Colleen Alexandra Youngdahl- Jordan Brown Tinsley
Wedding vows were exchanged by Colleen Alexandra Youngdahl and Jordan Brown Tinsley at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the Clinton Presidential Center. Officiating were the father of the bride and the Rev. Vance Ovie Nutt of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Benton, grandfather of the groom.
The bride is the daughter of Mary Ellen Vogler and Jay Thomas Armstrong Youngdahl of Cambridge, Mass. Her grandparents are Patricia Youngdahl and Zoe and the late John Vogler, all of Little Rock, and the late James Edward Youngdahl of New Orleans.
Paula and William Tinsley, 590 Hawthorne Road, are the parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Zetha and the Rev. Vance Nutt of Lonsdale and Travis and the late Grace Tinsley of Homer, La.
The aisle was lined with white roses and four white Natchez crape myrtles. Music was by vocalist Caroline Sherwood, cousin of the bride, and musicians Greg Wirges, George Wirges, Mike Bajorek and Matthew Vogler, uncle of the bride.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a light gold gown with a beaded sweetheart bodice and tulle skirt. She carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas and roses with purple lisianthus and freesia.
Maid of honor was Brooke Anable of Boston. Bridesmaids were Nikki Ashmore of Westfield, Ind.; Kristen Youngdahl of Cambridge; Julie Tinsley of Whitefish, Mont., sister of the groom; Olivia Youngdahl of Houston, cousin of the bride; Staci Smith of Little Rock; and Holly Estes of New Orleans. They wore dark gray chiffon gowns and carried bouquets of white hydrangeas.
Flower girls were Mary Beth and Clara May Johnson of Tumwater, Wash., Logan Bennett of Spring, Texas, and AnnaLeigh Wiegel of Little Rock, cousins of the groom; Audrey and Zoe Goode of Pittsburg, Kan., Madison, Jordan and Fallon Sherwood of Bryant, Morgan Park of Lonoke and Anna Vogler of Russellville, cousins of the bride; and Sienna Youngdahl of Cambridge, niece of the bride. Ring bearer was Jack Tinsley of Houston, cousin of the groom.
Justin Tinsley of Fayetteville was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were William Estes III of New Orleans; James Smith of Little Rock; Benjamin Youngdahl of Cambridge, brother of the bride; Jason Gill and Todd Jordan, both of Kansas City, Kan.; and Erick Robinson of Kortrijk, Belgium.
A reception at the Clinton Center followed the ceremony. Tables were decorated with vases of submerged purple gladioli and crape myrtles.
The bride graduated from Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass., with a double major in Spanish and peace and justice studies. She graduated from Northeastern University School of Law with a juris doctorate. She is a lawyer at Tinsley & Youngdahl, PLLC.
The groom has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Kansas at Kansas City. He received a juris doctorate from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where he received a Barrister Award. He is also a lawyer with Tinsley & Youngdahl, PLLC.
The couple will live in Little Rock and take a honeymoon trip later.
High Profile on 06/22/2014This article was published June 22, 2014 at 2:49 a.m.