May 9, 2010
Robin Lea Lazarus and James Carl Christopher Garton were married Nov. 7, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Annunciation Catholic Church in Columbus, with Father Robert Dore officiating. The bride is the daughter of Timothy Edward Lazarus of Carriere and Linda LaVine Lazarus of Picayune. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Henry Menner Jr. and the late Mrs. Patricia Menner, and the late Mr. James W. LaVine. She was given in marriage by her father. The bride wore a Casablanca gown of ivory silk taffeta overlaid with beaded lace. It featured a beaded detailed empire waist and A-line silhouette falling into a chapel train. The bride wore her grandmotherís sterling and crystal rosary bracelet and carried a hand-tied bouquet of ivory roses, wrapped in satin ribbon, along with a silver and blue rosary given to her by the groomís parents at her confirmation. Tricia Renee Lazarus of Carriere, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. She wore a floor-length dress with front drape and empire waist, made of truffle georgette crepe. Kortney Sion Smith of Carriere served as bridesmaid, wearing a floor-length dress of ivory accented with crystal beading and a sash of truffle georgette crepe. Bridesmaids carried bouquets of assorted fall foliage in shades of yellow, red and orange. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Wallace Garton of Columbus. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Carl Carton, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Bernheim. The groomís father served as best man. James Russel Garton of Columbus, son of the groom, served as groomsman. After a wedding trip to New Orleans, La., the couple resides in Columbus, where she is an administrative assistant at Mississippi University for Women and he is a fourth-grade elementary teacher at Franklin Academy.
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