Davis, McNeil are wed at Pleasant Valley M.B.

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 26, 2011

Robert Antonio Davis and Joyce Melinda McNeil were married at 5 p.m. May 28, 2011, at Pleasant Valley M.B. Church, Mississippi 27. Evangelist Mary J. Davis officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Delia Hall and the late Richard McNeil Sr. She is the granddaughter of Henrietta Lee, the late Ester Lindsey and Marilyn and Roosevelt Jackson of Hopkinsville, Ky.

The groom is the son of Gloria Davis-Lynn and Robert Thomas Sr. He is the grandson of Mary and Alfred Davis Sr. and Cellastine and Leon Thomas Sr.

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The bride was given in marriage by her son, Darryn Scott. Her chosen colors were chocolate, ivory and baby blue.

A program of nuptial music was coordinated by William Gordon. Soloists were Anessa Martin, Linda K. Powell, Jaclyn Noel, Rozman Daniels and Robert Davis.

Matrons of honor were Pamela Green Miller and Sharon Clark-Marshall. Bridesmaids were Jacqueline Benard, Vanessa Strong, Alfreda Davis, Tiffany Davis, Cynthia Davis, Felice Moore, Kiera Davis, Kourtney Wilkerson, Qui’Shaya Davis and Wanda Davis. Junior bridesmaid was JaKayla Scott.

Robert Thomas Sr. and Jeris Carson served as best men. Groomsmen were Larry Davis Sr., Terrance Davis, Alfred Davis Jr., James Tillman, Robert Scott III, Roosevelt Truitt, Christopher Gaines, Carleton Davis, Christopher Truitt and DaRon Davis. Junior groomsman was Josh Davis.

Ushers were Tiana Davis, George Elmore, Larry Davis Jr. and Kashif Gardner.

Flower girls were Destini Sims, Aniyia Williams and Ananda Williams. Ring bearer was Nathan Tyler.

Bible carrier was Trevis Davis. Larry Davis Sr. served as bell ringer.

A reception followed at St. Paul Family Life Center, Bovina. Hostesses were Christine Gaines, Georgia Elmore, Alberta Wheeler, Regina Frank, Veronica Thomas, Katrina Gaines, Felicia Gaines, LeVaughn Reynolds, LaDonna Gaines, Jasmine Davis and Jeremy Davis.

The couple will honeymoon at a later date. The bride is employed at Riverwalk Casino, and the groom is a singer/songwriter.