Bridal shower honors Audrey Hayes
CROWLEY - Bride-to-be Audrey Hayes’ niece, Kiara Hayes, hosted a bridal shower in her aunt’s honor. It was held at Holy Temple Church of Deliverance in Crowley on July 9.
“Love Has No Limits” was the theme of the shower.
Audrey recently announced her engagement to her fiancé, Tommy Cade Sr. of Fort Smith, Ark.
The couple intends to marry August 27, 2011, in memory of Audrey’s mother’s birthday.
Their 3 p.m. wedding will also be held at the Holy Temple Church of Deliverance. Bishop Brian Minix will officiate the ceremony.
Audrey is the daughter of the late Gloria and Albert Hayes Sr. She attended Crowley High School and she is a graduate of Delta Career College in Lafayette.
The prospective groom is the son of the late Helen and Clarence Cade of Fort. Smith. He is a graduate of Lincoln High School in Fort Smith. Tommy has owned his own trucking company of 27 years and is now retired.
Refreshments and appetizers were served in a beautifully decorated setting. Purple tablecloths draped over tables, each enhanced with a zebra print runner. There were several centerpieces filled with bouquets of purple balloons combined with zebra print balloons.
Family and friends showered Audrey with gifts and enjoyed delicious food. Swedish meatballs, chicken salad sandwiches and fried chicken drummets were served. Guests also enjoyed deviled eggs, party mints and punch.
An extra large one-half white and one-half chocolate sheet cake, coordinated with the decor, was decorated with a zebra print motif and adorned with beautiful purple roses.
In addition to her daughters, nieces and sisters, the festive bridal shower was attended by 40 guests who came from as far as Austin, Texas and Houston, Texas and Fort Smith.
Among guests who attended the bridal shower were Shawanna Scott, Sandra Malveaux, Mysty Hayes, Co-Pastor Lynn Minix, Mother Carmouche, Sandra Minix, Tanya Brown, Bishop Renella, Shondra Comeaux, Margie Castillo, Lamanda Griffin, Cora Winters, Miikea Carmouche, Walshonda Byers, Bridgnette Lawerence, Katherine Webster, Angela Lewis, Nykeila Winters and De’Andrea Winters.