united inmarriage onMarch, 3, 2012 at FirstUnitedMethodist
Church inAlbany,Georgia. Dr.DonAdams performed the 6
The bride is the daughter of Mr. andMrs.LonEdwinHudson
of Albany and the granddaughter of Mrs. PatriciaMandt
Hunter and the lateCharlesMorrisHunter of Birmingham,Alabama
and the lateMr. andMrs.LonnieEdwardHudson of
Jasper,Alabama. She is a graduate of DeerfieldWindsor School
andGeorgia SouthernUniversity,where she earned aBachelor
of Science degree in PublicRelations and is currently employed
The groomis the son of Mrs.Martha Pamela StovallBlankenship
of Americus,Georgia and the lateMr.ClayNelsonBlankenship
of Preston,Georgia and the grandson of Mrs.Vann
Thomas Stovall and the lateMr.HowellRodolph Stovall of Albany,
Georgia andMrs.BettyHutto Blankenship and the late
Mr.AlexAnderBlankenship of Preston,Georgia. He is a graduate
of SouthlandAcademy andGeorgia SouthwesternUniversity
where he earned aBachelor of Science inBusinessAdministration.
He is currently employed by the Social SecurityAdministration
The bridewas escorted by her father and given inmarriage by
her parents. Shewore an elegant silk JuddWaddell gown in soft
ivory. TheA-line silhouette had intricate pick-up detail that fell
into a sweeping chapel train. The dresswas detailedwith beautiful
buttons and a champagne sash accentedwith delicate organza
flowers and crystal beading. The cathedral length veil completed
the stunning ensemblewith crystal and organza detail. For sentiment
shewore in her shoe a small gold four leaf charmthatwas
given to hermaternal grandmother on herwedding day and
sewn to her bouquetwas her paternal grandmother’swedding
ring. Her bouquet of white lisianthus, freesia, pale pink garden
roses, green hypericumberries, and seeded eucalyptuswas
wrapped in a handkerchief given to her byMrs.EmilLeeBaugh.
PageHudsonWiseman, sister of the bride, of Nashville,Tennessee
served asMatron of Honor. Bridesmaids included cousin
of the bride,MaloryHunterAtkinson of Atlanta,Georgia, sorority
sisters of the bride, Jennifer JonesCowart of NorthAugusta,
SouthCarolina,RachelKathrynNix of Raleigh,NorthCarolina,
and friends of the bride, Ashley SusanBrown of Atlanta,
Georgia,MirandaRoseHawks and SarahBrookeTomlinson of
Columbus,Georgia,KellyAmandaKennedy of Americus,
Georgia, andMicki PaceWilliams of NewYorkCity,NewYork.
Eva Patricia Smith of Paris, Illinois, served as flower girl.
JonathanWilliamFutch, lifelong friend of the groom, of Richland,
Georgia, served asBestMan. Groomsman included
nephewof the groom,DallasVanAusburn, fraternity brothers of
the groom, RichardWadeCrozier of Americus,Georgia,Lucas
ChaseEllis of Ellaville,Georgia,DanielAustinCarpenter, James
Michael Fletcher , andWilliamStephen Perry III of Americus,
Georgia, and friends of the groom, MatthewAnthonyBurks of
Preston, Georgia, Christopher BrooksCadenhead of Phenix
City,Alabama, andRayWillsEschmann of Leesburg,Georgia.
MurrayHunter Smith of Paris, Illinois, served as ring bearer.
PatrickDavidKelley, friend of the bride, of Albany,Georgia, read
scripture during the ceremony. KatherineBonnerBrooks of Albany,
Georgia, andKimberlyRebeccaBonner of Macon,Georgia
served as programattendants.
Weddingmusicwas provided by SuzanneUnger on the organ
andGareth Johnson on the violin.Areceptionwas held atDoublegateCountryClubwithmusic
Prior to thewedding the bride and groomwere entertainedwith
events inAlbany,Americus,Atlanta,Columbus, andNashville.
The couple honeymooned in St.Lucia and nowreside in