Molly Flippo Chapin

Molly Jan Flippo and Clayton Thomas Chapin were married June 19, 2021 at 5:00 in the afternoon at Atlas Church of Christ in Killen with Edgar Dowe Griggs, grandfather of the bride, officiating. The reception was held at Camp Creek Weddings in Killen following the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mike and Rhonda Flippo of Killen. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Griggs of Rogersville, Mrs. Bonnie Flippo of Killen and the late Mr. David Flippo Sr.

The groom is the son of Neal and Debra Chapin of Florence. He is the grandson of Ms. Linda Barnes and the late Mr. Gary Barnes, and Mrs. Sylvia Chapin and the late Mr. William Cornelius Chapin, all of Florence.

The bride chose a Madison James gown fro the Ever After Bridal Shop in Rogersville, that featured an open back with beading and mesh sides, a trumpet style fit including a train with with lace, pearls, and rhinestones from the shoulders to the floor. The vintage veil, worn by the bride’s mother over thirty years ago, was extra long and was restored using beading from the bride’s dress. She carried a bouquet of roses wrapped with grandfather Flippo’s handkerchief and pinned with his engraved tie pin.

Maid of honor was Tori Wilsdorf and matron of honor was Katy Beth Mathis, both cousins of the bride. Bridesmaids were Maela Owen, cousin of the bride; Heather Plaxco, sister of the groom; Lilly Chandler, cousin of the groom; Madison Tidwell, Lindsey Hughes, Savanna Tays, and Allie Watson, all friends of the bride. Flower girl was Mary Ballinger, cousin of the bride.

Best man was the groom’s brother, Corey Chapin. Groomsmen were Dylan Shaw, cousin of the groom; A.J. Flippo, brother of the bride; Clay Greenhill, Denton Chandler, Drew Scott, Payton Roberson, Paxton Montgomery, Conner McKee, all friends of the groom; and Tate Mathis, cousin of the bride. Ring bearer was Griggs Owen, cousin of the bride.

The bride’s aunts: Beth Bole, Cereta Lanier, and Joy Wilsdorf, all assisted with the planning, decorating, and directing of the wedding. Floral designers were Kelli Brown and Cindy Harrison. The ceremony music was performed by Josiah Lanier, cousin of the bride, and Cereta Lanier, aunt of the bride. Sonya and Lavale Cooper of C & C Music Entertainment provided entertainment for the reception. For the reception, friends from Atlas Church of Christ prepared and served the food, with the bride’s father preparing the meat. The wedding cake was made by Lorie White, cousin of the bride, cupcakes were provided by Christy Hannah, and the groom’s cake was made by Lana Copeland of All About Cakes. Family members of both the bride and the groom helped out tremendously the day of the wedding, bringing food for the bridal party and helping out at the reception. Hair stylist was Whitney Butler of Parlor 217 in Florence, and make up artists were Chloe Moothart and Emmaleigh Hensley of Pretty by Coco. Photographer was Gean & Co. Photography and videographer was Poppy Leaf Photography. The trolley from the Tuscumbia Depot was used to transport the bridal party from the venue to the church and back to the venue the day of the ceremony. Royce Massey, friend of the bride’s family, brought his 1955 Ford Crown Victoria for the couple’s exit at the end of the evening.

After a six day, all inclusive stay at Sandals Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica for their honeymoon, the couple is now residing in Auburn.

Photos by Gean & Co. Photography

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