Rice - Spicer
Eleanor Katharine Spicer of Raleigh and Gregory Glenn Rice of Raleigh exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony May 22 at 5 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Andrew Ross Clark officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Williams Spicer Jr. of Goldsboro and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Williams Spicer of Goldsboro and Mrs. Victor Parsons Cherry and the late Mr. Cherry of Opelika, Ala.
She graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology and the University of Georgia with a Master of Science degree in entomology. She attends North Carolina State University’s doctoral program for entomology. She is employed as a research and teaching assistant at North Carolina State University.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Roscoe Rice Jr. of Bayboro and the grandson of Henry Roscoe Rice and the late Mrs. Rice of Lowland and the late Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Thompson of Bayboro.
He graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. He is employed as an electrical engineer, P.E., at Diversified Consulting Group in Raleigh.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Robin Sutton Anders of Greensboro was matron of honor, while Carolyn Elizabeth Wilkins of Wilmington was maid of honor.
Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Bolick Spicer of Goldsboro, sister in-law of the bride, Melissa Wooten Eason of Goldsboro, Claire Baird Broadaway of Charlotte and Catherine Crawley Parker of New York, NY.
Henry Roscoe Rice Jr. was his son’s best man.
Groomsmen were Joseph Lawrence Chorley, Henry Clayton Hammond and Stephen Jon Gardner of Raleigh; James Williams Spicer III of Goldsboro, brother of the bride; and Henry Roscoe Rice III Bayboro, brother of the groom.
Ushers were John Hales Delamar of Oriental, Terrance Thomas Ford of Raleigh and Benjamin Thomas Piner of Chicago, Ill.
Caroline Ruth Rice, niece of the groom, was the flower girl.
Isabelle Williams Doss directed the wedding. Eleanor Tayloe Kipp and Dr. Tyler Baye Carmack distributed programs.
Nakieta Monique McCullum was the reader.
A program of wedding music was provided by Dr. Jeremy Thompson, organist, and Kristin Shearin, vocalist.
Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents held a reception at Goldsboro Country Club. The Hon. and Mrs. Joseph Eli Setzer, Susan Dunlap Stackhouse and Marc Lutcavage greeted guests.
The couple will reside in Raleigh.
Events held before the wedding included a bridesmaids’ luncheon at the home at Mrs. Eugene Thomas Franklin Jr. hosted by Mrs. Franklin, Ione Cherry Auston and Lily Auston Cherry, aunts of the bride.
The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner May 21 at Goldsboro Country Club.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on May 23, 2010 1:51 AM