Elisha Grace Phoenix and George Christianson Rogers, junior were married June 1, 2013, 6pm at the North Carolina Museum of Art on Blue Ridge Rd. in Raleigh. Reverend Christopher Edmonston officiated the ceremony in the North Sculpture Garden. A reception followed in the West Building of the museum.
The Bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Stuart Phoenix of Raleigh, NC and granddaughter of Ms Patricia Williams Hines of Charlotte, NC and Mr. Robert Lee Hines, deceased. Also granddaughter of Mrs. Anne Weatherspoon Phoenix and Mr. Julius W. Phoenix, both deceased.
The groom is the son of Mr and Mrs. George Christianson Rogers,senior of Cumming, GA. He is the grandson of Ms. Dorothy B. Gargis of Columbia,SC and Mr. Andrew Jackson Gargis, deceased. Also grandson of Mrs. Jacob Rhodes Rogers II of Dillon, SC and Mr. Jacob Rhodes RogersII, deceased.
The Bride was escorted by her father. Whiney Barnett Kirby, of Durham,NC, served as Matron of Honor and Angela Helene Fields, of Atlanta, GA., served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Jessica Lee Burch of Atlanta,GA; Amanda Anne Dickerson of Fuquay-Varina,NC; Mary Marshall Boone Morris of Roper,NC; Katherine Rogers Muething, sister of the groom, of Austin,TX; Elizabeth Shipp Wilkin Murphey of Jekyll Island, GA; Marin Anne Phoenix,cousin of the bride, of Blacksburg, VA; Jane Katherine Snow of Raleigh, NC; Jacquelyn McLendon Pate Wiggs of Richmond,VA; and Katherine Leigh Wilson of Wilmington,NC.
The father of the groom served as Best Man. Groomsmen were Phillip Clay Barbosa of Dallas, TX; Daniel Christopher Dumont of Raleigh,NC; Nicholas Peter Fisher of Suwanee, GA; James Francis Graham of Kansas City, MS; Ty Allen Hill of Atlanta, GA; Matthew Joseph Masterson of Orlando,FL; John Weatherspoon Phoenix, brother of the bride, of Sewanee, TN; Robert Hines Phoenix, brother of the bride, of Durham,NC; Justin Clay Smith of Sandy Springs, GA; and William Bradley Wilson of Baltimore, MD.
The readers were Timothy Andrew Gargis of Atlanta,GA and Chiara Maya Chavez of Los Angeles,CA. Katherine Elizabeth Currin of Cary, NC and Erin Joanna Michelotti of Philadelphia, PA were the program attendants. Rachel Nicole Arrendondo of Douglasville, GA and Lacey Byram Moore of Newman, GA were register attendants. Jeremy Lee Hines Pettus of Minneapolis, MN;and Zachary Keller Hines Pettus of Minneapolis,MN and Austin Allen Phoenix of Washington, DC, all cousins of the bride, were the ushers. Musicians were Ed Stevenson, Guitarist and Craig Hanemann, Violinist.
The bride graduated from Needlam Broughton High School in Raleigh, NC and from the University of Georgia in Athens,GA with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising. She is working as a Designer for Vitrue, an Oracle company, in downtown Atlanta,GA.
The groom graduated from Chattahoochee High School in Alpharetta,GA and from the University of Georgia in Athens,GA with a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication. He is working as an Account Manager for CentricsIT in Norcross,GA.
After their honeymoon trip to San Francisco and Napa Valley, they will reside in their new home in Atlanta, GA.