First Posted: 6/6/2009
Carla Danielle Goins and Justin Lee Dean were married June 6, 2009, at a 3 p.m. ceremony at Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church. Dr. David Sparks lead the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Carlton E. and Darlene W. Goins, 1120 Linville Road, Mount Airy, and the granddaughter of Austin L. Ward. She graduated from North Surry High School in 2004 and Surry Community College with an Associates in Arts in 2007. She also graduated as a Magna Cum Laude from Lees McRae College with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education in May 2009. She is enrolled in the New York Institute of Photography. The bride is employed at Behavioral Services Inc. and Reeves Community Center.
The bridegroom is the son of Carolyn and Charles Whitt, 166 Immie Lane, Dobson and the grandson of Dawn and James Ayers. He graduated from Surry Central High School in 2003 and graduated from basic law enforcement training in Dec. 2006. He is employed by the Surry County Sheriffs Department.
A program of wedding music from the Disney Classics was played during the ceremony. Memory candles were lighted before the ceremony for the brides uncle, Benny Goins, and her grandparents, Alvin and Iris Goins, by her cousins Andrew and L.J. Goins. A candle was also lit for her Grandma Edith Ward by her uncle Kenneth A. Ward and grandfather Austin L. Ward, and for Ruby B. Ward by Carole Bledsoe, Brenda Dalton and Linda Hardy, step-aunts of the bride. A memory candle was lighted for the grooms grandfather, Howard Whitt, by Lillie Whitt and Chuck Whitt. Mark and Janice King lit a candle for Brittany Jade King, best friend of the bride.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a white polished satin gown from Carols Wedding. The A-line skirt was adorned with embroidered lace, sequins, pearls and a scalloped hem that flowed into a cathedral length train. The bodice was also adorned with matching lace and beads with a delicate line of covered buttons down the back. Elegant lace shoulders were com;imented by a sweetheart neckline. The bride wore a tiara embellished with diamonds and pearls and an elbow-length veil of double illusion sprinkled with diamonds. Her bouquet consisted of pink asiatic lilies and pink roses accented with pearls and crystals.
The maid of honor was Jessica R. King of Mount Airy. The bridesmaids were Nicole Smith, Alexandra Eldridge, Amelia Jackson and Jessi Bare, all of Mount Airy. They wore sleeveless long chiffon dresses with charmeuse rounded neckline and a sash in colors of the Disney Princesses.
The flower girl was McKensie Bare. She wore a long dress of Tinkerbelle green. The ring bearer was Timothy Tipton.
The best man was Charles Whitt. The groomsmen were Michael Smith, Christopher Sparks, Jason Tate, cousin of the groom, James Goodman, L.J. Goins and Andrew Goins, cousins of the bride, and Austin Lester, cousin of the groom, all of Mount Airy.
Cheryl Boyd presided at the guest register and programs were handed out by Bailey Wiseman, cousin of the bride.
Linda Eaton was the wedding director. The wedding decorations were created by Belinda Utt.
Special friends of the bride were Alvin and Lougenia Smith and Patsy Loftis.
The bride and groom rode in a horse and carriage to the reception from the church. The celebration was held at the Flat Rock Ruritan Building with.the Disney Princess theme carried throughout in the decorations. Hosts were Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ward, aunt and uncle of the bride. Servers were Kimberly Bare, Sherry Tipton, Janice Brim and Katrina Ward.
The wedding cake, resembling a white castle, was prepared by Sharon and Katrina Ward, aunt and cousin of the bride.
The couple later departed on a wedding trip to Gatlingburg, Tenn. They will reside in Mount Airy.
A cookout was hosted by the grooms parents following the rehearsal at the Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church. Assisting with the cookout was Judy Williams, aunt of the groom.