Sunday, March 19, 2006

Kimberlee Marie Heinz and Jason Lynn Brown were married Oct. 22, 2005, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Edwards, Ill. The Rev. Phil Niekamp performed the ceremony. Lector was Carole Heinz of Kickapoo, Ill., aunt of the bride.

The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Nancy Theobald of Peoria, Ill., and Jim and Debbie Heinz of Chillicothe, Ill. The groom is the son of Rick and Pamela Brown of Jackson.

Maid of honor was Ashlee Heinz of Peoria, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jamie Jokhy of Bury St. Edmunds, England, sister of the bride; Lauria Cihla of Chillicothe, stepsister of the bride; Ashleigh Franks of Harrisburg, Ill.; Carla Gonzalez of Iowa City, Iowa; Sarah Schupp of Chillicothe; and Jordan Brown of Jackson, sister of the groom.

Jarrett Brown of Des Plaines, Ill., was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Justin Jones of Cape Girardeau, Doug Ngomsi of Kansas City, Mo., Todd Barrett of Lake St. Louis, Mo., Josh Tomlin of Jackson, Jon Reno and Brandon Lorenz of Columbia, Mo. Ushers were Nathan Jones of Peoria, Matt Ferrell of Cape Girardeau, and Brad Hill of Jackson.

Flower girl was Emma Theobald of Peoria, stepniece of the bride. Ringbearer was Warren Kelley of Jackson, cousin of the groom.

Angela Kelley of Jackson, aunt of the groom, attended the guest book.

The reception was held at Wildlife Prairie State Park in Hanna City, Ill.

The groom's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner Oct. 21 at Alexander's Steak House in Peoria.

Mrs. Brown is a 2001 graduate of Illinois Valley Central High School in Chillicothe. She received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2005.

The groom is a 2001 graduate of Jackson High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from UMC in 2005. He is an assistant manager with Walgreens in O'Fallon, Mo.

The couple resides in Fenton, Mo.