MR. AND MRS. ADAM EDWARD ANDERSON

Stevie Lee Hamby and Adam Edward Anderson were married July 15, 2017, at Sky Retreat in Purlear. The Rev. David Wellborn officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony. C.J. Ballard, guitarist and vocalist, provided music.

The bride is the daughter of Wanda and Michael Casstevens of Mulberry Park Road, North Wilkesboro. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a master’s degree in occupational therapy at Lenoir-Rhyne University. The bride is employed as an occupational therapist with Kindred at Home Home Health Care, Wilkesboro.

The groom is the son of Rick and Pamela Anderson of Treadway Road, Moravian Falls. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University and earned a juris doctor degree at Charlotte School of Law. The groom is employed by the 23rd Judicial District of North Carolina as an assistant district attorney.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a designer lace gown featuring a high neckline and cap sleeves. Delicate floral lace covered the fit and flare silhouette. Rhinestones adorned the beaded belt and edged the neckline, and a row of covered buttons enhanced the back of the gown. The bride carried a natural-style bouquet of eucalyptus, peach peonies, cream roses and hypericum berries.

Nikki Janes of Roaring Gap was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Raygan and Kelli Casstevens of North Wilkesboro, Katie Sexton of Jefferson, Lakyn Booker of Mount Airy, Ronda Boykin of North Wilkesboro and Jamie Tolliver of Wilkesboro.

Ring bearer was Grayson Casstevens, brother of the bride. Flower girl was Maloreigh Wade.

Rick Anderson served as best man for his son. Ushers were Nathan Handy of Boomer, Andrew Warren of Millers Creek, Cameron Waddell of North Wilkesboro, Ryan Sexton of Jefferson, Dan Sawyers of Hillsborough and David Richardson of North Wilkesboro.

Bridget Merritt directed the wedding ceremony. Kevin and Angie Anderson, cousins of the groom, attended the guest register.

Following a road trip through Germany, with stops in Munich, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Ulm and Fussen, the couple is residing in Wilkesboro.

Reception

A reception was held in honor of the bridal couple in the ballroom of Sky Retreat. Wildflowers entwined with mercury glass candles for a soft glow, adorned the tables. A large outdoor cross, also adorned with wildflowers, was a focal point for the wedding.

Guests were served chateaubriand with bernaise sauce, spinach-stuffed chicken, salad and seasonal vegetables.

Holly Brewer assisted with the wedding cake. Blake Sebastian and his staff assisted with the meal. C.J. Ballard provided vocal and guitar music during the cocktail hour and was disc jockey during the reception. Wildflower Florals assisted with the flowers for the wedding and reception. Amber Adams assisted with the photography.

Prenuptial events

The prospective groom’s parents, Rick and Pam Anderson, were hosts for a rehearsal dinner honoring the bridal couple.

Katie Sexton, sister of the prospective groom, was hostess at a bridal brunch at Tart Sweets Bakery in Winston-Salem.

Bridal showers were given in honor of the couple by Angie Anderson at Zion Hill Baptist Church and Nikki Janes, maid of honor, at Elkin Creek Winery.

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