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Miss Rebecca Jane Ayers and Major Russell Todd Cody were united in marriage on June 23, 2012 at The Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Rev. Tambria E. Lee officiated. The ceremony was followed by a reception at The Carolina Inn.
The bride, known as Becca Jane, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Charles Ayers of Raleigh, N.C. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Laura Ellen Spivey of Tampa, Fla; the late Mr. and Mrs. William H. Spivey of Kinston, N.C.; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Ayers, of Tampa, Fla. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Patrick Cody of Montpelier. He is the grandson of Mrs. Patience Candy, the late Mr. and Mrs. William Robert Candy, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clinton Cody, all of Montpelier.
Presented in marriage by her parents, the bride was escorted by her father. Dr. Candice Cody served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashley Olson; Stephanie Cody, sister of the groom; Jocelyn Cody; and Sara Spivey, cousin of the bride. Flower girl was Kaylee Bulla, cousin of the bride.
Cpt. John Cody, MD was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Major Jason Cody, brother of the groom; Edward Charles Ayers III, brother of the bride; Bishop Garrison; and Captain Brian Thompson. Connor Evans was the ring bearer. Ushers and saber bearers were Captain Christopher Bigott, Captain Daniel LaBar and Captain James Fisher. The scripture readers were Mary Benson and Edward Charles Ayers III.
The bride graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is employed by Deloitte Consulting in Arlington, Va. Her husband is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Most recently the groom served as a Professor of Military Science at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.
Major and Mrs Todd Cody honeymooned in Bora Bora and will reside in Arlington, Va.
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