Thomas, Breland married in September 14 ceremony
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 12:00 AM
Hollie Kristen Thomas and Andrew Kenneth Breland Jr. were united in marriage on Sept. 14 in an outdoor ceremony at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club in Philadelphia.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kenneth Breland Jr.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Thomas of Philadelphia. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Rhonda Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Max West of Philadelphia, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thomas of Louisiana.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Breland of Philadelphia. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lanoy Adcock, Mrs. Shelby Breland and the late Kenneth Breland of Philadelphia.
Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a strapless ivory "fit and flare" gown, featuring a sweetheart neckline and tulle fabric covered in embroidered lace applique. A ribbon belt adorned with handmade flowers and Swarovski crystals accented the waistline. A handkerchief originally belonging to the bride's great grandfather, was monogrammed with the couple's initials and sewn into the inside hem of the gown. A pearl bracelet, a gift from her grandparents, completed the bride's attire.
She carried a hand-tied bouquet of ivory hydrangeas, gypsophila, and green trick dianthus with intertwining handkerchiefs belonging to the bride's maternal and paternal grandmothers.
Ashley Davis, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Breland, sister of the groom, Renea Hardy, and Amber Madison. Caroline Davis, niece of the bride, served as flower girl. Special attendants were Anna Marshall, Calli Marshall, Shelby Smith, and Rebecca Thomas.
The bridesmaids wore blush floor-length chiffon gowns, featuring a sweetheart neckline and one shoulder strap. They carried hand-tied bouquets of hydrangeas.
The groom's father served as best man. Groomsmen were Greg Cosgrove, Rick Parks, and Justin Richardson. Ushers for the ceremony were Caleb Breland, Jacob Breland, Nathan Calvert, Lucas Calvert, and Chris Davis.
The double ring ceremony was officiated by Rev. Chris Shelton and directed by Celia Boggan. John Milstead and Celia Boggan provided vocal selections which included "Marry Me," "When the Right One Comes Along," and "Everything."
Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a reception at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club. John Milstead provided musical entertainment for the evening.
On the eve of the wedding, the groom's parents honored the couple with a rehearsal dinner at 457 Pecan in Philadelphia.
Following their honeymoon in Jamaica, Cayman Islands, and Cozumel, the couple is at home in Philadelphia.