March 18, 2001
Sarah Emily Wax and Jeremy Dale Nicholas were married Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000, in a candlelight ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Starkville, with the Rev. Bill Beavers officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Charles and Nancy Wax of Starkville. She is the granddaughter of Lorene Wax of Booneville, the late John Wax and the late Harris and Emmalee Holland of Columbus.
The bridegroom is the son of Dale and Nancy Nicholas of Meridian. He is the grandson of Wallace and Mary Pruitt of Collinsville, Lois Nicholas of Meridian and the late Cecil Nicholas.
Music was provided by Nora Sills, organist; Diane Ford, violinist; Tammy Miles and Twyla Hurst, vocalists; and Lauren Zumwalt, pianist.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white satin. The fitted bodice accented with intricate beadwork and pearls featured cap sleeves and a scooped neckline. The bodice fell onto a Basque waistline from which flowed a full cathedral-length train accented by beadwork. Her cathedral-length veil of illusion was edged with satin. A headpiece of rhinestones and pearls accented the two-layer veil. She carried a nosegay bouquet of white roses, stephanotis and larkspur.
Amelia Killcreas of Starkville served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Tyler Finklea of Montgomery, Ala., Tiffany Gaines of Senatobia; Rebecca Jones of Hinesville, Ga., Marcee Perkins of Madison, Emily Wilkins of Jackson, cousin of the bride, and Leslie Williams of Corinth.
The father of the bridegroom served as best man. Groomsmen were Keith Grubbs of Meridian, Eric Herrington of Vestavia Hills, Ala., Jeremy Jackson of Meridian, Michael Parker of Columbus, Derek Pouncey of Meridian, Mark Sellers of Huntsville, Ala., and David Wax of Jacksonville, Fla., brother of the bride.
A reception was held at the church's Christian Life Center following the wedding.
On the eve of the wedding the bridegroom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Etc. behind Oby's for the wedding party and out-of-town guests.
After a wedding trip to Vermont, the couple is at home in Starkville, where she is employed as the public relations and programs assistant for the Stennis Center for Public Service and he is finishing his graduate degree at Mississippi State University.
On the morning of the wedding, the bridesmaids and out-of-town female guests were treated to a luncheon at the home of Diane Ford, a relative of the bride. Other hostesses were Lillajo Ford, Margaret Ann Ford and Anne Wilkins.
The groomsmen and out-of-town male guests were treated to a luncheon that morning at the home of Nancy Griffis. Other hostesses were Sharon Monaghan, Barbara Bouchillion and Lady Mary Thompson.