Morgan Lee Tidwell of Pontotoc, MS and Kaleb Kendall Holt of Mellwood, AR, were united in marriage On July, 30, 2016, in a ceremony surrounded by family and friends at Southwind in Shannon, MS. Reverend Steve Cohe of Faulkner performed the ceremony. Tatum Shappley of Ripley, MS, provided music.
The bride is the daughter of Stephen Tidwell and Lisa Tidwell of Pontotoc, MS, and the granddaughter of the late Raymond and Louise Clark of Palmetto, MS, and Danny and Barbara Gattis of Pontotoc, MS, and Phillip and Betty Tidwell of Faulkner, MS.
The groom is the son of Kenny and Donna Holt of Mellwood, AR. He is the grandson of Robert and the Late Opal Byrd of West Helena, AR, and L.K. and the late Doris Holt of Snowlake, AR.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless ball gown with a beaded bodice and a chapel train. She carried a bouquet of handmade burlap and lace roses with pink chiffon flowers adorned with pearl and lace accents.
The Matron of Honor was Katherine Colbie Rooker of Houlka, MS. Bridesmaids were Johanna Prather Smith of Tupelo, MS, and Avery Warren Holt of Little Rock, AR. They wore a pink high low gown with a sweetheart neckline and cowboy boots and carried bouquets of handmade burlap and lace flowers.
Ryan Holt of Mellwood, AR, was best man. Groomsmen were Matt Slane of Gillett, AR and Stephen Simpson of Elaine, AR. Ushers were Chris Elliott of Tuscumbia, AL , Hunter Holt, of Barton, AR, Brent Holt of Barton, AR, Aaron Westfall of Pontotoc, MS and Chaney White of Pontotoc, MS.
A reception followed at Southwind under the pavilion, where guests enjoyed rustic cuisine served in cast-iron skillets and music by Tatum Shappley.
The couple resides on their farm in Mellwood, AR, where the bride works for Phillips County Farm Bureau and the groom is a farm manager for Kenna Farms.