Sarah Elizabeth Cooper and Stephen Estes Smith were married Dec. 19, 2009, at the Cathedral Church of the Advent. The Rev. Thomas P. Murray of Winston-Salem, N.C., and the Rev. Canon Joseph P. Warren of Birmingham officiated. A reception followed at Park Lane in Mountain Brook.
The bride’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. W. Nelson Cooper Jr. of Mountain Brook. The groom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Smith of Pensacola, Fla.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. Sarah Cecile Hess was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Margaret Day, cousin of the bride; Cheryl Smith Hinnen, sister-in-law; Jessica Juliano, Abi Wright and Meriwether Paxton of Birmingham; Anne Voltz Robertson of Orlando, Fla.; and Marjory Day, cousin of the bride, of Nashville, Tenn. Flower girl was Ella Dickerson, cousin of the bride.
The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were Will Cooper and Jack Hinnen, brothers-in-law, and Sam Ford, all of Birmingham; Matt Williams and David Latshaw of Pensacola, Fla.; Jon Glass of Atlanta; and Alex Mentel of Ponte Vedra, Fla.
After a wedding trip to the British Virgin Islands, the couple will live in Birmingham.