Miss Kathryn Beth Shurbet was united in marriage to Mr. William Cody Prescott on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at sunset on The Beach – Gulf Shores State Park in Alabama. Given in marriage by her father, Katie wore a Maggie Sottero designer gown from the Bethany collection with ivory and gold accents over light gold. The romantic embroidered lace slim A-line gown was stunning with Swarovski crystals along the strapless, sweetheart neckline and was finished with an illusion chapel length train and crystal buttons. Ms. Sarah Shurbet, sister of the bride, assisted as the maid of honor and read Bible passages from Ruth 1:16 and John 15: 9-12 while eight of Katie’s closest friends served as bridesmaids. Miss Ellie Wooten and Miss Mia Wooten, nieces of the bride, were the flower girls. Mr. Colter Prescott, twin brother of the groom, assisted as the best man while seven of Cody’s closest friends served as groomsmen. Mr. Price Prescott, nephew of the groom, and Mr. Connor Cobern, nephew of the bride, were the ring bearers. Mr. Tanner Lindley, first cousin of the bride, and Mr. Reed Shaw, first cousin of the groom, served as ushers. Three schools of dolphins jumped in the background as the bridesmaids were being escorted to the beach by groomsmen. The parents of bride and groom along with the couple signed the family Bible after the wedding vows were recited. The couple left the wedding ceremony to the song Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding.
Photo: formal dresses Canberra
Katie is the daughter of Greg and Barbara Shurbet of Hallsville, Texas and the granddaughter of Ms. Juadeen Shurbet of Winfield, Texas and the late Mr. Bob Shurbet and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Rex Rainey. She is a 2006 graduate of Pittsburg High School and a 2010 graduate of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene earning a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing and a master of business administration in 2012. During her college career, Katie participated in NCAA athletics as part of the Cowgirl softball team. While earning her MBA, she served as the graduate assistant coach for the softball team. After working over two years in the mortgage loan industry with DHI Mortgage as a mortgage loan originator, she is currently employed with Edward Jones.
Cody is the son of Jeff and Marsha Prescott of Perdido Key, Florida and is a 2006 graduate of Jay High School in Jay, Florida. He is also a graduate of Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia earning a bachelor’s degree in ag-business. Cody attended SAU on a rodeo scholarship and won the 2009 National Collegiate Calf Roping championship. He is currently employed as a construction superintendent for an oilfield support company.
Following the wedding, the bride’s parents hosted approximately 125 friends and family members at a reception at The Palms at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Florida. After the introduction of the new couple and their attendants, dinner was served to the guests and an evening of dancing and entertainment was launched with the couple’s first dance to I Can’t Wait by Ben Rue as well as the father-daughter dance to You Look Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton and the mother-son dance to I Love You Like Jesus Does by Eric Church. The couple exited the reception to the song from GREASE sang by John Travolta and Olivia Newton John, We Go Together.
After a weeklong honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, the couple now resides in a suburb of San Antonio. Thank you to all of our friends and family for making this special occasion so very memorable.