Kaylee Rheannon Brooks and Tanner James West were united in marriage on June 3, 2017 at Glenmore Mansion in Jefferson City, Tennessee. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Charles Smith, grandfather of the groom.
The bride walked down a wooden staircase with her mother as “In My Life” by The Beatles announced the beginning of the ceremony. The bride was then escorted by both her father and step-father. She wore a mermaid design gown by Galina with a vintage inspired blusher veil. Her jewelry was a pearl necklace with matching bracelet and diamond earrings that belonged to her grandmother and were worn in her memory. She carried a bouquet of blush peonies, white roses, mauve calla lilies, succulents and coffee berries designed by Andy Winstead, cousin of the groom.
The couple exchanged their written vows in the front parlor framed by two arched Victorian windows. The best man was Chase West, brother of the groom. The bride’s attendant was Josh Lawson, brother of the bride. Music for the recessional was “Carry On” by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
The mother of the bride wore a petal pink sleeveless dress with a sheer pink attached cape. The mother of the groom wore a lace coral tea-length dress. Both wore corsages of white roses, succulents and mauve calla fillies.
A reception was held on the grounds of the mansion. Barbeque was catered by Sweet Swine of Jefferson City. The wedding cake was made by Yummy Cakes and More of Morristown. Servers were Heather Crews, cousin of the bride, and Dee Dee Smith, aunt of the groom. Music and sound was provided by Tim Robinson. Photographers were Forrest Lane and Andrew Childress. Special thanks to JoAnne Vest and DAR members for ceremony arrangement.
Following a honeymoon to San Francisco, California, the couple reside in Talbott, Tennessee.