Meridian Star

November 24, 2013

Tolleson, Fort


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Jessica Glynn Fort and Erik Don Tolleson, both of Oxford, were married Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Central United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Elliot Rambo officiating.

    Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. William Douglas Fort and Mr. and Mrs. Allan Don Tolleson, all of Meridian.

    Grandparents of the bride are Mrs. Glynn Hall Fort and the late Mr. William Ferrell Fort, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Levert Norwood, all of Meridian.

    Grandparents of the bridegroom are Mrs. Mary Frances Wilcher and the late Mr. Freddie Williamson Wilcher, and Mrs. Modona Camp Tolleson and the late Mr. Claude Hooper Tolleson, all of Carthage.

    Music for the ceremony was provided by Barry Germany playing organ and piano.

    The bride wore an ivory gown with a sweetheart neckline that featured a belt embellished with Swarovski crystals. She carried a bouquet of white peonies, roses and hydrangeas.

    Maid of honor was Merry Grace Coffin of Meridian.

    Other attendants were Margaret Goodwyn Bankston and Haley Wiggins Murphy, both of Oxford; Kristin Elise Nicholson of Brandon; Susan Roberts Olmstead of Charleston, S.C.; Megan Carroll Walters of Jackson; Ashley Tolleson Dean, Amy LeAnne Tolleson, Kasey LaShea Joyner, Margie Kate Miller and Emily Margaret Thompson, all of Meridian.

    Abigail Kathryn Lovelave of Tuscaloosa, Ala. was flower girl.

    The father of the bridegroom was best man.

    Groomsmen were Robert Porter Adkins of San Antonio, Texas; Daniel Henry Wooten Foster of Memphis, Tenn. Christopher Stephen Hayman of Oxford; William Charles Ledbetter of Birmingham, Ala.; Parker Joel Payne of Pensacola, Fla.; Tommy Register Sikes Jr. of Lexington, Ky.; Christopher Leigh Dean, William Douglas Fort Jr., Gerald Salone Hannah III and Daniel Bailey Whitehead, all of Meridian.

    Ushers were Zachary Smith Bingham and Brian Scott Drury of Nashville, Tenn.; Matthew Melton Fort of Jackson; William Daniel Finan and Charles Tyler Norman, both of Meridian.

    Brooks Hall Moffett and Robert Breckenridge Moffett II, both of Mableton, Ga. were ring bearers.

    Program attendant was Gracey Elizabeth Wilcher.

    A reception was held at Northwood Country Club following the ceremony.

    After a honeymoon in St. Lucia, the couple resides in Oxford.