Riley, Hake united in marriage

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 26, 2006

Meredith Lee Riley and Philip Alan Hake were united in marriage on August 5, 2006 at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church on Homewood.

The Rev. Robert Hatfield officiated at the double-ring ceremony.

The groom's wedding band belonged to his maternal grandfather; the bride's band belonged to the groom's paternal great-grandmother and was engraved to match her engagement ring and band.

The bride, an Auburn University graduate, is the daughter of Marilyn and Pat Riley of Greenville.

She wore a formal gown of pearl matte satin and ivory chiffon designed by Allure Bridals.

The strapless gown was hand cut in a floral pattern from pearl matte satin, decorated with hand-sewn silver bugle beads and clear sequins and featuring a slightly fitted A-line skirt.

The deep &#8220V” back of the gown had an attached chapel length train, with silver bugle beads on the hem.

Serving as the bride's maid of honor was Jennifer Carol Wingate of Birmingham.

The bride's other attendants were Julie Marie Bryan of Homewood; Kea Brown Calame of Montgomery; Jamie Ryan Donaldson of Auburn; Susan Jennifer Green of Hermosa Beach, Calif., and Sara Brooks Singleton of Nashville.

The groom, a University of Georgia graduate and currently a student at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, is the son of Joanne and Robert Hake of Huntsville.

Serving as his best man was the brother of the groom, Brian Matthew Hake, of Homewood.

Groomsmen were Matthew Barret Delisle of Auburn; Carson Jones Hooks Jr. of Austin, Texas; Scott Hendry E. Pfitzer of Mobile; Justin Keith Strickland of Albany, and Anthony James Summerville of Homewood.

Stephen Glen Craig of Santa Barbara, cousin of the bride, served as usher.

William Allen Crotwell, a close family friend of the bride, served as reader.

A reception followed the ceremony at the B&A Warehouse.

Following a wedding trip to Caneel Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, the couple now resides in Homewood.