Lampton and Oliver exchange wedding vows at Galloway Methodist

Amy Elizabeth Lampton and Christopher Chase Oliver were married June 29 at Galloway United Methodist Church.

The double-ring ceremony was officiated by The Reverend Wayne Hall, the bridegroom’s former youth pastor. Music was presented by Sheila Hess, organist.

The bride is the daughter of Theodore Dudley Lampton of Flowood and Anne Ricks Lampton of Brandon. She is the granddaughter of John Ricks and Elaine Ricks of Cochran, Ga., and Sara Lampton and the late Theodore Dudley (Bob) Lampton of Tylertown,formerly of Jackson.

The bridegroom is the son of Stephanie Oliver Scarborough of Pearl and the late Jay Barnes of Byram. He is the grandson of Debbie Oliver of Pearl, and Steve and Debbie Warren of Bolton and the late Randy Barnes of Byram. 

The bride, escorted by her father, entered to the Bridal March from Wagner’s “Lohengrin.” She wore a strapless satin gown with a bodice of diagonal folds and a fitted waist encircled by a narrow band of sparkling beads. Her cathedral-length veil was accented with crystals and lace. She carried a bouquet of pink and white roses with baby’s breath and eucalyptus.

Attending the bride as maid of honor was her sister, Maggie Lampton. Sarah Vance Beeson was matron of honor. They wore slate blue gowns. Their bouquets were styled as smaller versions of the bride’s bouquet.

Mike George served as the bridegroom’s best man. Groomsmen were Chad Lovorn and Cody Staten. Ushers Gary Wilkinson and Jonathan Harrison completed the bridegroom’s attendants.

Following the ceremony, the couple left the church in the bridegroom’s bright blue Jeep Wrangler. The reception was held at The Cotton Market in Richland. Guests enjoyed food and music throughout the evening. Mississippi DJ Services provided the music for the celebration, including Luke Combs’s “Beautiful Crazy” for the couple’s first dance. Other favorite songs representing key memories and events in the lives of the two were also featured.

The bride’s three-tier cake was embellished with fresh flowers. The bridegroom’s chocolate cake featured his love for Mississippi State. As the celebration concluded, guests lined the walkway with sparklers for a send off.

On the eve of the wedding, the couple’s rehearsal dinner was held at Table 100 in Flowood.

Following a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple lives in Brandon. The bride is a teacher at Northside Elementary in Pearl and the bridegroom is a field service manager at Satellites Unlimited.

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