Miss Heather Ann Long of Conway, and Mr. Adam Thomas Standifer of Tuscaloosa, Ala., were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Aug. 27, 2011, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Tuscaloosa, Ala., in a double-ring ceremony officiated by Ken Smith of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Ken Wilson of Conway.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. Cecil Long and Mrs. Debora Long of Birmingham, Ala., and Mr. John Shram and Mrs. Jill Dayer Shram of Maumelle. She is the granddaughter of the late Charles and Helen Dayer of Conway, Allen and Joy Long of Quitman, La., and Richard and Lucy Jones of Hattiesburg, Miss.
The groom is the son of Mr. Barry Standifer and Mrs. Pam Standifer of Tuscaloosa, Ala. He is the grandson of Lee and the late Thomas Beckham, and Doris and the late James Standifer, all of Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The bride was escorted by her father and wore an ivory lace gown with an heirloom look. It was adorned with pearls and sequins. The detachable train was the same lace and secured at the waist with a cluster of chiffon roses. She wore an antique brooch in her hair that matched the dresses of the bridesmaids. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of ivory and pink roses, hydrangeas and lilies.
The maid of honor was Miss Susannah Jones of Opelika, Ala. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Gaines of Charlotte, N.C., Lucy Long of Birmingham, Ala., Meghan Dayer of Conway and Lauren Ramoly of Vilonia. They all wore short V-neck dresses with beading at the bust in royal blue, and carried bouquets of white and blue hydrangeas and lilies.
Ring bearer was Cole Beckham and flower girl was Emma Beckham, both of Tuscaloosa, Ala. The flower girl dress was made by the mother of the bride. It was ivory Swiss batiste and was smocked with pink bullion roses, and antique laces were used throughout the dress. The ring bearer carried a matching pillow containing laces worn by the bride as a child.
Best man was Mr. Barry Standifer of Tuscaloosa, Ala. Groomsmen were Paul Asbury of Gadsden, Ala., Jacob Long of Birmingham, Ala., and Mack Savage and Derek Wells, both of Huntsville, Ala.
The reception was held at the Trinity United Methodist Fellowship Hall.
Flowers for the wedding and reception were done by Lucy Jones, step-grandmother of the bride. She used antique roses of soft pink and ivory, hydrangeas, lilies and gladiolus.
After their trip to Boston was cancelled due to Hurricane Irene, the couple went to Disney World for their honeymoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Standifer are currently residing in Montgomery, Ala.