Bollinger - Manning

Sunday, February 24, 2008

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jessica Lynn Bollinger and Jacob Andrew Manning were married Nov. 17, 2007, at St. John's Catholic Church in Leopold, Mo. The Rev. William A. Huggins performed the ceremony. Readers were Sabrina Stevens of Winchester, Ohio, godmother of the bride, and Becky Kelley of St. Louis, godmother of the groom.

Organist was Alissa Vandeven of Leopold; violinist was Joshua Stevens of Winchester, cousin of the bride; and vocalist was Jill Bollinger of Kennett, Mo., sister-in-law of the bride.

The bride is the granddaughter of Patricia Bollinger of Marble Hill, and daughter of the late Jonathan Kirk Bollinger. The groom is the son of Michael and Pamela Manning of Las Vegas, Nev.

Maid of honor was Ashley Jansen of Olathe, Kan. Bridesmaids were Jodi VanGennip of Cape Girardeau, Laura Booth of Caruthersville, Mo., Jill Bollinger, Lindsay Carr of Fenton, Mo., and Miranda Geisler of St. Louis.

Michael Manning Jr. of Lake St. Louis, Mo., was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Jason Manning of Las Vegas and Jeremy Manning of Grain Valley, Mo., brothers of the groom; Tyson Bollinger of Kennett, brother of the bride; Robert Rickermann and Nicholas Willman of Arnold, Mo. Ushers were Ryan Feager and Ryan Perkins of Arnold.

Candlelighters were Gina Huffman and Ashley Woelfel of Arnold.

Flower girl was Kylie Manning of Lake St. Louis, niece of the groom. Ringbearer was Nathan Manning of Grain Valley, nephew of the groom.

Guest book attendant was Brittany Bollinger, and programs were handed out by Kelsi and Kara Bollinger, all of Marble Hill and cousins of the bride.

The reception was held at Plaza Conference Center in Cape Girardeau. Servers were Tina Manning of Grain Valley and Amanda Manning of Lake St. Louis, sisters-in-law of the groom, and Lilly Franco of Las Vegas.

The groom's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner Nov. 16 at Victorian Inn.

Mrs. Manning is a 2001 graduate of Leopold High School. She attended Mineral Area College at Park Hills, Mo., and received an associate of arts degree from Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Mo. She is an assistant manager with Walgreens in St. Louis.

The groom is a 2001 graduate of Fox High School. He received an associate of arts degree from Mineral Area College, and attended Missouri State University. He is a teacher assistant at Rockport Elementary School in Arnold, and a professional hitting and coaching instructor with Big Hitter Baseball Academy in Arnold.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple resides in Arnold.