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by The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 1, 2010 at 3:14 a.m.

— Wedding vows were exchanged by Ashley Renee Wright and Wade Thomas Naramore at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24, in St. Luke Episcopal Church of Hot Springs. The Rev. C.B. Baker officiated.

Parents of the bride are Drs. Jan and Charles C. Wright of Hot Springs. She is the granddaughter of Peggy and Charles C. Wright of Jacksonville and the late Betty and Clyde Kendrick of Springdale.

The bridegroom is the son of Karen Naramore and Ronald Naramore, both of Hot Springs. He is the grandson of Jean and the late Gene Naramore of Little Rock and the late Marcella and Frank Ogle of Bartlesville, Okla.

The altar was centered with arrangements of white hydrangeas, lilies and cascading white dendrobium orchids. Music was by organist Lynn Payette, soprano Deleen Davidson and violinist Kiril Laskarov.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a natural-colored douppioni silk gown with a pleated and fitted sweetheart bodice. The draped skirt with an asymmetrical gather was embellished with a silk flower and feathers. Her elbow-length illusion veil was edged in silk satin. She carried a bouquet of white phalaenopsis orchids, stephanotis and hydrangeas.

Serving as the bride’s honor attendants were Erin Finzer of Little Rock, sister of the bride, and Erin Meeks of Hot Springs.

Bridesmaids were Kathryn Luttrell and Emily Naramore, sister of the bridegroom, both of Little Rock; Frances VandenHeuvel of Hot Springs; and Marcy McCulley of Pineville, Mo. They wore navy silk-faille baby doll dresseswith pleated scoop-necklines. They carried bouquets of aubergine calla lilies accented with lily grass.

Sarah Blanche Finzer of Little Rock, niece of bride, was flower girl.

Jeff Woodward of Little Rock was best man. Groomsmen were Jeremy Gannaway, Eric Moore, Chris Caviness and Spencer Wright, all of Little Rock; and Spencer Epley of Austin, Texas.

Guests were seated by Greyson Longtin of Washington; Derek Scrivner of Hot Springs; and Brett Hoffmann and John Ristaino, both of Little Rock.

A reception at the Crystal Ballroom of the Arlington Hotel followed the ceremony. Trees decorated with orchids and hanging strands of crystals and votive candles framed the ballroom entrance. Guest tables in the center of the ballroom were decorated with sprays of purple and magenta phalaenopsis orchids. Other tables held calla lilies or dahlias accented with floating candles in glass cubes. The buffet held a large arrangement of orchids, calla lilies, dahlias and roses.

The bride is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She graduated cum laude with a juris doctorate from University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. She is a law clerk for Circuit Judge Timothy D. Fox.

The bridegroom has bachelor’s degrees in psychology and history from UALR and a juris doctorate from the law school. He is a partner in the law firm of Garnett, Naramore, Drake & Naramore in Hot Springs.

After a wedding trip to Antigua, the couple will make their home in Little Rock.

High Profile, Pages 44 on 08/01/2010



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