October 9, 2016
Emily Grace Templeton of Collierville, Tennessee, and William Terrill Ford of Columbus were married June 4, 2016, at 6 p.m. in Starkville at the First Baptist Church Chapel, with the Rev. Curtis Bray officiating. The bride is the daughter of Ms. Linda Templeton and Mr. Dan Spaulding of Collierville, and the late Mr. M. Dale Templeton. She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Plank of Prospect, Kentucky, Mr. and Mrs. M. Don Templeton of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, and Mrs. Bobby Spaulding of Collierville and the late Mr. Spaulding. The bride wore a white, A-line ballgown with a beaded belt and a cathedral-length, double-layered beaded veil. Alexa Patterson Guynes of Germantown, Tennessee, served as matron of honor. Mary Kate Templeton of Collierville, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Margaret Wright Carr of Memphis, Tennessee; Elizabeth Niclosi Harris of Memphis; Kylie Evans Knox of Jackson; Rebecca Pittman Kreutziger of Atlanta; Sarah Elizabeth Robbins of Jackson; Julianne Mounce Scholes of Memphis; and Camille Elise Spaulding of Knoxville, Tennessee, stepsister of the bride. Charlotte Ruth Ford of Dusseldorf, Germany, niece of the groom, served as flower girl. Attendants wore emerald green chiffon dresses. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Terrill Morton Ford of Columbus. He is the grandson of Mrs. Thomas Jackson Ford Jr. and the late Mr. Ford, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Vance Walker Thompson, all of Columbus. The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were Michael Chandler Carr of Memphis; Hudson Michael Frey of Hollandale; Andrew Thompson Ford of Hoover, Alabama, brother of the groom; Dr. Jackson Walker Ford of Dusseldorf, Germany, brother of the groom; Robert Davis House of Jackson; Casey Charles Kreutziger of Atlanta; Max Ryan Schlesinger of Memphis; Christopher Patrick Scholes of Memphis; Hollis Ryan Smith of Tupelo; and Kevin Dale Steinman of Tupelo. Following a wedding trip to Antigua, the couple resides in Jackson, where the groom is in his fourth year of medical school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and the bride is a third-grade teacher at Northwest Rankin Elementary School.
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