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Hart, Chandler wed
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Keri Nicole Hart and Cody Ryan Chandler exchanged marriage vows at 6:00 pm in the evening on June 1, 2013 at Douglas United Methodist Church in Ruston, LA. Rev. Jeremy Jones and Rev. Rolly Walker officiated the ceremony.
The parents of the bride are Stacie Hart and the late Ken Hart of Farmerville. Grandparents of the bride are Zoe Hart and the late John Hart, and the late Dr. W.O. and Mary Roberts all from Farmerville.
The parents of the groom are Mark and Debbie Chandler of Choudrant. The grandparents of the groom are Gene and Juanita Posey of Choudrant and Waylon Chandler and the late Jewel Theisen.
Escorted by her Uncle Bill Roberts, the bride wore an ivory Maggie Sottero gown with a sweetheart neck line and ruched Bordeaux Taffeta bodice. The A-line gown was embellished with sparkling beading under the bust and the back was finished with an asymmetrical gathered train finished with a bubble hem.
She wore a fingertip length veil and held a bouquet full of coral calla lilies, white roses, pink and orange alstroemeria, and green hypericum berries. The bouquet was hand tied with ivory ribbon and an “In Memory” locket with a picture of her dad to honor him as still walking her down the aisle. She also had her mother and fathers wedding rings wrapped with the bouquet.
Serving as Maid of Honor was her sister Kayla Hart and Matron of Honor was Alisan Rutland. Bridesmaids were Tiffany Smith, Lauren Taylor, and Megan Warren. The bridesmaids wore strawberry chiffon floor length gowns by Mori Lee, and they carried bouquets of white roses and coral calla lilies. Grace Chandler, niece of the groom, served as flower girl.
The groom’s brother, Brandon Chandler, served as best man. The groom’s dad Mark Chandler, his cousin Gene Posey, Ben Robinson, and Fred Faison served as groomsmen. Lucas Roberts served as usher and the groom’s nephew, Landon Chandler was ring bearer.
After the ceremony, a reception was held at the church. Following their honeymoon in Key West, FL and the Bahamas, the couple will make their home in Farmerville, LA.