Mr. Barnard marries Miss Allen in Natchez

Published 1:01 am Sunday, November 20, 2011

Joseph Clayton Barnard and Bridgette Elizabeth Allen were married at 6 p.m. Oct. 8, 2011, in a private ceremony under Wisteria Pergola at Monmouth Plantation in Natchez. Judge Charlie Vess officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Kathy Allen and Mark Hilderbrand, both of Vicksburg, and Graham Allen of Savannah, Ga.

The groom is the son of Larry and Donna Barnard of Vicksburg.

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Given in marriage by her mother, the bride’s chosen colors were browns, greens and blues.

Maid of honor was Elyce Slaughter of Vicksburg. Matron of honor was Erica Allen of Vicksburg. Bridesmaid was Ashely Joseph of Vicksburg.

Larry Barnard served as best man. Groomsmen were Chris Barnard and Jamie Allen.

Flower girl was Chloe Barnard. Ring bearers were Aidan Allen and Hunter Allen.

A reception followed on the grounds at Monmouth Plantation.

For a honeymoon, the couple traveled to Eureka Springs, Ark. They will make their home in Vicksburg.

The bride is employed at Animal Medical Clinic, and the groom is employed with Armstrong.