October 5, 2014
Chelsea Beth Thompson and Justin Wayne Baulch were married March 22, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Starkville, with Robert Moore officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Thompson of Hamilton, Mississippi. She is the granddaughter of Ms. Wanda Walters of Hamilton, Mr. and Mrs. James Walters of Nettleton and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thompson of Hamilton. She was given in marriage by her father. She wore an ivory satin mermaid gown with beaded appliqués in tulle overlay featuring a bateau illusion neckline and shear cap sleeves. Swarovski crystals trimmed her fingertip-length veil. Her bouquet of roses was wrapped in a handkerchief secured by brooches from the bride’s and groom’s great-grandmothers. Jesse Lynn West of Hamilton and Lindsey Anne Tobin of Hattiesburg served as maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Rachel Gaskin Alsup and Caroline Elizabeth Clark, both of Amory; Molly Anna Baulch of Nettleton; Kelliann Reed Coggin of Jackson; Anna Clark Eason of Southaven; Tori Thompson Hartley of Hamilton; Anna Lindsey Leclair of Atlanta; and Lynn Elizabeth Palmer of Birmingham, Alabama. Attendants wore mocha-colored, floor-length strapless chiffon gowns with silk embellished sashes. Junior bridesmaids were Madeline and Lauren Walters of Hamilton. Nolie Hayze Baulch-Shadburn of Nettleton served as flower girl. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Baulch of Nettleton. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Shackelford, and Mr. and Mrs. James Baulch, all of Nettleton. Phillip Baulch and Steven Shackelford of Guntown served as best men. Groomsmen were Luke Adkins of Aberdeen; Jess Falkner and Joey Miller, both of Amory; Zach Green of Georgia; Jon David Hartley of Hamilton; Chad Mobley and Brent Thompson, both of Starkville; and Brian Smith of Tupelo. Following a wedding trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the couple resides in Hamilton, where the groom is a quality control engineer at Thompson’s Welding Service, and the bride is executive assistant to the CEO at the Golden Triangle Development LINK in Columbus.
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