Anne Clark Harvey and Eugene Gregory Wood IV were united in marriage on September 10 at First Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Scott Harvey of Madison. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. James Longstreet Minor III, and the late Mr. Minor of Jackson, and Mrs. Clark Kendall Harvey, and the late Mr. Harvey of Lancaster, Penn. The bridegroom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Gregory Wood III of Flowood. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Marion Davidson of Gatesville, Texas, Judy Williams Wood of Meridian, and the late Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Gregory Wood Jr. of Jackson.
The ceremony was officiated by the Reverend David Lanier Felker and the Reverend Wilson Butler Van Hooser. Nuptial music was performed by Bonnie Brown, violinist, and Bill Wymond, organist. The solo “How Beautiful” was performed by Polly Watkins Mooney with Graham Roberson on the piano.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an A-line designer gown of snow Mikado featuring a crescent neckline, an origami half bow, and a chapel train. The gown was finished with a high-neck lace topper with pearl embellishments on the collar and sleeves. For the ceremony, the bride wore her great-aunt DeVane Fair Yates’ veil made of Belgian lace.
The bride carried a bouquet of hand-gathered flowers of white peony, white garden roses, white stock, and white ranunculus, accented with yellow and pink spray roses with pink sweet pea tucked inside. The bouquet was wrapped with white satin ribbon. Attached to the bouquet was a handkerchief carried by the brides of the family of the bridegroom.
Maid of honor was Annie James Walsh. Bridesmaids were Abigail Livingston Carroll, Miriam Adair Cochran, Abigail Leigh Doss, Niland Sumners Fortenberry, Elizabeth Gillespie Gaines, Mary Grace Gaines, Elly Powell Lamb, Katherine McKinstry Milam, Mary Patton Murphy, Mary McKennon Pierce, Anne Elise Pillow, Carolyne Wood Richtarsic, Ruth Emmon Tyson, and Marion Wood Wise.
Bridesmaids wore faille one-shoulder gowns in ice blue. They carried bouquets cascading with pinks, yellows, and whites made up of garden roses, helleborus, ranunculus, feverfew, stock, spray roses, and sweet pea.
Honorary bridesmaids were Avery Thompson Andress, Nettie Taylor Barbour, Miriam Elaine Box, Kathryn Anne Long, Rachel Elizabeth Long, and Mary Margaret Mitchell.
Flower girls were Rebecca Ann Richtarsic, Carolyn Carter Wise, and Mabery Frances Wise. They wore baby’s breath flower crowns and lace heirloom dresses while carrying silver baskets of white petals.
Program attendants were Daisy Reese Collins, Julia Fair Gaines, Elizabeth Fair Gates, and Katherine Sarah Habeeb.
The bridegroom’s father was the best man. Groomsmen were Camden Joseph Bauer, Dalton Reed Brown, Christopher Dylan Duarte, Samuel James Finnerty, John Scott Harvey Junior, Noah James Hughes, Brock Forrest Love, Samuel Caleb Praytor, Chafey Conner Shepherd, Connor Odis Short, Easton Kevin Tally, Davis Aaron Vainer, William Hunter Wolfe, Chadwick Ray Word, and Connor Morgan Wright. Honorary groomsmen were Zachary Ryan Humphreys and Jake Thomas Mangum.
Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Country Club of Jackson. Guests were entertained by Five Star Funk Lounge from Atlanta.
The bride’s five-tiered white almond wedding cake was embellished with swirls of buttercream icing adorned with blue delphinium, pink ranunculus, and roses in shades of pink and peach. The bridegroom’s cake was an assortment of cheesecakes.
On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Duling Hall. Bridesmaids, honorary bridesmaids, program attendants, and flower girls were invited to a Salon Party at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Greg Vance on the morning of the wedding.
Following the wedding, the couple enjoyed a trip to Saint Lucia. The couple now resides in Dallas.