Kaitlin Attebery of North Newton and Adam Williams of Neosho Rapids were married during a 2 p.m. July 17, 2010, ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church in Newton.


Kaitlin Attebery of North Newton and Adam Williams of Neosho Rapids were married during a 2 p.m. July 17, 2010, ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church in Newton.

Father Jim Mainzer and Father Greg May, uncle of the groom, officiated the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mark and Paula Attebery of North Newton. The groom is the son of Jim and Peggy Williams of Neosho Rapids.

The bride was escorted by her parents.

Maid of honor was sister Kallie Attebery of North Newton. Bridesmaids were Kara Benelli of Pittsburg, Shannon Buscher of Emporia, Sara Goerl of Emporia, Kristen Williams of Neosho Rapids and Kara Williams of Neosho Rapids.

They wore satin aqua blue tea-length dresses with black waistbands, which were made by the bride’s paternal grandmother. They carried colorful bouquets of gerber daisies.

Best man was Blake Edwards of Topeka. Groomsmen were Will Grimmett of Emporia, Chris Wiggins of Emporia, Matt Wallace of Emporia, Keagan Attebery of North Newton and Keith Attebery of North Newton.

The bride’s maternal grandparent is Lou Harms, and paternal grandparents are Leon and Sharon Attebery. The groom’s paternal grandparents are Jim and Vera Williams, maternal grandparents are Francis and Carol May.

Flower girl was cousin of the bride Heather Benelli of Pittsburg.

Ring bearers were Landon Grimmett of Lebo and Braxton Grimmett of Emporia.

Guest book attendant was Christopher Rudd of Newton. Taper lighters were Jonah and Marlie Wagner of Newton.

Ushers were Jonathan Krueger of Topeka, Jeff Grimmett of Lebo, Aaron Thomsen of Emporia and Aaron D’Angelo of Park City.

The couple took a wedding trip to Nassau, Bahamas, for seven days, and they have made their home in Emporia.

The bride is a 2007 graduate of Newton High School and a May graduation candidate at Emporia State University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is employed by Newman Regional Health in Emporia.

The groom is a 2007 graduate of Hartford High School and is a May 2012 graduation candidate at Emporia State University with a degree in secondary education — chemistry and biology. He is employed at First Start Rental in Emporia.

Personal attendant was Sharon Attebery, the bride’s grandmother of Eureka.

Musicians were Donna Woolery of Newton on piano; Steve Koerner of Newton on organ; Tom Harms, uncle of the bride of El Dorado, vocalist; and sister of the bride Kallie Attebery of Newton.

A 6 p.m. reception was in the Atrium at Best Western Hotel in Park City. Hosting were Mark and Paula Attebery of Newton.

A rehearsal dinner at The Breadbasket in Newton was hosted by Jim and Peggy Williams of Neosho Rapids.

The bride’s gown was a white strapless, form-fitting satin gown with lace overlay accented with pearls and white sequins, which ended with a chapel-length train edged with large lace. The fingertip veil edged with silver beads and pearls completed her attire. She wore her mother’s pearl bracelet that her father gave her mother on their wedding day.

Her bouquet was bright lilies, roses and Gerber Daisies. In the bouquet was her grandmother’s rosary and prayer book that she carried on her wedding day. An ivory cross that was her great-grandmother’s and has been in all brides of the family’s bouquets also was attached.

White and aqua bows, and black net table swags with white lights were included in the decorations. Other decorations included table centerpieces that were pillar hurricanes with white candles trimmed with black bows. Bright-colored rose petals were scattered on tables. Aqua blue place mats were on tables covered with white tablecloths. A heart-shaped balloon arch in aqua and white was above the table with the cake.

The groom’s uncle, Father Greg May, helped give the wedding mass.

The wedding cake was made by the bride’s maternal grandmother.

Leon Attebery, the bride’s grandfather, was the lector during mass. The bride’s sister and uncle were vocalists during the ceremony.

After the ceremony, the couple released a pair of snow-white doves to symbolize a never-ending union for life.