Adlynn Grace Watson and Braden Taylor Keith were married at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in the backyard of their new home in Rome.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Alan Watson of Longmont, Colorado. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Bullock of Harriman, Tennessee, the late Richard Watson and the late Doris Raschke.
The groom is the son of Rev. and Mrs. Brian Taylor Keith of Rock Hill, South Carolina. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Taylor of Rock Hill, South Carolina and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Keith of Hixson, Tennessee.
Richard Taylor, grandfather of the groom, performed a unity ceremony while the couple planted a magnolia tree in their back yard. Rev. Brian Taylor, father of the groom, performed a double-ring ceremony before a lace-adorned wooden fence. Arrangements of baby’s breath were placed around the home.
Ethan Watson, brother of the bride, provided music before and during the ceremony. The bride and groom’s grandparents and parents were escorted and seated to an arrangement of Piano Guys “1,000 years.” The processional was “Amazing Grace.” Cameron Keith, brother of the groom, played an acoustic version of “Give me Jesus” for the unity ceremony. The recessional was “Something in the Water”.
The matron of honor was the sister of the bride, Mallory Faith Trammell of Rome. The maid of honor was the sister of the bride, Lydia Hope Watson of Longmont, Colorado. Bridesmaids included Erin Elizabeth Staples and Miranda Christine Norrod, both of Taylorsville. They wore floor-length gray gowns with long gold necklaces. They carried bouquets of baby’s breath tied with long strips of mint and gray satin ribbon.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, wore a formal gown of off white French tulle and hand beaded lace with a sweep train. The bodice of the gown was lace overlay with a sweetheart neckline with lace straps that opened into a keyhole back. The bride had baby’s breath tucked in her hair to complete the look. She carried a bouquet of baby’s breath flowers tied with mint and gray satin ribbon.
The brother of the groom, Cameron Keith, was the best man. Groomsmen included the groom’s father as well as Ben Reinken of Rock Hill, South Carolina and Joseph Prince of Inman, South Carolina. The groom wore a charcoal gray suit with a mint tie and brown shoes. The groomsmen wore a black suit with a mint tie.
The flower girl, Katlyn Slye, wore a lace and tulle off white tea length dress. The ring bearer was Jack Roman Keith, nephew of the groom.
After the ceremony, the bride and groom held a reception in the backyard of their home. Refreshments included a two-tier white and chocolate layered cake with sprinkles cascading down the front and topped with a mint flag banner. Homemade sugar cookies decorated by the bride’s sister-in-law, Erin Watson, were also offered.
After their European honeymoon, the couple will reside in Rome.