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Brittany Nicole Powell
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John Matthew Stockstill
Brittany Nicole Powell
Brittany Nicole Powell and John Matthew Stockstill were joined together in marriage on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in front of family and friends at Marlboro Original Free Will Baptist Church. The Reverend Calvin Craft officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride was escorted by her father, Mr. Chris Powell. She wore an A-line wedding dress crowned with an illusion scoop neckline set amid lacy cap sleeves. The cutout back laced-up, tapering the sweetheart bodice into the belted waist. Lace appliques richly embellished the bodice, then scattered thinly around the skirt before converging on the scalloped hem. Draped throughout in lace-applique tulle, this magnificent gown finishes grandly with a cathedral train. She carried a bouquet of orange crush roses, calla lilies, hypericum red berries, sunflowers, blue thistle, and safari sunsets. The bride’s late grandfather’s wedding band was tied to the bouquet.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Powell of Farmville, NC. She is the granddaughter of the late George Eastwood and Mrs. Nancy Eastwood of Walstonburg, NC; Mr. Jack Powell of Enterprise, AL; and Ms. Connie Powell of Farmville, NC.
The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. John Wesley Stockstill of Alpharetta, GA. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Napoli of New Iberia, LA and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Stockstill of New Iberia, LA.
Bridesmaids were Jamie Charles, friend of the bride, and Elizabeth Stockstill, sister of the groom. Best man was John W. Stockstill, father of the groom. Paul Arena was a groomsman.
A reception was held at the Marlboro Original Free Will Baptist Church Family Life Center. A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s family at Greenville Country Club. A bridal shower was hosted by family and friends of the bride at Marlboro Original Free Will Baptist Church.
The bride graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Campbell University (2011) and a Master of Science in Accounting from East Carolina University (2012). She is employed as an Accountant with East Carolina University in the Athletics Department and The Pirate Club.
The groom graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management with a minor in Information Systems from Georgia College & State University (2004), a Master of Science in Sport Management from Georgia Southern University (2008), and a Master of Business Administration from Georgia Southern University (2011). He is employed as an Electronic Health Records Trainer with ECU Brody School of Medicine/ECU Physicians.
The couple honeymooned in Black Mountain, NC and will reside in Farmville, NC.
As published in The Daily Reflector