Anderson, Spragis exchange vows
Jennifer Brooke Anderson, of Ruston, and Bryan Ray Spragis, of Livonia, were married in a 6 p.m. ceremony on Nov. 13 at Christ Community Church.
The ceremony was officiated by Len Woods.
The bride is the daughter of David and Cheryl Anderson, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Anderson, of Shreveport, Audrey Jones, of Bossier City, and the late Lloyd Jones.
The groom is the son of Joel Spragis, of Maringouin, and Dudley and Angie Touchet, of Lafayette. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Savoie, of Lakeland, Joyce Spragis, of Maringouin, and the late Floyd Spragis.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her parents, wore an ivory couture satin gown by Kenneth Poole. The scoop neckline, empire waist silhouette accented a crumb-catcher bodice with crystal and pearl beaded straps and belt. The floor-length gown had a low back with a sweep train. The bride wore a birdcage veil with crystal and feather accents. She carried a hand held bouquet consisting of ivory mini calla lilies, ivory Vindella roses, pheasant feathers with a touch of seeded eucalyptus wrapped with ivory satin ribbon.
Melanie Stone, of Ruston, served as the maid of honor. Mandy Rogers, of Bossier City, served as the matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Hannah Lee, of Ruston, Lindsey Lytle, of Monroe, Britney Spivey, of Bossier City, and Jessica Spragis, of Livonia. Frances Elaine Jones, of Bossier City, served as an honorary bridesmaid.
Landon Dobson, of Maringouin, served as the best man. Chris Anderson, of Ruston, Blaine Clemons, of Natchitoches, Daniel Flowers, of Ruston, Dany Martin, of Shreveport, and Brandon Tipton, of Shreveport, served as groomsmen for the wedding.
Ushers for the ceremony were Rodney Baker, of Natchitoches, Brian Foster, of Ruston, and Matthew Stone, of Ruston. Katherine Touchet, of Lafayette, served as flower girl and Noah Touchet, of Lafayette, served as ring bearer.
Other participants of the ceremony were scripture reader Liz Jacobs, of League City, Texas. Program and book attendants were Mindy Graham, Sarah Elawadi and Hillary Bradshaw, all of Ruston.
Following the wedding ceremony, a reception was held at Squire Creek Country Club. Music was provided by Groove Agents. Serving at the reception was Lauren Roebuck of Lauren Roebuck Flowers. Photography was provided by Kelly Cathey.
The following showers and parties were held in honor of the couple:
A bridal shower hosted by Angie Touchet and Jessica Spragis was held July 25 at the Petroleum Club of Lafayette.
A bridal shower hosted by Amy Bernard and Jill Foreman was held Sept. 17 at the Log Cabin in Ruston.
A Tiffany & Co. Bridal Shower hosted by friends was held on Sept. 18 at the Lincoln Parish Museum. Hosts were Veda Diamond, Cindy Hinton, Danita Jones, Hannah Lee, Judy Lytle, Lindsey Lytle, Lisa Rogers, Mandy Rogers, Mariam Stone and Melanie Stone.
A bridal shower hosted by friends was held Sept. 19 at the home of Alice Higginbotham. Hosts were Gayla Abbott, Janis Gleason, Peggy Jones, Cindy Lloyd, Laura McKinney, Pat Moncrief and Alice Higginbotham.
A couple’s shower with an LSU theme hosted by friends was held Oct. 9 at the home of Joey and Sarah Elawadi. Hosts were Melanie Stone and Zach Binns, Chris and Mindy Graham, Monica Randazzo, Adam and Mandy Rogers, Paul and Britney Spivey and Joey and Sarah Elawadi.
A lingerie shower hosted by friends was held on Oct. 1 at the home of Mandy Rogers.
A bachelorette weekend hosted by bridesmaids was held the weekend of Oct. 29-31 in Dallas.
A rehearsal dinner hosted by the groom’s parents was held Nov. 12 at the Norton Building.
The couple will spend their honeymoon in Jamaica. The couple is currently residing in Ruston.