Kendall Alison Braaten and Joshua Aaron Stewart were married on Saturday, March 9 2013 at Bayleaf Baptist Church in Raleigh. The Reverend Marty Jacumin and Mr. Lynn Madison Perry officiated. The brides parents hosted a reception following the ceremony at Wakefield Plantation Country Club in Raleigh.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth R. Braaten of Wake Forest, NC. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mildred Larsen Braaten and the late Mr. Roy H. Braaten of Woodstock, CT. and of the late Mr. and Mrs, Turner W. Andaas.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Stewart of Greensboro, NC. He is the grandson of Mrs. Elaine Graybeal and the late Earl Burkett Graybeal of West Jefferson, NC, and Ms. Emogene Stewart of Greensboro NC and Robert Herr Stewart of Greensboro, NC.
The brides sisters, Dr. Pamela Braaten Perry and Jillian Lee Braaten, were the matron and maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Abigail Aileen Forrister, Rachel Dennis Lupton, Spenser Lupton Bailey and Caroline Leigh Peterson. Brynn Andaas Perry, the brides niece, was the flower girl.
The grooms father, Aaron Herr Stewart, served as best man. Groomsmen were Seth Ross Stewart, Blake Graybeal Stewart, Michael Knox, Kenneth Daly, and Adam Phillips.
The bride graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise and Sport Science and is currently a student at Watts School of Nursing.
The groom graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in communication and currently works at Triangle Orthopaedics.