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Bivins-Vasquez wedding

Brittany Bivins and Luis Vasquez were married on March 24, 2012, at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana at 3 p.m.

The bride is the daughter of Denise Wyatt Lutz of Clanton and Paul Bivins of Elmore. She is the granddaughter of A.R. Wyatt and the late Dorothy Wyatt and Inez Bivins and the late Sidney Bivins.

The groom, of Thorsby, is the son of  Severa Romero Vasquez and Jose Luis Acevedo Garcia. He is the grandson of Francisca Romero Suazo and the late Franco Vasquez, the late Arcadia Acevedo Garcia and the late Benjamin Acevedo.

The bride is a 2006 graduate of Chilton County High School and a 2011 graduate of the University of Montevallo.

The groom is a graduate of Thorsby High School.

Bivins-Vasquez

The bride was attended by Andrea Epsman McCary, Michelle Purdy, Sarah Klinger, Alexis Lake and Karla Oliphant Teel.

The groom was attended by Austin Bivins, Antonio Aquino, Tony Morales and Pablo Moreno.

The bride carried a bouquet of five white carnations and white roses. The bride’s attendants carried a single long-stemmed white carnation.

The bride wore a sleeveless organza gown with a long train. The bride’s attendants wore knee-length, fuchsia dresses with eyelet lace.

The ceremony was held at an outdoor chapel at the Alabama 4-H Center.

A flutist provided the ceremony music. The bride’s great uncle, the Rev. Melton Short, officiated.

The reception was held at a lakeside pavilion at the Alabama 4-H Center.

Music was provided by a mariachi band. Full Moon Barbecue catered the event, with Mexican cuisine provided by the groom’s family.

Following a honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple resides in Bossier City, La., where the bride works as a TV reporter with the local Fox affiliate, and the groom works as a carpenter at Hardware Resources.