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Mr. Soileau, Miss Chapman united in holy matrimony

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Mr. and Mrs. Jared Paul Soileau

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau provided the setting for a lovely 6 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2015, uniting Miss Meghann Marie Chapman and Mr. Jared Paul Soileau in holy matrimony, with Father Derrick J. Weingartner officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Alex D. “Sonny” Chapman Jr. and Janita Chapman of Ville Platte. The groom is the son of Joseph Soileau and Nancy Soileau of Ville Platte.
The antique and beautiful church was accented with candlelight, and the pews were lined with single sprigs of dried lavender tied with a simple white ribbon and candlelight.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride was radiant in her soft white gown of Swiss dot tulle featuring an empire waistline, simple sheer train and lace-up corset back.
The bride carried a bouquet of white roses accented with roses, carnations and lavender in multiple shades of purple.
Alexis Faith Chapman served her sister as maid of honor for the special occasion. She wore a plum-colored, knee-length gown featuring lace cap sleeves and an open back. She carried a bouquet of dried lavender wrapped in burlap ribbon.
Bridesmaids were Beth McGee of Lake Charles and Hannah Aymond and Lainey Perrodin, both of Ville Platte. They wore short dresses in a variety of styles and various shades of purple. They carried bouquets of dried lavender wrapped in burlap ribbon.
Gary Aymond served as best man for the evening ceremony.
Groomsmen were Korey Chapman of Lafayette and Andre Doucet of Ville Platte and Joel Vidrine of Mamou.
Libby Aymond served as flower girl, and Noah McGee served as ring bearer.
For her daughter’s special day, the bride’s mother selected a stunning turquoise-colored short dress.
The groom’s mother selected an elegant, full-length, gray-colored gown accented with sheer sleeves.
A reception followed at the Grand Coteau House Ballroom in Grand Coteau. The guest tables were decorated with centerpieces of hurricane lanterns and glass jars filled with dried lavender and baby’s breath.
Following a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the couple has made their home in Vidrine.

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