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Bonnette, Colvin wed

Haley Leigh Colvin, of Choudrant, and Ragan Lee Bonnette, of Alexandria were united in holy matrimony at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 at Bayou Haven in Alexandria.

The double-ring ceremony was officiated by special friend of the bride and groom, Joey Gulledge.

The bride is the daughter of Bill Colvin, of Choudrant, and Sherri Colvin, of Choudrant. She is the granddaughter of Sue Ann Herter of Ruston; and Jerry Buvens, of Ruston; and Virginia Colvin, of Many; and the late Herman Colvin.

The groom is the son of Robin Bonnette, of Alexandria, and Barbara Bonnette, of Alexandria. He is the grandson of Ernest and Janice Dickerson, of Alexandria; and Almeta Bonnette of Alexandria; and the late Loyd Bonnette.

Escorted by her brother-in-law, Jonathan Wheelis, and given in marriage by her family, the bride wore a princess-style ivory lace and tulle over moscato gown. The gown had a porcelain tulle illusion with a sheer, lace, off-the-shoulder cap sleeve and a stunning silhouette with shimmering beadwork flowing into the long cathedral length train. The train was finished in scalloped lace all along the bottom of the dress. The back of the gown also had the tulle illusion with floral lace appliques and buttons, finished off with a fingertip tulle veil and headpiece. The bride carried a bouquet of all white cabbage roses, Italian ruscus, lisianthus and silver dollar eucalyptus.

The Matron of Honor was Kristina Wheelis, of Ruston. The Maid of Honor was Savannah Bearden, of Ruston. The bridesmaids were Claire Barr, of Choudrant; and Cassidy Olivo, of Rayville; and Karson Aaron, of Forney, Texas; and Morgan Prujan, of San Antonio, Texas. The junior bridesmaid was Madison Johnson, of Alexandria.

The bridesmaids wore A-line princess, off-the-shoulder, floor-length, chiffon gowns with a split front in colors of dusty rose, pearl pink and nude.
They carried handheld bouquets of white and pale pink roses with lisianthus and silver dollar eucalyptus.
The Best Man was Ernest Dickerson, of Alexandria. The groomsmen were Jacob Dunn, of Alexandria; and Seth Brossett, of Alexandria; and Will Nalezinek, of Baton Rouge; and Austin Carlisle, of Denham Springs; and Evan Garrett, of Alexandria.

The usher was Logan Bonnette, of Alexandria.

The ring bearers were Bentley Bonnette, of Alexandria, and Cohen Wheelis, of Ruston.
Music was provided by DJ Tony Groove.

Videographer was Kio’s Photography from Ruston.

The reception was located at Bayou Haven in Alexandria, catered by L&L Catering of Jonesboro.

A rehearsal dinner was held Oct. 5 at Oakwing Golf Club of Alexandria, hosted by Barbara Bonnette.

3 showers were held in the couple’s honor. A bridal shower was held Aug. 25 in Ruston, hosted by Suzette Austin, April Bagwell, Angie Croswell, Amanda Duke, Robin Posey and Kristina Wheelis. A bachelorette weekend and lingerie shower was held the weekend of Aug. 31 in Destin, Florida, hosted by the bridesmaids. A couple’s shower was held Sept. 8 in Alexandria, hosted by Karson Aaron, Claire Barr, Savannah Bearden, Barbara Bonnette, Megan Bonnette, Cassidy Olivo, Morgan Prujan and Kristina Wheelis.

The couple plan to reside in Alexandria following a honeymoon to San Francisco, California and Canmore, Alberta, Canada.

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