Kara Rebekah Patrick and William David Matthews were married Oct. 8, 2016 at Densmore Farms in the mountains of Cleveland.
The bride is the daughter of Resa Patrick of Rome and Ron Patrick of McDonough. She is the granddaughter of Robert and Mary Armstrong of Rome, Sue Patrick of Columbus, the late Jack Patrick of Columbus, and Wayne and Lynn Pruett of Lakeland, Florida.
The groom is the son of Jay and Millie Matthews of Rome. He is the grandson of James and Joy Matthews of Alpharetta, and the late Raphael and Lovie Borchardt
Rachel Patrick Selman of Columbus, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids included sister of the groom, Becky Matthews of Rome, Joy Buford of Rome, Kaylan Hufstetler of Rome, Christen Summerlin of Athens, Courtney Foy of Albany and Emmaline Adams of Watkinsville.
Jay Matthews of Rome, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen included brother of the groom, Jim Matthews of Jackson, Mississippi, Hunter Selman of Columbus, Hylton Hamilton of Rome, Billy Harman of Cave Spring, Brett Mather of Rome, Grant Davis of Rome and Hayden Robbins of Atlanta.
The evening before the wedding, parents of the groom hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Attic Restaurant in Clarkesville.
Following the wedding ceremony, a reception was held in the beautiful barn at Densmore Farms.
After a wedding trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in Athens.