ColegrovePublished 12:24am Sunday, January 6, 2013
The ceremony was performed by the bride’s uncle, the Rev. Buddy Phelps. The bride was given in marriage by her father.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Marie Raymer of Louisville, Ky. She is the granddaughter of James and Virginia Brown and Ruth Raymer and the late J.W. Raymer all of Louisville. The groom is the son of Steve and Jami Colegrove of Wilgus. He is the grandson of Dennis and Charlotte Miller of Wilgus and Betty Colegrove of Deering and the late Daren “Scottie” Colegrove.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Pleasure Ridge Park High School and 2009 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in nursing. She is employed by Norton Hospital in Louisville. The groom is a 2004 graduate of Symmes Valley High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Rio Grande with a degree in accounting. He is employed by Mercer Transportation.
The bride wore an A-line gown with a sweetheart bodice covered in beaded lace. It had side draped satin with pick up detail and caped sleeves. Her jewelry included a string of pearls given to her by her grandmother. The wedding colors were purple and silver. The bride carried a bouquet of purple hydrangeas and white calla lilies. The wedding and reception included a comic book theme throughout.
The maid of honor was Megan Givan, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Nikki Raymer, sister of the bride, Cheryl Runyon and Dana Mahan friends of the bride.
The best man was Wesley Thoene, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Nathan Colegrove, brother of the groom, Brice Sexton, cousin of the groom, and Heath Wiseman, friend of the groom.
Maggie Tatum, cousin of the groom and Zakk Barnes, cousin of the bride, served as flower girl and ring bearer. Ushers were Bryan and Brandon Brown, cousins of the bride, and Justin Payne, friend of the groom. Kayla Barnes, cousin of the bride, registered the quests.
A reception immediately followed the wedding at Swiss Hall. Photography was done by friends Talitaha Patterson and Holly Lambert.
After a honeymoon in Chicago, the couple resides in Louisville.