Erin Michelle Mayberry and Charles Nelson Robinson were married June 12, 2014, in the British Virgin Islands on White Bay of Jost Van Dyke. The Rev. John Fulp of Winston-Salem, a close friend of the Robinsons, officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Lott Mayberry of Mount Airy. She is the granddaughter of Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Jordan Goldston of Wilkesboro and the late Allan Martin Goldston of Winston Salem; Grace Frank Kilby Mayberry and the late Marvin Lott Mayberry, both of Wilkesboro.
The bride graduated from Mount Airy High School and received her bachelor of science and masters of accounting at NC State University where she and the groom met. She is employed by Deloitte & Touche as an ERS senior consultant.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Neal Robinson of Winston-Salem. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Roscoe Linville and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Gordon Robinson, all of Winston-Salem. He graduated from Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem and studied business NC State University in Raleigh. He is a professional poker player.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Megan Kilby Mayberry of Charlotte. The best man was the father of the groom. The ushers were William Schorr Robinson of Charlotte, brother of the groom, and Brooks Franklin Mayberry of Mount Airy, brother of the bride. The bride’s cousins, Shay Martin Lovette, of Charlotte and Chad Allen Lovette, of Wilkesboro, provided acoustic music and vocals. Photography was done by Paul Hubbard of Rainbow Visions Photography.
The bride wore a delicate chiffon wedding gown and carried a colorful bouquet of pastel sola flowers of her own design.
Following the ceremony, a reception of Caribbean fare was held on the lawn of the Pink Houses under the sea grape trees overlooking the shore of White Bay. The evening before the wedding, the parents of the groom hosted a nautical-themed rehearsal dinner at Corsairs Restaurant in the Great Harbour.
The couple was honored to have40 family members and close friends in attendance at Jost for the wedding celebration. Earlier in May, an engagement party hosted by family and friends was held at the Tanglewood Manor House in Clemmons where guest enjoyed Southern food with a twist and danced to music provided by the local Wilkes favorites-Donnie Story, Billie Gee and Mel Jones. The bride’s aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Allen Lovette of Wilkesboro, also hosted an “I Do BBQ” couple shower and dinner at their lakeside home.
After their honeymoon trip to St. Thomas, the couple will reside in Charlotte.