September 3, 2011
Reneť Alyce Wall and Anthony Paul Rawson were united in marriage May 14, 2011, at 6 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Columbus, with Bro. Steve Lammons officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Wall of Columbus. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ottis Ratliff of Demopolis, Ala., Mr. and Mrs. Willard Baker of Demopolis, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wall of Richardson, Texas. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She wore an A-line gown seamlessly blended from satin and organza. The strapless bodice featured a crystal blended neckline, criss-cross draping, dropped waistline and a corset back. Elegant brooches and embroidery accented the organza-pickup skirt that featured a chapel-length train. Attending the bride as matron of honor was Kara Hull Owen of Ridgeland. Serving as maid of honor was Amanda Wall of Columbus, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Tiffanie Glisson of Ridgeland, Shannon Weathers of Newton, Dana Knight of Eupora, Holly Moncrief of Raleigh, Karen McCullouch of Clinton, Danielle Brown of Brandon, Mari Anne Fell of Pascagoula and Jamie Dominio of Ridgeland. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry McCrory of Kosciusko, and Mr. Ricky Rawson of Stewart. He is the grandson of Mrs. Gladys McCrory and the late Mr. Emmett Lee McCrory, Mr. Owen Rigby and the late Mrs. Rozelle Barton Rigby, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wilson Rawson, all of Kosciusko. Jerry McCrory, the groomís stepfather, served as best man. Groomsmen were Scott McCrory of Kosciusko, brother of the groom; Kirt Greenlee of Kosciusko, brother-in-law of the groom; Allen Winningham of Meridian; Rusty McDaniels of West Point; Jared Smith of Birmingham, Ala.; Daniel Shouse of St. Louis; Kyle Johnston of Laurel; Matthew Dearman of Laurel; and Adam Brewer of Ellisville. The bride is a physical therapy student at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tenn. The groom is employed by T.K. Stanley of Waynesboro. After a wedding trip to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the couple resides in Nashville.
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