Rushing, Tynes marry
Carey Norman Rushing, of Shreveport, and Jonathan Michael Tynes, of Shreveport, recently exchanged wedding vows. The couple was married in a 6 p.m. double-ring ceremony March 10 at First Baptist Church in Bossier.
Carey is the daughter of Mary Katherine Farmer, of Choudrant, and Royce Lee Norman, of Riverton, Wyo. She is the granddaughter of Mary Alice Richmond, of Choudrant, and the late John Fred Richmond Sr., and the late Anna Gray and the late Donald Norman.
Jonathan is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Russell Tynes, of Shreveport. He is the grandson of the late Charlene Jones Cunningham and Larry Bee Cunningham, of Ringgold, and the late William Tynes, Sr. and Lucy Ruth Tynes, of Bossier City.
The ceremony was officiated by the bride’s uncle, the Rev. Randall Richmond.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents with the consent of her daughter, Jessica, wore an ivory gown with a ruche bodice and embellishments down the side. She wore an ivory veil rimmed with crystals and pearls, and carried a bouquet of deep red roses.
Maid of honor for the ceremony was the bride’s daughter, Jessica Lee Rushing, of Shreveport.
Amanda Hollis, of Charles Town, West Virginia, Ellie Hudnall, of Shreveport, Casey Tynes, of Shreveport, and Tori Tynes, of Shreveport all served as bridesmaids.
They each wore black stain party dresses with sheer overlay and crystal embellishments. They carried bouquets of white roses.
Serving Jonathan as best man was Kevin Caughman, of Bossier City.
Scott Blaylock, of Shreveport, Timothy Soto, of Ruston, Jonathan Meaney, of Dallas, Texas, and William Meaney, of Dallas, Texas, all served as groomsmen.
Michael Sterritt, of Tyler, Texas, and Jason Hickman, of Dallas, Texas, served as ushers.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Eddie Colvin.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Museum in Bossier City.
Prior to the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was held at Jack Binion’s Steakhouse. It was hosted by the groom’s parents.
The couple will reside in Shreveport.