Mary Lindsay Lovelace and David Joseph Berrens, III were married May 23, 2020 in a 3:00 afternoon ceremony held at the Buffler House in St. Florian with Father John O’Donnell of St. Michael’s Catholic Church officiating. The reception was held at Bradford Farm and Venue on July 11.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Amy Lovelace of Florence. She is the granddaughter of Mary Ann Brown and the late Patrick Brown of Lexington and the late Doyal and Maxine Lovelace of Tuscumbia.
The groom is the son of Joe and Deona Berrens of Florence. He is the grandson of Frances Richardson and the late Billy Richardson and the late David and Jackie Berrens, all of Florence.
The bride wore a beautiful white satin gown from Cherry Tree Lane with a matching veil. She carried a bouquet of white roses with her grandmother’s locket attached.
Matron of honor was Lori-Anna Byrd, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Darby Berrens, sister of the groom; Abby Ambrose, cousin of the bride; Megan McDonald, Darby Rainey, Bailee Gist, Maddy McNabb, Brooke Smith, and Emma Gresham, all friends of the bride. Flower girl was Caroline Byrd, niece of the bride.
Best man was the groom’s father, Joe Berrens. Groomsmen were Luke Ambrose, cousin of the bride; Bradley McMurtrey and Blake Peters, cousins of the groom; Tyler Pigg, Cody Pigg, Henry Harrison, Mitchell Lovell, and Jason Arnold, all friends of the groom.
Wedding director was Terri Brown of Kiss the Bride. Floral designer was Will and Dee’s Florist - groom’s grandparents. Bridal bouquet was made of garden roses, ranunculus, and freesia. The reception was catered by Southern Skillet. The wedding cake was made by Amy’s Cakes and the groom’s cake was made by Regina Carmack of Sugar Time Bakery. Gus Spears of Universal Event and Production Services provided entertainment at the reception. Hair stylists were Kyla Warden and Nisha Morris from Textur and makeup artist was DeAnna Putman from Textur. Photographer was Heather Sherrill of Create Portraiture and videographer was David Montgomery. Thanks to Sarah and Madeline Cox for helping with the ceremony at the Buffler House. Special thank you to the bride’s cousin, Harold, and Deborah Kimbrough for providing the getaway car and the fireworks for the exit.
The couple plan to take their honeymoon on their one year anniversary - a stay at La Toc, Sandals all-inclusive in St. Lucia. They are now residing in Florence.
Photos by Create Portraiture