Leigh Anne Coleman of Meridian and Timothy Lee Burks of Tremont were married Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at Poplar Springs United Methodist Church with the Revs. J. Richard Robbins and Edwin Pharr officiating.
Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Grady H. Coleman of Meridian and Mr. and Mrs. Noble L. Burks of Tremont.
Grandparents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Stafford and the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis M. Cherry.
Grandparents of the bridegroom are Mrs. Cecil F. Emerson and the late Mr. Emerson; Mrs. James E. Burks and the late Mr. Burks.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Senita Webb, pianist; and Laura King, trumpeter.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a formal gown of white satin with sheer crepe overlay. Beading accentuated the spaghetti straps and embellished the bodice of the gown. The fitted waistline complemented a full skirt trimmed in beads. The gown was enhanced with a detachable train.
Maid of honor was Casey Lynn Coleman of Memphis and matron of honor was Lisa Auton Ray of Starkville.
Other attendants were Jennifer Hale chandler of Tupelo, Amy Elizabeth Barber of Coppell, Texas, Morie Duckworth Barnes of Humboldt, Tenn., and Leshia Burks Hickman of Tremont.
Donny Wayne Ray of Starkville served as best man.
Groomsmen and ushers were Leland Wayne Tramel of Fulton, Ricky Thomas Fowler and Kenneth Charles Hickman, both of Tremont.
Rice bag attendants were Autumn Nicole Hickman and Catherine Coleman Buffington. Program attendants were Jessica Mary Schimmoeller and John Gavin Buffington.
A reception was held at the church following the ceremony. Assisting at the reception were Shualena Tramel, Laura Ruth Cahill, Jennifer Mary Patterson, Stephanie Ann Slain and Arabelle Lee Duckworth.
After a honeymoon in Gorham's Bluff, the couple resides in Vina, Ala.