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Mr. & Mrs. Scott Daniel Coleman
     Eugenia Ann Mathews and Scott Daniel Coleman were united in marriage at half past six o'clock in the evening on Saturday, July 19, 2008. The double ring ceremony was performed by Dr. William Perry at the First Baptist Church in Statesboro.
      The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Bland Mathews of Statesboro. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Daniel Coleman III of Blakely, Ga.
      Music was provided by Mrs. Sheila McKee, organist and pianist; Dr. William Schmid, trumpet; and Jessica Forbes, soloist.
      The bride, given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, wore a strapless A-line gown made of exquisite French Alencon lace and featured three unique tiered patterns. A belt above the natural waist had a delicate array of crystals, pearls and netting. The back neckline dipped into a V, accented with covered buttons that flowed into a chapel-length train. The veil was cathedral-length with a traditional blusher, which was hand-crafted with matching French Alencon lace. The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of mini calla lilies, Queen Anne's lace, white lilies and vendella roses.
      The bridesmaid's dresses were floor-length black satin-faced taffeta gowns featuring a pleated neckline with a wide sash at the natural waist, falling into an A-line skirt. The bridesmaids carried hand-tied bouquets of white vendella roses, white French tulips and Queen Anne's lace. The flower girl carried a kissing ball of white hydrangea blooms.
      Laura Whitaker Howard of Atlanta served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Moody Alexander of Auburn, Ala., Anna Karis Counts, Statesboro, Amanda Carol Faulk, Atlanta, Hannah Williams Holmes, Auburn, Ala., Ashley Meredyth Kreis, Auburn, Ala., Ruth Allen Lovett, Auburn, Ala., Ashley Loren Mathews, Gainesville, Fla., Jennifer McClain Prosser, Statesboro, Rachael Nicole Thomas, Auburn, Ala., and Laurie Elizabeth Wedgworth, Tuscaloosa, Ala. Anna Grace Willett, Auburn, Ala., served as the flower girl.
      Stephen Daniel Coleman III, father of the groom; Richard Lloyd Glendye III, Savannah, and Nathan Gray Logsdon, Nashville, Tenn., served as best men. Groomsmen included Norman Clinkscales Alexander III of Auburn, Ala., Preston Mark Henry, Athens, Ga., Matthew Moon Martin, Marietta, Charlie Bland Mathews Jr., brother of the bride, Auburn, Ala., Joe Edward Mathews Jr., Gainesville, Fla., Scott Gilbert Moody, Raleigh, N.C., Robert Dustin Paulk, St. Simons Island, Ga., and Matthew Ryan Thomas, Adel, Ga. William Stephen Lovett, Savannah, served as the bell ringer and Brooks Crawford Short of Auburn, Ala., served as ring bearer.
      Ushers included Ross Stephens Glendye, Birmingham, Ala., Thomas Cleburne Logsdon and William David Logsdon of Nashville, Tenn., Allen McCann Mathews, Statesboro, Harry Smith Mathews Jr., Atlanta, Pratt Edward Mathews, Statesboro, Samuel Earl Thornton and Trice Remington Thornton of Savannah.
      Christina Cleveland Glendye of Savannah read selected scripture. Program attendants were Millie Marie Lee and Katherine Suzanna Lee of Statesboro. Hope McClanahan Marsh of Clinton, Miss., kept the bride's book.
      Immediately following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a cocktail reception and dance at the Forest Heights Country Club.
      On the eve of the wedding, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Daniel Coleman III hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Statesboro Inn.
      The couple honeymooned in St. Lucia and now resides on St. Simons Island, Ga.

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