Miss Hargrove, Powers united in marriage
Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:01 pm
Katelan Hargrove of Pulaski and Benjamin Powers of South Fulton were recently united in marriage at Montgomery Bell State Park in Burns.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Houston Hargrove of Pulaski. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Brown of Goodlettsville, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thrasher of Cookeville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Houston Hargrove of Prospect. She is the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Asa Dunnavant of Pulaski.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lynn Hardin of Mason Hall and Mr. and Mrs. David Dwayne Cady of Bluegrass, Iowa. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Max Lynn Hardin of Mason Hall, the late Norma Wilson Hardin of Union City, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wade of Martin, Mr. and Mrs. James Brown of Hornbeak, Mr. and Mrs. David Cady of Colona, Ill., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Powers of Moline, Ill. He is the great-grandson of Mrs. Guy Skinner of Sylvis, Ill.
The Rev. Mickey Hanks of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church near Rives officiated the double-ring, Christian ceremony.
Elisabeth England of White Bluff served as the register attendant.
The bridesmaids were Samantha Hargrove, sister of the bride; Katie Hardin, sister of the groom; and Cyndi England, Amanda Tomerlin, Cressie Mitchell and Ciera Rhodes, friends of the bride. Samantha England, friend of the bride, served as flower girl.
The groomsmen were the father of the groom; Kendrick Hardin, the brother of the groom; and Billy Wayne Orr, Ben Ferguson, Josh Smith and James Gibson, friends of the groom. The groom’s brother, Matthew Hardin, served as ring bearer.
The bride, who was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, wore a David’s Bridal white strapless taffeta side-drape gown with beaded lace and a lace-up back. Her bouquet was made of white gerbera daisies, green and white roses and variegated blue and green hydrangeas.
A reception was held in a shelter next to Lake Acorn within Montgomery Bell State Park.
Family friend Chad Hamilton of Troy, who catered the rehearsal, also catered the reception. Servers were cousins of the groom, Sara Olds and Amy Olds, both of Martin.
The bride’s cake consisted of a three-tiered white cake with pastel blue and green fondant ribbon flowing down the sides.
The groom’s cake, baked and decorated by Jo Laster of Troy, was a four-tiered AEP Riverboat named after the groom.
After a honeymoon in Gatlinburg, the couple is residing in South Fulton.
Published in The Messenger 5.18.11