Weddings and engagements
Dunlap, Ellis exchange vows
Alyson Rawls Dunlap of Falkville and Randall Scott Ellis of Hartselle were wed Saturday, June 17, 2006, at 4 p.m. at East Highland Baptist Church with the Rev. Danny Compton, uncle of the groom, officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Tim and Nancy Dunlap of Falkville. The groom is the son of Gilmer and Joan Ellis of Hartselle.
The bride carried a bouquet of calla lilies and hydrangeas.
Maebec Dunlap of Decatur was maid of honor.
Bridal attendants were Madison Dunlap of Decatur, Audra Clifton of Andalusia and Brooke Brown of Red Bay.
Lauren Ellis of Hartselle was flower girl. Ethan Ellis of Hartselle was ring bearer.
The groom's father was best man.
Groomsmen were Russell Ellis, Rodney Ellis and Brian Ellis, all of Hartselle.
Ushers were Jack Albert, Jonathan Dunlap, Clint Dunlap and Sam Albert, all of Decatur.
Music was provided by vocalist Lori Lott and organist Tommy Gray.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church.
Barbara Long was wedding director.
Candice Coleman and Lauren Vinson attended the bride's book.
The couple honeymooned in Jamaica. They will reside in Hartselle.
A rehearsal dinner hosted by the groom's parents was held at The Oden House.
Neill, Estes exchange vows
Amy Catherine Neill and Lee Elliot Estes were wed April 7, 2006, at Annabella at Cedar Glen of Huntsville with Minister Phil Clanton officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Tom and Debra Neill of Hartselle. The groom is the son of Jerry Estes of Jackson, La., and the late P. Joyce Estes.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Julie Neill, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.
Bridal attendants were Sara Johnson of Birmingham and Sara Blankenship of Virginia.
Shane Moland was best man.
Groomsmen were Victor Estes, brother of the groom, and Reese Richardson.
Kylee Vandyke and Anne Lisa Batts were flower girls. Zachary Estes was ring bearer.
The couple honeymooned in the West Indies. They reside in Seattle, Wash.
Stephenson, Hines wed
Christen Renee Stephenson and Christopher Phillip Hines, both of Hartselle, were wed Saturday, June 17, 2006.
The bride is the daughter of Chris and Renee Stephenson of Hartselle. The groom is the son of Phillip and Julia Hines of Hartselle.
The church featured a large arrangement of white flowers and greenery, four spiral candelabras, tulle and white bows.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an off-the-shoulder satin gown with beaded metallic lace details and a cathedral length train. Her teardrop veil featured a scalloped beaded edge. She carried a bouquet of white and ivory flowers.
Leah Stephenson, sister of the bride, of Hartselle was maid of honor.
Bridal attendants were Stephanie Spurlin, sister of the groom, of Gardendale, Sara Sullivan of Birmingham, Susie Stephenson, Danyel Stephenson and Amanda Robertson, all of Hartselle.
They wore floor-length gowns of shrimp colored satin with chiffon cowl drapes and carried bouquets of white and shrimp colored flowers.
Emma Lindsey of Hartselle was flower girl.
The groom's father was best man. Groomsmen were Matt Stephenson, brother of the bride, Zeke Eubanks and Blake Garner, all of Hartselle, Paul Spurlin of Gardendale and Josh Britnell of Birmingham.
Ushers were Hogan Martin and Daniel Francis, both of Hartselle.
Music was provided by Dr. Greg James, uncle of the bride.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the fellowship hall.
Julie Sneed was wedding director.
Patty Andrews, Selena Lindsey, Lori Nelson, Laura Beth Quick, Lauren Rushen, Teresa Sharp, Amanda Shelton, Jessica Shelton, Tanya Shubert, Cindy Stephenson, Erin Stephenson, Kathy Stephenson, Lou Ann Stephenson, Susann Sullivan, Beverly Summerford and Earl Gaspard assisted with the reception.
Jessica Andrews and Whitney Westmoreland attended the bride's book.
The couple honeymooned on a cruise to the Bahamas. They will reside in Hartselle.
A rehearsal party hosted by the groom's parents was held June 16 at Burningtree Country Club.
The couple was honored with several prenuptial events, including:
Hyatt, Mahan to wed July 7
Cecelia Hyatt of Joppa announces the engagement of her daughter, Heather Mae Hyatt, to Morgan Cameron Mahan, son of Betty Mahan and the late Dan Mahan. Ms. Hyatt is also the daughter of the late Larry Hyatt.
The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of A.P. Brewer High School and a 2005 graduate of Athens State University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is employed as a teacher at Lacey's Spring School.
The groom-elect is a 2000 graduate of A.P. Brewer High School and a graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor's degree in secondary education/math.
He is employed as a teacher and coach at Union Hill School.
The wedding will be July 7 at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Lacey's Spring.