SIKESTON -- Alyshia Dawn Lovell and Joshua Kaleb McClendon exchanged wedding vows Aug. 21, 2004, in an outdoor ceremony at their home on Oklahoma Street in Sikeston. J.D. McClard performed the ceremony.
Parents of the bride are Barry and Susie McBride of Vanduser, and the bridegroom is the son of Nathan and Linda Mays of Sikeston and Kenny McClendon of Clarksville, Ga.
Amy Blattel of Cape Girardeau served her sister as matron of honor. Flower girl was Lyndsey McClendon, daughter of the bridegroom.
Greg Clark of Sikeston served as best man. Ringbearer was Jacob Lovell, son of the bride.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the backyard of the couple's home.
The new Mr. and Mrs. McClendon are making their home in Sikeston.