Shana Denise Jones and Paul Christian Yarberry exchanged marriage vows at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Capital Hotel. The Rev. Herbert Shirlee, uncle of the bride, officiated.
Parents of the bride are Angela Harris of Little Rock and Angela and Glean Jones of Pine Bluff. Her grandparents are Joerean and the Rev. Harold Shirlee of Little Rock and Ruthie Lee Jones of Grady.
Cheri and Paul Yarberry of Bryant are the parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Mary and Bill Voss and Lonnie Yarberry, all of Mabelvale, and Johnora and the late Seth Worsham of Bryant.
Vows were exchanged under a voile canopy centered with an urn arrangement of pink and blush garden roses, porcelina roses and lisianthus.
Given in marriage by her father and grandfather, the bride wore a Swarovski crystal-embellished satin gown with a fitted corset bodice and full skirt. She carried a bouquet of roses, lisianthus and dahlias in shades of pink.
Serving as honor attendants were Kenesha Shirlee of Benton, cousin of the bride, and Lauren Davenport of Cabot. Bridesmaids were Vanessa Jones of St. Louis, cousin of the bride; Marci Smith of Denver; and Brandi Yarberry of Little Rock, sister of the groom. They wore strapless Vera Wang dresses of blush pink crinkle chiffon with black sashes, and carried bouquets similar to the bride’s.
Flower girl was Mary Madelyn Yarberry of Bryant, sister of the groom. Ring bearerswere Gabriel Jordan of Little Rock, cousin of the bride, and John Paul Yarberry of Bryant, brother of the groom. Knot carrier was Keylon Harris of Little Rock, brother of the bride.
The groom’s honor attendants were Kehl Armstrong of Phoenix and Alex Ledesma of Houston. Groomsmen were Keith Lee of Atlanta, cousin of the groom; Kamron Harris of Little Rock, brother of the bride; Craig Pickett of Greensboro, N.C.; and Channing Williams of Pine Bluff, step-brother of the bride. Guests were seated by Brandon Shirlee of Benton, cousin of the bride.
A reception, also at the hotel, followed the ceremony. The buffet held a gold pedestal vase filled with pink wedding flowers. Guests tables held a mix of arrangements, including tall centerpieces of roses and lisianthus with branches and low-lush arrangements surrounded by gold mercury glass votive candle holders. Music was by Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers.
The bride has a bachelor’s degree in health education from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. She is a pharmacy student at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
The groom is a magna cum laude graduate of UCA with a bachelor’s degree in health education. He has a master’s degree in business administration from Harding University in Searcy and is a business manager with Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
The couple will make their home in Maumelle.
High Profile, Pages 49 on 09/22/2013
Print Headline: SHANA DENISE JONES PAUL CHRISTIAN YARBERRY