Langley and Lack united in marriage
Mr. and Mrs. Derek Joseph Lack were united in marriage on August 4, 2012, at Holly Bluff Baptist Church.
Rev. David Bryant, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Yazoo City, officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride, former Melissa Langley, is the daughter of Brent and Liz Langley. She is the granddaughter of Lamar and Thelma Majors and the late Sam and Vivian Langley of Holly Bluff.
The groom is the son of Angie Bixler and Jeffrey Lack of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is the grandson of Diane Falk and the late Joel Lack of Sunrise, Florida, and Mr. & Mrs. Lewis Graves of Orlando, Florida.
At the beginning of the ceremony, J. Langley and Molly Nicholson, cousins of the bride, sang “Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What A Wonderful World.” Rachel Faller, sister of the bride, sang “God Bless the Broken Road,” while the unity sand was being poured.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a halter top white dress with lace, pearls, and crystal beading. She wore a white flower in her hair. She wore her grandmother’s pearl necklace accented with pearl cluster earrings. She carried a bouquet of Gerber daisies.
Rachel Faller, sister of the bride, served as Matron of Honor.
Bridesmaids were Alyshia Adkins , sister of the groom, and Abbie Gilmore, friend of the bride.
The bridal party wore black tea-length Shantung dresses and carried bouquets of Gerber daises.
Abbie Ann Beard and Hannah Grace Faller served as flower girls, wearing white dresses with a black satin sash.
Noah Beard served as ring bearer.
Erik Nowlin, friend of the groom, served as Best Man.
Groomsmen were Daniel Faller and Matt Langston, friends of the groom.
The Scripture Reader was Corrie Beard, cousin of the bride.
The ushers were J. Langley and Michael Langley, cousins of the bride.
The pianist was Carol Sudduth.
Maureen Johnson directed the wedding.
The reception was held in Mrs. Lydia Bowie’s yard behind the church. The gazebo in the yard was decorated with white lights. The yard was decorated in an Asian theme.
The wedding cake was served inside the gazebo. The 3-tiered white wedding cake was decorated with Gerber daisies. The Groom’s cake was a strawberry cake decorated with strawberries that had been dipped in chocolate.
A DJ provided music at the reception. Entertainment was provided by Rachel Faller, family members, and a host of friends with a surprise flash mob dance for the bride and groom.
Sparklers were lit as the couple left the reception.
A rehearsal dinner was held the night before the wedding at El Sombrero.
After taking a cruise to the Caribbean, the Lacks live in Memphis, Tennessee.