Pace, Kelley exchange vows
Beneath a bamboo breeze arch adorned with colorful tropical ﬂowers, Allyson Lynn Kelley and David Brian Pace exchanged marriage vows in a beautiful sunset setting at Orange Beach, Ala. on Sept. 17.
Allyson is the daughter of Stephen and Donna Kelley, of Farmerville. Her paternal grandparents are the late John Richard Kelley Sr. and the late Christine Reppond Kelley. Her maternal grandparents are John and Bonnie Wilson, of Tool, Texas, and the late Norma Wilson.
David is the son of Robin L. Pace Sr. and Carrie Berkley, of Farmerville, and the late Louise Pace. His paternal grandparents are the late Woody B. and Gloria Pace. His maternal grandparents are the Rev. David and Mildred Barkley, of Downsville.
Allyson was given in marriage by her dad. She wore an ivory satin ﬁtted bodice ball gown with very full skirt that brushed the sand. The bodice was topped with a champagne satin cuff neckline. The champagne satin back lacing topped the full sweep train. She carried a bouquet of hot pink and cream roses with ivory satin and ivory sheer ballet tied stems. Her hair was swept back and caught with an ivory satin ﬂower petal hairpiece, with large Swarovski crystals in the center.
Rabecca Grancorvitz, of Windsor, Wis., served as maid of honor.
She wore a pool blue chiffon halter dress and carried a bouquet of hot pink roses with pool blue sheer ribbon ballet tied stems.
The groom’s attendants were Chad Holcomb, of West Monroe, and Brandon Kelley, brother of the bride, of Farmerville. The groom and his attendants wore white linen shirts and khaki slacks.
The mother’s corsages were hot pink roses with pool blue ribbon embellished with a large seashell.
Allyson and David were honored with a reception given by the bride’s parents on Sept. 24 at historic Austin’s by the River in downtown Monroe. Family and friends gathered amid a setting of greenery and white twinkle lights, with each table centered with white tulle, candles, greenery and miniature seashells and tiny golden wedding rings. The LSU groom’s cake was cut and served with the cake knife used at the wedding of the bride’s parents. Extending house party courtesies were Amy Edwards, Rona Holloway, April Johnson and Katie Miers.
Allyson is a graduate of Cedar Creek School, San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants and is nearing completion of coursework in medical transcription. She also attended South Ark Community College. David is a graduate of Farmerville High School and attended ULM. He is the independent owner of D. Pace Distributions, LLC.