MARSTON -- Tera Brooke Miller and Justin Michael Adams exchanged wedding vows in a ceremony June 21, 2003, at the Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church in Marston before the Rev. Bill Baldwin, pastor.
The bride is the daughter of Tim and Teri Miller of Marston and her husband is the son of Lyle and Jan Adams of Fulton.
Music for the occasion was provided by pianist Lorraine Miller of Fayetteville, Ark., aunt of the bride; and soloist Patrick Hayes, friend of the bride, who sang "How Beautiful," "There is Love" and "I Will Be Here."
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a strapless ivory satin gown which featured an a-line skirt. The bodice was embellished with metallic beading and embroidery. The back was low asymmetrical with organza inset adorned with three rosettes. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of peach oceana roses.
Erin Lange of Marston attended her friend as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Amanda Sexton of Dexter and Nicole Thomas of Springfield. They wore two-piece periwinkle a-line dresses which featured silver metallic embroidery. Their bouquets were of seeded eucalyptus and white roses.
Cole Holloway of Fulton served his friend as best man. Groomsmen were Chris Wassmuth of Springfield and Chris Crabtree of Springfield. Ushers were brothers of the couple, Trevor Miller of Marston and Joshua Adams and Lyle Adams of Fulton. The men wore black Ralph Lauren tuxedos.
Guest book attendants were Sarah Phillips and Kaitlyn Phillips of Dexter, cousins of the bride. Tim Jaynes Photography of Sikeston was photographer.
A reception was held at the Portageville Community Building, where hors d'oeuvres were prepared and served by Vicki and Megan Lange, friends of the bride. The cake was prepared by Jewel Maulk and served by Kim Ash and Joy Hayes, friends of the bride. Decorations for the wedding and reception were prepared by Erin Lange.
The bride graduated summa cum laude in May from Southwest Missouri State University at Springfield with a degree in social services. She is employed with the Division of Family Services in Springfield.
The bridegroom also graduated in May from Southwest Missouri State University, where he earned a degree in construction management. He is a manager trainee with the 84 Lumber Company in Springfield.