January 7, 2011
Lauren Ellen Bullock and Stephen Anthony Reynolds were married at 3 p.m. on July 31, 2010, at Temple Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, with the Rev. Randy Smith officiating The bride is the daughter of Col. and Mrs. Harold E. Bullock of San Antonio, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William L. Ellis Jr. of Columbus, the late Mr. Wayne C. Griffin of Columbus, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Bullock of Bogue Chitto. She was given in marriage by her father. The bride wore a satin A-line white gown with beaded, embroidered and metallic accents. Beadwork formed a pointed waistline. The back was accented with satin buttons leading to a cathedral-length train. She carried the Bible carried by her grandmother and mother in their weddings. Rebecca Bullock of San Antonio, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Susan Spencer, cousin of the bride, of Richlands, N.C., Maxy Keller of New Orleans, Jackie Northrup of Hattiesburg, Audrey Dunnam of Mobile, Ala., Katie Arnold of Auburn, Ala., and Shannon Morgan and Erin Morgan, both of Drew. Hailey Linkous of Radford, Va., niece of the groom, and Marlee Stewart of Brevard, N.C., cousin of the bride, served as flower girls. Attendants wore long, flowing dresses of misty blue chiffon, with navy waist bands. The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Reynolds of McComb. He is the grandson of Mr. Thomas Lamar Reynolds Jr. of Gulfport and the late Patricia Ann Reynolds of Gulfport, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bagwell of Jackson. Dr. Jeff Reynolds, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Michael Reynolds, brother of the groom, of Seattle, Wash., Brett Frazier of Batesville, Brian Flint of Batesville, Scott Mathews of Batesville, Kyle Ramage of Hernando, Tyler Sanders of Hattiesburg, and Corey Williams of Independence. Following a cross-country wedding trip with stops in New Orleans, La., Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Amarillo, Texas, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles and Selma, Calif, and San Francisco, the couple resides in Mill Valley, Calif., where the bride and groom attend Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, studying to become foreign missionaries.