Mr. Lockett marries Miss Hester in Texas

Published 1:02 am Sunday, January 1, 2012

Jabari Raynard Lockett and Stacy Nicole Hester were married at 7 p.m. Oct. 27, 2011, at Sugar Grove Church of Christ in Meadows Place, Texas. Minister Mark Howell officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Doug E. Jr. and Emily Hester of Houston, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Hazel Bell and the late Henry Bell Sr. and Marie Hester and the late Doug Hester Sr., all of Vicksburg.

The groom is the son of Jerry and Kim Lockett of Houston. He is the grandson of Sylvia Turner and the late Malcolm Turner of New Orleans and Elizabeth Nash of Fort Worth, Texas.

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Given in marriage by her father, the bride’s chosen colors were purple, green and gold in a Mardi Gras theme.

Maid of honor was Danielle Gray of Houston. Matron of honor was Natashia Harris of Houston. Bridesmaids were Brandi Milliff of New Orleans; Keisha Smoke of Channelview, Texas; and Jasmine Boddie of Baytown, Texas.

Flower girl was Asia Green of Houston.

The groom’s brothers, Malcolm Lockett and Jamaal Lockett, both of Houston, served as best men. Groomsmen were Steven Hester of Houston; Steven Harris of Denver, Colo.; and Leonard Smith of Missouri City, Texas.

Special wedding assistant was Dorene Martin.

A reception followed at Shafaii Hall & Garden in Houston.

For a wedding trip, the couple will travel on a Caribbean Cruise in March. They are making their home in Houston.

The bride, a retired NFL cheerleader for the Houston Texans, is owner and founder of Pro Status Cheer & Dance Co. and teaches sixth grade for the Channelview Independent School District. The groom owns Jabari Lockett Photography and teaches high school for the Channelview Independent School District.