Jessica Lee Cooper of Hamilton, Mississippi and James Kelly Doty of Aberdeen were united in marriage on October 22, 2016, in a ceremony surrounded by family and friends at Southwind in Shannon, Mississippi.
Rev. Roger McGrew of Houston, MS performed the ceremony. Abbey & Gracie Swartzendruber of Smithville, MS provided music.
Jessi is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Donald R. Cooper of Hamilton. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Sid Dobbs, Jr. of Hamilton and the late Robert S. Dobbs, Jr. and the late Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Cooper of Hamilton.
Jake is the son of Mr. Je rey Doty and Mrs. Susan Tucker Doty of Aberdeen. He is the grandson of Mr. & Mrs. Kelly Tucker of Aberdeen and the late Mr. & Mrs. Tolbert Doty of Columbus.
Escorted by her father Jessi wore a sophisticated organza and lace A-line gown with a sabrina illusion neckline and tted bodice. She nished the look with an ivory veil delicately trimmed in crystal beading.. She carried a bouquet of cream roses, dusty miller, maroon safari sunset, maroon dahlias, grape stock & green hypericum berries.
The Maid of Honor was Brianna Cooper of Hamilton. Bridesmaids were Sidney Dobbs, Maxie Wilson & Megan Chism Griggs of Hamilton, Katie Johnson Brown of West Point & Kristy Barnett Ausborn of Aberdeen.
Jim Ed Riggan of Hamilton was best man. Groomsmen were Taylor Williams of Aberdeen, Boyd Anderson, D.R. Jacobs of Okolona Jim Brown of West Point and Wyatt Ausborn
of Aberdeen. Ushers were Dylan Welch & Dustin Welch of Hamilton.
Laynee Dahlem was ower girl, ring bearer was Eli Sanders and Wyatt Riggan was sign bearer. Guest book attendants were Leevie & Caroline Jordan.
A reception followed in the barn at Southwind, where guests enjoyed fried & grilled chicken tenders, smoked pork tenderloin, fried green tomatoes, mushrooms, craw sh tails & assorted vegetables, fruits & dips.
Ronnie Rainey provided the music for the reception.
The couple resides in Hamilton, MS, where the bride works for Columbus Urology Clinic and the groom farms.