Hines and Weems get married in the service of the church of Fondren


Kelly Anne Hines and William Ross Weems tied the knot on Saturday March 27 at 6 p.m. at Fondren Church in Jackson. The ceremony was presided over by Reverend Robert Green.

The bride is Jackson’s daughter Debra Lynne Hines and the late Joe Philip Hines. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roland Edward Hanke of Roselle, Ill. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Milburn Odell Hines of Mount Prospect, Ill.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Belk Weems of West Point. He is the grandson of Barbara Bailey Randall and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Bennett Randall Jr. of Indianola and Mrs. Ralph Hicks Weems Jr. and the late Mr. Weems of West Point.

Given in marriage by her mother and escorted by her uncle, the bride wore a fitted, flared organza gown with a personalized lace bodice with a bateau neckline, long sleeves and a deep V back. The dress was finished with organza buttons all the way to the end of the train, which completed the classic look. To crown the dress, a cathedral tulle veil trimmed with Chantilly lace. Her bridal bouquet was wrapped in a white silk ribbon and filled with white David Austin roses, white and blush peonies, white moonstone roses, white and blush buttercups, and white tulips. A gold V-shaped lapel pin was attached to the bouquet in remembrance of her beloved late grandmother.

The bridesmaid was Allison Rose Coats. The matron of honor was Mary Clark Weems. The bridesmaids were Caroline Lydia Bobinger, Anna Blair Brown, Elizabeth Ann Douglas, Caroline Brown Forlenza, Lori Elizabeth House, Mariah Bethany Loden, Alice Marie Pyron, Sandra England Triplett and Haley Weathersby Wood. They wore bouquets of white and pink peonies, white and pink ranunculus, white tulips, white David Austin roses, and white moonstone roses. The program participants were Ashley Howard Schurch, Carly Margaret Mckie, Christie Marie Allen, Sloan Nicole Chesney and Victoria Arinder Hood.

The groom’s father and brother, Randall Scott Weems, were the best men. The groomsmen were Michael Allen Attaway Jr., Michael Barrett Day, Robert Benson Ford, William Morgan Gulledge III, James Andrew Hull, Dean Sterling Kidd, Christopher Ray Loftin, Robert Tyler Marlin, Robert Allen McKnight, Robert Gene Morgan II, William Green Poindexter IV, William Heston Ray and Matthew David Sitton.

After the ceremony, the mother of the bride greeted guests with a reception at the Old Capitol Inn. The bridal cake was a seven-tier white almond cake finished in buttercream frosting and adorned with white and blush ranunculus, white moonstone roses, and greenery. The groom’s cake was chocolate with icing and chocolate buttercream filling. The cake was decorated with strawberries on top and a W made from fondant icing. The guests danced to the music of The Compozitionz.

The day before the wedding, the groom’s parents welcomed the wedding party and immediate family to a rehearsal dinner at the Fairview Inn. On the wedding day, the brunch and the bridesmaid’s salon party took place at the home of Susan and Clark Spencer.

After a trip to the Turks and Caicos, the couple are at home in Jackson.


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