Sunday, January 27, 2002

Nicole Marie Anderson and Craig S. Hess exchanged vows Sept. 15, 2001, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Daniel Schulte performed the double ring ceremony. Valerie Schaefer was vocalist and organist.

The bride is the daughter of Sharon Anderson of Cape Girardeau and the late Loyal Anderson. The groom is the son of LeeRoy and Barbara Hess of Cape Girardeau.

Maid of honor was Reba Anderson of Cape Girardeau, sister of the bride. Bridesmaid was Cris Hess of Cape Girardeau, sister-in-law of the groom.

The groom's father served as best man. Groomsman was Darrell Hess of Cape Girardeau, brother of the groom. Usher was Jeffrey Anderson of Cape Girardeau, brother of the bride.

Flower girl was Taylor Hess of Cape Girardeau, niece of the groom.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Elks Lodge. Servers were Carol Statler of Millersville, Mo., Stephanie Williams and Kristi Embry of Cape Girardeau.

The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's parents at Phoenicia Restaurant.

Mrs. Hess is a student at Southeast Missouri State University.

The groom is employed at Specialized Office Services in Cape Girardeau.

The couple resides in Oran, Mo.