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In the presence of family and friends, the celebration and blessing of the marriage uniting Samantha Allane Maxwell and Jacob Daniel Korn took place at five o'clock in the evening on March 30, 2009, at Monmouth Plantation in Natchez, Miss. Judge Charlie Vess officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Pam Maxwell of Winnsboro and Steve Maxwell of Delhi. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Korn of Monroe.
The outdoor ceremony was held on the grounds of the beautiful Monmouth Plantation. The bride made her entrance down a stone pathway leading to an aisle sprinkled with red and ivory rose petals. The couple exchanged vows beneath a pergola decorated with live wisteria blooms.
Musical selections for the ceremony included songs by Lifehouse and a solo of "Storm" performed by the groom. The bride walked down the aisle to "My Everything" and the wedding party recessed to "Take Me Away."
Given in marriage by her father and her daughter, Allayna Grace Casiday, the bride wore an ivory satin ball gown featuring a pick-up skirt and sweep train. The strapless bodice was accented with a band of champagne satin and laced down the back. She wore pearl accessories and an ivory rose in her hair. She carried a fresh bouquet of red and ivory roses and gerbera daisies, hand-tied with black satin ribbon.
Leslie Donnell of Monroe attended the bride as her maid of honor. She wore a floor-length gown of black chiffon with a beaded empire waste and carried a hand-tied bouquet of red and ivory roses.
Jessica Wroten and Jennifer Korn, both of Monroe, served as bridesmaids. Each attendant wore a gown like that of the maid of honor and carried a bouquet of red and ivory roses.
Allayna Grace attended her mother as junior bride. She wore a ball gown of ivory satin that featured a sleeveless bodice and pickup skirt. A black sash and pearl jewelry completed her attire. Allayna carried a nosegay of red and ivory miniature roses.
Jeremy Korn of served the groom as best man. Groomsmen were Dusty Wroten and Gary Davidson of Monroe and Blake Wheeler of Crowville. The groomsmen also served as ushers for the ceremony.
A reception was held for the couple and their guests in the Garden House of Monmouth Plantation. Hurricane lamps and candles illuminated the room decorated with wild flowers and photos of the couple as children. Plantation staff members served guests during the reception.
The bride's table featured a confection of vanilla and chocolate, covered with ivory icing and topped with red and ivory roses. Layers of the cake were embellished with ivory pearls. Cindy Venson of Mangham and Mary O'Neal of Shreveport served the bride's cake.
The groom's table held a white cake with chocolate icing that featured the lyrics to "Storm." Donna Savage of Crowville served the groom's cake.
For travel, the bride chose a silk Red Hatter ensemble with a V-Neck and knee length. The dress was accented with a diamond pendant.
After a honeymoon trip to Myrtles Plantation in New Orleans, the couple will be at home in Winnsboro.