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Chappell & Phillips.


Amanda Claire Chappell and Robert Breton Phillips were united in marriage at seven o'clock in the evening on May 9, 2009, at First Presbyterian Church in Tupelo. Rev. Dr. Thomas P. Groom III performed the ceremony.

Amanda is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph John Chappell of Tupelo and the granddaughter of the late Honorable and Mrs. Joseph J. Chappell of Silver Spring, Maryland, and of the late Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hanson Brisco of Tupelo. Breton is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Dabney Phillips of Gallatin, Tennessee, and the grandson of Mrs. Dabney Phillips of Montgomery Alabama, and the late Mr. Albert Dabney Phillips and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Breton Stanley of Garden Grove, California.

The bride wore a strapless gown of ivory silk taffeta with a sweetheart neckline and a hand-draped ruched bodice. The layered silk taffeta cathedral-length train flowed from a demi-bow on her shoulder. Her cathedral-length illusion veil was secured with white Phalaenopsis orchids. She wore a pearl choker, a gift from her father, that was complemented by pearl earrings given to her by her groom. Amanda carried a nosegay of Festiva Maxima peonies, cream Virginia roses, and ivy. She held a lace handkerchief that had belonged to her late grandmother and great grandmother.

Mary Beth Chappell, the bride's sister, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Anna Rose Anderson, Kayla Bowen, Lauren Briscoe, Lindsey Krinks, and Caroline Sims. They wore strapless gowns of iridescent lilac taffeta and carried nosegays of peony, roses, and hydrangeas tied with ribbons in lilac and rose.


Dr. Robert Phillips, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Eli Krall, Michael LeGrand, Corey Martin, Chris Trenschel, and Brandon Wood. Adams and William Briscoe, cousins of the bride, were ushers. The groom's nieces, Audrey Bingham, Madeline Carpenter, and Kristen Carpenter served as flower girls, while the groom's nephew, Nathan Bingham, served as ring bearer.

Wedding guests were welcomed to the church by piper Captain Robert Lence, USN, Ret. Other music was presented by organist Dr. Ray Harris; sopranos Vicki Wilson and Jessi Roellegen, and tenor Chris Feazell.

A reception was held following the ceremony in the Feemster Garden of the church. Guests danced to the music of Renee Baldwin and her band.

On the day preceding the wedding, the bridesmaids were honored at a luncheon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gratz. That evening, the groom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Park Heights restaurant Afterward, a party was held on the rooftop patio of the restaurant On the day of the wedding, friends of the bride's parents hosted a brunch at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Bobby Dale.

Following a honeymoon to Kauai, the couple is at home in Franklin, Tennessee.


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Title Annotation:Wedding Register 2010: A Mississippi Tradition
Publication:Mississippi Magazine
Date:Jan 1, 2010
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