Haley Brianne Potts of Rome and James Daniel Glenn of Gaylesville, Ala. were married on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, in Barnwell Chapel at Berry College in Rome.
The bride is the daughter of Michael and April Potts of Rome.
The groom is the son of the Rev. Robert and Linda Glenn of Gaylesville.
The father of the groom performed the double-ring ceremony before an altar decorated with a double-heart candelabra with side tree candelabras that held glass votives with floating candles adorned with seasonal foliage including garland, cranberry bows and ribbons, silver pine cones and cranberry poinsettias. A pedestal holding an etched crystal glass unity candle filled with cranberry-colored oil was also placed at the altar. The family pews were marked with white satin and lace bows with white satin roses, beads and baby cranberry roses. Other pew markers included white satin and lace bows. A memorial candle was placed on the guestbook table in memory of family and friends. The chapel doors were decorated with lighted Christmas wreaths.
A program of wedding music was provided by soloists John and Kelly Potts and Sarah Troutt. Selections included God Bless the Broken Road, The Lords Prayer and From This Moment.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, wore a white Italian satin A-line gown with claret halter straps featuring crystals and pearls on the bodice and inlay of the train. A claret satin band edged the top of the bodice and flowed down the back of the semi-cathedral train and laced up the back of the bodice. She wore a two-layer fingertip veil of white illusion edged with a double-row of silver embroidery, pearls and crystals matching the train.
Sarah Troutt of Conyers was the matron of honor. Rhiannon Raines of Summerville was the bridesmaid. They wore claret strapless satin gowns featuring an A-line design and an empire waist.
Kiley Glenn of Gaylesville was the flower girl. She wore a full-length white dress with a lace bodice and she wore a head-piece of claret and white flowers.
Jesse Cavin of Gaylesville was the best man. Chris Carmon of Gaylesville was the groomsman.
Aaron Glenn of Gaylesville was the ring bearer.
The mother of the bride wore a deep teal tea-length dress with a two-tiered sequins and beaded bodice. The mother of the groom wore a red tea-length dress embroidered with flowers, sequins and lace.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Rome Civic Center. Refreshments included the brides three-tier vanilla cake with butter cream icing decorated with snowflakes. The grooms cake was a red velvet cake with cream cheese icing featuring the University of Alabama logo.
The evening before the wedding, the grooms parents hosted a rehearsal dinner for the bridal party at Bella Roma in Rome.
Other pre-nuptial parties included a miscellaneous shower hosted by Debbie Coheley and Jennifer Trott; a lingerie shower hosted by Gay Wade and Dawn Tucker; a miscellaneous shower hosted by Linda Glenn, Michelle Glenn and April Glenn; a miscellaneous shower hosted by the family of the bride; a bachelorette party hosted by Rhiannon Raines; a bachelor party hosted by Jesse Cavin and Chris Carmon and a bridesmaids luncheon.
After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple resides in Sand Rock, Ala.
Brittany Nicole Crowder and Seth Stephen Sorrells were married at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, on the farm of Lamar and Tammy Davis in Armuchee.
The bride is the daughter of Tracey and Dave Warner of Cedartown and Wendell and Lisa Crowder of Rome. The groom is the son of Stephen and Barbara Sorrells of Cedartown.
The Rev. Jimmie Turner, cousin of the bride, performed the ceremony before an altar decorated with golden mums in clay pots lining the altar. The fall colors of the lavender mountains provided the backdrop for the outdoor nuptials.
Guests gathered in front of the barn adorned with hay bales, ivy and grapevine wreaths. Flowing bows of tulle draped the entrance to the barn with shepherds hooks and lanterns lining the aisle.
A program of wedding music was provided by soloist and guitarist, Brady Smith and soloists, Al Rowland and Kathy Crabbe. Selections included Making Memories, Comfortable, In the Presence, Great Is Thy Faithfulness, Love of a Lifetime, Lost In This Moment, Holy Ground, I Cross My Heart, Loved By You and a wedding song written and performed by Al Rowland.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gold satin strapless A-line gown with an ivory French alencon lace overlay encrusted with pearls and sequins. A full skirt with a scalloped hemline flowed into a cathedral train. She wore a headpiece of pearls and crystals with a single layer of illusion complementing her gown. The bride carried a bouquet of deep red roses.
Brittany Isham of Cedartown was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ivy Nicholson of Carrollton, sister of the bride, Courtney Warner of Mount Berry, sister of the bride, Brandy Crumley of Cleveland, Tenn., cousin of the bride, Nikki Nasworthy of Rome, Kris Horsley of Ringgold, cousin of the bride and Savannah Crabbe of Silver Creek, cousin of the bride. They wore bronze matte satin gowns with a strapless bodice accented at the waist with matching fabric waistbands in ivory and sashes that flowed past the sweep trains. The bridesmaids carried small tied bouquets of pale yellow and ivory roses.
Flower girls were Abby Henderson of Rome, Caroline Horsley of Ringgold and Blythe Crabbe of Lindale. The flower girls wore tea-length dresses with ivory satin bodices and skirts with a chiffon overlay. They carried a silver pail filled with red rose petals.
Jonathan Bedford of Cedartown was the best man. Groomsmen were Jonathan Clifton of Winder, brother of the groom, Bear Crowder of Rome, brother of the bride, Clay Couey of Clarksburg, Md., cousin of the groom, Will Mink of Cave Spring, Richard Stanley and Justin Middleton, both of Cedartown.
Tyler Clifton of Winder, Kodiak Crabbe of Lindale and Owen Henderson of Rome were the ring bearers.
The mother of the bride wore a formal-length gown of shimmering cranberry with a gold and pearl buttoned jacket. The stepmother of the bride wore a two-piece formal set of plum portrait-collared blouse with a black satin floor length skirt. The grooms mother wore a three-piece, formal length crinkle silk gown with matching camisole and jacket in black cherry.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held underneath a cathedral white tent. Refreshments included the brides three-tier ivory cake with coconut cream filling topped with caramel truffles and featured brown satin ribbon and scroll work. The white cake had a coconut cream filling and was topped with caramel truffles. The grooms cake was a chocolate brownie cake formed in the likeness of his classic Ford Bronco.
The evening before the wedding, the family of the groom hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Oakwood Room in Cedartown for the wedding party and out of town guests.
Other pre-nuptial parties included a bed and bath shower given by friends and family; three miscellaneous showers hosted by friends, family and the women of the North Rome Church of God; a Christmas shower hosted by Gina Horsley and Karla Crabbe; a pantry/recipe shower given by Teri Bradshaw, Jennifer Hatch and Gina Parris; a lingerie and bachelorette party hosted by friends of the bride; a surprise shower hosted by the brides co-workers at Floyd Medical Center; a kitchen and bath shower given by Claire Twardy and Chris Sorrells and a bridesmaids luncheon hosted by Joy Collum, Kathy Crabbe and Sylvia Collum.
After a wedding trip to Charleston, S. C., the couple resides in Cedartown