By Lucie Willsie
November 18, 2013
Amanda Taylor VanHoy, of Mount Airy, and Daniel Vernon Jarvis, of Wilkesboro, exchanged vows at 2 p.m. on Oct. 12 at Salem Baptist Church in Dobson. Jay Worsley officiated.
The bride’s parents are the late Timothy Parks VanHoy, and Debra and Jackie Felts of Fancy Gap, Va. The bride’s grandparents are Bill Joe and Irene Woodruff, and the late W.B. and Maxine Felts.
She graduated from Mount Airy High School in 2009 and will graduate from Wytheville Community College in May as a LPN. She currently is employed at Hugh Chatham Memorial and Northern Surry Hospitals.
The groom’s parents are Todd Jarvis and Tina Romano. His grandparents are James and Jane Jarvis and Grady and Marie Chatman.
He graduated from Wilkes Central High School in 2006 and from Forsyth Technical Community College in 2009 with a degree in fire science. He currently is employed at the Wilkesboro Fire Department as an engineer.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother, Debra Felts.
The gown was made by Maggie Sottero. It was ivory in color, long and was lace.
The maid of honor was Carley VanHoy, a cousin of the bride, of Mount Airy.
The brides maids were Haley Childress, a friend of the bride, from Mount Airy; Kelsey Killon, a friend of the bride, from Mount Airy; and Keshia Key, a friend of the couple, from Wilkesboro.
The bridesmaids dresses were short and coral crinkle chiffon.
The flower girls were Lilli Jarvis, Kaylee Jarvis, and Addison Worsley.
The best man was Philip Brown, a friend of the couple, from Wilkesboro.
The groomsmen were Nolan Eller, a friend of the groom, from Wilkesboro; Preston Parsons, a friend of the couple, from Wilkesboro; and Matthew Guffey, a friend of the groom, of Winston-Salem.
The ring bearers were Josiah Worsley and Preston Worsley.
The wedding director was Brooke Worsley.
Garrett VanHoy, a cousin of the bride, and Makayla Benfield were program attendants.
Jessica Morton, a friend of the bride, was the registry attendant.
The flowers were provided by Airmont Florist of Mount Airy.
Kevin Butcher and Kelsey Killon sang “When God Made You.” The song is by Newsong and Natalie Grant.
A memory candle was lit in memory of the bride’s father by Barry VanHoy, uncle of the bride.
The reception was held at the Shelton-Badgett viticulture building at Surry Community College following the wedding ceremony.
The couple took a trip to the Biltmore House and a cruise to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, after the wedding.
The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the bride’s family the night before the ceremony at Salem Baptist Church in Dobson.