Peterson, Pompelia wed Feb. 13

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 21, 2010

William Randolph Peterson and Karie Lynn Pompelia were married at 10 a.m. Feb. 13, 2010, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Meridian. The Revs. Walton Womack Jones and Harriet Phillips Simmons officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony E. Pompelia of Meridian. She is the granddaughter of Shirley Ann Dillon and the late the Rev. Clarence Edward Dillon of Princeton, W.Va., and the late Mary Catherine Pompelia and Emmett Eugene Pompelia of Meridian.

The groom is the son of Josephine Coker Peterson and Dr. Richard Ward Peterson Sr., both of Vicksburg. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Martelle Coker Sr. of Eden and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ward Travis Peterson of Independence, Iowa.

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Nuptial music was presented by David Benson, organist.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father.

Special wedding assistant was Mrs. Cole Wilson Pompelia of DeKalb.

A reception followed in the parish hall of the church. For a wedding trip, the couple traveled to the mountains of Gatlinburg, Tenn.

They will make their home in Meridian. The bride is a teacher for the Lauderdale County School District, and the groom is employed by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.

Announcement parties

The couple will be introduced in Vicksburg and Meridian at two announcement parties at later dates.