Maverick and William's wedding story - Photography by Michelle

Maverick and William’s wedding story

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Apple Ridge Farm in Duck River, TN

Their history

When it comes to your wedding day, you want it to reflect you and your partner’s personalities – Maverick and William’s wedding was perfectly them!  They met online in a Facebook group that brings like-minded veterans together to help the community.  He lived here in Tennessee and she lived in Missouri.  One night in the summer of 2017, she drove to meet him in middle of the night and spent the entire weekend with him. After that one night, they hit it off and knew the rest was history!  Fast forward to February in 2018, Maverick moved to TN because she knew William was the love of her life. They wanted to spend the rest of her life with him. How sweet is that?!

Spring wedding details
Such fun details that had special meaning to the bride and groom.

William told Maverick’s mom in July that he knew she was the one for him and he wanted to spend her life with her. He had her mom take her to look at a ring that she was supposedly upgrading for herself but, little did Maverick know that ring was for her!  William asked her in front of the most important people in her life, her parents and her kids to be his wife. 

Like every couple, they have had their ups and downs but Maverick says she can honestly say William has shown her what true love is. 

The details

Maverick and William’s wedding was one I will never forget. The girls dresses were all bought at David’s bridal.  The blue heart on the back of the brides dress was cut from a t-shirt from her father which was an important detail for Maverick.

 Spring wedding, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN
 Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN
The guys! Looking sharp!
bridal portraits, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN
Bridal Portraits
daddy daughter first look Nashville, Tn
A first look with with both of her dads! In person with the dad who helped raise her, and the blue heart on her dress was a piece of a shirt from her biological father who has passed.

The bride and her girls spent the morning getting ready in the beautiful bridal suite at Apple Ridge Farm!  The bride’s maid of honor was also her even planner (Evenfall Consulting, LLC) and her attention to every detail was truly amazing. She allowed Maverick to enjoy her wedding day so she didn’t have to stress about all the little things. 

first look, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN
The first look with their friends and family watching from a distance.
bride and groom portraits, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN
Some beautiful portraits right before their ceremony!

The wedding

Maverick and William’s wedding ceremony was filled with some laughs, tears, and personal vows that the bride and groom wrote. Their wedding venue, Apple Ridge Farm, is known for it’s rustic charm and barn features and it’s truly a beautiful venue. Located on a couple acres of land, this venue has some of the most beautiful wedding day picture backdrops. With forested hills, wide open skies, and beautiful rustic barns, this wedding venue is one for the books!

wedding ceremony, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN

The bridal party was so much fun! Their aviator sunglasses were a perfect detail for a wedding of “Maverick and Goose”!  

bridal party portraits, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN
 bridal party portraits, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN

The DJ for the wedding was Adam Glexy.  The bride danced with her dad and then everyone cleared the dance floor and a mother/ son song was played in memory of William’s mom.  There was not a dry eye in the house during this song.  This amazing cake was done by Rachel Moeller who owns Sweet Tooth Designer Cakes!  

 portraits, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN
wedding reception, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN
 portraits, Apple Ridge Farm, Duck River, TN

Congratulations Maverick and William!  The happy couple is leaving for their honeymoon in Dublin, Ireland!  How amazing is that!  Loved this wedding?  Here is another amazing wedding!

  1. William Cothron says:

    You couldn’t have been more perfect and we love you! You will be our photographer until you tell us you no longer do it! And then we will beg you!

    • Michelle Scharfman says:

      Y’all are the best! Enjoy your honeymoon and I look forward to many more sessions in the future!!

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