Published 12:26 am Sunday, February 5, 2017

Julia Perkins Corbett and Thomas Boyd Crigler were united in marriage Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at 6 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church in Natchez. The Rev. Noelle H. Read officiated the ceremony and Sharon Rouse provided the music.

The bride is the daughter of Ms. LaJean Womack Corbett and Mr. Perry Howard Corbett Jr. of Ferriday. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. J.G. Womack and Mrs. Dorris Womack Willis of Jonesville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Perry Howard Corbett Sr. of Ferriday.

The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Scott Crigler Sr. of St. Joseph. He is the grandson of Adolph B. Curet Jr. and the late Elizabeth “Betty” Curet of New Roads, La., and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Carpenter Crigler of St. Joseph.

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Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a Watters ballerina laced bodice made of antique ivory lace featuring pearl buttons cascading down the back. The ivory taffeta silk ballgown skirt was complemented by a cathedral-length veil worn in honor of her aunt Kathryn Womack Knicely. She carried a bouquet consisting of various hues of ivory and white hydrangeas and roses with greenery.

Attending the bride as maid of honor was Monica Janette Sanchez. Bridesmaids were Mary Elizabeth Crigler, sister of the bridegroom, Guylan Paige Britt, Anna Patricia Huffines, Jordyn Gabrielle Jackson, Hollie Marvin Kinler, Emilee Johns Roberts, Amy Arnold Tatum and Sara Hoover Williams. Flower girl was Josie Grace Merrill.

Allen Scott Crigler Jr. served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Perry Howard Corbett III, brother of the bride, Thomas David Crigler and John Durham Crigler Jr., cousins of the bridegroom, James Thomas Fortenberry, Jon Marshall Hardwick, Parker Reed Mitchell, Paul Bennett Schauf and Warren Tyler White. Ringbearers were Allen Scott Crigler III, nephew of the bridegroom, and Charles Alexander Nefsky, cousin of the bride. Program attendant was Joseph Roarke Brown, nephew of the bridegroom.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at Dunleith. For the reception, the bride wore a silk mousseline skirt accented with a jeweled belt to complement her ballerina top.

The bride’s cake was adorned with flowers and gold accents. In lieu of a groom’s cake, white cotton candy was served to reflect his occupation as a cotton planter.

Guests enjoyed a variety of Southern cuisine and cocktails. Music was preformed by Tip Top Band of Mobile, Ala.

On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom’s parents honored the couple with a rehearsal dinner at Rolling River Bistro in Natchez.

After the honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in their home on Lake Bruin.