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Mr. and Mrs. Fly

Piper Lea Carr and James Smithson Fly were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. May 5, 2007, at Bona Allen Mansion in Buford. The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Connie Carr of Chattanooga, Tenn. The groom is the son of Charles and Judy Fly of Nashville, Tenn.

The Rev. Johnnie Hall performed the ceremony. Pianist Kelly Lane and violinists presented a program of wedding music.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father. The bride’s friend Joan Mitchell of Englewood, Colo., was matron of honor. The bride’s friend Kate Walpert of Decatur was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were the bride’s friend Hollie Roberts of Alpharetta, the bride’s sorority sister Rachel McCoy of Birmingham, Ala., the bride’s sisters-in-law Ellen Sherrill of Nashville, Emily Phillips of Knoxville and Carrie Fly of Johnson City, Tenn. The bride’s cousin Bonnie Dudley of Knoxville was the flower girl.

The groom’s father was the best man. Groomsmen were the groom’s friends Sam Mangham of Somerville, Ala., Devin Jones of Hermitage, Tenn., David Needham, Michael Johnson and Jason Griffith, all of Birmingham, and Wesley Phelps of Cary, N.C. The bride’s cousin Stone Dudley of Knoxville was the ring bearer.

The bride carried her great-grandmother’s handkerchief given to her by her mother. A cross given to the bride by her maid of honor was sewn into her wedding dress.

The groom’s parents gave a rehearsal dinner at 37 Main in Buford on the eve of the wedding.

The bride’s parents gave a reception at Bona Allen Mansion in Buford following the ceremony. Bradley Phelps of Cary, N.C, was the scripture reader. Cindy Harris was the wedding coordinator.

Following a wedding trip to Curacao and St. Lucia, the couple resides in Alpharetta.

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