Jean Baylor Wedding Photos

Jean Baylor Wedding Photos
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 03, 2008

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Jean Baylor is aglow on her special day. She got married April 6, 2002, to fellow musician Marcus Baylor.

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Jean’s dad, Pastor Dennis E. Norris, kisses his daughter’s hand as he gives her away at the altar.

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Marcus and Jean bow as Reverend Dr. Dennis E. Norris prays for the strength of their union. The ceremony was held at his home church, Faith Miracle Temple, in St. Louis.

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The newlyweds seal their marriage with a kiss.

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Family and friends applaud as the duo make their way out the church.

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The couple steals a kiss as they make their exit.

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Jean beams with her sister and bridesmaid Natalie Norris.

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Marcus stands tall with his brothers. From left to right are Pastor Larry J. Baylor, who officiated the ceremony,
David Baylor, Terrance Baylor, who was his best man, Marcus Baylor, Marlon Baylor, and Lorenzo Baylor.

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The ladies of Zhané embrace after Renee Neufville toasts to Jean’s union at the reception.

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The pair sample their wedding cake-and each other.

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The couple embrace for a tender moment.

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Jean sang jazz standard “Tenderly” at the reception.

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Marcus jams with the band.

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Jean performs a solo of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely.”

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Jean and Marcus pose with their wedding party of family and friends.

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Jean’s bouquet soars through the air as she passes the bridal torch on.

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A cascading train is the perfect touch to Jean’s wedding gown.

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After six years of marriage, Jean and Marcus maintain their close bond and wedded joy.

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Jean and Marcus head off to a long weekend in Branson, Missouri, before heading to Los Angeles for a performance by his band, the Yellowjackets.

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After a dream wedding, the Baylors prepare to begin their life as man and wife.

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Jean credits her parents, the Reverend Dr. Dennis E. Norris and Mrs. Joan M. Norris, with encouraging her to study music.

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The first lady to steal Marcus’s heart was his mom, Mattie E. Baylor.

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Jean’s sister Natalie and Marcus’s brother Terrance served as maid of honor and best man.

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The newlyweds and their parents celebrate their union.

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The newlyweds ride off into their new life.

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