Mr. Butler, Miss Whitehead are wed in Florence

Published 1:00 am Sunday, November 20, 2011

Brandon Jacob Butler and Mary Paige Whitehead were married at 1 p.m. Oct. 16, 2011, at Castle Hill Pavilion in Florence. Pastor Garland Boyd officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Neal E. Whitehead of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tanner of Delta, La.; the late Gary M. Jordan Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Carpenter, all of Vicksburg; and Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Whitehead of Edwards.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Delton L. Butler of Meadville. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Ton and the late Joyce Ton of Magnolia and Myrtle Butler and the late Jacob Butler of Meadville.

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Given in marriage by her father, the bride’s chosen colors were black and fuchsia. A saxophone solo was presented by Deanna Nicole.

Maid of honor was Kaelyn Whitehead, sister of the bride, of Ocean Springs. Bridesmaids were Kayla Redmon and Andi Burt, both of Vicksburg.

Junior bridesmaid was Maddie Ann Storey of Meadville. Honorary bridesmaid was Chanci Conerly of Vicksburg.

The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were Cody Butler of Meadville and Blake Evans of Carrollton, Texas. Junior groomsman was Grahm Tweedle of Vicksburg.

Ushers were Brett Whitehead, brother of the bride, of Vicksburg and Patrick Stevens of Meadville.

Flower girl was Savannah Arnold of Meadville. Ring bearer was Landry Tweedle of Vicksburg.

A reception followed at the pavilion. Hostesses were Felecia Tweedle and Kristina Cast, both of Vicksburg; Jaime Simmons of Eagle Lake; Tammie Fortenberry of Tallulah; and Lisa Conerly of Oakland, Miss.

For a wedding trip, the couple traveled to the Western Caribbean. They will make their home in Carrollton, Texas.

The groom is employed with Quality Rehab Services LLC.


The bridesmaids were honored with a brunch at Monsour’s at the Biscuit Company. Hostesses were Lisa, Rebekah and Chanci Conerly, Tabitha Cook, Jaime Simmons and Mary Puckett. Bridesmaids were presented with gifts.


Kaelyn Whitehead and Rhonda Carpenter hosted a miscellaneous bridal shower.

The couple was honored with a miscellaneous shower at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Meadville.