Flannery, Wilcox wed in May ceremony

Karen (Flannery) and Brian Wilcox

Karen Marie Flannery of Forest, Va. and Brian James Wilcox of Chesterfield, Va. were united in marriage on May 8, 2010 at Sweet Briar College Memorial Chapel in Sweet Briar, Va.

Pastor Mark Fesmire officiated at the double-ring ceremony. Lucas Hayden was the soloist.

Karen’s father, Robert Flannery, gave the bride away.

The bride’s dress was a white Alfred Angelo floor-length gown with a chapel-length train and off-the-shoulder straps. She carried a bouquet of hand-tied purple and white flowers.

Juliet Griffin, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a knee-length twist-wrap concord color dress.

The bridesmaids were Kira Mirabella and Jen Phillips, friends of the bride. They wore dresses similar to the maid of honor.

Steven Wilcox, brother of the groom, was best man. The groomsmen were Craig Rice and Bill Page, friends of the groom.

The reception was held at Sweet Briar College Florence Elston Conference Center in Sweet Briar, Va.

The newlyweds took their honeymoon in Kauai, Hawaii, for one week.

The bride has a bachelor of science degree from James Madison University and an associate of applied science degree from Northern Virginia Community College. She is employed as a physical therapy assistant.

The groom has a bachelor of science degree from Penn State University and a master’s degree from George Mason University. He is employed in civil service with the United States Army.

Robert and Arlene Flannery are the parents of the bride. Robert and Shirley Wilcox are the parents of the groom.

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