Mr. Vidrine, Miss Helmer united in holy matrimony
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Todd Vidrine
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte provided the setting for a lovely 6:30 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2015, uniting Miss Shelby Elizabeth Helmer and Mr. Samuel Todd Vidrine in holy matrimony, with Father Jason Vidrine officiating.
Miss Helmer is the daughter of Jerry Helmer and Sandra DeVille of Ville Platte. The groom is the son of Rickey and Denee’ Vidrine of Pine Prairie.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride was radiant in her ball gown of soft organza and tulle accented with an elegant, fitted lace bodice. The gown featured a whimsical sash at the waistline and a flowing, full skirt. A lovely sweetheart neckline framed the face, and pearl buttons lined the back of the skirt to the floor. She wore a floor-length veil, pearl earrings, a gold necklace and pearl bracelet to complete her attire.
The bride carried a bouquet of blush and ivory-colored peonies and roses accented with blush-colored ribbon. Saints medals were pinned to the bouquet.
Kylie Darbonne served as maid of honor for the special occasion. She wore a blush-colored, strapless, floor-length gown of chiffon accented with nude-colored heels, pearl earrings and gold necklace. She carried a bouquet of ivory-colored roses accented with gold silk ribbon.
Bridesmaids were Lauren Fontenot, Katie Fontenot and Alivia Fontenot Cortina, all of Ville Platte, Taylor Richard and Katherine Jenkins, both of Eunice, and Emily Vidrine and Sarah Vidrine, both of Pine Prairie. They wore blush-colored, floor-length gowns of chiffon in assorted styles.
Aaron Johnson of Pine Prairie served as best man for the evening ceremony.
Groomsmen were Branson Fontenot and Brandon Marcantel, both of Mamou, and Dustin Perron, Matthew Vidrine, John Paul Vidrine, William Vidrine and John Horn, all of Pine Prairie.
Ushers were Nick Fontenot and Daniel Aguillard.
Aubrey Helmer served as flower girl; and Jack Ardoin served as ring bearer.
For her daughter’s special day, the bride’s mother selected a champagne-colored, floor-length gown of chiffon accented with pearl jewelry.
The groom’s mother selected a champagne-colored, floor-length gown of silk accented with pearl jewelry.
A reception followed at the Northside Civic Center. The hall was beautifully accented with blush, ivory and gold-colored decor. Guest tables were decorated with centerpieces of white roses on top of tables covered with ivory-colored linens. The tables featured natural wood chairs.
Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple has made their home in Easton.