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Brian and Molly McNeese

Remembering a friend


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Molly Elizabeth Childers and Brian Patrick McNeese were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. June 27, 2009, at First Baptist Church in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Laney Dixon and Elaine Rolan Childers of Gainesville. The groom is the son of William Robert Sr. and Nancy Myers McNeese of Duluth.

The Revs. William Lloyd Coates Jr. and Bartlett Scott McMillan performed the ceremony. Pianist Patricia Whitmire Culberson, organist Della Ruth Johnson, harpist Martha Burwell, vocalist William Andrew Maddox and oboist Mercer Crook presented a program of wedding music.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father. The bride's sister-in-law Christy Crowe Childers of Macon was matron of honor. The bride's friend Anna Kristen Wilson of Atlanta was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were the bride's friend Kathryn Ford Abbott of Marietta, the bride's cousin Rachel Elizabeth Corbin of Marietta, the groom's sister Brittany Grace McNeese of Duluth and the bride's friends Sarah Elizabeth Statz of Atlanta and Alexis Gale Vickery of New York. Junior bridesmaid was the bride's cousin Claire Grace Corbin of Marietta.

The groom's father was the best man. Groomsmen were the bride's brother Matthew Eric Childers of Macon; the groom's friends Justin Sherwood Daniel of Durham, N.C., Michael Adam Danneman of Huntersville, N.C., and Jonathon Scott Leeke of Cumming; the groom's brother William Robert McNeese Jr. of Memphis, Tenn.; and the groom's friend David Collins Westcott of Alpharetta. The bride's cousin George Stanley Monroe Corbin of Marietta was the ring bearer. Ushers were Braden Alexander Willis and John Stuart Churchman.

Gayla Bennett Pierce was the wedding coordinator. Kelly Nicole Snook and Lauren Helen Wojno were the program attendants. Margaret Elizabeth Bennett kept the bride's book.

The bride carried a handkerchief belonging to her maternal grandmother and wore a pearl bracelet and earrings given to her by the groom and a sixpence belonging to her mother.

The groom's parents gave a rehearsal dinner at the Chattahooochee Country Club in Gainesville on the eve of the wedding.

The bride's parents gave a reception at the Smithgall Arts Center in Gainesville following the ceremony.

Following a honeymoon to St. Lucia, the couple reside in Atlanta..