Istre, Armentor united in marriage
Morgan Jade Istre of Mermentau and James Bruce Armentor Jr. of Iowa were married at 6:30 p.m. on June 2, 2012, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings, with Father Charles McMillin officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Kenneth and Becky Istre and the granddaughter of Bettye Hargrave of Estherwood, the late Willard Fair, the late Amar Hargrave and the late Charles and Beatrice Istre.
A 2005 graduate of Midland High School and a 2009 graduate of McNeese State University, she is currently employed with Acadia Parish School Board.
The groom is the son of Jimmy and Stephanie Armentor of Iowa and Stephen and Donna Griggs of Palm Desert, Calif. He is the grandson of Agnes Armentor of Iowa, the late Curtis Armentor and Monroe and Doris Frazier of Brandon, Miss.
A 2001 graduate of Iowa High School and a 2005 graduate of Delta School of Business and Technology, he is currently employed with Capitol Manufacturing.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless, diamond white gown which featured a slight sweetheart neckline. The bustline was covered with delicate ribbon lace which fell over the A-line skirt. The waistline featured shirred taffeta embellished with rhinestones. Her elbow-length illusion veil was trimmed in a scalloped, embroidered edging elegantly detailed with pearls and crystals and finished with a pearl and crystal headpiece. She carried a bouquet of peonies, roses, stargazer lilies, magenta spray roses and hypericum in hues of soft pink with touches of evergreen pittosporum leaves.
Matrons of honor were Whitnee Brame of Lake Charles and Anne Cormier of Mermentau.
Bridesmaids were Dinah Istre and Rachel Istre, both of Mermentau, Kristy Fusilier and Brandie Scott, both of Estherwood, and Jada O’Blanc of Gueydan.
They wore formal, strapless gowns of jade matte satin which featured sweetheart necklines and empire bodices which were banded at the waist.
Best man was Jason Savoie of Iowa.
Groomsmen were Marty Cormier of Crowley, Clayton Istre and Steven Istre, both of Mermentau, Casey Leger of Iowa, Sam Kershaw of Bell City and Ryan Brame of Lake Charles.
Honorary groomsman was Carson Armentor of Iowa.
Greeter was Chelsea LaComb of Estherwood.
Readers were Holly Cart of Iota and Megan Armentor of Houston, Texas.
Flower girl was Kathryn Armentor of LeBleu.
Ring bearer was Carter Istre of Mermentau.
A reception was held immediately following the ceremony at Jeff Davis Multi-Purpose Building in Jennings.
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