SIKESTON - Rebecca JoAnn "Becca" Kean and William James "Billy" Yearsin were married in a 2 p.m. ceremony Dec. 29, 2001, at Tanner Street Church of God before the Rev. Carl V. Addison.
The bride is the daughter of Keith and Tammy Kean of Sikeston and Sheryl and Frank Cripps of Tolono, Ill.
Her husband is the son of Walter Yearsin of Vidor, Texas, and Nancy Keath of Old Hickory, Tenn.
Music for the occasion was provided by Harold Myrick and Cindie McReynolds.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father.
Sarah Addison of Sikeston attended her friend as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Erika Cripps of Tolono and junior bridesmaid was Hannah Kean, sisters of the bride.
Best man was Jared Kean and groomsman was Tommy Kean, brothers of the bride of Tolono.
The wedding reception was held in the Stafford Center of the church.
Christy McDowell of Sikeston served as wedding and reception coordinator and catering for the reception was provided by Linda Renfroe of Sikeston.
The bride is employed by the Navy Federal Credit Union at the Great Lakes (Ill.) Naval Base and is a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserves.
Yearsin is serving with the U.S. Navy at the Great Lakes Naval Base.
The couple is residing at the Great Lakes Naval Base.