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Elizabeth Blake Lancaster and Billy Allen Benton were united in marriage Sept. 22 at Lancaster Farms in Centerville.
The Rev. Aaron Land of Centerville officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Jerry Morris and Karen Ripple Lancaster of Raleigh, and granddaughter of the late Charles and Margaret Ripple of Whiteville and the late Tyree and Agnes Lancaster of Centerville.
The groom is the son of Kathy Bragunier Baker of Shallotte and the late Billy Benton and grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Benton of Little River, S.C., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bragunier of Apollo, Pa.
The bride was escorted by her father, who wore a black and white tuxedo, and given in marriage by her parents.
Her gown from the David’s Bridal Collection was detailed with a fitted-bodice flowing into a soft chiffon skirt. The empire waist was accented with exquisite, hand-beaded lace and ruching detail. The back of the gown was detailed with beaded lace from the waist to the hem on the chapel train. Her veil was elbow-length, single-layer with an embellished edge featuring pearls, beads and sequins.
The bride carried a bouquet of peacock feathers, ferns and baby hydrangeas. Her garter was handmade with lace from her mother and both grandmothers.
Matron of honor was Suzanna Hight Worrells of Selma.
Attending bridesmaids were Courtney Ripple Gray of Hope Mills and Caroline Ripple Westbrooks of West Palm Beach, Fla. Junior bridesmaid was Lillian Katherine Benton, daughter of the groom. They wore pool-colored, strapless, chiffon dresses with an A-line silhouette and carried coordinating peacock feather bouquets.
Flower girl Josey Diane Leonard of Centerville wore a spaghetti strap, chiffon dress with the same matching detail as the bride’s gown. She dropped white feathers to line the aisle.
Best man was Tyler Morris Lancaster of Raleigh, brother of the bride.
Groomsmen were Daniel Mark Smith of Shallotte and James Tristan Lewis of Holden Beach. The groom wore a black tuxedo with pool-colored tie and vest. The groomsmen wore black tuxedos with pool-colored bow ties and vests.
Ringbearer was Carson Brian Hicks of Hope Mills, who wore a black tuxedo with a pool-colored bow tie and carried a sign reading “Here Comes the Bride.”
Greeters and program attendants were Blair Nicole Struble of Wilmington and Crystal Hollander Rose of Raleigh.
Music was provided by William Burton and Mark Speed of Sound of Speed Inc.
The wedding was directed by Tammy Kelly of Louisburg.
The bride’s parents hosted an outdoor reception following the ceremony, which included dinner, dancing and a three-tier wedding cake designed by Judy Grey of Henderson.
After a honeymoon trip to Charleston, S.C., the couple will reside in Ocean Isle Beach.