Jaynee Chyanne Freeman and John “Mitch” McElhiney of Austin, Texas, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in bride's grandparents yard in May, Texas. John N. Freeman, grandpa of the bride, performed the ceremony. The music and “Wedding March” was played by Travis Pack who came all the way from Portland, Org., for his cousin's wedding. Jaynee was given away in marriage by her uncle Nolan Freeman.
Maid of honor was Kristie Pritchard, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Anne McElhiney, Dezaray Pate and Jessica Regalado. Flower girls were Isabella Kreger, sister of the bride, and Miley Kaye, friend of the bride.
Best man was Ken Greenwood. Groomsmen were Josh, Carlos Regalado and Randy Bell.
The bride wore a dress she designed herself with her grannie's help. Her grannie made her veil. The bride's bouquet and groom's corsages was made with the help of her grannie and great-aunt LaFawn Romines. Jaynee also wore her grannie's pearls, as her something old, and a picture of her late great-grandma's picture was pinned inside her dress. The bride's attendance all wore black, white and red.
The grandparents of the bride hosted a reception also in their yard, assisted by the bride's aunt Junie Freeman, aunt Karen Freeman, and great-aunt LaFawn Romines. The tables were draped with white and red table cloths. They had a three tiered wedding with white doves and a bride and groom on top. The grooms cake was decorated white with a with a road and cars. Red and white punch was served and guest were able to sign in at a register table and leave their gifts on another table. A large money tree was also displayed for guests to donate to the happy couple.
In attendance were Sharen Watts of Early, Texas, and the bride's uncle Nolan Freeman and aunt Junie of Abilene, Texas, Tim and Tina Pack of Hawley, Texas, Teresa Freeman of May, Texas, Markie and Karen Freeman of Bangs, Texas, Travis Pack, Kristen and Miley all of Organ, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Breedan and Shawn of May, Texas, Mrs. Vella Rae Pallet, teacher of the bride of May, Texas, Lavay Chambers and the eldest attendant Mrs. Billie Chambers at 95 of May, Texas. Also the groom's mother and father of Austin, Texas.
The couple plan to reside in May, Texas, after their honeymoon in Austin, Texas.