Dorr, Primeaux united in holy matrimony
A nuptial mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Lyons Point united Kimberly Amelia Dorr of Crowley and Brandon Joseph Primeaux of Lyons Point as husband and wife at 1 p.m. on June 14, 2008. Father Donald Pousson officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Armand, Sr. and Glenn Dorr, all of Crowley. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. Dorr, Sr. and the late Louise T. Meaux.
Kimberly is a graduate of Notre Dame High School and Louisiana State University at Eunice. She is also a graduate of Louisiana Technical College where she obtained a degree in nursing. She is currently employed with Rayne Guest Home.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Garry Primeaux, Sr. of Grand Chenier. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Primeaux, Sr. and Alvin Primeaux and the late Audrey Primeaux.
Brandon is a graduate of Crowley High School and attended Louisiana State University at Eunice. He is employed with Amico-Seasafe in the accounting department.
Escorted by her father, the bride was stunning in an a-line, strapless gown of ivory Italian satin adorned with Swarovski crystals and seed beads. The dress featured a curved neckline with inverted gathers at the center. An elaborate detailing of embroidery and beading accented the bodice and skirt of the gown. The skirt had three attached appliques made of crystals and pearls that flowed onto her Tiffany train. Her headpiece was an ivory fingertip length veil trimmed with crystal beading. The bride carried a bouquet of beautifully arranged cream roses.
In keeping with tradition, the bride wore a ring that was handed down from her late aunt as something old, her dress was something new, something borrowed was a rosary from her mother and her garter was something blue.
Chosen as matron of honor was Melanie Hebert, and her maid of honor, Simone Dorr. Both are sister’s of the bride. Bridal attendants were Erica Simon, Michelle Kibodeaux, Rachel Broussard and Melissa Baudoin, all friends of the bride; Sabrina Primeaux and Emily Primeaux, sisters of the groom; and Sharae Primeaux, godchild of the groom. Attendants were each attired in a cream colored Prima satin strapless gown with a bronze pleated cummerbund and tail. They carried a bouquet of burgundy calla lilies.
Brother of the groom, Garry Primeaux, Jr. served as the best man. Serving as groomsmen were Thad Istre, friend and cousin of the bride; Chris Meche, future brother-in-law of the groom; Glenn Dorr, brother of the bride; Oliver Primeaux, brother of the groom; Troy Daigle, friend of the couple; and Dale Primeaux, Trey Primeaux and Philip Primeaux, Jr., all cousins of the groom.
Ushering guest to their seats were Mark Primeaux, uncle of the groom; and Donny Hebert, brother-in-law of the bride.
Samantha Gallion, niece of the bride; served as the flower girl and Trevor Primeaux, godchild of the groom; was the ring bearer.
During the ceremony, musical selections were performed by Heather Moore, vocalist.
Scripture readings were read by Debra Broussard, friend of the bride; and Katrina Primeaux, aunt of the groom. Offertory gifts were given by Vivian Primeaux, and Brenda Primeaux, both nannies of the groom.
On her daughter’s special day the mother of the bride was ravishing in a full length, Sean Couture chocolate, pleated gown topped with a lace jacket accented with sequins.
The mother of the groom selected a beautiful, two-piece French vanilla ensemble. Completing her attire was an elbow length jacket with floral embroidery, with a cream colored inlay of baby pearls and tiny iridescent beads. Each mother was presented with a corsage of white calla lilies.
Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Rice Festival Building. The reception area was elaborately decorated. Each table was covered with a white tablecloth and topped with a centerpiece of burgundy rose petals surrounding a glass votive holder and candle.
The bride’s cake featured a three-tiered round confection covered with ivory fondant and adorned with pearls. The cake was topped with cream colored roses. The bride’s cake was served by her cousin, Clara L. Benoit of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
The groom’s cake was of a Louisiana State University theme and was served by Vivian Primeaux, the groom’s nanny.
Out of town guest traveled from Pennsylvania and Texas.
The couple will reside in Lyons Point upon returning from a wedding trip to Tennessee.
A rehearsal dinner was held on June 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Philip and Bridget Primeaux, aunt and uncle of the groom.