Sumner Amanda Silvers and Cory Coulter Graydon were wed in a ceremony on Oct. 24 under the oaks on the lawn of the Beachview Club at Jekyll Island.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Silvers of Calhoun and the groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Graydon of Chattanooga.
The officiating minister was Scott Anderson.
The Vitamin String Quartet provided music while the grandmothers and mothers were seated.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, came down the isle to “The Bridal Chorus” by Lumiere. She wore a white, full-length strapless sweetheart style gown with a tucked bodice made of silk and taffeta. Her jewelry was a pearl necklace and bracelet and diamond earrings, a gift from the groom. She also wore the wedding band of her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Vida Hosmer, who was married in October of 1925. She carried a bouquet of gold and yellow roses, orange and garnet king mums, mini callas and green hanging amerianthus wrapped in Moca French Ribbon.
“Ave Maria” by Lumiere was played during the silent commitment time of the bride and groom.
Kara Isabelle Plott, niece of the bride, was the flower girl. She wore a tea length soft white gown of organza accented with a cream colored sash and wore a cocoa short jacket and matching slippers.
Molly Kathryn Plott, niece of the bride, was the bridal attendant. She wore a tea length soft white gown of silk and organza accented with a cocoa colored sash and wore a cocoa short jacket and matching slippers.
The groom wore a dark tailored suit with an avalanche rose boutonniere.
Kylie Plummer of Hiram, niece of the bride, and Kathrine Jenson of Richardson, Texas, cousin of the groom, gave wedding programs to the guests. Caroline Jenson of Richardson, Texas, cousin of the groom, assisted the guest registry.
The reception was held on the lawn of the Beachview Club where guests were served dinner ca-tered by Stratton Hall Catering.
The bride and groom danced their first dance to the tune of “Crazy Love,” a Van Morrison origi-nal. Guests danced to music provided by Orpheus and Aphrodite.
They took a honeymoon at Excellence Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The couple now resides in Atlanta.
An engagement part was held on June 6 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Mathews in Calhoun, and was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Carroll, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Green, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hollis, Mr. and Mrs. Larry House, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Mathews, Mr. and Mrs. Randy McEntyre, Mr. and Mrs. John Meadows, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Overton, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Shnahan, Mr. and Mrs. Chip Sloan, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spence.
A recipe shower was held on July 25 at the home of Sandra Robbins in Calhoun, and was hosted by Pam Edwards, Dana Hammond, Sayre Holland, Martha Kessler, Diane Robbins, Sandara Rob-bins, and Chris Smallwood.
A miscellaneous brunch was held on Aug. 15 at Wall Street Trading and was hosted by June Beamer, Sherry Campbell, Betty Dailey, Mona Hall, Joyce Hollingsworth, and Lynn Rutledge.
A couples party was held on the evening of Aug. 15 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sean Hudgens in Smyrna and was hosted by Paul Barnett, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Greene, Mr. and Mrs. Sean Hudgins, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Merrill, Mr. and Mrs. Brian West, and Mr. and Mrs. B.J. Williams.
A miscellaneous tea was held on Sept. 13 at the home of Rebecca Owen in Calhoun and was hosted by Sharon Alexander, Joan Clark, Joan Goddard, Dana Harwell, Rita Harwell, Judy Jackson, Rebecca Owen, Melanie Reichley, and Sara Weaver.
A bridal luncheon was held on Sept. 26 at the Swann Coach House in Atlanta and was hosted by Ann Collins, Nina Moore, Patsy Prater, and Janice Smith.
A shower by the pool was held on Sept. 27 at the home of Diane Mays in Chickamauga.
A bachelorette party was held on Oct. 10 in Atlanta by the bride’s sisters, Allison Plummer, Kellie Walraven, Robin Plott, Mandy Williams and Stephanie Coleman.
On the eve of the wedding, the bride and groom were honored with a celebration hosted by the groom’s parents. Guests were treated to a Low Country Boil held at Latitude 31 Resturant on Jekyll Island.