Britton Alexandra Scott, of Duncan and Kale Martin Murphree, of Duncan were joined in holy matrimony at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at the First Baptist Church, Duncan.
The wedding was officiated by the Rev. Bryan Pain, pastor of the bride and groom; and the Rev. Ryan Young, of Elk City, former youth minister of the bride and groom.
The bride’s parents are Paul and Susan Scott, of Duncan and her grandparents are Geraldine and the late Bill Hodges, of Chickasha; Clayton and Jo Scott of Cyril.
The groom’s parents are Ken and Suzie Murphree, of Duncan
and his grandparents are Jessie Murphree and the late Clinton Murphree, of Duncan; Paul and Betty Walker, of Duncan.
The music for the ceremony was provided by Brittany Toone, of Oklahoma City on vocals and piano; Quynh-Anh Pham on violin; Kirk Bredy, of Duncan on vocals and guitar; and String and Sound of Oklahoma City provided music for the reception.
The church, with its arched stained glass windows, was decorated with cherry blossom trees in palest pink down the aisles and at the altar. The backyard reception was ethereal, romantic and feminine surrounded by an outdoor garden landscape with sentimental details, including chandeliers and lanterns hanging from the trees, draped bistro lighting, white shear draping through the trees, floral arrangements of peonies and sweet peas with jasmine vine and lavender arranged in the bride’s family’s collection of antique trophy cups; a “family tree” with generations of wedding photos, a dance floor surrounded by bistro tables, pool with a floating fountain, farm tables decorated with bay leaf garlands and candles, and a decorated children’s area with rope swing and fort from the bride’s childhood. The archway entry to the backdoor reception was decorated with blooming jasmine vine, and smilax and flanked by hanging stone statues and white oak leaf hydrangeas. An architectural piece with a handpainted monogram hung from the arched entry. Furniture pieces were placed throughout the lawn, including an antique dresser and an antique european fireplace mantle, a gift to the bride from the groom. Sitting areas included vintage pink settees and chairs, cowhide rugs and chunky candlesticks.
Britton was escorted by her father, Paul Scott.
The bride wore a a fit and flare gown with a sweetheart bodice, designed by Tara Keely, of ivory alencon and venise lace. The custom made veil was cathedral length with a scalloped lace edge and included a blusher. She carried a bouquet of peonies, garden roses, ranunculus, astilbe, sweet pea, Queen Anne’s lace, white lilac and soft greenery in the colors: blushing bride, petal pink and gossamer green. In her bouquet, she carried a sixpence, an antique english coin, given to her by her aunt. She also wore the garter worn by her mother with her great-grandmother’s wedding ring sewn onto it.
The matron of honor was Brooklyn Scott-Neal, sister of the bride and the bridesmaids were Abby Murphree-Leonard, sister of the groom; Kimmi Sawatski, of Oklahoma City; Brittany Toone, of Oklahoma City; Sydnie Seibold, of Oklahoma City; Kathryn Jeffords, of Duncan; and Quynh-Anh Pham, of Duncan, Jamie Coen, of Australia; Emily Prichard, of Duncan, and Lisa Martin, of Duncan.
The bridesmaids wore full-length dresses with a cutaway halter neckline with a soft a-line silhouette in palest pink, designed by Donna Morgan. They carried bouquets of peonies, garden roses, and sweet pea in shades of pink and soft green with touches of lavender.
Caroline Leonard, niece of the groom, served as the flower girl. She wore white feathered angel wings with her white lace halter dress and a full, floor length skirt of tulle.
The ring bearer was Walker Leonard, nephew of the groom. He carried the ring pillow which had been the bride’s childhood tooth fairy pillow made for her by her grandmother at her birth. Her grandmother added lace from the bride’s wedding dress to adorn the pillow for her wedding. a crystal crown was sewn on top of the pillow and held the rings.
The best man was Caleb Martin, of Duncan and the groomsmen were Joe Patterson, of Moore; Logan Rainey, of Oklahoma City; Braden Scott, of Dallas, Texas, brother of the bride; David Leonard, of Duncan, brother-in-law of the groom; Caleb Neal, of Chickasha, brother-in-law of the bride; Dusty Spencer, of Oklahoma City; Lance Lewis, of Stillwater; Mack McPhail, of Synder; and Tucker Brown, of Oklahoma City.
Cousins of the bride served as honorary bridesmaids and entered the processional two-by-two to the song, “La Vien Rose.” These honorary bridesmaids are Blair Brown, of Cyril; Camden and Courtlan Denton, of Oklahoma City; Abbey Denton, of Dallas, Texas; and Brittany and Courtney Hodges, of Germantown, Maryland.
For the house party wedding host was Christian Thaxton, of Boston, Massachusetts; and hostesses were Danielle St. Clair, of Norman; Taylor Scalf, of Marlow; and Jessica Penner, of Weatherford.
The reception was catered by Brown Bag Specialty Foods, of Duncan.
Amycakes, of Norman, provided the multiple cake arrangement. The vanilla bean wedding cake was a mix of buttercream texture with a handpainted custom monogram in gold and finished with fresh floral. Smaller cakes were arranged and displayed in glass domes and placed on tree stump slices. Flavors were strawberry with buttercream and french vanilla with a raspberry drizzle.
A photo booth by Masquerade Photo of Duncan provided entertainment.
The photographer was Sarah Libby Photography and videographer was Von Film, of Tulsa
The rehearsal dinner was held at the Territory Golf and Country Club in Duncan and hosted by parents of the groom, Ken and Suzie Murphree.
The wedding trip was to the Dominican Republic. The couple plans to live in Duncan, Oklahoma.
The bridal showers were at First Baptist Church, of Duncan; and a personal bridal shower hosted by the bride’s aunt, Cheryl Denton, of Oklahoma City,and her sister, Brooklyn Scott-Neal of Chickasha.