Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jarod Perez

Published Saturday, August 17, 2013

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Amy Arlena Cude and Andrew Jarod Perez of Corpus Christi were married July 27, 2013, at the First Baptist Church of Decatur.

Pastor Ken May officiated the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Melton and Arlena Cude of Decatur.

The groom is the son of Peter and Pamela Perez of Corpus Christi.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory trumpet gown of beaded lace that featured a sweetheart neckline and a sweep train. She also wore a two-tier veil and headband, each embellished with beads and pearls; ivory satin pumps with glitter heels; a pearl necklace borrowed from her aunt and vintage-style pearl earrings.

She carried a cascading bouquet of red and white roses accented with English ivy and baby’s breath.

Matron of honor was Nicole Kirkeby, college friend, of Kansas City, Kan.

Bridesmaids included Ashley Perez, sister-in-law of the groom, Mysty Langston, friend of the bride, and Brittany Fuller, sister of the groom, all of Corpus Christi; and Leslieann Hoyl, cousin of the bride, of Decatur.

They wore vintage-inspired, satin, tea-length dresses in apple red, with champagne bolero jackets and apple red peep-toed pumps. They carried bouquets of red roses and baby’s breath.

Flower girl was Zeta Langston, daughter of Chet and Mysty Langston.

Ringbearer was Preston Fuller, son of Danial and Brittany Fuller and nephew of the groom.

Best man was Chris Perez, brother of the groom, of Corpus Christi. Groomsmen were P.J. Reicheneker, friend of the groom, of Runaway Bay; Denton Gilliam and Luis Alvarez, friends of the groom, of Decatur; Danny Reyes, friend of the groom, of Arlington; and Danial Fuller, brother-in-law of the groom, of Corpus Christi.

Ushers were David Cude, brother of the bride, of Decatur; Alex Pierce, friend of the bride, of Fort Worth; and Casey Jones, friend of the bride, of Decatur.

Guestbook attendant was Taylor Woods, friend of the bride, of Dallas.

Guitarist was Glenn McLaughlin of Fort Worth, pianist was Jerrol Higgins of Graham, and Nicole Kirkeby, matron of honor, sang “All Love Can Be.”

A reception given by the bride’s parents was held at Decatur Civic Center.

Following a wedding trip to Austin and San Antonio and a cruise planned for after Christmas, the couple live in Corpus Christi.

The bride graduated from Decatur High School in 2005 and attended Friends University in Wichita, Kan., for two years. She is studying court reporting at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.

The groom also graduated from Decatur High in 2005. He works as a cook and shift manager for MWR, contractor to the Officer’s Club at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station.


Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jarod Perez

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