Amborn, McCaa are married in Port Gibson

Published 12:00 am Sunday, August 1, 2010

Andrew Charles Amborn and Ellen Carole McCaa were married at 7 p.m. June 5, 2010, at Port Gibson United Methodist Church. The Revs. David L. Harrison and Margaret Ayers and Monsignor Patrick Farrell officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Humphreys McCaa of Port Gibson. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burnice Cleveland and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Nelson, all of Port Gibson.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henry Amborn Sr. of Vicksburg. He is the grandson of Cammie Falvey and the late Daniel Dewitt Falvey of Utica and Florence Amborn and the late Charles Louis Amborn of Vicksburg.

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Given in marriage by her father, the bride’s chosen colors were coral, apricot, ivory and gold.

A program of nuptial music was presented by Sheila Hess, organist; Beth Cade, soloist; Casey Creasey, soloist; and the Port Gibson Heritage Singers. Maid of honor was Sara Burrell of Port Gibson. Matron of honor was Mary Katherine McCaa of Port Gibson. Bridesmaids were Kinley Caldwell, Angela Kurtz and Lauryn Martin, all of Vicksburg; Casey Creasey of Jackson; Darreth Seal of Port Gibson; and Peyton Feigley of Baton Rouge.

The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were Chad McCaa and Scott McCaa, both of Port Gibson; and Robert Amborn Jr., Charlie Amborn, Vincent Banchetti, Chad Bounds, Mark Harris, Beau Theobald and Charles Waring, all of Vicksburg.

Ushers were Joseph Puckett of Port Gibson and Rob Jones, Dan Muirhead and John Theobald, all of Vicksburg.

Flower girls were Allison Redding and Caroline Redding, both of Ridgeland, and Madeline Grace Lowery of Oxford. Ringbearers were Charlie Penny, Wynn Brown and Michael Greenlee, all of Jackson.

Serving as program attendants were Grace Burnett, Charly Ott and Caroline Puckett.

Jordan Amborn served as the bride’s proxy.

A reception followed at the home of the bride’s parents.

For a wedding trip, the couple traveled to St. Lucia. They will make their home in Vicksburg.

The bride is a fifth-grade teacher at the Claiborne Educational Foundation. The groom is a partner in his family business, United Cleaners.


The bride and her bridesmaids were honored with a pajama brunch at Anchuca on the morning of the wedding. Hostesses were Bonney Anderson, Amelia Carpenter, Cathi Dodgen, Lynn Etheridge, Mary Jane Greenlee, Linda Ann Headley, Joyce McCay and Lynn Moore.


A groomsmen’s lunch was held at the home of Robert Amborn Jr. on the morning of the wedding.

Rehearsal dinner

On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the B’nai B’rith Literary Club.


The bride was honored with a kitchen shower at Georgia’s at the Depot. Hostesses were Angel Brumfield, Ruby Brumfield, Vickie Bowen, Andrea Bowen, Leann Coxwell and Sydnette Russum.

Weekend getaways

The groomsmen honored the groom with a weekend getaway to Las Vegas.

The bride was honored by her bridesmaids with a weekend getaway in Seaside, Fla.


An engagement/cocktail party was held at the home of Dr. and Mrs. David Headley. Hostesses were Clyde and Ed Bean, Ruthie and Randy Bicker, Clare and Robert Burnett, Katy and Joe Campbell, Carolyn and Burnice Cleveland, Vickie Hall, Calley Jones, Cissy and Denis La Roche, Brenda and Percy McCaa, Frances Charles and Clyde Nelson and Jane and Mark Puckett.

The bridal couple was honored with a spring fling at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Caldwell. Hosts were Lynne and Raymond Abraham, Martha and Charlie Amborn, Kelly and Dean Andrews, Sharon and Ronnie Andrews, Linda and Paul Banchetti, Shannon and David Bell, Jan and David Blackledge, Cathy Blagg, Jennifer and Dennis Coulter, Donna and Richie Cowart, Elena and Will Dottley, Sallie and Hunter Fordice, Carolyn and Jerry Hall, April and Bill Harris, Connie and David Hosemann, Jennifer and Don Jackson, Marianne May Jones, Carol and Peter Mims, Nina and Larry Rocconi, Liz and Glenn Taylor and Belynda and Howard Waring.

Rocky and Bill Abraham, Nancy Barland, Michelle Burrell, SuAnne and Hank Drake, Ruth Ann and Mac Drake, Jacquelyn and Robert Gage, Ginger and Hasie Marsalis, Peggy and Ken McLemore, Linda and Sonny Moore, Linda and Lem Montgomery, Sarah and John Noble and Flo and Kenny Strawn hosted a volleyball party at McGregor in Port Gibson.

A margarita-and-manicure party was held at Hair Envy.