Sunday, August 20, 2006

BENTON, Mo. -- Leigha Alexis Kirk and Jade Rohlfing exchanged vows July 8, 2006, at First Baptist Church in Chaffee, Mo. Cliff Day performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Krystal McLane.

The bride is the daughter of John and Julia Kirk of Benton. The groom is the son of Robert Rohlfing of Centralia, Ill.

Maid of honor was Heather Pobst of Oran, Mo. Bridesmaids were Ashley Ritter of Chaffee, cousin of the bride, and Tasha Blagg of Benton.

Jason Rohlfing of Anna, Ill., served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Billy Price of Bloomington, Ill., and Tim Jones of Cape Girardeau. Ushers were Cody Rohlfing of Cape Girardeau, son of the groom; David and Logan Kirk of Benton, brothers of the bride.

Candlelighters were the bride's mother and Terry Marler of Matthews, Mo.

Amber Kirk of Chaffee, cousin of the bride, attended the guest book.

The reception was held at Plaza Conference Center in Cape Girardeau.

Tom and Terry Marler hosted the rehearsal dinner July 7 at the church.

Mrs. Rohlfing is a 1995 graduate of Kelly High School at Benton. She received a bachelor of science degree in social work from Southeast Missouri State University in 1999. She is a substance abuse counselor at Family Counseling Center in Cape Girardeau.

The groom is a 1988 graduate of Central High School in Carbondale, Ill. He is a youth specialist/substance abuse counselor with state of Missouri Division of Youth Services.

The couple resides in Cape Girardeau.