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|Craft, Rhodes wed Jan. 8|
Nina Elizabeth Craft and Clayton Cain Rhodes exchanged marriage vows on Jan. 8 at Landry’s Vineyard in West Monroe. The Rev. Ricky Smith officiated the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Liz and Darrel Craft of Monroe. Grandparents of the bride are the late Mr. and Mrs. Shelton J. Jones of Charleston, S.C., and Mr. and Mrs. James Craft of Vidalia.
Parents of the groom are Ms. Kim Rhodes of Strong, Ark., and Mr. and Mrs. Shannon Rhodes of Marion.
Grandparents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Houston Rhodes of Marion, and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cain of Huttig, Ark.
Great-grandparents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Billy Agerton of Strong.
The bride was escorted by her father and wore a silk shantung gown designed with asymmetrical ruching and embellished with Swarvoski crystal beads at the waist.
The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of majolica spray roses, hydrangea, stock, alstromeria, seeded eucalyptus, dusty miller and hypericium berries.
Music was provided by The DiGiulian Strings.
Michelle LaSuzzo Hall was matron of honor. The bride’s attendants were Erica Pate, Laura Morrow, Lindsay Romero, Cortney Rhodes and Kylie Drost. Kinsley Dumas was flower girl.
Best man was Tyler Rhodes. Groomsmen were Casey Towns, Erik Nolan, Brandon Dixon, Matthew Lambert, Jonathan Willard and Justin Jacobs. Ushers were Spencer Craft, Jared Bowen and Ryan Austin. Thomas Craft was ring bearer.
The bride is a graduate of St. Frederick High School and attends the University of Louisiana at Monroe, majoring in elementary education.
The groom is a graduate of Linville High School and attended ULM. He is the owner of Acadian Quality Inspection.
The reception was held at Landry’s. Following their honeymoon in Nassau, the Bahamas, the couple will make their home in Sterlington.