Anna Elizabeth LeRoy and Justin Scott Rea were married at 6 p.m. on Aug. 1, 2015, at Pritchard Farm in Aragon.
The bride is the daughter of Kenneth and Melodie LeRoy of Rome, the granddaughter of Bob and Bonnie Copeland of Cave Spring and Rayford and Virginia LeRoy of Silver Creek.
The groom is the son of Scott and Sherry Rea of Jackson, Tennessee and the grandson of Janice McIntyre of Fulton, Kentucky and Carol and Norma Rea of Jackson, Tennessee. grandson of Janice McIntyre of Fulton, Kentucky and Carol and Norma Rea of Jackson, Tennessee.
Rev. Benjie Mathis of Rome performed the double-ring ceremony under an arbor displaying stained glass with vines of stephanotis and burlap bows which marked the pews.
A program of wedding music included prelude music by Bonnie Copeland on the keyboard and Deborah Adair on the flute including the theme to the “Titanic,” “Canon in D”, and “A Thousand Years.” Carrol Rea sang “In Christ Alone” accompanied by Lori Taylor on the keyboard, and Wes Rampley sang “Be thou my vision” with his own guitar accompaniment. Autumn LeRoy and the groom sang a duet of “When God made you” to the accompaniment of Bonnie Copeland on the keyboard.
Guests were greeted by the bride’s brother, Brandon LeRoy who ushered the guests in and Haley Bice who presented the guests with a program fan handmade by her personally for all the guests.
Chera LeRoy of Rome was the maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Bianca Veliz of Rome, Carmen Del Real of Lindale, and Emma Lewis of Lindale. The bridesmaids wore knee-length gowns of spa blue chiffon. They carried bouquets of ivory and aqua colored roses with accents of orchids and raffia streamers.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents was taken down in a red 58 International on the tailgate resting on a quilt and escorted by her father and mother. She wore a strapless gown of ivory statin with a sweetheart neckline. The dress was adorned with a satin bow to accent the mermaid bodice finished with a chapel length train. She wore a fingertip-length veil of sheer tulle and pearl colored teardrop earrings and necklace which completed the ensemble. She carried a bouquet of aqua and acid green orchids with brown chrysanthemum and antique roses surrounded by a burlap lace wrap and an heirloom handkerchief from her late great aunt Ruth.
Jonathon Rice of Humboldt, Tennessee was the best man. Groomsmen were Daniel Laughlin of Humboldt, Tennessee, John B Ricketts and Richard Ricketts both of Savannah, Tennessee. The groom and groomsmen wore aqua blue vests and ties and each wore a tux of heather grey color. They wore aqua and acid color orchids with twine accent.
Ring bearer Ethan Fincher escorted flower girl Mary Ella Copeland while Kyle Ely pulled flower girl Alivia Copeland in a little red wagon adorned with aqua ribbons and burlap. The flower girls threw ivory rose pedals before the entrance of the bride.
The mother of the bride wore a knee-length dress of beige chiffon with a jeweled flower at the top. The mother of the groom wore a coral knee-length dress with a scalloped neckline. The mother’s carried small bouquets of ivory and aqua roses with burlap wraps.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the red barn located at the ceremony site. Refreshments included a three tier round cake of vanilla buttercream, accented with aqua and antique brown rosettes, and initials carved into the tree stump looking cake with two owls adorning the top of the cake. The groom was presented with a two tier white cake with white icing showcasing a baseball at the top and a candy buffet bar.
The evening before the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was held at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church. Other prenuptial parties included a shower hosted by the bride’s aunts and grandmother. A shower was provided by the groom’s family in Jackson, Tennessee. A shower was also given by the Surgery Center of Rome hosted by Patti Vincent. A shower was given by Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church for the bride and groom.
After a honeymoon to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the couple will reside in Humboldt, Tennessee.