Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hall of Nettleton announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridgett Denise Hall, to Joshua Daniel Robinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rhodes of Iron City, Tenn., and the late Larry Robinson.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sula Hall of Nettleton and the late Marvin Hall, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Grady Richardson.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Annie Robinson of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and the late Daniel Robinson, and Jewell Clark of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and the late Charles Clark.
The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Nettleton High School, where she was valedictorian. She was Miss NHS, and a member of the Beta Club, the French Club and the yearbook staff. She is a student at Itawamba Community College, where she is majoring in business. She is a member of Phi Beta Lambda and the Mirror staff. She is also an employee of Donald Allred's Heating and Air Inc. in Tupelo.
The prospective groom was homeschooled in Iron City, Tenn., graduating in 1998. He is an employee of Hickory Springs Manufacturing in Verona. He also is a preacher.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m., Feb. 10, 2001, at the Nettleton Pentecostal Church in Nettleton. A reception will follow at the church's Family Center. Family and friends are invited.
Joshua Daniel Robinson and Bridgett Denise Hall
Nancy Kirksey Senter of Tupelo and Shane Alan Arnett of Jackson were united in marriage Oct. 21, 2000, in an outdoor ceremony at Beluga Point near Anchorage, Alaska, with Louis Lawrence Lawes officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Alfred Patrick Senter and Martha Kirksey Senter, both of Tupelo. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. John Kirksey of Mantachie and the late John Houston Kirksey, and Mrs. Patrick Senter of Fulton and the late Alfred Patrick Senter Sr.
The groom is the son of Judy Kay Arnett and Guy Corby Arnett, both of Florence. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Masters, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Corby Arnett.
The bride wore a formal, princess-style gown, and a crown of fresh cut flowers in her hair.
After a wedding trip to Alyeska Ski Resort in Girdwood, Alaska, the couple lives in Anchorage, Alaska. The bride is employed by the Anchorage School District. The groom is employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs in Anchorage.
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Kara Jill Montgomery and Rodney Harrell Buvens, both of Baton Rouge, La., were united in marriage Oct. 21, 2000, at the First United Methodist Church in Tupelo with the Rev. Dr. Prentiss M. Gordon and the Rev. William Thomas McAlilly officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Wilson Montgomery of Belden. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Jackson Keith of Mebane, N.C., and Mrs. Wade Hampton Montgomery Sr. of Burlington, N.C., and the late Mr. Montgomery.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Louis Buvens of Longview, Texas. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harrell Goss of Berniece, La., and Ruby Lea Sprouse of Many, La., and the late Louis Gemit Buvens of Many, La.
The bride wore a formal, princess-style gown of diamond white silk satin with a strapless bodice, an A-line skirt, Dior roses of silk satin at the back waist, and covered buttons down the back and extending the length of the chapel train. Her tiered, chapel-length veil of illusion was edged with silk bias.
Anna Katherine Montgomery of New York, N.Y., and Erin Hampton Montgomery of Belden were maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Janie Dianne Davidson of Dothan, Ala., Meredith Elise Deas of Cambridge, Mass., and Katrina Evans Postiglione of Houston, Texas. The attendants wore floor-length gowns of navy chiffon with spaghetti straps, empire bodices encircles with tiny buds of chiffon and A-line paneled skirts.
William Louis Buvens of Longview, Texas, was best man. The groomsmen were John Ray Marino of Baton Rouge, La., William Holt Montgomery of Belden, and Bryan Gerald Musso and Ryan Carl Orgeron, both of New Orleans, La. Ushers were Christopher Shane Garrett of Dillon, Colo., John Keegan McConnell of Irving, Texas, and Kevin David Rice of Dallas, Texas.
A reception followed at the Tupelo Country Club.
After a wedding trip to Ono Island, Ala., the couple lives in Baton Rouge. The bride is pursuing a doctor of musical arts degree at Louisiana State University. She also maintains a private piano studio and is co-owner of Scout Custom Homes LLC in Baton Rouge. The groom is an attorney and co-owner of Scout Custom Homes LLC in Baton Rouge.
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Harrell Buvens
Allie Metcalfe and Matthew Trenner, both of Denver, Colo., were united in marriage Sept. 9, 2000, at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Tupelo with the Rev. Mike Hicks officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Metcalfe Jr. of Tupelo. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Walter E. Woodard of Dexter, Ga., and the late Mr. Woodard, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James M. Metcalfe Sr. of Tupelo.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dietrich Trenner of Loveland, Colo. He is the grandson of Luise Liem of San Bernardino, Calif.; the late Mr. and Mrs. Mike Forchione of San Bernardino, Calif.; and Hildegard Trenner of Berlin, Germany, and the late Friedrich Trenner.
The bride wore an empire-style satin gown with a sleeveless bodice, bead-trimmed straps, a beaded waistband, an A-line skirt and a chapel-length train.
Jane Metcalfe of Ridgeland was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Metcalfe Stewart of Tupelo and Suzy McCullough Farrar of Madison. Sera Grace Hall of Houston was flower girl. The bridesmaids wore floor-length gowns of platinum crepe-back satin with rice pearl straps and A-line skirts.
Mark Trenner of Denver, Colo., was best man. Groomsmen were Dietrich Trenner of Loveland, Colo., Bud Lehmkuhler of Denver, Colo., Michael Stewart of Tupelo and Clint Collins of Ridgeland.
A reception followed at The Rankin House in Tupelo.
After a wedding trip to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the couple lives in Denver, Colo. Both are employed by Leprino Foods Company in Denver.
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Trenner
Terri Suzanne Cadden and Russell Thomas Hughes, both of Tupelo, were united in marriage Sept. 9, 2000, at Mount Vernon Place in Tupelo with Rick Ball officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Barbara Wilson, and Johnny and Linda Cadden, all of Amory. She is the granddaughter of Mary B. Lowery of Amory and the late E.J. Lowery, and the late Ernest and Sue Cadden of Amory.
The groom is the son of Arcola and Betty Hughes of Coffeeville. He is the grandson of Harriett Hooper of Coffeeville and the late Earl Hooper, the late Arcola Hughes Sr., and Christopher Hughes of McComb.
The bride wore a sheath-style gown of diamond white Italian satin featuring a beaded scoop neckline; double spaghetti straps; accents of beaded Venise lace on the fitted bodice and cascading down the skirt; and a detachable chapel-length train. Her waistline veil of illusion was gathered to a beaded band headpiece.
Melinda Cadden Calmes of Tupelo and Mollye Weatherbee Walsh of Amory, both sisters of the bride, were matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Mikki Calmes of Tupelo, niece of the bride, and Jessica Hughes of Coffeeville, niece of the groom. The attendants wore black sleeveless gowns with satin bodices, princess waistlines and chiffon skirts.
Arcola Hughes Jr., father of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Todd Hughes, brother of the groom, and Glenn Burney, both of Coffeeville, and Luke Berryhill of Tupelo. Scott Martin of Coffeeville was an usher.
A reception followed at Mount Vernon Place.
After a wedding trip to Navarre Beach, Fla., the couple lives in Tupelo. The bride is employed at the North Mississippi Medical Center, and the groom is employed by Alliant Foodservice of Memphis.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Thomas Hughes
Amber Kay Gilchrist and Robert Christopher Thompson were united in marriage Oct. 21, 2000, at the First Baptist Church in Collierville, Tenn., with Dr. Alexander M. McGeachy, uncle of the groom, officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Mary Gilchrist of Collierville, Tenn. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Bourgeois of Kohoka, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Norvin Gilchrist of Fort Madison, Iowa.
The groom is the son of Robert and Chris Thompson of Tupelo. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John L. Thompson of Ackerman, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ruben A. Thiggason of Louisville.
The bride wore a floor-length gown of white satin with narrow straps. A design of white floral stitching and handsewn pearls and beads accented the bodice, the front of the slightly flared skirt, around the hem of the chapel-length train, and on the ends of a shawl the bride also wore.
Ashley Jenkins and Keri McGehee, both of Memphis, were maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Clark of Nashville, Tenn.; Kelly Guy of Murphreesboro, Tenn.; Joy Dowdy of Danville, Ill., sister of the groom; and Aimee Gilchrist of Collierville, Tenn., and April Sanders of Cordova, Tenn., both sisters of the bride. Alix and Sage Kermes of Hayward, Minn., cousins of the bride, were flower girls. The bridesmaids wore sleeveless, floor-length gowns of plum-colored crepe with A-line skirts and square necklines.
Robert M. Thompson, father of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Justin Cother of Tupelo, Ryan Hardy of Jackson, Brian Pounders of Fulton, Matt Rushing of Olive Branch, Chris Dowdy of Danville, Ill., and Lee Sanders of Cordova, Tenn.
A reception followed in the church fellowship hall.
The couple lives in Bossier City, La. The bride is a department manager with J.C. Penney, and the groom is assistant manager of Camelot Music in Shreveport, La.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Christopher Thompson