Meghan Laurel Marchbanks of Vidalia and Steven Thomas Bush of Natchez were married June 11, 2011, at 6 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Vidalia with the Rev. Bill McCullin officiating.
Parents of the couple are David and Loyce Marchbanks of Vidalia and Kenny and Jane Bush of Natchez.
Music for the ceremony was provided by David Taylor, David Jordan and family and vocalist Caitlyn Hendricks.
The bride was given in marriage by her father, David Marchbanks. She wore an ivory silk taffeta gown by Casablanca. The strapless gown featured a champagne ruched sweetheart neckline and fitted bodice. Hand beaded crystals and rhinestones adorned the neckline and waist. Intricately embroidered appliqués encircled the bottom of the skirt which ended in a cathedral train. The bride also wore a delicate two-tier circle cut veil edged with crystal beading. She wore her mother’s wedding shoes that were covered in lace with seed pearls.
Lori Beth Edwards was matron of honor and Jessica Marchbanks was maid of honor, both of Natchez. Bridesmaids were Hannah Rotolo of Ridgeland, Amy Herrin of Hattiesburg, Crystal Ann Young and Morgan Rayborn, both of Natchez, Lindsey Lewis of Eufala, Ala., Robin May of Brandon, Angelia McAlister of Terry and Amber Reeves of Monroe, La. They wore cocktail length peau de soie dresses in the color majestic with a ruffle neckline and flat bow detail at the empire waist.
Caroline Cullum of Jacksonville, Ark., was flower girl.
Kenny Bush of Natchez was best man. Groomsmen were Matt Marchbanks of Vidalia, Steven Edwards, Ben Eidt and Key Smith, all of Natchez, Cody Worley of Hawthorne, Fla., Eric McNally of Biloxi, Seth Mosal of Jackson, Steven Lewis of Eufala and Brennan Chapman of Clarksdale.
Jackson Anderson of Natchez and Thomas Cullum of Jacksonville were ring bearers.
A reception was held at the Natchez Community Center following the ceremony.
After a honeymoon trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple resides in Starkville.