Bridges-Kearney vows exchanged

Published 11:06 am Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Bridges-Kearney vows exchanged

Maggie Bridges and Will Kearney were wed December 19, 2015 in a late afternoon ceremony at Cherry Log Christian Church, Blue Ridge, Georgia. The reception followed at Willow Creek Falls.

The bride, daughter of John and Cathy Bridges of Brinson, wore a gown featuring a V-cut neckline with contoured straps that continued into an elegant keyhole back. The sweetheart bodice was covered in classic ivory lace appliqué and pearl details that continued across the sweeping chapel length train. A cathedral length veil completed the look.

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The bridal bouquet was a gently cascading profusion of peach Juliette garden roses, pale pink and cream roses, white anemones, succulents, pink sweetheart roses, astilbe, silver brunia, Leland cypress, and seeded eucalyptus.

Ceremony and reception flowers were an enchanting wintry mix of Leland cypress, seeded eucalyptus, hydrangeas, and roses displayed in Mercury glass containers, and artfully arranged with coordinating candlesticks and votives,

Katie Byrum was Maid of Honor, and bridal attendants were Annie Bridges, Ellie Bridges, Laura Kearney, Taylor Mehlenbacher and Beverly Busse. They were attired in different styles of champagne dresses of dupioni fabric.

Erik Trum served as best man, while the groomsmen were Maddox Bridges, Perry Bridges, Chris Paroli, Bryan Rhodes and Colin Emerson. They, as well as the groom were all attired in charcoal colored suits.

The bride is the granddaughter of Martha Brown, Dr. Glenn and Dottie Brown, and Carolyn and John Bridges Sr.

The new Mrs. Kearney received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Georgia Tech.

The groom is the son of Dan and Diane Kearney of Alpharetta, Ga. His grandparents are Dr. Charles and Emily Meckstroth, Eleanor Kearney, and the late Richard Kearney.

He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Georgia Tech.

A meet and greet with the bride and groom will be held at Bainbridge First United Methodist Church on Sunday, January 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. All friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.