Brittany Laine Goings and Matthew Carroll Marsh exchanged wedding vows at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock with Rev. Siegfried Johnson and Dr. Merle Allison Johnson officiating.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an ivory strapless, sweetheart neckline completed by a crystal belt around the waist with angel satin and a rich rouched bodice with a chapel train. She carried a lush hand-tied bouquet of blush pink peonies.
Holly Katheryn Hilburn of Dallas, Texas, cousin of the bride, served as maid of honor. Linsey Lawrenece Owens of Little Rock, cousin of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Dr. Amber Bennett Bynum, Dr. Lindsay Johnson Coleman, Morgan Leigh Langford, all of Little Rock, Ashley Avra Clark of Conway, Jennifer Katherine Counce and Lyndsey Allie Gammill both of Dallas, Texas, Anna Roblee George, Molly Bryant Johnson, Emily Elizabeth Ward all of Fayetteville, Whitney Moore Malham of Cabot, Caroline Bridges Peeples of Nashville, Tenn. and Haley Culp Smith of Tichnor. They wore balck chiffon floor length gowns with a sheer one-shoulder strap and sweetheart neckline with an above-the-knee slit and shirred waste band and carried a bouquet of hand-tied white garden roses, ruffled tulips, hydrangeas, freesia, and ranunculus.
Christopher Lee Marsh of Little Rock, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Micah Mitchell Ayers and Daniel Joe Baker, both of McCrory, Drew Joseph Carter, Jerry Donald Morgan III, and Clint Richard Roth all of Stuttgart, Justin Harrison Carroll of Brinkley, cousin of the bride, Preston Fletcher Clark and Rowland Fancher Clark both of Gregory, Tyler Lee Pack, Bradley Emmett Smith both of Little Rock, John Mark Goings of Little Rock, brother of the bride, and Daniel Simmons Smith of Tichnor.
Guest were seated by Stephen Michael Alexander of Baton Rouge, La., Jeremy Alan Bullington of McCrory, Dustin Wade Cross of Magnolia, Zachary Harrison Harper of Pine Bluff, Logan Anthony Lawrence of Little Rock, cousin of the bride, and Caleb Ross Whiteside of North Little Rock.
Robert Lindley Organist of St. James United Methodist Church, The Little Rock String Quartet and Dr. Laura Inman, Gjeilo of Atlanta, Ga., as soloist.
A reception followed at Pleasant Valley Country Club. Music was provided by Rockets.
The bride is the daughter of J. Mark and Marsha Susan Goings of Cabot, and brother, John Mark Goings of Little Rock. She is the granddaughter of Linda and Dr. Merle Allison Johnson, Jr., of Little Rock, Donald and Mary Epperson of Little Rock, and the late Sue and D. Jerry Goings, formerly of Helena and great-granddaughter of Jack and Carmen Fleck of Fort Smith. She is a 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a bachelors of science and a 2012 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy. She is employed with Cornerstone Pharmacy in Little Rock as a pharmacist.
The groom is the son of Randall Lee and Janice Harrison Carroll Marsh of McCrory and brother, Christopher Leigh Marsh of Little Rock. He is the grandson of Ella Mae Carroll of Brinkley and the late James Howard Carroll Jr. and Dorothy Katherine Marsh of McCrory and the late Andrew Lee Marsh. He is a 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a bachelors in agriculture business. He is employed with Brantly Farming Co as a farm management.
After a honeymoon trip to St. Lucia, the couple will reside in Little Rock.