Hudspeth, Eringman exchange vows
Jessica Kendall Hudspeth and William John Eringman were wed May 15, 2005 at Jericho Farm, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe M. Johnson, in Fairhope with the Rev. James W. Hill officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Melony Orr Hudspeth of Fairhope and the great granddaughter of Linnelle P. Orr of Hartselle and the late Leon Orr.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Eringman of Fairhope.
The ceremony took place on the grounds of the estate where the lake made a perfect backdrop for the gazebo, decorated with blue hydrangeas, pink and white roses, and an assortment of seasonal flowers. The central arrangement was of the same theme and placed in memory of Robert McDaniel "Danny" Orr, late uncle of the bride.
Given in marriage by her mother, the bride wore a white satin strapless gown with an organza overlay adorned with pearls, hand-sewn by her mother and sister. He veil was elbow-length tulle with silk ribbon trim. She carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas, pink and white roses and delphinium.
Savanne Hudspeth, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.
Bridal attendants were Sabrina Paulas and Paige Sims of Fairhope, Melanie Calkins of Niceville, Fla., and Emily Orr of Hartselle, cousin of the bride. They wore custom-made dresses of Dupioni silk in the shade of ice blue and carried bouquets of blue hydrangeas and pink and white roses.
Alexis Eringman and Kyla Eringman, nieces of the groom, were flower girls.
The groom's father was best man.
Groomsmen were John Eringman Jr., Tobias Eringman and Michael Eringman, brothers of the groom, and Jake Stanford.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held on the estate.
The bride's table featured a square, four-tier cake of ice blue with a floral design mimicking the lace pattern on the bride's gown and adorned with white hydrangeas and white roses.
The groom's table featured a chocolate cake topped with white hydrangeas.
During the reception, guests were entertained by the bride and her bridesmaids with their rendition of "Fever," dedicated to the groom.
The couple honeymooned in Las Vegas.
They currently reside in Fairhope.
Yeater, Slaughter exchange vows
Marla Layne Yeater and John Jeremiah Slaughter were wed June 18, 2005, at 2 p.m. at Founders Hall of Athens State University with Alan Yeater and Evangelist Steve Slaughter officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Alan and Cindy Yeater of Lafayette, Ind. and the granddaughter of Doris Chapman of Hartselle.
The groom is the son of Steve and Phyllis Slaughter of Beaver Dam, Ky.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Lindsey Yeater, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridal attendants were Gloria White, Laura Fisher, Eliza Yeater and Rebecca Slaughter. They wore pastel pink princess style dresses and carried bouquets of assorted flowers and roses.
Flower girls were Ava Lewis, Natalie Johnson and Lydia Waters. Ring bearer was Micah Chapman.
Matt Sandusky and Josh Price were best men. Groomsmen were Josh Slaughter, Matt Wise and Paul Casebolt. Justin Dobbs was an usher.
Music was provided by flutist Leslie Hoggott and guitarist Jarod Lewis.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Founders Hall.
Servers were Sherry Moore, Jessica Picogna, Robin Love, Sandra Fisher, Sarah Yeater and Mirram Husted.
Sara Boeswetter and Mary Beth Cole attended the bride's book.
The groom took his bride on a surprise honeymoon. They will reside in Bowling Green, Ky.