Brittany Elaine Williams and Kendall George Leding were united in marriage at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at the Hendrix College gazebo in Conway. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Reverend Wayne Clark.
The bride is the daughter of John and Millicent Williams
of Conway. She is the granddaughter of Theresa Schmid and the late Raymond
Schmid, and the late Frank and Bernice Williams of Live Oak, Fla.
The groom is the son of George and Karen Leding of Greenbrier. He is the grandson
of Jeannie Tacker and the late Philman Tacker of Greenbrier, and Bernadine Leding and the late George Leding, Sr. of Fort Smith.
The couple exchanged vows on the steps of the gazebo.
Decorated inside the gazebo were three white columns
topped with cascading Sprengeri ferns. Aisle markers
consisted of white and pink roses, purple stock, and eucalyptus tied with ivory organza bows. Traditional wedding music was rendered
by Smokey Emerson, guitarist.
The bride, given in marriage
by her father, wore an elegant flowing chiffon gown with a soft A-line silhouette,
designed by Galina. The sweetheart neckline featured an intricate floral design beaded-lace bodice
with empire waist. She complimented her look with matching pearl earrings and necklace, also worn by her mother on her wedding day. Brittany’s clutch bouquet consisted of Cymbidium orchids,
white anemones, purple
stock, white hydrangeas, and pink and white roses, tied with ivory satin ribbon.
Serving as maid of honor was sister of the bride, Elise Williams.
Bridesmaids were Laura Hankins, Bizzy Jacobsen and Kristen Ratterree.
They wore lapis purple formal length gowns of chiffon
with spaghetti straps, and adorned with sequins and beading at the empire waist. Amethyst earrings and pendants on silver chains complimented their gowns. Each carried a clutch bouquet of Cymbidium orchids,
white and pink roses, purple stock and white hydrangeas.
Flower girl was Victoria Schmid, cousin of the bride. She wore an ivory
tea length dress with a rabbit fur stole. In her hair, she wore a delicate halo of sweetheart roses and greenery.
The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were Dustin Mize, Danny
Nichols and Jonathan Shores. Ring bearer was Gavin Wallace, nephew of the groom.
Following the ceremony, guests were invited to a reception
at Worsham Hall at Hendrix College. Guests were entertained with the music of Smokey Emerson, guitarist. Guest and serving
tables were covered with ivory cloths and sheer, iridescent purple overlays. Arrangements of varying heights of white hydrangeas, pink and white roses, purple status, Bells of Ireland and seeded eucalyptus were displayed
on the tables.
The bride’s cake table featured a three-tiered ivory wedding cake edged with lapis purple ribbon, topped with the couple’s initials and presented on an ornate, silver plateau. It was surrounded
by the attendants’ bouquets. The groom’s cake table featured a golf theme.
The newlyweds have made their home in Greenbrier.
Brittany is an LPN at CHDC and Kendall is employed
by Conway Corporation.