The bride is the daughter of Bill and Cheryl Guidry of Rayne, and the granddaughter of Eugene and Letrice Guidry of Rayne, Leroy Prejean of Rayne, and the late Winnie Prejean. She is a graduate of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish, attained a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and is currently employed as a registered nurse at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.
The groom is the son of Larry Prevost and Ellaine Prevost, both of Rayne. His grandparents are Linda Gayle Minsky of Lafayette, Reynold and Carleen Minsky of Lake Providence, and the late Patricia and Ulysses J. Prevost. He is also a graduate of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish and attained a bachelor of Art degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in public relations with a minor in business. He is currently employed by the Lafayette Parish Bar Association as an assistant marketing director.
Providing musical selections for the ceremony were Kristin and Mark Dunbar, Alberta Lyons, Tommy Benoit and Neil Simon.
Scriptures for the Nuptial Mass were recited by Rachel Rossler and Pam Grotefend.
Gifts were offered by Mary and Alvin Minsky and Carl Guidry.
Ushering guests to their seats were Charles Cantrell, Adam Ware and Josh Reed, ushers for the wedding.
The bride entered the church on the arm of her father attired in a one-piece, diamond white taffeta, strapless, sheath silhouette with corset closure. The gown emanated sophistication with an asymmetrical ruched bodice topped with a sweetheart neckline and flowed into a vintage taffeta skirt. A vintage-styled, pearl and rhinestoe brooch accented the side hip and set off a flited side drape. A finger-tip veil of sheer illusion completed with a rolled hemline was held by a elegant hair comb while the bride carried a traditional bouquet of seasonal blooms.
Traditional items selected by the bride for her wedding day included a special keepsake handkerchief purchased by her parents during a trip to London, England 25 years ago. The handkerchief served as something old and something blue. Something new were her pearl earrings, and a pearl brooch noted on her wedding dress was something borrowed.
Attending the bride as maid and matron of honor were her sisters, Rebecca Guidry and Allison Cantrell. Bridesmaids were Allison Saltzman, Ashley Serrett, Erin Cart and Jada Littleton, friends of the bride.
Bridal attendants each wore a sleeveless, Grecian-styled, floor-length gown of a lapis tone and carried floral blooms similar to the bride’s.
Serving as flower girl was Ella Cantrell, niece of the bride. She wore a sleeveless, white dress featuring a scoop neckline and full skirt with satin trim at the hem. Her flowers complimented the bride’s bouquet and was nestled in a basket for carrying.
Attending the groom as best men were Blake Cuccio, friend of the groom, and Alex Prevost, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Joey Prevost, uncle of the groom; Adam Girouard, Casey Orillion and Nick Cahanin, friends of the groom.
Serving as ring bearer was Charlie T. Cantrell, nephew of the bride.
Male attendants each wore a classic black tuxedo with coordinating accessories and boutonniere.
Immediately following the wedding ceremony, the newlyweds were honored during a reception held at the Petroleum Club in Lafayette.
Among the refreshments provided for guests included the bride’s cake, a four-tiered confection of Bavarian cream and crushed pecan filling.
The groom’s cake was a traditional chocolate confection with Bavarian cream filling depicting the groom’s favorite past-time.
Following a wedding trip including a western Carribean cruise, the couple will reside in Rayne.
Prior to the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was held Thursday, Feb. 5, at Café Vermilionville in Lafayette. The 7 p.m. social was hosted by the groom’s parents.