Kallie Robyn Bethard Weds Christopher Tyler Rash

Kallie Robyn Bethard and Christopher Tyler Rash were united in marriage at half past six o’clock in the evening on Saturday, May twenty-eighth, two thousand and twenty-two at the First United Methodist Church of Coushatta, LA.  The elegant double ring ceremony was officiated by Reverend Curtis Carroll and Reverend Stuart Sherman.  Music for the ceremony was provided by the Four Seasons String Quartet of Shreveport, LA.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edgerton Bethard of Coushatta, LA.  She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Milton Ray Forrest of Coushatta, LA and the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry William Bethard III of Coushatta, LA.  The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Rash of Shreveport, LA.  He is the grandson of Marlene Hughes, the late Mr. Bill Hughes, Mr. Phillip Bledsoe, Linda McAdoo, and Mr. George and Mrs. Pearl Rash.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a full A-line dress with floral details, a one of a kind design by Essence of Australia.  The gown’s sheer bodice features a slim V-neckline with romantic, floral sequin detailing.  From the bodice, the delicate beading continued down the skirt past the waistline.  The gown’s V-neck was highlighted with sequin details that cascade down the tulle skirt and train.  The back of this full A-line wedding dress zips up beneath fabric-covered buttons. 

Kallie’s maid of honor was her sister, Kambrie Rachel Bethard of Coushatta, LA.  Bridesmaids included Kassie Bethard Williams of Coushatta, LA and Kara Bethard Alexander of New Orleans, LA, both sisters of the bride.

Logan Rash, brother of the groom, served as the grooms’ best man.  Groomsmen were Andy Sample of Dallas, TX, Jay Meyers of Shreveport, LA, and Conner Cheek of Erath, LA.  Ushers were Dallas McCullough of Camden, AR, Garret Dinicola of Mandeville, LA, Andrew Alexander from New Orleans, LA, and Joseph Hays of Ringgold LA. 

 Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edgerton Bethard with catering provided by Chef John Folse Cuisine of Baton Rouge, LA and entertainment by Az IzZ Band of Atlanta, Georgia.  Floral design and arrangements were created by Gregory Hudgins, In Great Detail, of West Monroe, LA.  A beautiful venue layout was provided by Pelican Tents and Events of Shreveport, LA.  The event was coordinated by Leslie Campbell Weddings and Events of Baton Rouge, LA.

Kallie is a 2012 graduate of Riverdale Academy in Coushatta, LA.  She graduated from the University of Louisiana Lafayette with her Bachelor of Science in 2016 and with her Master of Science from Louisiana State University in Occupational Therapy in 2018.  She currently works as an Occupational Therapist. Tyler graduated from Caddo Magnet High School, Shreveport LA in 2011.  He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science and with his Master of Science from Louisiana State University in Occupational Therapy in 2018.  Tyler currently works as an Occupational Therapist.  Following a honeymoon to St. Lucia, the couple will reside in Shreveport, LA.

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