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Morrow, Nash exchange vows
Beth Allison Morrow of Atlanta, Ga., and Jonathan Edward Nash of Lilburn, Ga., were wed Oct. 8, 2005, at 5 p.m. at Old Edwards Plantation of Arnoldsville, Ga., with Clint Busler officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Dwight and Mary Dayton Morrow of Hartselle. The groom is the son of Norman and Linda Nash of Lilburn.
The arbor and trellises for the outside ceremony were decorated with orchids, hanging amaranth, peonies, dahlias and a variety of roses.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, chose a strapless designer gown of silk Mikdo featuring a true A-line cut that flowed into a chapel-length train.
The unique beadwork of the drop-waist bodice was adorned with antique-like embroidery. The back of the gown was accented with the same beadwork cascading down the train. She wore a tiered waist-length veil with a delicate ribbon edge.
Her bouquet consisted of antique green hydrangea, burnt orange callas, Sahara roses, tropical amazon roses, Hollywood roses, hypericum berries and crocosmia tied with a copper and cream ribbon.
Jennifer Peters of Atlanta was maid of honor.
Bridal attendants were Leslie Ridgeway and Emily Robbins, both of Atlanta, Dana Nash of Loganville, Ga., Bethany Pressley of Suwanee, Ga., and Sallie Cochran of Douglasville, Ga.
Rachel Etheredge of Birmingham was junior bridesmaid.
Bridal attendants wore burnt orange strapless, empire bodice dresses with sheer chiffon halter detail. They carried bouquets of Leonidas roses, tropical amazon roses, confetti roses, Sahara roses, burnt orange callas and crocosmia tied with a copper ribbon.
Mary Katherine Etheredge of Birmingham and Abagale Richburg of Hartselle were flower girls. Will Nash of Loganville was ring bearer.
Jeff Nash of Loganville was best man.
Groomsmen were Jim Nash of Suwanee, Drew Morrow and Paul Jones, both of Auburn, Kevin McDonough of Cumming, Ga., Grant Carter of McDonough, Ga., Mike Booker of Atlanta, and Taylor Parks of Fairhope.
Music was provided by Classic City Strings Quartet of Athens, Ga.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Old Edwards Plantation.
Caye Carscallen was wedding director.
The couple honeymooned in Maui, Hawaii. They reside in Atlanta.
A rehearsal party hosted by the groom's parents was held Oct. 7 at the Foundry Park Inn of Athens, Ga.
A bridal luncheon hosted by Melinda Elrod, Kay Elrod, Anita Elrod and Patty Doerstling, aunts of the groom, was held Sept. 17 at the Swan Coach House of Atlanta.
The couple was honored with several prenuptial parties, including:
Dunn, Franks exchange vows
Kristin Dunn and J.D. Franks, both of Hartselle, were wed Sept. 24, 2005, at 1 p.m. at New Center Baptist Church with Josh Hill officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Hershel V. Dunn Jr. of Hartselle. The groom is the son of Jimmy and Shirley Franks of Priceville.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a formal designer gown of white slipper satin and French tulle. It featured a molded bodice richly embellished with hand beading of pearls and arora crystals, a scooped neckline, and beaded spaghetti straps. The fully gathered skirt of tulle fell from the natural neckline and swept to a semi-cathedral train.
Her floor-length tulle veil with silver threading fell from a diamond tiara.
She carried a bouquet of mixed flowers.
Jeanne Jones of Hanceville was matron of honor.
Savana Sams and Sadie Stanley of Cullman were flower girls. Collin Franks of Priceville was ring bearer.
The groom's father was best man.
Music was provided by Kim Bell.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the fellowship hall.
Tonya Sams, Kemmy Warren and Amanda Montgomery assisted with the reception.
Debra Woodall of Hartselle attended the bride's book.
The couple honeymooned on a Caribbean cruise. They reside in Hartselle.
A rehearsal party hosted by the groom's parents was held Sept. 23 at the church.
The couple was honored with several prenuptial events, including:

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