Laura Ann Baker and Roger Craig Wagerman were married Jan. 19 at Independent Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Dr. Conrad C. Sharps and the Rev. Bruce A. Hogarth officiated. A reception followed at Avon Theatre.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Baker of Birmingham. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Milton Stanhope Brasfield Jr. of Demopolis, the late Ms. Betty Williams Baker and the late Mr. Morris Nolen Bryant, both of Alexander City.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Wagerman Jr. of Memphis, Tenn. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Norton Hall and the late Mr. and Mrs. Max Wagerman, all of Memphis.
The bride was escorted by her father and wore an ivory Italian silk gown with organza banding accents. The chapel-length veil edged with scalloped Alencon lace was also worn by her mother. An antique pin, given to her grandmother by her grandfather on their wedding day, was attached to her mother’s strand of pearls.
The bride carried a bouquet of white peonies, ranunculus, vitality David Austin roses, blue hydrangeas and touches of grape hyacinth hand-tied with ivory ribbon and pearl pins.
The matron of honor was Lindsay Smith Puckett of Nashville, Tenn., and the maid of honor was Katherine Leigh Kelley of New Orleans. Bridesmaids were Virginia Denson Brasher and Hillary Parmer Tatum of Birmingham, Lauren Elizabeth Baker of Atlanta, Virginia Ruth Robinson of Nashville, Elizabeth Sullivan Snodgrass of Washington, D. C., and Carrie Sasser Whitaker of San Francisco.
Honorary bridesmaids were Anna Lee Wagerman, Caroline Elizabeth Wagerman and Ivy Elizabeth Wagerman, nieces of the groom.
Flower girls were Ann Clayton Brasher and Margaret Shelton Brasher of Birmingham. Ring bearers were Alan Coleman Petrey and Andrew McLain Vercher, both of Birmingham.
The best men were Jerald Lewis Wagerman and Max Wagerman III, brothers of the groom. Groomsmen were Ernest Schorr Behnke, Kristopher Cornell Horne, Steven Romegio Kelley, Kevin Dwayne Lee, William Jesse Lee Jr. and Luther Lewis Wagerman, all of Memphis; Matthew Raymond Andrew and Jason William Hoback of Atlanta; Joseph Michael Everly, James Wesley Moss Jr., Wilkes Banks Petrey, Kenneth Evan Riley and Michael Anthony Vercher, all of Birmingham; John Adams Field of Collierville, Tenn.; Scott Johnston Fillmore of Mission Hills, Kan.; Channing Leigh Gardner of Seagrove, Fla.; Mark Stewart Geyer Jr. of Dallas; William Chadwick Green of Seaford, Va.; Erik Davis Harp of Denver; Henry Coleman Herrod of Salt Lake City; and Joseph Patrick Riley III of Charleston, S.C.
After a honeymoon trip to Whistler, British Columbia, the couple lives in Atlanta.