McIntosh & Graham.
Katherine Suzanne McIntosh and William Abbay Graham Jr. were united in holy matrimony February 2, 2008, at Christ United Methodist Church in Jackson. The candlelight ceremony was officiated by Rev. David McIntosh, grandfather of the bride, and Dr. Harry Reeder III of Birmingham.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Alexander McIntosh Jr. and the granddaughter of Rev. and Mrs. David Alexander McIntosh St. of Jackson and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Parish Ward of Birmingham. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Abbay Graham Sr. of Columbia, Tennessee, and the grandson of Mrs. Lucille Huneault of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Graham of Columbia.
Nuptial music was provided by string quartet, James Arrington Goff, organist; Vincent Massamino, violinist; vocalists Maura McIntosh Fields of Pontotoc, aunt of the bride, and Carlee Elizabeth Means of Birmingham.
The bride, escorted by her father, wore a strapless, pearl silk satin Anne Barge ball gown with redingote pleated skirt and vertical banding of Alencon lace and wide lace border at the hem. Her Alencon lace bolero with cap sleeves and scalloped edges was designed by Monique Lhullier and her circle cut veil of tiers of illusion fell to a chapel length. She wore earrings belonging to her maternal grandmother and her paternal grandmother's wedding garter. The Bible from her paternal grandmother's wedding was placed on the altar. The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of white peonies, ranunculuses, garden roses, hydrangeas, and Cymbidium orchids, gathered with her maternal grandmother's handkerchief.
Bridal attendants wore shantung silk, strapless, celery gowns featuring pleated bodices and obi sashes. Maids of honor were Claire Hardin of Birmingham and Katie Witthauer of Charlottesville, Virginia. Bridesmaids were Michelle Bloch, Courtney Brown, Susan Russell, Heather Smith, and Melissa Walker, all of Birmingham; Avery Carlisle of Flowood; Anna Langston of Memphis; Ashley Mangrum of Waco, Texas; Mamie McIntosh and Elizabeth McIntosh, both of Norcross, Georgia, cousins of the bride. They carried bouquets of white tulips, wrapped with brocade ribbon loops.
Best man was the bridegroom's father, William Graham. Groomsmen were David Graham of Memphis, brother of the groom; Rob Graham of Columbia, Tennessee, cousin of the groom; Alex McIntosh, brother of the bride; Andy Buck, Pete Fox, Neal Maynord, Gray Shipley, and Nathan Tutor, all of Birmingham; Sean Dailey of Atlanta; Pate Langley of Thompsons Station, Tennessee; and Steve Rodin of Pine Brook, New Jersey. Ushers were Joseph Graham III of Columbia, cousin of the groom; John Holmes III, Patrick Sadler, and Benjamin Smith, all of Birmingham; and Hossein Razzaghi of Boston.
Susan Dennis of Birmingham read scripture and Andrea Haynes of Wilmore, Kentucky, served as bride's proxy. Guest attendants were Natalie Smith and Michelle Reid, both of Birmingham.
After the wedding ceremony, a reception was held at Fairview Inn, where guests dined and danced to music provided by The Chill. On the eve of the wedding, the groom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Country Club of Jackson. The morning of the wedding, a pajama brunch honoring the bride and her attendants was hosted by Mrs. Charles Aaron Lott Jr. at her home. Men of the wedding party were hosted by the groom for skeet shooting and lunch at Sportsman's Lodge.
After a honeymoon to Ladera, St. Lucia, Kate and Will are at home in Birmingham.