Kaplan couple united in Holy Rosary ceremony

Emily Claire Meaux and Spencer Lee Gaspard exchanged wedding vows on Friday, October 17, 2008 during a 7:00 p.m. ceremony in Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Kaplan, LA. The ceremony was officiated by Deacon David Vaughn.

The bride is the daughter of Neil and Claudette Meaux of Kaplan. She is the grand daughter of Harold and Anne Meaux and Kaplan and Verlon and the late Eltes Trahan of Abbeville. She is a graduate of North Vermilion High School and Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. She is currently employed by Southwest Medical Center.

The groom is the son of Larry and Kay Gaspard of Kaplan. He is the grand son of Wilfred (T-boy) and Eurna Gaspard and Rodney and Anna Mae Simon, both of Kaplan. He is a graduate of North Vermilion High School and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and is currently employed by Abbeville Electric Supply.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory silk taffeta gown by Casablanca, featuring a bodice embellished with crystals, a v-neckline, and a-lined skirt. Her veil was elbow length with a crystal embellished headpiece. She carried a bouquet of ivory roses and red lilies with her mother’s baby rosary.

The bride’s cousin, Michele Thibodeaux, served as the maid of honor. Tiffany Landry, the bride’s cousin and good friend served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Shelly Meaux, cousin of the bride, and Stacie Thompson, cousin of the bride. They wore chocolate color, taffeta two-piece floor length gowns.

Dustin Gaspard, brother of the groom and john Bergeron, friend of the groom, served as the best men. Groomsmen were Kasey Meaux, brother of the bride, and Justin Peltier, friend of the groom. They wore chocolate colored tuxes.

Ushers were Lucas Abshire, friend of the groom, Jarrot Pommier, cousin of the groom, and Nicholas Trahan, cousin of the bride.

Flower girls were Kali Gaspard, godchild of the groom, and Meah Meaux, godchild of the bride.

Ring bearer was Ethan Gaspard, godchild of the bride.

Following the wedding, a reception was held at the V N Hall in Abbeville. After returning from a honeymoon in Gatlinburg, TN, the couple plan to reside in Kaplan.

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