Magette, Britton exchange vows

Published 9:06 am Tuesday, March 12, 2013

AHOSKIE – Sarah Grace Magette of Ahoskie and Alexander Stafford Britton of Galatia were united in marriage January 26, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Ahoskie during a 5:00 pm ceremony.

The Reverend Doctor Daniel E. Glaze officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Williams Magette, Jr. of Ahoskie. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. T. S. Overton, Jr. and the late Mr. T. S. Overton, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Magette, all of Ahoskie.

Majette Wedding

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Wayne Britton of Galatia. He is the grandson of Mrs. Kenneth Stanley Stafford and the late Mr. Kenneth Stanley Stafford, of  Kernersville, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Grady Britton, Jr., of Galatia.

The bride was escorted by her father and was given in marriage by her parents.  The bride wore a fitted trumpet gown by Oleg Cassini. The ivory gown was laced with subtle pink flowers and featured a sweep train. The veil was trimmed in crystals and pearls. The bride carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas, white and yellow tulips and roses, crespedia, dusty miller, yarrow and cotton.

Mrs. Allison Britton Wagner, of Ashburn, VA, sister of the groom, served as Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Angela Lynn Bell of Raleigh, Miss Joanna Taylor Boone of Jackson, Miss Victoria Lynn Denholm of Atlanta, GA, Miss Kelsey Lauren Donahue of Raleigh, Miss Anna Gray Greene of Ahoskie and Mrs. Leslie Revelle Lawrence of Rosemead. The bridesmaids wore Mercury ball gowns. The chiffon bodice was accented with floral detail on one shoulder. The ruched waist flowed into a full satin skirt. They carried bouquets of yellow roses, tulips, lambsear and dusty miller.

Men of Honor, brothers of the bride, were Mr. Colburn Thad Magette and Mr. Garrett Lee Magette. The Best Man was David Wayne Britton of Galatia, father of the groom. The groomsmen were Mr. Justin Randolph Burgess of Conway, Mr. Michael Grady Davis of Galatia, Mr. Garland Drewry Pinnix of Severn, Mr. Allen Jackson Taylor of Galatia, Mr. Lucas Christopher Taylorof Galatia, and Mr. Brandon Eric Wagner of Ashburn, VA.

Guestbook attendants were Miss Jo Revelle Murray of Boykins, VA, and Miss Rachel Margaret Revelle of Murfreesboro. They were escorted by Mr. Garrett Lee Magette and Mr. Colburn Thad Magette.

Wedding music was provided by the Reverend Anita Dawn Thompson, pianist, and Mr. James H. Hyatt III, organist.

Mistresses of Ceremonies were Mrs. C. Malcolm Copeland, Mrs. William S. Earley, and Mrs. Thomas M. Umphlett, all of Ahoskie.

A reception following the ceremony was held at Beechwood Country Club. The Band of Oz provided entertainment for the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Joyner of Ahoskie catered the event. Mrs. Delores Benthall, Ms. Debbie Greene and Mrs. Winnie Matthews beautifully decorated the club keeping with the yellow and gray theme.

The bride is a graduate of MeredithCollege with a B.A. in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education. The groom is a graduate of North CarolinaStateUniversity with a B.S. in Agricultural and Environmental Technology. He is employed with Britton Farms in Galatia.

After a honeymoon to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple will make their home in Conway.

Courtesies –

A Pig Pickin’, November 17, 2012, at Tall Cotton hosted by Linda and Jerry Alexander, Deda Evans, Debbie Greene, Kay and Mark Jones, Maria and Frank Jones, LuAnn and Don Joyner and Margaret and Tom Newbern.

A Holiday Party, December 1, 2012, at the Larabee home hosted by Susan and Larry Joyner, Patricia and Charles Hughes, Nancy and Larry Freeman, Angie and  Tim Britton, Meryl Brown and Timothy Robinson, Cynthia and Larry Rose, Gina and Michael Basnight, and Meg and Sonny Larabee.

A Bridal Shower, December 15, 2012, at the home of Debbie and Bill Magette, hosted by Allison Wagner and the bridesmaids.

A Monograms and Mimosas Party, January 5, 2013, at the home of Leslie and Austin Lawrence given by Anna Greene, Jo Revelle Murray, Rachel Revelle, Shirley Lee Rountree, and Leslie Lawrence.

A Bites and Beverages Party, January 5, 2013, at The Barnes Home, Severn, hosted by Donna and Neil Burgess, Justin Burgess, Callie Burgess, Paige and Eddie Pinnix, Drew Pinnix, and Harrison Pinnix.

A Bachlorette Weekend, and Lingerie Shower, January 11-13, 2013, in Charleston, SC hosted by Lyndsay Burns of Ahoskie, Jo Revelle Murray of Boykins, VA, Shirley Lee Rountree of Gatesville, Allison Wagner, of Ashburn, VA and the Bridesmaids.

A Bridesmaids Luncheon, January 25, 2013, at Harper’s Table, Suffolk, VA, hosted by Cheryl Campbell and Sue Magette.

A Rehearsal Dinner, January 25, 2013, at HertfordAcademy hosted by Susan and David Britton, parents of the groom.

A Family Dinner, January 25, 2013, at the Magette home provided by Tony of  Napoli’s, Murfreesboro.

A Wedding Day Brunch, January 26, 2013, at the Magette home for the Bride, Bridesmaids and Family provided by Jamie Burns, Sue Copeland, Betty Duke, Susan Earley, Austine Evans, Lou Riddick and Mary Ann Umphlett.