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Ward, Davis married

Victoria Ward, of Shreveport, and Jacob Davis, of Ruston, were united in holy matrimony at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Historic Fire Station in downtown Ruston.

The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Reverend Ben Ward, uncle to the bride.

The bride is the daughter of Jason Ward, of Shreveport, and Terri Ward, of Shreveport. She is the granddaughter of Bill Ward, of Shreveport; and Carla Snow, of Shreveport; and the late Albert and Barbara Smith.

The groom is the son of Bill and Laura Davis, of Ruston. He is the grandson of Kenneth and Katie Taylor, of Boyce; and Elver Davis, of Chestnut Mountain, Georgia; and the late Morris Davis.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white, A-line gown with delicately embroidered lace on the sheer yoke and a sweetheart neckline. The gown also featured a natural waist, embellished with a grosgrain ribbon and sparkling details paired with a short, white, tulle veil with a beaded comb. The bride carried a bouquet of peach roses, burgundy cushion mums, burgundy mini carnations and various greenery.

The Maid of Honor was Alaina Wilson, of Shreveport. Bridesmaids were Emma Ahmad, of San Antonio, Texas; Taylor Davis, of Ruston; Jordan Hearn, of Ruston; April Wilson, of Shreveport; and Morgan Songer, of Ruston.

The bridesmaids wore burgundy, floor-length dresses featuring a modified halter neckline, banded waists and sweeping skirts. They carried handheld bouquets with a mix of flowers that complemented the bride’s.

The Best Man was Seth Scriber, of Ruston. Groomsmen were Spencer Morris, of Ruston; Travis Grigsby, of Shreveport; Trenton Ward, of Shreveport; Brandon Hearn, of Ruston; and Casey Turner, of Ruston.

Amanda Quimby Carrier, of Ruston, served as the ceremony reader.

Music was provided by Brody Sullivan of Stellar DJ Services.

The reception was held at the Historic Fire Station in Ruston. Serving at the reception were Jerri Abernathy, Rene Davidson, Kim Gardner and Kay Turner.

On Oct. 26, a rehearsal dinner was hosted at the Historic Fire Station by Bill and Laura Davis.
Three showers were held in the couple’s honor.

On June 9, Lisa Cole, Alaina Wilson and April Wilson hosted a shower in the home of Lisa Cole in Shreveport.

On Aug. 12, Kay Turner, Caryl Scriber, and Rene Davidson hosted a shower at First National Bank in Ruston.

A recipe and container shower hosted by Candee Anderson, Sherry McConathy, Deborah McCarthy and Deborah Seal was held in Ruston on Oct. 8.

The couple are spending their honeymoon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and plan to reside in Ruston.

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