Stella Carraway Gardner of Raleigh and John Mills Testerman of Staunton, Virginia were united in marriage on November 4, 2017 at 5:00 in the evening at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Doctor Glenn Franklin Phillips officiated the wedding. A reception hosted by the bride’s parents immediately followed the ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Ann Bryan Huffman of Raleigh, North Carolina and Mr. Michael Henry Gardner of Conway, South Carolina. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Arthur Bryan, junior of Goldsboro, North Carolina, and the step granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Douglas Huffman of Goldsboro, North Carolina.The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Edward Ross Testerman, junior of Staunton, Virginia. He is the grandson of Mrs. Wardell Hardee Mills and her husband, the late Dr. Wardell Hardee Mills of Greensboro, North Carolina, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ross Testerman of Rogersville, Tennessee.The bride was escorted by her step father, Mr. Steven Douglas Huffman. The bride’s sister, Mrs. Hannah Gardner Littlewood of Raleigh, North Carolina was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Ms. Jamie Hanson Branch of Raleigh, North Carolina, Ms. Anna Taylor Dillon of Washington, District of Columbia, Ms. Sarah Callahan Hill of Atlanta, Georgia, Mrs. Mason Estill Kahiapo of Kailua, Hawaii, Ms. Anitra Todd Nowell of New York, New York, Ms. Mary Georgeanna Sullivan of Washington, District of Columbia and Ms. Sophia Springs Trotter of Washington, District of Columbia.The groom’s brother, Mr. Edward Ross Testerman III of Charlottesville, Virginia served as the best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Mark Alexander Battin of Washington, District of Columbia, Mr. Jeffrey Alan Braswell of Raleigh, North Carolina, Mr. Samuel Pinkston Dungan of Huntington, West Virginia, Mr. James Thomas Flaherty III of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mr. Samuel Louis French of Seattle, Washington, Mr. Pierce Walker Hamblin of Saratoga Springs, New York, Mr. Clifton Adams McCrory of Charleston, South Carolina, and Mr. Bradford Scott Meythaler of Huntsville, Alabama.The groom’s father, Dr. Edward Ross Testerman, junior of Staunton, Virginia and friend, Mrs. Lenox Baker Meythaler of Huntsville, Alabama served as scripture readers. Program attendants were Ms. Kristina Marne Schenk of New York, New York and Ms. Elizabeth Willard Turner of Washington, District of Columbia. Ushers were the bride’s brother-in-law, Mr. George Grey Littlewood of Raleigh, North Carolina, Mr. Drewry Allen Littlewood of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Mr. Lewis Swindell Sloan, junior of Washington, District of Columbia. The groom’s niece, Miss Claiborne Rodes Testerman served as the flower girl.The bride is a graduate of Broughton High School and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina. She currently works for Kate H. Design in Raleigh.The groom is a graduate of Woodberry Forest School and received his Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina State University. He currently works as the Associate Director of Acquisitions and Development for The Generation Companies.Following their honeymoon, the couple will reside in Raleigh.