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Estes weds Gleason
(01-29-2015)
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Marisa Michael Estes
of Farmerville and John
E. Gleason of Ruston were
united in Holy Matrimony
in a 6 p.m. ceremony November
29, 2014 at Farmerville
First Baptist Church.
The bride is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Estes of Farmerville and
the granddaughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Terral
and the late Mr. and Mrs.
Troy Estes. John is the
son of Dr. and Mrs. Glen
Gleason of Ruston and the
grandson of Mrs. Wanda
Gamble, the late Mr. Circe
Gamble, and the late Mr.
and Mrs. Dale Gleason.
The bride, given in marriage
by her father, wore a
trumpet silhouette dress
featuring scalloped lace
over English netting with
a keyhole back and buttons
down the back onto the chapel-
length train, accented
with a pearl and crystal
headpiece and a mid-length
veil. She carried a bouquet
of coral garden roses and
thistle.
Serving as matron of
honor was Jamie Young
Atwell. Bridesmaids were
Lauren Fuller Blackwell,
Lillian Grappe, Jenny
Garner, Jordan Ward, and
Cheyenne Ward. Each
bridesmaid wore a full
length one-shoulder dress
in rose coral with bouquets
in shades of coral, green,
and white.
Serving the groom as
best man was Daniel Alexander.
Groomsmen were
Logan Blackwell, Jed Walpole,
Bradley Carver, Michael
Reed, and Michael
Shelton. Ushers for the
ceremony were Micah Ivey,
Cole Davis, Brady Holstead,
and Dylan Ward. Ring
bearer was Chasen Kennedy,
cousin of the bride.
Book and program attendants
were Haidyn Long,
Ciara Atkins, Kaitlyn Mullett,
Carsen Smithwick, and
Christin Stallings. Music
was provided by vocalist
Alex Speirs, the FBC Praise
Band, and pianist Mary
Anne Hill.
Following the ceremony,
a reception was held at
Edgewood Plantation. After
a honeymoon in Key
West, the couple resides in
Farmerville.
A Pampered Chef shower
was held on July 25 honoring
the couple. It was
hosted by employees of
Green Clinic Surgical Hospital
in Ruston. A Bridal
Shower was held October
5 at First Baptist Church
of Farmerville hosted by
Bonnie Cunningham, Sue
Futch, Susan Long, Terri
Patterson, Jerry Preaus,
Beth Scott, Paula Thomas,
and Donna Ward. A Miscellaneous
Shower was given
in memory of Margaret
Estes, the bride’s grandmother,
on October 25 at the
Farmerville United Methodist
Church and hosted
by Peggy Anderson, Ann
Baughman, Beth Baughman,
Lynn Baughman,
Billie Clinton, Lynn Duncan,
Kathy Fisher, Dona
Funderburk, Joyce Grier,
Bonnie Harrison, Pat Harper,
Carmen Kennedy, Dee
Dee Kirkland, Rita Loynes,
Elizabeth Nance, Janette
Taunton, and Donna Ward.
A Bridal Shower was held
on the evening of October
25 at the home of Dr.
and Mrs. Tony Young of
Ruston. It was hosted by
Marlene Young, Jamie Atwell,
Donna Hood, Lauren
Blackwell, Cindy Grappe,
Lily Grappe, Faith Alexander,
Janet Blackwell,
Marny Wheeler, and Dorothy
Young. A shower was
held November 6 at Cedar
Creek School and hosted by
the Middle School Faculty.
A Bridesmaids’ Luncheon
was held November 23 at
Edgewood Plantation and
hosted by Donna Ward, Lisa
Estes, Jan Brown, Amy
Ward, and Heather Ward.
A Lingerie Shower was
held November 23 at the
couple’s future home and
hosted by the bridesmaids.
The Rehearsal Dinner on
November 28 was hosted by
Glen and Melanie Gleason.