2008 Archives

Clayton - Brock

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Mrs. Clayton

SUNSET BEACH — Janelle Kauleen Brock of Washington and Paul Leon Clayton IV of Washington exchanged vows in a double-ring seashore ceremony June 7 at 6:30 p.m., with Russell Dawley officiating.

The bride is the daughter of W. Karl Brock and Patti Simmons of Belhaven and the granddaughter of the late Ollie and Deanie Brock of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Fred M. and Peggy Simmons of Dallas, Texas.

She is a 1999 graduate of Grand Prairie High School in Texas and a 2008 graduate of Beaufort County Community College with a certificate in esthetic technologies.

The groom is the son of P. Leon Clayton III and Kathy Clayton of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late Paul L. Clayton Jr. and Ann D. Clayton, Jerome Johnson and the late Beatrice Johnson of Savannah, Ga.

He is a 2002 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2004 graduate of Wayne Community College with an associate degree in turfgrass management. He is employed at the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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

She wore a flowing ivory halter gown with a beaded empire waist.

Amy Dawley of Washington was matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Makenzie Hamilton of Kensington, Md., and Emily Brock of Dallas.

Tyler Gatlin of Goldsboro was best man.

Groomsmen were P. Leon Clayton III of Goldsboro and W. Karl Brock of Belhaven.

Kelsey Lennon Wilson, daughter of the bride, was flower girl. Logan Matthew Wilson, son of the bride, was ringbearer.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Chestnut Hill Restaurant in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

After a wedding trip to Sunset Beach, the couple reside in Washington.

Coker - Parker

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Mrs. Coker

FOUR OAKS — Marjorie Frances Parker and Ryan Drew Coker exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 3 at 3 p.m. at the home of Roy and Mary Jo Pope, uncle and aunt of the groom, with Pastor Joseph Leonard officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Peron and Linda Parker of Four Oaks and the granddaughter of Julius H. Parker, the late Marjorie Allen Parker and the late Ed and Geraldine Allen of Four Oaks.

The groom is the son of Connie Coker and the late Ronnie Coker of LaGrange and the grandson of Billy and Cleo Wynn and the late Leon and Doris Coker.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Four Oaks.

Edwards - Grady

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Mrs. Edwards

WARSAW — Holly Gale Grady and Richard Earl Edwards of Clinton exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 14 at 6 p.m. at Warsaw Baptist Church, with Dr. Tyanna Day and Dr. John McBride officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Paul Durham Grady Jr. and Gale Bostic Grady of Mount Olive and the granddaughter of Georgia Rouse Grady and the late Paul Durham Grady Sr. of Mount Olive and the late John Stanley and Doris Harrell Bostic of Rose Hill.

She is a 1999 graduate of East Duplin High School and a 2003 and 2006 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and a certification in elementary education. She attends the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for a master’s degree in curriculum, instruction and supervision. She is employed as a teacher at Clinton City Schools.

The groom is the son of Bobby Ray Edwards of Garland and Laura Shaw Edwards of Ivanhoe and the grandson of the late Benjamin Franklin and Annie Ruth Edwards of Roseboro and Rachel Mitchell and the late Robert Eugene Shaw of Ivanhoe.

He is a 1992 graduate of Lakewood High School and a 2000 graduate of the 102nd Basic Patrol School. He is employed as a trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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

She wore a formal gown of candlelight with a sweetheart neckline and a fitted bodice and skirt. It was beaded with crystals with a full fan train of embellished lace and beading.

Her headpiece was a cathedral veil with tiara.

The bride carried a bouquet of deep fuchsia roses accented with pearls and ivory satin ribbon.

Bridesmaids were Candis Bostic and Meghan Brewer, cousins of the bride, and Shay Lanier and Jerri Ann Uhlir, friends of the bride.

Bobby Edwards was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Michael Edwards, brother of the groom; John Paul Grady, brother of the bride; and Lane Silance, friend of the groom.

Taylor Edwards, daughter of the groom, was flower girl. Ethan Bostic, cousin of the bride, was ringbearer.

June Waller, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Haley Bostic, cousin of the bride. Logan Hill, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Pam Langston, pianist; Danna Bostic, cousin of the bride, and Woody Stroud, friend of the couple, vocalists; and Pam Langston, organist.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at Duplin Country Club. Ricky and Fran Bostic and Kevin and Amanda Bostic, uncles and aunts of the bride, greeted guests. Kathy Hill, aunt of the bride, and Betsy Edwards, aunt of the groom, served the wedding cake.

After a wedding trip to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the couple reside in Clinton.

Events held before the wedding included a cookout June 8 at the home of Phill and Pam Brewer, uncle and aunt of the bride; a bridesmaids’ luncheon May 31 at Abigail’s of Clinton hosted by Hilda Bostic, aunt of the bride, and Dana Bostic, cousin of the bride; a shower May 22 at Oasis Oyster Bar in Clinton hosted by co-workers of the bride; a bachelorette weekend May 16 through 18 in Topsail Island hosted by the bridesmaids; a recipe shower April 27 at the home of Amy Hartsfield hosted by Amy and Erin Hartsfield, friends of the bride; a lawn/garden and tool shower April 20 at the home of the groom’s mother hosted by the groom’s family; a miscellaneous shower April 6 hosted by the Baptist women of Garners Chapel Church; a money and gift card shower March 30 at Hallsville Presbyterian Church hosted by aunts and cousins of the bride; a Christmas shower Dec. 2 at the home of Fran Bostic hosted by Fran and Amanda Bostic, aunts of the bride; and an engagement party Nov. 17 at the home of the bride’s parents hosted by Herman and Kathy Hill and Neal and Donna Hill, friends of the bride’s family.

The couple hosted a rehearsal dinner barbecue June 13 at the home of Jeff and Donna Harrell, cousins of the bride.

Fisher - Lawrence

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Mrs. Fisher

Ashley Danielle Lawrence of Rocky Mount and Adam Scott Fisher of Rocky Mount exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 3 at 4 p.m. at Red Oak Baptist Church, with the Rev. Rucker Burnette officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Jeffrey Alvin and Delia “Dee Dee” Smith Bone of Sandy Cross and Edward Hughes Cianfarra of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of James Walter Sr. and Annette Worrell Smith of Goldsboro, Alvin and Elsie Joyner Bone of Sandy Cross and Jerry and Jennette Baker Cantrell of Rocky Mount.

The groom is the son of Thomas Dwight and Cheryl Pollard Fisher of Red Oak and the grandson of Bennie and Marion Pollard of Rocky Mount and the late Tommie and Essie Fisher.

After a wedding trip to Paradise Island, Bahamas, the couple reside in Rocky Mount.

Hare - Lynn

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Mrs. Hare

Angela Faircloth Lynn of Goldsboro and Jimmy McLeon Hare Jr. exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 28 at 4 p.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Delmus Ayers officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Robert Timothy “Tim” Faircloth of Winterville and Brenda Pender Faircloth of Goldsboro, the stepdaughter of Sue Faircloth of Winterville and the granddaughter of the late Robert Holmes and Beatrice Collier Faircloth of Goldsboro and the late Carl Eugene Pender Sr. and Helen Patricia Pender of Mooresville.

She graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School and Johnston Community College with an associate degree in early childhood education. She attends Mount Olive College for a bachelor’s degree in education. She is employed as a teacher’s assistant at Rosewood Elementary School.

The groom is the son of Jimmy McLeon Hare Sr. and Mary Tucker Hare of Goldsboro, the stepson of Connie Kirby of Goldsboro, the grandson of the late Carl Hare, Rachel Hare, the late Stanley of Goldsboro and Dorothy Anderson Tucker of Goldsboro and the stepgrandson of Ruth M. Kornegay.

He is employed as a pump technician at Pearson Pumps Sales and Service Inc.

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

She wore an ivory strapless A-line gown trimmed with a band of burgandy embellished satin. The bodice was decorated with crystal beadwork. The back was accented with satin covered buttons that flowed into a semi-cathedral train embellished with crystal beadwork and a burgandy satin trim.

Her headpiece was her sister’s tiara of pearls and rhinestones.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of burgandy roses, ivory gerber daises and burgandy stargazer lillies tied with burgandy, ivory and silver ribbons.

Heather Faircloth Bailey was her sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Kristen Lynn of Goldsboro, daughter of the bride; Lindsay Hare of Goldsboro, daughter of the groom; Jenny Hall of Wilson, sister of the groom; and Katie Smith of Harkers Island, friend of the couple.

Chris Hare was his father’s best man.

Groomsmen were Jordan Lynn of Goldsboro, son of the bride; Jamie Hare of Goldsboro, brother of the groom; Donald “D.J.” Jenkins of Goldsboro, stepbrother of the groom; and Chris Bailey of Goldsboro, brother-in-law of the bride.

McKenna Bailey of Goldsboro, neice of the bride, and Kimberlin Jones of Goldsboro, friend of the couple, were flower girls. Caleb Mooring of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was ringbearer.

Sharon Mozingo, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Angela Briggs, friend of the bride. Krystal Epps, friend of the couple, distributed programs.

Jay Hall, nephew of the groom, was acolyte.

A program of wedding music was provided by Hope Hicks, friend of the couple, pianist, and David Wiley, friend of the couple, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Becky Tyndall and Tracy Brantham, friends of the bride, served the wedding cake.

After a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla., the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a shower June 4 hosted by co-workers at Rosewood Elementary School; a shower June 1 at Whitley Church hosted by family and the Whitley Church choir; and a miscellaneous shower May 30 at the home of Cami Jones hosted by Ms. Jones.

A rehearsal dinner was held June 27 at Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

Hinson - Riggs

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Mrs. Hinson

DURHAM — Cassie Riggs and the Rev. Elton Adam Hinson of Durham exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 21 at 2 p.m. at Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dann Patrick and the Rev. Brent Patrick officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Douglas Riggs of Durham and Missy Williams Riggs of Durham and the granddaughter of Preston and Louise Riggs of Durham and Richard and Linda Dickson of Mebane.

She is a graduate of Liberty Christian Academy in Durham and Southeastern Free Will Baptist College in Wendell in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education. She is employed as a high school English teacher at First Free Will Baptist Christian Academy in Florence, S.C.

The groom is the son of James Z. Hinson III and Cindy Davis Hinson of Goldsboro, the grandson of the late Gordon Sugg and Nannie Betty Hinson, the late Thurman E. Davis Sr. and Irene Corbett Davis of Goldsboro and the stepgrandson of Mary Hinson.

He graduated from Faith Christian Academy and Southeastern Free Will Baptist College in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in pastoral theology. He is employed as a youth pastor at First Free Will Baptist Church in Florence.

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

Lauren Rouse was her college friend’s matron of honor, while Tierney Riggs, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Heather Foy, sister of the bride; Alice Cordell, sister of the groom; and Rebecca Rayle and Heather Chappell, friends of the bride.

James Z. Hinson III was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Rev. Christian Powell; Matthew Cordell, brother-in-law of the groom; James Chestnutt, Jordan Chestnutt and Jonathan Chestnutt, cousins of the groom; and Justin Smith and Jason Patel, friends of the groom.

Kayleigh Ragan, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Alaina Stone, cousin of the groom, was flower girl. Jordan Foy, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Amie Woods directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Vickie Rockmore. Tracy Dunn distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jan Haas, pianist; the Rev. Zack and Hope Hinson, brother and sister-in-law of the groom, vocalists; and Mike Dunn, sound technician.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., and Jamica, the couple reside in Florence.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 20 at Fujison at Brier’s Creek; a shower May 24 hosted by ladies of Faith Church; a shower May 3 in Durham hosted by ladies of Shady Grove Church; a lingerie shower April 16 at the home of Lauren Rouse hosted by Ms. Rouse; and a shower April 4 at the home of Paula Patrick hosted by Ms. Patrick.

The groom’s parents hosted a pig picking luau rehearsal dinner at the home of the groom in Durham.

Jones - Harris

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Mrs. Jones

NORLINA — Heather Michelle Harris and Charles Scott Jones of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 7 at 5:30 p.m. at Zion United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Michael Hobbs officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Carroll Erskine and Rebecca Richardson Harris of Macon and the granddaughter of the late Charles Anthony and Edna Mustian Harris of Macon and the late Lewis Gill Richardson Sr. and Dorothy Twisdale Richardson of Norlina.

She is a 1994 graduate of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Vance-Granville Community College. She is employed as a registered nurse at Maria Parham Hospital.

The groom is the son of Latha Seymour Jones and the late James Allen Jones Jr. of Mount Olive and the grandson of the late James Jones Sr. and Nora Jones of Mount Olive and the late Albert and Vonnie Seymour of Goldsboro.

He is a 1988 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and attended Mount Olive College. He is employed as a truck driver at Performance Food Group, Virginia Foods.

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

She wore a gown of ivory chiffon with an asymmetrical waist highlighted by a Swarovski crystal brooch.

Her headpiece was a single-layer angel wing veil of silk chiffon held in place by Swarovski crystal combs.

The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of blue hydrangeas and white sweetheart roses.

Amber Taylor Harris was her sister’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Ashley Kaye Bryan, high school roommate of the bride; Lindsey Holloman Blackwell, niece of the groom; Tiffanie Stainback Chase, Melinda Carol Weaver and Melissa Balmer Walthall, friends of the bride; Katrina Johnson Harris, sister-in-law of the bride; Kelly Alease Holliday, niece of the groom; and Brittani Renae Lynch, cousin of the bride.

Michael Brent Williams was his friend’s best man.

Groomsmen were Blake Andrew Blackwell, nephew of the groom; Joseph Carroll Harris, brother of the bride; Robert Allen Jones, brother of the groom; James Daniel Richardson and Jonathan Lewis Richardson, cousins of the bride; and Scott Thompson, friend of the groom.

Matthew Bryan Lynch, cousin of the bride, was the usher.

Isley Lauren Richardson and Taylor Davis Richardson, cousins of the bride, were junior bridesmaids.

Chelsea Elizabeth Sommer and Madelyn Leigh Richardson, cousins of the bride, were flower girls. Christopher Logan Chase, godson of the bride, was ringbearer.

Anne Ayscue Harris, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Dannette Danielle Edwards, friend of the bride. Alma Holtzman Lynch, friend of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by the Rev. Betty Willis, pianist, and Ashley Kaye Bryan, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a dinner reception was held at Henderson Convention Center. Mr. and Mrs. Christopher R. Ayscue greeted guests. Jennifer Richardson Sommer, aunt of the bride, and Mary Lou Cheek Burroughs, cousin of the bride, served the wedding cake.

After a wedding cruise to the southern Caribbean, the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 6 at the home of Wanda Richardson of Oxford hosted by Mrs. Richardson, Carol Twisdale Green and Heather Raynor Richardson; a shower May 21 at Middleburg Steak House hosted by Melinda Carol Weaver and Melissa Balmer Walthall; a miscellaneous shower April 20 at Zion United Methodist Church hosted by friends and family of the bride; and a miscellaneous shower April 12 at the home of Barbara Jones Holloman of Mount Olive hosted by Mrs. Holloman, Nancy Jones Rea, Beverly Jones Holliday, Lindsey Holloman Blackwell and Kelly Alease Holliday.

The groom and his family hosted a rehearsal dinner June 6 at Zion United Methodist Church.

Jones - Nethercutt

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Mrs. Jones

Heather Leigh-Ann Nethercutt and Taylor Robert Jones exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 14 at 5 p.m. at Dobson Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. Rick Howell officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timmy Nethercutt of Kenansville, the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cloninger and the late James Hoffman of Kenansville and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Nethercutt of Magnolia and the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Loy D. Proctor of Alexis.

She is a 2004 graduate of James Kenan High School and a 2008 graduate of Campbell University with a degree in criminal justice administration. She is employed with the firm of Orander and Riley.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jones of Mount Olive and the grandson of Mrs. Brinkley Taylor and the late Mr. Taylor of Goldsboro and Bob Jones and the late Mae Jones of Mount Olive.

He is a 2002 graduate of North Duplin High School and a 2006 graduate of Campbell University with a degree in secondary math education. He is employed as a teacher at Spring Creek High School.

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

She wore a gown of ivory satin embellished with pearls and beads on the bodice and a cathedral train accented with a champagne colored inlay.

Her headpiece was a crystal tiara with a fingertip-length ivory veil with bead accents.

The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of ivory and pink calla lilies accented with a royal blue ribbon.

Lauren Norwood was her sister’s matron of honor, while Riley Barwick, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Nikki Wood, sister of the groom; Ashley Register, Kirby Grady and Brittany Crabtree, friends of the bride; and Alyssa Woods and Megan Marler, roommates of the bride.

Bernard Jones was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Albert Wood, brother-in-law of the groom; Jaime Jones, Aaron Sanders, Justin Glover and Ryan Dunn, friends of the groom; James Nethercutt, brother of the bride; and Joshua Norwood, brother-in-law of the bride.

Hannah Barnette, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.

Paul Barnette, cousin of the bride, was the junior groomsman.

Sheila Grady, friend of the bride’s family, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Hailey Sheffield. Alicia Sheffield distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tim Bass, friend of the bride’s family, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the Country Squire Restaurant’s Jester’s Court. Aaron and Danielle Sheffield, friends of the family, greeted guests. Millie Bland of Magnolia, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake.

After a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., the couple reside in Mount Olive.

Events held before the wedding included a miscellaneous shower May 28 at Spring Creek High School hosted by co-workers of the groom; a lingerie shower May 24 at Kenansville Fire Department hosted by Riley and Susan Barwick; a tool shower May 24 at Dobson Church hosted by Josh Norwood; a miscellaneous shower May 4 at Dobson Church fellowship hall hosted by family and friends; a bridal luncheon May 3 at the Red Barn hosted by Peggy Cloninger and Kim Lanier during which time the bride chose to present gifts to her attendants; a miscellaneous shower April 13 at the home of Rosanne Jones hosted by Ms. Jones, Nikki Wood and Thelma Taylor; a Pampered Chef shower Feb. 23 at the home of Lauren Norwood hosted by Ms. Norwood; a Tupperware shower Jan. 20 at the home of Peggy Cloninger hosted by Ms. Cloninger and Kim Lanier; a Christmas shower Dec. 9 at the home of Pauline Nethercutt hosted by Ms. Nethercutt and Joan Barnette; a bachelorette party in Raleigh; and a bachelor party in Jacksonville.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner June 13 at the Red Barn. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Jones - Vinson

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Mrs. Jones

Brittany Leigh Vinson and Robert Dane Jones exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 21 at 5 p.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Glenn Everett and the Rev. Rick Ward officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ernest Lee and Beverly Benton Vinson of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Zolla Coffer Vinson Jr., Virginia Radford Vinson, and Marie Fulghum and the late Richard Paul Benton of Goldsboro.

She graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2005 and attends Wachovia Partnership East Program through East Carolina University for a degree in early childhood education. She is employed as a teacher assistant at North Drive Elementary School.

The groom is the son of Robert Allen and Diana Wood Jones of Goldsboro, the grandson of Laura Lancaster Griffith of LaGrange, the late Kenneth Ackley Jones and Virginia Hope Anderson Meyerhoeffer of Goldsboro and Charles Kenneth Wood of Greensboro and the stepgrandson of Ed Meyerhoeffer, Sylvia Wood and Alan Griffith.

He is a 2001 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and attends Wachovia Partnership East Program through East Carolina University for a degree in early childhood education. He is employed as a teacher assistant at School Street Elementary School and at Lane Tree Golf Club.

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

She wore a white satin strapless gown. The bodice had an embroidered net overlay accented with sequins and seed pearls. An asymmetrical satin draping decorated the dropped waistline. The A-line skirt featured peaked embroidery on the flowing organza skirt and a satin band edged the hemline that flowed into a chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone tiara of crystals and pearls. The veil was fingertip-length single layer with seed pearls and crystal accents along the edge.

The bride carried a bouquet of blue hydrangeas, white roses and Bells of Ireland tied with white ribbon.

Karen Benton was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Jessica Schaffer, Kathleen Ray and Laura Smith. Bridesman was Josh Heidenreich.

Robert Allen Jones was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Caleb Jones, Brandon Vinson, Mikie Hatch, Chris Hemenway and David Benton.

Carey Hinnant was the honorary bridesmaid.

Skylar Knopick was flower girl. Braeden Knopick was ringbearer.

Emily Peacock directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Myra Best. Miranda Rackley and Tia Owens distributed programs.

Candice Carter and Jade Jordan were acolytes. Carey Hinnant was a special reader.

A program of wedding music was provided by Sherry Aycock and Rick Pridgen, vocalists; Bess Sawyer, organist; and Paige Barwick, violinist.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at Lane Tree Golf Club. Lynn Chewning was director. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Benton and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Jones greeted guests. Susie Daniels served the wedding cake. Reception attendants were Karen Rains, Mary Beth Chandler and Terry Benton. Zoe and Cody Carter and Coe Jordan distributed bubbles.

After a wedding trip to Palm Beach, Fla., the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ brunch June 20 at the Royal Tea Room hosted by Lillie and Myra Best during which time the bride chose to present gifts to her attendants; a manicure party June 19 hosted by the bride; a shower June 10 at School Street School hosted by co-workers; a floating miscellaneous shower June 1 at Saulston United Methodist Church hosted by the church; a cook-out and lawn and garden shower May 31 at Daniels Church hosted by Ken, Tery, Karen and David Benton; a shower May 27 hosted by co-workers at North Drive Elementary School; and a floating miscellaneous shower April 13 at Daniels Church hosted by the Friendship Circle.

The groom’s parents hosted a luau rehearsal dinner June 20 at Raintree Clubhouse.

Baynes-Draughon

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Mrs. Baynes

KINSTON — Jennifer Rae Draughon and Daniel Allen Baynes of Wendell exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 28 at 3 p.m. at Westminster United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Billy Olsen officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Edgar Alexander Holt III and Pamela Miller Holt of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Edgar Alexander Holt Jr. and Lena Futrell Holt of Princeton and Charles Samuel and Joyce Thompson Miller of Cordele, Ga.

She graduated from Rosewood High School and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education. She is employed as a first grade teacher at Rosewood Elementary.

The groom is the son of Aubrey Sidney Baynes Sr. and Ann Knott Baynes of Wendell and the grandson of the late Aubrey Hester and Mary Tedder Baynes, the late Marsh Wendell and Marjorie Heath Knott of Wendell.

He graduated from East Wake High School and North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. He is employed as a history teacher and football, track and golf coach at Rosewood High School.

The bride was escorted by Ed Holt and Al Draughon and given in marriage by her parents.

She wore an ivory strapless gown of duchess satin. The fitted bodice of Alencon lace was embroidered with needlework accented with pearls and crystals. The Basque waistline led to a flowing skirt embellished with crystals and pearls that swept to a cathedral train.

Her headpiece was a crystal tiara with a fingertip veil beaded with crystals and pearls.

Jerri-Rae Phillips of Goldsboro was matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Nicole Draughon of Raleigh, sister-in-law of the bride; Elizabeth Hall of Wallace and Emily Holt of Goldsboro, sisters of the bride; Elizabeth Johnson of Wendell, sister of the groom; Farrah Baynes of Wendell, sister-in-law of the groom; Alisha Murray of Wilmington; and Lindsay Caldwell of Clayton.

Aubrey Sidney Baynes Sr. was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Sidney Baynes of Wendell, brother of the groom; Greg Johnson of Wendell, brother-in-law of the groom; Al Draughon of Raleigh, brother of the bride; Wynne Dunn and Andy Page of Raleigh; Jack Tantum of Smithfield; and Jerry Richardson of Wendell.

Lexi Clucas, friend of the bride, was flower girl. Jackson Hall, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Ann Robinson of Kinston directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Brent and Rebecca Snowden, friends of the groom. Ethan Hall, nephew of the bride, and Caroline Clucas, friend of the bride, distributed programs.

Kaitlyn Rae Draughon, niece of the bride, was the baby of honor.

Honorary bridesmaids were Melissa Smith, Meghan Fields and Kerri Nash of Goldsboro and Shelli Bejarano of Homestead, Fla.

A program of wedding music was provided by Judy Lewis, pianist; Jamie Clucas, vocalist; Marshalle Lewis, organist; and Krista Kala, violinist.

Following the ceremony, a reception and dance were held at Kinston Country Club.

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

Events held before the wedding included a wedding day luncheon June 2 hosted by Rudy and Edwina Oliver and Al and Nicole Draughon; a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 27 at the Royal Tea Room hosted by Joyce Miller and Melanie Harpe; a bachelorette weekend and monogram shower June 13 through 15 in Wilmington hosted by Jerri-Rae Phillips and the bridesmaids; a bridal shower June 8 at Pine Forest United Methodist Church hosted by the church women; a lingerie shower June 1 at the home of Noelle Woods hosted by Ms. Woods and friends of the bride; a luau dinner and dance May 31 at the Steak Barn hosted by friends of the bride; a bridal shower May 27 at Rosewood Elementary hosted by staff and faculty; a wedding shower May 21 hosted by Rosewood High School staff and faculty; a bachelor weekend May 16 through 18th in Emerald Isle hosted by friends of the groom; a dinner party and kitchen and grill shower April 26 at the home of Steve and Kay Meadows hosted by the Meadows; a tool and garden shower March 9 at the home of Sidney and Farrah Baynes hosted by the Bayneses and Greg and Elizabeth Johnson; and a Christmas shower Dec. 28 at the home of Jerri-Rae Phillips hosted by Ms. Phillips and Brenda Pearson.

A rehearsal dinner was held June 27 at Kinston Country Club.

Ham-Underwood

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Mrs. Ham

Rocksand Marie Underwood of Charlotte and Jesse Adam Ham of Charlotte exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 28 at 2 p.m. at The Lord’s Table Church, with Bill Wilson officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Arnyll Justus Underwood and Jo Marie Mitchell of Dudley and the granddaughter of Violet Marie Mullins, the late Arnet Ross Underwood, Patricia Ann Moore and the late Sidney Clay Sweeney of Hinton, W. Va.

She graduated from Spring Creek High School in 2003 with honors and Wayne Community College with an Associate in Arts degree. She attends the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s College of Architecture for a Bachelor of Arts degree in architecture. She is employed as an architectural intern at Hennon Group Architects.

The groom is the son of Jesse Mitchell and Jo Ellen Ham of Goldsboro and the grandson of Dorothy Rose Ellis, the late Joseph Cleveland Ham and Johnny Ebin and Sylvia Serle House of Goldsboro.

He graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2002 and Wayne Community College with an Associate in Arts degree. He attends the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s College of Engineering for a bachelor’s degree in computer and electrical science.

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

She wore a gown of embroidered net with Swarovski crystals overlaid on the strapless neckline meeting the draped empire. The boned torso had a corset tie back with a dropped waist and a ruched skirt with embroidery into the pick ups and onto the chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a veil with blusher and a handmade butterfly beaded clip.

The bride carried a bouquet of purple ranunculus, white hyacinths and miniature tulips with the stems wrapped in silver ribbon.

Jessica Pigford was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were April Keen and Marie Johnson.

John James was best man.

Groomsmen were Nicholas Ham and Ryan Benton.

Ushers were Arnyll Underwood II, Gerald Mitchell Jr., Lee Davis, Justin Davis and Cody Miller.

Jacey Stevens, Cinnamon Earhart and Sierra Earhart were junior bridesmaids.

Amber Padilla, Elena Padilla and Danielle Padilla were flower girls. Noah Earhart was ringbearer.

Lee-Ann Keen directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Denise Stevens.

A program of wedding music was provided by Estine Wilson, pianist, and Mitch and Jo Ellen Ham, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

After a wedding trip to Mexico, the couple reside in Charlotte.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower May 31 at The Lord’s Table hosted by Estine Wilson and a lingerie shower May 31 at the home of Danny and Lee-Ann Keen hosted by April Keen and Jessica Pigford.

The rehearsal dinner was held at Lane Tree Country Club.

Jameson-Allen

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Mrs. Jameson

EMERALD ISLE — Chastity Allen of Goldsboro and Garrett Jameson of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 17 at 5 p.m. at Pebble Beach, with the Rev. Renee Melby officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Richard Wayne Allen of Goldsboro and Brigette Allen of LaGrange and the granddaughter of the late Otis and Pauline Allen of Goldsboro and Anne Sutton and the late Needham Sutton of LaGrange.

She is a 2001 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. She is employed as a teller manager at Wachovia.

The groom is the son of Marshall Jameson of Seven Springs and Betty Jameson of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late Jack Jameson and the late Willie Geddings of Columbia, S.C., Bernice Jameson of Hazard, Ky., and Maude Geddings of Rome, Ga.

He is a 1997 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. He is employed as an electrical mechanic at Wayne Electric.

The bride was escorted by her uncle, Ernest Allen, and given in marriage by her family.

She wore a white beaded metallic-embroidered satin gown with a beaded chiffon split front overlay with chapel train.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone crystal pearl tiara with a fingertip-length veil.

The bride carried a bouquet of yellow roses and peach and tropical lilies.

Julie Thompson was her niece’s matron of honor, while Kimberley Eisaman, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.

Stephanie Perkins, friend of the couple, was the bridesmaid.

Marshall Jameson was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Brock Jameson, brother of the groom, and Kevin Priestly, best friend of groom.

Renee Melby directed the wedding.

Special helpers were Danielle Montague, Lynn Priestly, Kimberley Eisaman and Brenda Allen.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Pebble Beach Clubhouse in Emerald Isle.

After a wedding trip to Emerald Isle, the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelor and bachelorette party in April hosted by Brock Jameson and Kim Eisaman and a bridal shower March 29 at Hampton Inn hosted by Anne Sutton, Brigette Allen, Julie Thompson and Betty Jameson.

Price-Hardy

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Mrs. Price

PIKEVILLE — Liza Nicole Hardy and Benjamin Kyle Price exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 7 at 4 p.m. at Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, with Don Sauls officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Bobby J. and Elizabeth Hardy of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Barbara Hardy and the late J.E. Hardy of Pikeville and the late Fred and Ruby Russell of Bailey.

She graduated from Wayne Christian High School in 2003 and Wilson Tech in 2007 with a CNA. She is employed as a CS paraprofessional at ReNu Life.

The groom is the son of Donnie and Koni Price of Goldsboro and the grandson of Landis and Janet Davis of Stantonsburg, the late Roland Price and Beulah Price of Pikeville and the late Borden and Hilda Howell of Goldsboro.

He is a 1994 graduate of Rosewood High School. He is employed as a foreman at Seegars Fence Co.

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

She wore a white satin re-embroidered lace strapless princess-line gown with a fitted bodice covered in sequins and pearls. It had a semi-cathedral train with sequins and pearls at the bottom.

Her headpiece was a fingertip veil with a rhinestone tiara.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of stargazer lilies, kiko roses, stephanotis and Italian ruscus.

Mary Beth Hardy was her sister’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Ashliegh Lyons and Dominique de Varona, cousins of the bride; Lacie Hardy, sister of the bride; and Jana Yelverton, friend of the bride.

Donnie Price was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Jamie Price, brother of the groom, and Shayne Lee, David Ellis and Jason Collins, friends of the groom.

Laney Price, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Layton Price, nephew of the groom, was ringbearer.

Karen Giuliani directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Lynette and Melissa Howell. Phillip and Emily Hardy distributed programs.

Special helpers were Jennifer Collins, Mary Ann Lyons, Dawn Dobbins, Elisa and Jenna Tyndall, Jamie King, Calvin Fuller and Shelly Yelverton.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jana Yelverton, vocalist, and Jeff Martin.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club. Phil and Margaret Hardy greeted guests. Ricky Yelverton gave the blessing.

After a wedding trip to Ochio Rios, Jamaica, the couple reside in Rosewood.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower May 18 at the Simmons home hosted by Vickie Simmons; a bachelor weekend May 16 through 18 in Emerald Isle hosted by Kenneth Grant; a bachelorette weekend May 1 through 4 in Topsail Beach hosted by Liz Hardy and Jana Yelverton; a bridal shower April 27 at St. Joseph Church hosted by Janet Davis, Koni Price, Melissa Price, Linda Cherry, Lynette Howell, Betty Rackley and Carolyn Byers; a bridal shower luau April 26 at the de Varona home hosted by Jana Yelverton, Liz Hardy and Dominique de Varona; and a bridal luncheon April 13 at Texas Steakhouse hosted by the bride and her mother.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Steak Barn.

Strickland-Parker

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Mrs. Strickland

Adrienne Paul Parker and Benjamin Charles Strickland Jr. exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Homer Morris and the Rev. Frederick Clarke officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Margo Paul Parker and the late Graydon Jerome “Jerry” Parker Jr. of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Graydon Parker, the late Claude Cleveland Paul Jr. and Margie Adams Paul of Goldsboro and Mary Spain of Richmond, Va.

She is a graduate of Wayne Country Day School, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and East Carolina University in 2006 with an MBA. She is employed as the family services and volunteer coordinator at Habitat for Humanity.

The groom is the son of Benjamin Charles Strickland Sr. and Diane Butts Strickland of Goldsboro, the grandson of the late Robie and Alma Strickland of Goldsboro and Donnie Morris and Ann Gray Butts of LaGrange and the great-grandson of Gladys Gray of Goldsboro.

He is employed as a funeral director at Seymour Funeral Home.

The bride was escorted by her brother, Grayson Adams Parker, and given in marriage by her mother.

She wore a strapless sweetheart neckline gown in light natural silk. The bodice was gathered and the ruched design flowed in to the modified A-line skirt.

Her headpiece was a double-layer pencil-edged veil with fingertip- and cathedral-length layers.

The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of pink and white peonies.

Stephanie Paul Ross was matron of honor, while Morgan Elizabeth Ross was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Natalie Adams Paul, Kelly Hagwood Johnson, Jamie Ellen Pike, Susan Dunlap Stackhouse and Carlin Kannan Hall.

Benjamin Strickland Sr. was best man.

Groomsmen were Cameron Gray Strickland, Grayson Adams Parker, Donnie Morris Butts Jr., Steven Charles Ross, Samuel Charles Ross, Lewis Bennett Best and Michael Tyler Pate.

Alma Strickland was flower girl. Adam Ross was ringbearer.

Honorary bridesmaids were Pamela Strickland Jessup and Stacie Noelle Strickland.

Shelia Warrick directed the wedding.

John Strickland III carried the tintinnabulum.

Wedding children were Katie Strickland, Emma Strickland, Kaylee Jones, Hunter Jones, Luke Jessup, Delaney Jessup, Keely Parker and Emerson Paul.

A program of wedding music was provided by Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir and Dr. Benjamin Johnson, organist.

Following the ceremony, a reception and dance were held at the Strickland home.

After a wedding trip to Walt Disney World, Fla., the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaid brunch June 27 at the home of Evelyn Paul hosted by Mrs. Paul; a bachelor weekend June 6 through 8 in Atlantic Beach hosted by the groomsmen; a bachelorette weekend May 30 through June 1 in Atlantic Beach hosted by the bridesmaids; a shower June 5 hosted by Seymour Funeral Home; a shower June 1 hosted by ladies of First Christian Church; a summer cookout May 24 at the summer beach house of Steve and Stephanie Ross; a wedding fiesta April 25 at the home of John and Peggy Strickland hosted by the Stricklands, John and Sherry Strickland and Marc and Nicole Strickland; a shower April 13 at Walnut Creek Church hosted by the groom’s family; and an engagement dance Feb. 2 at the Brick Village hosted by friends and family.

A rehearsal dinner was held June 27 at Goldsboro Country Club.

Brodhead - Gautier

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Mrs. Brodhead

SNOW HILL — Bethanie Ann Gautier of Snow Hill and David Kelly Brodhead of Snow Hill exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 7 at 1 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church, with Dean Jackson officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Harry Gautier of Albertson and Betty Shingleton of Snow Hill, the stepdaughter of Donnie Shingleton and the granddaughter of Edna Williams and the late Luby Randolph Williams of Snow Hill.

She graduated from Greene Central High School in 1995 and Lenoir Community College in 2008 with an associate degree in nursing. She attended Wayne Community College. She is employed as a registered nurse at Lenoir Memorial Hospital.

The groom is the son of David Brodhead of Snow Hill and Becky Holland of Kinston, the stepson of George Holland and the grandson of the late Becky Walston of Farmville.

He graduated from Greene Central High School in 2000 and attended Wayne Community College. He is employed as an electrician at Smith Electrica.

The bride was escorted by her uncle, Randy Williams, and given in marriage by her family.

She wore a white strapless A line gown accented with silver embroidery with a chapel train.

Her headpiece was an elbow-length veil.

The bride carried a bouquet of hot pink roses.

Lisa Gentile was matron of honor.

David Brodhead was his son’s best man.

Dawn Murphy directed the wedding.

Special helpers were Katlynn Gautier and Taylar Keel, nieces of the couple.

A program of wedding music was provided by Beth Head, pianist and vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Snow Hill.

Events held before the wedding included a pig picking June 21 at Free Gospel Church hosted by the couple’s parents and an engagement party May 30 hosted by Dawn Murphy, sister of the groom.

Cape - Wilson

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Mrs. Cape

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH — Hannah Leigh Wilson and Anthony Alan Cape exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 7 at 1 p.m. at The Bella Luna, with the Rev. Thomas H. Smith officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Wendell Gregg and Lisa Montague Wilson of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Franklin Wendell and Lula Mahaley Wilson of Wilmington and Lela Faye Montague and the late James Donald Montague of Goldsboro.

She is a North Carolina Scholar, an honor graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a graduate of Wayne Community College’s dental assisting program.

The groom is the son of Denise Marie Cape of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late Scotty Thomas and Frances Vida Pierce of Campobello, S.C.

He is a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and attended East Carolina University for a medical career. He is serving in the Air Force.

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

She wore a white satin A-line halter gown with a sweetheart cut and a chapel train. The dress had a split front with beaded lace with Swarovski crystal and pearl accents. She also wore a ring given to her by her paternal grandmother and she carried a poem given to her by her maternal grandmother and a handkerchief, which belonged to her late grandfather.

Her headpiece was a tiara of Swarovski crystals and pearls with a veil accented with Swarovski crystals and pearls.

The bride carried a bouquet of white and yellow lilies, white and yellow Gerber daisies and white orchids with Swarovski crystal accents.

Caroline Jones was her friend’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Lindzy McDonald, Christina Setliff and Amber West, friends of the bride.

Joshua Wilson, brother of the bride, was best man.

Groomsmen were David Brown, friend of the groom, and Devlin Pierce, uncle of the groom.

Nancy Sauls directed the wedding.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jeffery Boberg, uncle of the bride, vocalist, and Wesley Thornton, family friend of the bride, acoustic guitarist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Villa Capriani Resort in North Topsail Beach. A two-tiered wedding cake accented with handpainted chocolate sea shells was served.

After a wedding cruise to Nassau, Bahamas, the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a shower May 18 at Eureka Methodist Church hosted by Brenda Yelverton and Sherry Montague, aunts of the bride, and Yvonne Sauls and Nancy Sauls, great-aunts of the bride, and a bridal luncheon May 10 at Pupetta’s Italian Restaurant hosted by the bride’s mother.

The groom’s mother; Lula Wilson, grandmother of the bride; and Kristen Boberg, aunt of the bride; hosted a rehearsal dinner June 6 in Wilmington.

Daugherty - Davidson

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Mrs. Daugherty

ROME, Ga. — Virginia Lauren Davidson of Rome and Craig Maner Daugherty of Birmingham, Ala., exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in Hardy Chapel at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Scott Alan Jackson and the Rev. Lawton Daugherty, grandfather of the groom, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Gene Grant Davidson of Rome and the granddaughter of Mrs. John E. Bauhofer of Goldsboro, the late Mr. Bauhofer and the late Mr. and Mrs. G. Raymond Davidson.

The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. E. Payson Daugherty of Birmingham and the grandson of the Rev. and Mrs. Lawton Daugherty of Elberton, Ga., Mrs. Richard Baker of Winter Park, Fla., and the late Mr. Baker.

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

She wore her mother’s candlelight full-length wedding gown of peau de soie with appliqués of peau d’ange re-embroidered with seed pearls.

Her headpiece was a cathedral-length veil bordered with peau d’ange lace, worn by her mother and her twin sister. She also wore a pearl necklace and earrings given to her by her parents.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of white dendrobium orchids, vendala roses and white freesia interspersed with ming and springeri accented with lily grass.

Catherine Collins Bland of Boston, Mass., was her twin sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Brooke Sleeper of San Diego, Calif., and Laura Daugherty of Birmingham, sisters of the groom.

Dr. Payson Daugherty was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Benjamin Sleeper of San Diego, brother-in-law of the groom; Nicholas Bland of Boston, brother-in-law of the bride; and Hans Bauhofer Davidson of Tallahassee, Fla., brother of the bride.

Associate Pastor Jeff Jack of Birmingham was Scripture reader.

Anneliese Grace Hibbs and Garlyn Catherine Hibbs of Sparta, N.J., cousins of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Neil Allen Sanders, pianist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at The Plantation of Horseleg. Dr. and Mrs. Alan Lee Bowen of Rome greeted guests. A four-tiered wedding cake iced in white butter cream with ivory swirls and hand-dipped white chocolate strawberries was served.

After a wedding trip, the couple reside in Leesville, La.

Events held before the wedding included a low country boil shower in Dunwoody, Ga., hosted by the Rev. Lawton and Mrs. Daugherty and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Bullard; a barn party in Birmingham hosted by Barbara Slimick; a cookout miscellaneous shower at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lobik in Rome; a bridesmaids’ luncheon and lingerie shower at the home of the bride hosted by her aunts and cousins; and a Sunday brunch at the home of the bride’s parents hosted by Susan Hortman.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner May 31 at Magretta Hall.

Greeno - Sasser

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Mrs. Greeno

MOUNT OLIVE — Julie Amanda Sasser of Dudley and Carlton Lynn Greeno of Dudley exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 31 at 4 p.m. at Jordan’s Chapel Baptist Church, with Pastor Ray Smeltzer officiating.

The bride is the daughter of J. Eugene and Cathy W. Sasser of Four Oaks and the granddaughter of the late Alton and Lucy Epps Amerson of Goldsboro, the late Richard Bruce and Mary Lou Williams of Four Oaks and the late Luby Guy Sasser.

She is a graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She is employed as a registrar with the Boy Scouts of America.

The groom is the son of Leonard Bob Greeno and the late Betty June Greeno of Rock Island, Tenn., and the grandson of the late Kenneth and Harriet S. Greeno of Frankfurt, Ind., the late Alton Bouldin of Bone Cave, Tenn., and Ruth Keaster of Tampa, Fla.

He is a graduate of Warren County High School in Tennessee and Johnston Community College’s EMT-paramedic program. He is employed as a paramedic with Wayne County EMS.

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

She wore an ivory satin gown with re-embroidered lace adorned with crystal beading and sequins with a semi-cathedral train with a claret inlay.

Her headpiece was shoulder-length attached to a tiara adorned with pearls and crystal beading.

Kelly Sasser was her sister’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Kim Averitt, Tiffany Mills and Ashley Smith, friends of the bride.

Jeff Greeno was his cousin’s best man.

Groomsmen were Dakota Greeno, son of the groom, and Grady Johnson and Felix Moody, friends of the groom.

Ushers were Mike Anderson and Ted Grantham, cousins of the bride.

Katie Anderson, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Sarah Anderson, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Justin Peterson, son of the bride, was ringbearer.

Cynthia Aldridge directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Hannah Grantham, cousin of the bride. Christopher Averitt, friend of the couple, distributed programs.

Connie Feige, Debra Grantham and Leigh Grantham, cousins of the bride, and Crystal Jones, friend of the bride, were special helpers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Whitney Grantham, cousin of the bride, and Doug and Celena Smith, vocalists; Frankie Smeltzer, organist; and Jonathan Jones, trumpeter.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception in the church fellowship hall. Assisting were Susan Williford, cousin of the bride; Debbie Mills, Mae Robinson and Karen Truckenbrod, friends of the couple; and Teresa Crisp, friend of the family. Dwight and Pat Rose greeted guests. Barbara Sullivan, aunt of the bride, poured punch. Brenda Grantham, aunt of the bride, and Debbie Grantham, cousin of the bride, cut the wedding cake.

After a wedding trip to Asheville, the couple reside in Dudley.

Events held before the wedding included a surprise lingerie shower May 24 at the home of Debbie and Tiffany Mills hosted by the Mills; a bridesmaids’ dinner May 24 at Logans; and a shower April 20 hosted by Jordan’s Chapel Baptist WMU.

The groom and the bride’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner May 30 at Jordan’s Chapel Baptist Church fellowship hall. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Jarrell - Edwards

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Mrs. Jarrell

Kathryn Elizabeth Edwards and David Ashton Jarrell of Pikeville exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 21 at 5 p.m. at Pineview Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jimmy Jarrell and the Rev. Aubry Jones officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Lenwood David and Sherry Long Edwards of Pikeville and the granddaughter of the late John Henry and Edna Pate Knight and the late John Howard and Elizabeth Batts Long of Pikeville.

She is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in art education. She is a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority.

The groom is the son of Charles Donovan Jarrell of Lake Park, Ga., and Janine Uzzell Huber of Statesville and the grandson of the late Gilbert Pete Jarrell, Glennie Harrell Jarrell, the late James Casey and Louise Hardy Uzzell of Goldsboro.

He graduated from Eastern Wayne High School. He is employed as manager at Toyota-Scion of Goldsboro.

The bride wore a champagne strapless fit and flare gown. The embroidery was decorated with Swarovski crystals on net overlay. The hemline was trimmed with flounced taffeta onto a chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a fingertip-length veil scattered with pearls.

The bride carried an arrangement of white hydrangeas and calla lilies.

Jennifer Edwards Breeze was her sister’s matron of honor.

Charles Donovan Jarrell was his son’s best man.

Evalina Michelle Breeze and Elizabeth Anne Breeze were flower girls. Edward Robert Breeze was ringbearer.

A program of wedding music was provided by Mr. and Mrs. Jason Cox, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a dinner reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

After a wedding trip to Maui, Hawaii, the couple reside in Pikeville.

Events held before the wedding included a spa day June 18 and a pampered bride shower June 17 hosted by Jennifer Breeze, sister of the bride.

The couple hosted a rehearsal welcome dinner at Walnut Creek Country Club.

Poole - Bullock

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Mrs. Poole

PINE LEVEL — Marsha Renee Bullock of Goldsboro and Joey Dean Poole exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 3 at 5 p.m. at Hinnant Family Vineyards, with the Rev. Thurman Horney officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Rex Bullock of Clarendon and Cecilia Finison of Snow Hill, the stepdaughter of William Finison and the granddaughter of J. C. and Dalma Bullock of Clarendon and Mollie King and the late Rev. W.R. King of Sneads Ferry.

She is a 1996 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. She is employed at Lowe’s Home Improvement and Sam’s Club.

The groom is the son of Jay and Lynn Fail of Pikeville, the grandson of C.B. and Laura Fail of Pikeville and Brenda Woodson of Clarkesville, Va., and the great-grandson of the late Cordell and Mildred Francis of Brook Neal, Va.

He is a 2002 graduate of Rosewood High School and a 2005 graduate of Wayne Community College with an Associate of Arts degree in criminal justice. He attends Mount Olive College for a degree in criminal justice. He is employed with the state of North Carolina.

The bride was escorted by Doug Durham and given in marriage by her family.

She wore a a formal gown of ivory silk taffeta with a strapless neckline with pleating draped from the embroidered and beaded accents along the fitted bodice. The mermaid-style skirt flowed into the semi-cathedral train enhanced with embroidery and beaded accents.

She wore a headpiece of Swarovski crystals.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of white hydrangeas with ivory ribbon wrapped around the stems.

Rexann Durham and Amy Bonifas were their sister’s matrons of honor.

Johanna Windham, sister of the groom, was the bridesmaid.

Jay Fail, father of the groom, and Josh Poole, brother of the groom, were best men.

Jason Finison, brother of the bride, was the groomsman.

Brandon Windham, brother in-law of the groom, was the usher.

Alexandria Durham, Lanie Bonifas and Macy Durham, nieces of the bride, were flower girls. Boadie Bonifas, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Honorary ring bearer was Jayce Poole, nephew of the groom.

Sherry McDonald directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Evangeline Vandiford. Jamie Smith and Stacy Keel distributed programs.

Betty Durham, friend of the bride, was a speaker.

A program of wedding music was provided by D.J. Coles, vocalist, and Jennifer Heim, violinist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Hinnant Family Vineyards. Ashley Strickland and Scarlett Stanley, cousins of the bride, cut the cake.

The couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal luncheon April 26 at Pupetta’s Italian Restaurant hosted by Shery McDonald, Kelli Schatzman and Stacy Keel; a bridal shower April 19 hosted by Johanna Windham, Kelly Poole, Kim Evans and Lynn Fail; a “big hair” girls’ night April 18 hosted by Jamie Smith, Stacy Keel and Evangeline Vandiford; and a bridal shower April 12 hosted by Rexann Durham and Amy Bonifas.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at their home.

Sholar - Hoskin

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Mrs. Sholar

CAROLINA BEACH — Bambie Lee Hoskin of Seven Springs and David Lynn Sholar Jr. of Seven Springs exchanged vows in a double-ring beach ceremony June 7 at 6 p.m., with the Rev. Darin Ezzell officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Jesse William and Sandra Roberts Hoskin of Dudley and the granddaughter of Dixie Hayes and the late William Franklin Hoskin of Keener and the late Dewey Crawford and Katie Moore Roberts of Dudley.

She graduated from Wayne Community College.

The groom is the son of David Lynn Sholar Sr. of Pin Hook and Jeri Ann Ezzell of Wallace, the grandson of Richard and Nancy Sholar of Pin Hook and the late Jerry Wayne Ezzell of Beulaville and the great-grandson of Roxie Sholar of Wallace.

He graduated from East Duplin High School. He is employed as an operator mechanic at Mt Olive Pickle Co.

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

She wore an ivory chiffon gown with a pleated bust, an empire waist and tie back. It had a sweep train.

Her headpiece was a tiara.

Jessica Hoskin was her sister-in-law’s maid of honor.

Samantha Page, cousin of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

David Sholar Sr. was his son’s best man.

Jeffrey Gaylor, friend of the groom, was the groomsman.

Callista Holmes, daughter of the bride, was flower girl. Dakota Newsome, son of the bride, was ringbearer.

Jessica Hoskin directed the wedding.

Special helpers were Wanda Ginn, Cece Thorton, Kathy Davis, Judy Jackson and Kristie Page.

A program of wedding music was provided by Don Jenkins.

A reception will be held at a later date.

After a wedding trip to Carolina Beach, the couple reside in Seven Springs.

A house shower will be held later.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelorette party hosted by Jessica Hoskin; a bachelor party hosted by J.W. Hoskin and Jesse Hoskin; and a lingerie shower hosted by Jessica Hoskin and Sandra Hoskin.

Don and Jeri Ezzell, mother and stepfather of the groom, held a rehearsal dinner June 6 in Carolina Beach.

Griffin - Gabriel

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Mrs. Griffin

GREENSBORO — Shante Monique Gabriel of Greensboro and Antonio Remone Griffin of Greensboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 14 at 3 p.m. at Christ Covenant Church, with Pastor Rodney Barlow officiating.

The bride is the daughter of John Austin of Atlanta, Ga., and Marie Gabriel-Menyweathers of Greensboro and the granddaughter of Hettie Ivery of Baltimore, Md., the late John Austin Sr. of Atlanta, Dorothy Woodson of High Point and the late Lawrence Daye of Rahway, N.J.

She is a 2005 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Arts degree in religious studies. She is employed as a mortgage loan analyst at Bank of America.

The groom is the son of Harvey Griffin and Virginia Smith-Griffin of Goldsboro and the grandson of Milford Coley, the late Dorothy Griffin, the late Albert Smith and Mary Smith Holden-Bean of Goldsboro.

He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in social work. He is employed as a production senior associate at Dell Inc.

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

She wore a strapless A-line designer dress with a chapel train.

The bride carried a bouquet of roses and calla lilies.

Nicole Griffin and Gaye Stevens were matrons of honor, while Courtney Hartgrove was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Jennifer Perry, Kaleatha Howell, Kendra Whitaker, Jamesa Boyd, Rhonda Robinson, Clarice Fultz, Ashley Williams and Lakasha Carter.

Anthony Griffin, Obrien Carter and Wyatt Ragland were best men.

Groomsmen were Harvey Griffin Jr., Michael Yelverton, Brian Moody, Antron Vaughn, Jeffrey Smith, Joseph Byrd, Bryan Davis, Corey Butler, Anthony Young and Jonathan Parker-Ashley.

Ushers were Christopher Jones, Tommy Smith, Aaron Smith, Christopher Mitchell, Christopher Simmons, Anthony Halloway and Kenneth Newkirk.

Honesty Boseman and Keymoni Jenkins were junior bridesmaids.

Tamia Stevens and Kahlani Jenkins were flower girls. Jason Austin was ringbearer.

Kenny King directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Toynesha Alston and Jessica Searcy. Tori McElrath, Denecia Ratley and Nicci Spruill distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Rydell Harrison, pianist; Tamela Brinson, vocalist; and Lattania Ellerbe, violinist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Revolution Mill Studios in Greensboro

The couple reside in Greensboro.

Leahy - Mercer

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Mrs. Leahy

PIKEVILLE — Kate Ann Mercer of Raleigh and Sean Patrick Leahy of Raleigh exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 14 at 5 p.m. at St. Joseph United Methodist Church, with the Rev. William Creech officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Donald Ray and Vikki Best Mercer of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Estelle Mercer and the late Claude Mercer of Wilson and Edwin “Bud” Best and the late Eva “Duck” Best of Goldsboro.

She graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science and East Carolina University with a Masters of Public Administration degree. She is employed at Progress Energy.

The groom is the son of Joseph Francis and Rosanne Vickery Leahy of New Bern and the grandson of the late Robert Leahy and Freda Leahy of Binghamton, N.Y., and Raymond “Vick” and Frances Vickery of New Bern.

He graduated from New Bern High School and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He is employed at Progress Energy.

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

She wore an ivory strapless gown with beaded lace adorning the lower part of the bodice, hemline and semi-cathedral train.

Her veil was single-tiered and elbow-length.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of Gerber daisies, Virginia and yellow roses and other assorted flowers.

Amy Myers of Ocean Isle Beach was her friend’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Erin Bidwell of Charlotte and Christan Jackson of Dunn, friends of the bride, and Kelly Flanagan of Greensboro, sister of the groom.

Joseph Leahy of Raleigh, was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were Michael Harris of Raleigh and Jonanthan Hartman of Wilmington, friends of the groom, and Thomas Flanagan of Greensboro, brother-in-law of the groom.

Chelsea Vickery of Greenville, cousin of the groom, was the junior bridesmaid. Jacob Vickery of Greenville, cousin of the groom, was the junior groomsman.

Ushers were Jason Plummer and Blake Plummer of Goldsboro, friends of the bride.

Casey Vickery of Greenville, cousin of the groom, was flower girl. Patrick Flanagan of Greensboro, nephew of the groom, was ringbearer.

Janet Davis directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were David and Alison Vause of Wilmington. Tara Young of Chicago, Ill., and Lee Little of Wilmington distributed programs.

Natalie Jordan of Gastonia, friend of the groom, was acolyte.

A program of wedding music was provided by Karen Patzer, vocalist, and Randy Prosser, organist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club. Margaret Anderson and Patsy White of Goldsboro, great-aunts of the bride, cut the cake. Sheila Crawford and Lindsay, Meredith, Leslie and Sarah of Pikeville, friends of the bride’s family, greeted guests.

After a wedding trip to Egypt, the couple reside in Willow Spring.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 13 at the Royal Tea Room hosted by the bride’s family; a reception June 9 at the bride’s workplace hosted by co-workers of the bride; an engagement party May 3 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gray Wheeler hosted by the Wheelers, Judge and Mrs. Ben Alford, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Leggett and family of the groom; a floating bridal shower April 26 at St. Joseph United Methodist Church fellowship hall hosted by Sheila Crawford, Pam Newcomb, Merelo Watt, Cindy Sanford and Susan Davis; and a wedding party luncheon March 8 in Raleigh hosted by friends and family of the bride.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

Mooring - House

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Mrs. Mooring

Brenda LaShay House of Selma and Christopher Blaney Mooring of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 19 at 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, with the Rev. Justin Thomas officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Jerome House of Selma and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gaston Benson, Connie House and the late J.R. House of Selma.

She is a 2000 graduate of North Johnston High School and a 2002 graduate of Johnston Community College with a degree in applied science. She is employed at Johnston Community College as an admission coordinator.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Braswell of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and the late Donald Mooring of Goldsboro and the grandson of Edna Braswell of Fremont and Eliza Odom, the late Charlie Odom and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Mooring of Goldsboro.

He is a 1990 graduate of Rosewood High School and a graduate of Wayne Community College with a degree in forestry. He is employed full-time with the Army National Guard in Smithfield as a sergeant first class.

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

She wore a formal gown of pearl white satin. The strapless princess lined gown featured re-embroidered lace, pearls and sequins with a fitted bodice to the natural waist. The full A-line skirt was enhanced with a trimming of pearls and lace. The semi-cathedral train had two boxed pleats at the back with hand beaded buttons down the bodice, skirt and cathedral train.

Her headpiece was a tiara of freshwater pearls, crystals and rhinestones with a two-tiered white veil accented with freshwater pearls that fell to fingertip-length.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of Madame Delbond red roses, greenery around the bottom and sheer white ribbon to wrap the stems with pearl beads.

Jessica House of Summerville, S.C., was her sister-in-law’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Kim Allen of Benson, Sandy Brinchek of Kenly and Christina Wilson of Four Oaks, friends of the bride; Andrea Mooring of Florida, sister of the groom; and Tracie Smith of Princeton, cousin of the bride.

Eric Bass of Clayton was his friend’s best man.

Groomsmen were Jay House of South Carolina, brother of the bride; Jay Odom of Goldsboro, Alvin Odom of Pikeville and Bill Odom of Kenly, cousins of the groom; and Shane House of Pine Level, cousin of the bride.

Emily House, niece of the bride, and Haleigh Mooring, daughter of the groom, were flower girls. Christopher Blaney Mooring Jr., son of the groom, was ringbearer.

Donna Stephenson, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. Benard Armwood. Tabitha Bass of Clayton, friend of the couple, and Katelyn Edwards of Princeton, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Sherry Cuddington, Chris Raynor and Phyllis Edwards; and Bonnie Oliver, Randy Heath and Michael Starling, sound technicians.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Randy Heath of Princeton greeted guests. Leon Stevens, cousin of the bride, poured punch. Samantha Stevens, cousin of the bride, served the three-tiered wedding cake. Katelyn Edwards, cousin of the bride, distributed bubbles, love tins and photos of the couple. Randy Heath and Eric Bass said good-byes.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple reside in Pine Level.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelorette party April 5 in Raleigh hosted by the bridesmaids and a wedding shower March 8 at Grace Baptist Church hosted by the bride’s mother, Connie House, grandmother of the bride, and Lee Perkins, aunt of the bride.

The groom hosted a rehearsal dinner at Grace Baptist Church in Princeton.

Ostendorf - Fisher

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Mrs. Ostendorf

BENSON — Shelby Lynn Fisher of Goldsboro and Eric Richard Ostendorf of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 12 at 4 p.m. at United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ron Patton officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Elizabeth Anne Remsburg of Gilbert, Ariz., and the late James Lance Fisher of Tucson, Ariz.

The groom is the son of John and the late Jeanne Ostendorf of New York City, N.Y.

After a wedding cruise to Alaska, the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Rogers - Grantham

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Mrs. Rogers

PRINCETON — Lauren Melissa Grantham and Geoffrey Brooks Rogers exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 18 at 6 p.m. at Princeton Church of God, with the Rev. Andrew Stovall and the Rev. Ferrell Hardison officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mitchell Guyton and Betty Moore Grantham of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Lee Ronald and Jewel Hudson Grantham and Russell Miller and Myrtle Griffis Moore of Goldsboro.

She graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2003 and Coastal Carolina University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in musical theater. She is employed as a singer at The Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

The groom is the son of Will H. and Sherry Ham Rogers of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late Tommy Hubert and Lida Mae Rogers of Princeton and Evelyn Cruse and the late Leslie Ray Ham of Goldsboro.

He graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2002 and attends Mount Olive College for a degree in management of information systems. He is employed as a patient financial services systems analyst at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

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

She wore an ivory gown of silk taffeta. The fitted bodice was embroidered and accented with rhinestones, sequins and Swarovski crystals. The drop-waistline led to a full skirt with ruched pickups and a chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a cathedral-length veil attached to a rhinestone hair accent.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of miniature white calla lilies, Virginia Roses, Queen Anne’s Lace, green hydrangeas, stephanotis with white clear stones and bear grass looped over the flowers.

Amanda Grantham of Goldsboro was her sister-in-law’s matron of honor, while Jana Yelverton of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Tara McLamb of Goldsboro, sister of the groom; Ashley Whisneant of Silsbee, Texas, friend of the bride; and Ashley Grimes of Cleveland, Tenn., and Hannah Grimes of Roanoke Rapids, cousins of the bride.

Will Rogers was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Jared Grantham of Goldsboro, brother of the bride; Justin McLamb of Goldsboro, brother-in-law of the groom; Jamie Farnell of Goldsboro, friend of the groom; Randy Strickland of Goldsboro, cousin of the groom; and Brent Grantham of Mount Olive, cousin of the bride.

Ushers were Derrick Ham and Scott Ham of Goldsboro, cousins of the groom; Jack Grimes of Roanoke Rapids, cousin of the bride; and Joey Lancaster of Goldsboro, friend of the couple.

Honorary bridesmaids were Alexandra Ziolkowski of Baltimore, Md., Lizz Moring of Charleston, S.C., Caitlyn Pollock of Germantown, Md., and Caroline Cuseo of Myrtle Beach, S.C., college friends of the bride.

Anna Grantham, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Evan Moore, cousin of the bride, was ringbearer.

Madison Shattuck was the miniature bride. Hunter Stovall was the miniature groom.

Kellie Davis directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Kelly Head. Alicia Stevens and Karrie Johnson distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Phil Huffman, pianist; Jared Grantham, Pam Bedford and Indira Dixon, vocalists; Brent Shattuck and Steve Dixon, guitarists; and Pattie Hopkins, violinist.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Lane Tree Country Club. Brian and Patricia Eubanks of Cleveland, Tenn., and Scott and Karen Smith of Dunn greeted guests.

After a wedding trip to Turks and Caicos, Half Moon Cay, and Nassau, Bahamas, the couple reside in Fremont.

Events held before the wedding included a miscellaneous shower May 4 at Whitley Church; a well-wishing shower April 13 hosted by Laura Grantham, Darlene Grantham, Kellie Davis and Gina Grantham; a bachelor weekend April 11 in Topsail Island hosted by Jared Grantham and friends; a bachelorette weekend and lingerie shower April 11 in Roanoke Rapids hosted by Amanda Grantham and friends; a lawn and garden shower April 6 hosted by John and LaRue Tart and Wade and Candice Singleton; a tea party and miscellaneous shower March 30 at the Royal Tea Room hosted by Jana Yelverton; a miscellaneous shower March 16 at United in Christ; an engagement party March 2 hosted by the Grimes family; and a Christmas shower Jan. 6 hosted by Amanda Grantham.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner May 17 at Raintree Clubhouse.

Warren - Pelletier

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Mrs. Warren

HARKERS ISLAND — Mildred Maxwell Pelletier of Greenville and William Bryan Warren of New Bern exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 14 at 7 p.m. at Harkers Point, with the Rev. Dr. Glenn Franklin Phillips officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jere Walter Pelletier III of Goldsboro, the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jere Walter Pelletier II of Swansboro and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Gordon Maxwell III of Goldsboro and the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Francis Roland Hodges of Morehead City.

She graduated from Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va., and Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Science degree in health exercise science and attends Brody School of Medicine. She was a member of Chi Omega sorority.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Lovelace Warren of Goldsboro and the grandson of Mrs. Edward Rudolph Warren Jr. of Goldsboro, the late Mr. Warren, the late Mrs. Philip Weitzel Rouse of LaGrange and the late Mr. Rouse.

He graduated from Eastern Wayne High School, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Master of Science degree in accountancy. He was president of Kappa Alpha fraternity.

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

She wore a Brussels lace veil worn by her mother and aunt.

Charlotte Graye Pelletier of New York, N.Y., was her sister’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Ellen Warren Grisette of Atlanta, Ga., sister of the groom, and Ann Gordon Pelletier of Goldsboro, sister of the bride.

William Lovelace Warren was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Benjamin Layton Grisette of Atlanta, brother-in-law of the groom and Edward Rudolph Warren of Charlotte and Wylie Paul Warren of Wrightsville Beach, cousins of the groom.

Ushers were Jefferson Glenn Griffin of Chapel Hill, Crawford Biggs Mackethan III of Wilmington, Evan Spencer Smith of Greensboro and William Clayton Vaughn of Martinsville, Va.

Lily Page Maxwell of Goldsboro was flower girl.

Isabelle Williams Doss directed the wedding.

A program of wedding music was provided by the Musica String Quartet of Chapel Hill.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Harkers Point.

After a wedding trip, the couple reside in Greenville.

Events before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 13 in Morehead City hosted by Mrs. Cleve Paul and Mrs. Doug Simmons; a cocktail party March 29 hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Franklin, Mr. and Mrs. Al Grisette and Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Wooten; a bridal shower Dec. 22 at the home of Joyce Wooten hosted by Melissa Eason, Eleanor Scott Best, Laura Gable, Maeve Goff, Jamie Pike and Susan Stackhouse; an engagement dance Dec. 22 at Walnut Creek Country Club hosted by friends and family; and a surprise brunch Nov. 14 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mercer Langley of Winston-Salem hosted by the Langleys.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner June 13 at the Coral Bay Club in Atlantic Beach. Following the dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Maxwell and Mr. and Mrs. Christian Dysart hosted a dance.

Aghajanian - Toler

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Mrs. Aghajanian

CHAPEL HILL — Brandy Star Toler of Durham and Amir Aghajanian of Durham exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carolina Inn, with the Rev. Barbara Lodge officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Randy Alan and Angela Lively Toler of Pikeville and the granddaughter of Gladys Blackman and the late Thurman Toler of Goldsboro, Frances Lane and the late Jack Edmundson of Pikeville and John Lively of Athens, Tenn.

She is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She attends graduate school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a pediatric nurse practitioner degree. She is employed as a newborn critical care nurse at UNC Children’s Hospital.

The groom is the son of Akbar Aghajanian and Zahra Tashakkori of Fayetteville and the grandson of Mounes Aghajanian and the late Hassan Aghajanian of Esfahan, Iran, and the late Fazel and Masoumeh Tashakkori of Jahrom, Iran.

He is a graduate of North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. He is in the MD/Phd program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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

She wore an ivory satin A-line gown beaded throughout the bodice and strapless neckline. The back featured a beaded lace insert, covered buttons and a cathedral-length train.

Her headpiece was a two-tiered waist-length veil trimmed with an ivory soutache ribbon.

The bride carried a hand-tied bridal bouquet of stargazer lilies.

Bridal attendants were Sara Aghajanian, sister of the groom; Kate Nichols and Meredith Ross, friends of the couple; and Parisa Tashakkori, cousin of the groom.

Groomsmen were Alan Toler, brother of the bride; George Bishai, friend of the couple; and Sina Tashakkori, cousin of the groom.

Ariana Tashakkori, cousin of the groom, was flower girl.

Leslie Nelson directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Jessica Pulling. Sarah Wren distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Arioso Strings featuring a trio of violins and a cello.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the Old Well Room of the Carolina Inn.

After a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple reside in Durham.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelor party May 23 hosted by co-workers of the groom; a bridal shower May 2 hosted by Jenny Whitt and Jessica Pulling, co-workers of the bride; and a couple’s shower and cookout April 5 hosted by Rachel Talton, Tabitha Talton, Debbie Lane and Peggy Evans.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Hope Valley Farms Club House in Durham.

Atkinson - Lewis

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Mrs. Atkinson

Lorie Lewis of Dudley and Vincent Atkinson of Dudley exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 18 at 10 a.m. at the Wayne County Courthouse, with Magistrate R. Jones officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Leonard and Arletha Lewis of Fremont.

The groom is the son of Willie and Virginia Atkinson of Goldsboro and the grandson of Robert and Virginia Gerald of Goldsboro.

She wore a cornflower blue knee-length spaghetti strap dress with a detachable train.

The bride carried a bouquet of white roses, miniature blue and white roses, blue daisies and baby’s breath.

Karema Atkinson was matron of honor.

Dekevias Atkinson was best man.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Greater Guiding Star Holiness Church.

The couple reside in Dudley.

Barnes - Keen

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Mrs. Barnes

Natalie Blair Keen of Clayton and Joshua David Barnes of Wendell exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 17 at 4:30 p.m. at Pine Forest United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Billy Olsen officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Stephen Preston and Beverly Perkins Keen of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Shirley Keen Narron of Selma and the late J.P. Keen of Princeton, Inez Bridgers and the late Calbert Perkins of Goldsboro.

She is a 1997 graduate of Wayne Country Day School and a 2002 graduate of East Carolina University.

The groom is the son of Charles Paul and Nancy Mattox Barnes of Zebluon and the grandson of Lona Rea Barnes and the late Charles E. Barnes of Clayton and Nelly Elkouby and the late Vernon Mattox of Wendell.

He is a 1997 graduate of Wake Christian Academy and a 2004 graduate of North Carolina State University. He is employed as a manager at C.E. Barnes Store.

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

Emily Carr Waddell of Goldsboro and Jennifer Kearney Collins of Goldsboro were matrons of honor.

Bridesmaids were Laura Hine DeBiase of Fremont and Rachel Faison Kennedy, Heather Casey Lowe and Elizabeth Blackburn Slocum of Clayton.

Charles Paul Barnes was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Marshall Taylor Carr and Joel Shelton Waddell of Goldsboro, Joshua Flowers Finch of Clayton, Phillip Dewayne Johnson of Wendell and Adam Preston Keen of Greenville.

Beth Carr and Jan Smith directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Jenny Calles of Greenville. Dodie Renfer of Clayton distributed programs.

Margy Satterfield was Scripture reader.

Hampton Smith and Harrison Smith were acolytes.

A program of wedding music was provided by the Capital String Ensemble and Tim Stewart, trumpeter.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Goldsboro Country Club. Donna Best and Beth Carr cut the wedding cake. Johnny and Gail Kearney greeted guests. Debbie Brown and Sherry McColluch said good-byes.

After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple reside in Clayton.

Events held before the wedding included a Sunday lunch June 8 hosted by Troy and Joyce Pate; a bridesmaids’ luncheon May 16 hosted by Donna Best, Beth Carr, Andrea Heekin, Carole Mitchell and Margy Satterfield; a guys’ night out party May 10 hosted by the groomsmen; a lingerie shower and girls’ night out May 10 hosted by the bridesmaids; a lawn and tool shower April 19 hosted by Jason and Jennifer Collins and Johnny and Gail Kearney; a recipe shower April 13 hosted by Sen. Fred and Ginny Smith; a backporch supper and shower April 12 hosted by Jan and Irvin Smith; a miscellaneous shower April 6 hosted by ladies of Pine Forest Church; a stock-the-bar party April 5 hosted by Josh Finch and Sarah Rothecker; an around-the-town scavenger hunt and luck of the Irish after party March 15 hosted by Rudy and Dodie Renfer; a gift card shower March 8 hosted by John and Linda Keen and Wayne and Tracey Tew; a Christmas shower Nov. 18 hosted by Judy Lewis, Mary Lyall and Sandy Porter; and an engagement party Oct. 27 hosted by the bride’s parents.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Caffe Luna in Raleigh.

Cozart - Wood

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Mrs. Cozart

WILMINGTON — Rebecca Lauren Wood of Goldsboro and Thomas Allan Cozart Jr. of Wilson exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 7 at 6 p.m. at Figure Eight Harbour, with P.D. Midget officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rickard Locklair Wood of Charleston, S.C., and Sylvia Wells Wood of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Frank Butler and Ruby Agnes Wood of Charleston and Lewis Preston Wells Jr. and the late Geraldine Sutton Wells of Mount Olive.

She is employed as a customer service representative at The Little Bank.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Allan Cozart of Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Strader of Wilmington and the grandson of Mrs. Sydnor Moye and the late Sydnor Moye Cozart of Wilson and the late Allon Z. Whitt and Mrs. Whitt of Raleigh.

He is employed as a superintendent at J. W. Hunter Construction.

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

Thomas Allan Cozart was his son’s best man.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kathy Meyer, cellist, and Christine Meyer, violinist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the groom’s mother and stepfather.

After a wedding trip to Little Dix Bay, Virgin Gorda, the couple reside in Wilson.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower May 17 at Murphey’s hosted by Bobbie Wells, Lisa Wells, Teresa Gfeller and Hope Paugh.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the Country Club of Landfall.

Gouty - Fletcher

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Mrs. Gouty

ASHEBORO — Faith Anne Fletcher of Durham and Jarrod Ross Gouty of Durham exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 7 at 6 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Barry Queen and the Rev. Bobby Fletcher, father of the bride, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Bobby Fletcher of Williamston and the late Barbara “Babs” Bankhead Fletcher, formerly of Hamlet, the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fletcher of Cordova and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bankhead of Hamlet and the step-granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Elmore and Kay Mahaffey of Rockingham.

She is a 2003 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2006 graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Social Work degree. She is employed as a social worker in child protective services with Johnston County Department of Social Services.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Gouty of Asheboro, formerly of Fremont, and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Britt of Maysville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Gouty of New Bern.

He is a 2004 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and attends the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a bachelor degree in communications. He is employed with BB&T in Raleigh.

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

She wore a champagne strapless beaded metallic embroidered ballgown with satin pick-up skirt and contrast sash detail and chapel train.

Her headpiece was a fingertip-length veil with vine motif embroidered with metallic beading matching the gown.

The bride carried hydrangeas, miniature calla lilies and spray roses.

Katrina Fletcher of Williamston was her sister’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Jennifer Parker of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Stacy Parker of Robbins, Jessica Williams of Suffolk, Va., Justine Barnes and Amanda Grantham of Goldsboro and Diana Bisbee of Raleigh.

James Gouty was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Ethan Gouty of Asheboro, brother of the groom, Michael Sawyer of Suffolk, Matthew Smith and Joseph Carter of Fremont and James Bisbee of Raleigh.

Junior bridesmaids were Krystal Fletcher of Williamston, sister of the bride, and MacKenzie Groh of Lake Wiley, S.C., cousin of the bride.

Aiden Liston, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Kim Groh of Lake Wiley, cousin of the bride, and Emily Matkins of Asheboro directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and serving as honorary bridesmaids were Stephanie Balance of Eureka and Jill Davis of Fremont.

A program of wedding music was provided by Lisa Duke of Williamston and Jay Locklear of Sanford.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at the Asheboro Country Club. The groom’s parents hosted a dinner at their home following the rehearsal.

After a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple reside in Durham.

Harris - Bundy

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Mrs. Harris

CLAYTON — Amber Rae Bundy of Raleigh and Jonathan Harris of Wilson exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 1 at 3 p.m. at The Wagner House, with the Rev. Robert Dowen officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Bonnie Waddell Bundy of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Raymond A. and Louise Waddell of Goldsboro.

She graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 2000 and North Carolina State University in 2004 with Bachelor of Science degrees in criminology and anthropology. She was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. She is employed as a clinical research coordinator at Triangle Medical Research Associates.

The groom is the son of Patricia Sharpe of Rocky Mount and the grandson of Johnny and Ann Harris of Rocky Mount.

He graduated from Southern Nash High School in 1999 and Barton College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. He is employed as a service advisor at Hubert Vester Honda in Wilson.

The bride was escorted by her grandfather and given in marriage by her mother.

She wore a silk-cotton faille off-the-shoulder A-line ivory gown with a pleated neckline and a band at the waist.

Amy Jo Jones and Christina Glenn were matrons of honor, while Jennifer Lawhorn was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Benfield and Chelsea Marti.

Sean Rogerson was best man.

Groomsmen were Heith Cummings, B.J. Stell and Ron Sharpe.

Haven Williamson was flower girl. Austin Edmundson was ringbearer.

Dawn Edmundson directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Stephanie Garrett.

Sydney Edmundson was the miniature bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brooke Wiggs, vocalist, and Josh Wiggs, guitarist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Wagner House.

After a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple reside in Raleigh.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the Royal Tea Room hosted by the bride’s mother and grandmother and Ernestine McKeel; a dinner/shower hosted by the co-workers of the bride; a shower at the home of Christina Glenn hosted by the bridesmaids; and a floating shower at the home of Ernestine McKeel hosted by Ms. McKeel and Dawn Edmundson.

The couple hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Wagner House.

King - Kornegay

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Mrs. King

PINE LEVEL — Cristy Brooke Kornegay of Dudley and Joshua Brian King of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 17 at 5 p.m. at Hinnant Family Vineyards, with Ira Williford officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Charles Kornegay and Hope Kearney of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Betty Yelverton Kearney of Saulston, the late Brodie “Poppy” Kearney, James C. Kornegay and Julia B. Kornegay.

She is a graduate of Wayne Community College. She is employed as a certified dental assistant at H.G. Moore and Associates.

The groom is the son of William “Buddy” King of Kenly and the late Linda Wade King and the grandson of the late James and Celia Wade and the late Arthur and Rachel King.

He is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and Wayne Community College with an associate degree in automotive. He is employed as a salesman with R.A. Jeffery’s Distributing.

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

She wore a white strapless designer gown with a scalloped bodice and a drop waist with beaded lace. The organza pick-up ballgown featured beaded cluster accents and a chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a jeweled tiara of silver with Swarovski crystals and rhinestone flowers attached to a white two-tiered veil with soutache edging and crystal-embellished floral motifs.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of hot pink and pastel pink peonies and ranunculus with bells of Ireland and green buttons wrapped in hot pink and lime green ribbon.

Mandy Hutchinson was matron of honor, while April Taylor was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Kelly Mitchell and Liz Perkinson.

William “Buddy” King was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Todd Kornegay, brother of the bride, Travis Battle and V. Hadzijahic.

Katie Hutchinson was flower girl. Jordan Kornegay, son of the bride, was ringbearer.

Ronnie Wade, aunt of the groom, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Crystal Kornegay and Cynthia Aldridge, sister-in-law of the bride and her mother.

A program of wedding music was provided by Keith Waller with KW Music.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Hinnant Family Vineyards.

After a wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica, the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelorette party May 10 in Raleigh hosted by April Taylor; a bridal brunch April 19 at the home of Cheryl Wilson hosted by Ms. Wilson; a wedding shower April 6 at United in Christ Church hosted by Ronnie Wade and Cindy Blevins; and a bridal shower hosted by co-workers of the bride.

The groom’s father and Owen Jackson, friend of the family, hosted a rehearsal dinner at United in Christ Church.

McFadden - Clark

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Mrs. McFadden

BANNER ELK — Sarah Elizabeth Clark and Stephen Drew McFadden of Plattsmouth, Neb., exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 10 at 4:30 p.m. at The Villa at Blueberry Farm, with the Rev. George Patton officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Philip Mark and Lindsey Clark of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Luther Allen Clark Jr. and Norma Jean Clark of Cordova, Tenn., and Constance Fox and the late Ronald Alfred James Fox of England.

She graduated from Rosewood High School and Wayne Community College as a certified medical assistant.

The groom is the son of Dr. Craig and Nancy McFadden of Goldsboro and Howard and Pat Wright of Richmond.

He graduated from Goldsboro High School and East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications.

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

She wore a satin halter gown with a beaded lace bodice and beaded cut-out lace appliqués. It was a ballgown-style with a monarche-length train.

Her headpiece was a crystal and rhinestone tiara attached to a three-tiered cathedral-length veil.

The bride carried cascading blue and white flowers.

Catherine Howell was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Rebecca Clark, Deborah Wright and Rebekah Wright.

William Wright was best man.

Groomsmen were Christopher Knotts, John Murphy and Philip Clark.

Paul and Margaret Clark directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Michaela Weidinger.

A program of wedding music was provided by a string trio.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Blueberry Farm Winery.

After a wedding trip to Jackson Hole, Wyo., the couple reside in Plattsmouth.

The groom’s parents and stepparents held a rehearsal dinner at Daniel Boone Inn.

Rhodes - Cherry

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Jean Cherry of Goldsboro and Haynes Rhodes of Garner exchanged vows May 31 at Adamsville Baptist Church, with the Rev. Todd Wiggins officiating.

The bride was given in marriage by her sons, Mike and Terry Cherry.

Casha Garcia of Long Beach, Calif., was her grandmother’s matron of honor.

Michael Rhodes of Richmond, Va., was his father’s best man.

A program of wedding music was provided by Casha Garcia, granddaughter of the bride.

After a wedding trip, the couple reside in Garner.

Williams - Price

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Mrs. Williams

MOUNT OLIVE — Summer Kristen Price and Michael Grady Williams exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 31 at 5:30 p.m. at the home of the bride’s parents, with the Rev. Sherman Guthrie officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Durwood Mckinley and Barbara Herring Price and the late Beneshia Sullivan Price of Mount Olive and the granddaughter of the late Durwood M. and Minnie Grady Price of Seven Springs and Gay Hussey and the late William G. Sullivan of Mount Olive.

She is employed as lead teacher at Rhyme University.

The groom is the son of Emma Louise Grady Williams and the late Rev. William Franklin Williams Jr. of Mount Olive and the grandson of the late William Franklin Williams Sr. and Vivian Carr Williams of Goldsboro and the late William Henry and Gladys Carter Grady of Seven Springs.

He is employed as a service tech at D.M. Price and Sons.

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

She wore a white formal A-line wedding gown.

Her headpiece was a veil with sequins.

The bride carried a bouquet of lavender and yellow flowers.

Meredith Price Cox was matron of honor, while Stephanie Williams was maid of honor.

Larry Williams was the best man.

Sterling J.C. Price was the groomsman.

Peggy Laws directed the wedding, presided at the register and distributed programs.

Special helpers were Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Simmons Cooker

A program of wedding music was provided by Barbara Price, pianist, and Al Laws, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception dinner was held at the home of the bride’s parents.

After a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., the couple reside in Mount Olive.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal luncheon May 25 at the Country Squire in Warsaw hosted by Gay H. Sullivan, grandmother of the bride, Brenda S. Cherry, aunt of the bride, and Sannie D. Dean, aunt of the bride; a bridal shower May 18 at Walker Memorial hosted by family and friends of the couple; and a bridal shower May 4 at Zion Church hosted by friends and family of the couple.

Williford - Barfield

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Mrs. Williford

Rebecca Nicole Barfield and Jimmy Faison Williford exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 17 at 4 p.m. at the Wayne County Wildlife Pond, with the Rev. Dale Belvin officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Earl Wayne and Nancy Carol Barfield of Lucama and the granddaughter of Doris Collier of Kenly.

She graduated from James B. Hunt High School in Wilson and East Carolina University School of Nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at Walter B. Jones Rehab Center in Greenville.

The groom is the son of Oscar and Ann Mooring of Pikeville and the grandson of Sarah Williams of Pikeville.

He graduated from Rosewood High School. He is a member of Antioch Fire Department. He is employed at Benton and Sons Stainless Steel fabricators.

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

She wore a strapless A-line dress with a beaded bodice.

Her headpiece was an elbow-length veil with beaded accent.

The bride carried a bouquet of calla lilies, orange roses and other assorted flowers.

Kristie Davis was the maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Malissa Graham and Maegan Williams.

Oscar Mooring was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were D.J. Mooring, Michael Holmes and Wayne Howell.

Misty Gabriel and Amanda Lucas directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Jessica Pittman. Kathryn Smith distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jeff Lane, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Wayne County Wildlife Clubhouse.

The couple reside in Pikeville.

Events held before the wedding included a lingerie shower at the home of the bride hosted by the bridesmaids; a Pampered Chef shower at the home of the bride hosted by employees of Dr. Gene Glover; and a bridal shower April 6 at Springhill Presbyterian Church fellowship center hosted by family and friends.

A rehearsal dinner was held at B.J. Cafe in Eureka.

Chase - Forehand

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Mrs. Chase

PIKEVILLE — Erica Paige Forehand of Pikeville and Devin Hart Chase of Shine exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 10 at 2 p.m. at Pikeville Community Park, with the Rev. Marvin Wiggins officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Randy Michael and Celeste Sasser Forehand of Pikeville and the granddaughter of Dollie Mooring and the late Frank C. Forehand of Pikeville and Linda Bradshaw and the late Ralph E. Sasser of Fremont.

She graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 2005. She is employed at Park Designs and Pizza Inn.

The groom is the son of Dennis Ray and Peggy Hart Chase of Shine, the grandson of Mildred C. Stroud and the late Lloyd Chase of Snow Hill, Bettie Arthur of LaGrange, the late J.B. Hart of LaGrange, and the step-grandson of the late Needham Stroud of Snow Hill.

He graduated from Green Central High School in 2004. He is employed at R.A. Jeffery’s/Budweiser and Pizza Inn.

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

She wore a beaded halter style wedding gown with a cathedral train. Her hair was worn up with a touch of baby’s breath. The bouquet was pink stargazer lilies, with ivy and baby’s breath.

The maids of honor were Jennifer Hix, friend of the couple, and Jena Pulley, cousin of the bride.

Dennis Ray Chase, father of the groom, served as his son’s best man.

Groomsman was Derek Chase, the groom’s brother.

The couple’s two Chihuahuas, Chloe and Lillie, were junior bridesmaids.

Brandon Harper, the groom’s cousin, was the usher.

Jo Marie Bacia, friend of the couple, was flower girl. Connie Wiggins, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Paige Chase, sister of the groom. Hayley Forehand, sister of the bride, distributed programs.

The Rev. Larry Turlington did the sand ceremony.

Crystal Hart did the sound for the wedding.

A reception was given by the bride’s parents at the Pikeville Community Center.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, the couple reside in Fremont.

The groom’s parents cooked for and hosted the rehearsal dinner at their church, Fort Run Pentecostal Free Will Baptist in Shine.

Events held before the wedding included a shower given by co-workers at Park Designs on May 1 and a bachelor and bachelorette party given by Derick Forehand and Jennifer Hix at the home of the couple on May 3.

Faircloth - Smith

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Mrs. Faircloth

GOLDSBORO — Tabatha Kay Smith of Goldsboro and Christopher Nolan Faircloth of Grantham exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 29 at 5 p.m. at First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with Bill Rose officiating.

The bride is the daughter of John David and Brenda Brogden Smith of Dudley and the granddaughter of the late Wymond L. and Velma Grady Smith of Dudley, Katie Goff Brogden of Dudley and the late James Robert Brogden Sr. of Dudley.

She is employed as an accounts receivable manager at Smithfield Family Dentistry in Smithfield.

The groom is the son of Michael Lee and Teresa Martin Faircloth of Grantham and the grandson of the late Hubert and Mary Faircloth of Grantham, Ransom Martin of Princeton and Grace Martin of Rosewood.

He is employed as a service technician at AT&T in Goldsboro.

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

She wore an ivory satin Rhapsody gown by Symphony adorned with pearls and rhinestones accented with claret trim on the bodice and train. The bride carried a bouquet of ivory and red roses accented with baby’s breath and lemon leaf. The groom wore an ivory and red rose boutonniere.

The sister of the bride, Brittney Nicole Smith of Dudley, served as matron of honor, while Crystal Leigh Faircloth of Greenville, sister of the groom, served as bridesmaid.

Michael Lee Faircloth of Grantham served as his son’s best man.

Wayne Martin of Rosewood, uncle of the groom, was the groomsman, and Brandin Gage Bass of Rosewood, son of the bride, was junior groomsman.

The daughter of the bride, Brianna Gray Bass of Rosewood, was the junior bridesmaid.

Ushers were Terry Price of Grantham, friend of the groom, and Jonathan Lewis of Calypso, friend of the couple.

Harley Brooke Faircloth of Rosewood, daughter of the groom, was flower girl. Presiding at the register was Blair Kennedy of Faison, friend of the couple. Jamie Hanchey of Warsaw, friend of the couple, distributed programs.

Kent Taylor, friend of the couple, provided a program of wedding music.

The bride’s parents gave a reception dinner at the church immediately following the wedding ceremony.

The couple resides in Rosewood.

They provided a rehearsal dinner at First Pentecostal Holiness Church on March 28 for their families and the wedding party.

Franklin - Davis

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Mrs. Franklin

GOLDSBORO — Claire Robbins Davis of Clayton and David Phillip Franklin exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 24 at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, with Glenn Phillips officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Reginald Allen and Katherine Jones Davis of Pikeville and the granddaughter of James Nick Davis of Fayetteville, the late Georgianna Parker Horner of Fayetteville, Fredrick Howard and Frances Robbins Frimet of Fayetteville and the late James T. Jones.

She is a graduate of C.B. Aycock High School. She is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration concentrating in Management and Human Resources. She is employed as a store manager at Bath and Body Works in Garner.

The groom is the son of Joseph Weldon Franklin Jr. and Betty Grantham Franklin of Goldsboro and the grandson of Helen Butler Franklin and the late Joseph Weldon Franklin Sr. of Goldsboro and the late Joseph Milton Grantham Jr. and Nancy Flowers Grantham of Grantham.

He is a graduate of Rosewood High School and of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration concentrating in Management. He is employed as an assistant manager at The Sherwin Williams Company in Smithfield.

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

She wore a gown of ivory lace designed with a halter neckline that was enhanced with beaded crystals and sequins. The mermaid silhouette was beaded and cascaded into a semi cathedral train.

She chose for her head piece a single tier veil of silk illusion accented with pearls and crystals, and edged with bugle beads.

She carried a bouquet of stargazer lilies, pink roses, dahlias and stephanotis.

Anna Davis was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Emily Southerland, Elizabeth Percise, Samantha Morris, Tiffany Franklin and Sarah Lewis.

Joseph Franklin Jr. served as best man.

Groomsmen were Joseph Franklin III, Gregory Davis, Matthew Sewell, Tray Bridgers and Justin Lassiter.

Elsie Hooks directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Hannah Grantham.

Wedding music was provided by Harry Overby, vocalist, and Melissa Coutts, organist.

A dinner and dance reception were held at Lane Tree Golf Club.

After a wedding trip to the Outer Banks the couple reside in Clayton.

A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s parents, was held at the Elks Lodge.

Events held before the wedding included a shower hosted by the ladies at First Baptist Church, a shower given by The Dorcas Circle and Women of Witness at Pine Forest United Methodist Church, a bachelor weekend at Wrightsville Beach hosted by the attendants, a tool party hosted by Greg Davis and Joseph Franklin, brothers of the bride and groom, a garden tea party hosted by Anna Davis, sister of the bride, at the home of Jeannette Shannon in Fayetteville, a bachelorette weekend hosted by the bridesmaids at Wrightsville Beach and a bridesmaids luncheon at Lane Tree Golf Club hosted by Frances Frimet, the grandmother of the bride.

Hales - Mills

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Mrs. Hales

MOUNT OLIVE — Donnarie Paige Mills of Greenville and Kenneth Allen Hales Jr. of Winterville exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 31 at 4 p.m. at Eureka Christian Church, with Frank Purvis officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Wayne and Donna Mills of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Roy and the late Jean Mills of Goldsboro, Jean Cotton of Goldsboro and the late Buck Cotton Jr. of Reidsville.

She graduated in 2006 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a B.S. in Environmental Science. She is employed as a Resource Conservation Specialist at Pitt County Soil & Water.

The groom is the son of Kenneth and Linda Hales of Mount Olive and the grandson of Gertrude and the late Clifton Hales of Pikeville, Thelma Britt of Mount Olive and the late Gurney Britt of Mount Olive.

He is a 2000 magna cum laude graduate from North Carolina State University with a B.S. in agriculture and extension education and a minor in crop science and a 2007 graduate from East Carolina University with a Master in Business Administration. He is employed as a loan officer at AgCarolina Financial.

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

She wore an ivory gown of satin, enhanced with a sweetheart neckline. The fitted bodice of Schiffli lace was accented with clusters of sequins and pearl accents. The empire waistline embellished with a sequin brooch led to a flowing skirt with beaded accents sweeping to a cathedral train. The bride also wore a crystal and pearl tiara with a chapel length veil adorned with sequins.

She carried a bouquet of white roses accented with stephanotis.

Pam Stewart served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Caroline Green, Keaton Bradley, Alexis Long and Jessica Starling.

Kenneth Hales served as his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Danny Thornton, Wesley Head, Jeremy Weeks and Vince Lane.

Kelsey Kennedy and Morgan Kennedy were flower girls. Alex Bradley was ringbearer.

Debbie Brake directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Betty Smith. Kathy Barrow distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brad Collier, pianist, and Cristina Jones, Renee Hinson and Carlton Hinson, vocalists.

Immediately after the ceremony, a reception was held in the Eureka Christian Church Fellowship Hall.

After a wedding trip to Alaska the couple reside in Winterville.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Eureka Christian Church Fellowship Hall on May 30 at 6 p.m.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelor party at Myrtle Beach, S.C., given by the groomsmen on Feb. 23, an engagement party given by friends at the University Chophouse in Greenville on March 1, an engagement party given by parents of the bride in Goldsboro on March 8, a miscellaneous shower give by the Sutton family at Holt’s Lake in Smithfield on April 12, a couple shower hosted by Alex Long and Jessica Starling in Farmville on April 13, a floating bridal shower given by family and friends at Eureka Christian Church in Mount Olive on April 26, a miscellaneous bridal shower given by Norlette Adams and Thelma Mills in Goldsboro on April 27, a bachelorette party given by the bridesmaids in Wilmington on May 9, a lingerie shower given by Donna Mills and Jean Cotton at the Bluewater Restaurant in Wilmington on May 10, a bridal luncheon given by Pam Stewart and Nita Britt at the Royal Tea Room in Goldsboro on May 17 and a rehearsal dinner given by parents of the groom at Eureka Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Mount Olive on May 30.

Lancaster - Deans

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Mrs. Lancaster

PIKEVILLE — Jennifer Leann Deans of Pikeville and Gary “Goobie” Miller Lancaster Jr. of Pikeville exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 26 at 4 p.m. at Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, with Pastor Don Sauls officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Danny Ross and Jeanette Smith Deans of Lucama and the granddaughter of the late Donald and Louise Deans of Lucama and the late Turner and Naomi Smith of Lucama.

She graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School and attended Wayne Community College. She is employed as an office manager at Advantage Hospice and Home Care.

The groom is the son of Gary Miller Lancaster Sr. and Margaret Person Lancaster of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late Lester and Ellen Jones Person of Goldsboro and Joyce Vail and the late Charles Miller Lancaster of Pikeville.

He graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School and received a machining engineer degree from Wayne Community College. He is employed as a machinist at UGL Unico of Bridgestone-Firestone.

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

She wore a strapless gown of white duchess satin by Mori Lee featuring embroidery and crystal beading on the dropped waist bodice and hemline. The A-line gown had double bands of duchess satin trimming the hemline and featured a chapel-length train.

She wore an elbow-length veil of soft illusion trimmed in white satin and carried a bouquet of dark and light pink silk roses tied with green satin ribbon.

Candace Deans, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Millie Pipkin of Kenly, cousin of the bride; April Vick of Pikeville, cousin of the groom; Beth Daughtry of Pikeville, Kristin Murphy of Wilson, Chelsey Howell of Goldsboro, Katie Mullins of Patetown and Tracy Owens of Fremont.

Gary Miller Lancaster Sr., father of the groom, served as his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Danny Beasley of Pikeville, cousin of the groom; Daniel Deans of Lucama, brother of the bride; Curtis Howell of Patetown, Brett West of Pikeville, Chris Waddell of Greenville, Drew Brock of Raleigh and Anthony Pittman of Goldsboro.

Emma Best, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Alex Deans, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Michelle Pitts, cousin of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Dana and Derek Best, sister and brother-in-law of the groom. Karen Hodge and Candice Phillips, friends, distributed programs.

Decorations were handled by Kathy Pipkin, aunt of the bride.

Wedding music was provided by Jeff Lane and Steven Reaves, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a reception was hosted by the couple’s parents at Lane Tree Country Club in Goldsboro.

After a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple reside in Pikeville.

On the eve of the wedding, the couple’s parents hosted a rehearsal party at the bridal couple’s home in Pikeville.

Events held before the wedding included a stock-the-bar party hosted by Anthony Pittman and Tracy Owens on Jan. 26, a bridal shower and handyman shower hosted by the bride and groom’s families on Feb. 24, a bachelorette weekend in Charleston, S.C., given by the bridesmaids and friends of the bride on March 7, a bachelor weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C., given by the groomsmen and the groom’s friends on March 21 and a bridal luncheon at the bride’s home in Pikeville hosted by the bride’s mother, the bridegroom’s mother and Kathy Pipkin, the bride’s aunt on April 25.

Slozak - Burkhardt

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Mrs. Slozak

WILMINGTON — Kimberly Elizabeth Burkhardt of Wilmington and Kristopher Jon-Mikael Slozak of Wilmington exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 5 at 5:30 p.m. at Kenan Chapel in Landfall, with the Rev. Penelope Morningstar officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Stephen and Norma Burkhardt of Greensboro and the granddaughter of the late Donald and Betty Burkhardt of Newark, Del., and Barbara Calvarese and the late Augustine Calvarese Sr. of Newark, Del.

She is a graduate of Wilson High School in Pennsylvania and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and is a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority. She is employed as a promotions and sales assistant at NextMedia Group.

The groom is the son of Richard and Betty Jo Slozak of Goldsboro and the grandson of Josephine and the late Joseph Slozak of Palmer, Mass., and the late Walter and Audrey Bryant of Rich Square.

He is a graduate of Goldsboro High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity. He is employed as a project manager at Celerant Consulting.

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

She wore a flowing white gown with lace and white beading and carried a bouquet of mixed flowers, including hydrangea, lilies, roses and tulips.

Dedra Orange was the maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Tiffany Burkhardt, sister of the bride; Taryn Slozak, sister of the groom; and Lauren Fuller and Katherine Broadway, friends of the bride.

Jamie Wanner served as best man.

Groomsmen were Shawn Horton, Mike Triggiano, Carl Leatherman and Parrish Simmons, friends of the groom.

Nancy Franks directed the wedding. Amber Phillips, cousin of the groom, distributed programs.

Music was provided by Tom Shaw, vocalist, and Maura Kropke, violinist.

The bride’s parents hosted a reception at St. Thomas Preservation Hall in Wilmington.

After a wedding trip to St. Martin, French West Indies, the couple will reside in Wilmington.

A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents at Rafaella in Wilmington.

Anderson - Haswell

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Mrs. Anderson

April Lynn Haswell of Grantham and Stephen McCrae Anderson II of Grantham exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 24 at 3 p.m. at Goldsboro Worship Center, with the Rev. Donnie Anderson, uncle of the groom, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Deborah Sue Herndon of Graham and the late Robert Lynn Herndon of Zebulon and the granddaughter of Clyde and Shinako Belongia of Dudley, Glenn and Edith Marie Thornton of Burgaw and Earl Herndon of Virginia.

She graduated from Wayne Community College’s nursing program in 2006. She is employed as a registered nurse at Johnston Memorial Hospital.

The groom is the son of Stephen McCrae Anderson of Charlotte and Cindy Creech of Faison, the stepson of J.W. Creech of Faison and James Sutton of Grantham and the grandson of the late Tarence and Dorothy Anderson and Mary Rivenbark of Goldsboro and the late Vance Perry of Wilmington.

He graduated from Wayne Community College’s basic law enforcement training 2005. He is employed as a police officer with Princeton and Pine Level police departments.

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

She wore an ivory satin strapless princess A-line gown with Victorian lilac trim accented with embroidery, sequins, crystal and pearl beading. It had a lace-up back bodice in Victorian lilac and asemi-cathedral train.

Her headpiece was a crystal and pearl tiara with a fingertip veil with crystal accents.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of assorted flowers in ivory, pinks and purples.

Bridesmaids were Mackenzie Lynn Haswell, daughter of the bride, and Destiny Brooke Creech, daughter of the groom.

Seth McCrae Anderson was his father’s best man.

Morgan Brianne Haswell, daughter of the bride, and Karinne Blake Anderson, daughter of the groom, were flower girls. Seth McCrae Anderson, son of the groom, was ringbearer.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Grantham.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower May 22 hosted by co-workers of the bride and a bachelor Party May 15.

Casey - Sullivan

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Mrs. Casey

Stacey Michelle Sullivan and William Lee Casey exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 12 at 3 p.m. at Waynesborough Historical Village, with the Rev. John S. Norman officiating.

The bride is the daughter of John Lawrence Jr. and Sara Pippin Sullivan of LaGrange and the granddaughter of John Lawrence Sr. and Dorothy Marie Stallings Sullivan of Goldsboro and the late John Lafayette Sr. and Inez Loftin Pippin of Fremont.

She is a 2002 honor graduate of North Lenoir High School and a 2007 graduate of Lenoir Community College with an associate degree in nursing. She is employed as a nurse at Wayne Memorial Hospital’s 7th floor.

The groom is the son of William Douglas and Patricia Stroud Casey of Seven Springs and the grandson of the late William Gordon and Mary Magdalene Jackson Casey of Seven Springs and the late George Lee and Viola Muriel Harper Stroud of Albertson.

He is a 1995 graduate of Southern Wayne High School.

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

She wore a white strapless satin gown with split-front chiffon overlay adorned with rhinestones. Hand-beaded appliqués and rhinestones adorned the crimped chiffon bodice. The A-line skirt closed into a sweeping train adorned with rhinestones.

Her headpiece was a two-tiered veil adorned with rhinestones.

The bride carried a bouquet of hot pink, dark pink and salmon Gerber daisies hand-tied with brown and pink satin ribbon.

Mindy Rouse and Diana Soles were their friend’s matrons of honor, while Ashley Sullivan, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.

William Douglas Casey was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Kevin Flora and Dan Price, friends of the groom.

Adrianna Davis, friend of the bride, was flower girl. John Davis, friend of the bride, was ringbearer.

Allyson Price, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Eva Love, cousin of the bride. Eva Love, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

Following the ceremony a dinner and dance were held at Jack’s Clubhouse in LaGrange.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S. C., the couple reside in Seven Springs.

Events held before the wedding included a lingerie shower April 5 at the home of Diana Soles hosted by Mindy Rouse, Ms. Soles and Ashley Sullivan; a bridal shower March 27 hosted by co-workers of the bride; a miscellaneous shower March 2 at Seven Springs Volunteer Fire Department hosted by the couple’s mothers; a miscellaneous shower Feb. 16 at the Sullivan home hosted by Linda Love, the bride’s grandparents and Carolyn Sullivan; and a Christmas shower Nov. 24 at the Rouse home hosted by Deborah Rouse, Mindy Rouse and Diana Soles.

A rehearsal dinner was held April 11 at Madison’s Prime Rib. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Currin - Thornton

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Mrs. Currin

OCEAN ISLE BEACH — Keri Brooks Thornton and Austin Purefoy “A.P.” Currin III exchanged vows in a double-ring oceanside ceremony April 19 at 2:30 p.m., with Tony Lewis and the Rev. Marshall Neathery officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Harvey Preston Jr. and Carolyn Wooten Thornton of Grantham and the granddaughter of the late Harvey Preston Sr. and Bessie Jordan Thornton of Grantham and James Edward and Marjorie Lancaster Wooten and the late Ida Lee Pope Wooten of Goldsboro.

She is a 1998 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She attended East Carolina University. She is employed as an executive assistant at the University of North Carolina Healthcare.

The groom is the son of Austin Purefoy Jr. and Linda Hester Currin of Oxford, the grandson of Dorothy Currin and Cleva Hester, the late Austin Purefoy “A.P.” Currin Sr., the late Landis Hester and the late Hortense Hester of Oxford.

He is a 1998 graduate of J.F. Webb High School and East Carolina University with honors in construction management. He is employed as owner and operator of APC Construction.

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

She wore a toe-length white strapless satin pick-up gown with a white accented ribbon at the waist.

Her headpiece was a two-tiered veil with a white corded edge.

The bride carried a bouquet of white gerber daisies tied with a black and white polka dotted ribbon.

Paige Lewis of Raleigh, NC was her sister’s matron of honor, while Kristi Thornton of Grantham, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Stacy Currin of Oxford, sister of the groom, and Claire Anderson of Charlotte and Michele Best of Grantham, friends of the bride.

Austin Currin was best man.

Groomsmen were Gerry Goubran of New Orleans, La., Watkins Barker of Greenville, Josh Simpson of Bluffton, S.C., Josh Harrison, Daniel Talley from Oxford, friends of the couple.

Kalyn Lewis and Addison Lewis of Raleigh, nieces of the bride, were junior bridesmaids.

Mckalyn Hughes of Grantham, family friend of the bride, was flower girl.

A program of wedding music was provided by Renette Dupree, aunt of the bride.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at The Isles Restaurant.

After a wedding trip to Ocracoke Island, the couple reside in Oxford.

The bride’s parents will host a wedding event in July.

Events held before the wedding included a wedding shower May 18 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Williams hosted by Brenda Williams, Kaye Harrell and Ethel Britt, friends of the bride’s mother, and Violet Thornton, Mrs. Judy Coker, Frankie Capps and Kathy Thornton, aunts of the bride; an engagement party March 29 at the Wildlife Club in Oxford hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Jason Capps, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Currin, Josh Harrison, Charlie Cox and Jeff Elliot, friends of the couple; a wedding shower March 9 at Tabb Creek Baptist Church fellowship hall hosted by ladies of the church; a wedding shower March 2 at the home of Frankie Marks hosted by friends and family of the groom’s mother; and a wedding party March 1 at Tabb Creek Baptist Church fellowship hall hosted by aunt and uncle of the groom.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner April 18 at Ocean Ridge Plantation in Ocean Isle Beach.

Harrison - Edwards

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Mrs. Harrison

Ella Joe Edwards of Clayton and Kevin Hardy Harrison exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 19 at 4 p.m. at Lane Tree Golf Club, with the Rev. Scott Kellum officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Joe Onnie and Elaine Edwards of Kenly and the granddaughter of the late Joe Onnie Edwards Sr. and Lottie Corbett Edwards of Middlesex and the late Thurman and Ethelene Davis Edwards of Kenly.

She is a 2000 graduate of North Johnston High School and a 2004 graduate of East Carolina University. She is employed as a manager at CTSI Inc. of Raleigh.

The groom is the son of Carlton and Delores Harrison of Smithfield and the grandson of the late Shy and Nancy Harrison of Snow Hill and Loujean Blakeley and the late Henry Blakeley of Fremont.

He is a 2001 graduate of Princeton High School and a 2004 graduate of Johnston Community College. He is employed as a service tech at Newcomb and Co. of Raleigh.

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

She wore an ivory chiffon gown with floral embroidery, a bateau neckline and a tiered skirt that cascaded to a chapel train. She also wore a light pink pearl necklace given to her by her father.

Her headpiece was a layered fingertip ivory veil adorned with crystal edging.

The bride carried white to pale pink roses.

Cindy Edwards of Four Oaks and Alison Casey of Smithfield were matrons of honor.

Bridesmaids were Amie Pierce of Pittsburg, Pa., Danielle Fritz of Kenly and Heather Barbour of Smithfield.

Kenneth Wall of Smithfield was best man.

Groomsmen were Ricky Edwards, Tim McCullen and Kyle Hartley of Smithfield and Stevie Edwards of Four Oaks.

Lainey Kaye Edwards of Four Oaks was flower girl. Ben Edwards of Four Oaks was ringbearer.

Johnna Moore of Pine Level directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Elizabeth Wall of Smithfield. Nathalia Faber of Clayton distributed programs. Bethanie Joy Moore of Pine Level distributed birdseed bags.

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

After a wedding trip to the Caribbean including the Bahamas and Key West, the couple reside in Clayton.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner April 18 at Lane Tree Golf Club.

Haskett - Painter

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Mrs. Haskett

Jinjer Elizabeth Painter and Daniel Ernest Haskett exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 24 at 2 p.m. at First Assembly of God, with the Rev. W. Ralph Painter and the Rev. J. Edward Blount officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ralph and Joy Painter of Dudley and the granddaughter of Edward and Frances Blount of Greenville, S.C., and Tom and Ruth Painter of Ninety-Six, S.C.

She is a 2004 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and a 2008 graduate of Southeastern University of Florida. She is employed as an elementary teacher at Brogden Primary School.

The groom is the son of Jim and Donna Haskett of Lincolnton and the grandson of the late Ernest and Bertie Huss, the late Mae Haskett and Len Haskett of Lincolnton.

He is a 2007 graduate of Southeastern University. He is employed as the youth pastor at First Assembly.

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

She wore a full-length candlelight embroidered organza over silk gown. It had a spaghetti strap bodice embellished with lace, pearls and crystals. The full skirt extended to a full-length train.

Her headpiece was a tiara of pearls and crystals with a two-layered elbow-length veil trimmed with crystals.

Jacki Lollar was matron of honor, while Jana Painter was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Sharon Painter, Jenifer Patton and Jayme Benton.

Jim Haskett was best man.

Ushers were Jonathan Painter, Jason Lollar and Justin Sweet.

Groomsmen were Joshua Haskett, Scott Smith, Ben Jones and Jeremy Brantley.

Moriah Smith was flower girl. Micah Smith was ringbearer.

Cindy King directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Kaitlyn Coyle. Amy Camp distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Ashley Haskett, vocalist, and Hal Veronee, violinist.

The couple reside in Dudley.

McCullough - Newcomb

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Mrs. McCullough

Kelly Ann Newcomb and Allen Dent McCullough of Pikeville exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 17 at 3 p.m. at Waynesborough Historical Village, with the Rev. Greg Vale officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Eddie and Kay Newcomb of Pikeville and the granddaughter of Bruce and Joan Newcomb of Pikeville and Alvin and Barbara Taylor of Goldsboro.

She is a 2006 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2007 graduate of Miller Motte Technical College with a degree in massage therapy. She is employed as a med tech/SIC at Countryside Assisted Living.

The groom is the son of the late Joy McCullough and James and Carole McCullough of Middleburg, Fla., and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John Gray of Jacksonville, Fla.

He is employed as a salesperson at Builders Discount Center.

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

She wore a white strapless moderate sweetheart neckline matte satin A-line gown with re-embroidered Alencon lace and a band of pink satin accenting the natural waistline. The back featured satin-covered buttons that flowed into a semi cathedral-length train embellished with a pink satin apron split insert finished with matching lace appliqués and a scalloped hemline.

Her headpiece was a pearl and rhinestone tiara with a separate fingertip-length veil sprinkled with rhinestones.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of pale pink roses and tulips accented with fern and banana leaves.

Lindsay McNally was her friend’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Abbey Fielder and Tiffany McCullough, sisters of the groom, and Stephanie Lindsay, friend of the bride.

Jim McCullough was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Tom McCullough, uncle of the groom; Doug Benefield and Doug Langlois, friends of the groom; and Geoff McCullough, brother of the groom.

Becky Sykes, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Ushers were Jeremy Worrell, friend of the couple, and Drew Sykes, cousin of the bride.

Jordan Lindsey, friend of the bride, was flower girl. J.J. Rhimberg, friend of the bride, was ringbearer.

Jessica Hall, cousin of the bride, was the miniature bride. Aiden McCullough, son of the groom, was the miniature groom.

Donna Worthington directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Tina Sykes and Julie Hall, aunts of the bride. Tiffany Sykes, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

Emalie Hudson was a special helper.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tara Boyette and Larry Hudson, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the Hatch House at Waynesborough Historical Village.

After a wedding trip to the North Carolina and Georgia mountains, the couple resides in Pikeville.

Events held before the wedding included a miscellaneous shower April 5 hosted by Tina Sykes, aunt of the bride, and Barbara Taylor and Joan Newcomb, grandmothers of the bride and a lingerie shower March 29 hosted by Julie Hall, aunt of the bride.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Steak Barn. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Owens - Best

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EMPORIA, Va. — Carmena Williams Best of Emporia, Va., and Timothy Wayne Owens exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 26 at 3 p.m. at Elnora Jarrell Worship Center, with Pastor Valley K. Woodley officiating.

The bride is the daughter of James M. Williams Jr. and Carmen Best Williams of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Esther Williams and the late Marlon Williams of Goldsboro and Nina Mcrae of Fort Washington, Md.

She earned an associate degree in medical technology and pathological science while serving in the Army. She is pursuing an RN degree. She is employed as a medical laboratory technician at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center.

The groom is the son of the late Casserine Peebles of Emporia, Va.

He is employed in environmental services at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center.

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

Latika MCleod was matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Regina Ayanna Williams and Jasmine Katura Williams, daughters of the bride.

Frankie Banks was best man.

Groomsmen were Willie Samuel Best and Ezekiel Best, sons of the bride.

Ushers were Ennis Faison, Brianna Hunter, Marquetta Easter, Mariah Anderson and Jamar Williams.

Angel Faison and Myiah Mccoy were flower girls.

Daphine Taylor directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Mariah Anderson. Marquetta Easter distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tameca Woodley, Jamar Williams, Michelle Crawley and Darla, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Elnora Jarrell Worship Center.

After a wedding trip to Williamsburg, Va., the couple reside in Emporia.

Events held before the wedding include a surprise bridal party at the home of the bride hosted by Daphne Taylor.

Peedin - Pate

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Mrs. Peedin

Janet Leigh Pate and Stevie Moore Peedin of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 19 at 3 p.m. at Rosewood First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Vernon Braswell officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Donald and Iris Pate of Mount Olive and the granddaughter of the late Alonza Pate, Hettie Pate and the late Elwood and Sally Underhill of Mount Olive.

She is a graduate of James Sprunt Community College. She is employed as director of nursing at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation of Mount Olive.

The groom is the son of Cornelia Peedin and the late Albert Peedin and the grandson of the late Daniel and Bessie Peedin of Princeton and the late Jim and Nancy Moore of Kenly.

He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is employed as an electrical engineer at Cooper Bussmann.

The bride was escorted by her brother, Don Pate, and given in marriage by her parents.

She wore an ivory gown of silk taffeta with a halter V-neckline. The fitted bodice was embellished with pearls and crystals accented with a champagne ribbon sash. The A-line skirt was beaded with lace appliqués scattered throughout and cascaded into a semi-cathedral train.

Her headpiece was a silver comb of rhinestones, crystals and pearls.

The bride carried a tied bouquet of purple and orange roses with yellow lilies.

Alyssa Herring was her mother’s maid of honor.

Danielle Peedin, daughter of the groom, was the bridesmaid.

Jason Peedin was his uncle’s best man.

Blake Herring, son of the bride, was the groomsman.

Ushers were Blake Herring, son of the groom, and Danny Peedin, Larry Peedin and Terry Peedin, brothers of the groom.

Nancy Underhill, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Dennis and Robin Pate-Edwards. Lynn Pate, sister of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Leigh Ann Underhill, cousin of the bride, pianist, and Dave Underhill, cousin of the bride, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church family life center. Larry and Susan Peedin, brother and sister-in-law of the groom, greeted guests. Debbie Pate, sister-in-law of the bride, and Darlene Peedin, sister-in-law of the groom, served the wedding cake. Nancy Peedin, sister-in-law of the groom, and Barbara Millard, friend of the bride, poured punch. Alonna Pate, niece of the bride, and Shelley Peedin, niece of the groom, distributed birdseed bags and bubbles.

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

Events held before the wedding included a lingerie shower April 10 hosted by Jeanie Bland, Belinda Brewer and Wendy Weeks, co-workers of the bride; a pig picking April 4 at the home of Don and Debbie Pate hosted by the Pates, Dennis and Robin Pate-Edwards and Keith and Jannah Pate; and a party March 29 at the Steak Barn hosted by Larry and Susan Peedin, Danny and Nancy Peedin, Billy and Kim Goff and John and Donna Mercer.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the church family life center. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Pridgen - Brewington

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Mrs. Pridgen

Cheryl Renee’ Brewington of Clayton and Roger Gene Pridgen of Clayton exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 19 at 3 p.m. at Walnut Creek Country Club, with Elder Kenneth Vaughn officiating.

The bride is a 1984 graduate of Goldsboro High School.

The groom is the son of Richard and Ceola Best of Goldsboro.

He is a 1985 graduate of Goldsboro High School.

The bride was escorted by her brother, James Eugene Jones.

Teresa McCant and Mellar Raiford were matrons of honor, while Takarra Royal, daughter, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Tonya Barrett, Julianna Henry and Sharon Miller.

Richard Best was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Jasper Barrett, James Henry Larry McCant, Eddie Raiford and Johnnie Raiford.

Ushers were Ishmael Bunch, James L. Jones Jr. and Jeffery Newsome.

Tamera Rorie was flower girl.

Patricia Isley directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Elizabeth Brewington and Tywanny Gills.

A program of wedding music was provided by Lashonda Akins, Stephanie Jones, Farrah Miller, Lamar Royal, Shamellar Raiford, Dennis Spears, and Dawanna Williams, vocalists, and Leamon Parks III, organist.

The couple reside in Clayton.

Lane - Wiggins

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Mrs. Lane

Vivian Karen Wiggins of Pikeville and William Anthony Lane of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 26 at 3 p.m. at Pineview Baptist Church, with the Rev. Aubrey Jones officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Kenneth Ray Wiggins Jr. of Dubary, Fla., and Margie Carolyn Hayes of Benson, Ariz., and the granddaughter of Lois Pelt of Goldsboro.

She graduated from Eastern Wayne High School. She is employed at Unique Cleaning.

The groom is the son of Frances Lane Edmundson of Pikeville and the grandson of the late Toney and Rena Forehand Lane of Pikeville.

He is a graduate of Goldsboro High School. He is employed at WalMart Stores Inc.

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

She wore an ivory satin A-line gown embroidered and beaded on the bodice with a sweetheart neckline, sheer short sleeves and a semi-cathedral train.

She wore flowers in her hair.

The bride carried a bouquet of daisies.

Teresa Gill was matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Wendy Flowers and Angie Toler.

Randy Alan Toler was his brother-in-law’s best man.

Groomsmen were Billy Wiggins and Ricky Hayes.

Ushers were Daniel Barwick and Ricky Barwick.

Taylor Saucier, daughter of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Logan Flowers was flower girl. Brandon Wiggins was ringbearer.

Evelyn Jones directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Candie Wiggins.

A program of wedding music was provided by Darrell Walker.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s mother hosted a reception in the church fellowship hall. Rachel Talton, aunt of the groom, and Angie Toler, sister of the groom, served the three-tiered wedding cake.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Pikeville.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower March 30 hosted by Teresa Gill.

The groom’s family hosted a rehearsal dinner April 25 in the church fellowship hall.

Outlaw - Powell

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Mrs. Outlaw

Jessica Marie Powell and Christopher William Outlaw exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 26 at 4 p.m. at the home of Gary and Melanie Smith, with Joshua Smith officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Johnny Max Powell and Patricia Lynn Williams of Mount Olive and the granddaughter of Shelby Powell, the late James “Jimmy” Powell Sr., Louise Williams and the late Frank Williams Jr. of Mount Olive.

She graduated from Wayne Community College with a degree in medical assisting. She is employed as a certified medical assistant at Goldsboro Skin Center.

The groom is the son of William Glenn Outlaw and Sharon Outlaw Herring of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late William E. and Jean Outlaw of Goldsboro and the late James and Louise Benge of Jay, Okla.

He graduated from Eastern Wayne High School. He is employed at Roma Foods in Raleigh.

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

She wore an organza white halter trumpet-style gown with ribbon detailing on the bodice and skirt. The back featured organza covered buttons and a sweep train.

Her headpiece was a white two-tiered veil trimmed in the same ribbon as the dress.

The bride carried a bouquet of long-stemmed pink and white Gerber daisies.

Kristy Tillman was her cousin’s maid of honor.

William Glenn Outlaw was his son’s best man.

Ushers were Gary Smith and Travis Howell, friends of the couple.

Hope and Faith Shader, nieces of the groom, were flower girls.

Evelyn Sutton, aunt of the groom, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Melinda Vasquez, cousin of the bride. Kelsey Vazquez, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Chad Smith, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held.

After a wedding trip to the Dominican Republic, the couple reside in Mount Olive.

Events held before the wedding included an engagement party/lingerie shower April 12 hosted by Gary and Melanie Smith, friends of the couple; a shower March 30 at Elroy Fire Department hosted by the groom’s family; a a shower March 12 at a tea room hosted by Goldsboro Skin Center; and a shower Feb. 24 at the home of Martin and Maryann Powell.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the Village Green Steakhouse.

Rielly - Setzer

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Mrs. Rielly

CHAPEL HILL — Paige Stewart Setzer and Sean Christopher Rielly exchanged vows April 19 at 5 p.m. at Orange Methodist Church, with the Rev. Greg Moore officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Eli Setzer Jr. of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Mrs. Robert McLean Senn Jr. of Greensboro, the late Mr. Senn, Mrs. Joseph Eli Setzer of Goldsboro and the late Mr. Setzer of Elizabeth City.

She is a graduate of Wayne Country Day School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is employed as an administrative manager at the University of Washington School of Medicine’s department of surgery in Seattle, Wash.

The groom is the son of John Gerard Rielly of Todd, and Lori Rielly Kattner of Austin, Texas, and the grandson of George Charles Wagner of Chocowinity, the late Mrs. Wagner and the late Mr. and Mrs. G. Gerard Rielly of Kinderhook, N.Y.

He is a graduate of West Carteret High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is employed as an associate director at ESPN.com in Seattle.

Catherine Tarrant Setzer of Charlotte was her sister’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Jessica Lee Foster of New York, N.Y., Jacqueline Elizabeth Kannan of Thailand, Emily Ryan Nivens of Belmont and Kelly Elizabeth Robinson of Greensboro.

Steven Henry Millender II of Durham was the groom’s best man.

Groomsmen were Theodore Peter Bishop of Seattle, Wash., Jeffrey Earl Gray of Carrboro, Jason Mitchell Langdon of Raleigh and Franklin Dow Williamson of Durham.

Caroline Anne Pollan of Austin, Texas, niece of the groom, was flower girl.

A program of wedding music was provided by Roger Searles, organist, and Dr. J. David McChesney, trumpeter.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the Barn at Fearrington Village, Pittsboro.

After a wedding trip to Duck, the couple reside in Seattle.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon at La Residence in Chapel Hill hosted by Mrs. Robert Senn, grandmother of the bride, Mrs. James Spicer and Mrs. James Womble of Goldsboro; and an engagement party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Biggers of Goldsboro hosted by friends of the family.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner April 18 at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill.

Sutton - Reboli

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Mrs. Sutton

Ashley Ann Reboli and Steven Ryan Sutton exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 17 at 2 p.m. at First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with Pastor Bill Rose officiating.

The bride is the daughter of William Phillip Reboli III and Annie Grantham Reboli of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of William Phillip Reboli Jr., Patricia Reboli and the late Colon and Lucile Grantham of Goldsboro.

She is a 2002 graduate of North Lenoir High School, a 2004 graduate of Wayne Community College and a 2007 graduate of Mount Olive College with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She is employed as a relationship banker at BB&T.

The groom is the son of Gary and Gayle Sutton of Goldsboro and the grandson of Bailey Head and the late Helen Head of Snow Hill and Malissa Sauls and the late Solly Sauls of Goldsboro.

He is a 2002 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School, a 2005 graduate of Wayne Community College and a 2007 graduate of Mount Olive College with a bachelor’s degree in business management. He is employed as a project coordinator at Sutton’s Paint and Wallpaper.

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

She wore an ivory strapless A-line gown with gathered tulle, a sweetheart neckline and asymmetrical beaded champagne corded lace with a chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a gold and silver tiara adorned with pearls with a fingertip-length veil with a champagne vine motif.

The bride carried a bouquet of a mixture of white baby roses, red Gerber daisies, green fugi, yellow asiatic, blue iris and delphinium.

Myra Boren was matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Katherine Sutton and Allison Spears of Raleigh and Laura Wetzel, Becky Jacobs and Amie Sasser of Goldsboro.

Gary Sutton was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Travis Sutton of Raleigh, Chris Kimbrell, James Jacobs and Travis Carter of Goldsboro and Stuart Johnson of Greenville.

Ushers were Kelly Davis and Randy Strickland of Goldsboro.

Lynette Overman of Goldsboro directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Crystal Scrufari of Goldsboro. Sara Strickland of Goldsboro distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Bess Sawyer, pianist, and Paige Barwick, violinist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church.

After a wedding trip to Nassau, Bahamas, the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a shower May 8 at BB&T hosted by the coworkers of the bride; a shower April 26 at the home of the bride’s aunt hosted by the bride’s aunts; a lingerie shower and bachelorette weekend April 18 through April 20 hosted by the bridesmaids; a shower April 13 at the home of the bride’s grandmother hosted by aunts and the grandmother of the bride; and a shower April 6 at the groom’s church.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the church.

Whitley - Cox

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Mrs. Whitley

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — Ashley Brooke Cox and Charles “Justin” Whitley exchanged vows in a single-ring ceremony May 17 at 4 p.m. at Access 38, with Bob Anderson officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Alton Paul and Carol Jan Cox of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Helen Tyner Cooper, the late Paul Stickland Cox, the late William Marvin Flora and Nancy Rachael Daughtry of Goldsboro.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and a concentration in marketing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She was a member of Pi Sigma Epsilon.

The groom is the son of David Franklin and Linda Jones Whitley of Williamston and the grandson of the late Herbert Stewart Whitley, Margaret W. Perry, the late Eustice L. Jones and Iola J. Moore of Williamston.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in construction management from East Carolina University. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Orde Fraternity. He is employed as an assistant project manager at Thomas Construction Group.

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

She wore a beaded lace trumpet dress with godet inserts at the skirt hem and charmeuse sash.

The bride carried a bouquet of pink tulips.

Ashley Brooks Denton of Wilmington was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Melissa Cox of Goldsboro, sister-in-law of the bride; Susan Whitley of Atlanta, Ga., sister of the groom; and Amy Summers of Raleigh, friend of the bride.

David Whitley was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Jonathan Whitley of Charlotte, brother of the groom, and David Joyner of Nags Head and Rob Nipper of Wilmington, friends of the groom.

Alivia Cox of Goldsboro, niece of the bride, and Lyndon Sowney of New Jersey, cousin of the bride, were flower girls. Brennon Cox of Goldsboro, nephew of the bride, and Cooper Whitley of Charlotte, nephew of the groom, were ringbearers.

JoAnne Sowney of New Jersey directed the wedding.

Special helpers were Stepanie Cox, Alexis Jarman and Blake Jarman of Goldsboro.

A program of wedding music was provided by Shag Daddy Mike Overman.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at The Balcony in the historic district of Wilmington.

After a wedding trip to Secrets Capri-Mexico, the couple reside in Wilmington.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower at the home of Alton and Jan Cox of Goldsboro hosted by Mahala Kriger and Tracey Braddy; a bridal luncheon at the Royal Tea Room hosted by Nancy Harrell; a dinner at Memorial Baptist Church in Williamston hosted by David and Linda Whitley; and a home and garden shower and pig picking hosted by Fenton and Kathy Cox, Paulette Tart, Janie Cox and Scott and Melissa Cox of Goldsboro.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner May 17 at a private residence on Figure Eight Island.

Byrd - Smith

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Mrs. Byrd

SEVEN SPRINGS — Stephanie Darlene Smith of Raleigh and David Ron Byrd exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 15 at 5 p.m. at Walker Memorial United Methodist, with Dr. Ron Byrd, father of the groom, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Steven and Faye Smith of Seven Springs and the granddaughter of Bob and Ann Smith of Seven Springs and the late Homer Davis of Kinston and Darlene Davis of Kinston.

She graduated from Spring Creek High School in 2003 and Campbell University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She is employed as a commercial coordinator at LandAmerica Lawyers Title.

The groom is the son of Ron and Linda Byrd of Coats and the grandson of Victor and Mary Byrd of Benson and Clara Denning and the late James Denning of Coats.

He graduated from Triton High School in 2002 and Campbell University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. He is employed as a financial services officer at the State Employees Credit Union.

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

She wore an ivory and ruby strapless gown with a beaded ruby trim and train.

Her headpiece was a brushed silver rhinestone tiara.

The bride carried a bouquet of long-stemmed midnight red roses.

Hannah Davidson was her friend’s matron of honor,

Bridesmaids were Johanna Barker, Lindsay Ballance and Violette Ajiboye, friends of the bride.

Jeff Davidson was his friend’s best man.

Groomsmen were Bret Denning and Brian Denning, cousins of the groom; and James Fountain, friend of the groom.

Meredith Wilson, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Luke Beasley, nephew of the groom, was ringbearer.

Sherrie Kornegay directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Ashley Lewis, friend of the groom. Julie and Tyler Williams, cousins of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Barbara Price, pianist, and Donna Beasley, sister of the groom, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Southern Wayne Country Club. Peggy Laws was the director. Al Laws was the announcer.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple reside in Raleigh.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal luncheon March 1 at the home of Sherry Mobley hosted by Ms. Mobley, Shannon Kornegay, Jessica Hobbs and Donna Ward; a miscellaneous shower Feb. 24 hosted by McCullers Community Baptist Church; a sweetheart shower Feb. 10 hosted by Memorial United Methodist Church; a shower hosted by co-workers of the bride at LandAmerica Lawyers Title; a dinner at Bahama Breeze hosted by Hannah Davidson; and a girl’s night.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Walker Memorial Church.

Kemble - Cottle

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Mrs. Kemble

Katherine Elizabeth Cottle and Charles David Kemble of Rockingham exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 10 at 5 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Andrew Ross Clark officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Terry Davis and Susan Whitford Cottle of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Elizabeth Barfield Whitford, the late Milton Gray Whitford and James Graham Cottle of Goldsboro and the late Betty Jean Cottle of Beulaville.

She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Social Work degree and East Carolina University with a Master of Social Work degree. She is employed as a foster care and adoption social worker with the Department of Social Services in Beaufort County.

The groom is the son of John Neal Kemble of Lafayette, Ind., and Marlene White Kemble of Rockingham and the grandson of the late Charles Edward and Marilyn L. Danley Kemble of Lafayette and the late Gratten Lee White Sr. and Loree Harris White of Hamlet.

He graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology and a Master of Arts in physical activity promotion. He is employed as an instructor with East Carolina University’s department of exercise and sport science.

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

She wore a formal gown of diamond white silk taffeta with a modified sweetheart neckline with spaghetti straps. The ruching on the bodice was enhanced with a Swarovski crystal encrusted broach. The A-line skirt featured box pleats on the side and back with hand beaded covered buttons down the back of the bodice and chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a cathedral veil of silk illusion.

The bride carried a bouquet of hydrangeas, yellow roses, cabbage roses and rosemary.

Elizabeth Allyson Overby was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Amanda Ingram Deaton and Christine Caitlin Whitford, cousins of the bride, Stefanie Marie White, Brooke Cecelia Bambrick, Beth Kendra Spray and Katherine Parker Morton.

Barry Evan Kemble was his cousin’s best man.

Groomsmen were Terry Davis Cottle Jr., brother of the bride, Sydney Robert Mullis, Van Jennings Covington, Brad Edward Denson and Myers Westin Chandler.

Abbygayle Grace Lee was flower girl. Parker Moyana was ringbearer.

Zachery Gray Taber was the junior groomsman.

Isabelle Doss directed the wedding. Ashlyn Moreland and Sydney West distributed programs.

Scripture readers were Carol Garrett Lane and Kenneth Lawrence Engeldrum.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gwatney greeted guests.

A program of wedding music was provided by Barry Evan Kemble, vocalist, and Dr. Jeremy Thompson, organist.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at Lane Tree Golf Club.

After a wedding cruise to the Bahamas the couple reside in Greenville.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelor party hosted by the attendants; a bachelorette party hosted by the attendants; a tail-gate shower hosted by friends of the groom; a miscellaneous shower hosted by co-workers of the bride; a lingerie shower hosted by Helen and Hannah Jernigan, Terry Ray and Becky Mayo; a Christmas shower hosted by Susana and Mariana Garcia, Denise Barnett and Candy Whitley; a home and garden shower hosted by Carol and Morgan Lane; and a bridesmaids’ luncheon at The Royal Tearoom hosted by Elizabeth Whitford and Sally Ingram, grandmother and aunt of the bride.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Pupetta’s Bar and Grill.

Silver - Thompson

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Mrs. Silver

ATLANTIC BEACH — Ava Malissa Thompson of Greenville and Dr. George Reeve Silver Jr. exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 26 at 1 p.m. at Fort Macon State Park, with the Rev Bonnie Compton officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Felton and Ava Carol Thompson of Wendell and the granddaughter of Felton and Jean Thompson of Wendell.

She graduated from Clayton High School and East Carolina University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at Pitt Memorial Hospital’s cardiac intensive care unit in Greenville.

The groom is the son of Dr. George R. Silver and Ann Stackhouse of Goldsboro, the stepson of Charles Kirkland Stackhouse, the grandson of Dr. George and the late Dr. Jane Silver of Goldsboro and the late Carl and Pauline Franklin of Gauley Bridge, W. Va., and the stepgrandson of Pam Silver.

He graduated from Charles B Aycock High School, Campbell University and St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. He is employed as a veterinarian at Wayne Veterinary Hospital in Goldsboro.

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

She wore a a strapless gown with a sweetheart neckline and a cinched pleated bodice. The waistline was accented with a brooch and the floor-length A-line skirt had a draped ruffle and brush train.

Her headpiece was a finger-tipped-length veil with scattered beading along the edges attached to a silver tiara accented with rhinestones.

The bride carried a family Bible adorned with white miniature orchids and a single pink rose.

Jennifer Pope was her friend’s maid of honor.

Keith Silver was his brother’s best man.

Sarah Katherine Smith, niece of the groom, distributed programs.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Sheraton Ocean Front Hotel in Atlantic Beach.

The couple reside in Goldsboro.

A rehearsal dinner was held April 26 at the Sandbar Restaurant in Beaufort.

Walker - Carter

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Mrs. Walker

Wendy Davis Carter and Aaron Britton Walker exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 27 at 2 p.m. at Herman Park, with R. Allen Jones officiating.

The bride is the daughter of James Larry and Carolyn Baxley Davis of Greensboro and the granddaughter of the late Emmett and Annie Baxley Edwards of Greensboro and the late George Henry and Frances Brown Davis of Asheboro.

She graduated from Northeast Guilford High School, Guilford Technical Community College with a basic law enforcement training certification, Wayne Community College with an emergency medical technician certification and Johnston Community College with an intermediate certification. She attends Davidson Community College for her paramedic certification. She is employed as an emergency medical technician intermediate at Wayne County Emergency Medical Services.

The groom is the son of Eddie Ray and Lorelle Jernigan Walker of Kinston and the grandson of Robert “Bobby” Eugene and Civel Edwards Jernigan, the late Leon “Buddy” Orlando of Kinston and Reta Mae Walker of Kinston.

He graduated from South Lenior High School and Lenoir Community College with a certification in basic law enforcement. He is employed as a staff sergeant with the Air Force Reserves.

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

Hunter Nicole Allison was her mother’s maid of honor.

Eddie Ray Walker was his son’s best man.

Gabrielle Micayla Carter, daughter of bride, was flower girl. Chason McKinnon Walker, brother of groom, was ringbearer.

The bride’s mother directed the wedding. Beverly and Terry Norton, Ramona Kinlaw, Joe McGee, Marion Johnson and Terri Gaskey were special helpers.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Herman Park house.

The couple will take a wedding trip later to Jamaica. They reside in Mount Olive.

Goodrich - Rhodes

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Mrs. Goodrich

BOGUE BANKS — Brooke Sherman Rhodes of Raleigh and Alferd Benjamin Goodrich II of Raleigh exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 3 at 5 p.m. at Sanders Chapel’s Trinity Center, with the Rev. William M. Presnell officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Thomas Jackson and Joelyn Sherman Rhodes of Wilson and the granddaughter of Jean Jackson Rhodes of New Bern, the late James Slade Rhodes and Ruth Talley Sherman and the late Joel Herbert Sherman of Wilson.

She is a graduate of Greenfield School in Wilson and Elon University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. She is employed as a regional sales representative at Our Heritage Preserved Reclaimed Wood Products.

The groom is the son of Sharon Wells Goodrich and the late Chad Hall Goodrich of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late Alferd Benjamin and Margaret Hall Goodrich of Goldsboro and the late James Franklin and Mamie Ruth Wells of Mount Olive.

He graduated from Eastern Wayne High School and East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management. He is employed as a land development manager at W&W Partners Inc. of Raleigh.

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

She wore a strapless couture wedding gown of white dupioni silk with ruching on the bodice accented by a flower at the side and a modified bustled skirt with a chapel-length train.

She wore flowers in her hair.

The bride carried a single long-stemmed white rose.

Erin Rhodes Gould was her sisters’ matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Gretchen Barber, Beth Ellsworth, Lindsey Kinnaird and Louise Warenda of Raleigh, Jodie Daku of Arlington, Va., Paige Fountain of Baltimore, Md., Katie Howell of Nashville, Tenn., and Kelly Sibol of York, Pa.

Chad Hall Goodrich Jr. was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were Justin Barnhill of Tarboro, Lee Brashear of New York, N.Y., Emery Ivey, Darryl Kennedy and John Seegars of Goldsboro, Todd Nunn and Jeff Nunn of Raleigh and Tad Rhodes of Wilson, brother of the bride.

Elizabeth Rhodes Gould, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Thomas Jackson Rhodes III, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Kathryn Wishon Davis of Wilson directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Tracy Joelyn Turner of New York, cousin of the bride. Tobi Michelle Turner, cousin of the bride of Tampa, Fla., distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Dr. William B Boles Jr. of Wilson, trumpeter.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at Beaufort Historic Site.

After a wedding trip to Caneel Bay, St. John’s, U.S. Virgin Islands ,the couple reside in Raleigh.

Events held before the wedding included a bride’s brunch May 3 at the home of Tom and Mary Piggott hosted by the bride’s extended family; a bridesmaids’ luncheon the weekend of the wedding at the Sea Dreams Poolhouse hosted by Sallie Cozart, Linda Miller and Susan Powell of Wilson and Judy Gould of Wake Forest; a bridal shower in March hosted by friends; and an engagement party in January.

The groom’s mother hosted a rehearsal dinner at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and friends of the couple hosted a dance.

Finley - Tyner

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Mrs. Finley

Stacy Jeannette Tyner of Princeton and Joseph Edward Finley Jr. of Princeton exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Waynesborough Historic Village, with the Rev. Bill Cotton officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Dwight Eugene Tyner Sr. and Tammy Gurley Tyner of Pikeville and the granddaughter of Grace Pearce and the late Luby Monroe Tyner of Goldsboro, Vayria “Bunnie” Fields Whitley of Snow Hill and the late William Edmond Gurley of Pikeville and the stepgranddaughter of the late Joseph Marion Whitley.

She graduated with honors from Charles B. Aycock High School in 1999 and East Carolina University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences and in 2006 with a master’s degree in speech, language and auditory pathology. She is employed as a speech language pathologist at the Brian Center and as a PRN at Britthaven.

The groom is the son of Joseph Edward Finley Sr. and Alice Holz Finley of Moyock and the grandson of the late William Ralph and Helen Harrah Holz of Virginia Beach, Va.

He graduated from Currituck County High School in 1996 and East Carolina University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences and in 2006 with a master’s degree in speech, language and auditory pathology. He is employed as a speech language pathologist with Wayne County Schools.

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

She wore a a formal gown of ivory satin. The strapless bodice featured an embroidered leaf design and three-dimensional flowers along the waistline. It had two box pleats at the front and three in the back. It had hand beaded buttons on the back of the bodice, skirt and down the cathedral train. She also wore a pearl necklace, a gift from the groom, and pearl earrings, a gift from the groom’s parents.

Her headpiece was a two-tiered ivory veil accented with rhinestones attached to a pearl and rhinestone tiara.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of pink stargazer lilies, white calla lilies, ivory and yellow roses tied with ivory ribbon.

Montica Cherry of Winston Salem was her friend’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Amber Hinson and Valerie Hinson of Goldsboro, cousins of the bride; Katherine Finley of Moyock, sister of the groom; and Gena Martin of Grandy, Brittany Serrano of Fayetteville and Angela Wilson of High Point, friends of the couple.

Joseph Edward Finley Sr. was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Eugene Tyner of Pikeville, brother of the bride; and Mike Beasley of Chesapeake, Va., Patrick Martin of Grandy, Staff Sgt. Ryan Serrano of High Point, Capt. Steven Wilson of Fayetteville and Shana McReynolds of Moyock, friends of the groom.

Samantha Ross of Winston-Salem, friend of the bride, was flower girl. Dylan Daughtry of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was ringbearer.

Melva Thompson and Sharlene Register, aunts of the bide, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Destinee Clayton of Pikeville, cousin of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Bill and Betty Perdue, DJs.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a dinner and dance at Waynesborough Historic Village. Sophronia Daughtry, aunt of the bride, and Walda Talton, cousin of the bride, served the three-tiered wedding cake. Bags of heart-shaped rice were distributed by Joshua Hinson and Allison Hinson, cousins of the bride.

After a wedding trip to Key West, Fla., the couple reside in Princeton.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ brunch April 25 at the English Tea Room hosted by the bride; a bachelor dinner April 24 hosted by friends of the groom; a a shower April 21 hosted by co-workers of the bride; a bachelorette party April 19 in Cary hosted by Montica Cherry, friend of the bride; a gift presentation party April 18 hosted by the staff of the Brian Center; a a lingerie shower April 5 at the home of Suzanne Tyner hosted by Ms. Tyner and Sophronia Daughtry, aunts of the bride, and April Taylor, cousin of the bride; a shower March 14 at Logans Steakhouse hosted by co-workers of the groom; and a a shower March 8 at Pikes Cross Roads Church hosted by Melva Thompson and Sharlene Register, aunts of the bride.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner April 25 at Texas Steakhouse.

Bailey - Ennis

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Mrs. Bailey

Dana McFatter Ennis and Wilton Thomas Bailey of Pikeville exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 26 at 2 p.m. at Rosewood Worship Center, with the Rev. Lynn Epps officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Wayne and Charlotte Johnson Perry and the late J.C. McFatter of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Alex McFatter, Pearl Toler McFatter and Vearl Johnson Gurley of Goldsboro and the late James Clinton Johnson of Benson.

She is a 1995 graduate of Charles B. Aycock and a 1999 graduate of Wayne Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree in medical assisting. She is employed as a certified medical assistant at Goldsboro Pediatrics.

The groom is the son of Wilton and Ruth Hall Bailey of Goldsboro, the grandson of Luvenia Bailey and the late Russell Gurley of Goldsboro and Sallie Hall and the late Wilbert Hall of Fremont and the stepgrandson of the late L.J. Gurley.

He is a 1996 graduate of Charles B. Aycock and a 1998 graduate of Wayne Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Academy. He is employed as a police officer at Goldsboro Police Department.

The bride was escorted by her son, Drake Christopher Ennis, and stepfather, Wayne Perry, and given in marriage by her family.

She wore a white strapless A-line gown with a band of luster cobalt satin. The bodice was decorated with pearl and crystal beadwork. The back was accented with a corset-style lace-up tie and satin-covered buttons that flowed into a semi-cathedral length train embellished with a cobalt satin inset finished with matching embroidery.

Her headpiece was a white floral halo adorned with pearls and sequins that ended in a two-tiered veil of silk illusion with pencil edging.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of white Gerber daisies, white roses and white wisteria accented by blue cornflower and blue agapanthus.

Lorienda McFatter Strickland of Pikeville was her sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Missy Cole McFatter of Goldsboro, sister-in-law of the bride, and Diane Bailey Tyndall of Pikeville, sister of the groom.

Wilton Bailey was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Larry Strickland of Pikeville, brother-in-law of the bride, and Jeff Bailey of Pikeville, cousin of the groom.

Junior Best Man-Hunter Lee Bailey, son of the groom, was the junior best man.

Ariel Brooke Strickland of Pikeville and Cameron Paige McFatter of Goldsboro, nieces of the bride, were junior bridesmaids.

Savannah Nicole Strickland of Pikeville, niece of the bride, and Taylor Nicole Tyndall of Pikeville, niece of the groom, were flower girls. Cole McFatter of Goldsboro, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Nola Claiborne, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Lynn Bloodsworth, friend of the bride. Brandy Broome, friend of the couple, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Ken Finney, pianist; Lauren Claiborne Tucker and Ken Finney, vocalists; and Jonathan Russell, sound technician.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Pikeville.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelorette weekend April 4 in Myrtle Beach; a miscellaneous shower March 30 at the church hosted by family; and a miscellaneous shower March 28 hosted by co-workers of the bride.

The groom’s family hosted a rehearsal dinner at Rosewood Worship Center. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Craig-Hood

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Mrs. Craig

GRANTHAM — Michelle Jayne Hood and Jesse Brian Craig exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of the bride’s parents, with the Rev. Patrick Muston officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Manfred and Gail Hood of Grantham and the granddaughter of Manfred Sr. and Delores Hood of Grantham and the late Braxton and Nita Grimes of Smith Chapel.

She graduated from Southern Wayne High School and Wayne Community College with a degree in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at Home Health and Hospice.

The groom is the son of Ron and Debbie Craig of Grantham and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ercel Craig of West Plains, Mo., and Marilyn Grey of Lake Elsinore, Calif.

He graduated from Southern Wayne High School and Wayne Community College with a degree in animal science. He is self-employed as a swine farmer.

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

She wore a mermaid-style formal gown of white satin with a strapless sweetheart neckline. The bodice and skirt were adorned with beaded metallic embroidery and flowed into a chapel train.

Her headpiece was a chapel-length veil attached to a tiara accented with pearls and rhinestones.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of Casablanca lilies, dendrobium orchids and white stock accented with variegated lily grass.

Scuttie Hood was maid of honor.

Megan Hood was the bridesmaid.

Ron Craig was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Colby Craig and Cody Craig.

Ushers were Jonathan Randall, Marc Morris, Scott Fuller, Reginald Davis and Shane Craig.

Skylar Craig and Ivy Hood were flower girls. G.I. Hood was ringbearer.

Honorary attendants were Brittany Craig, Casey Fuller, Amber Craig and Braxton Hood, son of the bride.

Hilda Grimes and Barbara Burch directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Mr. and Mrs. Shane Craig.

A program of wedding music was provided by Anna Crumpton, harpist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents.

After a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple reside in Grantham.

Events held before the wedding included a luau and gift card shower April 5 at the home of Jamie and Amy Grimes hosted by Hilda Grimes, Ashley Cashie Grimes and Jamie and Amy Grimes and a miscellaneous shower March 29 at Selah Church hosted by family of the bride.

The groom’s parents hosted a pig picking rehearsal at their home in Grantham.

Dixon-Taylor

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Kimberly Michelle Taylor and Gerald Randolph Dixon exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 15 at 2:30 p.m. at the Wayne County Courthouse.

The bride is the daughter of Judy Ann Gause and the late John Michael Taylor of LaGrange.

The groom is the son of Gerald and Marlene Dixon of Kinston.

The bride was given in marriage by her mother and stepfather.

A reception is planned for June 14.

Shelley-Harris

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Mrs. Shelley

KINSTON — Daryl Lynn Harris of New Bern and Kyle Leif Shelley of New Bern exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 26 at 2 p.m. at Kinston Church of Christ, with Dan McLuskie of Houston, Texas, brother-in-law of the groom, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Katherine Dove Harris of Kinston and the granddaughter of Billy Lee and Martha Genette Dove of LaGrange.

She is a 2004 graduate of North Lenoir High School and is pursuing a degree in photography and business management. She is employed as a photography assistant at Precious Portraits by D’Arco.

The groom is the son of Dennis Jesse and Cindy Cummings Shelley of Chehalis, Wash., and the grandson of the late Jesse and Marion Shelley and the late Alex and Violet Cummings.

He is a 2002 graduate of Troy High School in Montana and will pursue a degree in law enforcement upon the end of his active service. He is serving in the Marine Corps in the Marine Wing Communications Squadron-28 stationed at MCAS Cherry Point in Havelock.

The bride was escorted by her grandfather, Billy Dove, and given in marriage by her mother.

She wore an A-line gown with a beaded metallic bodice and an inverted V-empire waist with a cathedral train and an elbow length veil with scattered pearls and crystals.

The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of red roses and white lilies.

Bobbie Harris and Kaylee Shelley were maids of honor.

Samuel Shelley and Dennis Shelley were best men.

A program of wedding music was provided by Samantha Sutton, vocalist.

The couple reside in New Bern.

A rehearsal dinner was held April 25 at the Barn Steakhouse.

Jones - Morawski

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Mrs. Jones

Mary Elizabeth Morawski and Curtis Samuel Jones exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 1 at 4:30 p.m.

The bride is the daughter of Michael G. and Brenda Gunderson Morawski of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Sylvester Morawski, Elsie Sheets, Mary E. “Ray” Gunderson and the late Col. Lindy C. Gunderson of Goldsboro.

She graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2007 and is pursuing a degree in special education in Kentucky.

The groom is the son of Aubrey E. and Teresa Marie Jones of Dudley and the grandson of Elizabeth Jones of Dudley and Roger and Carol Payne.

He graduated from Spring Creek High School in 2006. He is serving in the Army as a specialist at Fort Campbell, Ky.

Sheila Hamilton directed the wedding. Ernest Hamilton offered an inspirational prayer.

The couple reside in Oak Grove, Ky.

A celebrational luau will be held in June.

Events held before the wedding included a cookout April 5 at the home of the groom’s parents.

Saldivar - Davenport

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Mrs. Saldivar

MOUNT OLIVE — Angela Michell Davenport and Sgt. Rodrigo Saldivar of Camp Pendleton, Calif., exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 22 at 3 p.m. at Rodgers Chapel at Mount Olive College, with the Rev. Everett Pike officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Michael Taylor and Barbara Davenport Rivenbark of Seven Springs and the granddaughter OF Ruby Taylor and the late Charlie Birk Davenport of Albertson.

She is a 1997 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and a 2008 graduate of Mount Olive College with an associate degree in science. She attends Mount Olive College. She is employed as an office clerk at Second Fling Inc.

The groom is the son of Hilario O. Saldivar of Mount Olive and Graciela Pedroza of Pacoima, Calif., and the grandson of Santos and Lucia Saldivar of Mount Olive and Antonio and Elidia Pedroza of Pacoima.

He is a 1998 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. He is serving in the Marines with the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines.

The bride was escorted by her brother, Gary Davenport, and given in marriage by her family.

She wore a white strapless beaded metallic embroidered bodice with a pleated organza ballgown skirt and a chapel train.

Her headpiece was a tiara with rhinestones and pearl beads attached to a veil trimmed with beads.

The bride carried a bouquet of red roses.

Renee Rosso was her friend’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Cathy Ham, Ashley Wilson and Denise Rodriguez, friends of the bride; Wendy Thornton, cousin of the bride; Sandy Rivenbark, stepsister of the bride; and Jeannine “Cookie” Davenport, sister-in-law of the bride.

Cpl. Cesar Saldivar was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were Cpl. Brennan Adams, Cpl. Patrick Reid, Staff Sgt. Kyle Venable, Sgt. Andy Edgemon, Sgt. Sean Manning and Sgt. Steven Davis, friends of the groom; and Riley Martinez, son of the bride.

Ushers were Staff Sgt. Lance Miller and Staff Sgt. Jim Wilson, friends of the groom.

Casey Thornton, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Hope Thornton, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Zander Martinez, son of the bride, was ringbearer.

Wendy Thornton, cousin of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Esdras Villalobos, cousin of the groom. Lance Cpl. Will Kuhn, friend of the groom, distributed programs.

Swordsmen were Staff Sgt. Braxton Green, Staff Sgt. Jim Wilson, Sgt. Sean Manning, Cpl. Brennan Adams and Cpl. Patrick Reid.

Special helpers were Denise Rodriguez, Delores Hardy and HM2 Ames Peters.

A program of wedding music was provided by Skeeter Wilson, friend of the bride, sound coordinator.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Murphy’s Place.

After a wedding trip to California, the couple reside in California.

Events held before the wedding included a lingerie shower and bachelorette party March 1 at Texas Steakhouse hosted by Denise Rodriguez and a bridal shower Feb. 24 at the home of Barbara Rivenbark hosted by Ms. Rivenbark and Jeannine Davenport.

A rehearsal dinner was held March 21 at the Steak Barn.

Stevens - Spivey

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Mrs. Stevens

PIKEVILLE — Casey Leann Spivey of Princeton and Michael Douglas Stevens exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 19 at 2 p.m. at Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Donald G. Sauls officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie L. Spivey of Camden and the granddaughter of William A. Davis Sr. of Shawboro, the late Iva R. Davis and Irene C. Spivey of Tyner and the late Adolph M. Spivey.

She is a 2003 graduate of Camden High School and a 2007 graduate of North Carolina Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science. She is employed with the Wayne County Cooperative Extension Service.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Stevens of Goldsboro and the grandson of Janet Stevens of Goldsboro, the late Sam Stevens, the late Thomas Sandy Bizzell and Hazel P. Bizzell.

He is a 2001 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2005 graduate of North Carolina Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He is employed at SouthCo Distributing Co.

The bride was escorted by her father and presented in marriage by her family.

She wore a formal gown of diamond white Italian satin. The curved strapless neckline featured vertical pleating paired with a fitted bodice embellished with bugle beading and crystals entwined in a floral motif that extended to a natural waist. The full A-line skirt was enhanced with a matching bugle and crystal beaded pattern bordering the hemline of the gown and the chapel train.

Her headpiece was a single-tiered veil of diamond white illusion trimmed with diamond-cut bugle beading attached to a fingertip-length veil.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of lilies, mombo roses, Gerber daisies, freesia, sasflower and heather with dendrobium orchids scattered throughout.

Keri Beth Spivey of Camden was her sister’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Mary Ashley Gordon of Princeton, Meredith Carter Batts and Kristin Cartwright Brown of Greenville, Jennifer Sutton Suggs of Farmville and Whitney Lauren Ward of Burlington, friends or college roommates of the bride.

Richard D. Stevens was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Richard Kevin Stevens of Goldsboro, brother of the groom; Brandon Edward Hart of Raleigh and Travis Roy Lipcsak of Goldsboro, friends of the groom; and Lucas Winstead Murray of Bailey, college roommate of the groom.

Hannah Elizabeth Dunn of Camden, cousin of the bride, was the miniature bride. Davis Kendrick Bradley of Moyock, cousin of the bride, was the miniature groom.

Benjamin Kevin Stevens of Goldsboro, nephew of the groom, was ringbearer.

A program of wedding music was provided by Kristen Williams, Dolan Williams and James Sauls; Gene Dawson, trumpeter; and Jeff Martin, sound technician.

Brian Taylor of Goldsboro directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Jennifer W. Stevens, sister- in-law of the groom. Program attendants were Krystle Goodman of Cape May, N.J., and Caroline Chewning of Raleigh.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Kathy W. Leary and Shelia P. Gordon of Camden greeted guests. Patricia A. Davis, aunt of the bride, and Stephanie D. Bradley and Lorrie D. Dunn, cousins of the bride, poured punch. Terry Davis, aunt of the groom, and Julie Spivey, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake. Cathy Bizzell and Jane Bizzell, aunts of the groom, said good-byes. Lynette Hales was the director.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple reside in Princeton.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon April 5 at the Moratoc Holiday Inn of Williamston hosted by Patricia Davis, Stephanie Bradley, Lorrie Dunn and Keri Spivey; a get-away evening April 5 in Greenville; a miscellaneous shower March 29 at the home of Sheila Gorden hosted by Paula Harrison, Ms. Gordon, Kathy W. Leary, Jan S. Cartwright, Suzette C. Ward and Sherry H. Saunders; a pantry shower March 17 at the Cooperative Extension Office hosted by co-workers; a miscellaneous shower March 2 at Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church hosted by Judy Stevens, Renee’ Taylor, Margaret Hollowell, Patt Farr, Terry Davis, Margaret Anderson, Frances McFatter and Michelle Casey; a lingerie shower Feb. 23 at the home of the bride hosted by Whitney Ward, Kristin Brown and Keri Spivey; a bachelor weekend Feb. 22 in Atlantic Beach hosted by the groomsmen; an engagement party Sept. 15 at the home of the bride hosted by the groom’s parents; and an ice cream social July 21 at the home of the bride’s parents.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner April 18 at Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church fellowship hall.

Woodard - Joyner

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Mrs. Woodard

MOUNT OLIVE — Crystal Faye Joyner and Frankie Bowden Woodard exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 22 at 3 p.m. at Jordan Chapel, with Ray Smeltzer and Jim Turbyfill officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ronald Gene and Faye Joyner of Newton Grove and the granddaughter of the late John and Agatha Joyner, Lillian Godwin and the late Earl Godwin of Newton Grove.

She graduated from Hobbton High School in 2006 and attended Sampson Community College.

The groom is the son of Allen Franklin and Diane Woodard of Four Oaks and the grandson of the late Frank and Virginia Woodard, Bronnie Thornton and the late Bowden Thornton of Four Oaks.

He graduated from South Johnson High School in 2000. He is employed at TA Loving.

The bride was escorted by her father and the marriage was blessed by her parents.

She wore a formal gown of white satin adorned with re-embroidered lace appliqués at the halter neckline. The empire waistline featured bugle beads and sequins leading down the split apron and A-line skirt. Satin-covered bridal buttons and lace appliqués embellished the semi-cathedral train.

Her headpiece was a tiara of Swarovski crystals, Austrian crystals and rhinestones with a white finger triple veil with crystals and rhinestones along the scalloped edge.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of orange roses, Gerber daisy pods, cattail and ivy.

Jennifer Britt, sister of the groom, was matron of honor, while Kayla Barefoot, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Adrian Barefoot, Heather Godwin and Amie Godwin, cousins of the bride.

Allen Woodard was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Bobby Woodard ,brother of the groom; Matthew Massey and Mark Massey, cousins of the groom; and Justin Lee, friend of the groom.

Ushers were Rex Herring, cousin of the bride, and Chris Britt, brother-in-law of the groom.

Honorary bridesmaids were Renee Deveney, cousin of the groom, and Ashley Wade and Carlie Wade, cousins of the bride.

Emily Dunn, cousin of the groom, was the miniature bride. Jessie Futrell, cousin of the groom, was the miniature groom.

Ginger Futrell and Robin Brown, cousins of the groom, were flower girls. Christopher Britt, nephew of the groom, was ringbearer.

Shane Smith directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Marsha and John West, cousins of the bride. April and Terry Lawson, friends of the couple, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Frankie Smeltzer, pianist, and Rose Masse, aunt of the groom, and Steven Langston, cousin of the bride, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Newton Grove.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal luncheon March 15 at the home of Lillian Godwin hosted by Debbie Barefoot and Cindy Godwin; a lingerie shower March 14 at the home of Jennifer Britt hosted by Ms. Britt; a miscellaneous shower Feb. 24 at Jordan Chapel hosted by the ladies of the church; and a miscellaneous shower Jan. 27 at the future home of the couple hosted by family and friends of the bride.

The groom’s family hosted a rehearsal dinner March 21 at Jordan Chapel.

Anderson - Crouse

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Mrs. Anderson

Sarah Renee Crouse and Billy Cameron Anderson of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 29 at 4 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Neal Wingfield officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Bradley J. and Bonnie S. Crouse of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Teddy E. Crouse of Goldsboro, Janet M. Crouse of Waverly, N.Y., and Doris M. Eberlin and the late Ray R. Eberlin of Sayre, Pa.

She is a 2003 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School.

The groom is the son of Billy E. Anderson of Grantham and Betsy S. Vinson of Goldsboro and the grandson of Frank Anderson and the late Shirley Bradshaw of Kinston and Joyce Vinson and the late George Vinson of Atlantic Beach.

He is a 2004 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. He is employed as a forklift operator at Bridgestone Firestone of Wilson.

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

She wore an ivory and champagne strapless gown with a beaded lace bodice and a pick-up skirt.

Her headpiece was a brushed metal leaf tiara with pearls and rhinestones and an ivory cathedral-length veil with a beaded scalloped edge.

The bride carried long-stemmed salmon and champagne roses with two red roses in the center tied with a champagne satin ribbon. She also carried in the bouquet a handkerchief from her late grandmother.

Janet Grimes was her sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Leslie Quinn Stevens and Cassey Culbreth, friends of the bride, and Kelly Lancaster, sister of the groom.

Billy Anderson was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Chris Grimes, brother-in-law of the bride; Trey Ellis, friend of the groom; and Robbie Lancaster, brother-in-law of the groom.

Kylie Anderson, sister of the groom, was flower girl. Hayden Grimes, nephew of the bride, and Hunter Grant, nephew of the groom, were ringbearers.

Emily Peacock directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Chassity Lancaster, niece of the groom. Autumn Lancaster, niece of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brad Collier, pianist, and Ronnie Flanagan, friend of the couple, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Walnut Creek Country Club.

The couple will take a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla., later. They reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a lingerie shower March 2 at the home of the bride’s mother hosted by Janet Grimes and a wedding shower Jan. 27 at the home of the groom’s mother hosted by his mother and Kelly Lancaster and Leslie Anderson.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Salem United Methodist Church.

Cash - Epps

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Mrs. Cash

PRINCETON — Heather LeeAnne Epps of Dudley and John Edward Cash exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 12 at 3 p.m. at Whitley Church, with the Rev. Gerald Hollamon, uncle of the bride, and the Rev. Lynn Epps, father of the bride, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Kenneth L. Epps Jr. and Deborah Hollamon Epps of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Kenneth L. Epps Sr. of LaGrange, Jean Ann Shea Epps of Goldsboro and the late Robert Talmadge “Jack” and Ruth Hudson Hollamon of Mount Olive.

She is a 2000 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed as a certified pharmacy technician at Wayne Pharmacy.

The groom is the son of Joyce Dark and the late Ivan Benjamin Cash of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late John Edward and Virgie Cash of Oxford, Virginia Dark of Veedersburg, Ind., and the late Marvin Dark of Crawfordsville, Ind.

He is a 2005 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. He is a volunteer fireman with Mar Mac Fire Department. He is employed as a mechanic at Goldsboro Toyota.

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

She wore a white formal-length halter top gown embellished with pearls, beading and silver embroidery. The A-Line gown flowed into a chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a fingertip veil edged with silver embroidery and pearls attached to a pearl and rhinestone tiara.

The bride carried a bouquet of stargazer lilies and white, blue and yellow roses accented with her grandmother’s handkerchief.

Donna McDuffie was her friend’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Tina Jimenez, friend of the bride, and LaNelle Epps, aunt of the bride.

Colby Johnson was his friend’s best man.

Groomsmen were Kyle Stewart, Gary Parker and Rick Nolty, friends of the groom.

Madison Parks, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.

Zoe Jimenez, friend of the bride, was flower girl.

Donna Wester, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Melissa Alcock, cousin of the bride. Caleb Epps and Logan Parks, cousins of the bride, distributed programs.

Teresa Figard was a special helper.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jay Epps, uncle of the bride; the bride’s father; and Sonya Parks, aunt of the bride, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, Lib Bradshaw of Faison, friend of the family, hosted a reception at Whitley Church’s carpenter’s house. A three-tiered heart-shaped cake was served. Servers were Lois Thigpen, Diane Hollamon and JoAnn Hollamon, aunts of the bride.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Dudley.

Events held before the wedding included a miscellaneous shower March 9 in Rosewood hosted by aunts of the bride.

The groom’s mother hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Steak Barn. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Colie - Radford

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Mrs. Colie

KINSTON — Ashley Michelle Radford of Seven Springs and Ryan Christopher Boothe Colie of Seven Springs exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 8 at 4:30 p.m. at Emilies, with Mary Ann Poythress officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Tony Radford of Hugo and Tammy Bell of Kinston and the granddaughter of the late Gilbert and Carol Radford of Hugo and “Bitsy” and Barbra Todd of Kinston.

She is employed as a hairstylist at Hair Affair.

The groom is the son of Willard Colie Jr. of LaGrange and Lisa Colie of Seven Springs and the grandson of Willard and Mary Colie of LaGrange and Fred and Juanita Boothe of Emerald Isle.

He is employed at Piedmont Natural Gas.

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

Tina Everette was matron of honor.

Fred Boothe was his grandson’s best man.

Ushers were Michael Everette and Norman Boothe.

Presiding at the register was Kassie Everette. Raven Colie distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by DJ David Whitehead.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple reside in Seven Springs.

Cox - Jones

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Mrs. Cox

CALYPSO — Jennifer Blair Jones and Christopher Ryan Cox exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Calypso Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Greg Day, the Rev. Tyanna Yonkers-Day and the Rev. Chris Currie officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Carl Steve and Debra Langley Jones of Calypso and the granddaughter of the late Francis Marion “Red” and Mary Weaver Jones of Mount Olive and the late Cecil Marion and June Guy Langley of Calypso.

She graduated from North Duplin High School in 2001 and East Carolina University in 2006 with a bachelor of science degree. She is employed as a CBRS provider at Kommunikate Plus Inc.

The groom is the son of W. Ray Cox Jr. and Elizabeth McGinnis Cox of Greer, S.C., and the grandson of the late Wilbur R. Cox Sr. and Marth Faust Cox of Albany, Ga., and Edith White and the late William Albert McGinnis of Tallapoosa, Ga.

He graduated from Blue Ridge High School in South Carolina in 2002. He is serving in the Air Force.

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

She wore a formal gown of ivory satin with a strapless neckline. The bodice was adorned with rhinestones, crystals, sequins, beads and layered pleating along the empire waist. The beaded A-line skirt was embroidered and flowed into a chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a two-tiered veil of silk illusion trimmed in sequins and seed beads.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of stargazer lilies and stephanotis.

Brandi Schoolcraft was her sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Amanda Merritt, cousin of the bride, and Laura Cox, sister of the groom.

W. Ray Cox Jr. was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Kevin Schoolcraft, brother-in-law of the bride, and Skyler Denison, friend of the groom.

Karli Schoolcraft, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Tyler Schoolcraft, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Cecile Mooney, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Emily Lancaster, friend of the couple. Cinidi McGovern, friend of the couple, distributed programs.

David Merritt, friend of the couple, was candlelighter.

A program of wedding music was provided by Brandi Worth, vocalist; Gloria Morgan, organist; Jon Kornegay and Paul Kornegay, violinists; and Caleb Day, trumpeter.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Southern Wayne Country Club.

After a wedding trip to Disney World, Orlando, Fla., the couple reside in Mount Olive.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal luncheon April 12 at Murphy’s Place hosted by Cecile Mooney, Faye Brock, Crystal Miller, Carolyn Burroughs and Brandi Hamm during which time the bride chose to present gifts to her attendants; a dinner April 4 at Calypso Presbyterian Church hosted by Pro-Med’s “Round Table;” a girls’ night March 29 at the home of Brandi Schoolcraft hosted by Amanda Merritt and Ms. Schoolcraft; a miscellaneous shower March 22 at Calypso Presbyterian Church hosted by ladies of the church; a miscellaneous shower March 9 at the home of Emily Lancaster hosted by Ms. Lancaster and Donna Ricks; and a Christmas shower Dec. 9 at the home of Gail Herring hosted by Ms. Herring and Rose Carter.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner April 11 at Oasis Oyster Bar and Grill in Clinton. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Howett - Storer

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Mrs. Howett

PIKEVILLE — Susan Kay Storer of Wilmington and Robert Lee Howett of Pikeville exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 2 at 4:30 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church, with Pastor Barry Stallings officiating.

The bride attended Central Connecticut State University. She is employed as a process engineer at Cooper Interconnect.

The groom is retired from the Air Force. He is employed with the government at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

The bride was given in marriage by her son, Benjamin Storer Field.

She wore a simple white organza street-length dress.

She carried a bouquet of red and white flowers.

Jessica Mary Field was her mother’s maid of honor.

Leanne Marie Broadwater, granddaughter of the groom, was the bridesmaid.

Following the ceremony, a dinner was held at McCall’s.

After a wedding trip to Key West, Fla., the couple reside in Pikeville.

Hunt - Belden

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Mrs. Hunt

Leslie Lynae Belden of Goldsboro and Joshua David Hunt of Morrisville, Pa., exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. at Freedom Baptist Church, with Pastor David Jackson officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Bryan Lynn Belden of Dudley and Darlene Carol Belden of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Ivan David Belden and the late Gloria Ann Belden of Cranesville, Pa., and Marcos A. and Geraldine Morales of Little River, S.C.

She is a 2005 graduate of Spring Creek High School and is pursuing a career in nursing.

The groom is the son of Lt. Col. Wayne Robert and Elizabeth Evans Hunt of Union Hall, Va., and the grandson of the late Edward Middleton Hunt Sr. and Isable Pope Hunt of Mt. Holly, N.J., and Barbara Caputi and the late Leonard Caputi of Yardley, Pa.

He is a 2003 graduate of Morrisville High School and a 2007 graduate of the Air Force Academy with a degree in systems engineering. He is serving in the Air Force stationed at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

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

She wore a formal gown of white taffeta. Pearls and sequins embellished the strapless sweetheart neckline. Beaded motifs enhanced the princess bodice. The A-line taffeta pick-up skirt was adorned with pearls and sequins.

Her headpiece was a veil of silk illusion with a rhinestone edge.

The bride carried a clutch of red roses accented with baby’s breath.

Christina Marie Toler was her sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Alicia Magnus, Shawna Brewer and Christie Bradshaw.

Daniel Patley was best man.

Groomsmen were Jacob Hunt, brother of the groom; Second Lt. Robert Bettinger; and Kerry Loux.

Ushers were Mark Toler, brother-in-law of the bride, and Stephen Brewer, cousin of the bride.

Haley Marie Toler and Kaitlyn Allen Toler, nieces of the bride, were flower girls.

Melissa Wolfe directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Danielle Downs and Rachel Daughtry. Marylaine Duncan distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Machelle Kingsley, pianist, and Curt Piner, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at Seymour Johnson AFB Officers’ Club.

After a wedding trip to St. Croix, Virgin Islands, the couple reside at Columbus AFB.

Events held before the wedding included a shower Feb. 9 at the home of the bride’s sister hosted by her sister and a bridal shower Jan 19 at Oak Ridge Church hosted by the bride’s mother.

A rehearsal dinner was held Feb. 15 at the Steak Barn.

Leach - Edwards

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Mrs. Leach

COZUMEL, Mexico — Ashleigh Edwards of Panama City , Fla., and Guy Leach exchanged vows in a double-ring beach ceremony March 26 at 11 a.m. at Sol Melia Resort.

The bride is the daughter of Mitchell Edwards of Colorado Springs , Colo., and Lana Barton of Panama City, the stepdaughter of Donnie Barton and the granddaughter of Pamela and the late Laverne Edwards of Yuma, Colo., and Darrell and Cathey Critchfield of Morland, Kan.

She graduated from Rutherford High School in 2004 and is pursuing a degree in physical therapy.

The groom is the son of Guy Leach III and Kelli Leach of Charles Town, W. Va., and the grandson of the late Guy Leach II and Betty Leach of Zena, Ohio, and Joseph and Carol McTigue of Youngstown, Ohio.

He graduated from Jefferson High School in West Virginia in 1998 and attends Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He is serving in the Air Force as an F-15 crew chief.

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

She wore an ivory strapless corset top with beads.

The bride carried pink carnations, pink roses and daises.

Zachary Leach was ringbearer.

After a wedding trip to Cozumel, Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Roatan Island Honduras and Belize and London, the couple reside in Princeton.

Tyndall - Bingham

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Mrs. Tyndall

Jennifer Lynn Bingham and John Hugh Tyndall exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony April 12 at 3 p.m. at Providence United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Tony McLamb officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Bingham of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Joyce Barwick and the late Harvey Jay Barwick of Mount Olive and Margaret Bingham and the late Charles Bingham of Shelby.

She is a 2002 honor graduate of Southern Wayne High School and 2006 summa cum laude graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business education and information technology. She attends East Carolina University for a Masters of Science degree in information technology. She is employed as a business teacher at Spring Creek High School.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Tyndall of Goldsboro and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Denning of Goldsboro and Barbara Tyndall and the late John Tyndall of LaGrange.

He graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 2002 and Wayne Community College in 2005 with associate degrees in agribusiness and livestock and poultry technology. He is employed with the cattle division at Goldsboro Milling Co.

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

She wore a white taffeta gown with a beaded sweetheart neckline with cap sleeves adorned with beaded appliqués. The dropped waistline led to a bustled skirt accented by tucking of sequins in the chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a fingertip-length veil with scattered pearls, crystals and beading attached to a tiara accented with pearls and rhinestones.

The bride carried a bouquet of white roses and calla lilies.

Heather Beaman of Mount Olive was her friend’s maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were April Tucker of Goldsboro, cousin of the groom, and Mary Michael Weaver of Mount Olive, Kristen Moody of Dudley and Jennifer Sparrow of Pikeville, friends of the bride.

Terry Tyndall was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Bradley Bradshaw of Goldsboro, friend of the groom; Jason Bingham of Goldsboro, brother of the bride; Brandon Tucker of Seven Springs, cousin of the groom; and Sam Lawhorn of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride.

Sue Hill directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register was Jo Roscoe, aunt of the groom. Michael Roscoe, cousin of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tim Bradshaw, pianist, and Joe Tucker, sound technician.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Delaine Tucker, aunt of the groom, and Tommy and Becky Lawhorn, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests. Helpers were Sue Beaman, Kristen Beaman, Cassie Tucker, Hunter Roscoe, Joanie Bradshaw, Beverly Westbrook, Beverly Harrell and Ann Sullivan. Lindsay Cornwell and Angela Bingham, cousins of the bride, poured punch. Carol Ferguson and Hazel Tilghman, aunts of the groom, cut the wedding cake.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple reside in Grantham.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon April 5 at Texas Steakhouse hosted by the bride’s mother during which time the bride chose to present gifts to her attendants; a dinner party March 21 at the home of Lisa Jones hosted by Ms. Jones and Erlene Brogden; a bridal shower March 16 at Falling Creek Church hosted by the United Methodist Women; a bridal shower March 11 at Spring Creek School hosted by the CTE department; a his and hers shower March 9 at Providence Church hosted by Wanda Tyndall, Ann Denning, Delaine Tucker, Cassie Tucker, Frances Jones, Ann Sullivan and Mary Ella Best, family and friends of the groom; a date night shower March 1 at the home of Heather Beaman hosted by Ms. Beaman and Laura Rachel Rouse, friends of the bride; a tool and handyman party March 1 at Neuse Bend Hunting Club hosted by Dean and Jason Bingham and Tommy and Sam Lawhorn, family of the bride; and a bridal shower Feb. 16 at the home of Carol Ferguson hosted by Ms. Ferguson, Donna Bradshaw, Barbara Tyndall, Jo Roscoe and Hazel Tilghman, family of the groom.

The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner April 11 in the church fellowship hall. The groom chose this time to present gifts to his attendants.

Corbett-Barber

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Mrs. Corbett

Sandy Renee Barber of Goldsboro and Dwight Alan Corbett Jr. of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 15 at

6 p.m. at Lane Tree Country Club, with Ricky Head, stepfather of the groom, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ricky Barber Sr. and Jan Barber of Pikeville, the granddaughter of Peggy G. Norwood of Goldsboro, the late Bobby E. Norwood Sr., Earl Barber of Crossville, Tenn., and Marjorie B. Smith of Greenville and the stepgranddaughter of Anita Barber of Crossville.

She is a 2004 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School and attends Mount Olive College for a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice. She is employed as an assistant branch manager at Woodforrest National Bank.

The groom is the son of Dwight Alan Corbett Sr. and Joann Head of Wilson, the stepson of Ricky Head, the grandson of the late Joseph and Betty Jean Edwards and the late Chester and Fannie Corbett and the stepgrandson of Royce and Jean Head.

He is a 2004 graduate of Rosewood High School. He attended Wayne Community College. He is serving in the Air Force stationed in San Antonio, Texas.

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

She wore a white satin strapless A-Line gown with crystal beading on the bodice, a split front overskirt with embroidery and a chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone and pearl tiara attached to an elbow-length veil of illusion trimmed with satin ribbon.

The bride carried an assortment of pink spring flowers with green ribbons.

Kelly Barber was her sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Melinda McClenny, Paige Boyette, Jenny Christianson and Maria Ruiz, friends of the bride, and Tonya Barber, sister-in-law of the bride.

Aaron Lynch was his friend’s best man.

Ushers were Sean Denton and Terrence Artis, friends of the groom; Don Lamm, uncle of the groom; and Donnie Lamm, cousin of the groom; Barry Ginn, brother-in-law of the groom; and Ricky Barber Jr., brother of the bride.

Megan Barber, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.

Hope McCullen, friend of the couple, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Kristin Pereira, niece of the bride. Sherry Ginn, sister of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jill Peterson, friend of the couple, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, a reception and dance was held at Lane Tree Country Club. Helpers were Dee Kleinert, Mary Smith and Beth Smith.

After a wedding trip to the mountains, the couple reside in Pikeville.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelor party March 8 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a bachelorette party March 8 in Raleigh; and a couples’ bridal shower Feb. 23 at the Gurley House in Princeton hosted by the bridesmaids.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Wilbur’s Barbecue.

Gregory-Hardy

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Mrs. Gregory

Alisha Ann Marie Hardy and Christopher Stephen Gregory exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 22 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints culture hall, with Bishop Richard Brown officiating.

The bride is the daughter of William Franklin and Patty Hardy of Dade City, Fla., and Eudine Hardy of Tampa, Fla.

She is employed in the trucking industry.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Larry Gregory of Mount Olive.

He is employed in the trucking industry.

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

She wore a formal gown of white satin with a square neckline accented with short cap sleeves. The fitted bodice was embellished with silver bugle beads and layered lace. The A-line skirt cascaded into a semi-cathedral train beaded at the hemline.

The bride carried a bouquet of red and yellow roses on lace entwined with a pearl necklace from her grandmother.

Eudine Hardy was her daughter’s matron of honor.

Joseph Larry Gregory was his son’s best man.

Russell Hardy, brother of the bride, was the usher.

Samantha Hardy and Gaby Hardy, nieces of the bride, were flower girls.

A program of wedding music was provided by Teena Mccullean, aunt of the groom, pianist, and Sarah Mccullean, cousin of the groom, and Willie Forney, friend of the bride, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held.

After a wedding trip to Atlantic Beach, the couple reside in Dudley.

Events held before the wedding included a shower Feb. 14 hosted by the groom’s mother and Janice Douvall, grandmother of the groom; and a get-acquainted supper Jan. 24 at Pizza Village of Mount Olive hosted by the couple’s mothers.

The groom’s mother and Carol Gregory, aunt of the groom, held a rehearsal dinner March 21. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Jones-Vinyard

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Mrs. Jones

Ashley Nichole Vinyard of Princeton and Dennis Sterling Jones of Princeton exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 15 at

4 p.m. at Oak Forest Church of Christ, with Frank Ford of Tennessee, great-uncle of the bride, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Charles M. Vinyard and Melinda B. Vinyard of Goldsboro, the granddaughter of Mary Humphrey of Chattanooga, Tenn., the late Charles W. Vinyard of LaFayette, Ga., and Flora and the late Edwin Kearley of Montgomery, Ala., and the stepgranddaughter of the late Maurice Humphrey

She is employed as a customer support clerk at Chevrolet Cadillac of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of George E. Jones Jr. of Goldsboro and Carolyn Ann Worley of Fremont, the stepson of Danny Worley and the grandson of George E. Jones Sr., Geraldine Jones, Rachel Powell and the late Alton Powell of Goldsboro.

He is employed as a sub contractor at Southeastern Outdoor Products.

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

She wore an A-line skirt with a lace overlay with silver thread and pearl beads.

Her headpiece was a matching veil.

The bride carried red roses and white lilies.

Jennifer Rutledge was matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Danni Jo Bryant, Crystal Davis, Amanda Thigpen, Morgan Wall and Kayla Davis.

George E. Jones Sr. was best man.

Groomsmen were George E. Jones Jr., Wayne Bryant, Brandon Jones, Keith Vinyard and Chris Evans.

Nichole Davis, Haylah Bryant and MyKayla Jones were flower girls. Josh Davis and Ross Thompson were ringbearers.

Margo Hull and Nancy Tompkins directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Danielle Rose.

Casey and Amanda Monroe were special helpers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Josh Wilson and George Cribbs.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Herman Park Center.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Princeton.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Oak Forest Church of Christ.

Jordan-Poston

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Mrs. Jordan

Michelle Leigh Corbett Poston and David Wayne Jordan exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 22 at 11 a.m. at the home of Bob and Nita Jackson, with Shayne Judd officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Gary Clark and Joy Hart Corbett of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Doris Marie Jordan of Arden and the late Connell Wallace Jordan.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. the couple reside in Dudley.

Lancaster-Davis

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Mrs. Lancaster

Summer Cecile Davis of Goldsboro and Tyler William Lancaster of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 15 at 7 p.m. at Goldsboro Country Club, with the Rev. Richard Glosson officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Bill and Diane Massengill of Goldsboro and the late Robert Arnold Davis of Pikeville and the granddaughter of Lily Davis and the late Arnold Davis of Fremont and the late Cecil and Velma Gay of Pikeville.

She is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and Mount Olive College with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She is employed as a teacher with Wayne County Public Schools.

The groom is the son of Mark and Bonnie Lancaster of Pikeville and the grandson of Edward and Marjorie Wooten of Goldsboro and the late Bill Lancaster and the late Paul Lane of Pikeville.

He graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School. He is employed at Firestone of Wilson.

The bride wore a strapless white satin and taffeta gown with beaded metallic lace on the bodice and a pick-up skirt and a chapel train.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone tiara with a single-tiered veil.

The bride carried a bouquet of white calla lilies and assorted pink and purple flowers.

Christy Frazier was her sister’s matron of honor.

Kristan Tyndall, friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

Mark Lancaster was his son’s best man.

Brett Lancaster; brother of groom, was the groomsman.

Ushers were Brett Lancaster, brother of groom, and Jason Frazier; brother-in-law of bride.

Angie Gardner directed the wedding. Blake Ferrell greeted guests.

Haley Gardner was a special helper.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Goldsboro Country Club.

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

Events held before the wedding included a shower at the home of Corbett and Amanda Cummings hosted by Mrs. Cummings and Kelly Matthews.

Lane-Artis

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Mrs. Lane

Barbara Jean Artis of Goldsboro and Charles Herman Lane Jr. of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 1 at noon at Philadelphia Community Church, with Pastor Rodger Taylor officiating.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Long-Beaman

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Mrs. Long

Jessica Megan Beaman and Charles Joshua Long exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 22 at

3 p.m. at Rhodes Friends Church, with Dr. Gordon Clark officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Larry and Pamela Beaman of Mount Olive and the granddaughter of Cleo Grady, the late Roscoe Grady and Marvin and Peggy Beaman of Mount Olive.

She is a 2004 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She attended East Carolina University and Lenoir Community College. She is employed with Hair Works.

The groom is the son of John and Judy Goerger of Tampa, Fla., and the grandson of the late Arnie and Eva Goerger of Tampa.

He is a 2000 graduate of Tampa Bay Technical High School. He is serving in the Air Force.

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

She wore a white satin A-line dress trimmed with red beaded cuffs and a hem with a back split apple red inset chapel-length train.

Her silver rhinestone accented headpiece had a handmade shoulder-length double-layered veil.

The bride carried a bouquet of red roses.

Amber Kilpatrick of Fayetteville was her sister’s matron of honor, while Caroline Benson of Raleigh, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.

Amanda Roberson of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

Sandra Selimovic, friend of the bride, was the honorary bridesmaid.

Jason Long of Tampa was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were John Goerger, father of the groom, and Collin Kilpatrick of Fayetteville, brother-in-law of the bride.

Lillie Thorne, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.

La Muriel Swinson, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Stephanie Long, sister-in-law of the groom, and Richard Proctor, cousin of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jason Cox, pianist, and Larry Beaman and Marty Gurganus, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon March 15 at the Bistro Restaurant of Rose Hill hosted by Kaye Parrish and La Muriel Swinson, aunts of the bride; a surprise bridal shower March 13 at Hair Works hosted by co-workers of the bride; a miscellaneous shower March 2 at Rhodes Friends Church hosted by family and friends of the bride; a lingerie shower Feb. 9 hosted by Joy Thorne; and an engagement party Feb. 2 at the home of Doug and Amanda Roberson hosted by family of the bride.

A rehearsal dinner was held March 21 at the home of Tom and Iris Kilpatrick of Mount Olive.

Moore-Bynum

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Mrs. Moore

Lorraine Bynum of Dudley and Fatress Leonard Moore of Wendell exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 22 at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, with Bishop Alton A. Smith officiating.

The bride is the daughter of the late Carney Alfonso and Beatrice Joyner Bynum.

She is a 1994 graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and a 2008 graduate of the University of Phoenix with a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. She is employed as first-grade teacher at Brogden Primary School.

The groom is the son of Ida Mae Mason of Ahoskie and the late Luther Barnes and the grandson of James Moore of Ahoskie.

He is retired from the Army. He is employed as an auto technician at All Tune and Lube of Raleigh.

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her son, Michael Wimbush.

She wore a Swiss dot tulle A-line dress with beaded lace appliqués, a satin empire waist and a lace modesty panel in ivory and champagne. The back was tied with a corset and a lace-length train.

Her headpiece was a three-tiered cathedral veil with a corded edge and scattered rhinestones attached to a gold-brushed metal leaf tiara with pearls and rhinestones.

The bride carried a bouquet of ivory roses tied with ivory satin ribbons.

Ida M. Raynor of Goldsboro was her friend’s matron of honor, while Kendra Roberts of Dudley, daughter of bride, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Apryl Carpenter of Goldsboro, Mary Love and Antoinette Ward of Goldsboro and Gwyn Matthews of Dudley, friends of the bride, and Elvira Spiers of Winton, sister of the groom.

Melvin Ward of Goldsboro was his cousin’s best man.

Groomsmen were Fredrick Bynum of Dudley, brother of bride; Michael Davis and Napoleon Matthews of Dudley, friends of the bride; Andrew Mason of Maryland, brother of groom; and Julius Massenburg of Raleigh, friend of the groom.

Jourdan Hamilton, son of the bride, was the junior groomsmen.

Brianna Benedict of Goldsboro, god daughter of bride, and Melissa Matthews of Dudley, friend of bride, were junior bridesmaids.

Ushers were Calvin Bynum of Albany, N.Y., brother of bride, and Dalvin Reid of Goldsboro, nephew of bride.

Nya Ward of Goldsboro, goddaughter of bride, was flower girl. Darrion Foster of Charlotte, nephew of bride, was ringbearer.

Damesha Smith and Cheryl Brewington directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Dianne West of Goldsboro, sister of bride. Dianne West distributed programs.

Hostess were Wanda Reid, Beajeanna McCullen, Trevita Johnson and Tomica Bowman.

A program of wedding music was provided by Tony Edmondson and Antonya Powell, vocalists, and Tony Edmondson, guitarist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding cruise to Nassau, Bahamas, Cococay, Bahamas and Key West, Fla., the couple reside in Wendell.

Events held before the wedding included a shower March 23 in Garner hosted by the groom’s sister and a shower March 8 hosted by Brogden Primary School staff.

A rehearsal dinner was held March 21 at Logan’s. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

Owens-Kearney

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Mrs. Owens

CAROLINA BEACH — Rebecca Dee Kearney of Brunswick and Clifton Lane Owens of Brunswick exchanged vows in a double-ring beach ceremony March 29 at 4 p.m., with the Rev. C.B. Owens, father of the groom, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of James “Bo” and Mary Kearney of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Emmette and Minnie Davis of Pikeville.

She is a 1998 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. She is employed as a third-grade teacher with Whiteville City Schools.

The groom is the son of Rev. C.B. and Beverly Owens of Wilmington and the grandson of Lucien and Harriet Lane of Fredericksburg, Va.

He is a 2002 graduate of Cape Fear Community College with a degree in criminal justice. He is employed as a store manager at Hibbett’s Sports.

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

She wore a white satin A-line full-length strapless gown detailed with embroidery at the neckline and along the gathered side drape.

Her headpiece was a two-tiered fingertip-length white veil with a pencil edge and rhinestone starlight design.

The bride carried a bouquet of two dozen red roses wrapped in a white satin sash.

Laura Willt directed the wedding.

After a wedding trip to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple reside in Brunswick.

Events held before the wedding included a tool shower March 8 at the home of the bride’s parents hosted by the brothers of the bride; a bridal shower March 5 at Edgewood Elementary School hosted by co-workers of the bride; a bridal shower Feb. 24 at Free Chapel Church hosted by family of the bride; and a lingerie shower Feb. 8 at the home of Amanda Tedder hosted by friends of the bride.

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Mrs. Davis

Pikeville — Christy Lee Jones and Daniel Lee Davis of Pikeville exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 29 at 3 p.m. at Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Doug Johnson and the Rev. Don Sauls officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Dennis Wayne and Sue Lee Jones of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Alice D. Lee of Goldsboro, the late Craven Earl Lee and the late Willard and Melba S. Jones.

She is a 2001 honor graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2007 graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in elementary education. She is a member of Kapp Delta Phi Fraternity. She is employed as a kindergarten teacher at Brogden Primary School.

The groom is the son of Diane Edmundson Davis of Pikeville and Freddy Davis of Raleigh and the grandson of Patti Edmundson of Pikeville, the late William “Bill” Edmundson and the late James and Marie Davis.

He is a 2000 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and attends Edgecombe Community College for a respiratory therapy degree. He is employed as a medical equipment technician at Wayne Pharmacy.

The bride was escorted by her father and brother and presented in marriage by her family.

She wore a white satin strapless A-line gown with silver beading on the bodice, skirt and train. The split back flowed into a chapel-length train.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone and pearl comb attached to an elbow-length veil scattered with pearls and rhinestones.

The bride carried a bouquet of ivory, pink and purple ranunculus tied with white satin ribbon.

Stacie Bailey and Tina Smith were their friend’s matrons of honor.

Bridesmaids were Jennifer Dupree, cousin of the bride, and Christie Frederick of Panama City, Fla., friend of the bride.

Chris Davis was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were Dennis W. Jones Jr., brother of the bride, and Jamie Lancaster and Jason Musgrave, friends of the groom.

Madison Bailey and Addison Smith, friends of the couple, and Olivia Dupree, cousin of the bride, were miniature flower girls.

Graysen and Lexi Jeffreys, friends of the couple, were flower girls. Turner Lewis, friend of the couple, was ringbearer.

A program of wedding music was provided by Camille Frederick, pianist; James Sauls and Kasi Smith, vocalists; and Jeff Martin, sound technician.

Cathy Pijanowski directed the ceremony. Presiding at the register were Tiffany Holland and Joy Ingram, friends of the couple. Melissa Adkins and Laura Kinney, cousins of the groom, distributed programs.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Elmer and Marie Britt, uncle and aunt of the bride, greeted guests. Reception helpers were Annie Laura Casey, Janice Hill, Bethany and Laura Jones and Leona Leneave. Tiffany Arnette and Brandy Jones, cousins of the bride, poured punch. Carolyn Clark and Diane Jones, aunts of the bride, cut wedding cake. Marilyn Kinney and Faye Pridgen, aunts of the groom, cut the groom’s cake. Kaleah Kinney, Destiny Pridgen, Lexi Edmundson and Leslie Wade, cousins of the groom, and Tyler Arnette and Myrissa Delisi, cousins of the bride, distributed bubbles.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon March 27 at the home of Marie Britt, aunt of the bride; a lingerie shower March 22 at the home of the couple hosted by Diane Jones and Carolyn Clark, aunts of the bride; a miscellaneous shower March 13 at Brogden Primary School hosted by the kindergarten staff; a stock-the-shed shower March 8 at the home of Jane Jeffreys hosted by Ms. Jeffreys, Lee Meacham and Hope and Adam Montague; a girls’ night out March 7 hosted by Tricia Sullivan and Amy Clark; a shower Feb. 29 hosted by Kim Thomas’ second grade class at Northwest Elementary; a bachelor weekend Feb. 22 through 24 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a miscellaneous shower Feb. 16 at Pikeville Pentecostal Church hosted by Marilyn Kinney, Faye Pridgen and Bett Jernigan, aunts of the couple; a miscellaneous shower Jan. 20 at Jefferson United Methodist Church hosted by the church’s Friendship Circle; and a bridal shower Dec. 10 at the home of the bride’s parents, hosted by Stacie Bailey and Tina Smith.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at Jefferson United Methodist Church.

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Mrs. Lane

PRINCETON — Shannon Rhea Lane of Fremont and Jonathan Bradley Daniels of Fremont exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. at Crossoads Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ray Lane officiating.

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Mrs. Linn

Valerie Lynn Stephens and Gregory Scott Linn of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 15 at 3 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Neal Wingfield officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Curtis William Jr. and Andrea Beamon Stephens of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of Virginia Morrison Stephens and the late Curtis William Stephens Sr. of Lillington and the late Elton Andrew and Lillian Bishop Beamon of Goldsboro.

She is a 1990 graduate of Goldsboro High School and a 1995 graduate of Campbell University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is employed at WAGES.

The groom is the son of Georgia Clark and the late Lloyd Albert Linn of Hood River, Ore., and the grandson of the late John and Betty Linn of Los Angeles, Calif., and the late Calvin Wesley and Barbara Robinson Clark of Hood River.

He is a graduate of Mayfair High School in Lakewood, Calif., and Cerritos College in Norwalk, Calif., with a degree in business marketing. He is employed as salesman at Adamsville Auto Sales.

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

She wore a formal gown of ivory and lavender satin enhanced with re-embroidered lace appliqués throughout. The bodice featured a square neckline embellished with pearls and sequins that lead to an empire waist. The A-Line skirt flowed into a semi-cathedral train with a scalloped lace hemline.

Her headpiece was a beaded tiara attached to a finger-tip veil.

The bride carried a bouquet of lavender roses hand-tied with ribbon.

Karen Hagerman was her sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Sarah Kerley Stephens, sister-in-law of the bride, and Larue Snipes, friend of the bride.

Mike Bowe was his friend’s best man.

Groomsmen were Curtis William Stephens III, brother of the bride, and Nicholas Hagerman, brother-in-law of the bride.

Calisa Ann Hagerman, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Jacob Timothy Stephens, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Lynette Overman, friend of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Susan Bartlett, friend of the bride. Danny Lethco, friend of the bride, distributed programs.

Cecila Snipes of Buies Creek and Samatha Overman of Goldsboro, friends of the bride, were special helpers.

A program of wedding music was provided by Robert Montague Jr., friend of the bride’s family, vocalist, and Betty Kantzer, friend of the bride’s family, organist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in Salem Hall.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelor party March 14 hosted by Mike Bowe; a bachelorette party March 14 hosted by Karen Hagerman, sister of the bride; a surprise shower March 12 at Torero’s Mexican Restaurant hosted by co-workers of the bride; a miscellaneous shower Feb. 17 at Salem Church hosted by women of the church; a brunch Feb. 16 at the Royal Tea Room hosted by the bride and her mother; a miscellaneous shower Nov. 17 at the home of Virginia Stephens, grandmother of the bride, hosted by Mrs. Stephens, and Joyce Latta and Loyce DiPasquantonio, aunts of the bride; and a pig picking engagement party April 21 at the home of the couple hosted by the bride’s parents.

The bride’s parents held a rehearsal dinner March 14th at the Steak Barn. The couple chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.

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Mrs. Miller

Elizabeth Ann Newsome and Edward Lee Miller exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 8 at 3 p.m. at Rosewood First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Larry Bostian officiating.

The bride is the daughter of David Ralph and Darlene Newsome of Princeton and the granddaughter of the late Arnold and Hazel Newsome of Princeton and Pete and Melva Bass of Goldsboro.

She graduated from Rosewood High School in 1996, Wake Forest University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology and Wayne Community College in 2004 with an associate degree in nursing. She is employed as a public health nurse at the Wayne County Health Department.

The groom is the son of Rowlis and Shirley Miller of Smithfield.

He graduated from Smithfield Selma Senior High School in 1993 and Johnston Community College with an associate degree in science and general education. He served in Army. He is employed as a medical laboratory technologist at the Wayne County Health Department.

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

She wore a a strapless gown with a sheer V-neckline and an empire waist embellished with a flower-beaded pattern on the bodice. The A-line skirt was finished with a court-length train.

The bride carried a bouquet of fire and ice roses with stargazer lilies.

Bridesmaids were Amy Newsome Dover of Smithfield, Va., and Megan Newsome Newell of Goldsboro, sisters of the bride, and Heather Lynch of Raleigh, friend of the bride.

Joe Miller of Micro was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were Will Newsome of Princeton, brother of the bride, and Gary Bass of Greenville, uncle of the bride.

Hunter Newell, niece of the bride, was flower girl.

Janet Woodard, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Melissa Sutton. Martha DiMaria distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Virginia Taricani, vocalist, and Bradley Collier, organist.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church’s Braswell Hall.

After a wedding trip to Sedona, Ariz., and Las Vegas, Nev., the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower Feb. 29 hosted by the maternity and lab staff of the health department and a bridal shower Feb. 3 hosted by the Explorers Sunday school class of Rosewood Church.

A rehearsal dinner was held March 7 in Braswell Hall. Glen and Sandy Turnage of Goldsboro assisted.

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Mrs. Lancaster

Summer Cecile Davis of Goldsboro and Tyler William Lancaster of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 15 at 7 p.m. at Goldsboro Country Club, with the Rev. Richard Glosson officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Diane Massengill of Goldsboro and the late Robert Arnold Davis of Pikeville and the granddaughter of Lily Davis and the late Arnold Davis of Fremont and the late Cecil and Velma Gay of Pikeville.

She is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and Mount Olive College with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She is employed as a teacher with Wayne County Public Schools.

The groom is the son of Mark and Bonnie Lancaster of Pikeville and the grandson of Marjorie Wooten of Goldsboro and the late Bill Lancaster and the late Paul Lane of Pikeville.

He graduate from Charles B. Aycock High School. He is employed at Firestone of Wilson.

The bride wore a strapless white satin and taffeta gown with beaded metallic lace on the bodice and a pick-up skirt and a chapel train.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone tiara with a single-tiered veil.

The bride carried a bouquet of white calla lilies and assorted pink and purple flowers.

Christy Frazier was her sister’s matron of honor.

Kristan Tyndall, friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid.

Mark Lancaster was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Brett Lancaster; brother of groom, was the groomsman.

Ushers were Brett Lancaster, brother of groom, and Jason Frazier; brother-in-law of bride.

Angie Gardner directed the wedding. Blake Ferrell greeted guests.

Haley Gardner was a special helper.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held immediately at Goldsboro Country Club.

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

Events held before the wedding included a shower at the home of Corbett and Amanda Cummings hosted by Ms. Cummings and Kelly Matthews.

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Mrs. Lane

GRANTHAM — Wendy Michelle Young and Christopher Burnice “Arab” Lane exchanged vows March 22 at 4 p.m. at Selah Christian Church, with the Rev. Ralph Parker officiating.

The bride is the daughter of William “Duke” and Pennie Young of Grantham and the granddaughter of Esther Edwards of Goldsboro, the late Luby “Bill” Edwards and the late Vernon and Maggie Young of Grantham.

She is a 2001 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and attends Wayne Community College for a nursing degree.

The groom is the son of Bernice and Betty Lane of Grantham and the grandson of Betty Lane of Dudley, the late Gurney Lane and Juanita Brock Gregory of Goldsboro and the late George Gregory.

He is employed with L&L Auto Sales of Mount Olive.

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

She wore a gown of peau de soie with a halter V-neckline. The bodice was accented with beaded metallic embroidery and a pleated midriff. Satin-covered buttons trimmed the back zipper. A full A-line skirt with matching embroidery motifs extended into a semi-cathedral train.

Her headpiece was a veil with metallic embroidery on the edge to match the gown.

The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of pink stargazer lilies, pink roses, white orchids, tulips and daffodils accented with pink, blue, purple and yellow Gerber daisies. It was tied with assorted ribbons.

Summer Young of Dunn was her cousin’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Amy Kimbrough of Grantham, sister-in-law of the groom, and Ashton Stribble, Laura Smith, Christy Hamilton and Nita Thompson, friends of the couple.

Junior bridesmaids were Courtney Young, niece of the bride, and Katlyn Kimbrough, niece of the groom.

Bernice Lane was his son’s best man.

Ushers were Michael “Red” Lozier, Matthew Lane and Todd Grantham, friend of the couple.

Groomsmen were Tim Kimbrough, brother of the groom; Gary Young, brother of the bride; Larry Lane, cousin of the groom; and Jackie Potter and Jerry Wayne Hamilton, friends of the couple.

Emily Kimbrough, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Jared Creech was ringbearer.

JoAnn Blackmon, great-aunt of the groom, and Melodie Blackmon, cousin of the groom, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Lisa Lane, aunt of the groom.

A program of wedding music was provided by Ashleigh Westbrook, friend of the couple, vocalist.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception in the church fellowship hall. Laverne Thompson, aunt of the groom, and Debbie Thompson were servers. Sherri Martin, friend of the couple, poured punch. Janice Edwards, aunt of the bride, served the wedding cake.

After a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla., the couple reside in Grantham.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelorette party March 15 in Raleigh hosted by Summer Young; a wedding shower March 2 at Woodmen of the World building in Grantham hosted by Pennie Young and Betty Lane; a bachelor party Feb. 16; and a lingerie shower Feb. 16 at the home of Amy Kimbrough hosted by Ms. Kimbrough, Nita Thompson and Christy Hamilton.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner March 21 in the church fellowship hall.

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Mrs. Long

Jessica Megan Beaman and Charles Joshua Long exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 22 at 3 p.m. at Rhodes Friends Church, with Dr. Gordon Clark officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Larry and Pamela Beaman of Mount Olive and the granddaughter of Cleo Grady, the late Roscoe Grady and Marvin and Peggy Beaman of Mount Olive.

She is a 2004 graduate of Southern Wayne High School. She attended East Carolina University and Lenoir Community College. She is employed with Hair Works.

The groom is the son of John and Judy Goerger of Tampa, Fla., and the grandson of the late Arnie and Eva Goerger of Tampa.

He is a 2000 graduate of Tampa Bay Technical High School. He is serving in the Air Force.

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

She wore a white satin A-line dress trimmed with red beaded cuffs and a hem with a back split apple red inset chapel-length train.

Her silver rhinestone accented headpiece had a handmade shoulder-length double-layered veil.

The bride carried a bouquet of red roses.

Amber Kilpatrick of Fayetteville was her sister’s matron of honor, while Caroline Benson of Raleigh, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.

Sandra Selimovic, friend of the bride, was the honorary bridesmaid.

Jason Long of Tampa was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were John Goerger, father of the groom, and Collin Kilpatrick of Fayetteville, brother-in-law of the bride.

Lillie Thorne, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.

La Muriel Swinson, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Stephanie Long, sister-in-law of the groom, and Richard Proctor, cousin of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Jason Cox, pianist, and Larry Beaman and Marty Gurganus, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., the couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon March 15 at the Bistro Restaurant of Rose Hill hosted by Kaye Parrish and La Muriel Swinson, aunts of the bride; a surprise bridal shower March 13 at Hair Works hosted by co-workers of the bride; a miscellaneous shower March 2 at Rhodes Friends Church hosted by family and friends of the bride; a lingerie shower Feb. 9 hosted by Joy Thorne; and an engagement party Feb. 2 at the home of Doug and Amanda Roberson hosted by family of the bride.

A rehearsal dinner was held March 21 at the home of Tom and Iris Kilpatrick of Mount Olive.

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KINSTON — Iesia Vontelle McCoy and Billy Devaughn Johnson of LaGrange exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Jan. 10 at 8 p.m.

The bride is the daughter of Rufus Lee and Arleen Blount McCoy of Deep Run and the granddaughter of Cassie McCoy of Deep Run.

The groom is the son of Bill Johnson and Carolyn Cox of Kinston and the stepson of Bobby Cox and Sue Johnson.

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Mrs. Williams

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Mary Jo Bradshaw and David Wayne Williams exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Feb. 9 at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Bill Rose and the Rev. Bill Middleton of Knoxville, father of the bride, officiating.

The bride was escorted by her father.

She wore a form-fitting white satin gown with a long-sleeved beaded bodice of illusion lace. The train had a satin trim and three-dimensional lace roses scattered below an open back.

Her headpiece was a pearl tiara.

She carried a bouquet of white roses and calla lilies in a Victorian holder.

The couple carried umbrellas, the groom’s being a wedding present from the bride.

June Fleming of Nashville, Tenn., was matron of honor.

Steve Smith of Goldsboro was best man.

Jared Spradling, son-in-law of the bride, and Jere Scott Bradshaw, son of the bride were candlelighters.

Joyce McConnell directed the wedding. Presiding at the guest register was Dorothy Bradshaw of Montgomery, Ala., daughter-in-law of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Randy Prosser and Karen Patzer of Goldsboro and the Rev. Cordelia Howell-Diamond of Knoxville.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the church parlor. Lauren Spralding, daughter of the bride, served the wedding cake with white pearl decorations and blackberry filling with a fondant bow topper. A groom’s cake of snack cakes was served. Heather Williams of Raleigh, daughter-in-law of the groom, poured punch. Rebecca Tilly of Goldsboro, daughter of the groom, served the umbrella cookie cutter favors in raindrop bags.

After a wedding cruise to Cozumel, Mexico, the couple reside in Raleigh.

Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ dinner Feb. 7 at the Green Hills Grill of Knoxville hosted by Priscilla Hale.

The couple held a rehearsal dinner Feb. 8 Calhoun’s on the River of Knoxville.

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Mrs. Hinnant

Carey Rebecca Ginn and Alan Michael Hinnant exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony March 8 at 5 p.m. at Saulston United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Rick Ward officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Donald G. and Pamela C. Ginn of Pikeville and the granddaughter of Garland J. and Iris T. Ginn, Benjamin Thayer and the late Doris Rebecca Carey of Pikeville.

She is a 2002 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. She is employed as a third-grade teacher at School Street Elementary School.

The groom is the son of Michael H. and Janet D. Hinnant of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late Hugh Garland and Hilda Pate Hinnant and the late Matthew and Nolie Harper Duke of Goldsboro.

He graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in 2000 and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is employed as assistant director of food and beverage with the Carolina Mudcats.

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

She wore a strapless stark white satin gown with a pickup-style skirt. The bodice was accentuated with beaded metallic embroidery.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone tiara that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion adorned with pearls.

Miranda Rackley was her sister’s matron of honor, while Ms. Brooke Thompson, friend of the bride, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Brittney Carey and Casey Stephenson, cousins of the bride, and Mary Ellen Corbett, Nicole deVarona and Stefanie Warner, friends of the bride.

Michael H. Hinnant, father of groom, and Miguel deVarona, friend of groom, were best men.

Groomsmen were Scot Anderson, Jason Corbett, Michael Gardner and David Vause, friends of the couple, and Scott Rackley, brother-in-law of the bride.

Brian Taylor Stephenson, cousin of the bride, was the usher.

Elyse Johnston, cousin of the groom, was the miniature bride. Foster Johnston was the miniature groom.

Karsyn Roberts, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Jack Rackley, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Becky Hollingsworth of Vestavia Hills, Ala., directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Shanna Corbett, friend of the couple. Alison Vause, friend of the couple, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Camille Frederick, pianist, and Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Flanagan and Tyron Corbett, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Lane Tree Golf Club. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cogdell of Powhatan, Va., greeted guests.

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

Events held before the wedding included a lawn and garden shower March 2 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Rackley; a lingerie shower March 1 at the home of Mary Ellen Corbett hosted by Ms. Corbett, Brooke Thompson and Miranda Rackley; a bachelor party March 1 at the home of the groom hosted by Miguel Devarona and Jason Corbett; a miscellaneous shower Feb. 3 at Salem Methodist Church hosted by ladies of the church; a bachelorette party Feb. 2 at Murphy’s hosted by Miranda Rackley and Mary Ellen Corbett; a miscellaneous household shower Jan. 27 at Saulston United Methodist Church hosted by friends and family; a bridesmaids’ luncheon at Lane Tree Golf Club hosted by Jane Lancaster, Kathy Hodge, Gwen McPhail, Ellen Cobb and Donna Thompson; and a shower at School Street Elementary hosted by co-workers of the bride.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner March 7 at the Village Tea Room.

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Mrs. McClenny

MOUNT OLIVE — Melinda Sue Wrampe and John Robert McClenny exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Jan. 26 at 5 p.m. at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Charles Ray Jernigan and the Rev. Jay Winston III officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Darrell and Dianne Wrampe of Harrells and the granddaughter of Marcella Wrampe and the late Milton Wrampe of Yates Center, Kan., and the late Robert and Virginia Bodiford of Lumberton.

She attends the University of Phoenix for a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. She is employed as a telecommunicator at Sampson County E911.

The groom is the son of Charlie and Sue McClenny of Mount Olive and the grandson of the late June and Katherine McClenny of Mount Olive and Emma Jean Scott and the late Murray Williams of Goldsboro.

He is self-employed at McClenny Farms.

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

She wore a a white satin A-line halter with split-front dress accented with beaded lace, a lace up back and a train.

Her headpiece was a tiara and veil adorned with pearls.

The bride carried a bouquet of white and rose colored calla lilies.

Angela Lee was her sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Terri McKoy, friend of the bride; Meredith McClenny, sister-in-law of the groom; Melanie Wrampe, sister-in-law of the bride; and Christina Starling, friend of the bride.

Charlie McClenny was his son’s best man.

Groomsmen were Jakie Lee, brother-in-law of the bride; Murray McClenny, brother of the groom; Travis Wrampe, brother of the bride; and Scott Williams, friend of the groom.

Alyssa Lee, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Jake Lee, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Sue and Heather Beaman directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Sammy and Katherine McKeel.

A program of wedding music was provided by Stan Benton, pianist, and Jimmy Martin and Brandy Worth, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Southern Wayne Country Club.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple reside in Mount Olive.

Events held before the wedding included a guys’ weekend Jan. 18 hosted by friends of the groom; a lingerie shower Jan. 17 at Oasis hosted by Angela Lee and Deanna Bullard; a miscellaneous shower Jan. 13 at Bethany Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church hosted by Angela Lee, Dianne Wrampe, Melanie Wrampe, Lib Lee, Leslie Lee and Shannon Marshall; a girls’ night out Jan. 12 hosted by friends of the bride; a dinner Jan. 11 at the Country Squire hosted by Randy and Sandy McCullen, Brandon and Mandy Warren and Keith and Glenda Beavers; a dinner at Outback Jan. 6 hosted by the Robert Swinson family; a dinner at the Steak Barn Jan. 5 hosted by the Dennis Waller family; a miscellaneous shower Dec. 30 at Smith Chapel Church hosted by members of the church and friends of the groom; a lawn and garden shower Dec. 2 hosted by Jack, Hilda and Lewis Alphin, Murray and Meredith McClenny and Scott and Heather Ingram; and a Christmas shower Nov. 11 hosted by Angela Lee, Dianne Wrampe and Melanie Wrampe.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Jan. 25 at the Country Squire.

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Mrs. Montague

Rebecca Ann Fortner and Joseph Ivey Montague exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Jan. 5 at 5 p.m. at Lanetree Country Club, with Pastor Don Sauls officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Donald Fortner and Sherri Fortner of Pikeville and the granddaughter of Anna Nasekos of Goldsboro and Joe and June O’Mary of Seymour, Tenn.

She is a 2003 graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and attends Mount Olive College. She is employed as a management trainee at Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

The groom is the son of Barry and Karen Montague of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late Irvin and Jane Montague of Goldsboro, Linwood Price of Seven Springs and Geraldine Price of Mount Olive.

He is a 2001 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. He is serving in the Army National Guard as a technician.

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

She wore a strapless gown with a beaded sweetheart neckline and taffeta pickup skirt with a chapel train.

Her headpiece was single-tiered illusion with pearl beads attached to a tiara embellished with diamond affects.

The bride carried a clutch bouquet of white roses with baby’s breath and stephanotis finished with silk silver ribbon and diamond studs.

Lindsay Pierce was matron of honor, while Elizabeth Fortner was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Ashley Pendergraft, Dana Sauls and Tessie Simpson.

Nick Montague was best man.

Groomsmen were Matt Clark, Jake Hinkofer, Will Simonsen and Brad Simpson.

Lillian Simpson was flower girl. Cody Simpson was ringbearer.

Donna Edmundson and Wanda Fortner directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Eve Bridges.

A program of wedding music was provided by Rick Thornton, DJ.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Lane Tree Country Club.

The couple reside in Goldsboro.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower Oct. 27 at the home of the bride’s parents hosted by Elizabeth Fortner and Lindsay Pierce.

A rehearsal dinner was held at the home of Donna and Jimmie Edmundson of Goldsboro.

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Mrs. Sanders

Lindsey Brooke Price and Aaron Lane Sanders exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Jan. 11 at 5 p.m. at Old Free Gospel Church, with the Rev. Brian Rogers officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Skip Price and Cami Price of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Jack and Charlene Spencer of Pikeville and Stella Price and the late Richard Price of Goldsboro.

She graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2003 and Wayne Community College in 2007 and is pursuing a degree in elementary education.

The groom is the son of Horace Jr. and Pat Sanders of LaGrange and the grandson of Mary Best and the late Fred Best of Greenville and Lois Sanders and the late Horace Sanders of Jacksonville.

He graduated from Spring Creek High School in 2003 and East Carolina University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education.

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

She wore a gown of white satin with a Queen Ann neckline and long tapered sleeves. The bodice was embellished with Alencon lace, pearls and sequins and ended in a Basque waistline. The back closed with English beaded net. The full skirt was adorned with beaded lace motifs that cascaded into a cathedral train.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone tiara accented with pearls that extended into a two-tiered veil of silk illusion adorned with rhinestone crystals.

Brandi Matthews was her sister’s matron of honor.

Horace Sanders Jr. was his son’s best man.

Ushers were Clint Sanders, Matt Sanders and Jeremy Sanders, brothers of the groom, and Chandler Matthews and Caleb Matthews, nephews of the bride.

Alansyn Sanders, niece of the groom, was flower girl. Caleb Matthews, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Presiding at the register was Ashley Grant, cousin of the bride. Clay Matthews, nephew of the bride, and Lexi Jernigan, friend of the bride, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Gary Sutton.

A reception was held Jan. 19th at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in LaGrange.

Events held before the wedding included a shower Dec. 30 at Free Gospel Church hosted by Brandi Matthews, sister of the bride, and Sherry Layden, friend of the bride; a shower Dec. 28 at the home of the couple hosted by the groom’s mother and Angie Sanders, sister-in-law of the groom; and a Christmas shower Dec. 10 hosted by the 2nd grade staff at Spring Creek Elementary.

Odom - Raiford

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Mrs. Odom

GREENVILLE — Leigh Ann Raiford of Greenville and Andrew Davis Odom of Greenville exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. at Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church, with Lee Mills officiating.

The bride is the daughter of John “Johnny” Henry and the late Shirley Faucette Raiford of Seven Springs and the granddaughter of the late Braxton and Estelle Grady Raiford of Seven Springs and the late Leroy and Ruby Edwards Faucette of Mount Olive.

The groom is the son of Ernest of Salisbury and Virgina Davis Odom of Salisbury and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest T. Odom of Maxton and the late Mr. and Mrs. C. Bertram Davis of Salisbury.

The couple will take a wedding trip later. They reside in Greenville.

Kennedy - Watkins

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Mrs. Kennedy

Alease Coneva Watkins and Donald James Kennedy exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. at Rosewood First Baptist Church, with Larry Bostian officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ressie Wayne and Coneva Grantham Watkins of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Ressie Linus and Lucille Cooper Watkins, Mary Stuckey and the late Herman Rudolph Grantham of Goldsboro.

She is a 2006 graduate of Wayne Christian School and attends Wayne Community College. She is employed as a medical records technician at Wayne Heart and Internal Medicine Associates.

The groom is the son of Donald Hughs Kennedy and the late Kimberly Edith Howell of Goldsboro and the grandson of Carolyn Lakey Kennedy, the late James B. Kennedy and Lorriane and the late Jim Howell of Goldsboro.

He is a 2004 graduate of the Wayne Community High School program and a 2006 graduate of Wayne Community College’s emergency medical technician-intermediate program. He is employed as an emergency medical technician-intermediate at Wayne Heart and Internal Medicine Associates.

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

She wore a white formal-length halter-style dress of white bridal satin with an overlay of silk illusion accented with crystal beads.

Her headpiece was a two-tiered fingertip-length veil of silk illusion.

The bride carried a bouquet of white lilies accented with white flowers with accents of shear blue ribbon.

Mara Stephens was her friend’s maid of honor.

Donald Hughs Kennedy was his son’s best man.

Ushers were Tal and Matthew Watkins, brothers of the bride.

Katherine Grantham, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Jacob Watkins, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Pam Grantham, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Jessica Watkins, niece of the bride. Rachel Grantham, cousin of the bride, distributed programs.

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the church’s Braswell Hall. Servers were Ellen Nenichka, Jeanna Head, Emily Pridgen and Amanda Powers, co-workers of the couple.

After a wedding trip to Atlantic Beach, the couple reside in Goldsboro.

The groom’s family held a rehearsal dinner at Rosewood First Baptist Church.

Overman - Spence

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Mrs. Overman

Tasha Lynn Spence and Emerson Leigh Overman Jr. of Goldsboro exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Dec. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Overman home, with Leon Overman officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Gregory Allen Spence and Crystal Lenior Caulder Spence of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Hollis Cornellis and Ruby Inez Pruitt Spence of Mount Olive and Luther Caulder Jr. and the late Doris Ezzell Caulder of Goldsboro.

She attended Charles B. Aycock High School.

The groom is the son of Emerson Leigh Overman of Elizabeth City and Teresa Burgess Overman of Goldsboro and the grandson of Leonard White and Viola Renee Overman of Elizabeth City and Doris Dawson and the late Desmond Waters Burgess of Goldsboro.

He attended Eastern Wayne High School. He is employed as a contractor at Albermarle Fence Co.

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

She wore a full-length strapless white dress with black heart-shaped designs and a long train.

Her headpiece was two-tiered and knee-length satin.

The bride carried a bouquet of blue poinsettias with yellow and black flowers.

Amy Rutledge was matron of honor, while Christy Spence was maid of honor.

Dakota Ariel Spence, daughter, was flower girl. Desmond Sean Overman, son, was ringbearer.

Tamela Caulder directed the wedding.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Overman home. A three-tiered wedding cake was served.

A rehearsal dinner was held Dec. 23.

Darden - Glover

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Mrs. Darden

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Felicity Amparo Glover of Beaverton and Jerry Harold Darden of Beaverton exchanged vows in a single-ring ceremony Jan. 16 at 5 p.m., with the justice of the peace officiating.

The bride is employed as a bartender.

The groom graduated from Southern Wayne High School. He served in the Army.

After a wedding trip to Alaska, the couple reside in Beaverton.

Hartley - Kilpatrick

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Mrs. Hartley

SEVEN SPRINGS — Jennifer Lee Kilpatrick of Fuquay-Varina and Sgt. 1st Class James Henry Hartley Jr. of Fuquay-Varina exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Jan. 1 at 3 p.m. at the home of the bride’s parents, with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Thomas Franklin Kilpatrick II and Jennie Britt Kilpatrick of Seven Springs and the granddaughter of Jewel Kilpatrick and the late Thomas Franklin Kilpatrick of Seven Springs and Doris Britt and the late T.K. Britt of Grantham.

She graduated from Southern Wayne High School and Mount Olive College with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She is employed as a reports developer at 1-800-PACK-RAT.

The groom is the son of Billie Rose Parker of Hope Mills and the late James Henry Hartley Sr. of Cocoa Beach, Fla.

He graduated from South View High School and attended Hardin Simmons University. He is employed as a retention noncommissioned officer in charge at North Carolina National Guard.

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

She wore a knee-length vintage-style strapless gown of ivory bridal satin with a sleeveless lace overlay trimmed in satin.

Her headpiece was a two-tiered shoulder-length veil of silk illusion with satin trim.

The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of red roses.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents.

After a wedding trip to Grand Cayman, Cozumel and Key West, the couple reside in Fuquay-Varina.

Events held before the wedding included a bridal shower Dec. 15 at the home of Hunter Rion of Raleigh hosted by Ms. Rion.

Dixon - Croom

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Mrs. Dixon

KINSTON — Melissa Ann Croom and Jonathan Charles Dixon exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. at Freedom Fellowship Church, with the Rev. Mike Dixon officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Melvin E. and Mary Ann Croom of Kinston and the granddaughter of Sybil G. Croom, the late James Earl Croom and Jesse M. and Gladys B. Croom of Kinston.

She is a 2004 graduate of South Lenoir High School and a 2007 graduate of Lenoir Community College with an Associate Applied Sciences degree. She is employed as a certified medical assistant at the Heart Center of Eastern Carolina of New Bern.

The groom is the son of the Rev. Steve and Cindy Dixon of Kinston and the grandson of the late John and Mildred Dixon of Star and Charles and Betty Hinson of West End.

He is a 2002 graduate of South Lenoir High School and a 2005 graduate of Lenoir Community College with a degree in business administration. He is employed as a financial services officer at the State Employees Credit Union.

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

She wore a strapless white A-line gown of luster satin embellished with crystal beading and embroidery. It had a semi-cathedral train.

Her headpiece was a pearl and rhinestone tiara with a two-tiered veil with crystal accent edging.

The bride carried a bouquet of red poinsettias accented with glitter, crystal beading and Christmas greenery. She also carried a white lace-trimmed Bible.

Susan Croom of Goldsboro was her cousin’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Heather Rouse of Kinston, friend of the bride; Tabitha Dixon of Kinston, cousin of the groom; Megan Halso of Goldsboro, cousin of the bride; and Christen Dixon of Hookerton, sister-in-law of the groom.

Steve Dixon was best man.

Groomsmen were Eric Dixon of Hookerton, Caleb Dixon and Matthew Dixon of Kinston, brothers of the groom; Justin Rouse of Kinston, friend of groom; and Adam Croom of Goldsboro, cousin of bride.

Katie Croom of Kinston, cousin of the bride, was the miniature bride.

Maecy Croom of Kinston, cousin of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid. Logan Dixon of Hookerton, nephew of the groom, was the miniature groom.

Sofia Croom of Raleigh, cousin of bride, was flower girl.

Melissa D. Croom directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Heather Howard. Tyler Keel distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Michael Lane, musician and sound technician, and Michael Daughety, DJ.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Hampton Inn of Kinston. Pam Croom and Tammy Moye, aunts of the bride, served the wedding cake.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple reside in Kinston.

Events held before the wedding included a bachelor party Dec. 8 at Galaxy Lanes hosted by brothers of the groom; a girls night out Nov. 27 at the home of Laura Fritz hosted by Ms. Fritz, Cody Gilliam and Heather Rouse; a Christmas shower Nov. 6 at the home of Sheila Burkett hosted by Ms. Burkett; a wedding shower Oct. 6 at Freedom Fellowship hosted by the groom’s family and the ladies auxiliary; a wedding shower Sept. 23 at Sandy Bottom Baptist Church fellowship hall hosted by the bride’s family; and a Christmas-in-July engagement party July 29 at the Arts Council hosted by the couple’s parents.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at the Kinstonian Restaurant.

Hampton - Whaley

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Mrs. Hampton

Katrina Anderson Whaley and Phillip Farra Hampton III exchanged wedding vows Dec. 29 at 4 p.m.

The bride is the daughter of Raymond A. Anderson and the late Christine C. Anderson of Dudley.

The groom is the son of Phillip Hampton Jr. and Pamela Hampton of Dudley.

Jammie Williams was maid of honor.

Phillip Hampton Jr. was his son’s best man.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the groom’s parents. The couple cut the two- tiered wedding cake with butter cream icing, which was served by the groom’s mother.

Harris - Kearney

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Mrs. Harris

Melissa Hope Kearney and Jesse Carlton Harris exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. at St. John Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Rev. Donnie R. Kearney and Kevin Futrell officiating.

The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Donnie and Virginia Kearney of Pikeville and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. G.F. Woodard of Four Oaks, the late Mildred Kearney of Pikeville and the late Raymond Kearney of Maine.

She is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. She is employed at Cooper Standard.

The groom is the son of Phil and Sue Harris of Newton Grove and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Thornton of Four Oaks and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Harris of Newton Grove.

He graduated from South Johnston High School. He is self-employed.

The bride wore a white satin ballgown adorned with beaded lace and back button detailing with a cathedral train with cutout lace appliqués.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone tiara attached to a fingertip veil.

Misty Kearney Dunn of Mount Olive was her sister’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Meredith Kearney Brown of Hobgood and Michelle Kearney Futrell of Kenly, sisters of the bride.

Philip Harris of Newton Grove was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were David Dunn of Mount Olive, brother-in-law of the bride, and Jonathan Hayes of Smithfield, friend of the groom.

Emily Dunn of Mount Olive, niece of the bride, and Cassie Harris of Newton Grove, niece of the groom, were junior bridesmaids.

Robin Brown of Hobgood and Ginger Futrell of Kenly, nieces of the bride, were flower girls. Jesse Futrell of Kenly, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Ernestine Kearney Hardee of Pikeville and Jane Woodard Maynard of Smithfield, aunts of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Sandra Brown Overton of Pikeville, cousin of the bride. Justin Harris of Newton Grove, nephew of the groom, distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Rose Woodard Massey of Goldsboro, aunt of the bride, vocalist.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Newton Grove.

Events held before the wedding included a girls night out and lingerie shower Nov. 3 at Meadow Restaurant and a miscellaneous shower Oct. 6 at Saulston Fire Department hosted by the couple’s families.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Dec. 1 at their home.

Poole - Musgrave

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Mrs. Poole

FREMONT — Kelly Marie Musgrave and Joshua Larry Poole exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Dec. at 5 p.m. at the home of Joe and Deborah Marm, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Peter Al and Phyllis Ingle Musgrave of Princeton and Joe Hall of High Point and the granddaughter of the late Francis and Maxine Ingle, the late Hector Musgrave, the late Hazel Santos and the late Joe and Ester Hall.

She is a 1999 graduate of Princeton High School and a 2006 graduate of Johnston Community College’s radiology program. She is employed as a radiology technologist with Wayne Radiology Associates.

The groom is the son of Jay Faison and BrendaLynn “Lynn” Fail of Pikeville, the grandson of Brenda Woodson of Clarksville, Va., and Charles “C.B.” and Laura Fail of Pikeville, the great-grandson of the late Roger Woodson and Mildred Rowland Woodson Francis and the stepgreat-grandson of the late Cordell Francis.

He is a 2000 honor graduate of Rosewood High School, a 2004 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice and a 2005 graduate of Lenoir Community College. He is employed as a police officer.

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

She wore a formal gown of ivory-crushed Grecian satin with rhapsody taffeta. The strapless neckline gown had a full bustled skirt with a corsage-laced bodice and a corset lace-up back. The mock two-piece bodice was accented with a taffeta ribbon sash.

Her headpiece was two rhinestone hairpins.

The bride carried a bouquet of flame calla lilies wrapped and tied with ribbon.

Jessica Byrd of Albertson was her friend’s matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Johanna Poole of Pikeville, sister of the groom, and Kristen Musgrave of Fuquay-Varina, sister-in-law of the bride.

Joey Poole of Goldsboro was his brother’s best man.

Groomsmen were Jay Fail of Pikeville, father of the groom, and Scott Musgrave of Fuquay-Varina, brother of the bride.

Morgan Evans of Pikeville, cousin of the groom, was flower girl.

Deborah Marm of Fremont, aunt of the bride, directed the wedding. Presiding at the register were Phyllis Edmundson of Fremont, aunt of the bride, and Tracy Ivey of Fremont, cousin of the bride.

A program of wedding music was provided by Justin Murphy and Julie Murphy, vocalists.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at the Marm home. Tracy Ivey cut the wedding cake. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marm greeted guests.

After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Pikeville.

Events held before the wedding included a shower and pig picking Nov. 24 at the American Legion building in Princeton hosted by the bride’s parents.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Dec. 7 at Harmony Lodge.

Windham - Poole

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Mrs. Windham

Johanna Lynn Poole and Brandon Earl Windham exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Jan. 5 at 5 p.m. at Belfast Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Rev. Wayne Goff officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Jay Faison and BrendaLynn “Lynn” Fail of Pikeville, the granddaughter of Brenda C. Woodson of Clarksville, Va., and Charles “C.B.” and Laura Fail of Pikeville, the great-granddaughter of the late Roger Woodson of Gretna, Va., and the late Mildred Rowland Woodson Francis and the stepgreat-granddaughter of the late Cordell Francis of Nathalie, Va.

She is a 2005 honor graduate of Rosewood High School. She attended Johnston Community College’s medical program and attends Wayne Community College for a nursing degree. She is employed at Bed, Bath and Beyond.

The groom is the son of Edward Leon “Eddie” and Debbie Peele Lewis of Pikeville, the grandson of Leon “Buck” and Geraldine Peele and Ruth Lewis of Pikeville and the great-grandson of the late Beulah Carter Johnson of Pikeville.

He is a 2003 honor graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. He is employed as an assistant store manager with Food Lion of Pikeville.

The bride was escorted by her father and presented in marriage by her family.

She wore a formal gown of white satin with a scoop neckline. The fitted bodice was embellished with iridescent sequins and white pearl beading. The full skirt flowed into a cathedral-length train adored with iridescent sequins and white pearl beading.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone tiara attached to a single-tiered elbow-length veil accented with white pearl trimming and scattered pearls. She also wore a white pearl necklace and matching pearl earrings.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of red and white roses accented with red baby’s breath and white gardenias, delphiniums, white baby’s breath and wedding bell flowers.

Kelly Musgrave Poole of Pikeville was her sister-in-law’s matron of honor, while Marsha Renee Bullock of Goldsboro was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Janessa Gossett of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, and Amanda Marie Turnage of Pikeville, cousin of the bride.

Eddie Lewis, father of the groom, and Jeff Peele of Pikeville, uncle of the groom, were best men.

Groomsmen were Joshua Larry Poole of Pikeville and Joey Dean Poole of Goldsboro, brothers of the bride.

Morgan Alexis Evans of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Garrett Edward Lewis of Pikeville, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer. Logan Turnage of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was honorary ringbearer.

Kimberly Fail Evans of Pikeville, aunt of the bride, was mistress of ceremonies.

Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Karen Pate Peele of Pikeville, aunt of the groom.

A program of wedding music was provided by Martin Earl Evans of Pikeville, uncle of the bride.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a pig picking reception in the church fellowship hall. Jerry and Mildred Woodson, great-uncle and great-aunt of the bride, greeted guests. Servers were Terry Byrd and Ronnie Jones, friends of the couple; Sharon Paine, aunt of the bride; Libby Gainey, Sheila Lewis and Nancy Sanders, aunts of the groom. Rexann Durham, Amy Bonifas and Cecila Finison, friends of the couple, served the wedding cake.

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

Events held before the wedding included a girls’ night out and lingerie shower Dec. 14 at Texas Steakhouse hosted by the bride’s mother; a bridal shower Nov. 10 at Belfast Church hosted by the groom’s mother and grandmother, Geraldine Peele; a Christmas shower Nov. 4 at the future home of the bride hosted by Lynn Fail, Kelly Musgrave, Renee Bullock and Kim Evans; a miscellaneous shower Oct. 14 at the home of Wendy Weaver hosted by Donna Amon and Wendy Weaver, co-workers of the bride; and a housewarming shower April 21 at the home of the couple hosted by Debbie Lewis, Geraldine Peele and Lynn Fail.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Jan. 4 at Belfast Church fellowship hall.

Gibbs-Evans

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Mrs. Gibbs

Sherrie Elaine Whitley and Noel Gibbs of Garland exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Officers’ Club, with Apostle Norbert E. Simmons officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Ellis and Linda Wilson of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Elder James and Eva Lewis of Goldsboro.

The groom is the son of Lula Odell Gibbs and the grandson of the late Isaiah and Lillian Gibbs.

Windham-Poole

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Mrs. Windham

Johanna Lynn Poole and Brandon Earl Windham exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony Jan. 5 at 5 p.m. at Belfast Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Rev. Wayne Goff officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Jay Faison and BrendaLynn “Lynn” Fail of Pikeville, the granddaughter of Brenda C. Woodson of Clarksville, Va., and Charles “C.B.” and Laura Fail of Pikeville, the great-granddaughter of the late Roger Woodson of Gretna, Va., and the late Mildred Rowland Woodson Francis and the stepgreat-granddaughter of the late Cordell Francis of Nathalie, Va.

She is a 2005 honor graduate of Rosewood High School. She attended Johnston Community College’s medical program and attends Wayne Community College for a nursing degree. She is employed at Bed, Bath and Beyond.

The groom is the son of Edward Leon “Eddie” and Debbie Peele Lewis of Pikeville, the grandson of Leon “Buck” and Geraldine Peele and Ruth Lewis of Pikeville and the great-grandson of the late Beulah Carter Johnson of Pikeville.

He is a 2003 honor graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School. He is employed as an assistant store manager with Food Lion of Pikeville.

The bride was escorted by her father and presented in marriage by her family.

She wore a formal gown of white satin with a scoop neckline. The fitted bodice was embellished with iridescent sequins and white pearl beading. The full skirt flowed into a cathedral-length train adored with iridescent sequins and white pearl beading.

Her headpiece was a rhinestone tiara attached to a single-tiered elbow-length veil accented with white pearl trimming and scattered pearls. She also wore a white pearl necklace and matching pearl earrings.

The bride carried a cascading bouquet of red and white roses accented with red baby’s breath and white gardenias, delphiniums, white baby’s breath and wedding bell flowers.

Kelly Musgrave Poole of Pikeville was her sister-in-law’s matron of honor, while Marsha Renee Bullock of Goldsboro was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Janessa Gossett of Goldsboro, friend of the bride, and Amanda Marie Turnage of Pikeville, cousin of the bride.

Eddie Lewis, father of the groom, and Jeff Peel of Pikeville, uncle of the groom, were best men.

Groomsmen were Joshua Larry Poole of Pikeville and Joey Dean Poole of Goldsboro, brothers of the bride.

Morgan Alexis Evans of Pikeville, cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Garrett Edward Lewis of Pikeville, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.

Kimberly Fail Evans of Pikeville, aunt of the bride, was mistress of ceremonies.

Presiding at the register and distributing programs was Karen Pate Peele of Pikeville, aunt of the groom.

A program of wedding music was provided by Martin Earl Evans of Pikeville, uncle of the bride.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a pig picking reception in the church fellowship hall. Jerry and Mildred Woodson, great-uncle and great-aunt of the bride, and Gary Woodson, great-uncle of the bride, greeted guests. Servers were Jimmy Fail, great-uncle of the bride; Ronnie Jones, friend of the couple; Sharon Paine, aunt of the bride; Libby Gainey, Sheila Lewis and Nancy Sanders, aunts of the groom. Rexann Durham, Amy Bonifas and Cecila Finison, friends of the couple, served the wedding cake.

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

Events held before the wedding included a girls’ night out and lingerie shower Dec. 14 at Texas Steakhouse hosted by the bride’s mother; a bridal shower Nov. 10 at Belfast Church hosted by the groom’s mother and grandmother, Geraldine Peele; a Christmas shower Nov. 4 at the future home of the bride hosted by Lynn Fail, Kelly Musgrave, Renee Bullock and Kim Evans; a miscellaneous shower Oct. 14 at the home of Wendy Weaver hosted by Donna Amon and Wendy Weaver, co-workers of the bride; and a housewarming shower April 21 at the home of the couple hosted by Debbie Lewis, Geraldine Peele and Lynn Fail.

The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner Jan 4 at Belfast Church fellowship hall.

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