Jenny Marae Cockerham and Lowry Galvann Yarbrough were married Saturday, April 12, 2003, at Century House Bed and Breakfast in Meridian. The Rev. John Stockstill of Laurel performed the double-ring evening ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Judith Stennett Cockerham, Rodney Wayne Cockerham, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Keith Braud and the late Robert Jerry Yarbrough.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Michael Walters of Laurel.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a designer gown of organza and satin with beaded re-embroidered lace. The skirt fell into a semi-cathedral train of organza trimmed with satin. She wore a necklace of pearls and matching earrings, and carried a bouquet of white calla lilies, orange movie star roses wrapped in white silk ribbon. She also carried an embroidered lace handkerchief belonging to her great-grandmother, Pearl Morrison.
Laura Leigh Cockerham of Wilmington, N.C., sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Other attendants were Heather Jennifer Causey of Jackson, Tracy Amber Carter of Quitman, Suzy Yarbrough Sims and Kristy Yarbrough Bullock, both of Meridian, and Cindy Yarbrough Page of Jackson, sisters of the bridegroom.
Jamison Clark Taylor of Meridian served as best man. Groomsmen and ushers were Bryan Watts, Jason Watts, James A. Lauderdale IV and Joseph Gray, all of Meridian, and Aaron I. Walker of Slidell, La.
A reception was held following the ceremony. Assisting at the reception were Sue S. Rice, Tay Warren Baucum, Terre Warren Smith, Randi McCraney, Andrea Roberts and Kelly Thatch.
On the eve of the wedding, the parents of the bridegroom hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Wanita Hunting and Fishing Club in Enterprise.
After a honeymoon to Seaside, Fla., the couple resides in Starkville, where the bridegroom is a student at Mississippi State University and the bride is employed by Legends Salon.