Stacey Blair Wilson and Thomas Scott Walker were married on June 22, 2013 at seven o’clock in the evening at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Raleigh, NC. The Reverend Doctor John Yates III officiated.
The ceremony was followed by a reception at Carolina Country Club hosted by the bride’s parents.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Steven Craig Wilson, senior of Raleigh. She is the granddaughter of Mr. D.C. Lawson and the late Mrs. Dot Lawson of Raleigh, and Dr. and Mrs. Virgil A. Wilson of Winston-Salem, NC and the late Mrs. Ramona Austin Wilson.
The groom is the son of Ms. Julie Holdridge Walker and Mr. John Charles Walker of Moraga, CA. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Paul Holdridge of Tulsa, OK and the late Dr. and Mrs. Scott Wells Walker of Tulsa, OK.
The bride was escorted by her father, Dr. Steven Craig Wilson, senior and presented her marriage by her parents. Miss Katelyn Beth Wiese of Westlake, TX served as her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Cori Becker of St. Louis, MO; Megan Burrows of Warrenton, NC; Hannah Bean of Lexington, NC; Kerrigan O’Malley of Annandale, VA; Brett Patterson of Raleigh, NC; Maggie Rodgers of Belle Mead, NJ; Lindsey and Kristen Rogers, both of West Palm, FL; and Nicole Weiler of Norwell, MA.
The bride is a graduate of Needham Broughton High School in Raleigh. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies from Wake Forest University. She is a member of Eta Sigma Phi, the Classics Honor Society. She served as president of her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. The bride was presented at the North Carolina Debutante Ball in 2010 sponsored by the Terpsichorean Club of Raleigh.
The groom graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Honor Society. The groom is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity at Wake Forest University. He is an Eagle Scout. The groom accepted a position with Deloitte Consulting in Arlington, Virginia.
Mr. Philip Wells Walker, brother of the groom served as best man. Groomsmen were Connor Chick of Skillman, NJ; Blake Krienke of Austin, TX; Daniel McCall of Whispering Pines, NC; Ty Pierce of Dallas, TX; John Rhoda of Moraga, CA; Zach Rolke of Wilton, NH; Jeff Shirley of Raleigh, NC; Ryan Smith of Norcross, GA; Blake Taylor of Dallas, TX; and Steven Wilson, brother of the bride, of Oxford, England.
Honorary Attendants were Barrett Colhoun of Raleigh, Jack DeBell of Centreville, VA, Mary Scruggs and Emily McNeil both of Raleigh. Mr. Paul Harris served as organist and Mr. Bobby Hinson as trumpeter.
The bride’s gown was designed by Priscilla of Boston. It is a satin ball gown with an illusion neckline adorned with a Swarovski crystal encrusted necklace applique and a corset seamed bodice with full pleated skirt in ivory. Her ivory cathedral length veil was heavily appliqued with French Alencon lace and a mantilla style lace train designed by Toni Federici.
After a honeymoon trip to Belize, the couple will reside in Arlington, Virginia.