2009-06-11 / Personalities

Megan Nicole Patterson marries Timothy Cody Schmotz on May 2

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Cody Schmotz Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Cody Schmotz Megan Nicole Patterson and Timothy Cody Schmotz of Birmingham, Ala., exchanged wedding vows Saturday, May 2, at six o'clock in the evening at The Dyson House, home of the bride's grandparents, Raymond and Elizabeth Hurd, in Washington. Ronnie Lindsey of Washington served as the officiant.

The bride is the daughter of Julie Anne Patterson of Cumming.

The bridegroom is the son of John and Gay Chambers of Panama City, Fla., and Tim Schmotz of Aztec, N Mex.

Vows were spoken in front of the stately home beautifully decorated with bouquets of red Gerber daisies and greenery, white tulle bows and draping that extended across the front. Large Boston ferns graced the posts of the stairway.

Ben Schmotz of Cumming, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Usher-groomsmen were Jacob Cantrell of Knoxville, Tenn., Brett Liner, Greg Little and Shane Phillips, all of Cumming.

Kristian Moss of Atlanta was maid of honor. She wore a bright red strapless long dress and carried a large cluster of white Gerber daisies the stems of which were wrapped in white satin ribbon and fastened with pearls.

Bridesmaids were Leah Cantrell of Knoxville, Tenn.; Casey McGough of Athens; Samantha Schmotz of Cumming, sister-in-law of the bridegroom; and Madison Chambers of Panama City, Fla., sister of the bridegroom. Their gowns matched that of the honor attendant and their flowers were identical but in a smaller design.

The bride's sister, Jayden Patterson of Alpharetta, was the flower girl and wore a beautiful white dress with a gathered full skirt. Beading enhanced the bodice.

Given in marriage by her brother, Noah Drew Patterson of Athens, the bride was radiant in her white satin gown fashioned with beading on the bodice and an A-line skirt which extended to the train.

Her veil fell to elbow-length.

She also wore a diamond tennis bracelet and diamond ring, borrowed from her grandmother, Mrs. Hurd.

Her bouquet of white Gerber daisies and tulips was accented with greenery.

The bride's mother chose a cream chiffon sleeveless dress adorned with beading on the bodice.

The bridegroom's mother wore a champagne satin off-the-shoulder shawl drape design that featured a lace bodice and satin skirt.


Raymond and Elizabeth Hurd entertained at a reception at the Washington-Wilkes Country Club in Washington.

The clubhouse was beautifully decorated for the occasion.

White linens covered the bride's table decorated with a vase of clear pebbles and white hydrangeas. Votive candles encircled the vase and red stones were scattered about the table for accent.

Guests enjoyed a delicious cocktail buffet.

Following the reception the couple left for a Royal Caribbean cruise to Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Haiti.

Mr. and Mrs. Schmotz are making their home in Birmingham, Ala.

Rehearsal Dinner

John and Gay Chambers and Tim Schmotz were hosts at a rehearsal dinner honoring Megan Patterson and Cody Schmotz on Friday evening, May 1, at the Fitzpatrick Hotel in Washington.

For the occasion the bride-elect chose a white cotton sundress.

Tables were centered with candles banked with red daisies.

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