Donald Louis McCormick, Rickman, and Teresa Nation Roberts,
Jacob Linvle Boswell and Casandra Nichole Gentry, both of Livingston.
Christopher Wayne Polk, Rickman, and Leslie Rae Biles, Cookeville.
Jason Claude Thomas and Nicole Elizabeth Manes, both of Hardys
Miss Smith And Mr. Choate Exchange December
Lynette Smith of Jamestown became the bride of Michael Kelly Choate
of Alpine Saturday, December 11, 1999, at South Main Street Baptist
Church in Jamestown. Rev. Jackie Reagan of Jamestown officiated
the two oÍclock, double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Eva Beaty and Mike Smith of Jamestown
and the granddaughter of Imojean Crockett, Paul and Jean Smith,
all of Jamestown, and the late Homer Beaty.
The groom is the son of Kelly and Elsia Choate of Alpine and the
grandson of Ruby Lois Kennedy of Jamestown and the late Willie ñBillî
Kennedy and Boyd and Verda Choate.
The church was decorated with white and pink netting draped at
the end of the pews and down the aisle with a single pink rose at
each pew. On the platform the arch was adorned with ivy and pink
roses. In front of the arch stood an antique table with a marble
top, decorated with an ivy arrangement and the unity candles. On
each side of the table stood sprawl candle stands decorated with
At the right stood a stand holding a white-laced satin pillow,
that held the wedding bands. In front of the platform stood a column
on each side draped in ivy each holding an angel with a pink candle.
In each window set a white candle with a pink bow. Playing the piano
was Susan Mullinix. Deborah McDonald kept the bride's book.
The bride walked to the altar on the arms of her uncles, Dale
Beaty and Donald Beaty, wearing a gown fashioned in white bridal
satin. The gown had a Queen Anne neckline highlighted with re-embroidered
lace, pearls, and sequins. The back was adorned with draped pearls
over a heart-shaped cut out. Attached at back was a cathedral train
accented with a decorated bow and re-embroidered lace with pearls
and sequins. Clusters of pearls accented the two-layered fingertip
veil with the head piece of Austrian crystals.
Her bouquet was a cascade design of light pink roses, rosebuds,
babysbreath, fern and ribbon.
Serving as maid of honor was friend of the bride, Toni Brown of
Jamestown. Attendants were Melissa Ray and Katie Brooks, both of
Jamestown, friends of the bride. They all wore matching sleeveless
tops with floor length skirts made of pink silk. Their bouquets
were made of miniature pink roses accented with pearls and sheer
Flower girl was Kayla Hatfield of Jamestown. She wore a white
satin floor length dress. In her hair, she wore a headband of flowers
and ribbons that matched the bride's bouquet. She carried a white
satin basket adorned with light pink roses and ribbons. The basket
was filled with pink rose petals. The groom wore a black tuxedo
with a white silk vest, his boutonniere a light pink rose. Serving
as best man was Jason Brown of Jamestown, friend of the groom. Groomsmen
were Kevin Choate of Livingston and Chris Choate of Alpine, brothers
of the groom. They all wore matching black tuxedos with a light
pink rose boutonniere. The ushers were Shawn Brannon and Bocephus
Beaty of Jamestown, cousins of the bride. Along with the bride's
uncles Dale Beaty and Donald Beaty that gave her away, they all
wore matching black tuxedos with a light pink rose boutonniere.
Filming video was David McDonald of Alpine, brother-in-law of
the groom, and taking pictures were Marsha Beaty of Jamestown, aunt
of the bride, Deborah McDonald of Alpine, sister of the groom, and
Sandra King of Jamestown, aunt of the groom.
A reception was held following the ceremony in the fellowship hall
of the church with Quick Catering of Livingston catering the event.
The cake was three-tiered with lilies of the valley gently descending
beneath roses and rosebuds with a soft flowing fountain. The cake
was topped with a Precious Moments bride and groom. Cake server
was Nicole Flowers of Livingston, friend of the bride. The couple
flew to Orlando, FL, for their honeymoon. They now reside in Livingston.
Overton County News
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