Sally Elizabeth Hammond and Ethan Lee Gibson were married June 20, 2020 at 4:30 in the afternoon at Lexington First Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Cruse officiating. The reception was held at The Anderson Center in Anderson following the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Lance and Tammy Hammond of Anderson. She is the granddaughter of Glenda and Ted Kennemer of Anderson and the late Othell and Morris Hammond of Lexington.
The groom is the son of Valerie Gibson of Lexington and Shane and Heather Woodward of Killen. He is the grandson of Timothy and Carolyn Gibson of Lexington and Mike and Sue Woodward of St. Florian.
Per the bride: “I had the privilege of wearing my great-grandmother’s favorite gold bracelet. Ethan gave me a Ronaldo bracelet to match. My matron of honor let me wear the earrings she wore in her wedding for mine. Each detail of my dress was simple, but elegant. It had buttons all the way up the back and it had just enough poof to make me feel like a princess.”
Maid of honor was Melia Hines and matron of honor was Candace Dill, best friends of the bride. Bridesmaids were Kayla Michael, Madison Thornton, Abbie Gray, and Autumn Scott, all friends of the bride, and Piper Hammond, sister-in-law of the bride. Flower girls were Olivia Rossiter, cousin of the bride, and Hannah Woodward, sister of the groom.
Best men were Owen Corum and Dylan Sparks, both friends of the groom. Groomsmen were David Johnston, Garrett Hines, and Benji Letsinger, friends of the groom, Jake Hammond and Jesse Hammond, brothers of the bride. Ring bearer was Cooper Woodward, brother of the groom, and Bible bearer was Wyatt Hammond, nephew of the bride.
Floral designer was Mimi’s Decor & More. Caterer was Beverly Scott and the wedding cake was made by Carson’s Confections. Music for the ceremony was provided by Karen Cantrell and Megan Haller, and DJ Kato Henry entertained guests at the reception. Hair stylist and makeup artist was Monica Aday. Photographer was Amanda Stutts of Be Still Photography. Special thanks to the ladies at First Baptist Church who helped serve and were ready for any need. Lance Hammond, Hammond Custom Woodworking made all the centerpieces and cake display.
The couple spent their wedding night in Anniston before continuing on to Perdido Beach, Fla. where they spent their week-long honeymoon. They are now residing in Lexington.
Photos by Amanda Stutts