The double ring ceremony was officiated by Rev. Frank Folino, OFM and Dr. Rick Byargeon. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a Maggie Sottero "Doreen" strapless fitted A-line gown with dipped neckline, extravagant embellished lace on Point d'Esprit with a beaded empire band circling the empire waist and finishing with a delicate scalloped border hem. The dress was complemented with a cathedral length veil composed of transparent tulle embellished with Swaroski crystals along the edge. The bride carried a bouquet of ivory garden, white chocolate, ivory flora bundle roses, freesia and white hydrangea, hand tied and rouched with chartreuse taffeta and pinned with a pearl and rhinestone broche.
The bridesmaids wore an acorn colored, A-lined dupioni strapless dress with an ivory sash by designer Jim Hjelm and carried bouquets made of green mini hydrangea, green hypericum berry, coral garden roses, ivory stock and freesia tied with french silk ribbon and pinned with pearls. Brooke Frasier, sister of the bride served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Lauren Durrett, Morgan Kelpe, and Lindsey Walpole of Ruston; Brittany Bounds, and Megan Pearce; sister of the groom from Shreveport Louisiana, Rachel Boogaerts, Benton Louisiana, Emily Johnson, Houston, Texas, Hannah Marion, Fort Worth, Texas and Sam Shipman, Winnsboro Louisiana. Flower girls, Madeline Grace Kelly from Ruston and Georgia Kate Stuart of Orlando Florida wore Ivory tea length dresses accented by champagne color dupioni sashes with floral adorned headpieces.
The ring bearer, Cade Kelly of Ruston, carried a pillow constructed from Cassie's baptismal gown and Hunter's baby outfit, handmade by close friends.
Serving as best man was father of the groom, Jim Pearce; Hunter's groomsmen were Brandon Crume, Chase Davidson, Tyler Davidson, Ross Garbarino, Justin Mills, Brandon Pearce; brother of the groom, and Ryan Tatum all of Ruston; Reeves Pearce and Will Stanley of Shreveport, Louisiana.
The ushers were Reeves Barr, Chase Frasier, and Tanner Frasier of Ruston; Jeffrey Arnold, Shreveport, Louisiana and Justin Musgrove, Carthage, Texas.
Sarah Kate Barr attended the bride's book, and JoAnn Barr assisted as wedding coordinator.
Music was provided by Julie Richard, pianist; Ann Sorensen, violin; Randal Sorensen, trumpet; Anna Baines, flute; vocalists Mary Hollis Graham, Adam Ramachandran, Nora Ramachandran and Grant Terry.
The rehearsal dinner was held Friday, September 21, 2012, the evening before the wedding at Squire Creek Country Club, hosted by parents of the groom. The wedding reception was held at Squire Creek on September 22, 2012 following the wedding ceremony, hosted by parents of the bride.
Hunter & Cassie honeymooned at Grand Exuma Island, Bahamas. Their new home is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.