Kristen Walton Lawrence and Christopher Howard Milling were married July 26 at Mountain Brook Baptist Church. The 6:30 p.m. ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Dr. Doug Dortch. A reception followed at B&A Warehouse.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Bascom Lawrence. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Howard Milling.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an Ivy & Aster silk chiffon gown with a starburst bodice and hand-draped flowing skirt. The bride’s shoulders were draped with an embroidered net shrug with matte sequin, seed and bugle beads, and her waist was cinched with a delicate silk chiffon tie.
The bride was attended by her sisters, Caroline Marie Lawrence and Hallie Elisabeth Lawrence, as maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Caroline Chancey, Kalyn Elizabeth Chapman, Lindsay Allison Cook, Camille Griffith Herndon, Leighton Turner Noel, Blakely McGarity Oberneder and Grace Tapley Smitherman, all of Birmingham; Catherine Benson DeHart of Washington, D.C.; Hannah Whitehead Hooper of Auburn; Haviland Milling Poundstone, sister of the groom, of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.; and Emily Elizabeth Wertheim of Louisville, Ky. The flower girl was Adelaide Claire Ellis of Vienna, Va.
The father of the groom was the best man. Groomsmen were John Scott Alford, Kyle Bernard Logdson, Benjamin David Marsh, Edward Kyle Milling, Hunter Keith Milling, brother of the groom, Thomas Glenn Stephens III and Dustin Chase Taylor, all of Birmingham; Aaron Michael Benandi and Justin Ross Perrine of Atlanta; Christopher Gill Bostany of New York City; and Phillip Paterson Poundstone II of Santa Rosa Beach.
Scripture readers were Leslie Lake Lewis of Washington, D.C., and Whitney Chambers Lucas of Birmingham. The program attendants were Lauren Rebecca Mattox of Charlotte, N.C., and Megan Ashley McCord of Birmingham.
After a honeymoon trip to Great Exuma, Bahamas, the couple lives in Homewood.