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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published February 24, 2013 at 3:10 a.m.

shana Crook Mcnerlin

— Wedding vows were exchanged by Shana Caroline Crook and Dustin Lloyd McNerlin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in First United Methodist Church of Jacksonville. The Rev. Mark McDonald officiated.

Parents of the bride are Kim and Steve Crook of Jacksonville. Her grandparents are Carolyn and Bart Gray, Sally Crook and the late Quinea Cullum, all of Jacksonville, and Eddie Crook of Hot Springs.

The groom is the son of Cindy and Greg McNerlin of Jacksonville. His grandparents are Earlene and Dean McNerlin of Cabot, Robbie and Harold Horton of Mayflower, and the late Claudia Jo Horton.

On each side of the sanctuary entrance were towering glass and wrought-iron vases holding white flowers and curly willow branches. The altar was centered with a white arrangement of roses, hydrangeas, stock and lilies in a glass cylinder vase. Music was by pianist Susan Reasons.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an ivory gown of Italian satin embellished with beading and embroidery. The fitted sweetheart bodice had beaded cap sleeves, and the full skirt extended from a Basque waist to a semi-cathedral train. She carried a teardrop-style bouquet of white roses, stock, freesia, hydrangeas and orchids.

Maid of honor was Krista Coonts of Jacksonville. Bridesmaids were TessaChoate of Sherwood and Amber Pawloski of Jacksonville. They wore royal blue knee-length satin dresses with offthe-shoulder necklines and a cluster of beading at the waist. They carried garden-style bouquets of mixed white flowers.

Tyler Crook of Jacksonville, brother of the bride, served as best man. Groomsmen were Scotty Luffman of Cabot and Daniel Hubbard of Jacksonville.

Guests were seated by John McNerlin of Ward, brother of the groom, and Tristan Boyd of Cabot, cousin of the bride.

Guest tables for a reception at The Greens at North Hills in Sherwood alternated arrangements of blue and white wedding flowers with cylinder vases that held floating candles and submerged flowers. Assisting were Tiffany McNerlin of Fayetteville, sister of the groom, and Erica and Madison Boyd of Cabot, cousins of the bride.

The bride has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and is an accountant with Jacksonville Water Department.

The groom is a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and will graduate in December with a bachelor’s degree in education.

The couple will live in Jacksonville and plan a summer wedding trip to Cozumel, Mexico.

High Profile, Pages 46 on 02/24/2013




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