Robinson & Cerda Ashley Elise Robinson and Brett Riley Cerda were united in marriage on March 6, 2010 of assorted gerbera daisies and roses with steel plant leaves. The bouquet was wrapped with a monogrammed handkerchief of lace and linen belonging to the bride’s great-aunt and late great-uncle. Attending the bride as her matron of honor was Wendy Addison Thrash of Bentonia. Bridesmaids were Meredith Ashley Henderson of Brandon, Lindsey Marie Hollingsworth of Lawrence, Katie Childress Robinson of Flora, and Kaley Cerda Carpenter of Yazoo City. Each wore a strapless, latte satin ball gown with pick-up detail and matching sash and carried a hand-tied bouquet of assorted roses. The flower girl was Elizabeth Dianne Carpenter. Program attendants were Allie Elizabeth House and Reagan Alyse Miley. Bree Ainslie Allen served as the bride’s proxy. Jesse Cerda served his son as best man. Groomsmen were Mark Bayard Broome of Clinton, Joshua Clinton Brunt of Clarksdale, Nicholas Norwood Taylor of Greenwood, and Christopher Ryan Roberson of Indianola. Ushers were Russ Chandler Allen, Jeffery Dean Carpenter, Jr., Jonathan Eric Poe and William Taylor Poe, all of Yazoo City, and William Jeremy Robinson of Flora. The ring bearer was Denton Reyes Allen.
Following the ceremony, the wedding reception was held at the Yazoo Country Club and was under the direction of Mary Jenkins. The doors entering the clubhouse were decorated with large square wreaths featuring the couples monogram. The dance floor was highlighted with trees created from bamboo and mimosa limbs adorned with white lights reaching to the ceiling creating an arch. Tamra Jones and Linda Nelms, aunts of the bride, attended the bride’s table which featured a four-tiered cake embellished with roses of all colors and was topped with the couple’s monogram. The bridegroom’s table was attended by Stacye Allen and Diana House, aunts of the groom, and featured a three-tiered chocolate cake decorated with chocolate covered strawberries and pretzels and golf balls and was topped with a “C”. The couple and guests were entertained by music from the Krackerjacks. The wedding was directed by Laurie Lynch On the eve of the wedding, the parents of the groom honored the couple and their guests with a rehearsal dinner at the fellowship hall of Parkview Church of God. Following a honeymoon cruise of the Eastern Caribbean, the couple is at home in Yazoo City.
Weddings Etc. 2011