The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Craft McElroy of Birmingham and the late Mr. Walter Stewart Harkins of Birmingham. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Roberta Harkins and the late Mr. Samuel Walter Harkins as well as the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Brasher Nelson Jr. and the late Mrs. Mary Porter Shook Nelson, all of Birmingham.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Milner McCary of Birmingham. He is the grandson of Mrs. Lynette McCary and the late Mr. James Henry McCary III of Birmingham as well as Mrs. Abbie Taylor and the late Mr. James Marion Taylor II of Andalusia.
Given in marriage by John Craft McElroy, the bride wore a full lace gown. She was attended by Patricia Shook Harkins, sister of the bride, as maid of honor.
Bridesmaids were Lucy McDonald Bamman; Barbara Blount Blackburn; Courtney Patton DeShazo; Ashley Oliff Folmar; Julia Sims Garcia; Caroline Morgan Harris; Avery Lauren Henry; Abbie Chapman McCary, sister of the groom; Courtney Ann McDaniel; Smith McMillian Taishoff Sinrod; Haley Sprague Thompson and Margaret Frances Watson. Elle Preston Newton, cousin of the bride, was the flower girl.
The father of the groom was best man. Groomsmen were Jeffrie Braden Berline II; Andrew Ross Chapman; Richard Reid DeShazo; James Taylor McCary, brother of the groom; James Brooks McClendon; Jack Parker Morris; Henry Scott Morrow; Kevin Cornelius Partlow and Peter Owens Thompson. Benjamin Drew Merder, cousin of the bride, was the ring bearer, and Jacob Kendrick Merder, cousin of the bride was the crucifer.
After a honeymoon trip to Anguilla, the couple live in Birmingham.