Nicholas, Swanson wed in Rosemary Beach

Nicholas, Swanson wed in Rosemary Seaside

Betsy Kate Nicholas and John Brent Swanson have been united in marriage January 29 on the Japanese Inexperienced in Rosemary Seaside. The Reverend Herbert Dale Hathorn and the Reverend Ronald William Gilmore officiated the ceremony. Nuptial music was introduced by Kristal Burton and Anthony Cornish, vocalists; Chun-Hsin Chang, cellist; and Kate Kelley, violinist. 

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Dwight Nicholas of Jackson. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald Eugene Nicholas of Sandhill, and the late Jeffy Rivers Alford and the late Patricia Wiltshire Alford of Greenwood. 

The bridegroom is the son of Gerald Scott Swanson and the late Pamela Pleasure Swanson of Madison. He’s the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Russell Monroe Swanson of St. Louis and the late Mr. and Mrs. Elion Jeff Case of Canton. 

Given in marriage by her dad and mom and escorted by her father, the bride wore a designer ivory satin robe with a fold-over, straight, strapless neckline. The bodice sat at her pure waist, and the skirt featured field pleats that fell into an A-line silhouette and continued to a cathedral-length practice. She wore a custom-length veil with natural flowers and blossoms in shades of soppy ivory which created a basic cathedral silhouette.  

Her bouquet, that includes blush pink roses, peach peonies, blue delphinium, child blue eucalyptus and Italian ruscus, was wrapped in ivory satin and a satin rosette from the bride’s mom’s bouquet. She wore pearl drop gold earrings that belonged to the bridegroom’s late mom, and a gold diamond ring that belonged to her late maternal grandmother.

Kendall Singleton served because the matron of honor. Bridesmaids have been Courtney Brewer, Katie Denny, Bailey Frady, Jordan Harding, Kristen Holaday, Marguerite Johnson, Shari Johnson, Ellen Kerce, Joan Leslie McGill, Elizabeth Murphy, Alyssa Nuzzo, Susanna Southern, and Anna Claire Wammack. They wore flowing chiffon robes with spaghetti straps and a ruffled, off-the-shoulder neckline in a gentle mild blue. Pleasure Kellum attended as flower woman, and the bride’s cousins Sally Acey, Ann Rivers Carroll, Madeline Carroll and Meg Wright served as program attendants. 

The bridegroom’s brother Scott Swanson and Jacob Vickers served as greatest males. Groomsmen have been Samuel Bolen, McCray Buteau, Jon Mark Carlson, Justin Cox, Dylan Dearman, Dustan Gregory, Chaz Guerra, Tripp Horne, Kyle Kruse, Caleb Miskelly, Matthew Nicholas, Adam Savage, and Daniel Trotter. Holden Gregory attended as ring bearer. 

Following the ceremony, company loved a cocktail hour on the inexperienced full with an assortment of coastal hors d’oeuvres and signature cocktails. After the newly married couple’s introductory dance underneath dangling material in a transparent high tent, company have been handled to a buffet dinner together with recent sushi, beef tenderloin ideas, and a pasta station. Music was by the band Rhythm Nation. The bride donned a white hat with a {custom} flower crown and pleated phantasm bishop sleeves accented with rose embroidered lace through the reception. 

The bride’s cake was a standard four-tiered almond cake with a strawberry layer coated in easy buttercream frosting and adorned with sugar leaves and flowers impressed by the bride’s veil. The bridegroom’s cake was designed as a reproduction of his Nautique Paragon wake boat. 

On the eve of the marriage, the bridesmaids have been entertained with a luncheon hosted by the mom of the bride’s pals and sisters. The groomsmen loved a neighborhood brunch and a spherical of golf. Additionally on Friday, a rehearsal dinner was hosted by the bridegroom’s household at Pescado Seafood Grill, that includes specialty cocktails and a seaside delicacies. 

After a marriage journey to Marathon Key, the couple at present lives in Madison.

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