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Mr. and Mrs. Boyer

Ann Holmes Ferran and Bradley Taylor Boyer were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Aug. 18, 2007, at Grace Episcopal Church in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Harry Harper Ferran Jr. of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Boyer of Canton.

The Rev. Douglas Grant Dailey performed the ceremony. Organist Dr. David Burton-Brown and trumpeter Ms. Leslie Miller presented a program of wedding music.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father. The bride’s sister Mrs. Joan Ferran Mitchell of Englewood, Colo., was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were the groom’s sister Mrs. Suzanne Boyer Childers of Dahlonega, the bride’s friends Miss Laura Elizabeth Dixon of Auburn, Ala., Miss Jesse Leigh Echols of Alto, Miss Juliette Reese Embry of Gainesville and Miss Kristin Ann Panter of Blue Ridge. The bride’s cousin Miss Lucy Nisbet White of Charlotte, N.C., was the junior bridesmaid.

The groom’s brother Mr. Christopher Lee Boyer of Suwanee was the best man. Groomsmen were the groom’s father, the bride’s brother Mr. Lee Harper Ferran of Gainesville, the groom’s friends Mr. Jeffrey Curtis Dozier of Alpharetta, Mr. Jody Benjamin Dozier of Marietta and Mr. Mark Carmino Yambor of Kennesaw. The groom’s cousin Mr. Morgan James Henderson of Marietta was the junior groomsman.

The Scripture reader was the groom’s brother-in-law Dr. Michael Scott Mitchell. The groom’s brother-in-law Mr. Ellis Chandler Childers was an usher. Program attendants were the bride’s friends Miss Brandi Jean Anderson, Mrs. Anita Watkins Dover and Miss Jamie Rose Johnson.

The bride wore a sunburst diamond pendant that belonged to her late paternal grandmother Mrs. Joan M. Ferran and a pearl ring that was a gift from the groom. She carried an heirloom handkerchief that belonged to her late maternal grandmother Mrs. Betty H. Millar.

The groom’s parents gave a rehearsal dinner at The Emerald Pointe Resort at Lake Lanier Islands on the eve of the wedding.

The bride’s parents gave a reception at the Chattahoochee Country Club in Gainesville following the ceremony. Mrs. Beverly Nordholz was the wedding coordinator.

Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple resides in Gainesville.

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