Lesley Shianne Harris and Justin Lamont Morgan were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 1, 2011 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Dunkirk. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Simeon Hearring, elder of the Melrose English Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Nashville, Tenn.
The bride is the daughter of Darnell and Sonja Michelle Singleton and William Harris, all of Dunkirk. The groom is the son of Marc and Joyce Harris of Lansing, Mich., and Isaiah Morgan of Chicago, Ill.
The bride was escorted to the altar by her father and stepfather. She wore an ivory, satin, mermaid-style fit-and-flare gown with a sweetheart bodice featuring empire waisted beading. The gown featured a bow detail and bubbled hem with a chapel train.
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Morgan
Maid of honor was Jadd Thomas of Bedford, Ohio, best friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Syletta Sanders of Bronx, N.Y., and Sasha McLaurin of Buffalo, both friends of the bride. The flower girl was Victoria DiPini of Dunkirk, daughter of Miguel and Kara DiPini.
Marc Harris, stepfather of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Tyler Sturgis and Ahlston Thurman, friends of the groom, both of Nashville. Ring bearer was Jayden Harris, brother of the bride, of Dunkirk.
A catered reception was held at the White Inn.
The bride graduated from Dunkirk High School and is a licensed cosmetologist. The groom went to Everett High School in Lansing. He is employed as financial service coordinator at Verizon Wireless.
The couple is planning a 2012 honeymoon. They currently reside in Nashville.