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Miss Medling, Clements united in marriage

Miss Medling, Clements united in marriage

Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012 8:01 pm

Miss Medling, Clements united in marriage | Miss Medling, Clements united in marriage
Michelle Medling and Daniel Clements were married June 23, 2012 at the Greenfield Church of Christ.
Bro. Ricky Phillips and Bro. Brian Stephens officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Medling of Greenfield. She is the granddaughter of Linda Sue and Joe Orawczyk  and the late Billy Nance all of Puryear, and the late Clois and Dorothy Medling of Greenfield.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Clements of Martin. He is the grandson of Margaret Anderson of Hermitage and the late Garland Anderson, and the late Donald and Emily Clements of Rosemark.
Linda Farmer, pianist, provided music as the guests began to enter.
The wedding was directed by Sherry Page.
Upon arrival, the guests were greeted by Jennifer Reddick Schlicht. Wedding programs included a Michelle and Daniel crossword puzzle with answers given at the reception.
Guests were ushered to their seats by William Mayberry, Logan Wright, John Barrett, and Andrew Barrett.
Paula Stout had decorated the building from the hand rails on the front steps to designated family pews, and then on to the altar with bows of ribbon and tulle, hydrangeas with greenery and ferns to make the wedding even more beautiful.
Escorted by her father as the pianist played “Wagner’s Bridal Chorus,” the bride wore an ivory-fitted, strapless sweetheart Casablanca gown with a full-length train and veil. In her bridal bouquet of white roses, peonies, lilies and hydrangeas, the bride also carried a handkerchief that belonged to the groom’s great-grandmother.
Emily Medling and Natalie Medling both attended their sister as Maids of Honor and bridesmaids included Rebecca Whitworth, Ann Marie Williams and Anna Waddell Bryant. Each attendant wore a gold-hammered satin, floor-length gown and carried bouquets of white hydrangeas.
Emma Bethel and Caroline Bethel, both in beautiful white, cotton dresses, tossed flower petals.
Luke Bethel, in his white suit, was the ring bearer.
The groom wore a traditional black tuxedo with a gold vest and tie. His boutonniere was white roses.
Attending the groom as best man was his brother David Clements and the groomsmen were David Bing, Dierk Seifert, Tim Nelms and Jerry Smith.
The bride’s mother wore a silver, columned suit with a corsage of white roses. The groom’s mother chose a lovely green suit for the occasion and wore a corsage of white roses.
After the exchange of vows, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Clements were presented to the crowd and exited as the pianist played “Mendelssohn’s Wedding March.” 
Anderson Stallings gave wedding guests confetti poppers and the bride and groom were showered with confetti as they made their way to the reception.
RECEPTION
The wedding reception was held in the community room of the First State Bank in Martin.
The couple received their guests as they got off the elevator and entered the reception area.
Guests enjoyed music, food and answers to the crossword puzzle.
The wedding cake was beautiful in the center of the room, and a groom’s cake was decorated for a man who loves to play golf.
A photo booth was provided for entertainment and to allow fun photos to be enjoyed after the reception.
The bride and groom then came outside on the balcony of the building and as the guests gathered below, the bride tossed her bouquet from the balcony into the crowd.
The newlyweds left for their honeymoon in Jamaica.
REHEARSAL
Mr. and Mrs. Don Clements hosted a dinner in the fellowship hall of the Greenfield Church of Christ the night before the wedding.
The tables, with red- and white-checkered coverings, were adorned with beautiful flowers from the Clements’ own yard. 
A traditional, Southern barbecue meal was catered to the large crowd of family and friends.
The group enjoyed watching a slideshow of the the bridal couple’s childhood, which provided many smiles and happy tears.  Published in The WCP 8.2.12

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