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|Roberson, Jans wed Feb. 27|
Mary Elizabeth Roberson and Austin Garrett Jans were united in marriage on February 27, 2010 at First Baptist Church, Sterlington.
Mary and Austin exchanged vows in a candlelight double-ring ceremony officiated by Bro. J. E. Brown.
The bride is the daughter of Terry and Penny Roberson of Sterlington. She is the granddaughter of Morris and Dixie Albritton, and Elizabeth Roberson all of Sterlington and the late Rufus (June) Roberson.
The groom is the son of Darrel and Linda Jans of West Monroe. He is the grandson of Nettie Jans and the late Kenneth Jans of Evergreen, and the late William and Nell Coker of Shreveport.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, Terry Robertson, Mary wore an elegant floor length gown by designer Maggie Sottero. The strapless gown had a fitted bodice which featured a sweetheart neckline and a corset closure. The A-Line of pleated taffeta was embellished with brooches of Swarovski crystals at hip and chapel length train.
She carried a bouquet of miniature ivory calla lilies hand tied with ivory satin.
Jenni Anderson, sister of the bride, and Kendal Kimbell, cousin of the bride, served as matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Jessica Densmore, Emily Reppond, Abbi Nolte, Kayla Roberson, and Jessica Turner. The bridesmaids wore strapless floor length black gowns and carried bouquets of bright pink calla lilies and gerber daisies.
Madison Nolte was the flower girl.
Chirs Jans, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Jared Wisenor, Britton Barnes, Logan Roberson, Adam Barfield, Robby Barnes, and Derek Barnes served as ushers.
Fisher Turner was the ring bearer.
Music was provided by Benji Buffington and Kendal Kimbell.
Mary is a graduate of Sterlington High School and LA Tech Nursing School. She is employed with St. Francis Medical Center.
Austin is a graduate of West Monroe High School and the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He is employed with Depuy Orthopedics.
A reception was held at the Ouachita Grand Plaza.
The couple enjoyed a honeymoon snow-skiing in Lake Tahoe, CA.
They have made their home in Sterlington.