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Duker-Reames vows exchanged

Miss Rebecca Lynn Duker and Mr. Andrew Hardy Reames were united in marriage on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at one o’clock in the afternoon at New Life Assembly of God in Farmville. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Mark Bartow. The reception was held in the bouquet room of Farmville Golf course.

The bride is the daughter of Bill and Mae Duker of Farmville. She is the granddaughter of the late Ernest and Sarah Allnutt of Fredrick, Md., and the late William “Pop” and Norval Duker. The groom is the son of W.T. and Carla Reames. He is the grandson of Billie and the late Claude “Blue” Hardy and Jean and the late Wilfred T. Reames Jr., all of Amelia.

Mrs. Sarah Davis, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Mrs. Kristenn Flolz, cousin of bride, of Rice; Farrah Christensen of Hopewell; and Melody Meadows of Richmond. Junior bridesmaids were Miss Erika Davis, niece of the bride; Melissa Duker, niece of the bride; and Geneva Curtin, cousin of the bride, all of Farmville. Mistress of Ceremonies was Melondy Curtin, cousin of the bride.

Mr. W.T. Reames, father of the groom, of Amelia, served as best man. Groomsmen included Will Reames, bother of the groom, of Rhoadesville; Matthew Reames, brother of the groom, of Amelia; and Stephen Reames, brother of the groom, of Amelia.

The bride is a graduate of Cumberland High School, having attended New Life Christian Academy for most of her school years in Farmville. She works for the local electrical union in Richmond. The groom is a graduate of Amelia Academy High School in Amelia. He works for VDOT at the Amelia headquarters as well as working on family farm in Amelia.

Andrew and Rebecca would like say thank you to all friends and family who joined them in celebrating their marriage. Special thanks to Becky Bartow, Amy Helton, Wayne Leslie, Laura Dille and Carla Reames  for going out of their way to help the bride in all the details leading up to the wedding day.