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Mr. and Mrs. William Lovett Bennett

Megan Ann Troutt of Alpharetta and William Lovett Bennett of Statesboro were united in marriage on January 2, 2016, at 6 p.m. at The Graduate in Athens near the University of Georgia, where they met as college freshmen.

The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Julie Troutt of Alpharetta. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bryson Troutt and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Butler, all of Indianapolis, Ind.

The groom is the son of Lovett and Missy Bennett of Statesboro. He is the grandson of Sara Neville Bennett and the late Lovett Bennett and LaRue Tyson Mallard and the late Walter Hampton Mallard, all of Statesboro.

The ceremony was officiated by Mr. Bill Hull of Long Beach, Calif., cousin of the bride, and Dr. Nancy Arrington of Statesboro provided organ music.

Given in marriage by her parents, Megan wore a strapless fitted gown of ivory lace featuring a sweetheart neckline and beaded bodice. The lace overlay skirt flared into a circular sweeping hemline that trailed into a chapel-length train. Her all-white bridal bouquet featured hydrangeas, roses and dusty miller.

Serving as bridesmaids were Alysha Colfry of New Orleans, La.; Jessie Givens of San Diego, Calif.; Ali McCubbin of Washington, D.C.; Tiffany Norton Johnson of Tallahassee, Fla.; Brittany Ray of Delray Beach, Fla.; and Ashley Reynolds of Macon, Ga.

The bridal attendants wore floor-length gowns in deep gray with varying bodice styles. They carried bouquets of white hydrangeas.

Groomsmen were Mike Beblowski of Birmingham, Ala.; Michael Bennett of Augusta, Ga., brother of the groom; Adam Brown of Los Angeles, Calif.; Ben Coffey of Savannah, Ga.; Joe Reynolds of Macon; and Alex Ruoff of Delray Beach. Ushers were Evan and Bryce Troutt of Alpharetta, brothers of the bride. Groomsmen wore navy blue tuxedos.

A reception was held immediately following the ceremony at The Graduate in Athens.

The ceremony's floral arrangements, bridal bouquets, boutonnieres, corsages and reception flowers were created by family friends Cindy O'Connor and Laurelle Chechopoulos of Alpharetta.

The groom's cake, featuring UGA colors and logo, was created by family friend Patsy Akins Sye of Statesboro.

After a honeymoon in Brazil, Spain and the Netherlands, Will and Megan are making their home in Macon.



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