Smith – Ross wedding

Published 6:03 pm Friday, August 2, 2013

Horse Creek Winery of Nashville, Ga. was the setting for the late afternoon wedding

Kristen Smith and Jimmy Ross

Kristen Smith and Jimmy Ross

on Oct. 20, 2012 of Kristen Smith and Jimmy Ross.

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Rhonda Dandrea Smith of Hahira, Ga. and Ashley Smith of Valdosta, Ga. and the granddaughter of Peter and Laverne Dandrea of Hahira, Ga.

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The groom is the son of Mark and Vickie Ross and Niceville, Fla. He is the grandson of the late Tollie P. and Lona Mae Ross of Tryon.

The Rev. Tommy Russey officiated at the double-ring ceremony during which the bride and groom lit a unity candle.

Hailee Smith, cousin of the the bride, was chosen as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Keri Arnold, Traci Mara, Ginger McClellan, Angela Smith and junior bridesmaid, Maggie Boatright. Flower girls were Marleigh Carson and Allie Ward.

The groom chose Phil Tisa as best man. Groomsmen were Chad Horton, Nik Kuritz, Kyle Johnson, David Reese, Wes Shelton and the groom’s brother, Mark Ross. Ushers were Jared Smith and Colby Yates.

A reception followed at the winery.

The couple honeymooned in Savannah, Ga. They are now at home in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.