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Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson
December 2, 2017 • Little Rock
St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

There’s nothing like a little duck gumbo to bring people together. Hannah and Jesse met through mutual friends at the Duck Gumbo Festival in Stuttgart in 2013. Jesse, a United States Navy veteran, decided to continue in the military as an Arkansas Army National Guardsman. He proposed just before leaving for basic training and the couple’s wedding was only a few weeks after Jesse’s homecoming from a yearlong deployment overseas.

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Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple


The Inspiration

Hannah wanted “a romantic overall feel but with rich, warm undertones.” With the wedding in chilly December, she knew she wanted people to feel like it was a warm, welcoming space with a sense of elegance. She found the elegance and grandeur she was looking for in the St. Edward Catholic Church and at Albert Pike Masonic Temple.

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Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple


How They Customized

Music to Our Ears

  PROCESSIONAL
  “Cannon in D”

  FIRST DANCE
  “Heaven” by Boyce Avenue

  FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE
  "Sunrise, Sunset" by Louis Armstrong

Hannah’s favorite customization was a watercolor crest designed with the couple’s monogram, which incorporated their favorite flowers, wedding colors and pets. Their cake designer, Natalie Madison, was even able to hand carve the crest to add to the top tier of their cake.

Family pictures were displayed in the foyer along with Hannah’s mother’s wedding gown, which was made by Hannah’s grandmother.

Instead of wedding favors, the couple honored Jesse’s military service by making a donation to Pro Duffers Southwest Chapter, an organization that serves homeless veterans in central Arkansas.

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Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple

Lela & Lyla Photography
Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple


The Details

Photography Lela & Lyla Photography, Little Rock
Event Planner & Day-of Coordinator Natalie Scott Events, Little Rock
  Florals Magnolia Belle Florals, Conway
  Rentals Party Time Rentals & Events, Little Rock
La Tavola Fine Linen, California
  Lighting Central Arkansas Entertainment, Little Rock
Cakes Natalie Madison's Artisan Cakes, Little Rock
  Caterer & Drinks Gina's Catering, Little Rock
  DJ Central Arkansas Entertainment, Little Rock
  Ceremony Music Phillip Quick (Organist)
Susej Thompson (Cantor)
  Wedding Stationery Kortnee Senn of Studio Senn
Wedding Gown & Veil Low's Bridal & Formal, Brinkley
Bridesmaids Attire Low's Bridal & Formal, Brinkley
  Groom & Groomsmen Attire Men's Wearhouse, Little Rock
  Jeweler Kay's Jewelers, Little Rock
  Hair Beth Johnson of La Belle Vie Boutique Salon, Bryant
  Makeup Makeup by Lacey Hall, Sheridan
Rehearsal Dinner Venue Albert Pike Memorial Temple, Little Rock
Wedding vendor we love!

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Hannah Ruth LeMay & Jesse Lee Barker Davidson December 2, 2017 • Little Rock St. Edward Catholic Church | Albert Pike Masonic Temple


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