Olivier and Blanchard joined in marriage

Whitney Renee Olivier and Toby John Blanchard were united in marriage on Saturday, October 15 at City Club in Lafayette. Pastor Andy Tribe, of Youngsville officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of John and Paulette Olivier of Opelousas. She is the granddaughter of the late Robert and Mildred Olivier of Washington, Louisiana, the late Tonas “Bill” Guillory of Opelousas and the late Dorsey Dozat of Opelousas, Louisiana. The bride is a graduate of Opelousas Catholic High School and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is employed at TB Guillory, Inc.

The groom is the son of Lynn Blanchard of Franklin and the late Raymond Blanchard of Franklin. He is the grandson of Billie Parro and the late Alex Parro of Charenton and Marjorie Blanchard and the late Jeff Blanchard of Franklin. Toby is a graduate of Franklin Senior High School and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is currently employed at Thibodeaux, Hebert, Deshotels, Leblanc, CPAs.

The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a custom made sweet heart-style Casablanca gown with delicate beadwork on the bodice. She carried a bouquet of ivory flowers that included vendella roses, peonies and ranunculus.

Dr. Leah Potter, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor and Dr. Kristine Olivier, sister-in-law of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Sara Blanchard, sister-in-law of the groom; Taryn Franke, friend of the bride; Laura Brownlee, friend of the bride; Brittany Goodly, friend of the bride; English Guillory, cousin of the bride; Dottie Domingue, friend of the bride and Lindsay Meador, friend of the groom. Junior bridesmaid was Georgia Potter, godchild of the bride and groom. Flower girl was Karlie Blanchard, godchild of the groom.

Joey Blanchard, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were John Olivier, brother of the bride; Ben Dixon, friend of the groom; Jude Boudreaux, friend of the groom; Steven Ramos, friend of the groom and Ted Schoeffler, friend of the groom. Junior groomsman was Nikolai, friend of the bride. Ring bearer was Alex Blanchard, godchild of the groom. Ushers were Rachael Guillory, uncle of the bride and Shawn Hunt, friend of the bride.

Following the ceremony, a reception continued at City Club in the ballroom. After returning from their honeymoon to San Francisco and Las Vegas the couple will reside in Lafayette.

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