Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 19, 2012

Walker Parnell Wedding

CONCORD — Maegan Marie Walker and Robert Alan Parnell were united in marriage Nov. 12, 2011, at Central United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Andy Langford officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception at Vintage Motor Club.
The bride was escorted by her father, David Walker, and attended by her sister, Haley Walker of Concord, as maid of honor. Serving as her bridesmaids were Louise Walker and Raegan Brogdon, both of Concord.
The groom’s father, Bob Parnell, and his best friend, Matt Shelton of Salisbury, stood as the groom’s best men. Groomsmen included brother of the groom Adam Parnell of Salisbury; Michael Pinkston of Salisbury; and Andrew Pinkston of Salisbury. Serving as ushers were Todd Walker of Concord, Miles Walker of Concord, Glenn Cole of Winchester, Tenn., and Bill Cole of Cleveland, Ohio.
Amy Wilson of Long Beach, Miss., was program attendant; and guest registrars were Gretchen Walker of Concord and Dawn Pinkston of Salisbury.
The bride is the daughter of David and Sheree Walker and the granddaughter of Sherlon and the late Buddy Dorton and Gene and Betty Walker, all of Concord. A 2007 graduate of Mount Pleasant High School, Maegan received an Associate of Arts from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in 2010.
The groom is the son of Bob and Tonya Parnell of Salisbury and the grandson of Edna and the late Melvin Cole of Salisbury and Jim and Pat Schwan of Pinellas Park, Fla. A 2002 graduate of East Rowan High School, Bobby has also studied at Charleston Southern University. He is employed by the New York Mets.
The rehearsal dinner, hosted by Bob and Tonya Parnell on Nov. 11, 2011, at the Old Creamery in Concord, was catered by Bistro Catering and Events of Concord and Blowin’ Smoke Catering by Jack Moore of Salisbury. Linens and design were by Cherish Moore Flowers of Concord, and entertainment was by the band Exit 54 of Concord.
The wedding reception was hosted by David and Sheree Walker. The ceremony, cocktail hour and reception were decorated by Cherish Moore Flowers of Concord. Bridal jewelry was from Village Jewelry of Concord. Photography was by Blair Phillips Photography of Landis. The reception was catered by Bistro Catering and Events of Concord, and entertainment was provided by Nicole McCallister on the harp and B.K. Entertainment.
The couple are making their home in Salisbury.