07/16/06 — Villajuana-McKinnell

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Mr. and Mrs. Villajuana

Kimberly Campbell McKinnell and Francisco Javier Villajuana Jr. of Dallas, Texas, exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 24 at noon at Faith Alliance Church, with Michael Moss officiating.

The bride is the daughter of retired Lt. Col. Kent Bollman and Deborah Elizabeth McKinnell of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Ira and Mildred Crytzer of Williamsburg, Va., Bettina Wetzel of Boynton Beach, Fla., and the late William McKinnell of Catonsville, Md.

She is a 1999 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2006 graduate of Campbell University School of Pharmacy with a doctor of pharmacy degree. She is serving in the Air Force as a pharmacist.

The groom is the son of Gloria DeLeon of Irving, Texas, and Francisco Javier Villajuana Sr. of Dallas and the grandson of Rosa Saucedo and the late Panfilo Saucedo of Dallas.

He graduated from Adamson High School in Dallas in 1998 and Southwestern Assemblies of God University of Waxahachie, Texas, in 2002 with a bachelor degree in psychology. He attends Liberty University for a master of professional counseling degree. He is serving in the Air Force in the 4th Comptroller Squadron.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.

Kathryn McKinnell of Greenville, sister, and April Johnson of Salisbury, friend of the bride, served as maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Lindsey Johnson of Lynchburg, Va., and Eunice Ruiz of Franklin, Tenn., friends of the bride.

Rocky Villajuana of Dallas was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were Justin Balch, Brad Martin and Kyley Bolles of Goldsboro, friends of the groom.

Alyssa Villajuana, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Frankie Villajuana, nephew of the groom, was ringbearer.

Allyson Kearns directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Erica Johnson. Allyson and Jeff Kearns distributed programs.

Lindsay Awad was a special helper.

A program of wedding music was provided by Lauren Delgadillo, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Community Center.

After a wedding trip to Boston, Mass., the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower June 23 at the home of the bride hosted by Kathryn McKinnell and April Johnson and a bridal shower June 15 at the home of Debbie Moss hosted by Ms. Moss and Allyson Kearns.

A cookout rehearsal dinner was held at the home of Mike and Debby Moss.

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on July 16, 2006 3:32 AM