Sarah Michelle Milholland and Brandon Matthew Escochea exchanged wedding vows at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Central Baptist Church in North Little Rock with minister Wyman Richardson officiating.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an ivory chapel length, tulle A-line gown with delicate beading, Chantilly lace appliqués and a corset closure with an ivory cathedral length fingertip overlay veil. She carried a nosegay bouquet of red roses with pearl embellishments wrapped with white satin ribbon.
Becca Garner of Conway served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lindsey Eidt of Sherwood and Darby Lottner of Jacksonville. They were short champagne colored dresses in Charmeuse fabric with a Y-neck bodice and a bunched waist and bubble hem and carried smaller nosegay bouquets of red roses wrapped with white satin ribbon.
Brian Bonilla of New York, served as the best man. Groomsmen were Jordan Davis of New York, and Zach Dotson of Cabot.
Guests were seated by Dustin and Jeffrey Milholland of Sherwood, brothers of the bride.
A reception was held at Central Baptist Church. Music was provided by pianist Peggy Pearson of North Little Rock and soloists were Cliff Hutchison of North Little Rock, and Rachel Rogers of Sherwood. Michaela Escochea of Richmond, Texas, sister of the groom, served as the guest book attendant.
The bride is the daughter of Glen and Laurie Milholland of Sherwood. She is the granddaughter of Mel and Elaine Tindle of Cabot, and Clarence and Dean Milholland of El Paso. She is 2011 graduate of Abundant Life School in Sherwood, attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and will enter the Dental Hygiene program at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in the fall. She is employed with Central Baptist Church Mother’s Day Out.
The groom is the son of Michael and Brandi Escochea of Richmond, Texas. He is the grandson of Joseph and Sharon Gilman and Guadalupe and Janie Escochea both of Richmond, Texas the late James H. Wheeler IV, formerly of Houston. He is a 2010 graduate of Foster High School in Richmond, Texas. He is employed as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corp as a crewman.
The couple, who met while he was stationed and training at the Little Rock Air Force Base and Central Baptist Church, will reside in Beacon, N.Y. They will take a honeymoon at a later date.