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Rita Kay Adams weds Ramsey Lee Montgomery June 25

Rita Kay Adams of Dearing and Ramsey Lee Montgomery of Pooler were united in marriage on June 25 at 4:30 p.m. at Wrens United Methodist Church. The church was beautifully decorated with ferns and three-candelabra adorned with magnolia greenery.


The bride, given away by her mother and brother, was escorted down the aisle by her brother, Adrian Adams. She wore a gown of white organza over bridal satin. Throughout her gown, appliques of Battenburg embroidery, beaded with pearls and sequins, was positioned to compliment each detail. Featuring an open sweetheart neckline and long tapered sleeves that extended to a point over each hand, her fitted bodice was joined at the basque waistline to a voluminous ball gown skirt. A cluster of fabric roses were nestled above the peplum, edged in Battenburg embroidery, giving noticeable back interest to the traditional chapel length train. Pearls and crystal formed her bridal tiara that held her veil of illusion. The bride carried a bouquet of red roses and white daisies.

Matron of honor was Mrs. Bridgette Cliatt, friend of the bride of Lincolnton. Bridesmaids were Michele Edmunds of Thomson, sister of the groom; Kristen Penna of Thomson and Marianne Reese of Mesena, both friends of the bride.

The bride's attendants wore red satin princess line dresses with spaghetti straps. They had an empire waist with a black band, bow and streamers that extended to the floor with a sweep train. They carried red tipped yellow roses and white daisies.

Flower girl was Madison Adams of Norwood, cousin of the groom.

Best man was Charles Montgomery, father, of the groom, of Thomson. He wore a single breasted tuxedo with a white tie and vest.

Groosmen were Adrian Adams of Dearing, brother of the bride; Ryan Hemphill of North Augusta, S.C., Vince Parks of Riesel, Tex., and Matt Roberts of Lithia Springs, GA, all friends of the groom.

The groom's attendants wore single breasted tuxedoes with red ties and vests.

Ringbearer was Ethan Hobbs of Thomson, cousin of the groom.

The bride is the daughter of Phyllis Adams of Dearing. She wore a tea length, red skirt and jacket of linen and rayon with intricate embroidery around sleeves and buttons. She wore a corsage of red tipped yellow roses.

The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. Edwin Nunn of Milledgeville.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Montgomery of Thomson. The groom's mother chose a champagne tea length satin and lace dress. She wore a corsage of white roses.

The groom's grandmother is Mrs. Dera Davis of Thomson.

A reception was held at Pinway Plantation. It was beautifully decorated with red and black with a University of Georgia theme. The bride's cake was a three-tiered basket weave cake with roses and strawberries. The groom's cake was topped with a CH53 E helicopter.

Candle lighters were Ben and Jordan Hobbs; programs passed out by Mayleigh Adams; bubbles passed out by Elizabeth Hobbs and Kaytie Lord; greeters at the reception were Ann Griswell, Carol Keith and Debbie Vincent; and the cake was cut by Vicki Gheesling.

The couple spent their honeymoon at Tybee Island. They are residing in Bloomingdale, Ga.


A rehearsal dinner was held at the Wrens Community House. It was decorated in red and black with the University of Georgia theme. It was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Montgomery of Thomson, parents of the groom.

A miscellaneous shower was held May 3, given by the kindergarten department of Wrens Elementary.

An around the house shower was held May 17, given by Stacy Arnold, Bridgette Cliatt and Patsy Raley.

A miscellaneous shower was held June 12, given by Carol Keith and Dottie Harper.

A bridesmaids' luncheon was given by Ann Griswell, Tonya Adams, Judy Hobbs and Kay Lord.

Web posted on Thursday, August 4, 2005


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