Comeaux-Landry exchange vows
Amber Leigh Comeaux of Hathaway and Benjamin Wilson Landry of Jennings were married at 2 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2012, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings, with Monsignor Ronald C. Groth officiating the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Tony and Sharon Comeaux of Hathaway and the granddaughter of Ideline Leger Deshotels of Jennings, the late Allen Roy Leger, the late Cleo Jentry Comeaux Sr. and the late Velma Crochet Comeaux.
A 2008 graduate of Hathaway High School, she recently graduated from McNeese State University College of Nursing with a baccalaureate in nursing.
She is a member of McNeese Student Nurses Association and Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society.
The groom is the son of Todd and Sandy Landry of Jennings and the grandson of Linda Soileau Wilson and Albert Wilson Jr. of Jennings, Mary Bergeron Landry of Jennings and the late Beverly “B-Joe” Joseph Landry.
A 2009 graduate of Jennings High School, he is currently employed as owner and operator of A&B Environmental of Jennings.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an A-line gown featuring a portrait neckline with heavy pleats draping from the neck and throughout the skirt. The diamond white gown was crafted from Bordeaux metallic taffeta and featured embellishments of Swarovski crystals and pearls on the side waist and on the off of the shoulder straps. She chose a custom-made, cathedral-length veil with a blusher as her headpiece. It featured raw edges and was fashioned from eggshell colored French tulle. She carried a hand-tied nosegay of blush hydrangea and black dahlias, a mixture of sahara and charming unique and red freedom roses interspersed with hyparicum berries and draped with her paternal grandmother’s iridescent rosary. Her something old was her mother’s wedding garter, something new was a wedding gift of pearl and diamond drop earrings from her groom, something borrowed was an antique pearl necklace from the groom’s paternal grandmother’s wedding day and something blue was a diamond and blue topaz ring previously given to her by her groom.
Maid of honor was Brooke Heinen of Hathaway.
Bridesmaids were Amanda Sills Pugh of Lacassine, Andrea Durkin of Dallas, Texas, Kayley LaBowe, Lauren Heinen and Tara Trahan, all of Hathaway, Lacey Blanchard of New Iberia, and Rachael Landry of Jennings.
They wore classic, full-length dresses designed by Alfred Sung. The shimmering pearl pink dupioni silk gowns featured ruffled necklines and empire waists. They carried smaller versions of the bride’s bouquet and wore custom pearl and crystal earrings and bracelets gifted to them by the bride.
Best man was Zackary Lopez of Hathaway.
Groomsmen were Bart Comeaux and Chase Comeaux, both of Hathaway, Damond Meche and Heath Petry, both of Jennings, Joshua LaPorte of Dallas, Texas, Kain Miller of Milton and Michael Simar of Iota.
Ushers were Zachary Duhon of Jennings, Matt Fontenot of Hathaway and Airman First Class Adam Hanson of Sulphur.
Program attendants were Paige Granger of Hathaway and Hailey Siver of Daphne, Ala. Readers were Shelley LeBlanc of Hathaway and Todd Landry of Jennings. Alter server was Kaleb Shuff of Hathaway. Pianists were Lisa Royer and Mary Landry, both of Jennings. Vocals were performed by Ann Bailey, Francis Byler, Kendra Laidlaw, Carol Rowland, Vicki Sandiferd, Rebecca Cardoza and Renee Guillory, all of Jennings, and Susan Wester of Beaumont, Texas. Trumpeter was Frankie Romero of Erath. “Louisiana Red” played at the reception.
Flower girls were Chaylee Beard and Ellie Leblanc, both of Hathaway.
Ring bearers were Payton Beard of Hathaway and Parker Elias of Jennings.
A reception was held immediately following the ceremony at the Grand Marais Ballroom in Jennings.
Following a honeymoon trip to St. John and the Virgin Islands, the couple resides in Hathaway.
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