Davenport ~ Bryson
Amanda Louise Davenport and Christopher John Bryson were united in marriage March 16, 2013, in a beautiful lakeside wedding at Rowan Shrine Club at High Rock Lake. The Rev. De Hillyer officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception.
The bride was escorted by her father, Kent Davenport, and attended by Ashley DeCelle File of Faith as matron of honor. Serving as bridesmaids were Jourdan Cabe of Cary, Erin Christensen of Chapel Hill, Caitlin Moorman Spangler of Winston-Salem, Jessica Blackmon of Rockwell and Alison Davis of Salisbury. Caitlyn Lancaster of Anthony, Fla., served as flower girl.
Serving as best men were Noland Lancaster of Anthony, Fla., and James Beaver of Ft. Benning, Ga. Groomsmen included Sean Crisco of Chapel Hill, Noah Stamey of Concord, Mike DelRio of Mooresville and Chris Proctor of Kernersville.
The bride is the daughter of Kent and Leisa Davenport of Rockwell and the granddaughter of Pete and Nancy Davenport of Rockwell and the late Ralph and Louise Bostian of Granite Quarry. A 2006 graduate of East Rowan High School, Amanda graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010. She is employed in the Pharmacy at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast in Concord.
The groom is the son of Amy Bryson of Ocala, Fla., and James and Carrie Beaver of Brunswick, Ga. He is the grandson of Bob and Mary Hedenskog of Norwood, Delores Roettele of Lincoln, Nebr., and David Bryson of Ocala, Fla. A 2009 graduate of North Marion High School, Chris was in the U.S. Army Military Police serving in the last combat tour in Iraq. He is currently in the U.S. Army reserves and is employed as a corrections officer.
The couple are making their home in Rockwell.