Miss Clement weds Mr. White in sacred ceremony
by Emanuel County Live | June 29, 2012 4:38 pm
Miss Casey Elizabeth Clement became the bride of LT Joel Andrew White in a sacred double ring ceremony at The Biltmore Ballrooms, Georgian Ballroom, in Atlanta May 27, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. The bride is the daughter of Commander and Mrs. Orrin Clement of Pensacola, Fla. The groom is the son of Rodney and Nancy White of Swainsboro.
Monsignor Henry Gracz of Atlanta performed the double ring ceremony.
The ballroom was decorated with large bouquets of cream, green and pale blue hydrangeas, with white peonies. Cream colored rose petals lined the seating area and formed a circle for the ceremony.
Dania Lane, an Atlanta-based harpist, played Jesu, “Joy of Man’s Desiring”, Bach as the wedding party entered the ballroom. The bride and her father entered to “Canon in D” by Pachelbel.
The bride was escorted by her father and was given in marriage by her parents, Orrin and Carol Clement.
As guests entered the ballroom, a registry table was available with wedding pictures of the bride and groom’s parents in the 1970’s.
The lovely bride wore her mother’s gown in honor of her parents long and happy marriage. The beautiful floor length dress was made of vintage chantilly lace and featured a satin ribbon. The bride also wore her maternal grandmother’s pearls which were accented by a sapphire and diamond clasp. The bride’s bouquet was made of white peony, cream roses and pale blue and green hydrangeas.
Serving as matron of honor was Abigail Sumner of Pensacola, Fla., childhood friend of the bride; and bridesmaid, Angela Costa of Jacksonville, Fla., college friend of the bride. The bridal attendants wore navy blue cocktail dresses with Swarovski crystal earrings. They carried bouquets of cream roses and pale green hydrangeas.
Elizabeth Hopson of Pensacola, Fla., niece of the bride, and Allison and Lauren White of Coronado, Ca., nieces of the groom, served as junior attendants. They carried kissing balls made of cream roses. The junior attendants wore navy dresses with layers of ruffles. Matching headbands, gifts from the bride, completed their attire.
Serving as best man was, David Peebles of Milledgeville, high school friend of the groom. Groomsman was Reid Johnson of Dublin, high school friend of the groom. The groomsman and fathers of the bride and groom wore grex tuxedos with varied blue ties, gifts from the groom. The groom wore full dress whites.
Serving as ring bearer was Pierce Hopson of Pensacola, Fla., nephew of the bride.
The bride’s mother wore a beautiful pewter cocktail dress with a ruffled collar. She carried a tussy mussy featuring cream roses and ranunculus.
The groom’s mother wore a lovely charcoal cocktail dress with a beaded waistline and jacket. She carried a tussy mussy with cream roses and ranunculus.
Following the ceremony the bride’s parents hosted a reception at The Biltmore Ballrooms, Imperial Ballroom.
Decorating the ballroom were candles in mercury glass containers and cream, blue and green hydrangeas. Guest tables were placed on one side of the ballroom. The dance floor and DJ were on the other side. Food and beverage stations were located throughout the ballroom.
The bride’s cake was a three tiered cunfection with both vanilla and chocolate layers with a buttercream frosting. The vanilla layer was filled with a raspberry cream and the chocolate layer was filled with a chocolate ganache. The cake was topped with tiny edible pearl candies.
In Lieu of the groom’s cake, delicious key lime pie tarlets were served.
The bride and groom, in their wedding attire, took a traditional stroll with the applause and honking of car horns of passers by.
The couple will honeymoon in London and Dublin in August. The couple will reside in Pensacola, Fla., where Mrs. White is a Sr. consultant with a private firm and Lt. White is serving in the US Navy as a JAG officer.
The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents, Rodney and Nancy White, at Gordon Biersh, Midtown Atlanta, May 26, 2012.
Family and friends ordered from a menu of their choice. After dinner, wedding guests were invited to a coffee and dessert reception. Socializing and toasts were enjoyed by all.