Meridian Star


March 21, 2010

Peterson, Pompelia



    William Randolph Peterson and Karie Lynn Pompelia were married at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Meridian with the Revs. Walton Womack Jones and Harriet Phillips Simmons officiating.

    Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Anthony E. Pompelia of Meridian and Josephine Coker Peterson of Vicksburg and Dr. Richard Ward Peterson Sr. of Vicksburg.

    Grandparents of the bride are Shirley Ann Dillon and the late the Rev. Clarence Edward Dillon of Princeton, W.Va. and the late Mary Catherine Pompelia and Emmett Eugene Pompelia of Meridian.

    Grandparents of the bridegroom are the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Martelle Coker of Yazoo City and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ward Travis Peterson of Independence, Iowa.

    Nuptial music was presented by David Benson, organist.

    Presented in marriage by her father, the bride wore a tea-length organza dress with metallic embroidery and ribbon accent in white.

    A reception followed in the church's parish hall.

    Special wedding assistant was Mrs. Cole Wilson Pompelia of DeKalb.

    After a honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple resides in Meridian, where Mrs. Peterson is a teacher for the Lauderdale County School District and Mr. Peterson is employed by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.

    Two announcement parties introducing the bride and bridegroom are to be publicized at a future date  in Meridian and Vicksburg.

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