Jill LeAnn Lovett and Mark Clifford Kelly were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Dec. 20, 2008, at First Baptist Church in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of William Lee and Kathy Lovett of Gainesville. The groom is the son of John B. and Liz Kelly of Americus and Lunelle Kelly of Bonaire.
The Rev. Dr. William L. Coates Jr. performed the ceremony. Della Ruth Johnson, Matt Coldiron and Mercer Crook presented a program of wedding music.
The bride was presented in marriage by her father. The bride's sisters Lisa Lovett Leiter of Marietta and Kathryn Lovett Kornberg of Cohutta were matrons of honor. Junior bridesmaid was the bride's niece Eliza Kate Leiter of Marietta. The bride's nieces Hannah Grace Kornberg of Cohutta, Claire and Charlotte Leiter of Marietta and the groom's niece Catie Paradise of Plains were the flower girls.
The groom's father was the best man. Groomsmen were the groom's uncle Gary Alford of Martinez and the groom's friend Kim Craft of Gainesville. The bride's nephew Max Leiter of Marietta was the ring bearer. Ushers were Corey Craft, Michael Hughes and Shane Kornberg. Nathan and Sandra Deal, Wayne and Susan Jessup, Dick and Elaine Childers and Bill and Melanie Haley were greeters.
Lydia Park was the wedding coordinator.
The groom's parents gave a rehearsal dinner at the Deal residence on the eve of the wedding.
The bride's parents gave a reception at the First Baptist Church Banquet Hall in Gainesville following the ceremony.
Following a honeymoon to New York City, the couple reside in Flowery Branch.