Kara Gradi Stevens and Thomas Hollie Worsham IV were united in marriage Saturday, June 20, 2015 at two o’clock in the afternoon at First Baptist Church in Minden. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Bill Collins. A reception at the First Baptist Church in Minden followed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. Grady Stevens and Ms. Marilyn Stevens, both of Natchitoches. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hal Rhea and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Stevens. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Worsham III of Shreveport. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Worsham Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ashton E. Bouis Sr.
The bride’s sisters Marla Alpizar and Tiffany Stevens served as Matrons of Honor; the bride’s niece Adeline Holyfield, Becky Henderson, and Cindy Byles were Bridesmaids; and nieces Sofia Alpizar served as Junior Bridesmaid and Leila Alpizar served as flower girl.
The groom was attended by his father Thomas H. Worsham III and his brother Patrick Worsham as Best Men, with Groomsmen Todd DuBose, Chane Rascoe, and Chris Nunnenkamp. Masters Jack Worsham and Samuel Worsham, nephews of the groom, served as Junior Groomsman and ring bearer respectively.
Serving as ushers were Wade Penfield, Lane Corley, Parris DiPaul, Chris Landis, Joe Wood and Mark Chreene.
Special thanks is extended to the many that made the day such a blessed event. First Baptist Church in Minden for their support and generosity. The amazing cakes were created by Debbie Lou Griffin. Decorations designed and coordinated by Lori Collier and the wedding director was Cindy Walker. The wedding photographer was Cara Beth Studios.
Fanettes Flowers created the beautiful bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonnières.
Both the bride and the groom are graduates of Northwestern State University. Thomas is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Seminary and Kara received her Master of Arts in Teaching from Northwestern State University. Thomas is Minister of Students at First Baptist Church in Minden and Kara will be teaching Math at Minden High School.
After a honeymoon in Europe the couple will make their home in Minden.