Woolard-Pinkham marriage

Published 11:47 pm Saturday, April 4, 2015

Landis Anne Woolard and Brandon Owen PinkhamLandis Anne Woolard and Brandon Owen Pinkham, were united in marriage at four o’clock in the afternoon on April 4, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Washington.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Woolard of Washington. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Scott Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Earl Woolard all of Washington.

The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Franklin Pinkham of Washington. He is the grandson of the late Mr. & Mrs. Leslie
Milton Thelander of Salina, KS and the Late Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Key Pinkham of Washington.

The double ring ceremony was officiated by Reverend Calvin Tuninga. Wedding music was provided by Mr. Doug Cutler, pianist Mrs.
Virginia Mars, and violinist Mrs. Leah Boerema and Miss Elizabeth Meyer.

The bride, escorted by her father, Mr. John Charles Woolard, wore a floor length Trumpet Sweetheart neckline gown adorned with rhinestones by Alfred Angelo. She carried an Ivory satin tied bouquet mixed with hydrangeas and roses.

Mrs. Brooke Woolard Newman, sister of the bride, of Washington, NC, served as Matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Mrs. Emily Atkins Carr of Bath, NC, Mrs. Elizabeth Matthews Chandler of Washington, NC, Miss Brandy Ann Lee, of Washington, NC, and Mrs. Casey Edwards Morgan of Greensboro, NC.

The bridesmaids wore a blush Chiffon floor length gown with a draped dipped neckline, lightly gathered front streamer and a sheer soft net yoke with beading to match the dress. They carried an elegant bouquet of hydrangeas and roses.

Mr. Albert Franklin Pinkham, father of the groom, served as Best Man. Groomsman were Mr. Christopher Michael Clayton of Bath, NC, Mr. Jonathan Andrew Newman, Mr. Ian Nathaniel Pinkham, and Mr. William Ryan Woolard all of Washington, NC.

Miss Karrigan Mackynze Arnold served as flower girl and Jacob Channing Younts served as ring bearer.

Mrs. Georgia Anne Atkins and Mrs. Robin Turner served as Mistresses of Ceremony. Program and Register Attendants were Miss Lindsey
Mars, Mrs. Kristen Meyer, and Miss Melissa Smith.

The bride’s mother, Patricia Woolard, wore a champagne blush metallic jacquard, open-front bolero jacket with beaded mock neckline, sheath dress with scoop neckline, sleeveless silhouette by Tahari. The groom’s mother, Barbara Pinkham, wore a satin blue knee length dress adorned with a jeweled broach at the waist.

The reception was held at the Washington Civic Center and hosted by parents of the bride. Live arrangements of large ferns adorned the double door entrance with a vintage bicycle with an arrangement of flowers in the basket welcomed the guests. In the Ballroom, white linens with blush table runners and vintage linens, decorated with vintage sterling silver, candelabras and crystal table scapes draped with vintage pearls, and an assortment of large arrangements of hydrangeas, peonies and roses were placed throughout.

Music was provided by TJ Jones and the Pamlico Sound Machine.

The four tiered, wedding cake was made of traditional butter cake with buttercream icing created by Kay Woolard of Washington.

An after rehearsal dinner was held on April 3rd at The Meeting Place hosted by parents of the groom.

Several pre-wedding parties included an Engagement Party on January 17, 2015 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Newman, hosted by family and friends of the bride and groom.

A Bridal Shower on February 22, 2015 at the North Carolina Estuarium, hosted by family of the bride.

A Bridal Shower on February 24, 2015 at Covenant United Reformed Church in Pantego, NC hosted by members of the church of the groom.

A Bridal Luncheon on March 21, 2015, at Yankee Hall Plantation was hosted by Mrs. Ramoma Cayton, friend of the bride.

A Bridesmaids Luncheon on April 3, 2015 was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Craven Turner, hosted by Mrs. Robin Turner, Mrs. Georgia Anne Atkins, Mrs. Stacy Lee, and Ms. Martha Matthews.

The bride is graduate of Washington High School. She received her Associates degree in Business Administration from Beaufort County Community College. She is co-owner of Cottage Junkies in Historic Downtown Washington, NC.

The groom graduated from Northside High School. He graduated from Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School. He is currently employed at Potash Corp in Aurora.

Following a honeymoon trip to the Caribbean, the couple will reside in Washington, N.C.