Garrett - Daly
MOUNT OLIVE — Mary Brooks Daly and Michael Anthony Garrett of Mount Olive exchanged vows in a double-ring ceremony June 26 at 4 p.m. at Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Steven Wicks officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Milfred Bryant and Lynn Grady Daly of Mount Olive and the granddaughter of the late Dennis Ferrell, Lavinia Dail Daly and the late Robert W. and Inez Joyner Grady of Mount Olive.
She graduated from East Carolina University with a master’s degree in physical education. She is employed as a physical education teacher at Carver Elementary with Wayne County Public Schools.
The groom is the son of Thomas E. Garrett Jr. of Asheville and Sandra Garrett of Swansboro and the grandson of Thomas E. Garrett Sr. and the late Mary Garrett of Naples, Fla., and Patricia Skok and the late Anthony Skok of Ashland, Ohio.
He has a master’s degree in exercise science and health promotion. He is employed as a fitness specialist and intramural director at Pope Wellness Center.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.
Holly P. Daly was matron of honor, while Kristi Thornton was maid of honor.
Bridesmaids were Ashley Brock, Brandie Jacobs and Amanda Hunter.
Ryan Brown was the best man.
Groomsmen were Chris Daly, Ernie Taylor, Brandon Mills and Brad Evans.
Bobby Hunter was the usher.
Honorary groomsmen were Christopher Daly Jr., Carson Daly, Cuyler Daly and Breckyn Hunter.
Kay Grady directed the wedding. Presiding at the register was Emily Lancaster. Lindsay Lee distributed programs.
A program of wedding music was provided by Brandi Worth, vocalist; Janet Rose, organist; and Paige Barwick, violinist.
Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at Southern Wayne Country Club.
After their wedding trip to Grand Cayman Islands and Cozumel, Mexico, the couple will reside in Mount Olive.
Events held before the wedding included a miscellaneous shower March 3l hosted by co-workers at Carver Elementary School; a miscellaneous shower April 17 hosted by women of Mount Olive Presbyterian Church; a stock-the-bar party May 1 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Phillips hosted by friends of the bride; a set-the-bride’s table shower May 7 at the home of Carolyn Rathbone hosted by Ms. Rathbone and Kristi Joyner; a miscellaneous shower May 16 at the home of Kay Grady hosted by the Grady family; a lingerie shower June 4 at the home of Ms. Daly hosted by Kristi Thornton and Lindsey Lee; a bachelor and bachelorette weekend June 5 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and a bridesmaids’ luncheon June 12 at Duplin Winery hosted by Holly Daly and Cynthia Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Taylor and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Dail and family and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Varner hosted a rehearsal dinner June 25 at Mount Olive Presbyterian Church fellowship hall.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on June 27, 2010 1:51 AM