Emily Lauren Cobb and Zachary Paul Stadther were united in marriage Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at New Life Church in North Little Rock with Tracy Shelton officiating.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an ivory strapless A-line gown with lace appliqués surrounded by pearls, rhinestones, and crystal beading at the waist and a corset closure down the back. Ivory tulle from her mother’s wedding veil was used to make her waist length veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of ivory and coral roses.
Amy Williams of Roland served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Audrey Cobb of Little Rock, Addison Stadther of North Little Rock, and Dalissa Barentine of Fort Smith. They wore floor length chiffon coral dresses with rosettes on one shoulder.
Daniel Short of North Little Rock served as best man. Groomsmen were Josh Stadther and Zane Lee, both of North LIttle Rock, and Tyler Cobb of Little Rock. The ring bearer was Sawyer Bagby of Little Rock. He carried the bride’s late grandfather’s bible. The flower girl was Marley Bagby of Little Rock. She carried a basket made with lace and bows from the mother of the bride’s wedding dress.
A reception in their honor was held at the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. Tables were decorated in coral and white with flowers arrangements of white hydrangeas, white and coral roses.
The bride is the daughter of George and Terri Cobb of Sherwood. She is the granddaughter of Buford and Peggy Barentine of Jacksonville, Peggy Cobb of Benton and the late Mr. James E. Cobb. She graduated from Sylvan Hills High School in 2008 and is currently a senior at UALR majoring in Early Childhood Education. She is employed by the Little Rock Racquet Club.
The groom is the son of Christie Zimmerman of North Little Rock and John D. Stadther of Jacksonville. He is the grandson of Mary Ann "Susie" Stadther of Mobile, Ala., Paul Boeckmann of Bee Branch, and Myra Dunaway Caton of North Little Rock. He graduated from North Little Rock High School in 2008 and attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville where he studied sociology and criminal justice. He was a member of the Arkansas Razorback football team at the defensive tackle position and played in three bowl games; the 2010 Liberty Bowl, the 2011 Sugar Bowl and the 2012 Cotton Bowl. He is employed at Hank’s Furniture in North Little Rock.
After a trip to Branson, Mo. the couple will make their home in Sherwood.