Watts and Armstrong marry Oct. 18 in Tallulah

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 21, 2008

James Thomas Watts and Amy Lauren Armstrong were married at 5 p.m. Oct. 18, 2008, on Brushy Bayou at the home of the groom’s parents in Tallulah. Jay Simms of Mound Baptist Church officiated at the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of the late Tracey Annette Towne. She is the granddaughter of John and Cathy Watts of Tallulah. She is the great-granddaughter of Penny Towne and the late Wiley G. Towne of Delta.

The groom is the son of John and Cathy Watts of Tallulah and Barbara Huskey of Vicksburg. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Chester Deggans of Tallulah.

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“Bridal Chorus” was played for the processional, and “Wedding March” was the recessional.

Vows were exchanged on the banks of the bayou, which was lined with balloons in autumn colors. An archway featured pumpkins and chrysanthemums. Fall mums and ferns completed the setting.

The bride was given in marriage by her grandmother and great-grandmother. She carried a bouquet of fall roses with baby’s breath.

Matron of honor was Terra Lucas, aunt of the bride, of West Monroe. Karl Merritt of Vicksburg served as best man.

Ring bearer was Seth Thomas Watts of Delta.

A barbecue followed the ceremony.

Hostesses were Cathy Watts and Pennie Tilden.

The couple will make their home in Delta.

The bride is a housewife, and the groom is employed with Lindemann Electric.