Leigh Ellen LaVange and Joseph Andrew Clark were married on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Garden Terrace in Fearrington Village, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The Reverend Carl H. King of University United Methodist Church officiated. A reception hosted by the bride's parents followed at the Fearrington Barn.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Benjamin LaVange, Jr. of Chapel Hill. She is a 2005 graduate of Durham Academy and 2009 graduate of the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University.
The groom is the son of Mrs. Sara Munroe Lemmon of Columbia, South Carolina. He is a 2004 graduate of Butler High School in Charlotte and a 2008 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
The matron of honor was Katherine LaVange Pendergrass, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Dr. Sarah Goldstein of Durham, Margaret Taylor Britton of Houston, Texas, Kathleen Krafte of Chapel Hill, Christina Kaplan of Raleigh, Jordan Brown of Fairfax, Virginia, and Marta Bierbaum of New York City.
The best man was Daniel Clark, brother of the groom, of Columbia, SC. Groomsmen were Brian Hooker of Wilmington, Daniel Cunningham of Charlotte, Bill Eaton of Asheville, Abe Hege of Greensboro, Daniel White of Charlotte, and James White of Charlotte.
Music was provided by Tim Baker, Musica, and Suzanne LaVange Tinsley, soloist and aunt of the bride. Emily Clark, sister of the groom, provided a scripture reading.
A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's mother and step-father, Mr. Monte Lemmon, at La Residence in Chapel Hill.
The bride's gown was designed by Austin Scarlett. The bridesmaids' dresses were designed and created by the bride.
Following a wedding trip to Amelia Island, Florida, the couple will reside in New York City.