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Sarah Ellen Argue and Matthew Lee Anderson exchanged wedding vows at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church. Officiating were the Revs. Victor H. Nixon and Betsy Singleton Snyder.

Parents of the bride are Elise and the late James B. Argue Jr. of Little Rock. She is the granddaughter of the late Ann and Rev. James B. Argue of Little Rock and the late Ruby Orgain Carey of Pine Bluff.

The groom is the son of Elizabeth and Stanley Anderson of Warren. His grandparents are the late Helen and A.E. Anderson of Purvis, Miss., and the late Irma and Charles Mitchell of Petal, Miss.

Two large white and blush arrangements of hydrangeas, calla lilies, peonies and garden roses decorated the chancel. Music was by organist and choir master James Maase, organist Stanley Cox, soloist Karen Clark, violinist Andrew Irving and the Pulaski Heights Sanctuary Choir.

The bride was escorted by William C. Mann III. She wore a sleeveless ivory satin gown. The bodice had a V-neckline, wide-set shoulder straps and a low back. The skirt extended from a ruched cummerbund at the waist to a chapel train. She carried a bouquet of ivory, cream and blush roses, peonies, calla lilies, freesia, dusty miller and silver brunia.

Matron of honor was Emily Argue Stotts of Little Rock, sister of the bride. She wore dove-gray chiffon gown with a beaded and embroidered bodice. Maid of honor was Charlotte Ruby Stotts of Little Rock, niece of the bride. She wore a navy chiffon A-line gown. Bridesmaids were Mary Catherine Waldrup of Rogers and Hannah Vogler Manus of Little Rock. They wore dove-gray chiffon gowns. The attendants carried bouquets of roses, peonies, calla lilies and freesia.

Best men were Dr. Warren Edward English of Johnson City, Tenn., and Tucker Glyn English of Plano, Texas. Groomsmen were Justin Paul Zahner of Starkville, Miss., and Paul Carroll Gault of Armory, Miss. Guests were seated by Sanford Johnson of Clarksdale, Miss.; Charles Russell of Lubbock, Texas; Jeffery Stotts and William Faulkner, both of Little Rock; and Dr. Kevin Beach of Oxford, Miss.

After the ceremony, there was a champagne toast in the Gathering Hall, then a reception in the church's James B. Argue Sr. Christian Life Center. A buffet held three large centerpieces of white hydrangeas, white calla lily, blush and white peonies, white snapdragons and white garden roses in gold pilsner vases. Guest tables held low arrangements of ivory and cream and blush wedding flowers, dusty miller, silver brunia and magnolia leaves in gold compote bowls. Music was by Little Joe and the B.K.'s.

The bride has bachelor's degrees in political science and economics from Wellesley College and a master's degree from the Clinton School of Public Service. She is deputy director of the Arkansas Research Center at the University of Central Arkansas and is pursuing an interdisciplinary doctorate in leadership studies at UCA.

The groom is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor's degree in political science. He is vice president of Oasis Trading LLC.

After a honeymoon in Hot Springs, the couple will live in Little Rock.

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High Profile on 06/02/2019

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