Grantham-Lewis

Mary Christy Grantham and Michael Lewis, both of Wilmington, were united in marriage at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Halyburton Park in Wilmington.

Jemila Ericson performed the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Larry and Dee Grantham of Cullowhee, granddaughter of Catherine Carter of Hattiesburg, Miss., and the late Bert Grantham and the late Delos “D.L.” and Mary Cole.

The groom is the son of Garland “G.B.” Jr. and Susan Lewis of Marshallberg, and grandson of Garland Bertram Lewis and Blanche Yeomans Lewis of Harkers Island and William Hayward Penney and Edith Adams Penney of Revere, Mass.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore an all-over beaded lace trumpet gown with empire waist and cap sleeves in ivory with a chapel train. She wore a matching veil secured with a jeweled comb and carried a vintage-style bouquet consisting of peach cabbage, roses, dahlia and mango calla lily with blue hydrangea tucked inside.

Matron of honor was Heather Wilson-Bowlby of Albemarle. Bridesmaid was Tamica Katzmann of Wilmington. Preceding the bride down the aisle was bubble girl Georgie Allen. The ring bearer was Owen Rodriguez, who brought in the ring the bride’s grandmother Cole wore in her wedding.

Dan Orange of Silver Spring, Md., served as best man. Groomsman was Glenn Lewis of Marshallberg, brother of the groom.

The reception was also held at Halyburton Park.

The bride is a 1991 graduate of Smoky Mountain High School and a 1995 graduate of Catawba College. She is the ticket central administrator for the newly opened Humanities and Fine Arts Center in Wilmington.

The groom graduated from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and is the owner and operator of ML Handyman Services.

The couple will be honored with a reception at Sylva First Baptist Church on Nov. 15.