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Drake, Ward exchange vows

Published 11:57am Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Paige Elise Drake and William Kevin Ward were married Sat., Feb. 1, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. at The Church at Quail Creek in Hartselle with the Rev. Kevin Perry of Huntsville officiating.

A reception followed at the Quail Creek Grand Pavilion.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy R. Drake of Hartselle. She is the granddaughter of the late Elbert B. Drake and the late Winell Stidham Drake of Cullman and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ossie Nunnelley of Cullman.

The groom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ward of Huntsville. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cressie T. Garvin of Huntsville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonidas Owen Ward of Oak Grove, La.

The bride was escorted by her father. Matron of Honor was Mrs. Kristy Keenum of Moulton, sister of the bride. The bride’s matron was Mrs. Amanda Jarrett of Huntsville, friend of the bride.

Best man was Mr. Kenneth Ward of Huntsville, brother of the groom. Groomsman was Mr. Jeff Ramsey of Prospect, Tenn., friend of the groom. Ushers were Mr. Shawn Jarrett of Huntsville, friend of the bride and Mr. Andrew Miller of Huntsville, friend of the groom.

Wedding coordinator was Fay Drake Johnson of Huntsville, aunt of the bride. Decorations were provided by Quail Creek and flowers by Smith Florist, Hartselle. Catering and bride and groom cakes were were provided by Quail Creek.

Music was provided by Phil Easterbrook, mandolin and dobra, Steven Sims, guitarist and Pam Blevins, pianist.

After a honeymoon at Henderson Park Resort in Destin, Fla., the couple is residing in Madison.


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