By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen
Mr. and Mrs. Parker Smith
Elstad - Smith

Cristina Elstad and Parker Smith were united in holy matrimony on March 29, 2014 at the Catholic Center in Athens, Georgia.  Father Tom Vigliotta presided over the joyful ceremony.

Cristina is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Doug and Debbie Elstad of Grayson, Georgia. Grandparents of the bride are Mrs. Alda Elstad and the late Ferdinand Elstad, and Mrs. Jo Anne Crissman and the late David Crissman.

Parker is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Peggy Smith of Duluth, Georgia.  Grandparents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Alton and Virginia Smith, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jesse and Jane Seawright.

Erin Elstad Slagle, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor.  Bridesmaids included Ms. Nicole Yergler, Dr. Cara Davies, Mrs. Karrie Kirwan and Dr. Lindsay Henkel, sister of the groom.

The best man was Dr. Michael Mansfield.  Mr. Mason Norman, Mr. Nicholas Burgess, Dr. Paul Henkel, brother-in-law of the groom, and Mr. Zach Elstad, brother of the bride, served as groomsmen.

The jubilant couple honeymooned in Seattle, Victoria and Vancouver.  Now residing in Atlanta, Cristina is a doctor of obstetrics and gynecology in residency at Emory, while Parker is a fourth year medical student at the Medical College of Georgia.