Alicia Dawn Richard weds Tyler Christopher Spell

The Knights of Columbus Hall in Rayne was the setting on Saturday, March 6, 2010 for a 3 p.m. wedding ceremony joining Alicia Dawn Richard and Tyler Christopher Spell in marriage. Clergy was Wayne Doucet, justice.

The bride is the daughter of Randall G. Richard and Lois B. Richard of Crowley and Sharon C. and Kevin Richard. Her grandparents are Audrey and Raleigh Miller of Iota. She attended Crowley High School.

The groom is the son of the late Verna Dupuis Spell of Rayne and the late Charles Ray Spell. His grandparents are the late Hector and Irene Dupuis of Rayne, and the late Rhuel and Zoe Spell of Crowley. He is a 2003 graduate of Rayne High School, attended University of Phoenix, served two tours of duty in Iraq as seargent in the Louisiana National Guard, and is employed by Wal-Mart while completing his second tour.

Musical selections were provided by Ed Abshire of Mire.

Traditional items selected by the bride for her wedding day included an angel pin in the bride’s bouquet of her later mother-in-law as something old, her wedding dress as something new, wedding jewelry was something old, and her garter served as something blue.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a knee-length dress of fuschia satin and chiffon. The sleeveless selection featured a V-neckline and a clear rhinestone belt. She carried a clutch bouquet of coral, peach and pink roses, surrounded by white, yellow and coral calla lilies and accented with pearl sprays.

Attending the bride as matron of honor was Kimberly Simon, sister of the groom. She wore a knee-length black dress topped with a coral-toned jacket. She carried a bouquet similar to the bride’s.

Attending the groom as best man was a friend, Jonathan Stafford.

Immediately following the wedding ceremony, a reception followed on site.

Among the refreshments provided for the wedding guests was the bride’s cake, a two-tier, double-layer white confection accented with coral and yellow flowers. It was placed upon a pewter base and topped with a floral cake topper. The cake was served by the bride’s godmother, Gwen Latiolais.

The groom’s cake was a strawberry confection with a military theme. The cake was served by the groom’s godmother, Glenda Richard.

The couple will make their home in Rayne.

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