Greenfield-Ticknor vows exchanged

Published 1:51 pm Wednesday, August 10, 2011

EXCHANGED VOWS: Mr. and Mrs. Brian Wesley Ticknor|Submitted photo

Peyton Bridges Greenfield of Bainbridge, Ga. and Brian Wesley Ticknor of Charleston, S.C. were married April 16, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia Day Chapel, Athens, Ga. The wedding ceremony was officiated by Rev. Dr. Richard Cushman of Charleston, S.C.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Greenfield, of Tallassee, Ala. and Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Powell of Brinson, Ga. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bridges of Bainbridge and Mrs. Janice Greenfield of Albany, Ga. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ticknor, of Charleston, S.C.

Escorted by her grandfather, the bride chose an ivory sheer organza strapless ball gown, over ivory silky satin featuring a delicate waist of champagne, which was enhanced by filigree lace appliqués accented with Swarovski crystals and crystal sequins, and silver bead work, accented by a rouched organza sweetheart neckline. Crystal buttons detail featured the entire length of the skirt, which was enhanced with the matching filigree lace and crystal beading and fell into a chapel length train.

The fingertip length veil in antique ivory featured delicate two-inch wide filigree lace and tiny crystal beading.

The bride chose to carry a bouquet of Hydrangea of varying shades of blue, with stems wrapped in ivory satin and accented by a vintage broach of crystal and semiprecious stones, that belonged to her great-grandmother, Irene Bridges. The bride wore a vintage blue garter, pearl and diamond earrings and a sixpence in her shoe.

Mrs. Stacy Cook of Athens, Ga. served as Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Crystal Kitts Cromer of Augusta, Ga., Miss Kristin Logue of Birmingham, Ala., Miss Sarah Hines of Nashua, N.H., and Miss Sarah Bach, of Atlanta. Mrs. Stacey Forester of Augusta was honorary bridesmaid.

All of the bridesmaids wore formal midnight blue satin gowns and carried smaller versions of the bride’s bouquet.

Miss Erin Mahan of Atlanta was the reader and Miss Emily Blanchard of Charlotte, N.C., cousin of the bride, was the flower girl. Emily wore a formal dress of ivory satin and carried a white lily bouquet with dangling love knots.

Mr. Robert Wayne Ticknor of New Orleans, twin brother of the groom, served as best man. The groomsmen were Mr. John William Ticknor, of Charleston, S.C., brother of the groom, Mr. Kelvin Billingsley of San Francisco, Calif., Mr. Gill Lazenby of Tampa, Fla. and Mr. Andy Agan of Syracuse, N.Y. Ushers were Mr. Chase Croley, Bainbridge, and Mr. Tucker Greenfield of Albany, Ga. and Nash Greenfield of Albany, all brothers of the bride.

The program attendant was Mrs. Jenny Blanchard of Charlotte, N.C., cousin of the bride. The ceremony music featured harpist, Mrs. Dania Lane of Atlanta.

The flowers in the chapel were given in honor of the grandmother of the groom, Mrs. Margaret Ticknor and in loving memory of Mr. and Mrs. Manning J. White, Mr. Thomas Greenfield, Mrs. Irene Bridges, Mr. Robert Wayne Ticknor, Mr. and Mrs. John Young, Ms. Susan Young Anderson and Kelly Noelle Anderson.

The reception was held in the Conservatory at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia. It was planned by Epting Events, of Athens, complimenting the setting of the spacious Glass Botanical Conservatory, with large arrangements of flowers, in various shades of blue and green hydrangea, white lilies, and many other varieties of flowers.

A delicious dinner was enjoyed by many friends and relatives, then dancing and music by A Train of Athens.

Following a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple resides in Aiken, S.C., where he is a Senior Scientist with Savannah River Nuclear Solutions and she is employed by the College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Health Sciences University of Augusta.