Evans, Whitley wedding


Miss Tiffany Rae Evans, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Evans, became the bride of Mr. Daniel Neil Whitley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Whitley all of Bowling Green. The wedding took place on October 17th, 2015, at Greenwood Baptist Church in Bowling Green, Ky.

The ceremony was performed by Bro. John Chidester, friend of the couple, of Brownsville Missionary Baptist Church.

The bride is the granddaughter of Ms. Sue Smith, the late Theodore E. Smith, Ms. Mary Evans, and the late James A. Evans all of Middlesboro, Ky. She is also the great-granddaughter of Ms. Ella Fuson of Middlesboro.

The groom is the grandson of Ms. Elsie Carpenter and the late Carl Carpenter both of Auburn, Ky. He is also the grandson of Ms. Jean Whitley and the late Carey Whitley both of Russellville, Ky.

Preceding the ceremony, Pianist and Soloist, Jonathan Poole, presented a selection on contemporary and sacred music. The selection including “Come Thou Fount,” “How Great Thou Art,” “How He Loves Us,” and “Revelation Song.” For the ceremony, the songs were Pachelbel’s “Canon in D,” “A Thousand Years,” and “Everything.”

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a Sincerity Tulle and embroidered white lace ball gown. It had a corded lace V-neck, capped sleeves, and satin buttons to enclose the lace illusion back. A satin belt with crystal beading and lace floral details accented the gown at the waist. Her fingertip veil of silk illusion with delicate beading complimented the gown.

The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of burnt orange and burgundy calla lilies, red berries, and red and high magic bi-color roses. The bouquet was accented with a navy blue ribbon and a delicate lace handkerchief that was from the groom’s grandmother, Ms. Elsie Carpenter.

Attending as Maid of Honor was the bride’s sister, Ms. Brittany Evans, from Bowling Green. Bridesmaids were Ms. Emily Taylor, friend of the bride, from Bowling Green, and Ms. Rebekah Evans, cousin of the bride, from Somerset, Ky. The Junior Bridesmaid was Ms. RaeAnn Whitley, cousin of the groom from Russellville, Ky. Miss Abigail Chidester, friend of both the bride and groom, from Brownsville, Ky. served as the flower girl.

Guest Register Book Attendants were Ms. Mindy Wicklander, friend of both the bride and groom, from Nashville, Illinois and Mrs. Ashlee Setzer, cousin of the groom, from Pensacola, Florida.

Serving as the Best Man was Mr. Carl Wicklander, best friend of the groom, from Nashville, Illinois. Groomsman were Mr. Julio Hogue, friend of the couple, from Bowling Green, Ky., and Mr. Paul Whitley, Uncle of the groom, from Florence, South Carolina. The Junior Groomsman was Mr. Noah Whitley, cousin of the groom, from Russellville, Ky. Mr. John Colton Swift, friend of both the bride and groom, from Bowling Green, Ky. served as the ring bearer.

Ushers were Mr. Lee Alden Walker, friend of the bride, of Bowling Green, Ky., Mr. Adam Haley, friend of the bride, from New Tazewll, Tennessee, Mr. Ben Carpenter, cousin of the groom, of Clarksville, Tennessee, and Mr. Steve Brown, cousin of the groom, of Auburn. Ky.

On Friday evening, a rehearsal dinner at the Warren Association of Baptists Center was hosted by the groom’s parents.

Following the ceremony, a reception with dinner and dancing hosted by the bride’s parents, was held at the Kentucky Conference Center at Western Kentucky University. The musical selection was provided by local DJ, Scotter Davis. The couple and guests had a wonderful time on the dance floor.

After a honeymoon trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple now resides in Bowling Green, Ky.

The bride and groom would like to extend a special thank you to Mrs. Karen Walker for directing the wedding and to everyone that had a part in making their day so special.

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