LITTLE ROCK St. James United Methodist Church was the setting at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, for the marriage of Drew Elizabeth Garrison and Dr. Alfred William Keller III. The Rev. Greg Schick and Monsignor John O’Donnell officiated.
Ferris and Lloyd Garrison, 127 Alsace Cove, are the parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Vedonia and the late Carl F. Garrison and the late Helen and Dr. Wheaton Ferris Cook, all of Little Rock.
The groom is the son of Sara and Dr. Al Keller of North Little Rock. His grandparents are JoAnn and Henry Walton of Clarksville and the late Mary and Alfred Keller of North Little Rock.
The chancel held an arrangement of wedding flowers in white, soft orange, lime and cantaloupe. Music was by organist Robert Lindley and vocalist Tracy DePue.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a fit and flare Alencon lace gown. The bodice with a deep sweetheart neckline was embellished with lace appliques and silver beading. Her veil was a mantilla of English net and Alencon lace and was cathedral length. She carried a hand-tied mix of all white and cream orchids, sage greens and dusty miller.
Serving as the bride’s honor attendants were Michelle Archer or Fayetteville and Cynthia Roberts of South Fulton, Tenn. Bridesmaids were Shelby Carter Witherow and Rachel Jones, both of Little Rock; Holly Lar of Rogers; Malori Akin of Terrell, Texas; and Raychel Pendergist of Carlisle. They wore gray chiffon gowns with sweetheart necklines and carried hand-tied bouquets of soft orange, lime and cantaloupe-colored flowers.
Flower girls were Cadence and Marin McKenzie of Heber Springs and Brooklyn Witherow of Little Rock.
Ben Keller of North Little Rock served as his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Ted Garrison of Little Rock, brother of the bride; Robby Rorie of South Fulton, Tenn.; Amon Pendergist of Carlisle; Tony Bridges and Lance Kordsmeirer, both of North Little Rock; Kirk Turnbo of Maumelle; and Benn Harrison of Atlanta.
Guests were seated by John Woosley of Kansas City, Mo.; Greg McCarroll of North Little Rock; and Christian Alexander and Alex Justiss, both of Little Rock.
A reception at Chenal Country Club followed the ceremony. Guest tables held a mix of centerpieces that included tall arrangements of flowering branch with hanging votive candles and low, lush arrangements of roses, tulips, dahlias, orchids and calla lilies in shades of orange, lime and coral. Music was by the Memphis Soul Revue.
The bride is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders and master’s degree in speech language pathology. She is a speech language pathologist with Kid Source Therapy.
The groom was a chancellor’s scholar at the UA where he received a bachelor’s degree in biology. He received a medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is a third year resident in Internal Medicine and will join Hospitalist Group at Baptist Health Medical Center, North Little Rock, this summer.
After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple will reside in North Little Rock.
High Profile, Pages 46 on 03/10/2013
Print Headline: DREW ELIZABETH GARRISON ALFRED WILLIAM KELLER III