GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. - Jan Courtney Pollock and Joshua Darrell Gibson exchanged wedding vows in a 4 p.m. ceremony Aug. 30, 2003, at Kentucky Dam State Park. The Rev. K. Alan Miller performed the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Walter and Debbie Pollock of Sikeston, Mo., and the granddaughter of Orville and Mavis Almon of Charleston, Mo., Nannette Pollock of Sikeston and the late Jim Pollock.
Parents of bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gee of Louisville and Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Gibson of Murray.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown fashioned in candlelight satin, featuring a strapless bodice edged in crystals and pearls with clusters of crystals interspersed on the front of the gown. The waist of the gown displayed a pleated asymmetrical drape and a slim A-line skirt. The back of the gown revealed a detachable semi-cathedral train attached beneath a beaded band. Her veil was the same length of the gown and fashioned in candlelight illusion. She carried a bouquet of yellow and claret-tipped yellow roses.
Maids of honor were Katie Lape of Sikeston and Toni Duncan of Murray, and matron of honor was Laura Oliver of Murray. Bridesmaids were Kelly HeiRonimus, LeAnn Pearson, Lauren DeWitt and Marcie Eaves of Sikeston; Megan Sherrill, Megan LaFollette and Jennifer Oliverio of Murray; Britt Story of Charleston; and Emily Frisbie of Newton, Iowa, cousin of the bride.
The attendants wore claret two-piece floor-length dresses that featured a notched, strapless bodice with beaded detailing under the bustline and fitted waists with slightly flared skirts. They carried bouquets of claret-tipped yellow roses.
Haley Ahlvin, daughter of Mark and Tammy Ahlvin of Cape Girardeau, Mo., was flower girl. Rachel Pollock of Sikeston, cousin of the bride, and Sarah Gee of Louisville, sister of the bridegroom, were special attendants.
Best men were Chad Morton, John David Son, Kevin Thomas, Joel McClure and Dwayne Morton, all of Murray. Groomsmen were Josh Moore, Clayton Campbell, Terry Rich, Ryan Hahn, Eric Morski, Bryan Hayse and Jason Goodyke of Murray. They wore black tuxedos with silver vests and black ties.
Michael Lovett, Ben Gross, John McGehee, Martin Son, Brad Heacox and Omdrej Chudik of Murray were ushers.
Serving as ring bearers were Brett Johnson, son of Kelly Carraway of Sikeston and Isaac Madding, nephew of the bridegroom. Special attendants were James Pollock of Sikeston, cousin of the bride and Aaron Gee of Louisville, brother of the bridegroom.
A reception was held at the Kentucky Dam Village Convention Center, where a buffet and dance were provided. Served by Brooke Gee and Krisi Madding, sisters of the bridegroom, the cake was decorated with fresh flowers.
Following a trip to Nashville, Tenn., the new Mr. and Mrs. Gibson are residing in Murray.