Lindsey Sheftic and Terry Wingard exchange wedding vows


WHITE HALL — The First Baptist Church of White Hall, Ark., was the setting at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, for the marriage of Lindsey Leigh Sheftic and Terry Wayne Wingard. The Rev. Paul Williams officiated the double-ring candlelight ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dana (Sammie) Sheftic of White Hall. Her maternal grandparents are Mrs. Vivian G. Rogers and the late S. Jimmy Rogers Jr. of Pine Bluff. Her paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Alex Sheftic of Hilo, Hawaii, and the late Ms. Ilene Sheftic of Sacramento, Calif.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Yvonne) Wingard of White Hall. His maternal grandparents are Mr. John Terry and the late Margaret Terry of White Hall. His paternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Wingard of the Sulphur Springs community of Pine Bluff, Ark.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an ivory strapless sweetheart neckline with delicate beaded alencon lace. The empire waist enhanced with satin beads embellished with seed pearls, crystals, sequins, bugle beads and rhinestones, complemented the fit and flair skirt of English net over satin enhanced with delicate beaded alencon lace cascading down from the scalloped lace hem into a chapel length train. The bride chose an elegant circle cut waltz length veil of illusion accented with hand beaded lace appliqués and a rolled edge flowing from a crystal and pearl headband. The bride wore a pearl necklace, a gift of her Aunt Mindy and Uncle Ray Anderson of Seattle, Wash., and her parents, a ring made of the diamonds from her Grandmother Rogers wedding ring, and three-tier diamond earrings.

The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of white roses, wrapped with a handkerchief belonging to her late Grandfather Rogers.

Rebekah Word of Bearden, cousin of the bride, served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashley Turner and Kirsty Lawrence of White Hall, Juliana Tournear of Little Rock. Sydney Foster of White Hall, served as the junior bridesmaid, and Abby Word of Camden, cousin of the bride, served as the flower girl.

Dustin Summers of White Hall, served as the best man. Groomsmen were Chris Thompson, of White Hall, Cody Drake of Pine Bluff, and Chuck Brock of Hot Springs. Parker Todd, nephew of the groom, served as the ring bearer.

Isabella Soto served as the bride’s book attendant. Steven Word, of Camden, and Matthew Word, of Bearden, cousins of the bride, served as ushers and candle lighters.

The vocalists were Matt Soto and Ashley Turner. Matt opened the ceremony with “The Lord’s Prayer”; and Matt and Ashley sang “All I Ask of You” during the lighting of the unity candle. George Connell served as the pianist, and Beaver Johnson as the bassist.

A reception was held immediately following the ceremony at the church’s Activity Building, where Megan Estes served the couple’s wedding cake.

After a wedding trip, the couple will be at home in White Hall.