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Smith, Robinson

By Staff
Melissa Sue Robinson of Meridian and the Rev. Samuel "Pike" Smith of Quitman were married Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Russell Baptist Church with the Revs. Albert Creel, Clay Chancelor and Keith Thrash officiating.
Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Grover C. Robinson Jr. of Meridian, and Mr. and Mrs. Atlee Smith II of Quitman.
Grandparents of the bride are Christine Whitenton and the late Lamar Whitenton, and Mr. and Mrs. Grover C. Robinson Sr.
Grandparents of the bridegroom are Ella Mae Long and the late Cody Long, and Dartha Smith and the late Atlee Smith Sr.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Tanya Thrash, pianist and keyboardist; and Laura Hardman, bow harpist and vocalist.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She wore Victorian-style satin gown with a high sheer neckline and sheer puff and cuffed sleeves. The skirt flowed into a chapel-length train with pearl lace around the hemline. She wore a veil of lace that fell from a pearl crown.
Amanda Eaves of Chunky served as maid of honor. Christina Smith of Quitman was matron of honor.
Other attendants were Suzanne Mattox of Birmingham, Ala., Britney Andrews and Audna May, both of Quitman, Kathryn Sapp of Tupelo and Elizabeth Farmer of Meridian.
Junior bridesmaid was Alyssa Rickles of Toomsuba and junior bridegroom was Jonathan Eggleston of Meridian. Maddy Kate Combest of Quitman was flower girl.
The father of the bridegroom was best man. Groomsmen and ushers were Bryant Smith, Jody Combest and Jason Coleman, all of Quitman, Shelby Smith, Scott Farmer and Rick Beasley, all of Meridian, Allen Rickles and Les Rickles, both of Toomsuba.
Joshua Atkins of Toomsuba was ring bearer.
Bubble girls were Christine Eaves and Hannah Read. Program attendants were Debra Crosby and Emily Leath.
A reception was held at Russell Baptist Church Family Life Center following the ceremony.
Assisting at the reception were Lasie Andrews, Amber Stuckery, Rachel Eaves, Erin Read, Van Burchfield and Samantha White.
After a honeymoon in Stillwater, Okla., and Minneapolis, the couple resides in Toomsuba.

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