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Published 11:33am Monday, April 21, 2014


Davey Ann Burbage and Phillip Ryan Little were united in marriage at 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 19, 2013 in Belhaven, NC.

The bride is the daughter of David Jr. and Zina Burbage of Belhaven, NC. She is the granddaughter of David Sr. and Linda Burbage of Pinetown, NC and William and Carol Warren of Chocowinity, NC.

The bridegroom is the son of Robin and Becky Little of Chocowinity, NC. He is the grandson of George and Eunice Crawford of Bethel, NC and Leonard and Hilda Little and the late Shirley Little of Winterville, NC.

The double ring ceremony was officiated by Rev. Al Davis. Wedding music was provided by
Ron Parrish and vocalists Jack and Brenda Gurkin.

The outdoor ceremony at sunset at the home of the bride’s parents on the banks of Pungo Creek was decorated with a burlap runner ending at the shore flanked by driftwood sculptures.

The bride, escorted by her father, wore a Maggie Sottero gown with the timeless elegance of lace, a romantic fit and flare silhouette featuring a detachable jeweled belt accenting the natural waist, sweetheart neckline finished with corset closure. The bride’s gown was complemented by a fingertip veil trimmed with rhinestones.  She carried a bouquet of hydrangeas.

Melissa Little of Greenville, NC served as Matron of Honor. Alicia Alton of Greenville, NC served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Taylor Moricle, Sara Tate, Carley Torrence, all of Greenville, NC, Meredith Mobley of Washington, NC, April Woolard of Raleigh, NC, and Xenia Adontes of Hamburg, Germany. The attendants wore cappuccino full-length strapless lux chiffon dresses with a slight sweetheart neckline and asymmetrical draped bodice. They carried bouquets wheat and hydrangeas. Flower girl was
Cecila Pair of Bath, NC. Nolan Winfield of Greenville, NC was ring bearer.

Robin Little of Chocowinity, NC served as Best Man. Groomsmen were
Justin Little,  Adam Little, Kyle Quinn, Ross Dunn  all of Greenville, NC,  Gray Burbage of Raleigh, NC, Aaron Szabo of Whitakers, NC, Bobby Lewis of Snow Hill, NC. Groomsmen wore Vineyard Vines White Button Down with a Vineyard Vines Carolina Blue Cotton Boll Tie with Khaki Cuffed pants and driving mocs.

Susan Crawford and Robin Morgan served as Mistresses of Ceremony. Register Attendant were Ashley Hollowell of Pinetown, NC.

The bride’s mother wore a black taffeta evening length dress featuring rosettes along the flowing skirt.  The bridegroom’s mother wore a long one shoulder stretch taffeta dress in cinnamon.

A reception was held in Belhaven, NC and  hosted by parents of the bride. Lanterns and cotton and wheat grown by the bride’s Dad adorned linen covered tables with burlap runners under a tent along the banks of Pungo Creek. Music was provided by the Main Event Band of Greenville, NC.

An after rehearsal dinner was held at Bradford Creek Country Club, Greenville, NC hosted by parents of the groom. Music was provided by Victor Hudson Band of Greenville, NC.

Prior to the wedding, a bridal shower held on June 22, 2013 was hosted by Deborah Cleaton in Winterville, NC, a monogram shower held on July 13, 2013 was hosted by Alicia and Sue Alton in Chocowinity, NC, a bridal shower held on August 3, 2013 was hosted by Kristie Warren and Lori Weatherington in Washington, NC,  a couple’s cookout held on August 10, 2013 was hosted by Robin and Jay Morgan in Bath, NC,  a bridal shower held on August 24, 2013 was hosted by Bath United Methodist Women in Bath, NC, a groom’s shower held on September 28, 2013 was hosted by Betty Jo Tetterton, Kay Williams and Carol Preston in Belhaven, NC, and a bridal luncheon held on October 18, 2013 at the Meeting Place Café was given by Alice Faucette and Carolyn Byrd.

The bride graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelors Degree in Public Health.  She is employed as a Commercial Loan Processor for First South Bank.

The groom graduated from Lenior Community College. He is an EMT with WIlson County and Pitt County.

After a wedding trip to Nassau, Bahamas, the couple will reside in Winterville, NC.

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