The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. William Lovell Barham of Mount Airy. Her paternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Beverly Barham Sr. Her maternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Granville Booker. She graduated from Mount Airy High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in chemistry. She received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery with highest honors from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. She practices dentistry in Mount Airy with her father and in Winston-Salem with University Dental Associates.
The bridegroom is the son of Dianne Smith Lowry of Mount Airy. His paternal grandparents are Charles Franklin Lowry of Mount Airy and the late Ruth Elizabeth Brintle Lowry. His maternal grandparents are the late Helen Virginia Whitley Smith and the late Richmond Hardy Smith. The bridegroom is also the son of the late Charles Franklin Lowry Jr. He graduated from Cary High School and North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. He received his Master of Arts degree in history from the University of Sussex, Brighton, England, while studying abroad on a Rotary Ambassadorial scholarship. He received his Juris doctorate from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University. He practices law in Mount Airy.
A program of wedding music was performed by Andrew Emmett on the violin, Michelle Story Watson on the violin, Worth Williams on the cello, Ken Kennedy on the piano, Jay Meachum on the trumpet and Wiley Porter on the guitar.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a Rivini ball gown of ivory silk with draping at the top and accented with an appliqué and pleating at the waistline. The bride wore a petal wing, ribbon-edged veil, adorned with Swarovski crystals. She carried a bouquet of hand-tied green hydrangeas and ivory roses with natural foliage. Pinned to the bouquet was a cameo belonging to her late maternal grandmother.
Elizabeth Lowry Moore of Mount Airy, sister of the bridegroom, was matron of honor. She wore a silk chocolate ball gown accented by a teal sash. The bridesmaids were Susanne Royal Cooke Streb of Raleigh; and Loida Pereira Peterson and Nina Yousefpou Whitley, both of Mount Airy. They wore off-the-shoulder teal dresses of cocktail length. The matron of honor and the bridesmaids each carried a bouquet of hand-tied green hydrangeas and Sahara roses with natural foliage.
Justin Ernest Moore of Mount Airy, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, served as best man. The groomsmen were William Britton Barham of Chapel Hill, brother of the bride; Jason Trent Deane of Rockingham; and Lloyd Elmer Milks IV of Greensboro.
Charles Ransey Moore and Scott Dennis Moore, nephews of the bridegroom, served as the ring bearers. Anna Claire Peterson served as the flower girl.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thomas Wagner of Mount Airy presided at the guest register. Dr. Paula Henao of Pfafftown served as the program attendant. Directing the wedding was Amelia Patterson of Mount Airy.
Following the wedding ceremony, the parents of the bride hosted a dinner at The Lodge at Primland, Meadows of Dan, Va. Acoustic guitarist, Wiley Porter, entertained guests with musical selections.
The bride and bridegroom, along with family and guests, remained at The Lodge overnight and enjoyed a Sunday brunch hosted by the bride’s parents.
On Friday night, the mother of the bridegroom and the sister and brother-in-law of the bridegroom hosted a rehearsal dinner at Cross Creek Country Club. A rehearsal party followed the dinner. Entertainment consisted of a performance by dueling pianos of Crocodile Rocks, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Elvis impersonator, Michael Hoover of Memphis, Tenn., made a surprise appearance entertaining guests with a medley of songs. A caricature artist provided guests with hand-drawn portraits.
A bridesmaids’ luncheon was given at Cross Creek Country Club by Barbara Price and Vicki Holcomb, aunt of the bride.
Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Lee Banner hosted a night of bowling at Mount Airy Lanes Thursday night. Guests received custom-designed bowling shirts and top teams were awarded trophies.
Ginny Adams, Nanci Jo Goad, Michelle Crews, Karen Fawcett and Mary Fawcett honored the bride with dinner at the Harvest Grill at Shelton’s Vineyard.
Mrs. Richard Wagner gave a bridal shower. A Mehndi artist provided guests with henna designs in celebration of the upcoming nuptials.
An engagement party hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Horace Bondurant, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Webb and Mr. and Mrs. Dick Fawcett was given for the couple in October.
The couple will depart for a honeymoon to the British Virgin Islands.
They will reside at 233 Wrenn Ave., Mount Airy.