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Archives 01-19-2000


Marriage Licenses






Marriage Licenses

Donald Louis McCormick, Rickman, and Teresa Nation Roberts, Sparta.

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 Chapel.



Miss Smith And Mr. Choate Exchange December 11 Vows

Spring 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 ivy.

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 pink bows.

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.


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