Our first wedding announcement was posted in The Nashville Graphic, of Nashville, North Carolina today. Rocky Mount's Telegram will feature our announcement this Sunday on Valentine's Day; how appropriate!
|Holly Lynn Miller and Christopher Lewis Carter were married Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, at Nashville United Methodist Church, Nashville. The officiating minister for the traditional 5 p.m. ceremony was Pastor Wayne Hicks.|
The bride is the daughter of Lou and Sharon Miller of Rocky Mount. She is the granddaughter of June Ward of Nashville.
The groom’s parents are Gayle Spoonamore and Gary Carter of Stanford, Ky. He is the grandson of Katherine Spoonamore and Carl and Mary Carter, all of Stanford, Ky.
A program of nuptial music was presented by Rev. Sylvia Sutter, organist. Soloist was Gary Miller, brother of the bride.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She wore an ivory draped satin bodice with slightly dropped waist featuring beaded, embroidered detail with an allover beaded lace chapel train. She carried a bouquet of white calla lilies and roses.
The maid of honor was Brady Keeter of Raleigh.
Bridesmaids were Rebecca Arcebido of Bradenton Fla., Ashley Bass of Chapel Hill, Amy Potter of Louisville, Ky., Kelly Sims of Charlotte and Cayla Williams of Abbeville, S.C., all friends of the bride.
Junior bridesmaids were Halie Miller and Kennedy Miller, both of Rocky Mount and nieces of the bride.
Flower girls were Connelly Miller and Gracie Miller, both of Rocky Mount and nieces of the bride.
Gary Owens of Sanford, Fla., brother of the groom, was best man.
Ushers were Clay Carter of Danville, Ky., cousin of the groom, Matthew Antonopoulos, and Michael Riner, both of Bradenton, Fla., John Thomas of Lake Butler, Fla., all friends of the groom, and Russell Miller of Rocky Mount, brother of the bride.
Junior groomsman was Ridge Miller of Rocky Mount, nephew of the bride.
Ring bearer was Kai Miller of Rocky Mount, nephew of the bride.
Program attendants were Crystal Collier of Raleigh and Victoria Broome of Bradenton, Fla.
The bride is a graduate of Rocky Mount Senior High School and UNC-Chapel Hill and is employed as a lead massage therapist at a spa.
The groom is a graduate of Lincoln County High School and University of Kentucky, and is currently enrolled at LECOM School of Pharmacy seeking a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree.
Following a wedding trip to Napa and San Francisco, Calif., the couple will make their home in Bradenton, Fla.
A rehearsal dinner was hosted by Gary Carter on Jan. 8 in Nashville.
A couple’s shower was hosted by friends of the groom on June 6 in Stanford, Ky.
A bachelorette weekend was hosted by Brady Keeter on Aug. 13-15 in Savannah Ga.
On Sept. 6, a recipe shower was hosted by friends of the groom in Danville , Ky.
Sept. 11-13, a bachelor weekend was hosted by Gary Owens in Lake Blackshear, Ga.
On Nov. 28, a Christmas shower was hosted by family of the bride in Rocky Mount.
A bridal shower was hosted by friends of the bride on Nov. 29 in Rocky Mount.
On Jan. 7, a lingerie shower was hosted by Brady Keeter in Rocky Mount.
A bridesmaids luncheon was hosted by Gayle Spoonamore on Jan. 8 in Nashville.