Meredith Elaine Boggs of Hinesville and Matthew Tyler Jones of Lexington, Kentucky, were married Saturday, Oct. 15, 2014, at six o’clock in the evening at Faith Chapel on the grounds of the Jekyll Island Club in Jekyll Island.
The Rev. Alan Miller of Ashburn officiated the ceremony, with music performed by harpist Leslie Adair.
The bride is the daughter of Lawrence and Elaine Boggs of Hinesville. The groom is the son of Sonny Jones and Carol Vencill of Lexington.
The groom’s father served as best man. Chase Armstrong of Morehead, Ky.; Kevin Lattner of Santa Monica, California; Aaron Eldridge of Grayson, Ky.; Bill Linning of Pensacola, Florida; Marc Midden of Lexington; Chris Carew of Lexington; and Brian Scott of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, served as groomsmen. They were attired in black tuxedos from The Black Tux.
Stephanie Maples of Charleston, South Carolina, was matron of honor. Toni Staley of Los Angeles, California; Abby Hamm of Nashville, Tennessee; Amy Goenner of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Carey Wettstein of Wichita, Kansas; Devan Lutz of Toledo, Ohio; Katrina Barrow of Hinesville; and Claire Graham of Spokane, Washington, served as bridesmaids. They wore floor-length luxe dresses by designer Jenny Yoo in peach, blush and champagne chiffon.
The bride’s brother, Timothy Boggs, served as an usher with the groom’s stepfather, Skip Vencill; brother-in-law, Joseph Ireland; and Derek Renn of Los Angeles.
The bride’s niece, Katie Boggs, and the groom’s niece, Wynne Ireland, served as flower girls in custom-designed lace and layered champagne tulle ankle-length dresses, floral halo headpieces of baby’s breath, miniature pastel roses and carried baskets of ivory rose petals.
The bride’s nephews, William and Stephen Boggs, served as ring bearers.
The bride was escorted by her father in his military dress blues. The bride chose a Lazaro design ball gown fashioned of champagne sparkle tulle, alencon lace bodice with sweetheart neckline, Swarovski crystal belt, circular tulle skirt with cascading horsehair hem, cathedral train and Maria Elena crystal brooch bouquet hair clip. She carried a bouquet of peach David Austin roses, white anemones, light pink ranunculus, ivory spray roses, hints of champagne roses and dusty miller.
For her daughter’s wedding, Mrs. Boggs chose a floor-length black and beige lace chiffon and crystal gown designed by Montage for Mon Cheri.
A candlelight sit-down dinner reception followed at the Crane Cottage underneath English lace lit lanterns and twinkling lights.
Dancing followed with music performed by Spike and the Beach Band.
The bride and groom departed for their honeymoon to Antigua with a fireworks display and sparkler send-off in a vintage 1925 Model A car.
Emily Burton Designs created all floral designs. Hair was by Patrick Navarro of Charleston. Makeup was by Paulina Perez of Jacksonville, Florida.
The bride graduated from Georgia Southern University and holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. She is employed by NBC affiliate KNDU/KNDO TV in Kennewick, Washington.
Mr. Jones has a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA in finance from the University of Kentucky. He is a territory business manager for Valvoline, covering the Pacific Northwest.
The couple currently resides in Kennewick.