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Marissa Daniele Sexton and David Thomas Dickens were united in marriage at Camp Dickenson by the Rev. Leo Phillips on Aug. 7, 2010.
The bride was escorted to the altar by her father, and given in marriage by her family.
The bride is the daughter of William and Doris Sexton of Max Meadows, and Dennis and Julia Swan of Sumiton, Ala.
Her paternal grandparents are Helena Sexton and the late Charles Sexton of Galax. Her maternal grandparents are Colin Robinson and the late Betty Jo Robinson, of Waycross, Ga.
The groom is the son of Barry and Sherri Dickens of Max Meadows.
His paternal grandparents are George and Nadine Dickens of Max Meadows. His maternal grandmother is Brenda Taylor of Radford. His maternal grandfather was the late Winfred Carter of Christiansburg.
Bridal attendants were Brittany Dickens, sister of the groom, of Max Meadows; Angela Millan, sister of the bride, of Kannapolis, N.C.; Felicia Edmonds, sister of the bride, of Dublin, Arianna Kane, cousin of the bride, of Lynchburg; Katie Burnett, cousin of the bride, of Austinville; and Emily Snyder, niece of the bride of Marysville, Ohio.
The groom was attended by his best man, Joshua Lindamood of Blacksburg. Groomsmen were Gaven Burnett of Austinville, Paul Graham of Radford, Ricky Balas of Bland, Patrick Hedrick and Will Ballard of Wytheville.
Ushers were Joshua Millan, Michael Smith, and Nathan Snyder.
The wedding was directed by Kimberly Coble, aunt of the bride. Mandy Jurasehek, Laura Graham, Anna Snyder, and Amelia Sexton attended the guest book and programs. Music for the wedding and reception was provided by Jonathan White and Jacob Edmonds.
The bride wore a floor-length white chiffon and satin gown. The bodice and cummerbund waist was adorned with chiffon shirring. She carried a white antique handkerchief in the pocket of her bridal gown. White satin roses and a chapel length veil adorned her hair and completed her ensemble.
The bridal bouquet consisted of green hydrangeas and pink peonies hand tied with ribbons.
Bridal attendants wore bright pink dresses with a draped neckline and carried hand tied bouquets of pink peonies and green hydrangeas uniquely fashioned for each of them.
The groom’s attire included a pink dress shirt, matching striped tie, black vest and dress pants. His attendants wore white dress shirts, a tie with small pink and white stripes and black vests and pants.
A reception was held at Camp Dickenson’s outside pavilion.
After a honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tenn., they make their home in Max Meadows.