The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wheatley of Brownfield. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kidd of Beeville.
In a color theme of pinks and purples, a wrought iron arch covered in greenery and white flowers was sided by wrought iron flower baskets. A wrought iron table held glass vases containing different colored sands for the sand ceremony under the arch.
The bride wore a gown of crystal organza and satin with Swarovski crystals and beading, featuring a strapless, sweetheart neckline, A-line silhouette, dropped waist, floor length with a chapel-length train in ivory with cafe hip band and intricately embellished corset bodice. She donned a long, two-layer veil with crystal beading scattered over it and pearl and crystal edging, accompanied by a necklace and earrings of pearl, accented by crystals. She wore her grandmother’s ring, had a penny in her slipper and wore a blue garter. She carried a bouquet of white and pink calla lilies with pink and purple camellias.
Sarah Brisco Caldwell was the matron of honor, and bridesmaids included Suzanne Wheatley, Ashley Campbell, Ashleigh Frazier, Clarice Mendonca and Christy Herring Veloz.
The bride’s attendants wore strapless, cocktail-length dresses of amethyst chiffon with a slightly scooped neckline and ruched band defining the waistline. They carried bouquets of white, pink and purple flowers.
Junior attendants included Sage and Sierra Wheatley. They wore matching knee-length, white, sateen dresses adorned with pink and purple print designs and purple straps on a sweetheart neckline and purple cummerbund.
The flower girl was Cass Wheatley, niece of the bride. She wore a white organza and taffeta ball-gown featuring a sleeveless neckline and tiny taffeta ruffles at the waist, with a floor-length skirt decorated with embroidered flowers of ivory.
Joel McDowell served as best man. The groomsmen included Chris Kidd, brother of the groom; Tanner Reed, Sidney Robinson and Scott and Stephen Wheatley, brothers of the bride. Ushers were Joel Gamez and Chris Watson and Stetson and Tate Wheatley.
The ring bearer was Tristan Kidd, nephew of the groom. He wore an ivory tuxedo with matching vest, tie and shoes.
A reception followed at the Fulford Barn. Music for dancing was provided by West Texas DJs. A table contained jars of M&M’s with the bride and groom’s names printed on them and photos of the couple’s parents at their weddings.
The bride had a four-tiered cake of white on white square layers decorated with a cascade of purple and pink flowers. The groom had a chocolate cake with Buffalo Bill memorabilia decorations, served with chocolate covered strawberries.
After a 10-day honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple now reside in Midland. Wes is head coach of the Odessa High School tennis team, and Shanna is a physician assistant at the Texas Tech Pediatric Clinic in Odessa.