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Casey - Harder

Mrs. Casey

Kerry Leigh Harder of Goldsboro and John Roger Casey of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double ring ceremony on June 17 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, with Dr. Glenn Phillips officiating.

John Christopher Harder will give away and escort the bride.

The bride wore an ivory and champagne strapless gown with a rounded dropped waistline. The beaded lace features paisley motifs and adorns the lower part of the bodice, hemline and semi-cathedral train. The veil was semi-cathedral length in sheer tulle. The bride carried a bouquet of ivory and pink roses.

Friend of the bride Michelle Burleson of Raleigh and the bride’s sister Holly Dalton of Eden were the matrons of honor. Friends of the bride Janis Baumbarger of Elon and Molly Davis of Raleigh were bridesmaids. Friend of the groom Scott Stanley of Aiken was the best man. Friends of the groom Sam Miller of Goldsboro, Steven Borkowski of Wilmington, and brother of the bride Matthew Harder of Eden were the groomsmen.

The flower girl was niece of the bride Kayley Dalton. The wedding director was Mrs. Elsie Hooks. The register attendant was the groom’s sister, Mary Casey of Goldsboro. Bryce and Casey Wells, cousins of the groom, distributed programs. Carol Gray was the organist with Sherry Aycock providing the vocals. Brother of the bride, Scott Harder of Columbia, S.C. and sister of the groom, Amanda Casey of Goldsboro read scripture passages.

The bride is daughter of Susan Harder and John Harder of Eden and granddaughter of the late Norma Hinkins and Karl Hinkins of Grafton, W.Va., and Esther Harder and the late Cecil Harder of Lima, Ohio.

The groom is the son of Johnnie Casey and Roger Casey Jr. of Goldsboro and grandson of the late Mary Hicks and John Hicks of Pikeville and the late Jewel Casey and Roger Casey Sr. of Goldsboro.

The couple will vacation in Ochos Rios, Jamaica and now reside in Goldsboro.

The bride is a graduate of Elon University and previously worked for Guilford County and Wake County schools as a language arts teacher, and will work for Wayne County Schools next year.

The groom was an Eagle Scout and a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. He is employed as a superintendent for Keen Plumbing Company, Inc.

The rehearsal dinner was held at Goldsboro Country Club, with the reception following at the Elsie R. Hooks Fellowship Hall. The shower was held at First Baptist Church in Goldsboro on April 30 with a shower in Eden on May 13.

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on June 18, 2006 9:23 AM