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Miles, Wiggins wed in Greensboro

GREENSBORO – Lauren Amber Miles and Darrius Devon Wiggins were married on August 27, 2011 at Annie Merner Pfeiffer Chapel at Bennett College, Greensboro.

The Rev. T.O. Nixon officiated, and music was by Travis Alexander, organist, and Rachel Oliver-Cobbin and Carlton Sturdivant, vocalists.

The bride is the daughter of Ronnie and Monica Miles of Burlington. She is the granddaughter of Samuel and Dorothy Baynes of Burlington and Manley and Louise Miles of Burlington.

The groom is the son of Teresa Wiggins of Ahoskie and Daryl Brown of Bronx, N.Y. He is the grandson of Yvonne Brown of Bronx and the late Bernard Brown, and the late John and Phardalis Wiggins.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore an off-white Pronovias A-line gown with horizontal ruching on the bodice and waist, and gathers on the right that flowed into a chapel-length train. Her bodice was accented with a small v-notch and beads, and her elbow-length veil featured pearls and crystals.

Maid of honor was Chassity Clapp of Greensboro. Bridesmaids were Shana Morrow of Mebane, sister of the bride, Jackie Snipes of Greensboro, Amanda Haveman of Raleigh, Tamesha James of Hertford and Shelita Lee of Greenville. Junior bridesmaid was Destiny Gattis of Mebane, niece of the bride, and honorary bridesmaid was Tamera Wilson of Burlington.

Derrick Pierce of Charlotte, cousin of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Eric Felton of Richmond, Va., Lamond James of Camden, Chauncey Dameron of Bertie, and Rafi Sims and Kevin Leonard of Raleigh. Ushers were Arthur Brodie of Mebane and Kenta Everett of Raleigh.

Ring bearer was Zephaniah Gattis of Mebane, nephew of the bride, and flower girls were Kennedy Frink and Jourdin Frink of Greensboro, goddaughters of the bride.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Graffiti’s Bistro, Greensboro. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Grandover Resort, Greensboro.

The bride graduated from East Carolina University, Greenville, with a Bachelor of Science degree in communication sciences and disorders, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Master of Science degree in speech language pathology. She is a speech pathologist with Medical Facilities of America.

The groom graduated from Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, and N.C. Central University, Durham, with a Master of Science degree in biology. He is a microbiologist with Talecris Biotherapeutics.

The couple honeymooned in St. Lucia, West Indies.

Mrs. Darrius Devon Wiggins