The father of the bride, Dr. Tom Bledsoe, along with Dr. Tom D. Bledsoe, brother of the bride, officiated the ceremony. Music included “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” by Bach, “En Bateau” by Debussy, and “Ave Maria” by Gounod. The processional for the bridal party was “Canon in D Major” by Pachelbel. The processional for the bride was “Trumpet Tune,” by Henry Purcell. And the recessional was “Allegro” from “The Four Seasons” by Vivaldi.
Decorations included flowers from Owen’s Florist with two arrangements of ivory roses, pink snap dragons, pink wax flowers, alstomeria, tree fern and plumosis, each containing candlebras were used. A cake topper contained the same mix.
Beth Bledsoe, wife of Tom D. Bledsoe, Jr., of Calhoun, served as the matron of honor. She wore a black tea length gown and carried a hand tied nose gay of ivory roses, pink wax flowers and tree fern. Each of the three mothers carried similar bouquets.
Trinity Sears of Midlothian, Virginia was the flower girl. She wore an ivory lace dress accessorized with ivory evening gloves and carried a basket of flowers similar to the bouquets.
The groom wore an ivory calla lily with a pink wax flower and tree fern. Other boutonnieres were ivory roses with pink wax flowers and tree fern.
The bride was given in marriage by Jonathan Lee Bledsoe, brother of the bride. The groom’s attendant was Timothy Sears, of Washington, D.C., his brother.
A dinner at Sage Cottage Restaurant in Adairsville followed the ceremony. Decorations included tapers with globes, tealights, flowers and calla lily place card holders. The wedding cake came from The Village Cakery and featured stacked squares with raspberry buttercream filling adorned with black ribbon and a six-inch flower topper of ivory roses, pink wax candles and tree fern.
After a wedding trip to Atlanta, the couple plan to reside in Ranger.