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Korenek-Caffey vows said in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church


Mr. and Mrs. Steven Russell Caffey Mr. and Mrs. Steven Russell Caffey Amy Nicole Korenek and Steven Russell Caffey were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rockdale. The ceremony was officiated by Deacon Don Sims.

The bride is the daughter of Michael and Genella Korenek of Rockdale and the granddaughter of the late Floyd and Ruth Wardlaw (Sides) and the late Ike Korenek and Nettilee Korenek, all of Rockdale.

The groom is the son of Russell and Arleen Caffey of Rockdale and the grandson of Clifford and Joy Caffey and the late Carol Wise and Ann Wise, all of Rockdale.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an Enzoani designer gown of ivory taffeta, tulle and lace with a lace and beaded bodice jacket and was complimented by a fingertip lace veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of purple and white calla lilies and roses.

Amanda Burris, sister of the bride, of Huntsville and Brandi Anderson of College Station served as matrons of honor. Bridesmaids included Meagan McQuary of Austin, Heather Gailey and Kristen Banks, both of Rockdale. The flower girl was Lillie Burris of Huntsville, niece of the bride.

The bridal party wore one shoulder purple cocktail dresses and carried bouquets of purple and white calla lilies and roses. The flower girl carried a basket of purple rose petals.

Brady Nelson Jr. served as best man. Groomsmen were Jason Korenek, Eric Towns, Warren Matous and James McQuinn, all of Rockdale. Ring bearer was Eli Burris of Huntsville, nephew of the bride.

The bride is a graduate of Texas A&M University and is employed as a project engineer with EBCO General Contractor Ltd. The groom is employed with Luminant at Three Oaks Mine in Elgin.

The bride’s parents hosted a dinner and dance reception at the Knights of Columbus Hall immediately following the ceremony. On the eve of the ceremony, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Rockdale Country Club.

Following a honeymoon trip to Jamaica, Amy and Steven will reside in Rockdale.


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