Ashley Suzanne Reeves and Joshua Kane Everett were married Saturday, July 11, 2009 at 7 p.m. The Home Place in Calhoun was the setting for the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Sue Reeves of Calhoun. She is the granddaughter of Annell Hall, the late Gene Hall, Marvin and Gladys Reeves, all of Calhoun. She is employed by Calhoun City Schools, where she currently teaches second grade.
The groom is the son of Ronald and Pamela Everett of Adairsville. He is the grandson of Dewitt and Juanita Everett, the late Lawrence Cline, and the late Jimmie Cline, all of Adairsville. He is employed by Tile Factory Outlet in Adairsville.
Reverend David Bennett of Rome performed the double-ring ceremony. Scarlett Price, of Cal-houn, kept the bride’s book. The isle was created from pink rose petals. The altar was created with beautiful white columns which each held arrangements of white and pink roses, pink and white Gerber daisies, and stargazer lilies. Family seating was adorned with white lace and deep pink Gerber daisies.
The wedding music was provided by Brandon Bennett and Josh Lawrence. The wedding ceremony was coordinated by Anita Davis.
Julie Reeves Holton of Holly Springs, sister of the bride, was the Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Harris, of Adairsville, Jennifer Childers of Plainville, Kimberly Broyles of Calhoun, and Amanda Jones of Smyrna. The bridesmaids wore peony pink tea length strapless dresses and silver heels. They were accessorized with white sapphire earrings and necklaces that were a gift from the bride and groom.
Mollie Locke was the flower girl. Mollie wore a white ruffled sleeve ankle length dress, and car-ried a white satin basket filled with white rose petals, which were added to the pink petals already strewn.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, wore an elegant designer Oleg Cassini, white wedding gown with a heavily beaded bodice. The dress featured a full tulle skirt with a sweeping train. Her one-tier finger-tip veil had a beaded scalloped edge.
The bride wore vintage, silver, dangle earrings, which were a gift from her sister. She also wore a silver daughter’s necklace, a gift from her mother before the wedding, and a blue and white dia-mond right hand ring. She carried a hand tied bouquet of flowers consisting of stargazer lilies, white and pink roses, pink and white Gerber daisies and wrapped with white satin ribbon that also held her grandmother Hall’s wedding rings.
Ryan Coker, of Adairsville, was the best man. Groomsmen were Rusty Gwen, Cameron Cline, both of Adairsville, Jonathan Schmitt, of Dallas, and Chris Reeves, brother of the bride, of Calhoun. The groomsmen wore black tuxedos with white shirts and silver ties with a matching silver vest.
Ethan Belcher, the ring bearer, also wore a black tuxedo with silver tie and matching vest. Ethan carried a white pillow with the bride and groom’s rings attached.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held for friends and family. The room was draped from ceiling to the floor in pink and white linens with Gerber daisy accents. White linens covered the tables and chairs. They were also wrapped with pink accent ties. The bride’s cake was white with butter cream icing. The top layer featured the couples’ monogram in pink writing. The middle layer, a pink bow made from icing and the bottom layer consisted of pink polka dots.
For the groom, a strawberry cake was created using cream cheese icing, drizzled with chocolate, and topped with white and dark chocolate dipped strawberries. The theme for the Groom’s cake was a large “G” for the Georgia Bulldogs.
The evening before the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Adairs-ville Inn.
Other pre-nuptial parties included a miscellaneous shower hosted by Jennifer Smith, Shelly Hood, and Kay Carpenter at Ms. Smith’s residence in Calhoun; A miscellaneous shower hosted by Julie Holton, Jennifer Harris, Jennifer Childers, Kimberly Broyles, Pamela Everett, Shannon Ertz-berger, Kathy Tanner, and Jill Cline.
After the wedding, the couple honeymooned in Negril, Jamaica. They now reside in Adairsville.