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Gilleland/Graham
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Kristen and DJ Graham

Kristen Gilleland and DJ Graham were united in marriage at 1 p.m. May 16, 2009, at Forest Hills Resort in Dahlonega. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Becky Gilleland of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Curtis and Deborah Bailey of Bethlehem and Danny Graham of Lawrenceville.

The Rev. Franklin Collady Jr. performed the ceremony.

The bride was presented in marriage by her parents. The bride’s friend Ashley Elrod of Talmo was matron of honor. Amanda Anglin, the bride’s friend, was the bridesmaid. The matron of honor’s daughter Morgan Elrod of Talmo was the flower girl.

The groom’s friend Val Hardge of Winder was the best man. Greg Elrod of Talmo, the groom’s friend, was the groomsman.

Kathy Major was the wedding coordinator.

The bride wore a necklace given to her by the groom and carried her grandmother’s ring.

The groom’s parents gave a rehearsal dinner at Forest Hills Resort in Dahlonega on the eve of the wedding.

The bride’s parents gave a reception at Forest Hills Resort following the ceremony.

Following a honeymoon to Pensacola Beach, Fla., the couple reside in Winder.

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