Melanie Adams of LaGrange and William L. Sewell of Newnan were married on Nov. 3 at 2 in the afternoon on the terrace at Lake Guntersville State Park in Alabama with the bride’s uncle, Rev. James Adams of Kershaw, South Carolina officiating the ceremony. The ceremony was followed by a reception in the Hickory Room at the State Park lodge.
The bride is the daughter of Bobby and Jean Adams of Sharpsburg. She is a graduate of Fayette County High School and the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a Corporate Planning Engineer for Yamaha Motor Manufacturing in Newnan.
The groom is the son of Ruby Sewell of Newnan, Georgia. He is a graduate of Newnan High School and is currently employed as a Golf Car Fleet Service Technician for Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
The weekend celebration began on Nov. 2 with a Bridal Brunch for the ladies and a Groom’s Golf Outing for the men. The bride and groom hosted an “I Do” BBQ on Saturday night at the State Park Beach Pavilion.
At the Sunday afternoon ceremony, the bride was attended by her sisters, Pam Pruett of LaGrange, Georgia and Stacey Tucker, of Molena, Georgia. The groom was attended by his brothers, Kee Sewell of Newnan, Georgia and Dave Sewell of Dallas, Georgia. The groom’s sons, Jonathan Sewell and Justin Sewell, and the bride’s nephew, Hayden Tucker, served as ushers.
The ceremony music was provided by the bride’s nieces, Leslie Sims, Casey Pruett, Frankie Pruett, and Addie Pruett who sang “In Christ Alone” and the Rev. Kennith Adams, Uncle of the bride, who sang “The Lord’s Prayer”. Renee’ Wynn, friend of the Bride, sang “The Day Before You” at the reception.
A series of pre-wedding parties began with a surprise linen shower at a family reunion in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on July 23. A kitchen shower was hosted by Elizabeth Banks on Sept. 15. On Oct. 12, a miscellaneous shower was held at Los Nopolas, hosted by April Canada, Sheryl Melton and Sue Woodfin. Coworkers of the bride, Alea Haris and Suzanne Gerling, hosted a miscellaneous shower on Oct. 22. On Oct. 26, Renee Davis hosted a Bachelorette Party and Lingerie Shower. A ‘Gift Card’ shower was held on Nov. 23, hosted by Lori Hart, Michele Osborne, Renee’ Wynn and Terry Griffin.
After a honeymoon trip to Cozumel, Mexico, the couple resides in LaGrange, Georgia.