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Miss Curtis and Mr. Minor exchange vows at Greene Chapel in Conway

Posted: June 27, 2013 - 11:11am
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COURTNEY UTLEY PHOTOGRAPHY   Mrs. Bryan Cody Minor
COURTNEY UTLEY PHOTOGRAPHY Mrs. Bryan Cody Minor

Kami Lynae Curtis and Bryan Cody Minor, both of Conway, were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. May 25, 2013, at Greene Chapel on the Hendrix College Campus officiated by Lisa Shoemate of Conway.

The bride is the daughter of Scott and Brenda Curtis of Conway. She is the granddaughter of Robert and Nelda Grissom of Conway and Perry Curtis and the late Quinndora Curtis of Marshall.

The groom is the son of Steve and Gwendolyn Minor of Conway. He is the grandson of Ann Eanes of Benton and the late Ernest Minor, and the late Coy and Hazel Hubbard, all of Little Rock.

The foyer table held an arrangement of pink roses, green hydrangeas and greenery; a basket filled with vintage ladies hankies with a sign “Tears of Joy,” and a framed picture of the couple. Greeters were Lindsey Curtis of Vilonia, Kristin Dallas of Maumelle, Taylor McKown and Tiffany Thornton, both of Conway. A memory table in honor of the bride’s grandmother displayed pictures of them.

Moss covered “M’s” adorned the chapel doors. Pews held pink roses and green hydrangeas tied with ivory ribbon. The chapel held a vintage iron arch and columns with ivory sheers and lighting woven through, and topped with an arrangement of pink and white roses, green hydrangeas and greenery. A table covered in ivory linen with a pink ribbon was set up for the hourglass ceremony.

Pianist, Bob Boyd of Little Rock, played a variety of love songs as guests arrived. Ushers were Spencer Curtis of Fayetteville and Drew Mallett of Conway.

Flower girl Jaycee Chapman of North Little Rock and ring bearer Garrett Girdler of Conway preceded the bride down the aisle with a sign reading, “Here Comes the Bride.”

The bride, escorted by her father, entered to “The Bridal Chorus,” performed on organ, by Lyle Rupert of Conway.

The bride wore a white organza ball gown with sweetheart neckline and beaded appliqué body with a pleated skirt of tiers and chapel length train. Her two tier veil featured scallop edging with beading and sequins. Her accessories were a tiara, a three strand pearl necklace, bracelet, matching earrings and a diamond ring worn by her late grandmother. Her bouquet consisted of white calla lilies and ranunculus, white and green roses and hydrangeas, and hypericum berries tied with ivory ribbon.

Christeena Haynes of Springfield, Mo., was matron of honor. Alyssa Seiter of Mertairie, La., Anna Baxley, Catherine Arnold, both of Conway, and Janet Chapman of North Little Rock were bridesmaids. McKenzie Minor of Fayetteville served as junior bridesmaid. They wore black satin dresses with a pink sash and carried bouquets of pink roses and gerbera daisies, green button mums, hydrangeas and hypericum.

Paul Minor of Fayetteville was best man. Groomsmen were Spencer Curtis of Fayetteville, Ray Girdler, Daniel Daves, both of Conway, and Adam Lewis of Enid, Okla.

The mother of the bride wore a platinum taffeta dress with a ruffled neckline. The mother of the groom wore a taupe dress with sequin accents.

During the sand ceremony, Amy Nicholson of Nashville, Tenn., sang “When You Say Nothing At All,” by Alison Krauss.

After securing the closure, the couple will turn the hourglass each anniversary to signify their commitment and unity.

The couple left to the “Wedding March.” Garrett preceded them with a sign reading, “Mr. & Mrs. Minor” est. 5.25.13.

The reception was held at the Rooftop at Michelangelo’s. The foyer held a bridal portrait and a basket of personalized koozies and thank you notes from the couple. The dining hall tables were decorated with a variety of floral and candle centerpieces and pictures of the couple. Pink up lighting was provided by Klassik Entertainment. A photo booth (Lights, Camera, Memories) provided a fun way for guests to leave photo messages for the newlyweds.

The newlyweds’ first dance was to “Marry Me,” by Train. The father and daughter dance followed with “Butterfly Kisses,” by Bob Carlisle, and the mother and son dance was to “My Wish,” by Rascal Flatts. Music was provided by Matt Billings of Conway.

The cake table featured a round table draped with sheer ivory linen with clear lighting underneath. On top of the table were puddles of ivory sheer linens as well as the black iron screen behind the table. The four tier wedding cake featured a wedding gown and tux figurine, pink and green ribbons between layers and adorned with fresh roses and hydrangeas. Server was Kristin Dallas.

The groom’s table was a Razorback theme with a football field cake design featuring a bride and groom Razorback. Server was Christina Minor of Conway.

After the couple visited and danced, it was time for their departure where guests showered them in bubbles as they left in the bride’s grandfather’s red 1950 Ford truck.

After a honeymoon in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple resides in Conway.

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