Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham
February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs
Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

Cyndi and Jakeb are the result of a little family matchmaking. Cyndi’s dad introduced her to Jakeb, a coworker’s younger brother, at a lake cookout. Four years later, they were sipping drinks on the veranda of the Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs. Jakeb suggested they check out the newly renovated pool. Instead, he took Cyndi to a room filled with rose petals and balloons and asked Cyndi to spend her life with him.

The Anthony Chapel in Hot Springs set the stage for the classic winter wedding. Navy bridesmaid dresses and gold set the tone, while Jakeb shook things up with a burgundy tux.

Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

Their classic ceremony wasn’t without a few laughs. Jakeb’s uncle, who served as the officiant, realized during the ceremony he’d thrown away the sheet of paper with Jakeb’s vows and ran off to dig it out of the trash. The couple says the goof was hilarious and a great icebreaker.

Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

While they kept the wedding ceremony classic, the couple shook things up at the reception. In addition to a small two-tier cake, guests enjoyed donuts from a special donut wall built by Cyndi’s dad. For a guestbook, they asked their friends and family to sign a cartoon picture of themselves and their cat, Juice. Cyndi and Jakeb both love Mexican food and margaritas so that’s exactly what they served.

Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

Justin Palmer Weddings
Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club

The Details

  Photography Justin Palmer Weddings, Bentonville
Ceremony Venue Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs
  Reception Venue Hot Springs Country Club
Florist Kelly Efird Flower Events, Hot Springs
Event Planner Randi Slick of Signature Events, Hot Springs
Cake Ambrosia Bakery, Hot Springs
Wedding Gown Inverness Bridal Couture, Conway
Veil She Said Yes Bridal in The Heights, Little Rock
Bridesmaids Attire Bella Bridesmaids, Little Rock
Groom & Groomsmen Attire She Said Yes Bridal in The Heights, Little Rock
Engagement Ring Wilkerson Jewelers, Stuttgart
Wedding Bands Sissy's Log Cabin, Little Rock
Rehearsal Dinner Venue The Porterhouse Club, Hot Springs
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Cynthia Thompson & Jakeb Durham February 3, 2018 • Hot Springs Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens | Hot Springs Country Club


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