CHARLESTON -- Shelia Lynn Turner and Leslie Dennis Mannon exchanged wedding vows in a 4 p.m. Nov. 29, 2003, ceremony at Elm Street Baptist Church before the Rev. Jon Archie.
An arbour of white with weaved-in tulle, white lighting and grapevines adorned the front of the sanctuary.
The bride is the daughter of Vernon and Valli Shirrell of Zalma and her husband is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Plunk of Sikeston and the late William A. Mannon Jr.
Musical selections for the ceremony included "Endless Love" and "I Believe in You and Me."
Given in marriage by her stepfather, the bride wore a white satin original gown with a beaded trim bodice and her double veil was attached to a diamond tiara. She carried a bouquet of fresh berries.
Matron of honor was Edie Bartlett of Sikeston. Bridesmaids were LeAndre Jackson of Nixa and Terri Mannon of East Prairie. They carried roses accented with berries.
Flower girls Bobbi Sue Treadway, Hope Mannon and Kinsey Pratt walked down the aisle to tell the bridegroom, "The bride is coming!"
Scott Mannon of East Prairie was best man. Groomsmen were Craig Williams of Sikeston and Scott Turner of St. Louis. Ethan Bartlett and Alec Jackson were ring bearers.
Tim Bartlett and Mike Shirrell served as ushers.
Jacque Wicker attend the guest book, Adam Wicker was videographer and Scott Graham was wedding coordinator.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Elm Street Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, where hors d' ouvres were served and Jacque Wicker was cake server. The hall was decorated with white material on the lighted walls and accented with berry bushes and twigs around the hurricane lamps. Swan ice sculptures and fresh berries also adorned the tables.
The couple's cake was a three-tier cream rose cake and the bridegroom's cake was a chocolate weave with chocolate-covered strawberries piled on top.
Mrs. Mannon is employed by Confluent and Tech. Group, and Mannon works for Tank Tech.
Following a trip to Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida, the new Mr. and Mrs. Mannon are residing in Sikeston.