Abby Rene Wickham and Ralph Cameron Lovitt III were united in holy matrimony at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 2013, at the Eola Hotel in Natchez.
The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Honorable Forrest A. Johnson Jr.
A reception hosted by the parents of the bride followed the ceremony with entertainment provided by Easy Eddie and The Partyrockers. On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Vue Restaurant in Natchez.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Wickham. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Tuccio and the late Robert Wickham and Bobbie Wickham.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cameron Lovitt Jr. of Hattiesburg. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cameron Lovitt, Mrs. Nelene Steed and the late N.M. Steed all of Natchez.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory gown of Alencon lace over soft satin, fashioned with a “V” neckline and cap sleeves. The fitted skirt with its flared, scalloped, hemline completed the chapel-length train. To complement the gown, the bride wore a fingertip veil with a Swarovski broach that adorned her hair.
Rebecca Seale of Hattiesburg attended the bride as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Katie Fell of Petal, Candace Leach of Laurel, Sydney Chancelor of Quitman, Annapeyton Whittington of Natchez and Shelby Lott of Fairfax, Va. They wore one-shoulder, blue, satin, knee-length dresses that featured a rouched waistline.
Caroline Whittington of Hattiesburg was flower girl and Jadyn Biglane of Natchez served as program attendant.
Taylor Lovitt of Oxford, and brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Jacob Chancelor of Quitman, Tyler Judkins of Pensacola, Fla., and Terry Fokakis, Justin Lamb and Austin Lovitt all of Hattiesburg. Landon Whittington of Hattiesburg served as ring bearer.
Ray Simpson Jr. of Natchez and Spencer Lott of Fairfax, Va., served as ushers.
After enjoying a honeymoon in Whitehouse, Jamaica, the couple is at home in Hattiesburg.