For Little Big Town, it's another marriage
Thursday, December 7, 2006
– Wedding bells were once again ringing in the Little Big Town camp when Kimberly Roads married longtime friend Stephen Schlapman on Nov. 28. With family and friends, including fellow band members Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook and Phillip Sweet, gathered around them, Roads and Schlapman were married on a private island in the Caribbean.
“When I least expected it, love came back to me, and I am so grateful to God for His blessings and for our family and friends who were able to join us in the celebration,” said Roads.
Her first husband, Stephen, died unexpectedly of a heart attack in 2005.
ollowing the honeymoon, the happy couple returned to the U.S., where Little Big Town picked up the remainder of their 2006 tour.
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