10 years ago

Mr. and Mrs. Jason Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Jason Smith

Kelly Jae Hobbs and Jason Neil Smith were married, at First Baptist Church in Panhandle on June 7, 2014. Cousin of the bride, Reece Watson of Albuquerque officiated.

Parents of the bride are Leasha and Gordon Hobbs of Panhandle.

Parents of the groom are Karrie and Shawn Smith, also of Panhandle.

Grandparents of the bride are Lynn and J.L. Redwine, Doris Hobbs, all of Panhandle, and Jane and James Hobbs of Amarillo.

Grandparents of the groom are Georgia (Lane) and Vernon Cook of Miami; the late Roy Lane; Jack Smith of Panhandle and the late Sally Smith. Great-grandparents of the groom are Missy Cahill of Amarillo and the late Roy Cahill and Howard Lane of Panhandle and the late Christina Lane.

Escorted by her dad, the bride wore a strapless slim A-line design featuring a delicate, sweetheart neckline and bodice with open laced corset back covered with beaded Alencon lace and lace motifs on the skirt and train. Her hair was arranged in a loose side braid and accented with a peacock feather. The bride carried a bouquet of orange lily, alstromeria, white waxflower, green spider mums, greenery and peacock feathers. She carried out the wedding traditions with “something new” was her jewelry from her dad, “something old and something borrowed” was a ring belonging to the groom’s mother, “something blue” was her garter.

Alyssa Crawford of Panhandle served as her sister’s matron of honor. Bridal attendants were Becca Boyd of Killeen, Texas, Katherine Gray of London, England, Hannah Murdock of Panhandle, Shanae Messer of Gruver, Texas, Samantha Bichsel of Panhandle and Sade Rae of Amarillo. Carrying out the brides colors, the attendants wore strapless, long chiffon dresses in deep teal and carried bouquets matching the bride’s.

Flower Girls, Samantha Redwine of Hereford, Texas and Brooke Watson of Pampa, Texas were dressed in teal tutu dresses with peacock accents made by the groom’s mother, the Ring Bearer, Jax Bichsel of Panhandle, was dressed in gray shorts, with deep teal suspenders and tie.

Jason wore a charcoal gray tuxedo with deep teal tie. Best Men were the groom’s brother and nephews, Chad Smith, Grant Smith and Ayden Adams, all of Amarillo; groomsmen were Devin Davidson of Amarillo, Ryan Berry of Panhandle, Shawn Pohlmeier of Panhandle, Chris Jewett of Lubbock, Ryan Vance of Dallas and Austin Sherwood of Fort Worth; and ushers were Colton Wood of Panhandle, Brady Hobbs of Panhandle, Graham Hillhouse of Austin and Cordie Redwine of Hereford. All wore charcoal gray vests and pants with deep teal ties and peacock feather boutonnieres.

The reception dinner and dance was held at the home of the bride’s parents. Tables were decorated with ivory table cloths and deep teal scarves made by the bride’s maternal grandmother. The centerpieces were an assortment of lanterns with deep teal candles circled by flower rings, square vases with flowers and feathers matching the bride’s bouquet and vases used at her grandparents 50th anniversary and sister’s wedding. Against a backdrop of shutters and chalkboard signs, the bride’s cake was four tiers of vanilla cake with orange pearlized icing and white scroll work topped with a teal “S” and orange flowers. The groom’s cake was a layered square chocolate cake topped with Texas Tech Cookies and “wedding dress and tuxedo” dipped strawberries.

Pre-wedding courtesies were a Rehearsal Dinner hosted by the groom’s parents and family and was held in the back yard of grandfather Jack Smith; Bridal Shower hosted by Msdms. Anne Easter, Patricia Looten, Venita Gray, Crystal Murdock, Marilyn Dudenhoeffer, Paula Black, Mary Beth Young, Jeanene Montgomery, Brenda Vermillion, Katherine Gray, Christle Brown, Jaquita Crawford, Brenda Fields, Debora Arnold and Hannah Murdock and a Lingerie Shower and bachelorette trip to Oklahoma City hosted by the bridesmaids.

The bride is employed by the Harrington Cancer Center and the groom is employed by KIMRAD trucking. The couple honeymooned in Dallas and reside in Amarillo.