Published 12:00 am Friday, April 22, 2011

Hardy Raper Wedding

KANNAPOLIS — Deana Renee Hardy and Derek Dennis Raper were united in marriage April 3, 2011, at Living Water Church. Rev. Wade Edsome officiated the ceremony.
The bride was escorted by her son, Randy Maxwell, and James Hardy and attended by her daughters, Jessica Hardy and Morgan Lyon; and her sister, Theresa Vardanoe.
Groomsmen were sons of the groom Jacob and Jarod Raper; and son of the bride Randy Maxwell.
Rylan Hardy, grandson of the bride, was ring bearer. Taylor Linker was vocalist.
The bride is the daughter of David and Jeannie Cline of Kannapolis. Educated at North Mecklenburg High School and RCCC, Deana is employed by Transitional Health Service.
The groom is the son of Dennis and Sandra Raper of Enochville. A 1985 graduate of South Rowan High School, Derek is employed by Gerry Wood Auto Group.
Following a wedding trip to Holden Beach, compliments of David and Denise Rowland, the couple are making their home in Landis.