CUMBERLAND — On June 2, 2012, Kelli Renae Izat and Patrick Daniel Kidwell were united in marriage. The double ring ceremony took place in the garden of the Gordon-Roberts House, with Pastor Thomas Twigg officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Raye Aldine Izat, Cresaptown, and the late George Izat. Kelli is the granddaughter of Mary Izat, LaVale, and the late Thomas Izat and the late Raymond and Ouida Perdew.
The groom is the son of Floyd Kaylor III and Vicki Kaylor, LaVale. Patrick is the grandson of Floyd Kaylor II and Delores Kaylor, LaVale.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother and escorted to the altar by her brother. The aisle was decorated with blue delphinium. The bride wore an ivory satin A-line gown with a sweetheart neckline, spaghetti straps and corset closure. The dress was part of the Alfred Angelo Collection and was embellished with lace, crystal beading and metallic accents. The bride also wore a fingertip veil with crystal beading, which was borrowed from Bridget Manley, friend of the bride. The bride carried a bouquet of pink roses, pink calla lilies and blue delphinium. The groom wore a black tuxedo with black vest and black textured tie.
Serving as maid of honor was Jessica Taylor, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jennie Blair, Kristina del Busto, Crystal Frantz and Sarah Bourgeois, all friends of the bride. The bridesmaids wore latte chiffon gowns with spaghetti straps and beaded empire waists from David’s Bridal Collection. The bridesmaids carried bouquets of pink roses and calla lilies.
Serving as the best man was Howard Fooksman, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Ronnie Carr and Shawn Twigg, friends of the groom, Chris Kidwell, brother of the groom, and Craig Duckworth, brother of the bride. Groomsmen wore black tuxedos with latte vests and matching ties from Tuxedo Etc.
Music for the ceremony was provided by violinist Charlene Moon and cellist Clare Cooper.
A reception immediately followed the ceremony in the ballroom of the Allegany Museum, which was decorated in the wedding colors of latte and light blue. A buffet-style dinner was provided by Oscar’s Restaurant and the wedding cake and cupcakes were provided by Jennifer’s Desserts. Bouquets were designed by Martin’s Floral. The Studio provided hairstyling for the bridal party. Photography was provided by Sonlight Imaging.
Reception music was provided by DJ Jim Corley. The bride and groom danced their first dance to “Love Your Love the Most” by Erich Church. Patrick danced with his mother to “The Baby” by Blake Shelton.
A rehearsal dinner was provided by the groom’s mother and father at Geatz’s Restaurant. A bridal shower was given in the bride’s honor at the Zion United Church of Christ by her maid of honor, Jessica Taylor.
The couple currently reside in Cumberland.
Kelli and Pat would like to thank their parents, family and friends for making their wedding day unforgettable. Special thanks to guests who traveled from Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri and Florida to be there on the special day.