The Norman Transcript

May 12, 2013

Willoughby, Henrichs tie knot


The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Amanda Elyse Willoughby and Brian David Henrichs were united in marriage April 14, 2013, in an evening ceremony at Cat Lake, Harmony, Fla.

The bride is the daughter of Larry and Jacque Willoughby, of Norman.

The groom is the son of Nelda Henrichs, of Bourbonnais, Ill.

Pastor Tim Gates officiated.

The ceremony took place under a rain storm and a rainbow.

Megan Callahan sang “When You Say Nothing at All.” Disney love songs were played in the background.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents, escorted by her father.

She wore a gown of white organza fit and flare with beaded floral detailing, drop waist, ruffle skirt and sweep train. Attached to her slip were hearts cut out of her baby blanket. Her vintage veil was worn by her mother at her wedding.

The bridal bouquet featured pink, yellow and orange Gerber daisies and pink roses accented with pears. Attached to the bouquet was her grandmother’s locket. She wore a great-aunt’s pearls and a necklace that was a gift from the groom.

Kristen Blake, of San Diego, served as her maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Tara Vuocolo, Savannah Gibson, Megan Callahan, of Tulsa, and Lisa Shala, of Orlando, Fla.

Flower girls were Peyton and Lyla Collins, of Pittsboro, N.C., cousins of the bride.

Best man was Kurt Hodge, of Kansas City, Kan.

Groomsmen were Ryan Snellenberger, of Memphis, Tenn., Eric Vollmer, of Bourbonnais, Ill., Randall Green and Joey De la Garza, of Orlando.

Assisting as ushers were Casey Chapman, of Orlando, Jeremy Willoughby, of Moore, brother of the bride, and Jeremiah Dobbs, nephew of the bride.

Following the ceremony, the bride and groom celebrated with guests at Harmony Golf Preserve. The bride and her father performed a special dance.

A rehearsal dinner on the eve of the wedding was hosted by the groom’s mother at St. Cloud Nazarene Church.

Following a honeymoon to Jamaica, the couple will reside in Ocoee, Fla.