Jessica Taylor Lovelady became the bride of William Brett Thomas at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in Second Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Steve Hancock officiated.
Marsha and Dan Lovelady, 5 River Valley Road, are the parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Eunice and George Lovelady of Dover and the late Javan and John Joseph Mangrum of Paragould.
The groom is the son of LaRand Ozier Thomas of Little Rock and the late William Jarvis Thomas of Wynne. His grandparents are Laverne and the late Randolph Ozier of Somerville, Tenn., the late Martha Ann Jarvis Thomas and the late Charles Dawes Thomas, both of Wynne.
The altar table held mercury glass candlesticks and candelabra decorated with hydrangeas, white peonies and roses, along with arrangements of white and soft pink tulips, chocolate geraniums and white freesia. Music was by trumpeter Lee Hinson, uncle of the bride, and organist Adam Savacool. Assisting with the guest book was Sawyer Hendrix of Rector, cousin of the bride. Guests were greeted by Danielle Fowler of Marion, Kelsey Jackson of Jonesboro and Lindsey Lucas of Oklahoma.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a pearl-colored silk Mikado ball gown with a bateau neckline and cathedral-length train. She carried a bouquet of soft peach roses, white peonies, tulips, mint, chocolate geraniums and dusty miller.
Maid of honor was Kara May Holton of Denver. Bridesmaids were Caitlyn Fitzgerald of Austin, Texas; Ashley Hilborn of Benton; Casey Skinner of Brinkley; Savannah Neri of Memphis; and Katherine Grace Hinson, Victoria Manning, Marge Anna Quinn, Audrey Ray and Anne Elizabeth Snowden, all of Little Rock. They wore emerald green dresses with bateau necklines and peplums over long, slim skirts. They carried bouquets of hydrangeas, tulips, roses and thistle.
Charles Randolph Thomas of Fayetteville was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Drew Angel of Searcy; Kyle Emerson of Wynne; Cody Matthews of Boston; Joseph McNeil of Jonesboro; John Segars of Stuttgart; Taylor Williams of Chicago; and Logan Grant, J.C. Keeton and Paul Wilson Lovelady, brother of the bride, all of Little Rock. David Johnston was an honorary groomsman. Guests were seated by Andy Chang of Rogers, Tanner Kilburn of Little Rock, Seth Robinson of Wynne and Ryan Wood of Phoenix.
A reception at the Country Club of Little Rock followed the ceremony. Guest tables covered in off-white linens alternated tall and short arrangements of hydrangeas, roses, peonies, tulip and dusty miller in mercury glass vases. Music was by the Krackerjacks of Jackson, Miss.
The bride has a bachelor's degree in design from the Fay Jones School of Architecture, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta. She is an interior designer with Garry Mertins Designs.
The groom has bachelor's degrees in finance and accounting from the Walton College of Business at UA, where he was a member of Kappa Sigma. He is an account executive with Crews and Associates.
The couple will reside in Little Rock after a honeymoon in the Caribbean.
High Profile on 05/11/2014
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