Julia Perkins Corbett and Thomas Boyd Crigler were united in marriage at six o’clock in the evening on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church in Natchez, Mississippi. The Reverend Noelle H. Read officiated the ceremony, while Sharen Rouse provided the music.
The bride is the daughter of Ms. LaJean Womack Corbett and Mr. Perry Howard Corbett, Jr., of Ferriday. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. J.G. Womack and Mrs. Dorris Womack Willis of Jonesville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Perry Howard Corbett, Sr., of Ferriday.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Scott Crigler, Sr., of Saint Joseph. He is the grandson of Adolph B. Curet, Jr., and the late Elizabeth “Betty” Curet of New Roads and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Carpenter Crigler of Saint Joseph.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a Watters ballerina laced bodice made of antique ivory lace featuring pearl buttons cascading down the back. The ivory taffeta silk ball gown skirt was complemented by a cathedral-length veil worn in honor of her aunt Kathryn Womack Knicely. She carried a bouquet consisting of various hues of ivory peonies, hydrangeas, and roses.
Attending the bride as maid of honor was Monica Janette Sanchez. Bridesmaids were Mary Elizabeth Crigler, sister of the bridegroom, Guylan Paige Britt, Anna Patricia Huffines, Jordyn Gabrielle Jackson, Hollie Marvin Kinler, Emilee Johns Roberts, Amy Arnold Tatum and Sara Hoover Williams. Flower girl was Josie Grace Merrill.
Allen Scott Crigler, Jr., served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Perry Howard Corbett, III., brother of the bride, Thomas David Crigler and John Durham Crigler,Jr. cousins of the bridegroom, James Thomas Fortenberry, Jon Marshall Hardwick, Parker Reed Mitchell, Paul Bennett Schauf, and Warren Tyler White. Ringbearers were Allen Scott Crigler, III., nephew of the bridegroom, and Charles Alexander Nefsky, cousin of the bride. Program attendant was Joseph Roarke Brown, nephew of the bridegroom.
Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception held at Dunleith. For the reception, the bride wore a silk mousseline skirt accented with a jeweled belt to complement her ballerina top.
The bride’s cake was adorned with flowers and gold accents. In lieu of a groom’s cake, white cotton candy was served to reflect his occupation as a cotton planter.
Guests enjoyed a variety of Southern cuisine and cocktails. Music was preformed by Tip Top Band of Mobile, Alabama.
On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom’s parents honored the couple with a rehearsal dinner at Rolling River Bistro in Natchez.
After their honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, the couple will reside at their home on Lake Bruin in Tensas Parish.