Coyle, Bell marry
Christie Ann Coyle, of Ruston, and Michael Robert-Lewis Bellinger, of Flint, Mich., were united in holy matrimony in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony Nov. 27, at the I.W. Phillips House Courtyard.
The ceremony was officiated by the bride’s uncle, Mark Christie.
The bride is the daughter of Steven and Elaine Coyle, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of Mary Christie, of Pangburn, Ark., and the late Charles Christie, Joyce Coyle Crosby, of Shreveport and the late Bob Coyle.
The groom is the son of Dennis and Sandra Bellinger, of Flint, Mich.
Christie, given in marriage by her father, wore a strapless floor-length ivory Vera Wang gown. The gown was adorned with a sheer black sash featuring silver jewel designs around the waist. She wore white flowers in her hair.
The bride’s bouquet consisted of white roses intertwined with bridal colors of plum with wisteria flowers.
Serving as matron of honor was the bride’s sister Amy Carpenter of Ruston. Junior bridesmaid was Mattie Bratton, niece of the bride.
The matron of honor wore a plum, strapless gown. She carried a bouquet of white roses and wore white flowers in her hair.
The junior bridesmaid wore a plum gown with a wisteria-shaded sash. She carried a bouquet of white roses and wore a jeweled headband with a plum flower.
Serving Michael as best man for the ceremony was David Crane, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Groomsman for the ceremony was Andrew Bratton, nephew of the bride.
Ushers for the ceremony were Joe Ford, nephew of the groom, and Andrew Bratton.
Charlotte Coyle, of Houston, Texas, and Tatum Wise, of Austin, Texas, served as flower girls for the wedding. And Sutter Wise, of Austin, Texas, served as ring bearer for the ceremony. Charlotte, Tatum, and Sutter are cousins of the bride.
Following the wedding a reception was held in the couple’s honor at I. W. Phillips House, in Orlando, Fla.
Music was provided by the Fun Factory, of Orlando, and the reception was catered by Meiners Catering, of Orlando.
Prior to the ceremony a rehearsal was held at the Food and Wine Imporium in Celebration, Fla.
The couple honeymooned to the Bahamas and upon returning now reside in Celebration, Fla.