Sunday, June 08, 2014 8:25 PM
Sheryl Ann Watson and Jeremy Hedgepeth Williams, both of Fayetteville, were married May 17 in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony at Coral Bay Club at Atlantic Beach. The Rev. Ron Lewis officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Watson of Wilson. She is the granddaughter of the late William R. Frye of Pinehurst and the late Elizabeth Webster Frye of Whispering Pines and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Francis Watson of Southern Pines. She graduated from Hunt High School, Pitt Community College and East Carolina University with an Associate in Applied Science degree in occupational therapy and a Bachelor of Science degree in recreational therapy. She is an occupational therapy assistant at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Williams of Fayetteville and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Tew of Broadway, the late Mrs. and Mrs. Garfield Luther Loflin Sr. of Fayetteville, and the late James Edward Williams Sr. of Clement. He graduated from Fayetteville Academy and East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management. He is an area sales leader at Norandex Building Materials in Fayetteville.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless layered tulle and Paris garza fit and flare gown fashioned with a beaded ribbon belt. For her headpiece, she chose a cathedral-length embroidered veil. On the day of the wedding, her parents presented her with a Slane pearl bracelet and Kendra Scott crystal earrings. She carried a bouquet of white calla lilies and hydrangea wrapped in a navy and white ribbon.
Matron of honor was Ashley Frances Duke of Winterville. Bridesmaids were Abigail Williams of Fayetteville, sister of the groom; Kenna Watson of Whispering Pines; Cassidy Watson of Whispering Pines; Sarah Ann Braswell of Wake Forest; Paige Dildy of Wilson; Tiffany Hovatter of Wilmington; and Kimberly Spivey of Apex. They wore tri-colored knee-length Lula Kate dresses and carried green hydrangeas wrapped with navy and white ribbon.
Flower girl was Leah Watson of Pinebluff.
Best man was the father of the groom. Groomsmen were Brian Watson of Hertford, brother of the bride; Clint Brisson of Fayetteville; Lane Clemmons of Fayetteville; Richard Craven of Fayetteville; Christopher Laycock of Fayetteville; Joshua Foltz of Apex; and Matthew Newton of Raleigh.
Ring bearers were Neil Watson of Whispering Pines and Ryan Watson of Pinebluff.
Wedding music was provided by Ben Felton.
Register attendant was Brittni Carey. Program attendant was Jessica Knuckles. Roger E. Carter and Tammy Roys directed the wedding.
A reception at Coral Bay Club followed the ceremony. Hosts were the bride’s parents.
On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents were hosts for a rehearsal dinner at Chef’s 105 Restaurant in Morehead City.
Mr. and Mrs. Williams took a wedding trip to Key West, Florida, and live in Fayetteville.
Feb. 22: A couples shower was given in Fayetteville by the bridal party and Rich and Melinda Craven.
March 15: A bridal shower and luncheon was given in the home of Pam and Lynnlee Rodgers in Wilson.
March 18: A bridal shower and luncheon was given at Cape Fear Valley Hospital by the bride’s friends and co-workers.
April 12: A bridal shower and luncheon was given in the home of Abbey Williams in Fayetteville. Also hosting was Jeanne Daniels.
April 26: A bachelorette weekend was given in Savannah, Georgia, by friends of the bride.
May 10: A bachelor weekend was given in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, by friends of the groom.