Rachel Nevil, originally from Statesboro, currently residing in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Alexander Sibley, originally of Plainfield, Illinois, were united in marriage during a 6 p.m. ceremony on April 30, 2022, at the Nevil homestead of Lemwood in Register. Dear friend Will Slade, husband of Candice Boyett Slade, officiated the nuptials.
Rachel is the daughter of Jamie and Jill Nevil of Statesboro and the granddaughter of the late Lem (Medical Center Pharmacy) and Anne Preston Nevil, the late James R. Mock and June Evans Schmucker, who resides in Statesboro. Her great-grandparents are the late Prince H. (Georgia congressman) and Myrtice Robinson Preston, James Lemuel and Gerstle DeLoach Nevil Sr. of Metter, Roy and Claudia Mock of Sylvania and James Garnett and Reba Allen Evans Jr. of Newington.
The bride attended Statesboro High School, graduating in 2010. She went on to graduate cum laude from the University of Georgia and is a fourth generation Bulldog. She is presently employed as an account manager at an advertising agency in Raleigh.
Alex is the son of David and Mary Sibley of Plainfield. He is the grandson of Robert Peddle and the late Maurine A. Reyes of Gurnee Ill.; and the late Walter Sibley and Mary Giles of Eupora, Mississippi. His great-grandparents include Stanley and Edith Peddle of Highland Park, Illinois; James Liggett and Elizabeth Simon of Deerfield, Illinois; and Paul and Gertrude Byrd, and Wiley and Iva Sibley, all of Europa.
He graduated from Lewis University (Romeoville, Illinois) with an MBA and currently works as a data integration consultant for a tech company based out of Chicago.
The ceremony was held under a large pecan tree on the Nevil property with the reception, dinner and dancing held under a large white framed tent overlooking the pond.
The bride and groom relished being able to celebrate with their dearest friends and family where the bride was raised. It means so much to her, and in recent years has become a safe haven and special place for them both.
Rachel and Alex honeymooned in Aruba.
The newlyweds currently reside in Raleigh, but visit often, with hopes to return to Statesboro to lay down roots in the coming years.