Bridal parties honor Miss Reavis

Bridal parties honor Miss Reavis

Several parties were held recently to honor Reena Reavis and Jeremy Menees, both of Union City, prior to their marriage ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Bob and Letha Reavis of Hornbeak. She is the granddaughter of Clen H. Reavis and the late Dorothy A. Reavis of Hornbeak, Aubrey D. Smith of Union City and Martha Lou Smith of Westland, Mich.
The groom is the son of James and Glenda Menees of Martin. He is the grandson of Jean Menees and the late William E. Menees of Union City, Richard and Deana Hane of Martin and the late Robert B. Perry.
PACK THE PANTRY
A “Pack the Pantry” party was held in the home of Amy and John Horner of Union City. Co-hosting the event were Hollie Parker, Luanna Staggs and Paula Parker, all of Obion County.
As guests arrived, gifts to be given to the couple were placed in a shopping cart near the entrance of the home.
A delicious menu of sliced country ham on rolls, sausage pinwheels, a beef cheese ball, mixed fruit with dip, chocolate-dipped strawberries, brownies and homemade wedding cookies made by Mrs. Horner were served. Crystal and silver appointments were used.
The creative tablescape featured a miniature shopping cart filled with dogwood blooms, azalea branches and hellebores. Fruit tea was also served.
PAMPERED CHEF SHOWER
The lovely home of Selena Sedberry of Union City was the setting for a Pampered Chef™ party honoring Miss Reavis. Co-hostess for the event was Stephanie (Sedberry) Elam of Nashville.
Miss Reavis chose a candy pink top, featuring capped sleeves and a scooped neckline, over black slacks. Black beaded sandals and jewelry accented her attire.
Guests enjoyed participating in the preparation and tasting of a variety of delicious foods. Double-chocolate mocha trifle, cool veggie pizza and a delightful Barbie™ doll bride cake were served from a table draped with Battenberg lace and centered with a crystal vase of white tulips and greenery. Fruit punch and coffee were also served.
The hostesses presented the honoree with items she had selected from Pampered Chef and an apron signed by all the guests.
BRIDAL TEA
A bridal tea was held recently in the home of Regina Sedberry of Union City.
Co-hosting the event were Carol Russell, Gay Cunningham, Pam Revell, Jenny Hurt, Joan Mouser and Treva Brown, all of Obion County.
The honoree was presented a corsage of yellow gerbera daisies, which accented her lovely turquoise and black sleeveless silk top over black silk pants.
Grapevine wreaths entwined with bridal tulle and green and white hydrangeas decorated the front entrance. Guests registered at an antique table, which was covered with a delicate linen cloth and featured a fluted crystal vase filled with forsythia and red roses.
An assorted menu of mint brownie squares, cream puffs, wedding cookies, cucumber and chicken pinwheel sandwiches, spinach dip, cheese quiche and vegetable and fruit trays was served from an elegant table, which was overlaid with a Battenberg lace cloth and centered with a striking arrangement of red geraniums, forsythia, asparagus and maidenhair fern, cascading yellow nemesia and variegated ivy in a beautiful tall crystal pedestal bowl. Coffee and strawberry punch were also served. Dainty bridal dolls were placed strategically throughout the home.
The hostesses presented Miss Reavis with a place setting of her chosen china pattern.
BRIDAL LUNCHEON
The beautiful country home of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Roney of Obion County was the setting for a bridesmaids’ luncheon.
Co-hostesses for the event, in addition to Lisa Roney, were Kim Roberson and Meredith Roberson, both of Obion County.
A sumptuous buffet of grilled pork tenderloin on sourdough rolls with mustard-poppyseed dressing, baked asparagus roll-ups, chicken salad pastry tarts, twice-baked new potatoes, mushroom turnovers and fresh garden salad delighted guests.
The centerpiece of the buffet was an elegant four-tiered silver tray laden with a variety of fresh fruits. Another buffet table in the lovely dining room featured crystal cake plates with decadent raspberry-filled chocolate cake, topped with fresh fruit, and a caramel cheese cake with roasted nuts and fresh coconut shavings. Fresh-squeezed lemonade and coffee were also served.
The bride and her attendants then enjoyed a cart ride to the boathouse and lake on the property.
Attending, in addition to the bride and the hostesses, were the bride’s mother; Regina Sedberry, aunt of the bride-elect; Selena Sedberry; Stephanie (Sedberry) Elam; Mallory Sumara; Hollie Parker; Lou Anna Staggs; Abby Roney, D’Anna Smith; Amy Horner; Stacey Taylor; Zoey Ramage; Lindsey Roney; Racheal Roberson; and Crystan Roberson, all of Obion County.
The hostesses presented the honoree with a Magic Bullet™ juicer blender.
Published in The Messenger 5.21.08

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