Kimberly Jordan Crossingham and Shepley Duane Brannock were married Sept. 15 in The Graylyn Estate, Winston-Salem. Jon Cawley performed the 5 p.m. ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Crossingham of Mount Airy. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Guy of Lincolnton and the late Ed Crossingham of Mount Airy and the late Dianne David of Austin, Texas. She graduated from Southwest Guilford High School in 2002 and Randolph Community College in 2007 with a degree in photographic science. She is a freelance photographer.
The bridegroom is the son of Tommy Brannock of Mount Airy and Mrs. Donnie Dickerson of Mount Airy. His grandparents are Ms. Jo Brannock of Mount Airy and the late Tom Brannock and Ray White of Mount Airy and the late Annie Mae White. He graduated from Mount Airy High School in 1997 and UNC-Charlotte in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in art. He is employed by family-owned business, Brannock & Hiatt Furniture of Mount Airy.
Music was presented by a three-string ensemble performed by and under the direction of Ewa Gondek Dharamraj of Winston-Salem.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore an ivory dress by Monique Lhuillier. The all-over re-embroidered lace dress featured a Juliet neckline and keyhole back. The sheath silhouette and godet skirt fell into a scalloped lace train. Her ivory tulle veil was accented by re-embroidered lace.
The bridesmaids were Summer Brannock Currin of Charlotte, sister of the bridegroom; Jamie Mollison of High Point; and Loida Peterson and Jessica Bennett, both of Mount Airy. They wore garnet colored strapless taffeta dresses with a crumb catcher neckline and A-line skirt.
The bridegroom’s father served as best man. The groomsmen were Chad Crossingham of Raleigh, brother of the bride; and Jimmy Bennett, Neil Willard and Wes Cave, all of Mount Airy.
Maria Gomez and Ashley Guy of Maiden, cousins of the bride, were program attendants. Beverly Shepard of Winston-Salem was the wedding coordinator.
Flower bouquets and arrangements were created by Steve Scott of Airmont Florist and Rodney Gwynn of Mount Airy.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at The Graylyn Estate. The five-tier fondant stenciled wedding cake was made by Regi Originals of Winston-Salem. Judy Atkinson, a cherished friend of the family, cut the cake. Entertainment was provided by The Common Clay Band.
The bridal couple later departed on a wedding trip to Vieques Island, Puerto Rico. They will live in Mount Airy.
A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the bridegroom’s parents, was held at Ryan’s Restaurant in Winston-Salem. The bridegroom’s sister, Summer Currin, along with Theresa Hughes and Lou Ann White, aunts of the groom, hosted a bridal luncheon at Shelton Vineyards Harvest Grill. An engagement party and various showers were hosted by family and friends of the bride and groom.