Wedding plans announced for Williams, Billingsley
Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 8:00 pm
The Messenger 06.20.12
The final plans for the wedding of Mary Emily Williams and Adam Clayton Billingsley, both of Memphis, are being announced today.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Roger and Juli Williams of Union City.
The groom-elect is the son of Claud and Carmen Billingsley of Union City.
The wedding is to take place 6 p.m. July 7 at Antioch Union Church in the Crystal community. Music will begin at 5:30.
Parking at the church is very limited and additional parking will be available at Mount Olive Baptist Church.
A reception will immediately follow the ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents at 5663 Old Troy-Hickman Road.
A shuttle service will be located at the Williams Sausage Co. plant to carry people from there, where parking is available, to the Williams home for the reception.
The bride-elect’s sister, Lesley (Williams) Anderson of Hornbeak will be the maid of honor. The groom-elect’s sister, Colby (Billingsley) Gray of Union City, will be the bridesmaid. Kensley Jones and Raimee Williams, cousins of the bride-elect, both of Hickman, Ky., will be the flower girls.
The groom-elect’s father is serving as his best man, while his grandfather, William Thomas “Bill” Harrison of Union City, will be his groomsman. Harrison Kirk Gray of Union City, nephew of the groom-elect, will be serving as the ring bearer.
Micah Smith of Troy, friend of the bride, and Madison Jones and Rebecca Jones, both of Union City, cousins of the bride, will be the program attendants. Mary Alex Williams and Ellie Williams, cousins of the bride, both of Union City will serve as scripture readers during the ceremony.
Serving as ushers will be Bret Williams of Union City, brother of the bride-elect, Matthew Gray of Union City, brother-in-law of the groom-elect, and Mark Anderson of Hornbeak, brother-in-law of the bride-elect.
Andrew Moore of South Fulton will be the pianist and Wade Maness of Memphis, cousin of the groom-elect, will be the vocalist for the ceremony.
Officiating the ceremony will be Judge Jimmy Smith of Troy, a long-time friend of the bride-elect’s family.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend the ceremony and reception, with only out-of-town invitations being sent.
Adam Clayton Billingsley, Mary Emily Williams