Dorsett, Jackson united in marriage

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 3, 2005

Jamie Sumner Dorsett and Martin Franklin Jackson were united in marriage at six o’clock on the evening of October 29, 2005.

The ceremony took place at First Baptist Church in Prattville.

The Reverend Dr. Travis Coleman, Jr. officiated.

Jamie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Dorsett of Prattville.

She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin E. Herndon of Eutaw and Dr. and Mrs. Toxey E. Dorsett of Birmingham and the late Martha Jo Dorsett.

She is the great-granddaughter of Woodrow W. Sumner of Duncanville.

Martin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wayne Sorrells of Prattville.

He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Flowers of Prattville and Mrs. Hayward S. Sorrells and the late Mr. Sorrells of Luverne.

Given in marriage by her father, Jamie wore an ivory satin empire waist gown with an embroidered beaded bodice and a slight sweetheart neckline with sheer embroidered beaded cap sleeves.

The formal length skirt with embroidered beaded inverted pleats featured a button detail down the center back and extended into a cathedral train.

The bride’s look was completed with an ivory cathedral length veil and a tiara of pearls and rhinestones.

Jamie carried a hand-tied bouquet wrapped in ivory satin of white dendrobium orchids, green Cymbidium orchids, Vendella roses and star of Bethlehem.

Vaughan Boyd Lyons of Birmingham served as her matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Darcy Diann Bailey of Prattville, cousin of the bride, Lexie Marialana Dorsett of Mountain Brook, cousin of the bride, Christen Jean Coleman of Prattville, Amanda Rae Hambrick of Richmond, Virginia, Kelly Cathleen Hollifield of Marietta, Georgia, Kasey Woodfin Hope of Prattville, Carolyn Elizabeth Kinney of Prattville, and Shelley Elizabeth Sager of Birmingham. They wore formal length Euro red satin gowns with cap sleeves and a draped train accented with a rhinestone clasp.

They carried hand-tied bouquets wrapped in ivory satin consisting of Charlotte roses, Black magic roses, green Cymbidium orchids and green hypericum berries.

The groom’s father served as his best man.

Groomsmen were Brandon Clay Autry of Birmingham, Toxey Edward Dorsett, II of Prattville, brother of the bride, Carlin Bryan Homan of Gordo, Timothy Ruel Hope, Jr. of Prattville, Frank Simersky, III of Troy, Matthew Wayne Sorrells of Prattville, brother of the groom, Burke McKee Spree of Boligee, and Joseph Matthew Williford of Spanish Fort.

Flower girl was Madison Nicole Flowers of Prattville, cousin of the groom.

Scott Andrew Landers and Samuel Thomas Landers of Birmingham, cousins of the bride, served as ring bearers.

Guest book attendants were Laycee Dorsett of Mountain Brook, cousin of the bride, and Audrey Flowers of Prattville, cousin of the groom.

Program attendants were Nikki Flowers and Tory Flowers of Lapine and Jordan Sorrells of Luverne, all cousins of the groom.

Nuptial music was presented by pianist Donna Wilson of Prattville, organist Jamie Robison of Prattville, harpist Judy Sargent of Birmingham, vocalists Angie Flowers of Prattville, aunt of the groom, Richard and Kirsten Wallace of Montgomery and Dr. Toxey Dorsett of Birmingham, Grandfather of the bride.

Angie Nabors of Prattville served as wedding director.

Floral arrangements for the wedding and reception were created by Jill Sampson and her staff at Weddings by Jill.

Photographer was Darren Freeman.

The reception was held at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

The bride’s and groom’s cakes were designed by Peggy McKinney.

Guests were entertained by the music of Bobby Moore and the Rhythm Aces.

After honeymooning on a Western Caribbean cruise, the couple now resides in Prattville, Alabama.