Russell Queen and Jennie Case
Jennie L. Case and Russell Q. Queen were married Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at the Historic Wedding Chapel in Elkton, Md. The Rev. Frank Smith officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Anna May Case of Kennett Square, Pa. She wore a white silk organza dress with white leather floral appliques and a silk organza train with matching veil. The bride also wore an antique cameo brooch over her heart that her grandfather gave to her grandmother on their wedding day. The bride carried a bouquet of freesia, eucalyptus berries, wheat and yarrow.
The groom is the son of Don and Judy Queen of Nikiski and grandson of Quindell and Lorraine Queen and Helen Hargis-Coble, all of Kenai. He wore a black tuxedo with cummerbund and black bow tie. He wore a boutonniere of freesia and wheat.
After the ceremony, a reception was held at the family estate in Kennett Square, Pa., on a hill decorated with trees, corn, pumpkins, gourds, hay and pots of chrysanthemums in fall colors. As the guests arrived, a lone Scottish bagpiper played hymns on a hill opposite the reception.
The guest book was a portrait of the couple drawn in charcoal by the bride's mother and guests could sign their well-wishes in the border. The drawing will be hung in the couple's new home.
The cake was multitiered and decorated with marzipan grapes and white chocolate and topped with an antique cake topper from the bride's mother's collection.
The couple honeymooned in Antigua, West Indies.
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