Weddings

By Staff
Eaton, Walters exchange vows
Addie Elizabeth Eaton of Willard, Mo., and Matthew Jason Walters of Hartselle were married Nov. 22, 2003, at 4 p.m. at Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Mo., with the Rev. Scott Perry and the Rev. Larry Stehr officiating.
The bride is the daughter of James and Mary Ann Eaton of Sullivan, Mo. The groom is the son of Scott and Dianne Walters of Hartselle.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, chose a satin gown with spaghetti straps and a fitted waist.
Her tiara held a fingertip veil. She carried a bouquet of yellow and white roses accented with freesia.
Erin Eaton of Sullivan, Mo., sister of the bride, was the maid of honor.
Bridal attendants were Sarah Burkhead of St. Clair, Mo., Alison Eaton of Cape Girardean, Mo., cousin of the bride, Sarah Glidwell of Mt. Vernon, Mo., Teri Leasor and Leslie McKay, both of Sullivan, Mo.
Katie Farrell of St. Louis, Mo., was the flower girl. Drew Garner of Bolivar, Mo., was the ring bearer.
Michael Walters of Andalusia, brother of the groom, was the best man.
Groomsmen were Danny Pierce of Boston, Mass., Jerin Almond of Springfield, Mo., David Francka of Bolivar, Mo., James Cotner and Nick Ward, both of Hartselle.
Ushers were Andrew Eaton of Cape Girardean, Mo., cousin of the bride, Brandon Smith, Chris Gerleman, and Dustin Gerleman, all of Springfield, Mo.
Rachel and Nicole Stolte of Kansas City, Kan., were the candle lighters.
Music was provided by the Chesterfield String Quartet and Sarah Burkhead.
Elizabeth Farrell of St. Louis, Mo., and Jennifer Stolte of Kansas City, Kan., attended the bride's book.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Camp Mihaska in Bourbon, Mo.
The couple honeymooned in Seaside, Fla. They will reside in Willard, Mo.
A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom's parents and co-hosted by Laneeta Dunnaway, Dot Hightower and Sharron Steele, was held Nov. 21 in the fellowship hall of Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Mo.
The couple was honored with several pre-nuptial events, including:
A bridal brunch was held Aug. 2 in the fellowship hall of West Hartselle Baptist Church hosted by Cindy Burns, Martha Eaton, Myra Garrett, Dot Hightower, Kathy Hough, Eula Johnson, Linda Maples, Carolyn Owens, Beth Rabb, Charlotte Smith, Sharron Steele, Shirley Sullivan and Iris Wiggins.
A bridal shower was held Oct. 12 in the fellowship hall of Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Mo., hosted by Erin Eaton, Alison Eaton, Sarah Burkhead, Sarah Glidwell, Teri Leasor and Leslie McKay.
Spencer, Hendrix exchange vows
Jennifer Gayle Spencer of Hartselle and Christopher Hugh Hendrix of Birmingham were married March 20, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Samford University's Reid Chapel with Mr. Dean Harvison officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Glen and Brenda Spencer of Hartselle. The groom is the son of Terry and Debbie Hendrix of Birmingham.
The chapel was decorated with tulips, hydrangeas, and pink and white roses.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a formal gown of white satin. Her veil of white tulle edged in satin was attached to a crystal beaded tiara. She carried a nosegay of pink roses. Joyce Ambrose of Nashville, Tenn., sister of the bride, was the matron of honor. She wore a pink satin dress and carried a nosegay of pink and white roses.
Terry Hendrix, father of the groom, was the best man.
Ushers were Jason Spencer of Hartselle, brother of the bride, Kevin Sexton, Robert Calligham and Jeremy Huckaby, all of Birmingham.
Music was provided by organist Hunter Goff of Birmingham and singers Amy Sneed and Matt Reynolds, both of Hartselle.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University.
Ann Creasman was the wedding director.
Julie Tallent attended the bride's book.
The couple honeymooned in Madeira Beach, Fla. They will reside in Birmingham.
A rehearsal party, hosted by the groom's parents, was held at Copeland's Restaurant in Birmingham.
The couple was honored with several pre-nuptial events, including:
Hogan, Drace exchange vows
Wendi Jean Hogan and Kevin McCoy Drace, both of Birmingham, were married Saturday, March 20, 2004, at 6 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church in Huntsville with the Rev. Bill Stone officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Hogan of Hartselle. The groom is the son of Ms. Linda Drace of Huntsville.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, chose a formal gown of silk white Duchess satin accented with platinum embroidery. The strapless gown was fashioned with a shirred waistline and emphasized by a rich pattern of embroidery. The bodice back featured a braided closure over a deep V. Her soft skirt, also adorned with embroidery, swept into a semi-cathedral length train. Pyramids of embroidery graced the fullness of the lovely train.
Her veil of imported French tulle was scattered with crystals and edged with a platinum hand-rolled edge. It was held by a matching bridal tiara. She carried a bouquet of white roses.
Tracie Hogan Hill of Decatur and Kimberly Hogan Ray of Lagrange, Ga., both sisters of the bride, were the matrons of honor.
Bridal attendants were Rebekah Drace Reed of Huntsville, sister of the groom, Aubrey Nicole Carpenter of Hoover, Anna Kathryn Hotz of Corinth, Miss., Abbie Elizabeth Johnson of Florence, and Kyla Lee White of Decatur.
Caroline Michelle Reed of Huntsville was the flower girl. Phillip Coyse DesRosier of Huntsville was the ring bearer.
John Manning Markow and Paul Aaron Markow, both of Huntsville, were the best men.
Groomsmen were Stephen Blaine Ellzey of Kalamazoo, Mich., Matthew Alan Kahanic, Michae Adam Reed, John Francis Royer, all of Huntsville, and JB Tucker of New Market.
Music was provided by soloist Valerie Klein of Decatur and pianist Yolanda Duke of Huntsville.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at The Clock Tower Restaurant in Huntsville.
Jan Hunter was the wedding director.
The couple honeymooned on a cruise to the Western Caribbean. They will reside in Birmingham.
A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom's mother, was held March 19 at El Palacio Mexican Restaurant in Huntsville. A bridal luncheon was held at The Red House Grill in Hartselle.

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