A celebration of marriage uniting Trey Pool and Luci Campbell was held at an outdoor wedding on Pigfoot Ranch Saturday, July 10, 2004, at 8 p.m. The Reverend George Matthews performed the wedding rites. He was assisted by Karry Harper who recited a personalized poem that complimented the setting for the wedding, followed by some remarks to the couple regarding the sanctity of marriage.
As guests arrived, they were greeted with music provided by a variety of instruments played by several musicians. Prelude music included selections by Cecil Campbell, uncle of the bride, of San Antonio on the accordion, Ann Graves of Kermit on the piano, Melanie Bartek, cousin of the bride, of Goldthwaite on the French horn and members of the bell choir of Goldthwaite First United Methodist Church including Wynona Head, aunt of the bride.
Parents of the couple are Sam and Kathi Campbell of Star and Jim and Jamie Pool of Stephenville. Grandparents of the couple are Syble and Thurman Head and Lee Ruth and the late Howard Campbell all of Goldthwaite, Jimmy and the late Sue Hemphill of Coleman and Christine and the late James Pool of Stephenville. The groom's parents were seated by Hayes Edington, cousin of the groom, from Coleman. The bride's brothers seated her mother. Seated with the groom's parents and grandparents were Sandra Edington of Coleman and Charlie Hemphill of Amarillo, aunt and uncle of the groom.
Selections were sung by Cecil and Beverly Campbell of San Antonio, Brandon and Melanie Bartek and Tommy Head, all of Goldthwaite and Karl Head of Dallas, all relatives of the bride.
The wedding procession was begun by honorary attendants Charlie and Mandy Campbell of Houston and Clark and Summer Campbell of Goldthwaite, brothers and sisters-in-law of the bride.
The groom and his attendants arrived in a reproduction of a Concord stagecoach. The attendants were Taylor Pool, best man and brother of the groom, Eric Whipple, Gordon Carrol, Kevin Haas, all of Stephenville, Greg Preissinger of Tolar, Sterling McDermott, Tobin Pennington both of College Station and Shane Pendleton of Olney. The men were attired in tan tuxedos.
The bride's attendants arrived in an antique touring wagon originally built in 1878. Lisa Graves of Abilene was maid of honor and Kim Dove of Cleburne was matron of honor. Other attendants were Kasey Robello of Ft. Worth, Jaclyn Auldridge of Austin, Chesley House of Mesquite, Joni Thetford of Grand Prairie, Lori Polk of College Station, and Megan Smith of Stephenville. The bride's attendants wore coral dresses.
The bride and her father arrived in a white vis-ˆ-vis carriage. They joined the rest of the wedding party at the foot of a hill covered with natural native plant growths and accented with large ferns. The bride's dress was white satin and organza with an embroidered border accented with seed pearls and crystals.
Family heritage and memories were highlighted at the reception held at the Pigfoot Ranch House following the ceremony. On display were wedding gowns belonging to the mothers and maternal grandmothers of both the bride and groom.
Members of the house party were Sandra Edington of Coleman, Ruth Ann Hemphill of San Perlita, Lena Grantham of Garland and Carlos Reasoner of Cleburne, all relatives of the groom. The bride's relatives in the house party were Heather Harward of Austin, Mary Catherine Campbell of New York City, Debra Graves of Austin, and Janet Graves of Odessa.
Trey is employed as ranch manager and resident trainer with J Bar C Quarter Horse Ranch in Acton. Luci is employed as a second grade teacher at Nettie Baccus Elementary in Granbury. The couple will make their home in Tolar.