Hollie-Anne Triplett and Trevor Steven Royall were united in marriage on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at The Barn at Heritage Farm in Dobson. The Rev. David Wellborn officiated at the 4:30 p.m. outdoor ceremony. Wedding music was provided by Heidi Holloway, violinist, and Nacci Palloto, guitarist and vocalist.

The bride is the daughter of John and Sherrie Triplett of North Wilkesboro and the granddaughter of Wayne Kilby and the late Kay Kilby of North Wilkesboro and Charles and Judy Triplett of North Wilkesboro. The bride is a 2014 graduate of West Wilkes High School. She is currently a senior at Liberty University pursuing a bachelor of science degree in studio and digital arts education.

The groom is the son of Steve Royall and the late Melissa Royall of North Wilkesboro and the grandson of Gary and Linda Anderson and the late Suzanne Anderson of North Wilkesboro and the late R.C. and Maxine Royall of Roaring Gap. The groom is a 2014 graduate of Wilkes Central High School. He is currently a senior at Liberty University pursuing a bachelor of science degree in pastoral leadership and is planning on attending seminary.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore a designer fit and flare lace gown featuring cap sleeves, a deep illusion back with lace appliques, and all over chantilly lace with a chapel length train and scalloped hem. She wore a one-tiered, cascading tulle, fingertip length veil with a satin ribbon edge. The bride carried a loose, hand-tied bouquet of fresh eucalyptus, white peonies, blush pink spray roses, white ranuculus and white astible.

Maty Brannock of North Wilkesboro was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Callie Beshears and Stephanie Rodriquez, both of North Wilkesboro, Miranda Boyce of Centreville, Va., friends of the bride; Lindsay Eller of Millers Creek, Lauren Wentz of Purlear and Sara Beth Ruppard of Hudson, cousins of the bride.

Ben Church of Wilkesboro served as best man. Groomsmen were Garrett Royall, brother of the groom; Andrew Absher of North Wilkesboro, Sam Ewing of Frankfort, Ind., Cory Owens of Pasadena, Md., Taylor Bolan and Nacci Palloto of Lynchburg, Va., friends of the groom.

Flower girls were Miss Addison Miller, cousin of the bride; Miss Ella Edwards and Miss Recce Garber, cousins of the groom. The wedding director was Kristin Flora, cousin of the bride.


Following the ceremony, guests were invited to enjoy appetizers and to visit the Little Blue Photo Bus to have their pictures taken as their wedding favor. The newly wed couple then joined their guests at the reception inside the two story venue. Dinner and dancing followed.

Guests were served a buffet of grilled chicken, barbecue, macaroni and cheese, roasted potatoes, cole slaw and rolls. The four-tiered wedding cake had layers of white and Italian cream cake with cream cheese icing. The cake was adorned with fresh pink roses and greenery with a Mr. and Mrs. Royall cake topper. Mrs. Theresa Neel, cousin of the bride, assisted with serving the cake.

Music was provided throughout the reception by Main Event Productions.

The bridal couple left the reception at sunset with a sparkler sendoff driving the groom’s father’s 1968 Ford Mustang.

Following a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Lynchburg, Va.

Prenuptial events

The prospective groom’s father, Steve Royall, was host at a rehearsal dinner honoring the bridal couple. A traditional barbecue meal was served. The groom’s cake featured a two-tiered double chocolate cake with chocolate ganache and a monogrammed R on top.

A bridesmaids’ luncheon honoring the bride-to-be and her bridesmaids was given by Lee Meade, great-aunt of the bride-elect, and Theresa Neel, cousin of the honoree, at Talia’s in North Wilkesboro, on June 9. The bridal party was served chicken salad on croissants and fresh fruit with sweet tea and each of their favorite specialty coffee. A cake featuring a traditional ribbon pull with charms for the bride-elect and each bridesmaid, handmade by Theresa Neel, was served for dessert.

Courtesies extended

A surprise engagement party to honor and celebrate with the newly engaged couple was given by their friends from Liberty University. A variety of finger foods and cake was served.

The bride-elect was honored at a bridal shower at the home of Keith and Theresa Neel, given by Angela and Lauren Wentz, Maria Bumgarner, Velma Triplett, Lee Meade and Theresa Neel, cousins and aunts of the bride-to-be. The guests were served chicken salad croissants, fresh fruit, cake and punch.

A wedding shower honoring Miss Triplett, given by Welcome Home Baptist Church WOM groups 1 and 2, was held in the church fellowship hall on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Guests were served finger foods, cupcakes and punch,

A bridal shower was given by the maid of honor, Maty Brannock, and the bride-to-be’s friends at Liberty University Dorm 28-2 on April 8, 2017.

Miss Triplett was honored with a lingerie/honeymoon shower on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the home of Gary and Nancy Beshears. Nancy Beshears and Janeya Collins gave the shower. Guests were served finger foods including meatballs, chicken salad croissants, fresh fruit and pineapple cream cupcakes.

A wedding shower was held for the bridal couple on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church, given by the prospective groom’s family, Debbie Royall, aunt of the prospective groom; Linda Anderson, grandmother of the prospective groom; and Shirley Bowlin. Guests were served a variety of finger foods, cake and punch.

A wedding shower was given to honor the bridal couple on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Brushy Mountain Baptist Association. Hostesses were Judy Triplett, grandmother of the bride-elect; Melissa Triplett, Krystal Triplett and Leah Miller. Guests were served chicken salad and pimento cheese tea  sandwiches, fresh fruit and cupcakes.

The bride-to-be was honored at a White Bible Ceremony at Welcome Home Baptist Church on May 24, 2017, given by the Women On Mission 1 and 2.

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