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Abbey and Branden Eichler

Abbey Victoria Williams and Branden Robert Eichler were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Oct. 12, 2013, at Buford Presbyterian Church in Sugar Hill. The bride is the daughter of Philip and Ann Williams of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Jeff and Kathy Eichler of Oakwood.

The Rev. Phil Williams and Buddy Fisch performed the ceremony. Harpist Elizabeth Bennett presented a program of wedding music.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father. The bride’s sister Ansley Brooke Williams of Atlanta was maid of honor. The bride’s sister Allison Eldridge of Atlanta was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were the bride’s friends Meghan Beeler of Charleston, S.C., Kristin Truitt of Lexington, Ky., and Lauren Burnette of Gainesville. The bride’s niece Carly Redmond of Dacula was a junior bridesmaid. The bride’s cousin Lily Arlena Black of Flowery Branch was the flower girl.

The groom’s brother Scott Eichler of Athens was the best man. Groomsmen were the groom’s father, the bride’s nephew Connor Redmond of Dacula, and the bride’s brother-in-law Todd Eldridge of Atlanta. The bride’s nephew Jacob Wendell Williams was an usher.

Kim Mays was the wedding coordinator.

The bride carried her grandmother’s wedding rings attached to the bouquet and a handkerchief belonging to her cousin, Tonya Black.

The groom’s parents gave a rehearsal dinner at Dominick’s in Buford on the eve of the wedding.

The parents of the bride and groom gave a reception at the Buford Community Center in Buford following the ceremony.

Following a honeymoon cruise to the Eastern Caribbean, the couple reside in Flowery Branch.

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