Mary Bryant and Scott Luffman unite in marriage


Luffman: Mary Virginia Bryant and Scott Allan Luffman were united in marriage at 7 p.m., June 21 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pine Bluff, with Father Frank Dupreez and Rev Noel “Bud” Bryant officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bryant of Pine Bluff. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Luffman and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Luffman and Mrs. Ruthie Burlison, all of Cabot.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a Morilee ball gown of tulle fabric, sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice with a chapel length train. The gown had a beaded organza tie sash and bridal covered buttons down the back with a full length layered net veil. She carried a hand tied bouquet of pink and peach roses with peonies with her great great grandmother’s handmade handkerchief tucked into it. Her jewelry was a diamond filagree pendant that belonged to her maternal grandmother.

Leslie Anne Bryant, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Hayley Saul of Des Arc, Margaret Lilley and Kelli Jo Johnson of Little Rock and Rachel Cotroneo of Fayetteville. They wore floor length petal pink chiffon gowns with sweetheart necklines with a single pearl necklace, a gift from the bride. They carried bouquets of pink and peach roses with white hydrangeas tied with organza ribbon. The flower girls were Madelyn Elizabeth Mahaffy of Pine Bluff, Evelyn Katherine Irwin and Lydia Kay Pope of Rogers, Arkansas. They wore matching floor length gowns of white satin with tulle overlay and a satin sash. They also wore a single pearl necklace, a gift from the bride.

Charles Jarod Luffman, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen included Michael Rowlett of Del Rio, Texas, Seth Lemons of Cabot and Brandon Willis and Kyle Sutherland of Sherwood. Zachary Cole Mahaffy served as ring bearer.

The house party consisted of Lauren Taylor, MaryEllen Hunthrop and Haylea Bryant.

The couple was honored with a couples shower hosted by Dabbs and Mary Cavin and John and Leonette Bryant at the Cavin home in Little Rock. A bridal shower was held at Margland and hosted by Desiree Mahaffy, Beth Irwin, Kathie and Hayley Saul, and Lauren Taylor. A stock the bar party was hosted by Kelli Jo Johnson and Margaret Lilley, a kitchen shower was hosted by Jessica Burlison, a bridal shower was hosted by Estem Elementary Teachers, and a Bridal Brunch was hosted by Cindy Forestiere and Kathy Tynes at the bride’s home in Pine Bluff. The rehearsal dinner was held at Colonial Steak House, hosted by the parents of the bride and groom.

A reception was held at Harbor Oaks Golf Club immediately following the wedding.

After a trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will make their home in Little Rock.