The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. David Smith Jr. of Rome. The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Patrick A. Parrino, also of Rome.
Mrs. Fred H. Loveday of Smyrna, is the grandmother of the bride. E. F. Blackwell, of Bogalusa, La., is the grandfather of the groom.
The Reverend Brian Sullivan gave the homily and performed the double-ring ceremony.
Four identical large sprays of white and pale pink hydrangea and pink garden roses adorned the chapel arches behind the alter. Two wreaths of roses and hydrangea greeted guests on the doors of the church.
A program of wedding music was provided by organist Lynn Swanson of Smyrna, and violinist, Shawn Pagliarini of Atlanta. Genny Holmes of Boston, Mass., sang “All Creatures of our God and King,” as the mothers and grandmother of the bride and groom were being seated. The wedding party processional was “Trumpet Voluntary in D” and the bride’s processional music was “Trumpet Tune and Air.”
Keri Hawley Smith, sister-in-law of the bride, was the matron of honor. She wore a knee length tricotine silk dress in azalea pink featuring cap sleeves and a matching sash. Stephen David Smith III, brother of the bride, was the best man.
Charlotte Heyward Parrino and Josephine Kershaw Parrino of New Orleans, La., nieces of the groom, served as flower girls. They wore white dresses trimmed with embroidered collars. The girls carried satin baskets filled with pale pink rose petals and wore wreaths of baby white roses with white silk ribbons in their hair.
Mitchell Patrick Campbell Parrino, Carter Corbit Davidson Parrino and Jackson Thornton Joseph Parrino, sons of the groom, served as junior groomsmen. Jack Parrino, youngest of the boys, carried the rings. Mitchell and Carter Parrino read a bible passage from Corinthians during the ceremony.
Mary Margaret O’Malley Wright of Rome, and Mary Elizabeth Pride of Lexington, Ky., took part in the wedding by distributing the wedding programs to the guests.
Benjamin Jacob Levy of Rome, Benjamin Willingham Smith of Sautee-Nachoochee, Caleb Daniel Krell of Washington, D.C., and Jeffrey Wayne Hudson of Birmingham, Ala., were ushers.
The bride, given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, wore a romantic, A-line ivory gown of Alençon lace and organza. The fitted lace bodice featured a sweetheart neckline. Lace covered her shoulders and back with satin covered buttons leading to an organza skirt with a floor length hemline and chapel length train. An ivory satin sash with a small, delicate organza flower and rhinestones accented the natural waistline. The bride wore a fingertip length veil and carried a bouquet of peonies, green dianthus, hypericum berries and pale pink roses.
The mother of the bride wore a street-length ensemble of bright pink silk featuring a street length shift and matching jacket. The mother of the groom wore a street-length shift in deep fuchsia. The mothers carried small bouquets of pink roses.
Departed grandparents of the bride and groom were honored with program and floral tributes. They included: Dr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Smith of Rome and Fred H. Loveday of Smyrna, grandparents of the bride; and Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Parrino and Mrs. E. F. Blackwell, grandparents of the groom.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Canoe restaurant in Vinings on the banks of the Chattahoochee River.
After the meal the bride and groom cut a three-tiered ivory cake iced with white chocolate mousse and filled with fresh raspberries. The cake was decorated with fresh roses and hydrangea.
Stephen Smith, brother of the bride, and Best Man, sang and played the opening song, “Every Morning” as the bride and groom danced their first dance of the evening.
The evening before the wedding, the groom’s parents, Dr. and Mrs. Patrick Parrino, and the groom’s brother and his wife, Dr. and Mrs. Gene Parrino of New Orleans, La., hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Old Vinings Inn in Vinings.
A post-rehearsal dinner party was held at Social, a restaurant in Vinings, and was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Levy of Rome.
Other prenuptial parties included a Friends of the Bride luncheon held at the Swan Coach House in Atlanta on the day before the wedding. The luncheon was hosted by aunts of the bride including: Judie Camak of Jonesborough, Tenn., DeDei Cooper of Charleston, S.C., Sally Lawrence of Bluffton, S.C., Jean Loveday of Smyrna, Elaine Smith of Rome, and Susie Smith of Bogart. A bridal shower was hosted by Stacy Patton Davidson, Vann Morris, Paige Booker, Kendall Collins Duggan, Ashley Rice Gomez, Neely Davis Thornton, Ivy Patton, Keri Hawley Smith, Anna Sargent, Faith Drennon, Genny Holmes and Amanda Millinor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Davidson in Marietta. A bridal shower was also hosted by teachers from Awtrey Middle School, and was held in the school’s Media Center. An announcement party, hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen A. Stutts and Mr. and Mrs. Barry Wright, was held at the Stutts home in Rome. An After the Wedding brunch was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Johnston in Atlanta. The brunch was hosted by the Johnstons, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Bybee of Blue Ridge and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Beck, Dr. and Mrs. David Dohrmann and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erwin of Rome.
After honeymoon trips to Ponte Vedra, Fla., and New York City, the couple will reside in Smyrna.