Charleston wedding unites Lacey Godeaux and Jeffery Boyne

Lacey Mathilda Godeaux and Jeffrey Charles Boyne were recently united in holy matrimony during a 6 p.m. nuptial Mass at St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church in Charleston, South Carolina. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Father Gregory Wilson.

Lacey is the daughter of Tony and Gayle Godeaux of Crowley. She is the granddaughter of Gene and Gayle Godeaux of Egan, the late Cleavie Godeaux, George Guillory of Crowley and the late Deanna Guillory. She is a 2000 graduate of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish and a 2004 graduate of Louisiana State University where she obtained a bachelor degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology and was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She graduated in 2008 from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, obtaining her MD degree. She is currently in her second year of Anesthesiology Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Jeffrey is the son of Charles and Sheila Boyne of Houma. He is the grandson of Jeanne Boyne of Houma and the late James Madison Boyne and Betty Boudreaux of Houma and the late Robert B. Boudreaux. Jeffery is a 1999 graduate of Vandebilt Catholic High School of Houma. He is a 2003 graduate of Louisiana State University where he obtained a bachelor degree in Biological Sciences and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. In 2007 he obtained MD degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is currently in his third year of Anesthesiology Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

The bride entered the church on her father’s arm wearing a wedding gown designed by Charleston native Jodi Moylan. The exclusive design in cafe dutchess satin featured an ivory Alencon lace overlay. The mermaid silhouette was completed by a steel colored ribbon sash at the waist and inverted pleats throughout the skirt. A sweet heart neckline was accented with Alencon lace straps that were constructed from the lace of her mother’s wedding gown. The back of the gown featured a deep V with covered buttons down the bodice and a sweep train. The bride wore her mother’s chapel length veil edged in Alencon lace at the hem.

She carried an artful combination of cream garden roses, auborgine ranunculus, antique hydrangea with wine accents, chocolate and wine colored orchids and flutters of guinea feathers, gently gathered to create a round bouquet of sheer elegance.

In keeping with tradition, the bride wore her mother’s veil as something old and borrowed, her wedding gown as something new and her shoes as something blue.

The bride was attended by maid of honor and friend Emily Katherine Grieshabere. Bridal attendants were Hannah Claire Godeaux, sister of the bride; Simone Fuselier Kirkpatrick, cousin of the bride; Claire Elizabeth Leonards, friend of the bride; Elizabeth Boyne Canady, sister of the groom, and Meagan Anne Boyne, sister of the groom.

The ladies wore Vera Wang eggplant satin sleeveless halter cocktail dresses with a gathered neckline, accent bow and metallic mesh ribbon at the waist. They each carried an elegant bouquet of green cymbidium orchids with accents of galax leaves pulled into a round bouquet and stems wrapped with a wide champagne satin ribbon pinned with pearls.

Serving as best man was friend of the groom, Ronald Joseph Haydel. Groomsman were Tyler Joseph Godeaux, brother of the bride; Charles Izaac Kornegay, friend of the groom; Jason Anthony Dagate, friend of the groom; Benjamin Jeffrey Canady, brother in law of the groom, and Brad Nicholas Carbo, friend of the groom. The groom’s cousin Evan Joseph Kennedy served as ring bearer.

Serving the couple as their wedding ushers were friends of the groom, Geoffrey Michael Peters, Jason Anthony Daigle, Michael Anthony Prejean and Jacob Riley Karr.

During the services Jill Michell Heigle and Melanie Montgomery Bienvenue provided scripture readings. Offertory gifts were presented by Leah Ann Gonski and Katy Morris Lybarger. Musical selections were provided by organist Larry Long.

For her daughter’s special day mother of the bride, Gayle Guillory Godeaux, wore a bisque lace suit by Tadashi. The mother of the groom ,Sheila Boudreaux Boyne, wore a toffee silk dupion draped and pleated V-neck, knee length dress and matching jacket accented with crystal buttons. Both ladies wore a mother’s wrist corsage using vintage style bracelets, a single green cymbidium with a galax leaf and tied with an ivory silk ribbon.

Following the nuptial Mass guests attended a reception set at The William Aiken House in Charleston. The lawn and house were aglow in amber light with vintage crystal chandeliers dripping from every ceiling and tent. Guests entered through the antique wrought iron gates to tables clothed in rich satin eggplants and greens and family photos framed in old, beautiful glass windows. Table tops were adorned with vintage birdcages and candleabras filled with ranunclulus, moss, curly willows and flickering candlelight.

Guests enjoyed hand-rolled cigars, lounged on Victorian leather sofas and danced beside a reflecting pool to the sounds of a large brass party band. The look was rich and timeless.

The bride’s cake was a five tiered round ivory cake made of chocolate hazelnut, coconut and carrot cake. It was covered with fondant and accented with small fleur-de-lis. Eggplant colored ribbon and icing pearls decorated each tier with fresh flowers resting on top.

The groom’s cake was an LSU themed fleur-de-lis red velvet confection.

Guests traveled from Louisiana, Maryland, Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, North Carolina, California and China to attend this exquisite event.

Following the wedding, the couple embarked upon a wedding trip to Khoa Lak, Thailand. Upon their return they will reside in Charleston, South Carolina.

A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the groom, Charles and Sheila Boyne. The 7 p.m. dinner was held at The Harbor Grille.

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