Amelia Ashton O’Neal and Johnathon Robert Stevens were married Nov. 17, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Point Clear. Father Robert Sullivan officiated the ceremony. An outdoor reception followed at Julep Point at the Grand Hotel.
The bride was a teacher at The Langley School in McLean, Va., before moving to Birmingham in 2012. She is employed at Bluff Park Elementary.
Parents of the groom are Mrs. Harold Loree Stevens and the late Mr. Harold Loree Stevens of Louisville, Miss. Grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Hill and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Loree Stevens.
The groom was a senior legislative assistant for Congressman Spencer Bachus before moving to Birmingham in 2012. He is employed at Cobbs, Allen and Hall.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. “Men of Honor” were Bertrand Clarke O’Neal Jr. and Edwin Camper O’Neal, brothers of the bride. Bridesmaids were Chanda Stevens Smith, Susanne Potter O’Neal, Mary Chollet Still O’Neal, Katherine Anthony Sasser, Sarah Elizabeth Riser, Katherine Chambliss Holcomb, Mildred Harrison Ward, Leslie Moncus Chapman and Jeannie Damrich Hunt.
Flower girls were Addison Grace O’Neal and Hallie Loree Smith, nieces of the bride and groom. Ring bearer was James Hayden Smith, nephew of the groom. Scripture readers were Margaret Stimpson Mitchell, Frances Mosteller Sadler and Lacy Williams Lavender. Greeter was Graham Sanson Harrison. Crucifer was Louis Merrill Ward.
The best man was the late Mr. Harold Loree Stevens, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Bertrand Clarke O’Neal Jr., Edwin Camper O’Neal, Caleb Derrick Metts, Richard Dane Ballard, Lucas Connerly Ballard, Jeffrey Scott Peterson, James Douglas Smith, Roshan Raman Patel, Blake Moody Fulton and Jeremy Wayne Ward.
After a honeymoon trip to St. Lucia, the couple lives in Birmingham.