August 15, 2010
Elizabeth Spencer Ford and Bentley Hamilton Jones were married June 19, 2010, at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Columbus The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. William Reynolds Ford Jr. of Columbus, and the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. George Spencer Barnes of Columbus and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Reynolds Ford Sr. of Kosciusko. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore an ivory strapless fit-to-flare gown of silk organza, with hand-cut floral appliqués dressed in ribbon and Swarovski beads designed by Melissa Sweet. The cathedral-length double layer silk illusion veil was originally worn by the mother of the bride and was refashioned for the bride. She also carried a lace handkerchief which had been sewn by her great-grandmother. Lauren Jean Fowler of Jackson served as maid of honor, and Lindsey Neyman Bragg of Hernando was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jacquelyn Leigh Correro of Charleston, S.C.; Davin Morris Ford of Jackson, sister-in-law of the bride; Cristen Lucile Hoag of Memphis, Tenn.; Sarah Wall Nix of Bellefonte, Pa.; Melissa Parker Tutwiler of Birmingham, Ala.; and Emily Lott Walton of Tunica. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Carroll Jones of Dauphin Island, Ala. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hamilton of Ono Island, Ala., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Oran Robert Jones Sr. The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were Charles Henry Behlen of Mobile, Ala.; Ryan Dale Dodd of Cornelius, N.C.; William Webster Ford of Jackson, brother of the bride; Adam Colby Glass of San Antonio, Texas, cousin of the groom; Steven Randall Horton of Birmingham, Ala.; Robert Wann Jones of Mobile, cousin of the groom; Jonathan Andrew Meyer of Atlanta; David Bradford Nix of Bellefonte, and David Jon Wright of Birmingham. Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple resides in Memphis.