WAKE FOREST — Sydney Stafford Cooke and Scott Cowart, of Chapel Hill, were married Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Fearrington Village Gardens with Carol Pimentel officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James David Cooke, Jr., of Wake Forest. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Marcel Ward Ottley, Jr., of McLean, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. James David Cooke, Sr., of Lovingston, Va.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Lamar Cowart, Jr., of Big Canoe, Ga. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Allen Cowart, Sr., of Jacksonville, Fl., and the late Carolyn Cook Weisbecker of Fayetteville and the late Charles Weisbecker III of New York City.
The maid of honor was Heather Klomhaus-Hracs of N.Y., a friend of the bride. The bridesmaids were Lauren Gould of Wake Forest, friend to the bride, Flore Huber of Fribourg, Switzerland, former schoolmate and friend of the bride and Tandy E. Solomon of San Francisco, cousin to the bride.
The best man was Christopher Hunter of Raleigh and brother of the groom. The groomsmen were Jim Cooke of Wake Forest, brother of the bride, John Cooke of Norfolk, Va., brother of the bride and Brad Sherrill of Atlanta, Ga., friend to the groom.
The bride wore an antique veil previously worn by her aunt and mother during their respective weddings.
The Arioso Strings and the Carolina Catbirds played for the wedding.
The reception, hosted by the bride’s parents, was held at the Fearrington Village Barn in Pittsboro.
The bride is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and the UNC School of Nursing. She is employed as a nurse.
The groom is a graduate of Emory University and the UNC School of Nursing. He is also employed as a nurse.
Following a honeymoon trip to New Zealand, the couple reside in Chapel Hill.