April 7, 2013
Kathleen Anne Williams and Christian Hudspeth Barnes were married Nov. 12, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in the English Garden at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Alan Thorne Williams of Columbus. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. A.G. Abide and the late Mr. Abide, and Mr. James Oliver Williams and the late Mrs. Bette Thorne Williams. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore an ivory tulle and satin gown adorned by a satin sash at the waist of hand-beaded crystals and pearls, designed by the bride. Her cathedral-length veil connected with a matching hand-beaded brooch. Pinned to her bouquet of hydrangeas, roses and peonies was a handkerchief embroidered with the bride and groomís initials. She wore a garter of lace and tulle made from her motherís and sisterís wedding gowns. Sarah Thorne Williams Davis of Oxford, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Serving as bridesmaids were Megan Barnes Adcock of Madison, sister of the groom; Anna Stuart Williams of Jackson, sister-in-law of the bride; Shallon Michelle Hunter of New York; Katherine Grace McCabe of Oxford; Emily Walker Ragland of Memphis, Tenn.; Kady Kimbriel Truesdale of Nashville, Tenn.; and Anna McKissack Wise of Dallas. Attendants wore strapless silver chiffon gowns with pleats across the bodice and layered, shirred charmeuse waistbands with beading. They carried hand-tied bouquets of hydrangeas, blush roses and peonies. The groomís father served as best man. Serving as groomsmen were Timothy Clark Barnes of College Station, Texas, brother of the groom; Michael Adam Adcock of Madison, brother-in-law of the groom; Patrick Albert Williams of Jackson, brother of the bride; William Craig Denney and David Tyler Steele, both of Jackson; Whitman Scott Dowlen of Chattanooga, Tenn.; and Michael Kennington Stevens Jr. of Nashville. Following a wedding trip to Rosewood Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple resides in Madison and will be moving to California in June, where the groom will complete his residency training in otolaryngology at the University of California Irvine Medical Center.
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