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September wedding held

The marriage of Miss Madison Mackenzie Ellis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stewart Ellis of Manakin-Sabot, Virginia, to Mr. Trey Grayson Ellington, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Arthur Ellington of Farmville, Virginia took place on September 8, 2018 at Mount Ida Farm in Scottsville, Virginia. The ceremony was officiated by Mr. W. Jeffery Edwards.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Francis Ellis, of Chester, Virginia and the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kay White, formerly of Mechanicsville, Virginia.

The groom is the grandson of Mrs. Rita Weinberg Lawhorne of Farmville, Virginia and the late Mr. Ronald Gray Lawhorne, formerly of Farmville Virginia, and Mr. and Mrs. Allman Quisenberry Ellington of Burkeville, Virginia and the late Mrs. Sandra Anthony Boswell, formerly of Burkeville, Virginia.

Miss Maclaine Ellis served as her sister’s maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Claire Barrows, Miss Beth Farmer, Miss Liz Jessee, Miss Maggie Landon, Miss Lane Stickley, Miss Chelsea Sweeney, and Miss Katie Wagner. Mr. John Ellington served as his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Jason Ellington, brother of the groom, Dillon Edwards, Mike Heintzleman, Robbie Kemp, Collin Lundgren, Richard Murray, Hart Willoughby, and Coleman Wortham.

A rehearsal dinner and welcome party hosted by the groom’s parents were held at The Colonnade Club at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. The wedding reception was held at Mount Ida Farm. The bride and groom are graduates of the University of Virginia. The bride is the owner of West End Academy of Dance and the groom is employed by CapTech. After honeymooning in Bali, Indonesia, the couple reside in Richmond.