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DeCelle, Hinton wed May 16
(07-15-2009)

Brandi Nichole DeCelle and Steven Michael Hinton of Downsville were joined in marriage on May 16 at 3 p.m. at Crestview Baptist Church in Farmerville. Rev. Wayne Whiteside and Rev. Laymond Tucker officiated at the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Angela Patton Alvis of Downsville and Darryl and Sandra DeCelle of Farmerville. She is the granddaughter of Charlie and Virginia Prophit of Farmerville, Sonny Patton of Downsville and LaVerne DeCelle and the late Louis L. DeCelle, Jr. of Farmerville. She is also the great granddaughter of Sammie Smith of Downsville.
The groom is the son of Terri and Dennis Russell of Downville and Stanley and Donna Hinton of Point. He is the grandson of Nancy Jones and the late Thomas Frank Jones of Downsville, Telitha Hinton and the late Palmer Hinton of Point and Rev. David and Pat Martin of Farmerville.
The bride wore a taffeta gown with a modified sweetheart, strapless neckline. Lace appliqués reembroidered with silver cording and accented with pearls and crystals covered the fitted bodice. Matching lace cascaded at the soufflé draping over the hips. Asymmetrical draped taffeta flowed from the waistline, highlighted with appliquéd lace onto the skirt. The corset tied back is edged in crystal rhinestones and pearls. A matching band of floral pearls, rhinestones and crystals was worn in her hair.
Kelsey DeCelle, sister of the bride, served as Maid of Honor followed by Tiffany Patton, cousin of the bride, Cindy Boggs, cousin of the groom and Tara Ebarb, step-sister of the groom. The bridesmaids wore coral matte satin A-line gowns that were shirred at the waistline and featured watermelon satin ribbon laced down the left side of the bodice.
Joey Boggs, friend of the groom, served as Best Man followed by Jeremy and Heath Hinton, brothers of the groom, and Matt Tucker, cousin of the groom.
Josie Alvis, sister of the bride, served as the flower girl and Luke Hinton, nephew of the groom, served as the ring bearer.
Brandi is currently attending the University of Louisiana at Monroe in occupational therapy and Steven is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe in construction management and working for Max Foote Construction. The couple will reside in Downsville.