Owen-Skakle Couple Married On June 22
Madison Everett Owen of Mocksville and Austin Cole Skakle of Cary were married at 5 p.m. on June 22 at First Baptist Church in Winston-Salem by Dr. David Hughes.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cole Owen of Mocksville. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. George Robert Owen of Clemmons and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Frank Everett of Hamilton. She earned a bachelor’s degree in textile and apparel management and a master’s degree in textile marketing from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. She works for Solair Shade Solutions in Burlington.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Andrew Skakle of Cary. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Campbell University in Buies Creek and is pursuing a medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn. His grandparents and Spencer Eldred Coltrain of Lexington and the late Ruby Lea Coltrain and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Edmund Skakle of Chapel Hill.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a strapless silk ivory gown by Monique Lhuillier. The corseted top was embellished with hand-pleated organza flowers and embroidered with Swarovski crystals and pearls. The skirt was silk faille with an asymmetric draped tulip skirt and chapel-length train. She carried a bouquet of white and pink peonies and antique roses.
The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Ashlin Haynes Owen of Wilmington. The bridesmaids were the groom’s sister, Auburn Lea Skakle of Chapel Hill, Sarah Powers Gaylor of Goldsboro, Callie Margaret Collins of Wilson, and Melissa Brooks Clapp and Sandy Jeanne Watt, both of Raleigh
The flower girl was the bride’s cousin, Everett Ruth Bridges of Rocky Mount.
The best man was the groom’s brother, Spencer Andrew Skakle of Raleigh. The groomsmen were Matthew Emerson Davis of Cary, Benjamin Keith Boles of Buies Creek, Jason Michael Keever of Denver, Colo., and Jai Sankar Kumar and Grant Thomas Kennedy, both of Raleigh.
Ceremony music was performed by Dr. Timothy Jon Olsen and Monika Anna Wilmot. The program attendants were Virginia Abigale Hawkins, Lillian Everett Hawkins and Mackenzy Ann Coltrain. The readers were …