Sunday, January 6, 2008

Jessica Rae Bock and Ronnie Ray Maxwell were married Sept. 29, 2007, at Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson. The Rev. Sam Roethemeyer performed the ceremony. Pianist was Christy Shinn, and soloists were Beth St. John and Kimber Parks, all of Jackson.

The bride is the daughter of Lee and Debbie Bock of Gordonville. The groom is the son of Amelia Mansfield of Cape Girardeau, and the late Garry Mansfield.

Maid of honor was Alicia Alderson of St. Charles, Mo. Bridesmaids were Cassi Bock of Millersville and Kristi Birk of Jackson, cousins of the bride; Chandra Miller of Perryville and Wendy Mansfield of St., Louis, sisters of the groom; and Samantha Trankler of Jackson, cousin of the bride. Junior bridesmaid was Joslyn Mansfield of Cape Girardeau, niece of the groom.

D.J. Mansfield of San Clemente, Calif., was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Stacy Mansfield of Cape Girardeau, brother of the groom; Brandon Lohmeier of St. Louis; Austin Bock of Gordonville, brother of the bride; Stuart McIntosh of St. Louis; and Clint Hendershott of Cape Girardeau. Junior groomsman was Kennedy Mansfield of Cape Girardeau, nephew of the groom. Ushers were Matt Leadbetter, Billy Heisserer and Danny Campbell of Jackson, and Lonnie Campbell of Steelville.

Candlelighters were Bronte and Dash Pratt of Avalon, Wis., niece and nephew of the groom.

Flower girls were Samantha, Rebekah and Grace Mansfield of San Clemente, nieces of the groom; Jane Heisserer of Jackson, cousin of the bride; and Falon Miller of Perryville, Mo., niece of the groom.

Guest book attendants were Whitney Beussink, Erica Bock and Sara Neal.

The reception was held at the Bavarian Halle. Servers were Cindy Heisserer, Patti Beussink, Julie Leadbetter, Christy Bock and Fran Kirk.

The groom's mother hosted the rehearsal dinner Sept. 28 at Stooges in Jackson.

Mrs. Maxwell is a 2002 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor of science in education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2006, and is pursuing a master's degree at the university. She is a third grade teacher with Jackson School District at South Elementary.

The groom is a 2003 graduate of Jackson High School, attended Southeast, and is enrolled in the American Institute of Banking. He is an account specialist with Bank of Missouri.

The couple resides in Cape Girardeau.