Merry Margaret and Joey Richard Ashcraft of White Hall are the parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Arletia Roberts and Betty and the late Richard Gordan Ashcraft, all of Pine Bluff, and the late Margaret and Charles William Axsom, also of White Hall.
The groom is the son of Dr. Jan Elizabeth and Hubert Wilson Alexander of Jacksonville. He is the grandson of the late Mary Jo and James L. Crain and the late Lilian Houck and Hubert Alexander, all of Little Rock.
Tall glass vases in the church foyer held white hydrangeas, coral garden roses, white roses and curly willow. Music was by organist Caroline Boone, vocalist Richard Couch and pianist Donna Couch.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a strapless ballgown of ivory satin with a ruched sweetheart bodice embellished with pearls and crystals at the waist. The gathered skirt extended to a chapel train. She carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas, roses and peonies.
Matron of honor was Natalie Louise Allen of Beebe. Bridesmaids were Erica Phillips, Ashley Powers and Megan Holloway, all of Little Rock; Charlsey Stroud of North Little Rock; Lindsey Stavely of Fayetteville; Whitney Sullivan and Ashley Anderson, both of Los Angeles; Jules Schweiger of White Hall; and Lindsey Sapp of Nixa, Mo. Junior bridesmaids were Magdalyn Cooper and Elisabeth Cooper, also of White Hall. The attendants wore coral chiffon gowns and carried hydrangeas and roses.
Flower girl and ring bearer were Lilian Grace Warriner and Karson Heath Peyton, both of White Hall.
Serving as best man was David Ellis Hanger of Los Angeles. Groomsmen were James Coty Honeysuckle and William Rustin Treat, both of Fayetteville; Dr. Alfred William Keller III and Daniel Smith, both of North Little Rock; Joseph Luke Shelton, Nicholas Holloway and Dr. Zachary Young, all of Little Rock; Benjamin Sapp of Nixa; and Casey Darr of Dallas.
Guests were seated by Douglas Brimhall of Jonesboro; William Breaux of Denver; James Roller of Fort Smith; Amon Pendergist of Carlisle; Ryan Phillips of Little Rock; and David Gelman of Mount Laurel, N.J.
A reception at the Greek Annunciation Church grand ballroom followed the ceremony. Some of the guest tables held arrangements of white hydrangeas and pillar candles, while others held an assortment of vases with floating candles and pillar candles. Music was by Al Paris and the Heartbreakers from Memphis.
The bride has a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and is a student in the pediatric nurse practitioner degree program. She is a registered nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at UAMS.
The groom has a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and sociology from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and a juris doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. He is a lawyer at Alexander Law Firm in Jacksonville.
The couple will live in Little Rock after a honeymoon trip to St. Lucia.
High Profile on 07/20/2014
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