Ellen Grace Herren and Clayton Leon Haney, both of Athens, Alabama, were married at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Oak Hill Church of Christ in Rome.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph N. Herren of Rome. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Brown Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ned Herren.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Leon Haney of Athens, Alabama. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Keyes Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Haney Sr.
James Hutchins of Rome performed the double-ring ceremony.
Emily Gray Herren of Rome was the maid of honor. Heidi Herren Bolden of Athens and Rebecca Herren Perkins of Rome were matrons of honor. Matrons were Jessie Fox Herren of Rome, Kimberly Haney Gates and Amber LeAnn Dees, both of Athens, Alabama and Krista Watts Beard and Madison Stanton Thompson, both of Jacksonville, Alabama. Bridesmaids were Allison Lean Johnson of Athens, Gillian Grace Evans and Tifanie Marie Noblin, both of Birmingham, Alabama and Katherine Elizabeth Mills of Florence, Alabama.
Ellie and Heidi Perkins and Lillian Bolden, all nieces of the bride, and Spencer Gates, niece of the groom, were all flower girls.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, chose a tulle-over-lace trumpet gown with plunging illusion V-neckline, cap sleeves, adorned with gorgeous beaded lace appliqués. The gown features a stunning deep open back and cascading flutter tulle trail with delicate lace trim.
Charles Leon Haney of Athens, Alabama was best man. Groomsmen were Samuel Spencer Gates, Adam Burgreen Haney, Ethan Christopher Hobbs, Joseph Bartholomew Brown, Joseph William Totten and Benjamin Ray McPherson, all of Athens, Alabama; David Joseph Herren and Justin Thomas Perkins of Rome, Steven Lucas Bolden of Athens, Tyler Keith Terry of Nashville and in loving memory of Jordan Wayne Laxson.
Andrew and Thomas Herren, nephews of the bride, and Dalton Dees, friend of the bride and groom, were ring bearers.