Nathan Brown and Kyndal Childers

Nathan Brown and Kyndal Childers

Nathan Lynn Brown of Whitehouse and his bride, the former Kyndal Michelle Childers, of Elysian Fields, were married at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Honey Creek Ranch in Tatum, Texas.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Childers of Elysian Fields. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Childers of Woodlawn and the late Mr. and Mrs. Doug Rogers of Park Hill, Okla. Kyndal is a 2009 graduate of Elysian Fields High School and is a senior at the University of Texas in Tyler with a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Spanish. She is a Reserve Patrol Officer for Marshall Police Department.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chavez of Whitehouse. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Carter Jr. of Whitehouse, Mr. and Mrs. Rosario Chavez of Mexico and the late Ms. Joann Crosby of Troup. He is a 2008 graduate of Whitehouse High School and is a Patrol Officer for Troup Police Department in Troup, Texas.

Bob Bryant officiated the ceremony. Music was provided by vocalist John Morris.

The altar was decorated in a rustic theme with tall wrought iron candelabras. Accenting the room were massive chandeliers and candle lit mason jars suspended by rope from the ceiling.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a one piece strapless, slim A-line gown of alencon lace adorned with sparkling sequins and beading with a corset closure. The strapless neckline was enhanced with scalloped edging while a satin ribbon and glistening brooch accented ornaments at the waist. Complementing the gown, she wore a fingertip length mantilla of matching alencon lace. The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of dried ivory sunflowers, burlap, roses and teal daisies encrusted with pearl brooches and accented with pheasant feathers.

Maid of honor was Jennifer Mangham, sister of the bride, of Elysian Fields. Bride’s honor attendant and best friend of the bride was Clayton Cox of Buffalo, Tx. Bridesmaids were Olivia Levoy of Bullard and Kim Murray of Whitehouse, both friends of the bride.

The attendants wore denim blouses over an ivory tank top and double ruffled tulle, knee length skirts accented with a western belt. Each attendant wore complementing western boots. They carried bouquets of burlap roses and ivory daisies accented with tiny teal satin roses.

The best man was Stephen Chavez, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Shawn Murray of Whitehouse, Kyle Stovers of Whitehouse, Andy Luce of New Orleans, La. and C.J. Hallett of Dallas, all friends of the groom.

The reception was held in the barn at Honey Creek Ranch. Guest tables were covered with white floor-length cloths and burlap overlays and centered with vintage bottles of dried ivory sunflowers and burlap roses along with teal daisies and tea lights. The buffet table was decorated with mason jars with sparkling lights. The ceiling was draped with glowing tiny lights.

The bride’s cake was a three-tiered vanilla cake with butter cream frosting accented with copper scrolls and tiny teal roses and topped with a rustic iron cross. The groom’s strawberry cake was decorated with Expresso Choco Icing.

Guests enjoyed dancing to the music of the Bush Rod Jenkins Band from Shreveport, La.

After a brief honeymoon, the couple will make their home in Tyler.