Wedding – Faucette-Watkins

Published 10:17 am Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Mrs. Jordan Bailey Watkins

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Walker Faucette of Bath, North Carolina. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Nan Harris and the late L.T. Harris of Bath, North Carolina, and Ms. Ann Hill of Washington and the late William C. Faucette of Chocowinity, and great-granddaughter of Mrs. Verna Faucette of Chocowinity, North Carolina.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilkins Watkins III of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Porter of Rocky Mount, and Mrs. Peggie Haswell of Knightdale, North Carolina.

The bride was escorted by her father, and wore an ivory strapless organza and lace tiered gown with flower petal detail. She carried a bouquet of yellow roses and sunflowers.

Miss Katherine Faucette of Bath, North Carolina, sister of the bride, served as the maid of honor.  Bridesmaids were Miss Christina Jackson of Washington, North Carolina; Miss Mallory Dickens of Washington, North Carolina; Miss Hannah Edwards of Washington, D.C., and Miss Brianne Kallam of Atlanta, Georgia. Miss Josie Foster of Greenville, North Carolina and cousin of the bride, served as flower girl. The attendants wore navy, knee-length dresses and carried yellow roses. Mr. Preston Watkins, brother of the groom, from Plymouth, Massachusetts served as the best man. Groomsmen were Mr. David Chickering of Raleigh, North Carolina; Mr. Robby Dauernheim of Raleigh, North Carolina; Mr. Kyle Compton of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Mr. Thomas Edmondson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Mrs. Pam Carson of Bath, North Carolina and Ms. Sarah Faucette of Chocowinity, North Carolina served as mistresses of ceremony. Miss Taylor Campbell and Miss Morgan Campbell, both of Wilmington, North Carolina served as register and program attendants.

Following the ceremony, the reception followed overlooking the Pamlico River. There was dinner, music and dancing.

On Friday, June 24, a bridesmaid luncheon was given in honor of the bride at the home of Mrs. Pam Carson. The luncheon was hosted by Mrs. Pam Carson, Mrs. Beth Niser and Mrs. Sharon Morris. A  rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents at The Meeting Place in downtown Washington. An after rehearsal party was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Tate of Washington. The evening included music, dancing and cocktails on the Pamlico River. The party was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Les Woolard, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Edwards, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Mason, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. John Tate, Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Tanner, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Gravely, Mr. and Mrs. Lentz Stowe, Mr. and Mrs. Derrick Ingalls, Mr. and Mrs. Clay Morrisette, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kucas, Dr. and Mrs. Jack Callahan, Ms. Marti Gahagan, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Maddrey, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pfeiffer and Mr. and Mrs. Tim McCarthy.

On the morning of the wedding, an outdoor garden brunch was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hodges, Jr.

The bride is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Biology. She is currently teaching high school science at Southern Wake Academy. The groom is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He is currently employed by the North Carolina Department of Transportation in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The couple honeymooned on the island of Antigua and is living in Raleigh, North Carolina.