JACKSON -- Angela Lium Burg and Brent Justin Armour were united in marriage during a 5 p.m. outdoor ceremony June 16, 2007, at Prairie Sky Ranch near Veblen, S.D. The Rev. Janine Rew-Werling performed the double-
ring ceremony. Reader was Megan Armstrong, cousin of the bride.
The bride is the daughter of John and Debra Burg of Omaha, Neb. She is the granddaughter of Marlo and Jean Berg of Lincoln, Neb., and the late Sherman and Lois Morton. Parents of the bridegroom are Dan and Sondra Armour of Sikeston. He is the grandson of Ralph and Mary Lou Armour of Sikeston and the late John and Esther Stewart.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white strapless satin A-line gown which featured a lace-up back and sweep train. The double-tiered wedding veil was elbow-length and adorned with a ribbon edge in apple red, which matched the sash and trim of the gown. She carried a cascading bouquet of red roses, yellow daisies, white lilies, baby's breath, yellow freesia and ivy. The bride wore a pearl drop necklace, a gift from her parents. An heirloom handkerchief from the bridegroom's mother was tucked inside the bridal bouquet.
Serving as maid of honor was Kara Fernandez of Chicago. Bridesmaids were Katelyn Horlitz of Red Wing, Minn., cousin of the bride; Laura Majka of Naperville, Ill.; and Michelle Cole of St. Louis. The junior attendant was Alexandra Morton of Huntley, Ill., cousin of the bride. She escorted the couple's dog, Daisy, who wore a harness covered in daisies. The bridesmaids wore apple red satin gowns, which matched the sash and trim of the bridal gown, and carried hand-tied bouquets matching the flowers in the bridal bouquet.
Russ Pruiett of Fulton, Ky., served as best man. Groomsmen were Brian Caruthers of Springfield; Darryl Spurlock of Jackson; and Ryan Burg of Philadelphia, brother of the bride. Matt Younger of Sikeston; and Joel Fields and John Heidbrink of St. Louis ushered guests. The men wore matching long-sleeve blue and white dress shirts and light khaki slacks. Yellow freesia boutonnieres complimented their attire.
IV and Adrienne Dickson, cousins of the bride, sang "All I Ask of You" and "The Lord's Prayer." "I Will Be Here" was sung by Russ Pruiett, the best man. A dinner reception and dance followed the ceremony at the ranch. Host and hostesses were Vione Morton, aunt of the bride; and Pam and Larry Horlitz, aunt and uncle of the bride. An afternoon reception hosted by the bridegroom's parents was held July 15 at the Clinton Building in Sikeston.
Pre-wedding showers were hosted for the couple by: Megan Armstrong and Adrienne Dickson, cousins of the bride, and Carol Dey, great-aunt of the bride, in Waverly, Neb., on March 10; the bride's aunts, Vione Morton and Pam Horlitz, and bride's cousins, Katelyn Horlitz and Alexandra Morton, on March 31 in Naperville; and the bridegroom's aunts, Dottie Wagley, Denise Stewart and Barbara Shirey on May 20 at Susie's Bake Shoppe in Sikeston. The new Mrs. Armour is a department supervisor at JC Penney in Cape Girardeau, and Armour is employed full-time as a staff sergeant with the Missouri Army National Guard.
Following a honeymoon to Jamaica, the couple are making their home in Jackson.