Fruge, Myers unite during double ring ceremony
Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings provided the perfect setting for the exchanging of wedding vows between Linda B. Fruge and Phil Myers during a 7 p.m.
double ring ceremony on Friday, May 8, 2009. The unity of the couple commenced among family and friends with Father Charles McMillin officiating.
The bride is the daughter of the late Mrs. Eula Mae Johnson Schad of Lake Arthur and the late Mr. Louis Benoit of Jennings and Iowa. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Benoit of Jennings and Iowa and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson of Lake Arthur.
Linda is a graduate of Iowa High School and Jeff Davis Technical School. She is currently employed as a nutrition educator of F.N.P. Jeff Davis Parish through the Louisiana State University AgCenter in Jennings.
The groom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Olide Myers of Estherwood and Jennings. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Treville Myers of Estherwood and the late Mr. and Mrs. Eloi Sonnier, all of Estherwood.
Phil is a graduate of Jennings High School and Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge. He is currently self-employed as a cattleman.
Appropriate musical selections were provided by David Medus, Mary Landry, Brent Badon and Erin Fontenot.
Scriptures were read by Bernell Fox and Norman Vincent.
The five children of the bride and groom, to include Angie F. Radawicz, Donna F. Hebert, Philip Myers, Mitchell Myers and Nadine M. Creswell, presented gifts of offertory.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her two grandchildren, Cory Hebert and Kali Hebert, lovely attired in a two-piece suit in off-white. She carried a bouquet of spring flowers.
Attending the bride as matron of honor was her friend, Geneva Guillory, while chosen to stand as best man was friend of the groom, Russell Dupuis.
Following the wedding, a reception was held at Point-Aux-Loups Springs Ballroom in Iota. The ballroom was decorated with traditional wedding-style decor.
The bridal cake consisted of a three-layered confection with fillings of pineapple and coconut. Cake servers were Beulah Eskind and Barbara Benoit.
Out of town guests traveled from Wisconsin, Arkansas, Texas, Arizona and Alabama.
Upon returning from a wedding trip to Kemah, Texas, the couple will reside between their two homes in Jennings and Estherwood.
On the night prior to the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was held at Fezzo’s in Crowley.
Hosted by the bride and groom, guests were served a meal of steak and seafood.