Savanah Stewart and Mark Kingston wed

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Mr. and Mrs. Mark B. Kingston

Savanah Layne Stewart became the bride of Mark B. Kingston in a double ring ceremony solemnized at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 17, in the Gardens of the Adams Estate in Leachville.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Stewart, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Suber and the late J. Donald Payne and Mr. and Mrs. Revis C. Stewart, all of Monette. She graduated from Arkansas State University in 2012 and from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry in May, 2017. She began a residency program in orthodontics at St. Louis University in June.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Kingston of Knobel, and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Verdell Stair of Drasco and Mrs. Mary Ann Kingston and the late J.T. Kingston of Paragould. He graduated in 2012 from Arkansas State University and from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 2016. He is employed as a general dentist at Webster Dental Care in Webster Groves, Mo.

Arkansas State Representative and uncle of the bride Dan Sullivan officiated the ceremony. Nuptial music was provided by guitarist and vocalist Mark Hurst and vocalist Wendy Walling.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a strapless sweetheart fit and flare lace gown by Mori Lee. Crystal moonstone beading trimmed the neckline. Baby buttons continued down the back of the gown and the entire length of the chapel train. A fingertip length veil accented with beading completed the ensemble. She carried a bouquet of white and blush pink garden roses.

Madison Hawkins of Leachville, cousin of the bride, was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Candice Bottoms of Cabot, Meaghan Kingston of Brookland, and Sarah LaRue of Morgantown, W. Virginia. They wore full-length A-line strapless gowns in blush pink and carried bouquets of white garden roses. Hadley Claire Kingston of Brookland was the flower girl. Meghan Reinhart attended the guest book.

Matt Kingston of Brookland served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Patrick Farley of Brookland, Levi Gibson of Dixie and Heath Hawkins of Leachville. Ty Finch of Monette served as the usher. Slade and Sawyer Hawkins of Leachville were ring bearers.

The wedding reception, hosted by the bride’s parents, followed the ceremony in the Rose and Statue Gardens.

The couple is residing in Webster Groves, Mo., in the St. Louis area.