Smith - Smith
Cynthia Louise Smith became the bride of Lynn Earl Smith of Goldsboro Feb. 19 at 2 p.m.
Apostle Harold Mitchell and the Rev. Dwright Cannon officiated at the double-ring ceremony at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church.
Vivian Smith is the mother of the bride.
Shirley Smith of Mount Olive and the late Walter Douglas Outlaw are parents of the groom.
Given in marriage by her cousin and escorted by Sean Munford, the bride wore a formal sleeveless gown of white Italian satin and corded lace with a portrait neckline embellished with pearls, sequins and lace. Beaded lace accented the princess bodice. Pearl and sequin lace motifs enhanced the A-line skirt. The back bodice was interwoven with beaded lace. Pearl and sequin lace appliqués cascaded defining the semi-cathedral train.
For her headpiece, she chose a veil of silk illusion attached to a pearl tiara. She carried a cascade bouquet of lavender and white roses with baby’s breath embedded in lace greenery and circling a white lace cuff accented with white and silver pearls and lavender and silver love knot streamers.
Lisa Henry, friend, was matron of honor. Kimesha Munford, cousin, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Shrley Frasier and Angel Batts, friends of the bride; Roberta Smith and Teresa Smith, sisters of the groom; and Lettie Kornegay, friend of the couple.
Aaron Smith was his father’s best man. Ushers were Roderick Munford, cousin of the bride, and Leon Faison, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Rashon Underwood, godson of the bride; Jeffery Batts and Marcus Kornegay, friends of the groom; Richard Smith, nephew of the groom; and Don Smith, brother of the groom.
Diamondz Underwood, goddaughter, was flower girl. Stepfon Smith, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.
Shirley Frasier and Maggie Mitchell directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Shenicka Mitchell. The ushers distributed programs.
A program of wedding music was provided by the Rev. Roosevelt Johnson, pianist and organist.
After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple is residing in Dudley.
The bride is a 1984 graduate of Goldsboro High School and a 1986 graduate of Hardbarger Business College of Raleigh. She is employed as a teacher with Tiny Tot University.
The groom graduated from North Duplin High School in 1988. He is employed at Waukesha Electric System.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church fellowship hall. Sadie Simmons was director. Hostesses were Shirely Underwood, Angela Underwood and Keoshia Underwood.
Shirley Frasier, friend, held a shower at her home.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on March 20, 2005 3:30 AM