Leslie Marie Naylor and Michael David Bartlett were united in marriage at Piney Green Missionary Baptist Church on June 16, 2012. The Rev. Jeff Barlett officiated the candlelight, double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Arthur Lee and Tammy Naylor of Clinton. She is the granddaughter of the late Leatrice Naylor, Marilyn Naylor of Clinton, and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Williams of Autryville. She is a graduate of Midway High School and received an Associate of Arts degree from Sampson Community College. She is employed with the Sampson County Clerk of Court.
The groom is the son of Jeff and Connie Bartlett of Roseboro. He is the grandson of the late Miles Ratliff, Bernice Ratliff of Chesapeake, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Newton Bartlett of Pikeville. He is a graduate of Midway High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Church Music from Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, Okla. He is employed with Northwood Temple Church in Fayetteville.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents.
A memorial candle was lit in memory of the bride and groom’s late grandfathers, Leatrice Naylor and Miles Ratliff.
Attending the bride was matron of honor, Amy Frazier, sister of the groom. Bridesmaids were Ashley White, Kathryn Saylors and Laura Reynolds. The flower girl was Jayda Zapata.
Serving the groom as best man was Aaron Palacois, best friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Blake Todd, Daniel Naylor, brother of the bride and Matt Bartlett.
The wedding director was Barbara Carter, aunt of the bride.
Register attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Dan Waters. Program attendants were Kara Holland, Lindsey Naylor and Jovanna Zapata.
Musicians were pianist, Buck Hodge and vocalist, Danielle Dixon. The groom alos sang to the bride after they exchanged vows.
Following a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple will call Stedman home.
A reception was held immediately following the ceremony in the Piney Green Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall and Portico. The bride’s parents hosted this event.
A rehearsal dinner was held at Salem Pizza Restaurant as well. The event was hosted by the groom’s parents.
A wedding shower was given at Piney Green Missionary Baptist Church by the bride’s family and friends. The groom’s friends and church family at Northwood Temple Church hosted a bridal shower in honor of the couple. Cindy Warren and Kathryn Saylors, friends of the bride, hosted a pantry shower at the home of Cindy Warren.
The couple would like to thank everyone for the love and support that has been shown them during this special time in their lives.