Sunday, March 12, 2006

Elizabeth Kathleen Johnson and Bradley Scott Biri exchanged vows Feb. 11, 2006, at Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville. The Rev. Ann Mowery performed the ceremony. Pianist was Jamie Sepulvado.

Parents of the bride are Stanley and Pamela Johnson of Gordonville. The groom is the son of Mike and Diane Biri of Jackson.

The bride was presented in marriage by her parents.

Matron of honor was Barbie Stroder of Jackson. Bridesmaids were Amanda Crouch of Springfield, Mo., Rachel Thorne of Cape Girardeau, and Erica Keller of Jackson.

Michael Biri Jr. of Jackson was best man. Groomsmen were Zach Huckstep, Landon Bollinger and James Thompson, all of Jackson. Ushers were Jack Johnson of Gordonville and Adam Meier of Altenburg, Mo.

Ringbearer was Matthew Stroder, son of Jeff and Barbie Stroder.

Kate Lashmet of Sikeston attended the guest book

The reception was held at Knights of Columbus Hall in Jackson.

The groom's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner Feb. 10 at Jackson KC Hall.

Mrs. Biri is a 2001 graduate of Jackson High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2005. She is a substitute teacher with Woodland and Jackson school districts.

The groom is a 2001 graduate of Jackson High School. He is employed by city of Jackson, and is a member of Gordonville Volunteer Fire Department.

After a wedding trip to St. Charles and St. Louis, the couple resides in Jackson.