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McLean - Lewis

Mrs. McLean

JaWanda Gayle Lewis and Brian O'Neil McLean were united in marriage Feb. 18 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Theresa M. Holmes and the Rev. Esther M. Smalls officiated at the private ceremony at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. James Ray Lewis of Goldsboro are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Margaret Martin of Goldsboro, the late Edward Martin and the late Columbus and Clara Lewis.

Parents of the groom are Howard R. McLean Jr. and the late Litha A. Baldwin. He is the grandson of Bishop Leamon Dudley of Goldsboro and the late Ida D. Dudley.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin strapless gown adorned with Alencon lace appliques, bugle beads and seed pearls with an asymmetrical wrap skirt that flowed into a chapel-length train.

For her headpiece, she chose a comb jeweled with Austrian crystals and a white fingertip-veil with a beaded edging.

Crystal M. Ferrell of New Jersey, sister of the groom, was matron of honor.

Mareese Mitchell was his friend’s best man. Ushers were Rashi Lewis, brother of the bride, and Harold L. Barnes, Jr., cousin of the bride.

Iyana Ferrell of New Jersey, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Rashi Lewis II, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer.

Brian Taylor directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Elizabeth Barnes. Quincy Bryant distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Clifton Scott, pianist, and Shawn Robinson, vocalist.

After the wedding trip, the couple is residing in Goldsboro.

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

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on March 26, 2006 3:30 AM