Sara Claire Martin and Matthew Ballard were married Sept. 22 at Swann Lake Stables. The Rev. Huey Gardner of St. Mary’s-on-the-Highlands officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Massey Martin of Birmingham. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bingham Ballard of Birmingham.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a satin Christos wedding gown that had previously been worn by her two sisters.
Bridesmaids were Carolyne Betts Johnson and Melissa Lee Goggans, sisters of the bride, and Katherine Bradshaw Ballard, sister of the groom. Callie Johnson, Mary Carmen Johnson and Lizzie Goggans, nieces of the bride, were flower girls.
The father of the groom served as best man. Groomsmen were Lauten Sanders Johnson and Randall Hugh Goggans. Ring bearers were Miller Goggans and Sanders Johnson, nephews of the bride.
After a honeymoon trip to Little Dix Bay, Virgin Gorda, the couple will live in Birmingham.