Becton ~ Thomasson

June 1, 2014 

Mrs. Paul Wesley Becton, Junior

Brittany Lauren Thomasson and Paul Wesley Becton, Junior, were married on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at four o’clock in the afternoon at Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church, Kittrell, North Carolina. The Reverend Gregg A. Presnal officiated. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Granville County Shrine Club in Oxford, North Carolina. On Friday evening, a rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents at the Henderson Country Club.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Parham Thomasson of Oxford, North Carolina. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Nelson Leo Thomasson and the late Mrs. Edna Mae Thomasson, of Oxford, North Carolina and Mrs. Jean Riley and the late Mr. Roy Elvin Riley, of Oxford, North Carolina. Lauren graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticultural Sciences. She is employed by The English Garden Florist in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wesley Becton of Raleigh, North Carolina. He is the grandson of Mrs. Helen Coffer Gupton and the late Dr. Stephen Thomas Gupton, Junior of Raleigh, North Carolina and the late Mr. and Mrs. Earl Plummer Becton of Morehead City, North Carolina. Paul graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Science and from Campbell University with a Master of Physician Assistant Practice Degree. He is a Board Certified Physician Assistant with Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride was attended by Jennifer Goss, cousin of the bride, of Franklinton, North Carolina, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Christy Edwards, cousin of the bride of Raleigh, North Carolina, Julia Jones, of Greensboro, North Carolina, Kelly Newton, of Oxford, North Carolina, Catherine Becton, sister of the groom, of Raleigh, North Carolina, Sarah Thomasson, cousin of the bride of Oxford, North Carolina, and Kayla Willett of Kittrell, North Carolina. Khloey Goss, cousin of the bride, served as flower girl.

Paul Wesley Becton, father of the groom, of Raleigh, North Carolina served as best man. Groomsmen were Rob Jones of Greensboro, North Carolina, Brian Edwards of Raleigh, North Carolina, Jeff Horan of Dallas, Texas, Bryan Spund of Baltimore, Maryland, Thomas Becton, brother of the groom, of Raleigh, North Carolina and Brandon Thomasson, brother of the bride, of Oxford, North Carolina. Aiden Goss, cousin of the bride, served as ring bearer. Ms. Lorraine Salter Gupton of Raleigh, North Carolina and Mrs. Jerri Overby of Oxford, North Carolina served as Greeters. Ms. Lacey Hardee of Raleigh, North Carolina served as Wedding Director. Ms. Margaret DeMent played the music for the ceremony.

Other festivities for the couple included several showers given by family and friends of the bride and groom prior to the wedding weekend. A Bridal luncheon was hosted by the bride’s aunts at Stovall’s Gifts in Oxford, North Carolina.

Following a wedding trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in Oxford, North Carolina.

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