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Mary Glen Crumpler,William Joseph Coleman say vows July 6

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Mrs. William Joseph Coleman / July 24, 2013
Mary Glenn Crumpler of Raleigh, N.C. and William Joseph Coleman of Boydton were united in marriage July 6, at Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh. The Rev. Bruce Stanley and the Rev. Carl Bagley officiated at the ceremony. A reception followed at Carolina Country Club.

The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Randall Scott Crumpler, of Raleigh. She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Richard Reece Glenn of Winston-Salem, N.C. and Mrs.Thomas Benjamin Crumpler of Madison and the late Thomas Benjamin Crumpler. She is a graduate of Ravenscroft School and Wake Forest University with a degree in Elementary Education.

The groom is the son Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eugene Coleman Jr., of Boydton. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eugene Coleman of Boydton and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Milton Inge of Chase City. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Pharmacy School of Medical College of Virginia.

The bride was escorted by her father. Marianne Tyner Simpson of Atlanta, Georgia, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Virginia Cunningham of Raleigh, Laura Elizabeth Enos of Christiansburg, Elizabeth McKinley Kane of Atlanta, Lindsay Ashlan Merwarth of Raleigh, Kristen Michelle Rhaney of Austin, Texas, Christine Elizabeth Simpson of Raleigh, and Jennifer Coleman Willis of Roanoke, sister of the groom. The flower girls were Mary Virginia Willis and Liza Jane Willis of Roanoke, nieces of the groom.

The best man was Edward Eugene Coleman Jr. of Boydton, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Edward Eugene Coleman III of Raleigh, brother of the groom, John Macon Coleman, of Roanoke, cousin of groom, William Brandon Coleman and Thomas Clifton Coleman IV of Boydton, cousins of the groom, Thomas Connor Crumpler of Raleigh, brother of the bride, Dr. Kyle Hunter Kindley of Louisa, Tyler Monroe Willis of Roanoke, brother-in-law of the groom, and Christopher James Worley of Fairfax.

The couple will reside in Boydton.

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