Kayla Craft Thornton

Kayla Lynn Craft and Seth Lemar Thornton were married May 22, 2021 in a 6:00 evening ceremony held at Danclay Farms with Ben Phillips officiating. The reception was also held at Danclay Farms following the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Chris and Stacy Craft of Muscle Shoals. She is the granddaughter of Pam and Roland Gargis and Alfred and Betty Craft, all of Muscle Shoals.

The groom is the son of Dale and TraciThornton of Muscle Shoals. He is the grandson of Carol Hayes and the late Bill Hayes, Shelia Smith and the late Edward D. Smith, and the late Jesse and Reba Thornton.

The bride chose a lace gown with rhinestone detail with a matching veil from La Mariee Bridal in Madison. Her engagement ring and wedding band were passed down from her late great-grandmother, Lorene Craft.

Matron of honor was Dr. Lauren Duffey, sister of the groom. Bridesmaids were Kylie Huey, Tayler Daniel, Kess Lanier, Bridgett Nelms, and Cambrie Waddell, all friends of the bride. Junior bridesmaids were Emmy King and Lila Beth King, cousins of the bride.

Best men were the groom’s father, Dale Thornton, the groom’s best friend, Zach Wynn. Groomsmen were Drew Duffey, brother-in-law of the groom; Cannon Cornelius and Jake Armstrong, friends of the groom; Tanner Craft, Matthew Craft, and Collin Craft, brothers of the bride.

Wedding director was Kristi Sockwell and floral designer was Cindy Harrison. Music for the ceremony was provided by Andrew Williamson and the Kirkman Combo entertained guests at the reception. Caterer was Stacie Oliver of C&C Catering, who also made the wedding cake and groom’s cake. Hair stylist was Ashley Cassel of Parlor 217 and make up artist was Laren Lindholm. The bridesmaids gowns were assorted styles from Azazie, and the groomsmen’s suits were from Joseph A. Banks in Huntsville. Photographer was Rebekah Handley of Rebekah Photography and videographer was Steven Anderson.

The couple spent their honeymoon in Key West, Fla. after having to cancel their original honeymoon plans due to Covid. They are now residing in Auburn.

Photos by Rebekah Photograp

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