Rhonda Lynn Boswell of Toomsuba and Stephen Bradley Grayson of Lauderdale were married Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at First Baptist Church of Lauderdale. The Rev. Jerry Bishop officiated at the 4 p.m. ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Boswell of Toomsuba, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Grayson of Lauderdale.
Grandparents of the bride are Wilma Meeker and the late Alvin Meeker, Ruth Garrison and the late Edward Boswell, all of Toomsuba.
Grandparents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gullette, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Grayson, all of Meridian.
Nuptial music was provided by Nancy Leach, pianist; Ken Brown, sound system attendant; and Tracy Barnhill, soloist.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a formal-length gown of white georgette and silk crepe. The bodice featured a modified square neckline with elegant angel wing sleeves. The empire waistline was trimmed in flowers. The bodice led to an A-line skirt, multi-layered crepe skirt which flowed into a sweep train.
Her chapel-length veil adorned with pearls fell from a rhinestone studded silver tiara.
Lisa Stuart of Livingston, Ala., attended her sister as matron of honor. Other attendants were Mandee Carrier and Michele Mason, both of Livingston, and Alisha Griffis of Meridian. Claire Conaway of Tupelo served as junior bridesmaid.
Laurel Carrier of Livingston, niece of the bride, served as flower girl. Program attendant was Amber Stuckey. Rose petal attendants were Claire Conaway and Payne Stuart.
The father of the bridegroom served as best man. Groomsmen were Brian Stuckey, Randy Hopkins and Eric Collins, all of Lauderdale. Payne Stuart of Livingston was junior groomsman. Jake Mason of Livingston was the ring bearer.
A reception was held in the church fellowship hall following the ceremony. Assisting at the reception were Pamela Anthony, Kathi Gregory, Peggy Boswell and Kim Riley.
After a honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple resides in Lauderdale.