Sunday, August 20, 2006

MeKisha Renee McClard and Andrew Daniel Owens exchanged vows March 25, 2006, at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson. Grant F.C. Gillard performed the ceremony. Soloist was Jen Aitken of Jackson.

Parents of the bride are Randy and Sharon McClard of Jackson. The groom is the son of Farrell and Michelle Owens of Timberville, Va., and Barbara Morlan of Bloomfield, Mo.

Maid of honor was Nicole Wright and matron of honor was Amanda Eftink, both of Jackson. Bridesmaids were Tammy Gray of Jackson and MaKenya Ray of Cape Girardeau.

Robby Ziegler of Shook, Mo., was best man. Groomsmen were Shawn Eftink and Eric Owens of Jackson, and Farrell Owens of Timberville. Ushers were Ryan McClard of Jackson, brother of the bride, and Leman Cecil of Advance, Mo.

Candlelighters were mothers of the bride and groom.

Flower girls were Brenna and Kailin Ziegler, daughters of Robby and Angie Ziegler. Ringbearer was Nicholas McClard, son of Ryan and Laura McClard and nephew of the bride.

Jacque Lewis attended the guest book. Victoria Jackson and Destiny Lewis handed out bubbles.

The reception was held at the American Legion Hall in Jackson. Servers were Laura McClard, sister-in-law of the bride, and Christi Jackson.

The bride's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner March 24 at the church.

Mrs. Owens is a 1998 graduate of Jackson High School, and attended Southeast Missouri State University.

The groom is owner/operator of Atlas Van Lines in Evansville, Ind.

The couple resides in Jackson.