November 23, 2014
Kendyl Hall and Cody Hensley of New Orleans were married June 7, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Columbus, with the Rev. Shawn Parker and the Rev. Daylon Taylor officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Hall of Columbus. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Virginia Thomas and the late Mr. Eugene Perkins of Caledonia, and Mrs. Elsie Hall and the late Mr. Charles Hall of Vernon, Alabama. She was given in marriage by her parents. The bride wore a strapless fit and flare gown of ivory lace with a sweetheart neckline. She carried a bouquet of pink roses wrapped in an embroidered handkerchief that was her motherís on her wedding day. Anna Prather of Caledonia served as matron of honor. Stephanie Sigman of Jackson served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kelly Myers of Blanchard, Oklahoma, sister of the groom; Brittany Moore of Tampa, Florida; and Olivia Kesler of Columbus. Attendants wore watermelon pink, cocktail-length, one-shoulder satin dresses with ruched empire waists. Greyson Putt of Columbus served as flower girl. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Hensley of Blanchard. He is the grandson of Mr. Marvin D. Hays and the late Mrs. Kay D. Hays, and the late Mr. John L. Hensley and the late Mrs. Ardeth Hensley, both from Oklahoma. Groomsmen were Steven Myers of Newcastle, Oklahoma, brother-in-law of the groom; Matthew Stevens of Water Valley; Colton Lovelace of Bridge Creek, Oklahoma; Josh Holland of New Orleans; Kyle Petitt of Oklahoma City; and Garrett Hall of Columbus, brother of the bride. Following a trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the couple resides in New Orleans. They both attend the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, where the groom will graduate with a master in biblical studies and the bride with a master of divinity in psychology and counseling in December. The couple will relocate to Tupelo after graduation where the groom will serve as youth minister at Auburn Baptist Church.
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