Today we are showcasing a beautiful Alabama Romance. This gorgeous southern couple is one for the books and is an adorable Alabama State University Love story. Check out this adorable southern romance today. Share images of your wedding using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle
Alabama State University Love
Bride Name Valencia Evetta Staten
Groom Name Ivy LaRue Dobson
Engagement Location Montgomery, AL
Engagement Date February 25, 2017
Alma Mater of Bride Alabama State University
Alma Mater of Groom Alabama State University
Current City where you live: Nashville, TN
Bride Hometown Montgomery, AL
Groom Hometown Nashville, TN
Bride Sorority Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Groom Fraternity Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
How did you meet? In class at Alabama State University in 1988
How long have you dated? 3 years
How did he propose? At the 2017 Alabama State Alumni Basketball game
When did you know he was the one? January of 2014
What is the cutest thing he has done for you without you asking? Rub my feet and talk with my son.
What is something you love about him that has completely changed your life? His mannerism, he’s always humble and sees the bright side of everything.
What part of wedding planning is making you crazy? Who to invite and my son not being able to attend.
What part of wedding planning can you not live without? Family attending
What was your first thought the day after your engagement? I can’t believe I’m engaged after all of these years.
What did you love about taking engagement pictures? Ivy was really into it.
Who did you tell first about your engagement? I didn’t tell anyone, it was a total surprise, everybody knew but me. Although we had talked about marriage, he said the engagement would be a surprise and it was.
Are you used to the ring yet? I’m getting there
How many times do you accidentally say girlfriend instead of fiance in a day? Dozens
Photography provided by: CGFX Media & Moore Imagery