Vows Exchanged

Published 4:20 pm Thursday, November 3, 2011

The marriage of Miss Amanda Dawn Napier, of Farmville, to Andrew Christopher Scott Goss, of Farmville, took place on May 14 at Farmville Presbyterian Church, Farmville.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elton Napier, of Farmville. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Ollie, of Farmville, and the late Mr. Oddie Napier, of Glade Spring, and the late Ms. Mary Lee Napier, of Keysville. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Scott Goss, of Charlottesville. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Owens, of Earlysville, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Henry Clay Goss, of Keswick.

The ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Dr. Tom Robinson, of Farmville Presbyterian Church. Dr. Lee Roesti performed music for the ceremony.

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Mrs. Tiffany Bartocci served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jessica German, Koriella Benson, Chelsea Hamby, and Tiffany Miller.

Kevin Ralston served as best man. Groomsmen were William Floyd, Christopher Kidd, Jacob Newton, and Charlie Bartocci. Ushers were Timothy McKay and Bryan Saxton. Michael Pratt, cousin of the bride, was scripture reader. Greeter was Sabrina Byrd, cousin of the bride.

The bride graduated from Prince Edward County High School and graduated from Southside Community College with a degree in nursing. She is currently employed with Centra.

The groom graduated from Monticello High School and Piedmont Virginia Community College where he earned a degree in Criminal Justice. He attended The Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy and the Virginia State Police Training Academy. He is currently employed as a Virginia State Trooper and is assigned to Prince Edward County. Andrew also is a member of the Virginia State Police 3rd Division Tactical Team and a member of the Virginia State Police Honor Guard.

An outdoor rehearsal barbecue was hosted by the parents of the groom and held at the home of the bride's parents in Farmville.

A reception hosted by the parents of the bride was held directly after the ceremony at the Farmville Municipal Golf Course where guests were greeted with a large array of hors d'oeuvres and cocktails followed by dinner and dancing that lasted throughout the evening.

After the wedding the couple enjoyed a getaway to Nags Head, NC, and will begin their journey as husband and wife in Farmville.