Gwaltney, Bridges are wed

Published 8:47 pm Saturday, August 15, 2015

Hollis Lane Gwaltney and Robert Myers Bridges were married May 30, 2015 on the lawn at The Inn at Warner Hall in Gloucester.

Hollis Lane Gwaltney and Robert Myers Bridges (Submitted Photo)

Hollis Lane Gwaltney and Robert Myers Bridges (Submitted Photo)

The Rev. John Falk of Yorktown, Virginia officiated the ceremony, and Elizabeth Delk Stacy of Yorktown was the violinist. A cocktail hour, followed by dinner and dancing on the River Garden Patio, completed the celebration.

The bride, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Gwaltney Jr. of Windsor, was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Dorothy G. Gwaltney and the late William A. Gwaltney of Windsor and Edith P. Whitfield of Franklin, and the late John Carson Rose of Carrsville.

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Hollis is a graduate of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy and Virginia Tech. She is employed by Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls.

The groom is the son of Robert Wayne Bridges and Mary Boykin Haile Myers Bridges of Savannah, Ga. He is the grandson of Sara Beth Bridges and the late Robert Bridges of Charleston, S.C., and Mary Boykin Duval Myers and the late Usher Newton Myers Jr. of Camden, S.C.

Robert is a graduate of Bennedictine Military School and Ogeechee Tech. He is employed by Indika Farms Inc. of Windsor.

The matron and maid of honor were Ashley Gwaltney Smith and Brett Nichole Gwaltney, sisters of the bride. Bridesmaids were all friends of the bride and included Mary Boykin Bridges, sister of the groom; Ann Taylor Spain Lusk; Claire Leonard Oliver; Alexis Holland Rawls; Elizabeth Nicole Speight; and Britney Bishop Webb.

The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were Boykin Kennedy Beard, Arthur Alvin Buff IV and Kevin Andrew Franz. Charles Alexander Smith Jr., nephew of the bride, was the ring bearer.

After a honeymoon in Belize, the newlyweds will reside in Virginia Beach.