April 8, 2001
Shannon Elise Fields and Marshall Lee Price Jr., both of Baton Rouge, La., were married March 25, 2000, at First Presbyterian Church of Meridian, with the Rev. Dr. Warren C. Fields of Atlanta, uncle of the bride, and the Rev. Robert Horel conducting the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Travis E. and Diana J. Fields of Meridian. Her grandparents are Mack and Daisy A. Mitchell of Ward, Ala., the late James M. Aust Sr., of Scooba and the late T. E. and Ada Beatrice Fields of York, Ala.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Lee Price Sr., of Joplin, Mo., and Lewis Kellum of Columbus.
Nuptial music was provided by Kristi Fields Warden of Wetumpka, Ala., cousin of the bride, organist and pianist; and Ann Crowson of Meridian, soloist.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of ivory matte satin featuring a fitted pearl beaded Alencon lace bodice with a portrait neckline and long tapered matching lace sleeves. The full matte satin skirt and chiffon overlay edged with a wide satin ribbon border fell from the basque waistline into a cathedral-length train and was accented by a bow at the back waistline.
For her headpiece, the bride wore a band of pearls and beaded Alencon lace with an attached double-tiered veil of illusion edged with satin ribbon falling to the waistline. She carried a cascade bouquet of white lilies, white porcelaina roses, white spray roses, white monte casino and ivy.
Jennifer Partridge of Birmingham, Ala., was maid of honor. Other attendants were Leslie Tidwell of Birmingham, cousin of the bride; Denise Zettlemoyer of Baton Rouge; and Ashley Love of Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Hannah Ford of Meridian, cousin of the bride, was flower girl.
Chris Kellum of Columbus, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Travis Fields of Meridian, brother of the bride; John Kellum of Columbus, brother of the bridegroom; and Jonathan Taylor of Birmingham.
A reception was held in the church fellowship hall following the ceremony. Assisting were the bride's aunt, Gayle Ford, Holly Lambert Wilson, Leia Bigelow and Sara Beth Pearce
Registry attendant was Sara Ford, cousin of the bride. Sara Ford and Hannah Ford distributed birdseed favors to the guests.
Following a honeymoon trip to Disney World in Orlando, Fla., the couple resides in Baton Rouge.
LeAnne Elizabeth Lundeen and Chad Thrash, both of Meridian, were married Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with the Rev. Elvin Sunds officiating.
Parents of the couple are Helen Massey of Meridian, Douglas Lundeen of Rapid City, S.D., and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thrash of Meridian.
Grandparents of the bride are the late Mr. and Mrs. John L. "Bill" Massey of Meridian and Mr. and Mrs. Don Lundeen of Huron, S.D.
Grandparents of the bridegroom are Louise Thrash of Meridian and the late Bobby Don Thrash of Philadelphia, Tina Thrash of Biloxi and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Murphy of Meridian.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Barry Germany, organist. Readings were given by Anne and Bob Glenn, aunt and uncle of the bride.
The bride was given in marriage by her family. She wore a white satin gown featuring a sweetheart neckline, short sleeves and a bodice embellished with hand beaded maderia embroidery. The cathedral-length train flowed from a Basque waistline.
Her triple-tiered veil fell from a headpiece of pearl beading and lace. She carried a cascading bouquet of red roses, calla lilies. A white linen handkerchief belonging to her great-great-great aunt was attached to the back.
Matron of honor was Amy Auton Hollingsworth and maid of honor was Theresa Zettler, both of Meridian. Other attendants were Chrissy Herring, Amber Thrash, sister of the bridegroom, and Tamra Blocker, all of Meridian.
Olivia Marshall, Alanna Hall and Mia Hall, all of Meridian, were flower girls.
The father of the bridegroom served as best man. Groomsmen and ushers were John Lundeen, brother of the bride, Wade Hollingsworth, Rodney Wing, Wayne Murphy, Ben Shults and Lamone Taylor, all of Meridian, and Brad Stephens of Pearl.
Nick Thrash of Meridian was ring bearer.
Rice bag attendants were Beverly Massey, Lynda Ott and Anne Glenn. Guest register and program attendant was Angela Taylor.
On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the St. Patrick Catholic Church Parish Center.
A reception was at St. Patrick Family Life Center following the ceremony. Assisting at the reception were Ashley Thrash, Donelle Thrash, Holly Thrash and Jessica Thrash, cousins of the bridegroom.
After a honeymoon in Panama City Beach, Fla., and Mobile, Ala., the couple resides in Meridian.
Angie Nicole Easterwood and Joseph Ryan White, both of Meridian, were married Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
Parents of the couple are Doug and Cathy Spears of Meridian, Gary Easterwood of Newton, Vickie White of Bowling Green, Ky., and Gary White of Pensacola, Fla.
Grandparents of the bride are the late Wallace Neal and the late Effie Neal, Charles Easterwood and the late Effie Easterwood, Doug Spears Sr., Thelma Spears and the late T.J. Spears.
Grandparents of the bridegroom are Buel and Virginia Willoughby, Lou Stahl and the late Charlie White, Nancy Stahl and the late Claiborne Stahl.
After a honeymoon in Gatlinburg, the couple resides in Meridian.