February 14, 2010
Whitney Elizabeth Lusby and Tyler Patrick Wilemon were married Sept. 12, 2009, at the First Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Floyd Lusby. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Claude Edwin Tharp Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Lusby, all of Aberdeen. The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a designer gown of café French tulle over satin, featuring a strapless bodice and modified mermaid skirt trimmed with exclusive vintage lace accented with Swarovski beading, and a chapel length train. She wore a finger tip veil. Her jewelry was from her two grandmothers. Her bouquet was of hand-tied mixed orange roses. Courtney Lusby Hill, sister of the bride, of Aberdeen, served a matron of honor. She wore a chocolate brown gown that featured a halter neckline. She carried a hand-tied mixed bouquet of sunflowers, red-seeded eucalyptus and berries. Mary Lindley Tharp of Jackson served as flower girl. She wore a tangerine shantung gown tied with a chocolate brown sash. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ludwig of Amory, and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Wilemon Jr. of Starkville. He is the grandson of Mrs. Grace Easter and the late Junior Easter, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wilemon Sr., all of Aberdeen. Billy Wilemon Jr., father of the groom, served as best man. Mike Wilemon, brother of the groom, of Bainbridge, Ga.; Brent Wilemon, brother of the groom, of Aberdeen; and Shawn Hill of Aberdeen served as attendants. Cooper Hill, nephew of the bride, served as ringbearer. After a trip to Key West and the Bahamas, the couple resides in Tupelo, where the bride is a psychometrist with the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services and the groom is a territory manager for Pennington Seed.
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