Mr. Chapman, Miss LaFleur joined in holy matrimony

Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte provided the setting for a lovely noon ceremony Saturday, December 20, 2008, uniting Miss Kayla Danielle LaFleur and Adam Gregory Chapman in holy matrimony with Father Joshua Guillory officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Daniel LaFleur and Wanetta Fontenot of Ville Platte. The groom’s parents are Randel and Margaret Chapman of Ville Platte.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was radiant in her strapless, ivory-colored, taffeta gown. The gown featured a ruched bodice with a modified sweetheart neckline. The waistline of the mermaid silhouette featured asymmetrical ruching and flowed into a chapel-length train. She wore a strand of pearls and crystals to complete her look.

The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of white roses with stems wrapped in ivory-colored satin ribbon. A rosary given to the bride by her grandmother was entwined into the bouquet.

Brittany LaFleur of Ville Platte served her sister as maid of honor for the special occasion. She wore a stone-colored. strapless, full-length gown of taffeta accented with a sweetheart neckline and ruched bodice. She wore an ivory and chocolate-colored pearl necklace and earring set, which was a gift from the bride. She carried a nosegay of white roses tied with an ivory-colored satin ribbon.

Bridesmaids were Heidi Chustz and Julie David of Baton Rouge, Laura Kiper of Covington, Layna Christ of Younsgville and Kim Fontenot of New Orleans, all friends of the bride; and Mandy Vidrine of Baton Rouge, the bride’s cousin. They were attired identically to the maid of honor.

Ike Morein of Baton Rouge served as best man for the afternoon ceremony.

Groomsmen were Luke Chapman and Lance Chapman of Ville Platte, brothers of the groom; Beau Lemoine of Lafayette, Brad Fontenot Baton Rouge and Lucas Tate of Ville Platte, all friends of the groom; and Jacques Fruge of Baton Rouge, the groom’s cousin.

Ushers were Tyler Johnson, Chris Ludeau and Drew Fontenot, all of Baton Rouge and friends of the groom.

Flower girls were Aubrey Chapman, the groom’s niece; and Victoria Kiper, the bride’s friend.

Noah Napolitano, the bride’s cousin, was the ring bearer.

For her daughter’s special day, the bride’s mother selected an acorn-colored, full-length, silk gown accented with a side-wrapped ruche top and A-line skirt. She wore a chocolate-colored pearl earring and necklace set.

The groom’s mother chose a loden green, full-length dupioni silk gown accented with a shirred bodice, covered buttons and three-quarter-length sleeves. She wore a green amethyst pendant and earring set.

A reception followed at the Wolff Reception Hall in Washington. The location was decorated with Christmas trees wrapped in clear lights. Fresh winter green garland draped the banister and railings. The guest tables were adorned with green wreaths and ivory candles.

Following a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the couple has made their home in Baton Rouge.

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