Meyer - Shipley
RALEIGH — Shannon Mary Shipley of Cary and David Paul Meyer of Morrisville said their marriage vows Jan. 28 at 4 p.m.
Pastor Mike Lee officiated at the double-ring ceremony at Hope Community Church.
Parents of the groom are Kathe Rozanne Shipley and James Michael Shipley of Tryon. She is the granddaughter of the late Robert and Margaret Shon of Dunedin, Fla., the late Grace Shipley of Clearwater, Fla., and Kenneth Shipley of Largo, Fla.
Garry Joel and Margaret Mary Meyer of Goldsboro are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Rosemary Kalin of Johnson City, Tenn., and the late Paul Kalin, the late Shirley Meyer and Morton Meyer of Chicago, Ill.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory strapless gown with gathers around the bottom. The top was covered in sequins and rhinestones.
For her headpiece, she chose a rhinestone tiara with a veil that cascaded from the bottom of her hair. She carried a bouquet of ivory roses and red berries.
Grace Thompson was matron of honor. Courtney Laws was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Rachel Noto and Elisabeth Meyer, sisters of the groom, Kelly Bailey, Morgan Mahan and Jennifer Smith.
Garry Meyer was his son’s best man. Ushers were Jon Lakas and David Myers. Groomsmen were Shane Shipley, brother of the bride; Mike Noto, brother-in-law of the groom; R. Huntley Davis, Daniel Smith, Jeff Ramsey and Josh Thompson.
Arianna Occhipinti was flower girl. Jacob Farsalas was ring bearer.
Denise Davis directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Kristin Fields. Corrie Brown and Leigh-Anne Wooten distributed programs.
A program of wedding music was provided by Karl Moraski, pianist and vocalist, and Jason Gore acoustic guitarist.
After a wedding trip to Cancun and Riviera Maya, the couple is residing in Cary.
The bride is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor of arts degree in political science and psychology. She is employed as children’s ministry coordinator at Hope Community Church.
The groom graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in computer science and a minor in business management. He is employed as a software developer with SAS Institute Inc.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Delightful Inspirations of Raleigh.
On Jan. 27, the groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Hope Community Church.
The groomsmen held a bachelor party Jan. 13.
On Jan. 13, Courtney Laws and Diana Mirek held a bachelorette party.
Co-workers of the bride held a shower Jan. 8.
On Nov. 12, Josh and Grace Thompson held a couple’s shower.
Co-workers of the groom held a shower Nov. 4.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on March 12, 2006 8:40 AM