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Ceremony Held

Ashley Nicole Jarrett, of Virginia Beach, and Patrick David Crute, of Chesapeake, were married on June 30 at Farmville United Methodist Church.

The Reverend Sylvia Meadows officiated and a reception followed in Blackwell Hall, Longwood University.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David I. Jarrett, of Virginia Beach. She is the granddaughter of Mr. James B. Harris and the late Mrs. Nellie Harris, of Norfolk, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Jarrett, of Normal, Illinois.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. David Crute Jr., of Chesapeake. He is the grandson of the late Raymond J. Whitehurst, and Peggy Eason Whitehurst and Charles Lindbergh Whisenant, of Chesapeake, and the late J. David Crute Sr., former mayor of Farmville, and Jane Danby Crute, of Farmville.

The bride was given in marriage by her father.

Mrs. Stephanie Lee served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Colleen Nichols, Miss Lori Corley, and Miss Katie Bartoszek.

Mr. Crute was his son's best man. Groomsmen were Stephen Lee, Matthew Baldwin, cousin of the groom; and Christopher Warren.

Mrs. Pamela Baldwin and Mrs. Debbie Ives served as mistresses of ceremonies. Miss Katie Nosay, niece of the bride, and Miss Lauren Cashwell served as guest book attendants. Andrew Nosay and Carter Jarrett, nephews of the bride, greeted guests with the programs.

Mrs. Crute, a graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk received an M.S.Ed in Education with a concentration in Higher Education in May, and in 2006 a B.S. in Elementary Education from Longwood University in Farmville. She is employed by George Mason University in Fairfax as the assistant director of Career Services in the School of Management.

Mr. Crute, a 2006 graduate of Longwood University in Farmville, received B.A. degrees in History and Political Science. He is employed by DDC Advocacy in National Harbor, Maryland as the Deputy Field Manager.

Following a honeymoon in Ireland, Mr. and Mrs. Crute reside in Alexandria.