Shelby Lynn LeBlanc weds Landon Keith Fuselier

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Mr. and Mrs. Landon Keith Fuselier

RAYNE - A seven o’clock evening Nuptial Mass on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church united in marriage Shelby Lynn Louise LeBlanc of Rayne and Landon Keith Fuselier of Richard. The double-ring ceremony was celebrated by Fr. Clint Trahan.
The bride is the daughter of Barry and Josette LeBlanc of Rayne. Her grandparents are Alex and Dorothy Istre of Rayne, and Larry and Clara LeBlanc, also of Rayne. Shelby is a 2011 graduate of Rayne High School, and attended LSU-Eunice and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she plans to attain her degree in 2016.
The groom is the son of Dennis and Katherine Fuselier of Richard. His grandparents are Glynn Mills and Arlette Thibodeaux, and Jean Baptiste and Jeanette Fuselier of Eunice. He is a 2004 graduate of Rayne High School and is employed by Cameron Valve.
For the Nuptial Mass, Scriptures were recited by Nolan LeBlanc and Chellie LeBleau, godparents of the bride. Gifts were offered by David LeBlanc, uncle of the bride, and Valerie Monte, friend of the groom.
Against a musical background provided by Kip Faulk, the bride entered the church on the arm of her father wearing an Allure Romance lace wedding dress detailed with a unique chic bateau illusion neckline with coordinating three-quarter-length lace sleeves. The sweetheart-shaped bodice was accentuated at the natural waist with Swarovski crystals as a classic taffeta skirt came full circle to create a flattering trumpet silhouette with self-coveredbuttons down the backside. A simple hair comb held a waltz-length veil of sheer illusion while she carried a handheld bouquet of white asiatic lilies, apple green astromeria lilies, white freesia and stock wrapped with lace at the stems.
Traditional items selected by the bride for her wedding day was her great-grandmother’s mother of pearl rosary as something old, her wedding dress was something new, she borrowed her mother’s diamond earrings, and her wedding date was embroidered into her wedding gown in blue thread.
Attending her sister as maid of honor was Erin LeBlanc.
Bridesmaids were Meranda Melancon, Tara LaLande, Heather Mier, Lindsey LeBlanc and Amber Fredrick, cousins of the bride, and Amy Faul and Sara Meche, friends of the bride.
Bridal attendants each wore a sleeveless full-length dress of light grey chiffon featuring a ruffle backside and banded empire waist with pleated front. Each carried a nosegay of apple green alstroemeria lilies.
Serving as flower girls were Kaitlyn LeBlanc, niece of the bride, and Allie Credeur, friend of the groom. Each wore a white smocked dress with Kaitlyn’s dress worn by the bride for her First Communion.
Josh Faul, a friend of the couple, was the groom’s best man. Groomsmen were Al Credeur, Joey Wynn, Kyle David, Charlie Bach and Brandon Cormier, friends of the groom, and Brody and Kyle LeBlanc, brothers of the bride.
Serving as ring bearers were Michael LeBlanc and Wyatt LaLande, the bride’s godchildren.
Ushering guests were Jacob Istre, cousin of the bride, and Timothy Leleux, friend of the groom.
Male attendants each wore a Calvin Klein classic black tuxedo with light grey vest and tie. Boutonniere included apple green alstroemaria lilies.
For his wedding, the groom selected a classic black Calvin Klein tuxedo with white vest and tie. The couple’s fathers wore Calvin Klein classic black tuxedos with black vests and ties.
For her daughter’s wedding, the bride’s mother, Josette Istre LeBlanc wore a full-length dress of cranberry Duponi silk featuring three-quarter-length sleeves, a V-neckline and a rouching at the waist. She was presented a clutch bouquet of ranunculus blooms.
The groom’s mother, Katherine Mills Fuselier selected a full-length dress of royal blue chiffon designed with long sleeves and royal crystal adorning the neckline. She was also presented a clutch bouquet of ranunculus blooms.
Immediately following the wedding ceremony, the newlyweds were honored during a reception held at The Warehouse Event Center in Rayne. Elegant white linens were noted throughout the reception area as tables were alternated with candlesticks, fresh flowers, lanterns, and bridal photos. The fireplace mantel was adorned with an abundance of fresh flowers and the piano held pictures of the couple as children. Upon entering, guests signed a Louisiana wooden cutout, a special keepsake for the couple.
Among the refreshments provided for the guests was the bride’s cake, a three-tier white confection with lace and pearl trim with cascading fresh flowers throughout. The cake, filled with cream cheese, chocolate and Bavarian cream, was topped with a silver letter “F.” The cake was served by Chellie LeBleau, godmother of the bride.
The groom’s cake was a replica of the “Enter Acadia Parish” sign confection with strawberry filling. The cake was served by Lisa Deshotel, aunt of the groom.
Prior to the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was held Friday, July 10, at The Green Room of the Rayne Civic Center Complex. The groom’s parents welcome guests and provided a jambalaya dinner with the all the trimmings.
The couple will make their home in Rayne.