NORMAN — Taylor Renee Hamilton of Norman, formally of Broken Arrow, and Jordan Powell Payne, Norman, exchanged wedding vows in an evening outdoor wedding on June 9 at Castle Falls Event Center in Oklahoma City. Jessie Payne, brother of the groom of Tulsa, served as officiant.
The bride is the daughter of Lynn Seitz of Manama, Bahrain, and Don Hamilton, Tulsa. She is the granddaughter of Susan Shupack, Tulsa, and Donald Hamilton, Palm Harbor, Fla.
The groom is the son of Robin Nicar, Norman, and the late Johnny Payne. He is the grandson of Mary Hope Nicar, Norman.
The bride wore a soft white Vera Wang empire waist gown with a bias-cut banded bodice of raw-edged taffeta and net. The gown featured a full skirt of net veiling over taffeta with petal styling in the back and a wide sash tied in a front bow with jewel embellishments. Completing the bride’s ensemble was a fingertip, two tier veil and a single strand of pearls.
She carried a hand-tied bouquet of David Austin specialty English roses in various shades of pink.
Serving her sister as maid of honor was Evin Hamilton, Melbourne, Fla.
Bridesmaids were Ciara Cornelius, Edmond, Joscelyn Harper, nice of the groom, Norman, Megan Sandefer, Buffalo, Wyo., Molly Jaynes, Norman, and Page Haynes, El Reno.
Groomsmen were Cody Walter, cousin of the groom, Norman, Darreck Kirby, nephew of the groom, Norman, Dylan Walter, cousin of the groom, Norman, Justin Harper, brother of the groom, Norman, Matt Carlin and Mitch Barnett, both of Norman.
Flower girl was Olivia Bacon, daughter of Sean Bacon, Norman, and Jill Bacon, Norman.
Ring bearer was Kort Nicholson, son of Kayla and Kent Nicholson, Norman.
Ushers were Evan and Jack Terzian, cousins of the groom, Bedford, N.H.
Performing a reading during the ceremony was Katie Mileur, Norman.
A reception was held at Crystal Falls. Reception assistants were Allison Harper, sister-in-law of the groom, Norman, Anngela Harper, sister of the groom, Norman, Leslie Payne, sister-in-law of the groom, Tulsa, and Payton Terzian, cousin of the groom, Bedford.
The bride is employed by the Community After School Program, attends the University of Oklahoma and graduates in December with a degree in elementary education.
The groom is employed by CASP and is a senior at OU pursuing an elementary education degree.
Following a honeymoon trip to Negril, Jamaica, the couple resides in Norman.