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Jared Brett Pennington Amy Cox Shackelford

    Jared Brett Pennington        Amy Cox Shackelford
Jared Brett Pennington
Amy Cox Shackelford
Amy Cox Shackelford and Jared Brett Pennington were united in marriage on July 30, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. William K. Neely officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride was escorted by her father.
The bride is the daughter of Doctor and Mrs. Donald Paul Shackelford of Greenville. She is the granddaughter of Mary Cox-Cummings, the late Clinton Junior Cox, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Paul Shackelford, Sr.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert William Pennington of Winterville. He is the grandson of Annie Bruce Hines, the late Clyde Morgan Hines, Robert Walton Pennington and the late Billie Ann Pennington.
Maid of honor was Vaughn Renee Worthington, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Ellen Marie Dees, Elizabeth Anne Fisher, Michelle Alice Kibby, Jennifer Lynn Leone, Sara Harrison Pennington, sister-in-law of groom, and Ashley Elizabeth Wooten. Flower girl was Ellison Grace Pennington, niece of the groom.
Best man was Robert William Pennington, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Jordan Richard Jones, Nicholas Brian Lewis, Robert Todd Pennington, brother of groom, Clifton Lee Quinn III, David Paul Shackelford, brother of bride, Jared Lord Taunton, Alex Trent Wynne, and Dustin Brent Wynne.
Greeters for the wedding and reception were Lauren Nicole Rhue and Kinsey Hunter Rosel. Soloist for the wedding was Karrie Rushing and Organist was Brad Collier.
A reception was held at Rock Springs Center, Greenville. Spare Change provided the music for dancing during the reception. The rehearsal dinner was held at The Murphy Center.
An engagement party was hosted by the parents of the bride at Wimpies Steam Bar on February 21, 2016; a shower was hosted by Dawn Roberson and Sara Pennington at the home of Dawn Roberson on April 30th; a shower was hosted by Amy Hines, Ashley Lewis, Ardeth Moye, Cindy Brown, Darlene Edens, Tina Page, Judy Lewis and Dawn Roberson at Winterville Free Will Baptist Church on May 15th; a shower was hosted by Danette Pugh, Martha Flowers and Annette Jones at the home of Danette Pugh on May 22nd; a shower was hosted by Tena Hardee, Cindy Rhue, Lauren Rhue, Susan Thornton and Ginger Vann at the home of Tena Hardee on June 12th. A bridesmaid luncheon was hosted by Polly Hardee and Jane Tucker at the home of Polly Hardee on July 29th.
The bride is a graduate of DH Conley High School and East Carolina University with a BS in Elementary Education. She is employed with Pitt County Schools as a teacher at Sugg Bundy Elementary School, Farmville.
The groom is a graduate of South Central High School and East Carolina University with a BS in Business Management. He is employed at Hyster-Yale Group as a Lease Returns Administrator.
After a honeymoon to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple will make their home in Greenville, NC.


Bless your heart
Bless your heart