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|Glenn, Duncan wed Nov. 22|
On Sunday, November 22, 2009, Sarah Norred Glenn and William Francis Duncan, Jr. were united in holy matrimony at Keatchie Presbyterian Church in Keatchie with Dr. Spencer Castle Murray officiating.
For the six o’clock wedding, the Greek revival church was decorated with smilax and lit by candles and kerosene lamps.
A string trio provided sacred music throughout the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley McKim Glenn, Jr. of Gloster.
She is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Dudley McKim Glenn, Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Aura Norred, Jr.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Francis Duncan, Sr. of Farmerville.
He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Allwyn Earl Duncan and the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stein Baughman, Sr.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown which incorporated antique lace handmade by her maternal grandmother and a mantilla veil which had been worn by her mother.
She carried a rosary and a Bible, treasured heirlooms from each of her grandmothers, and a bouquet of yellow roses, rust calla lilies, mauve hydrangeas and red coffee bean berries.
Her traveling attire included a floor length Persian lamb coat, brought back from Chicken Street, Kabul, Afghanistan.
In attendance for the bride were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Miller Carson, Jr. (nee Elizabeth Sabra Glenn), and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Benjamin Glenn (nee Kara Elizabeth Burgess).
In attendance for the groom were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Warren Corley, Jr. (nee Heather Lenora Duncan) and Miss Carrie Anna-Michael Duncan.
Honored guests included the Honorable Travis Whitfield, mayor of Keachi. The candle lighters were Richard Warren Corley, III, and Nicholas Hart Corley, nephews of the groom.
The ring bearers were Charles Miller Carson, III, and Nicholas David Glenn, nephews of the bride.
The flower girl was Sarah Campbell Elizabeth Carson, niece and namesake of the bride.
Following the ceremony, a private dinner was held at Hill Country for the families.
Sarah received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and a Master of Science degree in art psychotherapy from Eastern Virginia Medical School.
She served in the United States Army as both an enlisted soldier and an officer (airborne) and is a veteran of both the Iraq and Afghanistan war campaigns.
William received a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe, where he was a four year baseball letterman.
For the last 15 years he has worked for Louisiana Farm Bureau and is a senior career agent.
The couple was feted with a Thanksgiving cochon du lait at the bride’s family farm by dear family and friends, with music by The Roscoes.
After a honeymoon in Courmayeur, Italy, the Duncans will make their home in Shreveport.