Melton - Cross

  • Posted: Sunday, September 22, 2013 12:01 a.m.
Alisa Melton and Brian Cross
Alisa Melton and Brian Cross

Dahlonega, Ga. - Alisa Michelle Melton and Brian Wesley Cross were married at 6:30 in the evening on Friday, May 10, 2013. The ceremony was held on the terrace overlooking the vineyards at Montaluce Winery and Estates, with Chaplain Jeremiah OÕKeefe-West officiating. Following the ceremony, a reception dinner was held in the Le Vigne Restaurant located in the winery.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Melton of Tulsa, Okla. She is the granddaughter of Melva Jo and the late Maurice Bailey of Alpena, Ark., and Myrtle and the late Rufus Melton of Friona, Texas. Alisa is a 1997 graduate of East Central High School in Tulsa. She received both her Bachelor’s degree and her M.D. from the University of Oklahoma.


The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanton Cross of Salisbury, N.C. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Homer Dendy of Shelby, N.C., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cross of Salisbury. Brian is a 1996 graduate of East Rowan High School. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and a Master’s degree in Biology from UNC-Charlotte. He received his M.D. from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Mo.

Both Alisa and Brian completed surgical residencies at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a satin sheath wedding gown from the Legends collection by Romona Keveza. Melissa Melton of Moore, Okla., sister of the bride, served as maid of honor.

The groom’s brother, Adam Cross of Charlotte, N.C, stood as best man.

Ceremony and dinner music was provided by Lark Chamber Music.

On Thursday evening, a rehearsal dinner was held at Hal’Õs Steakhouse in Atlanta.

Following a wedding trip to Isla Mujeres, Mexico, the couple will reside in Pittsburgh, Pa., where she is employed as a trauma surgeon at Allegheny General Hospital and he is pursuing a fellowship in urologic oncology at the University of Pittsburgh.

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