We had a cotton pickin’ good time at our wedding! We were so blessed to have the perfect wedding on a dock on my parents’ pond. We are a very outdoorsy couple and enjoy hunting and fishing together, we are each other’s best friend and can’t wait to see what the future holds for us! Our unity ceremony was something unique, we planted a tree together using soil from where we grew up and mixed it together and then planted it later at our new home.

A sunset wedding on the dock showcased this couples love of the outdoors. Organic elements and the beautiful natural landscape of the bride’s family’s homeplace set the atmosphere for a cotton pickin’ good time to be had by all. Guests enjoyed a full dinner menu of southern comfort foods under the evening stars. They danced the night away beneath a treetop canopy filled with twinkling lights. To send the couple off in style, fireworks lit the night sky, softly reflecting off the pond creating an everlasting memory for the McGees!

Allison Hood and Blake McGee were married September 28, 2019 at 5:00 in the afternoon at the home of the bride’s parents in Moulton. An outdoor reception followed at the family home.

The bride is the daughter of Alton and Vickie Hood of Moulton. She is the granddaughter of Marvin and Betty Woodruff and J.W. and Hilda Hood, all of Moulton.

The groom is the son of Jennifer Sudduth of Russellville and the late Michael McGee. He is the grandson of Donald McGee, Wanda Skillern, and the late Lynwood and Faye Sudduth, all of Russellville.

The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a Stella York beaded gown in ivory from The Something Blue Shoppe in Hartselle, along with a matching cathedral length veil and corral boots.

Matron of honor was Whitney Jones, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Brooke McGee, sister of the groom; Ashton Malcom and Allison Hodges, friends of the bride. Flower girl was Katie Williams, cousin of the bride.

Best man was the groom’s grandfather, Donald McGee. Groomsmen were Cody Braly, Brandon Mitchell, and Alex Hamilton, all friends of the groom. Ring bearer was Walker Duran, cousin of the bride, and sign carrier was Case Fugate, cousin of the groom.

Wedding director was Kristi Duran, aunt of the bride, of D & D Weddings. Floral designer was Lula Belle’s. Music for the ceremony and the reception was provided by JLS Entertainment. Caterer was Kenny Hood, uncle of the bride. The wedding cake was made by Batter Up Cakes. Hair stylist and make-up artist was Amber McCaig of Salon A&M. Photographer was Sommer Hamilton of Saving Grace Photography and videographer was Redemption Road.

For their honeymoon, the couple spent a week in a mountain cabin in Gatlinburg, Tenn. They are now residing in Russellville.

Photos by Saving Grace Photography

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