Phillips-Fulton Couple Married

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 17, 2013

LaToya Denise Phillips of Warner Robins, Ga. and John Clement Fulton of Mocksville were united in marriage at Christian Fellowship Church in Warner Robins on Sept. 28. Bishop Dr. Harvey Bernard Bee officiated the 1 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Dwight and Linda Pinkston and Melvin and Charlene Cole, all of Louise, Miss. Her paternal grandmother is Florence Pinkston of Louise. She earned bachelor’s degrees in chemistry from Mississippi Valley State University and cytotechnology from the University of Mississippi. She earned master’s degrees in biomedical cytotechnology and biomedical science from the University of Mississippi, and a doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Virginia Tech. She is employed as a family medicine resident physician at Houston Healthcare in Warner Robins.

The groom is the son of Justice and Millie Fulton of Mocksville, and the grandson of the late Miller and Margaret Clement of Mocksville and the late Justice and Cora Fulton of Kernersville. He attended North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro and earned an associate degree in business administration from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Salisbury. He is a student at Middle Georgia State College in Warner Robins.

The bride was escorted by her father. She wore an ivory chiffon halter soft gown with a side drape embellished with silver rhinestones. The skirt fell into a chapel length train. She wore a waist-length veil adorned with a rhinestone headpiece. She carried a bouquet of royal blue roses accented with baby’s breath.

Matron of honor was Sylvia Green of Yazoo, Miss. and the maid of honor was Zaneta Hightower of Memphis, Tenn. Bridesmaids were Shena Branley of Jackson, Miss., Sarah Clement of Winston-Salem, Ashley Hoskins of Byram, Miss., Ida Hoskins of Louise, Reather Hoskins of Louise, Teresa Johnson of St. Kitts Island, Irene Okafor of Manassas, Va., Shana Pinkston of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Christine Rice of Richmond, Va.

Flower girls were Kiara Davis of Louise and Jamie Hoskins of Byram.

The best man was Kevin Fulton of Warren, Pa. Groomsmen were James Arnold of Wake Forest, Robert Arnold of Salisbury, James Hoskins of Byram, Austin Imes of Mocksville, Travis McSwain of Winston-Salem, Arnell Reid of Harrisburg, Pa. and Gratez Sansbury of Winston-Salem.

The ring bearer was Fredrick Smith of Louise.

Guests were seated at round tables for the indoor wedding, initiated with the lighting of candles to the wedding processional of “I Adore You.” Ushers were Dwight Pinkston Jr. of Louise and KeShawn Ashton of Waxhaw. Hostesses were Alisha Moye of Raleigh, Sonya Arnold of Salisbury and Tina Smith of Huntersville.

The wedding director was Vanessa Chunn of Salisbury. A special solo, “I Found Love,” was performed by the bride’s cousin, Dontrell Green of Yazoo.

The rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s parents, was held at Golden Corral in Warner Robins. The reception was held at the church.

The couple is making their home in Warner Robins.