Sunday, September 1, 2002

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Deanna Dockins and Brad Richardson were married Aug. 10, 2002, in Chaffee, The Rev. Jim Hatley, uncle of the groom, performed the ceremony. Music was by Wayne McAlister of Chaffee, and soloist was Becky Bentley of Jackson, Mo.

Parents of the couple are Laddie and Annette Bridwell and Danny and Linda Lindy, all of Chaffee.

Maid of honor was Zelma Lutes of Morley, Mo., sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jeanna Burgen, Jamie Glency, Jennifer Glency of Scott City, Mo., and Michelle Dunning of Chaffee.

Jason Rains of Oran, Mo., was best man. Groomsmen were David Richardson of Fruitland, Mo., brother of the groom; Robert Haynes of Benton, Mo.; Casey Lindy of Chaffee, brother of the groom; and Garrett Dunning of Chaffee. Ushers were Robert Penrose of Chaffee and Eric Windham of Dexter, Mo., cousins of the groom.

Flower girls were Lacey Bridwell, niece of the bride, and Maggie Penrose, cousin of the groom, and ringbearer was Kevin Threlkeld, nephew of the bride, all of Chaffee.

Miniature bride and groom were Kristen and Ethan Dockins of Chaffee, children of the bride.

Candlelighters were Garrett Richardson of Fruitland, nephew of the groom, and Ryan Windham of Dexter, cousin of the groom.

Lesia Bridwell of Chaffee, sister-in-law of the bride, attended the guest book.

Following the ceremony, the reception was held at Delta Community Center. Servers were Kelly Richardson of Fruitland, sister-in-law of the groom, and Vicki Windham of Dexter, aunt of the groom.

The groom's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner at the Assembly of God Church fellowship hall.

Mrs. Richardson is a 1996 graduate of Chaffee High School.

The groom is a 1995 graduate of Chaffee High School, attended William Jewell College and Southeast Missouri State University. He is employed by Drury Co. in Cape Girardeau.

After a wedding trip to Branson, Mo., the couple resides in Chaffee.