Ford and Payne exchange vows

Published 3:29 pm Thursday, September 30, 2021

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Victoria Hall Payne of Charlotte, formerly of Albemarle, became the bride of Connor Dane Ford of Charlotte, also formerly of Albemarle, in a ceremony of reverence and beauty, May 8, 2021, at the Cadillac Service Garage in Greensboro. Mr. Jordan Shafer officiated the 5 o’clock service uniting the daughter of Mandy Scardina and stepfather, John Scardina, of Albemarle, and Chris Payne of Waxhaw, to the son of Roger and Dale Ford of Albemarle. The wedding was conducted outside in the courtyard; music was provided by Dean’s Duets.

Given in marriage by her father and stepfather, the bride wore an ivory “Lover’s Society” gown adorned with crepe, lace and an ivory lining. Her gown included a fitted halter neckline with an elongated cutout in the bodice and a long figure hugging skirt. She wore a tulle cathedral length veil. The bride carried a bouquet of greenery and assorted garden flowers.

Victoria Hall Payne and Connor Dane Ford married May 8.

Mrs. Karly Richardson was matron of honor and Miss Jillian Scardina, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Kylie Emery, Miss Shannon Doctor, Mrs. Lauren Ford, Miss Jada Hall, Mrs. Amanda Honeycutt, Miss Jordan Sullivan, Mrs. Ellianne Wallace and Miss Olivia Wolfe.

Best men were Roger Ford, father of the groom, and Weston Ford, brother of the groom.

Groomsmen were Tyler Crocker, Garrett Honeycutt, Dylan Kennedy, Pat Krall, Christian Payne (brother of the bride), Jordan Starnes, Jacob Throneburg and Steven Wallace. Jax Hall attended the wedding registry and was an usher.

Honored guests were Jerry and Linda Hall, grandparents of the bride; Phyllis Scardina, grandmother of the bride; and Pam Ford, grandmother of the bridegroom.

The bride is a graduate of Albemarle High School and attended Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. She is employed by Southview Dentistry in Charlotte, as a dental hygienist.

The bridegroom is a graduate of South Stanly High School and Clemson University. He is employed by Novolex in Charlotte, as a Senior Business Analyst.

Following the ceremony, a reception was hosted by the parents of the bride, John and Mandy Scardina, at Cadillac Service Garage in Greensboro.

On Friday, prior to the wedding, a bridal luncheon was hosted by Linda Hall and Phyllis Scardina, grandmothers of the bride, at Gia Restaurant in Greensboro.

A rehearsal party was hosted by Roger and Dale Ford, parents of the groom, at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, on the eve of the wedding.

Following a honeymoon to California, Connor and Victoria are making their home at 8520 Loxton Circle, Charlotte.