The Norman Transcript

July 21, 2013

Garner, Finnell unite in marriage


The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Kyndall Garner, of Maumelle, Ark., and formerly of Rogers, Ark., and Blake Finnell, of Maumelle and formerly of Norman, exchanged wedding vows May 11, 2013, at Pratt Place Barn and Inn in Fayetteville, Ark.

Landon Garner, brother of the bride, of Rogers, officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Reece and Sherri Garner, of Seligman, Mo.

The groom is the son of Butch and Debbie Finnell, of Little Rock and formerly of Norman. He is the grandson of Jan Hunter and Ron Hames and Lou Finnell and the late Jack Finnell, all of Norman.

The bride wore an ivory fit-and-flare wedding gown designed by Martina Liana. The dress had a sweetheart neckline with vintage, embroidered Alencon lace over silk satin organza.

The chapel-length train had scalloped edging and a lace-up corset back and was accented with a candlelight Lola bridal sash embellished with hundreds of tiny crystals. The bride wore her hair in an elegant up-do, accompanied by a custom two-tier English cage veil held in place by a custom-designed hair pin.

The bride carried a southern-inspired wedding bouquet filled with pink roses, white peonies and pink hydrangeas. The stems of the bouquet were wrapped in vintage lace.

Matron of honor was Kia Fitzgerald, of Rogers.

Bridesmaids were Charla Montague, of Little Rock, Brandi Garner, of Rogers, Lindsey Honea, of Rogers, Ashley Bingman, of Maumelle, Adrienne Gray, of Nashville, Tenn., and Paige Diaz, of Dallas.

Tyler Finnell, of Little Rock and formerly of Norman, served as best man.

Groomsmen were Adam Bingman, of Maumelle, Ryan Grebert, of Cabot, Ark., Tyler Thompson, of Little Rock, Ashley Horne, of Hot Springs, Ark., Blakely Richardson, of Birmingham, Ala., and Chris Boatright, of Little Rock.

Serving as ushers were Matt Fitzgerald, of Rogers, and Chance Keith, of Magnolia, Ark.

Flower girls were Brynlee Garner, daughter of Landon and Brandi Garner, of Rogers, and Emma Grace Garner, daughter of Landon and Brandi Garner, of Rogers.

Music was provided by DJ Greg, of Fayetteville.

The bride received her Bachelor of Science in communication disorders from Harding University in 2007 and a Master of Science in speech language pathology from the University of Arkansas Medical School in 2009. She went to Australia on a campaign in 2004 with Harding University and studied abroad in Florence, Italy, in 2006 with Harding University.

The groom received his Bachelor of Business Administration in professional sales from Harding University in 2011. He also studied abroad with the College of Business Administration in London in 2010 with Harding University.