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Published 9:27pm Tuesday, May 31, 2011


Mr. and Mrs. Ted Crockett of Hoover are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Gaines Crockett, to Mr. Robert Nicholas Watkins of Hartselle on March 26, 2011.

Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Bernice Parker and Stanley Crockett and the late Audrey Booth Crockett. She graduated from Briarwood Christian School, followed by the University of Alabama.

Robert is the son of Robert Dean Watkins and Toni Nicholson. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Moore Lackey and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Fite Watkins. He attended Hartsell High School and graduated from the University of Alabama.


The wedding took place at The Club in Birmingham at noon. The flowers were hand-tied bouquets of cream roses, hydrangeas and blue stock.

Mrs. Josh Fincher served as the matron of honor, and Mrs. Matthew McLean and Miss Audrey Mize were bridal attendants. The bridesmaids wore green gowns. The bride wore a ivory hand-loomed, raw Italian silk gown embellished with pearls, sequins and beads on the ruched, fitted bodice. The tulle sleeves, pleated and accented with pearls, matched her veil.

Mr. Dane Burgess, brother of the groom, Mr. Cullen Brown, Mr. Rand Harris and Mr. Lucas Bruner served as groom attendants. Bagpiper Ryan Morrison provided wedding music and led the processional. A seated luncheon in the Grand Ballroom followed the wedding ceremony.

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