Bryce Edwin Morgan of Starkville and Brittany Lynn Willis of Vicksburg were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Oct. 9, 2010, in an outdoor wedding on the lawn of Cedar Grove Mansion in Vicksburg. Rev. Ralph Windle of Columbus officiated. The reception was held inside the Cedar Grove Mansion.
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The bride is the daughter of Jesse and Maryann Willis of Rolling Fork and Harry and Jennifer Gilliland of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of Evelyn Willis; Walter and Carlene Ketchings and Bobby and Virginia Ann Hughes.
The groom is the son of Charlie and Pam Morgan of Starkville. He is the grandson of Mae Morgan and Alex and Millie Shotts.
The bride wore an exclusive design of ivory silk organza by Allure. The one-shoulder gown featured an overlapping design of gently ruched organza on the fitted bodice. A cluster of hand-beaded flowers adorned the gown. Graduated rows of silk organza cascaded from the bodice to the semi-chapel train. Her single tier veil of illusion was edged in rolled ivory satin.
The bridal bouquet featured two dozen ivory roses wrapped in satin.
Serving as the maid of honor was Kaci Harris of Satartia.
Flower girls were Camille Creel of Vicksburg and Leigh Parker Morgan of Starkville. The flower girls dresses featured layers of ivory netting.
Bridesmaids included Mrs. Kayla Ashby of Memphis, Tenn.; Mrs. E.J. Creel, Marlee Mims, Brady Morgan, Allie Willis and Madison Willis, all of Vicksburg; Candice Morgan and K.K. Willis, both of Atlanta, Ga.; Ashley Vinzant of Boulder, Colo.; and Brandi Morgan and Olivia Hogue, both of Starkville.
Bridesmaids wore short, strapless rosebud-colored silk taffeta with brown cowboy boots. They carried confetti roses.
The best man was Charlie Morgan of Starkville.
Ringbearers were Chandler Creel, Cooper Creel, Nash Morgan and Doss Morgan, all of Vicksburg.
Groomsmen were Brian Anderson of Sweetwater, Ala.; Ryan Schutzmann of Pensacola Beach, Fla.; Baker Harrington of Sturgis; Josh Morgan and Luke Willis, both of Vicksburg; and Sam Hardin, Ike Langley, Brett Morgan, Rob Morgan, Rocky Morgan, and Sam Morgan, all of Starkville.
Groomsmen wore Khaki pants, white dress shirts and cowboy boots. The groom and the best man also wore brown tweed sports coats.
The wedding director was Jamie Smith of Vicksburg.
Jima Lewis, cousin of the groom, sang âLove is Not a Fightâ during the lighting of the unity candle.
E.J. Creel, sister of the bride, and Jamie Smith, designed the flowers and decorated the lawn and interior of Cedar Grove Mansion. The flowers used were confetti roses, burnt orange and brown gerber daisies, green hydrangeas, with accents of red berries and sticks of celosia, amaranthus and gold glitter.
Greeting guests were Morgan Schutzmann of Pensacola Beach, Fla., and Abby Lott of Sturgis.
Guests enjoyed dancing to the music of DJ âDreamMakerâ at the reception.
The night before the wedding, the groomâs parents, Charlie and Pam Morgan, hosted a rehearsal dinner at ROCA Restaurant in Vicksburg.
The couple will take their honeymoon cruise in March.
They are making their new home in Morgantown.