Dilmore, White unite in matrimony
Chelse Eileene Dilmore and Lance David White exchanged marriage vows at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at Cheniere Lake Lodge in West Monroe. Rick Byargeon officiated the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Mrs. Debbie Dilmore, of Archibald, and the late Ronnie Dilmore, John and Liz Hood, of Ruston, and David and Jennifer White, of West Monroe.
Grandparents of the bride are Mrs. Katie Dilmore, of Sterlington, and the late Willie Dilmore, and the late Mr. and Mrs. H.P. Monroe. Grandparents of the groom are Harold and Alma Bauman, of Sterlington, Carl and Claudia White, of West Monroe, and Mrs. Marie Hood, of Arcadia, and the late M.L. “Tinker” Hood.
The bride was escorted by her brothers, Joshua and Jeremy Dilmore. She wore a Casablanca beaded gown with a sweetheart neckline featuring lace appliqués sewn into open-weave French Tulle over layers of organza and satin, accented with a beautiful Swarovski crystal beaded belt. The fingertip veil featured a beaded scalloped edge. The bride carried a round bouquet of white freesia, white hydrangeas, golden yellow yarrow and seeded eucalyptus wrapped with an ivory satin ribbon. She wore her mother’s wedding band on her right hand. Maria Jordan served as maid of honor.
Deanna White, Kiley Wilson, Natalie Ingle, Christy Post and Jenny Gamer served as bridesmaids. They wore knee-length Navy satin one-shoulder dresses with a ruched waist detail and carried smaller versions of the bride’s bouquet. Claire Hales served as flower girl and carried a yellow pomander adorned with white sheer ribbon.
Nathan Sutton served as best man. Will Hood, Seth Hood, Matt Woodard, Justin Post and Brent Causey served as groomsmen while Trigger Woodard served as ring bearer.
They wore tan suits with navy ties. The groomsmen wore boutonnieres of yellow yarrow and seeded eucalyptus.
The bride is a graduate of Mangham High School and Louisiana Tech University. She is employed with Glenwood Regional Medical Center as a clinical dietitian.
The groom is a graduate of Cedar Creek School, Louisiana Tech University and Missouri State University. He is employed with Lincoln Outpatient Therapy Services as a physical therapist.
A reception was held at Cheniere Lake Lodge in West Monroe.
Following their honeymoon in Jackson Hole, Wyo., the couple with make their home in Ruston.