Shackelford and Torrence
Aaron George Shackelford, son of Belinda Hart and Mr. and Mrs. J. Ruffin Shackelford, of Maggie Valley, N.C., and Jessica Ann Torrence, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Torrence, of Roxboro, N.C., were united by God in the beautiful mountains above Maggie Valley on June 5, 2010, surrounded by wildflowers and the rolling hills of the Appalachian Mountains. Officiating the ceremony was the groom’s brother, Eli Shackelford. Bridesmaids were Cheryl Torrence and Amy Smith. Groomsmen were Steve Gough and Aaron’s brothers Jordan, Christian and Gabriel. A reception followed at the home of Jane Alexander and was catered by Jamie Shackelford and other family members. The three-tiered caked was made by the groom’s sister, Cara Shackelford. Everyone in attendance made this a most joyous and blessed occasion. The couple resides in Maggie Valley and will honeymoon in Steamboat and Utah in September.