Mr. and Mrs. Steven Norris Cohen of Macon announce the marriage of their daughter, Martha Ann Cohen, to John Slade Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Cooper Edwards of Macon.
Dr. Robert Kilgo Ackerman officiated at the wedding ceremony, held Nov. 12, 2017, at Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens in Charleston, S.C. The Cotton Dock at Boone Hall was the site for dinner and dancing after the ceremony.
The bride was given away by her father. The bride’s attendants included Miss Sarah Tinsley Parker, the maid of honor, as well as Mrs. Katie Skinner Beasley, Miss Barry Elizabeth Blitch, Dr. Caroline Rebecca Clary, Mrs. Molly Meadors Deweese, Mrs. Lacey Gibbons Eason, Mrs. Betsy Schnell Griffith, Miss Isabella Grace Haver, Miss Margaret Ashton Haver, Mrs. Molly Garland Holladay, Mrs. Roos-Maryn Opperman Horne, Miss Lauren Weathersbee Lamb, Miss Kelin Eileen Murphy, Mrs. Mead Boley Reed and Dr. Alyssa Thielman Walden.
The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen included Mr. Andrew Gavin Collier, Mr. John Albert Draughn Jr., Mr. Brad Evans, Mr. Josiah Everett Flournoy, Mr. Wesley Austin Griffith, Mr. Franklin Stebin Horne, Mr. Marcus Lafayette Kimsey IV, Mr. John Hardman Knox, Mr. Lawrence Campbell McMinn Laska, Mr. Rhett Lloyd Moody III, Mr. Brian Evan Shaker, Mr. Benjamin Scott Terry, Mr. Christopher William Terry, Mr. Joseph Andrew Vance and Mr. Christopher M. Wilson.
Miss Martha McCaskill Holladay served as the flower girl. Mr. Christopher Shephard Edwards Jr. served as the ringbearer. Mr. Adam Ross Butler and Mr. Robert Michael Haver served as ushers.
The bride, a graduate of Stratford Academy, the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the Mercer University School of Medicine, is a third-year resident in obstetrics and gynecology at Navicent Health. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority at the University of Georgia and a 2007 Bon Hommes presentee.
The groom, a graduate of Stratford Academy, the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, is a partner in Martin Snow’s litigation section. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Georgia. At Mercer University, he was a member of the Moot Court Board and received the award for outstanding achievement in legal writing.
After a honeymoon trip to St. Lucia’s Sugar Beach Resort, the couple lives in Macon.