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Mr. and Mrs. Brian Wayne Newland - photo by Special
    Jami Teal Barrow and Brian Wayne Newland were united in marriage at seven o'clock in the evening on Saturday, October twentieth, two thousand and seven at St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Statesboro. Father Timothy McKeown performed the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Pat and Debbie Crawford of Nevils and Jimmy Barrow of Claxton. She is the granddaughter of Bill and Eloise Crawford of Nevils and the late L.W. and Susie Royal of Thomasville, Ga., and the late Eugene and Helen Barrow of Claxton.
    The groom is the son of Joanne Newland and the late Wayne Newland of Statesboro. He is the grandson of Clarence and Ruby Newland of Orlando, Fla., and the late Sydney and Ann Smith of Statesboro.
    Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her fathers, the bride wore a formal ivory strapless gown. The bodice was accentuated with silver and crystal embroidery and a candlelight sash accented the sweetheart neckline. Ivory buttons cascaded down the back to the bottom of the train. Accented by a silver and crystal tiara, the elbow-length veil was also trimmed with silver bugle beads and crystals. The bride carried a bouquet of vendela and Sahara roses, accented with ivory ribbon and pearl pins.
    The maid of honor was Ally Crawford of Milledgeville, Ga., sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Barrow and Whitney Barrow of Vidalia, also sisters of the bride; Kristen Bisanz of Scottsdale, Ariz., Leslie Brett of Augusta, Ga., Heather Cox of Atlanta, Kandace Eason of Claxton, Cara Haswell of Tifton, Ga., Brandy Jenkins of Newnan, Ga., Ginnie Sherrod of Brooklet and Kay Wincey of Warner Robins, Ga.
    The attendants wore espresso strapless floor-length dresses and carried bouquets of dark coral, red and tropical Amazon roses and flaming calla lilies and hypericum berries that were tied with chocolate satin ribbon. They also wore diamond and chocolate bead earrings that were given by the bride.
    Olivia McElroy served as flower girl and Alexandria Royal and Lane Miles served as junior attendants. The girls wore sleeveless ivory empire waist organza dresses with espresso satin sashes tied in the back. Lane wore a miniature tuxedo with a chocolate vest and tie to match the groomsmen.
    The best men were David Newland of Savannah and Chris Newland of Statesboro, brothers of the groom. Groomsmen were Tom Brinson of Augusta, Ken Rush of Baxley, Ga., Eric Siddall of Savannah, Eric Simpson of Winder, Ga., Doug Snyder of Brooklet, Marc Snyder of Statesboro, Nick Snyder of Brooklet, Jett Williams of Statesboro, Talan Williams of Statesboro and Kenneth Willoughby of Jacksonville, Fla.
    Music was provided by Leslie Adair performing on both the harp and piano. Kamarie Miles was the vocalist. Readings were read by the Rev. Bryan Bulmer and Dr. Chris Edenfield. Program attendants were Jana Newland of Savannah and Maria Oliver of Statesboro. Vicki Anderson of Claxton attended the bride's book.
    A reception immediately followed at Snella's Place.
    The bride's cake was cut by Patricia Royal of Hardeeville, S.C., and Monteal Butler of Cairo, Ga. The groom's cake was cut by Shirlie Johnson of Moultrie, Ga. Tea was served by Faye Royal of Claxton.
    On the eve of the wedding, the couple was honored with a rehearsal dinner given by the groom's mother at The Statesboro Inn.
    The couple honeymooned in St. Lucia and now resides in Savannah.
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