Pearson-Gresham wed
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Anna Lofton Pearson and Thomas George Gresham Jr. were united in marriage on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson at 6 p.m..

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Franklin Pearson of Jackson. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Francis Jefferson Lundy and the late Mr. William Norwood Lofton and the late Mr. Lundy, all of Jackson, and Mrs. James Denton Pearson and the late Mr. Pearson of Cleveland.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas George Gresham of Indianola. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Donelson Marion Houseman of Dallas, Texas, and Mrs. William Walton Gresham Jr. and the late Mr. Gresham of Indianola.

The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Dr. Jennings Ligon Duncan III. Nuptual music was presented by Dr. William Wymond, organist, Connie Stringer Wadsworth, pianist, Darcie Bishop, trumpeter, Shelly Louise Brown, violinist, and Pryor Buford Graeber and Lee Buford Threadgill, vocalists.

The bride was given in marriage by her father.

Attending the bride as maid of honor was her sister, Grace Brooks Pearson. Bridesmaids were Mary Katelyn Armstrong, Kathryn Gresham Blonkvist, sister of the groom, Mary Glenn Christopher, Anne Fisher Cole, Kristie Arnold Conner, Rachel Williamson Donald, Sally Kathryn Hazard, Marilyn Wells Hill, Laura Kathryn House, Elizabeth May Meadows, Anne Barrett Polk, Katherine Nichols Sneed, and Amy Yauger Threadgill. The bride’s proxy was Margaret Ross Long. Serving as flower girls were the Misses Elizabeth Grace and Emmy Gale Craddock.

The groom’s father, Thomas George Gresham, and his brother, Michael Houseman Gresham, served as best men. The groomsmen were Kevin Michael Blonkvist Jr., brother–in-law of the groom, Lawrence Pace Doherty, William Arnot Geary Jr., Bancroft Brooks Hieronymus, David Doak Hoffman, Jones Poindexter McPherson, Davis Sherrard Roberts, John Thomas Robertson, Thomas Buford Threadgill, William James Threadgill Jr., and Hayden Lowry West.

Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Country Club of Jackson, where guests dined and danced to the music of Rhythm Nation.

After a honeymoon in Antigua, the couple is at home in Dallas.