Jourdin Laine Weber and Joshua Nathan Lamar, of Richmond, were married in a 4 p.m. ceremony Saturday, July 11, 2009, at Henrietta First Baptist Church. Officiating the ceremony was Rev. Brian Guy with an opening blessing from Rev. Mike Hibbard.
The bride wore a white Mori Lee gown with beaded embroidery on the strapless bodice with draped chiffon meeting at the center of the empire. There was cascading embroidery on the A-line skirt with a hemline band surrounding the skirt and a chapel length train.
The church was decorated with variations of gladiolas, gerber daisies, roses, and calla lilies.
Family and friends gathered as the bride was escorted by her father, and joined by her maid of honor, Jennifer Lamar, and matron of honor Michele Michaels. The bridesmaids included: Kerri Gibson, Lacey Cunningham and Jennifer Michaels. The flower girl was Keegan Michaels. The best man was Lester Rogers, accompanied by fellow groomsmen, Danny Jenkins, Joe Keeler, Joe Coleman Jr., Dustin Jenkins and ring bearer Lance Rogers.
The ceremony included the musical duet, “It’s Your Love,” sung by Danny Goodman and Cherith Wier.
The candle lighters included Kristen Rogers and Darion Weber. Guests were greeted by guest book attendant Ashley Lyons, and seated by James Michael Lyon, Jeremy Michaels, Jake Winchell and Josh Edelbrock.
A reception with dinner and dancing immediately followed the ceremony at the Ray County Veterans Memorial Community Building.
The bride is the daughter of Roger and Donna Weber of Camden, the granddaughter of Jim and Nina Michaels of Henrietta, Carl Weber of Polo, and the late Shirley Branstietter of Richmond. She is currently employed at the Liberty Veterinarian Center as a veterinarian technician and receptionist.
The groom is the son of Don and Donna Lamar of Richmond, and grandson of Faye Robinson and the late Dale Robinson of Boonville, and the late Richard and Catherine Lamar of Richmond. He is employed with Firebaugh Construction of Overland Park, Kan. as a journeyman carpenter.
The couple are both graduates of Richmond High School.
They honeymooned at the Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, and currently reside in Richmond.