Jane Franklin Royall and Andrew Hilton Yarbrough were united in marriage on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at six o'clock at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Durham, North Carolina. The Reverend William A. James officiated the ceremony. A reception followed at Hope Valley Country Club. On the eve of the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's parents. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Arter Narron, junior of Smithfield, NC and Mr. and Mrs. James Franklin Royall of Clayton, NC. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Luby Franklin Royall and the late Dr. Luby Franklin Royall of Smithfield, NC and Dr. and Mrs. Robert Hilliard Shackelford of Mt. Olive, NC. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Search Yarbrough, III of Durham, NC. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Search Yarbrough, junior of Durham, NC and the late Ms. Audrey Strong Johnson of Pennington, New Jersey and Mr. George Frederick Betts Johnson, junior of Newport, Rhode Island. The bride was given in marriage by her father. The bride's sisters, Holden Elizabeth Royall of Raleigh, NC and Julia Branch Royall of Wilmington, NC, served as maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Murray Elizabeth Dees and Christina Yarbrough LeLiever of Raleigh, NC; Elizabeth Burton Fleming of Pinehurst, NC; Amber Winifred Johnson of Greenville, NC; Katie Lawrence Smith of Washington, DC; and Sarah Parsons Yarbrough of Durham, NC. Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough of Durham, NC, niece of the groom, served as the flower girl. The groom's father and brother Edwin Search Yarbrough, IV of Durham NC served as best men. Groomsmen were Michael Robert Baker and Stanford Benjamin Rudnick of Durham, NC; Simon Rosser Curtis and Robert James Roland LeLiever of Raleigh, NC; Derek Michael Porter and Devin James Schoonmaker of Atlanta, Georgia; Andrew Martin Moon of Seattle, Washington; and Peter Jamison Petrides of Denver, Colorado. Roland Betts LeLiever of Raleigh, NC, nephew of the groom, served as the ring bearer. Katalin Elizabeth Jordan and Scott Lindsay Cunningham of Raleigh, NC served as scripture readers. Mary Patricia Riddle of Raleigh, NC served as the greeter. The bride graduated from Smithfield-Selma High School in Smithfield, NC and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was presented by the Terpsichorean Club at the 2007 North Carolina Debutante Ball. She is employed with the Council for Entrepreneurial Development in Durham, NC. The groom graduated from Durham Academy in Durham, NC and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a member of Chi Psi fraternity. He is employed with Square 1 Bank in Durham, NC. The couple will reside in Durham, NC.
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