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Riddick-Boyce exchange vows

Published 11:43am Friday, September 21, 2012

HOBBSVILLE – Leeann Elizabeth Riddick of Hobbsville and Ryan Waynn Boyce of Elizabeth City exchanged wedding vows at 3 p.m. on August 25, 2012 at Sandy Cross Baptist Church.  The Rev. Terry Jones officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Riddick of Hobbsville.  She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Pauline Twine Riddick of Hobbsville and the late Mr. Guy Riddick, and the late Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Rountree Jr. of Gatesville.

The groom is the son of Mrs. Betty Tadlock Colson and Mr. Terry Boyce of Elizabeth City.  He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Tadlock and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Boyce of Elizabeth City.

Matron of honor was Mrs. Bonnie Miller of Elizabeth City.  Bridesmaids were Miss Kristen Herto of Suffolk, cousin of the bride, and Mrs. Heather Martin Hill of Elizabeth City.  Miss Grayson Boyce and Miss Madison Boyce, daughters of the groom, were flower girls.

Mr. Terry Boyce, father of the groom, served as best man.  Groomsmen were Mr. Bruce Miller and Mr. Chris Hill of Elizabeth City.

Mrs. Paula Stallings Boyce and Mrs. Missy Temple Stallings, cousins of the bride, served as mistresses of ceremonies.

Miss Madisyn Boyce, cousin of the bride, presided over the guest register.  Miss Kenley Stallings and Miss Addisyn Stallings, cousins of the bride, served as program attendants.

Wedding music was provided by Mrs. Janie Stallings Perry, organist, and Mr. Billy Briggs, soloist.

A reception was held following the ceremony in the church fellowship hall.  Mrs. Barbara R. Stallings, Mrs. Suellyn H. Riddick, and Mrs. Bonnie R. Herto, aunts of the bride, greeted the guests.

The bride is a graduate of COA with an associates degree in nursing. She is presently employed in the Albemarle Hospital Emergency Room and also as a flight nurse with Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance.

The groom is a graduate of ECSU and earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.  He is currently employed with the Elizabeth City Police Department.

After a wedding trip to Ocracoke, the couple now resides in Elizabeth City.

Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Waynn Boyce

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