Allyson Paige Kilgore and Cody Eugene Jones were wed on Saturday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at The Fairyland Club of Lookout Mountain with Rev. Jimmy Cribb of Ringgold performing the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of David and Debbie Kilgore of Chattanooga, Tenn., and the granddaughter of Bryant and Hazel Wallin of Chickamauga and the late Horace and Opal Kilgore.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents, was escorted by her father.
The maid of honor was also the sister of the bride, Holly Kilgore of Chattanooga, Tenn. Holly wore a formal black, strapless, side-ruched satin gown. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of white ranunculus and tulips with pink berry and pink bouvardia. The bride chose a white re-embroidered lace V-neck gown with a full bustle skirt, satin black ribbon with a chapel-length train designed by Watters and Watters. A sheer waltz-length bridal veil complimented the lace features of the gown. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of all-white peony/ roses, white ranunculus and white anemones with black centers. The mother of the bride wore a Cashmere Dupioni silk, two-piece suit, wrap jacket and ties, ¾-length sleeves and a-line skirt designed by Watters and Watters.
The groom is the son of Bobby Jones of Cleveland, Ga., and Karen Jones of Ringgold. He is the grandson of Ralph and Charlotte Jones of Ringgold, Madge Elizabeth Dale of Dover, Del., and the late Roy Carmack Talley. Jeremy Talley (cousin of the groom) of Ocala, Fla., served as best man. The groomsmen and ushers were Charlie Neil of Ringgold and Josh Ashburn of Ringgold.
The ceremony was decorated with pink and white roses with dendro orchids decorated the ballroom. Pink and white rose petals with water-filled cylinders with floating candles adorned the sides of the aisle for the ceremony. A program of wedding music included "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" by Bach, "Canon in D" by Pachelbel, "Air on the G" by Bach, "Moonlight Sonata" by Beethoven, "The Four Seasons" by Vivaldi, "Ava Maria" by Schubert, Rhapsody in Blue" by Gershwin, and "Wedding March" by Mendelssohn. As a wedding gift to the bride, Mr. James Beard entertained guest with classical piano selections before the wedding ceremony. Photographer was Stee Fauer.
The reception was held at The Fairyland Club, Lookout Mountain, Ga., and was decorated with arrangements of pink and white roses with dendro orchids decorated the ballroom. Pink and white rose petals with water-filled cylinders with floating candles adorned the sides of the aisle for the ceremony. The bride's cake was a three-tiered butter cream icing with decorative scroll work and topped with pink and white roses. The table was decorated with pink/white rose petals and a vase of long stemmed white/pink roses. The groom’s cake was a two-tiered, square, Reese's peanut buttercup cake. The servers were provided by the Fairyland Club. Disc jockey Ted Gocke provided musical entertainment for the wedding party and guests.
The couple will reside in Atlanta after a wedding trip to St. Simon's Island and then on to Florida.