Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Wherritt Ridenhour Engagement
CHINA GROVE — Jennifer LeeAnn Wherritt of Mount Ulla and Christopher Kyle Ridenhour of Salisbury were united in marriage Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Villa Franca Estate. Pastor Mack Jarvis officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception.
The bride was escorted by her father, Bill Wherritt, and attended by Valerie Graham of Cleveland as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Annie Barnette of Salisbury and Krystle Thomas of Ivanhoe.
Rick Ridenhour stood as his son’s best man. Groomsmen included brother of the groom Brandon Ridenhour of Rockville, Md., and Jimmy Ridenhour of Salisbury.
Honorary attendants were Laura Ridenhour of Salisbury, Bobbie Jean Ridenhour of Rockville, Md., and Judith Wherritt of Kannapolis.
The bride is the daughter of Bill and Teresa Wherritt of Mount Ulla and the granddaughter of Nancy and the late Gerald G. Williams of Mount Ulla and the late Robert and LaDonna Wherritt. A 2007 graduate of West Rowan High School, Jennifer received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University in 2011, graduating summa cum laude. She is pursuing a master’s degree in Reading Education through ASU.
The groom is the son of Rick and Kathleen Ridenhour of Salisbury and the grandson of the late James and Dorothea Ridenhour and Grace and the late Eddy Drake of Lexington. A 2005 graduate of West Rowan High School, Kyle received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from ASU in 2009. He is employed by Mid-State Machine Company in Mount Ulla.
Following a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple will make their home in Salisbury.