Sydney Brooke Lail and Elisha Lionel Shepherd were married Nov. 26, 2016, at Rex Allen Theatre and Events, Hickory. The Rev. Steve Smith officiated at the 4 p.m. ceremony. Carmen Suttles, Karla Starnes and Jennifer Lassiter provided wedding music.

The bride is the daughter of Scott and Shannon Lail of Granite Falls. The groom is the son of Lionel and Sharon Shepherd of Roaring River.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

Sarah Lail of Charlotte was maid of honor. Katie Cartwright of Charlotte was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Brittany Vance of Granite Falls and Lily Cornett of Hickory.

Kevin Sharpe of Statesville served as best man. Groomsmen were Ezekiel Shepherd of Roaring River, Tim Porter of Wilkesboro and John Grit of Roaring River.

Following a wedding trip to Nassau, Bahamas, the couple is residing on Balls Mill Road, North Wilkesboro.

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