Keene - Snavely
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH — Kelly Elizabeth Snavely and Charles Franklin Keene were united in marriage Saturday, May 6, at 6 p.m.
The Rev. Skip Corbett officiated at the double-ring oceanside courtyard gazebo ceremony at Villa Capriana Resort.
Michael and Beth Snavely of Faison are parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of the late Hugh and Mildred Turlington and the late Richard and Louise Snavely of Clinton.
Charles and Joanne Keene of Mount Olive are parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Jeff and Anne Green and the late Lathan and Mary Ellen Keene of Mount Olive.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of white shimmer satin with a sweetheart neckline and beaded straps. Crystal and silver beading enhanced the bodice, repeating on the waistline of the princess line skirt. The lower edge of the gown was embellished with embroidered scrollwork and beadwork and flowed into a chapel-length train.
For her headpiece, she chose a tiara adorned with crystal, rhinestones and pearls with a single-tiered fingertip veil with petite cording accented with scattered crystals. She carried a clutch bouquet of blue hydrangeas and white roses adorned with a white satin bow with flowing streamers.
Amanda Pearman Snavely of Raleigh, sister-in-law of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Leslie Anne Keene of Greenville, sister of the groom, and Deirdre Little Bauer of Clinton, friend of the bride.
Daniel Alan Tyndall of Wilmington was his friend’s best man. Groomsmen were Jeffrey Ryan Snavely of Raleigh, brother of the bride, and Darren Gray Goodman of Mount Olive and William Russell Kornegay of Mount Olive, friends of the groom.
Robin and Gerald Bell of Mount Olive directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing program was Britney Lynn Keene of Kenly, cousin of the groom.
After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple will reside in Fayetteville.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of North Duplin High School, Johnston Community College with an X-ray technology degree and Pitt Community College with a degree in radiation therapy. She attended Meredith College. She is employed as a radiation therapist at Cape Fear Valley Health System’s cancer center of Fayetteville.
The groom graduated from North Duplin High School in 1997. He attended Wayne Community College. He is employed at Pennsylvania Transformers of Raeford.
Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception and dance at Sneads Ferry Community Center. Tillie Turlington of Wendell, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake. Terry Keene of Kenly, aunt of the groom, poured punch.
On May 6, the bride’s family held a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Villa Capriani.
The groom’s parents held a rehearsal pig picking May 5 at Sneads Ferry Community Center.
On May 3, co-workers of the bride held a bridal shower at the cancer center of Fayetteville.
Co-workers of the bride held a bachelorette weekend April 21 through 23 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
On April 15, co-workers of the bride at Clinton Urgent Care held a party.
A bridal shower was held April 2 at Faison Presbyterian Church fellowship hall.
Friends of the groom held several golf outings in April and March in Fayetteville and Clinton.
On March 26, Joanne Keene, Leslie Keene and Rooty Branch ladies auxiliary held a bridal shower at Rooty Branch Free Will Baptist Church fellowship hall.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on May 7, 2006 3:32 AM