Susanna Elizabeth Pearce and Emery Claude Warnock were married June 26 at the Berry College Chapel in Rome, Ga., with a reception following at Magretta Hall. Rev. William Bagwell of Trinity United Methodist Church, Warner Robins, Ga., officiated.
Parents of the bride are Ms. Carrie Anna Pearce of Vestavia Hills and the late W. Scott Pearce. Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Eli Claude Warnock of Warner Robins.
The bride was escorted by her brothers, Jefferson Scott Pearce of Houston and Andrew Scott Pearce of Hoover. Matrons of honor were Dr. Karen Devine of Dublin, Ireland, and Susan Asbury Newsome of Elizabethtown, Pa.
The groom was attended by his brothers, Allen Warren Warnock of New York and Dr. Ralph D. Warnock of Chapin, S.C.
Benjamin Woods Pearce, nephew of the bride, of Houston and Eli Harrison Warnock, nephew of the groom, of Chapin, S.C., were ring bearers. They carried original pillows designed by Dr. Shirley Schooley of Vestavia Hills and crafted from the wedding dress of the bride’s mother.
Music was provided by a brass quintet composed of University of Georgia faculty and friends and by piper William Hunter, organist Tom Granum and vocalist Doris Granum. Special arrangements of the wedding music were composed by Dr. Warnock. Readings were given by Allen Warnock on behalf of Dr. Sabahat Samuel and Jennifer Warnock.
The bride is a graduate of Vestavia Hills High School, Berry College and the University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland. She is employed as a research analyst with New South Research.
The groom is a graduate of Berry College, Florida State University, VanderCook College of Music and the University of Utah. He is a music educator employed by the Bryan County, Ga., Board of Education.
After a wedding trip to South Addison, Maine, the couple live in Richmond Hill, Ga.