Ashley Lynette Bures of Ganado, TX and Scott William Henderson of Louise, TX were married at 2 p.m. on June 9, 2012 at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cureo, TX. Fr. David Berger officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Joey and Michele Bures of Ganado, TX. She is the granddaughter of Steve and Jeanette Labay of Ganado, TX, and Ane Mae and the late Emil Bures of Gando, TX.
The groom is the son of Glyna Johnson of Katy, TX and Steve Henderson of Wharton, TX. He is the grandson of Margene, and the late William Sid Johnson of Louise, TX, and Ercyle and the late James Henderson of Louise, TX.
The Bride and Father of the Bride showed up to the church in a 1964 Burgundy Convertible Packard. They were greeted with an embroidered aisle runner that started outside the church that led up to the front door. Also outside the church the entrance was surrounded by white flowers such as: Crepe Myrtle Trees, hydrangeas, Gardenias, Gerbera's Daisy's. There was a large wood sign that welcomed guest to Ashley and Scott's special day. The foyer carried the vintage them through the church consisting of white baby's breath, hydrangea plants, large ferns, and vintage signs with love quotes. The aisle was covered in white rose petals, and the pews were decorated with vintage lace and brooches. The altar had large urns filled with white hydrangeas, peonies, snaps, and lilies. All of the bride and grooms nieces and nephews carried wooden signs with different quotes. Boutonnières were made out of cotton from the 2011 Bures Farm Cotton Crop. The readings were given by Ashley's grandfather, Steve Labay. The Ring Bearer Pillow was made out of Ashley's Baby bonnet, Ashley's mothers diaper shirt, pieces of crocheted doilies made by Ashley's great grandmother, and pieces from Ashley's grandmother and mothers dress. The guest sign in book was made from pieces of Ashley's mother and grandmothers wedding dresses, and pieces from her mother's veil.
Billie Southern was the organist and Jenny Weigand was the soloist. Divisi Strings from Houston, TX was the Quartet. Selections were: I Will he Here by Steven Curtis Chapman, Ave Maria By Handel, Canon in D by Pachelbel, Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring by Bach, Trumpet Voluntary in D by Clarke, Parent's Prayer by Steven Curtis Chapman, How Beautiful by Twila Paris, The Wedding Song by Marty Falle, Wedding March by Mendelssohn, and Entrance of the Queen of Sheba by Handel.
Maid of Honor was Nicole Pindulic of Toms River, NJ. Little Maid of honor was Jaxyn Brianne Bures. Bridesmaids were Stacy Lopez, Kandace Hicks, Shelby Labay, Chelsea Hubenak, Katrina Harris, and Shannon PIndulic. Honorary Bridesmaids were Kelly Bures, Brittany Bures, Jayme Bures, and Sarah Henderson. Flower girls were Saylor Bures, Hallie Bures, Elise Henderson.
Best Man was Travis Corbin. Groomsmen were Cody Zboril, Garett Williamson, Jordan Gresham, Dustin Kocian, Andrew Hredecky, Patrick Pruitt, and Brent Bradberry. Honorary groomsmen were Jamie Bures, Heath Bures, Matthew, and Kirk Henderson. Ring bearers were Luke Bures, Logan Bures, Kole Bures, Beau Bures, and William Henderson.
Ushers were John Garret, Seth Labay, Josh Labay, Brandon Pindulic, and Roy Young. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Joey Bures. Ashley's Church bridal dress was the dress her mother wore at her wedding. Ashley worked with Parvani Vida out of Houston, TX to redesign and become the dress Ashley wore on her wedding day. It was a long train with solid ruffles, a sweetheart neckline adorned in crystals, pearls, and beads along the neck. The shoulder consisted of a large bow with feathers, and tulle that carried down her back to criss cross and make a long bow. Ashley second dress was her grandmother's wedding dress she wore to her wedding in 1959. Ashley also worked with Parvani Vida to recreate a beautiful dress. It was 3 layers of solid lace and floor length, with tiny buttons down the back. The bride also wore her granny's jewelry that she wore to her High School prom during the church ceremony. The bride wore a birdcage veil with a Swarovski Crystal hair comb.
The bride's bouquet was in all white flowers that consisted of Hydrangeas, Peonies, Roses, Freesia, Lizranthas, Feathers, vintage brooches, and Pearls wrapped in lace. Also a rosary given to her by her grandfather was wrapped in it as well as his picture. Bridesmaids carried white Hydrangeas with pearls cascading wrapped in lace.
The bride and groom headed to The Venue in the convertible and upon entering into the reception the father of the bride welcomed guests and introduced the newlyweds for the first time. The bride and groom took their first dance "At Last" by Etta James. The guests were served appetizers of broiled shrimp, crab cakes, bacon wrapped quail, along with cheese and fruit spreads. Guest were then served a 3 course meal of salad, Prime Rib, vegetable Medley, and twice baked potatoes, along with wedding cake. The house party was served seafood stuffed prime rib. The bride and groom were served there dinner at a vintage garden table sitting underneath an arbor wrapped in lace and pearls with a crystal chandelier hanging above them. The tables were all decorated with fresh flower arrangements all designed differently that were adorned with crystals, pearls, and lace. The flowers consisted of all pink Roses, Peonies, Hydrangeas, snaps, and all adorned with fresh greenery. Vintage crystal vases, birdcages, candelabras, and iron pieces were on each table. Tea cups were scattered throughout the hall with fresh roses. The ceiling was decorated with burlap and different chandeliers. There was a slide show presented before dinner featuring highlights from the rehearsal dinner, and events up until the bride and grooms first dance. The Bride threw her bouquet from a beautifully decorated iron balcony in the court yard that consisted of all pink flowers and plants and signs with love quotes. After the bouquet toss the bride changed into her Granny's wedding dress and was then escorted down the stairs by her proud Granny before being seated for dinner.
The Brides cake was made by "Who Made the Cake" in Houston, TX and was 7 tiered with fresh flowers of Hydrangeas, roses, and peonies in between each layer and on top. Each tier was a different flavor and different design on the icing. The bride wanted to incorporate the groom's love for fishing into the wedding. The groom's cake was made by Who Made the Cake and was a speckled trout sitting on ice in the ice chest which was all edible, and with a sign across the front saying The Best Catch of my Life.
The rehearsal dinner, hosted by the family was held at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum in Cuero, TX. An Italian style them night was enjoyed by the family and the bridal party. Tables were adorned with vintage books, wine glasses and burlap table runners. All enjoyed a great evening of good food, wonderful toasts, and sharing of gifts. Everyone enjoyed a slide show featuring Ashley and Scott during their childhood days as well as with their family and friends. The bride received a quilt made by her mother embellished with Ashley's baby clothes, crocheted pieces from her great grandmother and her mother and aunts 1st communion veils. The Groom was greatly surprised when he received a gun from all his groomsmen.
The couple honeymooned 9 days in St. Lucia at The Sandals La Toc Resort. They will reside in Manvel, TX.
The bride is a 2010 graduate from LIM College in NYC, Where she received her Bachelors in Fashion Merchandising. The groom is a 2008 Graduate from Texas State where he received his Bachelors in Sports Science. Scott currently coaches and teaches in Santa Fe, TX.