Samantha Leigh Peeples of Richmond, Va., and Jack Robert Hillard of Lexington, Ky., were married Jan. 3 at Southside Baptist Church in Birmingham.
Rev. Gerald Peeples of Bethabara Baptist Church of Owensboro, Ky., officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen R. Peeples of Sandy Springs, Ga., and the granddaughter of Ms. Johnnie Hough Beam and the late Mr. Fred Beam of Mountain Brook and Dr. W. D. Peeples Jr. and the late Mrs. Katie Blackerby Peeples of Homewood.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack P. Hillard and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bivens, all of Lexington, and Mr. Jack N. Hillard and the late Mrs. Patsy Ann Hillard of Frankfort, Ky.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her cousin, Katlyn Peeples, as maid of honor and the sister of the groom, Mindy Grote, as matron of honor.
Bridesmaids were Alex Botkin, cousin of the groom; Hillary Moffatt; Julie Woon; Rachel Yazdgerdi; and Heather Kennedy. Eliza McLemore, cousin of the bride, and Mady Grote, niece of the groom, were flower girls.
Drew Hillard, brother of the groom, was the best man. Groomsmen were Wade Grote, brother-in-law of the groom; Jordan Peeples, brother of the bride; Taylor Botkin, cousin of the groom; Mike Rowbottom; Trevor Helton; and Nathan Vant Hoff. Graham Smith and Chapman Hillard, nephew of the groom, were ring bearers.
A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the groom at the Birmingham Dreamland Bar-B-Que the night before the wedding. A reception followed the ceremony at the Harbert Center.
After a honeymoon trip to Mexico, the couple live in Chattanooga, Tenn.