July 14, 2013
Lauren Day Smith and Brandon Wayne Lennep were married April 20, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Plantation Commons in Madison. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Carter Smith of Columbus. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Joyce Lewis and the late Mr. Bill Terrell of Gurdon, Ark., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Durant Smith of Caledonia. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a strapless, taffeta gown accented with intricate hand-beading, dipped back, a side-gathered dropped waist, tiered skirt and chapel-length train. Her veil was edged in silver beading. She carried a bouquet of pale pink roses and peonies, white hydrangeas and silver brooches. Caitlyn Terrell Smith of Tuscaloosa, Ala., sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Serving as bridesmaids were Anna Alayne Lennep of Mobile, Ala., sister of the groom; Maudie Amanda Luckett of Pearl; Brandy Nichole McClaskey of Brandon; Jenna Brownlee Stricklen of Vestavia, Ala.; Katie Henry Zumo of Baton Rouge, La.; Jenna Lee Jones of Nashville, Tenn.; Sara Buster Hartley of Columbus; Mary Beth Ketchum of Starkville; and Lauren Elizabeth Springer of Olive Branch. Bridesmaids wore emerald green, cocktail-length strapless chiffon dresses with empire waists and shirred bodices embellished with green chiffon rosettes. The groom is the son of Mr. Gary Wayne Lennep of Moss Point and Mrs. Amber Lennep Calderone of Mobile. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lowery Nicholson Sr., Mrs. Dobbs Dennis and Mr. Gary Ray Lennep, all of Moss Point. The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were Lowery Eugene Nicholson Jr. of Moss Point, uncle of the groom; Todd Michael Smith of Madison and Courtney Bradford Smith of Columbus, brothers of the bride; Lewis Wesley Aldred of Brandon; George Mark Henry of Jackson; Richard Stephen Hilsabeck of Pascagoula; Michael Sean Kinney of Key West, Fla.; Colin Bruce Muncie of Madison; and Matthew Wayne Murray of Ormond Beach, Fla. Following a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple resides in Madison where both have begun their residencies in Internal Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
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