Susanna Ellen Burkett and Robert Lance Stephenson II were united in marriage on May 24, 2014 at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. The 5:00 ceremony was officiated by Rev. Konrad S. White.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kimball Burkett of Florence, Ala. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Daily of Florence, the late Albert Dell Morris, Jr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. James R. Burkett.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rayburn Hughes of Florence and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stephenson of Chattanooga, Tenn. He is the grandson of of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Borden of Ripley, Miss., Ms. Polly Baggett of Florence, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William F. Stephenson of Florence.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She chose Mrs. Mary Kathryn Holt as her matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Rachel Lester Hunter, Mrs. Casey Higginbotham Kerby, Mrs. Kristin Huff Berryman, and Mrs. Lindsey Mardis Little. Junior bridesmaids were the daughters of the groom, Carley Brooke Stephenson and Lillie Claire Stephenson.
The groom was attended by Mr. Benjamin Wray Burnett as his best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Alvaro Jose Diaz Coelho, Mr. Jason Roy Tillman, Mr. Mark Anthony Hughes, and Mr. Joseph Alexander Hughes.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Arbor at the Huntsville Botanical Garden.
After honeymooning in Maui, the couple will reside in Killen, Ala.
Published in the Florence Times Daily on May 24, 2014