The marriage of Christy Loper and Ryker Carter, took place April 19 at 5:30 p.m. on St. Simons Island Beach. Officiating minister was Jim Elliott.
The bride is the daughter of Carroll and Judy Loper of Blairsville.
The groom is the son of Ronald and Dianne Carter of Baxley.
The bride wore a one-shouldered ivory A-line gown. The gown featured flutter detail with side drape and rushing with a sweeping train. She carried a bouquet of fresh white tulips wrapped in burlap.
Attendants for the wedding were Ryker’s four daughters, Kinsley Carter (12), Jenna Carter (11), Dianna Carter (7) and Alley Carter (6). The older daughters, Kinsley and Jenna wore Heath/Column scoop straps coral chiffon dresses. The younger girls wore an ivory multi-layer chiffon A-line satin bib dress with accented hand rolled rosettes. Each girl carried coral Gerber daisies with baby’s breath wrapped in burlap.
A reception was held at the home of Pat Taylor on St. Simons Island.
The couple honeymooned in Antigua.
Christy and Ryker reside in Jesup.
A pre-nuptial engagement party was held at the home of Johnny and Peggy Capes on St. Simons Island.