Miss Whitney Diane Minter and Mr. Winston Wingfield Harrell were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at five o’clock in the evening at First Presbyterian Church in South Boston. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Dr. Charles Russell Lee Jr. of South Boston. Music was provided by pianist Chris Jones, soloist Alison Streeter and the Carrington Quartet.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. Joe P. Minter of Axton and Ms. Christine S. Minter of Patrick Springs. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald S. Spencer of Henry and the late Mr. G. T. Minter and Mrs. Nannie O. Minter of Axton.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard O. Harrell III of South Boston. He is the grandson of Mrs. Elizabeth P. Cone of Richmond and the late Mr. Howard B. Cone and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard O. Harrell Jr. of South Boston.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an A-line gown of lace and satin, with an illusion back, and a cathedral length train with tulle overlay dotted with vines of trailing floral lace appliques. The bride carried a hand tied bouquet of white roses, white ranunculus and Italian ruscus.
Mrs. Joanie Cranford of Buffalo Junction served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Mrs. Kathryn Cook of Gretna, Mrs. Vickie Hill of Danville, Mrs. Ginnie Scott of Axton and Miss Candace Taylor of Martinsville. Miss Lauryn Cook of Gretna served as junior bridesmaid. The flower girl was Miss Autumn Minter of Axton.
Mr. John Cranford of Buffalo Junction served as best man. Groomsmen included Mr. Jeremy Massey, brother of the bride, of Bassett, and brothers of the groom, Mr. Richard O. Harrell IV of South Boston, Mr. David Harrell of Brooklyn, New York, and Mr. Parker Harrell of Richmond. Master Ashton Cranford of Buffalo Junction served as junior groomsman. The ring bearer was Master Colby Cranford of Buffalo Junction.
Following the wedding ceremony, a reception was held at The Berry Hill Resort in South Boston.
The newlyweds honeymooned in Yellowstone National Park and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and they will reside in South Boston.