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EDENTON — Mackenzie King Belch and Tony Allen Smith of Pikeville exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 27 at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bob Young officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Tim Belch and Teressa F. Conrad of Edenton, the stepdaughter of Jay Conrad and Carla Belch and the granddaughter of Dolphus “Pete” and Mary Lou Belch and Carolyn Wilson of Edenton and Ronnie Forehand of Cherokee.

She is a 2006 and 2009 graduate of East Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a Master of Science degree

in marriage and family therapy. She is employed as a marriage and family therapy associate.

The groom is the son of Tony and Lou Ellen Smith of Goldsboro and the grandson of the late Aileen and Jake Smith of Saulston and the late William Andrew and Ellen Mae Smith of Goldsboro.

He is a 2000 and a 2005 graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and a Master of Education degree in instructional technology. He is employed as an instructional technology facilitator with Wayne County Public Schools.

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

She wore a white organza overlay with an A-line halter style dress.

The bride carried a mixed bouquet of Gerber daisies.

Tina Smith was matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Sara Belch and Mary Smith.

Tony Smith was the best man.

Groomsmen were Jonathan Smith and Blake Belch.

Obi Chukwu was the usher.

Caroline Perone was flower girl. Ronan Perone was ringbearer.

Ginger Forehand directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Yari Chukwu. Alyssa Oliver and Austin Forehand distributed programs.

A program of wedding music was provided by Terry Hardison, pianist, and Kent Pierce, vocalist.

After their wedding trip to Walt Disney World, Fla., the couple will reside in Pikeville.

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on September 27, 2009 2:00 AM