Jessica RayNelle Ray and Thomas Allen Flowers exchanged wedding vows at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at The Castle on Stagecoach Road in Little Rock with Phil Stowers officiating.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a fitted lace gown from designer Mori Lee. The gown featured crystal embroidery, cap sleeves, and a sweetheart neckline with an empire band, illusion ‘V’ back and a button covered zipper, flaring into a full-length train. She wore a simple short bead-trimmed veil and carried a bouquet of blues, greens, and white finished with blue ribbon-wrapped stems.
Brandi Ray and Tiffani Sherill, sisters of the bride, served as Maid and Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids were Kelli Anthony, Shannon Orr, and Lindsey West.
The bride’s attendants wore full-length, single shouldered gowns in sapphire blue chiffon and carried bouquets of single white hydrangea with silal and dusty miller and trailing blue and green ribbons. Hadley Hay was the flower girl.
Eric Bucowski was best man. Groomsmen were Luke Sanders, Erick Bonnette, Shane Orr, and Nick Bryan. Ring bearers were Reed Miller and Cannon Hay. Ushers were Brandon Hopkins, Tanner Flowers, and Blaine Miller.
The reception followed, also at The Castle, with music provided by Disc Jockeys Now.
The bride is the daughter of Ricky and Mary Jeu of Sherwood. She is the granddaughter of the late James and Jeanne Cordell, formerly of North Little Rock. She is a 2003 graduate of Mount Saint Mary Academy in Little Rock and 2010 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences of Nursing. She is employed with Baptist Health as a registered nurse.
The groom is the son of Daniel and Claudette Flowers of Lowell. He is the grandson of Patrick and Justine Flowers of Cabot and Parnell Brunner of Houston, Texas. He is a 2001 graduate of Catholic High School in Little Rock and 2009 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He is employed with NOV Fiber Glass Systems as a design engineer.
A spring wedding trip to Antigua is planned. The couple will make their home in Little Rock.