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Fletcher - Woodard

Mrs. Fletcher

Jessica Brooke Woodard and Brandon Scott Fletcher exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 10 at 5 p.m. at Lane Tree Golf Club, with the Rev. Steve Lawrence and the Rev. J.D. Eddins officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Wayne Rogers and Debra Toler Woodard of Princeton and the granddaughter of J.B. and Pat Toler of Goldsboro and Hazel Woodard and the late Lonnie Woodard of Princeton.

She is a 2002 honor graduate of South Johnston High School and a magna cum laude graduate of Campbell University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in trust management/pre-law with a minor in financial planning and a 2007 graduate with a Master of Business Administration degree. She was a member of Epsilon Pi Eta Honor Society.

The groom is the son of Dr. Joseph and Jane S. McLamb of Goldsboro and Michael and Leah Fletcher Sr. of Wilmington and the grandson of the late Ruben and Ora Belle Sasser of Pikeville and the late Cary and Mildred Fletcher.

He is a 1997 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School, a 2001 graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in biology and a 2006 graduate of the American University of the Caribbean Medical School with a medical degree. He will be employed as a family medicine resident at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center of Kingsport, Tenn.

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

She wore a formal white gown of silk taffeta with a dropped waist bodice of Venise lace embellished with seed pearls and sequins. The scoop neck and cap sleeves were encrusted with a double row of pearls. The same lace was used in appliqués on the front of the skirt and the scalloped hemline. The back was adorned with lace panels that extended the length of the cathedral train. She also wore an antique heirloom pearl and diamond necklace with a matching bracelet that belongs to her great-great-aunt.

Her double-tiered cathedral-length veil fell from a pearl headband accented with seed pearls scattered throughout.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of white Eskimo roses, white dendrobium orchids, white Casablanca lilies, stephanotis with pearl heads, buds of lavender, pink miniature carnations, waxflowers accented with pearl sprays and white seer ribbon, English ivy, ruscus and lily grass.

Lindsay Moen of Goldsboro was her cousin’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Madge Forte of Raleigh, cousin of the bride; Jennifer Potter of Greensboro, college roommate of the bride; Kimberly Mason of Four Oaks, friend of the bride; and Andrea Medlin of Fuquay, cousin of the groom.

Todd Moen was his cousin’s best man.

Groomsmen were Dr. Jacob Enterkin, Michael Howell and Parker King, friends of the groom, and Patrick Woodard, brother of the bride.

Catherine Downing of Clinton, cousin of the groom, was flower girl. Jacob Medlin of Fuquay, cousin of the groom, was ringbearer.

Judi Utley, great-aunt of the bride, was Scripture reader.

Paula Long, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Katherine Peele, cousin of the groom. Chance Fletcher and Michael Fletcher Jr., stepbrothers of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Anna Crumpton, harpist; Vivian Byrd, pianist; Beth Peels, vocalist; and Rick Thornton, sound technician.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club.

After a wedding trip to Charleston, S.C., the couple reside in Kingsport.

Events held before the wedding included a cookout at the home of Wayne and Pam Aycock; a bridal shower at Nahunta Friends Meeting hosted by church members; a bridal shower at the home of Pat Toler, grandmother of the bride; a bachelor party in Savannah, Ga., hosted by friends of the groom; a tool party hosted by Todd and Harry Moeh; and a bachelorette party in Raleigh hosted by Kimberly Mason and Jennifer Potter.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner June 9 at the Royal Tea Room.

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on July 8, 2007 3:30 AM