Published 6:41 am Sunday, September 17, 2017
Sarah Helen King of China Grove and Benjamin Charles DeCelle of Rockwell were united in marriage Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Rock Barn Country Club in Conover.
Pastor Tony Wagoner officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception at Rock Barn Country Club.
The bride wore an Allure full-length gown with train and lace incorporated from the bridal gown worn by her mother and grandmother. She was escorted by her father, David King, and attended by her sister, Emily King of Raleigh, as maid of honor and her sister, Katie Morgan of Concord, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids included the bride’s cousin, Megan Herold, Bridget Mercado, Ashley Bennett, Brooke Stoner, and Lauren Byrd.
Wes Carter of Fuquay Varina served as best man. Groomsmen included Lance White, Trey Holmes, Seth Walker, Seth Bennett, Matt Lefko, and Michael Doss.
Nieces of the groom, Adrianne File and Norah File, both of Rockwell, served as flower girls, and nephew of the bride, Landon Morgan, of Concord, served as ring bearer.
Guest book attendants were Hannah and Brandon Barnhardt. The groom’s sister, Ashley File, and the bride’s brother, Patrick King, sang “Love Never Fails” as a duet together.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David and Susan King of China Grove and the granddaughter of Jane Mathie of Louisville, Ohio, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald and Sally King of Canton, Ohio, and Mr. and Mrs. Ed and Kathie Mathie of Alliance, Ohio, and Mr. and Mrs. Dillon and Norma Stack of China Grove. A 2009 graduate of South Rowan High School, Sarah graduated cum laude from East Carolina University where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 2013. She is currently a Labor and Delivery Family Care Nurse at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury.
The groom is the son of Mrs. Jeane Lowman and Mr. David Lowman, and the late Brian DeCelle, all of Rockwell. A 2009 graduate of East Rowan High School, Benjamin graduated Academic All-American and summa cum laude with high honors from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science in 2013, and in 2017 he graduated as a Chancellor’s Scholar with high honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Juris Doctor. He is currently employed at Robinson Bradshaw Law Firm in Charlotte.
Following a trip to Ocho Rios, a Sandals Resort in Jamaica, the couple will make their home in Concord.