Mr. Mize, Miss Carr recite vows in Tupelo

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 4, 2009

Paul Eugene Mize III and Bonnie Lyndal Carr were married at 6:30 p.m. July 25, 2009, at First United Methodist Church in Tupelo. The Revs. Samuel Andrew Ray and Raigan Elizabeth Miskelly officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lyndal Carr Jr. of Tupelo, formerly of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Carr Sr. of Vicksburg and Georgia Cook Loe and Lamar Tracy Loe of Jackson.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mize Jr. of Tupelo. He is the grandson of Jack Raymond Reed Sr. of Tupelo.

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A program of nuptial music was presented by Beverly Jane Clement, organist, and Sonia Anne Jenkins, vocalist. Flowers were placed in memory of the groom’s grandparents and the late Williams Ford Carr, uncle of the bride.

Maid of honor was Lacy Elizabeth Carr, sister of the bride, of Tupelo.

Bridesmaids were Margaret Frances White of London, England; Mary Harkness Carr of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.; Kathryn Kaiser Richardson of Nashville, Tenn.; Kerrie Guy Davis of Brandon; Lindsey Phillips Gilliland of Vicksburg; Emily Carolina Guyton of Tupelo; Margaret Frances White of Madison; Mary Allyson Young of Jackson; and Anna Kathryn Hill of Starkville.

The groom’s father served as best man.

Groomsmen were James Porter Bain III, Owen Kent Foster and Adam Avery Massey, all of Tupelo; John Camfield Thomas and William Jess Wiygul, both of Birmingham, Ala.; Matthew Tracy Carr, brother of the bride, of Santa Rosa Beach; Bennet Reed Mize, brother of the groom, of Oxford; Jonathan Earl Davis of Brandon; and Matthew Collins Broun of Atlanta.

Ushers were Claude Feemster Clayton III, Bradley Louis Lee, Trey Hollan Lindsey, James Shipman Sloan and Justin Keith Waldrop, all of Tupelo; James Louis Marlin of Fulton; Jack Raymond Reid III of Oxford; and Roger Eugene Martin of Birmingham.

Program attendants were Corry Renee Carr, Catherine Mize Dilgren, Leigh Kathryn LaMoyne, Lillian Annette Reed and Dakin Taylor Reed, all cousins of the bridal couple.

William Henry Marlin served as crucifer. Acolyte was Conner Mize Dilgren.

Special wedding assistants were Dona Davis Porter and Nancy King.

Lesley Miranda Scott served as the bride’s proxy.

A reception followed at the home of the groom’s parents. Guests were entertained with music by 1-800-BAND.

Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple is at home in Tupelo.

Rehearsal dinner

On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a seated rehearsal dinner in the garden area of their home for members of the wedding party, family and friends.