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Embry, Arnold wed

Jessica Paige Embry and Joshua Stephen Arnold were married Feb. 26, 2011, at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Fla. The Rev. Timothy Trent of Andalusia officiated the four o’clock outside ceremony. A six o’clock reception followed in the Magnolia Ballroom of the Emerald Grande.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Embry of Andalusia. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Lloyd Embry of Auburn and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mitchell of Parsons, Tenn.

The groom is the son of Mrs. Lou (Ray) Parkerson and Mr. Steve (Bonnie) Arnold of Pinson, Ala. He is the grandson of Mrs. Virginia O’Rear of Pinson and the late Mrs. Doris Arnold of Birmingham.

Bridal attendants included matron of honor Heidi Blair Embry of Kailua, Hawaii, sister-in-law of the bride. Bridesmaids included Brittany Morgan of Atlanta; Kathryne Clark Flippo, Ashley Daniels Caffey, and Lindsey Boan of Birmingham; Meg Maynor Shelnut, Lesley Williams Thorn, Claire Stringfellow Walters, and Sarah Jones Sightler of Andalusia; Christina Morgan Stimpson of Mobile; and Elizabeth Bryan Kimbrough of Montgomery.

The groom was attended by his father, Steve Arnold, as best man. Groomsmen included Mitch Embry of Kailua, Hawaii; Josh Kilgore of Trussville; Robbie Sommerville of Hoover; William Sheffield of Birmingham; Scott Fletcher of Sterrett; Kyle Blake, Wes Blake, and Rob Preston of Montgomery; Cole Little and Tyler Ashmore of Wetumpka; Van Riggs of Opelika; and Cameron Buchina of Chelsea, Ala. Ring bearer was Benjamin Blair Embry, toddler nephew of the bride, assisted by his mother, Heidi Embry.

Jessica is a 2007 graduate of Auburn School of Nursing and is currently in graduate school at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia, class of 2012. Josh is a 2004 and 2006 graduate of Auburn University and earned an MBA in 2010 from Troy University, Montgomery. He is currently employed in Nashville, Tenn. The couple resides in Hendersonville, Tenn.