Peeden - Newell
PRINCETON — Amanda Gail Newell of Princeton and Roger Lynn Peeden Jr. of Princeton exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. at Baker’s Chapel Church, with the Rev. Donald Massey officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Randy Newell of Goldsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Harold “Speed” Jones of Goldsboro, the granddaughter of the late Simeon Newell Jr., Louise Newel and Lonnie and Mary Ella Best of Goldsboro and the great-granddaughter of Jennie Kornegay.
She graduated from Rosewood High School in 2003 and attends Wayne Community College for a degree in early childhood development. She is employed with the child care center at Wayne Community College.
The groom is the son of Roger Lynn Peeden Sr. and Martha Peeden of Princeton and the grandson of Faye Carter, Carson Carter, Louise Sorensen and the late Jim Sorensen.
He graduated from Princeton High School. He is employed with Princeton Fire and Rescue Dept.
The bride was escorted by her father and stepfather and given in marriage by her family.
She wore a candlelight white satin dress trimmed in red satin with a red satin bow on the back.
Her headpiece was a crystal tiara with rhinestones.
The bride carried a bouquet of red and white roses.
Melissa Peacock was matron of honor.
Bridesmaids were Kimberly P. Petit and Cindy Chapel.
Roger Lynn Peeden Sr. was his son’s best man.
Groomsmen were Chris Petit and Charles Bass.
McKayla Ward was flower girl. Christian Peeden was ringbearer.
Wanda Tyndall directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Cindy Newell. Nicole Miller distributed programs.
A program of wedding music was provided by Frankie Whaley, pianist; and Carlton and Renee Hinson, vocalists; and Chris Petit.
Following the ceremony, the groom’s family held a reception at Princeton Community Building.
After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Princeton.
Events held before the wedding included a shower Oct. 14 hosted by the groom’s mother and family; a shower Sept. 9 at Providence United Methodist Church hosted by the mother, grandmother and friends; and a party Aug. 25 at the home of Lonnie and Mary Best.
The bride’s mother, stepfather, grandmother and friends held a rehearsal dinner at Princeton Community Building.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on December 2, 2007 3:32 AM