The bride wore an Oleg Cassini champagne strapless gown embroidered with metallic beads, a satin pick-up skirt and contrasting sash detail with a chapel style train. The veil was two tiered with metallic accents matching the gown. The bouquet was made of coral roses with green button and spider mum accents. The bride also wore a timeless necklace of pearls, which was provided by close friend Mimi Ryburn. The bride borrowed vintage style dangling crystal earrings from her friend Salinda Pittman. Her close friend Tammy Boyd presented the bride with a blue garter. She was given a sixpence by her cousin, Morgan Holly, which was placed in her shoe. In memory of her father, the late Bill Childers, the bride was given away for marriage by her sister, Jodi Helmer.
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Maid of Honor and Bridesmaids
The bride's sister, Jodi Helmer of Waterloo, IN was the Matron of Honor. The Bridesmaids were: the bride's sister, Jamey Walker of Kendallville, IN; the bride's cousin, Michelle Spear of Gravette; the groom's sisters Erin Renollet of Rogers and Chelsey Mink of Fayetteville; friends Casey Wright of Fayetteville and Whitney Lumpkin of Fayetteville.
Best Man and Groomsmen
The Best Man was the groom's father, Chris Lynch of Fayetteville. The Groomsmen were: the groom's brother, Ryan Lynch of Sringdale; the groom's brother-in-law, Scott Renollet of Rogers; the bride's cousin-in-law, Matt Spear of Gravette; friends Stacy Ryburn of Fort Smith, Tom Davis of Fayetteville, Mike Cario of Springdale, and Dennis Lester of Fayetteville.
Additional Wedding Party Members
The bride's nieces, Bailee Helmer of Waterloo, IN and Makenna Brokaw of Kendallville, IN, were Junior Bridesmaids. The bride's niece, Addison Helmer of Waterloo IN, was the flower girl. The groom's brother, Michael Lynch of Fayetteville, was the Ring Bearer. Friends of the couple, Justin Blankenship of Fayetteville and Luis Duran of Rogers, were the Ushers. The guest book was coordinated by the bride's cousin, Stephanie Childers of Bentonville. The ceremony's music was coordinated by the bride's nephew, Corey Kiser of Kendallville, IN.
The reception immediately followed the ceremony on June 16th at the Garden Room. The music and entertainment was provided by the Boston Mountain Playboys, which includes: Howard Lester, Chris Lynch, Jimmy Fields, Tyler Bottje, Heather Keenen, and Stacy Pixley. Heather Keenen of the band performed "When You Say Nothing At All" by Keith Whitley for the couple's first dance. The six tier cake, made by Rick's Bakery, used variants of designs and shapes on each tier. The colors used were champagne with coral and chocolate brown accents. The flowers, which were arranged by Shirley's in Rogers, included floating gerbera daisies in shallow vases as part of the table centerpieces. The Garden Room provided catering services.
The couple honeymooned at the Benton Place Inn in Eureka Springs.