Jessica Kaitlin Pruitt - David Frederick Koehler

Posted: June 18, 2017 at 2:06 a.m.

Jessica Kaitlin Koehler

Jessica Kaitlin Koehler

Lynda and Charles "Chip" Pruitt of Little Rock are the parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Lynda and Charlie Pruitt of Little Rock and Jo and Paul Peeples of Sherwood.

Marilyn and Bob Koehler of Sherwood are the parents of the bridegroom. His grandparents are the late Mary Evelyn and Walter Koehler of Sherwood and the late Nancy Faye and Fred Trexler of Emmet.

Two large arrangements of cherry blossom branches and blue delphinium in white chinoiserie vases were placed on each side of the chancel. The front of the sanctuary was draped with a garland of silver dollar eucalyptus and other foliage. Music was by pianist Pam Wessel and vocalist Angie Mosley.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a silk-satin gown with a strapless fitted Alencon lace bodice. The full draped skirt was embellished with a bow at the back. She carried a bouquet of ivory hydrangeas, garden roses, soft pink peonies and ivory ranunculus.

Serving as the bride's honor attendants were Jillian Pate of Memphis and Nicole Haydek of Chicago.

Bridesmaids were Annalisa Jenner and Emily Walls of New York, Lauren Summerhill of Little Rock and Catherine Menendez of Asheville, N.C. They wore peony-colored douppioni silk gowns and carried bouquets similar to the bride's.

Joseph DiTommaso of Little Rock was best man. Groomsmen were Dr. Andrew Koehler and Stephen Koeh­ler, both of Fayetteville, and Jeffrey Koehler of Little Rock, all brothers of the bridegroom; Spencer Pruitt of Little Rock, brother of the bride; Geoffrey Storm of Denver; Daniel Ford of Little Rock; Austin Jewell of Fayetteville; and Dr. Diego Fernandez of Birmingham, Ala.

Ring bearers were Henry Koehler of Fayetteville, nephew of the bridegroom; and Charlie Wallace and Henry Wallace of Little Rock.

Guests were seated by Richard Holt of Fayetteville, Jacob Wray of Salt Lake City, Mason Miller of Little Rock and Cody Lorge of North Little Rock.

A reception in The Robinson Center ballroom was held after the ceremony. Oversize pink, blue and ivory floral arrangements in chinoiserie vases decorated guest tables. A circular arrangement of wedding flowers was suspended over the dance floor. Music was by The Party Jammers from Memphis.

The bride graduated cum laude with bachelor's degrees in English and human and organizational development from Vanderbilt University and summa cum laude with a law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law. She is a lawyer working as a federal law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas and will join the law firm of Wright Lindsey Jennings in September.

The bridegroom has bachelor's degrees in English and anthropology from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and graduated cum laude from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law with a law degree. He is a lawyer at Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC.

After a wedding trip to Fiji, the couple will reside in Little Rock.

High Profile on 06/18/2017