December 5, 2009
Jean Marie Manning of Birmingham, Ala., and Dustin Scott Goley of Caledonia were married Oct. 3, 2009, at 4 p.m. at Amzi Love-Lincoln Homes Gardens in Columbus, with Dr. Richard Nenneau officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Ellington, of Birmingham, Ala., and the granddaughter of Bill and Carol Crocker. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a taffeta gown in silk taffeta. The fitted bodice featured an off the shoulder neckline detailed with metallic embroidering, pearls and crystals. The same embellishments adorned the border of the A-line skirt, which extended into a cathedral train. Gathered pick-ups complemented the gown's train. Sarah Allen of Birmingham served as maid of honor. Saige Dykes, sister of the groom, of Caledonia, Ashley Goley, sister of the groom, of Atlanta, Jessica Dennis of Caledonia, Chelsey Herron of Vernon, Ala., Sheila Humphrey of Vancleave, Meg Redmond of Quitman, Sarah Tucker of Bankston, Ala., Kelly Long of Nashville, Tenn., and Joanna Whitten of Pontotoc all served as bridesmaids. Attendants wore knee-length mocha Dubani silk dresses with antique white lace V-necklines. The A-line dresses were designed and handmade by Teresa Brock of Caledonia. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Nenneau of Caledonia, and Mr. and Mrs. Alan Goley of Atlanta. He is the grandson of Douglas and Mary Ann Howton, Chuck and Linda Goley, and Jean Petrino. John Thomas Wright of Caledonia served as best man. Cody Brown of Columbus, Luke Culpepper of Jackson, Woody Stringer of Birmingham, Billy Knight of Tampa Bay, Fla., John Hudson of Columbus, Dusty Snider of Columbus, Josh Carwile of New Orleans, Drew Wardlaw of Jackson, Brett Murdock of Hattisburg, Adam Ryan of Columbus, Boomer Brown of Columbus and Larkin Demoville of Columbus all served as groomsmen.
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