Emily Clara Killion & Leslie Emile Buerger IV

Photos by Rebecca Jex

Emily Clara Killion and Leslie Emile Buerger IV were united in marriage at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on May 19, 2018. The Rev. Victor Ingalls officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Timothy Killion Sr. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Albright Greer and the late Mr. Leslie Emile Buerger III.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless trumpet-style gown of ivory satin with a sweetheart neckline. She wore a cathedral-length veil, previously worn by her sister, and her late grandmother’s diamond necklace. The bride carried a monogrammed heirloom handkerchief with her bouquet of white hydrangeas, blush sweetheart roses and peonies, accented by light blue delphiniums and pink larkspur. 

The bride was attended by her sister, Nicole Killion Harski, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Katie Greer Tillman and Sara Greer, sisters of the groom; Sarah Catherine Avent, Jessica Dill, Elizabeth Hibberts, Meagan Hollis, Jordan Kennedy, Sarah Kitzmann and Jamie Mincy. Flower girls included Camille Harski and Leah Tillman. Ring bearers included John Greer, George Harski, Clifford Tillman III and Greer Tillman. 

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The groom’s father, Robert Greer, served as best man. Groomsmen were Rob Greer, brother of the groom; John Killion, brother of the bride; Matt Clute, Austin Forwood, Hunter Hale, Robin Hollon, Ryan Killion, Theo Middleton and Dan Thomas. Ushers were Mac Greer, Craig Jones and Clint Wilson.

A joyful reception was held at the Ezell House. The wedding party made their entrance in a second line parade led by the Excelsior Band. The couple departed in a shower of confetti and honeymooned in Mexico. Emily and Les reside in Mobile.

Ceremony Venue Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception • Reception Venue The Ezell House • Wedding Dress Town & Country Bridal • Hair/Makeup Hayley Shrider + Alexandrea West, Salon West 54 Hundred • Florist LUSH Home Garden Event • Caterer Naman’s • Bakery Pollman’s • Band Perfect Image • Photographer Rebecca Jex

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