Cosby Jolley of Greenbrier and Cody Lasley of Guy were united in marriage at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in a double-ring ceremony at Back Achers Ranch in Conway, officiated by Pastor Shane Dickson.
The bride is the daughter of Larry and Judy Jolley of Greenbrier. She is the granddaughter of Leo Williams and the late Chloe Garrison Williams of Marshall and the late Hayes and Opal Jolley of Conway.
The groom is the son of Roger Lasley and Connie Tillman, and the grandson of Cotton Lasley and John and Kay Tillman, all of Guy.
Ceremony decorations included lighted Christmas trees, lights, poinsettias and wreaths.
The ceremony music was overseen by Amanda Harvey.
The bride rode into the arena on a horse named Charley that was given to her by Cody. She sat atop the horse on an antique side saddle. The horse wore a pink halter and lead rope and was lead into the arena by her father and mother.
The bride wore a soft white short strapless ruched charmeuse dress with dropped waist bodice and tiered feather organza skirt and ivory Lucchese cowgirl boots.
Around her neck, Cosby wore her grandmother Mama Chloe’s pearl necklace with earrings and bracelet. The bride’s hair was styled by Kaylee Sossamon.
The groom and pastor rode in on horses and the couple were married while on horseback. The father handed over the lead rope to Cody, when the pastor asked who gave the bride away.
Fergie, a little white lamb, was lead out by Kate Fergueson of Conway, with a braided pink lead that carried the wedding rings.
The mother of the bride and her father wore jeans and cowboy boots, along with the wedding guests.
The guests walked out onto the arena dirt floor during the ceremony.
Afterward, the groom lead the bride out of the arena. They returned to dance to the song "Cowboys and Angels," by Dustin Lynch.
The bride danced with her father to the song "My Little Girl," by Tim McGraw.
The reception also took place at Back Achers Ranch where guests were served chicken skewers, barbecue beef sandwiches, stuffed mushrooms, fruit and veggies, bruschetta and tapenade with homemade pita chips and hot spinach and artichoke dip, catered by chefs Angela and Roman Henry, of Back Achers Ranch.
A four tier wedding cake was layered with a black and white western theme and ivory with white beads embossed and topped with a cowboy hat cake.
Jeannette Pantsi-Urdaneta made the multi-flavored wedding cake that was served by Amanda Harvey.
The wedding ceremony and reception photographers were Pam and Greg Wren and videographer was Tony Harvey.
Following the wedding, the couple traveled to Tunica, Miss., where the groom participated in the LubriSyn Big Ticket Team Roping Championship, winning first-place in the 8-point, with partner Mike Cullum. Then, the couple went on to Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, Mo.
Mr. and Mrs. Lasley will reside on their ranch in Greenbrier.
Cosby is employed by UAMS as a research associate in the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. Cody is a self-employed welder and owns Lasley Welding.