Sunday, October 2, 2005

Gina Kay Bader and Thomas Daly Raffety were married Aug. 12, 2005, on Vail Mountain in Vail, Colo. The Rev. Stephen Couch performed the ceremony. Guitarist was Steve Wilson, and soloists were Steve and Sarah Wilson of Nashville, Tenn., brother-in-law and sister of the bride.

Parents of the couple are Gerald and Clarice Jones of Jackson, and Elott and Karen Raffety of Wyatt, Mo.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father.

Matron of honor was Sarah Wilson. Bridesmaid was Amy Jones of Cape Girardeau, sister-in-law of the bride.

William Raffety of New York City was his brother's best man. Groomsman was Kyle Bader of Cape Girardeau, son of the bride. Usher was Gerald "Gerry" Jones of Cape Girardeau, brother of the bride.

Flower girls were Daly and Lily Raffety, daughters of the groom. Ringbearers were Gerald Jones III and William Jones, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Jones and nephews of the bride.

The reception was held at a home of Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Jones in Arrowhead, Colo.

The groom's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner Aug. 11 in Arrowhead, with 40 guests attending.

Mrs. Raffety is a graduate of Jackson High School, and received a master's degree in English from Southeast Missouri State University. She is publisher of The Cash-Book Journal and a partner in Associated Inventory Specialists Inc., both in Jackson.

The groom is a graduate of Charleston High School in Charleston, Mo., and received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He is self-employed in farming in Mississippi County.

The couple is residing in Cape Girardeau.