Luckadoo, Setzer wedding vows exchanged in Raleigh

Jul. 28, 2013 @ 01:59 AM

Maggie Collins Luckadoo and  Alex Dylan Setzer were married Saturday, June 8 in Raleigh. 

She is the daughter of Drs. Tim and Deb Luckadoo of Cary and the granddaughter of Mrs. Helvi Luckadoo of Forest City.

Alex is the son of Ms. Diane Setzer and David Setzer of Hickory. Mrs. Donna Collins of Topeka, Kansas, and Mrs. Wanda Lackey of Hickory, are also grandmothers of the couple.

The ceremony took place at St. Mark’s Chapel in historic Mordecai Park in Raleigh.

 Dr. Janice Odom officiated, with music performed by Jim Squires, honorary uncle of the bride. Scripture and poetry readings were delivered by Cira Mervin, friend of the bride’s family and Andrew Ward, brother of the groom.

Kate Luckadoo Overby of Raleigh served as her sister’s matron of honor and wedding planner. The bridesmaids were college friends of the bride: Helen Dear of Brooklyn, N.Y., Alison Harman of Saxapahaw,  and Jenna St. Pierre  of Richmond, Va.

Drew Ward of Hickory was his brother’s best man, while school friends Jordan Huggins and Blaine Fulbright also served as groomsmen. Ben Ward, nephew of the groom, was the ringbearer.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a wedding lunch at the Borden Building in Fred Fletcher Park in Raleigh. 

Cousins of the bride, Lauren Luckadoo Beard of Forest City, and Emma and Sarah Luckadoo of Hickory, and Mollie Tucker, friend of the bride,  assisted with the lunch.

The bride is a 2010 graduate of North Carolina State University. She earned her Masters of Public Administration degree at Appalachian State University, where she met her husband, a 2011 graduate of ASU. 

The couple reside in New York City, where Maggie is employed by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Alex is a second-year graduate student at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He is currently interning with the City of New York Department of Probation. 

The couple will take a wedding trip in August to Prague and Paris.