Monique is the daughter of Danny and Nolia Hebert of Abbeville. She is the granddaughter of the late Dewey and Irene Thibeaux of Abbeville.
Matthew is the son of David and Lynette Simon of Kaplan. He is the grandson of Mary Breaux and the late Doris Simon and the late Alby and Louella Bourque.
Entering the ceremony, the bride was escorted by her father, Danny Hebert, and her brother, Shannon Hebert. She wore an ivory strapless gown made of enchanting lace and soft tulle. The strapless neckline featured a ruched tulle as lace accented the sides of the gown. An antique crystal brooch detail adorned the empire waist as lace cascaded into the train for a dramatic effect. The bride’s gown was accessorized by a beautiful single tier veil, which was made of ivory tulle with the edges in a wide scalloped lace. The lace was sprinkled with crystals, sequins and seed beads. Her outfit was completed with a crystal tiara.
Monique’s bouquet was a nosegay consisting of white lilies, white peonies, white calla lilies, green hydrangeas and white wax. Draped inside the bouquet was a rosary belonging to her grandmother, Irene Thibeaux.
The Maid of Honor for the service was Irene Thibeaux, sister of the bride and the matron of honor was Faith Menard, also sister of the bride. Bridesmaids serving were Tanaya Lancon, cousin of the bride; Wendy Bertrand, friend of the bride; Deidra Segura, friend of the bride; and Renee Hebert, sister of the groom. The wedding included Lani Darby, daughter of the bride, as a junior bridesmaid; Lainie Hebert, godchild of the groom, as the flower girl and Ethan Broussard, nephew of the bride, as the ring bearer.
The bridesmaids wore beautiful Kiwi colored strapped scoop neck floor length gowns with a shirred bodice. An overlay drape elegantly flowed down the front of their skirt. The flower girl wore a miniature version of the brides maid’s gown in a lovely shade of light ivory. Flowers carried by the maids were nosegays consisting of geraldine roses, lavender lithianthus, white calla lilies and pink wax flower. The Flower Girl carried a kissing ball filled with pink sweetheart roses and white wax flower.
Serving as the best man was Trey Landry and Rolling Segura, Jr., friends of the groom. Groomsmen in the ceremony were Brady Menard, brother-in-law of the bride; Phillip Broussard, brother-in-law of the bride; Draper Hebert, brother-in-law of the groom and Randy Faulk, friend of the groom. Parker Hebert, nephew of the groom, served as the junior groomsman in the wedding.
Ushers for the event included Johnny Thibeaux, uncle of the bride; and Hank Menard, cousin of the groom.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Tommy Guidry, organist; Yang Yang Li, violinist; and Jared Gray, trumpeter. Readings were given by Mary Ann Broussard, godmother of the groom; and Rita Faulk, family friend of the groom.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Magdalen Place. The couple planned a honeymoon in the Bahamas.