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Okay this may be kind of long but worth the read! Gloria and Howard were the photographers at my brothers wedding. The pictures were amazing. So as we started planning our wedding originally I asked her to be out photographer. I had visions of this glorious fall wedding in Tennessee! In the meantime my future husband decided to convert to Catholicism. To make a very long story short due to issues we had to go all the way to the Pope to FINALLY get permission to marry in the church. This entire process took 5 1/2 years. Periodically Gloria checked in to see if we were ready to set a date. After many....no not yets...we finally got all our ducks in a row and approval from the Pope and we were set. After waiting 5 1/2 years I didn’t want to wait another year. We met with the priest and he said “I am available May 5th or after November.” So I said May 5th it is!” My first call was to Gloria (yes even before our parents) and I said “Okay May 5th but it has to be here and not Arkansas because my son makes his confirmation the next day in Knoxville.” SHE WAS AVAILABLE and I was excited. After a few other conversations it hit me. I have a month and a half to plan a wedding and the only venue available is the small hall with wood paneling and chalkboards all over the walls because it is a classroom! I started to panic. I call my mom freaking out and she says “Call Gloria. She was wonderful helping plan your brothers wedding.” So I did. Another long story short Gloria offered to bring the Hidden Chapel to Tennessee and transform the 1970’s wood paneled hall into my wedding fantasy! Every night we exchanged ideas and she would send me decoration choices and lists of what tasks and vendors I needed to contact. She kept everything on track, kept me in line and made planning a wedding in a month and a half not only possible but FUN and far less stressful than it would have been trying to do everything by myself! I work full time and have extremely busy kids so we have very little time. Not only did Gloria make sure I stayed on track and got everything done I had time the week before the wedding to get my hair colored and get a mani pedi! Friday night when I walked into the hall for rehearsal it looked like a fantasy come true! Every single detail was perfect! The day was glorious and we had a perfect time! Not a single hitch! And if there was a hitch I don’t know about it because Gloria handled it! One of my request to her was to remind me to suck in and make my neck look skinny because I have dreaded pictures lately because of the weight I had gained. She did. My “sneak peak” pictures look fantastic and I have never felt more beautiful! I can’t wait to see all of the others! I can not recommend her highly enough! Words can not express the amount of gratitude we have for all the effort she put into making our day absolutely everything we dreamed of and more! She made an impossible task easy and made a day that we had a month and a half to plan be just as beautiful and wonderful as weddings that some of my friends spent years planning! She made sure there were tons of little touches that made the day even more special! Cleveland, TN - Monique & Scott Boyd - May 2018

Oh wow, Gloria! Love them all!! Thank you for doing so much for me on my special day! You guys went above and beyond what you had to do!!! And yes, feel free to use the pics at the bridal fair or in your books! Thanks again! Jessie & Sean Hamilton

I got the cds today!!! YAY! Thanks you so much for everything. I couldn't have asked for a more perfect day and you had a major influence in that! Audrey & Mark

Gloria - I received the Cd's and love the pictures!! You did a super job on them. My sister in Italy said she could follow the day through the pictures, and that she cried when she saw the ones with our Dad and Heather . Thank you!!! You made the day extra special!! Wendy

Gloria,I LOVE LOVE LOVE our engagement pictures! They turned out even better than I was expecting. I especially love the photo's taken out in our field!! Thank you so much for coming out there for us! Thanks again! We couldn't be happier! Samantha & Chris

Ms. Gloria - I wanted to write you to say Thank You so very much for all of your wonderful work on our wedding. Thank you for the patience and time and for making everything fun as well. We loved it all. Miranda and Craig

Ms. Gloria - WE LOVE THE BOOK!!!! Words don't even do it justice at all! Great job!!! We are so glad that we chose you as our photographer and are very grateful for all that you've done for us. You were the one that was easy to work with! :) We will definitely refer you to anyone we know getting married or needing a photographer for anything. Thank you so much for the invitation, but James & I won't be back down south probably until Thanksgiving or Christmas. I will give the invite to my mom, dad & sisters as well in case they are around. That was very thoughtful of you! We may use you later on for "family/pregnancy" pics. :) James is already ready to be a dad! Good Lord! *smile* Thanks Again, Tiffany & James Thweatt

Hi Gloria! Just wanted to say the pictures are awesome. Lee and I love them. Rona, my wedding planner got to see some of them yesterday and she loves them also. You did a wonderful job! Thank you so much Gloria for everything that you have done for us. It so funny that I have an email from you because we were just sitting here talking about the wedding and just how well that it went. That was such a joyous day for the both of us! It was just the way we wanted it. Please use anything that you have taken of us as examples or advertisment. I think it's kind of cool to see a face you know somewhere. THANK YOU SO MUCH. AGAIN! Charce & Lee Scott

Hi Gloria! Things are finally getting back to normal around our house...gifts put away, thank you notes getting written... We hope you had a great time at our wedding. We sure did! My Mom commented that you two seemed to be having so much FUN taking pictures that night - thank you!! We so appreciated your energy! Rhonda & Keith Jaster

Gloria, I just had to write and Thank you again for doing such awonderful job on my wedding pictures back in 9-3-05. I came from my cousin's wedding that her photographer was just awful. He was rude and barking orders at everybody, and I can't thank you enough for being so much help and wonderful at my wedding. Thanks! Michelle Marts Oquin, Conway, Arkansas

Gloria- First of all let me tell you how excited I was when I found out that you were available May 17th. You were soooo great at Michelle's wedding, I couldn't wait to work with you. =) I just looked at our photos, all I can say is you are awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!! Melinda Marts Felkins, Conway, Arkansas

Howard and Gloria, Ken and I want to thank you very much for all you did at the weddling last weekend. You both went beyond the call-of-duty! It's been a real pleasure getting to know you - we feel as though we have known you for years. Hopefully, we can get together again in the future. Again, thank you so very much. Ken & Diane (parents of the groom), Canton, Ohio