Dawn Marie Temple of Richmond, Va., and Benjamin Donald Robertson of Thomasville, Ga., were married Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, at Centralia Presbyterian Church in Chester, Va., with the Rev. John William Robertson officiating.
Parents of the couple are the Rev. and Mrs. John William Robertson of Duluth, Ga., and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Alexander Temple of Powhaten, Va.
Grandparents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Thomas Kellefer Jr.; Ellie L. Temple and the late Lawrence A. Temple.
Grandparents of the bridegroom are the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald John McLean of Meridian; Mrs. Charles Ray Robertson of Tupelo, formerly of Meridian, and the late Mr. Robertson.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Nita Porterfield, organist.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a candlelight gown with chiffon trim at the waistline with beading and pearls. Her cathedral-length veil was accented with pearls.
Joyce Ann Temple of Richmond attended her sister as maid of honor. Other attendants were Amber Lee Temple, sister of the bride, and Leah Norkus, both of Richmond. Gina Marie Mattes of Richmond was flower girl.
David William Robertson of Chattanooga, Tenn., brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Groomsmen and ushers were John Stephen Robertson of Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico, brother of the bridegroom, Jason Wade Wood of Lookout Mountain, Ga., Joshua Nathaniel Moon of St. Louis, Mo., and Daniel Martin Wykoff of Lawrenceville, Ga.
Dean Curtis Franklin of Fruitland, Md., was ring bearer. Program attendants were Amber and Ashley Booth.
A reception was held at Wrexham Manor House following the ceremony. Mistress of ceremonies was Gail Boothe.
After a honeymoon in the Florida Keys, the couple will reside in Thomasville.