Dalton - Anders united in matrimony

Tiffany LeNae Dalton and Dennis Wayne “DJ” Anders Jr. were united in marriage in a ceremony at Burem Missionary Baptist Church in Rogersville May 4, 2019.

The bride is the daughter of Tony and Becky Dalton of Mooresburg.

The groom is the son of the late Sgt. Dennis Anders Sr. of Aransas Pass, Texas, and Lynn and Danny Ward of Rogersville.

Rev. George “Fuzz” Bradley Jr. welcomed the guests and opened in prayer. Elias Nech, friend of the bride’s family, helped open the ceremony with stories of the bride and her family.

The wedding took place inside the sanctuary of the church. The wedding aisle was lined with Mason jars filled with tealight candles and burgundy and white peonies and roses with greenery. Wooden signs featuring the verses of 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 also lined the aisle. The altar was decorated with logs, mason jars, galvanized milk cans, and glassware filled with candles, peonies, roses, and greenery. The altar’s cross was draped in a dusty blue swag. Flanked on each side of the cross was décor in honor of the groom’s late father. One side featured a police flag and his photo on easels, surrounded by flowers and birdcages, and the other side featured an In Memory table with his badge, police ranks, and gloves. The table also held the picture frame that held his photo and was used for the sand ceremony.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. She wore a white A-line gown by Christina Wu. The V-neck bodice featured sequined lace. Her waistline was accented with a crystal-encrusted belt. The back of the gown featured a key-hole opening and lace appliqués and fell into a chapel-length train. She wore a fingertip length veil with pearls and beading along the edges to match her dress. Something borrowed was her mother’s pearl bracelet. Something new was the bride’s wedding dress, veil, and pearl earrings. The bride chose to have a navy blue wrist strap sewn into the dress in honor of her father-in-law as her something blue. Something old was her late aunt, Frankie Bray’s, wedding bands, which were attached to the bride’s bouquet along with charms featuring the father of the groom and the bride’s dog. The bouquet was a silk arrangement of white roses, burgundy roses and peonies, with baby’s breath and greenery.

Matron of honor was Tabatha Thacker, sister of the bride. Maid of honor was Courtney Breeden, friend of the bride, and bridesmaid was Krista Havens, sister of the groom. The ladies wore one-shouldered dusty-blue colored floor-length dresses. They carried bouquets of roses, peonies, and baby’s breath to match the bride’s bouquet.

The flower girls were Natalie Estep, and Briley, Addelyn and Lakyn Hunt. They wore navy tutus, white tops, and carried wicker baskets filled with burgundy and white petals.

Jonathan Carver served as best man. Groomsmen were David Peterman, friend of the groom, and Danny Ward, stepfather of the groom. The groomsmen wore white dress shirts, navy bow ties, and gray slacks. The groom wore the same with an added gray vest.

Ring bearer was Braden Thacker, nephew of the bride. He wore navy pants, with a navy bow tie and suspenders, with a white dress shirt.

The bride’s mother wore a burgundy, high-low dress with a lace top. She was escorted by Dylan Thacker, nephew of the bride. The groom’s mother wore a navy dress with a blush cardigan. She was escorted by Johnny Arnwine, nephew of the groom. They both carried a bouquet of flowers to match the décor.

The reception took place in the fellowship hall of the church. The tables featured white cloth linens. Centerpieces were wooden lanterns made by the father of the bride, small gold milk jugs filled with flowers, rustic gold candle holders, and engagement photos of the bride and groom.

The wedding cake was a three-tiered vanilla cake with vanilla frosting. It was adored with flowers which matched the bride’s bouquet. The cake was surrounded by cupcakes in the couple’s favorite flavors, including salted caramel, maple bacon, and chocolate. The desserts were made by Lynn Ward, mother of the groom.

Misty Mallory provided photography. Nicole Estep was the wedding director. Music was provided by Don Lovelace. Catering was provided by Kyra Jenkins. Guests dined on a taco bar, which featured seasoned beef, chicken, and pork, homemade tortilla chips and queso. The bride and groom also provided a candy bar featuring their favorite candy.

The couple honeymooned in Gatlinburg and now reside in Mooresburg.

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