Brittany Nicole Smith and Jarred Wayne Rogers were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at 5 p.m. at Juniper Grove Baptist Church in Poplarville.
The bride is the daughter of Kathy and Chet Smith of Poplarville.
The groom is the son of Lisa and Wayne Rogers of Brookhaven.
Dr. Argile Smith, uncle of the bride, officiated the ceremony.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a Mori Lee mermaid gown with elegant alencon French lace with a strapless sweetheart neckline and a beautiful scalloped hemline. To complete the gown, her waistline was adorned with a crystal and pearl beaded belt with an organza tie sash and a fingertip veil trimmed with scalloped eyelash lace. She carried a bouquet of miniature hydrangeas, red Gerber daisies, peonies, wax flowers and seed eucalyptus.
Serving as maid of honor was Ashley Smith, sister of the bride and matron of honor was Lauren Anderson.
Bridesmaids were Lindsey Adams, sister of the groom, Alesa Lee, Ali Glasscock, Brittany Howell and Tiffany McCain. They wore mint green knee-length chiffon dresses and carried bouquets of red flowers wrapped in burlap.
Flower girls were Isabella Rogers, niece of the groom, and Ava Perna. They wore floor-length dresses of tulle with a satin mint green sash and a matching headband
Best man was Wayne Rogers, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Jordan Rogers, brother of the groom, Joseph Adams, brother-in-law of the groom, Dusty Braddcock, cousin of the groom, Garret Braley, Matt Carter and Bo Hust.
Tristen Gennin was ring bearer.
Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Hillsdale Clubhouse. The reception was a rustic theme and was catered by Penny Thames, which featured an array of pastas, with shrimp and chicken, a salad station and a bread station. A beverage station included mason jars, which were favors for guests to take home. The bride’s cake was a three-tiered butter cream adorned with ruffled icing and fondant flowers. The groom’s table was decorated with the groom’s baseball memorabilia from his playing days and featured a two-tiered red velvet cake and an array of sour candy, the groom’s favorite ballpark snack, for guest to fill up treat bags to take home.
The reception was decorated with wood slices on each table, candles and pictures of the bride and groom, vintage mason jars with fresh arrangements of flowers, old windows and touches of burlap. Guests were entertained by DJ Zack Barrett. At the couple’s departure their guests showered them with sparklers as they left.
On the eve of the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was held at Cotton Blues Restaurant in Hattiesburg.
After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the couple has made their home in Poplarville, where the bride is a sixth grade math math and science teacher at the Middle School of Poplarville and the groom is a biology teacher and assistant baseball coach at Poplarville High School.