LaSalle-Jackson share nuptials in Patterson
Daphne Michelle LaSalle and Jared B. Jackson were united in holy matrimony Oct. 8 during a double-ring ceremony at the home of her father, Patrick M. LaSalle, in Patterson. Minister Doreen Francis officiated.
The bride is also the daughter of Marilyn P. LaSalle of Patterson. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jackson of Jackson, N.C.
Decorations for the wedding included white magnolias and purple roses floral arrangements, purple candles, and chairs draped in purple and white satin.
Music was by vocalist Marilyn LaSalle.
Escorted in marriage by her father, the bride was attired in couture gown of ivory lux organza designed with a fitted bodice and a flowing Tiffany train of swirled ruffles.
Gracing her head was a band of seed pearls that held a 32-inch veil of illusion designed with a satin edge.
She carried a bouquet of long-stemmed, white calla lilies wrapped with a purple sash and draped with pearls belonging to her maternal grandmother, the late Hattie Perry, and a rosary belonging to her paternal grandfather, the late Collins LaSalle Sr.
Bridesmaids were Yolanda Jones, Vicky B. Kilgore, Tabitha Mallory, Melanie Auzenne and Chante Roberts.
Joie Dural, niece of the bride, was flower girl.
Christopher McKinley, nephew of the bride, was ringbearer.
The groom’s father was best man. Groomsmen were Theo McKinnon, Cedric Bazemore, Rury Grisham, John Cannady and Jerome Smith.
An outdoor reception immediately followed.
The bride’s cake was a three-tiered confection in white. The almond-amaretto cake had swirls of laced icing. Purple flowers cascaded from the top of the cake down to its bottom.
Helping with hospitalities were Carolyn Thomas and Cynthia Dartest.
Prior to the wedding, the bride’s father hosted a rehearsal dinner at Shaedee’s in Patterson.
The bride is a graduate of Louisiana State University and LSU Law School.
She is a U.S. Air Force captain and is a member of the Judge Advocate General Corps. She serves as defense counsel for the Office of Military Commissions in Washington, D.C.
The groom is a graduate of North Carolina A&T earning a bachelor’s degree in Business.
He is employed by CACI as a government contract procurement analyst.
The newlyweds reside in Washington, D.C.