Kyndall Howeth and Rory Hollon were married in a sunset ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at the Belgium House in Longview, Tx. Mark Clifton officiated the double ring, outdoor ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Lori Howeth, and the granddaughter of Glen and Dianne Ivey of Harleton, Jesse and Lloydell Ladd of Forney, Tx., and the late Allen Howeth of Texas City, Tx. The groom is the son of Rocky and Jaime Hollon of Harleton, and the grandson of Sonny and Jackie Hollon, and Jim and Betty Carroll of Jefferson.
Presented in marriage by her father, the bride wore a signature Maggie Soterro design created in re-embroidered ivory lace over oyster silk satin. The sweetheart bodice featured swarovski crystals which also lined the dramatic deep V back. The A line, chapel length skirt was belted with a crystal medallion charm. She wore a single tier Cathedral length veil traced in swarvoski crystals.
The cousin of the bride, Kristen Clifton, attended the bride as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Jill Owen Crowell of Royce City, Emily Sandlin, Lakyn Evers and Rachel Hollon Culp of Harleton. The bridesmaids wore strapless, knee-length dresses of deep purple to accent the peacock theme of the wedding, and carried bouquets which included brooches to carry out the theme from the brides bouquet. Ross Hollon of Harleton, brother of the groom, served as Best Man. Dillon Moore of Jefferson, Kevin Mahaney of College Station, Blake Plemmons of Aubrey, Tx., and Ty Howeth of Harleton served as groomsmen. Lexie Hays of Waskom, and Abria Carroll of Dallas, served as flower girls, and wore tulle ballerina dresses in turquoise, green and purple. The ring bearer, Will Ivey of Gilmer, Tx., carried a pillow made from the wedding dress of the mother of the bride. The bride wore a garter made from the wedding dress of the mother of the groom.
The bride carried a unique, handmade brooch bouquet that included brooches belonging to her great-grandmother, great-aunts, grandmothers, aunts, mother and close friends. She wore a blue gem bracelet handed down from one great-grandmother, and a diamond encrusted watch handed down from another.
String music for the ceremony was provided by Evergreen Strings, and entertainment and lighting for the reception were provided by Moore Music Entertainment.
The groom, a 2007 graduate of Harleton High School, is employed by Roberts Surveying in Hallsville, and is currently enrolled in the surveying program at the University of Texas at Tyler. The bride, a 2008 graduate of Harleton, graduated from The Paul Mitchell School of Cosmetology in July of 2010 and is currently employed at Marshall Tire Center, Inc.
After honeymooning in Punta Cana, the couple will make their home in Harleton, Texas.