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On the evening of Nov. 29, 2008, Melissa Donyail Cook of West Monroe and Matt Airhart of Blue Ridge, Texas, were united in marriage during a candle light ceremony at the Chambersville Methodist Church. Minister Gerald Johnson officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Fowler of Winnsboro and the late Don Brantley of West Monroe. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Airhart of Blue Ridge, Texas.
Jewel-toned fall colors with ivory accents and chocolate brown ribbon decorated the altar and sanctuary of the church.
Music from a violin and accompanying harp filled the church as the bride made her entrance on the arm of her grandfather, Truman Wright.
For the ceremony, the bride chose a strapless gown of candlelight ivory silk with beaded lace overlay and chapel length train. Her bridal headpiece was a tiara accented with pearls attached to a chapel length veil.
Helen Brantley served the bride as her maid of honor. She wore a mocha-colored dress accented with sequins and pearls. Amy Tucker of Brandon, Miss., and Angie Maneses of Melissa, Texas served as bridesmaids.
Isabell Brantley of Monroe served a flower girl. She wore a candle ivory dress trimmed with beaded accents as she dropped flower petals in fall colors down the aisle.
Morgan Airhart of Blue Ridge, Texas served as best man. Ushers were Sammy Stevenson and Caleb Quinn of Melissa, Texas. Davin Cook of Potomac Falls, Va. Served as ringbearer.
After the ceremony, guests enjoyed a reception catered by El Chico's and held at the Rock Creek Ranch in McKinney, Texas. The wedding cake was a seven-layered creation trimmed with chocolate ribbons and topped with an arrangement of fall flowers. Nancy Eady, served the wedding cake.
After a cruise to Western Mexico, the couple will be at home in Farmersville, Texas.