Published 1:49 pm Monday, March 21, 2011


Mallory Parks Rice and Patrick Curtis Maher were married March 19 at Rosewood Hall in Birmingham. The Episcopal ceremony was officiated by the Rev. William P. McLemore of Wilmette, Ill.

The bride is the daughter of Ms. Ponya L. Parks of Birmingham and Mr. Tracy H. Rice of Anniston. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie F. Rice of Anniston, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James W. Parks Jr. of Jesup, Ga.

The groom is the son of Mrs. Gail E. Luciano of Manteo, N.C., and Mr. William T. Maher of Arlington, Va. He is the grandson of Mrs. Wanda E. Bowles and the late Curtis W. Bowles of Weaver, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Maher of Springfield, Mass.

Katie Seele of Verbena served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Leah Hamel of Birmingham, Jennifer Maher of Jacksonville, Fla., Abbie Ridgeway of Morris and Jessica Taylor of Atlanta.

William T. Maher was his son’s best man with groomsmen including Christopher Cook of Jacksonville, Fla., Ralph Menard of Senoia, Ga., Colson Parks of Morris and Jeremy Pool of Jacksonville, Fla.

A reception followed the wedding in Rosewood Hall. After a honeymoon trip to Negril, Jamaica, the couple will reside in Jacksonville, Fla.