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|Raley-Kifer united May 3|
Brandy Raley and Crawford Kifer, both of Vidalia, were married Saturday, May 3, 2008, six o'clock in the evening at The Briars in Natchez with the Rev. Larry Foster officiating.
Parents of the couple are Ronnie and Debbie Raley of Vidalia, Dodie Crawford of Baskin and Brian Kifer of Tallulah.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Sylvia Johns Ritchie.
The bride was given in marriage by her father, Ronnie Raley. She wore an ivory silk taffeta gown with silver highlights. The strapless bodice was richly embellished with Swarovski crystals and silver threading that accented the brilliant color of the crystals. The full skirt featured double caught-up bustles throughout and ended with a chapel length train. An ivory fingertip veil with hand beaded Swarovski crystals was worn by the bride. She wore a diamond and pearl necklace and earrings given to her as a wedding gift from the groom.
Casey Raley of Vidalia, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Pam Harris of Lafayette, Brittany Keahey of Baton Rouge, Lauren Wagoner of Natchez, and Katie Langley of Baskin. They wore strapless tea-length dresses of eggplant chiffon.
Tucker Kifer of St. Joseph, cousin of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Lee Tarver of Winnsboro, Lynn Loomis of Monroe, Trey Mason and Will Moak of Ferriday.
Jacob and Braxton Crawford, brothers of the groom, served as program attendants.
A reception was held immediately following the ceremony at The Briars. Music was provided by Sylvia John Ritchie and Accompaniments.
Guests dined on a menu of southern cuisine prepared and served by Sisters Strong Catering. Jean Wagoner served as director of the wedding and reception.
After a honeymoon to Longbow Resort in Prim, AR, the couple will reside in Vidalia.