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Coker, Stringer unite in matrimony

Lauren Michelle Coker and Marc Allan Stringer were married on Saturday, April 11th, 6:30 pm in the First United Methodist Church Stuttgart. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Doctor David Bush. Her father, Jay Barnett Coker, escorted the bride down the aisle, to the traditional wedding march played by Amy Law, First United Methodist Church Music Director.

Dorris, Hendricks unite in matrimony

The marriage of Leslie Anne Dorris and Kerry Hendricks took place April 18, 2015, at Alda’s Magnolia Hill in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Rev. Walter Van Zandt Windsor, Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Pine Bluff, officiated the double ring ceremony.

Stephanie Sides and Kevin Eden united in marriage Feb. 24

Eden FAYETTEVILLE — Stephanie Sides and Kevin Eden, both of Springdale, were married Feb. 24, in a double-ring ceremony before the Fulbright Peace Fountain at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Stephanie is the daughter of Diane Sides of Pine Bluff and Stephen Sides of Little Rock. Kevin is the son of Glois Picht of Lockesberg and the late Samuel Eden. He is the father of Kristina and Breanna Eden of Elkins.

Lindsay Edwards and Richard Lee Smart III exchange wedding vows

Smart The celebration and blessing of the marriage of Lindsay Meredith Edwards to Richard Lee Smart III was held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at First United Methodist Church at Pine Bluff. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Steve Edwards. Her grandparents are Dorothy Blaney Hoggard and the late Randall L. Hoggard, and Leslie Raymond Edwards and the late Bertha Doss Edwards. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lee Smart Jr. His grandparents are Leila Wilkins O'Keefe and the late A.W. O'Keefe Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lee Smart. The bride, escorted by her father, wore an off-the-shoulder natural white gown by Romona Keveza of re-embroidered alencon lace, which was accented by a deep sweetheart neckline and an ivory silk organza sash. The dress was fitted through the bodice and featured a soft fluted skirt, which swept into a chapel-length train. The bride chose a beautiful diamond white cathedral-length veil. The veil was trimmed in alencon lace, which complemented the lace on her wedding gown. The bride carried a hand-held bouquet of white anastasia roses wrapped with white French ribbon. Attached to the bouquet was a family heirloom broach from her special grandmother, Mrs. Dorothy Hoggard. The bride wore a pearl necklace and pearl earrings, a gift from the groom. The matrons of honor were Lesley Edwards Rasor of White Hall and Hannah Duell Clark of Fayetteville. The maids of honor were Rachel Kathryn Dill of Pine Bluff and Kathrin Ann Raines of Fayetteville. The bridesmaids were Madelyn Smart Ross, Mary Corinne Smart and Emily Louise Walker, all of Little Rock, and Laura Elizabeth Smart Ross of White Hall. The bride's book attendants were Rebecca Marshall Edwards of White Hall and Peyton Lynn Rasor of Fayetteville. Hannah Elizabeth Bush and Mary Kathryn Bush, both of White Hall, served as program attendants. Richard Lee Smart Jr. and William Hudson Smart, both of Pine Bluff, were the best men. The groomsmen were James Hunter Norton of Fayetteville, Stephen Paul Purtle and Bradley Joe Lawson, both of Little Rock, William George Purvis of Eureka Springs, Joshua James Euseppi of Pine Bluff and Randall Keith Edwards of White Hall. The vocalists were Mandy Walker Cotten of Dewitt, Joel Thomas Anderson and Dr. Nancy Williams, both of Pine Bluff. William H. Fox Jr. served as the organist. Dr. Brent Shires played the horn and Dr. Cynthia Carrell played the trumpet. A reception was held immediately following the ceremony at Pine Bluff Country Club. After a wedding trip to Maui, Hawaii, the couple will reside in Pine Bluff.