January 8, 2017
Jordan Elizabeth Roberts and Andrew Parker Nelson were married June 18, 2016, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntsville, Alabama, with the Rev. Randy Hale officiating. The bride is the daughter of Dr. John Richard Roberts and Deborah Christine Knight, both of Huntsville. She is the granddaughter of Anne Champion Roberts and the late Dr. William Edward Roberts of Columbus, and the late Joseph D. Knight of Brandon and late Lynne V. Knight of Meridian. She was given in marriage by her father. The bride wore an all-over floral lace and satin mermaid gown featuring a beaded lace bodice, with a lace illusion neck and back and extended cathedral-length train. Sydney Roberts of Huntsville, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Maniscalco of Oneonta, Alabama, sister of the groom; Kiley Seitz; Liz Hardy; and Lanie Drenning, all of Huntsville. Mackenzie Maniscalco of Oneonta, niece of the groom, served as junior bridesmaid. The groom is the son of Randy Charles and Terri Lynn Nelson of Oneonta. He is the grandson of Jimmie A. and Joan Trotter of Warrior, Alabama, and the late J.J. and Joan Nelson of Oneonta. The father of the groom served as best man. Groomsmen were William Roberts of Huntsville, brother of the bride; Mitchell Nelson, cousin of the groom; Trey Dotty; Tyler Dotty; and Justin Thrasher, of Oneonta. Following a wedding trip to the Yucatan Peninsula, the couple resides in Oneonta. The groom is an agriscience teacher at Locust Fork High School. The bride is pursuing a doctorate in the field of public health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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