Fort Mill Times

Dunton, Needham wed

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lee Needham IV
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lee Needham IV

Shannon Lorraine Dunton of Rock Hill and Carl Lee Needham IV of Lake Wylie were married Oct. 4, 2008, at The Magnolia Room at Laurel Creek in Rock Hill.

The Rev. Marchael Bullard officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Katherine Bonham of Charlotte and James Bonham of Wendell, N.C. She graduated in 2007 from Indian Land High School and is presently employed by Watson Insurance Agency, Gastonia, N.C.

The bridegroom is the son of Robin Needham of Rock Hill and Carl Needham III of Monroe, N.C. He graduated in 2003 from East Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte and is presently employed by Bill Hefner Plumbing Co., Charlotte, N.C.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents She wore a strapless A-line wedding gown of white satin featuring a sweetheart neckline with a bubble hem.

She carried a bouquet of red roses accented with baby's breath.

Matron of Honor was Riki Strum, cousin of the bride from Skipwatch, Va. Maid of Honor was Lindsay Hindman, cousin of the groom from Edenton, N.C.

Bridesmaids were: Samantha Hayes, cousin of the groom, from Lake Wylie; Tana Mings of Concord, N.C.; Betsy Dunaway of Crossville, Tenn.; and Sara Green of Indian Land, all friends of the bride. They wore floor length, satin, strapless apple red gowns.

Flower girls were Kayden Alexander, cousin of the groom, of Mebane, N.C., and Kaylee Totherow, friend of the bride from Indian Land.

The Best Man was Carl Needham III, father of the groom.

Groomsmen were Jordan Needham, Taylor Mangum and Tyson Mangum, brothers of the groom, all from Monroe; Daniel Dunton, brother of the bride, of Charlotte; Jacob Hindman, cousin of the groom, of Mint Hill, N.C.; and Will Roberts, best friend of the groom, of Charlotte.

Ring Bearer was Elisha Bullard, cousin of the groom, of Mebane.

A reception was hosted by the groom's mother at the Magnolia Room which included dinner and dancing.

A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's parents for the wedding party and out of town guests at the groom's grandmothers' home on Lake Wylie the evening before the wedding.

The newlyweds honeymooned in Cancun, Mexico and settled in Clover.