Country star Sara Evans married former University of Alabama quarterback Jay Barker Saturday evening in an outdoor ceremony in Franklin, Tenn.
Evans' eight-year-old son Avery, 8, walked his mother down the aisle.
The couple's seven children (Sara Evans has three and Jay Barker has four from their previous marriages) were the only attendants.
The ceremony featured Nashville songwriter Marcus Hummon, a close friend of Evans', singing "God Bless the Broken Road," the Rascal Flatts hit he wrote - a song the couple says has deep meaning for their relationship.
Jay Barker and Sara Evans made it official yesterday!
Sara Evans, 37, wore an ivory silk taffeta Vera Wang gown with a halter neck and Jay Barker, 35, wore a Dolce and Gabbana suit.The bride and groom had their first dance to Chris Brown's "With You" and their 130 guests later boogied beneath a canopy of strung lights to a collection of R&B and pop hits spun by a local DJ.
Evans met Barker, the host of a sports radio show in Birmingham, Ala., via their minister, Joe Beam, who went on to officiate their wedding.
Both turned to him for support after their respective divorces.
"He was our own personal matchmaker," laughs Evans, who says that Beam made both of them promise - before they even met one another - that they would let him officiate their wedding. "I think God told Joe to get us together."
They were engaged in March.
"It was hard for me to believe he was real and that he loves me the way he loves me," Evans said. "I thank God many times a day for bringing me Jay."