Johnathan Leas Fowler 1
- Born: 5 Sep 1979
- Marriage (1): Whitney Lauren Roop on 22 Jun 2003 in Wellborn, Texas
Whitney Lauren Roop and Johnathan Leas Fowler were united in marriage on Sunday, June 22, 2003 at seven o’clock in the evening at the 7F Lodge chapel in Wellborn, Texas. The ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Wal- lace H. Mayton, III of Midland, Michigan. The Brazos Valley String Quartet provided music for the ceremony, as did Derek Kurth, who performed a song that he composed espe- cially for the bride and groom. A reception followed at the pavilion and grounds of the lodge.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Stephen S. Roop of College Station. She is the granddaughter of Jane Adkins of College Station and the late William G. Adkins; and Gerald C. Roop of College Station and the late Louise Roop.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan E. Fowler of Belle Mead, New Jersey. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Armand Ross of Ft. Myers, Florida; and the late Marilyn Young and the late Allan Fowler of Indiana.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory, silk shantung gown designed by Vera Wang. She carried a bouquet of gerbera dais- es, roses and calla lilies.
Serving as Maid of Honor was sister of the bride, Mere- dith Roop of College Station. The bridesmaids were sister of the bride, Stephanie Roop and cousin of the bride, Elizabeth Florence, both of College Station; sister of the groom, Christy Lyons of Powell, Ohio; and Tara Doyle and Diana Pollard, both of Houston.
Serving as Best Man was life long friend of the groom, Derek Kurth of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The groomsmen were brother-in-law of the groom, Jon Lyons of Powell, Ohio; cousin of the groom, Benjamin Gilstad of Ft. Myers, Florida; Karl Schultz of College Station; Luke Po- bocik of Boxborough, Massachusetts; and Doug Wallaker of Louisville, Kentucky.
House party members were cousin of the bride, Meg Florence of Houston, Suzanne Kurth of Angleton, Pam Singhania of Lake Jackson, and Julie Davis of Austin. Trey Williams of Dallas served as usher.
On the eve of the wedding the groom’s parents hosted a dinner at Messina Hof Winery. On the day of the wedding uncle and aunt of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Jarvis Porter, and Jane Adkins hosted a luncheon for out-of-town guests at Jane’s home.
Whitney is a 1997 graduate of A&M Consolidated High School and a 2002 graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Elementary Education. She is a third grade teacher in Hutto, Texas.
Johnathan is a 1998 graduate of H.H. Dow High chool in Midland, Michigan, and a 2002 graduate of Texas A&M University with degrees in Psychology and Philosophy. He will begin studying for a doctorate in Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin this fall.
The couple enjoyed a Caribbean Cruise to Aruba and Curacao for their honeymoon.
They now reside in Austin, Texas.
Johnathan married Whitney Lauren Roop, daughter of Dr. Stephen S. Roop and Unknown, on 22 Jun 2003 in Wellborn, Texas.