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Congratulations, Erin & James!

Erin Leigh Patterson and James Davis Parkerson met at the altar to exchange vows on September 23rd at The Umstead Hotel & Spa in Cary, North Carolina. The bride is the daughter of Tracy and Captain Michael Patterson, United States Navy, Retired, of Raleigh, North Carolina. James is the son of Carolyn and Bill Parkerson of Kansas City, Missouri. 

The evening prior to the ceremony, the groom’s parents entertained guests at a lovely rehearsal dinner at Vidrio. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted the beautiful wedding reception at The Umstead. Serving as groomsmen to support James Parkerson were Aidan Adler, Jack Copaken, Michael Mardikes, Andrew Parkerson, brother of the groom; Daniel Patterson, brother of the bride; and Matt Ruland. James’ sisters, Grace Parkerson and Julia Parkerson, served as bridesmaids. 

Following a honeymoon in Half Moon Bay, California, the couple is at home in Miami, Florida, where Erin is employed with WEP Clinical, and James is employed with H.I.G. Capital. 

Mr. and Mrs. James Parkerson


Julia Parkerson, Andrew Parkerson, James and Erin Parkerson, and Grace Parkerson


Groomsmen: Aidan Adler, Michael Mardikes, Daniel Patterson, James Parkerson, Andrew Parkerson, Jack Copaken, and Matt Ruland

Featured in the June 1, 2024 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Melissa Maureen Photography