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Amanda Cook & Andrew Carroll

July 28, 2018

Amanda Cook, Jefferson City, and Andrew Carroll, Little Rock, Ark., were married July 28, at First Presbyterian Church, Jefferson City. The Reverend Mary Hilliard of Asbury Methodist Church, Little Rock, Ark. officiated. The bride is the daughter of Max and Cindy Cook, Jefferson City. The groom is the son of Chuck and LeeEllen Carroll, Little Rock, Ark. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a strapless ivory gown with a silk sweetheart bodice and full tulle skirt with a crystal embellished sash at the waist and cathedral-length veil. She carried a bouquet of white calla lilies, tulips, roses and dendrobium orchids. The honor attendant was Ashlyn Johnson, Dallas, Texas, sister of the bride. She wore a floor-length black chiffon gown. The attendants were Lauren Curtis, Stephanie Brown, Ashley Kerksieck, Morgan Holmes, Stacey Martin, Heather Copeland, Mary Dudley Garrison, Alyson Harris, Megan Irwin, Anne-Claire Allen Owens, and Meredith Pelton, all of Little Rock, Ark.; Lauren McCaslin, Fayetteville, Ark.; and Jessica Burkett, Wynne, Ark. They wore long black chiffon gowns in the style of their choice. The best man was Chuck Carroll, Little Rock, Ark., father of the groom. The groomsmen included: Chad Carroll, brother of the groom; Wes Martin, Josh Tennyson, Ellis Copeland, Joe Ramsey, Taylor Marshall, Alec Gaines, Colin Pelton, Taylor Denniston, and Spencer Davis, all of Little Rock, Ark.; Creighton Parker, Fayetteville, Ark.; Steven Meadors, Dallas; and Neil Carpenter, Kansas City. The musician was Jimmy Kay Sanders and the vocalist was Trey Kennedy, cousin of the bride. The reader was Kaci Newton, cousin of the bride. A champagne cocktail hour, dinner and dance followed the ceremony at Capitol Plaza Hotel. A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom's parents, was held at the Jefferson City Country Club. The bride is a 2005 graduate of Jefferson City High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations. She is a Brand Manager for Eric Rob & Issac. The groom is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a degree in Financial Management and Investments. He is Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer at Central Bank, Little Rock, Ark. After a wedding trip to Barbados, the couple resides in Little Rock, Ark.