Kiera Shiflett and Adam Amyx were married at 6:30 p.m. on April 8, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Lindale.
The bride is the daughter of Ben and Denise Shiflett of Lindale. The groom is the son of Samuel and Ann Amyx of Cartersville.
Russell Head, uncle of the bride, performed the double-ring ceremony. Bouquets of garden blossoms in lavender, green and white, including roses, Bells of Ireland and stock adorned the altar. Family pews were marked with lavender roses, accent flowers and foliage accented with ivory ribbons.
A program of wedding music was provided by pianist Dan Ng which included “From the Ground Up” and “Jesus Loves Me Melody.” Eric and Kim Whelchel of Silver Creek sang selections “I will be here,” “This Kind of Love,” “I Get to Love You”, “Songbird” and “Marriage Prayer.” Kevin Boyd of Gadsden sang “You Raise Me Up.”
Chelsea Wade of Aragon was the maid of honor, Hannah Gaz of Charleston, South Carolina; Kayla Byerly of Atlanta; Erica Head of Evans and Brelyn Head of Evans were the bridesmaids. They wore floor-length sleeveless dresses of lilac chiffon with V-necklines. They carried hand-tied bouquets of lavender roses, Aden stock, dusty and green hypericum berries and accents of baby’s breath.
Sofia Fedele was the junior bridesmaid. Emersynn Shiflett, niece of the bride and Emma Amyx, niece of the groom, were flower girls.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, wore a Traditional Romantic long sleeve ivory ball gown that was adorned with Alencon lace throughout the bodice and sleeves. The beautiful lace also trimmed the off the shoulder and V-neckline as well as the hem of her full church length train. The gown had a low illusion back trimmed with scalloped lace that cascaded with satin covered buttons down the center of the gown. She wore a finger-length veil and blusher of ivory and pearls. She carried a cascading bouquet of lavender roses and lisianthus with white stock, miniature green hydrangea and hypericum berries enhanced by English ivy, Italian ruscus and seeded eucalyptus.
Joshua Gibson of Cartersville was the best man. Brian Shiflett of Rome, brother of the bride; Kyle Shiflett, of Lindale, brother of the bride; Trent Wade of Silver Creek and Kevin Amyx of Cartersville, brother of the groom, were the groomsmen.
The mother of the bride wore a sleeveless two-tone chiffon slim Wedgwood A-line gown with V-neckline, crisscross pleated bodice with hand-beaded lace appliqué, V-back, side draped skirt with ruffle, sweep train and a matching shawl. The mother of the groom wore a lavender tea length dress of chiffon with a sheer finger tip sheath. The mothers were presented with petite bouquets of ivory roses, lavender lisianthus and baby’s breath.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Forrest Place. Refreshments included the bride’s four-tiered cake. Each tier featured a different flavor, including lemon cake and traditional white cake. The outside of the cake was iced in cream cheese frosting and featured a cascade of flowers along the side.
The evening before the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was hosted at First Baptist Church of Lindale, CLC. Other pre-nuptial parties were hosted by Glenda Brumbelow and Sadonna Head, Joann Shiflett, Lisa Byerly and Conda Gaz, Connie Broome, Lynn Holloway, Michelle Hyder, Laverne Pruitt, Charlene Knowles, Myra Dean, Melody Williams, Gwennette Powell, Christina Tays and Susan Culbreth of First Baptist Church of Lindale and a party hosted by the bridemaids.
On the day of the wedding, Connie Broome, a friend of the bride, provided refreshments for the bride and bridesmaids and for the groom and groomsmen before the ceremony.
After their trip to Gatlinburg, the couple will reside in Cartersville.