Margaret Janette Ladd and Jason Scott Berryman were married on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at half past five in the afternoon at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas with the Rev. David Price of Houston officiating. Following the ceremony, a reception of dinner, dancing and revelry was held at The Courtyard on St. James Place.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William David Ladd of Houston, Texas. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Miller of Houston, Texas and the late Mr. and Mrs. Howard C. Ladd of Laurens, S.C.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Lawrence Berryman of Decatur. He is the grandson of Mrs. William M. Martin of Florence and the late Mr. Martin, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Flur W. Berryman of Town Creek.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a strapless Priscilla of Boston gown of swiss dot chiffon that was accented by fabric covered buttons down the back and a handmade grosgrain bow belt made of tiny pearls at the waist. The veil is the same one her mother wore on April 28, 1973. She carried a round, hand-tied bouquet of soft pink peonies, roses and ranunculus with kiwi green hydrangea, green hypericum berries and gardenias, tied with an ivory ribbon. Two photo charms were pinned to the bouquet in memory of her grandparents.
Paige V. Capell of Lafayette, La. served as matron of honor and Jennifer L. Akin of Houston, Texas served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Stephanie J. Berryman of Decatur, sister of the groom; Elizabeth A. Huster of Minneapolis, Minn.; Layne A. Faulkner of Austin, Texas; Rebecca C. Atkinson of Los Angeles, Calif.; Halah N. Nahhas of Dallas, Texas; and Viviane L. Young of Houston, Texas. Attendants were Amanda C. Ferguson and Kaci L. Kingsley, both of Houston, Texas.
W. Matthew Jennette of Birmingham served as the groom's best man. Groomsmen were John W. Byrd and John S. Hughes of Bimringham, cousins of the groom; Thomas D. Banks, III of Gadsden; Thomas E. McConathy of Houston, Texas; Willis S. Estis and Michael E. Wilson of New Orleans, La.; and Lucas T. Elgie of Snellville, Ga. Serving as ushers were Michael W. Pipkin of Houston, Texas, Jonathan T. Taylor of Decatur and Carey G. Tucker of Birmingham.
After a honeymoon in the Uluwatu region of Bali, the couple is now residing in Perth, Western Australia.
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