Janet and Tim Cotton of Littlefield are the bride’s parents; her grandparents are Edith and Duane Cotton of Lubbock and the late Addie and Harrison Caldwell. Keith and Dorla Harris of Perryton, Texas, are parents of the groom; his grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Roy Harris of Carlsbad, N.M.
The groom’s parents hosted a dinner for the families after the rehearsal Friday evening. Kent Carroll of Lubbock, officiated the double ring ceremony and Rev. Ryan Bird of Vail, Ariz., spoke.
Bess Caldwell of Lubbock, cousin of the bride, served as Maid of Honor, and Jaree’ Conklin was her sister’s Matron of Honor. Journee’ Cotton and Jubilee’ Cotton, the bride’s sisters, and Julia Snyder, Alamogordo, N.M. and Lauren Huckabee of Plainview, Texas attended the bride who wore a strapless, white lace gown with a sweetheart neckline, and her “something borrowed” was her cousin Shannon Caldwell Dowling’s lace-edged mantilla veil.
Kendall Harris of Canyon, Texas, was his brother’s Best Man, and Brett Chambers of Lubbock, Bradley Sell of Lubbock, Storm Hoobler of Weatherford, Okla., Levi Hayden of Canyon and Noe Chaparro, of Plainview, attended the groom.
Guitarist Jeter Cotton, brother of the bride, played special music for the ceremony; Kendall Harris, Keith Harris, and Phil Avants also provided praise music. Ushers were Jason Robison, cousin of the bride from Lubbock, Jordan Broome of Lubbock and Bart Staton of Plainview. Carrying out the bride’s chosen colors of mint and silver, flower girls Jasmine Bird and Emmalyn Harris, the groom’s niece, wore silver dresses and scattered petals.
Sharing a wedding tradition from Australia, the bride’s aunt Jeri Cramond of Adelaide, Australia, sent wedding tokens for good luck and happiness which were slipped on the bride’s wrist as she exited.
Drew Caldwell of Kentucky, cousin of the bride, managed technology and streamed the ceremony. Kim Pickerell, Linda Pickerell, Sandy Dinges, and Silvia and Joel Griffith coordinated the reception including The Brew’s coffee and cupcakes.
Mr. and Mrs. Harris are both 2013 graduates of Wayland Baptist University; Mrs. Harris will be teaching in Lubbock ISD. Mr. Harris will be teaching in Frenship ISD.
After passing through an arch of sparklers, the couple left for a wedding trip to Puerto Rico; they will reside in Lubbock, Texas. The bride’s aunts, Jill Robison of Lubbock, Carol Caldwell of Elizabethtown, Ky., Linda Caldwell, Midlothian, Texas and Judy Ashcroft of Tampa, Fla., hosted the bridesmaids’ luncheon at noon. The bride’s aunt and uncle, Lisa and Rex Caldwell, hosted a Sunday morning brunch at their home in Lubbock.