DALLAS, Texas -- Elizabeth Dale "Beth" Gardner and Brandon Ray Criner were married in a 1 p.m. ceremony July 5, 2003, at the Royal Lane Baptist Church in Dallas. Dr. Jim Woychuk performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Ron and Betty Gardner of Bonne Terre and granddaughter of Lyman Dale of Sikeston and the late Ruth Dale. Her husband's parents are Buck and Gloria Criner of Crandall.
Music for the ceremony was provided by organist Virginia Kassel, pianist Larry Newman and vocalists Buck Criner and Libby Ferguson.
The bride was given in marriage by her father and Norma Jean Gustavsen of Lincoln Park, N.J., attended her as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Janeen Browning and Melinda McConnell of Dallas, Erin White of College Station, Laura Wilcox of Houston and junior bridesmaids were Chandler Webb and Christen Webb of Dallas.
Flower girls were Sara Beth Gardner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Gardner of Wildwood, Mo., and Hope Gardner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Gardner of Olathe, Kan.
Geoff Stevens of Fleetwood, Pa., served the bridegroom as best man. Groomsmen were Jason Adair of Houston, Joaquin Criner of Fort Worth and Dudley Hughes III and Andy Webb of Dallas. Serving as junior groomsmen were Adam Gardner and Ryan Gardner of Wildwood. Brendon Gardner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Gardner of Olathe, was ring bearer.
Ushers were Allan Gardner of Wildwood, Steven Gardner of Olathe, Han Kim of Dallas, Jason Reynolds of Austin, Nathan Reynolds of Houston and Rickey Simpson of Dallas.
The wedding reception was held at the Brookhaven Country Club in Dallas.
Following a honeymoon trip to Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Criner are making their home in Dallas.