Heather Elizabeth Jackson and Jason Edward Sasser exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony July 15 at 6 p.m. at Pine Forest United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Billy Olsen officiating.
The bride is the daughter of David and Jeannie Jackson of Rosewood and the granddaughter of Rock and Jean Lassiter of Princeton and Bill and Janie Jackson of Rosewood.
She is a 2002 graduate of Rosewood High School and attends Wayne Community College for an associate degree in early childhood. She is employed as a lead teacher at First Baptist Daycare.
The groom is the son of Eddie and Janet Sasser of Pikeville and the grandson of Gene and Jean Edgerton of Pikeville, the late Rudolph Sasser, Ruth Holmes of Dudley and the late Milford Holmes.
He graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 2001 and attends Wayne Community College for a degree in machining technology. He is employed as a tele-communicator with the OES department of the county of Wayne.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.
Amber Sasser, sister of the groom, served as maid of honor.
Bridesmaids were Melissa Howell and Jennifer Deans of Goldsboro and Amy Jo Barbee of Pikeville, friends of the couple.
Eddie Sasser served as his son’s best man.
Groomsmen were Joshua Jackson of Goldsboro, brother of the bride; Brian Hester of Princeton, cousin of the bride; and Gary Lancaster of Pikeville, friend of the couple.
Madison Honn, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.
Joanne Honn and Joy Overman, aunts of the bride, coordinated and directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Lauren Taylor, cousin of the groom. Heather Woods, cousin of the groom, distributed programs.
Roger Rhodes, friend of the couple, was the acolyte.
A program of wedding music was provided by David Farmer, sound technician; Tara Boyette of Rosewood and Stephen Reaves of Goldsboro, vocalists; and Timmy Price of Rosewood, pianist.
Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Lane Tree Golf Club. Jimmy and Stacee Lassiter, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests. Haley Taylor and Tyler Woods, cousins of the groom, distributed bubbles.
After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Rosewood.
Events held before the wedding included a bachelor party July 14 hosted by family and friends; a lingerie shower July 12 hosted by the groom’s mother and sister; a miscellaneous shower July 9 hosted by the groom’s family and friends; a miscellaneous shower June 25 hosted by the bride’s mother’s Sunday school class; a tool time party June 24 hosted by the bride’s father, brother and uncles, Jed Honn and Chris Overman; and a Pampered Chef shower June 24 hosted by the bride’s mother and aunts, Joanne Honn, Joy Overman and Stacee Lassiter.
The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Madison’s Steakhouse.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on July 23, 2006 3:31 AM