Monday, June 23, 2014 9:41 AM
Jessica Lauren Hood of Winnabow and Charles Clingman Davis of Bladenboro were united in marriage May 17 at Trinity Baptist Church in Wilson. The Rev. Randy Smith officiated at the 2 p.m. ceremony.
Lee and Debbie Hood of Walkertown are the bride’s parents. Her grandparents are Joyce Winstead and the late Rev. Robert Winstead of Wilson, the late Mary Hood of Wilson and late Vernon Hood of New Bern. She graduated from Hunt High School and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BSN, OCN and is a chemotherapy infusion nurse at Zimmer Cancer Center.
The groom is the son of Harold Clingman Davis of Bladenboro and the late Norma Davis. He is the grandson of the late Haywood and Naomi Guyton and the late Gordon and Annabelle Davis of Bladenboro. He graduated from Tar Heel High School and Bladen Community College with an associate’s degree. He is director of plant operations at Wesley Pines Retirement Community.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a fitted, strapless ivory lace gown adorned with a satin beaded sash. For her headpiece she chose a fingertip veil highlighted with pearls and a beaded edge.
She carried a bouquet of periwinkle hydrangeas, yellow Gerbera daisies, yellow and white calla lilies, baby’s breath and four ivory roses in memory of the bride’s grandparents and the groom’s mother. The bouquet was wrapped in white satin ribbon.
Jenna Kamena of Rancho Cucamonga, California, was her sister’s matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Sabrina Davis of Clayton, sister-in-law of the groom, and Darlene Medlin of Wilmingon, sister of the groom. They wore formal gowns of their choice in cornflower blue chiffon and carried bouquets of yellow Gerbera daisies, delphinium and baby’s breath wrapped in white satin ribbon.
Anna Winstead of Climax, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.
Dean Davis of Clayton, brother of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Allen Medlin of Wilmington, brother-in-law of the groom, and Kevin Kamena of Rancho Cucamonga, brother-in-law of the bride. Sean Davis of Bladenboro, nephew of the groom, was usher.
Ring bearers were Caleb Kamena of Rancho Cucamonga, California, nephew of the bride and Will Easterling of Winston-Salem, cousin of the bride.
Wedding music was presented by Rob Winstead of Winston-Salem, uncle of the bride.
Register attendants were Lauren Medlin of Wilmington and Brianna Davis of Clayton. Program attendants were Courtney Davis of Bladenboro and Caitlin Davis of Clayton.
Melissa Roberts directed the wedding.
A reception at Willow Spring Country Club followed the ceremony. Hosts were the bride’s parents, Pam Jones and Karen Cook, aunts of the bride.
On the eve of the wedding, the groom was host for a rehearsal dinner at Parker’s Barbecue.
They have returned from a wedding trip to Orlanda, Florida, and are living in Bladenboro.