big day. She also wanted her grandfather to serve a special role, but he
passed away almost exactly a year before her July 1 wedding.
grandpa to be my ring bearer as well, but he just passed away a year
ago,” Mershon, of Mankato, Minnesota, said. “My husband and I asked her
together to be our flower girl in front of our entire family. My grandma
shrieked at the top of her lungs. It was so sweet. She kept screaming,
‘I’ve never been in a wedding besides my own.'”
flower girl recalled. “I wanted to entertain everybody walking down
that aisle. I must’ve because they were all laughing at me. Then they
had me out dancing and I slept all night when I got home in bed. I was
entrance because her family erupted in cheers and laughter.
peek through the window,” the bride recalled. “My attendant was there
for me and she said, ‘Abby you need to hide,’ but I said, ‘I can’t miss
this moment.’ People were cheering. It was amazing. That’s exactly what I
wanted. I wouldn’t have wanted anything less than make my grandma feel