Crume, Fuller exchange vows
Morgan Crume, of Ruston, and Benjamin Graham Fuller, of Ruston, were united in matrimony in a 6 p.m. ceremony Oct. 27 at Temple Baptist Church. Officiating the double-ring ceremony was Josh Sanderson.
The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Jenny Crume, of Ruston, and the granddaughter of Bob and Lely Hedrick, of Baton Rouge, Cecelia Hedrick, of Ruston, Charlotte Crume, of Ruston, and the late Donald Crume.
Graham is the son of Donna Hood, of Ruston, and Kenneth Fuller, of Monroe. He is the grandson of Ben and Marilyn Gullatt, of Ruston, and Charles and Larnell Fuller, of Ruston.
Given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a diamond white Alma Novia gown that featured a folded neckline, with ruching gathering toward the left-side melting into a fitted silhouette and A-line skirt.
To complete the gown, the bride chose a birdcage veil accented with a diamond white feather and diamantes in a starburst broach. The bride carried a bouquet of hydrangeas, miniature callas, Gerber daises and Eskimo roses wrapped in white and tied with a turquoise ribbon.
Jordan Crume, of Ruston, served as the maid of honor. Sara Budke, of Stillwater, Okla., Rebecca Kearney, of Baton Rouge, Victoria Kamphuis, of Shreveport, Kennedy Coates, of Ruston, Jerrilyn Ferguson, of Ruston, Jessica Franks, of Ruston, and Maggie Johnson, of Ruston, served as bridesmaids.
The bridesmaids each wore a short black cotton sateen dress with a Y-neckline and skirt pleating or a strapless black sateen cotton dress with rushing and pockets. Attendants carried bouquets in tones of white with Gerber daisies, spray roses and alstromeria tied in white and turquoise satin ribbon to match the bride.
Matthew MacDaniels, of Ruston, served as the best man. Jeffrey Arnold, of Benton, Brandon Crume, of Ruston, Logan Crume, of Ruston, Chase Davidson, of Ruston, Andrew Halbrook, of Ruston, Justin Musgrove, of Carthage, Texas, and Ryan Tatum, of Ruston, served as groomsmen.
Jordan Chiasson, of Thibodaux, Brandon Clemons, of Carthage, Texas, and Reese Hawley, of Shreveport, served as ushers.
Reagan Talley, of Ruston, served as the flower girl.
Katie Clark, Hannah Clark and Jodi Albritton, all of Ruston, served as the house party. Kim Brasher, of Ruston, served as the reception coordinator. Gina Clark, Sherri Pearce, Alice Clark, Donna Frasier and Cassie Pearce provided the Bride’s room.
The music was provided by Dianne Stuckey, Stephen Dickerson and Andrew Kearney.
Prior to the ceremony, a rehearsal dinner was given by Richard and Donna Hood and Kenneth and Jennifer Fuller at the Historic Fire Station on Oct. 26.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Ruston Country Club, with food provided by Aramark Catering.
Leading up to the ceremony, various showers and parties were held in the couple’s honor.
On May 12, an engagement party was held at the home of Tony and Gina Clark and was hosted by Tony and Gina Clark, Tim and Alice Clark, and Pat and Connie Stuckey.
On Aug. 24, a lingerie shower, held at the Four Seasons Resort in Dallas, was given by Jordan Crume.
On Oct. 5, a couples shower, held at Toma Lodge, was given by Jan and John Albritton, Joe and Candee Anderson, Keith and Melinda Brasuell, Scott and Tammy Coates, Joey and Robin Davidson, Robert and Donna Frasier, Pam Garbarino, David and Donna Hipp, Carla and Elaine Johnson, Jedd and Melanie Lewis, Drake and Anne Marie Mills, George and Cindy Murphy, Jim and Sherri Pearce, Mark and Jean Anne Price, Joe Reyes, Keith and Holly Richard, Bill and Carla Roundtree and Danny and Jane Tatum.
On Oct. 6, a bridal shower, given at the T.L. James House, was hosted by Alice Clark, Kathy Sutton, Addie Smith, Tammy Patterson, Kristie Frasier, Cindy Reichert, Kelly Smith, Mary Brister, Kym Ingram, Terri Lynn Johnson, Dana Talley, Janine Lewis, Glenda Island, and Ann White.
On Oct. 17, a luncheon, at the home of Patsy Bourgeois, was hosted by Bourgeois and the current and retired Louisiana Tech University Nursing faculty.
On Oct. 26, at Squire Creek Country Club, a bridal luncheon was hosted by Dana Hedrick, Susan Hedrick, Crystal Richard, Lori Schneider and Connie Stuckey.
For the honeymoon, the couple will visit the British Virgin Islands.
Photo by COURTNEY AVERY PHOTOGRAPHY