Ashley Marie Carboneau and Richard Lynn Cutshaw Jr., both of Fort Wayne, Indiana, were married Sept. 21, 2019.
The Rev. Tony Darnell, of Greeneville, officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony at Louisville Zoo in Louisville, Kentucky.
The bride is the daughter of Neal and Christine Carboneau, of New Carlisle, Indiana.
The groom is the son of Richard and Cathy Cutshaw, of Greeneville.
The ceremony was conducted outside Louisville Zoo near the Islands Pavilion, where greenery from trees and colorful leaves and foliage lined the walkway. A table covered in gold cloth held the unity candle.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an ivory, plunging gown with all-over lace, shoulder highlighting halter neckline, figure-defining daisy lace piping at the waistline and a snap-in coverage panel. She wore a fingertip veil and silver cowgirl boots and carried a bouquet of sunflowers, daisies and blue flowers with paper roses.
The bride’s sister, Emma Carboneau, of West Lafayette, Indiana, was the maid of honor. Two of the bride’s friends from Indiana served as bridesmaids.
The attendants wore blue, lace, sleeveless, short gowns and brown and blue cowgirl boots.
The flower girl was Kinzlee Darnell, of Greeneville, the groom’s cousin.
The ring bearer was Christian Darnell, of Greeneville, the groom’s cousin.
The groom’s friend, Adam Jones, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was the best man. Two of his friends served as groomsmen.
The bride’s mother wore a blue and white sleeveless, knee-length dress. The groom’s mother wore a sleeveless, knee-length dress with a lace jacket. Both wore corsages of yellow sunflower, blue flowers and paper roses, made by the bride’s aunt, Marie Dodd.
The wedding director was the Louisville Zoo Coordinator.
The reception followed at the Greene Assembly Center at Louisville Zoo, where tables were decorated with blue and white cloths, Ball jars with sunflowers and paper roses on blocks of wood cut from trees where the groom’s parents live, and small animals.
The wedding cake had white icing with rustic brown decor, layers of strawberry with lime icing, white and pumpkin cake. The topper had a blue bride and groom with two dachshund, “doxie,” dogs with sunflowers, daisies and green leaves.
A memorial table held pictures of the groom’s grandfather and bride’s family.
For the bridal book, a keg lid special ordered with the monogram “C” was signed by guests.
Out-of-town guests included the groom’s family, of Greeneville, and the bride’s family and friends from Indiana.
Prenuptial parties included a shower given by the mother of the bride at the bride’s grandparents’ home in Indiana.
After a weeklong wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple are living in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Mrs. Cutshaw studied veterinary technology at Penn Foster Online and agriculture at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana and is employed as client service coordinator at Banfield Pet Hospital.
Mr. Cutshaw is a graduate of Greeneville High School and studied animal genetics at the University of Tennessee and Purdue University in Indiana. He is an animal geneticist at Maple Leaf Duck Farm of Indiana.