McClure, Ratzlaff exchange vows

Amanda S. McClure and Micah J. Ratzlaff were married Aug. 10 at First Baptist Church in Arkansas with pastor Vaughn Jost officiating the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Judy McClure of Van Buren, Ark., and the late Rickey McClure.

The groom is the son of Barbara Ratzlaff and Glenn Ratzlaff, both of Hillsboro.

Matrons of honor were Keri Foster, sister of the bride, and Meghan Isaia, friend of the bride.

Sharing the honor of best man were Damian and Tyson Ratzlaff, brothers of the groom.

Bridesmaids were Alisha Kiersey, Melanie Kelley and Kristal Kincy, all friends of the bride.

Flower girls were Danielle Foster, niece of the bride; and Alex Anna Ratzlaff and Tyah Jost, nieces of the groom.

Groomsmen were Nathan Funk, Andy Kleiber and Joel Condray, friends of the couple. Ringbearers were Christian Ratzlaff and Elias Werth, nephews of the groom.

Ushers were Cord Werth, brother-in-law of the groom; and Rich Chandler and C.J. Hill, both friends of the groom.

Candlelighters were Taryn Jost, sister of the groom, and Amy Ratzlaff, sister-in-law of the groom.

Musician was soloist Vaughn Jost.

Escorted by her mother, the bride wore a two-piece white strapless gown accented with a fitted waist and white-pearl embroidery. The dress featured an organza overlay with a full skirt and semi-cathedral train.

The waist-length veil was highlighted with a daisy-pearl tiara.

The bride’s bouquet was hand-round tied and made of lilies, Gerber daisies and wild flowers.

The reception followed the ceremony and was held at Christ the King reception hall in Fort Smith, Ark.

Reception hosts were Frankie and Barbara Kelley, friends of the bride. Reception assistant Judy McClure was helped by the couple’s family and friends.

The bride is a 1998 graduate of Van Buren High School in Van Buren, Ark. She attended the University of Arkansas for two years.

The groom is a 1998 graduate of Hillsboro High School and attended Oral Roberts University for two years. He is enrolled as a third-year student at Tabor College.

The rehearsal dinner was at the Ol’ Feed House in Fort Smith.

Following a honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico, the couple resides in Hillsboro.

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