Bevis & Martinolich.
On a beautiful warm spring evening and surrounded by family and friends, Miss Lauren Nicole Bevis and Mr. Harry Forbes Martinolich exchanged wedding vows at the historic Ogletree Alumni House at the University of Southern Mississippi. The ceremony was performed by the Honorable Chris Bowen on May 19, 2012, at six o'clock in the evening.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Semanek and the late Mr. Byron Bevis. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Forte of Hattiesburg and Mrs. Rejyna McKennonn of Florence, Alabama.
The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Lubritz of Hattiesburg and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Martinolich of Hattiesburg. He is the grandson of Mrs. Laura Quin and the late Harold Quin of Columbia and Dr. and Mrs. Andrew Martinolich of Bay St. Louis.
The bride was presented for marriage by Mr. Stephen Semanek. She wore a fitted strapless gown of ivory duchess silk with a pleated tulip skirt. A fingertip-length veil complemented the gown, and she carried a bouquet of coral daisies and white roses.
Attending the bride as matron of honor was Kathryn Lott The bridesmaids were Jessica Keller and Ashley Martinolich, sisters of the groom; Angel Semanek, sister of the bride; Krystal Hernandez; April Johnson; and Cassie Brantley. They wore strapless coral cocktail dresses and carried bouquets of coral roses.
Josh Ladner served as the best man. The groomsmen were George Curry, Stephen Archer, Stephen Lott, Justin Coulter, Chris Keller, brother-in-law of the groom, and Drew Cranford, cousin of the groom. Assisting the groomsmen as ushers were Matthew Martinolich, Michael and Stephen Semanek, and Wade Bevis.
The flower girls were Mary Margaret Frederick and Anna and Claire Lawson of Florence, Alabama The ring bearer was Lawson Frederick also of Florence, Alabama. They were all cousins of the bride.
To alert the guests of the bride's entrance, Tyler Eads, son of the bride, and Noah Keller, nephew of the groom, delighted guests by carrying signs that said "Here Comes the Bride" and "My Mommy." They were adorable in their blue seersucker Eton suits.
Mr. Randy Conerly, DJ with Sound Odyssey, provided the music for the wedding and the reception.
The five-tiered wedding cake was decorated with the same flowers as the bouquet The groom's cake was a replica of his tennis racquet to honor his team winning the state championship.
Special thanks is given to Ms. Beth House, who directed the wedding and to Ms. Theresa Sibley, who stepped in and worked tirelessly for weeks to make sure the day was perfect.
The night before the wedding Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Lubritz hosted a "Southern style" buffet following the rehearsal. Following a Caribbean cruise, the couple is at home in Hattiesburg.
OGLETREE ALUMNI HOUSE, USM * HATTIESBURG, MISSISSIPPI * PHOTOS PROVIDED BY RANDY CONERLY