Amelia Grace Decker and Chad Hollingsworth Lumpkin were united in marriage at noon Sept. 15, 2015, on Waimanalo Beach on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The bride is the daughter of Emil and Linda Decker of Dawsonville, and the granddaughter of D. Larry and Bertha Rundles of Gainesville, and Doris Decker of Bowman, and the late William Miller Decker. The groom is the son of John Lumpkin of Auburn, Ala., and Shauna Fiorello of Knoxville, Tenn., and the grandson of R.L. Lumpkin Jr. of Ooltewah, Tenn., and the late Betty Lumpkin.
The Rev. Michael Nelson performed the ceremony, while a ukulele player performed traditional Hawaiian tunes.
The bride was presented in marriage by her father. Witnesses included Linda Decker, and Joseph and Shauna Fiorello.
The bride carried a rare silver coin provided by her godparents, Gilbert E. Head and Margret Dowdle Head of Athens.
Following a honeymoon at the Aulani Disney Resort in Kapolei, Hawaii, the couple reside in Birchwood, Tenn.
The bride and groom have chosen to signify the special nature of their new union by choosing the surname of Rivers.
A reception for friends and family will be held in a more local venue in December.