Le 19 octobre 2015, 09:12 dans Humeurs • 0
Taylor Noel Sheppard of Pink Hill and William Robert Kilpatrick of Kenansville were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Oct. 10, 2015, at Beulaville Baptist Church. Pastor Bartley Wooten was the officiating minister.
Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride is the daughter of Johnnie D. Sheppard and Danita W. Sheppard of Pink Hill. She is the granddaughter of the late Lewis George and Kathleen T. Whaley who lived in Beulaville; Catherine S. Sheppard of Pink Hill and the late Johnnie Sheppard.
A graduate of ECU College of Nursing, she is a registered nurse at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville.
The groom is the son of William Robert Kilpatrick and Regina A. Kilpatrick of Kenansville. He is the grandson of Sudie Arnette of Kenansville and the late James Arnette; Eva Kilpatrick Ketelsleger of Kenansville and the late David John Kilpatrick.
A graduate of James Sprunt Community Colleg, he is a farm manager with Kilpatrick Farms.
Following a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple resides in Kenansville.
The bride wore an off the shoulder silk dupioni gown by Lea Ann Belter of Toronto featuring a delicate scooped bateau neckline with sheer French Alencon lace. A band of pleating at the waist and a deep V-back added a graceful elegance that swept into a silk dupioni full A-line skirt with back pleating detail. The bride’s custom full length veil was created with lace from her mother’s wedding gown. She carried a bouquet of garden roses, white lisianthus, dahlias, and hypericum berries wrapped with satin ribbon and adorned with her late grandmother’s broach.
The bride’s sister, Mollie Sheppard Rouse of Pink Hill served as matron of honor.
Maid of honor was Laura Elizabeth Sheppard, sister of the bride of Chapel Hill.
Bridesmaids included Kayla Noel Kilpatrick and Robin Kilpatrick Mewborn, sisters of the groom of Kenansville; Molly Pollock Turner of Albertson; and Jodi Catherine Willoughby of Kinston. Honorary bridesmaid was Madison Claire Sholar, cousin of the bride, of Beulaville.
Flower girls were Eliza Kate Rouse of Pink Hill and Layla Grace Mewborn of Kenansville, nieces of the bride and groom.
The groom’s father served as his son’s best man.
Groomsmen included Wesley Alexander Mewborn of Kenansville, brother-in-law of the groom; Willard Joel Rouse of Pink Hill, brother-in-law of the bride; Brian Lee Baker of Wilmington; Thomas Brewer Whitfield, cousin of the bride of Pink Hill; and Dennis Lee Graham Jr. of Kenansville. Honorary groomsmen was the bride’s cousin, Mason Lewis Sholar of Beulaville.
Ring carriers were Madelyn Stokes Rouse of Pink Hill and Macy Faith Mewborn of Kenansville, nieces of the bride and groom.
Wedding music was provided by Gloria Wallace Edwards, pianist; violinist Miranda Hill Wiggins; and vocalist, Sarah Hroza Wilson.
The wedding was directed by Judy Smith Hunter. Register and program attendants were Lesley Cierra Matos and Madison Claire Sholar, respectively.
Following the ceremony the parents of the bride hosted a reception at David’s Chapel at Duplin Winery. Greeting guests were the bride’s cousins, Carolyn and Tom Whitfield and Kimberly W. Bowles.
On April 18, an “I do” barbecue and engagement party was given by the Tom Whitfield and Johnnie D. Sheppard families at Maxwell’s Mill in Pink Hill.
On Aug. 9, a wedding shower was hosted by Kenansville Baptist Church friends.
On Aug. 22, a “Wedding Fiesta” was hosted by family and friends at the home of Lori and Henry Noble in Pink Hill.
On Sept. 22, a bridal shower was hosted by Daphne J. Pollock, Becky A. Smith, Henrietta S. Sheppard, Ginny P. Moody, and Molly P. Turner at the Pollock home in Kinston.
On Oct. 9, a bridal luncheon was given by Debra W. Sholar and Andra B. Whaley, aunts of the bride at the Chelsea Restaurant in New Bern. Later that evening, a rehearsal dinner was given by the parents of the groom at The Bistro at Duplin Winery in Rose Hill.Read more at:http://www.marieprom.co.uk/black-prom-dresses | http://www.marieprom.co.uk/white-prom-dresses