We are excited to be sharing Myra and RaShun’s beautiful wedding. Myra and RaShun met 8 years ago at a store where she was working while studying. He frequently visited the store just to have a glimpse and admire how pleasant and hardworking Myra was. When it was time to know more about her, he asked for her phone number, but she played smart.
For the proposal, RaShaun had it all planned out with his family and Myra’s loved ones. What was meant to be a lunch time with his aunt turned out to be a romantic proposal. Myra was astounded when she saw her dad and mum seated to witness the beginning of a beautiful lifetime with RaShaun when he got down on one knee to propose.
On their wedding day, which took place on the 18th of July, some unique things and interesting facts happened: -The groom surprised the bride with the wedding shoes she wanted just before she walked down the aisle. Myra, the bride, also gifted the groom with a gold watch he had always wanted.
The bride, a Speech Therapist, incorporated a few of her patients in the wedding ceremony. They held a sign with vows written on it and came down the aisle as the bride said her vows to the groom. Guests were greeted at cocktail hour by a Harpist playing bride and grooms favourite music.
African Dancers and drummers led the bride and groom in to the reception for their grand entrance.
The utmost surprise came when the bride and her bridesmaids surprised groom with “Love on Top” dance.
How We Met
RaShun and I met about 8 years ago during my first year in college. He would periodically visit the store I worked at pretending to buy something, until he finally worked up enough courage to ask me for my number. I gave him my Facebook information instead of my number because I didn’t think I would be interested. Time went by and we would chat on Facebook for hours, asking each other questions in order to get to know one another better. I finally decided to give RaShun my phone number after a while. We talked on the phone almost every night and we eventually went on our first date and started dating. Of course he ended up falling for me 🙂 Who would have thought we would be here today. I love this man so much and I am super excited to be married to him now.
The Romantic Proposal
RaShun called me one Saturday saying that his aunt was coming to town on Sunday and he wanted us to take her to church and out to eat afterwards. He asked me what restaurant I suggest we take his aunt to; he emphasized how much she loved Mexican food, so I suggested our favourite Mexican restaurant, which happened to be the place RaShun asked me to be his girlfriend at. The next morning was Sunday and I woke up late, rushing to get ready so I won’t be late for church. While getting ready, RaShun texted me saying that his aunt was running late to church so we should just meet at the restaurant at 12pm.Great! That worked for me! lol
I finally got done getting ready and arrived at the restaurant, nervous because I was so late. I walked into the restaurant and asked the hostess if she could please point me in the direction that RaShun Barnes was sitting, she pointed to his table and I immediately got shocked! I saw RaShun’s mother, aunt, and cousin sitting at the table. I was a little confused because RaShun told me his aunt alone was coming into town, not his mother too. I walked over and greeted everyone with a smile and a hug. I sat down and he said “Surprise!” I laughed and we all began talking. 10 minutes later, his older cousin asked me to go to the restroom with her, she said that she had just started talking to a new guy and she wanted my advice about a few things. We went to the restroom and talked for about 5 minutes, then started to head back to our table. I walked outside of the restroom first and immediately got shocked again. I saw my parents sitting at our table, RaShun standing up looking nervous, and heard John Legends “all of me” playing in the background. I walked up to him and he grabbed my hands and started to propose, he then got on one knee in front of our parents, family and the entire restaurant and asked me to marry him. I gladly accepted!
Background music: John Legend – All of Me
–Brides name: Myra Barnes (Maiden: Myra Quagraine)
–Grooms name: RaShun Barnes
–Wedding Date: 7/18/15
–Wedding Ceremony and Reception venue: The City Club of Fort Worth
–Color Theme: Black, White, Gold, & Cameo Pink
Wedding Cake: www.cremedelacremecakecompany.com Creme De La Creme
Wedding Photographer: Nelson Taylor @neteezy on Instagram
email: [email protected]
phone number: 817-707-1291
Decor: Prashe Decor http://www.prashedecor.com/
Hair and Makeup: IG. @candice_webb
Wedding/Event Planner: Bride and Groom
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