Matron of honor was Reagan Chandler Gural of Burlington, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jillian Watlington of Yanceyville, Katie Ward of Salisbury, and Cassie Smith of Washington, DC, friends of the bride. Honorary bridesmaids were Katie Aldridge and Erica Donevan of Yanceyville, Sarah Burton of Blanch and Caylen Thomas of Milton, all friends of the bride, and Valorie Cook and Olivea Cook of Sutherlin, Virginia, sister-in-law and niece of the groom. The groom’s father was best man. Groomsmen were Ryan Daniel of Yanceyville, Derek Allen of Milton, and David Allgood of Abingdon, Virginia. Ushers were Wesley Chilton of Providence and Casey Gural of Burlington.
Program attendants were Rachel Stoner of Durham and Marlie Shaw of Bahama, cousins of the bride. Wedding director was Joanne Watkins of Yanceyville. Guest registrar was Campbell Shaw of Bahama, cousin of the bride. The bride graduated from Bartlett Yancey High School, Yanceyville, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. The groom graduated from Bartlett Yancey High School, Yanceyville, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He is currently attending medical school at the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The couple will live in Blacksburg, Virginia after a trip to St. Lucia.
Credits: The Times-News (Burlington, North Carolina) 11 July 2010.