Copeland, Hocutt married in spring ceremony
Heather Copeland and Jeremy Hocutt were married Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the New World Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Nebraska, with the Rev. Royal D. Bush officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Delmar and Candyce Copeland of Coralville and formerly of Fairfield.
The groom is the son of Billie and Janet Hocutt of Schuyler, Nebraska.
The bride wore an ivory great-fit-and-flare wedding gown in satin detailed with beaded lace and finished with intricate lace along the edges of the chapel length train. The strapless, sweetheart neckline was adorned with beaded lace, and chiffon ruches highlighted the fitted bodice. The veil was a traditional length, with beaded embroidered highlights. The bride’s bouquet was arranged with purple flowers complimented with champagne roses and silver embellishments.
Tabitha Nuss was maid of honor. Amelia Doermann, Elizabeth Reid and the groom’s sister Heather Hocutt were bridesmaids. The bridesmaids wore purple individually styled dresses.
Devin Rerucha was best man. Brian Nichols, Dustin Duffy and the groom’s brother Justin Hocutt were groomsmen. The groom, groomsmen, father of the bride, and ushers wore black tie tuxes.
Ushers were Kenneth Barker and Allen Rerucha. Gift table attendants were the bride’s aunts: Linda Copeland, Diane Gerleman and Deb Watkins.
Following the ceremony, a reception and formal dinner also were held at New World Hotel and Conference Center.
Special family guests included: the bride’s grandmother Joyce R. Cathey of Davenport and grandfather Carroll Copeland and wife Wilma of Fairfield; and the groom’s grandmother Bonnie Hocutt.
The wedding colors were purple and pink. The wedding ceremony area and reception area were highlighted with flower arrangements. The wedding cake was a four-tier cake, highlighted with large edible purple flowers and white detailed frosting. The layers of flavors ranged from white to white with raspberry glaze, with extra sheet cakes of lemon, carrot and other flavors.
The couple honeymooned at Excellence Riviera Maya Resort near Cancun, Mexico, for seven days, then returned to their home in Columbus, Nebraska.
The bride is an engineer, project manager for ADM Company of Columbus, Nebraska, and the groom is a control engineer for ADM Company. The couple flew to Tianjin, China, July 31 and will be there four to six months to help ADM Company start a new plant.