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Clanton, Grisham united in marriage

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Michael Grisham
(Submitted photo)
Gina Marie Clanton of Nashville and Steven Michael Grisham of Hendersonville were united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 18

The bride is the daughter of Eddie and Linda Clanton of Shelbyville. She is the granddaughter of Harold and Frances Hayes, Edward Clanton, and the late Mary Jane Clanton, all of Shelbyville.

The groom is the son of Michael and Jacqueline Grisham of Hendersonville. He is the grandson of James and Barbara Eaton of Goodlettsville, and Kenneth Grisham and the late Jo Ann Grisham of Gallatin.

The double-ring ceremony was conducted by Brian Smart of Hendersonville in the Hall of Fame Rotunda at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, and was attended by a large company of guests.

Escorted by her father, Eddie Clanton, the bride's look channeled old Hollywood. Her strapless trumpet gown was covered fully in an intricate beaded design featuring Swavorski crystals and embellished vintage lace. The sweetheart neckline was the perfect compliment to the heirloom necklace she wore. Her fingertip veil had a matching beaded design along the trim to finish her look. She carried a bouquet of white roses.

Matrons of honor included sister of the bride, Laura Beth Clardy, and friend of the bride, Jessica Austin of Soddy Daisy. Bridesmaids included friends of the bride, Lauralee Maxwell of Brentwood, Kimberly Lanius of Goodlettsville, Ashley Cannon of Christiana, Suzanne Frye of Nashville, Rachel Prince of Normandy, and Andrea Armour of Brentwood.

Cousins of the groom, Josie and Morgan Heady, served as flower girls. They are the daughters of Craig and Jennifer Heady of Springfield. Nephew of the bride, Lennox Clardy served as ring bearer. He is the son of Derek and Laura Beth Clardy of Shelbyville.

Brother of the groom, Matt Grisham of Hendersonville served as best man for the ceremony. Groomsmen included friends of the groom, Matt Whittle of Goodlettsville, Jeremy Arnold of Cottontown, Adam Miles, Josh Arnold and Rusty Russell of Hendersonville, Derek Owen of White House, and brother of the bride, Hayes Clanton of Shelbyville.

Attendants were cousin of the groom, Ashley Saunders of Hendersonville, and friend of the couple, Abbi Foster of Nashville. Music was provided by The Wedding Musicians Company of Nashville with a solo performance by Shane Fortner of Nashville.

Lisa Morton and Beth Clanton gave the couple a miscellaneous shower at New Bethel Baptist Church in Shelbyville. Friends of the bride, Andrea Armour, Ashley Cannon, Kimberly Lanius, Lauralee Maxwell and Rachel Prince gave a shower for the bride at First Community Bank in Shelbyville. The bridesmaid luncheon was held at Riverbend Country Club in Shelbyville, given by Mary Ann Dunlap and Gaynell Pitner.

The bride's co-workers at the Bank of Nashville had a shower at the bank. Tomas and Jessica Austin, Suzanne Frye and Paul Sinker held a couple's party at Jed's Sports Bar and Grill in Nashville. The Grisham family of Hendersonville also held a shower for the couple.

A reception following the wedding was given by the parents of the bride at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. The couple honeymooned in Fort Lauderdale and Key West, Fla. They will make their home in Nashville.