold a post-wedding party this month at Billie’s.

On June 25, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Duke University Medical Center’s atrium of North Pavilion.

Vera Bennett Daughtry, grandmother of the groom, and Margaret Bailey, sister of the groom, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 25 at Cafe PariZade of Durham.

On June 11, former co-workers of the bride at New River Behavioral HealthCare held a miscellaneous shower.

The bride’s family held a kitchen shower May 30 at Grace Baptist Church of Sumter.

On May 16, Morgan Thompson held an around-the-clock shower at her home in Boone.

The High Country Hens Red Hat Society held a surprise miscellaneous shower May 5.

Jenkins - Bravo

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Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins

Maria D. Bravo and Steven Kyle Jenkins announce their marriage July 9. The bride is the daughter of the late Fernando Bravo and Esmeralda Alvarez of McAllen, Texas. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Jenkins of Goldsboro. The bride is serving in the Air Force stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The groom is serving in the Marine Corps stationed at Kaneohe, Hawaii. They will renew their vows in a formal ceremony in Texas following approval of their joint assignments.

Mitchell - Uzzell

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Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell

Tarri Sanonda Uzzell and Jerome Anthony Mitchell pledged their marriage vows Sunday, June 27 at 4 p.m.

Pastor Juanita Crawford, aunt of the bride, officiated at the triple-ring ceremony at Greater St. John Free Will Baptist Church, assisted by Pastor William Mitchell Jr., uncle of the bride.

The bride is the daughter of Sandra Uzzell of Goldsboro and Thera and Debra Uzzell of Clayton. She is the granddaughter of William A. Mitchell Sr., the late Pastor Hilda G. Mitchell and the late Eddie B. and Emma R. Uzzell.

The groom is the son of David and Gloria Hurt of Brodnax, Va. He is the grandson of the late Samuel and Emma Mitchell.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with an off-the-shoulder neckline accented with three-quarter-length flared sleeves. The fitted bodice was embellished with re-embroidered Alencon lace, pearls and sequins and ended in a Basque waistline. The back bodice closed with satin bridal buttons. The full skirt was beaded with pearl and sequins and cascaded into a cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a crown of pearls and sequins that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion with a penciled edge.

Patricia Uzzell, sister-in-law of the bride, was matron of honor. Crystal Raynor of Goldsboro was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Janice Fletcher of Virginia, sister of the groom; Tabitha Jones of Virginia, sister-in-law of the groom; and Betty Johnson, Darlene McDoe, Georgette Dickens and Kenya Frederick of Goldsboro, friends of the bride.

William A. Mitchell Sr., grandfather of the bride, was best man. Groomsmen were Darnell Jones Jr. of Virginia, brother of the groom; Michael Fletcher of Virginia, brother-in-law of the groom; Thera B. Uzzell Jr., brother of the bride; Timothy Mitchell of Atlanta, Ga., uncle of the bride; Malcolm Keith Mitchell of Clayton, uncle of the bride; and Khary Middleton and Uttmore Brevard of Goldsboro, friends of the groom. Ushers were Travares Dozier of Fayetteville, cousin of the bride, and Lawrence Best, Ronnie Barnes and Derrick Manley of Goldsboro, friends of the couple.

Jamiah Uzzell, daughter of the bride, was the miniature bride. Mycah Fletcher, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Joel Crawford, cousin of the bride, was the miniature groom and ring bearer.

Lenora Mitchell and Pastor Juanita Crawford, aunts of the bride, directed the ceremony. Marjorie Dozier, Marilyn Givens and Keshia Mitchell, aunts of the bride; Angela James and Katena Coor, cousins of the bride; and Tosombra Butler, friend of the couple, were hostesses.

A program of wedding music was provided by Michelle Hobbs, Crystal Raynor, Judy Mojica and Richard Phillips, vocalists; Kevin Campbell and Roderick James, vocalists and keyboardists; Darrell Jones, bass guitarist; Andre Curry, lead guitarist; and Alonzo Ferrell, drummer.

After a wedding trip to Las Vegas, Nev., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and Lenoir Community College with a degree in cosmetology. She is employed with Check-n-Go.

The groom graduated from Brunswick High School and Southside Community College of Virginia with a degree in master cosmetology and barbering. He is employed as a barber at Christ Made A Way Barber Shop.

Following the ceremony, a reception dinner was held at Wood Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

On June 27, the bride’s father and family held a rehearsal dinner at Revelation Mission Free Will Baptist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. William Hewett held a wedding shower June 13 at their home.

Smith - Franks

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Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Erin Marie Franks and Micheal Robert Smith of Goldsboro were married July 16 at 3 p.m. at the courthouse.

Parents of the bride are J. Robert Franks and Sandra Tucker-Franks of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Peggy Tucker and Andrew Leon Tucker of Charlotte and the late John R. Franks and Adelia Maxine Franks of Indianapolis, Ind.

Robert Aaron Smith of Goldsboro and Brenda Faye Lamm of Wilson are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Aaron and Sally Smith of Dudley and the late Claude Lamm and Ruby Lamm of Wilson.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride carried a bouquet of purple silk flowers.

After a wedding trip to Wilmington, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Barton College with a double major in English, religion and philosophy and East Carolina University with a teacher’s certificate. She is employed as a ninth grade English teacher at Spring Creek School.

The groom is employed as a mechanic at Aaron Smith Trucking co.

Williams - Kornegay

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Mrs. Williams

Natasha Nicole Kornegay of Cary and Walter Wilson Williams Jr. of Raleigh exchanged promises July 31 at 4 p.m.

Pastor Clarence Laney officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First African Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Donald Ray Sr. and Jewel Kornegay of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of the late David and Inez Kornegay, Elnora Stewart and Granger Pearsall of Mount Olive.

Parents of the groom are Walter Sr. and Linda Williams of Warsaw. He is the grandson of James and Mamie Williams of Chinquapin and the late William and Martha Williams of Faison.

The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her father.

Satina Swain was matron of honor. Dasheik Smith was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mary Jones, Nakita Stewart, Sarita Gerald, Walinda Batts, Kimberly Newkirk, Benita Williams and Tasha McLean.

Leon Williams was best man. Ushers were Demetrius Hardison, Ozzell Anderson Jr., George Sheddrick and Ryan Williams. Groomsmen were Donald Kornegay, Titus Kornegay, Cedrick Townsend, Jariel Tate, Tim Batts, Anthony Williams, Demon Highsmith and William Kirby.

Tyra Kornegay was the junior bridesmaid.

Mya Batts and Samari McLean were flower girls. Dontray Kornegay was ring bearer.

Deandria Williams directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Luwanda Kornegay.

DeAnte Williams was Bible carrier. Johnnie Swain Jr. was train bearer.

Hostesses were Reshana Dupree, Zakia Jones, Shannon Williams and Latoya Townsend.

A program of wedding music was provided by Lamont Hall, pianist; Lola Adingbade, vocalist; and Prinell Oliver.

The couple took a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Lane Tree Country Club.

On July 24, Leon Williams held a bachelor party in Raleigh.

Dasheik Smith, cousin of the bride, held a pamper-the-bride shower and bachelorette party July 24 in Raleigh.

On July 10, Satina Swain, aunt of the bride, held a miscellaneous shower.

The groom’s family held a gift card shower June 5 in Warsaw.

On March 20, the bride and her mother held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Supper Club of Raleigh.

A rehearsal dinner was held in the church fellowship hall.

Franklin - Griffith

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Mr. and Mrs. Franklin

Tiffany Lynn Griffith and Joseph Weldon Franklin III pledged their promises June 5 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Larry Crane officiated at the single-ring ceremony at Pine Forest United Methodist Church.

Eric and Debbie Griffith of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Griffith of Yarmouth, James and Bessie Zwicki of Hiawatha, Iowa, and the late Robert E. Griffith.

The groom is the son of Joe W. Jr. and Betty Franklin of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Helen B. Franklin of Goldsboro, the late Joe W. Franklin Sr., the late Joe Grantham and the late Nancy Grantham.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor-length gown with a chapel train of silk satin and English tulle. The satin strapless bodice was embellished with Schiffli embroidered motifs encrusted with pearls. The floor-length English tulle over satin skirt extended into a chapel train. Scattered beaded Schiffli lace motifs adorned the skirt and train. Garlands of scalloped lace bordered the hemline.

Kelsey Griffith, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lisa Crocker, Melissa Smith, Melissa Pettus, Jessica Perkins and Carlyn Claiborne.

Joe W. Franklin Jr. was his son’s best man. Ushers were Matt Mitchell, Travis Mitchell, Drew Farmer and Justin DeMello. Groomsmen were Daniel Pettus, David Franklin, Michael Crocker, Caleb Griffith, Joey Bailey and Shane Ellis.

Blythe Brantley was flower girl. Colten and Patrick Gaskins were ring bearers.

Debbie Whaley directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Hannah Pettus and April Pfieffer. Emily Thompson and Holly Pfieffer distributed programs.

Gretta and Evelyn Hanks distributed party favors. Cameron Howell and Jesse Mae Williams distributed bubbles.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brad Collier, pianist; Walton and Robin Aycock, vocalists; and Chris Williams, guitarist.

After a wedding trip to Disney World and Atlantic Beach, the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2004 graduate of Wayne Community College’s medical assistant program. She is employed with Goldsboro Pediatrics.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School in 1999. He attends Mount Olive College. He will attend Asbury Seminary of Kentucky in the fall of 2005. He is employed as youth pastor of Pine Forest United Methodist Church.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

On June 28, the Narrons, Sewells and Harrells held a welcome home party at the Sewell home.

A rehearsal dinner was held June 4 at the Steak Barn. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Melissa Pettus, Kelsey Griffith and Jessica Perkins held a lingerie shower May 27 at the Perkins home.

On May 25, Emily and Becky West and the Burtus Drive family held a shower at Billie’s Backstreet Restaurant.

Pine Forest Church held a shower April 18 at the church.

On April 17, Lisa Gaskins, Judy Tew and Angie Harris held a Pampered Chef shower at the Tew home.

Krishnaraj - Lane

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Mrs. Krishnaraj-Lane

CHAPEL HILL — Sarah Elizabeth Lane and Arun Krishnaraj were wed Saturday, June 12 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Austin Graham Lane, grandfather of the bride, officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the Governors Club.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Lane of Oxford.

Parents of the groom are Dr. and Mrs. Muthaiya Krishnaraj of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless pearl gown with a full circular skirt and a sweep train. The button-front bodice was beaded and embroidered with a waist accented by a silk satin sash.

She chose a headpiece of Swarovski crystals and pearls with a fingertip-length veil. She carried a bouquet of pink persuasion calla lilies tied with pearl ribbon to match her dress.

Kelly Claiborne of Oxford, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Catherine Lee of Vancouver, British Columbia, friend of the couple, and Anuratha Shyamsundar of Pondicherry, India, cousin of hte groom.

Dr. Ramesh Krishnaraj of Greensboro was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Scott Inman of Chapel Hill and Dr. Dalton McLean of Boston, Mass., friends of the couple, and Matthew Lane of Oxford, brother of the bride. Ushers were Dr. Matthew Dyson of Charlotte and Dr. Matthew Ferguson of Birmingham, Ala., friends of the groom.

Honorary bridesmaids were Melinda Boyd of Chapel Hill, Dr. Caroline Boyd of Philadelphia, Pa., and Valerie Powers of Greenville, cousins of the bride.

Garret Neal of Vanceboro, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Presiding at the guest register was Julie Jernigan of Raleigh, friend of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Donald Sizemore Jr. of Chapel Hill, pianist; Timothy Lamb of Thomasville, vocalist; and a string quartet.

After a wedding trip to Asheville and St. Thomas, the couple is residing in Carrboro.

The bride is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and a master of social work. She is employed as a legislative aide to Senator Ellie Kinnaird with the North Carolina General Assembly.

The groom graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of science degree in public health. He is pursing a doctor of medicine/master of public health degree.

On June 19, the groom’s parents held a dinner and dance reception at Goldsboro Country Club. The couple exchanged flowered garlands, an Indian symbol of marriage.

The bride’s mother held a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 12 at Four Eleven West of Chapel Hill. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On June 11, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at La Residence of Chapel Hill. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

The groom’s brother held a bachelor party May 22 at Grandover Golf Resort of Greensboro.

On May 22, Cindy Garrison held a bridal shower at her home in Durham.

Evelyn Strickland and Anuratha Shyamsundar held a kitchen shower at Goldsboro Country Club.

On April 24, Kathie Young and Roy Roth held a dinner and shower at their home in Chapel Hill.

The couple received marriage blessings from the groom’s relatives in India Dec. 27 in Pondicherry.

Mullett - Witt

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Mr. and Mrs. Mullett

CASTRIES, St. Lucia — Linda Marie Witt of Goldsboro and Robert Paul Mullett of Wilson exchanged promises June 25 at 6 p.m.

Andra Gokool-Foster officiate at the double-ring ceremony.

The bride wore a cream silk dress. She carried tropical flowers with bird of paradise.

After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is employed with Cooper-Standard.

The groom is employed as president of Mullett Marketing.

On June 12, a pre-wedding ceremony was held at Herman Park.

Robinson - Stroud

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Mrs. Robinson

BALD HEAD ISLAND — Vickie Lynn Stroud and Michael Dean Robinson were united in marriage Sunday, June 20 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Garrett Albertson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the Village Chapel.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Leon Stroud of Albertson. She is the granddaughter of Elizabeth S. Grady, the late Paul Allen Grady and the late Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Stroud.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Dortch “Ed” Robinson of Kinston.

Presented in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a candlelight gown of crystal organza and satin with a halter neckline and a keyhole back. The corset bodice was embellished with re-embroidered lace, pearls and sequins and ended in a Basque waist. The full skirt of crystal organza was adorned with beaded lace motifs enhanced with pearls and sequins that cascaded into an imperial train.

For her headpiece, she chose her Miss America Preliminary crown of rhinestones enhanced with a two-tiered veil of silk illusion adorned with touches of stardust crystals with a penciled edge. She carried a clutch bouquet of blush white and cream ranunculus roses with accents of spray roses and butter garden roses accented with lady’s mantle and tweedia.

Heather Loftin Midgley of Bennettsville, S.C., cousin of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kendra Faye Stroud of Albertson, nieces of the bride; Kim Hobbs Lane of Winterville, cousin of the bride; Doreen Sessoms Smith of Beulaville, Shasta McAllister Culbreth of Godwin and Traci Riggs Baysden of Jacksonville, friends of the bride.

Ed Robinson was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Donald G. Robinson of Kinston, brother of the groom; Gary D. Golding of Kinston, friend of the groom; Donald G. Robinson Jr. of Kinston, nephew of the groom; Thomas L. Stroud Jr. of Albertson, brother of the bride; and William L. “Billy” Whaley of Kinston, cousin of the groom.

Kristin Nechol Stroud of Albertson, niece of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Kacey Alex Robinson of Kinston, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Ethan Thomas Stroud of Albertson, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Martha Hayworth of Bald Head Island directed the ceremony. Paula Whaley, friend of the couple, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Wade Steele Sasser Jr., organist and pianist, and Michelle Johnson Braxton, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Boston, Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., the couple is residing in Kinston.

The bride is a graduate of East Duplin High School and Mount Olive College with a bachelor of arts degree in English and a concentration in communications. She is employed as director of development at Mount Olive College.

The groom graduated from South Lenoir High School. He is self-employed with M.D. Robinson Farms and R&K Trucking LLC.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Bald Head Island Club. Mr. and Mrs. John Marston, friends of the couple, greeted guests.

On June 26, friends held a welcome-to-your-new-home reception.

Marilyn Holten, aunt of the bride, and Pam Trotter, cousin of the bride, held a bridal brunch June 20 at Bald Head Island Club’s green room.

On June 19, the groom’s parents held a low country boil rehearsal dinner at Bald Head Island Club.

Janice Simmons, Doreen Smith, Kathy Loftin, Kim Lane, Dianne Hudson, Elizabeth Howard and Maxine Turner held a miscellaneous shower and backyard barbecue June 5 at the home of Tom and Brenda Stroud.

On May 27, Heather Astopenia, Rhonda Jessup, Alanna King, Becky Mitchell and Jennifer Merritt held a luncheon and shower at Oliver’s Railroad Grill.

Leroy and Pat Whaley, O’Neal and Debra Heath, Sammy and JoAnn Hill, Jack and Darnell Jones, Kay and Donald Robinson and the groom’s parents held a luncheon May 16 at Pleasant Hill Christian Church.

On May 1, Billy and Paula Whaley held a couple’s dinner at their home in Pleasant Hill.

The bride’s church family at Harper Southerland Presbyterian Church held a celebration luncheon April 4.

March 26 through 28, Kim Hobbs Lane and Heather Loftin Midgley held a pamper-the-bride/bachelorette weekend at the Midgley home in Ocean Isle.

Stafford - Westbrook

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Mrs. Stafford

Carla Marie Westbrook and Trampas William Stafford of Goldsboro exchange wedding vows July 23 at 7 p.m.

The Rev. Paul Evans officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Southport Community Building overlooking the Cape Fear River.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lee Westbrook of Mount Olive are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman William King and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lenadrew Westbrook of Suttontown.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas William Stafford of Dudley. He is the grandson of the late D.J. and Haddie Jones, the late Mildred Lawhorn Stafford and Wilbert Leon Stafford of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an A-line gown with a band at the strapless neckline and a rounded waistline of sewn pearls and beads. A skirt in the front contrasted with a split chapel-length train with an inset of beaded organza layer. The bodice was designed with pearls.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver pearl and crystal tiara with a single-layered veil with satin piping. She carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas accented with candlelight satin ribbon.

Roxie Kemmerlin, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Maranda Johns of Boone, friend of the bride; Autumn Melson of Kitty Hawk, cousin of the bride; Hannah Westbrook of Mount Olive, sister of the bride, and Rhonda Westbrook of Raleigh, sister-in-law of the bride.

Thomas Stafford was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Travis Stafford of Dudley, brother of the groom; Johnny Lawhorn of Grantham, uncle of the groom; Micheal Odom of Mount Olive, friend of the groom; and Tim Westbrook of Raleigh, brother of the bride.

Laura Elizabeth Melson, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Jonathan Lawhorn, cousin of the groom, was ring bearer.

Presiding at the register were Cliff and Rhonda Greenup of Wilmington, cousins of the groom.

Michael Edward Melson Jr. of Kitty Hawk and Joshua King of Suttontown, cousins of the bride, distributed programs. Jordan Jones of Goldsboro and Brittany Jones of Pikeville, cousins of the groom, distributed fans.

A program of wedding music was provided by Allen O’Neal of Goldsboro, family friend of the bride, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and a 2001 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in child development and family studies. She is employed as a kindergarten teacher at Princeton School.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1995. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed as a production coordinator with Bayer Biologicals of Clayton.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the community building reception hall.

On July 22, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Sandfiddler Restaurant of Southport.

Autumn Melson, cousin of the bride, held a bridal luncheon July 22 at Elijah’s of Wilmington.

July 15 through 18, friends of the groom held a bachelor weekend in South Beach, Fla.

Friends of the bride held a bachelorette weekend July 9 through 11 in Charleston, S.C.

On July 1, ladies of Thunderswamp Pentecostal Holiness Church held a bridal shower at the home of Beth Hill.

Kristi Kelley, Christy Shivar, Meredith Shivar and Cassie Williamson held a lingerie shower June 13 at the home of Charles and Susan Lasater of Mount Olive.

On June 6, family and friends of the groom held a bridal shower at the home of Johnny and Susie Lawhorn.

Tim and Rhonda Westbrook and Wayne, Nuri and Roxie Kemmerlin held an engagement party May 22 at the home of Joe and Terry Reed.

On May 18, co-workers of the bride held a recipe shower at Princeton School.

Family and friends of the bride held a bridal shower May 16 at the home of the bride’s parents.

Stallings - Polen

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Mr. and Mrs. Stallings

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Amy Elizabeth Polen and Lt. j.g. Seth Harman Stallings were married Saturday, May 22 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Buckley Robbins officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Grace Episcopal Church.

The bride is the daughter of Beverly Hudson Polen and Mr. and Mrs. Don Polen of Chattanooga. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hudson and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Polen of Laurel, Miss.

The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Stallings of Cary. He is the grandson of the late Herbert Brent Stallings and Ruth Duke Stallings of Cary and the late George Harman Herring and Frances Jones Herring of Goldsboro.

After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple is residing in Norfolk, Va.

Turnage - Paine

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Mr. and Mrs. Turnage

Amanda Marie Paine of Pikeville became the bride of Terry Wayne Turnage Jr. June 19 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Wayne Goff officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Belfast Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Charles B. Jr. and Laura Fail of Pikeville and Marshall and Ione Kuhns of Goldsboro are grandparents of the bride.

Terry W. Turnage and Lori Turnage of Bentonville are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Harding, Sherwood Turnage and Gail Mclamb.

Given in marriage by Charles B. Fail Jr., grandfather of the bride, and escorted by Martin Evans and Jay Fail, uncles of the bride, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a sweetheart neckline. The Basque bodice was adorned with hand-beaded sequins and Schiffli lace. The full skirt was embellished at the hemline with lace, pearls and sequins. A bow and Schiffli lace adorned the semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a matching veil of two-tiered silk illusion attached to a band of white roses and pearls. She carried a cascading bouquet of roses and lilies.

Kimberly Evans was matron of honor. Johanna Poole, cousin of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

Lee Stewart was best man. Ushers were Kevin Stewart and Josh Ammons, cousins of the groom.

Morgan Evans was flower girl.

Lynn Fail directed the ceremony. Josh Poole distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Joey Poole.

After a wedding trip to Atlantic Beach, the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Rosewood High school. She attends Wayne Community College for a degree in early childhood education. She is employed as a childcare provider with Christian Care Academy.

The groom graduated from Four Oaks High School in 2004. He is employed with Langstons Country Store.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s family held a pig picking reception at Harmony Lodge.

On May 30, Laura Fail, Lynn Fail and Kim Evans held a bridal shower at the home of Laura Fail.

Revised on Sunday, August 8, 2004

Wooten - Harris

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Mrs. Wooten

SNOW HILL — Veronica DeShannon Harris and Bernard Wooten of Kinston said their vows July 17 at 3 p.m.

Pastor W.A. Lawson and Bishop Zebedee Sheppard officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Victory and Dominion World Outreach Center.

Parents of the bride are Arthur Sr. and Glinda Harris of LaGrange. She is the granddaughter of Roosevelt Harris Sr. of LaGrange, Ella Jackson of Goldsboro and Thelma Dawson.

The groom is the son of the late Willie Wooten and the late Trumiller Wooten of Kinston.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a beaded Alencon lace gown with a bodice and long bell sleeves. It had a scalloped square neckline and a full skirt with an 108-inch train and beaded Alencon lace.

Cathedral Keyes was matron of honor Alyce Harris was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miracle Harris, Felecia Gooding, Nikki Benston, Pasquinucci Miller and Lori Lawson.

Albert Taylor was best man. Ushers were Anthony Harris, Charles Harris Jr., Joshua Harris, James Williams Jr. and William Lawson III. Groomsmen were Maurice Wooten, Rodney Wooten, Gregory Harris, Anthony Brown and Darnell Isler.

Junior bridesmaids were Tyshondria Price and Jessica Sutton. Junior groomsmen were Xavier Harris and Joquan Wooten.

Gabrielle Keaton was flower girl. Korleon Wooten was ring bearer.

Bonnie Lawson directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Jennifer Kittrell.

Hostesses were Tonyu Marshall, Nicole Morgan, Charmaine Morgan, Pamela Butler, Altoves Lister and Kirsten Hicklen.

A program of wedding music was provided by Joyce Dawson, pianist; Thurmond Sheppard, organist; and Darlene Dockery, Timothy David and Arthur Harris, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in LaGrange.

The bride is employed as an elementary teacher with Lenoir County Public Schools.

The groom is employed as a warehouse distributor with Coca-Cola.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Jumping Run Church.

Revised on Sunday, August 1, 2004

Barksdale - Tower

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Mrs. Barksdale

Kimberly Rene’ Tower of Boone became the bride of Dwayne Thomas Barksdale of Boone July 17 at 6 p.m.

Robert Goff Jr. officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Oak Forest Church of Christ.

Jack A. and Lou E. Tower of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman A. McDaniel of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. James Zwickert of Baltimore, Md. He is the grandson of Marie-Gemma Barksdale of Baltimore.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a sleeveless white satin A-line floor-length gown with an empire waist with pearls beading to the bodice. It had a chapel train with beading accent to match the bodice.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara accented with pearls and diamonds with a three-quarter-length veil. She carried six long-stemmed red roses.

Heather Gibson of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Susan Stewart of Goldsboro, Mandy Matthews of Boone, Hope Lyons of Bocca Raton, Fla., and Brooke Rodenhizer of Durham, friends of the bride.

Mike Goddard of Baltimore was his brother-in-law’s best man. Ushers were Timothy Tower of Boone, brother of the bride; Chris Clodfelter of Boone, friend of the couple; and Mike Goddard of Baltimore, brother-in-law of the groom.

Auslyn Ruffin of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.

Gladys Hull directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Dannie Gardner, aunt of the bride.

After a wedding trip to Atlantic Beach, the couple will reside in Boone. They will take another wedding trip to France in the fall.

The bride is a 1994 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2003 graduate of Appalachian State University with double major in finance, banking, insurance and risk management. She attended Wayne Community College. She is employed with Jackson, Sumner and Associates of Boone.

The groom graduated from Palmdale High School of California. He is employed as a mechanic with Kelly Brothers of Boone and as a drummer with Dark Halo.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Marie Cribbs and Tracey Wilson were directors.

A bridesmaids’ luncheon was held July 16 at the home of Marie Cribbs.

On July 15, a bachelorette party was held in Raleigh.

Ladies of Oak Forest Church held a shower June 4.

Jackson Sumner and Associates held a post-wedding shower.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Sleepy Creek Clubhouse.

Bossolono - Childers

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Mrs. Bossolono

Stephanie Nicole Childers of Erwin and Brandon Reno Bossolono pledged their promises June 26 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Alton Childers and the Rev. Tony Bossolono officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Erwin Church of God.

The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Alton and Donna Childers. She is the granddaughter of Grant Noe of Harlan, Ky., Delma Pierce of Buchanan, Tenn., and the late Fred and Loma Lee Childers of Gaffney, S.C.

Parents of the groom are the Rev. Tony and Wanda Bossolono of Rocky Mount. He is the grandson of the late Reno and Hattie Bossolono of Rocky Mount and the Rev. E.L. and Lena Newton of Mooresville.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless satin gown overlaid in organza adorned with embroidery, crystals and pearls. White satin buttons ran down the back. The fishtail skirt flowed into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a rhinestone tiara with a double layer elbow-length veil with a pencil edge. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of pink and white roses tied with a white satin ribbon.

Krystal Childers, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Melinda Benson, Kristen Dodd, Amanda Harkins, Keri Phillips, Lindsey Skelton and Susan Weichmann, friends of the bride; Wendy Bossolono, sister-in-law of the groom; and Lindsey Noe, cousin of the bride.

Derek Bossolono was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Benson, Jimmy Bowers, Davy Fearon, Ryan Hatrak, Josh Lavigne and Shane Peacock, friends of the groom; Garrett Chase, cousin of the bride; and Hunter Newton, cousin of the groom.

Brooke Bossolono, niece of the groom, was the miniature bride.

Helaina Bossolono, niece of the groom, and Taylor Smith, friend of the bride, were flower girls.

Laura Pope of Erwin directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Brooke Murray and Lauren Peters. Brooke Bossolono, Madison Newton and Summer Sutton distributed favors.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jimmy Aycock, pianist; Dee Braxton-Pellegrino, violinist; Gary Wood, trumpeter; and Melinda Benson, Wayne Newton, Jay Sauls, Mike Smith and Cindy Wood, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to St. Thomas, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attends Lee University of Tennessee for a bachelor of science degree in education.

The groom graduated from Northern Nash in 1996 and Lee University in 2002 with a bachelor of science degree in computer information systems and business. He is employed with Signature Communities.

Rodney and Kelly Walker, friends of the couple, greeted guests. Susie Chase, aunt of the bride; Beverly Gurkin, friend of the couple; and Betty Noe, aunt of the bride, poured punch. Elaine Ervin and Lil Newton, aunts of the groom, served the wedding cake.

On June 25, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Erwin Church of God family ministry center.

Betty Noe held a bridal luncheon June 25 at the Royal Tea Rooms.

On June 25, the groom held a golf tournament at Wedgewood Golf Course of Wilson.

Susie Chase and Cindy Konig held a miscellaneous shower June 6 at Patetown Church of God.

On May 23, Erwin Church of God held a miscellaneous shower at the family ministry center.

Old Wilson Road Church of God ladies ministries held a bridal brunch May 15.

On March 31, Krystal Childers and friends of the bride held a shower in Cleveland, Tenn.

Carroll - Fields

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Mrs. Carroll

Rachel Janine Fields and Justin Joseph Carroll were united in marriage Saturday, July 10 at 1:30 p.m.

The Rev. Gene Thompson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Billy and Rhonda Fields of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Dollie Flowers, the late Jack Flowers and the late Hughie and Blanch Fields.

Tammy Crocker and Fred Mansfield of Haw River and Michael Carroll of Colorado are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Byron and Kathy Crocker, Edward Carroll, the late Marilyn Carroll and the late Stanley and Audrey Smales.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin gown with a sweetheart neckline and off-the-shoulder sleeves. The fitted bodice was embellished with lace, pearls and sequins. The A-line skirt flowed into a chapel-length train accented down the back with satin rose appliqués with scalloped lace at the hem.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of pearls and rhinestones with an elbow-length two-tiered veil accented with pearls and rhinestones that ended with a scalloped edge. She carried a bouquet of white silk roses.

Mandy Taylor, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Heather Fields, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.

Eric Littleton was his friend’s best man. Jason Carroll, brother of the groom, was the groomsman. Ushers were Mark Flowers, cousin of the bride, and Michael Hill, friend of the couple.

Honorary bridesmaids were Stephanie Flowers, cousin of the bride, and Ashley Perry and Jessica Pigford, friends of the bride.

Sandy Thick directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Barbara Carroll, sister-in-law of the groom. Audra Lee, sister of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Krista Thompson, pianist, and Matthew and Anne Bartlett, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Orlando and Disney World, Fla., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attends Barton College for a degree in elementary education.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 2000. He is serving in the Army as a recruiter at the Goldsboro station.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church fellowship hall. Dail Tyndall, cousin of the bride, served the wedding cake. Peggy Ferrell, cousin of the bride, poured punch. Heather Fields, sister of the bride, and Jordan Bisbee, cousin of the bride, distributed favors and scrolls.

On July 9, the groom’s mother held a rehearsal dinner at the Steak Barn.

Women of White Oak Presbyterian Church held a miscellaneous shower June 19 in the church fellowship hall.

On June 13, the bride’s family held a miscellaneous shower at the home of Teresa Flowers, aunt of the bride.

A bridesmaids’ luncheon was held June 5 at Chile’s Restaurant.

Eason - Wooten

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Mrs. Eason

Marjorie Melissa Wooten and Christopher Ryan Eason were united in holy matrimony Saturday, July 17 at 7 p.m.

Eric Geil and Ryan Rasmussen officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Presbyterian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Graham Wooten of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. John H. Johnson and the late Mr. Johnson of Goldsboro and the late Mr. and Mrs. Elton Graham Wooten of Rocky Mount.

Parents of the groom are Donnie Allen Eason of Farmville and the late Katharine Overby Eason. He is the grandson of Mrs. H.M. Bowen and the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Henry Overby Jr.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless couture gown of white duchess satin adorned with silver embroidery and crystals.

For her headpiece, she chose a crystal tiara with a walking-length veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of white roses, orchids and lily of the valley.

Karin Earp Coble, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mildred Maxwell Pelletier, Susan Dunlap Stackhouse, Eleanor Katherine Spicer, Elizabeth Morgan Rockwell, Laura Porcher Hine, Christian Danielle Thomas and Julie Kendall George.

Donnie Allen Eason Jr. was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Graham John Wooten and John Marvin Wooten, brothers of the bride, and George Taylor Grimes, Benjamin Clark Dilda, Glen Travis Webb, Johnny Randy Corbitt and Michael Glen Carraway, friends of the groom.

Mrs. James Johnston Doss directed the ceremony.

Greeters were Jessica Collins, Jamie Roberson and Adrienne Parker.

A program of wedding music was provided by Paul Cunningham, organist; Scott Pagona, trumpeter; and Kristin Shearin, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Puerto Vallarta, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Wayne Country Day School and a 2004 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of fine arts degree.

The groom graduated from Farmville Central High School and East Carolina University in 2003 with a bachelor of science degree in computer science.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Goldsboro Country Club.

On July 16, a bridesmaids’ luncheon was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Bryant Stackhouse.

Friends and family of the groom held a party June 19 in Greenville.

On April 30, friends of the bride held an engagement party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Butler Franklin.

The groom’s father held a rehearsal dinner at Walnut Creek Country Club.

Griffith - Grady

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Mrs. Griffith

Bridgette Hare Grady and Richard Dean Griffith exchanged wedding vows July 10 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Barry Stalling officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

Deborah Edgerton Hare of Goldsboro and Luther Hare of Pikeville are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Emmitt D. and Hilda T. Edgerton of Princeton and the late Namon and Viola Hare of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Richard and Betty Griffith of Floyd, Va., He is the grandson of the late James and Elizabeth Cockram, Buran “Shorty” Griffith and Vera Griffith.

Given in marriage and escorted by her sons, Patrick Grady and Dade Grady, the bride wore an ivory satin A-line gown adorned with sequins and beaded embroidery on a sleeveless bodice that flowed into a sequin and beaded chapel-length train.

She carried a spray of yellow calla lilies accented with a plum calla lily handtied with sheer cranberry and cream ribbon.

Christy Hare of Statesville, sister-in-law of the bride, was matron of honor. Susan Bartlette of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.

Dennis Staton of Virginia was his friend’s best man. Howard Hare of Statesville, brother of the bride, was the groomsman.

Amanda and Taylor Griffith, daughters of the groom, were flower girls.

Tara Bass directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Eric and Tabitha Bass. Tiffany Demers distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Patsy Gardener, pianist; Jenny Heim, violinist; and Howard Hare, brother of the bride, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Cape May, N.J., the couple is residing in Floyd.

The bride is a 1991 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed as a corporate tax accountant for Glenn McMillion Firm of Blacksburg, Va.

The groom is owner of Griffith Construction Co. of Floyd.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

On July 9, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner in the church fellowship hall.

Hite - Reid

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Mrs. Hite

Sheena Lynette Reid of Goldsboro and Derrick Walter Hite were united in matrimony July 3 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Tedaro Reid officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.

Alvester and Herelene Lewis and James E. Reid of Fremont are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Lula Smith of Fremont and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben Reid Sr. of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Walter and Madie Hite of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Lewis of Fremont and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Hite of Staten Island, N.Y.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her stepfather, the bride wore a satin bodice with beaded lace and scalloped edging. It had a tulle skirt with lace appliqués and pearl and diamond accents with a chapel-length train trimmed in diamonds and pearls.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered tiara accented in diamond and pearl rhinestones. She carried a clutch bouquet of yellow and peach roses.

Yolonda Newsome was matron of honor. Shonda Reid, twin sister, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kenya Yelverton, Rhonda Daniels, Sherri Smith, Yvette Smith, Shonette Harvey, Barbara Gibson, Gloria Williams and Lisa Lewis.

Dewayne Artis of Raleigh was best man. Ushers were Michael Artis and Ricky Reid. Groomsmen were Carlos Russell of Maryland, Carlo Cook, Michael Artis, Ricky Reid, Tavares Reid, Billy Artis, Danny Joyner and Corey Brown.

Mya and Victoria Reid were flower girls. Nicholas Reid-Hite was ring bearer.

Earl Moore directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Erica Reid. Brittany Wells and Drika Lewis distributed programs.

Jason Reid-Hite was broom carrier.

Special helpers were Ebony Washington, Glonisha Williams, Sharonda Burden, Ladonna Reid, Stephanie Smith and Tiffany Williams.

A program of wedding music was provided by Steve Lewis and Greg Lewis, pianists, and Miriam Lewis, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Virginia Beach, Va., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1995 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attended ECPI Computer Institute of Raleigh. She is employed as a resident assistant with Alterra Sterling House.

The groom graduated from Goldsboro High School in 1991 and DeVry Institute of Technology of New Jersey in 1994 with an associate degree in electronics technology. He is employed as a service technician with Coeco Office Systems of Rocky Mount.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church family life room. Frances Smith and Naomi Smith were servers. Francis Smith cut the wedding cake.

Out-of-town guests were from Staten Island, Capitol Heights, Md., Chesapeake, Va., and Colorado Springs, Colo.

On July 2, the bridesmaids held a bachelorette party at the home of the bride.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor weekend June 12 in Capitol Heights.

On June 12, the bridesmaids held a bridal shower.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Willow Run Clubhouse.

Howell - Nicholson

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Mrs. Howell

PRINCETON — Catherine Gabrielle Nicholson became the wife of Brandon Lee Howell July 4 at 5 p.m.

Pastor Jimmy Bryant officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Whitley Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Evelyn Teresa Horne of Goldsboro is the mother of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Leon and Ebbie Mooring of Fremont.

Parents of the groom are Joseph and Juanita Howell of Seven Springs. He is the grandson of Ida Janet Watts of Seven Springs.

Given in marriage by her brother, Phillip Nicholson, the bride wore a long white spaghetti strap dress with a beaded pearl flower bodice and a long satin train. She also wore a white gold necklace with a crystal pendant that had been worn by her grandmother and great-grandmother at their weddings.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver tiara filled with diamonds and pearls with a sheer white veil. She carried fresh red roses tied with blue sheer ribbon.

Sarah Clark, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Samantha Lawrence, friend of the bride, and Leslie Mooring, cousin of the bride.

Michael Sugg was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Sean Hibbard, friend of the groom, and David Mooring, cousin of the bride. Groomsmen were Sean Hibbard and Stephen Sugg, friends of the groom.

Britney LaRoche, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Leon Horne, brother of the bride, was ring bearer.

Kirsten Stovall directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Josh Nicholson, brother of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Pastor Andy Stovall, Holly Cumming, David Wiley and Jane Shattuck, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to the mountains and Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Rosewood High School. She is employed as a cashier with Target.

The groom graduated from Country Christian Academy in 2001. He is employed with Belle Foods.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Kirsten Stovall and Emmy Haveri were directors.

The bride’s mother and Carol Pollard, friend of the bride, held a lingerie shower.

The maid of honor and bridesmaids held a party in Myrtle Beach.

A bridesmaids’ luncheon was held at Olive Garden of Raleigh.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Whitley Pentecostal Holiness Church fellowship hall.

Lund - Beard

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Mrs. Lund

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Amber Elaine Beard and Joseph P. Lund of Goldsboro pledged their vows Saturday, July 17 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Gainger officiated at the double-ring ceremony under a gazebo at the cascading waterfall at Wedding Chapel by the Sea.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Bobby D. Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Ossie V. Beard of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kittrell and Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Smith of Goldsboro and Charles H. Ely of Virginia.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lund of New Jersey and the late Marjorie Lund. He is the grandson of Claire Lund of New York and Wilson Laforest of New Jersey.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father and stepfather, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a square neckline accented with spaghetti straps. The fitted bodice was embellished with a flower embroidery accented with silver threading and bugle beads. The empire waist flowed into an A-line skirt. The back bodice was enhanced with a sweep train embroidered.

For her headpiece, she chose a pearl and sequin comb with a single layer tulle veil adorned with pearls. She carried a cascading bouquet of pink and white dewdrop roses accented with cascading pink and white satin ribbon and baby’s breath.

Amy Lund, sister-in-law of the groom, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Vangie Vandiford of Snow Hill and Haley Ely of Myrtle Beach, cousins of the bride.

Steve Lund was his brother’s best man. Ushers were Brodie Smith, brother of the bride, and Jason Elliott, friend of the groom.

Presiding at the register was Rose Marie Hussey of Myrtle Beach, friend of the bride’s family.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jeff Benton of Myrtle Beach.

After a wedding trip to Charleston, S.C, and Myrtle Beach, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2000 honor graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2004 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate degree in registered nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse with Johnston Memorial Hospital’s oncology/geriatrics unit.

The groom graduated with honors from Rosewood High School in 1996. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed as department manager with Winn-Dixie.

Following the ceremony, a waterfront dinner and dance reception was held at the home of Tony Ely of Myrtle Beach, uncle of the bride.

On July 8, the fourth floor staff of Johnston Memorial Hospital held a shower.

The bride’s family and friends held a miscellaneous/household shower June 24 at the home of Donna Rees, aunt of the bride.

McArdle - Rollins

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Mr. and Mrs. McArdle

Jamie Lynn Rollins and Christopher Kevin McArdle of Goldsboro were married June 5 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Richard Glosson, uncle of the bride, officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Ray of Hope Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Jimmy and Jean Rollins of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Thelma Strickland and Dewey Rollins of Goldsboro, the late T.J. Strickland and the late Johnnie Mae Rollins.

Parents of the groom are Kevin and Gail McArdle of Buffalo, N.Y. He is the grandson of John McArdle Sr. and Joan Rick of Buffalo, the late Edith McArdle and the late Edward Rick Sr.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless ivory satin A-line gown with metallic beaded embroidery and a low asymmetrical back adorned with three rosettes and an organza inset.

For her headpiece, she chose a pearl and rhinestone tiara enhanced with baby’s breath in her hair. She carried a bouquet of ivory rose and lilies with assorted greenery accented around the edge.

Jill McArdle of Buffalo, sister of the groom, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Amber Ellingwood and Tracey King of Goldsboro, sisters of the bride; Jessica Amos of Goldsboro, niece of the bride; and Kristen Zimmer of Buffalo, friend of the groom.

Ralph Barone of Raleigh was his friend’s best man. Groomsmen were Stephen McArdle of Buffalo, brother of the groom, and Mike Clubine, Bryan Staniszewski and Chris Rizzo of Buffalo, friends of the groom.

Jodie Glosson of Goldsboro, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the regsiter was Lindsey Glosson of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride. Sherrin Barone of Raleigh, friend of the couple, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Patsy Gardner of Goldsboro, pianist.

After a wedding trip to Walt Disney World, Fla., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School.

The groom graduated from Kenmore West Senior high School of New York.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception dinner and dance at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Officers’ Club.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner June 4 at Billie’s. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On June 3, Ralph Barone of Raleigh, friend of the groom, held a bachelor party.

Cheryl Casey and friends of the bride held a pantry and garden shower May 29 at the Casey home in Goldsboro.

On May 15, the bride’s family held a bridal shower at Ray of Hope Church fellowship hall.

Jill McArdle, sister of the groom, and Sue Lizauckas, Mary Klemp and Peggy Becker, aunts of the groom, held a bridal shower April 17 at the Klemp home in Buffalo.

On April 16, Jill McArdle, sister of the groom, and Sherrin Barone of Raleigh, friend of the couple, held a bachelorette party in Buffalo.

Oates - Quinn

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Mrs. Oates

Sharita Shantel Quinn and Leander Tovares Oates were wed July 3 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. William J. Barber III officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Greenleaf Christian Church.

Stanley and Marilyn Quinn of Greenville, Miss., are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Wilson and Willie Mae Rollins of Memphis, Tenn., Evelyn Harris of Greenville, the late John Harris and the late Joseph Z. Richardson of Saginaw, Mich., and the great-granddaughter of the late Robert and Mary Kimble of Greenville.

Parents of the groom are Nina Teresa Taylor and Leander Oates. He is the stepson of Donald Taylor and the grandson of the late David and Nina “Pearl” and James and Dorothy Wooten of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless white satin princess line gown with an asymmetrical drape and beaded epaulet. Beading decorated the bodice and accented the chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a rhinestone and pearl tiara with an elbow-length two-tiered tulle veil. She carried a ball of fresh white roses accented with baby’s breath and ivory.

Juliet Pender-Jones of Goldsboro was matron of honor. Joi Peacock of Goldsboro was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Donyell Hearts of Charlotte, Tamika Kornegay of Greensboro, Qiana Lesesne of Raleigh, Niakita Oates of Goldsboro, sister of the groom, Kakisha Hamrick-Smith of Glover and Nadia McDowell-Townsend of Fayetteville.

James Simmons of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., was best man. Grooomsmen were John Twitty Roderick Wooten of Goldsboro, Andr’e Miller of Richmond County, Marcus Quinn of Goldsboro, brother of the bride, Randy Shaw of Asheville and Lakeith Stevenson of Raleigh. Ushers were Antonio and Rico Darden of Atlanta, Ga., cousins of the groom, and Kris Jones, friend of the groom.

Taniyah Oates, daughter of the couple, and Kylie Hamrick were flower girls. Ramon Oates was ring bearer.

Jazmin Turner was bell ringer.

Mary Brathwaite of Goldsboro directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Regina Dawkins and Shaquitta Woodard.

A program of wedding music was provided by Chye Kornegay, Kandi Swinson, LaShonda Lewis and Christopher Chestnutt, vocalists, and Cleveland Cody.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2004 graduate of Mount Olive College with a bachelor’s degree in human resource management. She is employed as a daycare caseworker with the Wayne County Department of Social Services.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1997 and Winston-Salem State University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in sports management. He is employed with Wayne County Public Schools as a health teacher and assistant football coach at Goldsboro High School.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club. O’Linda Hamilton and Mary Brathwaite cut and served the wedding cake.

On July 2, the groom’s parents held a luau rehearsal dinner at their home.

The daycare unit at the Department of Social Serviced held a miscellaneous shower June 24 at Ryan’s Steakhouse.

On June 19, the bride’s mother and mother-in-law held a linen and lingerie shower.

The bridesmaids held a day at the spa and dinner June 12 in Raleigh.

On May 16, co-workers of the bride at Kay Jewelers held a miscellaneous shower at Texas Steakhouse.

Smith - Bergman

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Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Julie Ranae Bergman and Phillip Craig Smith II said their vows June 26 at 2 p.m.

Father Thomas Norris officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Parents of the bride are Jack and Sue Bergman of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Beverly and Ann Sydnor of Crewe, Va. and the late Victor and Rosemary Bergman of Ashville, N.Y.

Phillip Craig and Doris Smith of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of John and Dorothy Poandl and Russell and Joyce Smith of Goldsboro and the great-grandson of Bruce Worrell of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless white silk satin gown adorned with embroidered accents and beads that trailed from the bodice to the chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a pearl and crystal accented three-tiered elbow-length veil of tulle with satin edging. She carried a bouquet of stock flowers and red roses tied with red and white satin ribbon.

Kristen Pittman, sister of the groom, was matron of honor. Crystal Williams, friend of the bride, was bridesmatron.

Phillip Craig Smith was his son’s best man. Rodney Pittman, brother-in-law of the groom, was the groomsman. Ushers were Patrick Smith, brother of the groom, and Joey Bergman, brother of the bride.

Kayla Pittman, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Russel Smith, brother of the groom, was ring bearer.

Carol Sears directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Shannon and Stephanie Poandl, cousins of the groom.

After a wedding trip to Florida, the couple is residing in Jacksonville.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attended Wayne Community College. She will attend Carolina Coastal Community College’s dental assisting program.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2001. He is serving in the Marine Corps stationed at Camp Lejeune.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church auditorium.

The bride’s mother held a bridal luncheon June 24 at Ham’s Restaurant.

On May 22, Kristen Pittman and Doris Smith held a miscellaneous shower at the Pittman home.

The bride’s grandmother held a miscellaneous shower May 19 at Cracker Barrel of Roanoke Rapids.

On May 18, Peggy Barnes and Crystal Williams held a Pampered Chef party.

Wiggs - Cisneros

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Mr. and Mrs. Wiggs

QUITO, Ecuador — Veronica Alexandra Cisneros and Stephen Robert Wiggs said their promises June 12 at 4 p.m.

Rogelio Lainez officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Salon del Reino de los Testigos de Jehova.

The bride is the daughter of Carlos Cisneros Zuniga and Cecilia Arellano Leon de Cisneros of Quito. She is the granddaughter of Carlos Alberto Cisneros Falconi and Laura Ziniga Vela de Cisneros of Quito, the late Leonidas Arellano Jarrin and the late Lucy Leon Borja de Arellano.

Charles Edward and Becky Howe Wiggs of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Arnold L. Howe and Thelma T. Howe of Goldsboro and the late Jessie C. and Elise J. Wiggs.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a ballgown of ivory peau satin with a cathedral train. The fitted dropped V waist bodice of ivory satin was embellished with Italian lace with cap sleeves, a sweetheart neckline and satin buttons down the back.

For her headpiece, she chose a cascade fingertip veil of ivory silk illusion with a satin edging attached to a rhinestone tiara. She carried lirios flowers and baby’s breath.

Vanessa Cisneros, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Paula Leon, cousin of the bride; Beth Solanki of Peoria, Ill., sister of the groom; and Carla Herrera, Sandra Saurez and Romina Solano.

Charles Wiggs was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Esteban Leon, cousin of the bride; Jimmy Solanki of Peoria, brother-in-law of the groom; and Victor Villota, Danilo Estrella, Salvaatore Reina and Danny Caicedo.

Andrea Proano was flower girl. Andrei Saavedra was ring bearer.

Carlos Saavedra directed the ceremony.

A program of wedding music was provided by Vallenato Music Band of Columbia, South America.

After a wedding trip to Ibarra City, Ecuador, the couple is residing in Quito. They will reside in Wayne County in the fall.

The bride is a graduate of America’s High School and Universidad Catolica. She is employed as a customer service agent with DHL Worldwide Express of Quito.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School and American School in 1998. He is employed as a windshield repair technician with Classic Vinyl Repairs.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Four Points Sheraton Hotel of Quito.

A reception will be held in the fall.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner June 11 at Peter’s Restaurant of Quito. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On June 10, the bride’s family held a celebration dinner at Tony Roma’s of Quito following a civil marriage ceremony.

The groom’s family held a party May 23.

On May 20, a bridal shower was held at the home of the bride’s grandmother in Quito.

The bride’s parents held an engagement dinner Nov. 22 at their home.

Woodard - Hess

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Mr. and Mrs. Woodard

NORFOLK, Va. — Mary Maxene Hess and Roy Michael Woodard Jr. exchanged promises June 26 at 10 a.m.

The Rev. Robert Hess officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Botanical Gardens.

The bride is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Robert Hess of Birmingham, Ala. She is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Robert Hess and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lee Wright.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Woodard of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Roy Woodard, Jean Snead and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Chesser of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Snowden of Ocala, Fla., and the great-grandson of Mary Snowden.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a dress of white satin.

She chose a headpiece of inlaid silver and pearls accenting a handmade veil. She carried a bouquet of pink and white roses with greenery around the outside edge.

Heather Collins and Brenda Dixon were matrons of honor.

Mike Woodard was best man. Brook Thiebault was the groomsman.

A program of wedding music was provided by a harpist.

After a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple is residing in Virginia Beach, Va.

The bride is a graduate of Liberty University School of Business of Virginia. She is employed as co-director of the MacArthur Center.

The groom graduated from Liberty University School of Business. He attends Regent University School of Law of Virginia.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Botanical Garden rose hall.

On May 2, co-workers of the bride held a bridal shower.

Brenda Dixon and Heather Collins held a bridal shower April 25.

On March 12, ladies of Faith Free Will Baptist Church held a bridal shower at the home of Dan and Jessica Clark.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the Airport Hilton banquet hall of Norfolk. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Anders - Rhodes

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Mrs. Anders

Frances Nicole Rhodes of Princeton became the wife of Christopher Lee Anders July 10 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Andy Stovall officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Thurman and Evelyn Daniels are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Otis Williford and Minnie Williford of Princeton, Cleveland Rhodes of Goldsboro and Cecil and Frances Davis of Calypso.

Steve and JoAnn Anders of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Johnny Paul Letchworth and Sarah Letchworth of Mount Olive and the late John Paul Anders and Joe and Lena Venable of Dudley.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless white silk satin wedding gown with an empire waist and a split-front pleat. Embroidery and crystals adorned the gown. White satin buttons ran down the back of the chapel-length train.

For her headpiece she chose a rhinestone tiara with an elbow-length two-tiered tulle veil with satin piping.

Lesa Mallery, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Anders, sister of the groom; Kelly Head and Kelli Gurley, friends of the bride; and Kim Murdock, cousin of the bride.

Steve Anders was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Chris Martin and Phillip Edwards of Greenville, Brandon Holland and Eddie Boren, friends of the groom.

Honorary ushers were Wray Williford of Fremont and Frank Williford of Emerald Isle.

Kayla Mallery, niece of the bride, and Erin Carteret, cousin of the groom, were flower girls.

Karen Jones of Poquoson, Va., directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Joann Daly and Rebecca Mason, family of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jennifer Anders of Goldsboro and Stephen Hill of Dunn, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica, the couple will reside in Pikeville.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Rosewood High School and a 2004 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate degree in medical office administration/medical insurance. She is employed as a secretary with the records office of Wayne Community College.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School in 1999. He is employed at Fibercare Carpet Cleaning.

Following the ceremony, a dance reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club. Emory and Joan Daly, uncle and aunt of the bride, and Deloris Sasser, aunt of the groom, greeted guests. Jane Williford, aunt of the bride, and Jessica Daly, cousin of the bride, served the wedding cake. Emma Louis of New Bern, aunt of the bride, and Ann Smith, friend of the bride, poured punch.

On July 9, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner in the church fellowship hall.

The couple’s mothers held a bridal breakfast June 26 at Bob Evans Restaurant of Smithfield.

On June 18, a bachelorette weekend was held in Wilmington.

A bachelor weekend was held June 11 in Surf City.

On June 6, the bride’s family held a miscellaneous shower at First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower June 2 at Wayne Community College.

On May 23, aunts of the groom held a miscellaneous shower in Mount Olive.

Kelly Head, Jennifer Anders, Lesa Mallery and Kim Murdock held a lingerie shower May 16 at the Anders home.

On April 24, J.P. and Teri Anders, uncle and aunt of the groom, held a lawn, garden and tool party at the home of the groom’s parents.

Corbett - Hooker

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Mrs. Corbett

Kelli LaKish Hooker and Jeremy Kyle Corbett exchanged promises July 10 at 2 p.m.

Ronnie Weaver officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

Susan C. Hooker is the mother of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Bill Crumpler and Alma H. Crumpler of Pikeville and the late Mary Lou Hooker of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Eddie and Teresa Corbett of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Sara Corbett John and Carolyn Smith and Joe and Sina Corbett of Goldsboro and the great-grandson of Mildred D. Smith of Goldsboro and the late Earl Smith.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her brother, Jerimee Hooker, the bride wore an ivory organza A-line gown adorned with rum pink and metallic beaded embroidery on the bodice that flowed into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara with a single-layer fingertip veil with pearls and a pencil edge. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of green hydrangeas with pink oriental lilies and miniature white calla lilies accented with white limonium tied with white satin ribbon.

Lauran Sasser of Pikeville was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Emily Corbett, sister of the groom, and Stacey Turnage and Emily Waddell of Goldsboro, friends of the couple.

Eddie Corbett was his son’s best man. Ushers were Dustin Smith, cousin of the groom, and Tommy L. Person and Steve Smith of Goldsboro, friends of the couple. Groomsmen were Brian Corbett of Greenville, brother of the groom, and Michael Cruse, Joel Waddell, Scott Herring and Robbie Radford of Goldsboro, friends of the couple.

Honorary bridesmaids were Andrea Herring, Dannie Williams, Beth Creech, Cindy Whitley and Jamie Wilson of Goldsboro.

Kati Gerken was flower girl. David Ivey was ring bearer.

Jay Sauls and Patti Wiggs directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Todd and Dannie Williams. Sara Sutton, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kim Honeycutt, pianist, and Jay Sauls and Jill Suggs Howell, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Disney World, Fla., the couple will residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 1999 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate degree in nursing. She attends East Carolina University for a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse with Wayne Memorial Hospital.

The groom graduated from Wayne Christian School in 1999. He attends Mount Olive College. He is co-owner of Goldsboro Powersports.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church.

On July 5, Jamie Wilson and Emily Corbett held a stock-the-pantry shower at the home of the couple.

Co-workers held a miscellaneous shower June 30 at Schooner or Later.

June 25 through 27, friends held a bachelor party in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

The bride’s family held a miscellaneous shower June 13 at Free Chapel Church.

On June 5, the groom’s family held a miscellaneous shower at Woods Grove Church.

A dinner was held June 4 at Schooner or Later. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On May 15, Andrea Herring, Dannie Williams and Stacey Turnage held a his-and-her shower and cookout at the Herring home.

Lauran Sasser and friends held an engagement party May 1 at the Elk’s Lodge.

On Sept. 10, the groom’s family held an engagement party at the Village Steakhouse.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner and dance at the Steak Barn.

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Mrs. Kennedy

MOUNT OLIVE — Amy Beth Triplett of Mount Olive and Walter Lee Kennedy Jr. were united in holy matrimony July 10 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Dennis Atwood officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Stephen Triplett of Westerville, Ohio, and Regina Burson of Pickerington, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of the late Paul Triplett and Garnet Triplett of Westerville and the late Fred Schaaf and Mary Schaaf of Columbus, Ohio.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lee Kennedy of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Leon Taylor, the late John and Hazel Kennedy and Sudie Mae Taylor of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father and stepfather, the bride wore an ivory satin A-line strapless gown with a cuff neckline with hand-embroidered accents with pearls and sequins trailing from the bodice down to the chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of pearl flowers and rhinestones with a two-tiered veil adorned with satin trim. She carried a mixed bouquet of pink roses accented with candlelight satin ribbon.

Tera Renee’ Kilian of Wilmington, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor.

Walter Lee Kennedy was his son’s best man. Timothy Brian Kennedy of Goldsboro, brother of the groom, was the groomsman. Ushers were Michael Christopher Cox of Goldsboro and Kevin Darrell King of Durham, friends of the groom.

Elizabeth Coe Burson of Pickerington, sister of the bride, was the junior flower girl.

Opey Dew Jeanes of Mount Olive, friend of the couple, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Holly Elizabeth Tyo of Grove City, Ohio, sister of the bride.

Victoria Elizabeth Tyo of Grove City, niece of the bride, distributed program. Kimberly Thornell of Canal Winchester, Ohio, friend of the bride, was Scripture reader.

A program of wedding music was provided by Bess Edwards-Sawyer, organist, and Sharon Hinnant Cox, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Colorado, the couple will reside in Dudley.

The bride is a graduate of Reynoldsburg High School of Ohio and Mount Olive College with a bachelor of science degree in visual communications. She is employed by Sampson County School District as an art instructor with Hobbton High School.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School and North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He is employed with Mount Olive Pickle Co. as accounting manager.

Following the ceremony, the couple’s parents held a reception at the church. Mrs. John Robert Kennedy and Mrs. Samuel Everett Thornton greeted guests. Edna Earl Capps and Mary Margaret Ryan served the wedding cake. Christine Alena Kilian and Mrs. Durwood Royal Kennedy poured punch.

On July 9, the groom’s parents held a dinner at Oliver’s Railroad and Grille. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

The groom’s parents held a family gathering July 8.

June 12 through 14, Christine Kilian, aunt of the bride, held a bridal weekend gathering in Wilmington.

Aunts of the groom held a shower May 30 at Black Jack Free Will Baptist Church.

On May 23, Lorelle Martin held a shower at her home.

McClarin - Lofton

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Mrs. McClarin

MOUNT OLIVE — Elder Rachel Lofton and Elder Chester McClarin were wed May 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Elder Dwight Morrisey and Elder Jimmie Graham officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Gospel Light Holy Church.

Parents of the bride are Ruth Herring of Clinton and the late James Southerland. She is the granddaughter of the late Junious and Rachel Moore.

Parents of the groom are the late Albert and Odessa McClarin. He is the grandson of the late David and Della McClarin.

After a wedding trip to Wilmington, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

McNabb - Keen

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Mrs. McNabb

Carrie Michelle Keen of Goldsboro and Steven Paul McNabb of Rosewood were married June 12 at 4:30 p.m.

Pastor Stephen Norris officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Spring Hill Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Linnie J. Keen of Rosewood and Billy Edward Dixon of LaGrange. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Bruner of Ocala, Fla., and Mary Dixon of LaGrange.

The groom is the son of Pam Ella Westbrook of Kinston and Stevie Lee McNabb of Rosewood and stepson of Diane McNabb and Claude Westbrook. He is the grandson of the late Martha Ellen McNabb, Charles and Vickie McCurdy and Luther Nute McNabb of Milan, Tenn., and the stepgrandson of Ruth Kendall of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white A-line gown with a chapel-length train and a shimmering chapel-length single-layer veil. The corset bodice had a split lace-up back with a gathered waist drape adorned with silver and crystal beaded embroidery.

She carried a bouquet of white stargazer lilies, roses, stock, astilbe and stephanotis with assorted greenery accented around the edge.

Maria Whitney of Raleigh, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Lindsey Glosson of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

Jonathan Fosland of Rosewood was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Scott Herring of Goldsboro and Corey Brian of Grantham, friends of the groom. Wesly Crocker of Cherry Point was the groomsman.

Family directed the ceremony. Lesley Roberts of Jackson, Tenn., and Leah Beth Crocker of Milan distributed programs.

Special helpers were the Rollins family, McNabb family, Westbrook family, Fosland family, Davis family, James Wiggins, Kim Cupples and Debbie Wilson.

A program of wedding music was provided by Debbie Bailey of Goldsboro, pianist, and Pastor Stephen Norris, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Garden City Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Dudley.

The bride attended the Wayne Community College adult high school program. She will attend dental assisting school. She is employed at Phenomenal Photography as a portrait consultant with DWR Inc. as a retail sales representative.

The groom attended Rosewood High School. He is employed as a refrigeration installation technician with Star Services and Sales Corp.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the McNabb home.

On April 18, a wedding shower was held at the Rollins home.

Willis - Daniels

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Mrs. Willis

Shelly Jean Daniels and Perry Roger Willis Jr. pledged their wedding vows July 10 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. E.C. Mattocks II officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pine Forest United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Elizabeth Daniels. She is the granddaughter of the late Lloyd Billy Mitchell and Jean Mitchell of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Perry Roger Willis and Anny A. Willis of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Wan-Lee An of Taiwan and the late Walter P. and Blanche C. Willis of Stedman.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her uncle, Junior Taylor, the bride wore a strapless beaded satin A-line gown with an empire waist and a three-tiered organza skirt with a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver pearl and crystal tiara with a two-tiered elbow-length veil of tulle with satin corded edging. She carried a clutch bouquet of creme roses and hydrangeas.

Laura Hine of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Nicole Barbour and Krystal Epps, friends of the bride; Samantha Taylor and Amanda Mitchell, cousins of the bride; and Andrea Burnette and Angie Boswell of Goldsboro, friends of the couple.

Perry Roger Willis was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Stephen Burnette, Wayne Boswell, Tommy Evans and Bobby Hamptom, friends of the groom, and Mitchell and Josh Daniels, brothers of the bride.

Avery Burnette was flower girl. Keegan Burnette was ring bearer.

Debra Harris directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Dee Wood. Rebecca Evans distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Melanie Smith of Goldsboro, pianist, and Mr. and Mrs. Walton Aycock, vocalists.

After a wedding cruise to the Bahamas, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Wayne Country Day School and a 2001 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in child development and family studies. She is employed as an education coordinator with WAGES.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School in 1991. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed as an information technology specialist with Duke University.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Holiday Inn Express.

On July 9, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Rosewood Baptist Church.

Ann Hine of Goldsboro held a bridesmaids’ luncheon July 9.

June 12 and 13, Stephen Burnette and Wayne Boswell held a bachelor golf trip in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Laura Hine held a beach bachelorette weekend June 5 and 6.

On May 29, Stephen and Andrea Burnette and Wayne and Angie Boswell held a lingerie/tool shower.

Terri and Amanda Mitchell held a miscellaneous shower May 22.

On May 11, Rosewood Elementary held a bridal shower.

Junior and Cheryl Taylor held an engagement party May 1.

Anderson-Whitman

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Mrs. Anderson

CLAYTON – Courtney Marie Whitman became the bride of Isaac Craig Anderson Jr. June 26 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Shelton D. Whitman officiated at the single-ring ceremony in a flower garden under a gazebo at the Wagner House.

The bride is the daughter of Larry Edward and Robin Tillman Whitman of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Weldon Tillman and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest S. Whitman of Mount Olive.

Parents of the groom are Isaac Craig Anderson Sr. of Grantham and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jacobs of Mount Olive. He is the grandson of Claire Baggot and Mr. and Mrs. Grover Hall of Mount Olive and the late Kathleen Hall.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin off-the-shoulder Basque waist gown. The bodice was embellished with a floral design of pink with Venise lace. The organza overlay skirt and chapel train were accented with matching pink floral appliqués.

The bride chose a silver and pearl headpiece with a two-tiered veil of tulle with white satin edging. She carried a clutch bouquet of pink roses and white sweetheart roses with greenery around the outside edge and stems wrapped with white sheer streamers.

Allison Sullivan, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Tara Tillman, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lisa Dail, sister of the groom, and Lindsay Barwick, cousin of the groom.

Isaac Craig Anderson Sr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Whitman, brother of the bride; Jeff Dail, brother-in-law of the groom; Wade Sullivan, brother-in-law of the bride; and Eric Miller and Steve Jolley, friends of the groom.

Junior bridesmaids were Lacy Tillman and Olivia Whitman, cousins of the bride.

Honorary bridesmaids were Jennifer Kidd, friend of the bride, and Ashley Wiggins and Mellisa Whitman, cousins of the bride.

Madison Moore, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.

MaryAnn Barwick, aunt of the groom, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Rebecca Whitman, cousin of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. Trampus Tolar, friends of the couple, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kelvin Gurly, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Atlantic Beach, the couple is residing in Mount Olive.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She attended Johnston Community College. She will attend Wayne Community College for a business degree. She is employed as a secretary with Lighthouse Mortgage.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1991. He attended Wayne Community College. He ha a commercial truck license. He is employed as a commercial truck driver with On Site Shreding Co.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Wagner House.

Lisa Dail, Kathy Jacobs, MaryAnn Barwick and Lindsay Barwick held a floating bridal shower at the Dail home.

Vickie Tillman, Ashley Wiggins, Tina Phillips and Susie Bell held a floating bridal shower at the Tillman home.

Allison Sullivan and Lisa Dail held a lingerie shower at Billie’s Restaurant.

Jean Whetsell and Vikki Tillman held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Oliver’s Railroad Grill.

On Site Shred Co. held a shower at the office.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the Wagner House.

Bangham-Welch

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Mrs. Bangham

GREENSBORO — Shiwanah Gail Welch of Greensboro and Erik John Bangham exchanged promises June 27 at 5 p.m.

Brother James Pannell officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Parents of the bride are Perry and Dorothy Welch of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Jeff and Eliza Burgess of Sumter, S.C., and the late Johnny and Azaline Welch of Citronelle, Ala.

The groom is the son of Richard and Beverly Bangham of Kernersville. He is the grandson of the late Grace O. McCarty and Russell Bangham of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her brother, the bride wore a formal white satin gown with a Queen Elizabeth neckline and Juliet sleeves. The fitted bodice of Alencon lace was accented with clusters of seed pearls and sequins. The Basque waistline led to a flowing floor-length dress and a cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of pearls and sequins that extended into a cathedral-length veil with a scattering of pearls and a lace trim. She carried a fresh clutch bouquet of pink and white roses with miniature carnations tied with white satin ribbon.

Angela McGowan Eugene was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Rana Jones of Greensboro and Gail Davis of Garner, sisters of the bride, and Alisha Bayster of Pittsburgh, sister of the groom.

Sam Davis was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Dexter Jones of Greensboro, brother-in-law of the bride, and Kenny Lavely of Kernersville, friend of the couple. Groomsmen were Craig Shepard of Pittsburgh, Gary Robinson of Charlotte and Dewayne Petty of Kernersville, friends of the groom.

Charnelle Gervin was flower girl. Julian Carlisle was ring bearer.

Melta Cogdell Lockwood directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Phyllis Gray. Brittany Petty and Dawn Carswell distributed programs.

After a wedding trip to the North Carolina and Tennessee mountains, the couple is residing in Greensboro.

The bride is a 1995 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School, a 1999 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree in middle grades education and a 2004 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. She is employed as a teacher with Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools.

The groom graduated from North Hills High School of Pennsylvania in 1990. He is employed with Bank of America of Greensboro.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Clarion Hotel of Greensboro.

The family held a rehearsal dinner June 26 at Elizabeth’s Italian Restaurant. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On June 6, Sheryl Johnson and Phyllis Gray held a lingerie shower at the Gray home.

The bride’s mother held a miscellaneous shower May 22 at Herman Park.

On May 19, sixth grade teachers of Walkertown Middle held a miscellaneous shower.

The groom’s mother held a shower May 8 at the home.

Chambers-Graziano

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Mr. and Mrs. Chambers

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Johnny and Lynn Davis of Springfield and Paul E. Graziano of Monroeville, Pa., announce the marriage of their daughter, Elaine Lynn Graziano, to Michael A. Chambers May 29 at 4 p.m.

Dr. Robert Whitten officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Westwood Baptist Church.

The bride is the granddaughter of the late William F. Walter and Aletha G. Walter and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Graziano of McKeesport, Pa.

Jack and Janex Chambers of Shallotte are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leon T. Oxendine, the late Willard Redwine and Mabel Redwine of Shallotte.

The bride chose a white satin spaghetti-strapped princess-line wedding gown covered by a fitted bodice coat with re-embroidered cappuccino lace on net embellished with crystal beading and pearls. The coat had a lace scalloped edge with short scalloped sleeves. The embroidered lace picked up the detail along the length of the semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a shoulder-length veil with a pearl teardrop tiara.

A program of wedding music was provided by Olga Teutler, organist.

After a wedding trip to Arizona, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is an honor graduate of George Mason University with a degree in nursing. She was employed at Fairfax Hospital of Virginia and Hanover Memorial Hospital. She will be employed at Wayne Memorial Hospital in the labor and delivery unit.

The groom graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in finance. He owns Chambers Insurance Co. Inc.

Following the ceremony, a candlelight reception was held at Tyson’s Corner Marriott.

Dail-Kinley

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Mrs. Dail

JAMESTOWN — Julia Elizabeth Kinley and Charles Robert Dail were married June 5 at 6:30 p.m.

The Rev. Ron Grillo officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Castle McCulloch.

Parents of the bride are Debra G. Jones of Thomasville and Winfred Kinley of Jackson Creek. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Grubb of Thomasville.

Parents of the groom are Lynn Weathers Dail and Robert and Gail Dail of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Charles and Joyce Weathers and the late Leona Buck Dail of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin strapless gown.

For her headpiece, she chose a beaded tiara with an elbow-length veil enhanced with hand-sewn pearls. She carried a bouquet of purple calla lilies accented with lavender hydrangeas and white roses.

Jennifer Bowling of Thomasville, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Heather McNeill of Lillington, Brittany Grubb of Thomasville and Kelly Hagwood and Marlo Bryan of Goldsboro.

William Dail of Asheville was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Spencer Dail of Goldsboro, brother of the groom, and Jeremiah Kinley and Jacob Kinley of Thomasville, brothers of the bride.

Chase Pleasants of Raleigh was flower girl. Bailey Bowling was ring bearer.

Brownie Doss directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and greeting guests was Wesley Grubb, cousin of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Dora Owen of Pittsboro, harpist.

After a wedding cruise to the Caribbean, the couple is residing in Greensboro.

The bride is a graduate of East Davidson High School and Appalachian State University with a bachelor of science degree in social work.

The groom graduated from Wayne Country Day School and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is employed with Carolina Custom Pressing Inc. and Electric Mayhem Production of Greensboro.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Castle McCulloch.

On June 4, Robert and Gail Dail, parents of the groom, held a wedding rehearsal pig picking at the home of the bride’s father.

Brothers of the groom held a bachelor party June 3 in Greensboro.

On May 16, the bride’s family held a floating shower at the home of Amy Grubb of Thomasville, aunt of the bride.

Friends of the bride held a bachelorette beach weekend May 7.

On May 1, friends and family held luncheon and shower at the home of Carol Bryan of Goldsboro, aunt of the groom.

Frasier-Butler

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Shirley Ann Butler of Goldsboro became the wife the Rev. Jerome Frasier of Goldsboro July 3 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. A.D. Brown and the Rev. Daran H. Mitchell officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Saint James A.M.E. Zion Church.

Parents of the bride are Johnnie Robert and Chanie Morgan Butler.

The Rev. Henry and Leah Frasier of Walthouville, Ga., are parents of the groom.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her son, David Lamont Butler, the bride wore a white matte satin off-the-shoulder gown accented with a scalloped neckline and beaded lace bell sleeves. The bodice and A-line split-front skirt were embellished with beaded Alencon lace appliqués. It was finished with a detachable cathedral-length train.

Juliette B. Makin of Arizona was matron of honor. Betty Holman of Raleigh was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Margaret Woolridge, Olive Cyrus and Regina Melvin.

The Rev. Theodore Woolridge was best man. Ushers were Titus Makin, brother-in-law of the bride, and Titus Makin Jr., nephew of the bride. Groomsmen were Marvin Frasier, brother of the groom; Roy Green, son of the groom; and Horace Jessup and Milton L. Simmons, friends of the couple.

Junior bridesmaids were Keaunna Carraway, Amber Woolridge and Ayliah Thomas.

Crystal D. Hine was flower girl. Rakiel Butler was ring bearer.

Sadie B. Simmons directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Keisha Hines and Erika Works. Titus Makin and Titus Makin Jr. distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by the Rev. Jerry Dortch, pianist; the Rev. Roosevelt Johnson, organist; Ronnie Frasier, vocalist; and Evelyn Mathunn.

After a wedding trip to the Poconos, Pa., the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of WWC. She attended Barton College. She is a member of the Wayne County Teacher Assistants Association. She is employed as a teacher assistant with Northwest Elementary School.

The groom graduated from Mount Olive College. He attends Shaw University Divinity School. He served in the military. He is a member of Trail Boss of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. He is employed as pastor at Harrison Creek A.M.E. Zion Church of White Oak.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Best Western. Rena Jessup was coordinator.

On June 25, Sandra E. Butler, aunt of the bride, and Olive Cyrus held a shower at Madison’s Restaurant.

Faculty and staff of Northwest Elementary School held a miscellaneous shower May 26.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at the home of the groom.

LaBiche-Brown

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Mrs. LaBiche

Leslie Eileen Brown and Michael Paul LaBiche of Pikeville pledged their wedding vows July 3 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Jerry Jackson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Providence United Methodist Church.

William Eugene and Connie Sue Brown of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late William and Donna Brown of Goldsboro and the late Roy and Betty Walters of Dennison, Ohio.

Parents of the groom are Frank Andrew and Charlotte Ann LaBiche of Mize, Miss. He is the grandson of Margret LaBiche of Hattiesburg, Miss., Charles and Jewel Ainsworth of Mize and the late Richard LaBiche.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a strapless neckline. The fitted bodice was embellished with re-embroidered lace, pearls and sequins enhanced with silver threading. The full A-line skirt was embroidered with lace, pearl and sequins and cascaded into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a pearl bun wrap that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion fashioned with a penciled edge.

Adrienne Brown of Goldsboro, sister-in-law of the bride, was matron of honor.

Chris Thomas of Hattiesburg was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Roy Brown of Chapel Hill and Jason Brown of Goldsboro, brothers of the bride, and Daniel Willson of Goldsboro, friend of the couple.

Brittney and Claire Brown of Goldsboro, nieces of the bride, were flower girls.

Sherry Denning of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Lindsay Thompson of Goldsboro, friend of the bride. Rebecca Howell of Robbinsville, friend of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Melissa Coutts of Goldsboro, pianist and organist, and Amy and Kenny Kelly of Goldsboro, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and Wayne Community College with an associate of applied science degree in medical office administration. She is employed as a secretary with Jim Harrell Construction Co.

The groom graduated from Mize Attendance Center. He is serving in the Air Force, stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in special purpose vehicle maintenance.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Sleepy Creek.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner July 2 in the church fellowship hall.

On June 13, Maranatha Baptist Church held a silent shower in Mount Olive, Miss.

Adrienne Brown, sister-in-law of the bride, held a lingerie shower at her home.

On April 30, the fellowship class of Providence Church held a bridal shower in the fellowship hall.

Moore-Moore

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Mrs. Moore

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — Tomeko Michelle Moore of Greensboro and James Paul Moore of Greensboro were united in marriage June 19 at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. Clyde Hanes officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Blockade Runner Resort.

The late Levarn Ford Moore and Clifford Moore Sr. of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Daisy Ford and Wallace Ford Sr. of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Paul and Angelia Moore of Durham. He is the grandson of the late Lillie Truesdale and Walter and Ethel Moore of Durham.

Given in marriage by her father and Calvin Ford and escorted by Calvin Ford, the bride wore a strapless dress of white pearls and silver with a neckline that had a double band of embroidery with crystals and beads that led to floral detailing in the natural waistline. Appliqués created a faux Basque waist with a split front overskirt on a circular tulle ballgown skirt.

For her headpiece, she chose a rhinestone tiara with a two-tiered cathedral-length veil. She carried a floral bouquet of white and pink calla lilies accented with Boston fern and white and platinum ting.

Valerie Ford of Goldsboro was matron of honor. Denise Ramseur of Raleigh was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Angel Moore of Durham, sister of the groom; Deshunda Jones of Greensboro and Mshairi Evans of High Point, friends of the bride; and Keonda Burden of Goldsboro, Letitia Edwards of Virginia and Sheria Newkirk of Philadelphia, Pa., cousins of the bride.

Paul Council of Greensboro was best man. Kenneth Mims of Durham was the usher. Groomsmen were Clifford Moore Jr. of Greensboro, brother of the bride, and Dustin Marsh and Sam Dillard of Greensboro, Derrick Brown of Durham, Sean McNeil of Atlanta, Ga., and Reginald Valentine of Charlotte, friends of the groom.

Tyrisha Williams of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid. Minek Ford of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, was the junior groomsman.

Ayannah Ford and Daijhai Smith of Goldsboro were flower girls. Malik Keaton of Virginia was ring bearer.

Carol Wagner of Wrightsville Beach directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Allison Turner of Washington D.C. Lacashia Carroll of High Point distributed programs.

After a wedding trip to Florida, the couple is residing in Greensboro.

The bride is a graduate of Goldsboro High School and North Carolina A&T State University with a bachelor’s degree in arts and science. She is employed as executive director of programs at Envisions of Life.

The groom graduated from CE Jordan High School of Durham and North Carolina Central University with a bachelor’s degree in arts and science and is working toward a certificate of public instruction. He is employed as a basketball and football coach at Welborn Middle School and in public instruction with Guilford County Schools.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the Lee ballroom at the resort. Tiffani Ford of Virginia and Kayla Woodard were bubble girls.

On June 19, a bridal luncheon was held at Oceanic Restaurant.

A rehearsal dinner was held June 28 at Oceanic Restaurant of Wrightsville Beach. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On June 12, a bridal shower was held in Greensboro.

The bridesmaids held a last-mourning-of-single-friend party June 5 at Homewood Suite of Greensboro.

On April 24, aunts of the bride held a bridal shower at the recreation center of Goldsboro.

Peele-Davis

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Mrs. Peele

Nancy Lambert Davis and George Gregory Peele exchanged wedding vows June 6 at 4 p.m.

Pastor Steve Lawrence and Pastor Ricky Mill officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Nahunta Friends Meeting.

The bride is the daughter of the late Wayne L. Davis and Barbara Davis of Connecticut.

The groom is the son of the late Oland F. Peel and Jean Peele of Pikeville.

Escorted by her brother, Eric Davis, the bride wore a long-sleeve white satin gown with pearls and sequins. It had a train of white satin with sheer sequined inlays.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil with a band of satin roses and pearls.

Gail Davis was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Tara Peele, Katrina Townsend, JoAnne Davis, Kristen Davis and Colleen Davis.

Anthony Peele was best man. Groomsmen were David Peele, Brad Peele, Todd Moen, Jay Thornton and Shelton Edgerton.

Jane McLamb directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Andrea Medlin.

A program of wedding music was provided by Sharon Caughron, pianist, and Beth Peele and Mark Caughron, vocalists.

The couple took a wedding trip to Charleston, S.C.

The bride is employed as a teacher at Rosewood Middle School.

The groom is co-owner of Nahunta Farm Sausage.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Pikes-Crossroads Pentecostal Holiness Church new life center. Harry and Inez Moen greeted guests. Inez Moen was hostess. A three-tiered wedding cake decorated with fresh flowers was served.

On June 5, Jane McLamb held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Royal Tea Rooms.

Janet Sumner held a pig picking rehearsal dinner June 5 at Nahunta Friends Meeting.

Ladies of Nahunta and Goldsboro held a shower in May at Nahunta Friends Meeting.

Vanessa Newton held a shower in April.

Sauls-Jones

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Mrs. Sauls

PIKEVILLE — Haddie Danielle Jones and James Russell Sauls II were wed Saturday, May 15 at 2:30 p.m.

The Rev. Don Sauls officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Jones of Pikeville and Mr. and Mrs. Kent Mooring of Fremont. She is the granddaughter of the late D.J. and Haddie Jones and the late Plato Outlaw and Lucille Ellis.

Parents of the groom are James Russell Sauls Jr. of Fremont and Jean Stone of South Carolina. He is the grandson of James Russell Sauls Sr. of Fremont, the late Effie Sauls, Ralph Holland and the late Ruby Holland.

After a wedding trip to Tennessee, the couple is residing in Pikeville.

Thompson-Turnage

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Mr. and Mrs. Thompson

GRANTHAM — Tracy Turnage and Timmy Thompson said their vows June 12 at 6 p.m.

Alan Jones officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the home of the groom’s parents.

Donna Brown of Grantham and James Haragrove of Dudley are parents of the bride.

The groom is the son of Jerry and Brenda Thompson of Grantham. He is the grandson of Edna Singleton of Mount Olive and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Thompson of Grantham.

After a wedding trip to the mountains, the couple is residing in Grantham.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of groom’s parents.

Binns - Pegram

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Mrs. Binns

CHAPEL HILL — Anne Clement Pegram and Ian Chandler Binns were married Saturday, May 22 at 4:30 p.m.

The Rev. Philip Freeman Wiehe officiated at the ceremony at Chapel of the Cross, assisted by the Rev. Steven R. Stanley.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Clement Pegram of Mount Olive.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Surmann of Kaiserslautern, Germany, and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Livingston Binns III of Edenton.

Elizabeth Emmons Pegram of Arlington, Va., sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Susan Thomas Deeds of Kaiserslautern, sister of the groom, and Lela Manning Urquhart of Stanford, Conn.

Bart Alton Chamberlin of Corpus Christi, Texas, was best man. Groomsmen were Derek Lloyd Bryant of Nashville, Tenn, and Edward Anthony Weeks of Raleigh. Ushers were Gary Wain Pelletier of Holly Springs and Andrew Christopher Pronko of Hoboken, N.J.

McLean Kalin Dowell and Aiden Carmelo Dowell of Atlanta, Ga., nephews of the groom, were ring bearers.

Harvey Livingston Binns III, father of the groom, was the reader.

Distributing programs were Shannon Jones, Kimberly Lagemann, Lucy Melvin, Elizabeth Raygor and Caroline Williams.

A program of wedding music was provided by William Bryant Hayes of Goldsboro, organist; Paul Michael Neebe of Durham, trumpeter; and the Schola Cantorum of Diocese of East Carolina.

After a wedding trip to Sea Island, Ga., the couple will reside in Charlottesville, Va.

The bride is a graduate of the North Carolina School for Science and Mathematics and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is employed as a therapist at Duke Hospital. She will be employed at Martha Jefferson Hospital.

The groom graduated from Kaiserslautern American High School and North Carolina State University. He will attend the University of Virginia for a Ph.D. is science education. He is employed at a teacher at Enloe High School.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Chapel Hill Country Club. Leslie Boyd and Michelle Hayes, cousins of the bride, cut the wedding cake.

On May 22, the bride’s aunts held a casual lunch at Chapel of the Cross parish hall.

Charlotte Campbell, Liz Meador and Jean Siler held a bridesmaids’ luncheon May 21 at Market Cafe at Fearrington Village.

On May 21, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the Horace Williams House of Chapel Hill.

Co-workers of the bride held a shower April 30 at Duke Hospital.

Rosa Lee Baisey, Janet Boschen, Thelma Briley, Sandy Davis, Mary June Phelps, Cindy Vaughan, Bettie Walston and Chrystal White held a shower April 24 at Sandy Run Baptist Church of Roxobel.

On April 23, Helen Holt, Dr. and Mrs. Rupert Jilcott, Dr. and Mrs. Colin Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Overton and Mr. and Mrs. John Tyler held a cocktail buffet at the Overton home of Green Plains, Aulander.

A dinner was held March 19 at Goldsboro Country Club.

Breedlove - Schneider

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Mrs. Breedlove

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — John and Molly Breedlove of Goldsboro announce the marriage of their son, John Louis Breedlove III, to Mary Schneider May 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Little Gardens.

The bride is the daughter of George and Carolyn Hoiske of St. Louis, Mo.

After a wedding trip to Maui, Hawaii, the couple is residing in Norcross, Ga.

Butts - Alphin

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Mrs. Butts

DUNN — Nina Courtney Alphin and Ray Allen Butts exchanged promise June 12 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Elvin R. Butts Jr., father of the groom, officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Long Branch Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

Ernest J. and Teresa M. Alphin of Dunn are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. David C. McLamb of Benson and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse C. Alphin Sr. of Dunn.

Elvin R Jr. and Paula S. Butts of Dunn are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. Sullivan of Goldsboro, Annie H. Butts of LaGrange and the late E. Ray Butts Sr.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory satin traditional gown. The sweetheart neckline and long fitted sleeves were enhanced with Alencon lace, pearls and sequins. It had a design of beading from the neckline to the hemline. The ballgown skirt was embellished with designs of matching lace and beading that extended to the cathedral trail.

For her headpiece, she chose a matching tiara of pearls and sequins with a two-tiered finger-length veil. She carried a semi-cascade of white and ivory dendrobiums, white miniature callas, Virginia roses and stephanotis.

Nicole Ritchie, aunt of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Mindy Hudson, Elizabeth Murphy, Katie Westmoreland, Amberly Winkle and Melinda Wright, friends of the bride.

Paul Butts was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Clint Alphin, brother of the bride; Graham Byrd, friend of the couple; and Thomas Pilkington, Trent Pilkington and Trevor Pilkington, cousins of the groom.

Peggy Alphin directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. David Hobson and Mr. and Mrs. Monty McLamb, uncles and aunts of the bide.

Lynne Castles was interpreter.

A program of wedding music was provided by Algene Yeatman, organist and vocalist, and David Hyland and Kelly Taylor, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Disney World, Fla., the couple is residing in Dunn.

The bride is a graduate of Campbell University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration.

The groom graduated from Midway High School. He attends Campbell University’s trust management school.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Johnson, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted quests. Nancy Pilkington, Rosemary Barden, Annie Britt and Pam Stewart, aunts of the groom, and Betty Lee and Vicki Pike, friends of the bride, served the wedding cake and poured punch.

On May 22, Peggy Westmoreland held a bridal luncheon at Humphrey’s Grill of Dunn.

Nicole Ritchie held a honeymoon treasure hunt May 15 at Crabtree Valley Mall and the Cheesecake Factory.

On May 8, the bride’s family held a cookout at Long Branch Church fellowship hall.

The groom’s father and brother held a tool shower May 2 at their home.

On April 25, ladies of Long Branch Church held a floating bridal shower at the church.

The groom’s family held a floating bridal shower April 18 at Belfast Fire Station.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Long Branch Church fellowship hall.

Carter - Merlin

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Mrs. Carter

Alice Crystal Merlin and Brian Kevin Carter of Dudley exchanged wedding vows Saturday, June 26 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Horace Johnson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Ray of Hope Church.

Parents of the bride are Alan and Faye Merlin of Dudley. She is the granddaughter of Alice T. Evans of Dudley, the late Joseph and Dorothy Merlin of Miami, Fla., and the late A.J. Evans.

Billy and Dixie Carter of Mount Olive and the late Cathy Lambert Carter are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Joe and Margie Bas of Pikeville and the late Andrew and Temple Thornton of Faison.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an A-line gown of satin with a single layer of tulle overlay embellished with beaded lace on the bodice and hem. The hem had a three-tiered scalloped bottom that extended into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a rhinestone tiara with a bottom pearrow and a fingertip veil of pearl and crystal accents and a corded edge. She carried a round bouquet of stargazer lilies, pink roses, yellow stock, lavender freesia and baby’s breath.

Miriam Merlin, sister-in-law, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Nikki Viault, Mandi Garmane, Cassey Vannoske and Wendy Young, friends of the bride.

Chris Carter was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Joe Merlin, brother of the bride, and Eric Toler, Kevin Garmane and Jeremy Pearce, friends of the groom.

Rachel McClelland, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Jacob Whited, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Patricia Doemer was the bride’s attendant.

Dorothy Mozingo and Leila Echevarria directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Heather Fulghum. Christina McGrady distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jason Cox, pianist, vocalist and guitarist, and Jamie Cox, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to the Bahamas, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School and Wayne Community College with an associate’s degree in medical assistance. She is employed as a medical receptionist with Goldsboro Family Physicians.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School and Wayne Community College. He is employed as a warehouse manager with Fastenal Co.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Wayne County Shrine Club. Mr. and Mrs. David Doemer greeted guests. Nita Vannoske cut the wedding cake. Judy Pearce poured punch.

Out-of-town guests were from Texas, Florida and South Carolina.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner June 25 at Ray of Hope Church fellowship hall. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

June 11 through 13, the matron of honor, bridesmaids and friends held a weekend getaway bachelorette party in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

The bride’s parents held a pool party and barbecue June 6.

On May 23, the bride’s mother held a floating miscellaneous shower at Willow Run Clubhouse.

Co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower May 18.

May 13 through 16, Eric Toler and Steve Thigpen held a weekend getaway bachelor party in Myrtle Beach.

A bridesmaids’ luncheon was held April 22 at Torrero’s.

Nita, Jeanette and Casey Vannoske held a lingerie shower April 2 at their home.

Corbitt - Williams

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Mr. and Mrs. Corbitt

April Denise Williams and Charles Russell Corbitt Jr. pledged their promises Saturday, May 15 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Wayne Goff officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Fremont Holiness Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Andy Williams of Fremont. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brown of Fremont, Lucille Williams of Goldsboro and the late Oscar Williams Jr.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Russell Corbitt Sr. of Nahunta. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Corbitt of Nahunta, Betty Pennington of Goldsboro and the late Milford Pennington.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an empire waist satin gown with sheer overlay accented with satin ribbon.

For her headpiece, she chose an elbow-length veil of illusion trimmed with a satin edge. She carried a bouquet of red roses and white poppies.

Kimberly Williams, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Cheyenne Corbitt, sister of the groom; Courtney McDaniels, friend of the bride; and Catherine Williams, cousin of the bride.

Paul Corbitt of Greensboro was his brother’s best man. Ushers were Adam Williams, brother of the bride; Chris Gatto, friend of the groom; and David Brantley, friend of the couple.

Breanna Brown, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Blake Boykin, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Camille Costa, friend of the bride’s family, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Jo Boykin, aunt of the bride. Diane Brown, aunt of the bride, distributed programs.

Special helpers were Joyce Cotton, Jean Edmundson, Rosie Little, Melody Thomas, Gary Grady, Paul Boykin and Patricia Curtis.

A program of wedding music was provided by Randy Prosser, pianist, and Penny Jo Howell, aunt of the groom, vocalist.

The couple is residing in Snow Hill.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1997 and Wayne Community College with a certification in basic law enforcement.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Eleasea Brown, aunt of the bride, poured punch. Debbie Smith, cousin of the bride, served the wedding cake.

On May 14, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner.

The groom’s family held a luncheon and wedding shower May 2 at Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

On April 24, the bride’s family held a wedding shower.

Christine Williams, aunt of the bride, held a tea April 18 at the home of the bride’s grandmother. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Daughtry - Keene

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Mrs. Daughtry

Amy Christenberry Keene and Joseph Olive Daughtry were wed June 26 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Thomas Hoogerland officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pine Forest United Methodist Church.

Gareth and Fran Keene of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late James and Dorothy Farmer of Goldsboro and the late Ernest and Nettie Keene of Tarboro.

The groom is the son of Steve and Pam Daughtry of Princeton. He is the grandson of Charles and Shelby Olive of Smithfield and the late Percy Daughtry and Louise Daughtry of Princeton.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a two-piece ivory satin A-line gown of chapel-length. The fitted bodice was embellished with pearls, crystals and sequins.

She chose a two-tiered elbow-length veil on a pearl and crystal headpiece. She carried a cascading bouquet of pink, purple and ivory roses.

Anne Haddock Keene of Greenville, sister-in-law of the bride, was matron of honor. Courtney Pace Howe of Marion, S.C., friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Brandi Bedford Butts of Goldsboro and Niki Nassef Miller, Heather Roberts Javoroski and Bonnie Clifton Howard of Raleigh, friends of the bride, and Nicole Farmer Carter of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride.

Steve Daughtry was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Stephen Daughtry of Durham, brother of the groom; Corey McLamb of Brogden, Sam Neumann of Smithfield and Dan Kornegay of Princeton, friends of the groom; and Matt Keene of Raleigh and Brenan Keene of Greenville, brothers of the bride.

Honorary bridesmaids were Laurie McAnaspie of Danbury, Conn., Maura Slattery of Clark, N.J., Stephanie Johnson and Lezley Maldonado of Goldsboro and Christy Frazier, Hilary Smith and Michelle Peterson of Raleigh.

Honorary groomsmen were Johnny Edgerton of Smithfield, Eric Fletcher of Princeton and Dustin Adams of Raleigh.

Hannah Keene was flower girl. Cy Daughtry was ring bearer.

Debbie Worley directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Meredith Britt and Michelle Woodall. Wesley Keene and Will Olive distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brad Collier, pianist and organist; Cecil and Susan Woodall, vocalists; Pam Hill, violinist; Shane Woodall, guitarist; and Mike Whatley, sound technician.

After a wedding cruise to the eastern Caribbean, the couple will reside in Princeton.

The bride is a graduate of Rosewood High School, North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree and Meredith College with a K-6 teaching license. She is employed as a teacher with Wake County Public School System.

The groom graduated from Princeton High School and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a bachelor of arts degree. He played varsity baseball. He is employed at Bayer Corp. of Clayton.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club. Suzanne Pope, friend of the bride, was director. Stan and Arlene LaFlemme, friends of the couple, greeted guests. Beverly Lynn and Sherry Whitehurst, cousins of the bride, cut the wedding cake. Doris Mooring, friend of the couple, distributed pictures.

An engagement party was held by the couple’s parents April 2 at Becky’s Log Cabin of Smithfield.

On June 25, Mary Lou Boltinhouse, Shelia Farmer and Fran Keene held a bridal luncheon at the Royal Tea Rooms.

Brandi Butts held a bachelorette party June 12 and 13 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

On June 12, friends held a bachelor party.

Courtney Howe, Nancy Childers and Christy Frazier held a miscellaneous shower May 30 at the Childers home.

On May 23, ladies of Pine Forest United Methodist Church held a miscellaneous shower.

Friends and family of the groom held a handyman/pig picking shower May 15 at the home of Cecil and Susan Woodall.

On May 8, Nicole Carter and Anne Farmer held a miscellaneous shower at the Carter home.

Carolyn Hardison held a miscellaneous neighborhood shower May 2 at her home.

On May 1, the groom’s family held a miscellaneous shower at the home of Charles and Shelby Olive.

Staff at Willow Springs Elementary School held a miscellaneous shower April 7.

On March 21, Nikki Miller, Heather Javoroski and Bonnie Howard held a lingerie shower at the Miller home in Raleigh.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Officers’ Club.

Revised on Sunday, July 4, 2004

Flanagan - English

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Mrs. Flanagan

Laura English of Pikeville and Ronald Marion Flanagan Jr. said their marriage vows June 26 at 1 p.m.

The Rev. Byron C. Murray and the Rev. Charles A. Lindquist Jr. officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Coker Memorial Church.

William James English of Pikeville and the Rev. Charles A. and Teresa H. Lindquist of Asheboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Barney W. English of Wilmington, the late Estelle B. English and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Lee Howard of Magnolia.

Parents of the groom are the late Ronald M. Flanagan Sr., the late Linda C. Moody and Beth Flanagan Ray of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Marion A. Flanagan and Maxine W. Flanagan of Pikeville and Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph M. Moody of Seven Springs.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white matte satin gown with a tank-style neckline accented with crystal beaded trim. The sleeveless princess line bodice was embellished with crystal beading and flowed from the natural waistline into an apron back with covered buttons and a crystal beaded satin border. It had a semi-cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a waist-length veil with white satin headband accented with beaded pearls, iridescent sequins and crystal beading. She carried a cascading bouquet of Eskimo roses and lavender skyline roses accented with white wax flowers and Italian ruscus.

Tina Lancaster, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Jordan Tyndall, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Amy Brock, Kelli Gurley and Crystal Sutton, friends of the couple.

Bradley Tew was his friend’s best man. Ushers were J.C. Collins, Eric Murray, Michael Hamm, Chris “Woody” Woodard and Jeremy Sutton, friends of the couple.

Brenna Flanagan, daughter of the groom, was flower girl. Zack Lancaster, friend of the bride, was ring bearer.

Jean Adams and Tina Pender, friends of the couple, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Matt and Ginger Green, brother-in-law and sister of the groom.

A program of wedding music was provided by Elizabeth Rivenbark, aunt of the bride, pianist, and Walter Bass, godfather of the bride, and the couple, vocalists.

The couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Greene Central High School and 2003 graduate of Johnston Community College. She is employed as a cosmetologist with Sizzor Trix Hair Design.

The groom graduated from Faith Christian Academy in 1991. He is employed as a sales supervisor with Furniture Fair.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church.

Jean Adams, Frankie Dawson, Norlette Adams and Tina Pender held a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 19 at the Royal Tea Rooms.

Ladies of Mt. Shephard United Methodist and West Chapel churches held a miscellaneous shower June 5 in Asheboro.

On May 23, Tina Lancaster, Susan Gurley, Amy Brock and Crystal Sutton held a pantry shower at New Hope Fire Department.

On May 2, the ladies auxiliary of Coker Memorial Church held a miscellaneous shower at the church.

Ginger Green and Kayla Flanagan, sisters of the groom, held a linen and things shower April 3.

On April 3, a shower was held at Goldsboro Country Club.

Gibble - Daniels

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Mr. and Mrs. Gibble

NEWPORT — Eunice Natalie Daniels of Beaufort and Rex Allen Gibble said their wedding vows June 5 at 2 p.m.

Robert Joyner officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Community Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Thurman Craig Sr. and Pamela Harvey Daniels of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Thurman and Evelyn Daniels of Princeton, Eunice Daniels of Mount Olive and Charles Harvey and Frances Harvey of Blackville, S.C.

Parents of the groom are James Leonard and Betty Gibble of Beaufort.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory satin gown with a beaded A-line bodice and a sweep train.

She carried a cascading bouquet of silk blue, lavender, purple and pink dewdrop roses accented with greenery and baby’s breath.

Alexis Clevenger, daughter of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Valerie Perrin of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, and Pauline Shipman of Havelock, sister of the groom.

Michael Gibble of Havelock was his brother’s best man. Ushers were Tim Daniels of Goldsboro, brother of the bride, and Brian Beck of Beaufort, friend of the couple. Groomsmen were Pat Stephens and Billy Beck of Beaufort, friends of the couple.

Dee Gibble of Wrens, Ga., daughter of the groom, was flower girl.

Kelly Mayo of Beaufort, friend of the couple, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Brittney Gibble of Beaufort, niece of the groom, and Leia Daniels of Goldsboro, niece of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jane Jones, pianist and vocalist.

The couple is residing in Beaufort.

The bride is a 1995 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and a 1997 graduate of Carteret Community College. She is employed as a title clerk with Rick Gladwell of Morehead City.

The groom graduated from Lenoir Community College for firefighter training. He is a volunteer firefighter with Atlantic Beach Fire Department. He is employed as a firefighter and EMT with Beaufort and Morehead City Fire Department.

Following the ceremony, the couple held a reception at the church fellowship hall. Shannon Daniels of Goldsboro, sister-in-law of the bride, poured punch and served the wedding cake.

The couple and their families and friends held a rehearsal dinner at the church.

Hall - Davis

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Mrs. Hall

Shatara Altonneise Davis and Jonathan Andrew Hall of Goldsboro pledged their vows March 27 at 1 p.m.

Elder Terry Williams officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Mark Church of Christ.

George Jr. and Judine Williams Davis of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Aaron and Minnie Williams and George and Meta Davis of Goldsboro and the late Agnes Virginia Davis.

The groom is the son of Ottis Andrew Hall and Thurman and Thomasa Delphine Mathis of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Enoch and Evelyn Hall of Beulaville and the late Thomas Jones and Sara Jones of Kenansville.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C, the couple is residing in Dudley.

Martin - Gooding

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Mrs. Martin

PIKEVILLE — Karen Elizabeth Gooding of Pikeville and Timothy Michael Martin were united in holy matrimony May 29 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Tom Dorman officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Antioch Original Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Darlene Marlowe Gooding of Fremont and Edward Carlton Gooding of Princeton. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Gooding of Pikeville, Harold Marlowe and Jenette Rains of Rosewood and the late Dorothy Jean Marlowe.

The groom is the son of Debrah Ann Martin of Pikeville. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Martin of Pikeville.

Given in marriage by Keith Gooding and escorted by her uncle, the bride wore a white satin gown with a halter fitted bodice embellished with appliquéd Alencon lace sequins and seed pearls. The A-line skirt was adorned with matching appliquéd lace and pearls and cascaded to a cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara adorned with appliquéd Alencon lace, seed pearls and crystals that extended to an illusion and scattered pearls. She carried a cascading bouquet of satin white roses and calla lilies accented with cascading white ribbons.

Heather Gooding, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Watkins, friend of the couple, and Markie Baker, friend of the bride.

John Martin was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Camioni, friend of the groom, and Keith Gooding.

Kristian Marlowe, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Trenton Marlowe, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Judy Gooding, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Ashley Cambell, friend of the bride.

Special helpers were Pat Raper and Rhonda Baker, friends of the couple.

After a wedding trip to Atlantic Beach, the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed as a cook with Double D’s.

The groom graduated from Job Corp of Asheville. He is employed as a log yard utility man with Georgia Pacific.

A pig picking rehearsal dinner was held at the home of Carlton and Mattie Gooding, grandparents of the bride.

O'Callaghan - Radford

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Mrs. O'Callaghan

Jamie Lynn Radford and Benjamin Lee O’Callaghan exchanged marriage vows Saturday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m.

The Rev. Chrystal McCullen officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Snow Hill Church of God.

Parents of the bride are Johnny and Terry Radford of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John William Gurley of Pikeville and the late Mr. and Mrs. James B. Radford of Princeton.

Parents of the groom are Val and Laura O’Callaghan III of Michigan. He is the grandson of Shelia Campbell of Michigan, the late Robert Campbell and Mr. and Mrs. Val O’Callaghan Jr. of Massachusetts.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white bridal satin and re-embroidered Alencon lace with a fitted Basque bodice trimmed with re-embroidered Alencon lace, pearls and sequins. The A-line skirt featured gathers on each side front and tipping of lace at the center and flowed into a cathedral train. The skirt and train had Alencon lace, pearl and sequin cutouts highlighted with a butterfly bow at the back waist and satin bows scattered on the train. Scalloped re-embroidered lace, pearls and sequins bordered the hemline and train.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver tiara accented with pearls and rhinestones with a two-layered veil of white netting. She carried a bouquet of white roses and Italian ruscus.

Mandy Smith of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was matron of honor.

Val O’Callaghan III was his son’s best man. Ushers were John Radford of Pikeville, brother of the bride, and Val O’Callaghan IV and Taylor O’Callaghan of Michigan, brothers of the groom.

Morgan Smith of Pikeville and Madison Webb of Snow Hill, cousins of the bride, were flower girls.

Chrislyn Kirkpatrick of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was miniature bride. Jacob Smith of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was miniature groom.

Judy Radford, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs were Baillie Webb of Snow Hill and Hannah Kirkpatrick of Pikeville, cousins of the bride.

Dave Gurganus and Garland Bullock of Snow Hill were parking attendants.

A program of wedding music was provided by Lisa Byrd, pianist, and Jamie Smith and Janice Lipscomb, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a 2004 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed by Scrubz.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School. He is employed by Southco Distributing.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall. A three-tiered wedding cake with white roses trimmed in purple and white rose petals was served.

On June 18, Jennifer Woodley and Jerriann Maines, friends of the bride, and Mandy Smith, cousin of the bride, held a bachelorette party.

The groom’s father and John Radford, brother of the bride, held a bachelor party June 18.

On June 17, the groom’s parents held a cookout.

Quinn - Jones

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Mrs. Quinn

Beth Ann Jones became the wife of Michael Bret Quinn May 29 at 2 p.m.

Alan Lamm officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Casey’s Chapel Church.

The bride is the daughter of Tony Gray and Eva Thompson Jones of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Henry Robert Thompson, Carrie Marie Thompson and the late Pearlie and Eloise C. Jones of Goldsboro.

Bronnie Lee and Sherry Mabry Quinn of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Harold and Lois Quinn of Trenton and the late Carlene Mabry and Walker Mabry of Wilson.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white formal satin silk gown embellished with pearls, iridescent sequins, silver beads and floral embroidery.

For her headpiece, she chose a comb veil of elbow-length scalloped with silk trim and highlighted with rhinestones attached to a silver rhinestone tiara. She carried a cascading bouquet of white daisies and miniature yellow roses.

Holly Renee Jones, sister, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Emily Blair Jones and Laura Beth Jones of LaGrange, friends of the bride.

Travis Lee Quinn was his brother’s best man. Ushers were Josh Gurkin of Washington and Alan Egerton of Lillington, friends of the groom.

Charla Sidelinger, aunt of the groom, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs were Megan Meachem and Martha Hill, friends of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tom Casey, pianist.

After a wedding trip to Disney World, Fla., the couple is residing in LaGrange.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2003 graduate of Wayne Community College with a certification in phlebotomy and a minor in elementary education. She is employed as a certified instructional assistant with Wayne County Public Schools.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2000 and Campbell University in 2004 with a degree in compute science. He is employed as a program assistant with Goldsboro Milling.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the Steak Barn. Dr. Brooke Bundy, cousin of the bride, was coordinator. Dr. Alan Lamm was announcer. Brenda Kennedy, aunt of the groom, cut the wedding cake. Travis Lee Quinn, brother, made the toast.

On May 27, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Billie’s Backstreet. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Bethany, Emily and Laura Jones, friends of the bride, and Holly Jones, sister of the bride, held a bachelorette weekend May 7 through 9.

On Feb. 7, Bethany, Emily and Laura Jones held a lingerie shower at the Jones home.

Sherry Quinn held a kitchen/pantry shower at New Hope Friends Church.

Peggy Brock, Lisa Dembnicki, Lynda Bundy and Dr. Brooke Bundy held a bridal shower at the Bundy office.

Casey’s Chapel Church held a bridal shower at the church.

First grade staff of Eastern Wayne Elementary School held a bridal shower at the school.

Rouse - Wallace

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Mrs. Rouse

MOUNT OLIVE — Sharon Michelle Wallace and Scott Brandon Rouse were united in marriage Saturday, May 15 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Mickey Whitfield officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Rooty Branch Free Will Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mike and Sharon Wallace of Albertson. She is the granddaughter of Ervin and Christine Futrell of Richlands and the late Mahlon Wallace and Virginia Wallace of Albertson.

The groom is the son of Cathy Rouse of Albertson and the late Frederick “Bud” Rouse Sr. He is the grandson of the late Josiah and Lillian Rouse and the late Fred and Emma Louis Pate.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a sweetheart neckline and long tapered sleeves. The fitted bodice was embellished with re-embroidered Alencon lace, pearls and sequins and ended in a Basque waistline. The back bodice closed with English net and bridal satin buttons. The full skirt was beaded with lace and pearls and cascaded into a cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestones that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion adorned with touches of star dust crystals with a pencil edge. She carried a bouquet of white roses and stargazer lilies accented with white pearls.

Kayla Wallace and Megan Wallace, sisters of the bride, were maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Wallace, cousin of the bride; Danyell Rouse, sister-in-law of the groom; and Karla Grady, friend of the couple.

Frederick “Fred” Rouse was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Doug Grady, Brandon Rich, Kyle Kornegay and Dexter Rouse, friends of the couple.

Alyssa Smith was flower girl.

Amy Wallace, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Joy Tripp, cousin of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Keri Jo Mozingo and Blair Mozingo, vocalists, and Dondi Hobbs.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Albertson.

The bride is a 2001 graduate of East Duplin High School. She is employed with Discovery Insurance of Kinston.

The groom graduated from East Duplin High School in 1998. He is owner and operator of F&S Farms.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Herring, uncle and aunt of the groom, greeted quests.

On May 14, the groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at Rooty Branch Church fellowship hall.

The bride’s mother held a bridesmaids’ dinner May 10 at the Country Squire of Kenansville.

On May 7, the groom held a steak supper at his home.

Amy Wallace and Elizabeth Wallace held a lingerie shower May 7 at their home.

On April 30, Discovery Insurance held a bridal shower.

Rooty Branch Church held a miscellaneous shower April 25 at the church.

On April 24, Joy Tripp held a recipe shower at her home.

Bethany Baptist Church held a miscellaneous shower March 28 at the church.

On March 14, members of Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Department held a miscellaneous shower at the department.

Speece - Kornegay

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Mrs. Speece

Jennifer Noel Kornegay of Fort Worth and Jay Rainey Speece of Mansfield, Texas, said their promises June 5 at 7 p.m.

Pastor David Bahn officiated at the ceremony at Perkins Chapel.

Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Kornegay of Atlanta, Ga., are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reilly of La Habra, Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Kornegay of Mount Olive.

Richard Wayne Speece of Mena, Ark., and Mary Spalding Speece of Mansfield are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Spalding of Rendon.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless ballgown of white silk with detail embroidery and crystal accents.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara adorned with seed pearls and Swarovski crystals with a cathedral-length veil accented with crystals.

Chelsea Nicholson, sister of the groom, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Devine, Stephanie Fanning, Adrienne Townes and LaJon Whiteley.

Cody Speece was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Chad Devine, Mark Freeman, Matthew Kornegay, brother of the bride, and Jason Nicholson.

Jordan LeFan and Sayler Sturkee were the house party.

A program of wedding music was provided by Benjamin Kolodzeij, organist, and Kristal Seid, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to the Virgin Islands, the couple is residing in Mansfield.

The bride is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a bachelor of arts degree in management. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She is employed by Vet Solutions of Fort Worth.

The groom is employed by SBC.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Grand Hall at Union Station.

The groom’s mother held a rehearsal dinner at Avanti Restaurant of Fountain Place.

Strickland - Yahnker

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Mrs. Strickland

GREENSBORO — Keri Michelle Yahnker of Greensboro became the bride of Preston Elliott Strickland June 26 at 1 p.m.

The Rev. Carl Utley officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Starmount Presbyterian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Ed and Lee Yahnker of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Margaret Thompson of Doylestown, Pa., Mary Yahnker of Greenville, the late James Thompson and the late William Yahnker.

Parents of the groom are Kent and Judy Strickland of Asheboro.

Given in marriage and escorted by her parents, the bride wore a strapless long princess white dress with beading on the tulle overlay.

For her headpiece, she chose a crystal tiara with a cathedral veil.

Rianne Zuehlke was matron of honor. Joyce Graves was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Dagney Shiltz and Tish Yahnker, sister-in-law of the bride.

Barry Strickland was his brother’s best man. Ushers were Chris Yahnker and Jake Yahnker, brothers of the bride. Groomsmen were Geoff Crawford, Stewart Roberts and Lee Roberts.

Lisa Helton and Lynne Brandon directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Kasey Morse. Glynis Bell distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Mike Hill, organist, and Kevin and Melissa Sevigny, violinists.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple will reside in Greensboro.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2000 graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in textile technology. She attends the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for a master’s degree in marketing. She is employed as a project engineer with Technimark.

The groom graduated from Asheboro High School and Greensboro Technical Community College with an associate’s degree. He served in the Air Force. He is employed as an airframe and powerplant technician with Timco.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner June 25 at Anton’s Italian Restaurant of Greensboro. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On June 19, Joyce Graves held a bridal brunch.

Lee Roberts, Jenny Meredith, Geoff Crawford, Stewart and Cheryl Roberts, Jim and Carrie Cleek, Jeff and Donna Crisco and Seth Campbell held a pig picking June 5 in Asheboro.

On May 22, Dagney Shiltz and Carrie Lubus held a bachelorette party.

Amy Plyler and Kay Dalton held a bridal shower April 24.

On April 16, Unifi employees held a wedding shower.

Turner - Lawrence

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Mrs. Turner

ROCKY MOUNT — Ashley Danielle Lawrence of Sandy Cross and Randall McCoy “Randy” Turner were united in holy marriage June 26 at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. Jerry Braziel officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Rocky Mount Family Center.

The bride is the daughter of Jeffrey Alvin and Delia Smith Bone of Sandy Cross and Edward Hughes Cianfarra of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of James Walter and Annette Worrell Smith of Goldsboro, Alvin Larkin and Elsie Joyner Bone of Sandy Cross and Jerry and Jennette Baker Cantrell of Rocky Mount and the great-granddaughter of Louise B. Smith and the late Walter William Smith.

The groom is the son of Gary McCoy and Susan Lamm Turner of Sandy Cross and Mildred “Sunny” Blanchard Turner of Nashville. He is the grandson of the late Gordon Blanchard and Katie Blanchard of Rocky Mount and the late McCoy Turner and Agnes Turner of Sandy Cross.

Given in marriage by her mother and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white corset bodice with a tulle skirt accented with beaded Alencon lace motifs.

For her headpiece, she chose a pearl and rhinestone tiara with a double-layered fingertip-length veil adorned with pearls and rhinestones. She carried silk white and ivory roses accented with ivy, baby’s breath and white ribbon.

Allison Renee Turner, sister of the groom, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jenna Leigh Bone and Emily Joyce Bone, stepsisters of the bride, and Jennifer Mae Joyner, stepsister of the groom.

Gary McCoy Turner was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Cecil Thomas Williams III, Charles Eric Boone and Christopher Ray Pierce, friends of the groom.

James Walter “Trey” Smith and Frederick Tyler “Ty” Smith were junior groomsmen.

Keelin Alana Hunter was flower girl. Ethan Hunter Chapin was ring bearer.

Frances Brock Smith directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Jennifer Proctor. Shannon Bone distributed programs.

Tucker Lane Chapin was Bible bearer.

A program of wedding music was provided by Debbie Whitlark, Brenda Proctor and Cecil Williams, vocalists, and Don Williams, dj.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple will reside in Sandy Cross.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and Nash Community College. She is employed as a phlebotomist with Nash General Hospital.

The groom graduated from Southern Nash High School in 1996 and Nash Community College. He is employed as an emergency medical dispatcher with Wilson County 911.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Rocky Mount Family Center.

The bride’s parents held a rehearsal dinner June 25 at Rocky Mount Family Center. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

On June 25, a bridal luncheon was held at Fenner of the Falls of Rocky Mount. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Emily and Jena Bone, stepsisters of the bride, held a lingerie shower June 5 at the home of the bride’s mother.

On May 15, Jennifer Smith, Dorothy Chapin and Wendy Hunter, aunts of the bride; Eliane Best, great-aunt of the bride; and Annette Smith, grandmother of the bride, held a miscellaneous shower at Hood Swamp Friends fellowship hall.

The bride’s mother held a Pampered Chef Shower March 13 at her home.

Revised on Sunday, July 4, 2004

Wheeler - Lindenmayer

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Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler

Susan Lee Lindenmayer and Jeffrey William Wheeler of Pikeville pledged their marriage vows May 20 at 1 p.m.

Timothy Grimsley officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Dillon Marriage Chapel.

Parents of the bride are James R. and Beverly L. Moore of Goldsboro.

The late George Robert and Jane Melvin Wheeler of LaGrange are parents of the groom.

Coltren - Loftin

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Mrs. Coltren

MOUNT OLIVE — Billie Jo Loftin and William George Coltren were wed June 5 at 3 p.m.

Pastor Steve Singleton officiated at the ceremony at Cricket Ridge Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

Charles and Chellie Loftin and the late Joyce G. Loftin of Mount Olive are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Loftin of Mount Olive and the late Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Garris of Virginia.

Parents of the groom are the late Mr. and Mrs. George Coltren of Mount Olive. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Evanda Hare and the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Coltren of Mount Olive.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a V-neckline accented with short cap sleeves. The fitted bodice was embellished with Venise lace, peals and sequins. The back bodice had a V-back and closed with satin bridal buttons. The A-line skirt cascaded into a semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a one layer veil of silk illusion with a penciled edge attached to a headband of white satin roses.

Patricia Miller, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Brianna Loftin, daughter of the bride; Kristy Tillman, daughter of the groom; Toni Coltren, sister of the groom; and Tammy Poole and Blake Lee, friends of the couple.

Chriss Shivar, brother of the bride, was best man. Ushers were William Coltren Jr., son of the groom; Jesse Buford, brother-in-law of the groom; Michael Tillman, son-in-law of the groom; and Greg Bounds and William Best, friends of the couple.

Melinda Vasquez and Kelsey Vasquez, granddaughters of the groom, were junior bridesmaids.

Alexis Miller, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Dylan Miller, nephew of the bride, and Shane Tillman, grandson of the groom, were ring bearers.

Gayle Singleton directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Pat Hart.

A program of wedding music was provided by Leigh Scott, pianist, and Brian Knowles.

After a wedding trip to Harker’s Island, the couple is residing in Mount Olive.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Sleepy Creek Country Club.

On June 4, the bride’s father and stepmother held a rehearsal dinner.

Delores Turnage and Nicole McClary, co-workers of the bride, held a bridal luncheon June 2.

On May 1, Tammy Poole and Louise Foss, friends of the bride, held a bridal shower.

Finney - Rojeski

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Mrs. Finney

GREENVILLE — Hallie Janae Rojeski of Cary became the bride of Jeffrey Len Finney of Cary June 19 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Paul Lang officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Peace Presbyterian Church.

Peter Jr. and Jeanette Rojeski of Pleasant Garden are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Floyd Thayer and Ruth Thayer of Vero Beach, Fla., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rojeski Sr. of Tivoli, N.Y.

Mary Hill of Rosewood and Bassel Finney Jr. of Snow Hill are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stocks of Maury and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bassel Finney Sr. of Roanoke Rapids.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless empire-waisted white organza and satin gown. Embroidery adorned the chapel-length train.

She chose a silver floral headpiece and a two-tiered satin-trimmed veil. She carried a bouquet of white roses and yellow calla lilies.

Katherine Schafer was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Angela Teachey, Susan Saywer and Kelly Roberts.

Durel Hill and James Stocks were best man. Ushers were Nick Rojeski, brother of the bride, and Paul Powers. Groomsmen were Donnie Wiggs and Joey Creech Jr.

Taylor Finney was flower girl.

Patti Wiggs directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Kaye Finney. Anna McComb distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Penny McCreary, organist; Ken Finney, vocalist; and Stephanie Sparrow.

After a wedding trip to Mexico, the couple is residing in Cary.

The bride is a graduate of Grimsley High School and East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree and a master’s degree in special education. She is employed as a teacher at Oakwood School.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School and East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree and a master’s degree in athletic administration.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Rock Springs Center of Greenville.

Katherine Schafer held a bridal shower at Summit Governor’s Village of Chapel Hill.

Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Wiggs held a barbecue at their home.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the church fellowship hall.

Johnson - Hanson

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Mrs. Johnson

Angela Marie Hanson and Bradley Johnson exchanged promises June 5 at 4:30 p.m.

Hunter Preston officiated at the double-ring ceremony at New Hope United Methodist Church.

William and Leona Hanson of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Ernest and Myra Hanson and the late Arthur and Nellie Shanks of Middleboro, Mass.

The groom is the son of Ura “Boots” and Joyce Howard, Alison Wood, Danny Camancho and Scot Wood of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late LaRose Baker, the late Ruth Johnson, Ura “Buddy” Johnson, Raymond Johnson, Miriam Johnson and Jimmie and Helen Wood of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless natural waist ballgown with a sweetheart neckline, silver beading and silver embroidery. It had a corset bodice, a cathedral train and matte white satin.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil with a silver rhinestone tiara. She carried a cascading bouquet of daffodils.

Angela Aguigui was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Leigh Ann Collins and Elizabeth Smith.

Marcus Estremera was best man. Ushers were James Smith, Tara Garvey and Stephanie Holzkamm. Groomsmen were Eric Collins and Garland Skowronski.

Kelli Bowe was the junior bridesmaid. Christopher Wood was the junior groomsman.

Gabrielle Holzkamm was flower girl.

Dawn Kester directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Brian Hanson, brother.

A program of wedding music was provided by Shawn Franks.

After a wedding trip to Runaway Bay, Jamaica, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 1999 graduate of Johnston Community College with an associate’s degree in graphic design. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She is employed as a graphic designer with Nash Printing Co.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School in 1997. He attended Johnston Community College for graphic design and fine art. He is employed as a mechanic with Wood Precision Cycles.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Enlisted Club. A three-tiered wedding cake was served.

On June 4, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Madison’s Steakhouse.

Co-workers held a luncheon and bridal shower May 28.

On May 22, the bridesmaids held a bachelorette party and lingerie shower at the home of Leona Hanson.

The groomsmen held a bachelor party May 15 in Greenville.

On April 4, the bridesmaids held a bridal shower at the home of Julie Holzkamm.

Jones - Kornegay

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Mrs. Jones

Mary Vernette Kornegay and Henry Lee Jones of Arlington, Va., pledged their marriage vows Saturday, June 19 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Robert Cheeks officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First African Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of the late David Paul and Inez Blackman Kornegay of Mount Olive.

The groom is the son of the late Henry M. Jones and Ethel R. Jones of Lancaster, Va.

Presented in marriage by her family and escorted by her brothers, Bobby Kornegay and Elder Donald Ray Kornegay, the bride wore a white satin sheath gown of beaded Alencon lace. The fitted bodice was embellished with pearls, sequins and Alencon lace with a tip of the shoulder V-neckline. Long sleeves adorned the gown with bows and butterfly appliqués. Alencon and rose scalloped lace appliqués completed the semi-wrap cathedral-length detachable train.

For her headpiece, she chose a side band of pearls and sequins with a two-layer pencil edge veiling. She carried a cascading bouquet of purple, ivory and white roses with lavender stock accented with purple statice, ivy, miniature lavender garden roses, alstromeria and lavender and purple Monte casino.

Lena Chavis of Raleigh, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Jackie Hargrove of Raleigh, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Katina Core of Dudley, Paulita “Angel” Musgrave of Mount Olive and Natasha Kornegay of Cary, nieces of the bride, and Stacey Griffin of Temple Hills, Md., LaTanya Malone of Ayden and Connie McCoy of Cary, friends of the bride.

Timothy Jones of Lancaster was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Christopher Brooks Sr. of Falls Church, Va., and Timothy L. Kornegay Sr. of Goldsboro, nephews of the bride; Michael Rather of Laurel, Md., friend of the groom; James Rice and Ryan Rice of Richmond, Va., cousins of the groom; and James Strickland of Raleigh, friend of the bride.

Ensura Flowers of Goldsboro and Sherylle Musgrave of Dudley, great-nieces of the bride, and Leah Jones of Arlington, Va., daughter of the groom, were junior bridesmaids. Christopher Brooks Jr. of Falls Church and Julian Musgrave of Atlanta, Ga., great-nephews of the bride, and Henry D. Jones of Arlington, son of the groom, were junior groomsmen. Ushers were Calvin Core of Dudley, nephew of the bride, and Anthony Carter of Loutan, Va., cousin of the groom.

Brianna Wright of Dudley, great-niece of the bride, was flower girl. Cameron Core of Dudley, great-nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Comatha B. Johnson of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Lola James of Griffton, friend of the bride. Audrey King of Mount Olive, friend of the bride, distributed programs.

Timothy L. Kornegay Jr. of Goldsboro, great-nephew of the bride, was bell ringer.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kevin Alston, friend of the bride, organist and vocalist, and Tracy Alston of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to the eastern Caribbean, the couple will reside in Arlington.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School, Mount Olive College and East Carolina University in 1980 with a degree in home economics and interior design. She is employed as assistant vice president with BB&T of Falls Church.

The groom graduated from Lancaster High School of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University in 1984 with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and management. He is self-employed as an investment portfolio manager.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Dillard Alumni Center’s H.V. Brown Hall. Comatha B. Johnson was coordinator. Rochelle Herring of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was mistress of ceremonies. Iris Durham of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, greeted guests. Cynthia Gerald and Dollie Gerald of Goldsboro, friends of the bride, were head hostesses. Audrey King of Mount Olive, friend of the bride, distributed programs. LaKesha Brooks of Upper Marlboro, Md., great-niece of the bride, presided at the couple’s table. Shaja Brothers of Bowie, Md., friend of the bride, presided at the gift table. A wedding cake adorned with fresh purple, ivory and lavender roses and purple larkspur was served by Donnie Isler and Barbara McAllister of Goldsboro, friends of the bride. Sherry Rathers of Laurel, great-niece of the bride, distributed souvenirs. Jennifer Hardem of Charlotte, friend of the bride, said good-byes.

Out-of-town guests were from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia, Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Cary, Ayden, Griffton, Greenville and Winston-Salem.

The bride’s brothers held an after-rehearsal dinner June 18 at Holiday Inn Express. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On June 12, Timothy Jones held a bachelor party in Lancaster.

Comatha Johnson and Angel Musgrave held a bridal luncheon June 14 at the Johnson home.

On June 6, Min. Lillie Sanders, Connie Cheeks and Stacey Griffin held a miscellaneous bridal shower at the Sanders home in Fort Washington, Md.

The bridesmaids held a pamper yourself party and lingerie shower May 15 at Stanley Chapel Church fellowship hall.

Jones - Rouse

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Mr. and Mrs. Jones

SEVEN SPRINGS — Chrystal Jean Rouse and Jamie Duane Jones exchanged vows May 8 at 7 p.m.

The Rev. Ashley Summerlin officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents.

Gene and Scarlette Rouse of Seven Springs are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Buren Rouse, Betsy Rouse and Sidney and Pearl Price of Seven Springs.

Parents of the groom are Brenda Jones and Andrew and Pauline Jones of Kinston. He is the grandson of the late Andrew and Lula Jones, the late James Pearce and Isabel Pearce Barwick of Kinston.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

Marian Kennedy, niece of the bride, was matron of honor. Beth Kennedy, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.

Andy Jones was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Chris Jones, brother of the groom, and Dexter Rouse, brother of the bride.

Brice Jones, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Reese Jones, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Melanie Harper, cousin of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Chancey Thompson, cousin of the bride.

After a wedding trip to the mountains, the couple is residing in Kinston.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of East Duplin High School.

The groom graduated from South Lenoir High School in 1994. He is employed at J&J Mechanical Inc.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents and grandparents held a reception at the home of the bride’s parents. Wanda and Courtney Simmons, friends of the bride, cut the wedding cake.

On April 24, Patricia Thompson, Tammy Sowers and Janice Stanfield held a miscellaneous shower at the Thompson home.

Bettye Benton, Pat Rouse and Sandy Rouse held a dinner and miscellaneous shower April 18 at the home of the bride’s parents.

On March 14, Pearl Price, Beverly Sutton, Belinda Price, Pam Price and JoAnn Price held a cookout and miscellaneous shower at the home of the bride’s parents.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner.

Leonard - Riggan

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Mr. and Mrs. Leonard

WASHINGTON — Joy Leigh Riggan and Matthew Starkey Leonard said their promises Saturday, May 15 at 1 p.m.

The Rev. Jay Martin and Jason Leonard, brother of the groom, officiated at the double-ring garden ceremony at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Oden.

The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Debra Riggan of Greenville and Ray and Alice Jones Harrell of Dudley. She is the granddaughter of Katherine Riggan of Macon, Anne Jones of Pinetops, Ruth Harrell of Pikeville, the late Earl Riggan Sr., the late Eugene Jones and the late Ernest Harrell.

Parents of the groom are Wiley and Margaret Jernigan Leonard of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Leonard III of New Bern and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Williams Jernigan of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal beaded gown.

She carried a bouquet of orange and fuchsia roses accented with solidago.

A program of wedding music was provided by Paula Tisdale, violinist.

The bride is a graduate of Wayne Country Day School and Appalachian State University. She is employed as an interior designer with Inside Out Designs of Wendell.

The groom graduated from Wayne Country Day School. He attended Appalachian State University. He is employed as a chef with Nina’s of Raleigh.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Cafe by George of Washington.

Myers - Jones

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Mrs. Myers

Karolee Jones of Albertson and Donald Fredrick Myers pledged their promises Saturday, June 19 at 6 p.m.

Pastor Jerry Mitchell officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Garris Chapel United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Skeet Jones of Albertson. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mathel Jones of Albertson, Pearl Lynn of Mount Olive and the late Ray Garner.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. David Myers of Hollywood, Md. He is the grandson of Melvin Myers of Sedley, Va., the late June Myers, Valerie Pickert of Aurora, Ill., and the late Donald Myers.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of Venise lace. The white strapless A-line embroidered tulle gown had accented sparkling beads, a three-dimensional floral bodice and a skirt. The fitted bodice was embellished with Venise lace adorned with seed pearls, iridescent beads and sequins. The back bodice had a corset lace with a satin strap and satin bridal buttons that cascaded into a chapel-length train enhanced with scalloped lace embroidered with seed pearls and sequins.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver tiara accented with rhinestones that matched her necklace and an elbow-length veil of illusion enhanced with pearls, sequins and a satin trim. She also wore accented diamond earrings given to her by the groom. She carried a semi-cascading bouquet of stargazer lilies, Virginia roses and delphinium accented with Italian ruscus.

Vonda Grady of Warsaw, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Terri Miller of Albertson and Tammy Register of Chinquapin, sisters of the bride; Cristine Myers of Hollywood, sister of the groom; and Crystal Batchelor of Mount olive, Melissa Kennedy of Pink Hill and Blaire Turner of Wilson, friends of the bride.

Michael Myers of Burlington was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Erik Craig of Faison, Robert Jolly and Mike Trotta of Arlington, Va., Doug Neely of Springfield, Va., and Steve Voltaire of Goldsboro, friends of the groom, and Robert Taylor of Faison, friend of the bride. Ushers were Jacob miller of Albertson and Blake Register and Jimmy Ray Register of Chinquapin, nephews of the bride.

Victoria Britt of Girard, Pa., and Nikki Miller of Albertson, nieces of the bride, were junior bridesmaids.

Sarah Craig and Amanda Craig of Faison, friends of the couple, were flower girls.

Susan Spengler of LaGrange, friend of the couple, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Hollie Martin of Mount Olive and Penny Barefoot of Faison, friends of the couple.

A program of wedding music was provided by Benny Blackburn and Jamie Cox, vocalists; Jason Cox, pianist, guitarist and vocalist; Cindy Grant, trumpeter; and Andy Rockefeller, sound technician.

The couple took a wedding trip to Maui, Hawaii.

Following the ceremony, a reception, dinner and dance were held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On June 18, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Walnut Creek Country Club. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Co-workers at Carolina Turkeys held a miscellaneous shower June 10 at Carolina Turkeys.

On June 5, friends of the bride held a bridal luncheon at Duplin Winery. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Friends of the bride held a bachelorette dinner June 5 at Schooner or Later.

On June 5, friends of the bride held a party in Wilmington.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor party June 5 in Raleigh.

On June 3, sisters of the bride held a lingerie shower at the Country Squire.

Co-workers at Southeastern Laboratories Inc., held a miscellaneous shower and luncheon May 27 at the office.

On May 26, the quality assurance department and Crystal Batchelor held a surprise luncheon at Carolina Turkeys.

The New Life Sunday school class held a miscellaneous shower May 16 at Garris Chapel United Methodist Church.

On May 15, the Grady family and family of the bride held a luau in Surf City.

The bride’s mother and sisters held a miscellaneous shower May 2 at the home of Terri Miller.

Norris - Purnell

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Mrs. Norris

MOREHEAD CITY — Polly Lorraine Purnell of Atlantic Beach became the wife of Austin Ronald Norris of Atlantic Beach June 19 at 2 p.m.

Dr. Homer Morris officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Frank Henry “Dukes” and Yvonne Williams Purnell of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Ray Purnell and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Williams of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Paul Norris of Newport. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Norris of Franklinville, the late Eileen Adams and A.P. Adams of Morehead City.

Given in marriage by her mother and escorted by Brooks Marriner, the bride wore a formal gown of white Italian satin, English tulle and Alencon lace. It has a halter neckline embellished with pearls and sequins. Pearls, sequins and lace over English tulle accented the princess bodice. Pearl and sequin lace motifs enhanced the A-line skirt. The back bodice was interwoven with beaded lace. A pearl and sequin lace trellis cascaded to define the chapel train with a scalloped lace border.

For her headpiece, she chose a veil of silk illusion attached to a pearl crown. She carried a bouquet of blue hydrangeas with Virginia cream roses hand-tied with satin ribbon.

Mary Johnston of Hockessin, Del., was matron of honor. Debbie Coleman of Morehead City was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Michelle Hill of Smyrna, Robin Wynne of Chocowinity and Renee Fullen of Newport, friends of the bride.

Ronald Paul Norris was best man. Groomsmen were David Lewis of Smyrna, Michael Lewis of Morehead City and Samuel Wynne of Chocowinity, friends of the groom, and Paul Norris of Newport, brother of the groom.

Jessi Fasulo was flower girl. Tanner Jones was ring bearer.

Ann Mebane directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Glenda Lewis. Malena Lewis distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Rachael Mundine, organist.

After a wedding cruise to the Caribbean, the couple will reside in Atlantic Beach.

The bride is a 1989 graduate of Wayne Country Day School and a 1993 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is co-owner and a real estate broker with ERA Tetterton Management Group of Atlantic Beach.

The groom graduated from West Carteret High School in 1991. He served in the Army. He is employed as eastern regional manager with Carteret Heating and Cooling.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Bogue Banks Country Club of Pine Knoll Shores. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Alexander and Mr. and Mrs. Hilton L. Tetterton Jr. greeted guests. Paige Nunn cut the wedding cake. Janice Turner poured punch.

On June 18, JoAnn Marriner, Candie Marriner, Jenny Morgan and Paige Nunn held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Ramada Inn of Pine Knoll Shores.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brown, Mr. and Mrs. David Lewis and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lewis, friends of the couple, held a bachelor and bachelorette weekend June 12 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

On June 6, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Billingsly and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Taylor held a casual cocktail buffet at the Taylor home in Atlantic Beach.

Julie Bridgers, Jackie Gurley, Katrina Gurley, Ann Savage, Marijo Tyndall, Becky Weisiger and Reba Williams held a floating shower May 23 at Daniels United Methodist Church.

On May 8, Alma Alexander, Robin Chadwick, Debbie Coleman, Renee Fullen, Michelle Hill, Diana Hopkins, Ann Mebane, Pam Tunby, Janice Turner and Robin Wynne held a miscellaneous floating shower at The Bountiful Bagel of Morehead City.

The groom’s parents, the bride’s mother and the couple held a rehearsal dinner luau at the home of the bride’s mother. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Sholar - Kornegay

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Mrs. Sholar

ALBERTSON — Beverly Hope Kornegay and Nicholas Paul Sholar were united in holy matrimony June 19 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Lynwood Boyette officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Woodland United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Gerald Kornegay of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of Wilma Byrd Malpass of Faison, the late K.D. Malpass and the late Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Kornegay and the late Taft Herring of Mount Olive and the great-granddaughter of Mary Lou Scott Herring of Mount Olive.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Douglas Sholar of Wallace. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jarvis Junior Hatcher and Trudy Sholar Hatcher of Wallace.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless white floor-length gown with a scalloped bodice adorned with white pearls and a floral embellishment. It flowed into a chapel-length train embellished with antique lace to match the bodice.

For her headpiece, she chose a crystal and pearl tiara with a shoulder-length veil adorned with crystals. She carried a bouquet of stargazer lilies, white daisies and purple and yellow wildflowers.

Erica Elizabeth Smith of Mount Airy, college friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaid were Jessica Lynn Wade of Beulaville, friend of the couple; Sadie Danielle Sholar and Angela Hill Strickland of Wallace, sisters of the groom; and Tammy Gideon Sholar of Wallace, sister-in-law of the groom.

Harry Sholar was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Carl Sholar, brother of the groom; Timothy Gerald Kornegay and Kyle Aaron Kornegay, brothers of the bride; and William Brandon Rich, friend of the couple.

Alexis Paige Dixon and Aleshia Dawn Dixon of Wallace, nieces of the groom, were junior bridesmaid.

Jackie Roberts Casey of Wilmington, college friend of the bride, was the honorary bridesmaid.

Katlyn Jean Scalf of Mount Olive, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Zachary Logan Sholar and Alexander Blake Sholar of Wallace, nephews of the groom, were ring bearers.

Sandra Lee of Mount Olive directed the ceremony, assisted by Angie Lee Kennedy of Mount Olive. Presiding at the register and distributing programs were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Howard of Mount Olive, uncle and aunt of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Marilynn Kornegay Hroza of Albertson, pianist, and Sarah Katherine Hroza of Charlotte and Rebekah Thomas Hroza of Mount Olive, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to New Orleans, the couple is residing in Mount Olive.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of East Duplin High School and a 2002 cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a bachelor of arts degree in history and a secondary education certification. She attends the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for a master’s degree in education. She is employed as a social studies teacher with Duplin County Schools.

The groom graduated from East Duplin High School in 199. He attended James Sprunt Community College and Wayne Community College. He is employed as a cutter operator with Kornegay Logging.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a dinner reception in the church fellowship hall. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Blizzard of Mount Olive, family friends of the bride, greeted guests. Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Costin of Wallace, family of the groom, said good-byes. Debbie Malpass and Faye Jones of Mount Olive, aunts of the bride, served the wedding cake.

On June 18, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Woodland United Methodist Church fellowship hall.

The groom held a weekend trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., June 12.

On June 5, Tammy Sholar and Jessica Wade held a lingerie shower at the Sholar home.

The bride held a get-together May 29 at her parent’s home in Surf City.

On May 20, co-workers of the bride held a shower in Beulaville.

The bride’s family an friends held a miscellaneous shower May 16 at Woodland United Methodist Church.

On May 8, Faye Sholar and family held a miscellaneous shower at Mill Swamp Community Center of Chinquapin.

Debbie Malpass of Mount Olive, Faye Jones and Jan Tucker held a garden shower April 17 at the Malpass home.

On Nov. 30, Tammy Sholar and Brenda Gideon held a Christmas shower at Poston Baptist Church of Wallace.

The couple’s parents held an engagement party Sept. 27 at the home of the bride’s parents.

Smith - Wilson

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Mrs. Smith

Gillian Blair Wilson of Raleigh and Glen Eugene Smith of Raleigh said their vows May 22 at 6:30 p.m.

The Rev. Jay Minnick officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Saint Paul United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Harvey Wilson Jr. of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernice Boyce Bates of Sardis, Miss., Mrs. James Harvey Wilson Sr. of Carnesville, Ga., and the late Mr. Wilson.

The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Clyde Smith of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mrs. John Russell Parrish of Goldsboro, the late Mr. Parrish, the late Roberta Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith of Wilmington.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of ivory silk satin. The dropped waist bodice was embroidered in a floral design overbeaded in Austrian crystal. Inverted pleats at the back waistline extended into a chapel train.

For her headpiece, she chose a full-length veil of silk illusion embellished with floral embroidery and crystal beading attached to a comb of Austrian crystals. She carried a cascading bouquet of white lilies and dendrobium orchids. She also carried an antique blue linen handkerchief given to her as a christening cap.

Kyla Wilson Martin of Houston, Texas, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Meredith Marie Smith of Raleigh, Heather Smith Jones of Kansas City, Mo., and Marjorie Melissa Wooten of Goldsboro.

Walter Ray Anderson III of Goldsboro was best man. Groomsmen were Joseph Andrew Ponzi of Durham and Andrew Ryan Smith and Dustin William Smith of Goldsboro. Ushers were Michael Taylor Jones of Kansas City, Mark Jeffery Lampton Jr. of Greenville, Daniel William Martin of Houston and Roark Garth Stewart Jr. of Raleigh.

Lucas and Ethan Martin of Houston were ring bearers.

Dr. Ralph Smith, father of the groom, was Scripture reader.

Judy Gourley directed the ceremony.

A program of wedding music was provided by Mark Gourley, organist and harpsichordist; the Capital String Ensemble of Raleigh; and April Hill of Burlington and Christopher Lawing of Charlotte, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to France and Italy, the couple is residing in Raleigh.

The bride is a graduate of Wayne County Day School and a summa cum laude graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in business management. She is employed as office manager of a Raleigh law firm.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School and magna cum laude from North Carolina State University as a Park Scholar with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering. He attends North Carolina State University for a master’s degree in civil engineering.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Walnut Creek Country Club. Adrienne Parker was coordinator.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner May 21 at Billie’s Restaurant.

On May 19, Mrs. John Compton, Mrs. Bruce Malpass and Mrs. Charles Pittman held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Malpass home.

The groom’s aunts held a miscellaneous shower May 16 at Victory Free Will Baptist Church.

On May 15, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Anderson held a cookout.

The bride’s sister held a bachelorette dinner May 8 at Nina’s Restaurant of Raleigh.

On March 20, Denise Garcia, Adrienne Parker and Melissa Wooten held a swirls-and-pearls shower at the Wooten home.

Mrs. Mike Jones, Meredith Smith and Mrs. Dan Martin held a room-by-room shower in December.

Stephenson - Caplan

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Mr. and Mrs. Stephenson

BETHESDA, Md. — Emily Julia Caplan and Jamaal Akim Stephenson were united in holy marriage Saturday, May 8.

Betty Session officiated at the ceremony at Strathmore Hall.

Parents of the bride are Paula J. Caplan of Cambridge, Mass., and Dr. Marcel Kinsbourne of Winchester, Mass., and the stepdaughter of Caroline B. Kinsbourne.

The groom is the son of Brenda G. Chavis of Goldsboro and Tyrone L. Stephenson of Bethesda and the stepson of Virginia Stephenson.

Accompanied by her parents, the bride wore a diamond white silk organza gown with satin trim. The halter bodice and dropped waistline were accented with beaded Alencon lace. The skirt flowed into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a cathedral-length veil and a crystal and pearl tiara. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of white tulips with rose accents and ribbon wrapped in silver embellished with pearls.

Shonna Petrook of Toronto was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Teia Pritchett, Tahira Stephenson and Alicia White, sisters of the groom, and Maryam Ahranjani, Sheila Bedi, Krista Rochon and Ava Tien.

Eddie Chavis was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Herb White, brother of the groom; Jeremy Caplan, brother of the bride; Travis Allen, Gerald Cox, Khari Joseph, Christopher Morgan and Greg Parker. Ushers were Radee and Jason Skipworth, cousins of the groom.

Isabelle Kinsbourne, sister of the bride, and Tyra Pritchett, niece of the groom, were flower girls.

Kerri Clark was day-of-the-ceremony coordinator.

A program of wedding music was provided by Cheryl Roeske, harpist, and Ava Tien, vocalist.

The couple is residing in Alexandria, Va.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Northern Secondary School, Brown University with a bachelor of arts degree and Washington College of Law, American University cum laude. She attended Branksome Hall. She was a Marshall-Brennan Fellow. She is employed as an attorney in the appellate review division of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The groom graduated from Goldsboro High School, Brown University with a bachelor of arts degree and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a master of arts degree in sports management. He was named to the all-decade football team of Brown University. He is emplyed as a regional scout for the Minnesota Vikings Organization of the National Football League.

Following the ceremony, a dinner-dance reception was held at Uptown Catering at Strathmore. A vanilla wedding cake with buttercream frosting adorned with fresh roses was served.

On May 7, Tyrone and Virginia Stephenson held a rehearsal dinner at McCormick and Schmick’s of Bethesda.

Caroline Kinsbourne held a bridal shower March 28 at Positano Ristorante of Bethesda.

Ms. Bedi, Maryam Ahranjani and Ms. Petrook held a bachelorette party at the Bedi home.

Sheila Bedi and Maryam Ahranjani held an engagement party at the home of Gurminder and Tricia Bedi of Washington D.C.

Troutman - Durst

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Mrs. Troutman

DURHAM — Amanda Ann Durst and Michael Harrison Troutman were married June 12 at 6 p.m.

Ingram Hedgpeth and Dr. Christopher Carlisle officiated at the ceremony at Mt. Bethel Presbyterian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Durst of Durham. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Chester McCorquodale of Jackson, Ala., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Edward Durst Jr. of Ozark, Ala.

Mr. and Mrs. William Harrison Troutman of Mount Olive are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Rebecca Troutman, Ethel Boyd Purvis, the late Loy Sigmon Troutman, Paul Fred Purvis and Harry Lee Boyd.

The bride chose a formal wedding gown. She wore her mother’s chapel-length veil.

Melissa Lee Durst and Mary Beth Durst, sisters of the bride, were maids of honor. Attendants were Michelle Anne Walker, sister of the groom, Stephanie Gail Hunter, Julia Warren Lamm and Catherine Ruth Williams.

William Harrison Troutman was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Corey Scott Beers, Jonathan Lewis Ducote, Jason David Hill, William Michael Nowell Jr., Robert William Slaughter III, Allen Charles Durst, brother of the bride, and Sergeant James Walker, brother-in-law of the groom.

After a wedding trip to Antigua, the couple is residing in Somerset, Ky.

The bride is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel with a bachelor of arts degree in management and sociology. She is employed by Levolor Home Fashions as a sales and marketing representative.

The groom graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in management with a minor in music. He is employed by Branch Bank and Trust Co. of Somerset as a financial center leader.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Croasdaile Country Club.

Warren - Thornton

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Mr. and Mrs. Warren

Barbara Lee-Ann Thornton and Darrence Delroy Warren exchanged their marriage vows Saturday, May 8 at 1:30 p.m.

Jerry Rouse officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the Bethany House of Waynesborough Historical Village.

Earl F. Trogdon and Kathy E. Trogdon of Pikeville are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Garland and Doris Jones of Pikeville and George and Ruby Thornton of Pikeville.

The groom is the son of James N. Meeks and Rachel E. Warren of Grantham. He is the grandson of Esther Atkinson of Selma and the late Jason and Annie Mae Warren of Grantham.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white gown adorned with embroidery and beading. The A-line chapel-length gown had a halter neckline and a lace-up back.

For her headpiece, she chose a mother of pearl tiara attached to a single illusion fingertip veil. She carried a bouquet of white roses with purple tea rose accents.

Amanda Trogdon, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.

James M. Warren was his cousin’s best man.

Alie Thornton, daughter of the bride, was flower girl.

After a wedding trip to the coast, the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride attended Charles B. Aycock High School. She attends Wayne Community College. She is employed at Advantage Auto Parts.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1995. He attends Wilson Tech. He is employed by the city of Goldsboro.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the garden park of Waynesborough Village. Special helpers were Monica Eason, cousin of the bride, the bride’s mother and Norma Crooker and Lisa Parker.

On May 7, the family held a rehearsal dinner.

Waters - Durham

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Mr. and Mrs. Waters

Sandra Denise Durham and Gregory Kent Waters of Goldsboro were united in marriage May 29 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Bill Wilson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the Lord’s Table Church.

Parents of the bride are Devon and Doris Ward of Goldsboro and the late Bernice Ward.

Juanita Shiver and the late Frank D. Waters are parents of the groom.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of candlelight satin with an overlay of silk illusion and lace adorned with pearls and sequins. The A-line skirt flowed into a semi-cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a comb adorned with satin flowers and pearls attached to a two-tiered veil of silk illusion scattered with seed pearls. She carried a hand-tied clutch of buttercream roses and pink and lavender hydrangeas.

Sheena Ward, daughter of the bride, was maid of honor. Honorary bridesmaids were Kristen Waters and Jennifer Waters, daughters of the groom.

Mitch Ham was his friend’s best man. Christopher Ramsey, friend of the couple, was the usher.

Taniqua Howell, friend of the couple, was flower girl.

Jo Ellen Ham directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Mandy Ramsey. Denise Stevens and Jacey Stevens distributed programs.

Sheena Ward read a poem.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jennifer Heim, violinist, and Estine Wilson, pianist.

The couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Goldsboro High School. She is employed by Cedar Grove group homes.

The groom graduated from Wayne Country Day School. He attended Mount Olive College and Berkley School of Music of Massachusetts. He is employed by Rack Room Shoes.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church dining hall. Jo Ellen Ham and Karen Malcolm poured punch and cut the wedding cake. Mandy Ramsey greeted guests. Denise Stevens distributed bubbles.

On May 28, rehearsal dinner was held at Logan’s Steakhouse.

Whitley - Bryant

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Mrs. Whitley

Valerie Davina Bryant and Edward Whitley Jr. of Richmond, Va., said their marriage vows June 5 at 3 p.m.

Apostle Tino Bell officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are David and Christine S. Bryant of Goldsboro.

Edward Sr. and Mary Whitley of Dudley are parents of the groom.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white gown of satin. The strapless bodice was accented with rows of rhinestones with a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a scalloped tiara in crystal with an elbow-length veil. She carried a bouquet of red, pink and white roses, calla lilies and Gerber daisies.

Crystal Lindsey, cousin of the bride, was matron of honor. Cleo Patterson, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Sonia Braswell and Anjanette Reed of Goldsboro, Ania Massey of Durham and Kawanis Smith of Winston-Salem, friends of the bride.

Robert and Antwan Whitley were their brother’s best men. Ushers were Daymon Byrd Maple Shade of New Jersey, friend of the groom, and Cleveland Faison Jr. of Ft. Gordon, Ga., cousin of the groom. Groomsmen were William Bryant of Atlanta, Ga., brother of the bride; Prince Kornegay of Ashburn, Va., and Timothy Sanford of Goldsboro, friends of the groom; and William Boseman of Durham, cousin of the groom.

Latisha Robinson was the junior bridesmaid. Juan Whitley, son of the groom, was the junior groomsman.

Cleaona’ Patterson was flower girl. Tanarius Smith was ring bearer.

Fontaine Swinson and Anjanette Reed directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Antonia Kittrell.

A program of wedding music was provided by Melvin Crouell, organist, and Stephanie Bell, Leon Cole and Fruit of Spirit, vocalists.

The couple took a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico.

The bride is a graduate of Goldsboro High School and Winston-Salem State University. She is employed as a fifth grade teacher at Greenwood Middle School.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School. He attended Morehead State of Kentucky. He served in the Marine Corps, Navy and Army National Guard. He is employed with the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Hostesses were Sharon Whitfield, Yulonda Gregory, Debra Best, Cynthia Davis, Eunesia Taylor and Blinda Edwards.

On June 5, Mable Langston held a breakfast at her home.

A rehearsal dinner was held June 4 at Mt. Zion Church fellowship hall. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Hostesses of Mt. Zion Church held a miscellaneous shower May 16.

On May 13, co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower.

Antonia Kittrell and Anjanette Reed held a miscellaneous shower May 1.

Arnau - Bankston

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Mrs. Arnau

WARSAW — Reneha Bankston and Jonathan F. Arnau said their promises May 22 at 6 p.m.

Bishop Joseph Scott officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Country Squire sunken gardens.

Henry and Remedios Bankston of Goldsboro are parents of the bride.

Jimmie and Penny Holmes of Seven Springs and William and Karen Arnau of Wilmington are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Edgar and Eva Wall of Mount Olive and Greta Robertson of Wilmington.

Given in marriage by her mother and escorted by her brother, the bride wore a satin halter gown with a fitted bodice, detailed embroidery and beading. The chapel-length train had embroidery and beading.

For her headpiece, she chose a waist-length double-tiered veil.

Jeanenne Mumford, sister of the groom, was matron of honor. Erin Vaccarello, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kristen Daniels, cousin of the groom, and Jaziel Pejera and Catherine Mcintire, friends of the bride.

William Arnau was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Arnau, brother of the groom; Jason Scott and Jay Hill, friends of the groom; and Christopher Bankston, brother of the bride.

Claudia Wiggins and Aby Mcintire were flower girls.

Shannon Wiggins directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs were Adam and Jennifer Wiggins.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brandi Worth, vocalist, and Megan Howard, violinist.

The couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed with New Century Bank.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1998. He is employed with State Farm Insurance.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Country Squire’s Mead Hall. Dori Comer served the wedding cake. Sue Polk poured punch.

On May 9, a bridal shower was held at the home of Dori Comer, family friend of the bride.

A bridesmaids’ luncheon was held May 8 at the home of Becky Scott.

On May 2, a bridal shower was held at the home of Bobbie Jean Dixon, aunt of the groom.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the Country Squire.

Blair - Adams

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Mrs. Blair

NEW BERN — Lauren Elizabeth Adams and Robert Dred Blair of Goldsboro said their wedding vows June 12 at 6:30 p.m.

The Rev. Powell Osteen Jr. officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Centenary Methodist Church.

Dr. and Mrs. Larry Lee Adams of New Bern are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Zebulon Howard Adams and Marvin A. Stevens of Fuquay-Varina and the late Dixie Stevens.

The groom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. H. Gary Blair. He is the grandson of Judith Yelverton Scott of Goldsboro, the late Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Garrett Blair of Ocala, Fla., and the late Rudolph Hooks.

The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her father.

Katharine Adams Phelps of Chocowinity, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kristen Rambo Adams of Atlanta, Ga., Alexandra Hanner Byrd, Ashley Allen Child, Allison Marie Pyhel and Karen Tate Crawford of Charlotte, Carrie Blair Gallo of Morehead City, Charlotte Carmichael Hallow of Goldsboro, Courtney Jerome Hanner of Raleigh and Kelly Bogosian Hawkins of New Providence, N.J.

Christopher Cole Blair of Seaside, Fla., was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Justin Lee Adams of Atlanta, Christopher Michael Beck, Michael Edwin Best, Jeffrey Todd Denton, Nicholas Ulysses Gambella and George Jeffrey Hallow of Goldsboro, Thomas Eugene Gallo of Morehead City, Torrey Alan Phelps of Chocowinity and Thomas Elbert Powers Jr. of New Bern.

August Gabriel Beck of Goldsboro, goddaughter of the groom, was flower girl. Heath Rayburn Byrd of Charlotte, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Betty Griffin directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Emily Nelson. Amy Jones, Lisa Roark and Melissa Allan distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Linda Jones, organist, and Dan Jones, trumpeter.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Arendell Parrott Academy and Elon College. She is employed as a senior diagnostic representative with Bracco Diagnostics Inc.

The groom graduated from Wayne Country Day School and East Carolina University. He is employed as a territory sales manager with Best and Langston.

Following the ceremony, a reception and dance were held at the home of the bride’s parents.

The groom’s mother and family held a rehearsal dinner and dance June 11 at New Bern Golf and Country Club.

On June 11, friends of the bride’s parents held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the home of Dr. and Mrs. David Oliver of New Bern.

Friends of the bride’s parents held a lawn and garden shower May 22 at New Bern Golf and Country Club.

On April 24, family of the groom held a dinner party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marm of Fremont.

Family of the bride held a dinner party April 17 at Sullivans Restaurant of Raleigh.

On April 3, friends of the couple held an engagement party at Walnut Creek Country Club.

Brown - Graham

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Mrs. Brown

Felicia Joyce Graham became the bride of Joseph Rathel Brown III of LaGrange June 12 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. James Walter Hills officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Saint Mark Church of Christ.

The bride is the daughter of Elder Donald Wayne and Florence Boseman Graham of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of James Graham of Mount Olive, the late Julia Ward Graham and the late Arlander and Flora Manuel Boseman of Dudley.

Parents of the groom are Joseph Rathel Brown II of Vancouver, Wash., and Doris Best Graham of Kinston. He is the grandson of Eva Best of LaGrange, the late James Best and Joseph and Barbara Brown of Upper Marlboro, Md.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal white satin gown with a round neckline accented with a sleeveless bodice. The illusion yoke neckline was embellished with re-embroidered lace, pearls and sequins that ended in a Basque waistline. The trumpet skirt cascaded into a detachable cathedral train. She wore elbow-length satin gloves accented with a lace motif on her ring finger.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestone that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion adorned with touches of scattered crystal. She carried a fresh clutch bouquet of blue hydrangeas, white roses and blue delphinium with grasses tied with white and silver ribbon.

Latonya Rogers of Bunn was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Latonya Rogers, Latonya Clark of Greensboro, Michelle Hobbs of Goldsboro and Alicia Troublefield of Mount Olive, friends of the bride.

Ushers were Deon Graham and Donald Wayne Graham Jr. of Mount Olive, brothers of the bride, and Terry Lucas of Fayetteville and James Williams of Raleigh, friends of the groom. Groomsmen and best men were Carl Watkins Jr. of LaGrange, brother of the groom; Delano Brown of Severn, Md., uncle of the groom; and Dexter McDuffie of Greenville and Jimmy Summerville of Snow Hill, friends of the groom.

Sandra Kittrell-Dunn directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Edna Grant and Doris Daniels. Shante Boseman, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

Hostesses were Olavee Williams of Dudley, Claretta Sutton of Mount Olive and Youlonda Wynn of Goldsboro, Edna Grant and Doris Daniels, friends of the bride; Kimberly Lee of Mount Olive, cousin of the bride; and Sandra Kittrell-Dunn, cousin of the groom.

A program of wedding music was provided by McKinley Wooten and Dante Jones, pianists, and Brandi Smith, Alfonzo Jones II and Schenita Davis of Greensboro, cousin of the bride, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Aruba, the couple will reside in Mount Olive.

The bride is a 1993 honor graduate of Southern Wayne High School and a 1997 magna cum laude graduate of North Carolina Central University with a bachelor of arts degree in middle school education. She is employed as a curriculum facilitator with Wayne County Public Schools.

The groom graduated from North Lenoir High School in 1991, East Carolina University in 1997 with a bachelor of science degree in social work and Central Michigan in 2002 with a master’s degree in public administration. He is employed as a juvenile court counselor with the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice.

Following the ceremony, an adult dinner reception was held in the church fellowship hall. A four-tiered wedding cake with chocolate layers between each tier wrapped in white icing, blue ribbons and fresh blue hydrangeas, white roses and blue delphinium flowers was served.

A rehearsal dinner was held June 11 at Saint Mark Church of Christ fellowship hall. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On May 16, Dexter McDuffie and Jimmy Summerville held a surprise getaway in Atlantic Beach.

The English/language arts teachers of Dillard Middle School held a miscellaneous bridal shower May 1 at the home of Joseph and Shelia Sawyer.

Fail - Sasser

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Mrs. Fail

PIKEVILLE — Stacie Rhea Sasser and Timothy William Fail exchanged promises Saturday, June 12 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Timothy Creel officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pike’s Crossroads Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gray Sasser of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Kathleen Sasser of Pikeville, the late Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Howell and the late Jasper E. Sasser.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. William (Billy) Fail of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.F. “Buck” Scott, the late Ethel Cox and the late Ben R. Fail.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal satin gown. The strapless fitted bodice was embellished with pearls and crystal beading with a cathedral-length train flanked with beaded crystals and pearls.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of crystal baguettes. The peaked crown ensemble had white waist-length illusion embellished with crystal clusters and a pencil edge. She carried a hand-tied colonial bouquet of pink roses.

Sheree Millard, twin sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Leslie Sasser, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Tammy Peele of Goldsboro, sister of the groom, and Lauren Claiborne and Trudy Rast of Pikeville and Christy Cox of Goldsboro, friends of the bride.

William Fail was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Brian Peele, brother-in-law of the groom, and Fred Cox, Chris Brock and Jonathan Gardner of Goldsboro and Aldon Cox of Winston-Salem, friends of the groom.

The late Ferrell Scott was memorable groomsman.

Jason Scott of Mount Olive, cousin of the groom, and Brandon Faucette of Goldsboro, friend of the groom, were acolytes.

Emily Peters of Pikeville, friend of the family, was flower girl. Cody Mitchell of Princeton, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Joyce Cotton of Pikeville, friend of the bride’s family, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Jennifer Scott, cousin of the groom. Mendi Burnham, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Anna Lee Crumpton, harpist; Anne Gurley, organist; and Lauren Claiborne, Ronda Jackson and Jamie Gurley, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Florida, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1997 honor graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2001 graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is employed with Wayne County Public Schools as a first grade teacher at Carver Elementary School.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1998 and Mount Olive College in 2002 as a Phi Beta Lambda honor graduate with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. He is employed with Wayne Memorial Hospital and UPS.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church family life center. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Howell greeted guests. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Fail said good-byes. Paige Peele, cousin of the bride, distributed sparklers.

On June 12, a golf outing was held at Lane Tree Golf Course.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner June 11 at Lane Tree Golf Club. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

On June 5, the bride’s mother held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Royal Tea Rooms. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor weekend June 5.

On May 25, friends held a bachelorette weekend in Wilmington.

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Peel, brother-in-law and sister of the groom, held a stock-the-pantry shower and cookout May 22 at their home.

On May 16, aunts and uncles of the bride held a dinner and bridal shower at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Mitchell.

Ladies of Pikes Crossroads Church and aunts of the bride held a bridal shower May 16 at the church.

The bride’s sisters held a lingerie shower May 16 at the Millard home.

On May 14, Walnut Creek ladies tennis team held a dinner party at Italian Pizzaria and Grille Restaurant.

Staff of Carver Elementary School held a bridal shower April 28 at the school.

On April 14, United Sunday school class of Providence United Methodist Church held a bridal shower at the church.

The bride’s parents held an engagement party Oct. 11 at their home.

Finch - Glover

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Mrs. Finch

Kelly Rebecca Glover and Edwin Michael Finch were united in holy marriage June 5 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Barry Stallings and the Rev. David Allen officiated at the double-ring garden ceremony at the home of the groom’s parents.

David and Becky Glover of Pikeville are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Raymond and Ethel Glover and Alton and Pat Parnell of Pikeville.

The groom is the son of Warren and Fe Finch of Pikeville. He is the grandson of Alton and Alice Finch of Pikeville and Drs. Jose and Angela de Varona of Sneads Ferry.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless white A-line gown with a satin bodice and an organza skirt. Beaded appliqués adorned the dress. It had a semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a comb accented with crystals and beading. She carried a hand-tied clutch bouquet of calla lilies.

Mindy Glover of Pikeville, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Isabel Finch of Chapel Hill and Teresa Finch of New York, N.Y., sisters of the groom, and Leslie Parsons of Chesapeake, Va., Karen Mayo of Chapel Hill and Gina Holland of Wilson, friends of the bride.

Warren Finch was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Paul Finch of Coates, brother of the groom; Robert Bolding and David Hardesty of Raleigh and Eric Thompson of Winston-Salem, cousins of the groom; and Karl Whitney of Durham, friend of the groom.

Samantha and Meredith Futrelle of Mount Olive, cousins of the bride, were flower girls. Aaron Parnell of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Nancy Adams of Rosewood, cousin of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Matthew and Trudi Rast, friends of the couple.

Crystal Gardner, friend of the couple, distributed programs. Bradley Glover of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was bell ringer.

Readers were Renee Futrelle, aunt of the bride, and Teresa Bolding, aunt of the groom. Clay Gardner was a parking attendant.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jenny Heim, violinist; Dr. Angela de Varona, aunt of the groom, flutist; Jimmy Aycock, pianist; and Jean Milleson-Jones and Tyron Corbett, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to la Playa de Carmen, Mexico, the couple is residing in Wilson’s Mills.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2003 graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor of arts degree in English and a certification in secondary education. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi Honor Fraternity. She is employed by Wayne County Public Schools.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1998. He attends North Carolina State University for a degree in mechanical engineering. He is employed by Outback Steakhouse.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception and dance at Lane Tree Country Club. Kathryne Parnell, aunt of the bride, cut the wedding cake. Kitty Glover, aunt of the bride, poured punch. Assisting was Mary Gardner. Lydnsey Parnell and Taylor glover, cousins of the bride, distributed favors.

On June 4, the groom’s parents held an after-rehearsal dinner at Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church fellowship hall. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Martie McCall held a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 4 at the Royal Tea Rooms. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On May 28, friends of the groom held a bachelor party at the home of the groom’s parents.

Teresa Bolding, Nora Finch, Isabel Finch and Fe Finch held a cookout May 22 at the home of the groom’s parents.

On May 21, co-workers at Charles B. Aycock High School held a shower at the school.

Leslie Parsons, Angie McCall and Mindy Glover held a lingerie and bachelorette party May 8 at the McCall home and in Atlantic Beach.

On March 28, friends and family held a miscellaneous bridal shower at Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

Hinnant - Best

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Mrs. Hinnant

ROANOKE ISLAND — Amanda Ruth Best of Goldsboro and Robert Willard Hinnant Jr. pledged their promises June 12 at 7 p.m.

Dr. Bob Crisp officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the Elizabethan Gardens.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Glenn Kirby Sr. of Pikeville and Max Rudolph Best of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Maxwell Herring Sr. of Goldsboro and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kimber Nicholas Best of LaGrange.

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Willard Hinnant Sr. of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Fred Hinnant of Pine Level, the late Mr. and Mrs. Walton Marvin Daugherty of Kinston and Hope Hood Morton of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal matte satin gown of ivory and cafe with a scoop neckline. The fitted sleeveless bodice was embroidered with pearls and sequins and ended in a Basque waistline. The back bodice had crisscross straps adorned with beads. The full skirt was enhanced with embroidery in a floral pattern accented with pearls and sequins and cascaded into a cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestones with a cathedral veil of silk illusion with a ribbon edge. She carried a bouquet of hand-tied white calla lilies, white snapdragons and Veronica accented with Italian ruscus and chiffon ribbons.

Claudia Best Carreno was matron of honor.

Dr. Robert Willard Hinnant Sr. was best man. Joseph Franklin Tillman was the usher. Dr. Keith Frederick Hinnant was the groomsman.

Deborah Taylor Tillman directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Andrea Hardison. Presiding at the garden gates was Kenneth Maxwell Herring III of Raleigh. Corey Root distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Roy Murray of Nags Head, flutist and trumpeter, and Stacey Walters of Nags Head, violinist.

The couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride was employed as a real estate property manager in Raleigh. She is employed as vice president of sales and marketing with Hinnant Family Vineyards and Winery.

The groom was owner of Hinnant Crown and Bridge Inc. He is co-owner of Hinnant Family Vineyards and Winery of Pine Level.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the village of Nags Head Golf Links Clubhouse.

On June 11, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Pequin Isle of Nags Head.

Gloria Keesee, Jewel Ivey, Elaine Herring and Wanda Herring, aunts of the bride, held a bridal shower June 5 at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On May 23, friends of the couple held a party at the home of Andrea and Sara Heekin.

Friends of the bride held a bridal shower May 14 at the home of Deborah Taylor Tillman.

Hoffman - Dubberly

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Mrs. Hoffman

CHAPEL HILL — Jessica Marie Dubberly of Chapel Hill and John Christopher Hoffman of Chapel Hill were united in holy matrimony June 12 at 7 p.m.

Father Phillip Leach officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Gerrard Hall of the University of North Carolina campus.

Mary Brickhouse Dubberly of Fremont and Clinton David Dubberly of Zuni, Va., are parents of the bride. She is the stepdaughter of Debra Dubberly of Zuni and the granddaughter of Joseph and Marie Brickhouse of Goldsboro, Dub Dubberly of Fremont and the late LaMonte Dubberly of Fremont.

Virgil Alexander and Janice Deal Hoffman of Conover are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Mary Milholland of Conover.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless candlelight A-line gown with a beaded overlay and a scalloped body and hem. It had a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose an elbow-length veil studded with pearls. She carried green hydrangeas, blue delphinium and pink roses.

Elle Dubberly of Fremont was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Boyette and Robin Miura of Durham, Carrie Mills of Chapel Hill, Cori Bunn of Alexandria, Va., Joy Cherry of Greenville, Sara Cottingham of Greensboro and Kathryn Hoffman of Wilmington.

Virgil Hoffman was best man. Groomsmen were Alex Fulbright of Newton, Josh Todd of Hickory, Jay Powell of Mebane, Todd Shields of Durham, Nick Dubberly of Fremont, Adam Kendall of Greensboro and Rob Brown of Asheboro.

Lauren Dubberly was flower girl. Isaac Norris was ring bearer.

Linda Ellis directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Sara Cartee and Beth Hoffman. Stephanie Ballance and Kim Scott distributed programs.

Dave Abernathy and Rob Stevenson, cousins of the bride, were parking attendants.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brandon Jones and Elle Dubberly, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Australia, the couple will reside in Chapel Hill. They will move to Hickory.

The bride is a 1995 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 1999 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. She attends the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a PhD. in psychology. She is employed as a research assistant with the university.

The groom graduated from Bunker Hill High School in 1994 and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1998 with a bachelor of science degree in biology. He is employed as a commercial plumber with Tri City Mechanical.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the grand ballroom of Carolina Inn of Chapel Hill. A four-tiered wedding cake with white fondant and Swiss dot with hydrangea flowers was served.

On June 13, the bride’s father and stepmother held a farewell breakfast.

Aunts of the bride held a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 12 in Chapel Hill.

On May 27, co-workers of the bride held a shower in Chapel Hill.

The groom’s parents held a barbecue May 22 in Hickory.

On May 16, the bride’s stepgrandmother held a luncheon in Franklin, Va.

Aunts of the bride held a shower May 15.

On April 3, the bridesmaids held a shower in Durham.

Classmates of the bride held an engagement celebration Aug. 23.

A barbecue rehearsal dinner was held at Snipes Farm of Chapel Hill.

Hood - Jackson

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Mrs. Hood

Angel Marie Jackson and Christopher Daniel Hood of Goldsboro said their wedding vows May 15 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Rick Mondell officiated at the double-ring ceremony at New Life Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are David and Carol Jackson and Charles “Buddy” and Deborah Perry of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Pete and Ann Whitehead and Rosa Jackson of Rocky Mount.

Carolyn Ann Larkin of Woodstock, Ga., and Peter and Sandy Bertsch of Augusta, W. Va., are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Emilie Hood of Alexandria, Va.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin A-line gown with a rum pink embroidered bodice.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of pearl flowers with a veil trimmed in satin and scattered pearls. She carried a bouquet of 12 red roses and greenery.

Cheri Powers of Goldsboro was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Julia Whitehurst of Rocky Mount and Jenny Bartik and Melissa Garrison of Goldsboro.

Mel Powers Jr. of Goldsboro was best man. Ushers were SSgt. Joey Supon, SSgt. Shawn Hogan Steven Powers and Mike Carcirieri of Goldsboro. Groomsmen were David Smith and Scott Bartik of Goldsboro.

Sara Whitehurst of Rocky Mount and Kylie Warrick of Goldsboro were flower girls. Jonathan Barnes of Rocky Mount was ring bearer.

Presiding at the register was Merry Weller. Darrell and Michael Powers distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Al and Denise Laws, vocalists, and Kelly Barnes, sound technician.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Southwest Edgecombe High School of Pinetops. She is employed as an administrative assistant with DaVita Dialysis.

The groom graduated from Osborne Park High School of Virginia. He is serving in the Air Force.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

On May 15, Mel Sr. and Linda Powers held an after-reception party at their home.

The bride’s father and stepmother held a pig picking May 14 at Pinewood Volunteer Fire Department.

The bride’s family held a bridesmaids’ luncheon May 8 at the home of Melissa Barker of Rocky Mount.

On April 27, teammates at DaVita held a recipe shower at Madison’s Restaurant.

Mel Jr. and Cheri Powers held a couple’s shower April 24 at their home.

On April 17, the bride’s family held a shower at First Free Will Baptist Church of Rocky Mount.

Larry - Taylor

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Mrs. Larry

DUDLEY — Toya Taylor and Courtney Larry were wed April 10 at 1 p.m.

The Rev. Connie Best Jr. officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Holly Green Missionary Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of John and Beulah Taylor of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late James and Annabelle Taylor and the late Elijah and Effie Jones of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Nathaniel and Earma Larry of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of ArtieMae Bowens of Willacochee, Ga., and Robert and Ruth Larry of Savannah, Ga.

After a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla., and Georgia, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

Lee - Wade

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Mrs. Lee

LUMBERTON — Pamela Renee Wade and Tony Delane Lee of Lumberton were united in marriage June 12 at 3 p.m.

Pastor Magalene Locklear officiated at the double-ring ceremony at God’s Temple.

Roger and Jane Wade of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Annie B. Casey and Celia Wade of Goldsboro, the late Edward Casey and the late James Wade.

Parents of the groom are Woodrow and Betty Locklear of Lumberton and Edison D. Lee of Chadbourne. He is the grandson of Lowis and Magalene Locklear and Riley Jacobs of Lumberton and Edison Lee of Fayetteville.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin A-line gown embellished with beadwork on the bodice and down the length of the chapel-length train. The skirt and train had lace cutouts and a scalloped edge.

Sherri Cannon, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Connie Lee and Sheila Morales, friends; Nikki Locklear, sister of the groom; and Carla Jacobs, cousin of the groom.

Alex and Taylor Lee were their father’s best men. Groomsmen were Louis Locklear, stepgrandfather of the groom; Allen Cannon, brother-in-law of the bride; and Bobby Jacobs, relative of the groom.

Jacob Jacobs was honorary usher.

Haley Cannon, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Jared Jacobs was ring bearer.

Mary Carter, aunt of the groom, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Jennifer Gainous, friend.

A program of wedding music was provided by Bobby and Carla Jacobs, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Shenandoah Valley, Va., the couple will reside in Lumberton.

The bride is employed as an office associate at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

The groom is employed as a business manager with Bleecker Automotive Group.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Godwin Heights Community Center.

On May 23, friends and family held a lawn and garden shower at God’s Temple.

Co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower May 21 at Wal-Mart.

On May 7, a pajama party and lingerie shower at the home of Jennifer Gainous.

The bride’s family held a miscellaneous shower April 24 at El-Bethel Assembly.

Lucas - Pendergrass

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Mrs. Lucas

ROCKY MOUNT — Lisa Beth Pendergrass and John Michael Lucas pledged their marriage vows June 12 at 2 p.m.

William A. Rodebaugh officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Rocky Mount Bible Church.

The bride is the daughter of James and Joyce Pendergrass of Rocky Mount. She is the granddaughter of Dorothy Wilson and Alma Jones of Winston-Salem, the late Richard Wilson and the late J.R. Pendergrass Sr.

The groom is the son of J. Micheal and Emily Lucas of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Florence Holt of Greenville, the late Ernest Holt and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lucas of Asheboro.

The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her father.

Sarah Abel of Durham was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Debbie Beck of Newark, Ohio, Leah Frazee of Wheaton, Ill., Erin Little of Greenville, Dawn Trollip of Durham and Amy DeVaughn of Goldsboro.

J. Micheal Lucas was best man. Groomsmen were Sean Griswold of Cedarville, Ohio, Jeff Joyner of Fredericksburg, Va., Rob Rogers of Kettering, Ohio, Jonathan Hatton of Cary and Darrin DeVaughn of Goldsboro.

Maggie Rains was flower girl.

Jill Williams directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Lori Isenhower. Ruth Ann Taylor distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Melissa Boyd, pianist; Jeff Collins, vocalist; and Jonathan Cyrus, trumpeter.

After a wedding trip to Charleston, S.C., the couple will reside in Rocky Mount.

The bride is a graduate of Cedarville University of Ohio and East Carolina University School of Physical Therapy. She is employed as a physical therapist with Aldridge Rehabilitation Center.

The groom graduated from Cedarville University of Ohio and Eat Carolina University School of Physician Assistant Studies. He is employed as a physician assistant.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

On May 23, ladies of Rocky Mount Bible Church held a shower.

Sarah Abel held a lingerie shower May 22.

On May 11, Elizabeth Harris of Greenville and the bride’s Bible study held a shower.

Ladies of Adamsville Baptist Church held a shower May 2.

On April 28, co-workers of the bride held a shower.

Linda Little and Susan Jordan held a bridal luncheon at Fenner on the Falls of Rocky Mount.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Fenner on the Falls.

Massey - Eldridge

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Mrs. Massey

MOUNT OLIVE — Lila Rosemary Roberts Eldridge and Carl Daniel Massey exchanged wedding vows May 1 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Doug Bartlett officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

The bride is the daughter of Boyden and Marie Roberts of Mount Olive.

Parents of the groom are the late James R. and Civil Ola Massey of Newton Grove.

The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her son, David P. Eldridge.

Beth R. McLamb, sister of the bride, was matron of honor.

Carl D. Massey Jr. was his father’s best man.

Krista Davis directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Amanda Massey. Shannon Lewis distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Carol Ann Herring, pianist, and Matt Bartlett and Neil Swinson, vocalists.

The couple is residing in Newton Grove.

The bride is employed as a nurse with Mount Olive Family Medicine Center.

The groom is a retired USDA food safety inspector.

Pinault - Bliss

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Mrs. Pinault

Heather Nicole Bliss became the wife of Benjamin Scott Pinault June 12 at 6 p.m.

Dr. Bill Hufham officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Presbyterian Church.

Parents of the bride are Michael Daniel and Judith Ann Bliss of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Charles Wesley Green of St. Clair, Mo., the late Franklin J. Bliss, Erma Jean Sturgess and Donald A. Sturgess of St. Louis, Mo., and the late Frances C. Colvin and Wilford E. Colvin of Ocala, Fla.

George Ernest and Kathleen Mary Pinault of Chester, N.H., are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Leo and Kathleen Arsenault of Reading, Mass., Lea Pinault of Hooksette, N.H., and the late George D. Pinault.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless silhouette gown with an organza overlay embellished with pearls and sequins on the bodice and a fishtail sweep train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of crystal embellishments with a two-tiered cathedral- and elbow-length veil adorned with Austrian crystals and pearls. She carried a hand-tied clutch bouquet of red roses.

Danielle Marie Bliss, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kathryn Bliss, sister of the bride; Amber O’toole of St. Louis, cousin of the bride; and Ashley Holbrook of Lancaster, Pa., Kim Davis of Mount Olive and Natalie Ennis of Clayton, friends of the bride.

Mickey McDonough of Lancaster was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Jim Green and John Bliss of St. Louis, uncles of the bride, and Greg Brock of Grantham, Carl Turrone of Clayton and Brandon Hanzal of Fayetteville, friends of the couple. Groomsmen were George Pinault, father of the groom; Luke Pinault of Chester, Jeremy Pinault of Manchester, N.H., and Jason Pinualt of Auburn, N.H., brothers of the groom; and Daniel Gosney of St. Louis, cousin of the bride.

Sheah Tooley of Greenville was flower girl. Andrew O’toole of St. Louis, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Mrs. Dean Barwick directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Dawn Marie Gosney, cousin of the bride.

Greeters were Mr. and Mrs. Pat Murphy. JoAnn Lee and John Bliss, godparents of the bride, lit the candles.

A program of wedding music was provided by Paul W. Cunningham, organist.

After a wedding trip to Key West, Fla., the couple will reside in Greenville.

The bride is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. She attends East Carolina University for a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is employed as a nutrition counselor with LA Weight Loss.

The groom graduated from Pinkerton Academy of New Hampshire and New Hampshire Technical Institute with a degree in criminal justice. He served in the Army as a combat medic with the 82nd Airborne Division. He is employed as an emergency medical technician with Johnston Ambulance Service.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a dinner and dance reception at Walnut Creek Country Club. Greg and Leslie Ricker and Pat and Charlotte Murphy greeted guests. Danielle Marie Gosney presided at the gift table.

On June 11, the groom’s parents held a backyard barbecue.

Danielle Bliss and Katy Bliss, sisters of the bride, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 11 at the Royal Tea Rooms.

On May 22, Kim David, Natalie Ennis and Ashley Holbrook, friends of the bride, held a lingerie shower and bachelorette party at the home of Kim David and Natalie Ennis of Greenville.

The groom’s mother held a miscellaneous shower May 15 in Chester.

On May 1, a pig picking and honey-do shower were held at the home of Dean and Marston Barwick.

Jill Gosney and JoAnn Lee of St. Louis, aunts of the bride, held a couple’s shower at the Gosney home.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the home of the bride’s parents.

Waddell - Carr

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Mrs. Waddell

Emily June Carr and Joel Shelton Waddell were married Saturday, June 12 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Larry Crane and the Rev. Bill Wilson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Pine Forest United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Alan David and Beth Perkins Carr of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Calbert Perkins and Inez Bridgers Perkins of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Murphy Carr Jr. of Wilson.

The groom is the son of Jackie Shelton and Sandra Corbett Waddell. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Leo Corbett, Hazel Davis Waddell and the late Aaron Barnes Waddell of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless organza sheath gown with a trumpet skirt trimmed with beaded lace accents.

For her headpiece, she chose a scalloped rhinestone tiara and layered fingertip-length veil edged with satin trim accented with crystals and pearls. She carried a cascading bouquet of white tulips, calla lilies, Gerber daisies and roses.

Blair Keen of Clayton, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Caroline Anderson and Jerri-Rae Pearson and Holly Smith of Goldsboro, Tabitha Bass of Fayetteville and Mandy Mayhew of Statesville, friends of the bride, and Jessica Perkins of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride.

Jackie Waddell was his son’s best man. Ushers were Walt Anderson, Kyle Corbett and Michael Cruse of Goldsboro, Mike Perkins of Pikeville and Dusty Shivar of Snow Hill, friends of the groom; Taylor Carr of Goldsboro, brother of the bride; and Adam Keen of Greenville, cousin of the bride.

Emily Warren of Goldsboro, friend of the couple, was the junior bridesmaid. Miller Gerrard of Goldsboro, friend of the couple, was the junior groomsman.

Melissa Capps of Wilmington, cousin of the bride, and Kelli Hooker of Goldsboro, friend of the couple, were honorary bridesmaids. Brandon Godwin of Garner and Joshua Smith of Goldsboro, friends of the couple, were honorary groomsmen.

Emily Kornegay, friend of the couple, was flower girl. Hayes Gerrard, friend of the couple, was ring bearer.

Margy Satterfield directed the ceremony. Debbie Lane and Wanda Smith were coordinators.

Presiding at the register was Tara Rogers of Goldsboro, friend of the couple. Rachael Kornegay and Charlotte Kornegay of Goldsboro, friends of the couple, distributed programs.

Duane and Marcia Kresge of Goldsboro, friends of the couple, were readers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brad Collier, pianist and organist; Susan Kornegay and Nancy Moore, handbells; and Brian and Shannon Daniels and Jody Bridgers, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Rosewood High School and a 2002 graduate of Johnston Community College with an associate of science degree in radiology and a 2003 graduate with a certificate in diagnostic medical sonography. She is employed with Johnston Memorial Hospital as an ultrasound technologist.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1999 and Wayne Community College in 2001 with an associate of science degree in turf grass management. He is owner of Turfscape of North Carolina.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Lane Tree Golf Club. Joyce Cooke and Carole Mitchell were coordinators. Steve and Beverly Keen, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests. Mary Elizabeth Partin and Kathryn Satterfield, friends of the couple, poured punch. Jennifer Perkins and Linda Whitford, friends of the couple, poured tea. Janet Bridgers, friend of the couple, and Jenny Carr, Diane Mayhew and Sheri Perkins, aunts of the bride, cut the wedding cake.

On June 11, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the Steak Barn. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Jenny Carr, Beverly Keen and Diane Mayhew, aunts of the bride, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 11 at the Keen home. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On June 5, Donna Best and Carole Mitchell held a bridal luncheon at the Royal Tea Rooms.

Caroline Anderson, Blair Keen and Jessica Perkins held a lingerie shower June 1 at the Keen home.

On May 27, co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower at Johnston Memorial Hospital.

Marsha Green, Christie Smith and Iris Thorne held a bridal luncheon May 15 at the Thorne home.

On May 2, ladies of Pine Forest United Methodist church held a miscellaneous shower in the church fellowship hall.

Betsy Lawhorn, Mary Lyall and Margy Satterfield held a tea party May 1 at Diane’s Cafe on the Village Green.

On April 18, Jackie and Sandra Waddell held a miscellaneous shower at their home.

Bobby and Linda Kornegay, Stewart Kornegay, Michael and Susan Kornegay and Jeffery and Michelle Kornegay held an engagement party March 20 at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On Dec. 20, Christy Cox and Vivian Hall held a Christmas shower at the Hall home.

Causey - Pate

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Mrs. Causey

NEW BERN — Brandy ReNee’ Pate became the wife of Kenneth Earl Causey of Goldsboro June 5 at 4:30 p.m.

Pastor Gary Bailey officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Sheraton Grand.

Parents of the bride are ReNee’ Ellis Pate and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Pate of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ellis and Neta Pate of Goldsboro and the late Charles Pate.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Causey of Tabor City. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Small of Tabor City and the late Mr. and Mrs. Austin Causey of Loris, S.C.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white gown of matte satin with a bateau neckline. The sleeveless bodice was embellished with beaded crystals and re-embroidered lace accented with an asymmetrical waistline. The back bodice had a V-back. The A-line skirt was beaded with re-embroidered lace and crystals and cascaded into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestone and pearls that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion adorned with touches of stardust crystal. She carried a clutch bouquet of calla lilies and roses.

Olivia Culbreth, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kimberly Causey, sister of the groom; Pamela Pate, sister-in-law of the bride; and Amanda Cummings, Hayley Ginn, Meredith Karcher and Jennifer Watters, friends of the bride.

Louis Causey was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Justin Cox, Adam Jones, Scott Mincey and Adam Smith, friends of the groom, and Jami Pate, brother of the bride.

Savannah Pate, sister of the bride, was the miniature bride. Landon Pate, brother of the bride, was the miniature groom.

Christian Pate, brother of the bride, was the junior groomsman.

Robby Wright was the honorary groomsman.

Logan Matthews, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Joshua Ellis, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Dawn Gardner directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Brandi Matthews. Barbara Matthews distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Rex Pennington and Meredith Karcher, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1998 North Carolina scholar and graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School, a 2000 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate’s degree in art and a 2002 cum laude graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor of science degree and a 2004 graduate with an elementary education license. She is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is employed as a teacher with Wayne County Public Schools.

The groom graduated from South Columbus High School with honors in 1996 and Southeastern Community College in 1999 with an associate’s degree in arts. He attended East Carolina University. He is employed as director with WITN TV 7.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception were held at Sheraton Grand. Hillary Beamon and Jayna Beamon were gift attendants. Billie Jean Ellis served the wedding cake. Mr. and Mrs. LaVon Matthews and Mr. and Mrs. Shafton Hewett greeted guests.

On June 4, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Sheraton Grand. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Friends and family held a miscellaneous shower April 24 at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

On April 18, Pamela Pate and Billie Jean Ellis, aunt of the bride, held a lingerie shower at the Pate home.

Meredith Karcher, friend of the bride, and family held a lawn and garden shower April 17 at the Karcher home.

On March 18, Todd House and family of the groom held a miscellaneous shower in Tabor City.

Amanda Cummings and Becky Mozingo, friend of the bride, held a Christmas shower at the Cummings home.

Cox - Hinnant

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Mrs. Cox

Sharon Marie Hinnant of Mount Olive and Michael Christopher Cox pledged their promises Saturday, June 5 at 3 p.m.

Dr. Jerry Jackson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Providence United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernice Leroy Hinnant of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Logan Hinnant of Pikeville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Atlas Best of Seven Springs.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Lee Cox of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Cox of Dudley and the late Mr. and Mrs. Hal Smith of Pikeville.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal sheath gown of white matte satin. The spaghetti strap corset bodice was accented with white embroidered rose petals and seed pearls. The Basque waist extended into a sweep train.

For her headpiece, she chose a platinum tiara of rhinestones and a cathedral-length veil of illusion enhanced with pearls and a satin trim. She carried a colonial bouquet of stephanotis accented with seed pearls hand-tied with white satin ribbon. She also carried a sixpence given to her by a former second-grade student.

Michelle Hinnant Smith of Burlington, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Tracy Potts Owens of Wilson and Amy Beth Triplett of Mount Olive, friends of the bride, and Beverly Hinnant Weeks of Pikeville, sister of the bride.

Kenneth Lee Cox was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Dean Cox of Goldsboro, brother of the groom, and Walter Lee Kennedy of Goldsboro, Kevin Darrell King of Durham and Gordon Gregory Smith of Morrisville, friends of the groom. Ushers were Steven Allen Jones of Goldsboro and Vernon Elliott Turner II of Winterville, friends of the groom.

Honorary bridesmaids were Abigail Meade Snuffer of Burlington, friend of the bride, and Jaime Britt Cox of Goldsboro, sister-in-law of the groom.

Patricia Diane Faulk of Dudley, friend of the couple, was the miniature bride.

Allison Rishelle Jones of Goldsboro, friend of the couple, was flower girl. Tyler Stephen Weeks of Pikeville, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Shelley Gainey Bartosik of Cary, friend of the couple, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Jamie Lynn Ivey of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride.

Samantha Gwendolyn Jones and Jacob Rackley Jones of Goldsboro, friends of the couple, distributed programs. Russell Edward Kahn of Cary, friend of the groom, was Scripture reader.

A program of wedding music was provided by Johnny Hinson Jr., pianist; Anna-Lee Crumpton, harpist; Jason Dean Cox, guitarist and vocalist; Michelle Hinnant Smith, vocalist; and Steven Allen Jones, sound technician.

After a wedding trip to Las Vegas, Nev., the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1993 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School, a 1997 graduate of Mount Olive College with a bachelor of science degree in psychology and East Carolina University with a K-12 teaching certification in special education. She attends Campbell University’s school counseling M.Ed. program. She is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority. She is employed with Wayne Country Day School as a second grade teacher.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1991 and North Carolina State University in 1996 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. He is employed with T.A. Loving Co. as a project engineer.

Following the ceremony, the couple’s parents held a reception and dance at Southern Wayne Country Club. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Montague were coordinators. Mr. and Mrs. Brian Joyner of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Brian Smith of Kannapolis, friends of the couple, greeted guests. Marsha Compton and Bonnie Hughes, co-workers of the bride, served the wedding cake.

On June 4, the groom’s parents held a dinner at Southern Wayne County Club. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

The New Covenant and Son Seekers Sunday school class held a miscellaneous shower May 23 at Providence United Methodist Church.

On May 16, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jones and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Rackley held a dinner party at the Steak Barn.

Michelle Hinnant Smith and Beverly Hinnant Weeks held a bridal brunch May 15 at Diane’s Cafe. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Jason Cox and Kenneth Cox held a tool/garden shower and cookout May 15 at the Cox home.

On May 13, second grade parents and students at Wayne Country Day School held a surprise shower.

Marsha Compton, Bonnie Hughes and the lower school teachers of Wayne Country Day School held a miscellaneous shower May 11 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Hughes.

On May 8, Melissa Gainey and Betty Gainey held a bridal luncheon at Nino’s Italian Grille.

Lorelle Martin held a dinner party May 8 at her home.

On April 24, Beverly Hinnant Weeks and Michelle Hinnant Smith held a miscellaneous wedding shower at the Weeks home.

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Turner and Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Turner held a dinner party April 17 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Turner.

On April 17, Providence United Methodist Church vision seekers women’s circle members held a luncheon and surprise bridal shower at the Royal Tea Rooms.

Jaime Cox held a brunch and recipe shower April 10 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cox.

On March 20, Brenda Taylor, Ashely Taylor Aguilar and Whitney Taylor held a bridal luncheon at Nino’s Italian Grille.

Mr. and Mrs. David Overman and Mr. and Mrs. Harrell Overman held a dinner party March 13 at the Steak Barn.

On Jan. 17, Patricia Herring held a Christmas shower at Oliver’s Railroad Grille.

The bride’s parents held an engagement dinner June 7, 2003 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Weeks.

Davis - Luna

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Mrs. Davis

Veronica Maria Luna of Goldsboro and Bryan Edward Davis said their marriage vows June 5 at 2 p.m.

Father Bill officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Parents of the bride are Ricardo and Maria Carmen Luna of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Trinidad and Carmen Torres and Maria J. Provencio of El Paso, Texas.

William Edward and Marilou Wyatt Davis are parents of the groom. He is grandson of William Bryan and Leona Witherington and Martha Barnes Wyatt of Goldsboro and the late Perry Jackson Wyatt.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white matte satin gown accented with cap sleeves. The fitted bodice was embellished with beaded embroidery trimmed with a jeweled pattern along the drop waistline and neckline. The A-line skirt had box pleats and faux buttons and flowed into a semi-cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of pearl flowers and rhinestones with a detached fingertip-length circle cut veil accented with a pencil edging.

Marisol Litzinger, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were LeAnne Howell and Cristy Brewer of Goldsboro, friends of the bride.

Edward Davis was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Matthew Davis of Goldsboro, brother of the groom; Bernie Barfield of LaGrange, friend of the couple; and Frankie Shinglton of Raleigh, friend of the groom.

Gabrielle Litzinger, Sarah Litzinger and Peyton Barfield were flower girls. Zack Brewer was ring bearer.

Carol Sears directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Renee Bryan.

A program of wedding music was provided by Ronald Davis, pianist, and Keith Brumble, trumpeter.

The couple will take a wedding trip to Jamaica.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attends Mount Olive College for a bachelor of science degree in business administration. She is employed as a marketing assistant with Strickland Insurance Group.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1994 and North Carolina State University in 1997. He is employed with BellSouth.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On June 4, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the Steak Barn.

Marisol Litzinger held a bachelorette party May 22 in Raleigh.

On May 21, friends of the groom held a bachelor party weekend in Emerald Isle.

Sheree Garrett, Susan Lewis and Pam Creech held a lingerie party May 8.

On April 24, Mr. and Mrs. Bennett Brewer, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Bryan and Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Dawson held a miscellaneous shower and cookout.

Carmen Luna, Marisol Litzinger and Barbara Mills held a miscellaneous shower April 17.

On March 27, Marilou Davis held a recipe shower.

Bernie and Jessica Barfield held a lawn and garden shower Oct. 25.

Madrigal - Schadler

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Mr. and Mrs. Madrigal

Sherri Annette Schadler and Robert Anthony Madrigal of Dudley were wed April 17 at 6 p.m.

SMSgt. Steven King officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Officers’ Club.

Jack and Joyce Wilford of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Agnes Hurt of Trenton, Mo.

Robert H. Madrigal and Inez Irish of Kansas City, Kan., are parents of the groom. He is the stepson of Sharon Madrigal of Kansas City and the grandson of Lucille Reber of Kansas City.

After a wedding trip to Phoenix, Ariz., the couple is residing in Dudley.

Martin - Williams

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Mr. and Mrs. Martin

MOUNT OLIVE — Angela Shermaine Williams became the bride of Ontario Sumain Martin of Goldsboro March 6 at 3 p.m.

Pastor Martha D. King officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the House of Deliverance Church.

Parents of the bride are Albert L. Jr. and Mary D. Williams of Dudley.

Parents of the groom are Linwood Armwood of Philadelphia, Pa., and Geneva Martin of Goldsboro.

Mele - Jones

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Mr. and Mrs. Mele

FORT FISHER — Erica Leora Jones of Wilmington and Scott Thomas Mele of Wilmington said their promises April 24 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Connie Garlick, aunt of the groom, officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Fort Fisher State Park.

Bryan and Kathy Jones of Faison are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of R.O. and Helen Jones of Faison, the late Herby Jones and the late Lorenzo and Thelma Pate.

Parents of the groom are Bill and Carol Mele of Mount Olive and Sunan Gaenjan of Tampa, Fla. He is the grandson of Daisy Mele of Norfolk, Va., the late Frank Mele, Caroline Wagner of Mount Olive, the late Clarence Wagner and Sawai and Sunmeana Gaenjan of Kumpang, Thailand.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin off the shoulder with cap sleeves. The top was fitted, corseted and embroidered with pearls and flowers. It had a full-length detachable train.

For her headpiece, he chose a fingertip-length veil attached to a silver tiara accented with pearls and jewels.

Hayley Jones, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Gena Tucker of Wilmington, friend of the bride, and Jennifer Andrews of Wilmington, friend of the couple.

Bill Mele was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Frank Mele of Tampa, brother of the groom, and Christopher Fernandez and Phil Petrides of Wilmington, friends of the couple.

Amy Price, cousin of the groom, and Lana McGuff, niece of the groom, were flower girls.

Amanda Patterson directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Elizabeth Price, cousin of the groom.

A program of wedding music was provided by Bryan DeBose, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Negril, Jamaica, the couple is residing in Wilmington.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of North Duplin High School. She attended East Carolina University. She is employed as a sales representative with Alltel Communications.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1996. He is employed as a sales representative with Alltel Communications.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Beach House Bar and Grill at Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area.

A rehearsal dinner was held April 23 at the Beach House Bar and Grill.

On April 23, the bride held a bridesmaids’ lunch.

Christopher Fernandez held a day at the gym and a club evening April 17.

On April 17, Gena Tucker and Jennifer Andrews held a day at the spa and a club evening.

Carolyn Odon, Marilyn Roberts and Jewel Page held a pig picking April 3 at the Roberts home.

On March 20, Margaret Anderson and Cathy Price held a shower at the Anderson home in Mount Olive.

Co-workers held a dinner March 18 at Gerogio’s Restaurant of Wilmington.

Mitchell - Hinnant

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Mrs. Mitchell

Rashaunte’ La Val Hinnant and Charles Iyon Mitchell were united in marriage Saturday, June 5 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. William Barber II officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Greenleaf Christian Church.

Norman L. and Gladwyn H. Uzzell of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Percy and Eloise Hinnant, the late Robert L. Uzzell and the late Margaret M. Uzzell of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Jacquenette B. Mitchell of Goldsboro and Charles Mitchell of Murfreesboro. He is the grandson of the late Alfred B. Barnes and Mary Lee Barnes of Goldsboro and the late Clarence Mitchell and the Anna Lee Mitchell of Murfreesboro.

Presented in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white formal gown of royal satin and tulle with a strapless bodice with beading and sequins at the waist. The full tulle skirt had beading and sequins that diminished as they neared the hemline.

For her headpiece, she chose a rhinestone and sequin tiara with a two-tiered cathedral-length veil. She carried an English clutch bouquet of fresh peonies and Anna roses accented with variegated foliage.

Rakia Dynee’ Hinnant of Goldsboro, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lee Mitchell of Goldsboro, sister of the groom, and Keisha Rock of Morrisville, Vanessa Raynor of Greenville and Kevonne Holloway of New Jersey, college friends of the bride.

AnShawan Lewis of Maryland was his cousin’s best man. Groomsmen were Omar Newman of Durham, James O’Neal of Virginia and Marcus Curry of Tennessee, college friends of the groom, and Galen Parks of Goldsboro, friend of the groom. Ushers were William Washington of Carrboro, David Spaulding of Durham, Robert Williamson of Charlotte and Jamie Burroughs of Morrisville, college friends of the groom.

Zoe Brewer of Durham and Tamiah Jones of Greensboro, friends of the couple, were flower girls. William Ohmnesis of Goldsboro was ring bearer.

Imani Oliver of Goldsboro, niece of the groom, was bell ringer.

Bernetta Davis, godmother of the bride, directed the ceremony.

A program of wedding music was provided by Gregory Horton, organist; Melanie Young, harpist; and Gary Barnes Jr. and Melvin Hinnant, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple will reside in Durham.

The bride is a graduate of Goldsboro High School and North Carolina Central University with a bachelor of science degree in early childhood development and family relations and a master’s of science degree in family and consumer science. She is employed as distance education coordinator for the department of human sciences at North Carolina Central University.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in geography. He attends North Carolina Central University of a master’s degree in educational technology. He is employed at North Carolina Central University as a research associate.

Following the ceremony, a buffet reception was held at Goldsboro Country Club. Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Herring II of Goldsboro, friends of the bride, greeted guests. Aunts of the groom and the bride’s mother said good-byes.

Out-of-town guests were from California, Washington, Tennessee, Virginia, New Jersey, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Murfreesboro.

On June 4, the groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at the home of Gannett Barnes, aunt of the groom. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Co-workers of the couple held a luncheon and honeymoon shower May 27 at Tripp’s of Durham.

On May 23, Brandi Hamlin and Omar Newman, friends of the couple, held a couple’s cookout at the Newman home.

Lee Mitchell, sister of the groom, held a lingerie shower May 22 at the Royal Tea Rooms.

On May 16, aunts of the groom held a “fine things” shower at the home of Jeri Barnes.

The bride’s mother and sister held a Pampered Chef and miscellaneous shower May 15 at the home of Rochelle Herring.

On May 7, the groomsmen and ushers held a bachelor weekend in Charlotte.

Perkins - Terry

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Mrs. Perkins

Lizabeth Lynn Terry of Pikeville and Michael Edward John Perkins of Pikeville exchanged marriage vows May 15 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Rick Ward officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Saulston United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Ramon and Gayle Robinson of Tyler, Texas, and Larry Keith Terry of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Fred and Fonda Haney of Tyler and Larry and Kay Terry of Perryville, Ark.

Mark and Renee Smith of Princeton and Marvin and Emily Perkins of Pikeville are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Kathryn Vincent of Goldsboro, Larry and Patty Hundley of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Joe and Lola Perkins of Pikeville.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white chiffon dress with a V-neck front, a scoop neck back and an oval chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a pearl and rhinestone tiara. She carried a bouquet of yellow lilies, white daisies and white wedding bell flowers tied with a yellow ribbon.

Bridgett Merhan, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Stefanie Terry, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Alyse DeSelms, niece of the bride, and Leigh Mills and Charis Cox, friends of the bride.

Joseph Perkins was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Dave Walston, Brandon Pelt, Adam Lanier, Joel Waddell and David Gurley, friends of the groom.

Alexis Perkins was flower girl. Austin Kornegay was ring bearer.

Martha Smith directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Brandi Perkins. Madeline Smith distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Camille Frederick, pianist, and Noel Merhan, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate’s degree of applied science in business administration, marketing and retailing concentration. She is employed as an administrative assistant with Furniture Fair.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1998. He attended Wayne Community College for turfgrass management. He is employed with Smith Construction.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

Marvin and Emily Perkins held a rehearsal dinner May 14 at the Wayne County Wildlife Pond.

On May 13, Stefanie Terry held a lingerie shower at her home.

The groom, his father and brother and friends held a bachelor weekend May 8.

April 30 through May 2, Kathryn Vincent and Renee Smith held a bachelorette weekend in Atlantic Beach.

Kathryn Vincent and Mark and Renee Smith held a couple’s shower April 17 at the Vincent home.

On April 3, Emily Perkins and ladies of Saulston United Methodist Church held a miscellaneous shower.

Saylors - Bazemore

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Mrs. Saylors

RALEIGH — Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Bazemore of Raleigh and Jason Michael Saylors of Raleigh exchanged promises June 5 at 4 p.m.

Dr. Gary Fulton and Dr. Albert G. Edwards officiated at the double-ring ceremony at White Memorial Presbyterian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Claudia Bennett Bazemore of Raleigh and David Henry Bazemore of Cary. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Berkley Bennett of Raleigh, Iris White Bazemore of Ahoskie and the late Henry Lyon Bazemore.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Clark Saylors of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mrs. Paul Dewey Schiller of Raleigh, Luther Davis Saylors of Fuquay-Varina, the late Mr. Schiller and the late Dorothy C. Saylors.

Escorted by her brother, Jonathan Andrew Bazemore, the bride wore a strapless A-line gown of Dutchess silk satin with contrasting bias trim at the waistline and hemline. It had a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a veil with matching silk bias trim. She carried a bouquet of pink roses.

Taylor Bryce Anderton of New York, N.Y., was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Beverly Elizabeth Bizzell of Greenville, Carson Case Harris of Washington D.C. and Kathleen Brothers Smith of Knoxville, Tenn.

Michael Clark Saylors was best man. Ushers were Thomas Eugene Gallo of Morehead City, Joshua Emory Hammond, Jason Wa Marlow and Charles Allen York of Raleigh and Brian Christopher Vinson of Louisville, Ky. Groomsmen were Benjamin Kyle Saylors and Paul Davis Saylors of Goldsboro and Jonathan Andrew Bazemore of Raleigh.

Hadley Blake Daniel and Cameron Miller Daniel were flower girls. Taylor Magnum Daniel was ring bearer.

Betty Hubbard and Cathy Edwards directed the ceremony. Ivy Robinson was wedding planner. Presiding at the register was Bobbi Michelle Guthrie.

Morgan Elizabeth Brinkley distributed programs. Dr. and Mrs. Charles H. Anderton greeted guests.

A program of wedding music was provided by Emily Burgess, organist, and Van Zimmerman, trumpeter.

After a wedding trip to St. Barthelemy, French West Indies, the couple will reside in Norfolk, Va.

The bride is a graduate of Needham B. Broughton High School of Raleigh and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She will attend Eastern Virginia Medical School of Virginia. She was presented at the 1998 Terpsichorean Ball. She is a member of the Junior League of Raleigh. She is employed as a clinical research coordinator with Wake Heart Associates of Raleigh.

The groom graduated from Goldsboro High School and North Carolina Wesleyan College. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He is employed in management with Great Outdoor Provision Co. of Raleigh.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Longview-The Poe House.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Benton, Beverly Benton and Lynn Hoggard held a Sunday morning brunch June 6 at the Benton home.

On June 4, Mrs. Charles H. Anderton, Mrs. Malcolm E. Harris and Mrs. Albert Brothers held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Anderton home.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner June 4 at EVOO of Raleigh.

Dr. and Mrs. James Tift Mann held a barbecue June 3 at Milburnie Fishing Club of Raleigh.

Family and friends held a summer supper May 15 at the home of Mike and Martha Saylors.

On May 2, Barbara Hayes, Nancy Barefoot, Charlotte Harris and Lesli Garrison held a lingerie shower at Carolina Country Club of Raleigh.

Benjamin Kyle Saylors, Paul Davis Saylors, Jason Wade Marlow and Joshua Emory Hammond held a stock-the-bar party April 17 at Churchill’s of Raleigh.

On April 10, Beverly Elizabeth Bizzell held an around-the-house shower at Vivo of Raleigh.

Thomas - Coate

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Mrs. Thomas

DUDLEY — Lori Lynne Coates of Mount Olive and Charles Albert Thomas II of Dudley were united in holy matrimony June 5 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Allen Stanley officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Mays Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Everette and Joyce Coates of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Smith and the late Edgar Coates.

The groom is the son of Charles A. Thomas of Goldsboro and Linda Hill Carter of Mount Olive. He is the grandson of Hilda Laws Hill of Mount Olive, the late Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas and the late A.T. Hill.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white Italian satin with a strapless neckline. Inverted satin pleats edged the corset top of the fitted bodice embellished with Venise lace, pearls and sequins that ended in a Basque waistline. The back bodice had a lace-up back. The princess line skirt cascaded into a semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a comb adorned with satin flowers, pearls and Austrian crystals attached to a two-tiered veil of silk illusion trimmed with satin cording.

Karen Coates Morgan of Mount Olive, sister of the bride, was matron of honor.

Charles A. Thomas was his son’s best man. Ushers were Dillon Coates and Lee Coates of Dudley and Taylor Coats, Joshua Morgan and Trevor Morgan of Mount Olive, nephews of the bride.

Brittany Coates and Savanah Morgan of Mount Olive and Madelyn Coates of Dudley, nieces of the bride, were flower girls.

Barbara Lancaster directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Christa B. Coates. Tonya Matthews distributed programs.

Terry Coates, brother of the bride, was Scripture reader.

A program of wedding music was provided by Edythe Blanton, pianist, and Kelvin Coates, Angela Giles and Karen Coates Morgan, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Grand Cayman, Cozumel and Jamaica, the couple will reside in Dudley.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School and Mount Olive College. She is employed as a physical education teacher with Edgewood Community Developmental School.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School. He is employed as a first class line and service technician with Progress Energy.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Wayne Shrine Club. Julie Coates and Penny Coates, sisters-in-law of the bride, served the wedding cake. Diane Hill, Louise Hill and Vivian Hill, aunts of the groom, poured punch. Samantha Woodson and Haley Matthews, cousins of the groom, distributed bubbles. J.B. and Sue Smith, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests.

On June 4, Edythe Blanton and Christa Coates held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Blanton home.

Edgewood staff held a luncheon May 28 at Logan’s Steakhouse.

On May 22, Mr. and Mrs. Shelton Blanton, Mr. and Mrs. Craig Jackson and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Bayles held an engagement party at the Blanton home.

Family and friends of the bride held a miscellaneous shower May 1 at the home of Karen Morgan.

On April 17, former co-workers of the bride held a pantry shower at the home of Glenda Cruse.

Former clients of the bride held a surprise shower April 14 at Goldsboro Eastpointe ADVP.

On April 3, Mays Chapel Free Will Baptist Church held a shower at Southern Belle Restaurant.

Family and friends of the groom held a miscellaneous shower March 27 at Smith Chapel Church.

On March 5, friends of the bride held a surprise lingerie shower at the home of Kristy Mason.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Mays Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

Ungerer - Lewis

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Mrs. Ungerer

FUQUAY-VARINA — Lesley Summer Lewis and Aaron Paul Ungerer of Wilson exchanged their marriage vows Saturday, June 5 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Jeffrey B. Jones officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Hilltop Free Will Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Larry W. Lewis of Willow Spring. She is the granddaughter of David L. and Doris Peele of Princeton, Geoffrey L. and Tiffany Pearce of Dudley and the late Thomas L. and Essie Lewis of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Bill Ungerer and Charann Cooley of Hot Springs, Ark.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin sleeveless gown. The neckline was trimmed with pearls. The bodice was embellished with appliqués of lace, sequins and pearls. The back was accentuated with bridal buttons the full length of the gown that flowed into a chapel train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of pearls and rhinestones with a tulle elbow-length veil. She carried a hand-tied clutch bouquet of pastel roses.

Kristin Lewis of Willow Spring, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Charity Davis of Princeton, cousin of the bride; Shannon Prewitt of Smithville, Miss., and Misty Smith of Raleigh, friends of the bride; Jenny Corbett of Wilson, friend of the couple; and Christiana Whitwell of Myakka City, Fla., sister of the groom.

Jason Cribbs of Wilson was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Bruce Whitwell of Wilson, brother-in-la of the groom; Enoch Rae of Waldorf, Md., and Daniel Bailey of Wilson, friends of the groom; Trent Lewis of Willow Spring, brother of the bride; and Hunter Davis of Princeton, cousin of the bride.

Megan Weldon and Jessica Ungerer of Hot Springs, sisters of the groom, were honorary bridesmaids.

Morgan Whitwell, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Thomas Whitwell, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Pam Smith of Fuquay-Varina, friend of the bride’s family, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the guest register and distributing programs were Mr. and Mrs. Sam Davis of Princeton, uncle and aunt of the bride.

Special helpers were Sera Huff of Willow Spring and Susan Jones of Hot Springs, friends of the bride’s family.

A program of wedding music was provided by Travis Moots of Fuquay-Varina, pianist; and Phillip Wall of Wilson and Selena Matthews of Fuquay-Varina, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple will reside in Wilson.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the church. Cornelia Brinkley of Newport, Katherine Sandy of Newton Grove, Mary Jo Young of Goldsboro and Elaine Bedford of Kenly, aunts of the bride, were servers.

On June 4, the groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at Hilltop Free Will Baptist Church fellowship hall.

The bride held a bridesmaids’ luncheon May 29 at Gold Leaf Tea Room of Fuquay-Varina. She chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Jason Cribbs held a groomsmen’s party May 22 at his home in Wilson.

On May 22, Diana Jayes and Scarlette Chappell held a shower luncheon at the Jayes home.

Kristin Lewis and Charity Davis held a lingerie luau May 8 at the home of the bride’s parents.

On April 24, Roxie Davis, Tiffany Pearce, Doris Peele, Cornelia Brinkley, Katherine Sandy, Mary Jo Young and Elaine Bedford held a miscellaneous shower at Faith Free Will Baptist Church fellowship hall.

Ladies of Hilltop Free Will Baptist Church held a miscellaneous bridal shower April 18 at the church.

Adkins - Shafer

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Mrs. Adkins

JACKSONVILLE — Amy Elizabeth Shafer of Chapel Hill and Robert Berkley Adkins of Houston, Texas, were united in holy matrimony May 29 at 2 p.m.

Chaplain Hilder officiated at the double-ring outdoor ceremony at Panache Weddings.

Gary W. and Brenda D. Shafer of Savage, Minn., are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Shafer of Goldsboro and the late Ruben and Hazel Draughon of Dudley.

Jacqueline Ferguson of Katy, Texas, and Donald Ferguson of Houston are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Thelma Kowis of Houston.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father.

Bridesmaids were Christina Ferguson and Kimberly Ferguson, sisters of the groom, and Ashley Thomas, cousin of the bride.

Samuel Kim was best man. Groomsmen were Mark Shafer, brother of the bride, and Justin Thomas, cousin of the bride.

Hunter McLaws, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Enloe High School of Raleigh and a 2002 summa cum laude graduate of North Carolina State University. She attends the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.

The groom is serving in the Marine Corps as an airframes hydraulics mechanic and quality assurance inspector for the CH-46E helicopter. He is a color sergeant.

On March 26, Susan Fox and Chris Walsh held a miscellaneous shower.

Barbara Wyatt and Beverly Thomas, aunts of the bride, held a Pampered Chef party March 20.

Buchanan - Wadsworth

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Mrs. Buchanan

DUDLEY — Tracy Dean Wadsworth of Columbus, Ga., and Armon James Buchanan of Collierville, Tenn., were wed April 7 at 1 p.m.

The Rev. Billy Ray Jordan officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Indian Springs Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Arthur and Carol West of Dudley and the late Richard Gerald Wadsworth. She is the granddaughter of the late Jack and Annie Mildred Barwick of Dudley, Susan Harrison of Ft. Mill, S.C., and the late Richard Wadsworth.

The groom is the son of Helen Buchanan of Columbus and the late Armon F. Buchanan.

After a wedding trip to Wilmington and Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Collierville.

Collins - Kearney

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Mrs. Collins

Jennifer Gail Kearney became the wife of Jason Allen Collins of Smithfield May 29 at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. Donald Stewart officiated at the double-ring garden ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents.

Parents of the bride are Johnny H. and Gail B. Kearney of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Landis and Luray Brantham and Warren and Marie Kearney of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Larry S. and Vera V. Collins of Goldsboro and Carlos A. and Georgia L. Lavarreda. He is the grandson of Joseph and Lutabell Lawrence of Goldsboro, the late Barney and Elizabeth Collins and the late Louise Lawrence.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a satin ivory gown with lilac and celadon beaded embroidery. The A-line gown had a gathered side drape with a lace-up back.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara encrusted with crystals and beading. She carried a hand-tied clutch bouquet of lilac hydrangeas and white daisies.

Blair Keen of Clayton, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kim Collins of Cary, sister of the groom, and Jennifer Jessup of Chicago, Ill., Jody Ratcliff of Nashville, Tenn., Jennifer Davis of Raleigh and LeAnne Howell and Jenny Baker of Goldsboro, friends of the bride.

Larry Collins was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were John Kearney of Goldsboro, brother of the bride, and Eric Johnson of Los Angeles, Calif., Les Pike of Smithfield and Ben Price, Shayne Lee and David Turnage of Goldsboro, friends of the groom.

Honorary bridesmaids were Magen Pike of Smithfield and Heather Bjork of Goldsboro, friends of the bride.

Hannah Brantham of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid. Hayden Brantham of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, was the junior groomsman.

Beverly Keen of Goldsboro directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Mark and Amy Alphin, friends of the couple.

Kristy Brantham, cousin of the bride, and Ashley Dixon, cousin of the groom, distributed programs. Landy Brantham, uncle of the bride, and Norman Collins, uncle of the groom, were Scripture readers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Redding Jessup, violinist; Jamie Clucas, vocalist; and Les Sizemore, sound technician.

After a wedding trip to Play del Carmen and Cozumel, Mexico, the couple will reside in Smithfield.

The bride is a 1997 graduate of Rosewood High School and a 2001 graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in horticultural science. She is employed as the urban design specialist for the town of Garner.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School in 1994 and from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1999 with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. He is employed as a service technician with BellSouth.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a dinner and dance reception at Lane Tree County Club. Vickie Howell of Goldsboro was the director. Jason Boone of Charlotte and Kristen Wall of Raleigh, friends of the couple, greeted guests. Debbie Brantham, aunt of the bride, and Hannah Dixon, aunt of the groom, cut the wedding cake. Connie Duncan, aunt of the bride, poured punch. Shannon Herring, cousin of the bride, was gift attendant. Kayce Brantham, cousin of the bride, distributed favors. Alan and Kim Brantham and Tim and Tracey Brantham, uncles and aunts of the bride, said good-byes.

On May 28, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Goldsboro Country Club. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Friends of the couple held a bachelor/bachelorette party weekend May 22 and 23 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

On May 15, Blair Keen held a lawn and tool party at the home of Steve and Beverly Keen.

Debbie Brantham and Kim Brantham, aunts of the bride, and Lib Dudley, friend of the bride, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon May 15 at Oliver’s.

On April 24, Hannah Dixon, Nona Wilson and Martie Fitzhugh, aunts of the groom; Teresa Reeves, Ashley Dixon and Tracey Bogue, cousins of the groom; and Kim Collins, sister of the groom, held a bridal shower and brunch at Pine Forest United Methodist Church.

Vera Collins, stepmother of the groom, and Jeanette Waters, stepsister of the groom, held a pamper-the-bride shower April 10 at the Collins home.

On April 3, Judy Taylor, Margaret Vail, Sara Sewell and Nancy Smith, fiends of the bride; Tracey Brantham and Connie Duncan, aunts of the bride; and Edith Dudley, cousin of the bride, held a miscellaneous bridal shower at First Presbyterian Church.

Westwood women held a miscellaneous shower March 28 at Westwood United Methodist Church.

On Sept. 6, family and friends of the couple held an engagement party at the home of the bride’s parents.

Herring - Davis

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Mrs. Herring

Nekisha Davis of Seven Springs and Glenn Devin Herring of Seven Springs pledged their promises May 1 at 1 p.m.

Eldress Elizabeth Graham Clark officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Adamsville Church of God.

Linwood Earl Davis Sr. of Goldsboro and Sarah Lee Graham of LaGrange are parents of the bride. She is the stepdaughter of Elizabeth Love.

The groom is the son of Glenn Herring of Seven Springs and Vickie Gurley of Goldsboro. He is the stepson of Wanda Herring and Gary Gurley.

Given in marriage by her brother and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white and silver strapless A-line gown with a cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a rhinestone tiara with a fingertip veil. She carried a bouquet of white and purple flowers.

Criseyda Alvarez of Plymouth, Minn., was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Shereka Davis of LaGrange, niece of the bride, and Blanca Suncin of Apopka, Fla., and Christine Taylor of Hampton, Va., friends of the bride.

Micheal Forthye was best man. Groomsmen were Tony Ginn of Goldsboro and Rob Comb of Charlotte, friends of the groom, and Jason Ansemsi of Wilmington, cousin of the groom.

Peyton Herring and Katie Capps were flower girls. Nelson Rojas was ring bearer.

Karina Suncin and Renee Walden directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Sandra Suncin. Jalia Simmons and Vanessa Penuel distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by McKenzie Lee, vocalist.

The bride is a graduate of North Lenoir High School and Pitt Community College with an associate’s degree in human services. She is employed as a staffing coordinator with Mega Force Staffing.

The groom attended Rosewood High School. He is employed as a carpenter with Mega Force Staffing.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Holiday Inn Express.

Friends and co-workers of the bride held showers.

The groom’s mother and stepfather held a rehearsal dinner at Adamsville Church of God.

Howell - Faircloth

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Mrs. Howell

PRINCETON — Heather Noel Faircloth and Stephen Ray Howell were united in marriage May 29 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Dennis Pollock officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Princeton Church of God.

Parents of the bride are Dannie Nelson and Gail Massey Faircloth of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Massey of Mount Olive and the late Mr. and Mrs. Hubert N. Faircloth of Goldsboro.

Billy Ray and Patsy Pilkington Howell of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Resser B. Pilkington of Smithfield, the late Israel Pilkington and the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Howell of Selma.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a scalloped, strapless, matte stain A-line gown adorned with lace and beading. The asymmetrical waistline flowed into an apron overlay with a lace and beaded insert skirt. Matching details continued on the cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara accented with pearls and rhinestones. She carried a bouquet of white stargazer lilies and white roses encircled with plumose.

Jo Ann Heath of Mount Olive, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kim Faircloth of Sanford, sister-in-law of the bride; Becky Price of Goldsboro, sister of the groom, and Hope Radford of Goldsboro, friend of the bride.

Billy Ray Howell was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Scott Faircloth of Sanford, brother of the bride; Tracy Price of Goldsboro, brother-in-law of the groom; and LeRoy Bunn of Fayetteville, friend of the groom.

Carlie Carter, friend of the couple, was flower girl. Seth DeLawder, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Sharon Dentzer directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. Donny Oates.

Michelle Stallings distributed programs. The Rev. Ira Williford gave the prayer.

A program of wedding music was provided by Phil Eubanks, pianist, and Mr. and Mrs. Kent Bizzell, Sean Melvin and Donna Sullivan, vocalists.

After a wedding trip, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School and Fayetteville Technical Community College with a degree in funeral directing. She is employed as a funeral director with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School and Fayetteville Technical Community College with an associate’s degree in funeral service. He is president of Waynesborough Kiwanis Club. He is owner of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory and Animal Care Crematory.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

On May 1, Jo Ann Heath and Hope Radford, friends of the bride, held a lingerie shower at the Heath home.

Kim Faircloth, sister-in-law of the bride, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon April 24 at Mrs. Lacy’s Tea Room of Sanford.

On March 28, the ladies auxiliary of United In Christ held a bridal shower.

Friends and family of the couple held a miscellaneous bridal shower March 4 at Riverside Free Will Baptist Church of Princeton.

The couple held a rehearsal dinner at Becky’s Log Cabin Restaurant of Smithfield. They chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Johnson - Johnson

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Mrs. Johnson

KURE BEACH — Tisha Johnson of Goldsboro and Lyndon Johnson said their marriage vows Saturday, May 8 at 11 a.m.

The Rev. Bill Harris officiated at the double-ring private ceremony in a gazebo on the beach.

Parents of the bride are the late Johnie Morris and Margaret Morris of Commerce Township, Mich.

The groom is the son of the late Cleveland Johnson and Joyce Lee Johnson of Mount Olive.

The bride was given in marriage by her mother and escorted by her son, Aaron Johnson.

Denise Spaulding of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Freda Smith of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

Cleveland Johnson of Goldsboro was his brother’s best man. Fitzgerald Johnson, brother of the groom, was the groomsman.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tasha Sloan of Goldsboro.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is serving in the Air Force stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

The groom is employed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and as chief master instructor of Hwarang Warrior Martial Arts Academies.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Ft. Fisher Recreation Area.

On May 7, the groom’s mother; Martha McKinney, aunt of the groom; and Anecia Johnson, sister-in-law of the groom, held a rehearsal dinner at Ft. Fisher Recreation Area.

Co-workers of the bride held a bridal shower May 4.

On April 30, friends of the bride held a bachelorette party.

Parker - Darden

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Mrs. Parker

Lisa Marie Darden and Charles Aaron Parker exchanged promises Saturday, May 15 at 2 p.m.

Julia Weeks officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the Bethany House of Waynesborough Historical Village.

The bride is the daughter of Willie Darden of Mount Olive and Barbara Stallings of Dudley. She is the granddaughter of Sudie Jones of Goldsboro, the late Willie Lewis Darden and Audrey Darden of Dudley and the late Robert Edward Stallings of LaGrange.

Parents of the groom are Stephen and Norma Crooker of Pikeville. He is the grandson of the late Charles Belanger and Dorothy Belanger of Buxton, Maine, Paul and Pauline Parker of New Gloucester, Maine, and the late Leland Crooker and Leona Crooker of Gray, Maine.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white princess gown with lace and pearls at the empire waistline and a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of diamonds and pearls with an elbow-length double veil attached. She carried a clutch bouquet of silk peach roses and wildflowers.

Marcie Roy of Mount Olive, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.

Robert Darden of Goldsboro was his friend’s best man.

Samantha Nicholle and Amber Renee’ Priestly of Goldsboro, daughters of the bride, were flower girls. Caleb Elijah Parker of Dudley, son of the groom, was Bible carrier.

Presiding at the register, distributing programs and bubbles and sound technician was Kelly Holmes, friend of the couple.

Monica Eason, friend of the family, was a special helper.

After a wedding trip to Maine, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the American Legion banquet hall. Laura Moon and Carrie Carraway, friends of the groom’s mother, and Barbara Warren were servers. Richard Darden, brother of the bride, made introductions. Marcie Roy and Robert Darden cut and served the wedding cake.

On May 13, a rehearsal dinner was held at Madison’s. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

The groom’s mother held a lingerie shower April 18 at her home.

Blackmon - Daniels

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Mr. and Mrs. Blackmon

April Nichole Daniels of New York, N.Y., and Bradley Andrew Blackmon of Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., were wed March 27 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Alton Childers officiated at the single-ring ceremony at Patetown Church of God.

Parents of the bride are Troy Lee and Linda Williams Daniels of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Johnny Daniels and Dorothy Daniels of Fremont and the late Norman and Edna Williams of Wilson.

Parents of the groom are Andrew Tullos and Patricia Knowles Blackmon of Cleveland, Tenn. He is the grandson of Clifton Eugene Knowles ad Barbara Jean Knowles of Cleveland.

After a wedding trip to St. Kitts, British West Indies, the couple is residing in Brooklyn Heights.

Cook - Wadsworth

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Mrs. Cook

Melissa Diane Wadsworth and Kip Damion Cook were united in marriage May 22 at 4 p.m.

The Rev. Jimmy Whitfield officiated at the double-ring ceremony at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Kenneth and Jean Wadsworth of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Wadsworth and Venetia Thorne of Goldsboro, Ophelia Crumpler of Smithfield and the late Marvin Lancaster.

The groom is the son of Robert and Ellen Cook of Bahama. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Cook of Lafayette, Ind., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Omar Snuffer.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a fitted gown of candlelight matte satin with a detachable cathedral-length train defined by beaded embroidery and sequins. It had a square neckline embellished with pearls and iridescent beads and sequins. Beaded embroidery covered the sheer long sleeves and bodice.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestones and pearls accented with a two-tiered cathedral veil with satin banded edging. She carried a hand-tied clutch of peach and white roses.

Kandice Stigge, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Brenda Bowden, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Gabrielle Lynch of Raleigh, friend of the bride, and Julie Wadsworth, Jennifer Wadsworth and Stephanie Wadsworth of Goldsboro, sisters of the bride.

Robert Cook was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Daniel Brock of Durham, friend of the groom; Jason Fisher of Goldsboro, friend of the couple; Keith Pendergraft of Durham, brother-in-law of the groom; and Brian Wadsworth of Gulfport, Miss., brother of the bride.

Callie Kirchstein, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Austin Alexander, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Rebecca Kirchstein, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Kelly Pendergraft, sister of the groom. Ashley Davis, niece of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tom Casey, pianist; Jeane Forehand and Robbie Pickens, vocalists; and Kent Taylor, sound technician.

After a wedding trip to Negril, Jamaica, the couple will reside in Raleigh.

The bride is a 1991 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 1998 graduate of North Carolina Wesleyan College. She is employed as a software engineer with SoftPro Corp. of Raleigh.

The groom graduated from Cresset Christian Academy in 1990 and Wayne Community College in 1995. He is employed as a Kodak S&S operations planner with Qualex Inc. of Durham.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church ministry training center. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Boyette greeted guests. Phyllis Ostheim and Pat Taylor cut the wedding cake. Frankie Wadsworth, aunt of the bride, poured tea and punch.

On May 21, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the church fellowship hall.

The bride’s mother held a bridesmaids’ luncheon May 15 at the Royal Tea Rooms. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

On May 1, Kandice Taylor, Julie Wadsworth, Jennifer Wadsworth and Stephanie Wadsworth held a lingerie shower at the home of the bride’s mother.

Cwiakala - Eason

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Mrs. Cwiakala

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — Christy Amanda Eason of Goldsboro and Christopher J. Cwiakala of Pikeville were united in holy matrimony May 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Penelope Morningstar officiated at the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Sandra F. Reeves of Goldsboro and Norwood Eason of Carolina Beach. She is the granddaughter of the late Raymond Reeves and Cleo Reeves of Goldsboro and the late Woodrow and Ann Eason of Dudley.

The groom is the son of David W. and Brenda Cwiakala of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Don Morton, Norma Morton, the late Walter Cwiakala and Florence Cwiakala of Michigan.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her brother, Todd Eason, the bride wore a gown of white chiffon. The fitted bodice had spaghetti straps and Venise lace appliqués with silk flowers, pearls and iridescents. The floor-length skirt cascaded into a chapel train.

For her headpiece, she chose an elbow-length, ribbon edged veil that flowed from a band of crocheted flowers, pearls and iridescents. She carried a garden clutch bouquet of purple stock and orange lilies accented with caspia and golden rod finished with greenery.

Holly Hansen of LaGrange, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Heather Cwiakala of Greenville, sister of the groom, and Ginger Waller of Mount Olive, Sherell Ham of LaGrange, Beth Steelman of Wilmington and Amanda Evans and Jennifer Scott of Goldsboro, friends of the bride.

David W. Cwiakala was his son’s best man. Ushers were Todd Eason of Wilmington, brother of the bride, and Neal Jones of Goldsboro, Keith Waller of Mount Olive, Robbie Radford of Pikeville and Todd Mewborn of LaGrange, friends of the groom.

Ivey Wade of Goldsboro, daughter of the bride, was flower girl.

Megan Rose of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, directed the ceremony.

A program of wedding music was provided by the Wilmington Academy of Music, violinists.

After a wedding trip to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, the couple will reside in Pikeville.

The bride is employed as an office manager with Down East Furniture.

The groom is employed as a route salesman with Institution Foodhouse.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s mother held a reception at the home of Clip and Debbie Davis, uncle and aunt of the bride. Matt and Kelli Davis and Brian Davis of Wilmington, cousins of the bride.

On May 21, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner in Wrightsville Beach.

Friends held a bachelor weekend May 14 through 16 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

May 14 through 16, friends held a bachelor weekend in Myrtle Beach.

Mark and Holly Hansen, Keith and Ginger Waller and Amanda Evans, friends of the couple, held a cookout and couple’s shower May 8.

Megan Rose, friend of the bride, held a couple’s shower April 17 at the home of Cleo Reeves, grandmother of the bride.

On April 3, Mary Agnes Rose, friend of the bride, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Walnut Creek Country Club.

Beth Steelman held a shower and luncheon March 27 in Wilmington.

On March 13, friends of the couple held an engagement party at Southern Wayne Country Club.

Karcher - Killette

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Mrs. Karcher

Meredith Leigh Killette of Goldsboro and Kyle Gregory Karcher exchanged promises May 22 at 6 p.m.

Pastor Alfred Wright officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Madison Avenue Baptist Church.

Terri K. Killette of Goldsboro and Jeffrey Killette of LaGrange are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Kornegay Sr. of North Topsail Beach and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Killette of LaGrange.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. K. Wayne Karcher of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Homer L. Chandler of Dyersburg, Tenn., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Karcher of New York, N.Y.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a satin strapless gown with a fitted bodice detailed with crystals and beading. It had a royal train with embroidery and beading.

For her headpiece, she chose a cathedral-length veil attached to a rhinestone tiara. She carried a cascading bouquet of lilies and roses.

Jaime K. Wiggins, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Lindsay B. Killette, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Brandy Pate of Goldsboro, friend of the bride; Caroline Karcher of New Bern, sister-in-law of the groom; Jaime Perry of LaGrange and Tracey Hux and Sara Sutton of Goldsboro, friends of the couple; and Susi Boyd of Greenville, cousin of the bride.

K. Wayne Karcher was best man. Groomsmen were Adam Brushaber of Gurnee, Ill., friend of the groom; Dusty Kornegay of Conoga Park, Calif., cousin of the bride; Scott Wiggins of LaGrange, brother-in-law of the bride; Lt.j.g. Dave Walston of Pensacola, Fla., friend of the bride; and Brent Wiggins of LaGrange and Westley Dean and Kevin Coghill of Goldsboro, friends of the couple.

Honorary bridesmaids were Vickie Perry of LaGrange and Christa Wright of Goldsboro.

Tatiana Katres of Lake Villa, Ill., friend of the couple, was the junior bridesmaid. Alex Katres of Lake Villa was the junior groomsman.

Raegynn and Savannah Wright were flower girls. Mason Wiggins, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Perrye Smith directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ginn, cousins of the bride. Taylor, Scott and Chad Ginn distributed programs.

Tripp Dail of Goldsboro and Georg Katres of Lake Villa were acolytes.

A program of wedding music was provided by David Periconi, organist; Jill Howell, Jay Sauls, James Sauls and Jeffrey Killette, father of the bride, vocalists; and the bride.

After a wedding trip to St. Thomas, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School, a 2002 graduate of Mount Olive College with a bachelor of science degree in human resource development and a 2004 graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in elementary education. She is a former Miss Goldsboro.

The groom graduated from Warren High School of Illinois in 1998 and Mount Olive College in 2002 with a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He is employed as a plant accountant with Case Farms.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Lane Tree Goldsboro. Mr. and Mrs. Doyce Barnes greeted guests.

On May 21, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Walnut Creek Country Club. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Jaime Wiggins, sister of the bride, held a pantry shower May 14 at her home.

On May 8, a bridal luncheon was held at Dianes Cafe. The bride chose this time to present gifts to her attendants.

Co-workers of the groom held a miscellaneous shower May 2 at Daniels Methodist Church.

On April 24, Brandy Pate, friend of the bride, held a lingerie shower.

Jane Mull held a Pampered Chef shower April 8.

On April 2, Doyce and Sherll Barnes held a lawn and garden shower at their home.

Family of the bride held a miscellaneous shower March 27 at Bethel Methodist Church.

On March 17, friends and family held a miscellaneous shower at Eagle Heights Baptist Church.

Lindsay Killette, sister of the bride, held a Christmas shower Dec. 18 at her home.

On Aug. 10, friends and family of the couple held an engagement party at the home of the bride.

Medeiros - Worley

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Mrs. Medeiros

Wilmington — Lori Nicole Worley became the bride of Dennis Daniel Medeiros III May 1 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Robert Bawman officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Grace United Methodist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Worley and Mr. and Mrs. John Hall of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James “Blackie” Martin, Clarissa Worley and the late Leslie Worley of Princeton.

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Medeiros Jr. of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Louise Hebert, the late William Hebert and the late Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Medeiros Sr. of Rhode Island.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless white satin gown accented with a pleated bodice and a v-shaped plunging back. The back had a pinch pleat A-line skirt adorned with a jeweled flower clip that flowed into a semi-cathedral train. She also wore a diamond pendant necklace given to her by the groom.

For her headpiece, she chose a single-tiered cathedral-length veil of silk illusion. She carried a bouquet of white tulips and roses hand tied with white satin ribbon.

Lisa Gunn, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Jennifer Walmsley, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Prentis Mauldin and Stacy Richards, friends of the bride.

Shawn Corbett was his friend’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Medeiros, brother of the groom, and Dan Beach and Gill Bovard, friends of the groom. Ushers were Mike Murphy, Kyle Ode and Judd Sutton, friends of the couple.

Madison Gunn, niece of the bride, was flower girl. She was escorted by Matthew Gunn, brother-in-law of the bride.

Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Laurie Gruber, friend of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Greg Gore, organist.

After a wedding trip to the Mayan Riviera, Mexico, the couple is residing in Wilmington.

The bride is a graduate of Rosewood High School and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a bachelor of science degree in biology and nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse with the coronary care unit of New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High school. He is employed as an operations technician with North Carolina Natural Gas.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Louise Cameron Art Museum.

On April 17, Hazel Martin, grandmother of the bride, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Royal Tea Rooms.

A bridal shower was held Feb. 29 at the home of Matthew and Lisa Gunn, brother-in-law and sister of the bride.

On Feb. 27, the bridesmaids held a bachelorette dinner and lingerie shower at the Hilton of Wilmington.

A bachelorette weekend was held in New York City in February.

On Jan. 21, Shawn Corbett held an engagement party at Parsley Woods Club House of Wilmington.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Elijah’s Riverfront Restaurant.

Sutton - Sanders

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Mrs. Sutton

LAGRANGE — Keri Leigh Sanders and Dallas Gray Sutton of LaGrange were wed May 8 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Dean Hightower and the Rev. Brad Williamson officiated at the single-ring ceremony at Community Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Lynn Eugene and Kathy Dickerson Sanders of LaGrange. She is the granddaughter of the late Russell Edward Dickerson and Ora Leigh Dickerson of Rocky Mount and the late Robert Earl Sanders and Lucille Jean Sanders of Jacksonville, Fla.

Hilda Gray Sutton of LaGrange and Henry Dallas Sutton of Swan Quarter are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Harold Lloyd Sutton Sr. and Mary Dallas Sutton of Mount Olive and the late Hardy Gray Sr. and Ruby Baker Gray of LaGrange.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a candlelight satin gown that was sleeveless with a V-neck laced with a bead and pearl waist band. Buttons covered the back bodice with pearls on the train.

For her headpiece, she chose a waist-length veil attached to a circled beaded and jeweled tiara. She carried a bouquet of fresh flowers of giant white Gerber daisies, pink-tipped white roses and pink alstromeria.

Lindsey Sanders, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Erin Sanders, sister of the bride; Janice Dickerson, aunt of the bride; Jessica Davis, friend of the bride; and Holly Sutton, sister of the groom.

Lynn Sanders was his son’s best man. Ushers were Keith Dickerson, uncle of the bride, and Jody Black, cousin of the groom. Groomsmen were Colie Cashwell, Ray Burke, Tim Marshburn and Baxton Holland, friends of the groom.

Audrey Black was flower girl. Isaac Black was ring bearer.

Shea Foss directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Cindy Hightower. Karen Foss distributed programs. The Rev. Paul Sanders, uncle of the bride, gave a prayer of dedication.

A program of wedding music was provided by Mary Margaret Harrison, pianist, and Walt Anderson, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to the coast, the couple is residing in LaGrange.

The bride is a graduate of Wayne Christian School. She attended Liberty University, Wayne Community College and Mount Olive College. She is employed as a teller with the State Employees Credit Union.

The groom graduated from North Lenoir High School and Mount Olive College with a business degree. He is employed as a call center representative with the State Employees Credit Union.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Holly Gentry and Ginger Hunt served the wedding cake. Michelle Foss and Jessica Hightower poured punch. Carolyn Hobbs and Linda Foss were coordinators.

On May 1, Shea Foss and Bobbie Hightower held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Foss home in Greenville.

Faculty held a floating shower April 27 at Wayne Christian School.

On April 20, employees held a shower at the State Employees Credit Union.

Mary Margaret Harrison, Cindy Hightower, Karen Foss and Linda Foss held a honey-do cookout April 17 at Community Baptist Church.

On April 4, Janet Cottle, Laura Walter, Doris Carrole Kirby and Elva Cottle, family of the groom, held a floating shower at the home of Ned and Janet Cottle.

Katherine Hart, aunt of the groom, and Kelly Black, cousin, held a miscellaneous shower April 3 at LaGrange First Free Will Baptist Church.

On March 27, Lindsey and Erin Sanders, sisters of the bride, held a lingerie shower at the home of the bride.

The groom’s mother and Mary Dallas Sutton, grandmother of the groom, held a rehearsal dinner at the Rotary Club of LaGrange.

Turner - Yelverton

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Mr. and Mrs. Turner

Margie Faye Yelverton of Dudley became the wife of Owen Turner Jr. April 24 at 1 p.m.

Dr. R.L. Dawson officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Woods Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Vera A. Yelverton of Brooklyn, N.Y., and George Yelverton of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Braxton and Sarah F. Exum Simmons of LaGrange.

Parents of the groom are Owen Turner Sr. of Smithfield and the late Bella Mae Turner. He is the grandson of the late Willard and Glendora Turner of Smithfield.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her brother, George Yelverton Jr. of Elmhurst, N.Y., the bride wore an off-the-shoulder gown of ivory matte satin with a sweetheart neckline, cap sleeves and a Basque waistline. Venise lace appliqués adorned the bodice front skirt inset panel and around the full skirt hemline that extended into a semi-cathedral train.

She chose an open crown headpiece embellished with satin rosettes and Swarovski crystals with an ivory double-layered shoulder-length silk illusion veil.

Lorice Worrells and Susie Sanders of Pikeville were matrons of honor. Earlene Edwards of Greensboro was maid of honor. Bridal attendants were Diane Carson of Norfolk, Va., Louise Adams, Ruthie Eason and Dora Mustipher of Clayton and Melva Moses of Brooklyn.

Charles Turner of Springville, N.Y., brother, and Raymond Sanders Jr., cousin, were best men. James Edward Sanders of Selma was the groomsman. Ushers were Ivory J. Yelverton, Leslie P. King and Lee Carson of Norfolk, Dennis Adams, Shelton Eason and Felix Mustipher of Clayton and Robert Moses of Brooklyn.

Charles Turner was ring bearer.

Cleo Rowe and Beverly Banks directed the ceremony. Presiding at the registers were Rosalyn Pitts and Bridgette Brewington.

Hostesses were Lillie Simmons, Shelia Durham, Doris Pridgen, Shonda Murphy, Jackie Spruill, Teresa Yelverton and Brenda Grant.

Carmellas Yelverton, daughter of the bride, and Angela Liscomb, daughter of the groom, were readers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Isaiah Smith Jr., musician, and the Rev. Jerry Dortch, pianist and vocalist.

After a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple is residing in Smithfield.

The bride is a 1971 graduate of Goldsboro High School and a 1977 graduate of Wayne Community College. She is employed as a health care technician at Cherry Hospital.

The groom graduated from Johnson Central High School. He is retired from General Motors of Flint, Mich.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church multipurpose building. Carolyn Moore and Lillie Simmons were reception assistants.

Out-of-town guests were from New York and Maryland.

On April 24, the bride’s mother, sisters and brothers held an after-five celebration at Best Western Inn.

The groom’s cousin and brother held a bachelor party April 22 at Madison’s.

Co-workers held a breakfast April 16 at Cherry Hospital.

On March 6, Susie Sanders, friend, and Lorice Worrells, sister, held a miscellaneous shower at Madison’s.

A prewedding shower was held Jan. 17 at the home of the bride.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner.

Barnes - Weeks

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Mrs. Barnes

LUCAMA — Tanya Leigh Weeks of Dudley and Jamie Dee Barnes of Dudley were united in holy matrimony Saturday, May 15.

De Eakes officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Little Rock Original Free Will Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Edwin and Virginia Weeks of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Price of Wayne County and the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter D. Weeks of Halifax County.

Parents of the groom are the late Delton and Sarah Barnes. He is the grandson of the late Dalma and Eveline Ferrell and the late George and Nana Barnes of Lucama.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory satin princess gown with a sweetheart neckline bodice and short sleeves of re-embroidered lace appliqués with seed pearls and sequins. The princess skirt had lace and flowed into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered fingertip veil of silk illusion with a crown of pearls and sequins. She carried a cascading bouquet of yellow roses and white daisies.

Pam Froehlich of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was the maid of honor. Myra Gooding of Pikeville, friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

Wayne Joyner of Wilson was his friend’s best man. Jason Tant of Sims, nephew of the groom, was the usher.

Amanda Bell of Rocky Mount directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Vennetta Sanders of Pikeville. Heavenly Edwards of Goldsboro distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Ann Sprinkle of Hickory, pianist, and Steve Vann of Goldsboro, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple will reside in Dudley.

The bride is a 1988 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She is employed as front desk manager with Days Inn of Goldsboro.

The groom graduated from J.B. Hunt High School in 1988. He is employed as a private contractor.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Heritage Hall.

On May 8, Edith King held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Royal Tea Rooms.

Pam Froehlich held a bachelorette party May 8.

On April 25, family and friends of the bride held a miscellaneous shower.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Mayflower Restaurant.

Bass - Talton

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Mrs. Bass

Tabitha Dawn Talton of Fayetteville became the bride of Christopher Eric Bass April 24 at 5 p.m.

Gary Bailey officiated at the ceremony at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Richard Allen Talton and Rachel Lane Talton of Pikeville. She is the granddaughter of Toney and Rena Lane, Hilda Talton and the late Paul Talton of Pikeville.

Parents of the groom are Offie Ray Bass and Phyllis Edgerton Bass of Pikeville. He is the grandson of Emmitt and Hilda Edgerton of Rosewood and Offie and Juanita Bass of Pikeville.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an off-the-shoulder ballgown of ivory matte satin. The waist was embellished with satin rosettes. The back bodice had covered buttons that ended with a bow. Satin rosettes continued down the semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a fingertip-length ivory tulle veil embroidered with flowers and pearls. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of red roses with pearl accents.

Shanna Newman, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Brandy Toler, cousin of the bride, and Nicole Wilson, Holly Smith, Emily Carr, Amanda Wiseman and Sarah Gregory, friends of the bride.

Ray Bass was best man. Groomsmen were Mark Bass and Rodney Bass, brothers of the groom; Howard Hare, cousin of the groom; Derek Speight and Jeremy Piner, friends; and Thomas Talton, brother of the bride.

Dawn Mozingo directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Bridgette Grady.

Special helpers were Debbie Talton, Debbie Hare, Peggy Evans, Angie Toler and Andy and Dawn Anderson.

A program of wedding music was provided by Patsy Gardner, pianist, and Tara Bass, sister-in-law, Kimberly Taylor and Terry Wallace, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple is residing in Fayetteville.

The bride is a graduate of Johnston Community College with an associate’s degree in radiography and Pitt Community College with a degree in radiation therapy. She is employed as a radiation therapist with Cape Fear Valley Hospital.

The groom graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s degree in science. He is employed as an environmental specialist with the Wayne County Environmental Health Department.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception and dance at Southern Wayne Country Club.

On April 23, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Stoney Creek Church.

Cape Fear Valley Radiation Oncology staff held a wedding shower April 3.

On March 28, aunts and cousins of the bride held a floating shower at the home of Angie Toler.

Rachel and Debbie Talton and Nicole Wilson held a bachelorette party March 27 in Raleigh.

On March 13, the bridesmaids held a lingerie shower at the home of Emily Carr.

Pleasant Grove Church held a floating shower March 7.

Beasley - Collins

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Mrs. Beasley

FARO — Miranda Jeanette Collins of Pikeville and Durwood Scott Beasley said their promises May 15 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Eddie McKeel officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Faro Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Kevin and Sandra Ulrey of Pikeville and Lionel and Karen Collins of Nahunta. She is the granddaughter of Lester and Lois McKeel of Faro, Willie and Pauline Collins of Goldsboro, Natalie Foote Ulrey of Virginia Beach, Va., the late Charles Steward of Fyfe, Ala., and Stan and Dorothy Perkins of Rosewood.

Ray and Linda Beasley of Pikeville are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Needham Beasley and the late Virginia Beasley and Ester Beasley of Goldsboro and the late Albert and Ethel Mae Corbett of Pikeville.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of white matte satin with a strapless bodice embellished with appliquéd lace and seed pearls. The A-line skirt was embellished with matching appliquéd lace and seed pearls that cascaded to a cathedral-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver crescent of rhinestones and pearl flowers with a cathedral-length veil of silk illusion adorned with scattered rhinestones. She carried a cascading bouquet of silk white roses, gardenias and blue azaleas.

Kerri Crawford Steers of Pikeville, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jessica Washam of Pikeville, friend of the bride, and Tammy Wingard of Pikeville, sister of the groom.

Adam Busdieker of Pikeville was his friend’s best man. Groomsmen were Michael Porter of New Haven, N.Y., friend of the groom, and Christopher Turnage of Savannah, Ga., brother of the bride. Kyle Wingard of Pikeville, nephew of the groom, was the usher.

Whitley Nicole Henderson of Raleigh, cousin of the bride, was the miniature bride. Justin Edgerton of Nahunta, nephew of the bride, was the miniature groom.

Shannon Evans of Faro, cousin of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Melissa Edgerton of Nahunta, sister-in-law of the bride. Christopher Wingard of Pikeville, nephew of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Lynn Evans of Water Branch, friend of the couple, sound coordinator.

After a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple will reside in Rosewood.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed as a child care provider.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 2001. He is employed in shipping and receiving with Cooper-Standard.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Betty Smith and Janet Edgerton of Goldsboro, Diane Whitley of Faro and Georgie Gross of Graham, aunts of the bride, and Javita Henderson of Raleigh, cousin of the bride, were helpers. Damian Henderson of Raleigh, nephew of the bride, distributed bubbles.

On May 14, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the church fellowship hall.

A luncheon was held May 9 at Pizza Inn. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On April 24, a pig picking was held at the home of the bride’s father and stepmother.

The groom’s mother and sister held a miscellaneous shower April 18 at the home of the groom’s mother.

On April 4, the bride’s mother and stepmother held a miscellaneous shower at Faro Chapel Church.

Cox - May

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Mrs. Cox

GRANTHAM — Christy Michelle May and Michael Fred Cox Jr. pledged their marriage vows Saturday, May 8 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Ron Varner officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Falling Creek Baptist Church.

William and Patsy May of Pikeville are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Thorne of Battleboro and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bertice May of Pikeville.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Fred Cox Sr. of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Jark Cox and Helen Cox of Grantham, the late Bob Settles and Helen Settles of Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless A-line with beaded and sequin lace and a train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered elbow-length veil attached to a circle of rhinestones and pearls. She carried a clutch bouquet.

Laura May of Pikeville, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jamie Sutton of Grantham, sister of the groom; Jenny Westbrook of Grantham, cousin of the groom; and Jennifer Pittman of Raleigh and Stacie Sasser of Pikeville, friends of the bride.

Michael Fred Cox Sr. was his son’s best man. Ushers were Charles Westbrook II of Grantham, cousin of the groom, and Timothy Fail, Christopher Brock and Aldon Cox, friends of the groom.

Honorary bridesmaids were Amanda Cox of Grantham, sister of the groom, and Ginny Teachey and Tracy Owens, friends of the bride.

Chloe Sutton of Grantham was flower girl.

Debra Lane directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Melissa Thorne of Greenville. Jennifer Thorne of Rocky Mount distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brian Weeks, pianist and vocalist; Sadie Neel, organist; and Kim Kennedy, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to Mexico and Jamaica, the couple is residing in Grantham.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She attends Johnston Community College for the radiology program. She is employed with Cosmetic Outlet Co. of Smithfield.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1997. He attended Lenoir Community College. He is employed as a line and service technician with Progress Energy.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church. Keith and Beverly Westbrook and David and Sue Hill greeted guests. Gale Joyner of Rocky Mount and Paulette Tart poured punch. Agnes Smith and Frances Tadlock served the wedding cake. Hunter and Hannah Kennedy of Pikeville distributed birdseed bags. Mollie Ann and Claire Kennedy of Grantham distributed favors.

On May 7, a luau rehearsal dinner was held at the home of the groom’s parents.

Helen Cox held a bridal dinner May 2 at Oliver’s.

April 23 through 25, a bachelorette weekend was held in Wilmington.

On April 22, Jamie Cox held a pedicure shower at the home of Beverly Westbrook.

Agnes Smith and Frances Tadlock held a miscellaneous shower March 28 at Holiday Inn Express.

On March 21, friends and family held a miscellaneous shower at Falling Creek Church.

Amanda Cox and Jamie Sutton held a Christmas shower Dec. 4.

Hill - Hill

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Mrs. Hill

Mary Elizabeth Hill became the wife of Anthony Kirk Hill May 8 at 4 p.m.

Pastor Bill Rose officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Parents of the bride are Pamela Hill of Goldsboro and the late Gary Hill. She is the granddaughter of Clem and Inez Gray of Goldsboro, Jimmy Vail of Pikeville and the late Lantice and Mary Virginia Hill.

The groom is the son of Becky Hill of Birmingham, Ala., and Dennis and Patsy Hill of Fultondale, Ala. He is the grandson of Martha Hill of Mount High, Ala., the late Milton Hill and Henry and JoAnn Ratliff of Hayden, Ala.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her brother, Matt Hill, the bride wore a gown of white satin with a strapless neckline. The fitted bodice was beaded with embroidery lace accented with crystal beading. The A-line skirt was embellished at the hem with embroidery lace and crystal beading. The back bodice had a wrap carriage adorned with rosettes that cascaded into a semi-cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered veil of silk illusion edged in double coring adorned with rhinestones.

Crystal Hill of Goldsboro, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Wilkerson, Jessica Wilkerson and April Vail, cousins of the bride, and Ashley Hill and Caroline Corbett, friends of the bride.

Nick Beckham of Hayden was his friend’s best man. Groomsmen were Rooney Wheeler, Don Kirkland, Waylon Hinkle, Ian Reid and Seon Carew, friends of the groom.

Samantha Jones, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Justin Jones, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Terry Ervin, cousin of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Phyllis Vail, aunt of the bride.

Special helpers were Keith Vail, Mike Wilkerson, Claude and Carolyn Kirkland, Anita Hales, Jennnifer Wheeler, Pat Johnson, Vickie Corbett, Diane Thomas, Raymond Riggan, Peggy Laws, Darlene Wilkerson and Tami Hill.

A program of wedding music was provided by Cutty Peacock, sound technician, and Lauren Bartlett, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Alabama, the couple is residing in Goldsboro. They will reside in Okinawa, Japan.

The bride is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. She attended Wayne Community College.

The groom graduated from Mortimer Jordan High School. He is serving in the Air Force stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base as a crew chief.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Vickie Corbett, friend of the bride, poured punch. Diane Thomas and Anita Hales, friends of the bride, served the wedding cake.

The groom’s father held a rehearsal dinner at Madison’s.

Hughes - Gilmore

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Mrs. Hughes

GREENVILLE — Kimberly Suzette Gilmore of Goldsboro and Matthew Enoch Hughes pledged their promises April 10 at 2 p.m.

Daniel Pate officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents.

The bride is the daughter of Roy Wayne and Sharon Lofton Gilmore of Greenville. She is the granddaughter of Ted and Betty Jean Donnelly of Walterboro, S.C., and Ed and Nita Lofton of Brookhaven, Miss.

The groom is the son of Enoch Arren and Marlene Daniels Hughes of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Alma Daniels and Doris Hughes of Goldsboro, the late Marvin Daniels and the late James Hughes.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an off-the-shoulder white gown with a sweetheart neckline and a Basque waist. The tulle skirt was adorned with beaded lace appliqués and extended into a full chapel-length rain with lace edging.

For her headpiece, she chose an illusion veil attached to a comb with hand-sewn clusters of pearls.

Lindsey Gilmore, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lindsey Gilmore, sister of the bride; Alyson Lofton, cousin of the bride; and Cori Hughes, friend of the bride.

Enoch Hughes was best man. Ushers were Scott Hughes, brother of the groom and Andy Johnson, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Enoch Hughes, father ofthe groom; Scott Hughes, brother of the groom; and Andy Johnson, friend of the groom.

Carly Cagle was flower girl.

Suzanne Cagle directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Stephanie Sexton,

Special helpers were Ben Huey and Tyler Lofton.

After a wedding cruise to the Bahamas, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2003 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and criminal justice. She is employed as a special education teacher with Wayne County Public Schools.

The groom graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1992, Wayne Community College in 1997 with an associate’s degree in drafting and design engineering technology and East Carolina University in 1999 with a bachelor of science degree in industrial technology. He is employed as a product applications specialist with Impulse Inc.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents.

On April 9, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Lakeview Steakhouse of Greer, S.C.

Cammi Jones and Lori Tillman held a Pampered Chef shower March 6.

On Feb. 15, Marlene Hughes, Jean Bass and Cori Hughes held a miscellaneous shower.

Nita Lofton, Suzanne Cage, Sharon Lofton and Alyson Lofton held a miscellaneous shower Jan. 18 in Brookhaven.

Jones - Hester

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Mrs. Jones

Brandy Renee Hester and Bryan Ray Jones were united in marriage May 15 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Vernon Braswell officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Rosewood First Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Harold and Debbie Hester of Princeton. She is the granddaughter of Dave and Lib Lassiter and the late James Elton and Nadell Hester of Princeton.

Danny and Brenda McGee and Bobby Jones of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Joyce Hope and Melba Jones of Goldsboro, the late Franklin Hope and the late Willard Jones.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white organza gown with a halter neckline and embroidery appliqué with crystal and pearl embellishments throughout the bodice. The A-line skirt had a split back with a chapel-length train enhanced by an embroidery trim.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of crystal and pearl embellishments with an elbow-length veil accented with an appliqué of crystals and pearls. She carried a cascading bouquet of yellow roses, white daisies and white monte casino.

Leigh Albertson, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Robin Jones and Brittany Jones, sisters of the groom.

Bobby Jones was his son’s best man. Ushers were Jerry Stroud, Terry Stroud and Scott Worrell, cousins of the bride. Groomsmen were Brian Hester, brother of the bride, and Tyler McGee, brother of the groom.

Darlene Stroud, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Jessica Lassiter, cousin of the bride. Marissa Lassiter and Brittany Creech, cousins of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Hollie Heller, friend of the bride, pianist, and Monica Rodriguez, friend of the bride, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Disney World, Fla., the couple will reside in Princeton.

The bride is a graduate of Rosewood High School and Johnston Community College with an associate’s degree in criminal justice and basic law enforcement training. She is a volunteer emergency management tech with Wayne County EMS. She is employed as a deputy with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School. He attended Wayne Community College. He is a volunteer firefighter with Oakland Volunteer Fire Department. He is employed as a route salesman with Unifirst.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents and aunts held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Danny and Trudy Hope and Dennis and Sue Jones, uncles and aunts of the groom, greeted guests. Lauren Nord, Brittany Creech and Marissa Lassiter, cousins of the bride, distributed birdseed and bubbles.

On May 14, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner in the church fellowship hall.

Terry Stroud, Jerry Stroud and Brian Hester held a bachelor party May 8.

On April 16, Rebecca Sasser, Amanda Tyndall and Leigh Albertson held a bachelorette weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Laura Worley, Darlene Stroud, Barbara Barnes and Wendy Creech, aunts of the bride, held a miscellaneous bridal shower March 27 at Antioch Presbyterian Church.

On March 7, Shelia Nord and Christina Mills, cousins of the bride, and Lib Lassiter, grandmother of the bride, held a lingerie shower at the Nord home.

Rebecca Sasser and Amanda Tyndall, friends of the bride, held a Tupperware shower Feb. 21 at the Tyndall home.

On Dec. 14, Leigh Albertson, friend of the bride, held a Christmas shower at her home.

Lancaster - Stallings

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Mrs. Lancaster

Amy Nicole Stallings and Garey Eugene Lancaster Jr. exchanged vows April 17 at 2 p.m.

Pastor David Jackson and Pastor Ira Williford officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Freedom Baptist Church.

Jimmy and Kay Stallings of Fremont are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Kathleen Hinson of Fremont, Pat Coley of Statonsburg, the late James Hinson, the late Hugh Coley and the late Theron Stallings.

The groom is the son of Garey and Kathy Lancaster of Havelock. He is the grandson of Eartis and Billie Jean Lancaster of Robertsdale, Ala., and Gene and Loretta Shoemaker of Foley, Ala.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of white satin with a square neckline edged with pearls and crystals. The sleeveless bodice was enhanced with an empire waist beaded with pearls, crystals and rhinestones. An A-line skirt was beaded with pearls and sequins and cascaded throughout the train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of pearls and crystals that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion fashioned with a penciled edge adorned with scattered pearls accenting the cathedral veil. She carried a bouquet of white roses accented with strings of pearls.

Shamra Lancaster of Pikeville, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Michelle Stallings of Fremont, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Natalie Garris of LaGrange and Tara Rogers and Katina Davis of Goldsboro, friends of the bride; Megan Lancaster of Fremont, cousin of the bride; and Allison Deickman of Havelock, sister of the groom.

Garey Lancaster was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jesse Deickman of Havelock, brother-in-law of the groom; T.J. Lancaster of Fremont, cousin of the bride; and Jason Houston of Jacksonville, Neill Robins of Raleigh, Paul Cuthrell of Delaware and Wesley Bynum of Virginia, friends of the groom.

Brianna Lancaster of Havelock, niece of the groom, was the junior bridesmaid.

Jordan Anderson of LaGrange was flower girl.

Darilyn Lancaster of Fremont, cousin of the bride, was the miniature bride. Jaxon Anderson of LaGrange was the miniature groom.

Lori Lancaster of Fremont, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Shshauna Smith of Dudley, friend of the couple. Tracy Owens of Fremont, friend of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Mark Stocks, pianist; Durrell Coley, guitarist; Richard Crunkleton, trumpeter; and Lori Herring, Michelle Stallings and Mark Stocks, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Panama City, Fla., the couple is residing in Pikeville.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed as a member services representative at the State Employees’ Credit Union.

The groom graduated from New Bern High School in 1996 and North Carolina State University in 2001 with a degree in economics. He is employed as a loan officer with the State Employees’ Credit Union.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at United In Christ Church. Jim and Susie Teachey, friends of the bride, greeted guests. Mark Stocks, friend of the bride, announced the wedding party.

On April 16, the couple’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at United In Christ Church. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

The bride’s mother held a bridal luncheon April 10 at Diane’s Cafe.

On April 1, co-workers of the groom held a miscellaneous shower at the State Employees’ Credit Union.

Members of Freedom Baptist Church held a miscellaneous shower March 21 at the church.

On March 12, co-workers of the bride held a party at the State Employees’ Credit Union.

Kathleen Hinson, grandmother of the bride, and Lori Lancaster and Agatha Williams, aunts of the bride, held a miscellaneous shower March 7 at Faro Chapel.

On March 5, Shamra Lancaster and Joan Davis, friends of the bride, and Michelle Stallings, sister of the bride, held a lingerie shower at the Lancaster home.

Family and friends held a miscellaneous shower Feb. 22 at United In Christ Church.

Rarick - Lewis

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Mrs. Rarick

Stephanie Diane Lewis and Donald Francis Rarick III said their marriage vows May 15 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Bill Garner officiated at the double-ring ceremony at New Hope Friends Church.

Mr. and Mrs. David Harper of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Aimuel H. Casey and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy C. Lewis Sr. of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rarick Jr. of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Turner of Goldsboro, Florence Howell of Bridgewater, Mass., and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Howell of Florida.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of embroidered satin. The beaded, cuffed, strapless neckline accented the A-line gown and was adorned with pearls and embroidered lace with a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered fingertip veil of silk illusion with seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of cascading fuchsia roses and lilies.

Sarah Wallace was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jenny Moore, Jennifer Minshew and Brittany Harper.

Donald Rarick Jr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Michael Rarick, brother of the groom, Bryan Davis and Hollis Campbell.

Kimberly Minshew, niece of the bride, was flower girl.

Dawn Eason directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Caroline Clarkson. Cindy and Becky Clarkson distributed programs.

Special helpers were Kevin Amory, Jackye Cushing and Charlene Clarkson.

A program of wedding music was provided by Sharon Barrow, pianist, and Tony Eason, sound coordinator.

After a wedding trip to Negril, Jamaica, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 2001 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2003 graduate of Wayne Community College as a certified dental assistant. She is employed as a certified dental assistant with Dr. O.R. Stovall III.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1999. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed as a cabinet builder with Sloan Cabinets.

Following the ceremony, the couple’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall.

On May 8, Richard Clarkson and David Harper held a bachelor party.

Sarah Wallace held a bachelorette party May 8 in Greenville.

On April 24, Charlene Clarkson and Jackye Cushing held a bridal shower at the home of the bride’s parents.

The bride’s parents held a rehearsal dinner in the church fellowship hall.

Simms - Artis

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Mrs. Simms

KINSTON — Phyllis Maxine Artis of Kinston and Lonnie Donnell Simms exchanged promises April 3 at 1 p.m.

Preston Harris officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Greater Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Doris King of Kinston and the Rev. Johnnie Lee Artis of Goldsboro and the stepdaughter of Herman Lee King of Kinston and Jacqueline Artis of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Mary Simms and Eddie Simms of Wilson. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Zeck Simms.

Given in marriage and escorted by her uncle, Fred Edwards, the bride wore a formal white matte satin long-sleeved and scooped neckline gown with embroidery flowers, Venise lace and beading on the bodice. The dropped waist was highlighted with rose and pearl embroidery that complimented the cathedral train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiered veil of white and ivory illusion that flowed from a crown of fresh water pearls and clear crystals. She carried a bouquet of white long-stemmed roses accented with purple and white beads.

Sandra Johnson During of Raleigh, cousin of the bride, was matron of honor. Brenda Hicks Edwards of Kinston, aunt of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Joy Simms of Wilson, sister of the groom; Cheryl Legrande of Snow Hill, Geneva Harris of Durham and Shamika Edwards and Whitney Barrett of Kinston, cousins of the bride; and Pamela Eatmon and Yvette Handy of Wilson.

Eddie Simms of Wilson was his brother’s best man. Ushers were Alvino Daniels, Freddie Edwards and Jamie Melvin of Goldsboro, cousins of the bride. Groomsmen were Cedric Mumford Jr., Scott Edwards Jr. and Donald Rhoe of Kinston; Delago Harris and DeAndre Garrett of Kinston and Ricky Johnson of Goldsboro, cousins of the bride.

Victoria During of Raleigh, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Cierra Legrande, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Deshawn Simms, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Mallie Strong and Verona Chisolm, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Brenda Foy. Deloris North, aunt of the bride, distributed programs.

Minister Shalene Moses of Goldsboro performed the salt covenant ceremony. Prophet Curtis Gooding of Kinston did the candle-lighting ceremony. Eldress Deborah Strong of Goldsboro performed the prayer mantle ceremony.

A program of wedding music was provided by Anthony Taylor, pianist; Levette Hopkins of Raleigh, cousin of the bride, vocalist; and Kiesha Yelverton, saxophonist.

After a wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica, the couple is residing in Wilson.

The bride is founder and director of King of Kings Outreach Ministries. She is a member of AKA Sorority. She is employed by Wilson County Schools with Beddingfield High School.

The groom is a member of the NAACP. He is employed by Wilson County Schools with Darden Middle School.

Following the ceremony, the couple held a reception at Carraway’s Restaurant at Frenchman Creek. Alma Hopkins served the wedding and groom cakes. Leytricia Harris was coordinator.

On April 20, the staff of Darden Middle School held a bride and groom shower.

Brenda Foy of Kinston held a lingerie shower March 30.

On March 6, Brenda Edwards and Leytricia Harris of Kinston, aunts of the bride, held a pantry shower.

The bride’s mother held a kitchen accessories shower Feb. 28.

On Feb. 27, students at Beddingfield High School held a linen shower.

Sandra Johnson During of Raleigh held a bath and body shower Jan. 30.

The bride’s mother held a rehearsal dinner at Greater Mt. Zion Church fellowship hall.

Smith - Morgan

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Mrs. Smith

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Amanda Meredith Morgan and Norman Shaun Smith pledged their marriage vows May 1 at 3 p.m.

Dr. Steve Morgan officiated at the double-ring ceremony at United Methodist Church of the Covenant.

Russell and Pamela Morgan of Spartanburg are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Joy Pate and the late Melvin Pate of Goldsboro and the late Bruce and Elizabeth Morgan of High Falls, N.Y., and the great-granddaughter of Ruby Lee Smith of Goldsboro.

Norman and Patricia Smith of Spartanburg are parents of the groom.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a full-length ivory dress with beaded straps and a three-foot train accented with beads and appliquéd flowers.

For her headpiece, she chose a halo accented with cream roses. She carried a cascading bouquet with star fighter lilies and baby roses.

Meghan Chaney was maid of honor. Chelsea White was the bridesmaid.

Jeff McDowell was best man. Jarrod Leuck was the groomsman.

Sheila Gillespie directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Ronda Revels. Alex and Sydney Kentopp distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Allen Trapp and the Reedy Branch Boys, vocalists, and the Covenant Ringers handbell choir.

After a wedding trip to Atlanta, Ga., the couple is residing in Spartanburg.

The bride is a graduate of Boiling Springs High School. She attended Spartanburg Technical College’s nursing program. She is employed as a legal assistant with Adams Law Firm.

The groom graduated from Boiling Springs High School. He is employed as a technician with Lighten Up.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Dogwood House of Inman, S.C.

A pig picking was held at the home of the groom’s parents.

Sullivan - Howell

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Mrs. Sullivan

Christy Nichole Howell and Stephen Andrew Sullivan were wed March 27 at 2 p.m.

Pastor David Walston officiated at the double-ring lakeside ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents.

Parents of the bride are Shane and Joy Crow Howell of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Shirley Cook of LaGrange, James Edward and Joyce Howell of Goldsboro and the late Edwin and Ruth Crow.

The groom is the son of Danny and Ann Swann Sullivan of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Charles and Janice Todd of Dudley, Betty Swann of Camden, S.C., and the late Tommy Swann.

After a wedding trip to the coast, the couple is residing in Mount Olive.

Wade - Boatwright

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Mrs. Wade

Bobbi Tanise Boatwright and Quentin Ramon Wade of Goldsboro were united in holy marriage April 10 at 3 p.m.

Bishop Alton A. Smith officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Mark Church of Christ.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Boatwright. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Yelverton of Montclair, N.J., and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hill of Snow Hill.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Waiters of Charleston, S.C. He is the grandson of Rebecca Frazier of Charleston.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory satin A-line gown with an apron back and an organza inset. The bodice and train were embellished with metallic beaded embroidery.

For her headpiece, she chose a fresh water pearl and rhinestone tiara with a veil. She carried a bouquet of an assortment of fresh cream vadella roses and melon vendella roses.

DiJuana Roach of Charlotte, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Miranda Cox, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Akua Jackson of Dudley, SaKinah Calder of Roselle, N.J., Shafeqah Calder of Newark, N.J., and Sonya Blackwell of Greensboro, cousins, and Malika Thomas of Charlotte and Kinite Holt of Washington D.C., friends.

Derrick Gray and Larry Gray were their friend’s best men. Groomsmen were Theodis Roach of Charlotte, Tevor McClain of Greensboro and Marvin Jackson of Dudley, friends; David Thornton of Indianapolis, Ind., friend of the bride; and William Yelverton of Montclair and Carl Hobbs of Adelphi, Md., cousins of the bride. Ushers were Alrafiq Calder of Newark, Leonard Newsome and Brandon Newsome of Plainfield, N.J., Jade Campbell of Snow Hill and Cameron Horne of Greenville.

Qieara Lesesne of Raleigh and Mara Suggs of Hampton, Va., were flower girls. Joshua Spruce of Hillside, N.J., and T.J. Kornegay were ring bearers.

Andrea Rogers directed the ceremony.

Hostesses were Danielle Wade, niece of the groom; Monique Lyons; Shemura Suggs; Jasmine Blackwell of Greensboro and Shemeisha McClain, cousins of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Frank Jones, pianist, and Renita Allen, sorority sister, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1996 graduate of Goldsboro High School, a 2000 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a bachelor of arts degree in communications and a 2003 graduate of East Carolina University with a master’s degree in elementary education. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and North Carolina Association of Educators. She is employed as a third grade teacher at Eastern Wayne Elementary School.

The groom graduated from Burke High School of South Carolina in 1990 and North Carolina Wesleyan with a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice. He attended St. Augustine’s of Raleigh. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. He is employed as director of allied health and human resources at Wayne Community College.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club. Director was Jerri Thomas, friend of the bride.

Out-of-town guests were from Charlotte and Greensboro; South Carolina; Maryland; New Jersey; and New York.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner April 9 at St. March Church. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On April 9, the groomsmen held a bachelor party.

The bridal party held a bachelorette party April 9.

On March 27, Miranda Cox and sorority members held a kitchen and recipe shower at the Royal Tea Rooms.

Lavon Boatwright, Debra Ann Uzzell and Linda McLean held a miscellaneous shower March 20 at the home of the bride’s parents.

On March 9, co-workers held a miscellaneous shower at Eastern Wayne Elementary School.

Toni Newsome held a miscellaneous shower March 7 at her home in Plainfield.

On Feb. 7, DiJuana Roach held a romantic shower at her home in Charlotte.

Barnes - Anderson

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Mrs. Barnes

Bettie Renee Anderson of Goldsboro and Chadwick Brian Barnes pledged their marriage vows April 17 at 4 p.m.

The bride is the daughter of Kenneth and Betty Anderson of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of the late Herman and Minnie Anderson and the late Cullen and Mary Price of Mount Olive.

Howard and Gail Barnes of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Cecil and Liz Barnes of Wilson, the late Clifton Taylor and Joyce Taylor of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white matte satin A-line gown with a tulle overlay. The scooped neckline bodice with illusion bell sleeves featured re-embroidered Alencon lace appliqués accented with seed pearls and sequins. The A-line skirt featured matching re-embroidered Alencon lace and flowed into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a two-tiered fingertip veil of silk illusion with seed pearls. She carried a clutch bouquet of ivory and white roses.

LaDelle Smothers was matron of honor. Chelsea Anderson was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Shelle Anderson, Beth Barnes, Amanda Harrison, Shanna Hood and Holly Price.

Howard Barnes Jr. was best man. Ushers were Keith Anderson and Mark Anderson. Groomsmen were Keith Anderson, Mark Anderson, Joe Martikke, Bret Strickland, Darian Smith and Trey Labrecque.

Jenna Harrison was flower girl.

Pam Ginn directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Kaye Howell.

A program of wedding music was provided by Camille Frederick, pianist, and Bill Therell and Chuck Arnold, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Florida, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a 1994 graduate of Wayne Christian School. She is employed with Wayne County Emergency Services.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1993 and Wayne Community College in 1995 with an associate’s degree in turfgrass management. He is employed as an assistant superintendent with the city of Goldsboro golf course.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church. Kim Anderson poured punch. Amy Head served the wedding cake.

On April 17, Bret Strickland held a lawn and garden breakfast.

Dawn Anderson and LaDelle Smothers held a household shower March 28.

On March 14, ladies of Saulston United Methodist Church held a household shower.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Saulston United Methodist Church.

Friesen - Davis

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Mrs. Friesen

GREENSBORO — Lisa Merriman Davis of Greensboro and Kevin J. Friesen of Greensboro were wed March 20 at 1 p.m. Pastor Don Miller officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Westover Church. Charles and Joyce Davis of Eureka are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Sallie Davis of Goldsboro. John and Nancy Friesen of Henderson, Neb., are parents of the groom. After a wedding trip to Mayan Riviera, the couple is residing in Greensboro.

Merritt - Ricks

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Mrs. Merritt

MOUNT OLIVE — Jennifer Elizabeth Ricks and Geoffrey Wayland Merritt were united in marriage Saturday, May 8 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Dennis Draper officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First Baptist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Norman Ricks III. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Rudolph Potts and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar N. Ricks Jr. of Mount Olive.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wayland Merritt Jr. of Dudley and Mr. and Mrs. Leon Timothy Clifton of Turkey. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wayland Merritt Sr. of Dudley, Edna Reaves Cobb of Mount Olive, the late Wayland Wright Cobb, Lois King Clifton of Turkey and the late Hardy Radford Clifton.

Presented in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory formal gown of royal satin with a strapless bodice with beading on a band at the waistline. The box pleated skirt flowed to a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose an heirloom mantilla that belonged to her late great-grandmother. She carried a clutch bouquet of Anna and Virginia roses and stephanotis encircled with variegated foliage.

Catherine Lee McDonald of Mount Olive, friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Emily Lauren Ricks of Mount Olive, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Candice Ryan Ivey of Winterville, Darlene Barefoot Price of Pikeville, Jennifer Lippard Rinker of Concord and Amber Ivey Wall of Greenville, friends of the bride.

Robert Wayland Merritt Jr. was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were George Marshall Burris and Richard Lee Jenson of Charlotte, Andrew Corey Lasater of Raleigh and Cameron Michael Withers of Mount Olive, friends of the groom, and David Kemp Merritt of Turkey, brother of the groom.

Norma Carole Summerlin McDonald, friend of the bride, directed the ceremony.

Special helpers were Heather Marie Astopenia of Clinton, Meredith Ann Blackwelder of Raleigh, Jamie Joyner Livengood of Goldsboro and Leslie Brock Paszek of Greenville, friends of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Wade Steele Sasser, organist; Paige Elizabeth Vickory, violinist; and Jimmy Lewis Martin, Josephine Holding Ricks and Brandi Mohiser Worth, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple will reside in Mount Olive.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School and Meredith College with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and a concentration in marketing. She is employed as assistant director of admissions at Mount Olive College.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School and Appalachian State University with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and a major in accounting. He is employed as manager of Zip-Zap Communications.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Goldsboro Country Club. Mr. and Mrs. Preston Parker of Mount Olive, friends of the bride, greeted guests. Paige Clifton Lewis, Emily Morgan Lewis, Lydia Gayle Strickland and Jared Scott Strickland, nieces and nephew of the groom, distributed flower petals.

On May 7, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Clifton held a rehearsal dinner at Goldsboro Country Club.

Catherine McDonald, Emily Ricks, Norma Carole McDonald, Peggy Lee and Loretta Grant held a bridesmaids’ luncheon May 7 at the McDonald home.

On April 24, Jennifer Rinker and Elizabeth Seay, college friends of the bride, held a lingerie shower at the Seay home.

A dinner was held April 18 at the home of Lois Clifton.

On April 18, Beverly Clifton, Becky Strickland, Denise Lewis, Darlene James, Jean Wilson, Jacquie Ammons and Betty Wilson, family and friends of the groom, held a wedding shower at Turkey Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

Heather Astopenia, friend of the bride, held a bridal luncheon April 16 at Oliver’s Railroad Grille.

On April 9, Emily Ricks, sister of the bride, and Vickie Stroud and Heather Astopenia, friends of the bride, held a bridal luncheon at the Royal Tea Rooms.

Ginny Cherry, Alma Mooring, Ann Potts, Catherine Reinhardt, Janet Rose, Pat Warren, Audrey Whitley and Virginia Williams held a bridal luncheon April 3 at the Royal Tea Rooms.

On March 28, a miscellaneous shower was held at Oliver’s Railroad Grille.

A bridal luncheon was held March 27 at Goldsboro Country Club.

On March 21, Lois Merritt and Laveita Brinson held a recipe shower at the Merritt home.

Cathy Hardy, Jean Holmes, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Homes, Lorraine Sutton, Johnny Sutton, Mr. and Mr. Harry Sutton and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Roy Whitfield held a dinner at Southern Belle Restaurant.

Parker - Sugg

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Mrs. Parker

SNOW HILL — Heather Denise Sugg and Keith Smith Parker of Aiken, S.C., were married Saturday, April 17.

The Rev. Claire Clyburn officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Calvary Memorial United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of John Edward Sugg III of Snow Hill and Kay Delbridge Davis of Bath. She is the granddaughter of Danize W. Delbridge and the late William C. Delbridge of Spring Hope and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Edward Sugg Jr. of Snow Hill.

The groom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Ross Parker of Junction City, Ga.

Nancy Celeste Sugg of Brevard, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Julie Amanda Prevatte of Wilmington and Ashleigh Danize Strickland of Raleigh.

George Demetrias Spires of Aiken was best man. Groomsmen were David Oscar Parker of Jasper, Ga., brother of the groom, and Ralph Eddie Hull of Standing Rock, Ala. The usher was James Carr Barrow of Wilson.

A program of wedding music was provided by George Mewborn III of Snow Hill, organist.

After a wedding trip to Saint Marteen, French West Indies, the couple is residing in Aiken.

The bride is a graduate of Barton College and Cape Fear Community College of Wilmington with degrees in office system technology and nursing assistant.

The groom graduated from Southern Polytechnic University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology. He is president and owner of Industrial Technical Associates of Barnwell, S.C.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Bentley Vernon Hall Estate of Kinston.

On April 16, the groom held a rehearsal dinner at Carraway’s Restaurant of Kinston.

Jesse and Ellen Aman and Jimmy and Cindy Barrow held a wedding shower March 27 at Calvary Memorial United Methodist Church fellowship hall.

Rau - Sparks

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Mrs. Rau

RALEIGH — Joy Lynn Sparks of Raleigh became the bride of Phillip James Rau of Raleigh May 8 at 11 a.m.

The Rev. Kayelily Middleton officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Delightful Inspirations Gardens.

Glen B. and Carolyn S. Sparks of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Hugh Sparks and Lela Mae Sparks Boone of Old Fort and the late David and Margaret Schindler of Sardis, Ohio.

Parents of the groom are Karl W. and Bernadette M. Rau of Lansdowne, Pa. He is the grandson of the late Karl and Elsie Bung Rau and the late Andrew J. and Genevieve Heath Mulherin of Philadelphia, Pa.

The bride wore an off-the-shoulder gown of ivory satin accented with gold embroidery and beading along the neckline and trumpet sleeves. The chapel train was highlighted by gold panels on the skirt and gold embroidery.

For her headpiece, she chose a gold tiara accented with pearls and rhinestones. She carried a bouquet of peach, pink and white summer flowers of roses, alstromeria and monte casino asters.

Kim Hardison of El Cajon, Calif., friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kimberly Bagley of Morrisville, Michelle Hall of Garner and Lizzie Graybill of Raleigh, friends of the bride.

Stefan Rau of McKnight, Pa., was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Bill Thornton of Springfield, Pa., Ben Parees of Raleigh and Max Hall of Garner, friends of the groom.

Hillary Berkowitz directed the ceremony.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, the couple will reside in Raleigh.

The bride is a graduate of Rosewood High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in communications studies. She is a member of Raleigh Jaycees. She is employed as a desktop publisher with Global Knowledge Network of Cary.

The groom graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania State University with a degree in computer science. He is a member of Raleigh Jaycees. He is employed as a software tester with IBM.

Following the ceremony, a buffet reception was held in the ballroom.

The couple held a rehearsal dinner at Don Murray’s Barbecue and Seafood of Raleigh. They chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

On May 7, the bride’s mother held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Winston’s Grille of Raleigh.

Pam Sparks, sister-in-law of the bride, held a bridal shower April 24 at the home of the bride’s parents.

On April 18, the bridesmaids held a Canterbury Tales-themed shower at the home of Michelle Hall.

Co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower March 29.

On March 27, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Sparks and Mr. and Mrs. Don Sparks held a dinner at McCall’s Barbecue and Seafood Restaurant.

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Mrs. Hill

Vernita Lakesha Bryant and Andre Terrell Hill were united in marriage Saturday, Feb. 14 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Leamon Hines Sr. and the Rev. Raveion Moses officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Faith United Holy Church.

Parents of the bride are Bernita Hines and Stanley Bryant Sr. of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Roger Hines, the late Etheline Hines and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bryant Sr. of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Presley Hill of Stella. He is the grandson of Willice Hill of Stella and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jones of Maysville.

After a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla., the couple is residing in Greensboro.

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Mrs. Milsted

WILSON — Suelinda Lajoie Obermeit and Carl Stephen Milsted Jr. of Asheville exchanged promises April 18 at 11:30 a.m.

Pastor Kevin Morgan officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Horst Werner and Sue Obermeit of Kenly are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Gerhard Obermeit of Sarasota, Fla., the late Hilde Obermeit, Edith Lashua of Clearwater, Fla., and the late Harley Lashua.

Carl Stephen Milsted Sr. of Jacksonville and Evelyn Ward Overton of Warsaw, Va., are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Ruby Ward Milsted of Swansboro, the late Edgar Leneve Milsted and the late William Randolph and Evelyn Davidson Ward of Warsaw.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white matte satin gown with a sweetheart neckline, an A-line skirt and puffed cap sleeves. Lines of pearls and white satin roses cascaded from the left bodice to the right skirt front. The back was accentuated with a tulle bustle bordered by white satin roses that flowed to floor-length.

For her headpiece, she chose a floral wreath of silk roses and pearls with a waist-length veil and a blusher. She carried an arm bouquet of purple iris, pink carnations, yellow rosebuds, purple tulips, white hyacinths and daisies.

Theresa Hillman, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ann King, friend of the bride, and Shana Obermeit of Sarasota, cousin of the bride.

Edgar Leneve Milsted II of Warsaw was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Bernard Carman of Asheville and Kevin Rollins of Dale City, Va., friends of the groom. Ushers were Brandt Obermeit and Morgen Obermeit, brothers of the bride.

Shelley Rose, friend of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Whitney Rose, Heather Aycock and Oriana Aycock were flower girls. Joseph Hoang of Mechanicsville, Va., nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Susie Toffton directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Maria Marx.

Special helpers were Leslie Averill, Maria Marx and Cynthia Aycock.

A program of wedding music was provided by Catherine Hoang of Mechanicsville, sister of the groom, and Silvia Judd, friend of the bride, pianists, and Heather Aycock and Oriana Aycock, vocalists.

After a wedding trip to Seabrook Island, S.C., the couple is residing in Asheville.

The bride attended Charles B. Aycock High School and Wayne Community College. She is employed as an art, math and English tutor.

The groom graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond with a bachelor of science degree in physics and math and from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Ph.D. in physics. He is chairman of the Libertarian Party of Buncombe County. He is employed as a senior physicist with AttoTek Inc.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

Out-of-town guests were from Oxnard, Calif.; Portland, Maine; Sarasota and Clearwater, Fla.; Warsaw, Va.; and Jacksonville.

On April 17, a rehearsal dinner was held at Something Different of Wilson.

Kendra Young and Julie Gjesdal held a bridal shower Feb. 14 at Farmville Church of God Seventh Day.

Power - Biggers

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Mrs. Power

Linda Claire Biggers of Brighton, England, and Thomas Benjamin Power of Brighton pledged their marriage vows Saturday, May 1 at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Frank Dobinson Russ Jr. officiated, assisted by the Rev. Deacon Gloria Price.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Price Biggers Sr. of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Eppie Charles Powell of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. William Preston Biggers Sr. of Durham.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Michael David Power of Warren Row, Berkshire, England. He is the grandson of Jesse Power of Cape Town, South Africa, the late Derek Power and the late Rev. and Mrs. Patrick Hewat of Grantchester, England.

The bride wore her grandmother’s wedding dress of embroidered mousseline de soie cut on the bias with godets of ruffled crepe in the back and a ruffled crepe sleeves.

For her headpiece, she chose a headdress covered in lace that had belonged to the groom’s great-grandmother attached to a chapel-length veil of illusion banded with satin ribbon. She carried a cascade of white roses, lilies and lily of the valley.

Margaret Rose Westbrook of Raleigh was matron of honor. Attendants were Stephanie Taylor Bing of Maynard, Mass., and Martha Ann Parr Ille of Atlanta, Ga.

James Michael Power of Whitchurch-on-Thames, England and Dr. Matthew Richard Power of Camborne, England were their brother’s best men. Groomsmen were Robert Price Biggers Jr., brother of the bride, and Brian Richard Coleman of Cambridge, Mass.

Margaret Eichelberger directed the ceremony. Fiona Caroline Young of Oxford, England, and Jamie Homer Lockwood of Nottingham, England, greeted guests.

Dr. Charles Thomas Powell of Bethesda, Md., uncle of the bride, and Mark Nigel Barrett of Virginia Water, Surrey, England, were lectors.

Ian David Payne of Brighton carried the tintinnabulum.

A program of wedding music was provided by Roger Frank Searles, organist, and Dr. Alan Armstrong, cellist.

After a wedding trip to Belize, the couple will reside in Brighton.

The bride is a graduate of Wayne Country Day School and Guilford College with a bachelor of fine arts degree. She was presented at the Terpsichorean Ball. She is employed at a marketing agency of Brighton.

The groom graduated from Desborough School of Maidenhead and the University of Sussex with a bachelor’s degree in international relations. He is owner and manager of Pura Aventura of Brighton.

Following the ceremony, a garden reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents.

On May 1, friends of the bride’s family held a wedding day brunch at Goldsboro Country Club.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner April 30 at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On April 30, friends of the bride’s mother held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the home of Mrs. Archer Applewhite Watkins.

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Mrs. Pike

Magen Bree Hill became the wife of Leslie Allan Pike II of Wilson’s Mills May 1 at 5 p.m.

Dr. Al Herrington officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Antioch Presbyterian Church.

Olin G. and Marion J. Hill of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Thomas M. and Bernice A. Jones of Mount Olive, Ruth W. Hill of Goldsboro and the late J. Edward Hill and the great-granddaughter of Blanche W. Anderson of Goldsboro.

Parents of the groom are L. Allan and Susan C. Pike of Cedar Point. He is the grandson of Barbara S. Comer and Carrie Pike of Goldsboro, the late John Comer and the late Homer Pike.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white strapless gown with a satin cuffed bodice embellished with crystals and sequins. The full tulle skirt was trainless and accented the ballgown style.

For her headpiece, she chose a rhinestone tiara with an elbow-length tulle veil accented with rhinestones. She also wore an heirloom diamond pendant, borrowed from her grandmother. She carried a hand-tied clutch bouquet of daisies.

Amber Worley of Raleigh, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Melissa Hill of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kelly Crocker of Pine Level, sister of the groom, and Danielle Kennedy, Amy Lancaster and Jennifer Kearney of Goldsboro, friends of the bride.

Allan Pike was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Crocker of Pine Level, brother-in-law of the groom; Thad Hill of Goldsboro, brother of the bride; and Carl Russell of Raleigh, Joey Surratt of Clayton and Jason Collins of Wilson’s Mills, friends of the groom.

Carolynn Clucas and Brittany Hill of Goldsboro, cousins of the bride, were flower girls. Adam Crocker of Pine Level, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.

Susan Hill of Goldsboro, aunt of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Sarah Warren of Goldsboro, friend of the couple. Alexis and Haili Rosefeld of Maryland, cousins of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Wanda Becton, pianist; Jamie Clucas, vocalist; and Nicholas Becton, sound technician.

After a wedding trip, the couple will reside in Wilson’s Mills.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Rosewood High School and a 2003 graduate of Mount Olive College with a bachelor of science degree in visual communications. She is employed as an art teacher at Midway Middle School.

The groom graduated from Rosewood High School in 1997 and North Carolina State University in 2002 with a bachelor of science degree in business. He is employed as an estimator/project manager with Seegars Fence Co.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception and dance at Lane Tree Country Club. David Turnage of Goldsboro and De Carte of Greenville, friends of the couple, and Danny and Maxine Godwin of Goldsboro, uncle and aunt of the groom, greeted guests.

On April 30, parents of the groom held a rehearsal dinner at the Steak Barn.

Co-workers of the bride held a miscellaneous shower April 28 at Midway Middle School of Spivey’s Corner.

On April 17, Amber Worley and friends held a lingerie shower and bachelorette party in Raleigh.

Friends of the groom held a bachelor party weekend April 16 and 17 in Wilmington.

On March 27, Jason and Kelly Crocker, brother-in-law and sister of the groom, held a lawn and garden shower at their home in Pine Level.

Aunts of the bride held a miscellaneous bridal shower Mach 21 at Antioch Presbyterian Church.

On March 20, Doug and Tammy Murray, uncle and aunt of the groom, held a stock-the-bar party at their home.

Raynor - Fontaine

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Mrs. Raynor

Deana L. Fontaine of Goldsboro became the bride of Raimondi R. Raynor April 3 at 2 p.m.

Apostle Ivan and Overseer Cheryl Davis officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Canaan Church.

The bride is the daughter of Clarence Fontaine Jr. of Marion, Md., and Annie Fontaine of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Bronnie Lee Fontaine of Crisfiled, Md.

The groom is the son of Sonja Lindsey and Rex Coley of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Jewel Raynor and Mrs. and Mrs. Leroy Evans of Goldsboro and the great-grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jones.

Given in marriage and escorted by her father, the bride wore a long-sleeved scalloped neckline with a full skirt.

She carried calla lilies and roses.

Miranda Renfrow of Goldsboro was matron of honor. Angela Brittingham of Goldsboro was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lisa Mears of Salisbury, Md., Angela Brumley of Hagerstown, Md., Nicole Raynor of Atlanta, Ga., Michelle Jones of Goldsboro and Erica Hill of Newport News, Va.

Samuel Renfrow of Goldsboro was best man. Ushers were Nate Barnes and Ricco Raynor of Goldsboro, Troy Brittingham Jr. of Westover, Md., and Kevin White of Cary. Groomsmen were DeMarcus Lindsey of Lawton, Okla., William Lindsey and Corey Fontaine of Goldsboro, Troy Brittingham of Westover, Md., and Edward Fontaine of Accokeek, Md.

Briana Cox of Pocomoke, Md., was the junior bridesmaid.

Tynia Simpkins Martajah Sawyer and DeAuvionne Brittingham were flower girls. Jaquan Walker was ring bearer.

Anne Keller, Peggy Howell and Thelma McLaurin directed the ceremony. Thelma McLaurin distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Dywan Gardner, pianist and organist, and Felicia Lee and Carisha Miller, vocalists.

After a wedding cruise to Key West and Cozumel, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is employed as a warehouse technician with Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Co.

The groom is employed as a mentor for at-risk youths with Therapeutic Connections Inc.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Herman Park Center.

On April 2, a rehearsal dinner was held at Holiday Inn Express.

The women of witness of Canaan Church held a kitchen shower.

Family and friends held two surprise showers.

Taylor-Worrell

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Mrs. Taylor

ATLANTIC BEACH —Lee Borden Worrell of Raleigh and William Kennedy Taylor IV of Wilmington were married April 24 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Eugene Carpenter and the Rev. Deacon Gloria Price officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. Francis By The Sea Episcopal Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Anthony Worrell of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Arabel Cox Zealy and Marjorie Davis Worrell of Goldsboro, the late Murray Borden and the late Waitus Worrell.

The groom is the son of Bettina Lutz Taylor of Raleigh and William Kennedy Taylor III of Lexington, S.C. He is the grandson of Edna Dellinger Lutz of Bardstown, Ky., the late David Lutz and Mrs. and Mrs. William Kennedy Taylor Jr. of Kinston.

The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her father.

Ashley Taylor Wall of Wilmington, sister of the groom, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Caroline Vinson Carr, Betsy Miller Blake and Duval Holderness Reams of Raleigh, Marjorie Clark Fickling of Goldsboro, Jennifer Moore Jarrett of Charleston, S.C., and Sarah Kimball Wood of Charlotte.

William Kennedy Taylor III was his son’s best man. Ushers were Benjamin Evans Wall of Wilmington, brother-in-law of the groom; Jacob Chapman Mann and Mark Lewis Barnett of Greenville, S.C.; Richard Allen Mozingo of Kinston; Justin Hamilton Claytor of Charlotte; Ryan Stephen Joyner, Jason Grant Warner and Samuel Arthur Hooker Manning of Raleigh; and George Anthony Worrell Jr. of Clermont, Fla., brother of the bride.

Mrs. James J. Doss of Goldsboro directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Hope Lamm Conway of Wilmington.

Elizabeth Hopkins Royal of Goldsboro was crucifer.

A program of wedding music was provided by Carol McVitty, organist.

After a wedding trip to Aruba, the couple will reside in Wilmington.

The bride is a graduate of Peace College and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in elementary education.

The groom graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in business. He is self-employed with Port City Professional Employers.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the beach home of the bride’s parents in Morehead City.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at the Coral Bay Club of Atlantic Beach.

Family and friends held a rehearsal dance at Coral Bay Club.

Wade-Thompson

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Mrs. Wade

Carmen Amanda Thompson of Goldsboro and Joseph Benjamin Wade exchanged vows March 13 at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Hunter Preston officiated at the double-ring ceremony at New Hope United Methodist Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. John Lavin Jr. of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Greg Thompson of Newport. She is the granddaughter of Aline Lavin and John Lavin Sr. of Goldsboro, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Cantu of Snow Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Thompson and the late Lora Cantu of Kinston.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Wade of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Betty Sutton , the late Benjamin Sutton and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wade of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a candlelight gown of matte satin with a bateau neckline. The sleeveless bodice was embellished with beaded crystal and re-embroidered lace accented with an asymmetrical waistline. The back bodice featured a V-back. The A-line skirt was beaded with re-embroidered lace and crystal and cascaded into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a tiara of rhinestones and pearls accented with a two-tiered veil of silk illusion attached to a comb adorned with pearls and crystal fashioned with a penciled edge. She carried a nosegay bouquet of red roses and white stephanotis accented in pearls.

Jami Lavin of Goldsboro, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Tamara Toner and Kari Davis of Goldsboro and Christy Thompson of Kinston, cousins of the bride.

Linwood Wade was his son’s best man. Ushers were Josh McCollum of Raleigh, Jeremy Gray of LaGrange and Shawn Cantu of Kinston, cousin of the bride.

Ashley Brooke Thompson of Kinston, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Nicholas toner of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

Sharon Formy-Duval directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Lindsey Beamon, cousin of the groom. Tonia Harrison, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Hope Lockamy, organist, and Jill Suggs Howell, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Walt Disney World, Fla., the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. She attended Wayne Community College and Mount Olive College. She served in the Army Reserve as a mental health specialist in Kuwait. She is owner and operator of Audiocraft Specialties.

The groom graduated from Eastern Wayne High School. He is owner and operator of Audiocraft Specialties.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception and dance at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On March 12, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Nino’s Italian Grille.

Pat Bevell and Cindy Benton, aunts of the bride, held a bridesmaids’ luncheon March 6 at the Royal Tea Rooms.

On Feb. 29, Pat Bevell, aunt of the bride, and Tamara Toner, cousin of the bride, held a miscellaneous shower at the home of Aline Lavin, grandmother of the bride.

Broadway-Curran

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Mrs. Broadway

WINSTON-SALEM — Lisa Michelle Curran of Winston-Salem and Garry Linn Broadway of Winston-Salem were married April 17 at 4 p.m.

Dr. Michael Brown officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Centenary United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Cynthia Whitener Shaw of Blowing Rock and Joseph E. Curran Jr. of LaGrange. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clyde W. Whitener and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Curran Sr.

The groom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Richard Broadway.

The bride was given in marriage by her family and escorted by her brother, Brandon Curran.

Dana Wilmoth was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Tiffany Ridenhour, Tonya Young and Jan Hanes.

David Bailey was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Terry Carter, Tham Hanes and Ian Jacobs.

Jacklyne Broadway, daughter of the groom, was the junior bridesmaid.

Margie Cashion and Susan Armstrong directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Casey Keaton. Brittany Keaton distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Ray Ebert, organist, and Joey Hipps, vocalist.

After a wedding cruise to the southern Caribbean, the couple will reside in Winston-Salem.

The bride is a graduate of Appalachian State University. She is employed as an information technology project manager with Wachovia Bank.

The groom is employed as a park supervisor with Forsyth County Parks and Recreation.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Elks Lodge.

On April 16, the couple held a barbecue rehearsal dinner at Triad Park.

Paula Reavis, sister of the groom, and Auburn Bailey, sister-in-law of the groom, held a bridal shower April 4.

On March 6, the bridesmaids held a bridal shower.

Mozingo-Ostheim

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Mrs. Mozingo

Christel Joy Ostheim and Graham Patrick Mozingo were united in holy matrimony Saturday, April 17 at 2 p.m.

The Rev. Jimmy Whitfield and the Rev. Billy Rose officiated at the double-ring ceremony at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Mark Keith Ostheim of Mount Olive. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.D. Quinn of Mount Olive and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ostheim of Florida.

Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Larry Patrick Mozingo of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William “Pat” Mozingo and the late Mr. and Mrs. Graham Faircloth of Goldsboro.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white matte satin with a cathedral-length train defined by beaded Venise lace motifs. It was fashioned with a lace halter neckline embellished with pearls and iridescent beads and sequins. Beaded lace appliqués covered the princess bodice with pearls and sequins that enhanced the A-line skirt.

For her headpiece, she chose a silver tiara accented with rhinestone flowers, brushed satin leaves and iridescent clear gems that matched her necklace and earrings. She carried a bouquet of yellow roses hand tied with sheer ribbon.

Amber Ostheim, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jaime Malpass, friend of the bride, and Tara Best, sister of the groom.

Larry Mozingo was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Garrett Ostheim, brother of the bride, and Michael Best, brother-in-law of the groom. Ushers were Jeremy Anderson and Chad Strickland, friends of the groom.

Chesney Best, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Patrick and Tyler Best, nephews of the groom, were ring bearers.

Phyllis Parrish, friend of the couple, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register and distributing programs were Donna Snair and Shari Jones, friends of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Carolyn Castania, pianist, and Jeane Forehand, Kim David and Greg Clark, friends of the couple, vocalists.

After a wedding cruise to the eastern Caribbean, the couple will reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of North Duplin Junior Senior High School and North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science. She is employed with Duplin County Schools as a science teacher.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School. He is employed as a retail wireless consultant with U.S. Cellular.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the church ministry training center. Mr. and Mrs. Facie Weeks and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Boyette greeted guests. Sylvia Quinn, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake. Peggy Quinn, Pat Johnson and Sheila Howard, aunts of the groom, served beverages. The Rev. and Mrs. Cutty Peacock were directors.

On April 16, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Co-workers of the bride held a surprise kitchen shower April 11 at North Duplin Junior Senior High School.

On April 2, the bridesmaids held a bachelorette dinner at Oliver’s of Mount Olive.

On March 11, the bridesmaids held a dinner and lingerie shower at the future home of the couple.

Mr. and Mrs. A.D. Quinn, grandparents of the bride, held a floating brunch and miscellaneous shower Feb. 21 at their home.

On Feb. 8, the First Pentecostal Holiness Church women’s ministry circle of Dorothy Brock and Linda Lassiter held a miscellaneous shower at the church.

Tara Best, sister of the groom, held a Christmas shower Nov. 22 at her home.

Race-Grady

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Mrs. Race

Kelly Lynn Grady of Cary and Damon Randolph Race of Raleigh exchanged promises April 17 at 5:30 p.m.

The Rev. Wayne Allman officiated at the double-ring ceremony at New Hope Friends Church.

The bride is the daughter of Bobby E. and Carolyn W. Grady of Goldsboro. She is the granddaughter of Lucile Dawson and the late Benjamin A. Dawson of Goldsboro, the late L. Earl Williams and the late Mary H. Williams.

Parents of the groom are Dale M. Jr. and Annette S. Race of Arlington, Va. He is the grandson of Betty B. Race of Arlington and the late Dale M. Race Sr. of Arlington.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless white satin gown adorned with bugle beads and a matching train with designs of bugle beads along the back and hemline.

For her headpiece, she chose a single tiered elbow-length veil of silk illusion. She carried a clutch bouquet of tropicana, confetti and ravel roses of pink, yellow and orange.

Holly G. Hansen, sister of the bride, was matron of honor.

Abdel Sawan was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Matthew T. Heck, friend of the groom, and Mark K. Hansen, brother-in-law of the bride.

Dawn Gardner, friend of the bride, directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Leslie Collins, friend of the bride. Kelli Brookshire and Jennifer Menge, friends of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Steve Letchworth, pianist and vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Tortola, British Virgin Islands, the couple will reside in Raleigh.

The bride is a 1994 graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science in civil engineering. She is employed as an entitlement manager with Centex Homes, Raleigh division.

The groom graduated magna cum laude from George Mason University in 1996 with a bachelor of science degree in biology. He is employed as president of Medicor Pharmaceuticals.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

On March 27, Kelli Brookshire, Kaye Ferree, Amy Gracely, Leslie Collins and Jennifer Menge held a brunch at the Gracely home.

Friends and family held a shower March 21 at New Hope Friends Church.

On March 3, co-workers of the bride held a shower.

R.D. and Glenda Stroud, Malcolm and Carol Price, Denny and Linda Sutton and David and D.A. Williams held an engagement party at New Hope Friends Church.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

Smith-Miles

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Mrs. Smith

Shekeyla Joyce Miles became the bride of Jason Alexander Smith of Greenville April 17 at 2 p.m.

Pastor Tiffin McCarter officiated at the double-ring ceremony at First African Baptist Church.

Ronnie and Joyce Gardner of Dudley are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Ruth Miles of Dudley and James Murphy of Goldsboro.

Dr. James III and Sandra Smith of Raleigh are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Dr. James Jr. and Elsie Smith of Springfield, Mass.