Angela Dawn Parks and Durwood Allen Dixon were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, in the back yard of their home. Pastor Enoch Williams officiated the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Kathy and Bret Sells of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Patricia Long of Marietta and Terry and Vivian Sells of Lowell. She is a graduate of Marietta High School and Washington County Career Center and graduated with a degree in architectural technology from Pitt Community College. She is a commercial sales specialist at the Lowes Store in Washington, N.C.
The bridegroom is the son of Durwood and Sandra Dixon of Washington, N.C. He is the grandson of Arthur Harrell of Washington, N.C. He graduated from Washington, N.C. schools and East Carolina University. He is vice president of communications for the North Carolina Organ Donors Association in Greenville, N.C.
Durwood Dixon, father of the bridegroom, served as best man.
The bride wore a halter style ivory satin gown with pulled ruffles and a train decorated with seed pearls and sequins. Her veil was sheer ivory with pearl and sequin trim. She wore pearl and diamond earrings and necklace that belonged to her maternal grandmother's great-grandmother. She carried a bouquet of roses, daisies, and small sunflowers in teal, sky blue and ivory.
Ashley Sells, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. She wore a starry night blue strapless, full length dress and carried a smaller version of the bride's bouquet.
The flower girls were Desirae Sells and Alexia Arnold, nieces of the bride. They carried baskets of ivory, teal and sky blue rose petals and wore satin and pearl trimmed ivory and white dresses.
A "pig picken" (pig roast) followed the wedding at their home.
The couple took a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. and reside in Washington, N.C.