Nancy Elizabeth Harris weds Kevin Tyler Pendergrass

Aug. 11, 2013 @ 09:24 AM



Nancy Elizabeth Harris of Oxford and Kevin Tyler Pendergrass of Henderson were united in marriage in a ceremony officiated by Rev. Ricky Easter on May 11, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Dexter Baptist Church in Oxford.

The bride is the daughter of Tommy and Rose Harris of Oxford. She is the granddaughter of Leon and Nancy Barker of Oxford and Edward and Betty Harris of Franklinton. She graduated from Vance-Granville Community College with an associate degree in Medical Office Administration. She is currently employed with Maria Parham Medical Center.

The groom is the son of Ricky and Sandra Pendergrass of Henderson. He is the grandson of Patsy McDonald and Joe Owen of Oxford and Sam and Judy Pendergrass of Henderson. He graduated from Victory Christian School and is currently employed with UniFirst Corporation.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a white A-line gown with a beaded empire waist and lace beaded detail that went down the back of the dress, and a chapel train. Her headpiece was a crystal and pearl tiara. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of calla lilies.

The maid of honor was Sammy-Jo Barker, cousin of the bride. The bridesmaids were Jessica Brogden Pendergrass, sister-in-law to the groom; Ellen Arner Harris, sister-in-law to the bride; Amy Jo Lauren Hissong and Kate Marie Lassiter, friends of the bride. Madison Grace Thomas served as the flower girl.

The best man was Ricky Lane Pendergrass, father of the groom. The groomsmen were Curtis Lane Pendergrass, brother of the groom; Benjamin Leon Harris, brother of the bride; Jimmy Joseph Ramsey and Travis Wade Keeton, friends of the groom. Joseph Aiden Thomas and Colten Lane Pendergrass served as the ring bearers.

A program of wedding music was presented by Rita Poole, pianist, and Lisa Barker, soloist. The wedding was directed by Sandra Barker and Peggy Price. Flower arrangements and Church decorations were done by John Price. Bailee Barker and Morgan Watkins served as register attendants. The program attendant was Krystal Pendergrass.

Following the ceremony, a reception was hosted by the parents of the bride, in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Andrew Watkins and Jackson Barker passed out the sparklers. After a honeymoon trip to Disney World, the couple now resides in Oxford.


Pre-wedding showers/events

A bridal shower was hosted March 9 by Sammy-Jo Barker, Sandra Barker, Christian Briggs and Robin Thomas at the home of Christian Briggs.

A bridal shower took place at the home of Pattie Harris on March 16, hosted by the Harris family.

A bridal shower was given on March 17 by Victory Baptist Church in the Fellowship Hall.

A bridal shower was given by Dexter Baptist Church on April 7 in the Fellowship Hall.

A bridal shower was held at Maria Parham Medical Center on April 26.

A joint bachelor/bachelorette cookout was given at the home of Christian Briggs on May 4.

The rehearsal dinner was hosted on May 10 by the groom’s parents at Victory Baptist Church.