Dr. Casey Lynn Iverstine and Mr. Dallas Dupuis Morris were united in holy matrimony Saturday, June 23, 2012, at 7 p.m., at St. Mary Basilica in Natchez. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Father Louis Sklar and Father Leopold Keffler.
Readings during the ceremony were given by Staci Polozola and Kelli LeBeau, aunts of the bride, of Baton Rouge. Music was provided by Dr. Patrick Doherty, organist, and Becky Stephens, vocalist. Gift bearers were Ashley Bowman of New Orleans and Steven Joseph Dupuis III of Lafayette, La. Program presenters were Emery and Riley Westmoreland of Dallas.
A reception hosted by the parents of the bride immediately followed the ceremony with entertainment provided by LuvSexy Music and Production Company. On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Carriage House Restaurant in Natchez.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James Victor Iverstine of Ferriday. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. John Iverstine and the late John Iverstine and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas Vicknair, all of Baton Rouge.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Paul Morris of Opelousas, La. He is the grandson of Mrs. Harold Morris and the late Harold Morris and the late Mr. and Mrs. Steven Joseph Dupuis, all of Opelousas.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory gown designed by Pronovias. The gown was constructed of soft satin overlaid with rich Barcelona lace. The fluted skirt graced a sweet empire waist with a juliette styled neckline, including old-world lace cup sleeves. The floral lace pattern scallops at the hem and appliqué on the cathedral-length train were the focus of the gown. To complement the gown, the bride wore a cathedral-length veil of ivory tulle and carried a bouquet composed of white hydrangea, white orchids, white spray roses, her great-grandmother’s handkerchief and her grandmother’s rosary tied with white ribbon.
Bridesmaids were Miss Leah Gray, Dr. Elizabeth Hess, Miss Tori LeBeau, Mrs. Amanda Ott and Dr. Missy Peck, all of Baton Rouge, Miss Kayce Sevier and Miss Brooke Squyres of New Orleans and Dr. Lindsey Wolf of Houston. They wore one-shoulder mink chiffon, floor-length gowns that featured a gathered empire bodice with keyhole at one shoulder, draped cummerbund at waist with a softly draped waterfall A-line skirt with sweep train designed by Lazaro. The attendants bouquets were composed of green mini hydrangeas, green mini orchards and green roses tied with mink color ribbon.
Flower girls were Harper Brown and Rose Ivertsine of Baton Rouge and Grayson Westmoreland of Dallas. They wore ivory tea-length dresses and carried kissing balls of white spray roses.
Groomsmen were Todd Iverstine, brother of the bride, of Baton Rouge, Tyler Jarvis and Ryan Kelly of Destin, Fla., Beau Minvielle and Thad Montgomery of Lafayette, Wes Kretschmer and Zach Morris, brothers of the groom, of Lafayette and Doug Westmoreland, brother of groom, of Dallas.
Ushers were Justin Bourque, Ray Dees and Danny McMurtry of Lafayette, Pat Reilly of San Francisco and Landon Yarborough of Hammond, La.
Ring bearer was Ronan Ott of Baton Rouge.
Casey is a 1999 graduate of Huntington High School, 2003 graduate of Louisiana State University and 2007 graduate of LSU Dental School. She was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. She currently works for Oak Family Dental in Metairie, La., and Miss-Lou Family Dentistry in Ferriday.
Dallas is a 2000 graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he was a member of their baseball team. Dallas played professionally for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He is also employed by Miss-Lou Family Dentistry.
Following their honeymoon in Europe, the couple will reside in New Orleans and Ferriday.