Mrs. Trent Jaymes McFarlain

Evening ceremony unites Hogan, McFarlain

Couple to reside in Evangeline following wedding trip to St. Lucia

The beautiful Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings was the setting for the Saturday, Oct. 8, ceremony uniting Sara Ann Hogan of Morse and Trent Jaymes McFarlain of Iota in holy matrimony.
Fr. Charles McMillin officiated the 6:30 p.m. nuptials.
The bride is the daughter of Mary Hogan and Edward and Jackie Thibodeaux, all of Morse. Her maternal grandparents are the late Joseph D. and Loveina Abshire of Morse, and her paternal grandparents are Barbra Thibodeaux of Crowley, the late Paul Thibodeaux and the late Mae Thibodeaux of Morse.
Sara graduated from Midland High School in 2009 before attending the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She is presently employed as a certified public accountant with Broussard Poché, LLP.
The groom is the son of Troy and Julie Hebert of Iota and Marlon and Tricia McFarlain of Evangeline. He is the grandson of James “T-man” and Judia LaCombe of Iota, and of Charles and Nell Higginbotham and the late Burton McFarlain, all of Evangeline.
He is a 2009 graduate of Iota High School and is currently employed as a production operator with Quality Production Management.
Escorted to the altar by her father, the bride was gorgeous in a romantic ivory sheath dress that featured a delicate scoop illusion neckline and elegant beaded lace motifs over satin.
For her headpiece, she selected a cathedral length veil with a scalloped edge embellished with silver gemstones.
She carried a bouquet of fresh ivory roses interspersed with hints of burgundy and greenery.
The duties of maid of honor were fulfilled by Whitney Bishop. Bridesmaids were Erika Maynard, Kaitlin Monceaux, Camille Gautreaux, Kami Linscombe, Megan Piper, Brittany LeBlanc and Amie Daigle. Kylie Monceaux, godchild of the bride, served as junior bridesmaid.
The bridal attendants wore elegant formal length gray silver chiffon dresses.
Kaleb Cart served as best man, with Ervin Frey, Dylan LeGros, Matt Eldalgo, Tyler LeBlanc, Bruce Rentrop, Tyler May and Johnny Guidry standing as groomsmen. Junior groomsman was Mason Dies.
Natalie Hulin, godchild of the groom, served as flower girl and was escorted by her brother, Nicholas Hulin. Konnor Maynard, godchild of the bride, served as ring bearer.
Following the wedding, guests enjoyed dinner and dancing at the Grand Marais Ballroom in Jennings.
The venue was lit with flickering candles in gold and silver sconces and votive holders, and the tables were topped with arrangements of fresh ivory and burgundy flowers with greenery accents.
The bride’s cake was a round four-tiered confection decorated with scalloped ivory buttercream and accented with fresh flowers matching the bride’s bouquet. Each tier contained a different filling so that guests had a variety of choices.
The groom’s three-tiered red velvet cake was frosted with chocolate cream cheese and decorated with a hunting theme.
On the evening prior to the wedding, the maternal grandparents of the groom hosted a rehearsal dinner at their home.
Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the newlywed couple will make their home in Evangeline.

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