Benton and Marchant are wed


Mrs. Catherine Marchant


Catherine Connor Benton of Elizabethtown and Curtis Shane Marchant of Belville were married June 10, 2017, on the Veranda at River Landing Country Club in Wallace The Rev. David Elks officiated the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Cathy Callihan Gantz of Baltimore, Md., and James Gerrin Benton Sr.of Spring Lake. She is a granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Eugene Callihan of Elizabethtown, and Ruby Gerrin Benton of Tarboro, and the late Walter Green Benton Sr. of Tarboro.

The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Curtis Marchant of Carolina Beach. He is the grandson of David Collins and the late Betty Weaver Collins of Orangeburg, S.C., and the late Wilton Kent of Jessup, Ga., as well as Mr. and Mrs. Donald Marchant of St. George, S.C.

Amber Denise Perry of Goldsboro served as Maid of Honor and Ashley Russell Berdeau of Lumberton as matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Rachel Cain Brisson of Calabash, Ericka Faith Hufham-Smith of Elizabethtown, Sarah Kaye Marchant of Wilmington, Nichole Dawn Perry of Charleston, S.C., Kelly Gray Smith of Fayetteville, Megan Cashwell Thompson of Elizabethtown, and Sarah Simone Thompson of Wilmington.

Justin Scott Tryling of Wilmington served as the best man.

Groomsmen were James Gerrin Benton, Junior of Raleigh, Jonathan Lee McMurray of Wilmington, and Michael Edwin Rose of Southport.

Musicians were Trey Hamlin, Guitarist of Wilmington and Irresistible Groove Band of Raleigh.

Wedding coordinators were Roberta Danford and Stephanie Douglas of Wilmington.

Following a reception in the Grand Ballroom at River Landing Country Club, the couple left for a wedding trip to the Mayan Riveria.

The bride is employed by State Employees Credit Union in Ocean Isle Beach; the bridegroom is part owner of C&S Flooring Inc. in Carolina Beach.

The couple will reside in Belville.

Mrs. Catherine Marchant
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