Mr. Harris, Miss Lowery wed Sept. 20

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 19, 2008

Gary Lynn Harris Jr. and Jenna Leigh Lowery were married at 4 p.m. Sept. 20, 2008, at the home of Rozie Wardlaw. Judge Joe Crevitt officiated at the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Lowery of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of Rozie Wardlaw and the late Bob Wardlaw of Vicksburg.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Lynn Harris Sr. of Pontotoc.

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Vows were exchanged under a wooden arch trimmed in orange leaves. Potted orange mums lined the aisle.

The bride and her bridesmaids entered to Tim McGraw’s “My Best Friend.”

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a custom-designed, strapless gown of camouflage accented with an orange sash and circular diamond brooch. The drop train was lined with orange satin.

She carried a bouquet of orange chrysanthemums.

Matron of honor was Nicole Stewart of Vicksburg. Bridesmaids were Amanda Marshall Harris of Pontotoc, Tonya Holloway of Tallulah and Christy Knapp of Ridgeland.

The attendants wore brown, knee-length dresses featuring spaghetti straps and white trim at the empire waist. They each carried orange mums.

Flower girl was Talitha Smith of Vicksburg. She wore a custom-made gown of camouflage satin tied with an orange sash.

Bryan Nelson of Byram served as best man. Groomsmen were David Harris and Gary “Bud” Harris Sr., both of Pontotoc, and Josh Knapp of Ridgeland.

A reception followed the ceremony. The area was decorated in a fall theme, featuring autumn colors, orange mums, leaves and pumpkins.

The wedding cake consisted of donuts topped with an orange bow. The groom’s table held various cheesecakes, along with assorted hunting and fishing items.

The couple will make their home in Vicksburg. The bride is employed at River Region Medical Center, and the groom is employed with the Local 619 Union.


Nicole Stewart and Marquita White hosted a shower at the home of the bride and groom.

The bride and groom were honored with a party at the home of Josh and Christy Knapp in Richland. The bride and groom chose this time to present gifts to their attendants.