Local Wedding: Pettey – Sanders

Mattie Anne Pettey and Jonathan Andrew Sanders met in college at the University of New Orleans while they were both taking an Economics class. Jimmy Riles, a mutual friend of the groomsmen, introduced Mattie and Jonathan. Their first date was at Louisiana Pizza Kitchen. One weekend, Mattie and Jonathan took a weekend trip to Biloxi. The two were walking on the beach when Jonathan proposed.

After the wedding, Mattie and Jonathan went on a Norwegian Western Caribbean Cruise for a week, which took them to Belize, Costa Maya, Roatan and Cozumel. After the honeymoon the couple settled into their home in Algiers where Jonathan works for Zinsel Glass while Mattie works at Orient Expressed.


Bride: Mattie Anne Pettey
Groom: Jonathan Andrew Sanders
Bride’s Parents: Mr. Felix Pettey and Mrs. Anne Pettey
Groom’s Parents: Mr. Allen Sanders and Mrs. Kathy Sanders
Date of Wedding: April 13, 2013
Ceremony Location: St. Rita
Reception Location: Garden Study Center and the Lath House in City Park
Coordinator: April Laughlin from City Park
Celebrant: Father Paul Nguyen
Ceremony Music: Olga Ann Frank
Wedding Gown: Yvonne LaFleur
Maid of Honor: Lauren Lane
Bridesmaids: Katie Hedrick, Chelsea Noble, and Erica Sanders
Bridesmaids’ Dresses: David’s Bridal
Ring Bearer: Dominic Sanders
Groom’s Attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Best Man: Joshua Sanders
Groomsmen: Jimmy Riles, Christopher Sanders and Samuel Sanders
Groomsmen’s attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Rings: Allain’s Jewelry
Florist: Cynthia Carriere and Meade Wenzel
Favor: Koozies with the couples name and date and the phrase: “To have and to hold and to keep your beer cold.”
Caterer: City Park
Wedding Cake: Haydel’s Bakery
Groom’s Cake: Haydel’s Bakery
Photographer: Eric Bordelon with StudioTran
Videographer: Zuma Video Production
Hair: Trina Davis
Music: Ooh La La Music Company

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