Caleb Cooley of Mount Enterprise and his bride, the former Alison Midkiff of Marshall, were married at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at Friendship Baptist Church in Marshall.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Marianne Midkiff of Marshall. She is the granddaughter of Lloyd Forsyth of Longview and the late Norma Forsyth and Joan Milam of Holly Lake Ranch and the late Harlin Midkiff. Alison is a third grade teacher for Henderson ISD.
The groom is the son of Jill and the late Wayne Cooley of Mount Enterprise. He is the grandson of Lavelle Matlock of Mount Enterprise and Gordon and Zeenie Thomas of Derrider, La. Caleb is an EHS coordinator for Quantum Resources.
Officiating the ceremony were the Rev. Mike Midkiff, father of the bride, and the Rev. Quincy Thompson, close friend of the Midkiff family.
Music was provided by organist Teddy McClendon and vocalists Craig Page and Ricky Thompson.
Decorations included burlap and lace accented by coral colored roses.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor-length ivory lace dress with a drop waist and cascading lace ruffles at the bottom.
Maid of honor was Constance Massey of Gilmer. Bridesmaids were Heather Moore of Mount Enterprise, Carley Pruitt of Hallsville, Jasmine Hodge of Roanoke and Kristen Furlow of Conway, Ark. The flower girls were Kennedy Keeling, Kelsey Knox, Kate Moore and Claire Moore.
The bridesmaids wore floor-length taupe dresses and carried bouquets of long stemmed coral roses.
The best man was Austin Creel of Mount Enterprise. Groomsmen were Kyle Keeling of Mount Enterprise, Norris Cooley of Sterlington, La., Philip Whitley of Mount Enterprise and Eric Matlock of Mount Enterprise. Gus Moore was the ring bearer. Serving as ushers were Andrew Midkiff and Ashton Midkiff.
The reception was held in the Family Life Center of Friendship Baptist Church.
The couple will make their home in Mount Enterprise.
Published in The Marshall News Messenger on August 18, 2013