Meridian Star

February 17, 2013

McMinn, Poole

The Meridian Star


    Amy Nicole Poole of Bailey and James Adam McMinn of Meridian were married Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Charlie Rodriguez officiating and Brother Bill Yount assisting with the ceremony.

    Parents of the couple are Tim and Kay Poole of Bailey, and Debbie and Thornald McMinn Jr. of Meridian.

    Grandparents of the bride are Erskine and Eunice Poole of Canton, and the late Murry and Ruby Rogers of Bailey.                        Grandparents of the bridegroom are Earnestine McMinn and the late Mr. Thornald McMinn Sr., the late James Carl Lundy, and the late Mrs. Niley Norris.

    Music for the ceremony was provided by Mitch Brantley, classical guitar, and Zena Limerick, vocalist.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a strapless, tulle ball gown with an intricate embroidery satin bodice. The dress featured an elegant lace-up back with a tulle, beaded embroidery train. The bride wore a Princess crystal tiara with a two-tier embroidery veil.    

    Maid of honor was Ms. Kimberly Neal of Madison.

    Other attendants were Amber Brown of Beaufort, S.C., Amanda Rogers of Bailey and Jala Ree Gordman of Columbus.                        KK Lawrence and Finleigh Laughlin, both of Pensacola, Fla., were flower girls.

    Josh Robinson of Meridian was best man.

    Groomsmen were Jeff Marchese of Slidell, La., Doug Kennedy of Meridian and Clint Brown of Bailey. Ushers were Tyler Ethridge and Bobby Stephenson, both of Meridian, and Drake Gordman of Columbus.

    Rice bag and bubble attendants were Anna Marie House and Emma Lawrence. Program attendant was Brianna Rogers.

    Following the ceremony, the bride’s family hosted a reception at The Meridian Little Theatre with music provided by DJ Bobby Stephenson. Event planners were Carolyn’s Creations with Memories Captured as the wedding photographer.

    After a honeymoon in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, the couple resides in Bailey.