Suzanne Spillyards and Anthony Juneau exchange wedding vows


ROGERS — Suzanne Elizabeth Spillyards and Anthony Wayne Juneau exchanged wedding vows at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at First United Methodist Church in Bentonville, Ark. The Rev. Gordon J. Topping officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Spillyards of Rogers, Ark., formerly of Pine Bluff. Maternal grandparents are Mrs. Ida Lewis and the late Mr. Robert Earl Lewis Sr. of North Little Rock, Ark. Paternal grandparents are Mrs. Naomi Spillyards of Fort Smith and the late Mr. Thomas Buford Spillyards.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Juneau of Pine Bluff. Maternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward McFarlin of Monette, Ark. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Kincaid of Bunkie, La., and the late Mr. William Juneau.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless trumpet gown of pale ivory silk taffeta. Cascading ruffles fell from the sleek, fitted sheath which featured a sweetheart neckline. A fully beaded Swarovski crystal and pearl belt accented the dress. The bride wore a single, elbow-length tier of her mother’s ivory wedding veil. She carried a bouquet of ivory and pale pink roses, tied with satin ribbon.

Emily Spillyards of Little Rock, sister-in-law of the bride, served as the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Renee Smith of Mount Pleasant, S.C., sister of the groom; Leslie Margis of Little Rock; and Alicia Bombardiere of Bentonville.

Bride’s book attendants were Melissa Juneau of Centerton, Ark., sister-in-law of the groom; and Keisha Pittman of Rogers.

Ellen West of Houston, Texas, and Chaney Youngblood of Bentonville served as program attendants.

Serving as best man was Jeffrey Spillyards of Little Rock, brother of the bride. Groomsmen included Vince Juneau of Centerton, brother of the groom; Shane Khoury of Greers Ferry, Ark.; and Bart Young of Fayetteville, Ark.

Ushers were Spencer Karnes of Fayetteville, cousin of the bride, and Ryan Smith of Mount Pleasant, S.C., brother-in-law of the groom.

William Harris Fox Jr., of Pine Bluff, served as organist, and Carl Martin Sewald of Fayetteville directed the singing of a congregational hymn.

Following the ceremony, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art was the site for the reception. Guests were entertained with music by The Rockets from Little Rock.

Following a honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in Rogers. The bride is a sales manager with Daisy Outdoor Products, and the groom is a partner with the law firm of Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard in Rogers.