Olivia Ann Willingham and Nickolai Allen Hayes were married May 4, 2019 in a noon ceremony at Tuscumbia Church of Christ with Thomas Willingham, brother of the bride, officiating. The reception followed at the church annex.
The bride is the daughter of Mark and Janet Willingham of Florence. She is the granddaughter of Jack and Pat Wellman of St. Joseph, Tenn., and Dewey and Mary Jane Willingham of Sheffield.
The groom is the son of Lee and Amy Hayes of Columbia, Tenn. He is the grandson of Penny Washington of Cleveland, Miss., and Gabby and Linda Hayes of Nashville, Tenn.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a beautiful white gown with the bodice and long sleeves in lace, with a flowing skirt purchased from The Something Blue Shoppe.
Maid of honor was Tiffany Allen, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Chelsea Willingham, sister-in-law of the bride; Mary Brooke Willis, Rebecca Simpson, Ellie White, Katherine Beavers, Tatyana Rutherford, Sabrina Rebuck, and Rachel Barrantes, all friends of the bride. Flower girls were Lena Paden and Lauren Vaughn of San Diego, Calif. and Stella McGee of Florence, all cousins of the bride.
Best man was Blake Hayes, twin brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Lee Hayes, father of the groom; Michael Thomas, Jordan Geiser, and John Ross, all friends of the groom.
Wedding director was Emily Edwards. Floral designer was Pam Thomas of May Flowers. Caterer was Jill’s Sweet Memories and Denise Davis made the wedding cake. Hair stylist and make-up artist was Taylor McGee of Textu¨r. Photographer was Hollis Photography and videographer was Erin Cody.
After a honeymoon in Savannah, Ga., the couple is now residing in Florence.
Photos by Hollis Photography