Amanda Joan Hampton of Hartselle and Colton Jay Ord were married June 22, 2019 at West Hartselle Baptist Church, Hartselle, AL. Dr. Steve Bateman of First Bible church in Decatur officiated the 4:00 PM ceremony. The reception that followed was held at Burningtree Country Club in Decatur, Alabama.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James N. Hampton of Hartselle. She is the granddaughter of the late Amanda H. Kolb and the late Roy H. Kolb both of Jackson, MS. and the late Mr. and Mrs. James E. Hampton of Hartselle.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Ord of Decatur, AL. He is the grandson of Mrs. Faye Anderson of Decatur and the late William Kenneth Anderson and the late John Dale Nunez Ord and the late Patricia Ann Ord of Pascagoula, MS.
The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her father. She chose to wear a custom designer sparkling silver beaded wedding dress in light ivory. The molded sweetheart bodice was highlighted with straps of pearls and rhinestones. The back bodice plunged almost to her waist. The slim fitting skirt flared gently from the knee to a tulle embellished trumpet that swept to a cathedral train. Bridal shoes adorned to match the beading of the gown peeked from the hemline. Her cathedral length veil of French tulle was beaded to match her gown and was held with a bridal bandeau of rhinestones and pearls. She carried a bouquet of cream de la cream roses, blush antique roses, hydrangeas with burgundy accents and surrounded by Jackson vine and magnolia leaves. Along with her bouquet, she carried a handkerchief embroidered with her great, great aunt’s (and namesake) initials.
Maid of honor was Kelsey Rae, of Decatur, AL. Bridesmaids were Taylor Sively of Hartselle, AL, Leah Roberts Beach of Foley AL, (all friends of the bride). Junior bridesmaids were Claire Blaylock of Madison, AL and Reagan Blaylock of Madison, AL. Flower girls were Emma Blaylock and Rylee Blaylock of Madison, AL. (All are nieces of the bride).
Best Man was the groom’s father, Clifford Ord. Groomsmen were Charles Ord and Connor Ord, brothers of the groom; Jordan Guyse of Hartselle, AL, William Brown of Huntsville, AL, Ryan McGail of Atlanta, Georgia, all friends of the groom. Ring bearers were Jacob Blaylock, Jon Ryan Blaylock, and Keegan Blaylock, nephews of the bride.
Honored guests were Mrs. Ethel Lemmond, great great aunt of the bride and Colonel Tyler Fletcher.
Bridal & attendants gowns-The Something Blue Shop of Hartselle-Sarah Morris & TJ Holmes. Wedding gown alterations - Christy Urban. Ceremony music - Deanna Anderson, organist and Jacob Frank, violinist. Wedding directors were Amy and Ellen Robinson of Hartselle. Grace McClendon of Hartselle, AL served as program attendant. Floral designer (church and reception) Karissa Lang of Hartselle and Jackie Smith Johns Aifd of Oneonta. Other decor - Mrs. Candice McCaghren, Shindigs and Such. Reception music by Pro 256 Entertainment. Photography by Heather Graves Studios. Videography by Starnes Media. Bride/bridal party’s hair and make-up was by Ashley Thompson of Posh Salon and Whitney Byford and Kimberley Chunn of Silverstone Salon of Hartselle. Brides and grooms cakes - Nicole Windham of Sweet n Sassy Cakes. Outdoor wedding pictures - home of Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Guyse, Hartselle, AL. Reception catered by Burningtree Country Club - Juanita Healy
-A Bridal tea hosted by Allyson Land, Beth Rabb, Sarah Morris, Lisa Gault, Anne Glasgow Robin Varwig, Sara Glenn Tanksley, and Meg Knight was given at the Hartselle home of Beth Rabb.
-Friends at West Hartselle Baptist Church gave a bridal brunch.
-Bachelorette Dinner hosted by Maid of Honor, Kelsey Rae Walling.
-Lingerie shower hosted by April Blaylock, Amy Blaylock, and Christie Blaylock was given at the home of Christie Blaylock.
-A children’s rehearsal dinner was hosted by Lane Hampton, mother of the bride, at the Freight House in Hart- selle.
-The Rehearsal dinner was hosted by parents of the groom (Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Ord, at the Freight House in Hartselle.
-A Bridesmaid Luncheon given by Maggie Parr and Sissi Tanksley was held at the Booth Meadows Clubhouse in Hartselle.
Following their honeymoon to Jamaica, the couple is making their home in Huntsville, Alabama."
Photos by Heather Graves Studios