Afternoon courtesy honors bride-elect Claire Reynolds
The home of Michael and Charlene Reynolds of the Roberts Cove area served as the setting on Sunday, May 2, 2010 for a bridal shower held in honor of Claire Elizabeth Reynolds of Rayne, bride-elect of Jesse Robert Hodges, Jr. of New Orleans.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Michael and Charlene Reynolds of the Roberts Cove area.
The prospective groom is the son of Denise Hodges of New Orleans and the late Jesse Robert Hodges, Sr.
Hostig the afternoon social were Lucy Philip, Bailey Wirth, Mary Reynolds, Sara Reynolds, Celeste Fontenot, Lauren Bexley, Debbie Olinger, Leslie Olinger and Susan Olinger.
Refreshments provided for the guests in attendance included chocolate and vanilla decorated cupcakes, spinach dip and chips, chocolate covered strawberries, pigs in a blanket, develied eggs, vegetable tray, turkey and roast beef sandwiches, pineapple meatballs, quiche, and a variety of candies of the 1950’s in keeping of the theme of the courtesy.
For the special occasion, Claire wore kelly green and white floral dress featuring a halter-style neckline and full skirt. She was presented a shoulder corsage of pink roses acented with tulle and aqua rubbon.
The honoree’s mother wore a sleeveless black and white dress in a polka dot design gathered at the waist with a coordinating black belt. The prospective groom’s mother selected a brown and coral print dress topped with a coral knit cardigan. Each was presented a pink roses corsage.
Approximately 30 family members and guests were in attendance for the social from Rayne, Roberts Cove, Crowley, Yungsville, Lafayette, New Orleans, Cutoff, Baton Rouge, and Knoxville, Tenn.
Among the special guests in attendance were the honoree’s grandmothers, Margaret Olinger and Ora Reynolds.
Claire and Jesse will be married during a one o’clock afternoon wedding ceremony on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at St. Leo IV Catholic Church in Roberts Cove.