Haylee Lauren Magnicheri and Austin Isaac Fowler were married at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Second Avenue United Methodist Church in Rome.
The bride is the daughter of Gene Magnicheri of Silver Creek and the late Susan Magnicheri of Calhoun. The groom is the son of Timothy and Tabitha Souther of Calhoun and Mark and Angela Fowler of Dallas.
The Reverend Carol Watters of Carrollton performed the double-ring ceremony before an altar adorned with yellow roses. The family pews were marked with burlap and lace bows.
Neil Sanders of Rome, provided the music including “I want to hold your hand,” to which the bride walked down the aisle.
Kristin Stanley of Calhoun, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Hannah Magnicheri of Calhoun, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Alex Rivers of Kennesaw, Sara Jude of Carrollton and Caitlyn Trevino of Dallas, cousin of the groom. The junior bridesmaid was Sophia Magnicheri of Rome, sister of the bride. They wore varied styles of canary yellow chiffon dresses. Each carried silk sunflower bouquets tied with burlap and lace ribbons.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, chose an ivory tulle trumpet gown with an off the shoulder illusion neckline, featuring sequin petals with satin covered buttons leading down the back to the chapel train. She accented her dress with a single strand of pears belonging to her grandmother, Merinda Magnicheri. The veil she wore belonged to her mother. Her bouquet was a cluster of live sunflowers with white carnations tied together with burlap and lace ribbon.
Tyler Ayer of Carrollton served as best man. Groomsmen were Timothy Souther of Calhoun, step-dad of the groom, Sam Magnicheri of Calhoun, brother of the bride, Jason Hall of Calhoun and Christopher Trevino of Dallas, cousin of the groom. The groom’s brother, Bailey Souther of Calhoun, served as the ring bearer. The bride’s niece, Ashlyn Stanley of Calhoun was the flower girl. She carried a burlap and lace basket filled with ivory rose petals. The bride’s nephews Gage, Breaden and Preston Stanley of Calhoun carried signs announcing “Here Comes The Bride.”
The bride placed a single yellow rose on the first pew to honor her mother. After the ceremony, the bride presented a yellow rose to her new mother-in-law.
The groom’s mother chose a grey sleeveless street length dress accented with beading around the neckline.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the fellowship hall. Refreshments included the bride’s three-tiered vanilla cake with buttercream frosting decorated with paisley petals running around the cake leading up to the top holding a “Mr. & Mrs.” cake topper. A red velvet sheet cake with cream cheese frosting was also served. The groom’s vanilla and strawberry ice cream cake was topped with a cast iron grey Ford Mustang.
The evening before the ceremony, a rehearsal dinner was held at Fuddrucker’s and was hosted by the groom’s dad and step-mom.
The couple has planned a belated honeymoon sometime this summer. They reside in Villa Rica.