Holloman - Harris
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.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on October 10, 2004 3:30 AM