Ad Spot

Whitaker, Peek

By Staff
Britney Peek and Ryan Whitaker were united in marriage on Saturday, March 9, 2002 in a oceanside ceremony in Orange Beach, Ala. The 4 p.m. ceremony was performed by the Rev. Dr. John L. Stevens of Apopka, Fla.
Parents of the couple are Beth Barham and Scotty Peek, both of Meridian, Kimberly Whitaker and Mike Whitaker of Quitman.
Grandparents of the bride are O.C. and Ruth Barham, Mildred Peek and the late Edwin Rush Peek, all of Meridian.
Grandparents of the bridegroom are Elder and Carolyn Bailey, Billy and Catherine Whitaker and the late Virgie Whitaker, all of Quitman.
Nuptial music was provided by Blaire Barham, sister of the bride, and Yancy Whitaker, brother of the bridegroom.
Given in marriage by her grandfather and father, the bride wore a gown enhanced with a spaghetti strapped bodice, adorned with lightly beaded embroidery. The chiffon skirt met the bodice with intricate beadwork along the empire waistline. The dress was finished with simple ivy embroidery at the bottom of the chiffon skirt and chapel-length train.
Brooke Peek of Memphis, Tenn., attended her sister as maid of honor. Bridesmaid was Blaire Barham of Meridian, sister of the bride.
The father of the bridegroom served as best man. Groomsman was Yancy Whitaker, brother of the bridegroom. Blake Barham, Jakeb Bailey, Densiley Bailey and Noah Bailey, cousins of the bridegroom, carried a rose filled garland.
Following the beachside ceremony, the wedding party walked down the Phoenix V pier and stood on the beach. The couple was honored with a beach soiree in the reception room of Phoenix V.
The couple departed on a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Guests, holding sparklers, formed two lines for the couple to work through. After a honeymoon in St. Thomas, San Juan and St. Croix, the couple resides in Petal.

Franklin County

Cattlemen convene for annual banquet

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen hires football coach for fledgling program

News

City approves temporary fire department promotions

Franklin County

Commission decides to request bids for elevator maintenance

News

Whimsical window art brightens RPL

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen gets football coach

Franklin County

Martin Luther King commemorative march takes place in downtown Russellville

Franklin County

New district attorney swears in

Franklin County

Cattlemen’s Association prepares for annual meeting

News

Russellville Public Library director speaks at Book Lovers meeting

Franklin County

Vina native returns to hometown church to share her story

Franklin County

Couple continues annual Christmas jail ministry

News

City officials reflect on old year, look toward new

Franklin County

MLK march returns to Russellville this year, set for Jan. 16

News

Council approves additional funding for Cramer Children’s Center

Franklin County

2022 REVIEW: Big news stories shape Franklin County

News

State association names RMS principal as middle school principal of year

News

REB plans customer appreciation event

Franklin County

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2022, Madeline Cooper

Galleries

Faces of Franklin County: A Walk Thru Bethlehem

Franklin County

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2021, Lily Pounders

Features

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2020, Bailey Bolton

Franklin County

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2019, Elizabeth Pierce

Franklin County

District attorney Joey Rushing prepares as retirement nears

x