Miss Allison Diane Blalock and Mr. Jeffrey Carr Baker were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. March 26, 2011, at Legacy Pointe, Lake Lanier Islands. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs William H. Blalock Jr. of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Bligh Baker of Boulder, Colo.
The Rev. David Lynn Smith performed the ceremony.
Violinists Miss Lori Guidi and Miss Jennifer Floyd, cellist Miss Cathie Hudnell and violist Miss Katy Saucier presented a program of wedding music.
The bride was presented in marriage by her father.
The bride's cousin Mrs. Heather Stockton Lane of Hartwell was matron of honor. The bride's cousin Miss Erin Lee Derrick of Gainesville, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were the groom's sister Mrs. Allison Hoat Baker of Boulder, the bride's sisters-in-law Mrs. Donna Marie Blalock of Gainesville and Mrs. Heather Ellis Blalock of Asheville, N.C., the bride's friends Mrs. Anna Pirkle Forgey of Atlanta and Mrs. Laura DeMore Williams of Gainesville. The bride's niece Miss Lily Marie Adamson of Gainesville and the groom's niece Miss Laurel Claire Brain of Boulder were the flower girls.
The groom's friend Mr. Steven Patrick Dooley of West Columbia, S.C., was the best man. Groomsmen were the bride's brothers Mr. Patrick Bonner Blalock of Asheville and Mr. William Harold Blalock III of Gainesville, the groom's brother-in-law Mr. David Andrew Brain of Boulder and the groom's friends Mr. Michael David Gallian of Colleyville, Texas, and Mr. Brian Glen Tomkins of London, England. The groom's nephew Master Calvin Miles Brain of Boulder was the ring bearer.
Mr. William Christopher Davidson was the wedding coordinator.
The bride wore her grandfather's blue Infantry Shield pin and the groom's grandmother's ring.
The groom's parents gave a rehearsal dinner at Legacy Lodge, Lake Lanier Islands on the eve of the wedding.
The bride's parents gave a reception at Legacy Lodge, Lake Lanier Islands following the ceremony.
Following a honeymoon cruise to Alaska, the couple reside in Braselton.