Laura Louise Tyson and William Barton Crum III were married July 10, 2010, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montgomery. The Revs. Robert Carew Wisnewski Jr. and Evan Douglas Garner officiated.
Laura Louise Tyson and William Barton Crum III were married July 10, 2010, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montgomery. The Revs. Robert Carew Wisnewski Jr. and Evan Douglas Garner officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Martin Tyson Jr. and the granddaughter of Mrs. Thomas Martin Tyson and the late Mr. Tyson and the late Dr. and Mrs. John Allen Jones all of Montgomery.The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Barton Crum Jr. He is the grandson of Drs. William Barton and Gertrude LaBotz Crum and Mrs. Marian Collum Skinner all of Montgomery and the late Zell Boyd Skinner. He is the great-grandson of Mrs. Richard LaBotz of Grand Rapids, Mich.Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose the gown worn by her aunt, mother and two sisters. The gown designed by Mauer of New York and redesigned by Bridals by Penolia, was fashioned of ivory bridal satin and imported Alencon lace. The strapless empire bodice was appliqued with Alencon lace with motifs of the lace scattered over the skirt and cathedral train. She chose a veil of silk illusion that was worn by her two sisters. Mary Alice Tyson Browning of Madison, Miss. and Wesley Tyson Westerkom of Decatur, Ga., the bride’s sisters, were the matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Crum Boyer, the groom’s sister, of Washington D.C., Lee Geddie Barcelona of Hampstead, N.C., Elizabeth Carroll Bearden of Savannah, Caroline Spencer Burchfield of Tuscaloosa, Sarah Walton Burchfield of New York, Carol Anne Hendrix of Atlanta, Elizabeth Russell Bloom, Mallory Watson Searcy, Mary Elizabeth Brown Walls of Montgomery, and Rebecca Cook Davis, Mary Margaret Harris Kemp, Allyson Tyson Mouron, the bride’s cousin, Mary Hunter Slaton, and Marlee Smith Terry of Birmingham. Flower girls were Virginia Hollon Browning, niece of the bride, of Madison Miss., and Marguerite Ann Hammes, cousin of the groom of Milwaukee, Wis.The groom’s father served as best man. The groomsmen were John Paul Boyer, the groom’s bother-in-law of Washington, D.C., Stephen Daniel Jones of Macon, Ga., Salime Alexander Zoghby III, the groom’s cousin of Mobile, William David Blakeney of Tuscaloosa, Drew Parker Brendle, Stephen Parrish Dees, John Walter Stowers Dunn, Bradford Bowen Liles, Herbert vonGal Stevenson, Fred White Tyson Jr., the bride’s cousin, Taylor Alexander Williams, Thomas Holloway Wool of Montgomery and Jack Cornelius Bushman, William Ross Davis, John Medlin Inzer, Lewis Patrick Mouron and Philip Allen Sellers of Birmingham. Ushers were Andrew Hughes Crum and Richard Eric Crum Jr., the groom’s cousins of Montgomery and Steven Phillip Browning of Madison, Miss. and Robert Richardson Westerkom of Decatur, Ga., the bride’s brother-in-law.Earle Conwell Hooper Jr., the bride’s cousin, was the crucifer and Emily Reid Parker of Atlanta read scripture. Music was provided by Dr. Harald Rohlig, organist, with Dr. Dennis Herrick on trumpet.A reception followed at the Capital City Club. Following a honeymoon trip to Grenada, the couple resides in Birmingham.