Published 10:53 pm Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Jessica Leeann Nobles and Andrew Paul Godley were united in marriage Saturday, July 28, 2012, at 2:00 o’clock at Union Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Chocowinity, N.C.
Stanley Jones was the officiating minister for the double-ring ceremony. Wedding music was provided by pianist Donna Linton and vocalist Laura Woolard.
The church was decorated with double heart-shaped candelabras adorned with flowers and greenery which stood on each side of an arrangement of mixed flowers. The reserved pews were marked with bows and ferns.
The bride is the daughter of Cynthia Nobles of Troutman, N.C., and Johnny and Lou Nobles of Chocowinity. Parents of the groom are Paul and Judy Godley of Vanceboro, N.C.
The bride was escorted by her father/grandfather Johnny Nobles. She wore a floor-length white A-line satin gown with extended train which featured a sweetheart neckline accented with beads. Her double-layered shoulder-length veil was accented with beads. She carried a bouquet of handwrapped white roses, alstroemeria, baby’s breath and greenery.
Laura Woolard of Washington served as maid of honor. Bridesmaid was Amanda Norment of Sanford, N.C., and junior bridesmaid was Megan Godley of Vanceboro. The bride’s attendants wore chiffon dresses of Malibu blue and carried bouquets of handwrapped small white roses, alstroemeria, baby’s breath, lilies and greenery.
Chad Godley of Vanceboro served the groom as best man. Groomsman/usher was Bradley Edwards of Bridgeton, N.C., and junior groomsman/usher was Jake Lucas of Chocowinity. The groom wore a black tuxedo with white tie and vest and a white rose boutonniere. The attendants wore black tuxedos with Malibu blue ties and vests and boutonnieres of white alstroemeria and baby’s breath. Morgan Harding of Chocowinity and Lanie Godley of Washington served as usherettes. They were attired in matching white blouses and black slacks, and wore corsages of white daisies, alstroemeria and baby’s breath.
The bride’s mother chose a dress of dark lavender. The groom’s mother wore a navy, two-piece dress.
Mistresses of ceremony were Deborah Carrow and Rondi Godley. Register attendant was Samantha Lucas.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Woodmen of the World Lodge in Washington, hosted by family and friends. Decorations were of banners, balloons, candles, bows and fern. The spiral four one-layer cakes were decorated with white flowers and butterflies with the top layer holding a miniature bride and groom. Assisting in serving were family and friends.
An after-rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s parents, was held in the church fellowship hall.
The couple’s wedding trip was to Myrtle Beach, S.C. They now reside in Vanceboro.