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Jolene Elizabeth Watkins, Scott Thomas Carter wed

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Mr. and Mrs. Scott Thomas Carter
SoVaNow.com / October 03, 2013
Scott Thomas Carter and Jolene Elizabeth Watkins were united in marriage on Aug. 25, at the home of Doug and Nancy Camp, parents of the bride.

The bride is the daughter of Doug and Nancy Camp of Halifax and Roland Watkins Jr. of Nathalie. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn D. Tucker of Cleveland, N.Y., the late Mary Camp of Chase City and the late Mr. and Mrs. Roland B. Watkins Sr. of Halifax.

The groom is the son of Robert and Donna Carter of Halifax. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Don Walker and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Carter, all of Martinsville.

The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Norman Talley. The bride was escorted down the aisle by Alana Renae Burton and Tucker Dell Carter, children of the bride and groom. She wore an ivory taffeta A-line gown with beading and broach-like embellishments with a side draped skirt revealing a lace inset panel and carried a hand-tied bouquet of silk sunflowers, purple roses and daisies.

The bride’s best friend, Sara Beth Harris, of Cluster Springs, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Tessa Watkins, sister of the bride, Briana Crews, niece of the bride, both of Halifax. Leanna Watkins, niece of the bride, was flower girl.

The groom and groomsmen wore white button down shirts with khaki pants.

The groom’s father served as his son’s best man. David Douglas, of Scottsburg, best friend of the groom, served as his groomsman. Honorary attendants were Leeland Watkins, of Halifax, and Charles Harris, of Cluster Springs.

The guest registry was attended by Kelli Douglas, of Scottsburg. Programs were handed out by Shelly Talbott, of Halifax.

A reception of hors d’oeuvres and drinks was held at the home of Doug and Nancy Camp following the ceremony. The rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s parents, was held on Aug. 23 at the Camp’s residence as well.

The bride is a 2002 graduate of Halifax County High School and is employed by H&H Grocery, Vernon Hill.

The groom is a 2007 graduate of Halifax County High School, a 2009 graduate of Danville Community College and is employed as a maintenance technician by Presto Products, South Boston.

The newlyweds honeymooned in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and reside in Halifax.

Couple Honored

The bride-elect was honored with a shower on June 29, by members of her bridal party.

The couple was honored with a shower on July 20, by Charlie and Deanna Perkins.


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