June 24, 2012
Caroline Wade McKinzey and Joshua Lynn Wright were married June 9, 2012, at 6 p.m. at Aliceville First Baptist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Roy McKinzey of Aliceville, Ala. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Cox Wade Sr. of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Mr. and Mrs. William Rendal McKinzey of Aliceville. The bride was given in marriage by her father. The bodice of her ivory Venice lace gown featured a strapless sweetheart neckline with scalloped Venice lace edging. The empire waistline was highlighted with layered, rouched organza accented with Swarovski crystal beading. The gown’s silouette flowed into a chapel-length train. The bride’s initials were embroidered in her cathedral-length silk illusion veil. Katie McKinzey of Aliceville, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Anna Clark of Cullman, Ala.; Tate Fuller of Aliceville; Laura Griffin of Alpharetta, Ga.; Shayna Jimerson of Butler, Ala.; Erin Rea of Humble, Texas; Katie Spence of Florence, Ala.; and Anita Wheat of Aliceville. Flower girls were Chanley Campbell of Gordo, Ala., cousin of the bride; Anna Rose Milner of Aliceville, cousin of the bride; and Mary Ashley Wade of Tuscaloosa, cousin of the bride. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lynn Wright of Columbus. He is the grandson of Mrs. Melvin Howell of Jackson and the late Mr. Howell, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Wright of Pine Grove. The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were John Colvin of Mountain Brook, Ala.; Andy Hamlin of Aliceville; John David Holt of Hokes Bluff, Ala.; James McBride of Kingsport, Tenn.; Charles Ponder of Tuscaloosa; Jody Wright and Jonathan Wright of Tuscaloosa, brothers of the groom; and Will Young of Charlotte, N.C. Candle lighters were Andrew Wade and Will Wade of Tuscaloosa, cousins of the bride. The ring bearer was Foster Pate of Carrollton. After a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple resides in Tuscaloosa, where the groom is employed as athletic director at Bessemer Academy and the bride is employed by West Alabama Bank in Northport.
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