Tillman, Lepard wed in Aug. 4 ceremony
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:30 AM
Lindsey Elizabeth Tillman and Nathan Leon Lepard were united in marriage on Aug. 4, 2012. The two o' clock ceremony was officiated by the bride's uncle, the Rev. Shayne Martin, at Trinity Baptist Church in Philadelphia.
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Leon Lepard
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Tillman of Philadelphia. Grandparents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Martin of Philadelphia and Mrs. Helen Tillman and the late Mr. Bob Tillman of Union.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Lepard of Edinburg. Grandparents of the groom are Mrs. Lucille Burchfield of Edinburg and the late Earnest Lepard of Kosciusko and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leon McMurry of Edinburg.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Mr. Kinsey Goldman as pianist and Mrs. Aubrey Manning as soloist. Mrs. Donna Herrington directed the ceremony.
Given in marriage by her family and escorted by her father, the bride wore a formal gown covered with delicate lace appliques.
The fitted, strapless gown featured a slightly scooped neckline and a trumpet skirt. The waistline was accented by a taffeta ruched waistband adorned with Swarovski crystals.
Satin-covered buttons extended the entire length of the train to the lace-scalloped hem. The bride's elbow length veil was edged with scallops of beaded Alencon lace. The jewelry consisted of pearl earrings given by the groom and a pearl necklace given by the bride's grandmother.
The bride carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas, pink spray roses, pink alstromeria, David Austin roses, and freesia. It was hand-tied with satin from her paternal grandmother's wedding gown and covered with lace from her mother's wedding gown.
Attending the bride as maid of honor was Emily Lauren Tillman, sister of the bride. She carried a bouquet of hydrangeas, pink spray roses, pink alstromeria, and vendella roses.
The maid of honor wore a tea-length, black chiffon dress that featured small rosettes on one shoulder and a satin waistband.
Miss Allie Lepard and Miss Charleigh Martin served as flower girls.
Serving as best man to the groom was the groom's brother, Mr. Jerome Lepard of Starkville. The ring bearer was Isaac Lepard, nephew of the groom.
Guests were greeted by Miss Morgan Lepard, Miss Madelyn Martin, and Miss Isabelle Martin. After the ceremony, guests were invited to enjoy the reception directed by Mrs. Dianne Hammack.
Following a honeymoon in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the couple has now made their home in Flowood.