England and Triplett exchange wedding vows

Sandra Bryan England and Robert Bailey Triplett were united in marriage July 8, at Northminster Baptist Church. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Charles Eugene Poole and the Rev. Brian Dale Sorgenfrei.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Frederick England of Jackson. She is the granddaughter Mr. and Mrs. Frank Owen Crosthwait Jr. of Indianola and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson England of Jackson.

The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lester Triplett of Flowood. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hector Davis Jr. of Southaven and the late Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hastings Triplett of Louisville.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a cap-sleeved gown of ivory lace with a scalloped portrait neckline. The fitted bodice was accented with a crystal beaded sash. She wore a cathedral length veil which was worn by her great aunt and cousin. The bride carried a bouquet of white roses and blush peonies wrapped in lace from her grandmothers’ and godmother’s handkerchiefs.

The bride’s twin sister, Virginia Hughes England, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lauren Davis Albertine, Jessica Ruth Arnold, Caroline Lydia Bobinger, Anne Hall Brashier, Caroline Barrett Brown, Gray Morrison Byrd, Kelly Anne Hines, Kathleen Kirkland Ivy, Rebecca Blair Josey, Kate Elizabeth Kellum, Ashlyn Jones Norsworthy, Mary Lant Cotten Watson and Margaret Rogers Wright. They wore gowns of aqua chiffon. Their hand tied bouquets featured white hydrangeas and blush peonies. Eleanor Eastland Anderson was the flower girl. She wore a dress worn by the bride when she was a flower girl in her cousin’s wedding. The program attendants were Mary Love Bryan, Anna Kathryn Lucas, Emma Pierce Lucas, Karen Tindall Morring, Amelia Kate Ray, Madelyn Marie Ray, Elizabeth Clarke Wilkerson and Anna Wallace Wheeler.


The bridegroom’s father was best man. Groomsmen were Matthew Thomas Armstrong, John Redden Carpenter, James Peyton Couch, John Thomas Couch, Eric Michael Davis, James Price Davis, Ross Peyton Fiser, Donald Caldwell Hughes, Daniel Alan McDonald, Paul Marchand Minor, Zackary Neal Puckett, Shaw Parish Singleton and Howard Lester Triplett Jr.

Nuptial music was provided by Sarah Cook, soloist; and Sheila Hess, organist.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Old Capitol Inn with music provided by the Krackerjacks.

On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at River Hills Club.

Following a wedding trip in the Bahamas, the couple is at home in Madison.



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