Melinda (Mindy) Bree Matthews and Derek Taylor of Dublin were united in marriage at 5 p.m. August, 9, 2013, at Fredericksburg Baptist Church. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Jonathan Taylor.
The bride is the daughter of Jim and Michelle Matthews of Fredericksburg, Va. She attended George Mason Univeristy and attends graduate school at North Carolina State University.
The groom is the son of Greg and Pam Taylor of Dublin and the grandson of Tommy and Emma Lee Brisson of Dublin and Jimmy and Janice Taylor.He attended North Carolina State University and works for Carolina Office Equipment Company.
The honor attendant was Joy Sanders and bridesmaids were Julie Palmer, Catie Dugan, Kayla Ebright, and Madeline Gaquin.
Serving as best man was Justin Froeber and groomsmen were Nicholas Taylor, Justin Taylor, Hank Bignell, and Will Matthews.
The flower girl was Abby Bailey and the ring bearer was Simon Ussery.
Vocalists were Greg Taylor, Stephen Taylor and Vanessa Ussery.
After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple will reside in Raleigh.
The rehearsal dinner was hosted by Greg and Pam Taylor at Brooks Riverside Grill.