Katie Nichole Leach and Jamison Ray Boland were married at 6:00 p.m. October 1st, 2016, at Kingfisher Lodge in Tupelo, Miss. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Leach of Nettleton, Miss. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Baulch of Nettleton, Mrs. Laverne Nicholson of Nettleton, and the late Mr. Frank Nicholson of Nettleton, Miss. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Boland of Nettleton, Miss. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe Finney, Mr. Boyd Boland Sr., and the late Mrs. Glenda Boland all of Nettleton, Miss.
Brother Donald Pounders of Nettleton First Baptist Church was the officiating minister.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an ivory dupioni and tulle fit to flare gown, sculpted elongated bodice with tiered tulle skirt and horsehair trim gown. Her seamstress designed a custom beaded lace bolero. Her dress was designed by Blush by Hayley Paige and accented with a rose gold belt designed by Bling!. Her bouquet was made up of seeded eucalyptus, dusty miller, Camelot protea, burgundy dahlias, cream hydrangeas, cream garden roses, pink hypericum berries, and black beauty roses.
Attending the bride as her matron of honor was Roni Marie Branmlett of Nettleton, Miss. Her maid of honor was her sister Korie Elizabeth Leach of Nettleton, Miss. Bridesmaids were Kylie Madison Leach, Jessica Rena Patterson, Ashleigh Brooke Hilt, Sydney Leanna Young, and Molly Anna Baulch of Nettleton, Miss., Lindsey Rae Best of Amory, Miss., Jordan Lea Chatham and Morgan Leeanna Taylor both of Fulton, Miss; one miniature bride Jaycee Lane Best of Nettleton, Miss and two flower girls Austynn Makinley Best and Nolie Hayze Baulch both of Nettleton, Miss. The best men of the groom were his brother Jonathan Derrik Boland of Birmingham, Al., and Timothy James Best, II of Nettleton, Miss. Groomsmen were Joseph Michael Hardwick and Gregory Bryer Vaughn of Pontotoc, Miss., Grant Allen Franklin, Jordan Storm Bates, Anthony Wade Franklin, and Daniel Luke Pannel of Nettleton, Miss., Andrew Kyle West Kent of Hatley, Miss., and Charles James Best of Shannon, Miss. Miniture groom was Everett Troy Dabbs of Guntown, Miss. and ring bearer was Ramsey Cruz Best of Nettleton, Miss. Ushers were Jon Michael Bramlett, Matthew Sawyer Scruggs of Netttleton, Miss., Dawson Isacc Dabbs of Guntown, Miss., and Jonathan Kraig Whitten of Shannon, Miss.
The ceremony was directed by Brandi Dabbs of Guntown, Miss., and the register table attendants were Jayla Rebecca Pattterson and Jamie Rose Patterson both of Nettleton, Miss. Pianist and vocalist were Jesse Gillentine and Blair Patterson both of Nettleton, Miss.
A reception followed at Kingfisher Lodge in Tupelo, Miss where the carnival theme came to life before hundreds of guest’s eyes. Authentic chicken on a stick, corn dogs, popcorn, and nachos were there for the choosing. The reception also offered plenty of cotton candy, fried oreos, and funnel cakes for those with a sweet tooth. The bride also had a caricature artist available to draw cartoon pictures of her guest. It would not be a carnival reception without a ferris wheel right? The bride’s dad pulled some strings and her dream came true; she had the cutest six bucket seat vintage ferris wheel parked right in front of the lake. Her cake, designed by Cakes by Rita, was a three-tier vanilla cake with buttercream icing topped with a caramel drizzle on each layer. She also had six one tier cakes, two strawberry with strawberry drizzle, two chocolate with chocolate drizzle, and two lemon with lemon drizzle. Guest danced the night away to everyone’s favorite band, The Spunk Monkees. When the celebration ended, the happy couple departed through cannon filled confetti poppers held by their guest.
The couple honeymooned to the beautiful Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. They now reside in Nettleton, Miss. The bride is employed as an assistant manager at MAC Cosmetics in Tupelo, Miss. The groom is employed as an electrician for JESCO at Cooper Tire in Tupelo, Miss.