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Posted: June 1, 2007 6:22 p.m.
Updated: June 16, 2007 5:00 a.m.
    Daisy Ellen Thornton and James Benji Lewis of Statesboro were united in marriage during a 6 p.m. ceremony held on April 7, 2007, at the Robbins Nest in Statesboro. Joe Anderson of Statesboro officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Charles Ray Thornton and Mrs. Sam Reeves of Washington and is the granddaughter of Virginia Todd and the late Charles Thornton of Washington, the late Jackie Flowers of Washington and the late Sam Harris of Tignall.
    The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jan Price of Statesboro and is the grandson of Bobbie Lamb and the late Allen Lamb of Statesboro and Jo Price of Claxton.
    Given in marriage by her father, Charles Ray Thornton, the bride wore an ivory gown with a strapless, beaded and fitted bodice through the hip, accented with a café satin sash. Beaded and embroidered flowers adorned the chapel train. Earrings were clear Swarovski crystal mixed with ivory pearls. Her knee-length, single-tiered veil featured beaded flowers around the trim, same as on the chapel train of the gown. The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of off-white mini calla lilies and roses finished with an off-white wrap and enhanced with pearls.
    Matron of honor was Kellie Rogers Echols of Washington, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Taylor Echols of Washington, niece of the bride; Amanda Dyson of Augusta, cousin of the bride; Jennifer Houpt of Augusta, Kimberly Maxwell Moore of Crawfordville, Lindsey Hammock of Statesboro, Joanie Williams of Statesboro and Erin Harrison of Savannah.
    The attendants wore satin princess seam A-line black strapless gowns with beading and embroidery around the tops. They each carried a bouquet of hot pink roses, light pink sweetheart roses and light pink Alstromeria lilies, hand-tied with hot pink ribbon. All wore Swarovski jet black and clear crystal earrings, gifts from the bride.
    Savannah Ray Echols of Washington, niece of the bride, was junior bridesmaid. She wore an ivory dress with beaded and embroidered flowers matching those on the bride’s gown. Her bouquet was a smaller version of the attendants’ flowers. In her hair, she wore barrettes made of Swarovski clear crystal and ivory pearls, a gift from the bride.
    Georgia Marie Echols of Washington, niece of the bride, served as flower girl. She wore an ivory chiffon dress with a satin café band matching the bride’s. Rhinestones accented the pick-up hemline. She carried an ivory basket with hot pink and light pink rose petals. In her hair, she wore barrettes made of Swarovski clear crystal and ivory pearls, a gift from the bride.
    Jan Price of Statesboro, father of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Jamie Lewis of Statesboro, brother of the groom; Justin Price of Orlando, Fla., brother of the groom; Jeremy Price of Savannah, brother of the groom; Charlie Thornton of Statesboro, brother of the bride; Woody Collins of Statesboro, Jamey Sharpe of Statesboro and Chuck Forney of Statesboro. Ring bearers were C.J. Rogers of Washington, nephew of the bride; and Bailey Price of Metter, nephew of the groom.
    Following the ceremony, a reception was also held at the Robbins Nest. Brexton Price Rogers, nephew of the bride, kept the bride’s book.
    The couple now resides in Statesboro.
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