Henry, Humble united in holy matrimony
Aimee Michelle Henry became the bride of Richard Wynn Humble during a 1 p.m. Nuptial Mass held on Saturday, April 18, 2009. The ceremony commenced among family and friends at St. John the Evangelist Church in Mermentau with Father Paul Metrejean officiating.
Appropriate musical selections
were provided by vocalist Tammy Gotreaux and pianist Bradley Leger.
Scriptures were read by Alice LaPointe, mother of the bride; and Jerrilyn Humble, mother of the groom.
Gifts of Offertory were presented by Yvette Credeur and Patricia Zaunbrecher, aunts of the bride; and Annette Richard, godmother of the groom.
Escorted by her uncle, Joel Zaunbrecher, Aimee was lovely in a sleeveless A-line gown of satin featuring a side drape and chapel-length train. The bodice was completely covered with champagne and ivory beading in a floral design. The A-line drape was attached on the left with a folded pleated design with accents of ivory and champagne bead-work. The bride wore an ivory pearl necklace adorned with vintage silver complemented by a matching bracelet and earrings set. Her headpiece consisted of an ivory single layer pencil edged veil that flowed below the waist. The veil was embellished with a pearl accent. The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of burgundy mini calla lilies, hot pink roses, green hydrangeas accented with green hypericum. It was draped with a mother of pearl rosary from her maternal great grandmother, which also stood for her tradition item of something old. The bouquet stems were wrapped in a handkerchief, traditional item borrowed from the groom’s sister, and tied with an ivory ribbon embroidered with the couple’s initials.
Additional traditional items chosen by the bride was her dress as something new and her garter serving as something blue.
Attending the bride as maid of honor was her sister, Shanel Henry, and as matron of honor was her friend, Kim Foreman.
Bridesmaids were Leah Humble, sister-in-law of the groom; Andrea Simon, sister of the groom; Kourie Henry, cousin of the bride; and Shyla Manuel, friend of the bride. Serving as junior bridesmaid was Lana Breaux, godchild of the groom.
The attendants were beautifully attired in strapless satin ball gowns of champagne featuring a criss-cross ruched bust and a beading insert. A pearl necklace, earrings set and bracelet completed their look. They each carried a smaller version of the bridal bouquet.
Standing as best man was the father of the groom, Bill Humble. Groomsmen were William Humble and Christopher Humble, brothers of the groom; Jason Simon, brother-in-law of the groom; Chad Beasley, friend of the bride and groom; and Cobie LaPointe, brother of the bride. Serving as junior groomsman was Alexander Simon, nephew of he groom.
Upon arrival at the church, guests were ushered to their appointed seats by Joel Zaunbecher, uncle of the bride; Lyle Zaunbrecher, cousin of the bride; Craig Henry, godfather of the bride; and Brandon Carlson, cousin of the groom.
Carrying a precious basket of fresh hot pink rose petals was Myra Carlson, godchild of the groom, who served as flower girl, while Ross Myers, cousin of the bride, performed the duties of ring bearer.
Following the wedding a reception was held at the Gueydan Civic Center.
Among the many refreshments served was the bride’s cake. It featured four tiers of different shapes enveloped in ivory buttercream icing. The base, which was of a square form, was adorned with a pearl criss-cross beaded detailing, while the second layer, sculpted in a hexagon shape, was accented with a scroll design of pearls. The third layer was a round confection featuring the same pearl design previously mentioned, while the top layer, mimicking the base with a square appearance, was accented with pearls and topped with a fresh arrangement of hot pink roses. Also placed atop the cake was the letter “H” standing for the couple’s last name. The traditional white wedding cake with Bavarian cream filling was served by Jenny Petry, godmother of the bride.
The groom was honored with a delicacy depicting a farm scene. Accents included miniature items such as a crawfish boat, a few crawfish traps and a tractor. Placed center was an edible sign that read “Humble Farms”. The strawberry cake, filled with cream cheese, was served by Annette Richard, godmother of the groom.
Out of town guests traveled from Baton Rouge, Thibodeaux, Lockport, Scott, Duson, Lafayette, Lacassine and various areas of Texas and Alabama.
After returning from a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the newlyweds will reside in Morse.
The bride is the daughter of Nelton and Alice LaPointe of Lake Arthur and Todd and Tracy Henry of El Campo, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Patrick and Anita Higginbotham of Morse, Lorraine Henry of Duson, Rodley and Barbara Henry of Baton Rouge and the great granddaughter of Jeanette Landry of Mermentau and the late Wilson Landry.
Aimee is a 2002 graduate of Midland High School and is currently employed by Carmichael’s Durable Medical Equipment.
The groom is the son of Bill and Jerrilyn Humble of Morse. He is the grandson of Johnny and Mildred Humble of Morse, the late Mede and Mamie Breaux and the great grandson of Winnie Richard, also of Morse, and the late Aneas Richard.
Richard is a 1998 graduate of Midland High School and is currently self-employed.
On April 16, 2009 a rehearsal dinner was held at Glenn and Rhonda Simon’s camp in Morse. Hosted by the groom’s parents, guests were treated to a meal of Chicken and sausage gumbo with all of the trimming