Crowley ceremony unites Abshire and LeBouef

The wedding uniting Jade Emily Abshire and Chad Brian LeBouef was held Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Crowley. The ceremony was officiated by Deacon David Vaughn.

Jade is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jody Abshire of Kaplan. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Foreman and Mr. and Mrs. Edison Abshire.

Chad is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth LeBouef of Houston, TX. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Emile LeBouef and Mrs. Doris Hebert and the late Donald hebert.

Escorted by her father, Jody Abshire, she wore a strapless ivory taffeta gown with a sweetheart neckline that included a chapel length train and satin gold sash accented with a Swarorski crystal broach. Her veil was an ivory chapel length and accented with Swarorski crystals sprinkled throughout. The bouquet she carried was made of white and pink cala lilies surrounded by pink hydrangea.

Serving as Maid of Honor was Stephanie Richard, a friend of the bride. Bridesmaids for the ceremony included Melana Schexnider, friend of the bride; Kari Baudion, cousin of the bride and Charli Derise, friend of the bride. The gowns worn by the attendants were berry colored strapless A-line silk tea length and accented with a ruffled hemline and fabric bow. Their bouquets were created of green hydrangea with pink cala lilies.

The Flower Girl was Briley Couvillion, godchild. Her dress was handsmocked by the brides mother in a cream color and she carried a miniature bouquet of hydrangea and cala lilies. The Ring Bearer for the wedding was Kip Trahan.

Serving as Best Man was a friend of the groom, Abe Dartez. Groomsmen for the event included Brady LeBouef, cousin of the bride; Josh Abshire, brother of the bride; and Rylan Choate, friend of the groom. Ushers serving at the wedding were Seth Tate, cousin of the bride and Andre Hebert, a cousin of the groom.

The bride’s mother wore a three piece ivory crepe ensemble featuring pallazzo pants with matching shell and accented with beading at the neckline. It also included a matching jacket with beaded accents.

Music for the ceremony was provided by Davlon Rost. Readings were given by Cindy Troutman, godmother of the bride and Jessica Couvillion, aunt of the groom.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Ballroom de Mill Neur Cent Treize in Crowley. After a wedding trip to Keeman, TX, the couple plan to live in Houston, TX.

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