Edwards, Yacovissi exchange vows

Published 9:50 am Tuesday, May 29, 2012

MCLEAN, Va. – Rachel Katherine Edwards, a native of Ahoskie, and Adam Francis Yacovissi, a native of Wellsboro, PA, exchanged wedding vows during a 2 p.m. ceremony on Saturday April 28, 2012 in McLean, VA at Providence Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Dr. Tim Floyd in front of family and friends.

The bride is the daughter of David Edwards III of Edenton and the late Linda Edwards. She is the granddaughter of Dr. David Edwards Jr. of Union Bridge, MD, the late Esther Edwards and of Polly Isler of Rock Hill, SC and the late Rev. Emerson Isler.

The groom is the son of Dr. Bill Yacovissi and Peggy Yacovissi of Wellsboro, PA. He is the grandson of Ruth Yacovissi of Baltimore, MD the late Samuel Yacovissi, and late Robert and Betty Leaverton of Baltimore.

Hillary Chittum, the bride’s best friend, was the maid of honor. The flower girl was Ava Baldwin, the niece of the groom.

Bill Baldwin of Pennsylvania, the groom’s brother, was the best man. Jonah Yacovissi, the groom’s son, was a junior groomsman. Blaine Edwards, cousin of the bride, was the ring bearer. The ushers were the bride’s brothers, Brian and Paul Edwards.  The piano was played by the bride’s aunt Marcia Edwards.

The reception followed the wedding ceremony at the church.

The couple honeymooned in Williamsburg, VA and will reside in Fairfax, VA.