- Cullman, Alabama


November 5, 2012

Baker - Scruggs wedding

CULLMAN — Amy Caroline Scruggs and Jason Merrill Baker were united in marriage at 5 p.m. October 13, 2012, at the Historic Donnelly House in Birmingham, Ala. The Reverend Andrew R. Wolfe of Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood, Ala., officiated the ceremony. A reception followed inside and on the lawn of the mansion.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. Kirk Livingston Scruggs and the late Mrs. Margrit Broder Scruggs of Huntsville, Ala. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Hans Melchior Broder and the late Margrit Ackermann Broder of Stockbridge, Georgia, and the late Julius Harley and Eugenia Jones Scruggs of Columbus, Georgia. The groom is the son of Mrs. Bettye Baker Bradford and the late Mr. Max Merrill Baker of Oneonta, Ala. He is the grandson of the late Henry Albert and Lucille Gibson Knighten of Cullman, Ala., and the late Ercie Eric and Rachel Hicks Baker of Walter, Ala.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of light ivory in silk tissue taffeta accented with imported old world lace. The gown’s sweetheart neckline and bodice was adorned with handsewn glass crystals, emphasizing its fitted drop waist, which flowed into a semi-cathedral train. Completing the ensemble, the bride wore a custom made fingertip-length veil in silk tulle edged with glass crystals. She carried a handtied bouquet of mini hydrangeas and assorted roses that reflected the colors of autumn featuring orange and yellow.  

Serving as ushers were the bride’s nephews, Jay Patrick Fitzgerald and Andrew Livingston Fitzgerald of Huntsville, Ala., cousins, Christian Hans Broder of Charleston, S.C., Nicholas Charles Broder and William Andrew Broder of Stockbridge, Ga., and Elliot Michael Broder and Samuel Charles Broder of Florence, Ala.

The groom’s brother, Lee Maxwell Baker of Hartselle, Ala., served as reader in the ceremony. Cindy Mooneyham Vaughn of Blountsville, Ala., and Margaret Nicol Baker of Hartselle, Ala., were the program attendants. Performing at the ceremony was the Cahaba River Strings quartet. The baritone vocalist was Stephen M. Sheppard and the trumpeter was Dr. Walter Burke Wren.

The bride holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics and a master of education degree from Auburn University. She was awarded National Board Certification in early adolescent English language arts and is currently employed with the Hoover City Schools.

The groom graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama with a bachelor of arts degree in political science. In addition, he holds education specialist and doctoral degrees from the University of Alabama and a master of education degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is presently employed with the Leeds City Schools. Following a honeymoon trip, the bride and groom will live in Trussville, Ala.



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