Ginne Sue Cook and Joshua Harmon Davis were united in holy matrimony at 5:15 p.m. May 15, 2010. The double-ring ceremony was held at Coryell Creek Ranch in Gatesville. Pastor Rick Lamb, the couple’s pastor at Northside Baptist Church, performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Kay and Byron Cook of Corsicana. She is the granddaughter of Virginia and Harold Lilly of Corsicana, Sue Cook of Corsicana and the late Leland Cook.
The groom is the son of Kathryn and Wayne Cockrill of Mansfield and Brenda and Ed Davis of Corsicana. He is the grandson of Jean Hughes and the late L.C. “Buzz” Perry.
The bride wore a gorgeous ivory A-line silhouette wedding gown featuring a sweetheart neckline edged with clear bugle beads. An ivory lace overlay with floral appliqués accented by clear sequins, clear beads and outlined with silver thread elegantly draped the fitted gown. The chapel-length train featured a lovely scalloped hem with silver thread and clear sequin accent. The wedding gown was designed by Casablanca.
Her bouquet was pink “high and elegant” roses, crystal white mini callas, and stephanotis wrapped in French lace ribbon matching the bride’s gown. White stephanotis was also worn in her hair. She carried out the tradition of something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a sixpence in her shoe, which was also carried by her mother at her wedding 30 years ago.
Katie Cook, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were her college friend, Natalie Pampolina of Orange Beach, Ala., and sister of the groom, Jessi Moreno of Dawson. The bridesmaids carried hand-tied bouquets of green hydrangea, pink sensations roses and super nova roses. Kaeleigh Cook served as flower girl.
Jay Frank of Seattle, Wash., served as the best man. Groomsman were Jacob Asay, cousin of the groom, from Azle and Rene Moreno, brother-in-law of the groom, from Dawson. Jaxson Reed served as ring bearer.
The ushers were Landon Cook, cousin of the bride, of Corsicana, and Tim Ellestad of Atlanta, Ga., and Joel Spence of Bryan, who both served in the United States Army in Afghanistan with the groom.
The bride’s parents’ ranch home was the setting for the wedding. The walkway to the house was lined with white shepherd hooks which held large floral spheres in shades of pink and green carnations with matching ribbon. The front door was decorated with a wreath of pink and green hydrangeas and roses. The ceremony was performed in front of the native stone fireplace with a large floral arrangement of hot pink and green hydrangeas, star fighter lilies, snapdragons, Malibu gerberas, blue heather, and bells of Ireland on the cedar mantle. Large matching arrangements on pottery stands flanked both sides of the fireplace. The bride, escorted by her father, entered down the cedar-railed wood staircase with floral arrangements at the base of the stairs.
The Salado Trio, consisting of a cello, flute, and violin, performed a selection of music prior to the ceremony. During the ceremony the trio played “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring,” “Cannon in D,” “Bridal Chorus” and the “Wedding March.” Danielle Williams read selected scripture verses during the ceremony. Becky Lamb sang a solo, “When God Made You.” During the lighting of the unity candle, Brad Cook sang a cappella “The Lord’s Prayer.”
Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held outside under large decorated tents overlooking the ranch. Guests enjoyed dinner and dancing to the music of Cuvée from Dallas.
Members of the house party were Devin Summitt, Danielle Williams, and Casey Wilson. Out-of-state guests were present from Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey, and Washington.
Following a honeymoon trip to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the couple will make their home in Corsicana.
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