Miss Traylee Blair Chalker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Chalker, became the bride of Mr. Wesley Emmett Dean, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Wesley Dean, May 22, 2010, at 7 p.m. at the Chalker Farm. The Rev. Ted Miller of Cumming, Ga., officiated.
Guests were seated facing a gazebo adorned with magnolia blossoms and greenery entwined with chocolate and moss green ribbons. Centered in the gazebo was a floral arrangement of various white and ivory flowers and greenery. These flowers were in loving memory of grandparents.
The wedding music was presented by Tony Taylor and Mrs. Jo-Ann Davis, soloist. The selections were "Surely the Presence of the Lord" and the "Lord's Prayer."
Mr. Dennis Dean, served as his son's best man. Ushers were Andrew D. Brown, cousin of the groom, Michael Dollar, friend of the groom, Tyler Laster, college roommate, Timothy S. Smith, Jr., friend of the groom, and Barron Webster, college friend of the groom. Andrew Cameron Chalker, nephew of the bride, served as ring bearer.
The maid of honor was Allison Lyn Wood, friend of the bride. She wore a cocktail length dress of chocolate organza, strapless, with a moss green satin sash at the waist accented with an ivory colored flower. Accent pleated ruffles matching the sash were at the top of the bodice and the at the hem of the dress. She carried a bouquet of white hydrangea accented with chocolate and moss green ribbons.
The bridesmaids were Hannah Jane Chalker, niece of the bride, Jessica Brooke Dean, sister of the groom, Alice Holle Lyson, and Bonnie Leigh Perdue, college friends, and Kelley Elizabeth Wills, friend of the bride. Their dresses and flowers were like those of the honor attendant.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a dark ivory satin organza over satin floor length gown. The strapless bodice was accented with multi layers of rhinestones. The fitted bodice of soft pleats graduated into swirls of flowing ruffles as the skirt fell into a chapel train. The ivory fingertip veil was a single tier of net trimmed with a touch of satin. She carried a bouquet of white rosebuds.
The mother of the bride wore a lemon vanilla pantsuit. The jacket featured a portrait neckline. Black jeweled buttons and a black satin ribbon tying at the waist accented the ensemble. She wore a corsage of white rosebuds.
The groom's mother chose a sheath of green with a scoop neckline. A black accent piece gathered center of the bodice sweeping into a skirt of cocktail length. She wore a corsage of white rosebuds.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the high peak tent. The guests enjoyed a "southern traditional" buffet dinner. The serving tables were adorned with floral arrangements of assorted white flowers and greenery. Guest tables were covered with ivory linens. Candlelit wine glasses surrounded with ivy were centered on each table. The cake tent was illuminated with Chinese lanterns. The bride chose to serve wedding cupcakes of chocolate, marble, and vanilla placed on a tiered stand. The top layer featured a small traditional wedding cake decorated as the cupcakes. Additional trays of cupcakes surrounded the tiered display to be enjoyed by all.
The bride's guest book attendant was Anne Wingfield Wills. Greeters were Courtney Leigh Knox and Paige Elizabeth Knox, cousins of the groom.
The couple will make their home in Greensboro, Ga.