Wedding – January 2018 issue

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Congratulations to Kimberly Rose Evans and Andrew Klein Nicolas, both of Baton Rouge, La., who were married Dec. 2, 2017 at Temple Israel in Memphis with Rabbi Micah Greenstein officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Evans and the granddaughter of Irving Evans and the late Phyllis Evans and the late Judge Leon and Myra Ruben.  The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Kathryn Nicolas and the late Mr. Louis Nicolas, and the grandson of the late Annette Konrad and Luis Lucio.

The wedding was overflowing with many family traditions and heirlooms. The bride’s wedding gown was crafted with a section of her grandmother Phyllis’ wedding dress. Her grandmother Myra’s handkerchief was wrapped around her bouquet.  The couple was wrapped in the bride’s grandfather Leon’s tallit for a special blessing and they drank from Grandfather Irving’s wine cup during the ceremony.  A special prayer was given by the bride’s cousin, Marilyn Rubin.  The ring used for the ceremony was from the bride’s great-grandmother’s family, which was used by several generations including the bride’s parents, many aunts, uncles and cousin.  The bride and bridegroom’s first dance was sung by cousins, Whitney Evans, Rebekah Kelly and Laura Braslow.  The father-daughter and son-mother dance was sung by Cousin Alex Evans.  The most memorable was a special song written, composed, played and sung by Grandpa Irving in honor of the bride and bridegroom.

The couple will reside in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where the bride is manager of Swap Boutique and the bridegroom is an attorney with the Ezell Law Firm, LLC.