Sunday, March 3, 2002

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Julie Ann Stroup and Adam Ray Esterline were married Oct. 6, 2001, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. The Rev. Ralph Duffner performed the double ring ceremony. Organist was Emily Siebert of Chaffee, cousin of the bride.

Parents of the bride are Jerry and Carol Stroup of Chaffee. The groom is the son of Rhonda Lowery of Dexter, Mo., and Ray Esterline of Dixon, Mo.

Gretchen Davie of St. Louis, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaid was Tracy Barnhart of St. Louis.

Best man was Brad Gooch of Cape Girardeau. Groomsman was Matthew Stroup of Chaffee, brother of the bride. Ushers were Lanson Debrock of Cape Girardeau, cousin of the bride, and Lee Lowery of Bernie, Mo., uncle of the groom.

Guest book attendants were Jeannie Hanlon of Columbia, Mo., and Emily Gauthier of Cape Girardeau.

Following the ceremony, the reception was held at the parish center.

The groom's mother hosted the rehearsal dinner Oct. 5 at the home of the bride's parents.

Mrs. Esterline is a 1996 graduate of Chaffee High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University in 1999. She is employed at Truman Mortgage.

The groom is a 1996 graduate of Portageville High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in computer science from Southeast University in 1999. He is employed at Washington University.

After a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple resides in St. Louis.